Biking Blogs

Mammoth Trail Blazers: Mountain Bike Racing on Mammoth Mountain

Sep 01, 2015 / Mike McKenna

It’s almost impossible to believe there was a time before mountain biking. A time when ski areas sat dormant during the warm summer months, hosting an occasional hiker and dreaming of snowy winter days when their slopes could once again be worshiped. MORE

Intermediate Downhill Mountain Biking Tips with Liz Cunningham

Aug 27, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Liz Cunningham, Ambassador for Yeti Cycles, gives some very helpful tips to ensure safety while riding as well as taking your biking skill from beginner to the intermediate level. Mountain biking, like any other action sport, has mental barriers to overcome, but with these easy-to-apply tips the transition to becoming a better... MORE

Wheels Up: Mammoth Lakes Local Riley Mueller Is One of Mountain Bike Racing’s Rising Stars

Jul 09, 2015 / Andy Geisel

It’s called the “Life of Reilly,” an ideal life, a comfortable and thoroughly enjoyable way of living. And Mammoth Lakes local Riley Mueller has a life that’s almost the exact embodiment of that expression. MORE

Fat Biking in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 07, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Fatbikes have been growing in popularity over the past couple of years. In this video Jen Girard, owner of Eastside Wide Fat Bike Rentals, talks about what makes fat bikes so fun and offers some trail recommendations for beginning, intermediate and expert fatbike riders. MORE

Top Tips for Road Cycling In and Around Mammoth Lakes

Jun 16, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Top tips and rides for cycling in one of the most stunning mountain regions in the world. MORE

6 Quick Tips for Mountain Biking on Pumice

Jun 04, 2015 / Monica Prelle

If you are anything like me on my first day riding on Mammoth Mountain, you’ll be unprepared and learn quickly that the reward of crashing in pumice is at best an uncomfortable raspberry abrasion. (Pumice is the same rock that is used to scrub feet of dead skin and calluses.) But you don’t have to learn the hard way, like I did. MORE

Beginner’s Guide to Road Biking in Mammoth Lakes

May 20, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Long mountainous roads, wide shoulders, good pavement, and plenty of scenery—that’s what road cycling in Mammoth Lakes is all about. With little traffic and miles of pavement, the Eastern Sierra is truly a road cycling paradise. Just ask any one of the professional cyclists that train here. But you don’t have to be a pro to enjoy pedaling on the roads. Here is your beginner’s guide to road cycling in Mammoth Lakes. MORE

Fantastic Family Biking in the Mammoth Lakes Basin

May 05, 2015 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Spring has arrived in Mammoth Lakes! The days are getting longer, trails are increasingly free of snow, and bikes are everywhere. The Mammoth Lakes Basin is the perfect place to enjoy a family ride in spring, summer, and fall. It’s accessible, spectacularly scenic, and you can make it as easy or as challenging an adventure as you like. MORE