HOW WORLD BICYCLE RELIEF IS CHANGING LIVES ONE BICYCLE AT A TIME

World Bicycle Relief mobilizes individuals, their families and entire communities to thrive

In developing regions of the world, millions of people walk for miles each day just to survive. On foot, individuals race against the sun to complete everyday tasks. Distance is a barrier to attending school, receiving healthcare, and…
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2021 PROVING GROUNDS

Dylan Stark shows his capabilities // Photos by Peter Jamison

The 2021 Proving Grounds kicked off again this year at the Oregon Dirt Park just outside of Bend, Oregon. Flash back to 2019 when Proving Grounds was born. The concept was to blur the lines between big mountain and slopestyle, and in this…
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Rapha Trail 3/4-Sleeve Jersey and Trail Shorts

High-end apparel worth the price of admission

Rapha may be a new apparel brand for mountain bikers, but it has been a mainstay for roadies since 2004. Wrecking crew members who crossed over to the road side of things and were familiar with the brand at its start thought it took a few…
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MBA LONG TERM TEST: NORCO SIGHT VLT C1

One of the most versatile e-mountain bikes we’ve tested

The Canadian brand Norco brought the heat for 2022 with its updated VLT line of e-mountain bikes. Norco will offer a shorter-travel, trail-style Fluid VLT; an enduro, heavy-hitting Range VLT; and the Sight VLT. Norco offered Mountain Bike…
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GT ZASKAR: MORE THAN JUST A BIKE

How a classic from mountain bike's golden era continues to evolve

By: Nick Claire Over a span of three decades, the GT Zaskar has seen a progression in its design and application. Early on in its development, this bike became “the ultimate all-around bike,” as Hans Rey described it. It’s the only bike to…
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How a Backyard Bike Shed Launched a Business

Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski was one of America’s top cross-country mountain bike stars, winning 15 national championships before retiring from racing five years ago. His wife, Heather Irmiger, was also a pro XC racer and national champion on the…
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