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​Eric Porter Explores Forgotten Sierra Singletrack by Bike

There’s something about exploring the unknown that feeds the human desire to go out and see the world. In the ever-changing landscape of trailbuilding, singletrack comes and goes, with trails going out of favor and forgotten for many different reasons. Trails that were built for one purpose often get modified for another, or simply fall off the map.

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Pro mountain biker Eric Porter and Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship’s Kurt Gensheimer set out on a weeklong mission to hunt down some of those forgotten trails. Between Downieville and Sierra City lie a vast network of trails originally built to support gold mining operations that faded once the Gold Rush died. These days, the trails are re-emerging as a premiere mountain bike destination, offering riding everywhere from the high alpine to luscious Northern California forests.

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THROWBACK: Middle Aged Dads Tear Up Bellingham
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THROWBACK: Middle Aged Dads Tear Up Bellingham

THROWBACK: Middle Aged Dads Tear Up Bellingham

Transition bikes gives you... your future. These 40 year old dads shred Bellingham, like pork shoulder on the barbecue. I just realized there's no 'Q' in barbecue. Seriously, though, you can stay in shape and ride hard way past 40. Sure, your bones and joints may take a little longer to heal and, as one guy on a chairlift in full body armor commiserated to me a couple weeks ago, "I've got work to do, I don't have time for that shit" - but get out there and have a little fun. Extra props for

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WATCH: Tim Koerber Explores Oman’s Remote Singletrack
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WATCH: Tim Koerber Explores Oman’s Remote Singletrack

WATCH: Tim Koerber Explores Oman’s Remote Singletrack

A few years ago, photographer Tim Koerber was invited on the trip of a lifetime - traverse the Al Hajar Mountains of Northern Oman by mountain bike. The trip turned into a bit of a learning experience for Koerber and the rest of the team (Cooper Lambla and Tyler Allyn), as everything from navigation to even riding basic trails on fully-loaded bikes proved a crux. RELATED: How Tim Koerber Forged A Path Into Mountain Bike Photography “I had never been overseas before, and to be honest, I

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Cam McCaul Hangs Out with Crankworx Champ Nicholi Rogatkin
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Cam McCaul Hangs Out with Crankworx Champ Nicholi Rogatkin

Cam McCaul Hangs Out with Crankworx Champ Nicholi Rogatkin

No better way to understand the world’s best slopestyle athletes than with the freeride mountain biking legend himself: Cam McCaul. In his series, McCaul Meets, he's has been traveling all across the globe to connect these elite riders in their very own backyard. For the latest installment, we head to Boston, Massachusetts, the home turf of Nicholi Rogatkin. Rogatkin—who just won the Innsbruck Slopestyle—is known for his unconventional style, and that's not just the fact that rides without a