Biking

REI to Close All Stores on Black Friday for Third Year Running

REI to Close All Stores on Black Friday for Third Year Running

Outdoor co-op grows effort to create “new American tradition” with help of hundreds of organizations; launches experiential search engine powered by millions who have chosen to #OptOutside Photo: Anya Staines For the third year running, REI Co-op, the...
How You Can Help California Wildfire Victims

How You Can Help California Wildfire Victims

Three ways to help We at Adventure Sports Journal extend our sincere condolences to those in the California wildfires who have lost their homes and/or loved ones. Below are three ways people can help the victims of these tragic fires. It is inspiring to see how the...
Mountainfilm on Tour 2017

Mountainfilm on Tour 2017

Mountainfilm on Tour • November 11, Santa Cruz Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. The...
Biketoberfest Marin 2017

Biketoberfest Marin 2017

Biketoberfest Marin • October 14, Fairfax Photo courtesy Biketoberfest Marin. This popular cycling festival draws over 5,000 brew and bicycle enthusiasts from Northern California and is a great way to have fun while helping a good cause. The event includes group road...
Ashland Mountain Challenge: A Rich Origin and a Whole Lotta Heart

Ashland Mountain Challenge: A Rich Origin and a Whole Lotta Heart

A look into the history of the 2017 California Enduro Series finale and the couple who brought it to life By Lars Filson Nathan Riddle, 2016 AMC champ. Photo: Scott McClain / California Enduro Series. It’s the eve of the Ashland Mountain Challenge — the 2017...
Downieville Downhill Now Boasts 7,000 Vertical Feet of Descending

Downieville Downhill Now Boasts 7,000 Vertical Feet of Descending

Nine new miles of singletrack highlighted by access to old Pacific Crest Trail alignment By Kurt Gensheimer Greg Williams and Erik Johnson do the ribbon cutting honors. The Lost Sierra region that includes the notorious Downieville Downhill is a model for true shared...
Gear We Love from Interbike 2017

Gear We Love from Interbike 2017

Words by Lars Filson Photos by Scott McClain California is known for a lot of things, like great coastal destinations, excellent mountain biking, and high quality wines. But California is also where a number of large brands have chosen to base their headquarters, test...
Ear to the Ground

Ear to the Ground

News and notes from the outdoor industry Rivers for Change: Source to Sea Learning Adventure Photo courtesy Rivers for Change In the face of current and future effects of climate change, providing enough clean water to support healthy communities will continue to be...
Mountain Bike Road Trip Across Nevada

Mountain Bike Road Trip Across Nevada

US Route 50 will become a focal point for backcountry mountain biking By Kurt Gensheimer Descending the forgotten Pony Canyon Downhill Trail near Austin, NV (Kurt Gensheimer). It may be considered “The Loneliest Road in America,” but for anyone who has ever...
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