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The Top Five Runs of 2018 | Red Bull Rampage

Last year, we saw some incredible feats of man at Red Bull Rampage with familiar faces and some new. So, in case you missed the action, or you fancy reliving the action, here are the top five runs from last year’s Rampage.

Ken Block’s Mountain Bike Dream Garage

YouTube sensation and professional rally racers, Ken Block gives a tour of his dream garage setup in Park City. Seen here is a slew of Specialized mountain bikes and a Can-Am with a bike rack to carry it all.

Watch: First Look Cannondale F-Si – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

First Look Cannondale F-Si – Mountain Bike Action Magazine For this First Look we opened up a bike box from Cannondale. The Cannondale F-Si Carbon 3 is a Sleek, Race-Ready Cross-Country Weapon. We can’t wait to get some testing laps in and give you all our feedback on the MBA Youtube channel as well as […]

First Look Santa Cruz Hightower – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

The Santa Cruz Hightower is a versatile trail shredder with downhill inspired suspension and an appetite for big climbs. Look for more on Mountain Bike Action Youtube channel as we shake this bike down and get to testing. We’re excited to put this bike through the paces and give you some more in depth feedback. […]

Press Release: 100% Launches Racetrap Sport Sunglasses; Expands Active Lifestyle Range with Renshaw

Press Release: 100% Launches Fall Eyewear San Diego, CA (September 24, 2019) – The Racetrap sport performance and the Renshaw Active Lifestyle sunglasses join 100%’s extensive line of elite eyewear, complementing results-driven frames and lenses developed in conjunction with famed 3x Road World Champion Peter Sagan for your time on and off the bike. Welcome to the […]

Five First Ride Films for Friday – Mountain Bike Action

Mountain Bike Action First Ride Video Series Devinci Django 29  Mountain Bike Action’s First Ride on the all-new Devinci Django 29. Sporting Boost 157 hub spacing, an updated geometry and a 120 millimeters of Split-Pivot suspension, the Django sets its sights on being a well-rounded trail bike built to handle it all. Specialized Stumpjumper First […]

Inside Enve Podcast With Zap Espinoza

Inside Enve Podcast With Zap Espinoza Cycling history by Zap Hi-Torque’s very own, Zap, joined former RBA editor Neil Shirley, and the rest of the Inside Enve crew for an in-depth conversation about his career as a cycling journalist. Visit www.enve.com for more episodes of the Inside Enve podcast.

What in the world is fork offset?

Fork Offset Explained by Chris Cocalis Over the past year or two, we’ve heard companies advertise about the short offset forks used on their bikes, claiming to enhance cornering performance. So, what exactly is a short offset fork? We decided to reach out to Pivot CEO and Founder, Chris Cocalis to see what in the […]

U.S. Open Of MTB—Vendor Row Pit Stop

The U.S. Open is all about racing, no doubt about it, but if you’re a fan of the sport of mountain biking these products are likely to spin your gears. We strolled through the pit area at the U.S. Open of Mountain Biking’ to see what each company had on display. Intense Cycles displayed their Carbine 29 […]

Mountain Bikers Take on Electric Bike World Championship

The UCI  E-MTB World Championship brought a batch of talented riders to the table including Rocky Mountain’s own Andreas “Dre” Hestler. Dre spent 13 years racing the cross-country World Cup Circuit before finding his current role at Rocky Mountain Bicycles. Andreas also plays a large role in the BC Bike Race. After his electric bike racing experience, we […]

First Look: Aaron Gwin’s 29″/27.5″-Wheeled DH Bike

Aaron Gwin posted these photos to his social meda accounts to show off his custom-built prototype Intense M279 race bike. See what Gwin had to say about his new machine and marvel at his photos below.       We made it to World Champs! 🇺🇸Starting practice on the new ride today. Had some meetings […]

First Ride: Intense Primer S

Intense Cycle established its brand during the heyday of American mountain bike racing. Their handcrafted frames were the envy of every racer and proved to be worthy of podium finishes more times than we care to count. More than 25 years later Intense continues to push their competition with race-worthy weapons. Off the racecourse, however, […]

Alchemy Bicycles Introduces Mixed Wheel Model nine7five

July 19, 2019 -Denver, Colorado —  Alchemy Bicycles introduces today one of the first production mixed-wheel full-suspension bikes, the Alchemynine7five.“ Racers have been winning World Cups and Enduro World Series event on mixed wheel-size bikes, so there is no doubt there are performance advantages,” says Alchemy engineer Matt Maczuzak. “And it’s not just the quicker […]

All-new second generation Santa Cruz Hightower

If ever a bike resembled your most cherished mixtape compilation, the Hightower is it.  Featuring the Santa Cruz lower-link mounted shock design, updated, adjustable geometry, this “Engineering Best Of…” assembles some of Santa Cruz’s biggest design pleasers into one belter of a road-trip companion.The Hightower has been a does-it-all-well trail bike since its inception. More […]

SHIMANO DEORE XT M8100 Debuts with Shimano’s marquee mountain bike component technologies and trail-specific focus

OSAKA, Japan (May 31, 2019) – Employing the latest technologies and performance from Shimano’s flagship XTR M9100 mountain bike components, the new Shimano DEORE XT M8100 series features Shimano’s 12-speed versatility while offering superior shifting and braking systems specifically tuned for trail riders. New Shimano DEORE XT delivers unrivaled component customization and Shimano’s widest range […]

First Look: Specialized Stumpjumper Carbon EVO Pro

Specialized Stumpjumper Carbon EVO Pro 27.5″ vs 29″ Specialized launched the Stumpjumper EVO in 2018 at Crankworx, Whistler. The bike built off the newly designed Stumpjumper frame, but with an ultra aggressive twist. We’re talking about a bike that is about as long, slack and low as one can get. Today, Specialized is proud to […]

First Ride: All-New RIP 9 RDO

Niner, founded in 2005, established their brand around building bikes with big wheels long before it was even cool to do so. One could argue that Niner’s passion and commitment to the larger wheel size helped paved the way for the growing popularity of 29er’s today. The RIP 9 was introduced to Niner’s fleet in […]

Knolly 2019 Grassroots Program – Sign Up Today

2019 marks the 6th Anniversary of the Knolly Grassroots (GSR) Program, and we are super excited about the upcoming season and the future of the program. We have had a great year and made some exciting new changes to the program. We are stoked to welcome back past team riders, and recruit new members for […]

First Ride Santa Cruz Bronson – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Born in 2013, the Santa Cruz Bronson shook up the mountain bike market with its in-between wheel size, known as 650B. Promising the best qualities of the two the most popular wheel sizes of that time, 27.5″ wheels became the the obvious choice for that versatile trail machine. With a nod of the hat to […]

First Ride Video Devinci Spartan 29 – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

The Spartan became Devinci’s answer to the growing segment of enduro racing back in 2015. Skip forward a few years and professional enduro racing is more popular than ever. The Spartan received major updates last year with a new metric shock, a set of Boost hubs and a completely redesigned frame, but, even with all […]

Martin Maes to Race with GT for Three More Years

GT and GT Factory Racing (GTFR) today announced that the Belgian phenom Martin Maes will keep the good times rolling with his GT family for the next three years. Now that the dust has settled on a stellar year, Maes can focus on preparing for more Enduro World Series (EWS) wins and more World Cup […]

First Ride: Devinci Spartan 29

FIRST RIDE: DEVINCI SPARTAN 29 The Spartan became Devinci’s answer to the growing segment of Enduro racing back in 2015. Skip forward a few years and professional level Enduro racing is more popular than ever. The Spartan received major updates last year receiving a new metric shock, a set of Boost hubs and a completely […]

Feedback Sports New Torque Wrench – Interbike 2018

Feedback Sports makes some of the best tools in the industry and has become the choice of top-level mechanics including Aaron Gwin’s mechanic. This new torque wrench comes with a variety of bits and organizes them in an easy to find fashion. The wrench can be set between 2- and 10nm, and while Feedback would have […]