[On the Cover] Jonathan Mansuel pedals up a peak overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Farstad, Norway. "It had been raining for a week straight, and the forecast was for a chance of clearing that evening, so we did a three-hour climb to get to the top of the peak," Grant Gunderson says. "Luckily, the weather broke, and we were treated to a spectacular sunset." Grant Gunderson
The Life-Altering Silk Road Race
Whether you call it a race, a personal challenge or an adventure, the Silk Road Mountain Race is a life-changing experience for those who line up for the 1,700-kilometer event in Kyrgyzstan. In this photo essay, photographer Antonio Abreu captures scenes from the 2019 race, along with the raw beauty of this central Asian country.
Trail Mining In B.C.'S Slocan Valley
The quiet Slocan Valley of Interior British Columbia is overshadowed by the well-known destinations of Revelstoke, Nelson and Retallack. Now community-oriented trail development in Slocan, New Denver and Nakusp is inspiring a new recreation economy to fill the literal and figurative voids that mining has left behind.
Warm and Welcoming Diné Bikéyah
Ten days. Six-hundred miles. Four shuttered national forests. Daytime temps over 100. Food poisoning. Wildfires. In spite of it all, Kaitlyn Boyle and Kurt Refsnider's bikepack through the sprawling, arid Navajo Nation was the most rewarding and insightful endeavor ever undertaken by this experienced and well-traveled duo.
Julie Pedalino Charges Forward
A love for bikes and a background in fine art and design has led framebuilder Julie Pedalino to craft some of the industry's most distinctive custom frames that feature mixed-metal accents, intricate lugwork and detailed dropouts. Through her commitment to learn CAD and CNC machining, Pedalino hopes to change the fabrication landscape for herself and others.
In Memory: Dave Krimstock 28 Profile: Coyote Shuttle
Knoxville's Urban Wilderness
Chain of Fools
Of Bikes and Beer
A Little Rush Goes A Long Way
The New Recreation Economy
GT Sensor Carbon Pro
Cannondale Habit SE
Trust Performance Message Fork
See the Line, Not the Consequences