Travel Reviews and News


Video: Making MTB magic in the Norwegian Fjords

On the surface a catalog shoot might sound like a boring affair. But not when it involves mountain bikes and some of the world’s most jaw dropping landscapes.

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Fat biking Michigan’s Upper Peninsula


In addition to alpine skiing and snowboarding and a Nordic center with dozens of miles of cross-country ski trails, Marquette features an extensive network of fat bike-specific trails surrounding the city.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series heads to Colorado


Check out the latest video from the Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series, this time coming to you from just outside Lyons, Colorado, on Hall Ranch’s Bitterbrush Trail.

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Alpine Adventuring in Northern Italy on a Norco


It was late October when Thomas “der Professor” Schmitt decided to fit in one last adventure before winter hit the Alps. But Mother Nature had other plans, covering the Dolomites in heavy snowfall the night before the trip.

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Geoff Gulevich in Gullyver’s Travels: Episode One


Check out the latest from Geoff Gulevich in a new web video series dubbed Gullyver’s Travels. In episode No. 1 Gully does France with Rocky Mountain teammate Tito Tomasi.

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Meet one of America’s richest (and forward thinking) mountain bikers


Walmart heir Tom Walton is helping turn Northwest Arkansas into riding Mecca, and a great place to live.

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Crossing Colorado by mountain bike


Pro XC racer Russell Finsterwald takes on the 486-mile Colorado Trail, which connects the mouth of Waterton Canyon southwest of Denver with Durango is the southwest corner of the state. Its highest point is 13,271 feet above sea level, and most of the trail is above 10,000 feet.

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Video: Riding in Fruita seen from the air


Most mountain bikers have at least heard of Fruita. The small agricultural town on Colorado’s Western Slope has earned MTB Mecca status for its pair of amazing trail networks. Check out this bird’s eye view to up the stoke even more.

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The first Trek to reach the South Pole


Adventurer Eric Larsen goes fat biking in one of the world’s most unforgiving climates.

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Does Copper Harbor have the best riding in the midwest?


Michigan’s Copper Harbor was once home to booming mining and logging industries. These days, the community has reinvented itself as a mountain bike destination.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series takes on Gravitron


Check out the latest video from Jeff Lenosky’s Trail Boss Series, this time coming to you from Lithia, Florida, just outside Tampa Bay. In this episode the ride zone is Gravitron, a newer trail located at Alafia River State Park.

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3 things to do in Squamish, BC


Whistler offers the best lift access trails in the world, but the little-known riding areas beyond the park are equally incredible.

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ASS Does Downieville: Another classic Classic weekend


Log pulls, river jumps, drunk people, crud games — and a little bike racing, too. It’s all part of what makes the Downieville Classic a true classic.

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ASS Does Downieville: Don’t Get Hurt. Or Lost.


The bike road trip season opened last weekend in Downieville, CA. It is filled with fun, adventure and danger so be careful out there.

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BC Bike Race Diary: Racing and luck, bad luck


Read the second installment of this race diary from our friend, Alex Kramer as he races the BC Bike Race for the first time. Sometimes, the best laid plans…

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BC Bike Race Diary: Better than a midlife crisis!


Turning 40 — and racing the BC Bike Race on a Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt. What better way to stave off a midlife crisis.

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ASS Does Downieville: Earning good karma points


Helping out stranded vacationers and giving back to the trails are the latest adventures for everybody’s favorite angry singlespeeder.

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Crested Butte Chronicles: Best time of year to be here


if you’ve been waiting for the perfect time to come ride in Crested Butte, this week is about as good as it gets. The trails are primo, Evolution Bike Park is open, and it’s Bike Week!

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ASS Does Downieville: Will MTB Mecca exist in 20 years?


Disappearance of jobs in both the mining and logging industries creating challenges that keep this historic mountain hamlet (and mountain bike paradise) from returning to its former glory as an economically flourishing community.

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Coldwater Mountain Anniston, Alabama trail report


Fanning out from two main trailheads, 25 miles of trail traverse the rocky hillsides above Anniston with the most accessible terrain being the easiest, and the furthest away offering more technical challenge and exposure.

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Las Vegas, Nevada trail report


Believe it or not, there is a host of great riding just outside Las Vegas. Here we highlight two of the best zones: Bootleg Canyon and Red Rock Canyon.

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ASS Does Downieville: Back for another summer


The lure of the Lost Sierra couldn’t keep the ASS away, so he’s back for more. This week we hear about trail conditions, old mine shafts, and rallying beater cars off cliffs. Buckle up.

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Stokesville, Virginia trail report


Arguably one of the the best East Coast riding locales many people have never heard of.

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Interview: Yuri Hauswald talks racing, hydration and more


Yuri Hauswald knows how to go long. Whether it’s 24-hour racing, epic gravel grinders, or cross-country stage racing, the California resident has a penchant for logging major miles — and doing it at the front of the pack.

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Suit to shred – mountain biking in Northern Arkansas


In the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas are 200 miles of mountain biking trails, ready for visitors to come and shred.

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