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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Mtbr Best of 2018: Jason’s Top Gear Picks


Before diving into the what’s coming in 2019, here is a look back at some of the bikes and gear that ranked among the Mtbr Best of 2018.

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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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Mtbr’s Most Read Posts of 2018


With 2018 officially in the rearview mirror, we’re taking a look back at the Mtbr posts that drew the most attention during the last 12 months.

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Video: Jeff Lenosky signs with Reeb Cycles


We’ve been waiting to find out who Jeff Lenosky’s new partner is and we finally find out today.

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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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Best Bike Trainers


With the short and cold days of winter settling in, the reality of riding indoors for a few months is here. That’s why it helps to have one of the best bike trainers.

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Video: Kate Courtney wins XC Worlds – Redbull


Capping off her meteoric rise to the top ranks of Women’s XC World Cup racing this season, 22-year old Kate Courtney won the mountain bike World Championships in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Relive that amazing day.

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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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Zwift cycling app secures $120 million in funding


First, there was Strava, and then came Zwift. These two apps have taken the cycling world by storm as road riders and mountain bikers use their devices to enhance their cycling.

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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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JensonUSA Gear Clearance Brings More 80% Off Madness


There are more savings to be had at JensonUSA, and if you’re lucky they’ll land before Xmas.

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Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay alloy and Altitude Powerplay e-bikes


Rocky Mountain announced a few interesting things in their e-bike offerings. First, there is a new model called the Instinct with less travel at 140mm front and rear. This complements the Altitude with 160mm.

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Thule group buys Tepui, maker of roof top tents


The Thule Group, based in Sweden announced that they acquired Santa Cruz, CA-based company Tepui, the leading brand in the Roof Top Tent category.

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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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Jenson USA Joystick Cockpit Holiday Giveaway


The prize today is a Joystick cockpit comprised of a bar, stem and grips ready for trail and all-mountain riding.

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Jenson USA Gloworm X2 Lights Holiday Giveaway


This is a one-day contest featuring one of the smallest and most versatile lights today, the Gloworm X2.

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Video: 82-year old Alf and 80-year old dad ride mountain bikes


We at Mtbr firmly believe that mountain biking is the fountain of youth. It can add up to a decade in your life by giving you a sustainable form exercise

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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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Leatt DBX 4.0 Helmet Holiday Giveaway


Their DBX 4.0 helmet is Leatt’s latest creation, a full-face helmet that offers all the protection but less of the compromises of a full-face lid. Enter to win it today.

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1UP USA Magnitude Trainer Holiday Giveaway


You know those 1UP USA bike racks with legendary build quality? Well, they also make a bike trainer with the same attention to materials and build quality. Along, the way, you’ll find these incredible innovations like a single lever to open/close the trainer to attach the bike.  And their height adjustment is very novel indeed. The timing […]

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Best energy bars


Energy bars have come a long way from the days of nearly inedible chalk-like bricks that graced our CamelBaks in the 1990s. Now there are options for almost every diet and taste.

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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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