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The James Bay Descent

In early February, four friends teamed up and rode fat bikes weighing nearly 100 pounds each, out onto the frozen James Bay in northern Canada, then back to the mainland and south along the Bay, totaling nearly 650km. This was a first of its kind, self-supported expedition along winter roads, the
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STEPHEN HYDE IS GOING TO RENO!

Photo: Meg McMahonStephen Hyde sits down for an interview about his rise through professional cyclocross ahead of this weekend’s US National Championship in Reno, NV. He took home last year’s title in impressive fashion racing tactfully on a precarious, snowy and icy course. He shares his insight in
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CROSSING ALGONQUIN 2018

Nearly 500 kilometers west of Montreal and 300 kilometers north Toronto, you’ll find the enormous Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. Established in 1893, it’s the oldest park in the country. With abundant wildlife, more than 2,400 lakes, 1,200 kilometers of rivers and streams, as well as
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UNTAPPED ATHLETE: JEFFREY STERN

Scoot across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco and you’ll find yourself in the cozy town of Mill Valley. Abutting its quaint downtown is Mt. Tam, a gigantic playground for Bay Area residents. Born in Mill Valley and raised on the trails of Mt. Tam is Jeffrey Stern, a lifelong athlete, who on
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A COUPLE OF WORLD CHAMPS: GOING OCR WITH RYAN AND LINDSAY ATKINS

We first caught up with Ryan Atkins when he and two friends traversed the Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario — in the dead of winter — for eleven straight days. With a sled packed full of UnTapped, that’s an excursion that fits right up his alley, but not actually his main line of work. Ryan is a
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DREAMING OF A DIPSEA DYNASTY

First held in 1905, The Dipsea Race is the longest running trail race in America. Stretching 7.4 miles from Mill Valley to Stintson Beach, CA, The Dipsea snakes over Mt Tamalpais offering a beautiful perch over San Francisco. Known for its stairs and vertical challenge, The Dipsea is a classic for t
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