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April 2014


Fear: The Whitewater Grand Prix

The Whitewater Grand Prix is not an event for the faint of heart. Take 25 of the best paddlers in the world and challenge them to compete for two weeks against each other in some of the biggest whitewater they have ever faced.

The Only Roof Over The A.T.: Mountain Crossings, Winton Porter, and the next chapter

Over the course of its 2,178 winding miles, the Appalachian Trail passes only once under a manmade structure: a five-foot long, roofed breezeway belonging to what is now the Mountain Crossings store and hostel.

Jay Alley: A Man on a Mission

After a 2,000-mile paddling trip from New York to New Orleans, Jay Alley began his non-profit Canoeing For Kids. 20 years later, CFK has put over 20,000 kids on the water.

The Goods: Best New Trail Tested Bike Gear

Get ready to ride into spring with the best new mountain bike gear, trail tested by BRO contributor Chris Gragtmans.

Cycle To Farm Spins Across the South

Supporting local food has soared to new heights in Southern Appalachia, thanks in part to a relatively young event organized by Velo Girl Rides founder Jennifer Billstrom.

Bike Racing’s Secret Handshake

How pro cyclist Curtis Winsor struck out at baseball but found his groove in bike racing. The best part? It's not too late for you to find your two-wheeled groove, too.