Over a Beer: Go Get Lost

Over a Beer: Go Get Lost

Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. The secret to getting lost–and having fun doing it–is to get lost wisely. By that I

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Over a Beer: The Most Effective Way to Silence the Haters

Over a Beer: The Most Effective Way to Silence the Haters

Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. I remember the first time it occurred to me that maybe, just maybe, I could make a full-time

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Over a Beer: How Bad Is Mountain Biking for the Environment, Really?

Over a Beer: How Bad Is Mountain Biking for the Environment, Really?

Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. The stock criticism trotted out by extreme anti-mountain bike conservationists like the Sierra Club is that

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Over a Beer: What Is “Enduro”? Language in Flux

Over a Beer: What Is “Enduro”? Language in Flux

Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. Jeff recently started a forum thread that’s generated an excellent discussion, with the question: “What is

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Which Stout Beer Tastes the Best? We Bravely Attempt to Find Out

Which Stout Beer Tastes the Best? We Bravely Attempt to Find Out

Editor’s Note: Singletracks neither encourages nor condones underage alcohol consumption, alcohol abuse, or excessive drinking. If you’re underage according to local law, choose to abstain, or just can’t stand when people geek out over beer, we ask that you choose another article to read–perhaps this one. Following our successful blind IPA taste test earlier this year, we figured

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Over a Beer: If a Ride Isn’t Documented, Does it Still Have Value?

Over a Beer: If a Ride Isn’t Documented, Does it Still Have Value?

Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. Where does the value of a mountain bike ride come from? Exactly what is it that gives

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