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Guest Post: Basic On-Trail Maintenance You Should Know

The best mountain bike rides are the kind where you don’t even notice the bike. You feel intuitively connected to the trail, shifting smoothly and descending silently. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. If you ride enough, odds are you’re going to run into some...

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Photo Essay: Summer in Crested Butte, CO

Last week, we hosted a group of lucky riders in the high-alpine mountain biking capital of Colorado, Crested Butte.  During the summer, the mountainsides are green and covered with wildflowers, and the riding is absolutely spectacular.  This summer is no different; however, we would have...

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Photo Essay: Sun Valley, Idaho

Ever since we spent a week in Sun Valley last summer on our scouting trip with BKXC, we've been itching to get back.  The mountains are rugged, the singletrack is plenty, and the riding is absolutely epic.  It's a perfect fit for Chasing Epic; which...

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Guest Blog: How to Pack for Your Trip

So you’ve booked that dream mountain bike trip -  maybe you’re finally checking Moab off your bucket list, or you want to see if Brevard is all it’s talked up to be (it is). Great, but now you have to get all of your gear...

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Photo Essay: Four Days in Fruita

After just recently returning from multiple trips in Brevard, we had no time to spare before we headed to Fruita for a 4-day trip this past weekend.  Mid-May in Fruita typically means absolutely perfect weather, spring blooms, and perfect singletrack.  And we found all of...

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Face-Off Series: Crested Butte vs. Sun Valley

It's time to move our Face-Off Series to the higher elevations, and compare our two most popular high-country destinations: Crested Butte and Sun Valley.  We'll get this out of the way early: to us, there's no wrong answer here.  Not only are these spots our...

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Photo Essay: Slickrock and Singletrack in St. George, UT

Late last month we spent several days in the St. George / Hurricane area of Utah, working on a little project for our friends over at Canyon Bicycles.  Details on that project will be released in late May, but we wanted to share a handful...

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Guide Focus: St. George, UT

In the latest edition of our "Guide Focus" series, we'll get a closer look at the guys who run the show in St. George, Monte and Jake.  Monte is the owner of Utah Mountain Biking Adventures and our main man on the ground, while Jake...