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  1. Shocks and Suspension
    Hello guys I’m thinking about upgrading the fork on my yeti sb150 from a 170mm 38 fox performance to a 160mm 36 fox factory. I want the 36 since I am a lighter rider and don’t really need the extra 10mm for how I currently ride. I’m wondering if the 10mm difference would greatly affect the geo...
  2. Frame Building
    I have a 2014 canfield nimble 9 frame. It has a travel recommendation of 140mm but i was thinking about putting a 150-160mm. is the recommendation important.
  3. Shocks and Suspension
    Hey all, I'm currently running a 5010 with a Fox Float 34 and 140mm travel. I read somewhere that some forks allow you to adjust the travel just by changing the air shaft length. Hence, I am wondering if it's possible to convert my fork from 140 to 150 without the need to buy an entirely new...
  4. General Discussion
    There are so many insane singletrack trails that sit empty and are just waiting for mountain bikers to lay down rubber!!!!! What places do you mountain bikers suspect will emerge as the the newest and best mountain bike trails in the next couple of years?
  5. Vacations & Destinations
    Editor's Note: This sponsored post is courtesy of MTB Home. Surely you have heard the refrain. If you like riding mountain bikes even just a little, then Crested Butte deserves inclusion on your list of must-hit places to visit. But people say that same thing about lots of locales, making it...
  6. General Discussion
    Project selections for 2018 National Forest Trail Stewardship Grant Program have been announced, and the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) has recognized 23 of the 42 selections as trails that enhance places to ride mountain bikes in National Forests. "We thank the U.S. Forest...
  7. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    MTB Project is a great resource for finding riding routes that fit your style and skill level. No matter how long you've been riding at some point you will (or at least should) go in search of new trails. Some areas are easy to explore on your own, but others are downright confusing and even...
  8. Vacations & Destinations
    Adventure is alluring. The excitement of the unknown and the anticipation of what might happen, the siren song that seduces you to see what's around the next corner, the stories you'll tell your grandkids. Now add mountain biking to that spirited feeling. Suddenly you are flying quietly through...
  9. Vacations & Destinations
    Nearly 40 trail users showed up for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the former PCT trailhead now known as Gold Valley Rim Trail. The Lost Sierra region that includes the notorious Downieville Downhill is a model for true shared multi-use recreation, thanks in part to a strong partnership between...
  10. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Africa seemed determined to push Danny MacAskill and his adventure partners to their limits. Waking at 1am to begin their assault on the summit Mount Kilimanjaro, MacAskill, Hans Rey, and Gerhard Czerner were met by six inches of snow. Having hidden their bikes half-way to the summit the day...
  11. Vacations & Destinations
    About the scenery... Best let pictures tell the story. Editor's Note: This sponsored post is courtesy of MTB Home. With upwards of 750 miles of amazing mountain biking trails in the greater Gunnison-Crested Butte area, the only way to truly take it all in is pack up the U-Haul and move here...
  12. Vacations & Destinations
    Photo by Gabriel Amadeus, Limberlost Add this new route to your cycling bucket list. The Oregon Timber Trail is an iconic 668-mile backcountry mountain bike route spanning Oregon's diverse landscapes from the California border to the Columbia River Gorge that consists of more than 50-percent...
  13. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    When photographer Mattias Fredriksson called at the beginning of 2016, you could feel his excitement through the phone. He had an idea for Scott's next catalogue shoot, and he had arguments to sell it: the fjords, the mysterious ever-lasting Scandinavian light and trails still relatively unknown...
  14. Vacations & Destinations
    My first wintertime experience on a fat bike was underwhelming. So was my second. And my third. I wasn't sure if biking on snow was truly lame, or if I was just doing it wrong. All I kept thinking about was how I'd rather be skiing. So when the opportunity arose to visit Marquette on Michigan's...
  15. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    There are loads of optional lines, some easier than others. Check out the latest video from Jeff Lenosky's Trail Boss Series, this time coming to you from just outside Lyons, Colorado. In this episode, Lenosky heads to Hall Ranch to try to master the trail system's tough front side rock garden...
  16. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    It was late October when Thomas "der Professor" Schmitt decided to fit in one last adventure before winter hit the Alps. He set off for Brixen, a town in the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy, aiming for the Grosser Gabler alpine hut that sits nearly 8500 feet above sea level. But Mother...
  17. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Geoff Gulevich has established himself as one of the most photographed and filmed freeriders in the sport. The North Vancouver native is busy with slopestyle and freeride competitions, as well as photo and movie shoots all over the globe. He thrives on versatility, being as comfortable on remote...
  18. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Pull out your bike and strap on your helmet. The Oz Trails in Northwest Arkansas are open year-round. Check out this video of Lars Sternberg and Tyler Horton shredding the goods. Want to learn more about this area and its great riding. Check out this feature story on Tom Walton (yes, those...
  19. Vacations & Destinations
    The 486-mile Colorado Trail connects the mouth of Waterton Canyon southwest of Denver with Durango is the southwest corner of the state. Its highest point is 13,271 feet above sea level, and most of the trail is above 10,000 feet. Editor's Note: Words and photos are by Russell Finsterwald of...
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