Green and sunny late December ride

Green and sunny late December ride

Just as folks around the world were preparing for, or at least hoping for a white Christmas, we just got our usual winter weather. Gotta love it! Meaning, short riding clothes are back out and grippy singletrack with fresh green growth and blue skies are what the day is all about. This time our mid-week … Continue reading »

Trailbuilding Season is Here!

Trailbuilding Season is Here!

Only a few days ago, we went riding in the desert, under blue skies and the warm sun. Since then, winter has finally arrived, and with it the first big rainstorm of the season. Since it hasn’t really rained here since May, it’s safe to say that we were happy to see the skies finally … Continue reading »

Desert Shred with Sarah Leishman and Mike Hopkins

Desert Shred with Sarah Leishman and Mike Hopkins

Near the southernmost tip of Israel and only a short drive from Eilat and its beautiful red sea beaches, high in the mountains overlooking the Jordan valley lay hidden some of our favorite technical desert singletrack in Israel. We were happy to get an official invitation from the ministry of tourism to join a group … Continue reading »

Freeride mountain biking photo session

Freeride mountain biking photo session

While Israel can be officially titled a mountain biking trail heaven, freeride spots are a bit more rare, and usually kept on the low-down by the locals. Here’s a sneak peek at one such spot, somewhere in the North of Israel. We headed out to take some product review photos and just have fun on … Continue reading »

Yaar Ofer November 11, 2013

Yaar Ofer November 11, 2013

Yaar Ofer is a well-known riding destination situated about 40 minutes north of Tel Aviv. It sits atop the Carmel Mountain Range, and offers a rich selection of singletrack in a fairly mountainous setting. The climbs are not too long, but can be a bit sharp. The trails are mostly technical in nature, with great … Continue reading »

Carmel Mountains November 2, 2013

Carmel Mountains November 2, 2013

The Carmel Mountain Range is situated in the Northern part of Israel, along the Mediterranean coastline. It reaches over 500 meters in height, and offers a great playground for mountain bikes, with its many trails. I made a solo loop of 2 of the more well-known singles in the area, the “Alon” and “Shokef singles. … Continue reading »