Video: Nodes


Nodes from Mission Workshop on Vimeo. “Yes, you’re looking for awesome trails, but you’re also looking — on a bigger scale — for corridors of flow, through this network of nodes and edges. Through this network which we’ve been blessed with from the agricultural past and trading past. It’s all there; we just need to …

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Video: How To Pump Terrain for More Speed

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You know when to mash and when to spin, you’re a billy goat on the climbs, and you bomb hills with the greatest of ease, but somewhere between all that busy work is a technique that obviates pedaling, allows you to carry (and gain) speed through obstacles, provides more stability, and makes riding look so …

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IMBA Announces New Model Trails

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Every fall IMBA announces its new model trail selections. In years past, their announcements just encompassed the new IMBA “Epic” trails, but in recent years they have expanded the number of model trail categories they offer to include ride centers, flow trails, and gateway trails, as well as epics. Read on to check out IMBA’s …

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Review: Selle Italia Flite Flow Saddle


If you’re looking for a new mountain bike saddle, the Selle Italia Flite Flow might be just the ticket. Flite Flow Specs With an idmatch® of L2, the Flite Flow is designed for riders with large Ischial bones (aka sit bones), with what Selle Italia considers medium pelvis rotation (aka how much you lean forward). During …

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Flow Country Comes to Alabama: Coldwater Mountain

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Coldwater Mountain in Anniston, AL might just offer a glimpse into the future of mountain bike trail building. Yes, the trails are expertly sculpted and offer plenty of flow but they’re part of a broader movement toward conservation and tourism that promises to shake up traditional mountain biking paradigms. Forever Wild The State of Alabama …

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