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September 2017

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Celebrating The (Bike)Centennial: 200 Years of Bikes

From tool to toy, the bike has served many roles over the course of history. Follow along on this two-wheeled tribute to learn how the bike came to be and what it’s doing for our communities and economies 200 years later.

Sheltowee Trace: The Best Bike Trail That You’ve Never Heard Of

Three bikers become the first to ride the entire 323-mile Sheltowee Trace.

Single Speed Ain’t Dead

Consigned to kids’ bikes for the past century, the single speed made an impassioned comeback in the early 2000s, and for a dedicated few, the spirit of the single speed lives on.

Full Suspensions and Fly Rods: Bikefishing in the Blue Ridge

Fly fishing and mountain biking go hand in hand in the Pisgah National Forest of Western North Carolina.

The September Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live!

Pick up your copy or read online today for great stories on the 200 year history of the bicycle, a SUPer's first descent of the Little Tennessee, the emergence of bike fishing in the Blue Ridge, the unspoken scourge of sexual harassment in the outdoors and much more!

Sweat Shops

A bonanza of boutique fitness gyms are sweeping the South. BRO put them to the test.