Ellsworth Bikes Reviews and News


Video: Ellsworth Evolution 29er with 140mm travel


Following on the heels of the Rogue 40 and Rogue 60, Ellsworth has launched the Convert, a mid-travel 29er that was designed in collaboration with Brian Lopes.

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Ellsworth Rogue Sixty review


The newest offering from the iconic brand is an enudro ready 27.5 battleship with 160mm of well-tuned suspension. Find out more in the Mtbr review.

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Why Brian Lopes went to Ellsworth


Brian Lopes signs with Ellsworth. We interview the man himself to find out more about the move and what he hopes to accomplish.

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Ellsworth takes aggressive measures to lure back customers


Ellsworth has had a rough couple of years, but the brand is trying to stage a comeback with aggressive new marketing strategies.

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Best of Interbike 2016


Who knows exactly how many products we see during the three-day Interbike trade show. But some just stand out more than others. Here are 20 of our absolute favorites.

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Ellsworth Interbike 2016


Ellsworth launches the Rogue Forty all-mountain bike, tightens up of its proprietary suspension design, and unveils a company rebranding.

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Ellsworth Rogue Sixty first ride review


We came to see the new Ellsworth Rogue Sixty with skepticism but we were thoroughly impressed by what we saw and rode.

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Ellsworth celebrates 25th anniversary and offers redesigned lineup for 2016


The all new Epiphany headlines the changes to Ellsworth’s bike line-up for 2016 with both carbon and alloy versions available in 29er, 27.5 or Plus sizes.

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Round up: Hot, new Plus mountain bikes for 2016


A look at some of the newest mountain bikes with Plus size tires from brands like Cannondale, Ellsworth, Foes, Fuji, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco and more.

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Video: Ellsworth is reborn


Purchased by carbon fiber experts BST Nano Carbon, Ellsworth bikes has installed a new team to develop compelling products quickly that are manufactured right here in the USA.

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Contest: Ellsworth’s Plus Size is My Size MTB Giveaway!


Enter to win a $4900 Ellsworth Epiphany Alloy 27.5+ mountain bike.

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Review: Ellsworth Epiphany 27.5 Enduro bike


Ellsworth modified its Epiphany chassis to handle the 27.5 wheel size to handle aggressive descents while still maintaining good climbing attributes.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 2


Welcome to Day 2 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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Ellsworth Unveils Carbon Evolve 29er and Epiphany 275 650b


We got to see the new Ellsworth Epiphany 275 and Carbon Evolve 29er in person. The Epiphany is quite stunning and it has the same wheelbase and chainstay length as the old 26er version.

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Ellsworth Bikes Hires Sean McClendon as Relationship Manager


San Diego, CA (July 12, 2012) — Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Sean McClendon to the position of Relationships Manager.  McClendon – aka “Griz” – joins Ellsworth after long recovery from a life changing accident where he sustained serious injuries racing as a Pro in the 2010 US […]

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Ellsworth Evolution 29er Review


We’ve had the Ellsworth Evolution for a few months now and have gotten to know it quite well. And that’s a good thing because it doesn’t come from the wave of new carbon full suspension 29ers

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A Visit With Ellsworth At Sea Otter


I stopped by the Ellsworth booth at Sea Otter a couple of weeks ago to say hi and see what was new. Specifically, I wanted to take a look at the new Dare downhill bike. I’ve owned a few Ellsworths over the years, including a Dare, and I wanted to see what they’d done to […]

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Ellsworth to Debut New and Enhanced Products at Sea Otter Classic


Updated 2012 Dare, Fresh Enlightenment 29 and a Brand New Carbon Shock Stay

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Ellsworth Demo Days – San Francisco Bay Area 4/15-4/17


We’re Heading North! Bay Area Demos: April 15th – 17th Before we kickoff the season at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, CA April 19-22, we are heading to the Bay Area with a trailer full of demo bikes and we hope to see you there! We have multiple demos scheduled with our shops in the Bay Area and […]

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Updated Ellsworth Dare To Race at World Cup in South Africa


Downhill Racer Jack Reading In South Africa For World Cup Race On Updated Ellsworth Dare Ellsworth sponsored downhill racer, Jack Reading, is making final preparations for the first World Cup event of 2012 being held in South Africa starting tomorrow.  The 23-year-old, UK based rider, is poised to have his best year yet and is excited […]

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Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles Teams Up With Ells Angels to Support Youth Mountain Biking


SAN DIEGO — June 14, 2011 — Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles has announced its ongoing support of Ells Angels, a competitive mountain biking team comprised of girls between the ages of 13 and 16 who attend Berry Creek Middle School and Battle Mountain High School in Edwards, Colorado. In November 2010, Donelson Coaching, the Youth Foundation, […]

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Introducing the “Method” – Winner of Ellsworth’s Name It. Win It. Ride It. Contest


During this year’s Sea Otter Classic, Ellsworth announced the Name It. Win It. Ride It. contest to find a name for their new 180 mm travel Freeride bike. The winning name “Method”, submitted by Rick B. from Kent, WA, was finally chosen and he will soon be the proud owner of the newly named Ellsworth […]

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Ellsworth Holiday Frame and Fork Special Ends Friday


Ellsworth Holiday Frame and Fork Special Ends Friday!

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Ellsworth Owners Retreat Highlights, Pua Wins SilverMan Triathlon


We had an absolute blast last weekend at the annnual Owners Retreat in Moab! In addition to all of our wonderful owners and staff members, Josh Bender came out and spent the weekend on the new 29er, the Evolution. The sst.2 models are starting to come out of production the next few weeks – visit […]

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Bicycle Review: Ellsworth Glimpse


The Ellsworth Glimpse has a lot going for it if your rides tend to take you into speeds that start to unsettle lesser trail bikes.

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Ellsworth Bicycles & Cog Wild's Pacific Northwest Singletrack Tour


Join Cog Wild, Ellsworth and Deschutes Brewery for three fabulous days of singletrack riding the North Umpqua Trail. The NUT is one of IMBA’s Epic Rides and a perfect trail to ride a Pacific Northest built Ellworth frame: The trail is technical, remote and designed for intermediate and advanced riders. Camp two nights with Cog […]

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Ellsworth – Trail Swagger


New for 2010 Ellsworth introduces its new proprietary SST (Swagged, Shaped and Tapered) Tubing, on its best sellers: Truth, Evolve, Epiphany and Moment. What is SST Tubing? SST Tubing is hand shaped—not bulk hydro formed—in our frameworks in Vancouver WA, model and size specific. The shaping allows us to create the precise characteristics of life […]

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Ellsworth Instant Center Tracking Suspension


By now you probably know about Instant Center Tracking Suspension (ICT), the bread and butter of a full suspension Ellsworth-but do you really know how it works and why it makes Ellsworth the most efficient full suspension bike in the world? Ellsworth’s Instant Center Tracking suspension technology gives the rider key fundamental advantages that cannot […]

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Ellsworth Bicycles Gives Customers Discount for Donating Bikes to Trips for Kids


Ellsworth Bicycles Gives Customers Holiday Discount for Donating Bikes to Trips for Kids Through December, Ellsworth Bicycles customers are eligible for a $500 discount with the donation of a bike to Trips for Kids SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – Nov. 11, 2009 – For the second year, Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles Inc. of Ramona, Calif., is sponsoring […]

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$500 off any Ellsworth Full Suspension mountain bike or frame.


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Two Weeks Left to Sign up For the Ellsworth Moab Owners Retreat – November 6th-8th


The 25th annual Ellsworth Moab owners retreat weekend is only two weeks away—November 6th – 8th. There are still spots left to come join Tony and the Ellsworth staff for a weekend of riding in one the most legendary mountain biking regions in the world. New for this year, Escape Adventures to host the Ellsworth […]

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Ellsworth Sponsors 15th Annual 24 Hours of Moab


Full Fleet of Ellsworth Bikes Available For Racers and Attendees to Demo RAMONA, CA (October 6, 2009) – Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles, a market leader in technology innovation and sustainable business practices, will sponsor the historic 24 Hours of Moab race this October 10th and 11th. Along with providing funding for the event, Ellsworth will have […]

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25th Annual Ellsworth Moab Owners Retreat


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And the Winner In the ‘Best All-Mountain Category’ is…the 2009 Ellsworth Moment!


RAMONA, CA (September 16, 2009) – Ellsworth Handcrafted Bikes, a market leader in technology innovation and sustainable business practices, was named “Best 2009 All-Mountain Bike” for its critically acclaimed “Moment” by www.singletracks.com . The site, which offers a user network for mountain bike trail reviews and gear evaluations, boasts over 100,000 subscribers and culled the […]

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Ellsworth Athletes Notch Top Results Across the Globe


Summer 2009 newsletter RAMONA, CA – September 1, 2009 – Sponsored athletes from Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles have been rubbing elbows with the most elite riders across the globe this summer, racking up a number of top-ten finishes, wins, and personal bests. Not to be outdone by the fully-supported and pampered world cup racers, our crew […]

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Hot XC Summer Savings Ellsworth


Now through July 31, Ellsworth is offering a special on our famous XC bikes: the Truth, Evolve 29″ and Epiphany. Purchase any in stock Truth, Evolve or past model Epiphany and receive your choice of specials: Now’s the time to get on the best riding, 100% USA Made XC bike! The XC Summer Savings offer […]

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Ellsworth Announces Sponsorship of U.K. Racer Jack Reading


Ellsworth Announces Sponsorship of U.K. Racer Jack Reading RAMONA, Calif. (April 6, 2009) – Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles has announced Jack Reading, a professional downhill racer from the United Kingdom, as its latest sponsored team rider. Reading, a 20-year-old neo pro, is also supported by Freeborn, the exclusive UK Distributor for Ellsworth for almost ten years. […]

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Ellsworth Bikes – Women’s Adventure Magazine Editor’s Choice Award


Ellsworth’s Scant and Project Pink Epiphany Win Prestigious Women’s Adventure Magazine Editor’s Choice Award RAMONA, Calif. – (March 20, 2009) –– Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles, designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art bicycles, is honored to have won the first-ever Women’s Adventure Spring Editor’s Choice Award in the Road Cycling and Mountain Cycling categories. The Ellsworth Scant and […]

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Ellsworth Rider Pua Sawicki Lends Her Talents to the Yucaipa, CA High School MTB Team


Ellsworth Rider Pua Sawicki Lends Her Talents to the Yucaipa, CA High School MTB Team When she’s not hammering the competition in endurance and XC races, Yucaipa, California’s newest resident, Pua Sawicki has also been using her cycling talents to assist the coaches of the Yucaipa High School Mountain Bike Team. The YHS team is […]

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Ellsworth Economic Recovery Plan: $700 towards any Ellsworth Bike


Get Your BAILOUT here! Wondering how YOU can benefit from the Government bailout plan? Let us know when you figure it out. Meanwhile, here’s a bailout you can have some of! This month, Ellsworth is providing you the opportunity to bail out of your existing bike and get on the road or trail to economic […]

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Bearings: The Unsung Heroes of Ellsworth Bikes


Bearings are the unsung heroes of your bike’s rear suspension. They receive very little attention but do a lot of work to keep your rear suspension moving smoothly and efficiently. For this reason, Ellsworth uses only the most durable, aircraft grade bearings at all rear suspension pivot points. Ellsworth bearings are not just durable, they […]

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NEW! Rainforest Green Frame Color to Promotes Environmental Awareness


At Interbike this year, Ellsworth launched the new Rainforest Green frame color to promote environmental awareness. The new black/green anodized color will be available on all full suspension mountain bikes and will include a laser etched tree frog logo on the top tube. Similar to Project Pink, the Rainforest program will be another way for […]

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Ellsworth – AM Wheelset Review


Post by Robb Sutton (198) Mountain Biking by 198 http://www.mtbtrailreview.com/ Wheels are a very special part of the bike. They single handedly control how your bike feels on the trail and how your power is transferred to the ground. After my review of the Ellsworth Evolve and my recorded interview with Tony Ellsworth, Ellsworth sent […]

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Ellsworth Inventory and News


To: All Ellsworth Dealers and Owners … Attached is the Ellsworth Inventory and News Report for this week, we are pleased to announce we are 100% stocked on all of your A and B moving frames and colors, as we promised.  October will be a busy month for all of us,  here are some of the […]

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Ellsworth Evolve Review


Post by Robb Sutton (198) Mountain Biking by 198 http://www.mtbtrailreview.com/ 2008 Ellsworth Evolve Review Over the past 6 weeks I have been putting a serious amount of ride time on the 4 inch travel 29er bike from Ellsworth Bikes called the Evolve. The bike sent for review was part of the Project Pink program that […]

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Ellsworth Evolve – Project Pink


Post by Robb Sutton Mountain Biking by 198 http://www.mtbtrailreview.com/ Ellsworth Evolve – In for Review – Project Pink On Friday, I received my package from out west. The content of this large box contained everything needed to build the Ellsworth Evolve (Ellsworth’s 4″ full suspension 29er frame) for a long term review. To my surprise, […]

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Welcome to the first edition of Pua's Partners Puzzle contest


Welcome to the first edition of Pua’s Partners Puzzle contest. It is simple, fun and a gives you a chance to win some really cool stuff! So read the details below and start finding the answers. What is the Pua’s Partners Puzzle? Each month we will feature either one or a few of our partners […]

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ELLSWORTH HIRES DAVID WORONETS TO HEAD UP NORTH WEST OPERATIONS


Ramona, Calif., (June 16, 2008) – Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles, Inc. is pleased to announce that David Woronets will be joining Ellsworth as operations manager. Effective June 16, Woronets will oversee Ellsworth’s frame building operations in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area as Ellsworth continues to optimize building the finest bike frames in the world right here in […]

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ELLSWORTH SPONSORS PRIMAL QUEST ADVENTURE EXPEDITION TEAMS


Ramona, Calif.,TKTK,2008 – Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles, Inc. is a dominant choice for many team’s athletes for Primal Quest Adventure Expedition Race outside of Big Sky, Montana on June 21-July 2, 2008. “Our bikes are the real deal, designed to be efficient, and provide increased traction and control, and ride quality, even in the most adverse […]

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Ellsworth Powers the Navy Special Warfare Flyin' Frogs Team to Victory at the Suzuki 24 Hour


Ellsworth Powers the Navy Special Warfare Flyin’ Frogs Team to Victory at the Suzuki 24 Hour National Point Series race in Conyers, GA. The Navy SEAL Special Warfare Team won their class and came in second overall with 30 laps completed, coming in 11 minutes behind the overall winners. Coming off a third place finish […]

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