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.




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 11

MTBR Holiday Giveaway Day 11 has ended. The winner of the Chris King hubs from WheelBuilder.com is Ben M. from Cincinnati, OH.

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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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