Category: MTB

Lone Peak at Big Sky

Your Guide to Big Sky Bike Park

Big Sky bike park in Big Sky, Montana is the home to a plethora of steep, rocky, rooty trails. Compared to other bike parks, Big Sky has more natural singletrack than most. There are still a couple of machine-built jump lines and flow trails, but this place is really famous for its steep, technical terrain.

Demo at Targhee Bike Park

Your Guide to Grand Targhee Bike Park

If you haven’t been yet, you’ve got to head to Grand Targhee bike park in Alta, Wyoming. It has a more relaxed atmosphere than other bike parks and makes for a great weekend getaway. The park has a lot to offer – fun, flowy, challenging terrain, and incredible views. If you want more than just

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Dakine Hot Laps 5L Fanny Pack Review

If you’ve been considering switching from a traditional hydration pack, to a fanny pack, take a look at the Dakine Hot Laps 5L. It carries enough water that you won’t be sorry you made the switch, plus it shifts the weight from your shoulders and back and onto your hips. We found that the Dakine

POC Trabec Helmet

7 Best Women’s Mountain Bike Helmets (2019)

Head to any bike shop or online store, and you’ll find there are more helmets than you can make sense of.  Road bike helmets, skate-style helmets, MIPS, go-pro mounts, and usually in a corner somewhere: one token women’s mountain bike helmet.  What should you really look for? We’ve cut through all the noise and identified our

yeti beti womens mountain bikes

7 Best Women’s Mountain Bike Brands (2019)

Cover Photo Credit: Yeti Cycles Let’s be clear about something right up front: every mountain bike is a women’s mountain bike. In other words, you are not limited to women’s-specific mountain bikes; you can totally choose any unisex bike on the market. That said, there are plenty of women out there (for many of the

womens mountain bike shorts

7 Best Women’s Mountain Bike Shorts (2019)

Cover Photo Credit: Shredly They say diamonds are a girls best friend, but we think a good pair of mountain bike shorts can be too. If you’re spending big hours in the saddle, good shorts can be the difference between comfort and misery. Also, we know you’re not vain–but a good pair of mountain bike

Review: 100% Speedtrap Cycling Sunglasses

The 100% Speedtrap sunglasses are the glasses of choice for professional cyclist, and seven-time winner of the Tour de France’s green jersey, Peter Sagan, but are they the right choice for you? While not all of us can be as fast as Peter Sagan, 100% affords us the opportunity to look (almost) as cool. The

Emily O One Hander

Back to Basics: An Interview with Pro DH Racer Emily Oppliger

Emily Oppliger grew up in a world of adventure tucked away at the very top of Michigan – the Keweenaw Peninsula. Her parents, both incredible athletes, introduced her to many adventure sports, including cycling. She started working at the local bike and ski shop, Down Wind Sports, and credits the shop for growing her passion

Start line of the Carson City Offroad

On Being a Middle of the Pack Racer – And Proud of It

I just got home from racing the Carson City Off-Road. How’d I do, you might ask? Freakin’ awesome. I finished smack dab in the middle of the pack, which is right where I always finish. Oh sure, I’ve had a handful of podiums in my fifteen years of racing bikes, but more often than not