Truvativ brings out affordable new Descendent and Stylo cranks


The new Descendent and Stylo cranks from Truvativ are reasonably priced and ready for everything from trail to DH.

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Last minute Father’s Day ideas for Dads who ride


Father’s Day is this weekend. If you haven’t picked him up anything nice, here’s five gifts under $50 that will put a smile on his face.

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Photos: UCSC tanks artwork


To many mountain bikers who ride in Santa Cruz, there is a familiar and welcome sight on the trails as one rides by the U-Conn fire road connecting the Emma McCrary trail and Wilder State Park. Here is a gallery documenting the art of the UC Santa Cruz tanks.

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Fox DPX2 rear shock first ride review


Trail bikes are getting bigger as riders are taking these capable bikes into more aggressive terrain. Fox is here to address this need with a rear shock with a massive sweet spot called the DPX2.

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BMX Freestyle added to 2020 Tokyo Olympics


BMX Freestyle will be on full display at the next Summer Olympics.

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2017 Leogang DH World Cup highlights


With new technology making inroads and interesting course conditions, this season is shaping up to be one of the best in recent history.

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Adidas Zonyk Pro eyewear review


The Adidas Zonyk Pro enters the the high-end active eyewear market with impressive fit, lens technology, and styling and color options.

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SQlab Ergowave 611 saddle review


While saddle choice will always be a personal decision, there are certain concepts that make sense. SQlab’s Ergowave 611 attempts to tap into those norms — and keep you comfortable on the bike.

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Good dog goes trail riding


Need something to put a smile on your face? How about an adorable Vizsla scrubbing jumps and hitting berms?

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Leogang World Cup DH course preview video


It seems almost everyone is on big wheels this year, including Claudio! Listen to his take as he cruises down the Leogang World Cup DH track with Marcelo Gutierrez.

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Chasing Trail: New Zealand gnar with Fairclough & Neethling


For the latest Chasing Trail video, world renowned MTB photographer Sven Martin had the challenge of getting Brendan Fairclough and Andrew Neethling together for a film and photo project in New Zealand.

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SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain first ride review


SRAM’s Eagle 1×12 group has garnered near unanimous praise. And now it comes in a more budget-friendly package. Meet SRAM GX Eagle.

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Video: The Greg Minnaar story


With 20 World Cup wins and three World Championship titles to his name, Greg Minnaar is arguably the greatest downhill racer in history. This is the story of how he got here.

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BMC Trailfox Amp eMTB first ride review


Swiss based BMC has been studying the the MTB e-bike market carefully to explore where they can compete in the segment. Their entry is a no-holds-barred 150mm travel plus bike called the Trailfox Amp.

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OneUp Components flat pedals first look


OneUp Components has attacked the flat pedals market with two offerings that are thin, sensible, and reasonably priced.

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Video: A Whole Different Enchilada


A Whole Different Enchilada is a play on the name of the world-famous Moab mountain bike epic, The Whole Enchilada. This a story about the transition and crossover between snow and dirt.

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Video: Jordie Lunn Rough AF 2


Canadian is keeping freeride alive with this sequel to Rough AF, which includes a must see gnarly drop in, corked 720, and one seriously massive road gap. And by the way, Lunn hand built every trail feature.

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New Shimano SPDs, flat pedals, and shoes


Shimano reaffirms its commitment to downhill and gravity disciplines with the introduction five new shoes and four new pedals, including SPD and flat pedal options.

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Video: How bikes boosted women’s rights movement


We ride bikes to free ourselves from the day-to-day grind. But a century ago, women used the bicycle to help emancipate themselves.

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Wolf Tooth teases Reverb lever and possible cable conversion


Wolf Tooth has created the best cable actuated dropper post lever on the market. If social media is to be believed, they’re working on a solution for the Reverb, too.

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G-Form launches new Elite Protection


Well-regarded impact protection maker G-Form this week announced two new additions to its lineup. The new Elite Elbow Guards and Elite Knee Guards are enhanced versions of the Pro-X Elbow and Knee Pads.

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Claudio’s Fort William World Cup DH course preview


World Cup DH is back this weekend! Explore the track with Claudio Calouri and Jack Moir. Will this be the weekend of the 29er?

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Which tires are most popular?


The NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic cross country mountain bike stage race is famous for including rocky central Pennsylvania singletrack. So which tires fared best this year?

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Which wheel size is best?


Despite the popularity of 27.5 wheels, 29ers remain bike of choice among top contenders at the NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race in State College, Pennsylvania.

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Osprey Talon 6 lumbar pack review


Osprey’s Talon 6 lumbar pack is a great day-ride gear-hauler sporting multiple compartments and twin water bottles.

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Juliana Strega first ride impressions


Based on the same platform as the new Santa Cruz Nomad 4, the Juliana Strega is tailor made for women who dare to go further and faster.

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Ten: The BC Bike Race Movie


Dubbed the ultimate singletrack experience, BCBR has made its name as a rider’s race. The winner has not always been the competitor with the highest lactate threshold. Instead the ability to handle a bike is paramount.

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Summer in the Mountains for Two at Deer Valley Resort


Enter to win a trip for two to Deer Valley Resort this summer by simply submitting your information below.

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Fezzari Timp Peak 2.0 NX1 trail bike launched


Direct-to-consumer bike seller Fezzari has just launched a full-carbon, full-suspension mountain bike that breaks through the $3000 barrier with the release of the Timp Peak 2.0 NX1.

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First Impressions: Santa Cruz’s all new Nomad


For the fourth generation of the Nomad, Santa Cruz bikes has upped the ante by increasing rear travel to 170mm, lengthening the reach, and completely re-configuring the rear suspension.

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First Impressions: Santa Cruz’s new Reserve Carbon wheels


The new Santa Cruz Reserve wheels use an array of unique concepts to help address some of the major failings of carbon wheels today.

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Contest: Win an Ultimate Outerbike Crested Butte Itinerary


Enter to win a weekend for two at Outerbike Crested Butte including three nights lodging from the Elevation Hotel & Spa.

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Fastest bike in Trans-Sylvania Epic pro women’s race


Kaysee Armstrong (LIV) made it two years in a row of winning the NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic, a five-day mountain bike stage race in State College, Pennsylvania. Here’s the bike that helped make it happen.

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Find out why Vittoria supports women athletes


Many brands sponsor women athletes but few take it to the level of Vittoria. The famed Italian tire maker invests a disproportionate amount of time and money on their women’s programs.

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Heiden Institute launched by famed Olympian


After years of envisioning a comprehensive program encompassing all aspects sports science and sports medicine, former Olympian Eric Heiden, MD, has announced the establishment of the Heiden Institute.

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Fastest bike in Trans-Sylvania Epic pro men’s race


Justin Lindine powered to his third career Trans-Sylvania Epic victory this past weekend. Here’s a look at the bike he used for the four cross country stages of the stage race.

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Motobecane launches two new DH bikes


Motobecane has launched a pair of downhill bikes that offer big hit capability at a solid value.

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Ibis Mojo HD4 first ride review


The much-loved enduro-slaying Ibis Mojo HD3 has gotten a makeover for 2017. Now appropriately dubbed the Mojo HD4, the just released rig is even slacker — and more capable — than before.

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Rocky Mountain Altitude Powerplay eMTB debuts


Before jumping in the e-game, Rocky Mountain wanted to do things the right way. That meant creating an all new electric drivetrain and mounting it in their hottest new trail bike.

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Video: Evil Wreckoning impressions


When we awarded the Enduro bike of the year last year to the Trek Slash 29er, a few were distraught that we did not get to try the Wreckoning. It was a contender, a few touted, so we made it our task to get to know the ‘Wreck’.

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Trek Farley EX 9.8 fat bike review


While the Farley EX 9.8 resides within Trek’s fat bike family, its capabilities reach far beyond winter thanks to a unique design. Check out the Mtbr long term review.

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Follow Cam: Jackson’s Trail, Moab, Utah


The weekend is almost here. This should help get the stoke going. Man, these guys can ride some bikes.

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Find out why riders are switching to Vittoria


Tires have a legacy with riders and it takes years or decades for some to try new options. But there is a disturbance in the force as a new brand has been emerging as legitimate option.

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Revamped Trek Session adds 29er option


Trek’s pursuit of downhill speed has led to a longer, stiffer, Session. A 29er version has been added as well to now that components have caught up with the demands of the big wheel.

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Six beginner skills you can practice anywhere


These six exercises are targeted towards beginners, but even advanced riders should try practicing them.

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All eyes on Greg Callaghan at Ireland EWS stop


Three hundred and fifty riders will descend on Carrick Mountain in Ireland for the third year in a row to race what has rightly become an Enduro World Series classic.

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Garmin VIRB 360 POV cam goes to 5.7K


Garmin’s new VIRB 360 POV camera offers a dizzying array of features. At the heart of the device is a spherical lens designed to capture 360-degree images. It’s also capable of shooting 5.7K at 30FPS.

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Praxis Cadet crankset review


Praxis is trying to carve out a niche for itself by creating products that are lighter and less expensive than the competition. The Cadet cranks are a prime example. Find out why in this Mtbr long term review.

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Are these the perfect cycling socks?


We don’t usually get overly excited about cycling socks. If you can find a match in your dresser drawer it’s a win. But these new Gore Fiber bike socks could change all that.

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Fi’zi:k M3B Uomo MTB shoes


Low weight, a reinforced upper, and one seriously stiff outsole highlight the new-for-2017 fi’zi:k M3B Uomo mountain bike shoes.

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