Manitou Reviews and News

Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Manitou Marvel, Minute and Dorado 27.5″ forks for 2014

Check out the highlights of the new Manitou Marvel, Minute and Dorado 27.5 forks. The Marvel is the XC oriented fork with 80, 100, or 120mm of travel. The Minute is Trail oriented with 120 and 140mm of travel and the Dorado 27.5 has 203mm of travel.

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Hayes Bicycle Group – Hayes, Manitou and Answer

Hayes Hayes released the MAG disc brake back in 1997, and they haven’t sat on the laurels, and their new Crosshair Alignment Technology is an excellent adjustment feature for brakes. The Crosshairs allows adjustment for aligning the calipers to the rotors, in a simple and easy manner, using screws that are integrated on the caliper […]

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2012 Manitou Fork Lineup

Ed Kwaterski, the chief engineer and product manager from Manitou, highlights the Tower, Marvel, R7 and Circus forks at Dealer Camp 2011. Ed shows us some of the new features you can expect from Manitou in their 2012 lineup of suspension forks. Manitou Tower 29er Fork Available in Pro and Expert models New 1.5 crown […]

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Hayes Bicycle Group Launches New Website

Hayes Bicycle group have just launched a brand new website with Answer, Hayes, Manitou and Sun Ringle all under one roof. This marks an important point in the evolution of the company with new product due to be launched at the Sea Otter Classic. Follow the link to explore the new site: http://www.hayescomponents.com SOURCE: Martin […]

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Manitou Sends It Back To Freeride

The Hayes Bicycle Group is pleased to announce the official release of the 2010 Manitou “Big Top” sponsorship program. Under the Manitou sponsorship tent are number of new athletes and event sponsorships primarily focused on DH and DJ categories. Manitou would like to officially welcome Steve Romaniuk, Mike Kinrade and Garett Buehler to the 2010 […]

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2010 Manitou Dorado Pro

Monday, March 01, 2010 The Hayes Bicycle Group is pleased to announce the official release of the 2010 Manitou Dorado Pro. The Dorado Pro features 7050 aluminum legs and utilizes the same premium internals as the Dorado MRD carbon version. With premium durability, the Dorado Pro maintains its World Cup DH race pedigree. However, it’s […]

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Manitou Gets New Website

The Hayes Bicycle Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new Manitou website, www.ManitouMTB.com. The highlight of the new site is a blog that features action videos, product reviews, race results, technical information, and links to other Manitou-related news. The homepage also contains links to Manitou’s Twitter feed and Facebook page. Future updates […]

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Manitou Minute Elite Absolute Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin aka Gram and MTBR.com Pastajet http://www.gramslightbikes.com/ NOTE: The latest version is known as the Manitou Minute Super 140 I started riding the Manitou Minute Elite Absolute 140mm fork just before the Interbike show, and have gotten around 8 months of some heavy duty testing on it. It was swapped back and […]

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Suspension Experts, Inc. expands mountain bike suspension business

ASHEVILLE, NC ‐‐ Now in the third year of business, Suspension Experts, Inc. added new staff to offer expanded service options throughout the United States and internationally. Based in Asheville, NC, Suspension Experts, Inc. (S∙Ex ) specializes in custom repair, tuning, and service of mountain bike suspension systems. Founded in 2005, S∙Ex works on all […]

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