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 »
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 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 »
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 »
Mountain biking tourists and adventurists worldwide are always on the look out for “bike friendly accommodation”. While anyone with room to accommodate guests can easily make the claim, understanding what mountain bikers need and helping their vacation become really great is all in the small details. Photos are taken from our local Sababike partners whom … Continue reading »
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 »
Last May we head some special guests over from the UK, Jacob Gibbins from Aspect Media together with Pro riders Mark Scott and Sam Flanagan AKA the trippin fellaz. We took them for 6 days of riding from the very north tip of the country all the way to the southern city of Eilat. On … Continue reading »
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 »