Bontrager Reviews and News


First Look: Bontrager Jackalope wheel and Hodag fat tire

Bontrager introduces a true tubeless wheel and tire system for fatbikes.

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Best in Show: 30 cool new bike products for 2015

Best in Show: See the coolest new bike gear for 2015 as our crew of editors picks the best bikes, accessories, apparel and more from Interbike and Eurobike.

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Video: Bontrager Flash Charger Tubeless Pump

The Bontrager Flash Charger floor pump fills up an auxiliary tank up to 160psi to deliver a shot of air to seat tubeless tires consistently. Here’s our first test of this pump.

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Contest: Bontrager Line Elite TLR 27.5 wheelset giveaway

Enter the Bontrager Line Elite TLR 27.5 Wheelset giveaway. Entering is easy and you could be rolling on these brand new wheels!

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First Look: Bontrager Rally and Lithos all mountain helmets

Bontrager releases their long-awaited All Mountain helmets with an excellent price point Rally model and an innovative Lithos lid.

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Contest: Bontrager Rhythm Elite TLR wheelset giveaway – Round Two

Enter the Bontrager Rhythm Elite TLR Wheelset giveaway. Winner’s choice of 26, 27.5, or 29 Rhythm Elite TLR wheels from Bontrager. Just enter your name and email for your chance to win.

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Contest: Bontrager Rhythm Elite TLR wheelset giveaway 26-27.5-29. Your choice.

Enter the Bontrager Rhythm Elite TLR Wheelset giveaway. Winner’s choice of 26, 27.5, or 29 Rhythm Elite TLR wheels from Bontrager. Just enter your name and email for your chance to win.

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Review: Bontrager Ion 700

It is a tiny light that is manufactured to the highest standards. It is a bright light in a tiny package. It’ll fit on your bars, your helmet or in your pocket. At the price of $100, it trumps all of the competition in the 700 Lumen category.

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Bontrager G5 Downhill Tire Unveiled

Introduction by Francis Cebedo Over the past few months, Michael Browne of Bontrager has been very enthusiastic about showing me their new line of tires. They’ve been working with Frank Stacy on a revamp of their whole tire line. Stacy brought on a whole wealth of knowledge about rubber technology and tire design and he […]

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Featured User Reviews: Shimano PD-M540 Pedal – Sun-Ringle Charger Pro Wheelset

Winners of the Bontrager Write-A-Review Contest! Congrats to “ncmountainbiker” and “26rando”, the Week 5 winners of Bontrager’s Write-a-Review Contest! “26rando” winner of a Bontrager Evoke Saddle and “ncmountainbiker” winner of a Set of Bontrager Tires were chosen at random for their reviews of the Sun-Ringle Charger Pro Wheelset and the Shimano PD-M540 Pedal!

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Featured User Reviews: Bontrager XR1 Tires – SRAM X0 Twist Shifters

Winners of the Bontrager Write-A-Review Contest! Congrats to “afullsodacan” and “FLLMTR”, the Week 4 winners of Bontrager’s Write-a-Review Contest! “FLLMTR” winner of a Bontrager Evoke Saddle and “afullsodacan” winner of a Set of Bontrager Tires were chosen at random for their reviews of the Bontrager XR1 Tires and the SRAM X0 Twist Shifters!

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Featured User Reviews: Formula RO Brakes – Fox Racing Launch Armor

Winners of the Bontrager Write-A-Review Contest! Congrats to “Uphill=sad” and “PeytonP”, the Week 3 winners of Bontrager’s Write-a-Review Contest! “PeytonP” winner of a Bontrager Evoke Saddle and “Uphill=sad” winner of a Set of Bontrager Tires were chosen at random for their reviews of the Fox Racing Launch Knee Shin Guards and the Formula RO Disc […]

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Bontrager Write-a-Review Contest Winners – Week 2!

Congrats to “speedsterR” and “Cormac”, the Week 2 winners of Bontrager’s Write-a-Review Contest! “speedsterR” winner of a Bontrager Evoke Saddle and “Cormac” winner of a Set of Bontrager Tires were chosen at random for their reviews of the Easton Haven Carbon wheels and the Sette Element MTB shoes! User Review: Easton Carbon Haven Wheels by […]

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Bontrager Tires, Saddles, Shoes and Helmets

Bontrager had a very strong presence at the Sea Otter Classic this year and they are definitely making concerted efforts to get the word out about their new tires, saddles, shoes, helmets and other parts and gear. In fact, Bontrager is currently running a contest on Mtbr right now, so check out the Bontrager Swag […]

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Bontrager Write-a-Review Contest Winners – Week 1!

Congrats to “csledd281″ and “nicco2go”, the Week 1 winners of Bontrager’s Write-a-Review Contest! “csledd281″ winner of a Bontrager Saddle and “nicco2go” winner of a Set of Bontrager Tires were chosen at random for their reviews of the Niner Jet 9 and the Trek Sawyer 29er! User Review: Niner Jet 9 29er Full Suspension by csledd281 Price: $N/A […]

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Bontrager XR4 and 29-4 All Mountain Tire

Trek mountain bikes have improved dramatically over the past few years.  Bikes like the Remedy, Fuel and Slash have been introduced to compete well in their categories. The Bontrager tires have lagged in this revamp a bit and some might say that they have held back the bikes from their full abilities. Trek knew of […]

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Bontrager RL MTB Shoes Pro Review

Model: Bontrager RL MTB Shoes Size: 42 Tester: Robert aka Pineapplebob Myint, 5’6”, 140lbs Months tested: 3 Sizes: 39-49 Euro 6.5-14.5 US MSRP: $139.00 Website: http://bontrager.com/model/07810 Features: • Mid-level mountain shoe offers rugged all-day performance in an affordable package • Bronze Series Carbon sole for stiffness and excellent power transfer • Simple and intuitive two […]

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Bontrager XXX Lite 29er and 26er Carbon Wheels Preview

Bontrager showed us their new, high-end wheelset for 2009. It features a carbon rim that is tubeless compatible. It is also compatible with both centerlock and 6-bolt brake rotors. Rim weight is reported at 330 grams for the 29er wheels. Price and availability is to be determined. Weight:

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