Thoughts, rants, and opinions from across the bike universe.
Warning: Opinions can be dangerous if taken too seriously. Remember, it’s just mountain biking and it’s pretty friggin’ cool. Sure, some issues like trail advocacy and access issues can be contentious and rightfully so given their potential ramifications, but don’t let some guy’s opinion about the practicality of a kickstand ruin your day or keyboard.
Where AXS shines, in this case, is in the access to data because it removes 'the feels' from any argument about gearing.
Some of the shitty things that happened in MTB racing in 2019.
Mountain biking on a budget and ways to make mountain biking more affordable.
It feels amazing to zero in and forget anything but the trail, but that focus is one reason mountain bikers can sometimes be accidental assholes.
Hobbies and interests have come and gone, but cycling has remained a constant, something to always be passionate about, and I think there are a few different reasons for that.
Is the latest kit and componentry really necessary? Are energy drink helmets trendy? Who is the most fashionable mountain biker?
What happens when a joke becomes reality?
A growing number of riders and racers have started ditching their cleats in favor of flat pedals over the past few years, and I recently had a chance to chat with one of them about the benefits of their newfound platform.
The Crankworx old-timers sat down to reminisce about their top moments from the past 10 years.
Given the history of dirt road riding that dates back before the first Tour de France, is there anything genuinely new about “gravel bikes” or is it simply clever marketing?
If you pay attention to the mountain or road bike world, you probably already understand that gravel bikes have picked up a lot of momentum in the past few years.
There are many ways to slice a year, but by one measure it was a beauty.
Here are ten reasons why you might (or might not) need a new bike, and how to convince the other person in your life.
Here is our list of the best riders to have done it inside and outside of the tape this past decade.
Everyone that has raced a bike has choked at some point, but you can deal with your own head and focus with the right preparation.