29er Reviews and News


Santa Cruz Megatower unleashed


The new Santa Cruz Megatower is a 29-inch wheeled brawler that’s ready for the Enduro World Series — or whatever gnar you want to throw at it.

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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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Revel Bikes launches at Sedona Mountain Bike Festival


The brainchild of Adam Miller (founder of Borealis and then Why Cycles), Revel rolled out two carbon fiber trail bikes in Arizona last weekend.

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Diamondback Release 29 debuts


Diamondback continues to offer a compelling price-for-performance proposition, unveiling its newest mountain bike, the Release 29.

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Salsa launches revamped Spearfish, Horsethief, and Rustler


Salsa is pushing hard to make a name in the traditional mountain bike space, launching a trifecta of revamped trail chargers, the 29er Spearfish and Horsethief, and 27.5 Rustler.

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Niner RIP 9 RDO V3 Short Term Review


Features of the Colorado bike maker’s new steed include 140mm of CVA suspension with 150mm up front, availability in dedicated 29er and 27.5er versions, and the honor of being longer, lower, and slacker than any Niner ever made.

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Niner RIP 9 RDO V3 Launched


Colorado’s Niner Bikes has just launched the reimagined Niner RIP 9 RDO V3 with 140mm of rear travel — and two distinct wheel size options.

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Guerrilla Gravity Smash First Ride Review


The Guerrilla Gravity Smash has been updated with a bump in rear suspension travel from 140 to 145mm, slightly longer chainstays, a slacker front end designed around 160-170mm forks, and a customizable carbon frame.

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Guerrilla Gravity Trail Pistol First Ride Review


The Guerrilla Gravity Trail Pistol the Colorado-based bike maker’s short-travel 29er trail bike with progressive geometry, a firm ride and the ability to be a true quiver killer.

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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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Canyon Neuron short travel trail bike rolls out


Canyon has filled a gap in its bike line-up, announcing today the launch of new version of its Neuron (mostly) 29er trail bike, a model that previously was not available in North America.

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Nukeproof Mega 275 bike line updated


Nukeproof announced a refresh of its signature Nukeproof Mega 275 bike series and added to its growing list of components with a unique foam tire insert and lightweight steel shock spring.

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Best Mountain Bikes Under $3000


What’s the magic dollar amount number for scoring a legit mountain bike? If you’re buying new, around three large goes a long way. Here are Mtbr’s picks for the best mountain bikes under $3000.

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Airborne Goblin 29 review


The Airborne Goblin 29 is an affordable alloy hardtail mountain bike with a great price and solid component spec.

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2019 Cannondale Habit trail bike launched


Cannondale’s Proportional Response suspension design and the all-new Habit features 130mm of suspension fit for riders of different sizes.

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Ibis DV9 carbon hardtail ready to race — or shred


Ibis has unveiled its new DV9 carbon hardtail, a split-personality rig that’s billed as being equally comfortable racing full-tilt XC or getting drifty on techy singletrack.

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Devinci Spartan 29 rolls out


Featuring radical angles in an aggressive configuration, the Devinci Spartan 29 is meant to go fast and hard over everything a trail can throw at it.

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Esker Cycles Hayduke released


Esker Cycles Hayduke is a playful steel trail hardtail with a 67.6-degree headtube angle, 74-degree seat tube angle, and chainstays that run 425-437mm depending on frame size, which runs from XS to XL.

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Ritchey Ultra returns after 30-year hiatus


Like its predecessor from 30 years ago, the new Ritchey Ultra occupies a unique ride space for cross-country riders looking to get rowdy and go big.

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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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Yeti SB130 debuts + short term review


If your ride objectives lean toward being able to go up and down without significant (or really any) compromise, you owe it to yourself to test drive this bike. It’s that good.

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Nino Schurter’s custom Scott Spark RC 900


Besides the chance to claim rainbow jersey No. 7, winning in Lenzerheide would mean taking triumph on home soil, as the mountainous Swiss region has long been Nino Schurter’s primary training ground.

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Scott Ransom enduro bike debuts


Available in 29er and 27.5, the Scott Ransom has 170mm of travel front and rear, modern, progressive geometry, and weighs just 5.84 pounds for frame, shock, and hardware.

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Best Mountain Bikes Under $2000


What if you’re not a member of the doctor/dentist/hedge fund manager club? Can you still get a decent MTB? The answer is an emphatic, yes, provided you know what to look for.

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