Tag: mtbing

10 GoPro Hacks for MTB and Beyond

It’s that time of year again where you can go mountain biking every day. If you’re like me, you might bring an action camera along to document your ride. Whether you have a GoPro, a knockoff, or something else altogether, these 10 hacks will help you make the most of your action camera. let’s get […]

Backyard MTB Trails | Building & Riding!

Welcome to Berm Creek. Here’s the berm. And here’s the creek you’ll end up in if you don’t use it. For the past few weeks I’ve been building trails at Berm Creek, or I’ve been doing my best to. If you want to build good trails—sustainable trails, Berm Creek could be a case study in […]

Mountain Biking in New Jersey – The Rock Garden State

Coming from New York, I’ve always had mixed feelings about New Jersey. Mention its name, and I used to think of angry drivers sipping 20oz RedBulls, cutting each other off in their BMW’s. Although this assessment is 100% correct, it doesn’t quite paint the entire picture. Venture off the beaten path, and you’ll see why […]

Mountain Bike Trails in Spooky Abandoned Safari Theme Park – Jungle Habitat

These trails aren’t wet, or muddy, but the leaves are just damp enough to wreak havoc on the rocky sections. At first glance you’d think we were riding a typical North Jersey mountain bike trail, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Ride here long enough, and you’ll start to see remnants of what […]

Strong vs Skilled Mountain Bikers

We came here to Virginia Key today to answer a question that we already know the answer to. When you’re trying to go fast, is power, or technical ability more important? Well, as you could guess speed and endurance are more important on smooth straight trails, and technical ability reigns supreme on rougher sections. This […]

Backyard MTB Trails | Building & Riding!

Welcome to Berm Creek. Here’s the berm. And here’s the creek you’ll end up in if you don’t use it. For the past few weeks I’ve been building trails at Berm Creek, or I’ve been doing my best to. If you want to build good trails—sustainable trails, Berm Creek could be a case study in […]

Slickrock MTB Trail – The Most Famous Bike Trail

This is Slickrock Bike Trail, an 11 mile loop in Moab, Utah. It was ridden by dirt bikers in the late 60’s before becoming what is arguably the most iconic mountain bike trail in the world. Early settlers referred to the surface as “slick rock” because on metal horse shoes it was a nightmare. Lucky […]

What’s in Seth’s MTB parts bin?

We all have a box, bin, or pile of stuff left over from old bikes. Gotta save these long ass stems, I might need one of them someday! There are other things we need to restock, like tape, oil, zip ties, and stuff like that. Today we’ll take a look at my parts bin, my […]

Riding over stuff on a MTB – Mountain Biking Explained EP4

So the beginner skills workshop went well. The plan was to meet a bunch of beginners at the trailhead, have them ride some little obstacles, and give them advice on how to improve. These rows of logs were already in place as a sort of practice course. The smaller logs were easy for most people. […]