This place blew my mind! If you love riding big slabs and technical terrain then Debacle, On Your Marc, and Myx Monster, at Blue Mountain Reserve in New York has you covered. https://youtu.be/mPmXrCP11HI Located in Peekskill NY, this park boasts 28 miles of great MTB trails surrounded by massive glacial formations. And while there are … Continue reading The most intense slabs in New York! Mountain biking Blue Mountain Reserve – Just Ride Ep. 27
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The American Classic Basanite is a great $50 MTB tire! But are they worth the wait?
With tire prices sky rocketing over the last couple years I started looking for a less expensive option. I found these on Amazon and decided to give them a shot, and I gotta tell you these tires are awesome! They perform just as good, if not better than my Continental Der Baron's I was running … Continue reading The American Classic Basanite is a great $50 MTB tire! But are they worth the wait?
Met some fast guys while mountain biking at Glen Park and struggled to keep up – Just Ride Ep. 24
Glen Park in Stroudsburg, PA is a favorite riding spot among many enduro mountain bike racers. As one of the stops on the Maxxis Eastern States Cup, there were a few riders pre-riding the course. Having never ridden there before, Dan and I ran into two guys, Evan and Sean, who were gracious enough to … Continue reading Met some fast guys while mountain biking at Glen Park and struggled to keep up – Just Ride Ep. 24
The hits keep coming! Mountain biking at Rocky Ridge Park in York, Pennsylvania – Just Ride Ep. 23
With killer tech lines, exhilarating downhills and challenging features, Rocky Ridge Park in York PA is one of my new favorite mountain bike destinations. https://youtu.be/4ub_zvT3cn4 Although this is a relatively small park it packs a serious punch. You can expect to get about 12 to 15 miles and 2200 ft of climbing. Dan and I … Continue reading The hits keep coming! Mountain biking at Rocky Ridge Park in York, Pennsylvania – Just Ride Ep. 23
Brown’s Ranch has something for mountain bikers of all skill levels – Just Ride Ep. 21
If you ever wanted to get someone excited about mountain biking this is the place to do it. Located on the outskirts of Scottsdale AZ, this trail network is part of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. These multi-use trails cater to riders of all skills levels making it fun for families and intermediate riders. But there … Continue reading Brown’s Ranch has something for mountain bikers of all skill levels – Just Ride Ep. 21
10 things you shouldn’t mountain bike without, plus a few of my favorites
Here are 10 essential items every mountain biker should carry on a ride. I also included 8 non-essential favorites for longer rides. Now to be fair, the complete list of things that I carry varies on where I’m riding, and how long I will be out for. But the 10 products listed below are always … Continue reading 10 things you shouldn’t mountain bike without, plus a few of my favorites
Nextie’s premium carbon mountain bike rims are strong, light, and affordable
If you are looking for an affordable carbon mountain bike rim that is durable and lightweight, check out Nextie’s lineup of premium rims. https://youtu.be/tBl3EXhbsmA To put these carbon rims to the ultimate test I installed them on my hardtail singlespeed. Not only are hardtails rougher on parts, but singlespeeding involves a lot of serious torque, … Continue reading Nextie’s premium carbon mountain bike rims are strong, light, and affordable
Testing our MTB skills riding Holbert and Corona De Loma on South Mt in AZ – Just Ride Ep. 20
For our last ride in Arizona we headed back to South Mountain to tackle the infamous Holbert trail and the more well-known Corona De Loma trail. As luck would have it, Jeff Lenosky the “Trail Boss” was shooting his own video that day and we spent the morning leap frogging each other down the mountain. … Continue reading Testing our MTB skills riding Holbert and Corona De Loma on South Mt in AZ – Just Ride Ep. 20
Do you need a power meter for your mountain bike?
I’ve had a power meter on my road bike for years, but with a hefty price tag are they worth the investment on a MTB? I have come up with three questions and one bonus tip to give you some insight into how I came to my conclusion. 1) How are power meters useful? 2) … Continue reading Do you need a power meter for your mountain bike?
Cost of Admission: Blood & Sweat! MTB Sunset Ridge – Just Ride Ep. 17
Sunset Ridge is located at Hawes in Mesa AZ, and is one of the best MTB tech trails in the area! This expert level trail is tucked high and away making you earn every foot. If you are unsure of your mountain biking skill level there are two squire catchers at the start that should … Continue reading Cost of Admission: Blood & Sweat! MTB Sunset Ridge – Just Ride Ep. 17