About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of Mtbr.com for over 14 years and enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.




Review: Fuji SLM 29 – Carbon 29er Race Bike

The top of the line Fuji SLM 29 1.1 offers a race ready bike right off the shelf, but is also fun as well as fast.

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First Look: Jamis Dakar AMT Pro 27.5

Jamis offers plenty of options in 27.5″ and 29″ for 2015 including six new women’s specific bikes. But don’t bother looking for a 26″ Jamis mountain bike, you won’t find it.

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Video: Bike commuting gets fun and fat in On-One’s latest edit

On-One’s Fun Fatty – first production 24″ fatbike hucked, jumped and stunted on a nice ride that is all in a day’s work.

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Review: Diamondback Mission Pro 27.5 Enduro

New and improved Knucklebox creates a DH oriented ripper.

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Review: ORP bike light with built in dual horn

The ORP is a cool, easy to use light that allows riders to be seen and heard whether commuting or on the path.

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Contest: Vittoria Wheelset and Tire Photo Contest

Submit your photo and you could win a Vittoria Deamion Wheelset and Vittoria Jafaki Tires!

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Contest: ABUS BORDO Granit X-Plus 6500 folding lock giveaway

Enter to Win ABUS prize package including a BORDO Granit X-Plus 6500 folding lock, MKII water resistant messenger bag and podium hat!

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Round-up: 12 awesome value mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget.

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Photo Gallery: 2014 Red Bull Rampage Finals

Check out our featured photos of the Red Bull Rampage finals including winner Andreu Lacondeguy hitting a massive drop and Cam Zink winning best trick with a huge 360.

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Photo Gallery: 2014 Red Bull Rampage Qualifiers

UPDATE: Graham Agassiz destroyed the rest of the field to top qualifying for Monday’s Red Bull Rampage Finals.

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First Look: Magellan enters the US market with the Cyclo 505 and Cyclo 315

A familiar name in GPS brings bike specific computers to market with a host of cool, customizable features and an easy-to-use interface.

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Contest: Zoic Giveaway

Enter for 5 Chances to Win $200 Worth of Fall Gear!

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Interbike: PowerBar’s new flavors of Performance Energy Wafers and 30 gram Protein Plus bars

Some new nutrition products from one of the oldest names in the game – PowerBar.

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Interbike: Jeff Jones Plus – 29er and then some

Check out the new 29+ adventure bike from Jones as well as some new carbon h bars, new hubs and “new” headset.

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Interbike: WTB Trailblazer 27.5+ tire and Scraper wide rim

Interbike: WTB shoehorns huge 27.5 “plus” wheel into 29er diameter for fatbike light performance

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Interbike: VP Components new Aim and Harrier Altitude pedals and VX series updates

Two new flat pedals, updates to the VX series of clipless MTB pedals and kid size platform pedals all new for 2015.

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Interbike: Thomson prototype singlespeed cranks and Thomson 27.5 Elite ti hardtail

New drivetrain coming, dropper post updates, Thomson branded Ti bikes and more.

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Interbike: Giant Stance 27.5 offers full suspension mountain bikes under $2k

Budget-minded beginners are the main target for this all new model line from Giant.

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Interbike: Road Not Taken Flex Fit 108 flat pedal with float

South Korean company makes pedal with a moving platform as well as lightweight cranks and “blazed with foil” titanium frames.

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Interbike: SPY Omen MX goggles, Quanta and Screw sunglasses

Highlights from SPY eyewear including Happy Lens technology

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Interbike: Yuba Bicycles Mundo, Boda Boda and new Flip Flop cargo balance bike

Electric options breath new life into cargo bikes and the world’s first kid’s cargo balance bikes.

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Review: SportRx – Performance Prescription Eyewear

Custom Rx options for cycling specific glasses like the Oakley Racing Jacket that you can order directly online via the SportRx.com website

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Contest: Bontrager Line Elite TLR 27.5 wheelset giveaway

Enter the Bontrager Line Elite TLR 27.5 Wheelset giveaway. Entering is easy and you could be rolling on these brand new wheels!

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Review: Fezzari Nebo Peak – all-mountain, all value

Factory direct business model means that Fezzari can offer a great bargain for those looking to try 27.5″ wheels with all mountain (150mm) travel.

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New ENVE carbon 29er fork

Carbon 29er fork with unique features and customizable options combine for an after market upgrade for the hard core rigid rider.

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