Mountain Bike Trails USA

Mountain bike Trails USA

Hopefully 2010 will be as good as 2009, and the Trails I will be testing will be as good or better than the trails I tested in 2009. I will continue posting all my trail experiences on this site, but I have launched a new site for my 2010 Tour of the USA and it's called | Mountain Bike Trails USA  | www.mountainbiketrailsusa.com In May of 2010, I will start riding somewhere in California, I'm looking into the "Tahoe" area. Unlike 2009, where I was on the road for 6 months, this year I … [Read more...]

The BEST USA Mountain Biking Shop 2009

Mountain Bike Mayhems 2009 Bike shop of the year

On this 2009 Tour, I took my bike / visited 17 bike shops, out of those 17 only 4 passed my very basic test to qualify for a recommendation article on mountainbikemayhem.com, that is quite shocking, because I was really expecting more than 90% to pass with flying colors. Other than the obvious being polite and helpful, I looked for honesty and good judgement. Every shop I went to, I asked them to check my back brakes, I said that I thought they needed replacing. However I knew that the brakes … [Read more...]

Single Tracks Bike Shop Mountain Bikers Favorite Fruita Bike Shop

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Walk into Single Tracks in the heart of Fruita, and you will immediately notice how well stocked the shop is, not just with some really niffty looking bikes, but a huge selection of everything you will need and more. Single Tracks is the kind of shop, that once you are in there, you just don't want to leave. Usually I ask for peoples recommendations about bike shops on various Mtb forums, but I had not got around to doing this for Fruita. In this case, I approached actuall riders on the … [Read more...]

Moab Ho-Down 2009

Moab Ho-Down 2009

The 4th Annual   Moab Ho-Down Bike Festival October 30th, 31st and November 1st, 2009 Mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Moab Ho-Down Festival, happening the last weekend in October 2009. Moab’s original fat tire festival has changed and evolved over the past few decades into what is now being presented by Chile Pepper Bike Shop in Moab. KEEPING A 23-YEAR TRADITION ALIVE The Moab Ho-Down is the reborn bike festival held annually for 23 years in Moab on Halloween weekend. It is … [Read more...]

The Hub: the Mountain Bikers Choice in the Brevard area

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In the second week of July 2009, I will have been testing the Giant Yukon FX  for a whole year. 2008 was the Mountain Bike Madness 2008 Tour, we did the best trails in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Washington State, Oregon and Utah. We spent many... many hours on the trails. Then we spent another 4 months in the South of France, and since last week we started our 2009 Mountain Bike Mayhem Tour of the USA, which will take us through all the mainland States testing the best trails the USA has to … [Read more...]