The Sombrio crew take their pump track to the streets of San Francisco.
Thomas Vanderham. Ebensee, Austria.
Winthrop, WA. Photo by Dan Barham.
Here’s a bit of background on the latest iteration of the Specialized Demo 8 and why Berrecloth chooses to pilot it.
Parker Williams. St. George, Utah.
By Vernon Felton Ah, election time. Theoretically it’s that special occasion when America beams out a beacon of democratic bad-ass-itude across the globe. A sort of “Hey, world! Check us out while a whopping 58 to 64 percent of our eligible electorate kicks out the jams and exercises their right to vote.” Boom. Of course,
Legendary tire designer Frank Stacy has breathed new life into Bontrager’s tire line. The new G5 is a good example of his gift for making rubbery magic.
There is an election coming up next week and while much of the debate has been about the role of government in our lives, on our mountain bike micro-level the real issue is who owns the dirt.
Darcy Turenne. Vancouver Island, BC
t was 1977 when I first hucked my purple Schwinn Pixie off a pine-needle-covered hip on the hill below my house. I somehow landed it and pushed
straight back to the top to hit it again. And again. And again.
For part 2 of the Morocco trip Weir, Barel and company really get into the backwaters of the Moroccan Atlas.
Rustic diversity, the tactile challenge that comes with trying to stuff a pair of rolling wheels down a twisty piece of dirt that never had wheels in mind when it became a trail, gets shunted to the side as new trails are crafted that reward momentum and are tailored to ease the wheel’s passage.
Sombrio is teaming up with Bike Magazine, Boombotix and Ride SFO to bring their pumptrack to San Francisco this Saturday, November 3. Come ride! It’s free–plus Sombrio has bikes, pads and helmets for you to use.
With the trip winding down, we simply had to get one dawn patrol ride checked off the list.
Kurt Sorge. Kamloops, BC.
Right outside of the town of Bariloche is some of the sweetest ribbons of singletrack any of us had ever experienced. Not only that, but directly in town is a top quality shuttle zone that had us saying “one more run” over and over.
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