The Yearning for Flow

It’s about this time of year when the focus shifts from winter to spring and the longing for early sunrises, warm rays of sunshine and the pleasure of that flowy feeling on two-wheels just gets a grip of us. Mountain bikers still have to wait until June 2, when Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis kicks off the new biking season and the Waldbahn starts to take visitors and their bikes from all over the world up the mountain. But, why not start daydreaming about the sound of rubber on dirt and that unique…

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BIKE Transalp 2017 Anniversary edition unveiled

The stage towns of the 20th BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma, the race which has influenced mountain bike marathon racing like no other over the past two decades, have been unveiled. The anniversary edition of the popular MTB stage race for teams of two will be staged from July 16 till 22, 2017, and will will lead over some 550 km and 18,000 metres of climbing from Mayrhofen, Austria across the main chain of the Alps to Riva del Garda, Italy – the tradition-rich town at the shores of Lake Garda,…

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Lowe Alpine Strike 24 – Review

Lowe Alpine; an outdoor equipment company from Colorado manufactures high quality outdoor equipment including packs and apparel for a wide range of outdoor activities. Lowe Alpine released their product line in India recently and introduced the Strike 24 day pack which is the best in its class that our outdoor expert Naveen has ever tested. As the name suggest, the Strike 24 can carry 24 liters of cargo and is a heavyweight champ when it comes to carrying all the gear you need for day-long riding adventure. Although Strike 24…

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Video: Riding the Olymp in Greece

25 years ago Greece’s highest mountain mass saw its first traverse. Back then the bikes still had racks and no suspension forks. Nevertheless, the ride across the God’s throne, Olympus, is still a mystical experience, even with modern technology.   Photo by Martin Bissig | Location: Olympic Mountain, Greece | Riders: Gerhard Czerner & Michael Baumgartner  

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Italy with a difference

Italy with a difference Follow six friends at Bike Mountaineering adventure tours in the region of Valle d’Aosta, Italy. By: Florian Strigel Location: Valle d’Aosta – ITALY Also featured in Issue #8 | March 2012 Me and Tobi are sitting in the car heading for Bernardino Pass to Italy and expecting three days of biking in one of the most spectacular Alpine landscapes one can imagine. To reach our destination we have to negotiate massive traffic chaos in the Milan Area and we have to cross 30 Km of building sites…

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