Speed versus style: Which type of rider are you?


For some riders, the best ride is the fastest ride. Others take a more measured approach, looking to play along the way. Which type of rider are you?

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How To: Get Your Mountain Bike Ready for Summer


The summer cycling season is here. But is your bike ready to ride? If the answer is no (or I don’t know), then it’s time to get your bike ready for smooth riding with this helpful bike maintenance checklist.

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Top 5 reasons you need to ride Crested Butte


With 750 miles of singletrack, the Outerbike consumer demo event, Evolution Bike Park, and more, Crested Butte is a must-hit destination for any self-respecting mountain biker.

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Wolf Tooth’s Roll-Top and Pump Bags carry all your things


Wolf Tooth’s new B-RAD Roll-Top and Pump Bags provide secure, weather- and dirt-resistant on-bike storage to ensure that you’re never caught without the essentials.

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New Hip Pack from ENVE and Friends


ENVE has released a versatile hip pack with plenty of room for day-ride essentials, including a spare tube and belt-integrated multi-tool.

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SRAM NX Eagle Drivetrain first look


The low-cost 12-Speed Eagle is here with an 11-50 splined cassette and a groupset price of $375.

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Full Suspension vs Hardtail: What’s More Fun?


Full suspension or hardtail, which is better? The answer seems obvious (at least to us). But maybe there’s more to it than meets the eye.

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Lost & Found – Hidden Treasure in the Lost Sierra


In California’s Northern Sierra Nevada, between Downieville and Sierra City, the area’s mining history contributed to a network of trails that faded away with the Gold Rush.

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The Journey: A BC Bike Race Film


BC Bike Race, one of the world’s most popular mountain bike stage races, has released their third feature film, The Journey. Check out this video to come along for the ride.

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ASSOS targets mountain bikers with new XC collection


Heretofore best known for its ultra high-end road cycling kit, Swiss-based technical cycling apparel maker ASSOS is launching an XC line of cycling clothing.

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Demos galore at Evergreen Mountain Bike Fest


Blessed with dry weather, the annual Evergreen Mountain Bike Fest was showing off some new wrinkles this weekend at Duthie Hill Park east of Seattle.

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Video: Our first time bikepacking


For all the time the IFHT Films crew has spent on the trail, they’d never been bikepacking — until now. Did they bite off more than they could chew? Well, yeah. But that’s only part of what makes this so funny.

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Cane Creek Helm 27.5 “Cherry Bomb” limited edition fork


Cane Creek has announced a limited edition “Cherry Bomb” version of its Helm 27.5 fork. The fork takes its name from the red fireworks and sports matte black lowers with a firecracker red metallic gloss crown and graphics.

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Chris Farley’s family settles with Trek over fat bike name


The family of the late comedian and movie actor had filed a federal lawsuit against the Wisconsin-based bike maker, claiming its fat bike named the Farley “misappropriated Farley’s name.”

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Contest: Win an Archer Components D1x Electronic Shifter


Enter to win a D1x electronic shifter from Archer Components ($389). 2 winners will be chosen!

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Snēk Cycling’s Lifeboat Tire Lever — and more


Snēk Cycling’s Lifeboat Tire Lever can help you change a tire, remove a valve core, and perhaps most important of all, open a post-ride adult beverage.

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Endura celebrates 25 years of All Tribes One Clan with All Tribes All Woman video


Endura’s All Tribes One Clan celebrating 25 years with inspiring video.

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Tailwind Nutrition Rebuild review


After big rides, Mtbr’s tester often needed a nap just to stay awake in the evening. And either way, we were fairly useless around the house. Could Tailwind Rebuild help?

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RMU Tailgate Locker has built-in beer cooler


This very handy tailgate pad from Rocky Mountain Underground serves its original intended purpose of protecting your bikes and truck — but also includes a place to keep your beer cold!

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Contest: Ultimate Outerbike Crested Butte Itinerary Giveaway


Enter to win a weekend for two at the second annual Outerbike Mt. Crested Butte.

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Guerrilla Gravity Presents: The Good, the Rad, and the Gnarly


A fully-pinned day at the bike park; The Good, the Rad, and the Gnarly.

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The mountain biking risk paradox


We choose to mountain bike and it’s an awesome elective in life. It’s a risky sport, on a spectrum from low to high. We choose, moment to moment, where on the spectrum we ride.

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Shopping for MTB apparel? Choice and features are king


You get what you pay for. It’s buyer beware when you buy your MTB riding wear.

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Dynaplug Air review


Dynaplug’s Air tool takes plug kits to the next level with integrated inflation.

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Last chance to support trails and win an Ibis


This campaign has been a huge success, and you can help drive it past the finish line. MBOSC and Ibis already exceeded the original fundraising goal of $70,000, and now they’re aiming for a stretch goal of $80,000.

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Dream Ride: Shuttling around Georgetown, California


As long as you can shuttle, these gnarly moto trails become a downhiller’s dream.

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Tepui Baja Series Kukenam 3 tent review


After a year of use we’re ready to share our experience living with a roof top tent, a pop-up tent mounted on top of a vehicle.

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Shimano S-PHYRE XC9 and ME7 shoes updated


Evolving its top-of-the-line mountain bike footwear models for the 2019 cross country and enduro racing season, Shimano has announced updated versions of its S-PHYRE XC9 cross country and ME7 enduro shoes.

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Schurter takes razor thin sprint World Cup win


Nino Schurter claimed the 28th World Cup victory of his career this past weekend in highly dramatic fashion.

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BMC Speedfox AMP e-bike first ride


The Speedfox AMP is labeled as a “Trail Bike” and the 29” wheels and power assist are great for covering a lot of ground quickly allowing for more riding in a shorter period of time.

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Brandon Semenuk in Contra


Brandon Semenuk’s artistry is combined with Troy Lee Designs aesthetics in the latest edit from the freeride superstar: Contra.

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Nino Schurter riding new Syncros Fraser iC SL cockpit


Reigning Olympic and World Champion Nino Schurter will debut a new one piece Syncros cross country cockpit at the third round of the World Cup.

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New Shimano XTR 12-speed: What you need to know


Shimano’s new race-ready drivetrain boasts a 10-51 cassette (510% gear range), smoother shifting, and a host of other improvements.

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Bringing the Mountain Bike Experience to Women, Moab Style


7 riders and 4 coaches visit Moab Utah for a weekend of camping and mountain biking!

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New Shimano XTR brakes: What you need to know


Shimano has launched two new XTR-level brakes, one 2-piston model geared to the weight conscious XC racer crowd, and a four pot version for the enduro sect who prioritize power and smooth braking feel.

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New Shimano XTR hubs, pedals, and more


To complement its new 12-speed XTR drivetrain, Shimano has launched a host of new hubs, plus new XTR-level pedals, a slick dropper post remote, and a new chain keeper.

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Video: Why my Santa Cruz Nomad climbs like crap


Bikes like the Nomad have a massive sweet spot with climbing prowess and descending abilities. But one can target it as well to descend very, very well.

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Wolf Tooth ReMote BellTower unveiled


ReMote BellTower allows Spurcycle Bells to be mounted directly to special Wolf Tooth ReMote handlebar clamps.

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Mammoth Mountain and Snow Summit Bike Parks in CA to open May 26th


Summer shred is upon us; Mammoth Mountain & Snow Summit open this Friday, May 26

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veloToze MTB shoe covers review


Like all their shoe covers, the veloToze is packable and lightweight. And since this is an MTB version, it’s also designed to put up with the demands of rough trails and gravel roads.

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PUB 934 XC race wheels review


PUB’s go-to cross-country 29er wheelset features DT Swiss 350 hubs and asymmetric beadless rims with 28mm inner and 34mm outer widths.

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Human-powered trail-access bills now in Senate and House


Legislation to let Wilderness managers regulate bicycling in federal Wilderness areas is now under consideration in both houses of Congress for the first time.

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Orange Stage 6 Factory review


To the casual observer, the aluminum frame is a simple single-pivot design with massive swing arm, but it demands a closer look. Click thru to hear what makes this bike special.

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Contest: ZOIC $2,000 Gear Giveaway


Enter for one of 10 chances to win a $200 shopping spree at ZOIC.com!

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Cyclist killed in cougar attack near Seattle


A 32-year-old cyclist was killed Saturday morning in a rare cougar attack east of Seattle. A second rider, 31, was in satisfactory condition after being hospitalized with injuries.

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Finish Line Sealant review


The sealant made bold claims of lasting ‘forever’ or at least the life of the tire. Did it measure up or even last one flat? Read on and find out.

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Cannondale F-Si hardtail and Lefty Ocho fork launched


When the Cannondale Factory Racing Team saddles up for the XC World Cup in Germany, this weekend they’ll have two new aces up their sleeves: the new F-Si hardtail and Lefty Ocho XC fork.

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CamelBak Chase vest review


CamelBak’s Chase Vest is a minimalist hydration pack that’s ideal for fast and light missions like gravel racing and mountain biking thanks to its large, accessible front pockets and a 1.5L reservoir.

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New IMBA Ride Centers announced


The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced three locations, one in Virginia and two in Colorado, as the newest recipients of its IMBA Ride Center designation.

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Contest: Win Race Face Next R or Turbine R Wheelsets


Enter to win a Race Face Next R Wheelset ($1499) or Turbine R Wheelset ($899). 2 winners chosen!

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