BMC Reviews and News


2017 BMC Speedfox first look


The Speedfox is a very capable steed with 120mm front and rear travel. With a dropper post integral to this ride, BMC designed a system that opens the rear shock when it’s down and puts it in trail mode when it’s up.

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BMC Agonist XC race machine first ride


XC courses are getting more technical so BMC addresses the category with a very fast and capable machine. And it’s comfortable enough to handle the long courses of Leadville and Downieville.

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BMC Trailfox Amp eMTB first ride review


Swiss based BMC has been studying the the MTB e-bike market carefully to explore where they can compete in the segment. Their entry is a no-holds-barred 150mm travel plus bike called the Trailfox Amp.

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12 best mountain bikes for around $1000


At this price you can expect to get an aluminum hardtail, though many manufacturers are using plus size tires to breathe new life into the category. Here are some great options from Scott, Marin, Haro, KHS and more.

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9 Dream Bikes That Will Break Your Budget


Amazing bikes from GT, Marin, Norco, BMC, Intense, Rocky Mountain, Pivot, Scott and Cannondale for the Powerball winning mountain biker.

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Round up: Best value mountain bikes under $1000


27 interesting options for the entry level rider on a tight budget from brands like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, GT, BMC, Scott, Rocky, KHS, Kona, Marin and more.

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Round up: 13 affordable mountain bikes under $3000


Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget. Brands highlighted include: BMC, Breezer, Cannondale, Fuji, GT, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Scott and Surface 604.

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BMC MTB bikes get welcome splash of color


BMC is undeniably best known for its road bikes. The Swiss company is a stalwart in the Tour de France world. But it’s mountain bike line is nothing to shake the proverbial stick at — and now the bike’s are more colorful.

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BMC rolls out new Speedfox 27.5 Trailcrew


This beefier version of the Speedfox has a slacker head tube, lower BB, and shorter chainstays.

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Pro Bike: Aaron Albright’s BMC Fourstroke FS02 29er


Here’s a tip to tail look at the bike of this up-and-coming Trans-Sylvania Epic stage race contender.

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First Look: BMC Teamelite 01 “soft tail” hardtail


Switzerland’s BMC is the latest bike maker to take a crack at perfecting the soft tail concept. How well it works remains to be seen.

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Review: BMC Speedfox 130mm travel 29er


Mtbr rode the BMC Speedfox 29er near BMC’s office in Switzerland and Noble Canyon in San Diego, CA. The bike exhibited great range and capability.

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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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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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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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Compare-O Bottom Line: The BMC TrailFox TF01 XX-1 Trailcrew is a go-to enduro race bike


Swiss precision is in full effect on the BMC TrailFox TF01 XX1 Trailcrew, a thoroughbred high performer with a price tag to match.

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Compare-O First Look: BMC TrailFox TF01 XX-1 Trailcrew


BMC’s TrailFox TF01 has come a long way from its roots as a portly aluminum, short-travel 26er. See the amazing transformation a little carbon, big wheels and long travel have brought to the 2014 version.

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Revealed: BMC TF01 29 – Trailfox All Mountain 29er with 150mm of Travel


The numbers looks right on the TF01 29 and Aaron Bradford rode it to a 4th place finish in the Enduro World Series, Winter Park, CO.

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Ride Report: Trail Riding with George Hincapie and BMC


The BMC Demo van was in town as they followed the Tour of California from Escondido to San Francisco. Marketing Manager, Devin Riley and John Koslosky of Castro Valley Cycles called and they said we should take George Hincapie out for a trail ride in El Corte De Madera park in Woodside, CA.

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Video: BMC Suntour Racer / 4X World Champ Roger Rinderknecht Retires


Swiss bike racing legend, Olympian and World Champion Roger Rinderknecht has announced his official retirement from racing (at the ripe “old” age of 31). Roger rides for BMC/SR Suntour and he is going out on top, Roger is the reigning UCI World Champion in 4X. Besides 4X, Roger also represented Switzerland during the 2012 Summer […]

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BMC Team Elite TE01 29 – Ride Impression


We had a chance to ride the BMC teamelite TE01 29 and it is a great riding carbon 29er. Swiss brand BMC is not as well known in the mountain bike world as they are in the road cycling but their dirt offerings should not be overlooked. Let’s face it…a carbon 29er hardtail is the […]

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BMC Global Launch – teamelite TE01 carbon 29


Every year just before the Sea Otter Classic, many bicycle manufacturers launch new bikes and products and lucky media outlets (like us) get to attend these product releases and pass on the information to you. More often than not, we get to ride the new hotness, too! Mtbr attended the Global Launch of a brand […]

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The Future of the BMC Group


Last Thursday, barely 100 days after Thomas Binggeli, the new CEO of BMC, took a stake in the BMC Group, he presented the future of the BMC Group of Velo Friends. With a clear commitment to the Swiss bicycle production plants in Grenchen and Oberwangen and with a new group strategy, Thomas Binggeli is leading […]

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Roger Rinderknecht Wins 4X Word Cup in Fort William


Grenchen (SUI), June 6th, 2011 – Swiss rider Roger Rinderknecht won the second World Cup Stop in Fort William (SCO). Despite a rocky start into the racing weekend, the BMC rider was able to leave the track as the lucky winner and took second place in the overall ranking. Thanks to intensive preparations and training […]

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New professional team on the World Cup circuit: BMC Mountainbike Racing Team Ready for Action


New professional team on the World Cup circuit: BMC Mountainbike Racing Team ready for action Grenchen, Switzerland, March 2, 2011 – The Swiss bike manufacturer BMC has now also been involved in professional mountain bike sport since January 1. The BMC Mountainbike Racing Team has set its sights on World Cup glory with a top […]

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BMC FS01 Full Suspension Bike Review


 

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BMC Hires CFEprPlus to Elevate MTB Business


BMC HIRES CFEprPlus TO ELEVATE MTB BUSINESS Boehmke Currently Touring Swiss Factory to Prepare for ’11 Launch GRENCHEN, SWITZERLAND (CFEpr+) – BMC Swiss Cycling Technology has teamed with CFEprPlus to increase the exposure and sales of their mountain bike product line. Elevating BMC’s MTB Image to its Road Reputation “BMC’s been speaking to me about […]

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Roger Rinderknecht on BMC bikes for 2010


February 9th, Grenchen (Switzerland): Swiss 4X and BMX racer Roger Rinderknecht hits the UCI World Cup circus on BMC bikes in 2010. The podium of the mountain bike 4X World Championships is waiting for Roger and BMC. The qualification for the BMX Olympics in 2012 is also on Roger’s agenda. Mike Hürlimann, BMC Chief Executive […]

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Media Release – 2 March 2009 It’s all downhill from here


“This is the first 8 km’s, there’s another 370 to go, so take it easy.” With these words, the inaugural BMC Mountains To Beach mountain bike ride commenced. The first stage, the Hayes Manitou Mountain Run was just that – a run down the slopes of Mt Kosciuszko and for some riders it took less […]

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International rider top contender – Mountains To Beach


American John Nobile is looking forward to spending some time in the Australian bush even if it is on the back of his bike as he competes in the inaugural BMC Mountains to Beach from 1 to 6 March. John, winner of the longest MTB race in the world – the Great Divide Race from […]

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BMC Mountains To Beach gets ready to ride – Race Stages Announced


With only 5 weeks until the first race stage kicks off at Thredbo, plans are well advanced for the inaugural BMC Mountains To Beach; a mountain bike race that will lead entrants on a mighty journey from the slopes of Mount Kosciuszko to the surf and sand of the South Coast of NSW. The event, […]

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Swiss precision for the Olympics


It is often the small details that decide who wins an Olympic medal. It is through the Fox Suspension Days that Swiss bicycle manufacturer BMC offers its sponsored mountain bike athletes, Marielle Saner and Petra Henzi exactly that attention to detail needed to optimize their Olympic hopes. Marielle Saner (CH), multiple world champion in the […]

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