February 22, 2018

Quiz: Should You Hike the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail?

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February 22, 2018

Jenny Rissveds and SCOTT-SRAM part ways

One of mountain biking's top racers needs more time off before returning to racing.
February 22, 2018

I Would But: I Am the Only Person of Color

Ambreen Tariq Hiking

How Ambreen Tariq, founder of @BrownPeopleCamping, is overcoming the “minority barrier” in the outdoors It was a chilly October morning. The kind where you see your breath for the first time that season. A light rain was falling as I crushed gravel under my hurried feet. I was about to go rock climbing for the […]

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February 22, 2018

The Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail: Which Hike Is Right for You?

Comparing culture, gear, resupply and difficulty. Whether you’re deciding which footpath to tackle for a first thru-hike, you’ve hiked one trail and want to know how it stacks up to the other, or you just have a general curiosity, a fascination with comparing the Appalachian Trail (AT) and Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is common. Today, […]

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February 22, 2018

Downieville Blackout: The night we spent in the Sierra unprepared

A sunset ride down Downieville's Butcher Ranch trail quickly turns into a survival story with a night spent on the trail for this mountain biking pair.
February 21, 2018

Michelin Wild Enduro and Power Gravel tires launched

Mtbr spotted several exciting new tires from Michelin at Frostbike 2018, including a new enduro model and their highly anticipated Power Gravel offering.
February 21, 2018

2018 Specialized Enduro dream build

Ground-hugging performance, enough squish for a magic carpet-like ride and total silence. Meet our custom Specialized Enduro.
February 21, 2018

Pearl Izumi 2018 Dirt Collection unveiled

Pearl Izumi has introduced significant evolutions of its apparel line, including new Versa apparel, an updated mountain bike collection, and a full line of MTB footwear featuring Vibram rubber outsoles.
February 21, 2018

Video: Beyond Trails Atacama

Follows the ambitious human powered adventure of Lorraine Blancher and Robin Munshaw as they embark on a multi-day bikepacking expedition through the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile.