Outerbike Test Sessions: Canfield Brothers Riot

For riders wary of carbon (and its expense) and looking for a solid feel that will likely translate into long-term durability, the Canfield Brothers Riot is definitely worth a look.

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Brandon Semenuk’s new video will melt your mind

Reigning Red Bull Rampage champ elevates MTB edit to art house level. It’s so good, we guarantee you’ll watch it twice.

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Fox begins repair service for recalled Fox Float X2 shock

Last month, Fox announced a voluntary recall for the Float X2 air shock. This week, they received CPSC approval to start processing repairs. Click through to learn more.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Yeti SB5+

Meet the Yeti SB5+, a comfortable and sure-footed plus bike that’s downright capable and damned playful in temperament.

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Reynolds Trail 27.5 carbon wheels review

$2500 is a lot of money — especially when you’re talking about an upgrade for your mountain bike. But if you’re going to drop big dime in the name of incremental performance enhancement, high zoot carbon wheels are arguably the best way to go. So are these hoops a good choice?

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Kona releases new 27.5 Operator DH bike

The new Kona Operator is a World Cup ready DH racing machine that’s designed to still be playful enough for bike park laps.

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The fastest World Cup privateer you’ve never heard of

Forrest Riesco is a privateer racer. That means paying his own way while still finding time to train and ride. That takes a special kind of person. Learn more about this inspirational Canadian.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Niner RIP 9 RDO

Find out how Niner’s long travel 29er fared in this shootout on Moab’s famed slickrock trails.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Pivot Firebird

With its comfortable fit and reach, the Firebird is a great big bike option, provided you have a zippier trail alternative for longer days in the saddle.

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10 free life hacks for mountain bikers

Bike are expensive, but these simple hacks are free. Check out this video to learn more.

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Carbon versus aluminum handlebars

So you are looking to upgrade to a wider handlebar, but are not sure if you should go with carbon or aluminum and are wondering what are the benefits and drawbacks of each?

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Norco Optic

Good memories of the original aluminum Norco Sight moved us to take a cruise on the new Optic, an 110mm rear, 120mm front 29er setup that leans to the XC side of the trail bike category.

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SRAM EX1 e-bike drivetrain review

SRAM realized there was a need for a drivetrain and braking system made specifically for the higher demands of e-bikes. Check our verdict on their efforts here.

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Top 5 skills you can practice on the streets

Winter is coming. If your trails are unrideable due to inclement weather, here are five skills you can practice in the concrete jungle.

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What the hell is Bike Parkour?

Tim Knoll is the Danny MacAskill of the flatland world. What elevates his riding to the next level is his creative use of ordinary objects to perform extraordinary tricks.

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Does Copper Harbor have the best riding in the midwest?

Michigan’s Copper Harbor was once home to booming mining and logging industries. These days, the community has reinvented itself as a mountain bike destination.

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Chromag Fubar OSX 35 800mm alloy handlebar review

The Fubar OSX 35′s are responsive without being jarring, competitive in weight and price with other top brand’s alloy bars, and offer plenty of length for customization.

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Inside Julbo, France’s largest eyewear manufacturer

Julbo is an iconic mountaineering brand, but only recently started to develop products for cycling. To find out how their technology crosses over to two wheels, Mtbr visited their headquarters (and playground) in the French Alps.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Salsa Woodsmoke

Salsa’s 29er with plus sized wheels and clever rear dropouts bucks is a bit of a head scratcher.

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Crankbrothers Highline dropper post review

If you’re in the market for a new dropper and can live with 125mm of travel, this post is certainly worth considering. And if something does go wrong, there’s a 3-year warranty backing you up.

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Watch Dan Atherton rip his newest creation

While Rachel and Gee Atherton get the majority of the attention for their work on the World Cup Circuit, Dan has steadily built a reputation for being one of the world’s best trail builders. Don’t believe us? Then click through to check out his latest.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Turner RFX

Carbon frame, 27.5 wheels, and 160mm of trail taming suspension. But does it outpace other offerings from the Outerbike Test Sessions?

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On Track with Curtis Keene, The Final Destination

On Track is our favorite EWS web series. This season wraps up (quite fittingly) in Finale with a series of historical firsts.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Transition Patrol Carbon

Transition’s big bike offering has 155mm of rear travel, a long front center, slack head angle, and one very plush ride.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: Rocky Mountain Slayer

The Rocky Mountain Slayer is back with a full carbon frame, 27.5 wheels, and 165mm of enduro crushing travel. See how it fared at Outerbike in Moab.

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