All Mountain Trail Reviews and News


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.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

YT Industries Jeffsy CF Pro review


Find out if this 140mm 29er trail bike with progressive geometry can handle a season’s worth of punishment — and deliver fun fast times along the way.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Yeti SB4.5 trail bike review


Yeti’s 29er trail bike with 114mm of Switch Infinity suspension is put to the test in this Mtbr Featured User Review. See how it fared.

Read More »

Staran FSM-140 trail bike review


New Canadian brand aiming to deliver value and performance with a 140mm trail bike spec’d with great components for the money.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

2017 YT Jeffsy, Capra, and Tues bikes launched


For 2017, the Young Talents Jeffsy, Capra, and Tues will all be available in a CF Pro Race version, including a new flagship “liquid metal” paint job. This will also be XL frame sizes for both the Capra CF and Tues CF.

Read More »

Guerrilla Gravity unveils new Megatrail and Megatrail SS


Guerrilla Gravity has launched a new version of the Megatrail that’s billed as a “big mountain liberator.” The versatile bike is designed to conquer everything from getting after it at your local enduro race, shredding bike park laps, or just slaying your after-work rides.

Read More »

Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Trail Bike


As cross-country bikes get slacker and enduro bikes get faster, it’s become increasingly difficult to draw a line between these two segments and good old fashioned trail bikes. After much debate, we finally settled on a definition — and a winner for 2016. Click through to see if you agree with our choices?

Read More »

The Calling is Evil’s new extra rowdy short travel trail sled


In the market for a short travel trail bike but discouraged by the lack of rowdy options? This new bike from Evil just might be the answer.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Ibis Ripley LS


Check out this responsive all-trail 29er that feels more like a 27.5 while popping and playing, yet still displays those desirable 29er traits on rolling, up and down trails, and in choppy, rocky momentum sapping terrain.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Turner Flux


Dave Turner from Turner bikes has been working on this carbon Flux for awhile and it shows…. in good ways and bad.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Orbea Occam


Just because you may not be familiar with this Spanish manufacturer, you should still give Orbea Ocam a look.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Intense Primer


The Intense Primer 29er was one of the best looking bikes spotted at Outerbike. But how did it ride?

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Canfield Brothers Riot


For riders wary of carbon (and its expense) and looking for a solid feel that will likely translate into long-term durability, the Canfield Brothers Riot is definitely worth a look.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Yeti SB5+


Meet the Yeti SB5+, a comfortable and sure-footed plus bike that’s downright capable and damned playful in temperament.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Niner RIP 9 RDO


Find out how Niner’s long travel 29er fared in this shootout on Moab’s famed slickrock trails.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Norco Optic


Good memories of the original aluminum Norco Sight moved us to take a cruise on the new Optic, an 110mm rear, 120mm front 29er setup that leans to the XC side of the trail bike category.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Salsa Woodsmoke


Salsa’s 29er with plus sized wheels and clever rear dropouts bucks is a bit of a head scratcher.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Transition Patrol Carbon


Transition’s big bike offering has 155mm of rear travel, a long front center, slack head angle, and one very plush ride.

Read More »

Outerbike Test Sessions: Pivot Switchblade


The original Switchblade (made by Titus 15 years ago) ticked all the right boxes for a high-end full suspension bike. The new Pivot Switchblade was tops on the Outerbike Test Sessions list for the very same reasons.

Read More »

Canfield Brothers debut complete bike builds


Good news this week for fans of boutique bike maker Canfield Brothers — especially if you’re not the type who prefers to buy a bare frame and then build it up yourself.

Read More »

10 great upgrades for your bike — and more


It’s easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest. But it’s very possible your best option is not buying all new gear. Instead give one of these upgrades a try.

Read More »

12 best mountain bikes for around $1000


At this price you can expect to get an aluminum hardtail, though many manufacturers are using plus size tires to breathe new life into the category. Here are some great options from Scott, Marin, Haro, KHS and more.

Read More »