Mountain Racing Products Reviews and News

Five cool, new bar and stem combos from Sea Otter

More manufacturers follow Easton’s lead on 35mm bar and stem combinations in our round up of cool, new cockpit set-ups seen at Sea Otter.

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Bike Check #1: Nine cool bikes from pre-Sea Otter rides

Sea Otter starts today and we kick off our coverage with a bike check of bikes some of our industry friends are riding this weekend. Keep a sharp eye peeled and you may see some previously unreleased new product.

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MRP G3 Brings Chainguide Performance and Ease of Maintenance to New Heights

Aside from a crash, a mechanical failure, or an encounter with Sasquatch, the last thing you want when barreling at mach speed through a rock garden is to have your chain bounce off.

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MRP Bling Ring Direct Mount Chainring and MICRO G2 SL Chain Guide

MRP had their new Bling Ring direct mount chainrings and updated MICRO G2 SL Chain Guide on display at the Sea Otter Classic. The Bling Ring mounts to SRAM X0, X9 and Truvativ AKA Cranks (replaces the spider and mounts directly to the crank arm via a splined, three-bolt interface). You are no longer limited […]

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MRP’s Integrated Bash Guard Awarded U.S. Patent

Mountain Racing Products (MRP) is proud to announce the recent award of United States Patent No. RE 42,436. This patent covers MRP products that have a chain ring protector that mounts to the frame of a bicycle rather than to the crank spider – including the G2, G2 SL, XCG and the new 2X guide. […]

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Mountain Racing Products 2x Guide

MRP, the leader in chain management devices, introduces the new 2x guide for 2-chainring MTB cranks (say “two-by”). In development for almost two years, the 2x utilizes our patented integrated skid chainring protection and introduces a new patent-pending dual pulley tensioning system. The 2x is designed to work seamlessly with the new wave of 2×10 […]

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Mountain Racing Products Welcomes Noah Sears To Marketing Department

Home of MRP Chain Guides, White Brothers Suspension Forks, Kreitler Rollers, Tamer, and Power Grips, Mountain Racing Products has hired Fruita, CO local Noah Sears to manage the company’s online presence and assist with all facets of marketing. Sears, 27, has five years shop experience with Over the Edge Sports in Fruita as well as […]

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MRP Announces 3 new versions of the popular 1.X Chainguide

GRAND JUNCTION, November 4, 2009: With the list of cross country championships piling up from the 2009 season, MRP is proud to announce 3 new versions of the ultra popular 1.X chainguide. 1.X MTB Clamp On: For those riders who have been excluded from the 1.X movement due to their press-in bottom brackets like BB-30 […]

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Chainguides: Not just for downhill anymore – the MRP 1.X

GRAND JUNCTION, July 28, 2009: The top of an XC race podium is not where you would usually expect to see a chainguide equipped mountain bike. But that’s exactly where Adam Craig has been ending up aboard his new MRP 1.X chainguide equipped Giant.

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MRP hires aerospace guru Scott Winans as VP of Engineering

“Scott is the newest addition to our team here at MRP, and will work closely with Ryan Cranston and Darek Barefoot to help develop some exciting new product lines”. Scott has a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering and has worked at a variety of high-tech organizations such as the NASA Space Engineering Research Center, General […]

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MRP TO SHOW NEW CHAINGUIDES AT SEA OTTER

GRAND JUNCTION – April 16, 2009 In the quest for lighter, stronger components, MRP will show a carbon fiber version of their successful G2 chainguide. The new guide weighs in at only 197 grams for the 36-40T size thanks to the carbon boomerang and weight-optimized skid. It also features increased compatibility and adjustability with a […]

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MRP signs Cedric Gracia

Grand Junction, March 11, 2009 — Two of the biggest names in downhill mountain bike racing have re-united for 2009. MRP and Cedric have a long history together, and both are excited about what the future holds. MRP’s World Cup proven G2 and Mini-G guides will be handling the job of keeping Cedric’s drivetrain together […]

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MRP Thanks Steve Peat for Service

GRAND JUNCTION, CO November 25, 2008: There are not very many relationships in the mountain bike community as long lived and storied as MRP and Steve Peat. For the past decade, MRP has been the chain guide of choice for a legend in the sport of downhill mountain bike racing. For a sponsor, riders don’t […]

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MRP releases the Mini-G

  GRAND JUNCTION, June 19 – Following in the footsteps of its highly acclaimed G2 chainguide, the Mini-G is just what the name implies: a more compact version of the G2. With the Mini-G, MRP has designed and built an extremely strong, durable chainguide that is also super light. Boasting a weight of only 219g, […]

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MRP launches patented XCG Series of impact guards for cross-country bikes

Building on their integrated guard patent*, MRP will begin shipping a new, innovative series of components designed to protect chainrings and cranks from damage due to the occasional rock or log encounter. The XCG guards consist of a replaceable polycarbonate Skid direct-mounted to a 4mm thick alloy back plate. “Lots of cross country riders don’t […]

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Josh Bryceland to ride MRP in 2008

GRAND JUNCTION, March 24: Josh Bryceland, one of the most talented youngsters to be seen in many years has signed a deal with MRP. Bryceland will join his mentor Steve Peat as a member of the talent-stacked Santa Cruz Syndicate team this year as they battle for supremacy on the World Cup Circuit. “I’m very […]

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Kirt Voreis and the AllRide Tour partner with MRP

Grand Junction, March 12 — As Kirt Voreis takes the AllRide Tour around the world promoting mountain bike riding and healthy living, MRP will be joining in the cause. As an industry leader in chain guide systems, MRP chose to partner with Kirt not only because he’s an amazing athlete, but because he’s spreading the […]

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