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Throwback Thursday: Greg Minnaar vs. Dan Atherton in 2008

Since the 2020 Sea Otter is not going to happen this year, we thought we’d share a shot from one of our favorite Sea Otter Classics of the past.  This was the Dual Slalom event at the Sea Otter in April of 2008. We don’t remember now what the temperature was this day, but the […]

Throwback Thursday: Ray’s MTB, Cleveland, Ohio, January 2009

We shot this photo of a dad teaching his son riding skills at Ray’s MTB (https://raysmtb.com/)in Cleveland, Ohio, in January 2009. The indoor mountain bike park was the creation of Ray Petro, who opened the park on Thanksgiving weekend in 2004, and it’s still open today. MBA’s John Ker, who shot the photo, spent almost […]

Throwback Thursday: Fat Biking in the Polar Vortex

 We posted this five years ago, in December 2014. We’re talking about some serious cold winter riding here: When the “Polar Vortex” came down from the Arctic Circle last winter, it brought the coldest temperatures seen in years to the Midwest. It so happened that there was a bike race at the same time. Dave Gray […]

Throwback Thursday: Mountain Biking Near Bend, Oregon

Our friends at Cogwild Adventures took us mountain biking in the hills all around  Bend, Oregon. This was one of the many memorable places. If you look closely you’ll see two riders above the top of the cliff riding the ridgeline on one of the trails. The scenery was epic. Photo: John Ker/Mountain Bike Action