MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 7


Enter for your chance to win a Haibike SDURO AllMtn 5.0 worth $3,699!

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2018 Canyon Spectral unveiled


The 2018 Canyon Spectral features a new shock orientation, boost hub spacing, room for larger tires, and a host of other unique design changes.

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Fezzari launches three new alloy 130mm trail bikes


Fezzari has announced three new aluminum mountain bikes: the Cascade Peak, Abajo Peak, and Wiki Peak. All three utilize 130mm of rear travel and can be run as 29er or 27.5 plus.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 6


Day 6 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Winner will be announced soon!

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Specialized 2FO 2.0 shoe review


Specialized has worked hard to improve the fit and the feel of the 2FO shoes, focusing not just on the rubber of the sole but of all the layers of rubber in between.

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Video: Wade Simmons’ Pipedream


Wade Simmons has been in the freeride game since the start. He’s left his mark on our sport via an extensive catalogue of images and videos, showcasing his ability to conquer any line with style. This is his perfect bike.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 3


Day 3 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Jonathan F. from Huntersville, NC – winner of the Küat Pivot!

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Video: Casey Brown — This Is Home


Arguably one of the world’s best and most well-known mountain bikers, Casey Brown has become a star of our sport. Here’s where she came from — and still calls home.

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IMBA announces 2017 EPIC rides


The International Mountain Bicycling Association has announced its 2017 class of IMBA EPICS. Nine new trails and rides have been added to the list.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 2


Day 2 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Jason T. from Fairport, NY – Winner of the Intense Swag Bag!

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Ritchey Kite WCS dropper post now available


First teased at last fall’s Eurobike tradeshow, the Ritchey dropper post is finally here. The air sprung Kite WCS comes in two travel lengths (125mm, 90mm), has three fixed position stops (0mm, 35mm, 125mm).

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Bell boosts support for collegiate cycling in 2018


Bell Helmets has announced an expansion of its support of collegiate cycling for 2018, partnering with four collegiate cycling programs: CU Boulder, Piedmont College, Lees-McRae, UC Santa Cruz.

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MTBR 2017 Holiday Giveaway Day 1


Day 1 of the MTBR Holiday Giveaway has ended. Congrats to Scott C. from Waynesville, NC – Winner of the Park Tool PCS-10 Home Mechanic Repair Stand and SA-3 Heavy Duty Shop Apron!

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Yeti-inspired OPEN U.P. frameset released


Yeti and OPEN have teamed up on this great looking drop bar adventure bike.

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Reynolds TR 307 S and TR 309 S carbon wheels launched


Add Reynolds to a long list of wheel makers embracing wide hookless bead rims — and offering carbon hoops at lower prices.

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Intense to employ new hybrid sales model


Intense Cycles has introduced what it’s calling a new “global hybrid sales model.” The new Intense Rider-Direct program has the goal of offering more buying flexibility, improved service options, and aggressive new pricing.

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YT Industries shuts down distributor to open new US office


In a surprise move, YT USA has announced that they are shutting down their US distributor in Reno, Nevada, to open a new US office in San Clemente, CA.

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Mountain biking Corbit’s Couloir in Jackson Hole


Anyone who has ever skied or snowboarded Jackson Hole knows just how nerve-racking it can be to send it into the infamous Corbet’s Couloir, even in the best of conditions let alone on a bike in icy conditions.

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Cannondale Jekyll 2 review


Cannondale has always appealed to a niche audience thanks to use of unique technology. On this bike though, they’ve delivered exactly what enduro-minded riders want.

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Danny MacAskill and Martin Söderström do Germany


What do two of world’s most talented bike riders do when they have time on their hands? Road trip! Come along for the ride as Danny MacAskill and Martin Söderström travel through Germany — and do a bunch of amazing stunts.

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Bulls Bike E-Stream review


The biggest battery available and a capable full-suspension platform make this e-bike truly adventure ready.

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2018 Fat Bike World Champs: Everything you need to know


Whether you’re a serious fat bike racer, casual competitor, or just looking to check out one of Colorado’s best wintertime fat biking locales, it’s time to put the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships on your 2018 fun calendar.

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2017 Mtbr Holiday Gift Guide


Whether you are shopping for your significant other, son, daughter, or yourself, these 20 great MTB’centric gift ideas are sure to please.

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Video: My first time riding the North Shore


Ever taken a friend riding for the first time? Hopefully it did’t go like this…

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Trek Roscoe and X-Caliber hardtails reviewed


Trek’s budget-friendly hardtails have evolved on two distinct paths, an affordable XC steed and a fun trail machine. Born out of the same frame, find out how these two bikes compare.

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The Escape Artist // Thomas Vanderham video


Thomas Vanderham’s moment of clarity came when he was 10 years old. After witnessing a neighbor kid doing wheelies in an alley, Vanderham set out to master the technique himself. He’s been mastering bike skills ever since.

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Reilly Horan — From the Earth video


There are a lot of factors that go into becoming one of the greats: raw talent, style, tricks, and results. Does Reilly Horan have what it takes?

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Contest: Ultimate Borealis Fat Bike World Championships Giveaway


Enter to win a weekend for two at the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships including four nights lodging from the Elevation Hotel & Spa.

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Exploring the limits of a fat bike


In many parts of the world, if you don’t ride a fat bike during the winter, you don’t ride at all. It is a tool that has its purpose, especially during those cold days of winter.

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NICA Share the Ride Campaign launched


The organization that’s helped get thousands of kids on bikes is looking for a little help this holiday season. The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has launched its Share the Ride Campaign. Here’s how you can help.

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Want to race the EWS in 2018?


Riders who want the chance to compete in any of next season’s eight races should mark Thursday, December 7th in their calendar as the public lottery process opens for all EWS races.

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Video: Favorite Day Trip rides


As good as epic mountain bike trips are, the truth is that most of us don’t have entire summers, or winters, available to hop on over to New Zealand, or Whistler, or any other number of fantastical locales.

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How To Clean Your Disc Brakes


Squeaky disc brakes are hated far and wide in every corner of the mountain bike community. Here’s what you can do to stop the madness.

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Jeff Lenosky Trail Boss: Lynn Woods, Massachusetts


Jeff Lenosky is back with another Trail Boss episode, this time from the Lynn Woods in Massachusetts. Is this the most technical mountain biking per square acre in U.S.?

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Jérôme Clementz’s Trans Alp adventure


In September 2017, Jérôme Clementz rode through the Alps, tackling the most iconic passes. And this trip was not on tarmac like road bikers but on the most beautiful MTB trails on their enduro bikes.

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Lazer Revolution FF helmet review


ASTM DH certified helmet toggles between full face and half shell mode, and allows for high degree of color customization.

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How to choose a dropper post


Most riders want the most drop that will fit on their bike. But stack height and insert length are key considerations when choosing a post that will fit you and your bike.

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Douchebags 30L Hugger backpack review


Douchebags 30L Hugger backpack is a solid and functional piece of travel luggage that looks cool, too.

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2018 Scott Enduro Cup schedule released


The Scott Enduro Cup has officially announced the 2018 race schedule with the addition of three new Colorado locations: Durango and Powderhorn for adults, and a junior race in Gunnison.

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Video: Bernard Kerr in Whistler


We all love to hit up Whistler Bike Park now and again, but not many can have a better time hitting trails such as Dirt Merchant and Ninja Cougar than Bernard Kerr.

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Outerbike Test Sessions: In search of perfect 29er trail bike


Mtbr headed to Outerbike Crested Butte to ride eight mid-travel 29er trail bikes. Find out which were our favorites and why.

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Race Face introduces Carbon Confidence Guarantee


At the discretion of Race Face, they will within 2 years of your original purchase repair or replace your carbon wheel regardless of how the damage occurred or what the damage is.

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Video: Matt Jones Frame of Mind


Gripping rotoscoping techniques show how Jones visualizes tricks and pushes MTB freestyle skills to the very limit, providing a view into how elite athletes use sports psychology to compete at the highest level.

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Trailcraft Maxwell 26 kid’s bike review


Kid-sized 26er full suspension bike with RockShox Reba fork, Monarch RT shock, Shimano XT 11×42 drivetrain, XT brakes, and Stan’s Crest MK3 rims with Joytech boost hubs.

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Win a Santa Cruz bike of your choice for MBOSC trail projects


One lucky donor will ride away with a new $9,500 Santa Cruz bicycle in the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz’s (MBOSC) “Ante Up for Trails” campaign.

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Kenda opens bicycle tire test track at Ohio R&D facility


Kenda’s new testing facility in Ohio took inspiration from the Sea Otter Classic XC course, and allows for a controlled environment and consistent, repeatable tire testing.

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Mtbr members rally to gift bike to injured veteran


There’s no shortage of calamities and ensuing fundraisers these days. But when an Mtbr member reached out for help for a fellow veteran, the NorCal forum community rallied and embraced the cause.

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Vintage Electric Bicycles Supports Wine Country Fire Relief


Vintage Electric Bicycles is proud to link arms with some of the South Bay area’s best epicurean talent in support of the victims of the recent wine country fires.

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Lizard Skins Monitor gloves review


No-nonsense, reasonably priced glove, that’s proven to be durable, functional, and very comfortable.

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Epic ride video: Armstrong Connector to Corral Trail


Ride along with Jeff Lenosky on what he calls one of the most fun trails he’s ever ridden: South Lake Tahoe’s Armstrong Connector to Corral Trail.

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