Tag: bike riding

The Bike Park, sponsor lineup, and second YouTube channel

It’s a new year and there are a number of new things going on with this YouTube channel. So today, I’ll bring you up to speed so you know what to expect in 2020. The first thing is a huge, long term project that part of this audience already knows about. That is, a free […]

Building & Riding a twisty hip jump transfer thingy

Last month we began building Rhodorooter, a steep downhill trail through the rhododendron thickets of Berm Peak. At the top around the very first turn, we made a mess. Dubbed the Kevin Jump, this failed project was Kevin’s plan to build a twisty transfer hip thingy out of two dead trees. We figured that throwing […]

Building & Riding the Skinny Backyard Tree Jump

Western North Carolina is a temperate rain forest, and therefore so is Berm Peak. It’s a great place to leave something if you want it to rot. This snake infested wood pile is a pretty good indicator of what happens to untreated oak when you leave it outside here, and it’s the exact reason for […]

10 Strange & Unique Mountain Bike Products

Today, we’ll take a close look at 10 products for cyclists of all kinds. Some of them are cheap, some expensive, and some—a little strange. So let’s get to it. First we have the Blackburn Outpost cargo carrier, which is sort of like a luggage rack for your bottle cage mount. This is probably a […]

Building & Riding Berm Peak’s Newest Trail – Rhodorooter!

It’s Autumn on Berm Peak, and that means pretty colors, cooler weather, and better visibility through the woods. For the first time, we’re able to see large portions of this property where there are normally leaves blocking the view. Now if you haven’t been following this build since the beginning, I suggest you watch the […]