News: Yeti releases new SB5C trail bike with updated Switch Infinity suspension linkage

Yeti has released the SB5C, an all-new 27.5-inch trail bike featuring an updated suspension system built in conjunction with FOX and dubbed Switch Infinity.

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Video: Brian Lopes sends the gap with SoCal grom squad

Intense Cycles-sponsored mountain bike legend Brian Lopes gaps big air with some SoCal MTB groms, proving once again that it ain’t the miles on the odometer that matter, but what you got left in the tank.

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Video: Urban Enduro by Quentin Chaumy

“Urban Enduro” is the latest video of Aurélien Fontenoy, the VTT Trial vice-champion in 2012 and 2013, riding in the streets of Lyon on his Orbea.

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First Look: 2015 Mongoose Argus – alloy framed fat bike

Mongoose follows up their popular Beast and Dolomite fat bikes with the all new Argus. Featuring an alloy frame and fork, 2×10 drivetrain, disc brakes and serious trail geometry, the Argus is legit.

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First Look: Specialized Enduro 650b S-Works 27.5 bike

For 2015 Specialized is making their flagship Enduro bike available in the 27.5 wheel size. And unlike their Stumpjumper 27.5 effort, this seems to be a more serious entry in this very competitive arena.

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Video: MTB mayhem at France’s Megavalanche

Images from France’s amazing Megavalanche never fail to impress and 2014 is no exception. Unclip a foot, get your power slide going and join in the ride!

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Contest: Bontrager Rhythm Elite TLR wheelset giveaway – Round Two

Enter the Bontrager Rhythm Elite TLR Wheelset giveaway. Winner’s choice of 26, 27.5, or 29 Rhythm Elite TLR wheels from Bontrager. Just enter your name and email for your chance to win.

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First Look: Shimano CM-1000 POV sport camera

Shimano’s CM-1000 POV Camera is a significant announcement to cyclists. This POV market is exploding in popularity but sales are dominated by a single player, GoPro. This Shimano introduction is significant because of two things: quality and due diligence.

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Video: Ibis’ Jeff Kendall-Weed is the redwood trail ninja

If you’ve seen the results from any of the big enduro races in the Western United States, chances are you’ve come across the name of Jeff Kendall-Weed somewhere near the top.

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Video: EWS #4 La Thuile, Italy Coverage and results

Tracy Mosely dominates the women’s race but the men’s race goes to a rising new star named Damien Oton from France.

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Crash video: This guy is totally forked

This short clip reminds us why tightening bolts and checking your components should be a regular part of your mountain bike routine. Ouch!

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First Look: 2015 BMC Crossmachine CX01

The cyclocross racer’s BMC dream has been fulfilled as BMC announced the race-ready Crossmachine CX01. It sports the company’s SLR pedigree but it is firmly suited for cross racing.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: We need primitive trails

With all the world seemingly abuzz about manicured flow trails, the Angry Singlespeeder pines for a more primitive, raw trail experience.

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Video: Ibis’ high flying enduro team a workingman’s dream

The newly formed Team Ibis-Retro Cellars mountain bike squad just released a pulse-pounding new team video, featuring their four pro class enduro shredders. Definitely worth a look.

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First Look: RockShox Monarchs now available for Trek and Specialized bikes

Rockshox makes the Monarch and Monarch Plus shocks available for select Trek and Specialized bikes and we get to try it first-hand on our local trails with the Trek Fuel EX 29.

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Video: Frank Schneider shreds on new 2015 Nicolai Pinion drive fatbike

Video: Watch Frank Schneider shred on the new Nicolai Pinion internally geared fatbike.

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Video: Sun Valley EnduroCup/Ride Sun Valley Festival Highlights

This post-Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival video shows why the Idaho destination deserves consideration for your must-do list, with events ranging from the Scott Enduro Cup to flaming log pulls and a beer relay.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Five cool camping extras for ultimate fun and comfort

Five cool camp site extras put the ‘ultimate’ in Ultimate Base Camp–including a camp toilet, chairs and more.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Santa Barbara mountain bike destination guide

If you like your riding fast, loud and fun, the rough-and-tumble trails of Santa Barbara are the stuff all-mountain dreams are made of. Check it out here, then tell us about your favorite SB trails!

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Video: This is Peaty – Fort William race and Josh Bryceland Leogang race win

There are many gems in this series but our favorite is the elation Josh Bryceland and his crew let out as Josh wins his first ever World Cup Downhill race.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Eight things to bring culinary cool to your camp kitchen

From bear-proof coolers to astronaut ice cream, we give you a run-down of the coolest camp kitchen stuff on the planet.

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First Look: BMC Speedfox Trail Bike 130mm travel 29er

BMC fills the void between the 100mm Fourstroke and the 150mm TrailFox with this very capable Speedfox 130mm trail bike.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Kernville, Calif. mountain bike destination guide

Dropping 5,000 feet in its last eight miles, the Cannell Plunge highlights our Ultimate Base Camp stop in Kernville, Calif. Trust us when we tell you you’re gonna want to put this on your bucket list. Check it here.

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Ultimate Base Camp: Five cool sleep essentials for your mountain bike camp kit

Treeline Outdoors’ 2-in-1 Slumberjack sleeping bag heads our list of five cool sleep essentials for your mountain bike base camp. See what else we found here.

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Contest: Art’s Cyclery Club Ride Giveaway

Enter to win a Club Ride Vibe jersey and pair of Cargo Away shorts from Art’s Cyclery and Club Ride Apparel, folks who know a thing or two about performance cycling apparel.

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