Best Hydration Packs


For bikepacking, big backcountry adventures, all-day epics, and/or guiding, the humble hydration pack remains an essential must-have piece of gear. That’s why Mtbr has rounded up this list of the best hydration packs.

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Video: Best Runs of the Redbull Rampage


From its inception in 2001, Red Bull Rampage has always been about pushing the boundaries of what’s possible on two wheels. And it’s coming this weekend!

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Review: All New Bell Super Air R


With the evolution of modern trail bikes, riders are pushing the limits of bike and rider both in distance and technicality. Allowing riders to push the limits on the trail, safety is also a key concern. Hybrid helmets have helped allow riders the comfort and efficiency of a half-shell helmet with the ability to up […]

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1UP USA Equip-D bike rack review


1UP USA incorporates all their past rack improvements and gives it a new, sleeker frame to produce a better rack with the Equip-D.

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Fall finds and great gear at Jenson USA


Fall time means changing road and trail conditions and the need for more bite and better glove – well thicker at least.

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Enduro World Series will host e-bike enduro racing in 2020


The EWS will start an e-bike enduro series which will feature three rounds across Europe in France, Switzerland, and Italy – with the overall winners crowned the Enduro World Series-E Champions.

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1UP USA Equip-D vs Saris MTR hitch rack shooutout


The Saris MTR is here to take on the king of tray racks, the 1UP USA Equip-D.

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Stan’s NoTubes Introduces DART Tool and Refill Kit


Stan’s NoTubes is proud to introduce the DART The Stan’s DART is an entirely new and arguably better way to repair tubeless tire punctures and slices that are 5mm or larger. Although Stan’s Sealant alone should take care of most punctures, the DART makes the toughest tubeless tire repairs fast, easy, and reliable for every […]

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Ride Concepts adds Caroline Buchanan to the team


Bike footwear company Ride Concepts announces Caroline Buchanan as the latest addition to its renowned Factory Athlete team.

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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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Weekend savings from Jenson USA


This week the sales are wide and plenty, ahead you’ll find savings for the upgrades on you mountain, road and gear all around.

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Ride Concepts Powerline Shoe Review


The Powerline shoe is an aggressive all-mountain shoe that is supportive and protective with a mid-top design and a battery of protective features.

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First Ride: Specialized Kenevo with 180mm of e-travel


The outgoing Specialized Kenevo was cool but it was getting a little long in the tooth so Specialized sought to update by making it faster, more capable in the rough and going on bigger adventures.

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Review: Cannondale F-Si Throwback


A series of poorly thought-out choices recently led me to the start line of what seems to be the least technical and most climbing-focused mountain bike race in existence. The Leadville Trail 100 might lack technical singletrack, but it is no small physical challenge, even more so when you can see the ocean from your […]

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Video: Guerrilla Gravity presents: Is it Revved?


The old way of addressing the impact resistance of traditional carbon frames was bolting a $2 plastic downtube protector onto a brittle $4K carbon frame. Check out GG’s approach.

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Jenson Deals of the weekend – Save big on everything!


Are you ready for the changing weather and riding conditions? Do you have the gear to make it the best riding of the year?

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Best Cycling Computers


The best cycling computers offer the ability to track fitness and form with integrated heart rate and streaming power, not to mention get real-time directions (and even text messages) delivered to that helpful screen.

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Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz announce Trail Vision Awards


Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC), local nonprofit trail building organization, recently announced the Trail Vision Awards, a video and photo contest set on Santa Cruz County’s trails. Contestants can submit content featuring legal Santa Cruz County trails, showcasing any trail use, such as running, volunteering at a trail maintenance day, horseback riding, mountain biking, […]

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Saris Origins and Beyond – Sponsored


Over the last 40 years, Saris has grown from making bike racks in an old chicken coop to manufacturing a wide array of products in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Sharpen your skills with Ninja Mountain Bike Performance


Sharpen your skills with Ninja Mountain Bike Performance. Taking a mountain biking skills class is the best way to rapidly become proficient and raise your confidence at riding trails of all different levels of difficulty. Whether you recently fell in love with trail riding or consider yourself a seasoned veteran, attending a skills camp or […]

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Best Mountain Bikes Under $1000


What if your current disposable income window is around $1000 — and you still want a new mountain bike? Well, you’re in luck. While not overly sexy (or light) there are plenty of decent entry-level type MTBs in that price range.

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Wahoo Fitness Acquires Speedplay Pedals


Wahoo Fitness, on the heels of their purchase of indoor training app The Sufferfest, announced their acquisition of storied cycling pedal brand, Speedplay.

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First Look: Ibis HD5


Ibis has been on a tear this year. For a small company, rolling out three new bikes in a single season is no small feat. First, it was the short-travel Ripley; then, a longer, slacker, aluminum version of the Ripmo; and now, a revamped version of the company’s 27.5-inch enduro machine, the HD5. Ibis HD5 […]

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Review: Vittoria Martello Graphene 2.0


If you want a durable, predictable tire in the trickiest conditions like sand over rock or loose over hardpack, this is a fine option.

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Are Plus tires and bikes still a thing?


Plus tires and bikes were billed as offering better handling and traction at low psi. But now many riders seem to be moving away from this wider world.

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Summer Send-Off — 35% or more from Competitive Cyclist


When the leaves start to change and when the trails dew-covered for the morning shred, you know what’s around the corner.

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NiteRider launches Focus flashlight line and B2B website


NiteRider has launched a brand new line of military-grade tactical flashlights, along with its first-ever B2B website

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Video: Fabio Wibmer’s Law


ere is a trials/stunt rider from Austria who dons a Redbull helmet. In an overcrowded sea of talent, one might be tempted to overlook his work but it is worth respect and admiration. 

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Orbea unleashes the all-new Wild FS Ebike


Orbea created the Wild to tackle steep trails and obstacle-strewn climbs and descents. It looks like a highly polished ebike with a couple tricks up its sleeve.

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Drivetrain and brake Sale at Jenson and Competitive Cyclist


Are you ready to finally upgrade to that 4 piston hydro or are you looking to update your gravel rig?

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Trek releases all-new Rail and Powerfly Hardtail e-MTBs


Trek releases all-new Rail and Powerfly Hardtail e-MTBs Trek unveiled additions to its electric mountain bike lineup recently, releasing the all-new Rail—a long-travel e-MTB for hard-charging trail riders—along with new Powerfly Hardtail models built for adventure-minded off-road riders who want to explore more. It’s a new era for e-MTB, and these new models are ready […]

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How To Save Money Mountain Biking


Mountain biking can be an expensive sport…especially to start out with. But there are ways to save a few bucks.

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Video: How to wash your bike


We all have a different preference and tolerance for washing our bikes. Here are a variety of sources of what and what not to do.

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Best of Bike Cleaning and Washing Tools


When you go to clean your trusty steed after a long day on the trails, for what do you reach? The hose or the degreaser?

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5 Things We’ve Learned in Snowshoe MTB XC and Downhill


 The season finale in Snowshoe surpassed even the wildest expectations with high drama and legendary performances.

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Video: Jeff Lenosky Stolen Gear Update with #crimepaysforward


Support Jeff Lenosky in his quest to make crime pay forward!

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First Ride: Ibis Ripmo AF


Since Ibis relaunched in 2004, the company has focused exclusively on carbon frames. Today, the Santa Cruz-based brand is launching a more affordable version of its long-travel 29er, the Ripmo, in aluminum. The Ripmo AF (aluminum frame), isn’t the same bike made from a different material. It’s longer, slacker and incorporates a more progressive suspension […]

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Endura SingleTrack Winter Prize Pack Contest


You have the opportunity to join the Endura family with your very own fall and winter riding gear, valued at over $500. Enter the Endura contest!

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Jenson and Competitive Cyclist – End of season blow out


Below are some of the coolest deals we could find in the large SALE sections on Competitive Cyclist and Jenson

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NoTubes rolls out two new carbon wheelsets


The tubeless specialists at Stan’s NoTubes are rolling out two new carbon wheelsets for trail riders. The Flow CB7 is targeted at aggressive trail riders, while the wider Baron is geared toward riders who prefer plus-sized tires. NoTubes Flow CB7 Highlights Internal rim width: 29mm Optimal tire size: 2.35-2.8” Hole count: 32 Claimed wheelset weight: […]

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Understanding E-bikes in Downieville and the Lost Sierra


SBTS has been studying the effects of e-bikes on their lands and are ready to share their views.

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Pivot Phoenix 29 with 190mm of travel


The performance of dw-link suspension is now packaged in a lower, more compact 190mm travel design.

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Niner drops all-new RLT 2020 range, adds RDO race fork.


Niner Bikes announces the updated RLT 9 gravel bikes. The new bikes feature added clearance for 50c tires, multiple places for frame bags, bottles, racks, and fenders, plus compatibility and cable routing to suit any combination of drivetrain components and dropper posts. “Niner was among the first to embrace the gravel bike scene,” said Chris […]

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Trust Suspension goes big with the Shout


Trust turned the mountain bike world upside down when it launched the Message linkage suspension fork last fall. The company is following up on the launch of the 130mm-travel Message with a long-travel offering that will turn heads and burn wallets. Read more: everything you need to know about the Trust Message linkage fork  Trust […]

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INTENSE Mourns the Loss of Chad Peterson


The INTENSE LLC family lost an invaluable member when Chad Peterson passed away from injuries sustained in a bicycling accident .

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Downieville: Dirt Magic | From Dying Mining Town to Mountain-Bike Mecca


Inspired by a desire to save their home trails, shaped by a grassroot organization’s unintentional stewardship, and fueled by the sport’s rowdiest festival, Downieville has made its mark.

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5 Things Learned in Mont-Sainte-Anne World Championship


Some 650 mountain bike athletes from 45 countries went hunting for the rainbow stripes in the third UCI World Championship.

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More new gear from Crankworx


The dust has settled from this year’s Crankworx Whistler, but there are still a number of new products that warrant coverage. Here’s a look at a few more things we saw between riding laps in the park. Read more: Crankworx Bikes and Bits Roundup Maxxis Dissector first impressions On a fittingly dry week in Whistler’s bike […]

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Saris Know No Bounds Contest


As Saris celebrates their 45th year, they’re ringing in their next chapter by uniting their product categories under the Saris brand – with the bike at the heart of it all.

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Competitive Cyclist Labor Day sale finds!


For labor day, Competitive Cyclist is offering free shipping over $50 purchase and most deals at 60% off.

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