Dirt Fest PA becomes Raystown Bike Fest


Dirt Rag’s Dirt Fest mountain bike festival has been resurrected to benefit the Allegrippis Trail network

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Video: How Long Until Finn Beats Loic? MTB Battle For The Crown


How long before they young Padawan, Finn Iles passes his great teammate, Loic Bruni?

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The 5 best tips to get the most range out of your e-bike


Given any e-bike battery size, there are things you can control to maximize its range. Here are our 5 best tips.

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Bontrager unveils lifetime warranty on carbon wheels


The new lifetime warranty covers all Bontrager carbon wheels for road and mountain bikes and comes at no additional cost to the purchaser.

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Specialized Levo SL vs. Levo – Which one is for you?


Born out of the same 150mm travel Stumpjumper, the Levo SL and Levo seem to fill different needs in one’s bike stable. We go through the differences between the bikes to help the rider decide which one is right for them.

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First ride: Ibis Ripmo version 2.0


Is the revamped Ripmo as good of an all-arounder as the original?

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Specialized Releases New Phenom MIMIC Saddle


Specialized Releases Phenom MIMIC Saddle Specialized introduced an update to its mountain bike saddle line today with the addition of the Phenom MIMIC saddle. For those familiar with the Specialized saddle line, you’ll recognize the Phenom as its race platform mountain bike saddle. This new edition adds MIMIC technology and shortens the nose of the […]

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From the Forums: Carbon or aluminum for your next mountain bike?


Riders in our forums are debating the merits of carbon versus aluminum frames for their next mountain bike. Do you have a preference?

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Best Mountain Bike Saddles


Opinions about mountain bike saddles are like derrieres. Everyone has one, they’re all different, and no one wants to trade theirs for yours. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the best mountain bike saddles.

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Downieville Classic registration opens Monday


The 25th annual event will be “a weekend of semi-organized anarchy in the mountains”

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Richie Schley teams up with Fezzari Bicycles


Freeride legend joins forces with the consumer-direct brand for the 2020 season

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First look: YT’s Jeffsy Primus is a dream bike for young shredders!


A real performance mountain bike for emerging talent

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First Look: Transition Launches All-New Carbon Scout


Bellingham-based Transition Bikes is excited to announce their latest 27.5″ trail bike an update on the Scout. Known for stout, rowdy trail-inspired bikes, designed by a serious group of shredders, Transition has focused on keeping the feel and function of the brand core while continually growing and progressing. This latest bike is a modern-day take […]

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Bontrager release dedicated GR2 Gravel Shoe


A dedicated gravel shoe that tackles all types of terrains with classic styling

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The Robert Axle Project’s Drive-Thru Chain Cleaner


The New Drive-Thru tool makes drivetrain cleaning easier much easier

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Santa Cruz Heckler: Everything you need to know


All the important details you need to know about this new eMTB from Santa Cruz

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Gear deals: Conquer the Snow and slush


Gear Deals: Conquer the Snow and slush Dial-in your winter training gear and your warmth with these gear deals from Competitive Cyclist, Jenson and Back Country. Winter weather can make riding outside hard but with the correct gear, you’ll find the cold weather and snow is just as fun as when you were a kid. […]

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First Ride – Santa Cruz Heckler E-Bike


Get ready to get heckled with the 150/160mm travel e-bike from Santa Cruz based on the Shimano STEPS E8000 system.

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The Best Winter Mountain Bike Jackets of 2020


We’ve tested and these jackets in the coldest and harshest winter conditions out there and came up with a concentrated list of the best winter cycling jackets around

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Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Launches Connected Communities


The ambitious project aims to build 300 miles of new trails to connect 15 communities across four California counties

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From the Forums: What’s the best mountain bike gear you’ve used?


Riders share their favorite mountain bike components

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Video: Fast Life with Kate Courtney – What it takes to be best


As the first World Cup in Lousa, Portugal awaits us in a month’s time, Fast Life is back to get you in gear. Follow Kate Courtney, Loïc Bruni, and Finn Ile’s journeys.

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Canyon Launches two new Strive CFR models for 2020


Pound for pound, and component by component, the new Strive CFRs are the best-equipped enduro bikes on the market for the money.

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Specialized Levo SL: Everything you need to know


A FAQ run-down of Specialized’s revolutionary new e-mountain bike. And you have to check out this fun light-hearted video!

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First Ride: 2020 Pivot Switchblade


The Pivot Switchblade was thoroughly updated and we got to ride it in its birthplace, South Mountain in Phoenix, AZ.

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First Ride: Specialized Levo SL


Specialized introduced the Levo SL, a lightweight addition to the Levo eMTB line weighing in as low as 38-pounds with 150mm of front and rear travel.

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Fat Bike Worlds: The gear and apparel we trained and raced with


Need help dialing in your winter riding gear? Check out Jason’s race-proven setup from this year’s Fat Bike World Championships

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Winter Outerwear Sale at Competitive Cyclist


Winter is far from over — dial in your outerwear and embrace the season

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Canyon launches 2020 mountain bike line-up


Take a look at the latest mountain bikes from this consumer-direct brand

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Salsa’s new Rangefinder hardtails are fun and affordable


Salsa Announces New Rangefinder Line The Salsa Rangefinder is the newest addition to it’s expanding adventure and hardtail catalog. The new hardtail sits next to the Timberjack with an affordable price, modern trail geometry and lots of great build choices. The Rangefinder looks to make the mountains and trails more accessible to the masses without compromising […]

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Video: Local Loam – Pittsburgh


Jeff Kendall-Weed shreds in the steel city

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YT announce DECOY Pro 29 and DECOY Base 29 all-mountain range


YT embarks on a new mission with all-new DECOY models

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First Ride: 2020 Pivot Shuttle eMTB


Pivot’ eMTB is refreshed for the new year with 29er wheels, a longer fork, and more affordable build options

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Gallery: Fast times at Fat Bike Worlds


Racing, bike polo, and other fat-tire shenanigans from Crested Butte, Colorado

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Winter training and Bikepacking sale at Jenson 


Winter training and Bikepacking sale at Jenson This week the sales are wide and plenty, ahead you’ll find savings for the upgrades on your mountain, camping, and gear all around. So are you ready for the snow and cold weather roads and trails? If not, check out some of the tires with extra grip and […]

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Gear of the Year: Mtbr Founder, Francis Cebedo’s Top 10


It was a fascinating year for biking as bikes and components continued to evolve. Here’s Francis 10 best of 2019.

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Jared “Grubby” Graves returns to racing with Yeti


Jared “Grubby” Graves returns to racing with Yeti Yeti Cycles announced today they have signed legendary rider Jared Graves. Graves raced for the Yeti program for over a decade where he won a World Championship in 4X, an Enduro World Series overall title, took a World Championship bronze in DH on a trail bike, and […]

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Bike Check: Rebecca Rusch’s Giant Revolt Advanced


New sponsors, new bike, for the Queen of Pain

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Video: BikerBrayd shreds St. George, Utah


Crank flips with clipless pedals? No problem. Ride UP the Waterfall in St. George, Utah? Sure thing.

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From the Forums: Vegetarian and Vegan mountain bikers


Plant-based diet advice from fellow mountain bikers

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Video: Brandon Semenuk’s Lightspeed


For this installment from Revel Co., friends got to work on the shovels and machines to shape the Japanese dirt into Semenuk’s vision.

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Gear of the Year: Berne Broudy’s Picks


Gear for female mountain bikers from Shimano, Yeti, Reebok, Velocio and POC

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Sage releases Powerline hardtail


Sage’s new Powerline is rowdy and endurance ready Today Sage Titanium launched a bike that will have flow riders and cross-country endurance lovers drooling –  the Powerline. This new titanium hardtail mountain bike model is positioned between the Sage Optimator cross-country and Flow Motion all-mountain bike.  Sage Powerline Highlights:  Trail geometry for racing or all-day […]

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Crush the cold weather with Competitive Cyclist


Deals on trainers, bikes, tubeless accessories and much more

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Scott Video Premier – A Dog’s Life – Episode One


A Dog’s Life – Episode One – Madeira Episode One of the new series, “A Dog’s Life” Following on from the huge success of DEATHGRIP, the new series explores the fun and stylish, zero-limits riding of Brendog and his crew. Jump on board and travel the world to some of the most unique and coolest […]

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Gear of the Year: Jordan Villella’s picks


Great gear from Canyon, Specialized, Vittoria, Park Tool and SRAM

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Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Coil First Look


Curious about coil front forks? Marzocchi today introduces a very compelling option with the Bomber Z1 Coil.

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Review: Quai Isos 33 Enduro Wheels


Quai is offering a unique, stout looking wheel with sound engineering and build quality. And at $1299, it’s worth looking into.

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Gear of the Year: James Stout’s picks


Outstanding kit from Ride Fast, Garmin, Wolf Tooth, Trek, and Shimano

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New year savings on GORE winter essentials and more


New Year savings on GORE, Assos and more. Now that the New Year is rolling, so must the wheels on our bicycles. Riding in the winter can be hard without the right gear and motivation. Sometimes motivation can come from the right gear though and knowing that you’re in for a pleasurable ride. How about […]

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