The Transylvania Times -

By Robbie Robertson
Sports Editor" 

Pisgah Forest: A Mecca For Mountain Biking


A log bridge on the Sycamore Loop winds through a lush, green setting and offers a slick, uneven path to challenge riders.

Editor's note: this article is the first in a series on the Pisgah National Forest and the attractions it offers to residents and visitors alike. Look for subsequent articles in the coming weeks on this page.

The bikers filter in at closing time, waiting for 5:30 so they can follow their true calling.

Some already wear compression shorts and bicycling shoes, others are in the process of changing from work clothes into play clothes.

In the background, a rider is bouncing the front fork of his bicycle up and down, talking about positive air and negative air.

And behind him, another rider lif...

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