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.
Tom van Steenbergen may have just stomped the biggest front flip in mountain bike history! Quite possibly setting a world record in the process.
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.
Tito Tomasi journeys from Bali to Sumbawa, as he explores Indonesia on a mountain bike.
The Stage gives you revolutionary control on the trail and revolutionary controls at your fingertips.
When you dump a couple grand on a mountain bike, you may not expect it to remain The Pinnacle of Bitchen-ness forever, but you probably didn’t expect it to become the butt of jokes within three seasons. Sometimes it’s hard not to feel like you got, you know, a little screwed. Screwed by the manufacturers and the media. But keep this in mind: there's no fighting bike technological progress.
It's been just over three years since Yeti Cycles unveiled its 'Switch Technology' suspension, and they're already introducing a new system called 'Switch Infinity'. We visited their headquarters in Golden, Colorado, to learn about the new design and create this Blueprint video to explain its intended benefits.
Kona XC/Marathon racer Barry Wicks gives us tips on recovering from massive stage races.
Brian Lopes gets down and dirty with the next generation of rippers in this video, shot in Southern California.
Do we feel bad about pummeling the bike voted "Best Mountain Bike" at this year's North American Handmade Bicycle Show? Hell no. Not when the winner, Breadwinner Cycle's Bad Otis, is 25 pounds of brawling fun. And, yes, that's a six-inch travel Pike up front.
Bill Hawley of North Vancouver, British Columbia, is the final photographer to be added to the lineup of pro photographers storming the stage at Whistler Olympic Plaza for the Deep Summer Photo Challenge at Crankworx Whistler.
Perched on the flanks of Burke Mountain, the campground has been around a lot longer than Kingdom Trails – or even mountain biking. Built in the 1930s, it was a mountain retreat for nature lovers, both local and visitors, who came to hike Burke and take in the night sky; the Milky Way looks close enough to touch.