March / April 2018 Issue

  • WELCOME TO THE MARCH/ APRIL 2018 ISSUE OF MOUNTAIN BIKE TALES WHERE WE’RE PACKING IN THE EDITORIAL GOODNESS AS WINTER RETREATS AND THOSE THIGH-BURNING RIDES OF SPRING APPROACH.


  • THIS MONTH WE TEST THE SURLY TROLL FORK, SOME COOKIES INFUSED WITH CAFFIENE AND ALL-NATURAL FIRST AID OINTMENT FROM CUROXEN.


  • WE SHARE NEWS OF A FAT BIKE RACE ON THE BEACH AND RETURN WITH ALL OF OUR USUAL RANTS AND GOODIES.

Monthly Articles

Take a closer look at this month's articles.

On The Pedals

By Jason Giacchino

Jason dreamed of having a garage like the ones on Cribs. The one he ended up with is more like a zoo.

Das Rant

By CG

CG saw a picture on Valentine’s Day that reminded him of the meaning of true love. With his bike.

Hannah's Corner

By Hannah Finchamp

Setting goals is one thing. Following through is another. Hannah demonstrates how the two can work in harmony.

Beginner Lessons

By Spencer T. Smith

Spencer reminds that we all started somewhere and what we take for granted can be intimidating to a beginner.

Fat tires, sand and surf? Trifecta!

Product Reviews

Check out some cool new gadgets MBT tested out.

The Cookie Department Review

Imagine a cookie that tastes amazing and packs a cup of coffee into your munching. They exist and we test them.

SURLY TROLL FORK REVIEW

Our resident masochist continues to explore the ways of the rigid with a fork designed to transfer 100% of the terrain to his meaty man paws.

Curoxen REVIEW

A first-aid ointment that is 100% natural? We slipped a tube in our packs to find out if you should be carrying some on your next ride too.