MOUNTAIN FLYER MAGAZINE Number 48
TWO WOMEN, TWO BIKES, ONE DREAM
Words by Trina Ortega
Chloe Woodruff and Rose Grant are among the eight women who have made the U.S. Olympic women’s XC long team, but that doesn’t mean the 2016 Games is their sole motivation. Racing Bikes is both a love and a job, and these two riders feel lucky to call raicing bikes their calling.
THE MEXICAN SURPRISE
Words and Images by Zach White
A Oaxaca, Mexico-based enduro race, ride and surf tour coinciding with Day of the Dead sounded like the trip of a lifetime but hours of van time, an unorganized host and a bad-mannered race organizer break the limits of one mole-loving Americano
SPIRITS IN THE STONES
Words by Sarah Rawley and Images by Matt Hage
Racers Sarah Rawley and Phoebe Coers venture off the enduro beaten track in New Zealand to embark on a bikepacking trip along the south island’s west coast, where spirits of the Old Ghost Road are around every corner.
FROM ZERO TO 60
Words by Trina Ortega and Images by Eddie Clark
From the back of a friend’s garage to a 3,000-square-foot building in the heart of Denver, Guerilla Gravity is an all-Americanstartup with aggressive goals: use untraditional, community-based tactics to unseat its incumbents