January 30, 2019

Why Has No One Completed a Winter Thru-Hike of the CDT?

Lone thru hiker walks through snow with bright blue sky in the background.

Postholing through feet of snow in cold rain, wind gusts up to 120 miles per hour winds, cold snaps that would eventually lead to frostbite—and that was just a few weeks of Justin “Trauma” Lichter’s winter thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in 2015. In other words, a winter thru-hike can simply be considered […]

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January 30, 2019

How Anita Naidu Connects Mountain Biking to Social Change

When Anita Naidu discovered gravity sports at the age of 8, everything changed. Her whole life she’d been abiding by the rules of a traditional Eastern Indian culture—rules she says were not supportive of women who wanted to chase the unorthodox. One memory stands out from her childhood. Sitting in the backseat of the car […]

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January 29, 2019

Video: Hard Days // Creating Trans-Cascadia

Each Trans-Cascadia race is proceeded by work weekends, months of scouting and many conversations with land managers and local community members. Check in for more insight

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January 29, 2019

Video: Santa Cruz Carbon Chameleon – pure genius

There have been launch videos before but none that show the culture club of a company and the birth of a bike as well as this one.

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January 28, 2019

Video: How to wash your bike

We all have a different preference and tolerance for washing our bikes. Here are a variety of sources of what and what not to do.

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January 25, 2019

Hot Deals from Jenson USA

Our friends at Jenson USA always have some great 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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January 25, 2019

Hounded // Micayla Gatto: Pro Athlete & Artist – Video

Sidelined from racing, she rediscovered her love of art and the possibilities it offered when coupled with her riding. Find out how Micayla turned the page to the next chapter after racing.

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January 24, 2019

Top Picks for North Carolina Fall & Winter Camping

Hikers trudge by a wooden structure in Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the autumn leaves all around

North Carolina offers an incredibly diverse portfolio of terrain, stretching from the sand dunes that flank the Atlantic Ocean, through the rolling Piedmont and up to the jagged peaks that form the state’s western border with Tennessee. Some of the tallest mountains on the East Coast are tucked in there. So is one of the […]

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January 23, 2019

How Extra are Your Luxe Adventure Items?

Glamping site with camping couch, camping kitchen and large tan tent.

Camping doesn’t need to be basic. We believe that a life outdoors is a life well lived—and a luxurious life outdoors is a life extra well lived. Last week we asked our Instagram audience what their most extra luxury adventure item was. And they responded with everything from super soft pillows to heavy Dutch ovens! […]

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