New Years MTB Resolutions

Yep, it’s that time of year again and, although I’m not really a resolution kind of guy, I thought up some ways to make myself a better mountain biker in 2009. Sometimes it’s tough to distinguish resolutions from goals but here’s what I came up with so far: Become more involved in local trail work …

MTB blog year in review 2008

As 2008 draws to a close I want to highlight some of our favorite articles of the year and talk about some of the trends we’ve observed in the MTB world. Believe it or not we managed to crank out 350 unique posts in 2008 – read on to get caught up! Mountain Bikes The …

Singletracks news and updates

There’s still a lot happening here at singletracks despite the cold winter temps – here’s an update: New Technical Editor: Greg (2leftfeet) In case you haven’t noticed, we have a sassy new writer and mountain bike gear reviewer here at singletracks, 2leftfeet (see his excellent posts about the Blackburn Flea and Dakine Drafter). Greg has …

Singletracks news and updates

Things have been pretty busy here at singletracks over the past few weeks and we wanted to share some of the things that are going on: Membership promo happening through Jan 1: If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your free singletracks membership now is the time to do it. Upgrade your account in November or …

Camping & Hiking info @ tripleblaze.com

As some of you may know, we also run an outdoors site called tripleblaze that is all about camping and hiking in the US. We just finished a redesign and relaunch of the site last month that makes it even easier to find the best hiking trails and campgrounds. Registered members can even share reviews, …

Mountain bike review contest winner

Thanks to everyone who submitted a review in August – in total you added nearly 100 MTB gear reviews, 3 dozen bike shop reviews, and more than 200 mountain bike trail reviews – not bad for a month’s work! In the end lady luck was on the side of one rider – dbalunis of San …

MTB Trail Difficulty Ratings & IMBA Epics Posted

We rolled out a couple new features on singletracks this week that we’re pretty stoked about. The first is trail difficulty ratings based on the IMBA trail rating system. We’ve been asking folks to choose a difficulty rating whenever they review a trail and we finally have enough data to start posting the averages on …

MTB Photo Contest Winners

Thanks again to everyone who submitted their mountain bike photos – you all sent in some amazing pics! We had a really tough time selecting the winning shots, so much so that we had to include two honorable mentions as well (both will be receiving a 1 year singletracks PRO membership). Without further ado, the …

Mountain bike photo contest

Thanks to everyone who entered our mountain bike photo contest this month. We’re having a tough time choosing our 3 faves from all the great pics – we didn’t expect so many amazing photos! We’ll try to wrap things up as quickly as possible, look for an announcement here midweek to see who will win …

MTB photo contest: Garmin Edge 205 GPS to the winner!

There’s less than a week left in the mountain bike photo contest here on singletracks and the competition looks fierce with exactly 100 submissions as of this morning. Remember you can always update/change your photo submissions up until the official end of the contest, Sunday, June 15, 2008. Singletracks is trying to capture the mountain …

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 …