Editor’s Letter

How bikes can make public lands part of a sustainable community.

April Contributor Question

What’s your favorite way to recover after a big ride?

Quick Hits

New trails in Del Norte, monkeying around in Manitou Springs, Chasing Epic, handmade bikes and more …


Road cyclists want to hit the dirt—and bike manufacturers are listening.

Hot Spot

Explore Penitente Canyon.

The Trail

Follow our GPS coordinates on Buena Vista’s Midland Trail.

Hear This

Roll with the Infamous Stringdusters.

The Road

Endurance champ Sonya Looney goes enduro in New Zealand.


Peter Kray calls for Colorado to bring back the USA Pro Challenge.

Sedona Rocks

Zach White had heard all the stories about why he had to ride Sedona: It’s the promised land of early-season singletrack, a playgournd of mystic vortexes and red rock that calls to mountain bikers across the West. Then he found out about the snakes.

Chocolate Spokes

Gregory Crichlow creates bikes that are works of art out of his friendly little shop in Denver’s Five Points.

The Big Bike Roundup 

Spring is here and it’s time to drool over that new bike you can’t afford—oh, sure you can. At least, you won’t be able to help yourself after you dig into our picks for the best new rides of the year. Plus, we run down our favorite new cycling accessories.

5 Extras

These Five Extras Will Add to Your Cycling Experience—or at Least Make You Look Good Trying.