All Mountain Trail Reviews and News


Alchemy Arktos trail bike first ride review

Colorado-based Alchemy Bicycle Co. does what many thought was impossible: Build an American-made carbon fiber trail bike. But can it compete with the big dogs?

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Santa Cruz Tallboy 3, now 27.5+ and 29er compatible

Santa Cruz was one of the first brands to figure out the whole 29er thing with the original Tallboy. Since then, the model has been a staple of it’s line up, but it’s been long overdue for an update. Head past the break to see what changes SCB made to the all new Tallboy 3.

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Spot’s first full suspension mountain bike – the Rollik 557

Get ready to romp and frolick with Spot’s all new 140mm travel, carbon framed trail bike with unique, patented carbon leaf spring called the Living Link.

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This is the hot rod inspired Ibis Ripley of your dreams

While the stock Ibis Ripley looks great in its stock configuration, a little pinstriping and some custom decals transform this custom ride into a one of a kind beauty.

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Haro’s new Shift LT with long travel and electronic drivetrain compatibility

The Shift LT offers 140mm of travel for a more all mountain type of ride. Also, the Shift Plus gets some updates and there is an e-Bike prototype on the horizon.

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RSD Bikes Wildcat 27.5 Plus bike

Toronto-based brand brings affordable full suspension Plus bike to the States later this year. The Wildcat features 120mm of rear travel via a four bar linkage design.

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Four new flat pedals from Sea Otter

Looking for a new flat pedal option? Here are four new offerings we spotted on Day 1 at Sea Otter.

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Norco Optic trail platform first ride review

Perhaps best known for their North Shore inspired gravity bikes, Norco’s latest offering is a short travel fun machine that comes in two wheel sizes. Click through to see if they pulled it off.

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Yeti SB5.5c long travel 29er: 7 burning questions answered

While we haven’t had the opportunity to ride Yeti’s new long travel SB5.5c 29er, the press kit left us with several burning questions. Head past the break to see what nuggets the Colorado bike maker’s product team dished out.

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Yeti SB5.5c long travel 29er debuts

Do you like to go fast? Like really fast? How about over really gnarly stuff? Answered yes to all those questions? Yes? Well then, we have a bike you might be interested in.

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New Rocky Mountain Pipeline trail bike launched

Rocky Mountain essentially invented the plus bike category two years ago. Now they’re back at it with the new 130mm Pipeline. Click through for spec and pricing details, plus an interview with their product team.

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YT Jeffsy 29er trail bike

When most riders think YT, they either think bitchen prices, or good times. The direct-to-consumer brand has set itself apart from competitors with its ultra low prices and party attitude, so their latest offering may surprise a lot of existing fans, and attract a number of new ones.

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Specialized Turbo Levo e-bike

Specialized is throwing its hat in the electric MTB arena with the Turbo Levo FSR. Based on the Stumpjumper FSR 6Fattie, they’ve designed a bike that’s supposed to ride like a traditional mountain bike. Find out if they succeeded.

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Intense Spider 275 C review

The newest Intense takes cues from the slopestyle scene to create a nimble short travel trail bike capable of handling just about anything.

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Vitus launches carbon Sommet CR and CRX 27.5 trail bikes

Chain Reaction Cycles house brand bikes feature four-bar suspension, RockShox Pike, SRAM X1/XO1, RaceFace cranks, and a mix of WTB and Nukeproof components.

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Eric Porter’s Diamondback Release bike check

Eric Porter was instrumental in the creation of the new Level Link equipped Diamondback Release. Click through to see how his personal rig is setup.

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RockShox updates Recon, Sektor, and Paragon Forks with improved internals

SRAM has updated several of its entry to mid level forks with improved internals. They are also available for a number of different wheel sizes and axle standards.

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Diamondback’s new Release and Catch trail bikes – first ride review

Diamondback’s latest trail bikes introduce a brand new patent pending suspension platform. The Release and the Catch provide great performance at a bargain price.

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Troy Lee Designs 2016 helmets

The D3 is one of the most highly regarded full face helmets on the market. This year, TLD gave it a few minor updates to help improve both fit and function. They also launched a dozen new drool-worthy designs.

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Transition unveils new Triple 26er Slopestyle bike

The new Triple is the successor to Transition’s beloved Double slopestyle bike.

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First Look Felt Decree

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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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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Santa Cruz Bronson Review

Santa Cruz enters the 650b/27.5 wheel size party with the introduction of the 150mm travel Santa Cruz Bronson all mountain bike. While not the first, this product introduction is very significant.

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