OK, another wild year in the books. 2022 started with remnants of two years of chaos, then gradually edged back towards ‘before-times’ normal. What that means for us all here, is that once again I rode more new bikes, more new gear, and in more varied locations than in recent years. So my first-hand Editor’s Choice Picks come from a deeper pool of great contenders this year again. Hurrah!
But I’ve still got some Honorable Mentions for a few promising new things that I just haven’t had a chance to spend quality time with, yet. About Cory
As always a quick refresher on me and my proclivities: I’m a mountain biker, a technical one, not afraid to get sketchy on pretty much any ride. Sure, I’ll ride anything with two wheels, from almost any cycling discipline, and even the occasional motor. But it’s all gonna end up off-road at some point. Probably gonna get pretty muddy too.
I’ve been lucky this year to spend more time on fat, knobby tires – both at home and abroad. More secret enduro tracks, more chunky gravel roads, and again more days in bikeparks. All that trail riding even helped motivate me to ditch the city I lived in for 15 years, and move up into the mountainous borderlands where proper trails start just across the field from my yard.
Oh yeah! #afterworkrides Experience
Editor’s Choice: Blinduro
A bunch of amateurs racing brand-new, purpose-built trails, all sight-unseen. So fun! Also humbling. Fronted by 3x World Champion […]
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