Some of the best hiking companions have four legs. Dogs and backpacking can go together like peas and carrots—assuming you take some steps to assure both you and your furry friend are prepared for the backcountry. Before your pup sets paw on a trail, ask yourself if they’re really a good candidate for spending a […]
We were halfway through our weeklong bike tour of western Cuba’s tobacco country when we stopped at Julio’s fruit stand on our way to the town of Viñales, lured by the prospect of fresh coconut water. We parked our bikes on the side of the road, and Julio led us to a splintered bench and […]
We toured the floor at Summer Outdoor Retailer—the biggest trade show in the outdoor industry, which just wrapped up in Denver—to check out what some of the leading trail sports brands have in store for next season. For weekend warriors to FKT-record-holders-in-training, these six innovative pieces of gear are sure to keep you fast and […]
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Unique shell shape is first Ergon saddle to offer the ergonomic benefits of a “cutout saddle” while keeping the stiffness of a solid saddle.
The gravity/enduro-focused ENVE M7 cockpit features 35mm, 50mm, and 65mm stems paired with trimmable 800mm bars in a variety of rise configurations.
I have an insatiable sweet tooth, that won’t stop even when I’m in the backcountry. This summer, I’ve challenged myself to elevate my dessert game from the classic, but lazy, chocolate bar. That’s why I’m sharing my new favorite recipe: the blueberry crisp. And guess what? You can make it with whatever fruit you like! […]
While not the fastest in this XC tire shootout, the Maxxis Ikon is arguably the best overall tire among the group. Find out why in the Mtbr review.
Doing drops on a mountain bike is one of the most crucial skills a mountain biker can learn these days. Whether it's a 6-inch drop or a 6-footer, these trail features or obstacles can cause great havoc or great joy in a rider.