Biking

Ingenious Supre Drive Is Here to Shift the Tides of Mountain Biking Forever

Folks, a recent video has been posted on YouTube showing an engineer with what appears to be a very odd bicycle drivetrain. It’s called the Supre Drive and is a system designed to solve many of the problems riders face whenever crushing it on an MTB. From banging your derailleur on rocks to a lack of constant tension on your chain, these are the issues to be resolved with the Supre Drive.

The mind behind the contraption you see belongs to Cedric Eveleigh, a mechanical engineer and passionate mountain biker from Canada. Honestly, anytime you throw a mechanical engineer

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Biking, walking safety spotlighted after Boise kid recovers from near-deadly accident

Pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities increased by almost 51% between 2009 and 2018, according to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. More than 7,000 pedestrians and bicyclists are killed in crashes each year in the United States.

Idaho Matters talks with Idaho Walk Bike Alliance Executive Director Cynthia Gibson, safety advocate Courtney Wyatt and her son Max, a survivor of a crash that almost took his life on the Boise Bench.

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A New Sustainable Future for Scottish Mountain Biking

A new series of resources which aim to help secure a sustainable future for mountain biking in Scotland were launched today by the Minister for Public Health, Women’s Health and Sport, Maree Todd, along with elite mountain bikers, trail builders from trails associations, board members and staff of Scottish Cycling and Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS).

As a result of the covid pandemic, the numbers of people riding mountain bikes has exploded in Scotland with estimates now showing around 8% of the adult population are now riding once a month and key tourism destinations seeing an increase in

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Family Biking: Our favorite way to warm-up on winter rides

(Spoiler: It’s hot food! – Photos: Shannon Johnson/BikePortland)

It’s gotten pretty cold out there lately and I hope you’re still getting out on your bikes.

As the days get frostier, wetter, and darker, the simple joy of warmth becomes all the more treasured. Nostalgically we may think of a crackling hearth fire, though more often today we enjoy a little flickering candle or simply the welcome comfort of central heating. Those warm comforts of home can make it all the more difficult for family bikers to venture out and about, but what if you could take a little warmth with

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Is Mountain Biking Considered As An Extreme Sport

Some sporting events involve high risk, height, high speed, physical struggle, and natural challenges. Such action sports that elicit high levels of adrenaline are regarded as extreme sports. Any mismanagement mistake while participating the high-risk sports can lead to serious injuries and even death.

Despite the risks involved, adventure lovers are attracted to such activities. With numerous TV coverage of extreme sports, these activities have become popular. Mountain biking is a high-risk outdoor activity liked by many people. It involves off-road cycling on rough terrains like rocks and mountains. Bikers can also ride on canal towpaths and bridleways.

Professional riders

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Biking advocates call for efforts to prevent fatal crashes

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis biking advocates reeling from the deaths of seven people this year in collisions between vehicles and cyclists are calling for the city to do more to try to prevent such crashes.


About two dozen cyclists held a moment of silence for seven minutes — one for each crash victim — at a downtown plaza Sunday evening to mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.


The candlelight vigil was organized by Bike Indianapolis, a nonprofit group which says that, by its count, seven cyclists have received a fatal blow from

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Sens. Cramer, Lujan Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster Outdoor Recreation, Promote Biking on Federal Lands

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced the Biking On Long-Distance Trails (BOLT) Act to bolster outdoor recreation and promote biking on federal lands across the United States.

“The longest continuous single track mountain bike trail in the U.S. is lucky to call North Dakota home. As the former North Dakota Tourism Director, I know the Maah Daah Hey and other bike trails provide enriching recreational experiences and economic opportunities for our communities. Our bill identifies long-distance bike trails on public lands for all to enjoy,” said Senator Cramer.  

“In New Mexico and across

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In a first, high-altitude marathon, mountain biking championship held in Sikkim

A high-altitude marathon and mountain biking championship was held for the first time in Sikkim on Sunday.

The competitions started at the Tashi View Point in Gangtok and culminated at Tsomgo Lake, which is at an altitude of 12,400 feet.

Seventy cyclists and 100 endurance runners completed the distance of 42 km in around three hours, the organisers said.

The event was flagged off by Dronacharya awardee Sandhya Gurung.

”This is a great initiative for the state as well as the region since it provides a much-needed platform for upcoming athletes,” Gurung said.

The event was organised by rehabilitation

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Report: LSU professor killed after being struck by car while biking | News

LSU AgCenter professor Norimoto Murai was killed when he was struck by a car while biking near campus Saturday morning, according to The Advocate.

Murai, 77, was hit by a 2017 Hyundai Tucson as he was biking near his home on Stanford Avenue near the LSU Lakes around 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The driver reportedly stayed on the scene as Murai was transported to a hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

BRPD spokesman L’Jean McKneely said the crash is under investigation by the department’s traffic homicide detectives.

Murai, a professor of plant molecular biology, had worked for the

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News and information – Tamariki have their say on biking

Just over 200 young Wellingtonians have commented so far in the online Tamariki Zone, and the single most common reason they like to bike is because it’s fun.

The plan to develop a network of safe routes is a part of setting the city up for the future and making it possible for more people of all ages and abilities to get to more places in low carbon ways. 

The online tamariki zone is something new we are trialling to help encourage more young Wellingtonians to take an interest and share their thoughts.

The percentage fluctuates, but of the

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