December 27, 2017

Best of 2017: Saris’ Top Gear Picks

Here are the top 2017 gear picks from former Mtbr tech editor Saris Mercanti, including a helmet, cassette, multi-tool and more.
December 27, 2017

Adventure for All

Melody and Ruby in Joshua Tree National Park

How one mother is inspiring families to get out the door and hike with children with disabilities Many people contemplating parenthood may think having a child will significantly scale back their adventuring. For Salt Lake City mom Melody Buck Forsyth, this was definitely true in 2015 when she learned she was expecting her fourth child. […]

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December 26, 2017

Best Mountain Bike Tech Of 2017

The past 12 months was a great year for innovations and tech in the mountain bike industry. From ground breaking and unusual frame designs, to simple innovation and modification of existing products, improvement was the name of the game.
December 22, 2017

Round up: Cool new tools for the home mechanic

These handy gadgets will make taking care of your bike a snap — and could bail you out of a jam while you're out on a ride.
December 21, 2017

Bont Vaypor G shoe review

This everything-but-road shoe will change your mindset on how cycling shoes should fit and feel.
December 20, 2017

How to Prevent Condensation in a Tent

Tent at a campsite

A gentle pitter patter on your rainfly can be a soothing natural sound when you’re lying down at night in your tent. If those drips start originating inside your tent, though, it becomes a highly unpleasant resting place. And, under the right circumstances, the culprit—condensation—can infiltrate even the most well-engineered shelter. So, how do you […]

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December 20, 2017

A Backcountry Ranger Shares Her Passion for Wilderness

Emily Noyd in the North Cascades

Through our Keepers of the Outdoors series, we'll introduce you to people who protect and care for our wild places. “I’m fascinated by how we define wilderness,” says Emily Noyd, backcountry ranger in Yosemite National Park. “The concept of wilderness is so intangible, and it’s fascinating to me that to effectively govern that land we’ve […]

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December 20, 2017

A Trailblazing Wildland Firefighter Provides Training for Women

wildland firefighter

Through our Keepers of the Outdoors series, we'll introduce you to people who protect and care for our wild places. Bequi Livingston is an old-school badass. She spent her career fighting fires alongside the most respected crews in the West. Today, she's dedicated to training more women in backcountry firefighting. She began working with the […]

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December 20, 2017

Riding Mexico with Jeff Kendall-Weed

As the rain in Jeff’s home state of Washington began to pour down, it was time to head some place warmer and more exotic to shoot his final riding edit in 2017. Off to Mexico!