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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The final round of the KTM All Mountain Sprint Cup season was held on the 21st of November in the forest of Misgav, one of the best riding areas in the country. It was dry and dusty and the racing was hot! Enjoy a selection of shots from the day:
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 »
A few images from the first ever Israeli Pumptrack Championships held at the Israeli Bike Museum in October 2013. The day was a great success, with a large number of riders out for the day, trying to tackle the challenging short track to emerge victorious. In the end, everybody was a winner after a great … Continue reading »