Biking

Flying through fields of wildflowers. Photo: Aaron Theisen

Bike Helena: Montana’s Mountain Biking Capital

One-hundred fifty years ago, get-rich-quick schemers struck gold in what is now Helena in southwest Montana. More recently, the dry, fir-adorned foothills flanking Montana’s capital …

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Dylan Pollard reaches the top of the run. Photo: Hank Greer

It’s Cyclocross Time—Join the Party as a Rider or Spectator

After an active season of road cycling or mountain biking, it’s time to start thinking about shifting gears and getting ready for the cyclocross season. …

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New Trails and Old Classics in Nelson, B.C.

Once you get into a new sport like mountain biking, you naturally start browsing around for some of the best of what’s out there. You …

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Classic Colville area riding. Photo: Jason Edwards

Skirts to Bike Shorts: Road Cycling Northeast Washington

As a female commuter cyclist, much of my riding is in town, in a skirt, avoiding flashing oncoming traffic. When afforded the time for longer …

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Bill Gothmann, founder of Valleyfest's Cycle Celebration, stands by his bike. Photo: Carolbelle Branch

Spokane Valley Cycle Celebration Founder Bill Gothmann

Cycle Celebration was founded in 2013 as part of ValleyFest thanks to Bill Gothmann. Learn how his love of cycling inspired this annual community event.

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Silver Mountain Bike Park Gets a Trail Tune-Up

Over 100 resorts in North America are now offering lift-served mountain biking with increased rider demand for a range of gravity oriented trails, from fun, …

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Rossland has a rich history of mountain bike racing, with the orginal Rubberhead Festival kicking off back in 1985. Photo courtesy of Pinkbike.com

Rubberhead Enduro MTB Race (Rossland, BC, Aug. 3)

2014 will mark the 6th year of enduro downhill mountain bike racing in Rossland and the first year of inclusion in both the Kootenay-Rockies and …

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New Beacon Hill Trail Boss Skye Schillhammer. Photo courtesy Skye Schillhammer

Learn to Corner Like a Pro: Cornering Advice from Pro Rider Skye Schillhammer

Although it may not be the scariest thing to do on a bike, cornering is by far the hardest and most important aspect of mountain …

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"...even if you never ride a bike, your town will be stronger economically if more people who want to bicycle can do so safely..." is Washington Bike's message.

Promoting Cycling Requires Sustained Leadership

Comparing Spokane’s bicycle infrastructure to that in cities which have embraced cycling can be discouraging. New York is planning for nearly 800 new miles of …

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