Manitou Reviews and News

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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Hayes partners with

Hayes has announced a multiyear partnership between Manitou and will offer custom and replacement decal kits for Manitou suspension forks.

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10 hot new suspension products for 2017

Mountain bike suspension continues to get better and better. Check out some of the latest developments from BOS, Cane Creek, Fox, RockShox, and more.

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Eurobike 2015: Manitou McCleod King Can shock tuning

Having announced their biggest fork news already at the Sea Otter Classic, Manitou still has some news. With the King Can you can now tune your standard McCleod rear shock and get a premium performance upgrade.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Manitou Marvel, Minute and Dorado 27.5″ forks for 2014

Check out the highlights of the new Manitou Marvel, Minute and Dorado 27.5 forks. The Marvel is the XC oriented fork with 80, 100, or 120mm of travel. The Minute is Trail oriented with 120 and 140mm of travel and the Dorado 27.5 has 203mm of travel.

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Hayes Bicycle Group – Hayes, Manitou and Answer

Hayes Hayes released the MAG disc brake back in 1997, and they haven’t sat on the laurels, and their new Crosshair Alignment Technology is an excellent adjustment feature for brakes. The Crosshairs allows adjustment for aligning the calipers to the rotors, in a simple and easy manner, using screws that are integrated on the caliper […]

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2012 Manitou Fork Lineup

Ed Kwaterski, the chief engineer and product manager from Manitou, highlights the Tower, Marvel, R7 and Circus forks at Dealer Camp 2011. Ed shows us some of the new features you can expect from Manitou in their 2012 lineup of suspension forks. Manitou Tower 29er Fork Available in Pro and Expert models New 1.5 crown […]

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Hayes Bicycle Group Launches New Website

Hayes Bicycle group have just launched a brand new website with Answer, Hayes, Manitou and Sun Ringle all under one roof. This marks an important point in the evolution of the company with new product due to be launched at the Sea Otter Classic. Follow the link to explore the new site: SOURCE: Martin […]

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Manitou Sends It Back To Freeride

The Hayes Bicycle Group is pleased to announce the official release of the 2010 Manitou “Big Top” sponsorship program. Under the Manitou sponsorship tent are number of new athletes and event sponsorships primarily focused on DH and DJ categories. Manitou would like to officially welcome Steve Romaniuk, Mike Kinrade and Garett Buehler to the 2010 […]

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2010 Manitou Dorado Pro

Monday, March 01, 2010 The Hayes Bicycle Group is pleased to announce the official release of the 2010 Manitou Dorado Pro. The Dorado Pro features 7050 aluminum legs and utilizes the same premium internals as the Dorado MRD carbon version. With premium durability, the Dorado Pro maintains its World Cup DH race pedigree. However, it’s […]

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Manitou Gets New Website

The Hayes Bicycle Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new Manitou website, The highlight of the new site is a blog that features action videos, product reviews, race results, technical information, and links to other Manitou-related news. The homepage also contains links to Manitou’s Twitter feed and Facebook page. Future updates […]

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Manitou Minute Elite Absolute Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin aka Gram and Pastajet NOTE: The latest version is known as the Manitou Minute Super 140 I started riding the Manitou Minute Elite Absolute 140mm fork just before the Interbike show, and have gotten around 8 months of some heavy duty testing on it. It was swapped back and […]

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Suspension Experts, Inc. expands mountain bike suspension business

ASHEVILLE, NC ‐‐ Now in the third year of business, Suspension Experts, Inc. added new staff to offer expanded service options throughout the United States and internationally. Based in Asheville, NC, Suspension Experts, Inc. (S∙Ex ) specializes in custom repair, tuning, and service of mountain bike suspension systems. Founded in 2005, S∙Ex works on all […]

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