Outerbike | Why Cycles Supple Seven ‘S7’: Ski Lift Optional While Riding this Hardtail
The secret to Why Cycles Supple Seven is the rectangularly tapered downtube and seat tube connection to the bottom bracket, allowing each to fit on the cylindrical surface without overlapping.
A Weekend of Riding at Outerbike 2017 in Crested Butte, A MTB Playground
The Outerbike festival in Crested Butte this past August was surrounded by the mountains of the Colorado region, allowing for a mountain bike playground for riding demo bikes from some of the best outdoor/adventure brands.
85.5 | INTERVIEW | Jackson Long and the Vegan Alpletic Ride – Do Epic $#!?
In this first special edition episode recorded out of Crested Butte, Colorado, I speak with Jackson Long of Thought for Food TV about his upcoming Vegan Alpletic Ride, which will feature famous climbs of the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, while bringing awareness to the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle.
FRAMEFIRST Poseidon Bikes Triton: A Head Turner That is Race Ready
Out of the box, the Triton is ready to go on just about any road ride, and for those putting in under a thousand miles a year on the bike, you could definitely keep it as-is.
The Brompton Folder: A Sporty And Performance Inspired Commuting Star
Riding the Brompton Superlight folding bike is fun and functional – a perfect option for the vigorous and city commutes. We didn’t get a single flat during testing, and the tires needed almost no additional air beyond the initial pump.
Bryton Rider 100 GPS
I really enjoyed using this GPS unit. It was simple, small, light-weight, and worked 100% of the time. Unlike larger brands, the Bryton Rider 100 turned on right away, and let you begin timing within seconds of pushing the power button.
Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Escape Thermal Jersey
Even though I warm up very easily while exercising, sometimes it does get cold enough in Orange County for me to need a mid-layer on early morning or night rides. The Escape Thermal Jersey from Pearl Izumi was a great solution for me, being thin and breathable, I didn’t get overheated after my body warmed up.
Frame First: Marin Bikes Nail Trail 6 Hardtail MTB
California-based Marin Bikes continues to grow and improve their many lines of bikes, with their Nail Trail hardtail 2017 series bringing versatility and quality without breaking the bank.
Experiencing the Harding Truck Trail
The Harding Truck trail begins at the end of Modjeska Canyon Road in Silverado, CA. This is one of the many doubletrack fire roads in the northern part of Cleveland National Forest that is easily accessible with any mountain or gravel bike.
The Osprey Radial 26: A Multi-Purpose Pack With Ideal Cycling Accoutrements
I have not been nice to this pack. I have overloaded it, stabbed it, cut it, pulled at every point, and it still looks like the day I got it (with some dirt patches). I have taken this bag on multiple flights as carry on, used it on hikes, and have carried on every bike-commute.
Fix It Sticks Mounts On Your Bike So You Never Forget
Fix It Sticks have been around for a while, but what got me excited about them recently was the mount now available for your bike. Now you can take 2 fix it sticks along with you on your ride with the mount that attaches under a bottle cage.
Adjustments are Easy with the Portland Design Works Bindle Rack
The Bindle Rack by Portland Design Works turned out to be a great multi-use rack in our fleet. I used it on my city bike as a very handy commuting rack to carry spare shoes, clothes, and other daily items.
Where Can I Ride My Electric Mountain Bike?
In our Orange County backyard, Cleveland National Forest has a plethora of options for doubletrack riding on your eMTB, including Maple Springs Truck Trail, located at the end of Silverado Canyon Road.
Santiago Peak and the Cleveland National Forest
Staying Illuminated with the Lumos Helmet
The helmet is light and comfortable, perfect for commuting or night riding. This is a great product, not because it has a lot of features, but because it has a few features that work very well and reliably.
Racing Through the Cuban Landscape
Each year Titan Tropic MTB Race in Cuba continues to work with local communities to build new trail infrastructure to incorporate into the race, helping to create a recreational bicycle community and improving the event routes over the years. Many racers brought their families, who followed the race via bus, all organized by Titan Tropic.
There are some incredible trails around like a vista point we hiked to from the camp at Horizontes Villa Soroa. In Viñales, we visited the Mural de la Prehistoria (a huge contemporary mural), and Cuevas del Indio (a bat-filled cave with boat tour).
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