Santa Cruz Reviews and News


Outerbike photo preview of 2015′s hottest mountain bikes

Events: Mtbr brings you a look at a dozen of 2015′s hottest bikes from the Outerbike demo fest in Moab, Utah.

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Video: Anka Martin – Juliana Racer

Video: Juliana Bicycles’ team rider Anka Martin knows how to race a bike, but, she says, that’s only part of the story.

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Race: 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill Finals

Race Video: Check out the hair-raising GoPro footage from Team Incycle’s Jon Buckell’s Taxco Urban Downhill Finals Run.

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Race: 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill bike check

Race Coverage: On the eve of the Taxco Urban Downhill Race, Jon Buckell shows us his specially-prepped Santa Cruz V10 and the bikes of some of his competitors.

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Video: A Kingdom Odyssey

Video: T-Bar Films takes us for a ride through the majestic Kingdom Trails in their latest edit, “A Kingdom Odyssey.”

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Round-up: 12 awesome value mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget.

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Video: Danny MacAskill in ‘The Ridge’

Danny MacAskill rides the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline, infamous for its jagged trails, wild weather and dramatic climbing in the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

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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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Interbike: Josh Bryceland’s infamous Santa Cruz V-10

Interbike: Santa Cruz shows off Josh Bryceland’s now infamous V-10 bike from heartbreaking world championship run.

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Exclusive build photos of Santa Cruz Syndicate V10 27.5 team DH bikes

Our exclusive gallery of the new Santa Cruz V10 DH bikes getting built-up at the factory for Syndicate riders Greg Minnaar and Josh Brycleand. They will race the bikes at the Mont Saint Anne Canada stop of the UCI DH World Cup.

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Hot News: Santa Cruz unveils 27.5-inch V-10 downhill bike

Hot News: Santa Cruz Bicycles reveals new, 27.5-inch wheel version of their World Championship winning V-10 downhill bike in advance of this weekend’s Mont Sainte Anne World Cup.

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Hot News: Santa Cruz launches more affordable carbon bikes, bars and grips

Santa Cruz launches lower-cost versions of carbon Bronson, 5010 and Tallboy. New colors, handlebars and grips also announced.

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$5/Foot: Buy a foot of Downieville area trail, win any Santa Cruz bike

The Downieville area in the Northern Sierras is stunning indeed. Help build stunning trails and get a chance to win the most blinged out Santa Cruz bike you can configure.

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Compare-O Award-O: The best enduro bikes from our big shootout

The Mtbr crew hands out the hardware at the Sea Otter Classic to the winners of our Enduro Compare-O earlier this year.

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Hot News: Santa Cruz releases 27.5-inch Nomad Carbon

It may be April 1, but this is no fool’s joke—Santa Cruz releases 27.5-inch wheel version of their vaunted Nomad Carbon all-mountain sled today.

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ACRE Mission Workshop – WANDER project – Santa Cruz Bike Giveaway

Enter the ACRE Mission Workshop – WANDER project – Santa Cruz Bike Giveaway and you could win a Tall Boy LT Carbon, ACRE Hydration Pack and WANDER photo book!

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Enduro Compare-O: Mtbr’s Best of Test Award Winners

Find out which bikes took home the hardware from our first-ever Enduro Compare-O.

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Video: Steve Peat gets all highlander on his Santa Cruz for Volvo

Former DH world champ Steve Peat slow-shreds some Scottish Highlands in Volvo edit.

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Compare-O Bottom Line: Santa Cruz’s über Bronson a beautiful, agile killer

It’s beautiful. It’s expensive. It wins races and slays mountains.

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Compare-O Bottom Line: Ultimate one bike quiver? The $10k Santa Cruz 5010 Carbon might be it

You won’t win the Enduro World Series on this bike, but you could ride it just about anywhere in the world.

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Compare-O First Look: Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon

The Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon is one of the most anticipated bikes in our test. See what the buzz is all about.

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Compare-O First Look: Santa Cruz 5010 Carbon

Santa Cruz’s playful all-day adventure rig looks to have plenty of climbing chops. But will the Fox 32 fork and trim-profile frame be up to the task when things get rowdy?

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Santa Cruz Bikes Hires Vicious Guard Dog and Offers Reward on Stolen Demo Bikes

Santa Cruz Bikes releases the hounds and offers $500 reward on 11 stolen demo bikes.

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Thieves Steal $100,000 in Demo Bikes from Santa Cruz in Brazen Daytime Robbery

Thieves hit Santa Cruz Bikes’ demo fleet, take $100,000 worth of bikes in brazen daytime robbery.

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Video: Santa Cruz Jackal Day Trip With Bryceland and Peat

Pump tracks and dirt jump parks are all the rage but big wheels and all that suspension are not really the ideal tools for the job. Bryceland and Peat cruise around with the Santa Cruz Jackal and just have fun with their dirt jump bikes.

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