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Bike Las Vegas

Just beyond the neon freak show, the riding takes top billing<p><b>VIBE</b> <br>Don’t judge Sin City by the Strip—or from the inside of a convention hall. Vegas is home to a fast-growing community of roadies, mountain bikers, and race teams who pedal on miles of stop-sign-free roads across the desert, past …

Biking First Aid On The Trail

Know how to react and help when accidents happen.<p><b>The Expert:</b> When your riding partner launches off the bike unexpectedly, it pays to know how to react--and help. That in-the-field knowledge is something that wilderness-medicine expert Judith R. Klein, M.D., BikeSkills (bikeskills.com) advisor and …

Dream Trip: Mountain Bike New Zealand

Ultimate Adventure Bucket List: Mountain biker Jill Kintner's wildest dream trip is go mountain biking all over New Zealand on the ultimate road trip. See all our Adventure Bucket List trips.<p>With steep fjords, pristine bays, lush mountains, skyrocketing geysers, boiling mud pools, and wildlife out …

Mountain Biking

Best bike trail nobody knows about (9-pic gallery)

<b>The best mountain bike trail in California that nobody knows about</b> — the 26.6-mile Bizz Johnson Trail — had only two Bay Area bikers on it last weekend.<p>They were Bay Area weather guru Mike Pechner and his cousin, Greg Luft, who describe themselves as “two old guys on bikes.”<p>Pechner, a railroad …

Where Are They Now? Lars Sternberg

From BMX to Benz to mountain bikes<p>Photo provided by Lars Sternberg<p>His riding style seems effortless, like he was born on a mountain bike, but Lars …

Mountain bikers eye $1 million in 'toughest race on earth' | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mountain bikers tempted by the $1 million in prize money up for grabs in a new South African endurance race are given a warning before they sign up: “This could change your life, or end it”.<p>A mountain biker follows a trail in the Jonkershoek valley near Stellenbosch in the …

First Impressions: Giant Reign and Glory 27.5

Giant Bicycles unveils its new enduro and downhill bikes in Pemberton, British Columbia<p><b>By Brice Minnigh<br>Photos by Sterling Lorence</b><p>Amid all the …

America's Rebel Band of Custom-Bike Builders

Nearly all of the bikes sold in the U.S. are manufactured abroad, but these guys are welding and tinkering in shops and garages across the country.<p>Like many people who take up bicycle building, Tony Pereira and Ira Ryan are avid cyclists who began experimenting in their home garages, welding …

Win World War Z on this mean green 'survival bike'

The Motopeds Survival Bike features extra gas storage, super-bright lights, a survival shovel, and a multitool. And, oh yeah, an arsenal of awesome weapons.<p>Everyone knows that when the zombie apocalypse comes, the roads are going to be choked with traffic from drivers who abandoned their cars when …

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Gavin Godfrey Performs the 1st-Ever Triple Backflip on a Mountain Bike

Link to Media<p>It wasn't easy, but Gavin Godfrey pulled off the first-ever triple backflip on a mountain bike.<p>As the video shows, the Godfrey Clan failed plenty of times on its way to making history. The riders suffered plenty from falls, and the bikes themselves also paid the price.<p>Eventually, Gavin …

Mountain Biking

Heavy Pedal Tour 2014 – The Butte 100

“The most difficult mountain bike race in the country”<p><i>Editor's Note: This is the third installment of an eight-part series, documenting the travels</i> …

FOX Expands U.S. Mountain Bike Product Service Capabilities

FOX recently expanded its Baxter, Minnesota, service facility to handle mountain bike products along with its power sports capabilities<p><b>PRESS …

Whitefish Mountain Resort’s Kashmir trail named model flow trail

International Mountain Biking Association to recognize winners at 2014 World Summit<p><b>PRESS RELEASE</b><p>Just over one year after its completion, Whitefish …

It's a Good Time to Be a Mountain Biker

Mountain bikers have descended upon Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and will soon flock to Whitefish, Montana—and it's all thanks to the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). The organization's annual summit is happening right now, and it's just given kudos to Whitefish Resort's new …

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A Rookie Gets Hooked on Mountain Biking

Park City’s 400-plus miles made it an easy sell.<p>Author:<p>Elizabeth Carey<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>Park City’s 400-plus miles made it an easy …

Latest designs in bike world spotlight safer, more comfortable ride

Changes in most product categories in the bike world usually are incremental in nature. But every once in a while, a technological leap occurs — which is the case with the radical designs of the new helmet, bike saddle and riding jacket below. Along with an innovative power supply for a cyclist's …

Watch This Mountain Biker’s Incredibly Close Encounter With A Black Bear

Now that black bears are out gentrifying the suburbs of New Jersey, that means there are none left in the actual forest, right? No…not exactly, as one mountain biker recently discovered.<p>While riding through a wooded area, this cyclist got the surprise of a lifetime when — you guessed it — a black …

Charged: Indie Wearable Tech Brands

As companies like Nike, Google, and Apple rush to be at the forefront of wearable technology, a group of startups and tech incubators are making a strong case for why consumers may need to look elsewhere for the next big thing. With products emerging for everything from t-shirts that monitor your …

Wearable Tech

The Hottest Wearable Tech for Health and Fitness

Apps, gadgets, clothing, websites, and social networks have firmly rooted themselves in our daily workout routines, and wearable tech will only …

The end of fitness bands? Wearable tech feels ready to move forward

Nike moving away from fitness band hardware might be an indication that wearable tech is shifting fast in 2014.<p>So you want to buy a fitness tracker? Maybe you should wait on that.<p>Suddenly, it looks like a good handful of fitness band companies are in a state of flux. Nike's future in FuelBand …

Ralph Lauren introduces iPhone-connected ‘Polo Tech’ fitness tracking shirt

Ralph Lauren has announced it’s about to introduce a new iPhone-connected, sensor-filled Polo shirt capable of tracking and sending biometric data directly to your smartphone.<p>The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core of the product to read biological and physiological …

The 15-Second Test You Should Take Before Every Workout

Here’s how it works: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. Lift one foot off the floor, bending that knee and letting your foot hang behind you. Hold this balance for 15 seconds, and then repeat on the other leg. Test every day for one week to get your baseline or your body’s normal balancing …

8 Weird Gadgets to Geek Out Your Workout

There's no shortage of apps and activity trackers to monitor basic workouts. But what if you need all the data about your rock climb, weightlifting, or personal hydration? The niche fitness gadgets are coming.

Arm Candy Workout: 7 Moves for Lean and Toned Arms

Get ready to bare your arms for tank top season! In just seven minutes, these exercises will help tone and strengthen your arms. Bonus: They also …

The New Workout That's Better Than Spinning

Is rowing replacing spinning as the workout du jour?<p>With rowing studios like CityRow, RowZone, Brooklyn Crew, and GoRow quickly cropping up in NYC, New Jersey, LA, and Chicago, is rowing kicking spinning to the curb and becoming the new workout craze? According to celebrity trainer Hannah Davis, …