Looking for a mountain bike helmet with extended rear of the head coverage and MIPS technology? The Troy Lee Designs A1 MIPS helmet should be on your shortlist. It’s not the cheapest MTB helmet on the market (though it’s nowhere near the most expensive either). In fact, it’s a good mid-range enduro helmet that’s lightweight,
For my first ever Femme Cyclist podcast, I sat down with Ash Bocast and Andi Zolton, the founders of Roam Events. Their bike event empire includes Roam Fest, the world’s biggest all-womens mountain bike festival, Roam Retreats, the Rusch Academy, Rebecca’s Private Idaho, and the Sturdy Dirty. Ash is a bike-industry veteran who’s worked
There’s no better way to get stoked on the New Year than adding a couple of events to the calendar. You know your 2020 schedule will soon be jam-packed with kids activities, work trips, and dentist appointments. So before it gets too full, register for one of these camps, clinics, or trips. They are just
You’re sick of hanging up the bike all winter and are ready to get outside more during snow season. With the increased popularity of fat biking, there really is no reason to give up biking when the snow starts to fly. Of course, like any new cycling discipline, it can be tough to know how
The days are getting shorter, and the temperature is dropping. Even if your indoor set up is dialed, sometimes you just have to get outside. The first couple of rides are the toughest. Once you get better acclimated to the cold weather and get your layering down, winter riding can be fun! The key is
Looking for a hip pack that’s lightweight, comfortable, and works well for shorter rides? The Sierra Designs Flex Lumbar might be the fanny pack for you! Although it appears to be designed primarily for hiking, I found it to be a great choice for 1-2 hour mountain bike rides, and road bikes of any length.
Haven’t heard of Singletrack Supply Co? You should! This clothing company is creating some rad stuff for the trail, including a few highly functional pieces for women. I’ve been testing the Tevis Merino jersey and it’s quickly become my go-to long sleeve jersey. It’s comfortable, works well in a variety of weather conditions, and looks
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.
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
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