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.




Clif Bar invents pizza in a pouch

Designed with lots of input from their endurance athletes, Clif Bar has created a new line of organic energy food that taste more like real food than sugary gels.

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KHS SixFifty 7200, 4 Season 1000 fat bike, BNT 29

Three highlights from the KHS 2015 lineup including their 160mm enduro bike with 27.5″ wheels, alloy fat bike hardtail and a specially designed 29er hardtail for big and tall riders.

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News: Yeti Cycles sponsors VIDA MTB ride clinics for women mountain bikers

VIDA MTB seeks to build the tribe among female riders and have fun while doing it. We chat with Elena Forchielli, Marketing Director and Co-Owner to learn more.

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Chain Reaction Cycles: Mountain bikes vs. Pro Football – This is Our Game

Passion and popularity – mountain biking and football share more than you might think. This Super Bowl weekend, go out for a ride.

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Review: PureFit Nutrition Bars

Gluten-free, vegan protein bar provides energy on and off the bike in a variety of flavors featuring almonds and peanut butter.

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News: Kali Protectives Launches New Maya Enduro Helmet

Deep coverage helmet boasts excellent safety, camera and light mounts, and amazing price. Watch the video showing Jeff Kendall Weed rockin’ his Maya.

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News: Niner launches new RIP 9 Carbon, revised JET 9 Carbon and EMD 9

New offerings for the new year give price conscious buyers more options and popular Niner models receive nice updates.

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News: Intense Cycles Seaching for America’s Next Top DH Racer

Mountain biking legend Shaun Palmer and Intense seek Junior Expert DH racers for training and coaching.

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First Look: GHOST Riot 7 LC Trail Bike 130mm travel 27.5

Ghost is a well-known German bike brand that is coming to the US exclusively through REI. The Riot 7 LC is their carbon all mountain – trail bike with 130mm of travel and 27.5″ wheels.

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Video: Doerfling – Lizard Skins Silent Trail Assassin

James Doerfling and his Knolly Podium rip it up and drop in. Watch the Video.

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Top Ten Most Viewed Mtbr Articles of 2014

A look back at some of the most popular articles and features of the year that we published here at Mtbr.com

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Video: Fat Free – Fat Bike Freeriding on a Blizzard

Watch Rocky Mountain freeriders Geoff Gulevich, Wade Simmons and Brett Tippie tear it up on the Blizzard fat bike. Fat bike + freeride = FUN!

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Stocking Stuffers for Mountain Bikers

Gift ideas for the mountain biker on your list that are affordable – most of these are under $40. But just because they aren’t uber expensive doesn’t mean they won’t make a favorable impression!

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Announced: Pivot Cycles Mach 429 SL Carbon

Pivot unveils the new half-pound lighter Mach 429SL Carbon with Shimano Di2 compatibility, 29″ wheels and 100mm of travel.

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Video: The Rise of Vinny T

Checkout this year end wrap up video of some of Vincent Tupin’s best stunts, flips, flow and crashes.

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Kid’s bikes, gear and accessories

For the little biker on your list, here are some gift options ranging from balance bikes, fat bikes and road bikes to helmets, jerseys from brands like Yuba, Cleary, Trailcraft, Specialized, Felt, Zoic and more.

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Tools for mountain bikers

Holiday Gift Guide: Here are a few gift suggestions for mountain bikers that seek to maintain their steeds in top shape or to help them on the trail.

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SF Bike Expo 2014 – show highlights and photos

New products from ABUS, Gamut, Grit, Suture, e*thirteen, DZR and more are highlighted as well as photos of the rail jam and bike swap vendors.

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Cleary Bikes Owl – 20″ kid’s mountain bike

New Marin based company builds lightweight and simple singlespeeds for kids that will provide miles of smiles for young riders ready to upgrade.

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7th Annual SF Bike Expo – November 22

Part swap meet, part handmade bike show, part rail jam and all fun! The SF Bike Expo is coming soon.

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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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