Headline News
Tip of the Day: Leave a Gap (October 21, 2014 4:28 am)
Photo of the Day: Fontana Downhill (October 21, 2014 1:23 am)
Tip of the Day: Commiting to Corners (October 20, 2014 10:13 am)

Back Issues Category

On the Cover: The Ellsworth Epiphany, Breezer Repack Team and Trek Fuel EX stand triumphant for John “I told you this 27.5er thing would catch on” Ker’s lens. The new Specialized Demo 8 carbon lurks in the lower left as Aaron Gwin’s secret weapon for the 2015 race season.

NOVEMBER 2014

Sep 15, 2014Comments off1190 Views

BIKE TESTS Trek Fuel EX 9.8 Mario Andretti’s dream bike Ellsworth Epiphany 275 Enduro SST.2e The joy of riding enduro Breezer Repack Team Is the MLink the missing link to trail bike suspension excellence? Specialized Fatboy Big

on-sale-mba-10-2014

September 2014 Issue

Jul 31, 2014Comments off527 Views

SHOOTOUT Droppin’ It Like It’s Hot The dropper seatpost shootout you’ve been asking for. BIKE TESTS The Airborne Toxin Five-star-resort riding at Motel 6 pricing. The Fezzari Timp Peak Utah’s special-delivery performance goes 27.5. The Fuji SLM

Screen Shot 2014-07-02 at 2.31.16 PM

The August Issue Has Hit The Streets

Jul 02, 2014Comments off847 Views

CAR RACK BUYER’S GUIDE Keeping Track Of What’s On The Rack Taking total command of your hauling capacity Ways To Haul Your Bike To The Trailhead Safely And then all bets are off. COMPARISON Manitou Dorado and

ON THE COVER
The tale of two Treks stacks the Trek Remedy 29 atop the Trek Remedy 27.5, but is that how they finished? Find out on page 42. Cover photos by Doug “This train is leaving” Barnett who departs [Mountain Bike Action] this month for a career in international marketing for Giant Bicycles. We’ll miss ya.

July 2014, Volume 29, Number 7

Jun 10, 2014Comments off558 Views

SHOOTOUT The Trek Remedy 27.5 Versus The Trek Remedy 29 BIKE TESTS The Diamondback Sortie 3 29 The Haibike X-Duro RX PRODUCT FIELD TESTS iXS Dagger Kneepads Uvex Sportstyle Vario Eyewear FEATURES The North American Handmade Bike

mba_June_2014_cover3.jpg

June 2014 Volume 29, Number 6

Apr 30, 2014Comments off291 Views

BIKE TESTS -The Intense Tracer Carbon 27.5 -The Norco Range Carbon 7.1 -The RSD Mutant 29+ -The $1380 Giant Talon 27.5 1 -The Hanebrink X2 PRODUCT FIELD TESTS -Answer ProTaper Carbon SL Series Handlebars -Smith ForeFront Helmet

mba_May_2014_cover1.jpg

MAY 2014 VOLUME 29, NUMBER 5

Apr 03, 2014Comments off327 Views

ON THE COVER: The 27.5-inch-wheeled Scott Genius 730 goes against its big brother, the 29-inch-wheeled Scott Genius 930 in a battle that answers a lot of your questions on wheel size. Photo by John “Belly-Flop” Ker (with

mba_April_2014_cover1.jpg

April 2014, Vol. 29, No. 4

Mar 17, 2014Comments off314 Views

BIKE TESTS -High Power Cycles XC Series Full Suspension -The Specialized S-Works Epic 29 -The $1840 Cannondale Rush 29 2 -The Jamis Nemesis 650 Team -The Borealis Yampa -The Yeti SB-75 PRODUCT FIELD TESTS -SRAM Roam 50

mba_March_2014_cover.jpg

March 2014, Vol. 29, No. 3

Jan 31, 2014Comments off271 Views

mba_Feb_2014_cover.jpg

FEBRUARY 2014 MOUNTAIN BIKE ACTION VOLUME 2...

Jan 06, 2014Comments off365 Views

COMPARISON What A Difference $700 Can (And Can’t) Make The Kona Process 134 versus the Kona Precept DL BIKE TESTS The Trek Slash 9 Slashing the trail with bigger wheels. The Salsa Spearfish 2 Taking the day

mba_jan2014_cover.jpg

VOLUME 29, NUMBER 1 January 2014

Nov 27, 2013Comments off211 Views

BIKE TESTS Giant Glory World Champion’s secrets revealed. Specialized Camber Evo 29 Ready to wear a few different hats. Raleigh Talus 29 Carbon Expert Carbon fiber ready for the starting line. PRODUCT FIELD TESTS WTB Bee Line