We’ve had the pleasure to meet Mark McClure from IMBA trail solutions (worth checking in on their blog for more cool projects) and hear a bit on the building that’s going on in Modiin – where the first dirt jump park in Israel is being built, and this one will be totally free and open for … Continue reading »
Israel hosts several official UCI XC races during 2014, in Haifa (which also hosted a European championship previously), Misgav and Mishmar Ha’emek, the later two being amongst our favorite trail centers. We went to check out the first race of the series in Mishmar Ha’emek. The track laid out for the day was pretty intense … Continue reading »
The Nafataly mountains and the Manara cliff area has long been known as the main DH spot in Israel. Now, instead of being a hardcore attraction only, the mountain is also open for some excellent and epic XC riding. The new Naftaly Mountain Singletrack is a recent addition to the growing network of official mountain biking … Continue reading »
“Another Country” is a straightforward name for a crew that does just as the name suggests – they are out looking for new places to ride mountain bikes, and make videos about it. Just a couple of months ago we were introduced to the guys and asked to show them around some of our favorite … Continue reading »
This ride report takes us from the city of Arad, at about 640 meters above sea level, all the way down to the Dead Sea, 420 meters below sea level and the lowest point on Earth – get ready to dive!
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 »
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 »
Misgav is one of our favorite trail centeres. With a good mix of technical XC single track and unofficial mini-DH trails, there’s something for any mountain bike rider to enjoy. This local video shows the faster side of our dusty summer trails, have fun!