It used to be hard finding riding gear I liked. Fortunately, thanks to companies like Shredly, Maloja, Zoic, Sombrio and for 2015, Troy Lee Designs, my most difficult decisions are based on what colors I feel like wearing. I am particularly fond of the Troy Lee Designs Skyline long sleeve jersey in camo/turquoise. It features […]
Riders gathered at McInnis Park in San Rafael Wednesday for the Summit Shorty. A short track mountain bike race, the series runs for six weeks every Wednesday evening from April 22nd – May 27th. Hosted by Acme Bikes, the course is a mile long, primarily on single track with a short grind up on pavement and plenty of beautiful views. Riders can pre-register […]
Troy Lee Designs is a household name in the world of moto and mountain bike racing. Known for bold and bright color palettes and graphics, TLD is a common sight on the trail— on men. For the average trail riding woman, not so much. Prepare for that to change. The 2015 TLD women’s collection has come a long way […]
San Francisco’s first ever bike park is close to becoming a reality with $550,000 raised to date; unfortunately it is still not enough to get the project shovel ready. To get over the last hurdle, the McLaren Bike Park founders are hosting an event this Sunday, April 26th. The Goal: raising funds for construction documents — the last pedal stroke […]
We decided to run them head to head on the new flow style trail at Crockett Hills Regional Park to see which bike – and brother – would come out ahead.
We’re always on the lookout for stylish, functional mountain bike apparel, so when ZOIC reached out asking if we wanted to review several pieces from their collection, we took a look, then were immediately on board. Based out of sunny southern California, ZOIC offers light weight trail riding clothing that works well when the temperatures start to rise.
Located 20 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee, Ray’s MKE is one of the two largest indoor mountain bike parks in the country. (Ray’s Cleveland is the other) They pack a serious amount of awesome into the park; I spent a little over 11 hours riding in two days and it went by way too quickly. This place is huge, […]
My fangirl affair with DHaRCO riding kit continues, prompting me to post yet another Style Check after a recent purchase — the women’s gravity shorts and matching 3/4 trail jersey in blue. As I stated in my previous post, (click here) I’m drawn to DHaRCO’s bright feminine colors, tailored cuts and well thought out ensembles. So much so that I […]
Southern Oregon has become a popular mountain biking destination thanks to the fun trail network on Mount Ashland. The entire region is filled with amazing potential for riding terrain, and thanks to income from single track tourism, other parts of the region are being developed as riding destinations. One of these is located just up the […]
Club Ride made their name with casual but functional pieces that buck tradition. You don’t have to resemble a stuffed sausage on the trail, and the world is better for it. For 2015 they’ve expanded their line with additional looks that have a cut and silhouette more along the lines of traditional riding garb, but […]
We’re big fans of any efforts to help build the riding community, especially in Marin County where getting access to trails is a constant struggle. This up and coming weekend, Access 4 Bikes is hosting an Outdoor Adventure Film Festival to raise funds and awareness of their challenges ahead.
The Santa Cruz pump track scene is blowing up! Construction on the new Scotts Valley pump track is complete, and it is now open to the public, with the official grand opening happening this weekend. MBOSC is hosting the shindig on October 4th, 2014 that will feature a ribbon cutting, demo by local pro riders and raffle prizes. […]