Giant Factory Off-Road Team preps for season


Long before the race runs, podiums, and champagne showers, the hard work of a mountain bike race season begins to much less fanfare. Here’s an inside look at the Giant Factory Off-Road Team.

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RockShox unveils updates to 2019 suspension forks


“Action is everything” is the RockShox tagline and they are keeping that sentiment alive with their 2019 product range, pushing the limits of what an affordable suspension fork can provide.

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New IMBA program supports over 100 new trail projects


IMBA and the Walton Family Foundation are partnering to bring more trails to communities across the U.S. through the new Trail Labs educational programming and matching Trail Accelerator grants.

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Riding down the world’s steepest alpine ski course


Watch Max Stöckl top 60mph while riding a mountain bike down the famed Hahnenkamm alpine ski course in Austria.

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Is this the world’s longest flow trail?


Take a ride on Mount Petzen in Austria, which boasts the 7.1-mile Flow Country trail, one of the longest mountain bike flow trails in the world.

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Video: Urban downhill insanity


Racing against the clock through the streets of the city of Valparaiso has become a must in the downhill riders to do list. Relive the best action from Red Bull Valparaíso Cerro Abajo 2018.

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iSSi unveils new Stomp XL and Flash III


Pedal maker iSSi has new colors and pedals for everything from enduro to commuting.

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VEE Tire Co. going green with eco-friendly enterprise


As part of their new 2018 Responsible for Recycling Program, VEE Tire Co. has collaborated with Tube Thailand to create unique key rings made solely from recycled tires.

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Salsa updates Deadwood, adding alloy version


For 2018, Salsa has updated the Deadwood for a broader range of uses — and budgets.

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Kenda all in on e-bike tires


Tire maker has further strengthened its e-bike compatible line of tires, including added offerings in multiple mountain bike categories as well as urban/trekking models.

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Vee launches Factory version of Flow Snap


Vee Tire Co. is now offering an updated version of its Flow Snap gravity and enduro tires. The new Factory version continues to benefit from the super tacky rubber compound that’s known for its grip.

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Trail Searching: Behind the scenes with the EWS


The Enduro World Series has become synonymous with epic locations. In order to keep uncovering the world’s best destinations, the man behind the series has to scour the globe looking for the hottest new trails.

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Jenny Rissveds and SCOTT-SRAM part ways


One of mountain biking’s top racers needs more time off before returning to racing.

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Downieville Blackout: The night we spent in the Sierra unprepared


A sunset ride down Downieville’s Butcher Ranch trail quickly turns into a survival story with a night spent on the trail for this mountain biking pair.

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Michelin Wild Enduro and Power Gravel tires launched


Mtbr spotted several exciting new tires from Michelin at Frostbike 2018, including a new enduro model and their highly anticipated Power Gravel offering.

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2018 Specialized Enduro dream build


Ground-hugging performance, enough squish for a magic carpet-like ride and total silence. Meet our custom Specialized Enduro.

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Pearl Izumi 2018 Dirt Collection unveiled


Pearl Izumi has introduced significant evolutions of its apparel line, including new Versa apparel, an updated mountain bike collection, and a full line of MTB footwear featuring Vibram rubber outsoles.

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Video: Beyond Trails Atacama


Follows the ambitious human powered adventure of Lorraine Blancher and Robin Munshaw as they embark on a multi-day bikepacking expedition through the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile.

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How to ride steep terrain with Kirt Voreis


In these three short How To videos, Kirt Voreis goes through the finer points of riding steep drops, riding steep terrain, and doing wall rides. Press play, watch, and learn.

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AbsoluteBLACK silicone grips launched


Soft, yet densely packed nature of the silicone offers excellent handling and performance, combining a high levels of traction, a soft but firm feel, and no squish or instability.

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Frostbike 2018: Finish Line’s new sealant that never dries out


With groundbreaking Fiberlink Technology, Finish Line is confident that its new sealant will never dry out and won’t clog up your valve cores.

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Skydio R1 self-flying drone first look


Skydio R1 aims to break the mold of failed follow-me drones that capture your rad mountain biking shred-fests.

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The Art Of Adventure – Joey Schusler’s Time to Reflect


The Colorado River and its surrounding terrain is a natural wonder not far from Joey’s house and the perfect place to escape on a solo, multi-day bike rafting trip.

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Chasing Trail – Utah


Kyle Jameson, Stan Jorgensen and Scott Markewitz, each with strong, yet drastically different ties to the desert explore the trails of Virgin, Utah.

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9 miles of Mills Peak singletrack trail completed


What started in 2007 as a dream to construct a 9-mile multi-use singletrack trail was realized when the final 1.7 miles of singletrack on Mills Peak Trail in Graeagle, California, was completed.

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Back on Trail California Wildfire fundraiser update


An amazing $73,000 has been raised so far, but there is still a long way to go for this great cause.

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2018 BC Bike Race Course Revealed


The changes to the BC Bike Race course this year are both big and small, but regardless of size they all achieve the same goals — more singletrack.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series tackles Florida’s Carter Road


This latest Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss episode comes from Loyce C. Harpe Park near Lakeland, Florida. It’s a place Lenosky calls one of his favorite places to ride in the Sunshine State.

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Fyxation Mesa MP Subzero flat pedal launched


Fyxation’s popular Mesa MP pedal gets a subzero makeover, adding a thin nylon body and replaceable pins to stand up to tough winter conditions.

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Contest: Win An Endura MT500 Mountain Bike Kit


Submit name and email to be entered for a chance to win. Total value over $550.00!

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Farmer on Patrol 2 MK2


After the success of the first installation of Farmer on Patrol, Josh Gleave hops aboard his fresh Transition Patrol to show the world some more Cheshire loam in Farmer on Patrol 2.

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Sombrio launches custom jersey program


Get that full custom one of a kind look by designing your own jersey on Sombrio classic apparel.

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100% Launches Spring 2018 Bike Collection


The brand that’s long been synonymous with motocross Americana is taking a significant plunge into the bike world. This week, 100% introduced a new wide-ranging lineup of gear for the spring season.

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The Art of Adventure – Joey Schusler’s Unexpected Journey II


Follow Joey Schusler from Colorado to Mongolia, Mexico and Iceland.

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Hans Rey joins Vittoria tire team


Famed MTB adventurer and trials star to serve as brand ambassador and assist Vittoria in tire testing and development.

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Revin Cycling launches carbon wheel lineup


Our friends at JensonUSA piqued our interest with a new line of components that their launching, Revin Cycling.

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Tailwind Nutrition partnering with Epic Rides Race Series


Tailwind Nutrition has announced a partnership in 2018 with the Epic Rides Off-Road series, one of North American mountain biking’s most celebrated endurance events.

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Enduro World Series coming to California in 2019


Northstar near Lake Tahoe will play host round No. 7 of the EWS next year.

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2018 YT Capra first ride impressions


If the top spec’d Capra was priced at $10,400, we believe they’d still sell. But at $5200 it’s an amazing deal.

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Yeti signs Canadian Geoff Kabush


Yeti has signed accomplished XC racer and all-around talented rider Geoff Kabush to its race roster for 2018. The three-time Canadian Olympian holds 15 national titles in a variety of cycling disciplines.

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Canyon Topeak Factory Racing Team Revealed


The XC/marathon specialists will be led by reigning World Marathon Champ Alban Lakata (Austria), Kristian Hynek (Czech Republic), Jeremiah Bishop (USA), and Erik Kleinhans (South Africa).

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2018 Pivot Phoenix updated


With geo numbers and suspension design that remain spot-on for the World Cup circuit, new colors are the highlight for this competition-ready downhill racing machine.

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2018 YT Capra released


The YT Capra is one of the most interesting bike introductions we have seen in our 20 years in the bike industry. We dub it the “perfect storm.”

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Leatt 3DF 6.0 Knee Guards launched


The inventors of the Leatt-Brace have launched their new 3DF 6.0 Knee Guard as part of their 2018 line.

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Video: Inertia ft. Brandon Semenuk


There is not much to say when Brandon Semenuk puts out a new cut with his partner-in-crime, Rupert Walker. So here is what we will say: if you are after three minutes of Semenuk at his best, this one is for you.

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Video: The 2018 YT Capra – Return Of The Goat


YT Industries CAPRA. The goat returns in 2018 with the launch of the new YT CAPRA, the latest addition to their lineup.

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Mountain Biker Dies After Crash


When the death of a Ashland mountain biker was first reported late Monday, most locals assumed the 66-year-old suffered a heart attack on a favorite trail. Instead, something went tragically wrong on his ride.

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Rocky Mountain Race Face Enduro Team announced


Rocky Mountain will return to the Enduro World Series in 2018 bolstered by the formation of a new partnership with Race Face.

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IMBA partners with National Ski Patrol


Beginning this year, the International Mountain Bicycling Association will serve as a partner of the National Ski Patrol to promote mountain bike patrols and patrollers.

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Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS Review


Riders looking for clean and straightforward tracking look no further. The Lezyne Enhanced Super GPS offers much for a low asking price.

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