WELCOME HOME KIRT. YOU’RE ALLRIDE…

A 5 a.m. casting call? Are you kidding me? When a mountain bike legend like Kirt Voreis shows up in town to shoot video and photos, an early morning isn’t out of the question, even if your role is to be the driver and the videographer’s lackey. You just do what …

DO YOU RIDE CROSS COUNTRY? OR TRAIL? UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDING

When you’re out on the trails, there’s no doubt you’ll see a variety of different mountain bikes. You may even scratch your head as to what bike makes the most sense for you. But before we talk about bikes, let’s take a look at the differences between cross country riding …

QUESTIONS, ANSWERS AND A COUPLE OF LIFE RULES WITH KIRT VOREIS

NINER: Does riding a bike ever feel like a job? KIRT: Umm, no, not really. I’m proud of my job. I’m stoked to be doing what I’m doing and I take it seriously, like a job but it doesn’t feel like a job. Maybe when I raced World Cups back in …

WHAT TYPE OF RIDER ARE YOU? A GUIDE TO HELP YOU SELECT THE RIGHT TRAIL BIKE

You’re in the market for a new mountain bike and you know there are no shortage of options. Each bike magazine has a review of this and a review of that. There’s no shortage of info on the intrawebs. So how do you choose? And what are all these categories? …

Which Gravel Bike is for You? The Niner RLT 9 Siblings Explained

What do you mean Niner’s got three bikes called the RLT 9? How is each gravel bike model different than the other? How do I choose? Niner brought the first member of RLT 9 family to life in 2013. The Road Less Traveled (RLT), a close cousin to Niner’s mountain bikes, …

What Do Bikes and Pipe Wrenches Have in Common?

As it turns out, maybe not a lot. If you’re taking a pipe wrench to your bike, it’s probably out of anger and your bike might end up as a junk heap or at a minimum, scarred, very scarred. But, if you’ve ridden your bike somewhere in the realm of …

Kirt Voreis Hunts Down a Bike, and It’s a Niner.

In November of 2016, Kirt Voreis posted a video to Instagram showing he and his trusted videographer, Doug, trying to make a bike video with only wheels and random components. The problem? Kirt didn’t have a frame. Fast forward to January, 2017. Kirt has found a frame – and it’s …