The third annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships returns to Crested Butte this coming January. Editor’s Note: This sponsored post is courtesy of the Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce. Whether you’re a serious fat bike racer, casual costume-wearing competitor, or are just looking for an excuse to check out one of Colorado’s best
Night riding is often a daunting idea for a many riders and it’s not all down to a fear of the dark! Neil and Doddy have got 4 basic tips that you need to know before tackling a trail at night.There are loads of things to think about on your average mountain bike ride. But
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Carbon fiber is a true triple threat, light, strong, and it looks cool. In the early days of Mtbr 20 years ago, we ran a massive survey on what the ideal frame material was, aluminum, steel, titanium, or carbon fiber. Carbon fiber finished firmly in last place with steel taking top honors. Now the tables
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
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
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
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.
Katy Winton is an up and coming EWS racer from Scotland, whose mentor is the great Tracey Moseley. Unless you’re a diehard follower of the EWS series, you may not who Katy Winton is. Over the next few years, that will probably change. Hailing from Scotland, this former XC pro recently found the “light at
At some point, all of us will be faced with this question: “Should I upgrade the parts on my old mountain bike or just buy a whole new rig?” It’s not always an easy or clear decision, but if any of the following scenarios apply to you, it might just be time to buy a new bike. Your bike doesn’t fit