I’m a criminal. Or at least I am, if you accept the idea that riding a mountain bike on singletrack trails should be illegal. I know better than that. You probably do too. A lot of people, however, still need some convincing.
A group of women who work in the industry were invited to attend International Women's Mountain Bike Week in St. Moritz, only to discover that the resort that's well known for its luxury ski image is doing all it can to invest in the future of mountain biking.
What's it like to meet policy makers face to face to talk about bikes? PeopleForBikes recently invited 17 industry women on a trip to Washington DC to advocate cycling. Rachelle Frazer reports back on the fascinating and complex world of lobbying in the USA.
People love charts, timelines, spreadsheets and...wait, no, people hate those things. That's right, I'm thinking of robots. Robots love charts. Ah, well, I made a chart of my "ride" today anyway. Note the use of the quotation marks--there's a reason for their usage here, as this handy flowchart illustrates.
Crashing is part of life. Like flossing your teeth or paying taxes. You get on with it. It might even be good for you. Well, at least the flossing bit. Crashing like a fool for the first month of each and every rainy season? Now, that's a bit harder to come to terms with.
At the risk of sounding hopelessly naive, I wish the bike industry would get together, talk things over, find some common ground and get on the same @#$%ing page when they roll out "the next big thing".
Quebec has been quietly building up several different riding destinations, Brice Shirbach caught wind of something special going on, so he headed north of the border to check out the trails for himself.
For the first time there’s a bill in Congress that proposes to end the blanket ban on mountain biking in Wilderness areas. Will the bill actually become a law? And why are some mountain bikers actually opposed to the bill? Here's the story.
We all love to see the pros and their polished pit areas, but what about all the privateers that fill out the field at many top tier races? We go deep into the mix of caravans and riders at the recent EWS event in La Thuile.