Biking

A foggy, rocky area lined with trees.

Public Lands 101

In the collective mind’s eye of America, public lands were born the day Yosemite became a public park in 1864, when president Lincoln deeded it to …

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Illustration by Justin Short of a man flying a kite on a mountain ledge.

Pedaling Public Land

My wife, Lynn, and I moved to Spokane in 2012. Having emptied the moving truck the previous night, I went on a morning constitutional on …

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National Buffalo Soldiers Trail Under Consideration

By Dave Copelan Wallace, Idaho  Largely forgotten for over a century, the story of what may be America’s greatest ever cycling adventure could finally be …

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Escape to North Idaho for Fall Colors and Wildlife

The Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes offers a scenic ride through the heart of the Idaho Panhandle. These days, we could all use a breath …

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Safe Adventuring on the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes

How to explore 73.2 miles (or more) of North Idaho on this scenic trail North Idaho is as beautiful as ever in the age of …

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Old buildings on main street with a forested mountain in the background.

Wallace, Idaho Adventures: Hiking, Biking, History, Dining, and Nightlife

They still mine silver in the mountains around Wallace, Idaho—but equally rich treasures are above ground too. Wallace is a gateway to trails for every …

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Black biking helmet.

Sweet Protection Trailblazer MTB Helmet

Sweet Protection calls the Trailblazer its latest take on the ultimate trail helmet. It’s a super comfortable, high quality, and modern-looking helmet for sure. It comes with all of the strength and …

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Bugs in teeth bike rider, illustration by Justin Short.

Wind in the Face

By Justin Short The national demand for bikes has taken shop owners by surprise. Just walk into any bike shop across the country and you’ll see evidence …

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Person biking on a river trail.

3 Things to Do After a Bike Accident

Spokane, Wash.  If you ride long enough, it’s never a question of if you have an accident, but when you have an accident. Crashes are the worst-case …

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