There’s a cardinal rule in mountain biking: no dig, no ride. But honestly, it doesn’t fully explain why we dig in the first place. The whole point of creating fun bike trails is to share them. Whether it’s with the community, our friends, or other riders, fine trail craftsmanship is best appreciated in the company of others.
A view of Hoff's Bikesmith, Jackson Hole, WY. The mechanics here welcomed me easily and it was especially at Hoff's I found myself missing working in a bike shop. Izzy Lidsky photo. In November of 2020, I took my old commuter bike from college for a ride on the park road in Grand Teton National Park. All the singletrack trails here in Jackson were too snowy and muddy to ride already so for one last two-wheeled hurrah, I decided this was the best option before setting my bikes aside for
Red Bull Formation is back and it's going to be bigger and better. Katie Lozancich photo. The most highly anticipated women’s freeride mountain bike event is returning to the Utah desert on May 24th-31st. Following in the same format as the first Formation back in 2019, the event will be a big-mountain progression session, bringing together the industry’s most promising talent to push women’s freeride onwards. The event’s goal is to further develop the women’s freeride scene, and
This past weekend 60 young competitors from all over the world flocked to Switzerland to compete at the Freeride Junior World Championships. For the first time ever, the junior competition was held in Verbier—the home of the iconic Verbier Xtreme—giving the young senders their first taste of the area’s impressive terrain. The event was hosted on the face of Mont de Cion, featuring about 1400 feet of vertical drop and a variety of features to hit. The athletes bought the heat to the