Mountain Biking Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Should I Get Disc Brakes or Rim Brakes?
Compare the pros and cons of disc brakes versus rim brakes for mountain bikes. Learn what it takes to switch from rim brakes to disc brakes.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 17.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 18.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 3.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 2.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 14.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 10.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 8.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 7.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 5.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 4.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 13.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 9.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 11.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 15.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 16.

5 Exercises to Prevent Common Cycling Ailments
These are specific exercises and stretches that you can do to prevent the harmful effects of excessive flexion, which can be done before and after you bike.

What Should My Bike Seat Height Be?
Setting proper bike seat height for your size. Ensuring joint health, pedaling efficiency, and comfort while riding your bike or mountain bike with the proper seat height position. Advice for mountain bikes and other bikes.

Interview With E-Bike “Expert” User
“If users are experts, I am one,” says Ruth Nemzoff, Ed.D., age 74 “and a half.”

Mountain Bike Frame Materials
Understanding the different frame materials for a mountain bike.

Stick With Your Fitness & Nutrition Goals During The Holidays
Tips to keep you on track this holiday season.

Skip The Scale: Non-Traditional Ways To Measure Weight Loss
Weight is only one of the possible measurements to assess improvement in health. Improvement in body mass index, waist circumference, and cholesterol or triglycerides are other possible indicators.

Mountain Bike Event Coverage
Find the latest on mountain bike tournaments and events, and delve into how to race.

Mountain Bike Culture & Lifestyle - Living & Mountain Biking
What does it mean to be a mountain biker? Are you part of the mountain bike culture? Of course you are, mountain bike culture is as diverse as any sport. learn how different people live their mountain biking lifestyle.

Mountain Biking Tips Techniques - beginner intermediate freeride downhill
Looking to learn some new mountain bike skills, impress your friends, or just get more enjoyment from your rides? Get advice on mountain biking cross country to all mountain trail riding to freeride stunts and downhill racing.

Northstar at Tahoe - Mountain Biking Northstar at Tahoe
Northstar at Tahoe offers plenty of downhill options for mountain bikers of all types. Page 6.

Northstar at Tahoe - Mountain Biking Northstar at Tahoe
Northstar at Tahoe offers plenty of downhill options to suit all types of mountain bikers. Page 4.

Northstar at Tahoe - Mountain Biking Northstar at Tahoe
Northstar at Tahoe offers plenty of downhill options to suit all types of mountain bikers. Page 3.

Northstar at Tahoe - Mountain Biking Northstar at Tahoe
Northstar at Tahoe offers plenty of downhill options to suit all types of mountain bikers. Page 2.

Northstar at Tahoe - Mountain Biking Northstar at Tahoe
Northstar at Tahoe offers plenty of downhill options to suit all types of mountain bikers.

Mountain Bike Skills - Skills for Mountain Biking
Looking to grow your mountain biking skills? Look no further! Find maintenance tips, riding how-to's and fitness & training info here.

5 Great Cycling Apps for Mountain Bikers
Five mountain biking apps you won't want to leave home without. Navigate trails, track your workout, stay safe and more from the palm of your hand.

Beginner Mountain Biking Skill Workshop - Step 5
A step by step guide to beginner mountain Bike skills to help make the riders first rides easier. A basic set of bike skills to master before heading out on the mountain bike trails.

Beginner Mountain Biking Skill Workshop - Step 6
A step by step guide to beginner mountain Bike skills to help make the riders first rides easier. A basic set of bike skills to master before heading out on the mountain bike trails.

Beginner Mountain Biking Skill Workshop - Step 7
A step by step guide to beginner mountain Bike skills to help make the riders first rides easier. A basic set of bike skills to master before heading out on the mountain bike trails.

Beginner Mountain Biking Skill Workshop
A step by step guide to beginner mountain Biking skills to help make the riders first rides easier. A basic set of beginner mountain bike skills to master before heading out on the mountain bike trails.

Beginner Mountain Biking Skill Workshop - Step 2
A step by step guide to beginner mountain Bike skills to help make the riders first rides easier. A basic set of bike skills to master before heading out on the mountain bike trails.

Beginner Mountain Biking Skill Workshop - Step 3
A step by step guide to beginner mountain Bike skills to help make the riders first rides easier. A basic set of bike skills to master before heading out on the mountain bike trails.

Beginner Mountain Biking Skill Workshop - Step 4
A step by step guide to beginner mountain Bike skills to help make the riders first rides easier. A basic set of bike skills to master before heading out on the mountain bike trails.

Beginner Mountain Biking Skill Workshop - Step 8
A step by step guide to beginner mountain Bike skills to help make the riders first rides easier. A basic set of bike skills to master before heading out on the mountain bike trails.

How to Change a Bicycle Pedal: Step Five
Learn how to change a bicycle pedal with this step-by-step guide!

How to Change a Bicycle Pedal
Learn how to change a bicycle pedal with this step-by-step guide!

How to Change a Bicycle Pedal: Step Two
Learn how to change a bicycle pedal with this step-by-step guide!

How to Change a Bicycle Pedal: Step Three
Learn how to change a bicycle pedal with this step-by-step guide!

How to Change a Bicycle Pedal: Step Four
Learn how to change a bicycle pedal with this step-by-step guide!

How to Change a Bicycle Pedal: Step Six
Learn how to change a bicycle pedal with this step-by-step guide!

What is a 650B Mountain Bike and Why Would I Want One?
A quick look at the 650B mountain bike movement. Why you might want a 650B mountain bike and how they are different.

Mountain Biking In Moab, Utah
Once you know what trails to visit, mountain biking in Moab Utah is possible no matter how skilled a rider you are.

Raystown Lake Mountain Biking - Trail Review of Raystown Lake
The Allegrippis Trail System is 30-plus miles of singletrack designed by mountain bikers and built by the International Mountain Bicycling Association.

Deuter Hydro Lite 2.0 – Review of Deuter Hydro Lite 2.0
The small, sleek Deuter Hydro Lite 2.0 is the minimalist’s pack of choice.

Mountain Biking Destination: Juneau, Alaska
Discover the best mountain biking spots in Juneau, Alaska.

Sport Packer Plus Pannier Review
Ortlieb's Sport-Packer Plus panniers are ideal for your front rack, or lightweight bikepacking adventure.

Latest Mountain Biking: News, Tips and How-Tos
Welcome to your premier mountain bike resource. Find mountain biking tips, information, news, how-to's and discussions for riders of all levels.

5 Foods to Satisfy your Cravings
The foods you crave, and what you should eat instead.

2015 OutDoor Product Sneak Peek: Part 2
A list of products that debuted at the 22nd edition of OutDoor - Europe's leading outdoor trade show - that look to be a match made in mountain biking heaven.

2015 Father's Day Gift Guide: Part 2
Put down the tie. This year, get Dad something he actually wants for Father's Day.

Interbike 2012 - The 650b/27.5 Revolution
A list of the latest goods I saw at Interbike 2012 from manufacturers getting behind the medium wheel size.

Mother’s Day Fitness Gift Guide: Part 2
We’re here to help you think outside of the card-and-flower box. Take a look at these fitness-minded Mother's Day ideas and get inspired!

Mountain Bike Gear - Gear for Mountain Biking
Find a gear guide to mountain biking, plus buyer's guides, product reviews and more resources here!

Best Places to Mountain Bike in the United States
A list of the top places to mountain bike in the US.

Quick Fixes to Repair Common Bike Problems
Save time and money by learning some basic mountain bike maintenance to repair common bike problems yourself.

Trailbike Characteristics - Mountain Bike Varieties
A quick definition of a trailbike mountain bike. Description of the mountain bike category known as trailbikes. What makes a mountain bike a trailbike.

Product Reviews of Mountain Bike Accessories
The mountain bike is just the beginning. Find product reviews of all the mountain bike accessories, safety essentials, and other gear you need to make your mountain bike riding experience as good as it can be.

Basic Mountain Bike Maintenance
A few things you should do to keep your mountain bike running smoothly. Instruction and advice on the most basic mountain bike maintenance.

Mountain Biking Safety Tips for Beginners
The best way to get into mountain biking is with a safe start. These bike safety resources can help you get started mountain biking the right way.

Mountain Bike Reviews - Reviews Bikes & Framesets
Great resources and reviews to help inform you about a mountain bike before you buy it. Detailed information on bike performance and vital statistics.

Mountain Bike Components - Product Reviews
Find product reviews of mountain bike components you might want to upgrade to. Look up reviews of bike components on a mountain bike you are thinking about purchasing or simply find reviews of the components you may already have on your bike.

Flat Tire Repair - Standard & Tubeless
Get help on what to do with a flat tire. Both standard tire/tube as well as tubeless system tire flats are covered.

Learn to Ride - Beginners Mountain Bike Riding Tips and Advice
Useful mountain bike riding tips and resources to help beginner mountain bikers enjoy their first days out on the trails

More Advanced Repair & Maintenance
Mountain biking guides and resources to help with mechanical repairs of your mountain bike and its components. Mechanics manuals and advice on bicycle repair.

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On Trail Mountain Bike Repair
On trail mountain bike repairs can be easy if you travel with the right tools and know what to do ahead of time. Don't get caught unprepared. Read these guides and resources before you get stuck out in the woods.

Regional Mountain Bike Trail Links - Local Trail Guides & Resources
There are a lot of local mountain bike trail associations and mountain bike trail resources for specific regions around the world. These are the people who really know their area. Look here to find and submit links to your local trail resources.

Mountain Bike Technology - Mountain Bike Technology & Innovations
Take a look at the mountain bike technologies and innovations that drive the industry. Find out about the latest trends in mountain bike technology as well as the the technologies they are replacing.

Mountain Bike Gift Guide - Gifts For Mountain Bikers
Mountain bike gift guides to help find the perfect mountain bike gifts for the lucky mountain biker you know. Mountain bike gift guides arranged by price and category. Quick and easy gift suggestions for mountain bikers.

Mountain Bike Glossary - Glossary of Mountain Bike Terms
Trying to find out what to call that odd looking mystery piece on your bike? Want to learn the lingo? Learn what mountain bike term means what with this mountain bike glossary

Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

How to Fix a Flat Tire- Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

How to Fix a Flat Tire- Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

How to Fix a Flat Tire- Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

How to Fix a Flat Tire- Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

How to Fix a Flat Tire- Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

How to Fix a Flat Tire- Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

How to Fix a Flat Tire- Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

How to Fix a Flat Tire- Fix a Flat Mountain Bike Tire
A step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. Its easy to learn how to fix a flat tire, it just takes a few minutes and a few tools.

Definition of Endo with Mountain Bikes
Learn what the definition of

Tutorials for Every Level Mountain Biker
Mountain bike tutorials to help you become the mountain biker you want to be. Quick lessons on improving your own mountain bike skills as well as learning some new ones.

Mountain Biking in Ketchikan Alaska
Where to mountain bike in Ketchikan, Alaska.

5 Best Pilates Exercises for Mountain Bikers
5 Best Pilates Exercises for Mountain Bikers

Kingdom Trails Mountain Bike Trail Network
Kingdom Trails in Vermont offers mountain bikers miles of twisty, flowing singletrack through a thick forest of green.

7 Essential Pieces of Mountain Biking Gear
Overwhelmed by all the gear options for mountain bikers? We've narrowed down the top seven pieces of gear for hitting the trail. Don't leave home without them!

Spin to Stay Active in the Off-Season
Join a spin class to keep on top of your mountain bike game.

The Importance of Proper Cycling Form
Bad form on the bicycle can lead to myriad aches and pains. Read about solutions for common cycling complaints.

What Type Of Mountain Bike Pedals Are Right For You?
Clipless, platform or cages: how to choose the right pedals for your mountain bike.

Do You Need A 29er Mountain Bike?
These days, you'd be hard-pressed not to see a 29er mountain bike on your local trails, but should you switch to bigger wheels yourself?

6 Healthy Strategies For Surviving The Holidays
These strategies for a healthy holiday season will keep you from hiding in the corner eating carrot sticks and drinking water.

Fitness & Training
Fitness and mountain biking go hand in hand. We can help you reach your goals, whether it's getting in shape or making it to the top of your local mountain bike trail.

How To Modify Your Exercise Routine In The Off-Season
Temporarily switching the type of exercise you do to running or weight lifting will have a positive effect by giving cycling muscles a break and training others.

Stay Motivated This Winter. Here’s How.
Think outside the box. Tips to keep your head in the fitness game during the long, cold winter months.

13 Ways To Make Exercise A Priority
Thirteen tips to maintain your fitness while juggling the commitments of the holiday season.

5 Great Strength Training Exercises For Cyclists
Five good strength training exercises for cyclists to perform during the less-than-motivating winter months.

4 Easy Strategies For A Healthy Holiday Season
It's easy to slip away from your healthy routines during the holiday season. Fortunately, there are easy strategies to prevent that from happening.

Holiday Fitness Tips From The Pros: Part 1
Pro mountain bikers discuss why it's important for athletes to maintain their fitness during the holiday season.

3 Steps To Tune Up Your Bike
Follow these three easy steps and you'll have your bike tuned up in no time.

Nutrition Tips for Cyclists
Proper cycling nutrition will improve your performance on the bike.

8 Healthy Benefits of Mountain Biking
Mountain biking benefits you physically, emotionally and socially. That's right, your favorite sport is also very good for your health.

How to Clean Your Mountain Bike and Tools for the Job
Cleaning your mountain bike isn't as hard as it sounds. Learn where to wash and what tools are needed for the job.

4 Things To Take on Every Mountain Bike Ride
Carry these essential items with you while mountain biking. Every time.

Mountain Bike This Winter
If mountain biking in winter makes you want to hibernate, try migrating to one of these warmer spots instead.

13 Ways To Avoid Winter Weight Gain
Thirteen cycling tips to exit the holiday season without losing fitness or happiness.

Holiday Fitness Tips From The Pros: Part 2
Maintain your health and fitness during the holiday season as it will be your starting point for the next year of mountain biking.

23 Reasons to Stay Fit This Fall – Part 1
We asked a handful of fitness professionals to share with us why it’s so important to maintain an exercise routine through those long, cold months. Here are the reasons they gave.

Mountain Bike Safety Tips
Improve mountain biking safety by wearing a helmet and riding in control.

What to Wear Winter Mountain Biking
Don’t let frosty weather keep you from hitting the trails. Learn how to dress for winter mountain biking.

Mountain Biking Gifts For $10 & Under
Don't break the bank. Here's a list of the best mountain biking buys for $10 and under.

How To Repair a Torn Mountain Bike Tire
A torn mountain bike tire on the trail can spell disaster for the rest of your ride, but there is hope if you know what to do, and if you have the right supplies.

Mountain Biking Rules of the Trail
The official mountain biking rules of the trail straight from the people who created them.

Do You Need a Women's Specific Mountain Bike?
You want a bike that'll not only fit you like a glove, but also complement your skills, so that you ride to the best of your ability -- whether it's labeled a

23 Reasons to Stay Fit This Fall: Part 2
We asked fitness professionals to share their most compelling reasons for staying active during winter months.

Mountain Biking Buyers Guide - Bikes Components and Accessories
Helpful mountain bike buyers guides and product reviews to make your mountain bike, bicycle accessory, component, and other mountain biking related product buying decisions easier.

Interbike 2015 Product Peeks: Part 3
Here is a sneak peek at the products that caught our attention before they hit bike shop shelves this spring.

Interbike 2015 Product Peeks: Part 2
Update your collection of gear (if needed, of course) to give yourself some shiny new motivation for the upcoming mountain biking season.

Interbike 2015 Product Peeks
From hydration packs to helmets, be on the lookout for these new or improved pieces of equipment to hit bike shops next year.

Where To Apply Sunscreen Before A Ride
Cyclists, cover these tricky spots before heading out on your next ride to prevent sunburn.

Eurobike 2015 Trends: Electric, Adventure & Plus-Size
In 2016, expect to see the following in your local bike shops: electric mountain bikes, 27.5-plus wheels and adventure bikes/gear.

New Mountain Biking Terminology
Master the definition of these terms and you’re halfway to a successful mountain biking season.

Eurobike 2015 Product Peeks
These innovative products caught my eye at Eurobike this year. Look for them to shake things up in your local bike shops next year.

The Coolest Bikes & Gear For Kids In 2016
If you have a child in your life who is destined for two wheels, keep these items in mind to ensure they stay on the right (single)track.

5 Outdoor Ideas For Fall Fitness
What better way to enjoy the outdoors than to quicken your pulse with an alfresco workout?

Light & Motion Urban 400: Reviewed
The Light & Motion Urban 400 is an ideal light for relatively short mountain bike rides after dark.

Giant Cypher 1 Mountain Bike Review
With a plush five inches of travel and a lightweight setup, the Giant Cypher mountain bike will put you at ease on even the gnarliest trails.

Shimano MW80 Mountain Bike Shoe: Rewiewed
The comfy and cozy Shimano MW80 makes riding enjoyable in the coldest of months.

Wissahickon Valley Park Mountain Biking Trails
Cyclists flock to Wissahickon's mountain biking trails for good reason - great riding just a short pedal away from Philadelphia.

Breezer Thunder Comp Mountain Bike Review
Light and lively, the Breezer Thunder Comp won't break the bank and is worth a test ride of your own.

29er Mountain Bikes: Who Needs One?
A 29er is the name for a mountain bike that has 29-inch wheels. Should you be riding one?

Types Of Mountain Biking
Curious what the most common types of mountain biking are? Look no further.

Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park Is A Vegas Must-Ride
Just a short drive from The Strip, Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park is worth the trip when visiting Vegas!

Are E-Mountain Bikes Cheating?
While road KOMs could fairly easily be set by inexperienced riders on e-bikes, it would still take a very experienced mountain biker to get a KOM on single track.

The Future of E-Mountain Bikes
Many in the industry feel that electric bikes are going to be the hottest trend in the next few years.

Introducing 27.5+ Tires (Part 1)
You may have just gotten behind the 27.5 movement, but don’t get too comfortable because there’s a new size arriving in 2016: 27.5+.

Introducing 27.5+ Tires (Part 2)
Not quite as big as a fat bike tire and not as small as a traditional all-mountain tire, 27.5+ tires are nestled in the middle.

650B Mountain Bikes
A quick look at 650B mountain bikes and 650B wheel sizes.

BarMitts Mountain/Flat Bar Review
Warm up those hands on your next winter ride with the mountain/flat bar mitt from BarMits.

Which Mountain Bike Wheel Size Is Right for You?
Learn the merits and shortcomings of each mountain bike wheel size to determine which is right for you.

Trail Review of 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo
The 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo race course in Tucson, Ariz., showcases the state’s stunning desert scenery.

A Comparison Between Standard and Tubeless Bike Tires
A comparison of tubeless tires vs. standard mountain bike tires. A look at why you might want to switch from your standard system to a tubeless tire system or why you might want to stay with what you have.

Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert - Bike Review
Ride, feel, and performance of the Specialized Stumpjumper. What to expect before riding the Specialized Stumpjumper FSR.

What Is Fat Biking?
What are fat bikes for? How do they work? How much do they weigh? Is there anything they can't do?

Injury Prevention
Learn how to prevent common mountain biking injuries.

The Great E-Mountain Bike Debate
Already quite popular in Europe, e-mountain bikes are met with objections and hesitations by many in the U.S. market.

Is E-Mountain Biking For You?
E-mountain biking can be a way to prolong or maintain participation in a sport they love beyond the years their bodies might otherwise allow.

What is E-Biking?
Electric bikes make hills less steep, headwinds less strong, and allow people of widely varying physical abilities to enjoy riding together.

Beginner Mountain Biking Basics Tips & Advice
Find guides and advice about mountain biking basics that give you all the basic skills needed to start mountain biking. Learn what you should know about mountain biking before you buy one.

The Gluten-Sensitive Athlete
What is gluten intolerance and how might it interfere with athletic performance?

Showers Pass Refuge Jacket Review
The Showers Pass Refuge Jacket is an ideal waterproof shell for on and off the bike.

First Report to Measure How Many Americans Ride Bikes
A closer look at the first-ever PeopleForBikes U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report, which measures bicycling involvement—“across all types of bicycling and all types of riders.”

Essential Bike Touring Gear
A list of gear I've found invaluable when bike touring.

All You Need To Know About Bikepacking
Learn the basics of a fast-growing trend in mountain biking: bikepacking.

5 Ways To Stay Fit During An Injury
While recovering from a sports injury can set your fitness back a bit, you don’t have to stop exercise completely. Maintain your fitness level by keeping active with a modified exercise routine.

Most Common Mountain Biking Maladies
Identify and prevent causes of cycling pain and injuries.

Essential Summer Mountain Biking Gear
Essential Summer Mountain Biking Gear

Bike Safely This Summer
Be it ticks, harmful UV rays or poisonous plants, learn how to keep out of harm’s way with the following articles.

Save Your Skin: Tips For Summer Mountain Biking: Part 1
We wanted to find out the best ways for outdoor enthusiasts to protect themselves from harmful UV rays and prevent skin cancer, so we turned to the experts to find out.

Take It Outside! Your Exercise Routine, That Is. (Part 1)
Don't know what exercises to do outside besides going for a run or biking? Here are a few gym substitution ideas.

Take It Outside! Your Exercise Routine, That Is. (Part 2)
On warm, sunny days, plenty of other athletes can think of just one thing: exercising outside. Here are a few ways to take your gym routine outdoors.

4 Indoor Exercises to Bring Outside This Summer
Training outside is not for everyone, but if you have passion, drive and a little creativity, there are plenty of options available for an amazing session.

2015 OutDoor Product Sneak Peek: Part 1
What follows is a list of gear that grabbed my attention as useful to the mountain biking population at Europe's leading outdoor trade show - OutDoor.

Mountain Biking Safety & Injury
The inherent dangers of mountain biking can be greatly reduced with proper riding techniques and safety equipment. When injury does occur, proper treatment and recovery time will get you back where you belong. With these resources, let us help keep you on the trail.

Mavic Crossmax SL Disc Wheelset Review
In the market for cross-country wheels? You won't be disappointed by the super lightweight and well-performing Mavic Crossmax SL Disc wheelset - except maybe by the price.

Revelate Designs Viscacha Seat Bag Review
The Viscacha is the “go-to seat bag for big adventures.” I put this claim to the test on a three-month bikepacking trip in Central Asia this past spring and was more than pleased with the results.

Ibex W2 Sport T Review
Made of 87% Merino and 13% nylon, this garment is Ibex’s lightest Merino tee--and the perfect piece of clothing to wear on steamy summer days.

2015 Father's Day Gift Guide: Part 1
This Father's Day, channel Dad’s passion for mountain biking and give him a gift he’ll enjoy and use.

How a Heart Rate Monitor Can Improve Your Performance
Heart rate monitors can help cyclists find and maintain the right exercise intensity to reach your goals.

How to Avoid Injury with Massage Therapy
Massage can help to relax athletes, decrease anxiety and shorten the time needed for muscles to recover, allowing cyclists to get the most out of each workout.

Spot The Signs of Dehydration
About.com caught up with Dr. Shufeldt to discuss dehydration: how to prevent it, how to identify the symptoms and how to remedy the situation.

Five Outdoor Strength Training Exercises for Mountain Bikers
Got cabin fever? Take your gym routine outside this winter.

Spring Back Into Shape
Fitness experts share the best ways to get back into shape after a period of inactivity.

Revelate Designs Sweetroll Handlebar Bag Review
With the proper carrying system and equipment, you’re next bikepacking adventure will be here faster than you can say “sweetroll.”

Healthy Eating Habits
Turn to these five, nutritious foods to fuel your body.

Cocoon Silk Mummy Liner Review
With the Cocoon silk mummy liner packed into your panniers, you can sleep anywhere on your next cycling adventure.

Mind Over Matter: Get Your Head In The MTB Game - Part 1
Mountain biking is full of physical challenges. But it doesn't take long to figure out that it also requires a good bit of mental toughness too.

Top Mountain Biking Mistakes to Avoid - Biking Better
Avoid these mountain biking mistakes.

Point 6 Hiking Tech Light Crew Sock Review
Made of merino wool, which naturally manages moisture, controls odor and regulates your body’s temperature, this sock is ideal for people participating in outdoor activity, such as cyclists.

Revelate Designs Ranger Frame Bag Review
Mounted within the main triangle of my bike, the Ranger was an ideal storage spot for heavy items, as the bag keeps the weight centered and lower to the ground.

5 Ways To Celebrate National Bike Month
Join the masses and celebrate the bicycle’s impact on your life. Don’t know where to start? We’ve devised a list of ways to honor your favorite two-wheeled machine.

Osprey Mira 26 Hydration Pack Review
When setting off on a multi-month bikepacking trip this past spring, I needed a hydration pack that would not only hold enough water to quench my thirst on long days in the saddle, but also one that could transport plenty of accessories and gear. Enter Osprey’s Mira 26 hydration pack.

Women's Symphony Short Review
I have been wearing the Pearl Izumi Symphony Shorts for the past couple months on a mostly off-road bikepacking trip, providing me with plenty of time to put them through the paces.

Giro Reveille Bike Touring Shoe Review
Billed as a “women’s cycle touring shoe,” I brought these with me on a bike tour that has spanned 10 months and counting. While I can no longer profess my love for the Giro Reveille, I do still really like them, as evidenced by my decision to continue wearing them all this time.

Save Your Skin: Tips For Summer Mountain Biking: Part 2
We spoke with skin experts to find out how mountain bikers can protect themselves from the sun.

Identify and Prevent Skin Cancer
Mountain bikers spend a lot of time in the sun. But too much exposure can damage the skin in many ways.

How To Identify & Prevent Poison Oak, Ivy & Sumac
Learn more about these plants, where they grow, how to avoid them and how to treat a reaction to ensure your next foray into the forest is itch-free.

Mother’s Day Fitness Gift Guide: Part 1
Alternative Mother’s Day gift ideas for the fitness-minded mom in your life.

Pearl Izumi Women’s Journey Short
Pearl Izumi's Women's Journey Short are a stylish alternative to traditional mountain biking

Mind Over Matter: Get Your Head In The MTB Game - Part 2
In the name of mental motivation, About.com caught up with Kara Zakrzewski, Olympic-level mental toughness coach, to chat about setbacks, effective ways to get your mind in the game and why it’s important to ease back into a fitness routine.

Ortlieb Bike-Packer Plus Pannier Review
The Ortlieb Bike-Packer Plus panniers are well made and ideal for road or gravel bike touring.

Seatle Sports Fast Pack Pannier Review
A budget-friendly, take-anywhere pannier that's as comfortable on your next bikepacking adventure as it is on your commute to work.

Ortlieb Ultimate6 M Plus Review
With the Ortlieb Ultimate6 M Plus, you can access essential items quickly and easily on your next bikepacking adventure.

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Trekker Review
Take the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Trekker sleeping pad with you on your next bikepacking adventure, and you're guaranteed a good night's rest.

5 Treats For Your Mountain Biking Sweet
Get your cycling sweetheart what they really want this Valentine's Day.

What Is Tubeless & Why You Need It - Part 1
In Part 1 of this interview, Rich O'Neil of Stan's NoTubes discusses the benefits and downsides of tubeless technology.

JayP's Backyard Fat Pursuit
An interview with ultra-endurance cyclist Jay Petervary about his Backyard Fat Pursuit race.

What Is Tubeless & Why You Need It - Part 2
In Part 2 of this interview with Rich O'Neil of Stan's NoTubes, we take a look at the latest innovations and future expectations of tubeless mountain bike tire technology.

Mountain Biking Maintenance Repairs & Mechanics Advice
Learn how to get that squeaky, run down mountain bike back into shape. Easy guides to keeping your bike running smooth, fixing the most common mountain bike mechanical problems as well as upgrading your bicycle to improve performance.

Make (And Keep) Cycling Resolutions Like A Pro
Get inspired by the pros to stick with your fitness resolutions this year.

Cold Weather Cycling Tips
Learn how to ride in cold weather--tips from a USA Cycling Coach.

Best Mountain Bike Upgrades for Biking
Learn what to upgrade first on your mountain bike.

The Vegetarian Athlete
How can athletes maintain a vegetarian diet while enhancing their performance?

Todd Wells' New Year's Resolution Guide - Part 2
Todd Wells breaks down mountain biking resolution-making.

Todd Wells' New Year's Resolution Guide
Let Todd Wells guide your mountain biking resolutions.

Mountain Bike Trail Reviews and Mountain Bike Trail Resources
Good mountain bike trails make for good mountain biking. Let us help put you on the right track with our mountain bike trail reviews and resources. We'll help you find the best mountain bike trails in your area and around the globe.

2014/2015 Mountain Biking Gift Guide - Part 2
A list of gift ideas for the mountain biker in your life.

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Setting Proper Mountain Bike Tire Pressure
Setting your mountain bike tire pressure to the correct level for your riding style and terrain. How to determine what tire pressure to use in your mountain bike tires. Preventing pinch flats while maintaining optimal control of your mountain bike through proper tire pressure.

What Type of Mountain Bike Should I Get?
A quick guide to choosing the right type of mountain bike for you. How to decide what type of mountain bike will fit your needs best. Choosing between cross Country, all mountain (trailbike), freeride, and downhill mountain bikes.

Do I Need a Full Suspension Mountain Bike?
Full suspension mountain bikes are everywhere these days. Find out if a full suspension or a hardtail mountain bike is for you.

What is the Proper Position of My Bike Seat
Proper bike seat position for better comfort, joint health, and pedaling efficiency. A quick guide to setting proper seat angle and horizontal position.

Considerations Before Buying a Mountain Bike
A mountain bike buyers guide to lead you to a satisfying mountain bike purchase. This mountain bike buyers guide will help you put some thought into it before you lay down the cash. It will make the mountain bike buying process go a bit smoother.

How Much Mountain Bike Suspension Travel Do I Need?
How much suspension travel do you need on your mountain bike? Are you riding a mountain bike with the right amount of suspension travel for your riding style and terrain?

Mountain Bike Vacations Destinations and Events - Plan a Mountain Bike Vacation
Come travel the world with us to our favorite mountain biking events and destinations. Let us guide you on a mountain bike vacation with travel guides, travel advice, and recommendations for every skill level.

Hardtail - Definition of a Mountain Bike Hardtail
What is a hartail mountain bike? It's simple, check out our quick difinition of a mountain b ike hardtail.

All-Mountain Bike - Category Definition
A quick definition of an all-mountain mountain bike. Description of the mountain bike category known as all-mountain. What makes a mountain bike an all-mountain mountain bike.

7 Reasons You Need A Fat Bike Now
Haven't swung a leg over a fat bike yet? Here's why you need to change that.

5 Best Yoga Poses For Cyclists
Here they are! The 5 best yoga poses for cyclists.

Icebreaker Villa Skirt Review
A review of Icebreaker's Villa Skirt, and how it can benefit touring cyclists.

Giro Aspect Review
The Giro Aspect helmet gets the job done on any terrain--without calling attention to itself.

7 Mountain Bike Must-Haves This Season
Spring Mountain Biking Must-Haves.

2014 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
The latest cycling products from the biggest outdoor trade show.

2013 Mountain Biking Gift Guide
2013 mountain biking gift guide!

Ibex Seree Short Review
A review of the Ibex Seree Short.

OutDoor Industry Award Winners
A look at the Outdoor Industry Award winners from OutDoor 2014 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Injury Prevention: Patellar Tendinitis
Injury Prevention: Patellar Tendinitis

Spin Class Basics
Join a spin clas to stay strong on your bike

How to Train Like a Professional Mountain Biker
Learn How to Train Like a Professional Mountain Biker

All About CrossFit
All you need to know about CrossFit.

6 Ways to Stay Cool on Hot Rides
Find yourself mountain biking in hot weather? Use these tips to beat the heat.

Interbike 2013 Coverage - Part 3
About.com reveals the latest bicycling products to hit shelves in 2014.

Interbike 2013 Coverage - Part 5
The latest products from Pearl Izumi, GU and Hydrapak to hit bike shop shelves in 2014.

Interbike 2013 Coverage - Part 1
About.com reveals the latest bike trends to hit independent bike shops in 2014.

Interbike 2013 Coverage - Part 6
The latest products from Nutcase Helmets.

Eurobike 2013 Sneak Peek - Part 1
A look at the newest products to hit bike store shelves in 2014!

Interbike 2013 Coverage - Part 2
About.com reveals the latest bicycle products to hit shelves in 2014.

How to Mountain Bike Downhill: Step Two
Learn how to mountain bike downhill with this step-by-step guide!

How to Mountain Bike Downhill: Step Three
Learn how to mountain bike downhill with this step-by-step guide!

How to Mountain Bike Downhill: Step Four
Learn how to mountain bike downhill with this step-by-step guide!

How to Mountain Bike Downhill: Step Five
Learn how to mountain bike downhill with this step-by-step guide!

How to Ride Over a Log: Step Two
Learn how to mountain bike over a log with this step-by-step guide!

How to Ride Over a Log: Step Three
Learn how to mountain bike over a log with this step-by-step guide!

How to Ride Over a Log: Step Four
Learn how to mountain bike over a log with this step-by-step guide!

Ergon BD2 - Review of Ergon BD2 Hydration Pack
The Ergon BD2 strays from the tried-and-true hydration pack pattern—for good reason.

Mountain Bike Anatomy Basics
We break down mountain bike anatomy basics for you here.

Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes - How to Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes
Learn how to mount cleats on your bike shoes with this step-by-step guide!

Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes - How to Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes
Learn how to mount cleats on your bike shoes with this step-by-step guide!

Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes - How to Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes
Learn how to mount cleats on your bike shoes with this step-by-step guide!

Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes - How to Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes
Learn how to mount cleats on your bike shoes with this step-by-step guide!

Performance Enhancing Drugs in Professional Cycling
The role of performance enhancing drugs in professional cycling.

BOB Ibex Bicycle Trailer Review
BOB’s Ibex bicycle trailer is the ideal option for mountain bikers looking to get “lost” in the woods for a little bit.

Five Tips to Avoid Tick Bites
Five Tips to Avoid Tick Bites

A Cold Weather Guide to Mountain Biking
A Cold Weather Guide to Mountain Biking

OutDoor Product Sneak Peek - Part 2
Check out the latest mountain bike-friendly products from the 2014 OutDoor trade show.

OutDoor Product Sneak Peek - Part 1
Find out the latest products from the OutDoor trade show to hit bike shops soon.

Mountain Biking How To’s
From stretching to staying cool on the bike, learn how to do it all.

Kenda Small Block Eight Bicycle Tire Review
The Kenda Small Block Eight low profile makes the tire fast rolling on hard pack trails.

How to Quick Lube a Mountain Bike the Easy Way
A good mountain bike lube job is essential to a smooth running mountain bike. If you want to get out and ride but don't have time to do a thorough mountain bike lube there are just a few points you should pay attention to before you hit the trails.

SRAM or Shimano? - Is One Better Than Another?
A quick look at the two main drivetrain systems available to the mountain bike industry.

Santa Cruz Nomad - Bike Review
Everything you need to know about the Santa Cruz Nomad. Ride characteristics, pedaling efficiency, and general feel of the Santa Cruz Nomad.

The Basics of Olympic Mountain Biking
Olympic mountain biking is one of the youngest Olympic sports. Relatively speeking, the sport itself hasn't really been around that long either, but it's popularity and physical endurance requirements make it a perfect Olympic sport.

Do I Need a Women's Seat for My Mountain Bike?
A look at why some women's bicycle seats can cause so much pain and discomfort and what solutions there are to the problem. Women's bicycle seats and other options for women with serious bike seat comfort issues.

How to Set Up Your Mountain Bike's Cockpit
When is the last time you paid attention to your cockpit? No, we’re not talking about airplanes here. Learn how to set up your bike's cockpit.

Trek Bikes Fuel EX 7 (Review)
Mountain bike review of the Fuel EX from Trek Bikes. Our impression of the performance, feel and component spec of the Trek Bikes Fuel EX 7. Introduced for the Trek Bikes 2006 season, the Fuel EX is an XC bike with a little extra squish.

Taking Care of Business
Brush up on basic mountain bike maintenance skills.

Don’t Make These Mountain Biking Mistakes
Don't make these eight mountain biking mistakes!

No Gym, No Problem – Mountain Bike Strength Training
A two day, no gym required, strength training program for mountain bikers from MTB Strength Training System creator James Wilson. A serious at home or on the road mountain bike strength training program. Page 2.

No Gym, No Problem – Mountain Bike Strength Training
A two day, no gym required, strength training program for mountain bikers from MTB Strength Training System creator James Wilson. A serious at home or on the road mountain bike strength training program.

Kauai: Mountain Biking in Paradise
Mountain bike in Kauai. Mountain Biking.

Tips for Proper Stretching
Tips for cyclists for proper stretching.

2012 Mountain Bike Gift Guide: Children's Edition
Grow your child's passion for mountain biking with these appropriate, cycling-specific gifts.

Rainy Day Mountain Biking Activities
Here are some ways for mountain bikers to keep occupied during rainy days.

Interbike 2013 Coverage
Read about the latest cycling products to hit bike shop shelves.

Recommended Summer Mountain Biking Accessories
Recommended Summer Mountain Biking Accessories

CrossFit Injuries
Common CrossFit Injuries. Mountain Biking.

Bolle Phoenix Sunglasses Review
Bolle's Phoenix sunglasses provide quality protection and vision enhancement at a very reasonable price.

Smith PivLock V90 Review
Smith PivLock V90 Review. Mountain Biking.

Darn Tough Light Cushion Bike Socks
Not too thin and not too thick, these socks are

Women’s Elite Gel FF Glove
A review of Pearl Izumi's Women’s Elite Gel FF Glove.

Patagonia Women's Capilene® 2 Lightweight Crew Review
Patagonia Women's Capilene 2 Lightweight Crew Review

Raleigh XXIX Mountain Bike Review
Riding the Raleigh XXIX is a full-body workout--one that will ultimately make you a better mountain biker.

Pump Track Definition
Find out what a pump track is as it relates to mountain biking!

Fire Road
Learn what a fire road is! Mountain Biking.

Proper Nutrition for Mountain Bikers
Learn what to eat before, during and after a mountain bike ride.

Injury Prevention: Ulnar Neuropathy
How mountain bikers can prevent Ulnar Neuropathy.

Mountain Bike Racing Basics
Learn how to prepare for your first mountain bike race.

Buying Your Mountain Bike - Guides & Advice for Beginners
Find help to make your mountain bike buying experience easy and enjoyable. Handy mountain bike resources that will get you through your bike purchase and put you on the way to enjoying the trails.

How to Mount Cleats on Your Bike Shoes: Step One
Learn how to mount cleats on your bike shoes with this step-by-step guide!

How to Ride Over a Log: Step One
Learn how to mountain bike over a log with this step-by-step guide!

Bear Safety - What You Need to Know About Bear Safety
What you need to know about bear safety.

Olympic Mountain Biking Rules and Regulations
Find explanations of the rules and regulations that govern the Olympic mountain bike races.

Post Injury Recovery - Strategies to Help Restore Post Injury Strength and Function
A guide to making the best of your post injury recovery. Exercises and strategies to get your body back to prime condition after injury.

2005 Granny Gear 24 Hour Race Series Schedule - 24 Hour Racing
The full schedule of the 2005 24 hour race series from Granny Gear. Find out when to schedule your 24 hour race experience in 2005.

Roach Rally FR Armor - Knee/Shin Guards from Roach Clothing
Product review of the Rally FR Armor from Roach Clothing. Knee/Shin guards from Roach Clothing. The Open backed Roach Rally FR Armor, offering no nonsense protection for your legs.

How to Mountain Bike Downhill: Step One
Learn how to mountain bike downhill with this step-by-step guide!

Beginnings of the Mountain Bike
A quick look at the history of the beginnings of the modern mountain bike. How the mountain bikes we ride today got their start. The where, when, and how of modern mountain bikes. Page 2.

Notable Mountain Bike Innovations
A quick look at some of the more notable innovations that have changed the mountain bike industry. Page 3.

The Modern Mountain Bike
A look at the modern mountain bike. Where mountain bike technology has taken us and a little peak into the future. Page 4.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 12.

Northstar at Tahoe - Mountain Biking Northstar at Tahoe
Northstar at Tahoe offers plenty of downhill options to suit all types of mountain bikers. Page 5.

Mount Washington Valley - Mountain Biking New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley
New Hampshire's Mount Washington Valley offers a multitude of mountain biking options. Page 6.

Surly Pugsley Review
Extra wide rims and larger-than-normal tires make the Pugsley the ultimate adventure bike.

Berm - Definition of Berm
Learn what the definition of

Frame - Glossary Definition of a Mountain Bike Frame
What's a frame? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike frame.

Freeride - Glossary Definition Mountain Bike Freeride
What does freeride mean? It's simple, check out this definition of the mountain bike category known as freeride.

Hardpack - A Definition of Hardpack Soil Conditions
A quick look at hardpack soil conditions for mountain biking. What hardpack soil is like and what it will mean to the rider when riding in those conditions.

Pinch Flat - A Quick Definition of a Pinch Flat
What is a pinch flat? It's simple, check out this definition of a mountain bike pinch flat.

Full Suspension - Glossary Definition of a Full Suspension Mountain Bike
What does full Suspension mean? It's simple, check out this definition of a full suspension mountain bike.

Singletrack - Glossary Definition of Mountain Bike Singletrack
What does singletrack mean? It's simple, check out this definition of mountain bike singletrack.

Why Did My Rear Derailleur Go Into My Spokes?
The common causes of your derailleur going into your rear wheel spokes and how to prevent the problem. Its not uncommon to run your derailleur into the spokes of your rear wheel. When your derailleur goes into your spokes it can have disastrous consequences.

How to Build a Mountain Bike Trail - Build Your Own Mountain Bike Trail
Learn the basics of building a mountain bike trail.

Mountain Bike Gifts
A quick guide to our top ten mountain bike gifts. Great mountain bike gifts for your mountain biking friends and family.

Should You Mountain Bike on a Trail when It's Wet? - Riding Wet Trails
Mountain biking on wet trails can be very damaging to the trail, especially in certain soil types. Riding and damaging a wet trail can not only lead to erosion but can lead to trail closures.

What is Dual Slalom Mountain Bike Racing?
A definition of Dual Slalom mountain bike racing. What Dual Slalom racing is all about. Dual Slalom mountain bike racing rules and course description.

Mountain Bike Trails - Trails for Mountain Biking
Find mountain bike trail information and reviews here!

What is a Super D Mountain Bike Race
A quick explanation of the Super D mountain bike race. What makes a Super D mountain bike race different from other mountaiin bike races.

Flojos Xander Flip Flop – Review of Flojos Xander Flip Flop
Treat your feet after a long day on the bike!

A History Of Mountain Biking
An illustrated look at the history of mountain biking. An unbiased look at where mountain biking started, how it developed, and what it is today.

Snowbike - A Definition of the Snowbike
A quick definition of a snowbike. A simple explanation of what a snowbike is and how they are used.

2011 Sea Otter Classic
The 2011 Sea Otter Classic will feature exciting experiences for mountain bikers of all types.

Mountain Bike Skills - Skills for Mountain Biking
Looking to grow your mountain biking skills? Look no further! Find maintenance tips, riding how-to's and fitness & training info here.

Mountain Bike Skills - Skills for Mountain Biking
Looking to grow your mountain biking skills? Look no further! Find maintenance tips, riding how-to's and fitness & training info here.

Mountain Bike Gear
A gear guide to mountain biking. Lots of buyer's guides, product reviews, and other resources to get you all the gear you need for mountain biking.

Mountain Bike Skills - Skills for Mountain Biking
Looking to grow your mountain biking skills? Look no further! Find maintenance tips, riding how-to's and fitness & training info here.

Mountain Bike Progression - Taking Your Mountain Biking to the Next Level
Do you want to know how good of a mountain biker you can be? Whether it's better riding skills, better fitness, or taking better care of your bike, we'll help you get there.

Polar S520 Heart Rate Monitor & Cycle Computer - Polar S520 Product Review
Product review of the Polar S520 heart rate monitor and cycle computer. Using the Polar S520 as a cycle computer and as a heart rate monitor. Features and performance of the Polar S520 heart rate monitor and cycle computer.

Mountain Biking Photos - Mountain Bike Pictures & Photos
There's nothing like a few mountain bike photos or pictures to make you want to get out on the trail. Check out our gallery and get your fix today.

Mountain Bike Related Sports - Other Sports For Mountain Bikers
Mountain bikers tend to gravitate towards other active sports. Sometimes, when we aren't out on the trail we like to dabble in a few ourselves. We've put together some mountain bike related sport resources that will get you going in different ways.