Travel Reviews and News

Video: Sun Valley EnduroCup/Ride Sun Valley Festival Highlights

This post-Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival video shows why the Idaho destination deserves consideration for your must-do list, with events ranging from the Scott Enduro Cup to flaming log pulls and a beer relay.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Five cool camping extras for ultimate fun and comfort

Five cool camp site extras put the ‘ultimate’ in Ultimate Base Camp–including a camp toilet, chairs and more.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Santa Barbara mountain bike destination guide

If you like your riding fast, loud and fun, the rough-and-tumble trails of Santa Barbara are the stuff all-mountain dreams are made of. Check it out here, then tell us about your favorite SB trails!

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Ultimate Base Camp: Eight things to bring culinary cool to your camp kitchen

From bear-proof coolers to astronaut ice cream, we give you a run-down of the coolest camp kitchen stuff on the planet.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Kernville, Calif. mountain bike destination guide

Dropping 5,000 feet in its last eight miles, the Cannell Plunge highlights our Ultimate Base Camp stop in Kernville, Calif. Trust us when we tell you you’re gonna want to put this on your bucket list. Check it here.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Five cool sleep essentials for your mountain bike camp kit

Treeline Outdoors’ 2-in-1 Slumberjack sleeping bag heads our list of five cool sleep essentials for your mountain bike base camp. See what else we found here.

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Ultimate Base Camp: SylvanSport GO camp trailer review

There are lots of ways to combine mountain biking and camping, but only in the SylvanSport GO can you stay in the coolest camper ever.

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Introducing Mtbr’s Ultimate Mountain Bike Base Camp

Mtbr takes you on the road with the coolest gear for building the ultimate beachhead for your mountain bike adventures.

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Ride Report: Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race Part 3

Pro endurance racer Sonya Looney gives us an inside view of Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race.

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Video: New Zealanders build world’s first 27.5-inch-specific enduro trails

New Zealand mountain bikers rebuild old track into world’s first 27.5-inch-specific enduro trail.

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First segments of new flow trail at Soquel Demonstration State Forest now open

Despite drought conditions that will halt construction for the summer, two segments of a new flow trail open at the site of the Mtbr Enduro Compare-O—Soquel Demonstration State Forest

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Ride Report: Whistler Bike Park opening day

The upside of a sub-par snow year is that the ground dries out quicker so trails are in fantastic shape. Come take a ride with us here and see what it’s like on the opening day of ‘bike Disney’.

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Race Report: Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race Part 2

Pro endurance racer Sonya Looney gives us an inside view of Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race.

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Five amazing mountain bike trail features you’ve never seen before

The Forest Trail Alliance creates amazing signature trailscapes, all to raise money to build even more trails. Check out five of their amazing trail features here.

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Road Trip: Sedona, Arizona and Over The Edge Sports Bike Shop

Over The Edge Sports helps riders get the most out of Sedona’s red rock mountain bike paradise.

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Race Report: Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race

Pro endurance racer Sonya Looney gives us an inside view of Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race.

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Review: BetterRide three-day mountain bike skills camp

You’ve upgrade to a better fork, some lighter wheels, and a new drivetrain. Now Gene Hamilton and BetterRide want to upgrade your riding.

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Race Report: True Grit 100

Sonya Looney’s full report on the 100-mile, True Grit 100 bike race in St. George, Utah. See how Sonya fared on the rough, rowdy, and technical course.

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Video: Juliana Bikes heads to New Zealand with Anka Martin for a Kiwi girl-duro

Poking eels with sticks, hopping into helicopters and shredding rad trails are all on the agenda for Anka Martin and her friends from Juliana Bikes in this new edit. See it all here.

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Fun, techy Soquel Demo Forest a perfect host for our Enduro Compare-O

Though it only measures out to 2,600 acres, the Soquel Demonstration State Forest packs a big mountain biking wallop. We show you around the place, and give you the map for a Compare-O of your own.

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Feature: Yukon Mountain Biking – Carcross

The bike-specific trail system in Carcross only came into existence in 2004. The mountain bike scene was literally created from close to nothing.

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Feature: Yukon Mountain Biking – Whitehorse

It’s a bold claim to attach a superlative like “the purest singletrack experience” to any place but if any place can earn it; it’s the Yukon.

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Feature: The Singlespeed Solstice Ride Ritual

The winter solstice has symbolic meaning, acknowledging that light always returns even in the darkest of times. In ancient times, it was a celebration of burning the shadows away. In other words, a perfect time to ride your bike!

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2014 Trek Dirt Series Mountain Bike Skills Camp

One of the greatest things you can do for your riding is get some lessons. The vast majority of us are not born with mountain bike cornering and descending skills. Trek Dirt Series has mastered the art of teaching these skills to women and they offer camps for men now too.

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Feature: Taking the Dirt Surfing to the Water

Taking surfing lessons from Alan and Kauai Surf School was helpful for the mountain bike clinics that I teach. Next time you’re near water, check out surfing. It’s a great compliment to mountain biking!

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