Gunman Robs Mountain Biker, Shuts Down Pisgah Trail System

(Via Blue Ridge Outdoors). A mountain biker in the Pisgah National Forest was robbed at gunpoint this weekend. While climbing a fire road with a friend, an SUV rolled up behind them, a man named Phillip Michael Stroupe II got out, then allegedly pressed a…

Gallery: National XC Championships, Cannock Chase

Annie Last and Grant Ferguson took wins this past weekend in the National XC Championships at Cannock Chase. There’s a full report from British Cycling below, and they sent through this gallery too. Pre-race meditations… or perhaps an itch. Annie Last pulling ahead. This was…

Commencal Supreme SX Brings DH Tech To The Trail

While it’s common to see brands simplify their ranges and reduce the number of bikes on offer, Commencal has been moving in the other direction and is actually launching more models. Their latest bikes actually take off where older bikes ended and we’ve seen a…

Atherton And Williamson Defend National Championships Titles

For the second year in a row, both Rachel Atherton and Greg Williamson stole the show at the Rhyd Y Felin course in Wales for the British National Championships to retain their title for another year. Greg Williamson managed to keep just ahead of Charlie…

10 Dropper Posts Tested & Reviewed

In Issue #109 of Singletrack Magazine, we put 10 different height-adjustable seatposts through the grinder as part of our Dropper Post Group Test. An optimist once told me that things could always be better. Prior to that conversation, I had always thought that was actually…

POCKET FULL OF GARDEN. Deus Ex Machina Ride Bali’s Volcanoes

Written by Tom Hawkins. When you’re planning a trip, the most important thing on the list is a few like-minded friends to accompany you on your journey. People who are there for the ride and don’t really care about the destination. So that’s what we…

Videos: Will Greenfield

Based in the Surrey Hills, Will Greenfield makes some great short mountain bike films of himself and other riders. One thing we really like is that he shows mistakes: rather than editing loads of b-roll down into the most super-serious, mega-rad edit possible; some of…

The Weekly Dose of Fat – July 21st 2017

The 509 TI Jabit III ridden by Cole House to victory in the 2017 USA Cycling Fat-Bike National Championship on display up at Broken Spoke Bike Studio in Green Bay, Wisconsin We’ve got plus and fat-bike testing going on here in Wisconsin and out in…

Video: Wallride Madness

Whatever you’re doing – important stuff, or just banging your head against a wall, take a break and watch this. OK, it’s BMX not mountain biking, but it is worthy of a four minute detour in the land of little wheels and low slung jeans….