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 enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.




BMX Legend Ryan Nyquist joins Haro’s mountain bike team


Long time (20 years) Haro BMX superstar expands team role to dirt jump duties for 2016.

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Review: Trailcraft Cycles Pineridge 24 kids mountain bike


Trailcraft Cycles is a small, family-run business based out of Fort Collins, CO. They specialize in 24″ wheeled kids mountain bikes that are made with real components and real gearing and are ready for real fun.

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Contest: Endura MT500 Mountain Bike Apparel Giveaway


Win the same mountain bike kit that Danny MacAskill wears – you could win over $650 worth of Endura’s MT500 cycling apparel!

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9 Dream Bikes That Will Break Your Budget


Amazing bikes from GT, Marin, Norco, BMC, Intense, Rocky Mountain, Pivot, Scott and Cannondale for the Powerball winning mountain biker.

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Video: Cody Kelley and Richie Rude set to represent for Team Yeti/Fox Racing in 2016


Check out this video of Enduro World Series Champion Richie Rude and new teammate Cody Kelley playing follow-the-leader in St. George, UT.

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2016′s Hottest Fat Bikes – Part 2


Carbon hardtails for big and small budgets, go anywhere adventure bikes and yes, even full suspension. Check out these offerings from Pivot, Cannondale, RSD bikes, Fezzari, Salsa, Durango Bike Company and Surface 604.

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Contest: Pricepoint’s FOX D.O.S.S. Dropper Seat Post Giveaway


FOX D.O.S.S. Dropper Seat Post courtesy of Pricepoint!

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Contest: Art’s RaceFace Turbine Dropper Seat Post Giveaway


RaceFace Turbine Dropper Seat Post courtesy of Art’s Cyclery!

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Top Ten Most Popular MTBR Articles of 2015


A look back at some of the most viewed articles and features of the year including flat pedals, affordable bikes. lights, armor, Specialized, Trek and more.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 19


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Bonus Day has ended. The winners of the Free Agent 2016 Maverick BMX Bikes are: Roy H. from Merced, CA – Kyle S. from Milford, MI – Eric C. from Bakersfield, CA – Tom D. from Reno, NV – Keith K. from Denver, CO – Trystyn M. from Stevensville, MI – Keith M. from Lakeland, FL!

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Video: Pivot Cycle’s Eliot Jackson – Off Season


Pivot Cycle’s Eliot Jackson knows how to rip on both mountain bikes and dirt bikes. How does he train during the “off” season? By riding plenty of moto.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 18


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 18 has ended. The winner of the Leatt DBX 4.0 Lite Gloves is Al W. from Durango, CO.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 17


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 17 has ended. The winner of the Maxxis Minion DHF Tires is Robert A. from Broken Arrow, OK.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 16


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 16 has ended. The winner of the Felt DD 70 Fat Bike is Chris B. from Centennial, CO.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 15


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 15 has ended. The winner of the Five Ten Kestrel Boa Shoes is Alan B. from Flower Mound, TX.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 14


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 14 has ended. The winner of the Bontrager Rally Helmet is Steve D. from Oak Ridge, TN.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 13


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 13 has ended. The winner of the NOX Composites Carbon Rims is Chris F. from Knoxville, TN.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 12


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 12 has ended. The winner of the Maxxis Aggressor Tires is Lisa E. from Gladstone, MI.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 10


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 10 has ended. The winner of the Bontrager OMW Shoes is Alex M. from Indianapolis, IN.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 9


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 9 has ended. The winner of the Bontrager Gnarwhal Tires is Thomas Z. from Reedsburg, WI.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 8


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 8 has ended. The winner of the Bontrager Stormshell Over Socks is Dan S. from West Seneca, NY.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 7


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 7 has ended. The winner of the Free Agent Maverick BMX Bike is Tim F. from Arroyo Grande, CA.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 6


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 6 has ended. The winner of the 1up USA Quick Rack is Ryan T. from North Las Vegas, NV.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 5


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 5 has ended. The winner of the Louis Garneau Gravel MTB Shoes is Nathan O. from Homer, IL.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway – Day 4


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 4 has ended. The winner of the Bontrager Flare R Tail Light is Brian M. from San Francisco, CA.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 3


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 3 has ended. The winner of the 1up USA Single Bicycle Quik Rack is Paul N. from Vancouver, BC.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 2


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 2 has ended. The winner of the EVOC FR Supertrail Bolivia Pack is Gio F. from Plano, TX.

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MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 1


MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 1 has ended. The winner of the SCOTT Hustle MX Goggles is Zachary E. from Aiken, SC.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Genius stocking stuffers under $50


Holiday gift guides for enthusiasts can be a challenge. How do you know what’s really good? How do you know if the mountain biker on your shopping list already has something? Well, here are some affordable gift ideas that every mountain biker needs.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: The best kid’s bikes and gear


For the little biker on your holiday shopping list, here are 15 great gift ideas ranging from balance bikes, fat bikes, and BMX bikes, to helmets, jerseys, and hydration packs.

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Video: ShapeRideShoot goes to Canada, eh?


Check out this latest edit from the ShapeRideshoot gang as they travel and adventure through Whistler, Retallack and Nelson and visit the Coast Gravity Park.

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Wounded Warrior Project: Soldier’s Ride


Watch this inspiring video as the bicycle is used to help heal U.S. Veterans.

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8th Annual SF Bike Expo – November 21


Bay Area’s longest running expo coming soon – bike swap, manufacturer exhibit hall, bike builders and more.

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Round up: Best value mountain bikes under $1000


27 interesting options for the entry level rider on a tight budget from brands like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, GT, BMC, Scott, Rocky, KHS, Kona, Marin and more.

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GT Verb full suspension mountain bikes for under $1600


New model targets budget-minded entry level riders with the Verb Expert, Verb Elite and Verb Comp.

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First Look: Cannondale’s 2016 Fat CAAD fat bike


Cannondale brings respected aluminum frame to the dirt side to produce a fun and nimble ride with the narrowest Q-factor of any fat bike on the market.

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Round up: 13 affordable mountain bikes under $3000


Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget. Brands highlighted include: BMC, Breezer, Cannondale, Fuji, GT, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Scott and Surface 604.

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First Look: Canfield Brothers Carbon EPO 29er


Utah brand’s first carbon offering is no ordinary hardtail. The EPO is an all mountain oriented 29er with slack and low geometry.

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First Look: Sidi’s new Dragon 4 and SD15 mountain biking shoes


Highlights from Sidi’s 2016 collection with high tech features. Sidi also shows their support for Breast Cancer awareness month. Check it out.

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First Look: Foes Mixer Enduro and Mixer Trail 79ers


Does a big wheel in front, smaller wheel in back make sense? Find out what the designer and the builder have to say about a bike with a 27.5″ wheel in the back and a 29″ wheel in the front.

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First Look: Fuji’s MLink equipped Auric 27.5 and Rakan 29er


MLink technology provides the platform for the all new full suspension bikes from Fuji – the Auric with 27.5″ wheels and 160mm of travel and the Rakan with 29″ wheels and 120mm of travel.

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First Look: SR Suntour’s new Durolux enduro ready fork


New enduro fork highlights Suntour’s 2016 lineup of forks, shocks and more.

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Round up: Hot, new Plus mountain bikes for 2016


A look at some of the newest mountain bikes with Plus size tires from brands like Cannondale, Ellsworth, Foes, Fuji, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco and more.

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Contest: MICHELIN’s Ride Like a Pro Tire Giveaway


Enter to win a $700 Tire Prize Pack from MICHELIN including the new Wild Racer’R2, Wild Grip’R2, Rock’R2 and Wild Mud tires!

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Review: Breezer Repack


Unique mid-chainstay suspension pivot provides great small bump compliance.

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Contest: Art’s Cyclery Smith Forefront Helmet and Pivlock Glasses


Enter to win a Smith Forefront Helmet and Pivlock Glasses courtesy of Art’s Cyclery!

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Interbike 2015: Bollé’s new One helmet is four helmets in one


Long known for their quality sunglasses, Bollé’s new innovative helmet offers customization suitable for mountain biking, commuting, road and aero uses.

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Contest: Ellsworth’s Plus Size is My Size MTB Giveaway!


Enter to win a $4900 Ellsworth Epiphany Alloy 27.5+ mountain bike.

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Contest: ZOIC Pick Your MTB Adventure Giveaway


Enter to win a $5000 prize pack and mountain biking vacation from ZOIC.

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Review: Polygon Collosus T8 trail bike


Full carbon trail bike from direct to consumer manufacturer offers solid value, a unique design and pleasing aesthetics.

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