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Osprey Tempest 20

We loaded up a rowdy mountain town gal with a back pack she could use for everything. And then she did. By Brandon Mathis Meet Sara Knight, your typical mountain town woman with a good job, a nice smile and a hankering for trail running, mountain biking world class trails, kayaking wild rivers, high country…(Read More)

Want to get into bike packing? It’s not as hard as you think. You, your bike, a light camp kit and a bit of humility and determination can shed light new landscapes and trails. Ben Gavelda shows us how. Story and photos by Ben Gavelda Any mountain bike is capable of bike packing. You…(Read More)

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Gunnison, Colorado, is a tough little town. Gritty. Old school. But under that sun-baked crust there’s some real charm. We spent a few days roaming around sunny Gunny while it was cold and rainy in the high country, and we almost didn’t want to leave. Here are five ways to find the…(Read More)

These hand-picked rides capture a cross section of terrain, scenery and culture from bedrock desert to alpine mountains and everything in between. Welcome to the Southwest, where strips of pavement unfold like ribbons to Heaven across the landscape as far as the eye can see. If you have your road bike, get ready to…(Read More)

Ben Gavela Dropper Post Moab

Thinking about pulling the trigger on a $300 seat post?  Maybe this will help. We look at how the dropper post will change the way you ride. Although remotely adjustable seat posts, also called dropper posts, have seen a resurgence over the last several years on the mountain bike scene, they’ve actually been around…(Read More)

Teocali Trail, Crested Butte

Spend a stormy weekend in the one of the birthplaces of mountain biking, and you feel reborn. Crested Butte, Colorado: A small mining town turned ski mountain mecca, wrapped in trails with a wildflower bow. It’s considered by many to be one of the birthplaces of mountain biking. According to legend, a group of…(Read More)

Full Suspension Trail Bike

A full suspension mountain bike glossary of terms: To many mountain bikers, full suspension is full of questions. It’s unfortunate to just forget about it and go, but the reality is that many riders are missing out on the advantages of the suspension they paid for when they bought their bicycles. For answers, we…(Read More)

Golf Bar rim, Mag 7, Moab, Utah

It’s all good, but these trails, the best of Moab, Utah’s renowned Mag 7, are a must. A network of seven trails and counting, the Magnificent 7 vibe ranges from fast and smooth to downright lethal. We drop in with a few locals and see what this mega ride is all about. You…(Read More)

mountain biking Hartman Roacks

Storms rumbled across the sky to the north. The sound of fine-crushed granite was music to our ears as we hovered around corners, tires slipping underneath us. We laughed. We drifted, thrilled and scared all at once. The next 10 minutes of steep climbing led to a plain of sage set against a backdrop…(Read More)