Over a Beer: I Don’t Have to Justify the Time I Spend Mountain Biking

Over a Beer: I Don’t Have to Justify the Time I Spend Mountain Biking

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. Mountain biking isn’t a means to an end. Its purpose is not to be a vehicle

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Must Watch: Backflip Over the Tour De Pologne Peloton… on a Road Bike!

Must Watch: Backflip Over the Tour De Pologne Peloton… on a Road Bike!

Szymon Godziek has lit up the mountain bike slopestyle scene in recent years with his trademark, gung-ho approach to courses wherever he competes in the world. The daredevil Pole, 25, from Suszec decided to choose the final stage of the 74th Tour de Pologne to perform the world’s first backflip over a peloton on a

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Over a Beer: I Can’t Make Your Bike Buying Decision for You

Over a Beer: I Can’t Make Your Bike Buying Decision for You

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. There are two types of people who approach me, asking for bike buying advice. Type 1 The

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Tour Divide Racer Eddie O’Dea Has Raised Over $17,000 for High School MTB

Tour Divide Racer Eddie O’Dea Has Raised Over $17,000 for High School MTB

Eddie O’Dea is an accomplished ultra endurance racer from Georgia who has set records in the Trans North Georgia, the Huracan 300, and other events. He’s currently racing the pinnacle of all bikepacking races–the Tour Divide–in an effort to raise money for the Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League (the Georgia branch of NICA). Assuming he completes the

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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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