In our first Blister Symposium, the shockingly funny and incendiary topic is … tires. See whether you agree or disagree with our reviewers, then join the fray.
While some of you were breaking out your bikes and running shoes, some of us were out skiing pow. Alta’s open for one final 3-day weekend, and the conditions are fantastic. Get up here.
It’s spring break, time to head to the mountains or the beach? This gallery is our answer to the question.
So Taos has this habit of going off in mid February. And when it goes off, it goes OFF. Take a look.
Ladies and gentlemen, we present the BLISTER Awards from SIA. Get ready for the Good, the Bad, and the Weird.
Over two feet of snow fell at Alta Ski Area this past week, so we decided to go hit up some of Alta’s famous side country. (It was very, very good.)
We’ve been out skiing and riding around Taos this week, testing gear and playing off Highline Ridge. Figured we’d share some of Ryan Heffernan’s photos.
It’s been snowing at Alta Ski Area. Later, we’ll tell you what we’ve been reviewing, but for now, you really need to see where we’ve been reviewing.
When BLISTER reviewers aren’t out testing new stuff, what do their own builds look like? Here’s Noah Bodman’s answer.
When BLISTER reviewers aren’t out testing some frame or fork or wheelset, how have they built up their own rides, and why? First up, Marshal Olson.
It’s getting cold, so get in shape and get ready. Here’s a gallery of some highlights from Alta, Taos, and Niseko this past ski season to help motivate.
Making your bike lighter doesn’t necessarily make it better. Knowing where to cut weight—and where not to—will save you money and get you a safer, better ride.
Two choices: push yourself hard, or play it safe. Either decision involves significant risk, whether we acknowledge that or not. BLISTER’s Senior Bike Editor Marshal Olson explains.
You don’t have to ski or board to be taken aback by the sheer magnitude and beauty of Las Leñas Ski Resort. But if you are a skier or boarder, this is a pilgrimage you simply have to make.
Some lines from our first week at Las Leñas, set to ‘Signal the Captain,’ by Of Porcelain.
Our first week at Las Leñas Ski Resort included some fresh snow, some big lines, and a whole lot of amazing scenery.
There are pro models and then there are Pro Models. The Praxis MVP is Kevin O’Meara’s, and we are taking to Las Leñas the pair that Kevin literally built for himself to compete on this season. Not many skis out there appear to offer the MVP’s level of playfulness, stability, and versatility.
Crankworx 2012 got off to a fast start, with big crowds, the Fat Tire Criterium, and an Arkells concert.
With the camber profile of an all-mountain carver and the 5-dimension shape of a more dedicated powder ski, the Dynastar Cham 107 is a unique hybrid design that aspires to offer the best of both worlds.
Hate tail rocker? The 190cm Watea 106 looks like a serious ski for experts who want a flat, traditional tail and versatile 106mm waist-width.