Video: Return to Earth: Official Trailer


Anthill Films attempts to capture the magic of earth through the eyes of a mountain biker and we know they’ll do it well. Here is the trailer to make our mouths water.

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SRAM announces X01 DH and GX DH drivetrains plus more.


SRAM unveiled new XO DH and GX DH specific groupsets where cranksets get X-SYNC 2 chainrings and the derailleurs get the latest Type-3 roller bearing clutch for better chain retention.

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Pivot Mach 4 SL revealed


With modern geometry, Pivot suspension quality and a frame starting at 4.05 lbs, the new Pivot Mach 4 SL is ready to take on the world.

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Ibis Cycles Launches New Carbon S-Wheels & Rims


Working together, Stan’s and Ibis were able to adopt the patented drop-channel geometry to an asymmetric rim. Light, strong and supple is what they tout to have achieved with this wheelset.

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Video: Thomas Vanderham – Trail Bike Boss


Thomas Vanderham returns to the Nicola Valley in this trail bike masterclass. Don’t miss the crazy whip save at the end. Disaster may be averted!

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Jenson USA Memorial Day Sale


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

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Video: Kate Courtney dominates Albstadt World Cup XC opener


In what seems to be the new golden age of Women’s World Cup XC racing, the young American, Kate Courtney has taken the Women’s field by storm.

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Video: Danny Macaskill: Danny Daycare


In his latest video, Danny Macaskill takes on some child care the only way he knows how… by taking them for a wee bike ride around Scotland!

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Review: Sigma ROX 12 GPS Cycling Computer


For many of us, a wired Sigma was the first computer to grace our bikes. This trusted brand has changed with the times well with the new Sigma ROX 12 GPS Computer.

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Mammoth Bike Park Opening Delayed


Typically, Mammoth Bike Park opens around Memorial Day but this year is anything but typical. And now, a late-season storm has delayed the bike park season opener.

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Bike Racks: Best hitch racks


There are many variations of racks but we’ll focus this part of the Bike Rack Series aon the most advanced, the highest enthusiast level, hitch racks.

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Bike Crashes and Brain Injuries


Bike crashes and brain injuries are serious business. Read this primer on concussions to find out what you need to know before and after one happens.

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Video: Ferry Good Riding with Cody Kelley


Cody Kelley is easily one of the fastest, and most stylish, people we know on a bike and is one awesome human being on top of that.

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Bontrager Kovee 1290 gram wheels


Color us excited when Bontrager teased us with a new Kovee XXX wheelset weighing in at 1290 grams for a 29mm internal rim.

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Video: Between the Races: Amaury Pierron


Spend some time with Amaury Pierron at his home and you’ll find what the DH World Cup 2018 Champion does on and off the bike.

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Zerode Taniwha Mulét mixed wheel size bike unveiled


The new Zerode Taniwha Mulét capitalizes on the versatility of the Taniwha platform to deliver a ride that combines the best elements of 29 and 27.5” wheels, and it is available in both 140 and 160mm travel versions.

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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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Magura and SQlab Ergonomics Guide For Brake Adjustment


Goal of the two companies is to achieve the best possible ergonomic and unique adjustment possibilities of Magura’s MT brakes or whichever brakes you choose to run.

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Sea Otter Classic keeps growing in attendance


The shift towards consumer-facing tradeshows and bike demo events continues with the growth of the iconic Sea Otter Classic event with 650 booths and about 1000 corporate brands represented.

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Video: Jordie Lunn rides the YT Decoy


Rather than just loading up the YT Decoy with gobs of suspension travel, YT approached the problem with balance and stealth. Jordie Lunn puts it through its paces in the trails of Vancouver Island, BC.

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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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Best energy gels and on-the-bike food.


Eating when you’re on the bike can be hard enough but we are certain the following list of energy gels will have you fueled and topped off for many miles.

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Endura MT500 Full Face Helmet Launches


The new Endura MT500 Full Face Helmet is the first to use the advanced energy absorption offered by Koroyd technology at the burly end of the mountain bike helmet market.

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Mother’s Day Deals for Mountain Bikers


If your mom is a mountain biker, chances are she’d prefer a heaping helping of singletrack over smoked salmon and capers or a bouquet of flowers.

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2019 SQLab bars, grips saddle and chamois?


At Mtbr, we are massive fans of SQLabs. We not only love their enthusiasm for bikes and science but really appreciate the thought and construction they put in their products.

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Video: Hutchinson Griffus All Mountain tire


Looking for an aggressive Hutchinson tire for riding and evolving riding styles, our wishes have been granted with the new Griffus tire.

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Tubolito Tubes Aim to Shake Up Innertube Market


How much more would you pay for a tube that was 80% lighter and two times stronger than your average butyl tube?

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Trust Performance Message suspension fork


Ready for a trailing link 130mm fork with a twin-tube thru-shaft damper for $2700? Well as of May 3, price was lowered to $1975.

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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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Video: How To Set Up Your Cockpit


Yanick-the-Mechanic Gyger is known as one of the most skilled mechanics on the XC circuit. IN this video he sahres his tips and trick for how to set up your cockpit.

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Best of Nutrition: Drink Mix, Recovery shakes and Pre-race


There are lots of hydration companies and products out there and it gets hard to choose and figure out what you need. Let us help guide you through the categories and our favorite products.

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Wahoo ELEMNT Roam computer launches


Wahoo Fitness is adding a third cycling computer to its line. The Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM builds on the success of the original ELEMNT and compact BOLT with a color screen, longer battery life, and smart navigation features.

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Ibis Ripley Version 4.0 Unveiled


The new Ibis Ripley has a one degree slacker headtube angle (now 66.5 degrees), a three degree steeper seat tube angle (now 76), and a reach that’s been extended by ~45mm across all sizes (475mm on a size large).

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Top 7 best hip packs


Here’s the latest generation of hip packs offering adequate storage for tools and gear and water-carrying capacity without sweating up the rider’s back.

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Video: World Cup DH winning runs at Maribor


Teams scrambled all weekend, stressing about the tricky Maribor course of Slovenia and the threat of rain on race day. What was transpired was a race for milliseconds on hero dirt conditions.

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Hot Deals from Jenson USA


This week’s Hot Deals from Jenson USA include wheels, pedals, tires, helmets and much more.

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Garmin Announces Edge 830 and Edge 530 headunits


This week Garmin announced the Edge 530 and Edge 830 – its latest performance GPS cycling computers that combine new insights, safety features, and advanced mapping capabilities into a slim design.

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Video: 5 steps to recover from a crash and an injury


It’s springtime, the ramp-up of riding season and excitement is in the air. It’s also the most dangerous time too for injury so absolutely have your guard up!

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Cannondale Prototype DH Bike Has Two Shocks


After lots of speculation, Cannondale has finally lifted the lid on its new in-development downhill bike. The big news: It has two shocks. Check out the video.

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Sea Otter: Josh Patterson’s Top 5 New Products


At this year’s Sea Otter Classic some brands introduced revolutionary new products while others unveiled incremental advancements aimed at improving the ride. Here are five of our favorite products from this year’s show.

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Video: GT training camp in New Zealand


ith the 2019 season around the corner, the team headed to Wyn’s home of New Zealand to bond over beers, bikes and more before racing officially kicked off.

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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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Wacky and Wonderful from Sea Otter 2019


The Sea Otter Classic is always packed with head-turning bikes and accessories. Some bikes are lust worthy; others make you wonder what the designers were smoking.

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Best 2019 bike lights


Front bike lights can be split into two categories, to see with and to be seen lights. This article will cover lights to see within the sweet spot range of $100-$400.

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What’s New in Gravel Bikes and Components


Take a scroll through this Mtbr Gallery for a look at some of the top gravel gear highlights 2019.

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Deathgrip – No brakes downhill challenge


What happens when you enter a high-speed downhill corner with no brakes? Sometimes disaster, sometimes magic. There is science to the magic though as often, bike handling can take the place of two handfuls of brakes.

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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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Take the 2019 Mtbr Ebike Survey


Ebikes are a significant force happening in the bike industry today but it’s not an easy subject to tackle. Help us understand your interests and concerns by taking the survey

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Top 15 Best Bike Chain Lubes


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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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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