How to tighten a headset on a downhill fork


Tightening your headset on a downhill fork follows the same principles as with a standard fork, but it’s just slightly more complicated.

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Troy Lee Designs A2 helmet review


The A1 was one of the most comfortable helmets on the market, but it had some flaws. With the new A2, Troy Lee Designs addressed those issues and added a host of new safety technology.

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Aaron Gwin on the new YT Jeffsy 27


Can’t get enough of the new YT Jeffsy 27.5? Feast your eyes on this new edit featuring Aaron Gwin.

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Setting up a Tepui rooftop tent video


Rooftop tents are fun, but what advantages do they present over traditional tents? Are they easier to set up and tear down? Check this demonstration video for answers.

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Ellsworth Rogue Sixty review


The newest offering from the iconic brand is an enudro ready 27.5 battleship with 160mm of well-tuned suspension. Find out more in the Mtbr review.

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Vincent Tupin ready to push new boundaries


Josh Bender’s old school tricks may seem a thing of the past, but a new generation of freeriders are daring to perform extreme tricks. This year, VEE Tire Co. has welcomed Vincent “Vinny T” Tupin as their freeride hero.

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Huck Yes! George Brannigan goes park shredding


No gratuitous slow mo. No crappy soundtrack. Just two minutes of jaw dropping clips from World Cup pro George Brannigan.

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Specialized seeks patent for dropper that auto-adjusts seat angle


Specialized’s new patent may reveal why they opted for a 34.9 seat tube on the new Enduro.

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NICA high school mountain biking more than just sport


The most popular sport at Corner Canyon High School isn’t football or soccer—it’s mountain biking. Earlier this year, Trek traveled to Draper, Utah, to meet the CCHS Chargers and make a film about mountain bike racing.

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2017 Norco Range C 9.2 first ride review


Norco has debuted a pair of enduro beasts, one clad in 27.5 wheels with 170/160mm of travel, the other a 29er with 160/150mm of travel. Check out Mtbr’s thoughts after a first ride on our 29er test bike.

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Wolf Tooth GCX 46-tooth cog launched


Lusting for SRAM’s new 12-speed drivetrain but don’t have the cash? Wolf Tooth’s new 46-tooth cog gets you almost there. They’ve also launched interesting new chainrings and chainguide options.

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Yeti-Fox Shox Factory team expands with domestic squad


Yeti-sponsored riders have won the last three EWS men’s overall titles. This year, they’ve kept two-time defending champ Richie Rude and added several young guns.

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Shimano announces new Deore groupset, wide-range SLX, and XT goes boost


Shimano just overhauled their budget groupset, plus added a number of great new options for value-oriented consumers.

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Get to know rising EWS star Katy Winton


Katy Winton is an up and coming EWS racer from Scotland, whose mentor is the great Tracey Moseley.

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Canfield Brothers Crampon Mountain flat pedal review


The Crampon marches to a different flat pedal beat with its convex pedal shape instead of flat or concave. But we gave it time and really got to know this finely crafted component.

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POV footage of the world’s gnarliest urban downhill race


Logan Binggeli bombs through the streets of Valparaiso, Chile in the 6th edition of this gnarly urban downhill race.

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Scott partners with Cycling Development Team


Scott Sports announced the launch of the Cycling Development-SCOTT mountain bike team. Formed to create opportunities for elite young athletes, riders on the team are dedicated to excellence on the bike, excellence in the classroom, and serving as ambassadors for the sport.

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Video: Trek Powerfly 8 FS review


The Powerfly 8 is Trek’s 130mm travel full suspension e-bike. Based off the Fuel EX-platform, this bike is fully compliant with e-bike regulations and performs well on the trail.

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How to check over your mountain bike wheels


Checking your wheels is a vital part of mountain bike maintenance. Looking out for dents, worn bearings, flat spots, and loose spokes will help your bike run smoother as well as avoiding damage.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series heads to Colorado


Check out the latest video from the Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss Series, this time coming to you from just outside Lyons, Colorado, on Hall Ranch’s Bitterbrush Trail.

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Ravemen PR1200 bike light video


Cheap Chinese lights are a dime a dozen so it’s very refreshing to see this fascinating line-up from the the Chinese firm Ravemen. Self-contained, feature-packed and affordable.

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Alpine Adventuring in Northern Italy on a Norco


It was late October when Thomas “der Professor” Schmitt decided to fit in one last adventure before winter hit the Alps. But Mother Nature had other plans, covering the Dolomites in heavy snowfall the night before the trip.

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Intense Factory Racing Team in action


Meet the 2017 Intense Factory Racing team: Jack Moir, Dean Lucas, Charlie Harrison, and Nik Nestoroff. Click through to see a little pre-season hazing and some serious shredding.

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Is this the answer to ending flat tires?


What’s Aaron Gwin’s secret to racing success? Well, obviously the guy is once-in-a-generation fast. But turns out when it comes to tire punctures (and avoiding them), Gwin has the benefit of a little something called Flat Tire Defender.

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e*thirteen TRS+ dropper post first look


The machining wizards of e*thirteen are at it again as they’ve created a dropper post that is simple, reliable and affordable. Here’s our first impressions on the TRS+ dropper.

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5F aiming to become Tinder for athletes


A new app called 5F is designed to help you find and meet new adventure buddies (or love interests).

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YT Industries Jeffsy 27 launched


Choice is never a bad thing. For riders who want a more playful ride, YT just dropped an all new 27.5 version of their popular 29er Jeffsy trail bike.

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Regular MTB maintenance checks you should be doing


Mountain bikes take a ton of abuse — especially during the sloppy riding season. So how do you keep your prized two-wheeled possession running smooth? Make sure you are doing these regular maintenance checks.

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Tepui Tents headquarters tour


Roof Top Tents have captured the hearts and minds of 4WD enthusiasts and folks who love the outdoors. And now the market is expanding to mountain bikers who are dreaming of roaming the land and exploring the trails from camp.

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How to manual with #wheeliewednesday pro Wyn Masters


Wyn Masters is the king of #wheeliewednesday. Want to be more like Wyn? Check out these hot tips.

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YT Industries Jeffsy CF Pro review


Find out if this 140mm 29er trail bike with progressive geometry can handle a season’s worth of punishment — and deliver fun fast times along the way.

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POC SPIN is new twist on MIPS-type safety


POC was one of the first brands to introduce MIPS to the MTB market. Now they’ve debuted their own unique energy absorbing helmet technology.

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Connor Fearon shreds on the Kona Hei Hei


Numbers are just numbers. While they’re a useful means of describing how a bike may ride, they don’t tell a full story. To learn why that’s important, take a lesson in style from World Cup DH racer Connor Fearon.

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Salsa Deadwood 29+ adventure bike launched


The new Salsa Deadwood harnesses 29+ wheels and an efficient short travel carbon frame to create the ultimate bike packing and endurance racing machine.

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Yeti SB4.5 trail bike review


Yeti’s 29er trail bike with 114mm of Switch Infinity suspension is put to the test in this Mtbr Featured User Review. See how it fared.

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Richie Rude tackles Angry Midget trail


Think Squamish is just a place to grab coffee and and gas on your way to Whistler? Think again.

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Help support the World Bicycle Relief with #bikeforabuck fundraiser


Want to help get mobilize rural communities through bicycles? All it costs is $1. In return, you could win a sweet bike!

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YT Industries bike packaging and unboxing


We unpack a lot of bikes and once in a while, we stumble upon one that is packed so well that it is worth noting. Here’s how YT Industries expects to withstand the torture tests of all the shipping handlers around the world.

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How to improve your mountain bike braking technique


Braking technique and how to stop faster are vital skills for all mountain bikers. Braking as late as possible and keeping traction will make you a lot faster out on the trails. Body, position, brake position and modulation are important features to help you brake as effectively as possible.

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3 Top Trail Ready Helmets


The Bell Super 3R blurs the line between trail and downhill helmets, and because of its success, the removable chinbar helmet segment has grown to include offerings from many major helmet manufacturers. Here are three of the best options.

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How to improve your wheelies


Are you struggling to wheelie for longer than a few pedal strokes? Try these tips and exercises to stay upright longer.

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Markus Stöckl hits 104mph on standard mountain bike


For two years, Markus ‘Max’ Stöckl laid out a plan to put himself in the record books. And in just 11 seconds and at a speed of 167.6kph (104mph) with a standard mountain bike, whose components you could buy yourself, he reached that speed hurtling down a mountain with no name in Chile’s Atacama Desert.

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How do suspension leverage rates work?


We throw around the term leverage rates or ratio frequently when discussing bikes, but what does it actually mean?

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Epic descent of Mt. Wilson near Los Angeles


YouTube star BKXC had to check out the Mt. Wilson singletrack in Los Angeles with 5000 feet of descending. Ride along on this epic gimbal-stabilized POV adventure.

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Fat bike adventure in Ireland aboard Kona Wozo


You don’t need to plan an epic three-week adventure in the backcountry to go bike packing. Sometimes a quick one-night excursion is all it takes.

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Dave Wiens named IMBA Executive Director


Arguably one the all-time best known fat tire racers in U.S. history, Mountain Bike Hall of Famer and Leadville Trail 100 legend Dave Wiens has been named the new executive director of the
International Mountain Bicycling Association.

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Pivot Phoenix component line debuts


When manufacturers use branded parts on their builds, it usually means they’re trying to hit a price point. Pivot doesn’t play that game.

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Pro Koryak dropper post review


Shimano is well regarded in the cycling world for the durability and quality of their components, so we were extra excited for their first foray into the dropper market. See how the new post fared in the Mtbr review.

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Mitch Ropelato does urban enduro


Trails unrideable due to the weather? Take a cue from Mitch and go out for a street session!

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Intense Tracer enduro bike completely redesigned


The Tracer is Intense’s best selling model. With the latest update, the California-based bike maker gave it more aggressive geometry, a new suspension design, and more.

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