All posts by James Mclvain

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People’s (Rider’s) Choice Award...

Jul 20, 2014Comments off244 Views

Mountain Bike Action has been tapped by the IB Awards Night to judge four categories: Mountain Bike Of The Year Award Innovation Of The Year Award

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Mammoth Kamikaze Bike Games Opens Registrat...

Jul 17, 2014Comments off172 Views

Mammoth Mountain will again host the Kamikaze Bike Games from September 18-21 in Mammoth Lakes, California. The event is a true celebration of everything cycling


What Is The Best $300 Fork?

Jul 15, 2014Comments off296 Views

Q: My bike was stolen and I can’t afford a replacement. Instead, I’ve been purchasing parts for a GT Avalanche 1.0 frame from 2005. I’d

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Over 100 Mountain Biking Events And More Ad...

Jul 14, 2014Comments off203 Views

Looking for something fun to do with your friends and on your mountain bike? Click here to view a list of coming events all over


Do Pros Change Frame Sizes For Different Ty...

Jul 13, 2014Comments off293 Views

Q: Do pro racers change frame sizes for different types of riding? -Tim, who is looking to downsize A: Maybe, but not likely. A racer who


Ask MBaction: Should I Stick With 26?

Jul 11, 2014Comments off402 Views

Q: Ride a 2004 Specialized S-Works Epic. Yep, that’s right. It’s time to upgrade. Now I’m 44 years short of 100, but I do fairly well


John Ker Gets Second Hall Of Fame Membershi...

Jul 11, 2014Comments off178 Views

Mountain Bike Action‘s staff photographer, Assistant Editor and record holder for the most magazine cover shots in the history of publishing, John “I love shooting


Shimano Introduces Dedicated Enduro Shoe Li...

Jul 10, 2014Comments off251 Views

Shimano’s new Torbal Technology (Torsional Balance) allows the outsole to twist, allowing for lateral movement of the rider, while keeping the forefoot aligned with the pedal. This

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Perfect Way To End A Ride

Jul 09, 2014Comments off272 Views

The best rides are the ones you don’t want to end. And when they do come to an end, chances are it is because the


Will I Feel A Difference If I Trim 3 Pounds...

Jul 09, 2014Comments off263 Views

Q: My Pivot Firebird weights 34 pounds. If I shed 3 pounds off of the bike, will I notice the difference? - Rob, who wants a