In this episode of the Singletracks podcast we talk about the pros and cons of singlespeed mountain bikes and try to answer the question: Is this some kind of a cult? If you’re looking to give singlespeed mountain biking a try, listen in for tips and bike recommendations.
Ah, springtime! The time of year when mountain bikers are excited to get back on the trail, only to realize their bikes are dirty, creaky, and shifting like crap due to a winter of abuse through mud, snow, and ice. In this episode we offer some ideas for getting your ride dialed after wintertime neglect, ready to …
Wait, that’s Moab? If this photo of verdant fields and leafy Aspen trees in Moab strikes you as surprising, then you definitely need to tune in to this episode of the Singletracks podcast! We recently named Moab, UT as the mountain bike capital of the USA and today we talk about some of our favorite trails in the area …
In this episode we talk about why racing is important to the sport of mountain biking and explain some of the more popular MTB race formats. We also talk about our first and most memorable MTB race experiences.
In this episode we discuss recent mountain bike industry news involving a number of brands, including Giant, Chain Reaction, SRAM, Shimano, Specialized, and Stan’s.
In this episode, we talk about how Singletracks got its start in the late 1990s and also talk about where the site is headed in 2016 and beyond.
In this podcast episode we try to answer the question: How much suspension travel is necessary? We talk about how suspension can affect a bike’s geometry and how to choose the right amount of suspension travel for your bike.
In this episode we talk about this week’s mountain bike news including the mechanical doping scandal, the new Hightower 29er/27.5+ bike from Santa Cruz, and the Fat Bike World Championship race in Crested Butte.
photo: jtorlando25 In this episode, Aaron and I talk about indoor bike parks, the newest member of the STC’s board, and our favorite MTB videos shared this week.
In this episode we talk about the connection between mountain biking and craft beer and offer up our favorite beer styles and breweries. Plus, we try to answer the question: why are mountain bikers so into IPAs and Pale Ales?
In this episode, we talk about staying warm on the bike this winter and give tips for using winter wear you already own for riding on the trail. Spoiler alert: it’s easier than you think. The only tough part is motivating yourself to get out! We also talk about what’s grinding our gears (closed-minded online …