Niner Sleep Away Camp

Words by Reese Ruland Images by Adam Concannon I’ve worked in the outdoor industry for several years now. I’ve definitely struggled with and questioned the ups and downs that go along with the industry, wondering if the ups are worth the downs, and wouldn’t it be so much better to get a …

#Ride2Mammoth, Day 1: From the Ocean into the Mountains with Amanda Nauman

Here’s an interesting idea. Start at the Pacific Coast, get on your bike with your training partners, ride east into the LA mountains on your way to the Sierra Nevadas. Amanda “Panda” Nauman and members of the SDG Factory Team are headed on a 400+ mile journey over three days, …

Road to Kanza: Rebecca Rusch talks about mental preparation

Rebecca Rusch, three time winner of the Dirty Kanza, returns this year to compete in the 100 mile race. Here she talks about the importance of breaking down the race into pieces so it’s easier to wrap your head around. Rebecca offers additional tips on: Vibration and fatique during a long …

Road to Kanza: Rebecca Rusch talks about vibration and fatique

Rebecca Rusch is headed back to Dirty Kanza to compete, this time in the DK100. Here are more tips on the vibration a rider will experience during long gravel rides. Rebecca offers additional tips on: Nutrition for long endurance rides Mental preparation: Breaking the ride into pieces Rebecca Rusch’s handlebar setup …

Road to Kanza: Rebecca Rusch on nutrition for long, endurance rides

Rebecca Rusch, the Queen of Pain, is headed back to Dirty Kanza to compete, this time in the DK100. Here are her tips on nutrition. Rebecca offers additional tips on: Vibration and fatique during a long gravel ride Mentally preparing for the Dirty Kanza CLICK FOR MORE INFO ON OUR OTHER …

The Road to Kanza: Five Athletes. 200 Miles. How Will They Do?

The Newbie. The Crit Specialist. The Returning Champ. The Queen of Pain. The Mountain Bike Racer. Five athletes. One race. 200 miles. How will each one do? We won’t know until race day. For now, meet a determined crew of cyclists ready to take on one of gravel grinding’s top …

The Road to Kanza: The 200 Mile Criterium with Zack Allison

Zack Allison of Source Endurance Training and a member of Team Clif Bar Cycling has his sights set on winning the Dirty Kanza 200, a race he compares to a long criterium. We caught up with him during training to talk preparation and his motivation as he heads down the #roadtokanza. NINER: …

Is Niner’s RLT 9 RDO Carbon Gravel Bike for Me?

A performance oriented gravel bike? Yes. The youngest child in Niner’s Road Less Traveled (RLT) family arrived in early 2017. The youngest child shares some characteristics with its siblings – the RLT 9 Steel and RLT 9 Aluminum – but has a ride feel all its own – a ride feel …

Is Niner’s RLT 9 Steel Gravel Bike for Me?

Niner’s Road Less Traveled (RLT) family has grown. The middle child, the RLT Steel shares some characteristics with its siblings but has a ride feel all its own. It’s the feel of a fine steel bike loved by many riders. WITH THE GROWTH OF THE FAMILY, WE’VE HAD A LOT OF …

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, …