CHECKING OUT THE KETOGENIC DIET

Both mountain and road cyclists are famous for wanting to trim weight from their bikes. Unfortunately, it can cost thousands of dollars to make bikes even a few pounds lighter. It's said that riders should do whatever they can to reduce…
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Could Eating More Salt Make You a Better Mountain Biker?

This author claims eating more salt will increase endurance, strengthen bones, and make you happier, too

      By John Ker/Mountain Bike Action      In his book, "The Salt Fix: Why the Experts Got It All Wrong—and How Eating More Might Save Your Life, " Dr. James DiNicolantonio says that cutting salt from our diets has actually worsened…
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The Martin Maes Suspension

How it happened

Earlier this year, Martin Maes was dominating the Enduro World Series. He had won the first three races of the year. Then things changed. Above: Martin Maes's leg, with the cut that brought about his problems. What follows is the…
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MOUNTAIN BIKE HALL OF FAME: 2019 INDUCTEE-ELECTS

Here are the riders/industry people who have been elected for induction this year

Four new people have been elected to join the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in September. Below are the biographies of the "inductee-elects" as reported on the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame website. The four inductee-elects won't officially…
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Throwback Thursday: Pedalfest Racing, 2014

 It's hard to believe this was five years ago. This was from one of the Pedalfest races from May of 2014. The 2019 Pedalfest race series concludes this week.  The final race of the season takes place today (Thursday, June 13th) with most of…
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Throwback Thursday: Saddle Height, 1989

Mountain Bike Action editor Zapata Espinoza gave a demonstration 30 years ago of proper leg extension for mountain biking. The saddle position in our top photo here is a little too low, which can be seen by how much the left knee is bent.…
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Throwback Thursday: Aaron Gwin vs. the Photographers

A scary moment from Mont-Sainte-Anne, almost 10 years ago

This was one of the scariest photos that MBA photographer John Ker has ever taken in nearly 30 years of mountain bike photography.  This was during the World Cup race at Mont-Sainte-Anne, nearly ten years ago. Aaron Gwin came flying…
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MORE FROM NAHBS

More Stuff from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show

Perfect weather outside brought the crowds to Sacramento for the second day of the NAHBS event. Many of the bike brands at the NAHBS event are ones that many mountain bike enthusiasts have never heard of before, such as Black…
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SMALL COMPANIES’ HANDMADE BIKES ARE THE BIG SHOW AT NAHBS

The North American Handmade Bike Show is in Sacramento, California

There are plenty of interesting bikes to be seen at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Sacramento, California, this weekend. This Olivetti bike (called the Wopcycle) looks like three different bikes depending on your angle of…
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NAHBS 2019

This Weekend in Sacramento, California

This Isen mountain bike has one of the most beautiful finishes of all the bikes on display at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Sacramento, California. Check back later this weekend…
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