mountain biking

July 12, 2018

One Woman’s Story on Becoming an Adaptive Athlete

It wasn’t Lindsey Runkel’s first fall. There had been the fractured hand riding singletrack around Arizona. Then there was the broken collarbone at Phoenix’s South Mountain and the excruciating 5-mile hike out, bike in tow. But this one felt different. More specifically, it felt like—nothing. After tumbling through the landing of a 15-foot drop at […]

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July 6, 2018

Vermont Plans the East Coast’s First Purpose-Built, Hut-Supported Mountain Bike Route

Just outside Matt Baatz’s house in Pittsfield, Vermont, a 25-mile network of mountain bike trails climbs about 1,000 vertical feet. Baatz is the trail manager for Green Mountain Trails (GMT), a community group that built the mix of flowy singletrack and narrow, rugged routes. And he rides them daily—unless he drives either way along Vermont's […]

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July 3, 2018

E-bike debate heats up at Impact Sun Valley event

New press camp-style event tackles question on how to define machines that are changing quickly and how to enforce new rules for all travelers.
July 3, 2018

E-bike debate heats up at Impact Sun Valley event

New press camp-style event tackles question on how to define machines that are changing quickly and how to enforce new rules for all travelers.
July 3, 2018

Santa Cruz 5010 V3 first look

Now in its latest iteration, still with 130mm of rear travel and 27.5 wheels, it's ready to re-enter the Trail Bike category once again as riders increasingly want to do more fun and aggressive descents.
July 3, 2018

POC unveils new MTB collection

POC has introduced its 2019 mountain bike collection at the 2019 Eurobike trade show, including the VPD System torso protection and new Resistance apparel collection.
July 3, 2018

Santa Cruz Bronson V3 first look

How did they improve the Bronson V3? The answer is suspension, geometry, tire size and details.
July 3, 2018

Video: Santa Cruz Bronson V3 with Josh Bryceland

Contrary to sixties belief, we don’t all live in yellow submarines. Some folk live on canal boats instead. Take a trip with Josh Bryceland on his new Bronson on his home trails.
July 2, 2018

Thomas Vanderham and crew talk about Squamish and racing

Thomas Vanderham talks bike setup, tire choice, and racing with Rocky Mountain Bicycles team riders Remi Gauvin and Jesse Melamed.