G-Form Pro Trail MTB glove debuts


The new G-Form Pro Trail glove has articulated back-of-finger padding using proprietary Reactive Protective Technology that is also found in its popular line of body armor.

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Niner to introduce first dedicated 27.5 trail bike


Niner dropped its second big Sea Otter surprise in two days with a prototype 27.5 mid-range trail bike being put through the paces by company pro Kirt Voreis.

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Norco Aurum HSP downhill bike launched


Norco has launched the Aurum HSP, a full composite 200mm travel downhill rig with a high single pivot design available in both 27.5 and 29er wheel sizes.

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2018 TDS Enduro race report


In the sleepy little foothills town of Grass Valley there is a private 240-acre ranch that boasts some of the best singletrack (and enduro races) on the west coast or anywhere else.

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MTBguru changes name, expands app


Free social media app aimed at connecting riders with local knowledge and services, is changing its name to JAGZ.

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Niner MCR 9 RDO gravel bike sneak peek


Dubbed the MCR 9 RDO (as in magic carpet ride), the new Niner gravel grinder is a versatile steed that’s happy on pavement, dirt, and everything in between.

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Innovate or Die: Inside Specialized world HQ


Specialized opened their doors to a gaggle of journalists, including Mtbr, to show off the massive investments they’ve made in R&D and innovation.

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MRP unveils dual-crown fork and coil shock


Colorado-based suspension specialists showing off a new Bartlett double-crown fork and Hazzard coil shock at Sea Otter.

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Spurcycle Tool review


Slim enough to fit in most any jersey pocket or seat pack, Spurcycle’s Tool has a machined titanium socket and arm accompanied by 10, chrome-coated bits.

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Aaron Gwin talks strategy ahead of World Cup opener


The 2018 World Cup downhill season kicks off this weekend in Lošinj, Croatia. Here’s some insight on what will likely go down from Aaron Gwin.

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Wolf Tooth Precision Headsets unveiled


Wolf Tooth’s new range of Precision Headsets deliver tight-tolerance U.S. manufacturing, best-in-class sealing, and high-quality Enduro bearings.

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Giant unveils two new MIPS performance helmets


Giant is expanding its lineup of performance helmets with two new models featuring the MIPS brain protection system.

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Pivot Switchblade Aluminum launched


Pivot has debuted a more affordable aluminum version of its Switchblade trail bike that brings the same innovative geometry, suspension, and on-trail performance to a wider audience.

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Crankbrothers Mallet DH SuperBruni pedals debut


Crankbrothers has announced a partnership with two-time downhill World Champion Loic Bruni to bring the latest signature edition pedal to the Mallet DH range.

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Fraudulent bike sales websites sweep social media


In the buyer beware department comes this note from our friends at Scott Bikes. They claim that fake online stores have been sweeping social media channels such as Facebook recently.

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Sea Otter Classic gears up for 3rd annual eMTB race


Bosch eBike Systems and Haibike are inviting racers to participate in the 2018 Haibike eMTB Race epowered by Bosch, which will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the Sea Otter Classic.

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Astral expands wheelset offerings


Astral rims are drilled for standard lacing with profiles based on sister brand Rolf Prima designs, and benefit from Rolf Prima’s engineering, testing and craftsmanship.

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OneUp dropper post video review


OneUp introduces a dropper post that maximizes the amount of drop a bike can use and even allows the amount of drop to be adjusted.

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Fezzari Signal Peak bridges XC-trail gap


Fezzari’s new Signal Peak artfully blends speed and fun. It’s fast on technical terrain, drops, and rock gardens, and climbs like a mountain goat.

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Kenda unveils new MTB casings and compounds


Kenda Tire continues the revision of its tire line with the release of two new mountain bike tire casings and compounds, and the debut of a streamlined icon system.

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RockShox Boxxer DH fork get an overhaul


The new RockShox Boxxer is ready for big wheels and big drops with new uppers, lowers, and an MX-inspired crown.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series heads to South Mountain


For the latest episode of the Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss video series, he heads to South Mountain near Phoenix, Arizona, to tackle the Geronimo Trail.

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Magura 125th anniversary brakes launched


Commemorative MT1893 feature polished chrome 4-piston calipers, and masters engraved with the founding year of 1893.

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BMC enters e-bike market with AMP Trailfox and Speedfox


Trailfox AMP and Speedfox AMP designed to conquer everything from challenging climbs to swooping singletrack descents.

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Cane Creek eeWings titanium crankset released


Cane Creek’s eeWings cranks are made from high-grade titanium, will fit most BB standards, and weighs a mere 400 grams.

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ENVE M Series mountain components launched


ENVE has announced a range of M Series components, including ENVE’s first 35mm cockpit, that align with the M Series core philosophy of real options and true confidence through crafted carbon.

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Bosch PowerTube 500 integrates eBike battery into frame


Bosch eBike Systems has introduced the PowerTube 500, a battery which can be integrated into the frame of the bicycle.

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2019 Specialized Stumpjumper launched


Specialized has redesigned the Stumpjumper for 2018, a bike that has been around since 1981. Did they address everything on your must have list? Read on to find out.

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2019 Specialized Stumpjumper first impressions


Mtbr spent three days shredding the trails in Ainsa, Spain, to find out if the new Specialized Stumpjumper lives up to the hype.

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GÜP KWIKI sealant and inflator


GÜP KWIKI is light weight, eco-friendly and is said to seal up-to a 4mm puncture, read more to find out if it’s too good to be true.

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Finding the Flow (Trail) – Riding Santa Cruz


The Loam Ranger rides the famous Flow Trail with BKXC, Alex Chamberlin and MTB Flowrider

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Finding Flow on a North Shore Classic


Jeff Kendal-Weed goes looking for flow in Vancouver, BC.

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Hardtails; more versatile than ever


From XC to Enduro, slack and long hardtails are taking the mountain back.

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Video: Kali Protectives – Behind the Mask with Jordie Lund


A new video series where team riders are tasked with making an edit that gets you stoked about riding but they only get 1 day to shoot and edit it

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New Terrene Chunk 2.6 trail tire for trail and enduro use


The Terrene Chunk 2.6” tire is designed around a wide variety of trail conditions and tested to ensure that it works in the real world.

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Video: Robin Wallner rips Santa Cruz on the Ripmo


The Ibis EWS Team descends on Santa Cruz for Ripmo testing and team building. He then used the bike for his best finish ever in an EWS race.

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Jamis Bikes releases new 3VO suspension platform


Jamis Bikes new 3VO design dropping at Sea Otter claims a unique instant center, center of curvature and axle path that is said to eliminate unwanted motion when pedaling.

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Yeti cycles releases trail capable and raceable SB100


Yeti’s new SB100 obscures the line between XC and Trail, utilizing a new Switch Infinity Mechanism repositioned and optimized specifically for this shorter-travel twenty-nine-inch wheel bike.

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Danny MacAskill and Claudio Caluori – Home of Trails


Claudio is at home on the steeps and used to taking sketchy lines but can he keep up with trials riding superstar Danny MacAskill?

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Cane Creek releases 29/27.5+ HELM fork


Cane Creek Cycling Components has announced the release of the highly anticipated 29/27.5+ version of the HELM suspension fork.

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Vincent Tupin 7 Peaks Riverstyle


There are few folks around that are as comfortable in snow as Vincent Tupin. Here he is with a massive ramp jump in Morgins.

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Fox updates category leading line-up for 2019


No other component group influences a bike purchaser’s decision as much as suspension. Now the brand preferred most by Mtbr readers is revamped and improved.

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RockShox updates to 2019 SID platform and releases TwistLoc lockout


Updated RockShox SID is ready to race; updated DebonAir spring, Charger 2 damper and sculpted magnesium dropouts. Plus TwistLoc for more barspace and response.

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RockShox Pike vs. Fox 34 – Similarities and differences


World Wide Cyclery shows us the similarities and differences between the 2018 Fox 34 and RockShox Pike forks.

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Mountain biker dies on Auburn, CA trail


A mountain bike rider collapsed at the top of one of the more challenging climbs on this trail.

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Endura SingleTrack III shorts review


Armor-friendly and tough, but lightweight enough for day-long forays into high country, SingleTrack IIIs are as happy at a bike park as on a bikepacking adventure, exhibiting the broad range desired by riders who want to do more things with the bike.

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Goodyear launches new line of bicycle tires


Best known for its promotional blimps and extensive line of automotive tires, Goodyear has joined other major tire manufacturers by introducing a line of tires for the two-wheel, human-powered set.

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What you need to know about MTB specific glasses


From Protection to Prizm, sunglass technology has come a long way. Rob from SportRX walks us through how to choose the best glasses for your riding needs

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Trek Full Stache first look


Trek has unveiled a new trail bike with 130mm of front and rear travel and other unique design elements that take the capability of 29-plus tires to the next level.

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How to ride hip jumps on your mountain bike


Whether it’s a long low step down or a tall booter that sends you sky high, hip jumps are insanely fun to hit on your mountain bike. But the move also requires some skill.

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