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May 22, 2018

The Joys of Section Hiking

Evolution Basin on the PCT

Many backpackers dream of spending weeks—or even months—on trail; the proliferation of Instagram eye candy, along with popular books and films like Wild, A Walk in the Woods and Mile … Mile & a Half, only amplifies that desire. But most folks can’t swing the time commitment required to thru-hike classics like the Pacific Crest […]

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May 21, 2018

Orange Stage 6 Factory review

To the casual observer, the aluminum frame is a simple single-pivot design with massive swing arm, but it demands a closer look. Click thru to hear what makes this bike special.
May 21, 2018

Contest: ZOIC $2,000 Gear Giveaway

Enter for one of 10 chances to win a $200 shopping spree at ZOIC.com!
May 20, 2018

Mountain biker killed in cougar attack near Seattle

A 32-year-old mountain biker was killed Saturday morning in a rare cougar attack east of Seattle. A second rider, 31, was in satisfactory condition after being hospitalized with injuries.
May 18, 2018

New Backcountry Trail Opens in Hickory Nut Gorge

Weed Patch Mountain Trail

Hickory Nut Gorge, which sits 45 minutes east of downtown Asheville, North Carolina is a 14-mile-long canyon known for its granite outcroppings and the placid waters of Lake Lure. A new multiuse trail near Hickory Nut Gorge will give hikers, climbers and mountain bikers access to some of the region's most dramatic backcountry. Weed Patch […]

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May 18, 2018

Finish Line Sealant review

The sealant made bold claims of lasting 'forever' or at least the life of the tire. Did it measure up or even last one flat? Read on and find out.
May 18, 2018

Finish Line Sealant review

The sealant made bold claims of lasting 'forever' or at least the life of the tire. Did it measure up or even last one flat? Read on and find out.
May 18, 2018

Finish Line Sealant review

The sealant made bold claims of lasting 'forever' or at least the life of the tire. Did it measure up or even last one flat? Read on and find out.
May 18, 2018

Ibiza: Come for the Party, Stay for the Hiking

Hikers near the Mediterranean

Located off of the eastern coast of Spain in the Balearic Islands, the island of Ibiza—also known as the Party Capital of the World—covers an area of 221.07 square miles, making it about half the size of Los Angeles. Its tallest peak, Sa Talaissa, stands at 1,558 feet. Despite its relatively small size, Ibiza is […]

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