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Words By Lydia Tanner Mark Weir is known for his unusual facial hair, his tendency towards longer days on the trail, and the mythical strength of his liver. He also rides a bike real fast. As the namesake of WTB’s Weirwolf tire and a new father, Mark has a lot on his plate, especially since [...]
San Clemente, CA (March 22, 2010) — The Western Publishing Association (WPA) announced its 2010 Maggie finalists last week, nominating Bike magazine in five categories. Among the categories for which Bike was nominated are best cover design for its March 2009 “Trails Issue,” best overall publication design for the September/October 2009 issue dedicated to mountain [...]
Words By Lydia Tanner 2010 marks the inaugural season of the Colorado High School Mountain Bike League, which promises to provide accessible racing experience for young riders across the state. Sister leagues in California have had incredible success in the last few years, and this season teens in Colorado will finally have the same opportunities. [...]
Words By Lydia Tanner For the last six months a crew of pro athletes, event organizers, and opinion leaders have been hashing out the details of the first ever Freeride Mountain Bike (FMB) World Tour, which will touch down in Europe, Canada, and the United States with ten big events. It’s a development that sports [...]
Words By Lydia Tanner For the first time, SRAM is offering a complete collection of parts. Operating under the X7 moniker, the setup was created for mid level XC, DH, and freeriders- or anyone who doesn’t have a professional paycheck at their disposal. First and foremost, SRAM X7 features a 2×10 drivetrain, which echoes SRAM’s [...]
Words By Lydia Tanner One of the most popular helmets from Uvex, the reasonably priced Sport Boss includes a mesh “bee stopper,” enhanced back-of-the-head protection and an absurdly comfortable one-handed internal adjustment system. This particular feature comes in handy, especially on hot days when sweaty straps tend to shrink and stretch- a quick spin of [...]
Words by Lydia Tanner Every skinny, awkwardly tanned bike geek out there probably harbors some vestige of resentment towards the football heroes of high school yesteryears. Yet if current Northern California trends continue, the reign of the pigskin jock might finally be coming to a close. For proof, go visit Sir Frances Drake High School, [...]
Words by Lydia Tanner Whether you know her for her blazing fast times, blazing fast husband, or habit of sporting costume wigs with teammate Willow Koerber, you do know Heather Irmiger. Fresh off an especially impressive season in ’09, the Boulder, Colorado native and Subaru-Gary Fisher rider is fast becoming one of the most prominent [...]