APRIL 2020

On the Cover: Riders Michelle Zimmerman (front) and Uri Carlson (back) dig into the Wheeler trail in Breckenridge, Colorado. by Liam Doran (liamdoranphotography.com)

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DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Letter
Uncertainty and hope in the age of COVID-19.

Quick Hits
Trinidad has big plans for more gravel rides, how to be a more respectful mountain biker, cool lodgings and trout streams in New Mexico, the art of bonking in a triathlon, selling your gear on consignment, and more…

Flashpoint
The Cycle Effect is teaching Eagle County’s Latinx girls how to race mountain bikes and change their lives.

Hot Spot
These new mountain bike rides will  fill you with joy when the coronavirus crisis is finally over.

Numerology
All hail the rising power of the e-bike. We give you all the data on the big trend.

Straight Talk
Mountain running champion Joseph Gray is determined to win so that he can inspire more Black American kids to embrace the outdoors.

Hear This
Sturgill Simpson takes off on a new sonic journey.

The Road
Wannabe pro rider Aaron Bible lives the dream when he heads to Portugal with InGamba.

Elwayville
Peter Kray finds solace in the creativity of spring.

FEATURES

Meet the Trail Builders
We take the time to praise the non profits, volunteers who build mountain bike trail systems in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. Meet the heroes responsible for your sweet ride.

Five Trail Runners We Loved
Kicksology author Brian Metzler runs down the shoes that make for the perfect quiver.

10 Rides We Loved
These road, mountain, gravel, commuter, and multi-tasking bikes really turned our cranks.

Gear Accessories
These essential extras will up your ride or run.

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