Big Sky marketing director Chad Jones moved to Montana in 1997 to attend grad school at the University of Montana, and a master's degree in anthropology proved perfect for becoming a fully certified (AASI) snowboard instructor and examiner and eventually assuming the reins of Big Sky's marketing department. A trail runner and road rider first and foremost, he's a cardio animal who competes in triathlons in his spare time (personal best for a half-Ironman: 5 hours 22 minutes). To put it..Read More →
The Trans-Provence is a seven-day mountain biking race in the south of France that runs from Rochebrune to Monte Carlo. For anyone who has ever been to that part of the world, the area is, shall we say, hilly, and the race is billed as one where "the full spectrum of riders' technical mountain biking ability, fitness, and craft is tested to the limit on some of the wildest bikeable terrain in Europe," according to the race's website. Luckily for us, Bike magazine has a correspondent, Seb..Read More →
Ritchey built its first 650b bike back in 1977, and now, keeping with the trends and going full circle, it's producing a frame, tires, and wheels in this wheel size. To read Bike magazine's preview, click here.
Photo courtesy Bike magazine
If you were at Interbike (a bike trade show in Las Vegas) or follow Bike magazine's Instagram feed, then you know that they had a photo booth set up to shoot the latest and greatest products. (If you weren't there, now you know.) From that booth Bike magazine's photographer came away with over 362 magazine-quality images. Click here to view a sampling of some of them.
Shimano's XT wheels will now be available in size 29er. The "trail-riding" wheels will weigh in at about..
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You know you're in for a good time when you've got a shopping cart full of beer and you're heading to Downieville, California--a land of mountain lodges, singletrack, lakes, and rivers. And that's exactly what Cannondale's OverMountain team members Mark Weir, Ben Cruz and Jason Moeschler did recently for a film project. Go ahead, watch the boys mountain bike, fish, kayak, inner tube, cliff jump, and enjoy some bubbly and see if you can stay in your office chair for one more second.