Fizik Vento Ferox Carbon Bike Shoe Review

Photo: Hannah Morvay When it comes down to it, there really aren’t any appreciable differences between MTB cross-country, gravel, or cyclocross shoes. They all need to accomplish the same tasks: be lighter than most other cycling shoes, be stiff, have some spikes and lugs in the sole, and be relatively comfortable. That’s why I appreciate … Read more

How Old is the Oldest MTB You Still Ride?

With constantly improving technology, mountain bike it doesn’t age exactly like fine wine. However, it’s hard not to grow attached to your mountain bike. We spend hours customizing our builds to get exactly the fit, look and performance we want, so why wouldn’t we own our bike for as long as possible? For this survey … Read more

Giant Trance X Advanced Pro SE: An $8,000 Bike for $4,500 [Test Ride Review]

Photographs: Evan & Melanny @outofthisvan Full disclosure: this was a two-hour test drive, with no time to display or adjust the setup in any meaningful way. Just first impressions. My, we’ve come a long way. The Giant Trance X Advanced Pro SE I tested carries almost as much technology as it is possible to manufacture; … Read more

Furry Friends Food Bank distributes free pet food

Courtesy-Furry Friends Food Bank COLUMBUS, Ind. — Friends of Columbus Animal Care Services (FCACS) will be distributing free pet food through their Furry Friends Food Bank distribution this Thursday, March 21, from 4 to 5:30 pm at the Columbus Municipal Airport, 4770 Ray Boll Blvd. . Pet food will be given out in the parking … Read more

Garden City police want help finding missing 48-year-old man

GARDEN CITY, Mich. – Police are seeking information about a 48-year-old man who has gone missing in Garden City. Roy Bolling left his residence Monday (March 11) at 4 a.m. in the 5813 block of Harrison Street on foot and did not return home. He was last seen wearing an orange hoodie, blue jeans and … Read more

Abandoned pet turtles ‘far more widespread than initially thought’

Two red-eared slider turtles – a hatchling and a more mature specimen. Photo: RNZ / Libby Kirkby-McLeod Visitors to Hamilton Gardens can go reptile spotting at Turtle Lake, but the red-eared slider turtles the lake is named after are a global pest that don’t belong in New Zealand’s waterways. The Global Invasive Species Group ranked … Read more

Fruita bike program gives student opportunity to give back to community

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – A Fruita Monument High School program gives students hands-on experience and prepares them for life beyond high school. The bike technology program at the high school allowed students to collect bikes spotted or broken by the community. Throughout the school year, bike technicians, also known as students, have been working … Read more

Does Your Local Bike Shop Serve Coffee and/or Beer?

Photo file: Daniel Palma. One thing online bike shops will never provide is a sense of local community. Some of the best bike shops offer not only a place to buy things or get advice and repairs, but also a place to hang out. For many, the local bike shop is third place between home … Read more

$249 Loam Pass Includes Access to 30+ US Bike Parks

If you’ve ever thought about going on a summer bike park tour, this is your ticket. The Loam Passon sale for $249 now, giving riders access to two days of riding at each of 30 participating US bike parks. “With so many iconic bike locations, from Bend to Bentonville to Kingdom Trails, we wanted to … Read more