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.
The Pinkbike Podcast: What’s the Future of Bike Shops?
Sorry, we're gonna need to order that part for you...
Diversity in Mountain Biking with Mark Torsius, General Manager of IMBA Europe
"This young generation has way more diversity in it than our current mountain bike community so I have high hopes that we are going to witness a whole different MTB community in about 10 years."
Are Plus Tires And Bikes Still A Thing?
Examining the rise (and fall?) of the wide-tire revolution.
Down the Rabbit Hole: Nico Vouilloz on Bike Setup and Design
An in-depth interview with Nico Vouilloz, with topics ranging from geometry to suspension set up and everything in between.
Singletracks Statement on Racism from the Editor
Let's consider what we can do to "love one another."
Race & Accessibility in the Mountain Bike Community
This is bigger than mountain biking.
Eliot Jackson, Santa Cruz Bikes, and Racism in Our Community
Thank you, Eliot. So very powerful.
Everything is Political: An Interview with Colin Burch of SDR Clothing Company
"I look at SDR as my punk band. If I can't say what I think is right and support the causes I care about, why even bother?"
Why my next 27.5″ MTB will be Alloy and a Look at the Potential Options
Do you really need to spend that much to have fun on the trails? I don’t think so.
Racism Exists in The Outdoors. Start Listening.
Now more than ever it’s time to recognize the black experiences and stories that often are glossed over, forgotten, or go unheard. The outdoors is no perfect haven.
What’s Next for the Big Mountain Enduro Series?
Kyle Warner sits down for a candid interview with Brandon Ontiveros, founder of the Big Mountain Enduro.
Worthy Offerings // Learning the True Scope of Mountain Biking
Until this point in my life, I only ever rode a bike uphill for jumps or a good burrito spot. I was all about downhill and street riding, and everyone else was a nerd.
When Is A Semi-Slick Too Damn Quick?!
Whatever happened to the ever-increasing choice in semi-slick tires and all the riders preaching their virtues?
Pump Tracks for Everyone! The Gateway Drug to Mountain Biking
Now, perhaps more than ever, our communities need more pump tracks.
In Remembrance: The High-Five
Of all the little things you take for granted, and don't miss until they're gone, the high-five hurts the most for this mountain biker.
Is Your Riding Posture from 2006?
While bikes have changed and we riders have adapted a little, it could be that some of us are still riding like we're on 26.
The BikeRadar Meets Podcast | Chris Porter on all things geometry and suspension
We sit down with Mojo Rising guru Chris Porter, a man with a vast amount of knowledge when it comes to bicycle geometry and suspension.
Over-Forking The North Shore
There is a local trend for a boosted imbalance between frame and fork travel in our neighbourhood.
The 2020 Absolutely Definitive Definitely Essential $10k MTB Buyer’s Guide: Part 2
We sort through all the latest trends and internet noise so you can be sure your next $10k mountain bike holds its resale value for at least a few months.
Switch Up Everything on Your Bike
20 years of bike testing has forced me to become much more adaptable, and this job has forced me to try new things because they arrive at my doorstep.