Pimp My Ride: Jamis Dakota Team XC racer

Inspiration for his custom decal set is the Rescue Racing Team, an organization that raises money for the Charles Smithgall Humane Society, a no-kill shelter in northern Georgia.

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Aaron Gwin’s Off-Season, Episode Two


Behind every great racer is an even better mechanic. For Aaron Gwin, that man is John Hall. Learn more about their relationship in this episode of the Aaron Gwin’s Off-season web series.

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Five reasons why you should shop online


While the local bike shop is in invaluable resource, there’s a number of compelling reasons to buy online. Here are five of them.

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Enduro World Series Round No. 1 course preview


The Enduro World Series is back. The season opener is in Rotorua, New Zealand, and the track is brutal.

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Santa Cruz/SRAM Team custom painted Hightowers


This beautiful trio of custom Santa Cruz bikes would be equally at home on the trail or in an art gallery.

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5 reasons why you should shop at your local bike shop


Buying online has it perks, but there’s a number of good reasons why you should consider shopping at your local bike shop. Click through to read our top five.

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Belltower gives Spurcycle bell better clearance


The Spurcycle is probably the best bell on the market, but it doesn’t always play nice with mountain bike cockpits. The new Belltower spacer changes that.

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Would you tackle this mine shaft descent?


If you’re claustrophobic or afraid of the dark, this subterranean ride might not belong on your bucket list.

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Pimp My Ride: Yeti SB5.5c with Jekyll & Hyde personality


When Steven set out to build his new Yeti, he wanted to do something special to highlight the bikes dual personalities.

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RockShox Judy returns as budget plus-compatible fork


Remember the RockShox Judy? Well, she’s back. But this time elastomers are ditched in favor of some new Pike-derived suspension technology.

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One legged BMXer proves anything is possible


Julian Molina lost his leg in a skateboard accident. That would have ended most people’s sports careers, but not this kid. Molina picked up his bike and never looked back. Learn more about his story and watch him slay in this video.

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DreamRide II journey of adventure and inspiration


Take one part Planet Earth, a pinch of Dr. Seuss, and stir with a thru axle. The end result? One of the most creative edits we’ve ever seen.

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Video: Tyrannosaurus Rex wrecks bike park


Prehistoric creature shreds harder than you’d think.

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Industry Nine MatchStix thru axle tool for fat bikes


Industry Nine’s clever thru axle multi-tool is now available for the RockShox Bluto fat bike suspension fork.

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Matt Hunter explores volcanic single track in Patagonia


Ever dreamt of shredding down a volcano? Follow Matt Hunter in this stunning adventure.

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Video: Aaron Gwin’s Off-season — Episode One


Want to learn more how about Aaron Gwin trains (and relaxes) for World Cup season? Follow along in this new series, which follows his off season pursuits.

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Bid on Rachel Atherton’s World’s winning Fox 40


Want to own a piece of mountain biking history? Over the next eight weeks, Fox is auctioning off a fork from one of their top athletes. All proceeds go to the Road 2 Recovery Foundation.

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Lezyne Alloy Drive pump and ABS2 quick connect chuck review


Lezyne’s screw on heads guaranteed a leak-free fit but had a lengthy install/removal process. Their new ABS2 head promises to speed things up. Can it deliver?

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Paul Components Boxcar stem review


A stem is a stem. Except this one just happens to be made in American — and it comes in anodized purple.

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GoPro Karma Grip mounting tips for mountain bikers


Learn how to get buttery smooth GoPro riding footage with this short video tutorial.

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Project Alloy trail bike


For the same money, should you go for a carbon frame with a budget build kit or an alloy frame with a higher end spec?

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Roval Control SL MTB wheels first ride review


Searching for a new XC wheelset? The Roval Control SL just got a whole lot lighter, faster, and tougher. By the numbers, it’s arguably one of the best carbon cross-country wheelsets you can buy.

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Six reasons you should ride cross-country


When the weather gets you down, learn to adapt! For this California girl, that meant firing up a hardtail and learning to XC.

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Troy Lee Designs A2 helmet review


The A1 was one of the most comfortable helmets on the market, but it had some flaws. With the new A2, Troy Lee Designs addressed those issues and added a host of new safety technology.

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Aaron Gwin on the new YT Jeffsy 27


Can’t get enough of the new YT Jeffsy 27.5? Feast your eyes on this new edit featuring Aaron Gwin.

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Huck Yes! George Brannigan goes park shredding


No gratuitous slow mo. No crappy soundtrack. Just two minutes of jaw dropping clips from World Cup pro George Brannigan.

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Specialized seeks patent for dropper that auto-adjusts seat angle


Specialized’s new patent may reveal why they opted for a 34.9 seat tube on the new Enduro.

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Wolf Tooth GCX 46-tooth cog launched


Lusting for SRAM’s new 12-speed drivetrain but don’t have the cash? Wolf Tooth’s new 46-tooth cog gets you almost there. They’ve also launched interesting new chainrings and chainguide options.

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Yeti-Fox Shox Factory team expands with domestic squad


Yeti-sponsored riders have won the last three EWS men’s overall titles. This year, they’ve kept two-time defending champ Richie Rude and added several young guns.

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Shimano announces new Deore groupset, wide-range SLX, and XT goes boost


Shimano just overhauled their budget groupset, plus added a number of great new options for value-oriented consumers.

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Get to know rising EWS star Katy Winton


Katy Winton is an up and coming EWS racer from Scotland, whose mentor is the great Tracey Moseley.

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POV footage of the world’s gnarliest urban downhill race


Logan Binggeli bombs through the streets of Valparaiso, Chile in the 6th edition of this gnarly urban downhill race.

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5F aiming to become Tinder for athletes


A new app called 5F is designed to help you find and meet new adventure buddies (or love interests).

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YT Industries Jeffsy 27 launched


Choice is never a bad thing. For riders who want a more playful ride, YT just dropped an all new 27.5 version of their popular 29er Jeffsy trail bike.

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How to manual with #wheeliewednesday pro Wyn Masters


Wyn Masters is the king of #wheeliewednesday. Want to be more like Wyn? Check out these hot tips.

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POC SPIN is new twist on MIPS-type safety


POC was one of the first brands to introduce MIPS to the MTB market. Now they’ve debuted their own unique energy absorbing helmet technology.

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Connor Fearon shreds on the Kona Hei Hei


Numbers are just numbers. While they’re a useful means of describing how a bike may ride, they don’t tell a full story. To learn why that’s important, take a lesson in style from World Cup DH racer Connor Fearon.

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Salsa Deadwood 29+ adventure bike launched


The new Salsa Deadwood harnesses 29+ wheels and an efficient short travel carbon frame to create the ultimate bike packing and endurance racing machine.

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Richie Rude tackles Angry Midget trail


Think Squamish is just a place to grab coffee and and gas on your way to Whistler? Think again.

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Help support the World Bicycle Relief with #bikeforabuck fundraiser


Want to help get mobilize rural communities through bicycles? All it costs is $1. In return, you could win a sweet bike!

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How to improve your wheelies


Are you struggling to wheelie for longer than a few pedal strokes? Try these tips and exercises to stay upright longer.

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Fat bike adventure in Ireland aboard Kona Wozo


You don’t need to plan an epic three-week adventure in the backcountry to go bike packing. Sometimes a quick one-night excursion is all it takes.

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Pivot Phoenix component line debuts


When manufacturers use branded parts on their builds, it usually means they’re trying to hit a price point. Pivot doesn’t play that game.

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Pro Koryak dropper post review


Shimano is well regarded in the cycling world for the durability and quality of their components, so we were extra excited for their first foray into the dropper market. See how the new post fared in the Mtbr review.

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Mitch Ropelato does urban enduro


Trails unrideable due to the weather? Take a cue from Mitch and go out for a street session!

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Intense Tracer enduro bike completely redesigned


The Tracer is Intense’s best selling model. With the latest update, the California-based bike maker gave it more aggressive geometry, a new suspension design, and more.

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Rocky Mountain Pipeline plus bike review


Think plus bikes are just for beginners? The Rocky Mountain Pipeline might change your mind. Check out the Mtbr review.

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BTR Tough Rake trail building tool launches


Part rake, part tamper, part machete, the MacLeod is an incredibly versatile tool for trail builders. BTR’s Tough Rake that’s that tool for trail building one step further.

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Racer nearly falls off bridge in scary road race crash


You think that one booter at the bike park is gnarly? Check out this insane crash that nearly sent someone hurtling off a bridge.

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10 cheap bike hacks


Did you just buy a new bike but can’t afford any serious upgrades? Here are 10 cheap mods to get you tinkering.

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