Updated Race Face SIXC handlebar & Atlas wheels debut


The Race Face SIXC carbon bars are among our favorite. For 2017, they’ve received an update that makes them even wider. The Canadian brand is also launching a new Atlas wheelset targeted at park riders.

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Industry Nine Grade300 wheelset ready for park laps


Don’t trust carbon? Industry Nine’s new Grade300 wheelset features a new alloy rim that’s designed to take a beating.

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Haro MTB’s Basecamp Chronicles: Day Three


In the final episode of the Haro MTB Basecamp Chronicles come along for the ride as Ryan Nyquist launches to a third place finish at the main event at Crankwork, Joyride.

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POC SPIN is MIPS safety tech competitor


POC brought MIPS to the mountain bike market back in 2008. They still believe strongly in the technology, but have developed their own version which they say increases comfort and reduces complexity.

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Haro MTB’s Basecamp Chronicles: Day Two


In episode No. 2 of the Haro MTB’s Basecamp Chronicles, Ryan Nyquist walks us through his brand new Haro bike — and explains the finer points of the brake check handshake.

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2017 Breck Epic: The final chapter


Stage 6, the Gold Dust Trail. Perhaps the second most fun stage at Breck Epic, but only because there are adult beverages, a DJ, and a dance party at “stage 7.”

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Trestle Bike Park: Going back to (MTB) school


Places such as the Trestle Bike Park can help develop skills in ways regular trail rides simply can’t — and they’re a ton of fun.

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Haro MTB’s Basecamp Chronicles: Part One


Come along for the ride with Ryan Nyquist, as the Haro-sponsored freeride and BMX star takes in all the craziness that is Crankwork Whistler.

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2017 Breck Epic: Up and over Wheeler Pass


Riders head high into high country on Colorado race’s penultimate day.

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Canyon starts selling bikes in U.S.


After months if not years of waiting and anticipation, German direct-to-consumer bike seller Canyon has officially opened for business in the U.S.

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Stung by the Steamboat Stinger


With 7000 feet of climbing, 90% singletrack, zero pavement, and two primary ascents that crest above 8000 feet, you better bring your A game if you plan to stay near the front — or just finish.

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One to watch: Lorin Whitaker – from freeride to XC


Whether racing cross-country or sending his Canfield Brothers Balance off massive drops onto narrow ridges in the desert, this young athlete’s passion for bikes and life is infectious.

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We Are One carbon wheels first look


We Are One’s primary hook is that all their products are made in North America. No offshore business or funny sticker company shenanigans.

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Top 5 tubeless tire set-up mistakes


Tubeless tires are one of the greatest revolutions in mountain biking, but few bikes on the showroom floor are shipped ready to ride. Here’s how to (and not to) convert to tubeless.

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Professional BMXer skydives into Dubai


Nigel Sylvester goes on another insane adventure.

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SR Suntour reservoir shock spy shots


SR Suntour is often dismissed as a budget brand. But their premium products offer World Cup winning performance at reasonable prices. The only thing lacking? A performance shock. That might be changing…

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2017 Breck Epic: Riding the Aqueduct Trail


The Aqueduct Trail stage could easily be over looked. Being the middle-child between the king and queen stages, most riders probably shrug it off. But it’s no walk in the park.

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Leatt DBX 3.0 helmet review


Leatt’s DBX 3.0 trail helmet is a solid option for any rider interested in a little extra protection when bombing down the local gnar.

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Ferda Girls: The new mountain bike anthem


Mountain biking culture can be as bro-brah as a bad college fraternity party. This parody video flips that concept on its head and gives women a catchy anthem.

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Polygon DH with R3ACT-2Play suspension spy shots


Mtbr spotted this prototype Polygon downhill bike underneath Tracey Hannah at Crankworx Whistler. Here’s what we know so far.

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Larissa Connors Diary: We Won The Leadville 100!


Team Sho-Air rider Larissa Connors finished the famed Leadville 100 in 7:31:51, winning the iconic high elevation endurance XC race in the Rocky Mountains. This is her tale of how it happened.

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2017 Breck Epic: Circumnavigation of Mount Guyot


Day Three of the Breck Epic is lovingly known as the Circumvention of Mount Guyot, and is begrudgingly called some four-letter words under the riders’ breaths.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series takes on Free Lunch


For the latest episode of the Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss video series, he heads to Colorado to ride the highly technical Free Lunch trail in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Trestle Bike Park: Best in the USA?


The famed Trestle Bike Park has enough big boy lines to keep even the most accomplished freeride fanatics happy. But with 40+ miles of trails there is literally something for every rider type and skill level.

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On Track – Continental Drift with Curtis Keene


Our favorite EWS web series is back. This episode covers the Tasmanian race, which was fraught with mud, mechanicals, and crashes.

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Richie Rude’s Yeti SB6


We caught up with Richie Rude before the Whistler EWS and took a look at his gorgeous Yeti SB6.

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2017 Breck Epic: Tackling the Colorado Trail


Howard Grotts and Erin Huck triumph on day 2 of XC stage race high in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

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What ride essentials do EWS pros carry?


Every wonder what Enduro World Series pros carry while racing? To find out, Mtbr spoke with Curtis Keene and Alex McGuinnis (aka KrunkShox).

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Bell Super DH first ride review


The new Super DH is the downhill certified convertible helmet from Bell you’ve been waiting for.

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Backyard MTB drop – building and riding


Building a backyard feature is not only a fun weekend project, it’ll allow you progress your skills and get you ready for bigger trail features in the forest.

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Kona Process carbon spy shots


Kona has a new carbon Process in the works. It features a new suspension layout, lower standover, and a water bottle mount inside the front triangle.

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Grotts and Connors win 2017 Leadville 100


Nearly 1,500 riders from all 50 states and 35 countries participated in the 24th Annual Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race this past weekend.

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2017 Breck Epic: Huck and Wells start fast


The 9th edition of the Breck Epic is officially underway. The pro fields are beyond stacked. The singletrack is plentiful. The climbs are brutal, and the views are a special kind of breathtaking.

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Melamed and Ravanel tame Crankzilla


Whistler is no stranger to mountain biking heroes and another was born this past weekend when hometown favorite Jesse Melamed won round No. 7 of the Enduro World Series in British Columbia.

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This is home with Jill Kintner


Explore the PNW with Jill Kintner, America’s fastest female mountain bike racer.

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Josh “Ratboy” Bryceland does America


Jibbing across America, one bike park at a time.

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2017 Norco Range C9.2 review


Norco surprised us with a Range that came with 150mm of travel and 29er wheels. With a 65.5-degree head angle and steep seat angle, it came with best of breed components read to get rowdy.

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EWS heads to Whistler for penultimate race of year


The Enduro World Series is back in Whistler, British Columbia, for one of the most anticipated races of the year, the Crankworx Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized.

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Pivot’s Chris Cocalis talks plus, tire tech, e-bikes, and more


The Pivot front man has a reputation for obsessiveness, attention to fit and finish, and just plain getting it right. It’s put his company front and center among bike cognoscenti.

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Tracy Moseley’s Downieville report


After a storied pro DH racing career, Tracy Moseley recently took her first crack at California’s famed Downieville Classic. Here’s her report from deep in the Lost Sierra.

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Building a backyard trail


Seth takes a shot at trail building a backyard trail. Tune in and see what he learns in the process.

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Finding Longevity with Kyle Jameson – Presented by Scott Sports


Kyle Jameson grew up on two wheels, going to Summer Gravity Camps at Whistler, BC as a kid and eventually attending Capalano University’s Mountain Bike Operations program.

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Enduro World Series releases 2018 race calendar


The Enduro World Series has revealed its 2018 calendar, as it continues its quest to uncover the world’s best riding destinations.

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Küat Mini Skinny rooftop cargo tray launched


Küat Racks has launched its new​ Mini Skinny cargo rack, which is says solves the question of what to bring and what to leave behind on your next adventure.

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Can you run Maxxis Wide Trail tires on regular rims?


Are you shopping for new Maxxis tires, but not sure whether you need Wide Trail or regular width version? This interview will help clear things up.

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Ibis Enduro World Series Team bike check


Ibis ambassador Jeff Kendall-Weed takes a look at the brand’s EWS team bikes, then heads out for a rip with the crew in this short video.

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Pivot extends warranty on carbon frames to ten years


To celebrate turning ten, Pivot is extending their warranty to ten years.

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Video: $149 bike versus real MTB trail


What does a fancy mountain bike really get you? Seth finds out if a POS bike can make it down the mountain.

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Pactimo Terrain Shorts review


These MTB riding shorts will stand up to the test of time and look good doing it on and off the bike.

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Aaron Gwin’s four best race runs


Many are calling Aaron Gwin’s win at last weekend’s Mont-Saint-Anne World Cup the greatest race run ever. But we’ve heard that phrase used before. Here’s a refresher.

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