Following Cards – A ride through history

A group of five riders set out on a multi-day exploration of the French Maritime Alps

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

High altitude and high speed at the Colorado Freeride Festival

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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.

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.

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.

Hookit Products prioritizes trail building with new advocacy program

07.23.2014

Hookit Products is breaking the mold in Sheffield, England, by launching a new trail advocacy program that aims to help maintain, protect and create their local trails.

First Look: 2015 Felt bikes

07.23.2014

Felt is mostly known for its skinny tire bikes, but the California-based brand likes playing in the dirt as well. Last year Felt showed significant improvements to its mountain lineup so when the invite for the annual product release at the company's Irvine headquarters hit my inbox I was curious to see what 2015 would yield.

Video: World record front flip? – An “UNREAL” teaser

07.23.2014

Tom van Steenbergen may have just stomped the biggest front flip in mountain bike history! Quite possibly setting a world record in the process.

Al-ASS-ka or Bust: “If this is singlespeeding, I want my derailleur back”

07.22.2014

The $500 Yukon is sold, Matt and Swan John are on airplanes headed back to the lower 48, and I sit here in Anchorage with one final day before ending our unforgettable journey.

Video: “One World One Love with Tito Tomasi, Ep. 5″

07.22.2014

Tito Tomasi journeys from Bali to Sumbawa, as he explores Indonesia on a mountain bike.

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