Once a dingy and nearly forgotten industrial town off Interstate 70, Fruita (named for the orchards that drove the economy before natural gas) exploded on the mountain bike scene 10 years ago.
We're skiing blower pow in a storm at Alta and Snowbird. The sun comes out. As a photographer I've spent 20 years trying to capture days like this. But to describe it? It's beyond glorious. It's April and most people are thinking about golf.
If you're not riding a chairlift, you need a bike that'll let you climb well for hours at a time, but still soak up what real mountain trails throw at you.
How a revolutionary new concept in trail design is fulfilling the promise of gravity-fed mountain biking.
Tour Divide—officially known as the Great Divide Mountain Bike Race—is an underground-over-ground, point-to-point ultra endurance fest with nary more than a website as the organizing cement.