Over a Beer: What Kind of Life Do You Want to Live?

Over a Beer: What Kind of Life Do You Want to Live?

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. At the end of every calendar year, many people look back on the previous 12 months and reflect

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Over a Beer: Giving Up Isn’t an Option – On Overcoming Injuries

Over a Beer: Giving Up Isn’t an Option – On Overcoming Injuries

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. If you spend enough years of your life riding a mountain bike, injuries become a

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Over a Beer: “Let me order that for you.” Why Bike Shops Need To Keep Parts in Stock

Over a Beer: “Let me order that for you.” Why Bike Shops Need To Keep Parts in Stock

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. As bike shops around the nation continue to close and the bike industry overall posts dismal

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Over a Beer: The Fat Bike Is the Most Significant MTB Revolution in the Past Decade… If Not Ever

Over a Beer: The Fat Bike Is the Most Significant MTB Revolution in the Past Decade… If Not Ever

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. Oftentimes I think we’re a bit flippant with our use of superlatives. And I’m as guilty

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Over a Beer: Brands, Please Stop Speccing Useless Tires on Mountain Bikes

Over a Beer: Brands, Please Stop Speccing Useless Tires on Mountain Bikes

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. My job requires that I test and review the newest bikes hitting the market. It’s a

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Over a Beer: Dreaming of Greatness – The Upper Echelon of Human Achievement

Over a Beer: Dreaming of Greatness – The Upper Echelon of Human Achievement

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. My mind was wandering during my after work ride recently, and following some undirected self reflection I

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Over a Beer: Bike Rental Shops, Get With the Program: Setup Your Tires Tubeless Already!

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. Almost every mountain biker who rides aggressively on gnarly terrain–trails filled with rocks, cacti, and more–has their

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