Bikepacking in Baja: How to tips from a recent journey

Ride, eat, sleep, repeat. Life is simple when traveling by bike. You carry everything you need and find everything else along the way. At least, that’s what we did while bikepacking in Baja a short time ago. I recently returned from riding the Baja Divide Cape Loop, a 400+ mile …

Behind the 9: Linda Travis talks Women ‘s Cycling, the Pink Panther and being a late bike bloomer

NINER: WHAT’S YOUR ROLE AT NINER? LINDA: I am the Inside Sales Manager. I manage the Factory Store and the Rider Services Rep group while being a Riders Services Rep myself. I’ve been at Niner a year and a half. NINER: WHAT’S YOUR FIRST BIKE MEMORY? LINDA: We lived on …

Mining for Skills with Kirt Voreis as He Shreds a Desert Landscape

You want to do a wall ride? You need basic skills. You want to roll off steep obstacles? You need basic skills. You want to ride steep terrain? You need basic skills. You want to corner in control and at speed? You guessed it, you need basic skills. Kirt Voreis …

A World Cyclocross Champ in his 70’s? How Rick Abbott Earned the Rainbow Jersey.

An avid bicycle tourist, Rick Abbott didn’t start competing on a bike until he turned 56. Now, in his 70’s, he’s a Masters World Cyclocross Champ with a Rainbow Jersey as proof. We were lucky enough to catch up with Rick to talk about his victory, how he handles training, …

And the Winner is….Kirt Voreis, VitalMTB’s Instagram Rider of the Year

After more than 20 years as a professional mountain biker, Kirt Voreis still has it. Congrats to Kirt for winning VitalMTB’s Shreddy Award for Instagram Rider of the Year. Follow Kirt on Instagram at @kirtvoreis_allride. Also, to recognize Kirt Voreis for his Shreddy Award, we created a series of articles …