Race Face Turbine R Wheelset and Vault Hub roll out

Tubrine R wheelset from Race Face feature new Vault hubs, which were designed with high engagement and long lasting bearings.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to choose a saddle

When riding a bike one of the most important things is to have a comfortable saddle. To facilitate this Selle Italia has created a fit system called the IDMATCH that can help any cyclist find the right saddle for their body type and needs.

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Wilier Triestina 101X cross-country bike review

If you’re looking for a race-ready hardtail rocket ship, this bike is a fantastic option with Italian flair. Its blend of carbon frame construction, and geometry that allows for improved comfort and application beyond the specific race setting.

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2017 Scott Spark first look

Scott went back to the drawing board for the model year 2017 Spark, changing the suspension linkage, adding boost hub spacing, and splitting the line into three segments, race, standard, and plus.

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New Smith Route and Rover helmets

Interested in Smith’s unique cycling helmets but couldn’t justify the hefty price tag? Then their latest models may intrigue you.

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RockyMounts unveils SplitRail hitch mount rack

Colorado-based RockyMounts has unveiled its latest bike carrier, the SplitRail, a lightweight, expandable platform hitch rack for carrying two, three or four bicycles.

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High saddle vs. low saddle: Which is better?

How does saddle height affect performance? Check out this video to find out.

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Ergon previews new DH GD1 grips and SMD2 saddle

Ergon has a penchant for thinking differently when it comes to ordinary products. It’s earned the German company a legion of fans, but can they win over the DH crowd with their latest gravity-specific offerings?

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Speedplay Syzr mountain bike pedals review

Great pedal for riders with specific fit requirements who are seeking smooth float and walkability.

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Tepui Expedition Series bag review

Tepui is known for their rugged rooftop tents. And part of their offering is a big, rectangular bag that is very handy for mountain bikers.

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Crested Butte Chronicles: Best time of year to be here

if you’ve been waiting for the perfect time to come ride in Crested Butte, this week is about as good as it gets. The trails are primo, Evolution Bike Park is open, and it’s Bike Week!

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SixSixOne Recon knee pads review

Hate wearing traditional kneepads but still want to protect yourself on the trails? The newest from SixSixOne might be the answer.

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Rachel Atherton takes 10th straight World Cup victory

Rachel Atherton is the most dominant World Cup downhill racer of her time. Her recent victory at Leogang marks her 10th win in a row, upping the career total to 30.

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Is this Nino Schurter’s new Scott Spark?

In the lead-in to Scott’s annual Scott Week media event in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, the Swiss bike maker is showing off a “spy shot” 27.5 rig that is very likely an updated version of the Nino Schurter’s dual suspension Spark race bike.

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Bend’s Blitz combines bike racing, beer chugging

At this pro invitational race in Oregon, you are not finished until your cup is empty — no exceptions.

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Lezyne Alloy Drive pump and ABS2 quick connect chuck review

Lezyne’s screw on heads guaranteed a leak-free fit but had a lengthy install/removal process. Their new ABS2 head promises to speed things up. Can it deliver?

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Five Ten Freerider Contact shoe review

The newest entry in the Freerider line of shoes from Five Ten is lighter, better ventilated, and offers increased protection, but how does it stack up on the durability front?

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Contest: BikeHard Challenger Carbon Saddle Giveaway

Win one of three Challenger Carbon Saddle from BikeHard worth $200 each.

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Video: BMX backflip down a set of stairs

Costa Rican street rider Kenneth Tencio does the seemingly impossible in this mind blowing backflip trick.

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Vittoria How-To Series: How to bunny hop

Bunny hopping is among the most important skills a mountain biker can have in their skills arsenal. Master the art of popping your bike up in the air and you can go over, not around, trail obstacles, which will mean a smoother — and faster — ride.

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Troy Lee Designs A1 MIPS helmet first look

The Troy Lee A1 is widely know for being one of the most comfortable full coverage helmets around. Now MIPS is introduced, as well as a spectrum of attractive new designs.

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What’s in your CamelBak: Western Spirit Cycling guides

The guides of Western Spirit Cycling are the ultimate hydration pack testers. During the course of a year, these two dozen Sherpas on two wheels lead some 1200 clients on over 100 mountain bike trips. Find out what they carry.

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SRAM EX1 e-bike component group first look

Almost all e-bikes currently use the same drivetrains as normal bikes and they seem to work well enough. But spend some time with them and one will realize that it can be made to work better. Find out what we think of SRAM’s latest effort.

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Tech Tip: Why you should upgrade your brake rotors

Upgrading to nicer rotors is a relatively cheap way to get superior performance out of one of your bike’s most critical components.

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Contest: Bulls Bikes USA – Copperhead 3 RSi Mountain Bike Giveaway

Enter to win a new Bulls Copperhead 3 RSi alloy hardtail mountain bike worth $2,000!

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