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Is Switzerland the world’s greatest destination for mountain biking? – Page 2

Lenzerheide<p>The resort of Lenzerheide sits in a narrow valley, bookended by the historic Swiss city of Chur at one end and a tributary of the Rhine at …

Mountain Biking

The 10 best golf instruction stories of 2017

We publish a lot of golf instruction content with the hopes that you'll find something—a thought, a drill, a tip—that resonates with your game and helps you improve. Since it's the very end of the year, we decided to go through all of the instruction pieces we published in 2017 to find the 10 …

Scientific Proof Is A Myth

You’ve heard of our greatest scientific theories: the theory of evolution, the Big Bang theory, the theory of gravity. You’ve also heard of the concept of a proof, and the claims that certain pieces of evidence prove the validities of these theories. Fossils, genetic inheritance, and DNA prove the …

Physics

5 Wrong Things Cyclists Are Often Told

There are a lot of people out there who <i>love</i> to offer advice—and cyclists are no different. When confronted with a newbie in our midst, many of us kick into mentor mode and start spewing out unsolicited “wisdom” like a broken fire hydrant. Unfortunately, much of the advice floating around isn’t …

How to Start Mountain Biking

The most recent report from the Outdoor Foundation found that 8.3 million people tried mountain biking at least once last year—the third year in a row that the sport has grown. In terms of how people get on trails, mountain biking is now second to only hiking.<p>When compared to its road cycling …

Six Upgrades to Make to Your Mountain Bike

Bikes are like computers: they work fine straight from the box, but some customization and personal setup will improve the performance and your experience.<p>I’ve realized this all over again as bike-test season gets rolling. This time of year, I receive dozens of bikes at once, and I ride them as …

Curve Engineering Klonzo MKII titanium enduro hardtail gets more aggressive

If you like riding hardtails on rugged trails, Curve Engineering’s Klonzo MKII frame could become your new long-term partner. Like all of Curve’s …

First ride: Hope HB.160

The long-teased, rarely ridden passion project is finally a reality.<p>"How hard can it be?"<p>Second only to "Hold My Beer," no phrase is a better …

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

Review: Norco Sight C 9.2 is a 29″ All Mountain confidence machine

Over the years I’ve taken to the trails with a range of bikes. At 12 years old my first “real” bike was a hardtail cross-country bike I purchased …

Nothing Escapes From A Black Hole, And Now Astronomers Have Proof

If you collect more and more matter in a small enough volume of space, it gets harder and harder to escape from its gravitational pull. Gather enough mass there, and you’ll find that the speed you’d need to reach in order to escape is greater than the speed of light! From within that region, escape …

Imaging

How Siemens Is Using Big Data And IoT To Build The Internet Of Trains

Trains that are never late? To someone like me living in the UK, it may sound impossibly utopian. But Siemens say that thanks to Big Data and analytics it could soon be a reality.<p>Train operators have responsibility for getting millions of people to where they want to be every day. When journeys are …

Trains

Mountain bike shoe deals - MBR

The current best deals on shoes for clipless pedals and flat pedals.<p>Even the best shoes don’t last forever. Due to the hard life we put them through. …

It's official: cycling is good for your sex life

Two new studies published by the American Urological Association investigate the link between cycling and both sexual health and urinary fuction... …

160km of wild weather bikepacking in Spain - MBR

Bike adventurers assemble in Spain as part of Blackburn's Ranger Program.<p>Six nationalities, 160km in the mountains, 1500m ascent, four seasons of …

Stephen Hawking And 32 Top Physicists Just Signed a Heated Letter on The Universe's Origin

Sh*t just got real.<p>For centuries, people have puzzled over how our Universe began. But the heat just got turned <i>way</i> up on a debate that's quietly been …

16 mountain bike hacks to make your life easier - MBR

For pretty much zero cost.<p>Here are sixteen ingenious, free, easy or cheap mountain bike hacks that you can do to help you keep your bike running …

2017 Mountain Bike Editors’ Choice Winners

These 14 mountain bikes are the best of the best<p>We started with a mission: to find the very best mountain bikes of 2017. We gathered nominations from our editors, who together ride hundreds of mountain bikes per year. We then chose the most exciting bikes from the bunch—we factored in value, …

Polygon Square One EX9 and its R3ACT Suspension - Where it Came From and How it Works

Polygon's Square One will be the first bicycle to feature the Naild's R3act rear suspension system, and the reason you need to know about this truly …

Specialized’s new S-Works Epic Hardtail World Cup is lighter than a Tarmac

According to Specialized, the lightest frame the company has ever produced is destined for the dirt, not the pro peloton.<p>Specialized releases new …

Mountain Biking

No, Dark Energy Isn't An Illusion

In 1998, two teams of scientists announced a shocking discovery: the expansion of the Universe was accelerating. Distant galaxies weren’t just receding from us, but their recession speed was increasing over time. Over the next few years, precision measurements of three independent quantities — …

Dark Matter

First Ride: Cannondale Jekyll – Schizophrenia hello! | ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine

<b>Shredding, jumping and railing berms. Powering, flying and chasing seconds. The new Cannondale Jekyll wants to claim the best of both worlds,</b> …

Ask Ethan: Why Is There A Limit To What Physics Can Predict?

If you divide the matter in the Universe into smaller and smaller constituents, you’ll eventually reach a limit when you hit a fundamental, indivisible particle. All macroscopic objects can be divided into molecules, then atoms, then electrons (which are fundamental) and nuclei, then protons and …

Physics

A Bike for All Situations – 9 of the most Exciting Trail Bikes of 2017 on Test | ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine

<b>Let’s admit it: very few of us will willingly walk into a compromise. And why would we? Isn’t life about having the ultimate of everything? But what</b> …