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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Video: Checking the condition of Santa Cruz bearings of the bike suspension


In this video about bike suspension, we’ll show you how to take apart a Santa Cruz Heckler’s VPP linkages, check the conditions of the bearings and axles, clean and grease as appropriate.

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Kenda Pinner All Mountain Tire – First Look


Two key assets of good tires are “consistent’ and “communicative and these Kenda Pinners seem to have both.

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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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Shimano’s Deore 10 and 11-speed groups will bring your old bike up to speed


New wider 1x and 2x gearing options to keep you rolling with minimal investment

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Shimano Deore M6100 12-speed: Everything you need to know


Everything you need to know about this super-affordable 1×12 mountain bike group

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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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PNW’s new Shifty Lever is a yoga mat for your thumb


Replacement paddle for SRAM XO1 and XX1 shift levers to match your PNW Loam Lever

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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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e*thirteen Vario dropper seatpost review


The new e*thirteen Vario enters the dropper post market with a robust $209 entry with adjustable travel, smooth action and serviceable design.

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Thule Helium Platform 2 hitch bike rack overview


Thule enters the wheel-hold tray style hitch rack category with the Helium Platform 2. Is it a good solution for you? Check in to find out more.

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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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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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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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Review: We Are One Union 29 Carbon Wheelset


Affordable North America-made carbon wheelset ready for rowdy riding

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Review: 2020 Transition Sentinel


Can this revamped long-travel 29er out-perform the original?

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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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The Best Kids Bikes for 2020


This is your complete guide to children’s bicycles from balance bikes to mini-mountain bikes

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Video: YT’s new IZZO unleashed


Watch as a masked rider takes YT’s trail bike for a spin over Irish trails portraying the characteristics of this true short travel trail bike: Fast. Agile. Sharp.

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Photos: UCSC tanks artwork


To many mountain bikers who ride in Santa Cruz, there is a familiar and welcome sight on the trails as one rides by the U-Conn fire road connecting the Emma McCrary trail and Wilder State Park. Here is a gallery documenting the art of the UC Santa Cruz tanks.

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Skills video: Improve Your Cornering with evo


Make the most of your time in quarantine by becoming a better mountain biker with these cornering skill drills from evo

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Review: 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 Deals: Spring Tune-Up Essentials for the Home Mechanic


Spruce your mountain bike up for spring with these deals on tools and must-have repair items

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The new YT IZZO is a short-travel trail ripper


Inspired by the Katana sword used by Samurai in ancient Japan, the IZZO has been developed to be a fast, agile and sharp bike in both form and function.

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Review: 2020 Transition Scout


Popping off curbs and creatively linking together unique features within the manmade infrastructure that made up the concrete jungle of my youth, memories that drift through my mind as I pedal up the dusty forest service road. A wheelie here and a nose-bonk there. Simple yet luxurious, they were a recipe for gobs of positive […]

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First Ride: Guerrilla Gravity Gnarvana


The Gnarvana is Guerrilla Gravity’s heavy-hitting 29er intended for enduro racing, aggressive trail riding, and park riding. It’s the fifth model built around the Revved modular frame platform

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10 reasons why a Peloton bike may be for you


In this Shelter-in-Place or harsh weather environment, indoor cycling options become more interesting. Here is our rundown on the Peloton Bike system.

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Review: Trek Top Fuel 9.9 2020


Boasting one of the most recognizable mountain bike factory teams in the world, Trek knows how to build a fast ride. For 2020, its flagship Top Fuel grows into a longer-travel, more capable machine with the ability to be ridden beyond the boundaries of traditional cross-country racing. The design changes are in response to a […]

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2021 new Fox 38 fork, revamped forks and shocks


Fox comes out swinging with their 2021 lineup a new fork and major updates to their shock and dropper line.

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Gear Deals: Specialized Accessories On Sale


Speed into spring with deals on Specialized tires, pumps, shoes and more!

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Video: “Shape Your World” Celebrates Hardworking Trailbuilders


Shimano teams up with IMBA to launch Dig In trail initiative

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Video: Bernard Kerr – eMtb elevated


Here, Bernard Kerr shows us what the bike is capable of. So when we complain that the bike is heavy, sluggish or difficult to manual, Bernard can shed some light on the subject.

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e*thirteen XCX GROUPSET Contest


Here’s one of our more compelling prize packages, an e*thirteen XCX groupset worth $1377

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Learn to wheelie for free while supporting Trips for Kids


Ryan Leech has teamed up with PEARL iZUMi to offer his 30-Day-Wheelie Challenge for free to all riders. PEARL iZUMi will donate one dollar to Trips for Kids for every rider who joins the challenge

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Five hydration tips for cyclists


We all know hard riding in the heat requires hydration to keep the machine that is you running smoothly. The question is how much, when, and what to drink? Here are five great hydration tips for cyclists.

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Top 10 Tips for mountain biking and social distancing with Coronavirus


Most shelter-in-place mandates have identified outdoor recreation and trails as essential activities and facilities. Here’s how to do it safely

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Gear Deals: Brakes, Bikes and Rain gear


Gear Deals: Brakes, Bikes and Rain gear What can make you faster by slowing you down? A good set of brakes! Nothing beats the feeling of confidence, bombing downhill and knowing your brakes are dialed – like an extension of your mind. It’s a feeling most riders know but after many trips on the lifts […]

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The Best Indoor Cycling Trainers of 2020


If you can’t ride outside right now, you can maintain your fitness (and sanity) by spending some time on the trainer. These are the best smart trainers of 2020

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Video: A Moment of Solitude


We all could use a moment of solitude right now. Whether your moment is riding your bike, going for a walk, or disconnecting from media, we hope you find your version of solitude.

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Gear Deals: Awesome gear for Adventure from evo


Specifically picked for the Mtbr crowd, these evo deals are sure to get you stoked!

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Gear Deals: Jenson Bike Maintenance and Overhaul Sale


Great deals to help you tune-up your bike for spring and summer riding

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Best Indoor Trainer Accessories


Sometimes logging your miles inside is the best way to go. Make the most of your time on the trainer with these accessories

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First Look: Canyon Spectral: ON 2020 e-MTB


First Look: Canyon Spectral: ON Today, Canyon introduces the next generation of Spectral: ON, a bike that’s lighter and as nimble as its predecessor, yet Canyon claims it’s even more capable of the most challenging climbs and descents. When Canyon launched the Spectral: ON two years ago, it immediately turned heads – a very playful, capable […]

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Sedona Mountain Bike Fest 2020


Sedona Bike Fest attracted an inclusive conglomeration of mountain bike fanatics from around the continent to the beautiful landscape of Northern Arizona

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High Flying Gear Deals at Competitive Cyclist


High Flying Gear Deals at Competitive Cyclist When the times are tough and uncertain we can always count on bikes to bring a smile. Not only the joy they bring while riding in the company of friends but the self-discovery and contemplation they bring while solo cruising. Even if you’re not hitting the trails or […]

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Gear Deals: Check out the Jenson Annual Bike Sale 


Jenson Annual Bike Sale If you’re looking to make a new bike purchase there is no better time than now. The Jenson Annual Bike Sale is jam-packed with deals on cross country, downhill, enduro and everything in between. If you’re looking to spruce up the machine you have don’t worry – there are deals for […]

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Check out Park Tool’s New Hydraulic Brake Bleed Kit


Bleeding brakes not easy but with commercial-grade tools, nailing that dialed bleed with minimal mess is a lot more achievable.

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Video: LEM helmets partners with Polygon UR team


LEM Helmets, manufacturer of innovative head protection for cycling and motorsports, today announces its partnership with the world-class Polygon UR Enduro Race Team.

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Sea Otter announces new October dates


Sea Otter Classic organizers recently announced the 2020 event has been moved from April 16-19 to October 1-4.

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