Mountain Biking Stories

Carl Zoch
Betty de la costa norte
Betty de la costa norte
Betty de la costa norte
Darcy Hennessey Turenne

Tras casi 30 años sobre los sagrados senderos del sur de la Columbia Británica, Betty Birrell aún piensa que la vida es un gran patio de juegos. Y que nunca es muy tarde para lanzarte

10 Minutos de lectura
Una relación con todas las cosas
Una relación con todas las cosas
Una relación con todas las cosas
Alexandera Houchin

Al aprender su idioma ancestral, una mountain biker descubre una forma distinta de relacionarse con las palabras, con ella misma y con su comunidad, así como de andar en su bicicleta.

6 Minutos de lectura
Roscoe’s Last Ride
Roscoe’s Last Ride
Roscoe’s Last Ride
Lacy Kemp

Grappling with her aging trail dog’s declining health, a mountain biker decides to give her furry best friend one last dose of singletrack.

7 Minutos de lectura
North Shore Betty
North Shore Betty
North Shore Betty

Nunca es muy tarde para lanzarte. Una película sobre bicis y una madre con mucha madre.

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The Pisgah Paradox
The Pisgah Paradox
The Pisgah Paradox
Kristian Jackson

In North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forest, a collaboration between anglers and mountain bikers uses better trails to create healthier rivers.

10 Minutos de lectura
The Writing on the Wall
The Writing on the Wall
The Writing on the Wall
Leilani Bruntz

In a tiny Colorado ski town, the world’s oldest mountain-bike club is facing the complicated reality of recreation gone right.

10 Minutos de lectura
Spare Parts
Spare Parts
Spare Parts
Sakeus Bankson

A gift of mud and love and neglect.

5 Minutos de lectura
Moments of Flow
Moments of Flow
Moments of Flow
Kristian Jackson

The psychology of the perfect ride.

7 Minutos de lectura
It’s a Magical World
It’s a Magical World
It’s a Magical World
Ryan Dunfee

Rolling through a full-scale sensory rebellion in New England.

5 Minutos de lectura
Larch Love
Larch Love
Larch Love
Colin Wiseman

An ode to Larix lyallii.

5 Minutos de lectura
The Place to Go Downhill
The Place to Go Downhill
The Place to Go Downhill
Korey Hopkins

A soldier finds solace on fat tires.

10 Minutos de lectura
Senderos para Todos
Senderos para Todos
Senderos para Todos
Teal Stetson-Lee

Una entrevista con Gabo Benoit, creador de senderos y uno de los portavoces del mountain bike en Coyhaique, Chile.

23 Minutos de lectura
El Agua Siempre Gana
El Agua Siempre Gana
El Agua Siempre Gana
Kristian Jackson

Una lección sobre las reglas para la construcción de senderos.

7 Minutos de lectura
A Swamp and 60 Feet
A Swamp and 60 Feet
A Swamp and 60 Feet
Sakeus Bankson

An unlikely community, in the most unlikely location, has become an even more unlikely force for public lands conservation.

10 Minutos de lectura
Un Liderazgo Supremo
Un Liderazgo Supremo
Un Liderazgo Supremo
Brooklyn Bell

La estrella del mountain bike de Becoming Ruby va en busca de algunas de las esquiadoras más poderosas allá afuera.

3 Minutos de lectura
All Trails Belong to Mother Earth
All Trails Belong to Mother Earth
All Trails Belong to Mother Earth
Renee Hutchens

Following in Indigenous Footsteps on the Ute Pass Trail.

7 Minutos de lectura
Moving the Needle
Moving the Needle
Moving the Needle
Matt Coté

As editor of the world’s largest mountain bike magazine, Nicole Formosa showed her audience the world’s largest issues—and revealed the sport’s resistance to confronting them.

6 Minutos de lectura
At the River’s Edge
At the River’s Edge
At the River’s Edge
Julie Huang Tucker

How one suburban mountain biker’s vision for a trail system reshaped a former industrial town—and turned trail building into a family tradition.

6 Minutos de lectura
Por qué las áreas salvajes importan más que tú
Por qué las áreas salvajes importan más que tú
Por qué las áreas salvajes importan más que tú
Michael Ferrentino

El editor adjunto de BIKE Magazine elabora sobre nuestra percepción de tener el derecho a pedalear donde queramos.

7 Minutos de lectura
Best of Home, Volume 2: Cougar Ridge
Best of Home, Volume 2: Cougar Ridge
Best of Home, Volume 2: Cougar Ridge
Colin Wiseman

In the second installment of our “Best of Home” series, photographer, writer and editor Colin Wiseman takes us to Washington State’s gloomy, fern-filled Whatcom County for a signature Pacific Northwest ride.

3 Minutos de lectura
Best of Home, Volume 1: Backbone Trail
Best of Home, Volume 1: Backbone Trail
Best of Home, Volume 1: Backbone Trail
Kyle Sparks

Photo editor Kyle Sparks kicks off our new social media series, “Best of Home,” documenting the everyday, out-the-back-door trails that mountain biking depends on.

3 Minutos de lectura
The Myth of the Great Bike Savior
The Myth of the Great Bike Savior
The Myth of the Great Bike Savior
Patrick Lucas

Outdoor recreation can be a lifeline for rural economies, but the industry has also benefited from the erasure of Indigenous peoples from their lands.

9 Minutos de lectura
Amidst the Mustard
Amidst the Mustard
Amidst the Mustard
Dillon Osleger

Battling invasive species through better trailbuilding.

5 Minutos de lectura
A Pedal Through the Prairie
A Pedal Through the Prairie
A Pedal Through the Prairie
Joel Caldwell

A bikepacking expedition inspired by one of North America’s most iconic landscapes, and the American Prairie Reserve’s audacious effort to restore it.

15 Minutos de lectura
Por senderos y fuera del mapa
Por senderos y fuera del mapa
Por senderos y fuera del mapa

En Coyhaique, Chile, los fantasmas de la extracción de recursos pueden ofrecer el camino hacia un futuro basado en la recreación.

7 Minutos de lectura
Con la Magia del Polvo: El Grupo de Defensa de los Senderos de Sierra Buttes
Con la Magia del Polvo: El Grupo de Defensa de los Senderos de Sierra Buttes
Con la Magia del Polvo: El Grupo de Defensa de los Senderos de Sierra Buttes
Sakeus Bankson

Downieville, en California, una vez fue uno de los pueblos más ricos del estado, pero hacia la mitad de la década de 1990 empezó a irse a pique. Eso hasta que un puñado de mountainbikers locales comenzó a usar los senderos aledaños para darle una nueva vida al lugar, convirtiendo al otrora pueblo fantasma en una meca de la recreación.

23 Minutos de lectura
Becoming Ruby
Becoming Ruby
Becoming Ruby

A Mountain Bike film about inclusion, identity and hand-drawn heroes.

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New Roads in the Ancient Kingdom of Zanskar
New Roads in the Ancient Kingdom of Zanskar
New Roads in the Ancient Kingdom of Zanskar
Mary McIntyre

Perched in the Himalaya and once accessible only by trail, India’s Zanskar region has remained largely free of Western influences for over 2,000 years. That could all change as a new highway brings a wave of instant globalization.

4 Minutos de lectura
Right Where I Belong
Right Where I Belong
Right Where I Belong
Eric Arce

“That comfort, the ability to feel like you’re not stepping outside of some boundary; It’s not like, ‘Do I belong here?’ No, this is where I’m supposed to be.”

9 Minutos de lectura
Vince Anderson Q&A
Vince Anderson Q&A
Vince Anderson Q&A
Jesse Selwyn

When Vince Anderson took a break from alpine climbing, his mountaineering attitude manifested itself in a single-speed hardtail, on which he’s won some of the sport’s most grueling races.

13 Minutos de lectura
Saving Slickrock
Saving Slickrock
Saving Slickrock
Sakeus Bankson

The Slickrock Trail, in Moab, Utah, is one of the most popular mountain bike rides in the world. Now, under a recent BLM decision, it could also be opening to oil and gas drilling.

6 Minutos de lectura
It Takes All Kinds: Horses and Bikes in the Washington Backcountry
It Takes All Kinds: Horses and Bikes in the Washington Backcountry
It Takes All Kinds: Horses and Bikes in the Washington Backcountry
Danielle Baker

The Trans-Cascadia has become one of the Pacific Northwest’s most notorious races. This past August, the Back Country Horsemen of Washington joined the Trans-Cascadia team—a first for all involved.

6 Minutos de lectura
What Good Neighbors Do
What Good Neighbors Do
What Good Neighbors Do
Sakeus Bankson

In the 1980s, a group of cyclists in Washington banded together to protect their local trails from illicit activities; 30 years later, that momentum has reshaped the city and preserved a watershed.

13 Minutos de lectura
Dirt Magic
Dirt Magic
Dirt Magic

Downieville, CA’s journey from dying mining town to mountain-bike mecca.

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“Life of Pie”: Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller Q&A
“Life of Pie”: Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller Q&A
“Life of Pie”: Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller Q&A
Katie Klingsporn

In a fossil-rich corner of western Colorado, set against lush agricultural fields, the big-box stores of Grand Junction and the sandstone formations of the Colorado National Monument, you’ll find Fruita. These days, the town is an international mountain-biking destination known for its ribbony, high-desert trails, technical routes overlooking the Colorado River and funky downtown where…

7 Minutos de lectura
Life of Pie
Life of Pie
Life of Pie

Uniting a community through advocacy, inclusivity and damn good pizza.

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