Birzman Apogee MTB mini pump review

There’s nothing worse than having to fix a flat on the trail, but Birzman’s new Apogee mini pump helps ease the pain.

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Canadian Downhill legend Steve Smith dies at 26

Steve Smith, the most successful Canadian downhill racer of all time (and a man who will be remembered for his good humor on and off the race track) passed away today at 26 in a tragic motorcycle accident.

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Fezzari Timp Peak 2.0 first look

Utah-based direct-to-consumer seller recently unveiled the latest rendition of its 27.5 Timp Peak carbon trail bike, which features updated frame geometry and a great parts spec mix.

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SCOTT Enduro Cup season kicks off in Moab

The SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria launched its first race of the season at the Klondike Bluffs Trail System in Moab, Utah, last weekend. The sold-out event drew 250 athletes to the desert for a day of enduro mountain bike racing, a tailgate barbecue, awards and raffle.

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Timber Mountain Bike Bell: The polite way to pass

What’s the most polite way to alert other trail users of your presence? Most would say a bell of some sort (and not a shout or whistle). But you can make an argument that dinging a bell is the trail version of honking your car’s horn. So is there a better way?

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Going places with Anka Martin in New Zealand

New Zealand is a dream destination for many mountain bikers and there’s no better way to experience it than with mountain bike power couple (and tour guides) Anka and Sven Martin.

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Riding for Real with Josh Carlson and Yoann Barelli

Racing in exotic locations around the world may appear glamorous from the outside, but the reality is far different.

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Matt Macduff’s prototype Altruiste is the slopestyle bike of your dreams

To try and break the record for the world’s largest full loop, Canadian Matt Macduff collaborated with custom builder Altruiste bikes to build an insane custom frame.

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Prototype Cannondale Jekyll spotted under Jerome Clementz

Cannondale mountain bikes have always marched to the beat of their own drum, but a new prototype spotted under EWS world champ Jerome Clementz is missing their proprietary Dyad pull shock.

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Kona teases new Carbon Hei Hei, Plus sized Honzo, and Wozo fat bike

While Kona wouldn’t formally discuss their new product line, they did have several new models on display.

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Death Wish: Riding as close as possible to a 400-foot cliff

Some people will do anything for a little attention. In the case of pro riders Nate Hills and Kyle Mears, it’s riding their bikes as close as possible to the edge of the ~400 foot cliff.

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Watch Danny MacAskill get back to his trials roots in Aviemore

It’s Friday! So take a break and be prepared to have your mind blown.

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Trek Farley EX full suspension fat bike

Fat bikes may have been introduced for winter riding, but new full suspension models like the Farley EX are designed for year-round adventures.

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Choosing the right CamelBak hydration pack for you

The right pack needs to fit you — and your on-bike needs. Here’s a look at why hydration packs are a critical piece of gear and how to select the right one.

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2017 Cannondale Scalpel Si 100mm XC race bike

Cannondale knows XC race bikes as they’ve produced some of the lightest, stiffest and fastest bikes in existence. But in this iteration, they put on the party hat to allow the bike to thrive in the most technical courses the World Cup XC circuit can dish out.

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Why go low? Understanding the CamelBak Low Rider

By positioning water and cargo weight on your hips, this unique hydration pack lowers a rider’s center of gravity, giving them better balance and more stability on the bike.This also reduces the upper portion of the pack, improving back ventilation and freedom of movement so you can rail tight turns and berms like never before.

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Suit to shred – mountain biking in Northern Arkansas

In the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas are 200 miles of mountain biking trails, ready for visitors to come and shred.

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CamelBak Low Rider gets in the flow

Forrest Riesco and Trevor Porter don’t just go for rides. They attack the trails with skilled precision and speed. In this film by Maxwell Frank, the pair of pro riders demonstrate those abilities in the lush rugged terrain of British Columbia.

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Formula switches to mineral oil for next gen of brakes

While we once lusted after Formula brakes, fierce competition from Shimano and SRAM has made it harder to justify shelling out for the Italian stoppers. Will a new master cylinder design and switch to mineral oil change that tune?

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2017 RockShox SID fork

Most of us experienced riders have ridden a SID fork before but have since moved on to higher travel. Now SID gets the best action, damping updates as well.

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2017 Niner AIR 9 RDO

Merging the pedaling efficiency of first RDO and the ride quality of the second, this third iteration modernizes the geometry to create an attractive XC racing hardtail.

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Hope Tech’s fully custom HB211 MTB bike

When you have the manufacturing capability to build just about anything in-house, why limit yourself?

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Ritchey launches WCS XC and Trail pedals

Ritchey says new pedals were redesigned from the ground up, and feature a revamped engagement system that has a fixed front claw for better entry and release along with reliable mud-shedding.

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iSSi Trail and Trail Triple clipless pedals review

If you’re dying to color coordinate your pedals or if you would benefit from having longer than standard pedal axles, iSSi pedals will fit the bill.

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YT Jeffsy CF Comp 1 first ride review

The crew from YT Industries visited Santa Cruz recently for a date with Mtbr to do some loam testing on the new YT Jeffsy CF Comp 1. Find out how this 29er trail bike fared.

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