29er Reviews and News


PUB 934 XC race wheels review


PUB’s go-to cross-country 29er wheelset features DT Swiss 350 hubs and asymmetric beadless rims with 28mm inner and 34mm outer widths.

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Orange Stage 6 Factory review


To the casual observer, the aluminum frame is a simple single-pivot design with massive swing arm, but it demands a closer look. Click thru to hear what makes this bike special.

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Cannondale F-Si hardtail and Lefty Ocho fork launched


When the Cannondale Factory Racing Team saddles up for the XC World Cup in Germany, this weekend they’ll have two new aces up their sleeves: the new F-Si hardtail and Lefty Ocho XC fork.

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Pivot Trail 429 first ride


120/130mm travel has been blended with new geometry to deliver a bike can conquer technical terrain while still providing speed and excitement for even docile, local trails.

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Mondraker Foxy Carbon 29 unveiled


Following the introduction of the Foxy Carbon in 2018, Mondraker’s most popular model now welcomes a 29er sibling.

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Diamondback Sync’r Carbon coming soon


Count Diamondback among the bike makers embracing the “playful” hardtail market. Coming later this summer is the new Sync’r Carbon with a 66-degree headtube angle.

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Mongoose has bikes for all disciplines and budgets


Well spec’d cross country, enduro, and downhill builds come in at under $3000.

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Maxxis Assegai tire delivers big traction


Maxxis has collaborated with downhill racing legend Greg Minnaar to create a new high traction tire.

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Panaracer Romero all-mountain tire on way


Dominating gravel tires in recent years, Panaracer is using their rubber technology knowledge to develop a new all-mountain tire.

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Bold Unplugged prototype hides rear shock


Features include 160mm of rear travel, and adjustable chainstay length, bottom bracket height, and headtube angle via flip chips. Check out this video to learn more about this very intriguing bike.

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Commencal Meta 29er teased at Sea Otter


This trail tamer has 170/160mm front/rear travel, a 65.5-degree headtube angle, 75-degree seat tube angle, and 432mm chainstays.

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Whyte Bikes S-150C RS aggressive trail bike – video


The 2018 Whyte S-150C RS is an aggressive trail bike with the ability to switch between 29er and 27.5+ wheels.

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FSA K-Force Light WideR 25 carbon wheels launched


FSA (aka Full Speed Ahead) is moving full steam ahead with two new XC-focused mountain bike wheels, plus something unofficial and wider.

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Kona Process 153 goes full carbon


Kona took some of their best alloy bikes and created carbon versions that were on display at the Sea Otter Classic.

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Intense M29 FRO special edition DH race bike


Only 15 of these For Racing Only models will be sold. They are equipped with the same spec as the Intense Factory Racing M29.

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Pole Bicycles Machine 29er is functional work of art


The Machine is a 180mm front/160mm rear travel 29er with a 63.9-degree headtube angle and extremely steep 78-degree seat tube angle. Chainstays can accommodate up to a 3.0 tire.

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Norco Aurum HSP downhill bike launched


Norco has launched the Aurum HSP, a full composite 200mm travel downhill rig with a high single pivot design available in both 27.5 and 29er wheel sizes.

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Pivot Switchblade Aluminum launched


Pivot has debuted a more affordable aluminum version of its Switchblade trail bike that brings the same innovative geometry, suspension, and on-trail performance to a wider audience.

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Fezzari Signal Peak bridges XC-trail gap


Fezzari’s new Signal Peak artfully blends speed and fun. It’s fast on technical terrain, drops, and rock gardens, and climbs like a mountain goat.

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BMC enters e-bike market with AMP Trailfox and Speedfox


Trailfox AMP and Speedfox AMP designed to conquer everything from challenging climbs to swooping singletrack descents.

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2019 Specialized Stumpjumper launched


Specialized has redesigned the Stumpjumper for 2018, a bike that has been around since 1981. Did they address everything on your must have list? Read on to find out.

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2019 Specialized Stumpjumper first impressions


Mtbr spent three days shredding the trails in Ainsa, Spain, to find out if the new Specialized Stumpjumper lives up to the hype.

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Jamis Bikes releases new 3VO suspension platform


Jamis Bikes new 3VO design dropping at Sea Otter claims a unique instant center, center of curvature and axle path that is said to eliminate unwanted motion when pedaling.

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Yeti cycles releases trail capable and raceable SB100


Yeti’s new SB100 obscures the line between XC and Trail, utilizing a new Switch Infinity Mechanism repositioned and optimized specifically for this shorter-travel twenty-nine-inch wheel bike.

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Cane Creek releases 29/27.5+ HELM fork


Cane Creek Cycling Components has announced the release of the highly anticipated 29/27.5+ version of the HELM suspension fork.

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