Hurricane María opened them to mountain bike sustainability…

Special thanks to Martín Hanzlík and Jansen Colberg for covering our travel and lodging on this! Support Cabo Rojo Bike and Hike Trails Association! Every now and then, unique opportunities to visit special, far-off riding destinations pop into my inbox.  Despite my jet-setting ambitions, most of them are beyond my time and budget constraints. But…

How to perfect your bike’s handling: handlebar width!

#handlebarwidth #wideornarrow #keeppedalling How wide should your handlebars be?  Mountain bike handlebars come REALLY wide, and the hot tip is to cut them down to a more reasonable width.  But what’s a reasonable width for you, and what other factors might you want to consider before getting out the saw? PNW Components Range handlebar at…

It could be even better!

  I am in NO WAY affiliated with the http://mbosc.org/!  That said, I encourage you to JOIN THE MBOSC HERE: http://mbosc.org/membership https://www.memberleap.com/members/newmem/registration.php?orgcode=MBSC I was born and raised adjacent to the Soquel State Demonstration Forest, which today is the premiere mountain bike riding destination for the entire San Francisco Bay Area. All through the 70s and…

Mojo Ti full bike check!

Alas! I finally got this rad bike onto some ripping singletrack! I might be dating myself here, but when I started riding in the mid 1990s, this type of bike was standard. And honestly, these cross country bikes are very capable! My first “real” bike had even steeper geometry than this Ibis, and I remember…

A trail too good not to share!

Check out Trailpeek’s channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBPN_pDX1jrT5BkuwjbaaIQ I believe I first met Zach’s older brother Dane during my years racing on the collegiate scene.  Dane was a Chico State alumni, and I was a CalPoly SLO alum.  Heck, I don’t even think I was still a student when I first met Dane, I think I had…

Ibis DV9- first look, first sends!

Check out the new Ibis DV9 at Jenson USA here: http://bit.ly/2N9Ejdx What a cool bike!  A $999 frame that weighs only 2.6lbs and sports a 67.4° head angle!  YES!!! I’ll share with ya some of my initial observations of this new bike.  Turns out this bike is a size large here, so on a medium,…