I had just carried my bike over a somewhat treacherous rocky landslide when I saw her. Barely ten pedal strokes after getting going again she stepped onto the gravely singletrack.
It’s a tough time to be in the search and rescue business. Not only are calls up significantly in many areas as more folks seek solace in the outdoors, but the pandemic has significantly slowed rescue team recruiting and training events, leading to fewer available workers in the field.
For a typically slow month, we still wrote about some great topics in January. Here are some stories we think are worth checking out if you missed them the first time around.
We test 4 women’s rain jackets for mountain biking from Gore, Ortovox, Pearl Izumi, and Showers Pass.
Professional Enduro racer Hannah Bergemann and mountain bike coaches Angi Weston and Kate Pearce will be attending the virtual event live to raise funds for cycling non-profit World Ride.
The Northwoods Wisconsin group is auctioning a Pivot LES SL carbon hardtail and a Trek Fuel EX 8 to raise funds for MTB trail building and maintenance.