2019 Leatt Bike Outerwear Line Released


The 2019 Leatt Bike Outerwear Line has been released and features their new weather-resistant gear designed for cold weather conditions.

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Video: Mike Hopkins backyard bliss


Here’s the latest from Mike Hopkins and Scott Secco, where Hopkins does some serious shredding while exploring his backyard, which happens to be British Columbia’s finest backcountry zones.

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Richie Rude Raw 100: Back to the backyard


Check out this latest Raw 100 video from Red Bull where two time Enduro World Series champion Richie Rude sets his sights on blazing a new trail in the northern tip of New England.

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Pivot Shuttle Ebike Review


The Shuttle is Pivot’s attempt at creating the best EMtb that has ever existed. It is a no-holds-barred assault on the best ride quality and weight available today.

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Ritchey Ultra returns after 30-year hiatus


Like its predecessor from 30 years ago, the new Ritchey Ultra occupies a unique ride space for cross-country riders looking to get rowdy and go big.

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Five hydration tips for cyclists


We all know hard riding in the heat requires hydration to keep the machine that is you running smoothly. The question is how much, when, and what to drink? Here are five great hydration tips for cyclists.

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DT Swiss XM 1501 Spline One 35 review


If you can stomach the cost the DT Swiss XM 1501 Spline One are a true set-and-forget all-mountain wheelset that capably stood up to some serious trail smashing during this Mtbr test.

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ENVE Upgrade Program launched


Program makes getting pair of premium U.S.-made wheels easier than ever before, allowing customers to trade in a pair of ENVE or non-ENVE carbon wheels and receive upgrade credit toward any SES, M Series, or G Series wheelset.

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Building and living in a van


Living in a van is one of the great lifestyles and adventures today and it has a certain appeal for the mountain biker. Learn from Seth;s and Alex’s colorful van build adventures.

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Best Mountain Bikes Under $1000


What if your current disposable income window is around $1000 — and you still want a new mountain bike? Well, you’re in luck. While not overly sexy (or light) there are plenty of decent entry-level type MTBs in that price range.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss: Riding Michigan’s Upper Peninsula


Latest episode was filmed in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on what Jeff calls one of the most fun and challenging trails he’s ever ridden.

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5 mountain biking body position mistakes


The mountain biking body position is now a key factory in riding fast and safe through more advanced sections of trail.

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Kate Courtney wins XC World Championship title


Capping off her meteoric rise to the top ranks of Women’s XC World Cup racing this season, 22-year old Kate Courtney won the mountain bike World Championships today in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

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Marco Osborne helmet destroyed


Marco Osborne’s beautiful custom helmet tells the tale of the what some describe as the ‘gnarliest crash they’ve seen.’ It gave up its life to protect Marco.

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Saris: Doing business the right way — and doing it well


In this age of conscientious consumerism, good products aren’t always enough to create competitive separation. The best companies make great products — and do much more.

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Yeti SB130 debuts + short term review


If your ride objectives lean toward being able to go up and down without significant (or really any) compromise, you owe it to yourself to test drive this bike. It’s that good.

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Video: Kate Courtney interview


Yesterday, Kate Courtney shocked the world as she won the Women’s XC World Championship in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Here is great insight into her training and support system.

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Best bike lights for trail riding


Front bike lights can be split into two categories, to see with and to be seen lights. This article will cover lights to see within the sweet spot range of $100-$400.

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Nino Schurter’s custom Scott Spark RC 900


Besides the chance to claim rainbow jersey No. 7, winning in Lenzerheide would mean taking triumph on home soil, as the mountainous Swiss region has long been Nino Schurter’s primary training ground.

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Video: Biking the Rubicon Trail


The Rubicon Trail existed before Europeans ever stepped foot on the continent, used as an Indian trading route. Is biking the Rubicon Trail worthwhile?

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Video: Ocean | Chapter 2 | Blackburn Water Cycle


Film presents journey to hidden surf spots, and balancing the needs of the planet with the desire for adventure.

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Video: Who is Geoff Gulevich


Who is Geoff Gulevich? Many of us know him as the guy with a cool name with death-defying runs at Red Bull Rampage in Utah.

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Jared Graves brain tumor discovered


The mountain biking world was jolted yesterday as legendary mountain bike racer Jared Graves revealed he has a brain tumor that has triggered several seizures.

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Assos Trail Collection Launched


Swiss cycling apparel maker Assos is furthering its foray into mountain bike clothing with a new Trail line that includes shorts, jerseys, liners, gloves, and protective accessories.

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Video: The Entreprenuers: Kathy Salisbury & JC Canfield


It is a beautiful and inspiring story as these two local businesses support each other and establish good products and service for the local mountain bike community.

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Ride Concepts footwear first look


With materials, design, and an engineering-focused approach to footwear, Ride Concepts aims to produce mountain bike specific high performance footwear.

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Best Mountain Bike Helmets


Perhaps no other piece of cycling gear offers a more bewildering array of choices than mountain bike helmets. Here’s a primer to help you sift through the litany of options.

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Ride Concepts Prize Pack Giveaway


Enter to win a Prize Pack from Ride Concepts ($250). 10 Winners will be chosen!

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Saris SuperClamp EX 2-Bike Giveaway


Enter to win compact, dialed and U.S. made Saris SuperClamp EX 2-Bike ($489.99). 1 Winner will be chosen!

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Park City Point 2 Point with Eric Porter


75 miles and 12,000+ feet of climbing at elevation? No problem says freerider Eric Porter. About that training thing though…

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Scott Ransom enduro bike debuts


Available in 29er and 27.5, the Scott Ransom has 170mm of travel front and rear, modern, progressive geometry, and weighs just 5.84 pounds for frame, shock, and hardware.

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Best Mountain Bikes Under $2000


What if you’re not a member of the doctor/dentist/hedge fund manager club? Can you still get a decent MTB? The answer is an emphatic, yes, provided you know what to look for.

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Mother Lode Epic race recap


The Mother Lode Epic is a four-stage race with boat transfer in the Sacramento area. Check out the adventure here.

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Vittoria Air-Liner review


Billed as the ultimate accessory for mountain bike tires, the Vittoria Air-Liner tire insert is designed to help maximize grip, enhance trail feel, and eliminate tire punctures.

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Pivot Cycles Mach 5.5 with Fox Live Valve


Chris Cocalis of Pivot Cycles has been working with Fox to help develop and test the system for quite some time. So he is beyond excited to reveal this bike.

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Paris Gore: Professional MTB Photographer


Check out this engaging interview as Paris Gore reveals ‘what makes a good photograph,’ to him.

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IMBA Trail Accelerator Grant recipients announced


Catalyzing more trails in more communities is critical to IMBA mission. The program accelerates trail projects, bringing us closer to vision of everyone across the country having access to great trails.

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Bosch Kiox is new on-board eBike computer


Offers new features via Bluetooth connectivity, and the Gorilla Glass display makes it durable for hardcore eBikers.

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Strider 12 ST-R balance bike has carbon frame


Here’s something for the kid that has (or needs) everything. Meet the new Strider 12 ST-R balance bike, which features a carbon fiber frame, high end components, and an $899 price tag.

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Video: Where Rachel Rides


While the land and people have given to Rachel Atherton, her success on the world stage has given something back to the Dyfi valley in the form of more and more women descending upon the trails.

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Fox Live Valve now live to world


Fox Live Valve switches the fork and shock independently as the terrain changes using the fastest valve ever created by Fox. Is it for you?

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Yeti SB150 review


The Yeti SB150 is a big bad beast of a bike that can handle just about anything this side of a World Cup downhill — and actually climbs really damn well, too.

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Yeti SB150 29er launched


If you’re already a fan of Yeti’s trail and enduro bikes, then the only thing you need to know about the new Yeti SB150 is that it has space inside the main triangle for a water bottle. But there’s much more to it.

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How to: Build a manual trainer


The popularity of the manual trainer indicates that there might be a better way to learn how to manual. Here’s how to build one.

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2019 Trek Remedy first ride


The latest version of the venerable Remedy sports more travel on bigger tires and it’s slacker, stiffer and lighter. It’s a good evolution of the species.

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Bontrager Flatline review


The Bontrager Flatline Mountain Bike Shoes offer great pedaling efficiency, low-key looks, and good value for flat pedal mountain bikers.

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Sleek Saris MTR hitch rack coming soon


The Saris MTR hitch rack is coming soon and aims to address the bulk of the bugaboos of all previous bike hitch racks.

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Best Mountain Bike Clipless Shoes


The best mountain bike clipless shoes will be different for each rider, depending primarily on fit, riding style, and of course budget. Here are five of Mtbr’s favorites.

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Esker Elkat features latest Dave Weagle design


Meet the Esker Elkat, a 150mm rear travel carbon fiber 27.5 trail eater that features the latest Dave Weagle suspension design.

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Yakima HangOver vertical hitch rack revealed


The vertical mountain bike hitch rack is set to go mainstream with the soon-to-launch Yakima HangOver, the first of its kind from a leading manufacturer.

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