Review: Pearl Izumi MTB WRX Jacket, Elevate Shorts, WxB MTB Shoe Cover

Colorado-based apparel maker is better known for its road apparel, but it’s upping its game in the fat tire arena as well.

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Travelogue Oregon: The challenge of the Painted Hills

A pair of stiff climbs, extended time on lonely roads, and breathtaking (and colorful) geologic wonders punctuate the ride through the Painted Hills.

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Video: Enduro2 showcases new 2-person race format

Three-day event in French Alps has over 39,000 feet of descending — and a ton of amazing trails and off-the-charts scenery.

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Video: Guatemala Adventure with Hans Rey and Tom Oehler

Fresh from mountain bike legend Hans Rey comes this edit featuring Tom Oehler and himself exploring the Highlands of Guatemala in Central America.

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ASS Does Downieville: More to Downieville than Butcher and Pauley

Downieville Classic downhill and cross-country routes barely scratch surface of region’s expansive ride opportunities.

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First Look: RockShox Lyrik and Yari forks

Expanding the sweet spot of their single-crown, 35mm platform, the Lyric has been stiffened up and longer travel options have been introduced. The Yari fork is introduced with even more travel options and a more affordable price.

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Review: Gore Bike Wear ALP-X PRO Outfit System

Gore Bike Wear’s award-winning jersey and baggie-bib short combo designed for variety of riding conditions. See if they live up to that do-it-all billing.

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BC Bike Race 2015: Day 7

The Ultimate Singletrack Experience wraps in Whistler, with Uhl breaking the Canadian hold on the men’s solo and Nash sealing the women’s solo win with a flawless performance.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Painted Hills

Pedaling along the winding roads that traverse Oregon’s Painted Hills is like riding back in time. And now you could own the perfect bike for this colorful adventure.

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BC Bike Race 2015: Day 5 and 6

Texan Uhl storms the North Shore while Andreane Lanthier Nadeau find a podium step behind Nash and Barclay.

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First Look: Orbea Occam 27.5 and 29er trail bikes

Known for lust-worthy road bikes, Orbea broke the mtb ice last year with the rowdy, enduro-ready Rallon. With everything they learned about mtb geometry, they merged that with their carbon expertise to create the trail ready Occam.

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Tech Talk: How frame geometry affects a bike’s handling

Bicycle geometry affects more than just fit. It drastically changes what kind of terrain a bike will excel on and how is handles that terrain. Here’s a primer to help you better understand these differences.

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Santa Cruz Bicycles sold to Pon Holdings

Santa Cruz Bicycles has just been sold to a Dutch company, Pon Holdings. The existing management staff will continue to run the company and no changes are evident at this point. But what does this mean to the company’s long-term future?

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BC Bike Race 2015: Day 3 and 4

Caked in dust with sweat dripping down their brows, the racers of the BC Bike Race are fully engrossed in an epic odyssey. Paxson reels back lost time and Nash wins despite a missed turn on the Sunshine Coast.

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Trek Procaliber SL, Top Fuel and Fuel EX 29 revamped

Turning its focus on its cross-country racing bikes, Trek made some significant changes to its XC line. Most notable is the introduction of the Isospeed coupler in to the Procaliber hardtail line.

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Video: Martyn Ashton rides again

Road Bike Party star Martyn Ashton does the impossible once again by getting back on the bike. With a little help from his friends and a lot of perseverance, Martyn was once again able to capture the thrill of riding on two wheels.

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BC Bike Race 2015: Day 1 and 2

Searing heat and dusty conditions in Cumberland, BC break the seal on the first day of the BC Bike Race. Paxson and Nash defeat the heat and their fields.

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Quick Take: Fabric’s sleek cageless water bottle

UK-based Fabric invents a simple and elegant design for mounting water bottles to your bike.

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New Focus Raven Max 29, Spine C and Sam C mountain bikes

German brand Focus enters the US mountain bike market with a carbon 29er hardtail, carbon trail bike and carbon enduro racer.

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First Look: Ibis Ripley gets revamped in all the right places

The Ripley was a revolutionary bike for Ibis but it did have its flaws. It seems all those have been addressed with this new version and new geometry, but a classic edition will be maintained as well for those who love its original 26er-like handling.

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Video: Teens build new MTB trails in NorCal

For senior project this group of bike-loving high school students gave back to the community by working with the IMBA Trail Care Crew to construct new trails.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Stop whining about cost of bikes

Nobody cares whether or not you can afford that new bike that so-and-so just released. So please stop your whining.

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Video: Mavic Trans-Provence 2015 Day 6

Racing wraps at the world’s most famous multi-day enduro

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Video: 2015 Mavic Trans-Provence Day 5

Another 13,000 feet of descending in the French Alps.

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Tech Talk: Boost 148 explained

By now you have heard about the new Boost 148 and 110 hub standards. But what exactly are they and what do they mean to you?

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