Bikepacking: What You Need to Know
If you pay attention to what’s going on in the outdoors, you’ve probably heard of bikepacking—and you might be wondering about it. If you haven’t heard of it, you might be a bit perplexed by the term. Whether you’ve heard of it or not, you probably want to know more about it! So here’s your  [...]
Ever Wanted to Build Your Own Bike Frame? Now You Can
Frame-building has long been the remit of expert builders and craftsmen; building your own bike frame by hand is something you could dream about, but not a project you could take on without a big investment. A small company called Bamboo Bee is trying to change that, though, with their BIY 2 kit, which allows  [...]
Mountain Bike Holiday Gift Guide
While December isn’t typically known as prime mountain biking season, end of year closeout sales make it a great time to stock up on equipment and accessories. If you or someone you know is a mountain biker, here is our list of mountain bike gift ideas for the holidays : Co2 inflation cartridges are a  [...]
You Need to Try Fatbiking This Winter, Here’s How to Do It
The mountain bike scene is overrun with fatbikes. They were everywhere at Interbike, almost every major manufacturer is selling at least one model, fatty-specific bike racks are hitting the market, and fatbike races are popping up everywhere. To most people, fatties look really goofy. But to the people who love them, they’re the best bikes in  [...]
The Search for Soul among CO’s Hand-Built Mountain Bike Makers
Step into any bike shop, and you’ll see mountain bikes from the biggest names in the business: Trek, Giant, Felt, Specialized, Cannondale, GT. They’re everywhere. Spend a few years in the trail riding scene and you’ll discover a second group of smaller specialty builders: Yeti, Salsa, Ibis, Kona, Rocky Mountain, Santa Cruz. Even if you’ve  [...]
Test Riding Northstar’s New MTB Trail
Back in the early 90’s snowboarders in Colorado started sliding around on logs, fast forward to 2015 and Red Bull athlete Aaron Chase shows that jibbing on wood can be done on a bike too. Check out this sick GoPro footie of Aaron in Northstar ripping the new Gypsy trails. (these are now open to  [...]
Our Favorite Bicycle Innovations From Interbike 2015
Bicycling is not just for kids anymore. Millions of Americans are using bikes to get to work, have fun outdoors and even for exercise. This years annual Interbike trade show showcased some of the best bicycle innovations the bike world has seen in years. We picked some of the gear from the show that stood  [...]
10th Anniversary of Red Bull Rampage Ready to Tear Up Utah
Red Bull Rampage, one of the world’s premier mountain bike events, is coming back to Utah this fall for its 10th anniversary. The biggest names in downhill, freeride, slopestyle will gather on October 17 to battle for the Rampage title. If you haven’t seen Rampage before, or it’s been a couple years since you followed the event, it’s  [...]
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