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July 1, 2019

The Complicated Story Behind Bike Helmet Safety

It’s obvious why we wear helmets while riding a bicycle. Research shows that cycling is responsible for more head injuries than any other sport or recreational activity. So even though we don’t intend to crash on our bike when we start pedaling, a helmet is an assurance that if we do crash, a layer of […]

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June 28, 2019

REI Camp Recipes: Guacamole Burger

Guacamole burger plated

Pairing spicy guacamole with Southwestern-spiced beef patties, this burger combination is even better than you can imagine. We thought we had tried every burger condiment under the sun: Curry ketchup, Sriracha mayo, Tzatziki sauce, you name it!  Which is why is seems crazy we had never heard of a Guac Burger before!  It’s apparently pretty […]

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June 28, 2019

Outerbike, Crested Butte Contest

Win a weekend for two at Outerbike Crested Butte including three nights lodging in Mt. Crested Butte.

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June 28, 2019

Rock Shox announces new Reverb Stealth dropper

The Reverb is now updated to address the major issue of sagging. Simply depress the Vent Valve, compress the post, and you’re good to go - squish eliminated.

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June 28, 2019

Ride Concepts Contest

Ride Concepts is giving away $2800 worth of product in ten $280 packages.

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June 27, 2019

The Top Grand Canyon Waterfall Hikes

Thunder Falls cascades from a cave mouth high above the canyon floor.

Thousands of feet below the rim, the mighty Colorado River hints at the forces that created the Grand Canyon, an unprecedented confluence of rock, water and time. But the river is far from the only the water feature found within the 277-mile-long chasm, and those who venture down the canyon’s walls, along its intricate network […]

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June 27, 2019

Snēk Cycling Launches the Lifeboat Tire Lever

The lever is part metalcore tire lever, valve core remover, bottle opener and 100% made in the USA the Lifeboat lever is built for modern tubeless tires.

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June 27, 2019

Riding all the trails: How one rider conquered Crested Butte and beyond

For 20 years, Kemble Widmer was the most casual of casual mountain bikers, squeezing in a handful of after-work rides a year. Then Widmer moved to Crested Butte and everything changed.

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June 27, 2019

Ayesha McGowan’s Inner Struggle

Ayesha McGowan leans on the handlebars of her bike while wearing a helmet, glasses, and a bike jersey

On the first day of 2015, Ayesha McGowan published a to-do list on her blog, “A Quick Brown Fox.” On her list:  Get more women/women of color on bikes Upgrade to Category 2 Finish Top 5 in any given Track Crit Win another State Championship Race in a state I’ve never been to before Spend […]

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