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Fat Bike the Methow!

Fat Biking is perhaps the fastest growing winter sport in North America. The Methow Valley, with a growing network of groomed fat bike trails, has quickly become a regional destination for folks who want to expand their recreation options to include winter fun on two wheels. When it comes to fat biking, the Methow has it all: ideal two-wheel terrain, …

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In Praise of Gravity: Freeriding the Okanogan

Twenty-some years ago, a small cohort of crazed cyclists skidded their way down the white silt cliffs outside Kamloops, in the Thompson-Okanogan region of south-central British Columbia. Mountain biking had just entered the Olympics; racing was ascendant. But this was something altogether different. Not since Marin County hippies bombed cruiser bikes down dirt roads some twenty years earlier had the …

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Mountain Biking for Dummies

Mountain biking is more popular than it’s ever been. For some, it’s a way to explore new places, access mountain lakes and enjoy breathtaking scenery.  For others, it’s a way to make friends or get outside after work. And for a few, it’s a competitive hobby or even a career. The sport has grown exponentially in recent years with the …

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Sagebrush and Singletrack: Mountain Biking the Tri-Cities

“Left! Right! Right! Left! Duck!” I’m playing a dizzying game of two-wheeled follow-the-leader in   in the heart of Richland, WA. Leaning my elbows into the fragrant sagebrush that closely flanks the singletrack, I echo the commands as they’re passed down the eight-rider conga line – to turn at the frequent intersections, and to occasionally duck under the head-lopping cottonwood limbs …

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Pass or Fail: A Gravity Lesson at Rainy Pass

Through the sweat dripping from my brow, I squinted to read the sign: “Rainy Pass, elevation 4855.” I collapsed on the gravel. Staring up at the pine trees in the forested rest area I silently celebrated and waited for the other two. Nate and Bayly should have been just behind me. They never showed up. The morning of July 2, …

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Top 4 Destinations for Your Next Cycling Adventure

Top 4 Destinations for Your Next Cycling Adventure ‘The best way to explore the world and have fun like you’re playing lottery games using Michigan Lottery promo code  – is to go on a real adventure. Cycling offers limitless opportunities for modern-day adventures. Everyone is looking for new destinations and trails to explore. If you are passionate about traveling and also love …

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2019 Tour de France to Showcase another Gruelling Battle between Cycling’s Best

Cycling is an incredibly diverse sport, spanning all regions, terrains, and biomes. In the winter, cyclists jump on their fat bikes to cycle through the snowy bike trails, such as those at Methow Valley. When the summer arrives and also through the autumn, mountain biking becomes one of the go-to ways to ride around and explore some breathtaking scenery. Through …

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Galbraith’s Best Trails: Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition’s Top Ten

Evolution – Starting from the top of the mountain, this technical trail has berms, jumps and drops. The “Stinger” ladder bridge is one of the oldest features on the mountain and recently underwent a full rebuild that should last another 20 years! SST- A favorite ride on the North side of the mountain that is fun for intermediate and advanced …

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Is a Folding Bike the Answer to Your Commuter Blues?

For the eighth year in a row Washington has been named the top bicycle-friendly state in the country by the League of American Bicyclists. Cities across the Pacific Northwest have been adding commuter bike lanes to make urban biking safer and to encourage traffic weary commuters to leave the comfort of their car for the exhilaration of the bike seat. …

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The World’s Most Unusual Cycling Events

If you own some wheels, a handle bar and a seat, it seems there’s no stopping you from having great fun as a competitor or a participant in some of the world’s most unorthodox or even ‘’weirdest’’ cycling races. They’re aplenty and can be found from London to St. Louis. Some of these may even compete for the title “Weirdest …

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