Deep dive into SRAM’s new DUB system


Lighter than the Race Face Next SL and compatible with all major bottom bracket shell sizes, SRAM’s DUB crank system is worth a closer look.

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Yeti Cycles VIDA MTB Series 2018 schedule announced


Arguably the premier women’s MTB skills clinic series in North America is back for another year, this time boasting seven events. Here’s a full rundown on the series and what you can expect in 2018.

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Partners in Grime: Felix Burke and Quinn Moberg


For many, completing post-secondary schooling is a difficult task. For others, training and racing through Canada’s grueling winter weather is overwhelming. But what about doing both?

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Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team signs Swenson, Gomez-Villafañe


The Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team p/b Maxxis has set themselves up for a successful 2018, doubling its roster and signing with Stan’s NoTubes, Pivot Cycles, and Maxxis Tires through 2020.

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Are carbon tri-spoke wheels the next big thing?


Don’t look now, but the tri-spoke wheel could be making a comeback — in enduro. U.K.-based wheel maker Spengle has been making waves on the internet this week, touting the benefits of its full-carbon tri-spoke 27.5 wheel.

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EWS launches new Continental Enduro Series


The Enduro World Series has launched the new Continental Enduro Series, which will take place place in the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific, incorporating at least nine events with plans to expand.

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5 clothing hacks to save your winter rides


Pedaling through the heart of winter is hard enough. Here’s how to make it easier.

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Breathe new life into your old winter shoes


Winter cycling shoes can be expensive and are not the most glamorous item. Here are five ways to bring your old winter cycling shoes back to life so you can save money for more compelling purchases.

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SRAM DUB cranksets


There are few headaches in the bike world like the current bottom bracket landscape. SRAM aims to unify the current sea of standards with one system without introducing a new shell standard.

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Marin Wolf Ridge 9 review


The Wolf Ridge is Marin’s answer to the ultra-competitive long travel 29er segment. It also serves as the debut for a remarkable new suspension system.

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Ibis Cycles 2018 enduro team revealed


Fresh off winning the Enduro World Series overall team title, the Ibis Cycles squad returns for 2018 with some new faces but still determined to hold onto their crown.

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Bikepacking and fly fishing in the Sierras


“All we wanted to do was catch fish and ride our bikes. Morale was at an all-time high during our three-day, 60-mile bikepacking and fly fishing trip along the Tahoe Rim Trail.”

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Best of Nico Vink 2017


Nico Vink is a rider that needs little introduction. Basically he kills it on anything with two wheels — and is one of the best trail builders on the planet and a super nice guy. Here’s a highlight reel from 2017.

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Yeti Fox Factory and National Teams annouced


For the upcoming season, the Yeti Fox Factory and National Teams will set sights on the international and U.S. race circuits including the Enduro World Series and Big Mountain Enduro.

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The Art of Adventure with Joey Schusler


Joey Schusler found his love for mountain biking at the ripe age of 13. As a young teenager, few things rivaled the exhilaration. He set his sights on racing professionally.

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Trying toe clips and clipless pedals for the first time


Blake from GMBN tries toe clips and clipless pedals for the first time. Ride along and see him experience what many of us old-timers did.

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Top 5 reasons why GoPro is exiting the drone business


Entering the drone market in Sept of 2016, GoPro abruptly announced that it was abandoning the effort as of Jan, 2018. Here’s why we think it happened.

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EWS qualifier series expands to 25 countries


The Enduro World Series is coming to a race near you, as the list of official qualifier events grows to 50 races spread across 25 countries and four continents.

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Bontrager Kovee XXX TLR 29 wheelset review


High end carbon wheelset is race ready out of the box with a single purpose in mind: help make you faster.

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Crankbrothers Double Shot 1 pedal launched


Featuring molded traction pins for grip, wide 57mm q-factor for clearance and control, and durable stamped-steel wings, the Double Shot 1 gives riders the option to ride flat or clipped-in. Price is just $60 per set.

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YT Industries 2018 line-up revealed


Brand new component specifications, high quality designs, and the return of the YT Dirt Love make for an exciting start to the new season for German direct-to-consumer seller YT Industries.

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Mtbr’s Most Read Posts In 2017


As we push headlong into 2018, it’s fun to look back on the year that was. Here’s a rundown of the 20 most viewed Mtbr posts from 2017.

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Wolf Tooth’s Master Link Combo Pliers unveiled


The latest product in Wolf Tooth’s new Pack Tools series, the 38g Master Link Combo Pliers pick up where most compact multi-tools leave off.

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2018 Fat Bike World Champs: What you need to know


Whether you’re a serious fat bike racer, casual competitor, or just looking to check out one of Colorado’s best wintertime fat biking locales, it’s time to put the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships on your 2018 fun calendar.

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Garneau Klondike winter shoe review


Designed to eliminate cold feet, the Garneau Klondike MTB boots are cost effective and built to last.

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How to ride wet and off-camber roots


Roots are part of what makes mountain biking fun and challenging. But during the wet season, these friendly features take on a more sinister persona.

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2018 Rocky Mountain Race Series announced


The 2018 Rocky Mountain Race Series, a multi-discipline mountain bike series in Colorado and New Mexico, will include downhill, cross country, short track, and dual slalom.

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Fezzari Cascade Peak 29 Pro first look


Built around their AT529 frame design, 130mm all-mountain bike has adjustable GA-Link geometry to keep a consistent BB height when changing between 27.5+ and 29er set-ups.

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Guerrilla Gravity launches 2018 updates


By bringing CNC machining in-house, Colorado company will realize production cost savings that will be passed onto riders. Framesets now start at $1995 and complete full suspension builds at $2995.

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Video: Fast and Wild with Mike Jones


Team Chain Reaction Cycles-Mavic and wild man Mike Jones are parting ways. But first the team put out this farewell video to celebrate his time on the squad.

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48 Hours in the Chilcotins with Margus Riga


The Margus Riga approach to photography is pretty simple, get really good at taking photos and then ride faster than your pro rider friends. Check out this video to tag along with Riga and see how he always gets the shot.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss gets some Northern Exposure


The latest Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss episode heads to Connecticut’s Northern Exposure trail for some serious technical challenge.

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Walmart Bike vs Whistler Bike Park


Ever wondered how much abuse a Walmart mountain bike can take? Could it survive your local trails? Or how about the Whistler Bike Park?

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Video: Riding hidden gems in Turkey


Check out this awesome video from We Are One Composites. In it talented rider Mark Matthews heads to Turkey and learns there is more than just amazing culture to be found.

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10 Mountain Bike Maintenance Mistakes To Avoid


From over-tightening bolts, to internal cable-routing issues, there are many mistakes the home mechanic should look to avoid. Here’s a round-up of the 10 most common.

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Video: 50to01Crew Raw Reel 2017


From Jamaica to New Zealand and Australia, and all over Europe and the U.S, the 50to01 crew has been showing off their loose riding style across the globe. Here’s the best of the best from 2017.

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Best of 2017: Paul’s Top Gear Picks


Here’s another in Mtbr’s series of Best Gear picks for 2017, this time coming from Seattle-based contributor Paul Andrews. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments section.

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Video: Nino Schurter’s Perfect Triple Crown Season


After winning gold at the Olympic Games in Rio it was almost impossible to top the huge success of 2016. But in 2017 Nino Schurter pushed the limits again.

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Best of 2017: Jason’s Top Gear Picks


Here’s another Best Gear of 2017 list, this time from Mtbr features editor Jason Sumner. Let us know what you think of his selections in the comments section.

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Video: Matt Hunter Heli-Biking BC


If it wasn’t a thing, it is now. Watch Matt Hunter winter heli-bike in BC on a Specialized Demo 8 DH bike.

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Best of 2017: Saris’ Top Gear Picks


Here are the top 2017 gear picks from former Mtbr tech editor Saris Mercanti, including a helmet, cassette, multi-tool and more.

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Best Mountain Bike Tech Of 2017


The past 12 months was a great year for innovations and tech in the mountain bike industry. From ground breaking and unusual frame designs, to simple innovation and modification of existing products, improvement was the name of the game.

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Round up: Cool new tools for the home mechanic


These handy gadgets will make taking care of your bike a snap — and could bail you out of a jam while you’re out on a ride.

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Bont Vaypor G shoe review


This everything-but-road shoe will change your mindset on how cycling shoes should fit and feel.

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Riding Mexico with Jeff Kendall-Weed


As the rain in Jeff’s home state of Washington began to pour down, it was time to head some place warmer and more exotic to shoot his final riding edit in 2017. Off to Mexico!

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Behind the scenes at Rampage with Vincent Tupin


Just how insane is Red Bull Rampage. Check out these POV runs and extra clips from the world’s most demanding freeride contest courtesy of Vincent Tupin.

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Canyon Torque super enduro bike launched


German direct-to-consumer seller unveils new Torque super-enduro bike, aluminum Sender DH rig, and G5, the company’s new line of gravity-focused handlebars, stems, and grips.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 14


Day 14 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Winner will be announced soon!

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Motobecane 2Hundred7 downhill bike review


True to form with Motobecane’s core values, components are where they deliver the goods. Most bikes in this price range of $2600 are upgrade ready but this one is dialed and ready to ride.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 13


Day 13 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Daniel R. from Flushing, NY – Winner of the 1upUSA Heavy Duty Double 2!

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