What would you ride in an endurance mountain bike race? A two-time champ weighs in.

Getting everything to run smoothly in a 100-mile mountain bike race is no easy task. If you ask around at the finish line of one of these events you’ll find that pretty much every racer had to deal with some kind of setback whether it was cramping, fatigue, dehydration, crashing, …

Grab an Axe: Dylan Johnson does some Lumberjackin’

The Lumberjack 100 has been a regular feature of the National Ultra Endurance (NUE) series for a while now but it is actually one of the few that I’d never done. The Northern Michigan race is almost all singletrack, which sets it apart from most 100s. With little elevation change and …

An Essential Piece of Equipment: Rebecca Rusch’s Blood Road Bike

When you decide to head overseas on a bike trip that takes a month, there’s just a wee bit of planning that needs to be done. And in that planning, you’ve got to pick a bike that you trust is going to work for you. During Rebecca Rusch’s amazing journey …

The United States of Dirt: The Whiskey Off Road with Peloton Magazine and Team Clif Bar

We challenge you. Do a search for mountain bike races around the country. Cross country ain’t dead and Team Clif Bar and Peloton Magazine are out to prove that not only isn’t it dead, but it’s alive and well.  As a part of their United States of Dirt series, Peloton caught up with …

Grass Roots Racing in the Mid-Atlantic: Dylan Johnson Wins the Cohutta 100

83 fast-paced miles. Hit the gas at the start. Don’t let up. That’s what Dylan Johnson of Cameron Mountain Bike Racing did this past weekend. Here’s his recap: The Cohutta 100 is often one of the more tactical of the National Ultra Endurance Race Series (NUE) races with over 65 miles …

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 …