February 15, 2019

Would You Create Your Own Thru-Hike?

Thru hiker with pack on walks across cracked desert, mountain in the background.

Minutes after beginning the descent into an 800-foot canyon that's home to Big Jacks Creek, a piercing rattle forced Jason “Ras” Vaughan to freeze. He could see the snake curled between rocks only a few feet ahead. Up on the ridge his wife, Kathy Vaughan, was waiting to find out if there was a safe […]

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February 15, 2019

7: Why Not Now

Fact: fear stops so much of what we do. But after one life-altering …
February 15, 2019

Bike rack series: Low cost bike racks

For most of us, riding our bike to and from the trails or where we’d like to ride is not feasible. Here's our list of the best affordable bike racks.

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February 15, 2019

Video: Cambria Bicycles hit with massive burglary

Long-time bicycle retailer, Cambria Bicycles was burglarized on Superbowl weekend with thieves stealing a stunning haul, estimated at fifty bikes.

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February 14, 2019

Bike Racks: Best hitch racks

There are many variations of racks but we'll focus this part of the Bike Rack Series aon the most advanced, the highest enthusiast level, hitch racks.

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February 14, 2019

Hot Deals from REI

Our friends at REI always have some great cycling deals on offer and this week is no exception. Check out these smoking sales and get them before they are gone.

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February 14, 2019

Saris SuperClamp EX 4-Bike rack review

Carrying four bikes on a hitch rack usually requires a behemoth rack that weighs upwards of 100 pounds. But Saris has created a compact and sturdy option that doesn't weigh a ton either.

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February 14, 2019

Your Outdoor Love Stories

Three people leaning against a wall that says "no parking," laughing.

  Editor’s Note: Stories have been lightly edited for length and clarity. Whether holding hands with your kiddo during their first hike or bumping into the person who becomes your partner on a summit, many of us have that one most magical moment of love. This season, we’re celebrating those small moments, when love takes […]

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February 13, 2019

Updates Planned for Mountain Bike Trails in North Carolina’s Pisgah Ranger District

A mountain biker swoops through Pisgah National Forest.

In the coming year, three the of the most popular mountain biking trails in the Pisgah Ranger District—Avery Creek, Buckwheat Knob and Black Mountain—will receive some much-needed maintenance. Pisgah Area SORBA (Southern Off Road Biking Association) will devote $190,000 to maintaining and rerouting several of the region’s most beloved trails with funds from the Recreational […]

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