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SRAM Roam 50 carbon trail wheels launched

SRAM’s trail wheel line-up has expanded, with a new carbon 29er rim joining the mix. Featuring the rapid engagement of the company’s Double Time hub, the new Roam 50’s stiffer, wider-profile carbon rim is billed as offering a new level of responsiveness, predictability, and speed. MSRP Price is $1298 for the set ($599 front, $699 rear).

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IMBA Instructor Certification Program expands for 2017

The International Mountain Bicycling Association’s Instructor Certification Program (ICP) has opened registration for a portion of its 2017 course schedule, offering dozens of training options across the country. IMBA’s ICP plans to roll out new training opportunities this year including Level 2 Recertification and a revamped Level 3 Certification with additional skills.

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2017 YT Jeffsy, Capra, and Tues bikes launched

For 2017, the Young Talents Jeffsy, Capra, and Tues will all be available in a CF Pro Race version, including a new flagship “liquid metal” paint job. This will also be XL frame sizes for both the Capra CF and Tues CF.

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IMBA National Enduro Series launches

New domestic race series will compile results from six rounds across the U.S. and allow riders to compete for a national title.

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SRAM new co-title sponsor of double-Olympic champ SCOTT XC team

Reigning Olympic champions Nino Schurter and Jenny Rissveds headline the new SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing Team, which was officially launched this week.

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Santa Cruz Syndicate blooper reel video

A few days ago we told you about the two new additions to the Santa Cruz Syndicate, plus a hilarious video announcing said hires. Now we go behind the scenes to see just what it took to put together that video.

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Canfield Brothers Carbon EPO updated for 2017

Canfield Brothers has updated their EPO, the brand’s carbon-fiber hardtail 29er that’s engineered for aggressive all-mountain riding, with XL sizing, stealth dropper routing and a gloss black finish.

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Guerrilla Gravity unveils new Megatrail and Megatrail SS

Guerrilla Gravity has launched a new version of the Megatrail that’s billed as a “big mountain liberator.” The versatile bike is designed to conquer everything from getting after it at your local enduro race, shredding bike park laps, or just slaying your after-work rides.

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9:ZERO:7 rolls out kid’s Squall fat bike

9:ZERO:7 Bikes is bringing two new models in for the 2017 season. The Tundra is an all-rounder fat bike built for anything you can throw at it, while the Squall is a 24” fat bike so your kids can join in on the fun, too.

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Lars Sternberg and Tyler Horton shred Northwest Arkansas

Pull out your bike and strap on your helmet. The Oz Trails in Northwest Arkansas are open year-round. Check out this video of Lars Sternberg and Tyler Horton shredding the goods.

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Is this the steepest line ever?

Warning: If you are afraid of heights don’t watch this video. And if you are offended by the “F” word, cover your ears and then marvel as Moab local Kyle Mears drops into one of the steepest lines we’ve ever seen.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series touches down in Virginia

Check out the latest video from Jeff Lenosky’s Trail Boss Series, this time coming to you from Roanoke, Virginia. Find out if he can ride the unrideable at the Carvins Cove trail system.

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Looking back at IMBA’S 2016 access and advocacy work

The work of the International Mountain Bicycling Association will never be done. But after a long year of fighting the good fight it’s worth looking back on some of the organization’s biggest successes.

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Negotiating wilderness boundaries to save Montana trails

Working with the local IMBA chapter MTB Missoula and statewide members, IMBA successfully negotiated creating a 3000-acre National Recreation Area companion designation in place of a wilderness proposal that threatened 30 miles of trail. Here’s how it happened.

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VEE Tire Co. releases Rail Tracker and T-Fatty

Tire developer VEE Tire Co. has announced the release of Rail Tracker and T-Fatty, their newest tires in the plus size category.

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Beyond the Bike with Anne-Caroline Chausson

ACC is arguably the greatest mountain bike racer of all time. In recent years, she was forced to retire to fight for her life. After a tough bought with Cancer, she’s back.

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Winners

We had a great giveaway this year with prizes ranging from desirable gadgets to complete bikes worth several thousand dollars. Here are the all the lucky winners.

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2017 VIDA MTB series schedule announced

The Yeti Cycles VIDA MTB Series has announced its lineup for 2017 with great riding locations in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. These women’s skills clinics emphasize the community of riders and the connections they make.

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Day 14

Day 14 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Edward L. – Winner of the Rokform Pro Series Bike Mount Kit!

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Fatback Bikes launches redesigned Corvus frameset

Fatback has made major improvements to the Corvus frameset, with a compete ground up redesign.

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Day 12

Day 12 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Mark P. – Winner of the Trek Superfly 26 Kids Bike!

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Day 10

Day 10 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Bob M. – Winner of the Lezyne Deca Drive 1500XXL Light!

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Day 9

Day 9 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Steve M. – Winner of the Park Tool Repair Stand!

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Day 8

Day 8 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Matthew R. – Winner of the Leatt DBX 4.0 Orange Shorts & Jersey!

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MTBR 2016 Holiday Giveaway Day 7

Day 7 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to Mark N. – Winner of the Pactimo Apex MTB Shorts!

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