Why Winter Riding in Israel is Awesome

Why Winter Riding in Israel is Awesome

Israel’s winters are mild, with average temperatures hovering around 15 degrees Celsius. Most of the rainfall in the country occurs from December to February, which allows the land to recover from the long and dry summer. Riding conditions are optimal as the ground dries quickly, and the abundance of rad trails put on their prettiest … Continue reading »

Are you taking full advantage of your dropper post?

Dropper posts are great for getting more control on the trail and making technical sections more safe and comfortable to ride. While easy to operate, we do notice quite a few riders are not making the most out of their dropper post, here are a few points that might help.

Belle the Trail Dog

Belle the Trail Dog

Belle was found just over a year and a half ago on the street. Weak, ill, thin and scared – she got picked up by people passing by, moved to a foster home and recovered. Four months ago Belle found a new home with Tal from Sababike, and obviously got to spend some time on … Continue reading »

New Ride: HaZore’a Trail

New Ride: HaZore’a Trail

HaZore’a is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the west of the Jezreel Valley, it falls under the jurisdiction of the Megiddo Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 901, and as of 2014, it is also home to two new purpose-built mountain bike loops. We went out to discover both, adding … Continue reading »

Showing how foot work works @ the pumptrack

Showing how foot work works @ the pumptrack

When we’re out doing technical skills sessions, we often find ourselves working even with experienced riders – on the basics. These include basic body position, using your eyesight, controlling speed, and footwork. For the latter, we looked for a nice way to demonstrate how foot work is correctly implemented on a bike, and actually found … Continue reading »

Behind the scenes with the Trippin Fellaz

Behind the scenes with the Trippin Fellaz

A couple of months ago, we had the pleasure of hosting the Trippin Fellaz, Sam Flanagan and Mark Scott together with Jacob Gibbins of Aspect Media for a week of video shooting mountain biking in Israel. Their 1st episode for the year is out, and it’s pure gold! Good times with the guys over for riding, dining, diving, … Continue reading »