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.
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"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."
Examining the rise (and fall?) of the wide-tire revolution.
An in-depth interview with Nico Vouilloz, with topics ranging from geometry to suspension set up and everything in between.
Let's consider what we can do to "love one another."
This is bigger than mountain biking.
Thank you, Eliot. So very powerful.
"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?"
Do you really need to spend that much to have fun on the trails? I don’t think so.
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.
Kyle Warner sits down for a candid interview with Brandon Ontiveros, founder of the Big Mountain Enduro.
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.
Whatever happened to the ever-increasing choice in semi-slick tires and all the riders preaching their virtues?
Now, perhaps more than ever, our communities need more pump tracks.
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.
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.
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.
There is a local trend for a boosted imbalance between frame and fork travel in our neighbourhood.
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.
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.