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Watch: 7 (Almost) Free Ways To Take Your Mountain Bike To The Next Level!

Making your mountain bike feel like it’s really yours doesn’t need to cost the world. In fact, it hardly needs to cost anything. In this video, Scott …

Mountain Biking

Bikepacking Wyoming and Coloardo on the GDMBR

The Tour Divide has been at the top of my bucket list for a long time. The stars are aligning, and in 2017 I will be at the Grand Depart in Banff for …

How To Start Bikepacking

Hopefully after reading the 10 Bikepacking Races to Put on Your Calendar article some of you may have felt a twinge of inspiration to head out on a …

How To Interpret Topographic Maps

We’ve all seen it in those high-dollar mountain bike films: the planning montage. The star rider of the movie can be seen, mouth gaping in awe, …

Data Visualization

Bikepacking Packs and Holsters from Restrap

Bikepacking is hot, and Restrap is scratching right where bikepackers itch with innovative handmade bags built to haul copious amounts of overnight …

Must Watch Adventure of the Week: The Trail to Kazbegi

What happens when four like-minded adventurers head into one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges with nothing but their mountain bikes and enough …

Plus Bike Infographic: Wider Tires Slowly Gaining Traction

Over the past 18 months we’ve seen an explosion of plus bikes hitting the market, so we wondered: “Who is buying these bikes and what are the most …

Watch: Fat Bike-Packing, Packrafting, and Rock Climbing... All in One Epic Adventure

In this episode of The Adventure Dispatch, we sync-up with Steve Fassbinder in the timeless red deserts of the American West for an adventure that …

Go off-road with this fatbike and bikepacking gear

<i>This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Off-roading

A Complete List of Bikepacking Bag and Frame Bag Manufacturers with Prices

Bikepacking has become rather popular over the last couple of years, and lots of custom bikepacking bag manufacturers have popped up all around the …

Bikepacking

Spring/Summer Gear Guide: Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch II Mountain Bike Shoes | Adventure Sports Network

They just work so well. Photo: Courtesy of Pearl Izumi<p>The question of form versus function is a tough call when it comes to bike shoes. Super cool …

Mountain Biking

The Ultimate Beginner's Cigar Guide

Four new flat pedals from Sea Otter

1mm washers under the pins are removable in order to increase pin height and improve traction (click to enlarge).<p>Bontrager Line Pro<p>As part of their …

How To Check A Second-Hand Bike - Essential Mountain Bike Maintenance

Mountain bikes are expensive, there is no escaping it. However they are also quality pieces of kit that are designed to last for a lot longer than …

Crankbrothers Highline Dropper Seatpost - First Ride

Crankbrothers recently released what may be the most important product in the history of the iconic brand: the Highline dropper seatpost. I met with …

DT Swiss factory tour

At DT Swiss, the wheel process starts with melted aluminum mixed with other ingredients (click to enlarge). Photo by DT Swiss AG<p>Wheels are one of the …

Cycling

Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide

Buying ultralight backpacking gifts is difficult if you’re not an ultralight backpacker yourself. So I’ve assembled this list of recommended UL gifts …

Watch: Freeriding Bottomless Trails In The Heart of the Alps

In the second episode of Singletrack Switzerland, a new Teton Gravity Research mountain bike project produced in partnership with Swiss International …

10 Things to Avoid When Buying a New Bike

As new bikes trickle into shops across the country, you’re going to be tempted to buy one. But the road to cycling nirvana is littered with potential mistakes. Here’s what not to do when buying a new bike.<p><b>Don’t Buy Without Taking a Test Ride</b><br>You don’t know how a bike truly fits or handles until …

Branding

Opinion: There's Nothing Wrong with Your Bike

Fat bikes.<p>11-speed drivetrains.<p>Boost spacing on hubs, forks, and frames.<p>27.5 (or 29) plus.<p>Electronic shifting and suspension.<p>Enduro blue.<p>Visit any …

BikeRadar Bargains: 4 gripping mountain bike pedal deals

Pedals are one of the most important contact points on the bike for mountain bikers, but choosing the right ones for you can be a minefield. Luckily,</i> …

Mountain Biking

How To: Basic Bike Maintenance for Beginners

In the last few years, bikes have evolved from a mere tool of recreation into a true investment. You no longer have to be a hardcore cyclist to fit …

Chumba Stella Ti Review

It’s the first week of 2016, and early one morning I woke up in a gray, soggy Arizona desert. There was a lull in the rain, just after first light, …

Watch: Bikepacking on the Arizona Trail in Mid-Winter

Shot Between Storms: CHUMBA USA on the AZT from Chumba USA on Vimeo.<p>Between rain storms we enjoyed some fantastic trail riding and sunny vistas of …

Watch: The Pros Take the Hard Lines on Captain Ahab

Captain Ahab has quickly become a household name, and is now considered one of the very best trails in Moab! But that doesn’t mean its easy… watch …

Patagonia pedals into mountain biking with new Dirt Craft and Forerunner collection

Patagonia is a name that has been synonymous with outdoor pursuits since the early 70’s. In spite of their brand recognition from those who are about …

Review: TOGS Give Riders a Hand Up

If you spend a lot of time in the saddle, you’re probably familiar with the problem of hand and arm fatigue. Even with the most dialed stem / bar / …

Curvy

Fat bikers welcome at Maine Huts & Trails

Don't have a fat tire bike? No worries - there are rental spots available throughout Maine. (Photo by Maine Huts & Trails)<p>KINGFIELD - The newest …

A Handlebar for Bikepacking and Globetrotting, the Jones H-Bar

Using a handlebar that gives you a variety of hand positions is a good idea when spending long days in the saddle. Adventure Cycling's Patrick shows …

Adventure Cycling