mountain

Some trails lead to trouble

Mountain bikers with a need for speed and thrills have made Lake Tahoe the latest front in an ongoing battle over the illegal construction of bike trails in national forests and ot ...

Media buzzing over mandarin health benefits

With sniffles and coughs heralding the start of cold season, word of Placer County’s super fruit is going viral on a national scale. Placer County’s mandarin orange crop is fro ...

Wheels turning at Tahoe-Sierra 100

Many of the world?s top mountain bikers will flock to French Meadows Saturday for the inaugural Tahoe Sierra 100 Mountain Bike Race. The finale of the National Ultra Endurance Rac ...

Conquering downhill dread

LAKE TAHOE — It’s not so much the vertical terrain itself that makes me grit my teeth and reach for the brakes. The big rocks are my main concern whenever I’m traveling at a ...

Northstar switches gears

Northstar Resort is making a quick transition from skiing destination to mountain bike Mecca. Northstar’s bike park will open fully for the season on Saturday as the upper moun ...