Mountain Bike Action is Hiring

The Mountain Bike Action crew is looking for a full-time assistant editor to join the staff. Minimum 3-5 years experience in the cycling industry SEO and social media experience required Proficient writing and photography skills…
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Spy Shots – New Canyon LUX XC Bike

Mathieu van der Poel is a rising star in the men's cross country elite field. We've talked with him to learn more about his transition to mountain biking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8URd-hdBnc
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Shimano Teases New Drivetrain?

Shimano has been trickling some teaser video clips onto their Instagram account about a release taking place tomorrow. The clips include a glimpse at a new cassette, crankset, and what looks like a rear derailleur. There have been rumors…
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Seattle Cyclist Killed in Cougar Attack

This weekend two cyclists from Seattle were attacked by a cougar, resulting in the death of one rider and serious injuries to the other. According to the Seattle Times, the cougar in question was found to be under nourished and thin and…
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PedalFest Adds 5 Electric Bike Races to Series

PedalFest Race Series, the only Mountain Bike Race Series in Los Angeles County, is pleased to announce a 5 race E-Bike Race Series to be run within their 2018 Summer Series at East Walker Ranch, in Santa Clarita, CA. Rounds 2 (May…
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Cannondale Announces New FS-i Hardtail

When the Cannondale Factory Racing Team saddles up for one of the toughest courses on the XC World Cup circuit in Albstadt, Germany this weekend they’ll have two new aces up their sleeves: the all-new F-Si, the fastest and most capable…
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Cannondale Introduces New Lefty Ocho

All-new Lefty Ocho It’s been more than 18 years since the first Lefty suspension fork showed the world what kind of performance was possible if you stopped worrying about what was impossible, and the new Lefty Ocho is poised to do it all…
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Blast from the Past: “Mountain Bike vs. BMX” — circa 1986

MBA, Vol. 1, No. 1, July 1986, with John Tomac and Byron Friday

Our very first issue of Mountain Bike Action had all sorts of interesting stories, thanks to the creative mind of editor Dean Bradley, who wrote the articles and shot the photos. This article humorously compared mountain bikes with BMX…
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YetiCycles. SB100.

This is what we can do with short travel and our newly configured Switch Infinity. It transcends the weight-weenie, uphill only models and replaces it with a precision riding bike. If some people assume it's a downhiller's XC bike,…
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First Ride – 2019 Specialized Stumpjumper ST 29

First debuted in 1981, the Specialized Stumpjumper is one of the most iconic mountain bikes in the world. In fact, it was the first full production mountain bike to be sold to the general public. The original Stumpy with its steel frame and…
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