Spring mountain bike adventures: Fruita

The 13th annual Fruita Fat Tire Festival starts tomorrow which, in my opinion, means that spring has finally arrived everywhere. Last weekend the Californians got to play out at Sea Otter, now it’s time for the high country to get back on two wheels. I’m still bummed that there don’t seem to be any big …

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MTB Photo Contest: Win a Garmin Edge GPS!

Singletracks.com wants you to capture the mountain biking lifestyle with your photos – and we’re offering a free Garmin Edge GPS to the winning photographer! Amazing scenery, gnarly jumps, sexy bikes, and good friends all make great subjects for killer mountain bike pics – so be creative! More info and the latest submissions here. First …

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Win a GoPro Helmet HERO Camera!

It’s been a while since we held a contest here but we think you’ll agree it has been worth the wait. Submit your GPS tracks between April 1, 2008 and June 1, 2008 for a chance to win a new GoPro Helmet HERO helmet camera along with some other great prizes. The official contest rules …

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New MTB Lifestyle Clothing Line: Division 26

There’s a new mountain bike lifestyle clothing line on the block called Division 26 and Eric Carter, a pro rider for Mongoose, is on board to lend the brand some trail cred. The guys will be out at Sea Otter this weekend so check them out if you’re out that way. The Division 26 designs …

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Spring is here, now it’s not

It seems like mother nature is toying with the mountain bikers. One weekend the weather is beautiful and we’re riding in shorts, the next weekend it’s snowing and cold. Even here in Georgia I’ve had to turn the heat back on again and the unpredictable rains are keeping the trails sloppy despite our epic drought. …

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Collective Movie Premier: Seasons (plus beer!)

When you combine bikes and beer you really can’t go wrong, especially when the bikes are mountain and the beers are Sweetwater. The latest Collective film “Seasons” is being screened right here in Atlanta at the Sweetwater Brewery near Buckhead and a single ticket gets you in for the free beer, live music, and of …

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Sea Otter Classic

It’s that time of year again – The Sea Otter Classic starts next week and this year’s schedule appears bigger and better than ever. For those new to the sport, Sea Otter is held in Monterey, CA and is perhaps the largest mountain bike festival in the US, drawing tens of thousands of riders and …

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Fox Mid Ranger Shorts Review

Mudhunny got me my first pair of real mountain bike shorts for my birthday this year – a pair of Fox Mid Ranger Shorts. I’ve always worn straight spandex on the trail and recently (the last year or so) I started wearing a pair of nylon board shorts over my spandex to fit in with …

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