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  1. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Nestled on the dry side of Oregon, Bend is one of the nation's premiere MTB riding destinations. When Carson Storch was about 16 years old, he realized he was having more fun riding mountain bikes than doing anything else. So he made it his primary goal to make the sport his life focus. Today...
  2. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Bend's unique location provides residents access to densely forested regions, desert like terrain, and year round adventures. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. It's a beautiful place. The weather is great, you have two world class cities in close proximity (and I'm not referring to San...
  3. Vacations & Destinations
    Update: Dec 3 with the final update from Andy Lightle and Mark De Ponzi The Bend Conspiracy Round 2 Mark DePonzi From 1977 up until this last trip with the Boys from MTBR, I have been going to Bend to visit my grandparents as many as 2-3 times a year, every year. So you might say I know a...
  4. Vacations & Destinations
    The Bend Experiment Road trips are a big part of the mountain bike lifestyle. Day trips or week-long trips define us and our appreciation for life and our sport. Read on and share in our adventures called the Bend Experiment. We'll publish three articles on this adventure. The lodging and city...
  5. Vacations & Destinations
    The Bend Experiment What would happen if you took seven of the most stoked members of mtbr on a bike and beer adventure in Bend, Oregon - one vehicle, one house, one schedule. Would there be fun to be had? Would they still talk to each other after the trip? Mtbr sent a few emails and within a...
  6. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    The Oregon Mountain Bike Enduro Series is under way and we have some highlighted video from Round 1 taken at Wanoga Sno-Park in Bend. The 5 races series features world class trails, over 65 volunteers and cash prizes! The venues include: Bend, Ashland, Hood River, Sisters and Mt. Hood...
  7. Vacations & Destinations
    Update: Mtbr is going to Bend in April and our host Lev forwarded us this video to get us ready. Video by Lev Stryker This is Whoops trail. It is a couple miles long and drops about 500 feet. There is minimal braking as it is perfectly carved. A beginner can ride this trail but watch what...
  8. General Discussion
    Bend, Oregon is a great little town that is quickly becoming a hub of outdoor activities. Whether it is skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing in the winter or mountain biking, hiking, and kayaking during the summer, Bend is a great place to be anytime of the year. If you are seeking a...
  9. General Discussion
    Bend, Oregon to Host the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Presented by Greenware Season Finale December 10-11, 2011 (BEND, Ore.)- Officials from the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross announced today they have accepted a bid from Visit Bend to host the final two races of the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross...
  10. Oregon
    from tim z! <p style='margin:0; padding:6px 0;' id='VitalSlideshowCaption'><a href='http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/2011-Bend-Super-D,2536/Slideshow,0/sspomer,2'>2011 Bend Super D</a> — More <a href='http://www.vitalmtb.com'>Mountain Bike</a> <a...
  11. Oregon
    I have a few events this year that I am training for. Next week, on June 8th, I want to ride 100 miles in the Bend area. I don't like to repeat trails much; so, at this time of year it is more difficult. I have been doing the Helipad, COD/GS (and variations) loop, and connected it to DRT...
  12. Squaw Creek - Agent 99

    Squaw Creek - Agent 99

    Sisters, OR
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