All Mountain Trail Reviews and News


Eurobike: 2015 Marin Rift Zone 8 carbon trail bike

Marin’s revamped Rift Zone trail bike highlights brand’s resurgence.

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First Look: Motobecane Fantom 6by6 27.5 all-mountain bike

A very attractive package from Motobecane and a whole lot of bike for the money.

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First Ride: Specialized 2FO Flat shoes

Specialized enters the all-mountain shoe market with a serious effort called the 2FO. To hedge their bets, they offer both a flat and clip-in version to address the varying needs of riders today.

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Felt 2015 Preview: Compulsion 10, Virtue 60, Edict FRD, Nine 1 and more

Felt Bicycles has a ton of new models for 2015 including the all mountain/enduro Compulsion, the trail oriented Virtue, the XC Edict and Nine line of lightweight carbon 29er hardtails.

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First Look: Bontrager Rally and Lithos all mountain helmets

Bontrager releases their long-awaited All Mountain helmets with an excellent price point Rally model and an innovative Lithos lid.

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News: Yeti releases new SB5C trail bike with updated Switch Infinity suspension linkage

Yeti has released the SB5C, an all-new 27.5-inch trail bike featuring an updated suspension system built in conjunction with FOX and dubbed Switch Infinity.

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First Look: BMC Speedfox Trail Bike 130mm travel 29er

BMC fills the void between the 100mm Fourstroke and the 150mm TrailFox with this very capable Speedfox 130mm trail bike.

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Hot News: Santa Cruz launches more affordable carbon bikes, bars and grips

Santa Cruz launches lower-cost versions of carbon Bronson, 5010 and Tallboy. New colors, handlebars and grips also announced.

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Review: Zumbi F-11 All Mountain bike

The Zumbi F-11 from Poland offers 27.5, long travel prowess with custom geometry for an All Mountain bike at a reasonable price.

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GT announces all new Helion Carbon Pro, Force X and Sensor X for 2015

GT has a new XC bike called the Helion Carbon Pro that is targeted towards the aggressive cross country rider. Other new bikes for 2015 include the Force X and the Sensor X.

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First Look: Trek Fuel EX 27.5 with RE:aktiv suspension

Trek follows up the Fuel 29er with a playful Fuel EX with 27.5 wheels. And they worked with Penske Racing to develop a rear shock that strives to be the best pedaling rear shock available.

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Bike Review: Juliana Furtado Primeiro

The Juliana Furtado Primeiro make’s the case for a women’s-specific mountain bike both physically and philosophically. But is it a difference that’s real, or just another pretty paint scheme?

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News: Vitus Escarpe 135mm bike and Vitus Sommet 155mm All Mountain bike

Chain Reaction Cycles has invested heavily in the Vitus brand to deliver the Vitus Escarpe trail bike and the Vitus Sommet All Mountain bike with 155 of rear travel.

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First Look: Vredestein Bobcat All Mountain tire

The Vredestein Bobcat uses the company’s premier rubber and casing technology in a huge tire that is stable and light.

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Sea Otter Video: 2015 Marin Rift Zone Carbon 29

A sneak peek at the forthcoming 2015 Marin Rift Zone Carbon 29. Formerly a marathon/XC bike, Marin is morphing the Rift Zone into a trail bike with more all-around capabilities.

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Polygon brings the Collosus N9 and T8 to the US direct to consumers

Polygon is bringing two of their mountain bikes into the US with a direct-to-consumer business model. Featured here are the Collosus N9 enduro race bike and the Collosus T8 trail bike.

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Hot News: Breezer introduces Supercell 29er trail bike

Breezer announces an all new 29er trail bike called Supercell. It has 120mm of rear travel and utilizes the MLink rear suspension design with the rear pivot located in the middle of the chainstay. Watch the video and find out more.

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First Look: New Cannondale Trigger 27.5 and SuperMax fork

Cannondale unveils 27.5-inch wheel Trigger trail bike with 140mm-travel Lefty SuperMax fork, and a new iteration of their adjustable FOX-built DYAD rear shock.

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Product News: SRAM releases new MTB brake system called Guide

SRAM announces the release of a new, four-piston hydraulic disc brake system called Guide aimed at the trail/all-mountain segment.

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Review: Intense Tracer T275 Carbon

The Intense Tracer 275C is an impressive bike, utilizing carbon fiber front and rear triangles, which provide exceptional damping and stiffness. Toss it down through the gnar and chunder and it just effortlessly glides through stuff like it’s hardly there, creating a confidence inspiring experience.

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Review: Cane Creek DBAir CS rear shock

The DBAir CS is a more polished and greatly improved shock than its predecessor, and the CS mode offers increased pedaling efficiency and riding comfort on difficult climbing terrain.

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First Look: Fezzari Timp Peak 27.5 Rallies with Carbon, Custom Build and Value

From $4k to $6.4k, Fezzari will build you a bike just to your liking. Rest assured at any of their price points, you will get a lot for your money. But how does it ride?

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First Look: Lapierre Ups the Ante with Electronic Intelligence Shock-Equipped Bikes

Lapierre’s new Spicy 527 hits the US with its e:i suspension system that senses bumps and pedaling inputs, then adjusts damping accordingly at a rate of 20-30 times per minute. Is e-sus ‏ready for prime time?

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27.5 All-Mountain/Enduro Bike Round Up

Is 650B/27.5″ THE Ultimate All Mountain Bike Platform? We round-up a few of the latest and greatest from Norco, Scott, Intense and Foes to compare them all side by side.

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KRob’s Outerbike 2013 Bike Demo Reviews – Part 2

Part two of KRob’s Outerbike bike tests. Here he gives us his opinion on the new Norco Sight, Pivot Firebird 27.5, Intense Carbine 275, Devinci Troy, Turner Flux 27.5 and Santa Cruz Heckler 27.5.

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