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Shred School: Rules from the Pros on How to Become a Better Mountain Biker

Up your two-wheeled fat-tire game with these tips from eight of the sport’s very best.<p>Darren Berrecloth on How to Ride in the Ready Position<p>This is the position every rider should be in when descending technical trail. It starts with your elbows—they should be bent as if you were in the middle of a …

The Nation’s Newest Great Mountain Biking Trails

Your mountain biking bucket list just got a little longer. Last month, the International Mountain Bicycling Association released the newest additions to the Model Trails program, its ranking of the top mountain biking hot spots. For more than a decade, IMBA has recognized the best trails and trails …

Mountain Biking

Cheating Death: Essential Mountain Bike Safety Gear

<b>The brave new world of mountain biking is more burly than ever. Protect yourself before...well, you know.</b><p>The universe of possibility on a mountain bike has doubled or even tripled over the past decade. The combination of highly capable bike designs and equally aggressive trail building are …

Mountain Biking

Learn to Climb Switchbacks Better | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>10<p>There’s something satisfying about making it up a technical ascent.<br>Click here to subscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/Subscribe<p>Uphill …

11 of The Best Bikes for Your Money in 2017

Models that defy diminishing returns<p>“Value” is not synonymous with “cheap.” Even the least expensive bike on this list costs more than $1,000. We …

America’s Best Trails You’ve Never Heard Of

Get ready to shred on some of these best-kept-secret singletrack segments<p><b>Trails You Didn't Know You Needed</b><p>If you’re tired of your hometown singletrack, and looking for alternatives to better-known mountain biking destinations, we hear you. Sometimes, you want to ride trails where you won’t run into …

Hiking

Rio 2016 Olympic Mountainbiking Test Event a Success | The Rio Times

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter<p>RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Deodoro Olympic park, the second largest of all the venues, was home to …