September 2012

My Wife’s Spandex

By Will Harlan | 31 Aug 12
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Road Century Ride

It wasn’t until I arrived at the starting line that I realized I was wearing my wife’s spandex.

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High Five: September 2012

By Jedd Ferris | 31 Aug 12
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East Coast Map

All the odd news in the Blue Ridge including nude chainsawing, rabid deer, and vengeful beavers.

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Beer Can

By Graham Averill | 31 Aug 12
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Canned Craft Beer

Who needs a hydration bladder now that craft beer is in a can?

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Give Me a Lift

By Graham Averill | 31 Aug 12
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Downhill Mountain Biking

Lift-assisted mountain biking is making a comeback, with more Southern resorts cranking their lifts during the warmer months for bikers.

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Going the Distance

By Chris Gragtmans | 31 Aug 12
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Ben Friberg

Ben Friberg can look you in the eye and honestly tell you that he has lived his dreams.

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Wild Rides

By Doug Schnitzspahn | 31 Aug 12
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Yeti SB-66

Our top picks for the best mountain and road bikes for 2012.

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The Century Mark

By BRO Admin | 31 Aug 12
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Century Bike Ride

What is it about triple digits that hold a special place in the mind of the endurance athlete?

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Paradise Lost

By Graham Averill | 31 Aug 12
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Pisgah National Forest

Two friends contend with spiders, snakes, and male-pattern baldness on a road trip through Pisgah National Forest.

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Best Beginner Bike Rides

By Jedd Ferris | 31 Aug 12
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Bike overlook

Are you an aspiring cyclist ready to take pedaling from the casual to competitive?

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Pickin’ Straight with the Steep Canyon Rangers

By Jedd Ferris | 31 Aug 12
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Steep Canyon Rangers

While most young string bands continue to tweak the boundaries of traditional bluegrass, the Steep Canyon Rangers have no shame in playing it straight.

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Doris the explorer

By Julia Green | 31 Aug 12
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Every weekend, Doris and I head out and ride 30 or 40 miles. Despite my affection for biking, I have absolutely no special gear

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Hollywood’s Favorite Forest

By BRO Admin | 31 Aug 12
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Dupont State Forest

Last year, North Carolina declared DuPont State Forest the country’s first Recreational State Forest

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Adult Camp

By BRO Admin | 31 Aug 12
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Transylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race

Grown-ups spin their wheels at the Transylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race

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The Big Ride

By BRO Admin | 31 Aug 12
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New River Crossing

The 500-mile Virginia Mountain Bike Trail is poised to be the South’s sweetest stretch of singletrack.

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Trees That Speak

By Angie Mattaon | 28 Aug 12
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Native American Tree Guidepost

Native American tribes in the South—like the Cherokee, Catawba, and Creek—used trees as their guideposts. And these weren’t ordinary trees.

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