About the author: Jordan Carr

Having spent more than half his life riding all types of bikes at almost every type of cycling event, Carr loves the freedom two-wheeled travel has brought to his life. Having spent many years behind the stand at a bike shop, he’s tested mountain bike products for a number of publications. Follow Carr's adventures as they travel the country promoting trails and mountain biking on Facebook and Instagram.

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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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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Gear of the Year: Jordan Carr’s picks

Outstanding products from Shimano, Ergon, Wolf Tooth, OneUp and Maxxis

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Review: Airborne Hob Goblin

As one of the early adopters of the direct to consumer sales strategy, Ohio-based Airborne Bicycles has been creating a mix of budget-friendly mountain bikes to suit any riding style since 1997. Offering a full line of mountain bikes with price tags less than $4,000, Airborne is pushing the consumer-direct market with free shipping and […]

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Leatt unveils Twenty/Twenty Apparel and Protection line

South African protection and apparel brand, Leatt, is launching their all-new Twenty/Twenty DBX MTB gear collection. Offering a diverse mix of head-to-knee protection and an exclusive apparel range for MTB and urban purposes. The DBX Twenty/Twenty range offers a totally new look and feel and fresh colorways for all pants, shorts, helmets and gloves. Helmets […]

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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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Coldwater Mountain Anniston, Alabama trail report

Fanning out from two main trailheads, 25 miles of trail traverse the rocky hillsides above Anniston with the most accessible terrain being the easiest, and the furthest away offering more technical challenge and exposure.

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Las Vegas, Nevada trail report

Believe it or not, there is a host of great riding just outside Las Vegas. Here we highlight two of the best zones: Bootleg Canyon and Red Rock Canyon.

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Stokesville, Virginia trail report

Arguably one of the the best East Coast riding locales many people have never heard of.

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Road trip tips from the Subaru-IMBA Trail Care Crew

After more than a year on the road, these guys have learned a lot about being efficient road warriors. Here are eight tips and tricks to help you prepare for your next mountain bike excursion.

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Trail Report: Fast times in Hot Springs, Arkansas

With three IMBA Epics, and lots of elegant 19th century charm, this area belongs on your mountain biking bucket list.

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Trail Report: Riding Indiana’s Brown County State Park

In an effort to boost visitation, Indiana State Parks is developing high quality mountain bike’centric trail systems. Brown County is one of the Hoosier state’s best MTB destinations.

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Review: Ergon BX1 hydration pack

If a simple, minimalist pack for your daily rip around your local trails is what you’re searching for, the Ergon BX1 provides sufficient carrying capacity for the essentials in a well-organized, lightweight design. Find out more in our full review.

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Trail Report: Marquette, Michigan’s North and South Trails

Nestled on the shores of Lake Superior, the largest city on Michigan’s rugged Upper Peninsula is a true year round mountain biking playground.

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Trail Report: Cable, Wisconsin

Known for its extensive mountain bike history, the Cable, Wisconsin, area is home to one of the oldest mountain bike events in the Midwest — and some of the best trails you’ll find anywhere. Come on along for a ride.

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Trail Report: Salida, Colorado

Situated in central Colorado, Salida and the surrounding area has a thriving tourist economy, with activities ranging from fly-fishing and peak bagging, to rafting and biking. It’s a true outdoor enthusiast’s playground — especially if you ride a mountain bike.

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Trail Report: Oakridge, Oregon

From fast and flowy, to techy and tough, Oakridge, Oregon has it all. Here’s an extensive guide to the best trails, events, food and lodging the area has to offer.

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Trail Report: Top riding locales in Phoenix, Arizona

The country’s sixth largest city has a vast array of great riding and amenities.

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