Tag: outdoors

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 […]

Ep. 133: Best Colorado RV Travel | camping hiking mountain biking

Hey there, welcome back to Grand Adventure! I’m your host Marc Guido, and for many folks just the name of the state of Colorado evokes images of the Wild West. For many RV campers from the Midwest or from the East Coast, when they talk about heading west with their RV they’re thinking about Colorado. […]

Join the 2nd annual Hachimantai Hill Climb Race!

4… 3… 2… 1… Start! This is the 2018 Hachimantai Hill Climb Race! I thought the Aspite Line, it’s a great course and it’s a good road. It’s safe. It’s not too steep so everyone can ride it. It’s got a bit of down and a bit of flat as well. Well when you get […]

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 […]

Downhill enduro bike race in Spain – Red Bull Holy Bike 2014

♪ (music) ♪ La Pinilla looks like a great mountain resort. There are many trails, you know, the pine trees smell good and it’s really nice. I know Red Bull put lots of work into this project, and now it looks even better, like a real bike park. ♪ (music builds) ♪ Red Bull Holy […]