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The Best Mountain Bike Fenders For 2020


Here are the top fenders to protect you and your mountain bike from mother nature

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5 Rookie Mountain Bike Mistakes To Avoid


Avoid beginner mountain biking mistakes by following these tips

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WTB launches new line of gravel tires with extra puncture protection


WTB’s high volume gravel tires are now available with a 120tpi casing and all-new SG2 puncture protection

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Video: POC launches Fabio Wibmer Collection + Fabio’s My 9to5


Designed by Wilbmer to celebrate his riding style and to inspire the limitless potential of what is possible on a bike

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Video: SIGHT UNSEEN: Durango with Brice Shirbach


Brice Shirbach makes his way to Durango, Colorado to capture the next “first run” edit of the 2020 Sight Unseen series. 

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5 Reasons You Should Always Ride With a Bike Light


Whenever riding around where vehicles are present, it’s absolutely essential that cyclists use a bike light day or night. Here are the top 5 reasons why.

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The Best Bike Chain Lubes for 2020


Do you want to find the best bike chain lube for you? Are you curious about what type to get? Wet, dry, wax or ceramic? We explain the tech and guide you to the best options for each type of bike lube.

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Labor Day deals for mountain bikers


Updated with the best Labor Day bike deals from the top online retailers so you can spend more time on the trails and keep more cash in your pocket

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Sea Otter Play opens registration


Registration for ride challenges and virtual expo is live

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Video: SIGHT UNSEEN: Boulder with Brice Shirbach


The Sight Unseen series captures Pivot Cycles’ athlete Brice Shirbach’s passion for riding new trails

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Best Multi-Tools For Mountain Biking


There are a lot of multi-tools on the market, but these are the ones we’ve tested and would recommend to fellow riders.

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Top 5 weirdest mountain bikes


There have been a lot of weird mountain bike designs over the past few decades. Here are the most memorable ones for us

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Video: Jackson Goldstone now and then


Where are they now? We get an update on Jackson Goldstone, the kid who grew up mountain biking in Squamish and showed us what a push bike could do.

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The Best Mountain Bike Pants In 2020


Full protection for your legs when the trail turns soggy or the temperature drops

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Video: Cascade – Semenuk rides a trail bike in British Columbia


Big bikes, small bikes, hardtail, or full suspension… Brandon Semenuk holds a style Ph.D. on all of them. In Cascade, he uses the Trail Bike to perfection.

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The Best Mountain Bikes Under $1000 for 2020


If you’re new to the sport, there are some great mountain bikes under $1,000 that will let you hit the trail without spending a mountain of money

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Wahoo’s New KICKR Rocks And Rolls


Fifth-generation smart trainer features realistic ride feel and improved accuracy

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The Best MTB Kneepads In 2020


Lightweight knee pads that will protect and serve on every ride

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5 Best MTB Upgrades


These are the upgrades that will make the most impact on your mountain bike

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The Best Dropper Post In 2020


Looking to replace your sagging dropper? These are the best dropper seatposts on the market.

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Shred through summer with great deals on new gear


Gear deals on Cane Creek, Orange Seal, Race Face, Shimano, Maxxis and more!

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The Best MTB Frame Protection


If you want to keep your bike looking new and prevent needless damage, adding protection to your frame is the way to go. Here are the best MTB frame protection options.

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Opinion: The Case For Titanium Bikes


Why modern hardtails, gravel bikes and bikepacking rigs have resurrected this legendary material

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The Best Mountain Bike Shorts of 2020


The best baggy shorts to keep you riding in comfort and style

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Completing Your MTB Kit – How Accessories Can Put You Over the Top


These affordable upgrades from the gear experts at evo will improve your time on the trails

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Maxxis Tires – Which bike tire is best for you?


Making sense of the mountain bike tire options from this legendary brand

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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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The Best Hydration Packs for Mountain Biking in 2020


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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Last call for Fourth of July Deals from Jenson, REI, Competitive Cyclist and evo


Great deals on mountain bike and bikepacking gear for all your summer adventures.

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The Hidden Mountain Biking Gems of Gunnison County


While Crested Butte gets more traffic, there are many other amazing places to explore.

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Guerrilla Gravity Launches Trail Pistol Race SL Build Kit


Lightweight, limited edition build for high-speed trail shredding.

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Leatt launches Aaron Chase signature edition 3.0 MTB shoe


The Leatt Twenty/Twenty line of shoes is designed to combine style, comfort, and control for mountain bikers at all levels.

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How To Pack For A Mountain Bike Trip


Everything you need to know to have a safe mountain bike road trip this summer.

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Hideaway Park Brewery launches Evil Bikes Demo in Winter Park, Colorado


One on one demo program at Winter Park includes Evil Bikes, Shimano, Lazer helmets, Schwalbe tires, CushCore, Marzocchi and FOX.

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Father’s Day Deals for Mountain Bikers


Rather than giving him a cliché gift such as a new set of BBQ tools or an ugly necktie, try impressing him with something to help him hit the trails. 

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Deals: Upgrade your mountain bike with these great deals


Check out these deals on the gear that will help you make your current mountain bike ride like new.

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Save big with Jenson’s Memorial Day Sale


Great deals on Garmin, Thule, Camelbak, Bell Helmets, TLD and more!

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REI’s 2020 Anniversary Sale is on!


Updated with more deals on helmets, shoes, car racks and complete bikes!

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5 Mountain Bike Upgrades to Improve Comfort and Convenience


Tips on how to improve your time on the trails from the gear experts at evo

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Pyga’s MoBu is three short-travel bikes in one


New South African-made carbon frame with adjustable travel can be used for XC, marathon racing or trail riding

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How to pick the best bike rack for you – hitch rack or roof rack?


Understand the different types of bike racks and the pros and cons of each for your vehicle and specific needs.

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Gear Deals: Upgrade your kit with these helmet and apparel sales


Ride in style this spring with great deals on helmets, jerseys, shorts and more

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Stan’s NoTubes Launches “Refresh” Podcast


Stan’s NoTubes is proud to introduce The Stan’s Refresh, a weekly podcast covering all topics related to bikes and bike racing.

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Leatt DBX 1.0 Urban helmet released


A $50 helmet from Leatt with their 360-degree Turbine technology is a very welcome product in these times when there are so many new riders on the trails and streets!

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Video: Home Office by Fabio Wibmer


When it takes the best trick rider in the world over 700 attempts to nail one trick, you know it’s a special production

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TRP launches DH-R EVO Brakes


TRP uses innovative trickle-down tech from e-bikes brakes fit for World Cup racers

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The Best Flat Pedals for Mountain Biking in 2020


Some of the best tech and innovation is actually going in to these new flat pedals. Low weight, low profile, platform size and grip are the key elements.

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Mother’s Day Deals for Mountain Bikers


Don’t miss out on these great deals for the mountain biking mom in your life.

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MBOSC launches Covid-19 trail aid – win an Ibis bike of your choice


For every $5 contributed to this MBOSC Covid-19 trail fundraiser, participants earn one entry into an end-of-campaign drawing for the Ibis bike of their choice.

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How to: Improve your mtb skills at home with track stands and hops


Use this time to work on skills that will actually help you on the trail when the time comes to ride in the great outdoors once again. And these steps are broken down by Lenosky in achievable, bite-sized pieces.

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