Douchebags 30L Hugger backpack review


Douchebags 30L Hugger backpack is a solid and functional piece of travel luggage that looks cool, too.

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2018 Scott Enduro Cup schedule released


The Scott Enduro Cup has officially announced the 2018 race schedule with the addition of three new Colorado locations: Durango and Powderhorn for adults, and a junior race in Gunnison.

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Video: Bernard Kerr in Whistler


We all love to hit up Whistler Bike Park now and again, but not many can have a better time hitting trails such as Dirt Merchant and Ninja Cougar than Bernard Kerr.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: In search of perfect 29er trail bike


Mtbr headed to Outerbike Crested Butte to ride eight mid-travel 29er trail bikes. Find out which were our favorites and why.

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Race Face introduces Carbon Confidence Guarantee


At the discretion of Race Face, they will within 2 years of your original purchase repair or replace your carbon wheel regardless of how the damage occurred or what the damage is.

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Video: Matt Jones Frame of Mind


Gripping rotoscoping techniques show how Jones visualizes tricks and pushes MTB freestyle skills to the very limit, providing a view into how elite athletes use sports psychology to compete at the highest level.

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Trailcraft Maxwell 26 kid’s bike review


Kid-sized 26er full suspension bike with RockShox Reba fork, Monarch RT shock, Shimano XT 11×42 drivetrain, XT brakes, and Stan’s Crest MK3 rims with Joytech boost hubs.

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Win a Santa Cruz bike of your choice for MBOSC trail projects


One lucky donor will ride away with a new $9,500 Santa Cruz bicycle in the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz’s (MBOSC) “Ante Up for Trails” campaign.

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Kenda opens bicycle tire test track at Ohio R&D facility


Kenda’s new testing facility in Ohio took inspiration from the Sea Otter Classic XC course, and allows for a controlled environment and consistent, repeatable tire testing.

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Mtbr members rally to gift bike to injured veteran


There’s no shortage of calamities and ensuing fundraisers these days. But when an Mtbr member reached out for help for a fellow veteran, the NorCal forum community rallied and embraced the cause.

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Vintage Electric Bicycles Supports Wine Country Fire Relief


Vintage Electric Bicycles is proud to link arms with some of the South Bay area’s best epicurean talent in support of the victims of the recent wine country fires.

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Lizard Skins Monitor gloves review


No-nonsense, reasonably priced glove, that’s proven to be durable, functional, and very comfortable.

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Epic ride video: Armstrong Connector to Corral Trail


Ride along with Jeff Lenosky on what he calls one of the most fun trails he’s ever ridden: South Lake Tahoe’s Armstrong Connector to Corral Trail.

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Framed Bobtrax Carbon adventure bike review


Mtbr tested this “adventure bike” that’s billed as being equally capable on trail, dirt road, and even pavement. Find out how it fared.

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On Track with Curtis Keene: The final chapter


The conclusion of another Enduro World Series season brings victory for only a select few. Sometimes the race doesn’t go as hoped, but it’s all about a love of riding. Watch as Curtis Keene presents a recap.

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DVO Diamond 110 Boost fork review


It’s not the lightest fork in this class, but the DVO Diamond 110 Boost is bar none one of the best trail/enduro forks we’ve ridden in a long time. Find out why.

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Eight great mountain bike set-up tips


The crew from the Global Mountain Bike Network reveal tips that are useful — and easy to perform on the trail.

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Wahoo KICKR trainer and Zwift platform first look


Nights are long and cold now so any option that can keep us pedaling is good. Indoor trainers used to be way too boring to be sustainable for most, but the Zwift platform is a new level of entertainment.

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How the Seattle area became a must-ride MTB locale


Once a veritable mountain biking wasteland, the Seattle-area has recently transformed into a must-hit riding destination. Here’s how it happened and what we can all learn from the experience.

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Video: Insane POV footage from Taxco urban downhill


Can you imagine going this fast through your city streets?

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Yakima Dr. Tray hitch rack review


Yakima wanted a rack that was lightweight and expandable, yet could handle all tire sizes. Did they succeed or try to do too much?

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IMBA Dig In campaign raising funds for local trails


IMBA has launched its most widespread effort ever to directly fundraise for the expansion, improvement and accessibility of mountain biking in the backyards of millions of people.

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Canyon adds velofix delivery service


Canyon customers who chose this option will have their bicycle shipped to their local velofix mobile bike shop. Velofix will then assemble the bike and arrange a delivery time.

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Video: Top 10 bike road trip hacks


When road tripping or bike camping, time and money are at a premium. Here’s some advice from Seth on how to maximize riding time and fun.

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Cane Creek now Coil Creek?


Cane Creek Cycling Components has temporarily changed their name to Coil Creek for the month of November to coincide with the release of the HELM Coil 27.5 suspension fork.

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Video: Top 9 freakiest bikes ever made


Over the years, we’ve been subject to quite a few freaky bikes. With the advent of full suspension, mountain bikes in particular have been the canvas of scientists around the globe.

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Shift in Perception: An ode to plus bikes


“It’s become apparent to me that the big advantage of running plus tires is the ability to maintain momentum and speed over rough terrain.” — Wade Simmons

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Video: Three best runs of 2017 Red Bull Rampage


Once again, Red Bull Rampage served up a stunning display of courage and extreme bike handling ability. Tops on that list with arguably the best ride in his storied career, was Kurt Sorge. See his run here.

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Photo epic: Kurt Sorge wins Red Bull Rampage


With arguably the best ride in his storied Red Bull Rampage history, Kurt Sorge took home gold at the 12th edition of the most extreme mountain biking event in the world.

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Bikepacking: Way more fun than expected


Combination of well-executed event, challenging but fun route, and lots of two-wheeled cameraderie adds up to three great days at the New Belgium Ramble Ride in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Jeff Lenosky’s top tips for riding flat pedals


Learning to ride flat pedals is a skill every mountain biker looking to ride technical terrain should practice. Here are Jeff Lenosky’s top tips for riding unclipped.

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Shred partnering with Kelly McGarry Foundation


In honor of Kelly’s legacy, Shred is partnering with the Kelly McGarry Foundation and debuting a collection of helmets and goggles that pays homage to Kelly.

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Magura Boltron eMTB suspension fork review


If riding eMTBs is your thing, it’s worth looking into bikes with e-specific components such as the top-line performing Magura Boltron suspension fork.

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Robbie Bourdon: The original Red Bull Rampager


In the pioneering years of Red Bull Rampage, Robbie Bourdon brought a hard-charging confidence to the course, inspiring today’s competitors to trust their skills and push the boundaries of freeride mountain biking.

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What’s it really like to ride Red Bull Rampage


What is riding Red Bull Rampage really like? Most of us will never know. But these two videos do a great job helping us mere mortals understand the enormous scale of the Rampage course and what it takes to win.

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Video: Montana Treasures – Helena with Lanie White


We all try to achieve a healthy and fulfilling work-life balance and we celebrate the ones who find it like Lanie White from Helena, Montana

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Video: Reece Wallace explores the Yukon


The Yukon is a remote northern Canadian territory perched on top of British Columbia. It’s likely not the first place which comes to mind for mountain biking. Surprisingly, though, the Yukon’s trail system is extensive.

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Rocky Mountain Instinct and Pipeline first impressions


Two-day test session in Fruita, Colorado, aboard revised 29er and 27.5+ options from North Vancouver-based bike maker.

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How to get back on the bike after a crash


One thing constant with high-level mountain biking is crashes will happen. There are just so many variables that the ‘unplanned get-off’ will eventually occur resulting in injury. How one recovers from it is always an interesting journey.

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Snoqualmie Pass to open bike park in 2019


A new lift-assist mountain bike park will soon grace the slopes of Snoqualmie Pass, just an hour’s drive east of Seattle on I-90.

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Saris SuperClamp EX 4-Bike rack review


Carrying four bikes on a hitch rack usually requires a behemoth rack that weighs upwards of 100 pounds. But Saris has created a compact and sturdy option that doesn’t weigh a ton either.

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Ryan “R-Dog” Howard carves up Sunshine Coast


Freestyle mountain biking is an expression of creativity. The same lines can be ridden by hundreds of riders, but only those with the mark of greatness can bring a distinct style to the biggest terrain. R-Dog is one of those riders.

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Video: Richie Rude is the Silent Shredder


Armed with a wry smile and cunning skill on the bike, he is a man of few words. He prefers to let his riding do the talking. Richie Rude is the silent shredder.

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Diamondback Release Carbon 5C review


This fun, efficient, and highly capable 27.5 trail bike delivers going up and down and can be had at a very competitive price.

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Video: The Whole Enchilada Ride with Luke Strobel


The red rock desert surrounding Moab, Utah, is a harsh and barren landscape that only the toughest creatures thrive in. It is the setting for one of the most iconic rides in the world, The Whole Enchilada.

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Rocker Mini Bike torture test with Phil


Rocker Mini Bikes are starting to pop up all over social media cause they’re fun. At least they look fun in capable hands.

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Thule DoubleTrack Pro bike rack review


Hitch racks are gaining popularity now with vehicle compatibility and convenience, mileage and wind-noise advantages. Thule offers a hitch rack that’s easier on the wallet.

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10 mountain bike household hacks


There’s a lot of bike hacks out but how do you optimize your household and bike garage to optimize your mountain bike lifestyle?

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Fox to open new facility in Asheville, N.C.


Suspension maker Fox has announced plans to open a new facility in Ashville, North Carolina, that will create about 47 new jobs over the next five years.

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10 Best zip tie fixes


Some say that duct tape is the ultimate trail side accessory. This video from GMBN makes us think that zip ties may be the ultimate fix it accessory.

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