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Inside MTB Dream Jobs: Storyteller

Often people’s perception of a dream comes with a natural overemphasis of the positives, rarely ever stopping to consider any inherent sacrifices.    Three kids, a dog,…

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Burnout, Bravery and Bikes

I’ve been hearing more and more stories of women burning out – especially in the pandemic, where boundaries have become blurred between work, play, mental…

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3 Things to Know for Your First Gravel Race

 3 Things to Know for Your First Gravel Race  Pivot cyclocross athlete Courtenay McFadden shares the three things she learned from her first gravel race, the…

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For People (Like Me) Who Aren’t Mechanically Minded:

There are two types of people in this world. Those who love the intricate mechanics of bikes and those who do not.  I fall into…

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I Lost, but I Still Won

I lost. Again. In fact not even close to a podium. Or a decent time. Yet, I still felt good. While friends and spectators were…

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Overcoming Unbound: Gravel Road to Redemption

2020 was a year of uncertainty for many athletes. This is especially true for Pivot endurance athlete Taylor Lideen. For Lideen the pandemic was compounded…

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Uphill Battles – Mental Health & Mountain Biking

Long-time Pivot endurance athlete Taylor Lideen recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month by shedding light on how mental health battles have affected his life and riding.  Mental…

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Future Ground: Together Better

What do you get when you cross 10 driven and talented female riders, world class coaches, the ultimate environment and three jam packed days?  …

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Fear and Progression – A Dynamic Duo

We have all been there. That one feature that stops you dead in your tracks, that jump we always avoid or that ride around we…

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Bike-love

Welcome back for round two! Coinciding with Valentines month, what better excuse to give this column the big ol’ ‘bike love’ theme and maybe get…

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For The Love Of It

Well hello there! Welcome to my corner of the digital world, where I am proud to be publishing in the Pivot Women’s community. I’m glad…

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P21E

When Training is Sport Growing up in the Philadelphia’s suburbs, mountain biking wasn’t really in the scene for 7x Cross Fit World Games competitor Chris…

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Women on the Western Wildlands Route

Photos by Myke Hermsmeyer The adventure may have started in grim weather, including fresh snowfall, but as the miles passed, the skies cleared, and the…

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Swenson & Grant Win BWR Cedar City

Photo Credit: Photos courtesy of Belgian Waffle Ride Stan’s-Pivot riders Keegan Swenson and Rose Grant swapped their usual Mach 4 SL world cup race rockets…

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Photo Epic – A Very Welcomed Return to Racing

Following numerous delays to the racing season due to COVID-19 shutdowns and travel restrictions, the mountain bike world returned to racing in the Fall with…

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Bikepacking the Bears Ears Region

Words and photos by Kurt Refsnider In my nearly 3 decades of riding and racing bikes, one theme has returned again and again – finding…

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Rockstar 265: The Epic Journey Itself

Written by bike racer, adventurer, and stoke-spreader in chief – Gordon Wadsworth You know the song, ” Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah…

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The Bernard Kerr Story: Pivot Factory Racing is Born

Part one of our three-part video series celebrating Bernard Kerr’s tenth anniversary with Pivot covered the early “caravan years”. Now, in the second episode, we…

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A Night On The Arizona Trail

Bikepacking often elicits an image of long-distance rides that take many days, weeks, or months of pedaling bikes heavily loaded with gear and food for…

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In the Kitchen with Defending Leadville 100 Champion

I’m Rose Grant, Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team pb Maxxis athlete and defending Leadville 100 Champion. My husband, daughter, and I live in NW Montana, not too far from where I grew up amongst…

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How To Bikepack with 3 Different Mountain Bike Frames

Shortly after I started mountain biking I quickly realized that if I could carry my camping gear on my bike, I could get farther into…

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Bikepacking Alaska’s Iditarod Trail

Words and photos by Kurt Refsnider (@kurt.refsnider) A sudden burst of light flashed through the green wall of my tent, startling me awake. I felt…

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Coastal Pull #3 – Santa Cruz

To wrap up the Coastal Pull series, we wanted to just get out, play locally, and connect with the Vault’s ability to explore backroads close…

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Coastal Pull #2 – Death Valley

Gold! The things we do for what we find so valuable. Death Valley needs no introduction, standing as one of the pinnacles of National Parks…

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Pivot Cycles Announces 2020 Teams and Athletes

Pivot Cycles is excited to get 2020 rolling with a few new roster additions and continued support of Pivot staples alike. Earlier this year, Pivot Factory…

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Pivot Factory Racing – 2020 Season is Underway with Crankworx Rotorua

Well there we have it…the 2020 season is underway!!!  Crankworx Rotorua is always a great event and this year promised to be no different delivering the goods…

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How to Win the Iditarod Trail Invitational

This year’s Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI) dished out some of the more challenging conditions in years – soft fresh snow, 36 hours of 50+ mph…

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Coastal Pull – The Coast Road

The Pacific Ocean pulls on all of us.  And when you reach its shores, it’s binding. You take pause and realize our shared primal connections…

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Morgane Charre Interview

Get to know the latest addition to Pivot Factory Racing, Morgane Charre

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Whites of Their Eyes with Pivot Factory Racing

It’s said the eyes are the windows to your soul. This window opens wide when Pivot Factory Racing athletes hit the race course, and through…

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The Moments Between with Pivot Factory Racing

In their own words, Pivot Factory Racing takes you through the highs and lows of last year while looking forward to the season ahead.

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Pivot Factory Racing Andorra and Les Orres Race Recap

A busy weekend saw the Pivot Factory Racing team split over two countries racing in two disciplines. After a really successful weekend racing at the…

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Pivot Cycles/Maxxis pb Stan’s/DNA Cycling Team Signs Jamey Driscoll

Tempe, AZ – After a successful first year with multiple UCI podiums, the Pivot Cycle/Maxxis pb Stan’s/DNA Cycling team takes its quest for wins to the next…

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