Between The Eyes: Jordan Manley’s #dailywalk from 2FLAT on Vimeo. Between The Eyes is an ongoing series of short videos that attempt to explore and communicate the fascinating stories behind photographers and their craft. This isn’t a how-to or a discussion of techniques, but rather it’s a look at the personality and thought that goes […]
Join Mission Workshop and Argonaut Cycles this Friday for a presentation from Argonaut Cycles and a Q&A with founder, Ben Farver. Come learn how Argonaut is redefining ride quality and see a ‘Space Bike’ in person. Following a similar format to Bike Magazine‘s ‘Ask A Founder’ series it should be a great way to get […]
More frolicsome than its serious, speed-seeking counterparts, this bike has solid parts that make it good value.
Our gear editor went to France to try out the new (2014) Specialized trail bike models and came back blown away by a bike that had never turned his head before--the Camber. What's so great about that bike? Read on--we have his report on both the new Camber and Stumpjumper lines.
Today, Rocky Mountain announced the debut of their new, enduro-oriented Altitude Rally Edition model. There are, in fact, two Rally Edition 650b bikes, both of which sport "race-tuned" suspension, 1x10 drivetrains, DH-width bars and burlier wheels.
On a break between Enduro World Series races, California-based Curtis Keene took a trip up to western Canada with his Specialized Enduro 29 for a sampling of the area's well-known trails. While all the hype these days is focused on 650b, this is the bike that still suggests that there's still plenty of potential to design long-travel 29ers that defy conventional thinking.
By Michael DiGregorio | Photos by Kristof Ramon There are those rare, almost crystalline moments when, despite 20-plus hours in a commercial airliner, followed closely by another five breakneck hours hauling over broad cols and ripping through intimate Southern French villages in a beater Renault, that it all remarkably lines up. First, there’s the one […]
Words & Photos || Gary J Boulanger Breakfast and riding began an hour earlier on Saturday, due to a full day of riding, race pack pickup, and final preparations at the hotel. We were getting into a collective rhythm by now, and the group was gelling nicely.
Launched in April of 2012, in San Francisco and New York, Spinlister introduced the world to peer-to-peer bike sharing. Based on a model similar to Airbnb, and on-demand ridesharing services like Lyft, Spinlister now allows users to rent bikes all across the United States as well as over 40 countries abroad. Now, with the introduction […]
Words & Photos || Gary J Boulanger With 11,475 riders toeing the line to celebrate the 20th anniversary of L’Etape on July 8, the nine of us had our work cut out in the days leading up to the Big Ride: 130 kilometers traversing the same roads the pro peloton will tackle on Stage 20 […]
Photo: ASO/P.Perreve Ed. Note: We’ve enlisted the quill of Paved columnist Stevil Kinevil to update us regarding all the happenings in that bike race over in France—except he hasn’t watched any of it. If you missed last week’s installment, you can catch up here. By Stevil Kinevil Stage 8 — When last we were together, […]