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Bontrager Bat Cage now made from recycled fishing nets


The injection-molded Bontrager Bat Cage is now being made from discarded and end-of-life fishing nets that could otherwise pollute the world’s oceans.

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3 exciting new shoe brands at Sea Otter


One of the most surprising categories at Sea Otter 2019 is the rise of three energetic new shoe brands: Ride Concepts, Afton and Unparallel Sports.

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Video: EMBN ebike highlights of Sea Otter


Fueled by ebikes and the demise of Interbike, the Sea Otter Classic had 650 booths, 150 more than last year. Check out the ebike highlights.

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Hayes Performance Systems unveils new JUNIT line for little shredders


Hayes Performance Systems has unveiled a new product line called JUNIT (as in J-Unit) that’s directly targeted at youth shredders who are looking towards a mountain bike rather than a BMXer. And make no mistake, this product line cuts no performance corners by matching all the attributes of the brand’s adult size offerings. Components consist […]

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Hot Deals from Jenson USA


This week’s Hot Deals from Jenson USA include helmets, pads, shoes, tires and more.

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Video: Forestal ebike at Sea Otter Classic


Forestal bikes from Andorra showed us a very intriguing new ebike coming in 2020. It will feature long travel, a custom motor and battery and a weight under 40 lbs.

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Rotor 1×13 drivetrain fit for any bike


While others were busy developing 12-speed groups, Rotor leapfrogged its competitors, launching the wide-range Rotor 1×13 hydraulically controlled transmission.

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Yeti SB130 LR (actually 136) ready to rally


At last weekend’s Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California, the Yeti SB130 LR was unveiled, mimicking staff builds, and perhaps offering what many Yeti fans had wanted in the first place.

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Lazer Impala helmet launched


Helmet manufacturer Lazer has released details of a new addition to its off-road helmet line. The Lazer Impala is the company’s new top-tier helmet for aggressive trail riding. Features include extensive coverage and ample ventilation.

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Hot Deals from Jenson USA


This week’s Hot Deals from Jenson USA include Shimano brakes, Schwalbe tires, Deity bars and more.

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Pivot Phoenix 29 DH bike teased at Sea Otter


Gravity specific big wheeler coming, but specifics remain a mystery for now.

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Niner MCR 9 RDO full suspension gravel bike on way


Following three years of development, the Fort Collins, Colorado-based brand plans to bring the Niner MCR 9 RDO to market before the end of the year.

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Hutchinson Griffus Enduro Tire Debuts


The Hutchinson Griffus are big and meaty, and designed specifically for rough, arid conditions.

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FOX 32 Step-Cast Fork Gets Stiffer


The FOX 32 Step-Cast fork has gotten a redesign, and now boasts the same stiffness as the trail-oriented 34.

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IMBA Announces Spring 2019 Trail Accelerator Grants


The IMBA Trail Accelerator grant fund is a competitive grant offering for communities with visions of transformational model trail systems that need extra support to realize that vision.

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Zipp 3ZERO MOTO wheels launched


Zipp parent company SRAM is expanding the footprint of its high-end road wheel brand to include the new Zipp 3ZERO MOTO wheels, which are aimed at the trail/enduro mountain bike crowd.

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Marzocchi Z2 fork unveiled


The just launched Marzocchi Z2 sells for $500 and comes in a wide array of travel options for 27.5 and 29er.

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Forbidden Bike Druid 130mm travel high pivot bike


Headquartered in Cumberland, British Columbia, in the shadows of the infamous Forbidden Plateau, Forbidden Bike Company is a small, rider-focused brand. Here’s the story of their new — and intriguing — bike.

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Hot Deals from Jenson USA


Our friends at Jenson USA always have some great sales going and this week is no exception. Check out these smoking deals and get them before they are gone.

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Bulls SIX50 EVO AM 4 ebike review


With a name that’s impossible to remember, the Bulls SIX50 EVO AM 4 impresses with some of the best-in-class components.

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MBOSC Introduces Mountain Biking Impact Review


Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC), a non-profit trail stewardship organization, is proud to introduce the Mountain Biking Impact Review. This review is the product of a year of comprehensive research by MBOSC’s Science Committee.

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New Bontrager XR3 Team Issue tires launched


Just into Mtbr test HQ this week are the new Bontrager XR3 Team Issue tires and Bontrager TLR Sealant. Here’s what you need to know.

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Video: Martin Maes wins EWS in Rotorua AND Tasmania


Martin Maes picks up right where he left off in 2018 with two stunning wins in Round 1 and 2 of the 2019 Enduro World Series

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Crankbrothers Synthesis 11 wheels get i9 Hydra hubs


Crankbrothers has partnered with Industry Nine to offer Hydra hubs on its full range of Synthesis 11 carbon wheels, bringing the new hub technology to its front and rear specific wheel system.

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Hot Deals from Jenson USA


Our friends at Jenson USA always have some great sales going and this week is no exception. Check out these smoking deals and get them before they are gone.

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