How the West Was Won at Wilder Ranch

This past Tuesday, The Ride Guides teamed up with Cannondale Bicycles for an exclusive demo day of their newly released Trigger mountain bike. Realizing the importance of a debut, this Connecticut headquartered brand utilized our guiding service in Santa Cruz to showcase their best bike offerings. Participants consisted of Cannondale's top selling dealers from across … Continue reading How the West Was Won at Wilder Ranch

Basic Mountain Bike Skills Clinic Saturday 11/23/13

Ever wonder how those people on the video seem to float over rocky sections of trail and backflip over 72-foot canyons? We won’t be learning to backflip but the basic skills that you’ll pick up at Saturday morning’s free clinic will inject the confidence into your riding that you’ll need to take it to the … Continue reading Basic Mountain Bike Skills Clinic Saturday 11/23/13

How Gravity Trails Will Save the Environment

Wait, wait! I thought downhill mountain biking trails destroyed ecosystems, what are you selling here? Isn’t downhill mountain biking all about young kids skidding down sheer cliffs, creating huge ruts that carry all the dirt off the mountain? In a word, no. Gravity trails are another term for steeper than average trails designed for descending. … Continue reading How Gravity Trails Will Save the Environment