Opinion


The Angry Singlespeeder: Get into Costume and Get on Your Bike

This Halloween, do what the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association does; get into costume and get out on your bike.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Cyclocross – The Suck Science

It’s that time of year again. Where mud-caked mayhem and masochism come together in a sport we all lovingly refer to as cyclocross.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Ashland, Oregon – Shakespearian Singletrack

To Enduro™ or not to Enduro™, that is the question. The answer? In Ashland you can do both, provided you can find a hotel room.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Park City – A Silver Town With Gold Singletrack

With more than 400 miles of singletrack surrounding town, it’s no wonder Park City is the only Gold Level IMBA Ride Center in the entire world.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Is Las Vegas the Best Interbike Can Do?

Why must such an incredible event representing one of mankind’s greatest creations be contained in one of mankind’s worst creations?

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Our “Environmental Impact” is a Joke

After seeing the apocalyptic natural destruction that happened in Colorado last week, how can anyone take the argument of human “environmental impact” seriously?

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Colorado Floods – The Impact and How To Help

As many of you aware from the national and local news, the Colorado Front Range has been hammered with unprecedented amounts of rain this past Wednesday and Thursday, and it especially dealt a heavy blow to the Boulder, Longmont, Lyons…

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The Angry Singlespeeder: My Very First Enduro™

The ASS trades in his singlespeed for a six-inch squishy bike and tries an Enduro™ to see if this new format of racing lives up to all the hype.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Rocky Mountain High with Uncle Rico & Friends

The ASS shares his favorite and not-so-favorite towns during a month-long trip to colorful Colorado.

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Crankworx 2013: My Volunteer Experience

Volunteering at Crankworx is a great opportunity to see the events up close and personal, you can meet the athletes and it’s a great opportunity to give back to your community.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Breck Epic Stage 3

Stage 3 was an absolute beast, with 36 miles and 6,564 feet vertical feet of soul crushing uphill. Singletrack to super technical, deep woods East Coast style riding loaded with square edge rocks, slippery roots and tight switchbacks, the Breck Epic offers something for everyone.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Breck Epic Stage 1

200+ miles and 30,000+ feet of climbing, all above 9,500 feet elevation…on a singlespeed of course.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: The Sudden Loss of a Dear Friend

Celebrating the life of a remarkable human being and a loving father. Thank you, Udo. Words can’t even give justice to how much you will be missed.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Downieville Classic Sheriff’s Blotter

The ASS gets his hands on the Sheriff’s Blotter after a raucous weekend in Downieville.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: You’re Using the Word “Epic” Too Much

The word “epic” gets tossed around far too casually, describing everything from a weeknight jaunt to a post-ride burrito.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: From Death Comes Life

A 27,000-acre fire threatens the town of Idyllwild and its amazing network of singletrack trails.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: You Are Not a Real Mountain Biker

Don’t be a poser. Become an IMBA member or a local trails advocacy member and do your part to support trail access.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: This 4th of July, Buy Something American Made

So you want more American made products? Then start buying more American made products.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Riding Way Up North in Duluth, Eh?

With the full support of the mayor, trail building projects are happening everywhere in Duluth, and the riding is stellar.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Finding Things to be Angry About

The ASS has found inner peace in his new home, at least until he stumbled across a Yahoo! headline the other day.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Paradise Lost

San Diego has some incredible riding, but non-stop, greed-driven development is ruining this former paradise.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Be Happy with What You Have

If you got a raggedy car, stop talking sh*t about your raggedy car. That’s your raggedy car. You need to go home and wash the sh*t out that muthafu*ka; put Armor All and everything on it.” – Katt Williams

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Guest Column: The State Of 24-Hour Racing

What is the state or 24 hour racing? Our guest columnist hopes it’s not dead, and believes that there’s a new group of enthusiasts out there that are helping to keep all-day-all-night racing alive.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Just Don’t Do It

I’ve done a lot of dumb things in my life, but pre-riding yesterday’s Tour of California Stage 2 in 122 degree heat was one dumb thing I’m proud not to have done.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Listen All Y’all It’s a Sabotage

Booby-trapped trails are a sign of mental sickness, but they’re also a product of poor trail etiquette. There is no justification for people who intend to harm mountain bikers, but what leads someone to such desperate measures in the first place?

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