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Mountain Biking

Video Of Mountain Biker's Wild Ride Will Terrify You

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.21.2016 | Weird News

This mountain biker got a little too close to nature. Davis Souza was speeding down California's Mills Peak Lookout Trail on his mountain bike last we...

Vail Colorado's GoPro Mountain Games Absolute Must-See Event

Natalie Kalin | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Natalie Kalin

The GoPro Mountain Games, held in Vail, Colorado each year, is the country's greatest celebration of mountain sports. All photo copyrights are solely ...

Hope for That Hill You're Climbing

Amy Crumpton | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Crumpton

But what I really want to teach him (barring the exasperated sigh and eye-roll) is that, "The downhill coast makes you a good rider, but the uphill climb makes you a great one."

Filip Gierlinski: The Eye in Drive

Anna Donnella | Posted 04.14.2016 | Arts
Anna Donnella

After ten years of mountain biking, UK-based photographer Filip Gierlinski decided to create a project to commemorate the people and landscapes that make the activity so great for him.

The Honey Badger

Aaron Baker | Posted 03.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Aaron Baker

And now that I have pedaled my way to the top of the mountain, I pause for a moment of silence, gratefully thank my body, sip my water bottle and gaze out at the view, while I reflect on my journey.

Just Another Bump

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Rosenzweig

Until then I'll just keep peddling along. Always forward, never back. Although the next hill might be steeper than the last, at some point I'll get to coast. And if it gets too hard, I'll just take a quick break and admire the beautiful scenery for a while. It really isn't a race anyway.

The Reality of Quadriplegia: Care For the Caregiver

Plumfund | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Plumfund

When a friend first told me about this amazing trip, "Pilgrimage of Walking Prayer, Magic, Miracles and Mystery on the Camino", I thought there is no way I could afford to do that! Walking the El Camino in France and Spain?

This Video Perfectly Captures Every Mountain Bikers’ Dream

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 09.22.2015 | Sports

This looks terrifying and a lot of fun at the same time. The video of this "dirt blizzard" is a segment from a film called "unReal," which is dedicate...

On My Way Home From the Trails, a Different Kind of Apocalypse

Dan Turello | Posted 09.14.2015 | Green
Dan Turello

One of the joys of mountain biking is that over time you become intimate with the trails. You get to know their nuances and rhythms: a root here, a stone there, now a steep dip and a sharp turn, and then the view of the water through the trees. It becomes familiar, like a trusted lover.

21 Unforgettable Adventures for Your Labor Day Weekend

The Outbound Collective | Posted 09.04.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

When a holiday weekend comes around, you need to take advantage of that extra day off and spend some time outside. Whether you're into hiking, camping, biking, climbing or fishing, there is something for everyone on this list.

A Dozen Cool and Classic Ways to Best Experience the Northern Catskills NY

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County, the lesser-traveled portion of the Catskill Mountains, is being re-imagined as New York's extreme adventure park a mere two hours from Manhattan.

I'm With Stupid: In the White Rim, With Backs Hurtin'

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.15.2016 | Denver
Todd Hartley

Over the years, I've visited Utah plenty of times, including about eight or nine trips to Moab, and I've visited Arches National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park three or four times each.

Why Singapore Is Winning At Green Spaces

Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel

It’s a country. It’s a city. It’s Singapore. And this city-state is growing a lot more than its population. Half of Singapore is covered in gree...

Riding Sedona's 'White Line' Trail Is As Terrifying As It Looks

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.13.2015 | Sports

Just ask pro mountain biker Michal Kollbek.

Hold On Tight For A Harrowing Bike Ride Down Steep Stairs

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2015 | Weird News

Add urban downhill mountain biking to the list of sports we'd avoid. In this video posted by Red Bull, an unidentified mountain bike rider barrels ...

Dairy Queens

Cynthia Catania | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cynthia Catania

Hostel living reminds me of one particular tour adventure I had. We were touring Ireland with the band, and we played a bar gig somewhere in the country where the fee included housing. Whoa. Never in my life had I stayed in such a place.

Women, Fitness, and Body Image: Reshaping the Stories We Tell Ourselves

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women
Jennifer McGaha

I would never have attempted this race if I had still been caught up in the language of my childhood, the narrow labels by which children learn to define themselves and by which those children, once grown, often continue to define themselves -- the slow reader, the inept athlete.

Ski Bums Pick: The West's Top 3 Most Livable Ski Towns

Liftopia | Posted 11.24.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

These places cater to "graduated" ski bums who want to keep playing hard but might be realizing it's time to earn their turns -- by working, too.

Does Happiness Require Suffering?

Mina Samuels | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

I don't know the answer. Not for you. Barely for me. Except that it's my life, so I'm experimenting on myself. Fine tuning the dial. Sometimes I get it wrong and I've just plain suffered and am unhappy. But other times ... make room for my joy.

The Secret Superpower of Matching: 6 Reasons to Matchy-Match

Mina Samuels | Posted 10.29.2014 | Style
Mina Samuels

When I was around 15, I got kicked out of gym class for wearing shorts and a t-shirt that didn't match. Not wearing the gym uniform would have been fo...

I'm With Stupid: Saving Me From My Suspect Cycling Skills

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I want to take this opportunity to wish my mother, who turns a year older today, a very happy birthday, although I fear she won't have one.

11 Adventure Races That'll Blow You Away

Liftopia | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Have you participated in endurance races like Ragnar, Tough Mudder, and the Zombie Run... and you're still left wanting more?

30 Bucket-List Summer Adventures

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Let's face it: Summer is way too short. While technically summer lasts from June 21 to September 22, traditionally the vacation months for many travel...

Wacky Bike Helmets You Won't Believe Exist

The Active Times | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Bike helmets can be quite boring. Similar in size and shape, usually color becomes the only unique factor. And even the color combinations tend to be bland and uninventive. But in a world that creates more and more ridiculous travel pillows, where there's a will, there's a weird way.

THIS Is What We Call Extreme Biking

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.08.2014 | Sports

Two wheels, one sharp turn. Matt Hunter, a professional mountain biker, seemingly defies physics in a video showing him biking swiftly around a ben...