Watch: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Carbon Fiber

Watch: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Carbon Fiber

  Carbon Fiber manufacturing is a labour intensive process that can produce lightweight, complex frames with many different combinations of attributes desirable for bicycles. What is a carbon Fiber? A Carbon fiber is a long strand of material made from carbon atoms. Thousands of these are spun together to make a yarn, which are then

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Everything You Need to Know About Mountain Biking Coconino National Forest

Everything You Need to Know About Mountain Biking Coconino National Forest

Arizona is rad, most mountain bikers will agree. Nothing quite compares to a desert sunset, the black silhouettes of saguaros illuminated by a full moon, or the rare sighting of a gila monster crawling over a rocky patch of decomposed granite. To complete the list of uniquely satiating attributes are a rewarding number of national forests, each

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Watch: 6 Things Every Mountain Biker Should Know About Their Bike

Watch: 6 Things Every Mountain Biker Should Know About Their Bike

Although Mountain Bike maintenance can be simple at times, there are a few simple tricks that everyone should know about their bike. Some of these even experienced mechanics can forget sometimes… Tightening Pedals: Remember pedals always tighten to the front of your bike when it’s upright and we would always advise un-doing your pedals with

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Everything You Need to Know About Mountain Biking Prescott National Forest

Everything You Need to Know About Mountain Biking Prescott National Forest

Central Arizona lives and breathes the Wild West. Sandwiched between three other National Forests beats a sandy jewel, nourished with vessels of trail coursing through the saguaro-laden Sonoran desert.  Dirt veins dotted with scrub oak and manzanita wind up and around the granite peaks and pine-covered mountains that amplify the revered appeal of the region.

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Learn about the time Paul (of Paul Components) tried to build frames

Learn about the time Paul (of Paul Components) tried to build frames

A bike built before its time. Today, cycling is celebrated in all shapes and forms. There’s sub niches for everything from enduro to randonneuring, but once upon a time bikes were a whole lot simpler. The focus was by and large on racing, but Paul (of Paul Components) dreamt of a world where people commuted

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The “Troy Lee” Trail in Corona is About to be Lost to Development

The “Troy Lee” Trail in Corona is About to be Lost to Development

A new housing development proposed for the Skyline area near Corona, CA has recently put the popular “Troy Lee” mountain bike trail on notice. Built and developed by Troy Lee and some of the company’s early employees in the 1990s, the trail later came to be officially known as the Block Trail. The trail has been

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