We always dream about journeys to places like this, but for most mortals these reveries rarely become a reality. When it was decided that a group of us would spend seven days on the roads and trails of New Zealand’s South Island, hovering largely around the Craigieburn and then Nelson area, most of us were in disbelief until the moment we landed on Kiwi soil.
Gear Editor Ryan Palmer has had his fun throwing around the newest addition to Specialized fleet, the S-Works Enduro 650B, over the past month. This much anticipated bike–following in the wake of the its bigger brother, the much-loved, long-travel 29er–has been well received by Palmer. The bike is now available to the public and here are his impressions.
Get close to the action with the GoPro footage from the Suzuki Nine Knights MTB 2014. Watch some of the best freeride mountain bikers take on the trails at Mottilino Fun Mountain in Livigno, Italy.
One in three bike shops in America closed their doors during the past 13 years. While it's hard to deny the Internet's lure of big savings, if we spend all of today's dollars online, there aren't going to be many neighborhood bike shops tomorrow. You, however, can do something about that.
The rain came pouring down, and the clouds obscured the surrounding peaks, but that didn't stop the top enduro athletes of the world from showcasing their speed, agility and determination at the Enduro World Series round 4 in La Thuile, Italy.
Nothing will fire you up more to get outside and ride this weekend than our 140-page Photo Annual, which lands on newsstands today. Bike's thickest issue of the year is dedicated to the photographers who spend their careers capturing the meaning of mountain biking on camera.
New shoe line utilizes Shimano's new TORBAL (torsional balance) technology; improves protection.
Kurt Sorge and fellow riders go kamikaze in "Going Hoff, Ep. 2."
NiteRider Technical Lighting Systems unveils the 2015 bicycle light line showcasing new products, slight boosts in lumen outputs and decreases in pricing of popular lights.
What really sets British Columbia apart from the rest of the world? It's trail access, as well as land-managers who support the building of new trails.