Category: mountain biking

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Mexico’s ride of the dead mini-doc

The Trans Sierra Norte mountain bike race is a three-day ride across ancient Mexican paths that finishes at the Dia de los Muertos celebrations in Oaxaca City. The riders brave enough to tackle the challenging route on 1,000-year-old trails face a 3,000-foot elevation gain/loss, chilly nights, and stalking panthers in the Mexican jungle. One of these riders, Yefra Ram, gave… Read more →

8 facts about Snowmass, CO

SNOWMASS ISN’T JUST another ski resort. Its reputation as a year-round center for all things Colorado is well-earned, whether your preference is two planks, two wheels, or two feet. Far removed from the Front Range gridlock, this village and resort has become the talk of winter fanatics everywhere. Here’s 8 things everyone’s buzzing about. cozy up next to a local… Read more →

Biking in the Caucasus Mountains

Follow Matador on Vimeo Follow Matador on YouTube Adventure filmmaker Joey Schusler, Bike magazine editor Brice Minnigh, photographer Ross Measures and mountain man Sam Seward spent half of June 2015 exploring the crown jewels of the Georgian High Caucasus, one of the world’s wildest mountain ranges. With nothing but their mountain bikes and enough food to survive for 10 days,… Read more →

10 adventures minutes from Boulder

SET RIGHT AT the base of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder has little choice but to be the center of high-altitude Colorado explorations. Easy access to the outdoors, a celebrated dining and nightlife scene, and well-rounded activities for singles, families, and kids of any age make it a perfect starting point for exploring within the city limits and beyond. And you… Read more →

Redding’s Great Outdoors

REDDING is enclosed on all sides by craggy hills, mountain peaks, and volcanoes. The city itself has many opportunities to eat and drink and experience, but escaping into the great outdoors is the best way to really immerse yourself here. Waterfalls, trails, crests, cliffs, meadows, and peaks are all within easy reach. 1 McArthur Burney Falls This park, located about… Read more →