Posts by Julie


Great mountain bike accessories make riding smoother, safer, and more fun. Here’s your mountain bike kit shopping list for spring. We asked Mark Matthews, Hydro Flask ambassador and professional mountain biker, for his top MTB accessory picks for 2019. These are the items the adventure-seeking, trail-building fanatic just can’t seem to ride without. Read the article at GearJunkie.com

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A few guidelines and tips for preparing yourself – both mentally and physically – for the climb. If you want the real story, preparing to go high for your first peak-bag is more brains than brawn. Sure, there are some specific exercises that will help you muscle your way up, but it’s the “high” in high-altitude that you need to pay attention to most. Read the article on Adventure Sports Network

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Trailhead Look no further for the paths worth exploring, the tech, gear and experts to take you further, plus the places locals love to rest and revive when strive time is over. With hundreds of miles of trails in Boulder County, we can’t list them all. But here are a few favorites for your trail activities. Read article in Boulder Magazine

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Doctor of Survival Dr. Patrick Kalenzi is an established veterinarian in Boulder County. But before he started taking care of dogs, he was a “cow attendant.” At least, that’s how Kalenzi describes his family’s occupation in Uganda, the East African nation where he grew up in a thatched hut with 11 siblings. Read the article in Boulder Magazine

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There’s a model for building a mountain bike community out of nothing but earth, sweat, and community support: Bentonville, Arkansas. Before it became one of the country’s hottest mountain bike hubs, outsiders knew Bentonville, Arkansas, for one thing: the Walmart headquarters. Read the article at GearJunkie.com

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