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The 2020 Wyoming Travel Guide
The 2020 Wyoming Travel Guide

The Cowboy State may be just a few hours north of Denver, but it feels like it’s a world away. That’s because Wyoming has held....

Road Trip Into Wide Open Spaces
Road Trip Into Wide Open Spaces

Breathe in the fresh air and soak in the sights of rugged beauty and untamed landscapes on your next western road trip. With the Wind....

Riding the 2021 Specialized Epic EVO Pro
Riding the 2021 Specialized Epic EVO Pro

I spent yesterday on the brand new 2021 Specialized Epic EVO Pro. ABOUT THE BIKE Since 2002 the Epic has been Specialized’s XC race bike. It....

How to pump bumps for free speed
How to pump bumps for free speed

Most mountain bikers have heard of pump tracks. Many have ridden one at their local bike park. With the right skills, you can fly around these....

Scott-SRAM to the Swiss Epic
Scott-SRAM to the Swiss Epic

In a year that will be remembered for different reasons by everyone, elite athletes have had a serious shift in their goals. With Tokyo 2020....

9 Must-Have Essentials for Biking with Kids
9 Must-Have Essentials for Biking with Kids

I spend a lot of time on two wheels, which inevitably means my family spends a lot of time on two wheels. I have witnessed....

One Big Ride: Greenhorn Gulch Adventure in Sun Valley
One Big Ride: Greenhorn Gulch Adventure in Sun Valley

Sun Valley is a Mecca of big rides… everywhere you look around town, there’s another TH and a spider web of trails you can connect....

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....

Quarantine Hack AK Style: Order Fresh Frozen Salmon to Your Doorstep — Just Don’t Forget Where it Comes From
Quarantine Hack AK Style: Order Fresh Frozen Salmon to Your Doorstep — Just Don’t Forget Where it Comes From

What does sustainably sourced seafood and fresh frozen salmon really look like? And how do I get it, especially during a global pandemic? Sitka Salmon....

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....

5 Best Camp Games for Kids
5 Best Camp Games for Kids

The tent is set up, dinner is done, and the s’mores are on the way, but the kids are getting antsy. If you have “camp....

Creating a New Big 5 of Wildlife
Creating a New Big 5 of Wildlife

Walking through the forest, I realised I wasn’t alone. Up ahead, a black bear was rustling through the greenery. It stood tall on its hind....

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....

You need these five #MomHacks for getting outside with kids
You need these five #MomHacks for getting outside with kids

I’m a mother of two, but before ever carrying the “Mama” title, I was an outdoorswoman. Long days spent on a bike saddle or hiking....

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....

UCI Podiums to Virtual Podiums
UCI Podiums to Virtual Podiums

Every year we seek improvements, as an individual, a businessman or woman, or as an athlete. This year the world looks like nothing we’ve seen....

Arapahoe Basin Opens Back Up — Saves the Season and Gives Hope to a Beleaguered Industry and its People
Arapahoe Basin Opens Back Up — Saves the Season and Gives Hope to a Beleaguered Industry and its People

After more than 70 days of being shut down due to CDC regulations in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Arapahoe Basin flipped the switch and....

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....

The Granite Design Talon Multitool | Everything You Need to Know.
The Granite Design Talon Multitool | Everything You Need to Know.

Granite Designs have increased their range of handy multitools with the Talon, an invincible tyre lever that contains a set of quick link pliers. Back....

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....

Pedaling ovals (about oval chainrings)
Pedaling ovals (about oval chainrings)

This piece originally appeared in the book Mastering Mountain Bike Skills v3, July 27 2017.  People on the interweb have been asking me (Lee) what....

Is a high center of gravity a problem for taller riders?
Is a high center of gravity a problem for taller riders?

lee center of gravity acts as a lever( between tyre-contact and cg )distance x 2 – 1/2 force needed( or torque  x 2 )for a taller riderreal-!-emergency braking is....

An insider’s guide to WEMBO 24 hour racing
An insider’s guide to WEMBO 24 hour racing

Racing a 24 hour mountain bike race in the solo category can be anything from a New Years resolution, a dare from a mate, a....

GMBN’s Best Mountain Bike Trips | The Best Locations To Ride Your MTB
GMBN’s Best Mountain Bike Trips | The Best Locations To Ride Your MTB

We've been on some amazing trips here at GMBN, so here are some of the best places we've had the privilege of riding our mountain....

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