Mountain Bike Trail Systems on Singletracks

We’re constantly refining how we organize mountain bike trail information here on singletracks and one question we get often is, “What to do with very large trail networks and multi-segment trails?” For example, the IMBA Epic Buffalo Creek trail system consists of dozens of miles of singletrack and several named trails within the system. Up …

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MTB Nationals Crown Diverse Group of Champs

photo by Keri Kahn courtesy USACycling.org. The USA Cycling National Mountain Biking Championships were held a couple weeks ago at SolVista resort near Granby, CO and the headlines that followed in local newspapers around the country say it all: “Garage Door Technician Wins National Downhill Championship,” and “Essex County Mom Wins National Mountain Biking Competition.” …

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Giro Remedy Mountain Bike Glove Review

Have you ever found yourself hitting a whole bunch of roots or rocks and noticed your hands were going numb? Or have you ever ridden through heavily wooded areas and noticed those trees getting closer, praying you don’t hit one? Well Giro has the “Remedy” for these situations and more. The Giro Remedy gloves ($42 …

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Crankworx Colorado Live Webcast – Free!

Crankworx Colorado is one of the biggest DH and FR competitions/festivals in the world and once again it’s being hosted at Trestle Bike Park in Winter Park, CO. If you can’t make it out in person, check out the *free* webcast of the events right here on singletracks! The video above should show a countdown …

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The Vintage Mountain Biker

Last week I came across a little piece of mountain bike history at my local library, a book simply titled The Complete Mountain Biker. Written in 1989 by Dennis Coello, this book offers a glimpse into the state of the art in mountain biking more than 20 years ago. The chapters on backcountry touring and …

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NiteRider Pro 1200 LED Bike Light Review

The NiteRider Pro 1200 LED is virtually alone in the upper echelon of lighting systems for adventure sports. Whether you’re mountain biking, motocrossing, or snowmobiling, this is a powerful light system that rivals the brightness of most automobile headlights. I got a chance to field test the Pro 1200 over the weekend at a 24-hour …

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Tahoe Rim Trail Ride Report

As a part of my trip to Northstar Resort in California a couple weeks ago I got a chance to ride a portion of the fabled Tahoe Rim Trail that encircles Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) meanders within a mile or so of Northstar and the resort offers connecting trails and maps that …

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