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Is the Meridian the right jacket for you? The top-tier price tag will keep some people from even considering it, but the ACRE has few equals in the “waterproof yet breathable” arena.

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Video: Road to Recovery

12.13.2013

It was the chance of a lifetime--Brayden Barrett-Hay had won the wild card competition and found himself the first rider on the first day at Redbull Joyride. Then it all went wrong. A crash on his first trick knocked him out for a day and led to serious brain trauma. Months after the crash, Barrett-Hay is determined to come back from it all.

Matter: Bag to the Future

12.12.2013

A pilfered IV-bag, a clothespin and a tube sock; these were the raw ingredients for the first hydration pack--a product every mountain biker has since used at one time or another. This is the story of how one man's attempt to fend off heat exhaustion in a west Texas century led to a device which has saved everyone's bacon at one time or another.

Bike Mag’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Guide

12.12.2013

Acre's rugged, versatile and spacious Hauser 14L hydration pack kicks off our 12 Days of Christmas Gift Guide. Why'd we pick this one: well, there's the bomber, waterproof construction, smart system of pockets, internal tool roll and, well, check out the write-up. You'll see: it's fairly bad ass.

Video: Inside the Kona Process

12.12.2013

We've been covering Kona's new Process line for what seems like ages, despite the fact that the bikes are just now making their way into the world. Why have we dropped so much ink on these things? Because it's the best line up from Kona in years. Check out the latest video from Kona and Bike's own Blueprint video.

Video: XX1 Enduro Part 2: Flat Out and Focused

12.12.2013

Enduro is demanding on riders and bikes in the same way: it requires a unique combination of all-out riding and reliability over long stages, multiple days of racing and ultimately a long season. This second chapter follows the best enduro racers in the world from the iconic Mega Avalanche in Alpe d'Huez to the final race of the Enduro World Series in Finale Ligure, Italy.

Video: Against all Odds, “Road Bike Party 2″ is Released

12.11.2013

At the peak of his career, world-renowned trials rider, Martyn Ashton, suffered an accident that paralyzed him. Ashton had been working on his ultimate movie, Road Bike Party 2, which now seemed as if it would never be finished. Danny MacAskill and Chris Akrigg, Ashton's competitors and friends, have stepped up to finish the movie, which debuts today. Check it out here.

Video: Between The Trees

12.11.2013

Squamish offers a varied array of trails. From its manicured groomer-esque Half and Full Nelson trails, to old school rooty, rocky, primarily fall line trails such as Powersmart. This is what makes the town such a renowned area for mountain biking.

Expedition: Wandering Through the Alps

12.10.2013

The guys from Mission Workshop brought the company's new Acre mountain biking gear across the Atlantic, for some serious trail testing in the Alps. They also captured that journey in video and in a 75-page photo book featuring the work of Bike senior photographer, Dan Barham. Here's a look inside the project.

VIdeo: Rene Wildhaber–Trail Riding British Columbia

12.10.2013

Set in some seriously jaw-dropping scenery, this video is a smorgasbord of everything that makes BC great... It's impossible to watch this and not want to ride.

Video: Ludo May & His Bike–Episode 1 “Ricochet”

12.09.2013

Enduro racer, Ludo May, is rolling out a video series of his own; the first installment of which debuted today. Here it is--fresh off the presses, so to speak.

Video: A Game of “TCX” with Giant’s Honches

12.09.2013

It all starts out with a little trash talking: Who's the "fittest" guy on the Giant squad? Who has the best skills? Obviously Adam Craig, Carl Decker and Josh Johnson don't agree, so it all boils down to a game of "TCX" and some good, old-fashioned cyclocross racing. The stakes are high: Loser has to clean the other guy's bathroom.

Video: Matt Hunter–Loose in Chile

12.08.2013

Matt Hunter, some camping gear, a map, some buddies and his Specialized Enduro explore the trails of Chile.

Video: Mike Steidley Summer Session–Episode 7

12.08.2013

From Castles to rubble to natural stone, is there anything Mike Steidley can't ride on his trials bike? Steidley and company take on Budapest.

Video: Cold Rolled, Chapter One

12.07.2013

Michigan's Upper Peninsula is no place for the faint of heart. When the snow dumps down in feet, rather than inches, the Yoopers just bust out bigger tires and get on with it. Imagine 15 miles of fast, flowy, bermed out single track, in the snow. That's what Marquette's Noquemanon Trails Network has built here, arguably the first trail of its kind.

Video: From Where We Stand–The Trailer

12.07.2013

"From Where We Stand" is about showing the world just how much beauty can be found in unexpected places.... The east coast is comprised of millions of mountain bikers who make up thousands of groups, clubs and organizations. The truth is, we can't think of anywhere else you will find such a close knit group of people in such a far reaching community.

News: Five Bucks Could Net You This Bike

12.06.2013

Buy 1 foot of singletrack for $5 and you could win your choice of any complete Santa Cruz Bicycles model, decked out in ENVE Composites wheels, Fox suspension and Shimano components. You'll also get a year's worth of free shuttles in Downieville. All proceeds go to the trailbuilding effort in the Downieville area.

Friday Five: Dicking About

12.06.2013

To be a better mountain biker all it takes is to drop the seriousness and increase the silliness. A radical theory? Perhaps, but you should seriously give "not being serious" a try.

Dirty Words: Ten Years After in Iraq

12.06.2013

I’ve been thinking about a kid I met near the Iraq-Iran border a little more than 10 years ago. I was in Kuwait taking care of logistics for USA TODAY reporters and photographers moving back and forth between the carnage in Bagdad and Fallujah and all those messed up places....

Video: Road to Rampage, Episode 7

12.05.2013

What separates guys who compete in Red Bull Rampage from the rest of us? Besides that obvious, yawning gulf in skills? It's a mental thing--as this episode of "Road to Rampage" clearly illustrates.

Video: Yep, That’s Gotta Hurt

12.05.2013

Anyone who rides knows that a misplaced wheel and some pain are always just a millisecond away, but sometimes a video like this comes around and reminds you that it might be a good idea to re-read your Guide to Relocating Parts of Your Body, which has probably been collecting dust on your bookshelf.

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