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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Marin’s SplitRock Tap & Wheel: A new breed of bike shop


Is it a bike shop? A brew pub? A dealership? A ride meeting spot? A hangout? At the SplitRock Tap & Wheel in Marin County, California, they say it’s all of the above – and more.

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Pivot Trail 429 first ride


120/130mm travel has been blended with new geometry to deliver a bike can conquer technical terrain while still providing speed and excitement for even docile, local trails.

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Mondraker Foxy Carbon 29 unveiled


Following the introduction of the Foxy Carbon in 2018, Mondraker’s most popular model now welcomes a 29er sibling.

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Rude, Ravenel conquer EWS Montagnes du Caroux


Richie Rude and Cecile Ravanel finished day two of the third round of the Enduro World Series just as they started it, at the top of the results sheet.

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Western unveiling outdoor industry MBA for 2018-19


The School of Graduate Studies at Western State Colorado University recently announced the formation of a new and innovative opportunity, an Outdoor Industry MBA.

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Marzocchi Bomber Z1 is back


The new Marzocchi Bomber Z1 isn’t necessarily the end all fork to have. Instead it’s being positioned as a great choice for trail/enduro riders on a budget.

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DZR Limited S240 LTD bikepacking shoes


Shoe maker DZR has introduced the S24O LTD, which is calls the embodiment of DZR’s fundamental belief that style can be infused with function to create a better cycle-centric lifestyle.

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Formula Cura 4 gravity brakes launched


Formula has launched a new gravity-oriented brake, the Cura 4. Highlight features include four 18mm diameter pistons aimed to provide the rider with immense stopping power.

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MTB trail volunteers awarded $264,000


Project selections for 2018 National Forest Trail Stewardship Grant Program have been announced, and IMBA has recognized 23 of the 42 selections as trails that enhance places to ride.

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How to find new trails to ride


No matter how long you’ve been riding at some point you will (or at least should) go in search of new trails. But what’s the best way to find them?

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Praxis Girder Carbon cranks now available


Praxis has yet another entry into the carbon cranks realm – and this one won’t break the bank.

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Help design Danny MacAskill’s new favorite glove


To mark the launch of the Danny MacAskill signature line of Hummvee Lite Gloves, Endura are running a competition where you can help design Danny’s new favorite gloves.

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Enduro World Series lands in France for round three


Set in the southwest of France, Olargues-Montagnes du Caroux is a new venue made famous by the Epic Enduro that takes place in the area annually.

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Diamondback Sync’r Carbon coming soon


Count Diamondback among the bike makers embracing the “playful” hardtail market. Coming later this summer is the new Sync’r Carbon with a 66-degree headtube angle.

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Continental revises King tire series


Continental is bringing a completely revised King series to market, highlighted by improved tubeless ready functionality and the addition of 2.6 widths in some models.

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17-mile MTB trail network opens near Seattle


Seattle’s mountain bike juggernaut will get another steroid shot when a 17-mile trail bonanza officially opens May 19 at Raging River, a half-hour drive east of downtown.

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Behind the Scenes: Danny MacAskill Home of Trails


What does it take to make a Danny MacAskill video? Here’s a behind the scenes look at one of his most recent efforts, Home of Trails with Claudio Caluori.

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Rotor unveils new power meter and lightweight cranks


Spain’s Rotor Bike Components has an ever-expanding product range that now includes a dual-side measuring MTB power meter and new XC race cranks.

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Contest: Win 2 Pactimo MTB Kits and Accessories


Enter to win 2 MTB Kits from Pactimo valued at $700.00!

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Rudy Project Protera helmet and Sintryx sunglasses


Rudy Project, an Italian maker of cycling helmets and eyewear, has announced a new mountain-bike specific helmet and performance sunglasses combo for 2018.

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EVOC rolling out new riding packs


In the EVOC development pipeline are three new products: Hip Pack Pro 3L, Hip Pouch 1L, and the FR Lite Race 10L pack. Here’s a sneak peek.

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Vail Outlier Offroad Festival growing


Organizers of Vail, Colorado’s Outlier Offroad Festival presented SRAM and Scott Bicycles have announced significant additions to the annual event.

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Sea Otter Goodies: Five products that caught our eye


Here are five intriguing goodies that we happened upon during our time in California: new pedals, tires, sealant, a hitch rack, and a bunch of carbon wheels.

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RSD MiddleChild 27.5+ enduro hardtail – video


If the RSD MiddleChild could actually speak it would say, “Skip work, let’s party!”

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Magura MT1893 brakes, updated Vyron, and more


Magura has updated multiple product offerings for 2018. Arguably the most noteworthy is their 1893, a collector’s edition MT7 brake that features the HC3 levers and a sparkling chrome finish.

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Ante Up For Trails and you could win an Ibis bike


Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz has teamed with Ibis Cycles to fundraise for the maintenance and construction of trails in Santa Cruz.

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Bell and Fasthouse launch moto-inspired helmet designs


Bell Helmets and Fasthouse have worked together on the moto side. Now they are bringing that popular collaboration to mountain bikes.

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Eminent Cycles Haste all mountain bike


One of the most unique bikes we’ve seen in a while is the Eminent Cycles Haste , which has a floating shock and brake that allow it to be more active.

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OneUp travel adjustable dropper post – video


If you want the most drop that will fit your bike, OneUp is confident they have the best solution for you.

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100% S2 and Sportcoupe sunglasses launched


Eyewear maker 100% has introduced two new frames to their line of performance and active lifestyle sunglasses.

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New SQlab grips and saddles


Personal preference is a good starting point, but it should come as one of the last parts of the decision-making process after all the science and ergonomics are taken into account.

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Danny MacAskill talks beer and Magura brakes


For many, the Sea Otter Classic is about watching Danny MacAskill perform – and hopefully getting the chance to meet the YouTube star. Mtbr was lucky enough to do both.

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Mongoose has bikes for all disciplines and budgets


Well spec’d cross country, enduro, and downhill builds come in at under $3000.

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Kogel brings precision ceramic bearings to mountain bikes


Kogel has made a name for themselves in the road and cyclocross worlds. Now they have products geared to the mountain biker seeking frictionless spin.

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Maxxis Assegai tire delivers big traction


Maxxis has collaborated with downhill racing legend Greg Minnaar to create a new high traction tire.

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Boogaloo eMTB race series back in 2018


The Boogaloo Class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bike Race Series presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems is back for 2018.

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Panaracer Romero all-mountain tire on way


Dominating gravel tires in recent years, Panaracer is using their rubber technology knowledge to develop a new all-mountain tire.

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Lopes to lead U.S.-based Ibis enduro team


Four time UCI World Champion (and winner of almost every kind of bike race you can think of) Brian Lopes has partnered with Ibis Cycles to launch a U.S. domestic enduro racing team.

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Cleary Bikes Scout 26” and 24” kid’s bikes


Cleary increases its kid’s bike range with new 26” air fork equipped hardtail.

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Want to ride steep rock rolls? BetterRide shows you how


Mountain biking requires balance, control, and being as smooth as possible. Learn more in this tutorial video.

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