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10 Tips for A Better Bikepacking Experience – Gear I Use, and Why – Hardtail Party
10 Tips for A Better Bikepacking Experience – Gear I Use, and Why – Hardtail Party

In this episode my buddy Paul and I share 10 tips for our fellow bikepackers. I wish I had known these tips before I started....

Bikepacking Robbers Roost (The Stolen West) in Sedona, Arizona: 50 miles, 2 days, 1 night
Bikepacking Robbers Roost (The Stolen West) in Sedona, Arizona: 50 miles, 2 days, 1 night

In this episode my buddy Paul and I bikepack the Robber's Roost loop in Sedona, Arizona. We're fortunate to live close enough to be able....

First Look and Unboxing Ride Concepts’ Powerline and Transition MTB Shoes – Hardtail Party
First Look and Unboxing Ride Concepts’ Powerline and Transition MTB Shoes – Hardtail Party

In this episode we take a first look at Ride Concepts' Powerline and Transition MTB shoes. The Powerline is their stickiest, most aggressive flat pedal....

First Look: Sage Flow Motion Titanium Hardtail Made in Portland, Oregon – Hardtail Party
First Look: Sage Flow Motion Titanium Hardtail Made in Portland, Oregon – Hardtail Party

A lot of you have been asking for a bike built in the USA to keep production local to where you live. Well, the Sage....

Virtual Bike Shopping With Hardtail Party – Episode 1: Marin
Virtual Bike Shopping With Hardtail Party – Episode 1: Marin

In this series, I take you along on a virtual bike shopping tour, where I try to find the perfect bike for fictitious charachters. In....

XC Race Bikes Suck as Everyday Trail Bikes: Here’s Why – Hardtail Party
XC Race Bikes Suck as Everyday Trail Bikes: Here’s Why – Hardtail Party

Thinking about an XC race bike for your next bike? Unless you race XC, I strongly advise against it. Here's why. Did you learn something?....

Hardtail Party predicts the future. What does the future hold for hardtail mountain bikes?
Hardtail Party predicts the future. What does the future hold for hardtail mountain bikes?

In this episode we talk about my predictions for hardtails in the future. What do I think WILL happen, WON'T happen, and what I HOPE....

Hardtails on Hard Trails: Riding Prescott, AZ With The Binary Bicycles Crew – Hardtail Party
Hardtails on Hard Trails: Riding Prescott, AZ With The Binary Bicycles Crew – Hardtail Party

In this episode, we take a ride in Prescott, Arizona with the Binary Bicycles crew, including Chris Seistrup, the 2019 Tour Divide Winner. It was....

The Most High-Tech Grips I’ve Used – Reviewing Ergon’s Brand New GD1 Evo Factory Grips
The Most High-Tech Grips I’ve Used – Reviewing Ergon’s Brand New GD1 Evo Factory Grips

In this episode of Hardtail Party we review Ergon's new DG1 Evo Factory Grips. A grip is a grip, right? Today we find out. Learn....

Hardtails On Hard Trails: The Impossible Climb: Attempting Bottoms Up in Sedona, Arizona
Hardtails On Hard Trails: The Impossible Climb: Attempting Bottoms Up in Sedona, Arizona

In this episode, I attempt the Bottoms Up trail backwards. We refer to this direction as "bottoms up" and it's extremely technical. Do you have....

REVIEW: 2020 Ragley MMMBOP Aluminum Hardtail – Hardtail Party
REVIEW: 2020 Ragley MMMBOP Aluminum Hardtail – Hardtail Party

In this episode we review the 2020 Ragley MMMBOP. This is the aluminum version of the blue pig, an aggressive 27.5 hardtail. In this espisode....

7 Tips for Finding a Bike When There’s a Bike Shortage – Hardtail Party
7 Tips for Finding a Bike When There’s a Bike Shortage – Hardtail Party

With a worldwide shortage of bikes, it's getting tougher and tougher to find the right bike. Here are my 7 secrets to finding a bike.....

Where did all the bikes go? Why is there a bike shortage? – Hardtail Party
Where did all the bikes go? Why is there a bike shortage? – Hardtail Party

In this episode we look into the reasons there's a shortage of bikes in the world right now. Have you noticed there's a shortage of....

First Look: 2020 Ragley MMMBOP – Hardtail Party
First Look: 2020 Ragley MMMBOP – Hardtail Party

In this video we take a first look at my buddy Chris' Ragley mmmbop. I know a lot of you have been waiting for a....

My First Single Speed Ride in Sedona – Hardtail Party
My First Single Speed Ride in Sedona – Hardtail Party

In this episode I give single speed riding a try. My buddy Cody helped me get my bike set up for the trails in sedona....

Exploring Arizona’s High Alpine Trails – Hardtail Party
Exploring Arizona’s High Alpine Trails – Hardtail Party

In this episode we explore some trails in the high alpine of Arizona. Who knew there was so much greenery here? I'm always a bit....

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