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Video: The art of flow with Nico Vink – “Tales from the Soil, Ep. 6″

07.29.2014

In "Tales From The Soil, Ep. 6," Nico Vink goes on a journey through the infamous Portes Du Soleil. He and his crew stop off at the new Airline in Les Gets and then head over the border to Switzerland for a session in Morgins. From fast downhill tracks, to smooth bike park lines and big drops, this video showcases Nico Vink's ripping style.

Singletrack 6, stage 3

07.28.2014

47 kilometers (29.2 miles) of fast, flowing singletrack greeted riders today, as they embarked on stage 3 of Singletrack 6.

Following Cards – A ride through history

07.28.2014

In late June, a group of five riders set out on a multi-day exploration of the French Maritime Alps near the Italian border aided by note cards from locals, maps and a compass. The following are excerpts from rider Ross Measures’ journal and directions from the cards that guided the group on multiple rides each day.

PeopleForBikes to extend partnership with IMBA

07.28.2014

PeopleForBikes, the movement to make bicycling better for everyone, reaffirmed its commitment to the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) with an agreement to support IMBA’s work developing mountain biking nationwide. Under the agreement, PeopleForBikes (PFB) has signed on as a top-level sponsor of the IMBA World Summit, August 20-24 in Steamboat Springs, CO.

The Web Monkey Speaks: Throwing the Yellow Gauntlet

07.27.2014

What is it, exactly, about yellow shoes? I don’t know how it happened, but they have become the de facto thrown gauntlet, a proclamation that their owner is not here for a friendly little group ride…he’s here to demoralize, destroy and bury everyone on the trail today.

Videos: 2014 Enduro World Series round 5 recap | Winter Park, Colorado

07.27.2014

The 2014 Enduro World Series round 5 has wrapped up at Winterpark, Colorado. With spectacular riding, unbelievable scenery and elevations to make even the fittest man winded, this stop was as good as it gets. Below are videos from each day of the event, from practice to day 3.

Gallery: Enduro World Series round 5, Day Three | Colorado Freeride Festival, Winter Park

07.27.2014

The Enduro World Series round 5 in Winter Park featured Trestle Bike Park’s “Trestle Downhill,” and stage 6 looked more like an cross-country course than anything out of the EWS playbook.

Gallery: Singletrack 6, stage 2

07.27.2014

In a modified time-trial format, riders went off in waves of ten, based on GC (general classification) standing, helping to spread the riders out, as they quickly entered the tight, narrow singletrack.

Gallery: Enduro World Series round 5, Day Two | Colorado Freeride Festival, Winter Park

07.27.2014

Day number two at the Enduro World Series round 5 subjected the riders to three stages with more natural-feeling terrain than the machine-built trails of Stages 1 and 2.

Gallery: Enduro World Series round 5 in Winter Park | Day 1

07.27.2014

After events in Chile, Scotland, France and Italy, the Enduro World Series headed to Winter Park, Colorado for its 5th round.

Bottom Bracket Racket: Chris King’s answer to press-fit woes

07.27.2014

If I had to name the source of the most considerable frustration during my time as a mechanic it would easily be press-fit bottom brackets. Even a skilled mechanic armed with expensive measuring tools, bearing presses and sleeve-retaining compounds, is not guaranteed a good interface.

Photo gallery: Singletrack 6, stage 1

07.27.2014

Singletrack 6 kicked off under clear blue skies, balmy temperatures, and high spirits. Todays stage covered 40 kilometers and climbed 1800 meters through the Kananaskis Country.

Jared Graves’ Yeti SB6c prototype

07.26.2014

Yeti’s Jared Graves, the current leader in the Enduro World Series, showed up for round number five with a Yeti SB6c prototype.

Gallery: Urban Downhill at Evel Knievel Days

07.26.2014

The Urban Downhill at Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Montana, was the first urban downhill to happen on American soil. And this one included lions and snakes.

Video: “Ultimate Rush – Mountain Biking at Mustang, Nepal”

07.25.2014

In this series of the "Ultimate Rush," Darren Berrecloth, Cameron Zink and others explore Nepal in search of epic big-mountain lines.

Crankworx brings fun for the whole family

07.25.2014

Mountain biking fans of all ages and abilities are getting ready to celebrate the sport’s defining celebration from August 8 to 17 at Crankworx Whistler.

Showshoe Mountain to host The Chomolungma Challenge

07.24.2014

Snowshoe Mountain’s Bike Park is set to host the third annual endurance mountain biking race, The Chomolungma Challenge, on August 16-17, 2014.

Video: Red Bull District Ride returning to Nuremburg

07.24.2014

On September 6, Red Bull District Ride will be returning to Nuremberg, Germany for its fourth time- previously in 2005, 2006 and 2011.

Interview: Breadwinner Cycles’ Take on The Perfect Rowdy Hardtail

07.24.2014

There's a commonly held belief that ultra-light steel hardtails are relics of a more sedate time--that t they can't keep pace with today's more aggressive riding styles. Breadwinner Cycles' Bad Otis turns that notion on its head.

Whistler photo contest winner announced

07.24.2014

Matt Gerber is the winner of the recent Tourism Whistler photo contest.

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