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Fat Bike World Championships gearing up


The Fat Bike World Championships are coming up fast. As usual, this now fourth annual bacchanal of all things fat bikes will go down in Crested Butte, Colorado. Event dates are January 23-27.

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Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team First Ride Review


With its “shape shifting” ability and impressive parts spec, is the ready-to-rumble Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 Team worth aspiring for?

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Canyon Strive 29 launched


Details of the updated Canyon Strive 29 have just been. Now designed around 29er wheels, this enduro-ready rig marks Canyon’s entry into the long-travel big wheel market.

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Video: Seth’s latest hacks for mountain biking and beyond


Here is the latest from Seth with some true gems for those in a pinch caught without the proper bike tool or gasp, Shimano mineral oil.

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Canyon Shapeshifter 2.0 explained


Alongside the introduction of the new Canyon Strive 29, the German direct-to-consumer seller debuted a redesigned version of its Shapeshifter travel and geometry adjust system. Here’s how it works.

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FOX Transfer 175mm dropper post debuts


Available in both Factory and Performance Series, the new Fox Transfer 175mm aims to build on FOX’s reputation of smooth function and reliability with an infinitely adjustable height design.

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Specialized to pay $700k for Roubaix trademark


Specialized has reached agreement to pay the bankrupt Advanced Sports Enterprises $700,000 for U.S. rights to the Roubaix bicycle trademark.

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2019 YT JEFFSY launched


YT Industries has launched the all-new YT JEFFSY, a bike the German direct-to-consumer seller calls its most versatile and aggressive trail bike to date.

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Video: Christopher Walken and YT join forces


YT is one of our favorite direct-to-consumer sellers, offering up some seriously legit bikes at highly competitive prices. They also make some pretty rad promo videos from time to time and this doozy is no exception.

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Video: Cannondale reveals Josh Bryceland is on the team.


Since Josh Bryceland announced that he was leaving Santa Cruz Bicycles in September of 2017, the mountain bike world was left wondering what was next for this innovator.

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Video: Right Here, Right Now // Kirt Voreis


For Kirt Voreis, riding bikes has always been about having fun. From riding recumbents to sending the Black Sage FEST jumps on a 29er, he’s never been one to limit himself to one type of bike.

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MBOSC shares bike trail plan for Santa Cruz County


MBOSC has seven dynamic individuals on staff that devote their passion and their industry experience to build trail and gain access to new opportunities. Today, they share their plan for the next few years.

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Video: Danny MacAskill races a horse


Yes, this is a tad silly. But anytime Danny MacAskill is involved in a mountain bike video you have to watch. In the trials star’s latest edit he takes on one of Britain’s top show horse event riders.

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Crossing the Rubicon: Off-Road Adventure with an eBike


Mark Weir, a veteran mountain bike racer and former all-mountain world champion, has never been satisfied with the status quo. And he’s not afraid to talk about why he’s a big fan of eBikes.

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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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Kate Courtney joins SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing


Big news out of the cross-country mountain bike racing world today. American Kate Courtney is leaving Specialized to join the SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing team.

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Best of UCI Downhill World Cup 2018


What a UCI Downhill World Cup we were treated to this year. No matter how long you’ve been watching top flight mountain bike racing there’s no getting away from the fact that this season’s UCI Downhill World Cup was one of the best yet.

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New BikeYoke smart gadgets


BikeYoke has a host of small gadgets that it’s rolled out at the end of the year. Here’s a rundown.

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Marco Osborne signs with Transition Bikes


One of America’s top enduro racers is changing teams. After several successful years riding under the Cannondale banner Marco Osborne is moving over to Transition Bikes.

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Video: 7 mountain bike rules that should be broken


Guidelines and etiquette are there for a reason but too many of them can kill the mountain bike spirit. We are here to get fit and have fun so use some common sense and get out there.

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Spotted: Santa and reindeer in mountain bike flight


Here’s a fun little edit of Santa flying with his band of reindeer on mountain bikes. Santa, Rudolph, and the gang look forward to days off too!

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Foundations East: Living the mountain bike lifestyle


Sponsored riders Lindsey Carpenter and Sam Skidmore grew up in Harrisonburg, Virginia, surrounded by a rich culture of mountain biking. A love for bikes, singletrack, and time spent outdoors was cultivated within them, and they now carry on in that same spirit.

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Chasing Trail in Ibiza – Video


When picturing Ibiza, images of 24-hour clubbing with big name DJ’s, hedonistic cave raves, and lazy days spent on the beach come to mind. But there is more to this island off Spain’s Mediterranean coast than all-nighters.

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Fat Bike Worlds Contest


Win a weekend for two at the 4th Annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships presented by Upslope Brewing Company!

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Bontrager Carbon Care Wheel Loyalty Program unveiled


Trek and Bontrager announced recently that all Bontrager carbon wheels will be covered under a two-year, no-cost replacement program through the Carbon Care Wheel Loyalty Program.

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Effetto Mariposa Tyreinvader latest insert option


Tire inserts have been one of the hottest product category of 2018, with companies big and small jumping into the emerging flat protection space. The latest entrant comes from Italy’s Effetto Mariposa.

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Eight great gifts for bikepackers and gravel grinders


If your special someone likes the road less traveled, then these eight great gifts for bikepackers and gravel grinders are sure to please.

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How to: Dislocate and reduce your shoulder by Cam McCaul


Here’s the story of both of Cam McCaul’s chronically dislocating shoulders and some comedic “Do’s And Don’ts” that he’s learned along the way. It’s not his first rodeo, that’s for sure.

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Gift ideas for female mountain bikers


If you’re hunting for the perfect gift for a female mountain biker, check out our selection of gift ideas for the woman who leaves you in the dust.

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Stocking stuffers for mountain bikers


You don’t have to buy the rider in your life a new bike to make their day. Check out these stocking stuffers for mountain bikers that are sure to please.

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Video: Jeff Kendall-Weed rides Durango


Durango, Colorado has some incredible mountain biking, and the town has been a centerpiece in the bike world for decades now. Jeff Kendall-Weed pays the town a visit and explores its heritage

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Gifts for gadget loving mountain bikers


Mtbr has selected five high-tech favorites guaranteed to make mountain biking more enjoyable, and even safer. Here are some of the best gifts for gadget loving mountain bikers.

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10 reasons you need to go to Sedona Mountain Bike Festival


Consumer demo events such as the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival, March 1-3, 2019, avail the chance to do legitimate side-by-side testing on real trails, not parking lot loops.

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WolfTooth Seatpost Clamp gets colorful


The WolfTooth Seatpost Clamp had to be more than just pretty, so they set out to build one that would balance security and light weight without resorting to aluminum threads or undersized hardware.

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Video: Kilian Bron’s Extreme Dolomites Mission


Most routes in the Italian Alps are very steep and hard to access. And that’s what make the lines taken by Kilian Bron in this video all the more remarkable.

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Video: Putting pins on shoes instead of the pedals


Putting pins on the shoe may seem ridiculous but folks full of wonder have actually asked us this query.

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Saris announces new president and COO


One of Mtbr’s favorite cycling companies is getting new leadership. Saris has announced that co-founder Chris Fortune will move to CEO, while the successor to Chris’ President title will be Jeff Frehner.

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Video: Who e-bikes are for


Paul The Punter from Squamish, BC though explores another vein of e-biking, allowing riders of different levels to ride together.

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Pactimo announces California fire relief campaign


Colorado based cycling apparel maker Pactimo has gotten into the true holiday spirit, announcing its California fire relief campaign, which will donate $25 for every jersey sold on its website.

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Video: Cell phone driving motorist crashes car after telling cyclist he’s safe


Watch this driver in Scotland drive in a crowded street where cyclists have to merge in with the traffic.

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FOX Heritage Decals available


FOX Heritage Decals kits come in 15 popular colorways. Price is $25 and the kits include fork and shock decals to fit almost every FOX fork and shock model.

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Photo Vagabond: A Yeti Tribe Story


Adventure is always afoot with the intrepid Dan Milner. While Dan likes to keep life simple – his travels to the far corners of the Earth make us wonder what he’ll be up to next.

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Giant and Jeff Lenosky part ways


After 17 years, famed trials rider Jeff Lenosky and Giant Bicycles are parting ways. To commemorate the long running partnership, Lenosky put together this great video compilation.

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Interbike tradeshow cancelled


Interbike owner, Emerald Expositions, has announced that the Interbike tradeshow will not take place in September 2019 in Reno as previously scheduled.

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Chris Akrigg – from here to there – Video


Here’s some insight into who Chris Akrigg is how he got to this point.

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Renthal Fatbar Lite Zero Rise & Fatbar Lite Carbon Zero Rise


In response to demand from both XC and trail riders for a zero rise handlebar, Rental has unveiled the Renthal Fatbar Lite Zero Rise and Fatbar Lite Carbon Zero Rise.

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Santa Cruz V10


This is an entirely new Santa Cruz V10 with longer reach, better shock rate, and better frame and cable protection, and two wheel sizes including 29er.

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Video: Steve Peat vs Nicolas Vouilloz — one more time


Which two names come to mind when you think of the biggest downhill mountain biking rivalries? How about the most successful World Championship winner of all time vs a World Champion with two decades worth of wins.

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Bikeyoke REVIVE Dropper Post – Mtbr Holiday Giveaway


For the second round of the Mtbr Holiday Giveaway, we have one of best dropper posts, the Bikeyoke Revive.

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Gift ideas for mountain bikers


Are you searching for gift ideas for the mountain biker in your life? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Our gift guide runs the gamut from affordable to extravagant, with products any rider is bound to love.

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