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The Catamount Trail, Silver Falls State Park (Salem, OR)
The Catamount Trail, Silver Falls State Park (Salem, OR)

Riding the Catamount Trail in Silver Falls State Park, east of Salem, Oregon.Located in Silver Falls State Park east of Salem, Oregon, the Catamount Trail....

Lighten Your Load with a Fernhill Co LTL Frame Bag
Lighten Your Load with a Fernhill Co LTL Frame Bag

If you look at any of our trail bikes these days, you’ll see a black Fernhill Co LTL Frame bag strapped stepped to the frame.....

Review: Orange Mud Transition Wrap 2.0
Review: Orange Mud Transition Wrap 2.0

Post-ride change Getting naked in public is not out of the norm for us as cyclists. I’m referring of course, to the ritual of changing....

Review: Fix It Sticks Ratcheting T-Way Wrench
Review: Fix It Sticks Ratcheting T-Way Wrench

I didn’t think it could happen, but the new Fix It Sticks Ratcheting T-Way Wrench replaced my 3-way hex wrench as the “quick-fix” option. Like....

Riding the New Lines at Mountain of the Rogue — Rogue River, OR
Riding the New Lines at Mountain of the Rogue — Rogue River, OR

Nick McDaniel of the BLM, demonstrating how this line is done. The Mountain of the Rogue Trail System is a recently established bike optimized trail....

9point8 Slack-R IS Head Tube Angle Adapter
9point8 Slack-R IS Head Tube Angle Adapter

9point8, the Canadian component brand known for their Fall Line Dropper post announced the Slack-R Head Tube Angle Adapter this week, offering riders with frames....

2020 Norco Sight C 27.5 Review
2020 Norco Sight C 27.5 Review

The 2020 Norco Sight with 27.5″ wheels, size large, with the seat slammed and ready to play. This winter I had the opportunity to spend....

Bend, Oregon Trail Report: Tyler’s Traverse to Lone Wolf
Bend, Oregon Trail Report: Tyler’s Traverse to Lone Wolf

New favorite route in Bend? Tiddlywinks to Tyler’s Traverse to Lone Wolf. For some reason I hadn’t ridden Tyler’s Traverse yet; and as a fan....

Gateway Green Phase II Construction Update (Portland, Oregon)
Gateway Green Phase II Construction Update (Portland, Oregon)

The “spine” under construction at Gateway Green, as seen on May 2020. Gateway Green, Portland’s first real attempt at a bike park, has been closed....

Southern Oregon Trail Destinations Part II: Return to Spence Mountain
Southern Oregon Trail Destinations Part II: Return to Spence Mountain

It’s hard to believe that the trail system at Spence Mountain has only been around for a couple of years. When we first visited the....

Dream Bikes: Yeti SB 140
Dream Bikes: Yeti SB 140

With 27.5″ wheels, 140mm of rear-wheel travel, short chainstays, and low standover height, Yeti’s SB 140 isn’t designed to be the fastest bike down the....

Why my next 27.5″ MTB will be alloy — a look at the potential options
Why my next 27.5″ MTB will be alloy — a look at the potential options

I had to think for a minute before I realized I do currently own a mountain bike with an alloy frame —a Santa Cruz Jackal....

Travel Oregon, Southern Oregon 2020 Edition. Part 1: Mt. Ashland
Travel Oregon, Southern Oregon 2020 Edition. Part 1: Mt. Ashland

Rock rolling on the Timewarp Trail in the Mt Ashland watershed Southern Oregon is known for its scenic rivers and lakes, green forests, and most....

Riding the new SDG Bel-Air V3.0 Saddle
Riding the new SDG Bel-Air V3.0 Saddle

The new Bel Air Saddle from SDG Components officially drops today, bringing more of everything loved about the classic profile and then some.  The new....

How to Install Shimano Hydraulic Disc Brakes – Tips & Tricks
How to Install Shimano Hydraulic Disc Brakes – Tips & Tricks

Unboxing the 2020 Shimano XT 4-piston M-8120 Disc Brake Installing hydraulic disc brakes can be difficult without the knowledge or experience needed for proper setup.....

Kids Mountain Bikes: Which One Should I Buy?
Kids Mountain Bikes: Which One Should I Buy?

Are you looking for a mountain bike for the kids but don’t know where to start? We get it. Bikes are a big purchase no....

<div>Shimano Deore Updated with Wide Range 12,11, & 10 Speed Options — Why You Should Care</div>
Shimano Deore Updated with Wide Range 12,11, & 10 Speed Options — Why You Should Care

Shimano Deore 12 Speed has arrived, bringing the technology initially found in the flagship XTR group to a price point more commonly found on “entry-level”....

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