Cannondale iPod dock

Here’s a concept that might appeal to the gadget geeks: A iPod / bike integration that doesn’t suck. Of course we’ve seen iPod/iPhone holders that mount on handlebars but this Cannondale concept goes a bit further and seems vaguely familiar (Nike+ anyone?). Seems like everyone wants a piece of iPod pie these days. Cannondale’s idea …

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Colorado Springs mountain bike race series returns!

After a six year hiatus the Sand Creek mountain bike race series is back in the Springs and the first of this year’s three races was held Wednesday at Bear Creek park. The Colorado Springs Gazette has a good article about the first race this season and the history of the series which started in …

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New Ultra Mountain Bike Race in Ohio

The first annual Wayne Ultra Mountain Bike Race will be held in the Wayne National Forest near Marietta in October of this year. Organizers have been gunning for a mountain bike event in the forest for years and have put in more than 800 volunteer hours getting the trails ready. The long course at the …

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Way to save: Mountain bike gear deals

If you’re like me you’re looking for ways to save your scratch these days and sometimes it’s tough to pay up for the latest and greatest MTB gear. Fortunately I just found out about Chainlove.com from Back Country, the online sporting goods retailer. Chainlove has a single mountain bike product on the site each day …

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Dangerous start to MTB season

There’s been yet another mountain bike death this season, this time near Rocky Point, NY. Richard Olson, 49, was found dead on the trail next to his bike and police are investigating the cause of death. Just one more reminder not to ride alone and to always know your limits on the trail! Updated: Road …

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Mountain bike cops in California

The Mercury News posted an article yesterday about the El Cerrito police department and their growing use of mountain bikes for patrol activities. Of course I’ve seen plenty of mountain bike cops before but this article brought up some interesting questions in my mind. First, one officer quoted in the article, riding off road in …

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And the GoPro helmet camera goes to…

aabiking with 15 complete GPS track submissions! In addition to the GoPro HERO helmet camera he’ll be receiving a 2Gb memory card to document the gnarly singletrack around his home in Patrick Springs, VA. In second place we have AWooten2 from Thomasville, GA. AWooten2 was able to submit several Florida trail maps and for his …

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