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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 […]

Looking Back 30 Years Ago

In looking back at the bikes from those days, one thing that stands out now is that nearly all the bikes were completely rigid with no suspension,…

Looking Back 10, 20 & 30 Years

Our November 1989 issue came out at a time when almost all mountain bikes were still rigid, 26-inch-wheel models. The term “hardtail” wasn’t even being used yet.

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 their own weight first. For that reason, we decided to explore one of the […]