Behind the Nine: Womble, Earth Roamers and Tire Geekery with Niner’s Brad Brown

Boxes of stuff – frames, components, tires – everything you need to build a Niner bike, are the domain of Brad Brown, Niner’s Warehouse magician. If it has the Niner name on it, Brad and his team have gone above and beyond to make sure everything is in order and …

End of the Line: Blackburn Ranger rides the Creeper, arrives at the Atlantic

On April 22, Ivan Kilroe left the Port of Astoria in Oregon on his TransAmerica ride. The final destination? Yorktown, Virginia where he arrived a little less than five months after he first started turning the cranks eastward. Here’s the final leg of his journey in his words and pictures. …

Searching for Dirt Treasure in California: Nate Adams and Kirt Voreis Hit the Road

Nate Adams and Kirt Voreis, along with sidekick, Harrison the dog, hit the road in search of sublime singletrack and dirt jump fun in California. For more info on the bikes Nate and Kirt ride go here:  RIP 9 RDO and here: JET 9 RDO

Ever thought about skiing and biking a fourteener? How about three in one day?

Fifty-some fourteeners stretch to the heavens throughout Colorado. Elbert. Lincoln. Quandary. Bierstadt. The list goes on. People come from all over to conquer these peaks. Some even set out to summit them all. And some choose to do something a little different. Three or four years ago, Brad Cole, who …

Want to know the difference between a gravel bike and a cyclocross bike?

Rebecca Rusch puts hours and hours on the bike each year, switching between mountain bikes and gravel bikes and even throwing in the occasional fat bike ride. Here she talks about the difference between a cyclocross bike and a gravel bike. .  

Behind the 9: Spiderman, Mind Control and Pippi with Niner’s Kristin Taylor

Somebody has to pay the bills around Niner HQ and Kristin Taylor does that well. Having worked with Niner since December of 2016, she’s already made an impression. Diving into mountain biking and gravel biking head first and signing up for the Dirty Kanza this past year offer a little …

Letting go, Slowing down and Trusting others: Rebecca Rusch Reflects on the Making of Blood Road

When you spend your life as a professional athlete, you learn early on, that to be successful and actually make a living, you have to be prepared. You not only have to be prepared physically and mentally for competition, you have to be prepared to be dropped by a sponsor, …