May Trail Report from Park City

We are jumping right into spring up here in Park City, but first, we saw a huge increase in winter cyclists on the local trails this winter, Park City makes a wonderful destination for winter riding and we look forward to increased visits next year.…

Park City Early Summer 2013 Trail Report

Park City trails are all coming together very nicely as we head into summer, as this is being written (May 28) high trails from Mid-mountain and above are still snow covered. #cycling #parkcity…

Just Charge It – Cornering on a Mountain Bike

Momentum is what keeps the bike going straight. When you are riding at speed is it much easier to hold your line and go where you want to. If you go too slow, you will have to use more energy and focus just to keep your balance, instead of what you want to do – ride the trail cleanly and efficiently.…

Night Riding

It's 9 p.m. and the sun has finally set giving us some relief from the heat. Brad Newby's giant truck's headlights are beaming my direction and I can see well enough to fasten my headlights to my bike. Even with the sun behind the mountains, it's still almost 100 degrees. We haven't started riding yet and I'm already sweating.…

Bike Review: Ellsworth Evolution Full Suspension 29er

Bike Review: Ellsworth Evolution Full Suspension 29er

This bike has made me a better mountain biker. Or made mountain biking better. Either way, the fun I’ve been having in the dirt has gone way up. Last summer, I was lucky enough to get an Ellsworth Evolution full suspension 29er.…

Bikepacking the Dixie 170

Bikepacking the Dixie 170

I had been riding since 6:00 am, and had just completed a massive push from the flow of Thunder Mountain, through the barren tablelands of the Hatch-to-Panguitch ATV trail, and over the riddle of Rock Canyon.…

Making Utah a Mountain Bike Mecca

Making Utah a Mountain Bike Mecca

Is Utah a Mountain Bike Mecca? “Not quite” is the conclusion reached during a presentation on the topic at the 2011 Utah Bike Summit hosted April 29th by Bike Utah (bikeutah.org).…

A Women’s Guide to Utah’s Mountain Biking

A Women’s Guide to Utah’s Mountain Biking

Utah has been known for its superlative mountain biking for some time and while our state’s beloved slickrock is famous, awesome mountain biking trails can be found within just a few miles of most of our cities and towns. From island trails surrounded by the blue waters of the Great Salt Lake, to mountain singletrack with top-of-the-world views and group-friendly doubletrack near the Pink Cliffs of Dixie National Forest, Utah has some amazing places for an adventure on two fat wheels.…

Ride Don’t Slide – Snow Biking in the Wasatch

Ride Don’t Slide – Snow Biking in the Wasatch

In recent years snow biking has taken winter by storm. Now the desperate cyclist who spent their winter on two wheels indoors; a slave to the trainer, finally has another option. It’s not a day in the dirt but it’s a heck of a lot of fun, and much better than listening to the hum of your rollers.…

Fat Bike Winter Summit and Festival to be held January 25-27 in Island Park, Idaho

The 2nd Annual Fat Bike Winter Summit and Festival, January 25-27, 2013, will be the premiere fat bike gathering in the West for both land managers and fat bike enthusiasts. Based on the highly successful inaugural Summit from January, 2012, the 2013 Summit and Festival has been expanded beyond a one-day meeting to include product demos, races, group rides, and Saturday evening bash for fat bike enthusiasts.…