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Stan’s NoTubes Interbike 2016

Stan’s NoTubes has expanded its well-regarded line of tubeless ready aluminum wheelsets with the addition of the premium MK3 and a more affordable S1.

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IMBA member survey indicates increased trail access

Three-quarters of IMBA members said mountain bike trail access has increased in their community in the past decade. Perceived negative image of mountain biking ranked as No. 1 threat.

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Will Sam Hill be the new king of enduro?

Round No. 7 of the Enduro World Series will be remembered as the race where Sam Hill earned his enduro stripes.

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GoPro Karma drone takes flight

Rumored for a couple years now, the GoPro drone is finally here. It is late to market but it looks like a true, purpose-built video capture device that is competitively priced.

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Video: Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss series heads to Arizona

Check out the second video in the Trail Boss Series from South Mountain near Phoenix, Arizona. In this episode Jeff Lenosky tackles some notoriously difficult trails, including “The Waterfall.”

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Colorado’s Alchemy Bicycles launches new Arktos

One of the most talked about bikes from last year’s Interbike trade show is now more affordable. This week, Colorado’s Alchemy Bicycles announced the expansion of its mountain line with its Arktos and Arktos Custom models.

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DT Swiss hires Marty Caivano to expand Events Program

Caivano comes to DT with a wealth of knowledge and mechanical skills (UBI graduate as well as a previous career in photo journalism), a positive outlook, and extreme love for the sport of cycling.

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Video: The alternative to traditional helmets

Yesterday, we showed you a host of the new removable chinbar helmets that are about to enter the market. Today, something different. Meet the airbag for you head.

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What is Shimano Di2?

Shimano’s Di2 (digital integrated intelligence) is a shifting option that instead of using mechanical cables, is an electronic gear-shifting system that enables riders to execute shifts with electronic switches vs. mechanical shift levers.

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Fastest Bikes at the Vail Outlier Offroad Festival

The Vail Outlier Offroad Festival teamed up with USA Cycling to host the Rocky Mountain Regional XC and enduro championships. Photographer Eddie Clark was there and caught these shots of the fastest riders and their bikes.

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Video: Hillbilly Huckfest

Check out this bonanza of big air from the one and only Hillbilly Huckfest. These boys sure know how to fly.

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Video: Every Week Is Awesome

The crew from EWIA Productions (as in every week is awesome) just dropped this stoke-filled edit. Have a look and then get out there and ride.

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Top 5 mountain bikes from Eurobike 2016

Walking the halls of the Eurobike tradeshow in Germany is a cycling’s geeks dream where you get to see hundreds of amazing bikes (and bike builds). Here are five of the very coolest.

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Video: Parenting and the art of the riding window

No one can ever be too busy to ride, even parents with babies. But limited time requires maximum efficiency and initiative by the parents. And even small rides pay off in spades bringing sanity and balance to parenting life.

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RockyMounts launches MonoRail swing-away rack

Colorado company has released what it is calling the bike industry’s first swing-away platform hitch rack, the MonoRail Swing, and its sibling, the standard version MonoRail hitch rack.

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Mud, blood, guts, and glory at Big Mountain Enduro Finals

Ripping descents, mud-splattered crashes, rock garden gnar, and much more highlighted the season finale of the Big Mountain Enduro Series, which was held deep in the Crested Butte backcountry and at Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s Evolution Bike Park.

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How do EWS pros deal with pressure of enduro racing

There are a lot of good times for riders on the Enduro World Series circuit but there is also a ton of pressure. So what is it that drives these riders to challenge themselves over and over?

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Mason Bond’s Blacklabel blast in Sun Valley

Reynolds sponsored pro enduro racer features in this latest video, where he does his best to dispel concerns about the strength of carbon fiber wheels.

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Video: Matt Beer tears apart Sun Peaks Resort

Matt Beer may have been knocked from his perch as Canadian national downhill champion, but he can still shred like no other. Check out this edit from Sun Peaks Resort, where Beer drinks in all the B.C. bike park has to offer.

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Video: Macky Franklin talks movement, shreds Angel Fire

Pro enduro racer and New Mexico native Macky Franklin has realized the importance of movement in his life. Whether he’s moving down a trail or moving on to a new place (he lives in a van), Franklin embraces the non-static lifestyle.

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Video: Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss series heads to Texas

Jeff Lenosky is creating a series of videos that can help us all become a “Trail Boss.” This first video release was shot at Austin, Texas’ Emma Long Motocross Park. Watch and learn.

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Otso Cycles debuts plus-fat hardtail, CX-gravel steed

The crew from Wolf Tooth Components are getting into the bike building business, today launching Otso Cycles. The initial product line will include two bikes.

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New absoluteBLACK 30T 104bcd oval chainring

AbsoluteBLACK has launched a 30T version of its 104bcd ovalized chainring. Heretofore, 32T was the smallest they offered because if made any smaller the normal bolts used in the crank tab mounting holes would be positioned on the chainring teeth.

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Breck Epic Stage 6: The final adventure

The 2016 Breck Epic is in the books. Congrats to pro race winners Todd Wells and Amy Krahenbuhl, along with all the other podium finishers. Photographers Liam Doran and Eddie Clark were on hand to capture all the action from the final day of racing.

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How To: Race Enduro

Admit it. At some point in your mountain biking career, you’ve thought it would be a good idea to race an enduro. Here’s what you need to know.

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