May 31, 2018

The mountain biking risk paradox

We choose to mountain bike and it’s an awesome elective in life. It’s a risky sport, on a spectrum from low to high. We choose, moment to moment, where on the spectrum we ride.
May 30, 2018

How Van Life Gives This National Champion an Edge Over the Competition

The USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships go down every year on a rugged course just shy of 50 miles that loops through rural Arkansas. Last year, everything came together perfectly for Payson McElveen, a 25-year-old racer, to take the win in a sprint across the finish line, beating his friend and competitor, Howard […]

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May 30, 2018

Shopping for MTB apparel? Choice and features are king

You get what you pay for. It’s buyer beware when you buy your MTB riding wear.
May 30, 2018

Dynaplug Air review

Dynaplug’s Air tool takes plug kits to the next level with integrated inflation.
May 29, 2018

Last chance to support trails and win an Ibis

This campaign has been a huge success, and you can help drive it past the finish line. MBOSC and Ibis already exceeded the original fundraising goal of $70,000, and now they're aiming for a stretch goal of $80,000.
May 29, 2018

Dream Ride: Shuttling around Georgetown, California

As long as you can shuttle, these gnarly moto trails become a downhiller’s dream.
May 29, 2018

Tepui Roof Top Tent review

After a year of use we’re ready to share our experience living with a roof top tent, a pop-up tent mounted on top of a vehicle.
May 29, 2018

Gear Review: Osprey Eja 58

Backpackers looking to enjoy their time in the wilderness face a perennial question: What’s more important, having comfortable gear or lightweight gear? Your backpack is one of the most important items that impacts how you feel on the trail and how quickly you can move during your outdoor adventures. Osprey has long created packs with […]

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May 29, 2018

Shimano S-PHYRE XC9 and ME7 shoes updated

Evolving its top-of-the-line mountain bike footwear models for the 2019 cross country and enduro racing season, Shimano has announced updated versions of its S-PHYRE XC9 cross country and ME7 enduro shoes.