Category Archives: Events
The Rose Mountain Rumble in New Hampshire

Ever heard of Lyndeborough, NH? Me neither. Well, it’s home to the Rose Mountain Rumble, a fundraiser ride with all proceeds go to local conservation efforts. There are multiple mile options, set up for various levels of expertise. Check out more information at Rose Mountain Rumble.

Aug 13, 2016 Comments are OFF
Giro Does the Downieville Classic – Amanda Schaper and Ian Stowe
Let's ride right meow!

Giro Does the Downieville Classic
Words by Amanda Schaper and photos by Ian Stowe

Let me start by saying that if you haven’t been to Downieville, you’ve gotta go.
And if you haven’t raced the Downieville Classic, well then you’ve gotta do that too.
It’s one heckuva weekend.

The 2016 Downieville Classic happened Aug 6-7, marking the 21st edition of this race. Most people are there for the Classic Cross Country race, but the lucky few who clicked “Register” faster than anybody else compete in the prestigious All Mountain event—it sells out in seconds. The AM racers not only do in Saturday’s XC race, but also the famous Downieville Downhill on Sunday. Here’s the catch: you have to use the exact same bike for each event—don’t even think about changing your tires because they’ll catch you at weigh-in. Choose your gear wisely. (more…)

Aug 12, 2016 5 comments
The Oregon Timber Trail

Launching in the Winter of 2017, the Oregon Timber Trail promises 650 miles of singletrack and forest roads from California to the Columbia River Gorge. The guys at Limberlost have been working on its development for some time now and just launched the @oregontimbertrail Instagram and website.

There’s a lot of work to be done on the route, in terms of clearing and trail maintenance, so follow along at

Aug 11, 2016 11 comments
Sim Works Happy Hour Ride this Friday at Golden Saddle Cyclery

This Friday (that’s TOMORROW!) we’re hosting a happy hour ride with our friends from Sim Works who are visiting Los Angeles from Nagoya, Japan. The ride will be a group-friendly, any bike welcomed, pedal up to a downtown overlook where we’ll watch the sun set over Los Angeles.

We’ll meet for drinks at 5pm and the ride will leave Golden Saddle Cyclery at 6pm, so be on time and be ready to have fun!

See y’all there!

Aug 4, 2016 1 comment
Los Angeles: Sim Works Pop-Up at Golden Saddle Cyclery This Weekend!

This weekend at Golden Saddle Cyclery in Los Angeles, our friends from Sim Works will be hosting a pop-up shop. There will be full stock of all Sim Works items, including but not limited to: high fives, smiles, stems, bars, tires and accessories. Swing through this weekend to check it out and make sure you leave a few hours for a happy hour ride on Friday.

More details on the Friday ride to come, so stay tuned!

Aug 1, 2016 Comments are OFF