Evil Bikes Reviews and News


Evil Following gets updated ‘More Better’er’ geo


The Following is one our favorite short travel 29er. For 2018, it’s received a number of updates to make it “more better’er,” including plus compatibility.

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Video: Evil Wreckoning impressions


When we awarded the Enduro bike of the year last year to the Trek Slash 29er, a few were distraught that we did not get to try the Wreckoning. It was a contender, a few touted, so we made it our task to get to know the ‘Wreck’.

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Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Enduro Bikes


This is a crowded field that has pushed the envelope of our sport. These bikes allow us to ride radical terrain at high speeds — and go uphill with relative efficiency, too.

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The Calling is Evil’s new extra rowdy short travel trail sled


In the market for a short travel trail bike but discouraged by the lack of rowdy options? This new bike from Evil just might be the answer.

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Prototype 29er FOX 40 mounted on Evil Wreckoning spy shot


It’s no secret that manufacturers like Trek and Intense have played around with 29er downhill bikes before, but it appears that suspension manufacturers like Fox are also starting to do some serious testing.

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Best new mountain bikes of 2015


The Mtbr staff has ridden everything from electric assist fat bikes to ultra light cross-country whippets this past year. But which ones made our Best of 2015 list?

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First Ride Review: Evil Bikes The Following


The Following has created quite a stir in the bike industry. Evil Bikes carved out a whole new niche in the bike world with this short travel, aggressive geometry 29er trail shredder. Find out more in our First Ride Review.

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Round up: 5 hot enduro bikes for 2016


The trend towards slacker headtubes, longer top tubes, and shorter chainstays continues with these five 2016 enduro bikes.

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Evil and MS-Racing Join Forces!


After weeks of closed-door meetings, dozens of skype calls, and death threats if the word leaks out, Evil Bikes and MS-Racing jointly announce the formation of an all-new UCI Trade Team for 2009.  The new Evil Bikes/MS-Racing Team combines the upstart Evil brand with the World Cup winning success of MS-Racing’s management. The team roster […]

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THOMAS VANDERHAM WELCOMES STEVE SMITH TO THE TEAM AND GET’S PERSONAL WITH AN INFORMAL PRESS RELEASE AND INTERVIEW


On behalf of Evil Bikes I am stoked to announce the signing of World Cup downhill racer Steve Smith. I first started hearing Steve’s name about 4 or 5 years ago when I was still racing BC and Canada Cups. It was always murmured along with phrases like “the next big Canadian racer” and “has […]

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Evil Bikes ownership changes hands


Evil Bikes was recently purchased by an undisclosed Seattle based management group, who we will refer to as “The Project” for the time being. The rider owned group has an extensive brand, product development, and design history within the mountain bike industry. Dave Weagle, the departing President of Evil and the man largely responsible for […]

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