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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Can Drinking Beet Juice Improve Your Endurance?

It might be worth trying

We get a lot of emails about a variety of things. One that we received recently was a message touting the benefits of beet juice. It was from a company that sold a beet-juice supplement, and the company claimed that drinking beet juice…
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LORIS VERGIER SIGNS WITH TREK

FRENCH DOWNHILL STAR WILL RIDE FOR TREK IN 2021

Loris Vergier, the French downhill star,  revealed on January 1, 2021, that he will be riding for Trek in 2021. Here's what he shared on his Instagram page: Trek shared this image of Vergier on their Instagram page. We took a ruler to…
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Rear Derailleur Shootout, MBA, November, 1986

They looked a lot different back then

In looking over our second issue of MBA, dated November 1986,  we came upon this shootout of five rear derailleurs from almost 35 years ago. The article was written by future MBA editor Richard Cunningham, who was still making a living…
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