Mtbr's 2016 Winter Biking GearReviews and Roundups

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Santa Cruz Hightower

From the ashes of the Tallboy LT, the new Santa Cruz Hightower has risen. This is a 135mm trail bike that is incredibly agile and capable. It is sold in either 29er or Plus form as it reveals a bike with a massive sweet spot.

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9 Dream Bikes That Will Break Your Budget

Amazing bikes from GT, Marin, Norco, BMC, Intense, Rocky Mountain, Pivot, Scott and Cannondale for the Powerball winning mountain biker.

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Review: Santa Cruz 5010

For the adventurous all-mountain rider who would rather pedal than shuttle, you’d be hard pressed to find a better bike than the Santa Cruz 5010. Find out why in our full review.

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First Ride Review: Canfield Brothers Riot

Canfield Brothers was one of the first companies to make an aggressive and fun 29er. Now they’ve refined (and maybe defined) the genre with the new Riot. Find out why.

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Round up: Best value mountain bikes under $1000

27 interesting options for the entry level rider on a tight budget from brands like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, GT, BMC, Scott, Rocky, KHS, Kona, Marin and more.

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First Look: Trek Fuel EX Jr kids trail bike

Trek harnessed all its design, manufacturing and suspension expertise to design a bike for kids, using the 26-inch platform and designing geometry and suspension valving specifically for kids from 4’4″ to 5′ tall.

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First Ride Review: Rocky Mountain Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition

From general trail riding to long adventure rides or backcountry stage races to steep and blown out shuttle descents — this bike is ready.

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First Ride Review: Felt Decree 27.5 140mm trail bike

Felt’s latest mountain bike is a lightweight 140mm 27.5 carbon fiber trail bike with adjustable geometry that’s designed to do it all — and do it well. Find out how it fared in our First Ride Review.

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One Ride Review: Pivot Mach 6 Alloy

Carbon is the norm for high end models, but most of us are on aluminum budgets. After three years of development, Pivot’s new Alloy Mach 6 delivers a versatile ride at an attainable price.

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GT Verb full suspension mountain bikes for under $1600

New model targets budget-minded entry level riders with the Verb Expert, Verb Elite and Verb Comp.

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Round up: 13 affordable mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget. Brands highlighted include: BMC, Breezer, Cannondale, Fuji, GT, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Scott and Surface 604.

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First Ride Review: Evil Bikes The Following

The Following has created quite a stir in the bike industry. Evil Bikes carved out a whole new niche in the bike world with this short travel, aggressive geometry 29er trail shredder. Find out more in our First Ride Review.

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First Look: 2016 Felt Decree 27.5 140mm trail bike

New 27.5” trail bike is designed to be a light, versatile all-around 140mm shredder that pedals well and can handle a wide variety of terrain. Get all the tech, spec and pricing details here.

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First Ride Review: Pivot Mach 429 Trail

Pivot’s newest steed is a do-it-all 29er trail bike that’s comfortable and capable on a variety of terrain.

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First Look: Foes Mixer Enduro and Mixer Trail 79ers

Does a big wheel in front, smaller wheel in back make sense? Find out what the designer and the builder have to say about a bike with a 27.5″ wheel in the back and a 29″ wheel in the front.

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First Look: Fuji’s MLink equipped Auric 27.5 and Rakan 29er

MLink technology provides the platform for the all new full suspension bikes from Fuji – the Auric with 27.5″ wheels and 160mm of travel and the Rakan with 29″ wheels and 120mm of travel.

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Whyte Bikes coming to U.S. via consumer direct model

Initial offerings from the U.K.-based bike maker will include the Saxon Cross Team cyclocross steed ($2100) and T-129 RS 29er trail bike ($3350).

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Interbike 2015: Alchemy launches 27.5 Arktos trail bike

Trail bike with Boost 148 rear end has a unique suspension design that’s claimed to deliver both climbing stability and bottomless travel in one sexy carbon frame package.

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Interbike 2015: POC launches Tectal trail and Coron DH helmets

Following the success of its original trail/enduro specific helmet, the Trabec, POC has added to its MTB brain protection portfolio with the new Tectal trail and Coron DH helmets. These also have some new MTB specific shades.

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Marin Interbike 2015

Marin Bikes celebrates it’s 30th anniversary by introducing a fresh spin on their on their classic Pine Mountain hardtail.

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One Ride Review: The all new carbon Turner Bikes RFX 4.0

The Turner RFX is a beloved classic and one of the very first freeride specific bikes ever built, so how does the new rig stack up?

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First Look: 2016 Santa Cruz Bronson

Slacker head angle, longer top tube, shorter chainstays are some of the updates to this newest Bronson.

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First Look: Juliana Roubion and Furtado

The changes are subtle but they are extensive. All are designed to expand the sweet spot of these two bikes to deeper into the fun zone and the shredding realm.

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Video: Ratboy and the new Santa Cruz Bronson

Josh ‘Ratboy’ Bryceland took the new Bronson out for sideways session in the island of Madeira, Portugal.

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Eurobike 2015: Maxxis rolls out new tires for XC, enduro, snow, gravel and more

Top-tier tire maker Maxxis is touching nearly all corners of the two-wheeled world, offering up a host of new models. Highlights include Race TT for XC, Tomahawk for aggressive all-mountain, and Colossus for fat bikes.

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