Magura Reviews and News


Magura Interbike 2016

Magura unveils its new Raceline MT8 brakes, the RMT Trail brakes, plus a pair of new high tech offerings that are so new the company can’t say too much just yet.

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Magura unveils inverted Boltron e-bike fork

Magura’s latest offering is an inverted suspension fork designed in conjunction with motocross suspension expert WP that is specifically for ebikes.

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Most innovative new mountain bike components of 2015

The most innovative components of 2015 were almost equally divided between electronic and mechanical. Some are clearly the future of our sport. Others we’re not so sure. Check out the full list and then tell us what you think.

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Round up: 2016′s six most exciting dropper posts

The dropper post market is heating up. For 2016, brands are introducing longer travel, electric options and lower prices. Drop in to learn more.

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Best of Interbike: The coolest new bike products for 2016

What’s the best thing you saw? It’s the No. 1 question we hear after every trade show. And here is our answer. The following — in our collective opinion — represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our Mtbr crew came across throughout the course of the 2015 Interbike trade show.

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Magura and Lightweight Interbike 2015

Magura teases their new wireless electronic dropper post, which is set to be released early next year and shows off the MT7 Race brake.

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Eurobike 2015: Magura Coach display for Vyron Dropper and eLect Suspension

Magura is designing in wireless integration with their Vyron dropper system and the eLect suspension. This coach display system exhibits how the integration can work.

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Magura Vyron wireless dropper post

Magura delivered the first bombshell product of Eurobike by introducing a product that everyone has been clamoring for, a wireless dropper post. They aim to deliver the post by November 2015 for a price of $460.

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Video: Magura with Lopes and Palmer

Magura has attracted top athletes like Brian Lopes and Shaun Palmer for decades. Check in and see what they love about the company and its products.

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Review: Magura MT7 brakes

In this ever changing field of brakes, the available power keeps ramping up to keep up with the more capable All Mountain bikes and more challenging terrain. Magura answers the call with the amazing MT7 brake.

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Outerbike photo preview of 2015′s hottest mountain bikes

Events: Mtbr brings you a look at a dozen of 2015′s hottest bikes from the Outerbike demo fest in Moab, Utah.

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First Look: Magura eLECT suspension

Magura’s eLECT electronic suspension continues to evolve a the automatic lock-out suspension system as a rear shock joins their front fork for a unified system.

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First Ride: Magura MT NEXT 4-piston MT5 and MT7 brakes

Magura showed off their new MT NEXT brakes, including a four piston system. Every brake in the line is more powerful than before and the MT5 and MT7 stoppers are very impressive.

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Riva Bike Festival: Product Highlights Part 2

More photo highlights from the Riva Bike Festival that’s held annually in Riva del Garda, Italy.

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Sea Otter Video: Magura eLECT front & rear auto ride system 2014

Magura introduced their eLECT automatic compression system for front forks last year and follows up now by extending this technology to rear shocks.

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Just In: Magura eLECT Automatic Lockout and Wireless Remote for Front Forks

We are delighted to report that Mtbr is one of the first folks in North America to test the production version of the Magura eLECT forks. The eLECT is a brain that locks the fork when you’re climbing and opens it up when descending.

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Magura Interbike 2013

Jude Monica from Magura shows off the new eLECT automatic compression damper, the TS8 650B fork and the TS RL rear shock.

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Magura 2014 – TS 140/150mm 29er Forks

Magura releases a brand new long travel 29er fork called the TS 29er 150. Magura also announced new eLECT sensor and fork adjuster…electronic suspension setup and tuning is here.

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Magura, Uvex, Vredestein 2014 Product Highlights

Brent Winebarger shows us the Magura 29er 120mm travel fork, new Vredestein Black Panther 27.5/650b and 29er tires, and Uvex SGL 104 sunglasses and the Ultrasonic CC helmet.

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Review: Magura TS8R 150 26er and 27.5/650b Fork

Introduction by Francis Cebedo: Brian Mullin and I have been using Magura forks the past few months and we’ve been pleased. The forks are laterally stiff, light, plush and reliable. My review on the TS8 29er fork can be found HERE. We believe Magura has improved quite a bit in the areas of plushness and […]

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Magura Interbike Booth

Jude Monica shows us the brake line-up for 2013 that includes the entry level MT2, MT4 with adjustable lever blade options, MTS Specialized brake with special alloy blade and colors, the popular

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Magura TS8 SL 29er Fork Review

We’ve put in significant time this season on our Magura TS8 29er fork and have enough experience to give insight on it. We put it in a Specialized Epic and a Santa Cruz Highball. The fork line is described in detail by our ace reviewer Brian Mullin in the following pages. We got the 100mm […]

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Magura MT6 Brake Review

Last year, I spent I long time riding and testing the top of the line Magura MT8 brakes, and I was highly impressed with them, and found them to be the epitome of German perfection. I was very interested to see how their little brethren, the MT6, stacked up against them, since they share many […]

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Magura Direct Assumes Vredestein Distribution

July 22nd, 2012, Olney Il – Effective July 1st Magura Direct will take over as the US distributor for the Vredestein cycling brand. Magura Direct staff is in close contact with the current distributor Move Sport’s staff on the transfer of the distribution. Move Sport, who took over Vredestein distribution from Veltec has done a […]

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2012 Magura – MT Brakes and TS Forks

Once again, Magura USA (aka) hosted a superb press camp in spectacular Sedona Arizona in late-May this year. The invited editors and writers got to test out the Magura Direct products that they distribute, which includes Magura (brakes and forks), uvex (helmets and sunglasses) and Vaude (packs and apparel), and they also were joined by […]

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