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All posts by Tim LaPaglia

ON THE COVER
Pivot’s Mach 6 2.0 version pulled double-duty this month, both as a test bike with the stock build and also equipped with Push Industries’
ElevenSix shock in our product field tests. Photo by John “Coconut oil is always the solution” Ker. Below, the $3000 six-bike-shootout riders shred the trails to see which of these affordable bikes will take top honors as the winner. Photo by Kate “Duder” Wirth.

Mountain Bike Action March 2016

Feb 12, 2016Comments off4193 Views

BIKE TESTS Pivot Mach 6 Carbon 2.0 Yes, it’s actually better than the original Six-Trailbike Shootout Have $3000 to spend on a new trailbike? We...

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FREE WALLPAPER JANUARY 2016

Jan 06, 2016Comments off3179 Views

It’s January, the start of the year. It’s also the time when we start to think about the upcoming season for shredding bike parks, although...

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DECEMBER 2015 WALLPAPER

Dec 03, 2015Comments off2315 Views

Riding in a snowing wonderland in the San Gabriel mountains. Photo by Doug Barnett/Mountain Bike Action Download Free wallpaper for December WITH CALENDAR Download Free...

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Free wallpaper for November 2015

Nov 03, 2015Comments off2312 Views

The 26er’s not dead yet – according to one of our favorite test riders Patrick Reynoso. He shows us how to shred on this Felt...

On the Cover: The Pivot Mach 429 Trail takes center stage as the do-it-all trail bike we can’t get enough of. The Liv Lust 2 is a girl’s best friend when it comes to shredding single track. Photos by John “Oh wait, the lens cap is still on” Ker.

December 2015 Issue

Oct 19, 2015Comments off4898 Views

BIKE TESTS Pivot Mach 429 Trail Trail-worthy version of a 29er favorite BMC Teamelite 01 The bike that survived Leadville Liv Lust 2 A little...

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Free October 2015 wallpaper

Oct 09, 2015Comments off2499 Views

Editor Mike Wirth leads out former editor Jimmy Mac on the Backbone trail near Malibu, California, leaving Giant’s Doug Barnett in the dust behind. While...

YT’s Capra CF is a German direct-to-consumer enduro bike that’s new to the American bike scene, and we simply couldn’t resist testing it. Aaron Gwin also re-ups 
his dominance as the American national downhill champion at Mammoth Mountain. Photos by 
John “That guy’s so fast I’m gonna have to up my shutter speed” Ker.

November 2015 Issue

Oct 09, 2015Comments off2478 Views

BIKE TESTS Cannondale Habit Carbon Big-travel confidence in a small-travel package Rocky Mountain Instinct 990 MSL BC Edition A beastly trailbike that survived BC Bike...

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September 2015 free wallpaper

Sep 08, 2015Comments off2957 Views

Braving the summer heat outside of Palm Springs on a Yeti SB-66. Photo by Mike Wirth/Mountain Bike Action Click here to download wallpaper WITH calendar...

The Santa Cruz Nomad Carbon makes a welcome reappearance in MBA and takes center stage, while the Scott Scale and Cannondale F-Si square off in a cross-country cage match. Photos by John “Jump in my Miami Vice white Ferrari” Ker.

OCTOBER 2015, VOLUME 30, NUMBER 10

Aug 20, 2015Comments off4094 Views

BIKE TESTS Santa Cruz Nomad Carbon Miami Vice style meets enduro performance Cross-Country Race Bike Shootout Scott Scale and Cannondale F-Si square off Intense M16...

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FREE August 2015 Wallpaper and Calendar

Aug 03, 2015Comments off3022 Views

Darren Berrecloth and Richey Schley take on the moonscape of the SoCal desert near Mormon Rocks. Photo by John Ker/Mountain Bike Action Click here to download...