Since I started riding the tandem with my daughter my youngest has been bugging me about going for a trail-a-bike ride and since we were having dinner Saturday evening in Trumbull why not get a little riding in. We started out a Tait's Mill, which has a huge parking area. The first three miles ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
Here's your chance to ride on some fantastic tracks and raise money for a good cause at the same time.
The Fitzroy Falls Fundraising Bike Rides is a weekend of riding at Twin Falls Bush Cottages in Fitzroy Falls in New South Wales.
On the Saturday there will be a four hour fun race through the beautiful Fitzroy Falls forest with an afternoon BBQ, wine tasting and live music. Whilst it's primarily a teams event of up to 4 you can ride solo if you wish.
Sunday and there is a 30km sightseeing ride starting at 9.30am which heads the Fitzroy Falls forests.
All in aid of good health, fun and fundraising for a fantastic organisation – Camp Quality – who help support and improve the lives of children living with cancer. With a maximum of 80 teams get your entries in quick at www.campquality.org.au, McGees Bicycles in Bowral.
The Red Centre MTB Enduro captures the spirit of the red centre with a series of mountain bike stage races in the very heart of Australia. Complete with dust, sweat and miles of superb single track you will experience the true majesty of the outback and the mighty MacDonnell Ranges in and around Alice Springs as part of this iconic event.
“This is truly one of the best events I have ever been part of!” James Williamson - 2008 World 24hr Solo MTB Champion and Enduro Magazine editor
10-14 May, 2010 www.RedCentreMTBEnduro.com Alice Springs, NT
The Red Centre MTB Enduro is all about racing some good miles on your bike and then kicking back around the pool afterwards. Its about riding in a truly awesome location, where the grand old MacDonnell Ranges disappear into a distant horizon, with big blue skies, rolling single track and the awe of the outback.
Event Features:• Seven superb racing stages over 5 days ranging from a 45sec hill sprint in the middle of town to a 95km epic all set within the majestic MacDonnell Ranges• All stages start and finishing within rolling distance of the Alice Springs – no rental car required and we’ll even pick you up at the airport• Designated event hotel with negotiated rates, on site bike mechanics, event centre and more – good value for money• Race in the morning then kick back by the pool in the afternoon – very civilised!• All in all the Red Centre MTB Enduro gives you five days of incredible mountain bike racing along the sweet single track and dusty trails of the majestic MacDonnell Ranges in the Red Centre
Cranking trails - If you thought Red Centre was full of sand and corrugations you’re wrong, there is a myriad of tracks and trails with kilometre after kilometre of hand built single track made by mountain bikers for mountain bikers.
More Information: Check out www.RedCentreMTBEnduro.com or contact Rapid Ascent at (03) 5261 5511 or e-mail email@example.com
Reviewed by Brian Mullin http://www.gramslightbikes.com/
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Strength is huge for a mountain biker. The stronger you are the easier it is to crank out slow RPM grinders when the trail steals your momentum, jump up and sprint a hill or straightaway and basically manhandle your bike around the trail. It also makes you far more injury ... — full article at bikejames.com
While I wasn't riding this past week I took an in depth look at the way I was adjusting the EBB on the Dillinger and what I found was that it probably wasn't in the right place, that is a little over to one side or the other. I did however, throw on my old cranks to see if that would make a ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
Let’s say you are really interested in the Dixie 311 but want to save some juice for CTR, or maybe the 311 is just a bit too much for the amount of time you have. I have the answer - Dixie Lite! Many of the great trails of the 311 with the more remote sections removed. It is 99.9% ... — full article at 2-epic.com
Hey, I know this bike ! Looks like the new owner made some changes, different saddle, bullhorns, and new slicks. Very nice! Not sure I like the brake lever choice, if you are doing bullhorns you should only use aero levers, any thing else looks gauche. Never-the-less, I hope it goes to a ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
Wednesday night, I got a total of about 2hrs of sleep. Not consecutive. I didn't want to miss the Thursday night ride at Liberty so I rode my bike in to work and rode to Liberty for the ride after work. Passing the short cut to my house, all I could think of was wanting to take a ... — full article at ashevillejanes.blogspot.com
The first day of sessions at the 2010 IMBA World Summit kicked off with a keynote address delivered by SRAM's Mike Mercuri. As Vice President of Product and Marketing, Mercuri helps lead a company that has pushed the boundaries of bicycling technology since 1987. Today, SRAM employes 2500 ... — full article at imba.com
It all started with a rainstorm Monday morning. I was supposed to lead a CT NEMBA ride after work at Huntington but the morning rains put a damper on that notion. I felt bad because then it actually cleared up by midday and was quite pleasant. Then every day after work there was something ... — full article at cyclesnack.com
One of the students on my 2009 Alpine photography course, Linda Morgenthaler , has had one of her shots from the course chosen by US outdoor retailers Eastern Mountain Sports for use on their landing page:
EMS is about to start marketing UK-based Les Arcs trail guiding company ... — full article at sebrogers.typepad.com