• Race Report: China Peak Enduro

      Race Report: China Peak Enduro

      The China Peak Enduro served as Round 2 of the California Enduro Series on Saturday, June 29. A hidden gem just east of Fresno, China Peak Mountain Resort is surrounded by beautiful lakes and towering trees. The lack of cell service at this remote venue is a much-needed gift for …Read More »
    • Carson City Off-Road Dedicated to Joel Dunn

      Carson City Off-Road Dedicated to Joel Dunn

      The Fourth Annual Carson City Off-Road is dedicated to Carson City native and visionary trails community leader, Joel Dunn. Born and raised in Carson City, Dunn has not only witnessed the evolution of Nevada's state capital but has also been a driving force in its transition into a recreation-focused community.Read More »
    • Editor’s Note

      Editor’s Note

      The Surfers Path Working the ASJ Roadshow booth at the Surfer’s Path Marathon in Capitola recently, I was mesmerized by the ocean. Wave after shimmering wave was rolling in, and about fifty people were playing in the water right in front of our tent. There was no wind and the …Read More »

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    • Race Report: China Peak Enduro

      Race Report: China Peak Enduro

      The China Peak Enduro served as Round 2 of the California Enduro Series on Saturday, June 29. A hidden gem just east of Fresno, China Peak Mountain Resort is surrounded by beautiful lakes and towering trees. The lack of cell service at this remote venue is a much-needed gift for some.Read More »
    • Lost Sierra Electric Bike Festival 2019

      Lost Sierra Electric Bike Festival 2019

      Connect with people who share a passion for electric bicycles and the great outdoors at the 4th Annual Lost Sierra Electric Bike Festival.Read More »
    • Death Ride – Tour of the California Alps 2019

      Death Ride – Tour of the California Alps 2019

      Recognized as one of the premier endurance events on the west coast, the Death Ride — organized by the Alpine County Chamber of Commerce — has welcomed riders from around the globe for the past 39 years, providing them with a challenging, memorable ride along the scenic roads of the Sierra Nevada mountains.Read More »
    • Mt. Shasta Enduro 2019

      Mt. Shasta Enduro 2019

      The Mt. Shasta Enduro is round 3 of the California Enduro Series series for 2019. The event introduces riders to a fresh riding zone that many aren’t familiar with, despite its location on the south slope of Northern California’s iconic Mount ShastaRead More »
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    • Gear We Love: ENO Upcycled Dog Collar & Leash

      Gear We Love: ENO Upcycled Dog Collar & Leash

      Longtime ASJ supporter Eagle’s Nest Outfitters, the company known for high quality backpacking hammocks, is now making dog collars and leashes from upcycled webbing.Read More »
    • The Gear Junkie — Skora Running Shoes

      The Gear Junkie — Skora Running Shoes

      Nike, New Balance, Saucony, Asics. . . the big boys used to be the only option when you stepped into a store in search of running shoes. No longer. These days, a mega-trend of footwear that is more minimal and "barefoot style" has pushed dozens of new brands into the spotlight.Read More »
    • NuVinci Bike Transmission

      NuVinci Bike Transmission

      With a simple twist of the wrist, the promotional materials read, you can shift this bike in a way that's "as easy as adjusting the volume on a radio." As bike-industry marketing speak goes, the "radio" analogy was about as weird as I'd seen.Read More »
    • Fat Bike Trend

      Fat Bike Trend

      It was a frozen day in 2006 when I first swung a leg over the frame of a fat bike. Back then these large-tire bikes were made only by custom frame-builders who liked to pedal in snow and a single Minnesota brand, Surly Bikes, which mass-produced the first notable bike in the “fat” genre with its Pugsley frame.Read More »
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    • Best of the Fests 2019

      Best of the Fests 2019

      There’s something for everyone, from gatherings for beer lovers to music fests to celebrations of the myriad of human-powered summer sports. Check out the highlights below and keep an eye on our website as we add to the list.Read More »
    • How You Can Help California Wildfire Victims

      How You Can Help California Wildfire Victims

      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 community is pulling together in support of one another.Read More »
    • Headlands Brewing Company

      Headlands Brewing Company

      Have you heard the saying “Never trust a skinny brewer”? Whoever said that never tasted Phil Cutti’s beer.Read More »
    • The Rise of Craft Hard Cider

      The Rise of Craft Hard Cider

      Hard cider is hot. Virtually non-existent in the United States just five years ago, cider consumption has more than tripled between 2011 and 2013, from 9.4 to 32 million gallons according to the Beer Institute.Read More »
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    • Earth Talk: Are E-Bikes Greener than Human-powered Bikes?

      Earth Talk: Are E-Bikes Greener than Human-powered Bikes?

      Well, actually, there could be … E-bike pioneer Justin Lemire-Elmore argues that e-bikes are better for the environment, at least if you compare the carbon emissions associated with producing enough extra food to fuel the rider of a standard bicycle against the emissions from coal-derived electricity used to charge an e-bike.Read More »
    • EarthTalk: How to Recycle Paint, Primer and Stains?

      EarthTalk: How to Recycle Paint, Primer and Stains?

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that about 10 percent of the house paint purchased in the United States each year—about 65 to 69 million gallons—is discarded. Leftover and unusable paint wastes causes pollution when disposed of improperly, the EPA warns.Read More »
    • Earth Talk: Should I Recycle My Disposable Batteries?

      Earth Talk: Should I Recycle My Disposable Batteries?

      Truth be told, those old used up disposable alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, etc.) aren’t the environmental menace they used to be before the federal government mandated taking out the mercury, a potent neurotoxin linked to a wide range of environmental and health problems, as part of the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act of 1996.Read More »
    • Earth Talk: Is backyard firepit smoke a health hazard?

      Earth Talk: Is backyard firepit smoke a health hazard?

      With summer approaching, many of us are eagerly anticipating the first night we can gather with loved ones under the stars around our backyard fire pits. But neighbors might have not-so-warm feelings about wood smoke entering their yards and homes. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), wood smoke is a complex mixture of gases and microscopic particles, and when these microscopic particles get into your eyes and respiratory system, they can cause health problems such as burning eyes, runny nose, and bronchitis.Read More »
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