Top 10 Bikepacking Routes in the US

Bikepacking has taken the mountain bike world by storm, with the upper echelon of bikepackers continuing to shatter time barriers and pioneer incredible routes, and even many average mountain bikers are tackling sub-24-hour overnight trips. We first published this list of the Top 10 Bikepacking Routes in the US back in 2012 and since that …

How to Choose the Best Mountain Bike Pedals

On the surface, pedals on a mountain bike might not seem very important. They are small and seemingly insignificant. But the truth is, pedals are a very important facet of having a bike that fits you, and the difference between a quality pedal and one that doesn’t work very well for the type of riding you …

The Best Bike Parks in North America, According to MTBparks.com

  MTBparks.com recently ran their annual Best Bike Parks Survey, and the results are finally live! These Riders’ Choice awards are based on respondents to MTBparks’s extensive survey. Without further ado, here’s the list of results. For a detailed analysis of this list, be sure to click over to MTBparks.com. Eastern Canada Sugarloaf, NB Bromont, …

The 51 Mountain Bike Capitals of the United States

Have you ever noticed when you’ve looked at a map of the United States that every single state has a capital city… even the smallest and seemingly insignificant states? Maybe that seems obvious, but that observation left us wondering: “well, doesn’t every state have a mountain biking capital as well?” After thinking about it we decided that …

Our 8 Most Memorable Rides of 2015

What is it that makes a ride memorable? Is it the scenery? The difficulty? The novelty? The location? The amount of travel it took to reach that trail? The people that you shared the ride with? I think that all of these can be factors that make a ride memorable. This year, I (Greg) asked …