First Look: Cannondale Jekyll 27.5 Enduro bike

Like some, we were skeptics when it came to the new Jekyll and its proprietary technology. But come explore with us and understand how this bike comes together and why it's worth considering for your next steed.   Read More »

Throwback Video: Marin's Repack downhill on CBS Evening Magazine in 1979

Although it’s a long way from Red Bull Rampage, mountain biking’s 1970’s network debut is still must-see TV.    Read More »

Compare-O Bottom Line: Cannondale Trigger 29 Carbon 2 has the good kind of split personality

The split personality Cannondale Trigger Carbon 2 has the climbing chops of a short-travel XC racer, but can rip descents like a true trail bike.    Read More »

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Switchback technique question

I have a section of trail that I just can't seem to ride. It is a downhill switchback that goes from left to right. It is a hairpin turn. On top of that the trail is really dry and loose and it is on a 45 degree slant downhill. As I approach to turn right into the switchback, my wheel keeps slid ... Read More »

True or False? - Uphill Switchback Uses Same Body Position as Track Stand

In attempting to put into words for a novice rider the proper way to maintain traction and make an uphill switchback, I boiled it down to: Learn how to track stand, then go do your uphill switchback. Does this seem like sound advice? I managed to demonstrate it, even rolling backwards a bit o ... Read More »

ibis article in Switchback magazine

Nice Ibis article in Switchback online magazine where they interview Scot Nicol: [url=http://www.switchbackmagazine-digital.com/]switchback[/url] It is a free online subscription that you can sign up for. According to the article: "I can tell you we are going to have several new bikes in ... Read More »

New switchback trail bypass

There is now a nice new switchback trail near the top of Rusty (3) Barrels. This allows for a nice in-the-saddle climb to the top. Or you can still stand-up and do the fireroad climb to the top too. Pops to the "engineers" on the design and layout.:thumbsup: BikingScottRead More »

Switchback - free digital subscription

Can't beat free... [url=http://www.switchbackmagazine-digital.com/switchback/?u1=PAL12]switchback[/url] updated this post with another magazine... [url=http://www.imbikemag.com/issue21/?Cover]Issue 21 | IMB | Free Mountain Bike Magazine Online[/url]Read More »

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