Why We Love It
BETA celebrates long-form storytelling, inspiring visuals and authoritative gear coverage. With an underlying focus on building community, we aim to appeal to the newcomer, the core dirt devotee, and every rider in between.
Where We Use It
Great reading material for anywhere from camp to your home bathroom.
Table of Contents
KEY TO THE KINGDOM
The smooth, sinewy Kingdom Trails in East Burke, Vermont, draw riders in droves, and local landowners have had enough. Can KT survive its own mountain bike boom?
ONE MORE OLD MAN LAP
Turning 12 is hard. Especially when you're also turning 84.
THE INDUSTRIAL RE-VOLUTION
In a forgotten corner of Southern Appalachia, Kitsbow Apparel is helping to usher in a new ear of American manufacturing.
High-pivot is making a comeback, and not just on downhill bikes. The new Cannondale Jekeyll and Norco Shore both make convincing arguments for the return of the idler pulley.