Trek’s Farley is about as ‘Wisconsin’ as a bike can be. The frame is named after the larger-than-life comic Chris Farley, who was born and raised in Madison; the wheels are named after the folklore animal, the Jackalope, which may not have originated in the Badger State, but has seriously deep roots there; and the tires are called Hodag, which is a fearsome mythological beast that resides near the town of Rhinelander in Northern Wisconsin. The only thing that could make this bike more Wisconsin is cheesehead-shaped hand pogies.
Manon Carpenter was clearly behind Rachel Atherton at the halfway mark, but with incredible adversity, she fought her way into the hotseat, taking the fourth stop win.
Words by Barry Wicks Editor’s Note: In an effort to help you aspiring summer stage racers prepare for your singletrack challenges, Kona XC/Marathon racer Barry Wicks gives some key tips on how to survive—and hopefully enjoy—the races you set out to slay. In this episode, Wicks—who is the athlete ambassador for the new Singletrack 6 […]
Following the release of the one-by XD driveshell upgrade option for the ISO and ISO DH hubs, now offers the same upgrade for all mountain wheelsets.
The 2014 UCI World Cup DH Leogang was one of the most exciting races this season, if not THE most exciting.
The road trip is a hallowed part of the mountain biking experience. And for good reason. Making those life-changing journeys happen, however, when you're also toting around a dog, several smelly children and a load of diapers, it's less-obviously awesome, but still worth every tantrum, mis-timed potty break and parental meltdown.
South Lake Tahoe’s first-of-its-kind Corral trail officially opened to great fanfare on Saturday morning with 70 local volunteers on hand to pitch in on final trail work, celebrate with beer, brats and a raffle and, of course, shuttle a run on the newly built section of the 3-mile flow trail.