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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Bontrager Team Issue XR1 TLR tires review


Forward thinking tread design gives Bontrager’s XR1 wider sweet spot than just cross country racing.

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Top 10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain and still party


The season is over, it’s snowing outside, you’re pounding nut roll like you’re getting paid for it. Off-seasons are for gluttony and sedentary life right? Wrong!

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MTBR Holiday Hot Deals


Our Retail Partners value your expertise and passion for mountain biking. They work with us to bring you only truly HOT DEALS. Enjoy these unique offers and use them before they expire.

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Bill giving discretion on bikes in Wilderness passes House committee


Mountain bikers may have moved one step closer to being able to ride on designated Wilderness lands.

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FSA SL-K BB392-EVO Modular Crankset review


If you’re looking for a crankset for your next cross-country or enduro race build, the FSA SL-K-392 EVO Modular belongs on your short list.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 10


Day 10 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to David B. from Seattle, WA – Winner of the Saris SuperClamp EX 2!

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GT Factory Racing says goodbye to a few friends


At GT they’re saying goodbye to a few of their athletes and one team mechanic. To honor Brook MacDonald, Sam Dale, Jackson Frew, Anneke Beerten, and Ely Woods, they’ve put together a quick goodbye video.

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Cane Creek rolls out limited edition HELM fork, 110 headsets


Cane Creek has announced a limited edition colorway for their HELM fork as well as three limited edition colorways for their popular 110 headset.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 9


Day 9 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Sean S. from Hendersonville, TN – Winner of the ENVE M735 Carbon Mountain Wheelset!

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Rising up from the ashes of the 2007 Lake Tahoe fire


In 2007, the Angora Fire destroyed 250 homes along with a beautiful forest and trail network. 10 years later, the trails have risen from the ashes. See how TAMBA.org along with the Forest Service and countless volunteer hours made that happen.

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Race Face Cinch power meter now available


Canada Cup XC Champ Evan Guthrie isn’t your typical spandex and salads weight weenie cross country racer. He races in baggies, can send it harder than most while tracking wattage with his power meter.

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PUSH launches trunnion shock, Pike/Lyrik ACS3 kits


Colorado’s PUSH Industries is expanding its range of suspension components with several new offerings, including a trunnion mount shock and RockShox Pike/Lyrik conversion kit.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 8


Day 8 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Daniel H. from Knoxville, TN – Winner of the Woom 3 Pedal Bike!

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Chasing the midnight sun, trip to the Yukon


Summer in Canada’s Yukon Territory has no shortage of daylight, and thus no reason to hurry. At 17, Dylan Sherrard moved away from Whitehorse to pursue a life of mountain biking.

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IMBA defends stance against amending Wilderness Act


Public lands are being threatened at an unprecedented level right now, says IMBA. And it’s imperative that public land users come together to protect these cherished places and offer our voices in this critical dialogue.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 7


Day 7 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to winner Doug R. from Redding, CA – Winner of the Haibike SDURO AllMtn 5.0!

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2018 Canyon Spectral unveiled


The 2018 Canyon Spectral features a new shock orientation, boost hub spacing, room for larger tires, and a host of other unique design changes.

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Fezzari launches three new alloy 130mm trail bikes


Fezzari has announced three new aluminum mountain bikes: the Cascade Peak, Abajo Peak, and Wiki Peak. All three utilize 130mm of rear travel and can be run as 29er or 27.5 plus.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 6


Day 6 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Jeff P. from San Marcos, CA – Winner of Ryan Leech’s Mountain Bike Skills Coaching Membership!

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Specialized 2FO 2.0 shoe review


Specialized has worked hard to improve the fit and the feel of the 2FO shoes, focusing not just on the rubber of the sole but of all the layers of rubber in between.

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Video: Wade Simmons’ Pipedream


Wade Simmons has been in the freeride game since the start. He’s left his mark on our sport via an extensive catalogue of images and videos, showcasing his ability to conquer any line with style. This is his perfect bike.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 3


Day 3 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Jonathan F. from Huntersville, NC – winner of the Küat Pivot!

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Video: Casey Brown — This Is Home


Arguably one of the world’s best and most well-known mountain bikers, Casey Brown has become a star of our sport. Here’s where she came from — and still calls home.

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IMBA announces 2017 EPIC rides


The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced its 2017 class of IMBA EPICS. Nine new trails and rides have been added to the list.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 2


Day 2 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Jason T. from Fairport, NY – Winner of the Intense Swag Bag!

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Ritchey Kite WCS dropper post now available


First teased at last fall’s Eurobike tradeshow, the Ritchey dropper post is finally here. The air sprung Kite WCS comes in two travel lengths (125mm, 90mm), has three fixed position stops (0mm, 35mm, 125mm).

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Bell boosts support for collegiate cycling in 2018


Bell Helmets has announced an expansion of its support of collegiate cycling for 2018, partnering with four collegiate cycling programs: CU Boulder, Piedmont College, Lees-McRae, UC Santa Cruz.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 1


Day 1 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Scott C. from Waynesville, NC – Winner of the Park Tool PCS-10 Home Mechanic Repair Stand and SA-3 Heavy Duty Shop Apron!

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Yeti-inspired OPEN U.P. frameset released


Yeti and OPEN have teamed up on this great looking drop bar adventure bike.

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Reynolds TR 307 S and TR 309 S carbon wheels launched


Add Reynolds to a long list of wheel makers embracing wide hookless bead rims — and offering carbon hoops at lower prices.

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Intense to employ new hybrid sales model


Intense Cycles has introduced what it’s calling a new “global hybrid sales model.” The new Intense Rider-Direct program has the goal of offering more buying flexibility, improved service options, and aggressive new pricing.

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YT Industries shuts down distributor to open new US office


In a surprise move, YT USA has announced that they are shutting down their US distributor in Reno, Nevada, to open a new US office in San Clemente, CA.

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Mountain biking Corbit’s Couloir in Jackson Hole


Anyone who has ever skied or snowboarded Jackson Hole knows just how nerve-racking it can be to send it into the infamous Corbet’s Couloir, even in the best of conditions let alone on a bike in icy conditions.

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Cannondale Jekyll 2 review


Cannondale has always appealed to a niche audience thanks to use of unique technology. On this bike though, they’ve delivered exactly what enduro-minded riders want.

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Danny MacAskill and Martin Söderström do Germany


What do two of world’s most talented bike riders do when they have time on their hands? Road trip! Come along for the ride as Danny MacAskill and Martin Söderström travel through Germany — and do a bunch of amazing stunts.

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Bulls Bike E-Stream review


The biggest battery available and a capable full-suspension platform make this e-bike truly adventure ready.

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2017 Mtbr Holiday Gift Guide


Whether you are shopping for your significant other, son, daughter, or yourself, these 20 great MTB’centric gift ideas are sure to please.

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Video: My first time riding the North Shore


Ever taken a friend riding for the first time? Hopefully it did’t go like this…

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Trek Roscoe and X-Caliber hardtails reviewed


Trek’s budget-friendly hardtails have evolved on two distinct paths, an affordable XC steed and a fun trail machine. Born out of the same frame, find out how these two bikes compare.

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The Escape Artist // Thomas Vanderham video


Thomas Vanderham’s moment of clarity came when he was 10 years old. After witnessing a neighbor kid doing wheelies in an alley, Vanderham set out to master the technique himself. He’s been mastering bike skills ever since.

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Reilly Horan — From the Earth video


There are a lot of factors that go into becoming one of the greats: raw talent, style, tricks, and results. Does Reilly Horan have what it takes?

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Contest: Ultimate Borealis Fat Bike World Championships Giveaway


Enter to win a weekend for two at the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships including four nights lodging from the Elevation Hotel & Spa.

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Exploring the limits of a fat bike


In many parts of the world, if you don’t ride a fat bike during the winter, you don’t ride at all. It is a tool that has its purpose, especially during those cold days of winter.

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NICA Share the Ride Campaign launched


The organization that’s helped get thousands of kids on bikes is looking for a little help this holiday season. The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has launched its Share the Ride Campaign. Here’s how you can help.

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Want to race the EWS in 2018?


Riders who want the chance to compete in any of next season’s eight races should mark Thursday, December 7th in their calendar as the public lottery process opens for all EWS races.

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Video: Favorite Day Trip rides


As good as epic mountain bike trips are, the truth is that most of us don’t have entire summers, or winters, available to hop on over to New Zealand, or Whistler, or any other number of fantastical locales.

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How To Clean Your Disc Brakes


Squeaky disc brakes are hated far and wide in every corner of the mountain bike community. Here’s what you can do to stop the madness.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss: Lynn Woods, Massachusetts


Jeff Lenosky is back with another Trail Boss episode, this time from the Lynn Woods in Massachusetts. Is this the most technical mountain biking per square acre in U.S.?

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Jérôme Clementz’s Trans Alp adventure


In September 2017, Jérôme Clementz rode through the Alps, tackling the most iconic passes. And this trip was not on tarmac like road bikers but on the most beautiful MTB trails on their enduro bikes.

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