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ENDURO BIKE ROUNDUP

We test ten heavy-hitting enduro mountain bikes

While trail bikes reign supreme on many types of terrain, enduro bikes hold their own by offering similar versatility in a heavy-hitting package. With major improvements to enduro bikes being made every day, these downhill shredders retain…
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NINER WF0 9 RD0

A bike made for heavy terrain and flat out speed.

Take a moment to flash back to 2009 when long-travel 29ers were almost nonexistent and exceedingly hard to find. One of the first brands to take on the challenge of producing such machines was Niner. When Niner’s WFO (Wide, Full Open) 9 was…
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VIDEO: After Hours

Girl meets bike in this new Honzo ESD hardtail shredit by Kona Bicycles

(press release) Leah Lind-White gives in to temptation while she waits for the bus to go home after work. Steel, sleek, and extra slack, the Honzo ESD is irresistible. Leah hops on board for a night of pure adventure with the ESD. As the…
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First Look: Fox Racing Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet

A new downhill and freeride full face helmet from Fox Racing

The latest full face helmet from Fox Racing was designed with direct input from it’s sponsored downhill and freeride athletes to offer the highest level of protection, performance and style. The Rampage Pro Carbon (RPC)  features…
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FIRST LOOK: GT Force Carbon

GT's Force gets revamped with a new high pivot suspension design.

GT’s new Force is yet another on a growing list of mountain bikes to adopt a high pivot suspension design. Dubbed High Pivot LTS Suspension, it is effectively a 160mm travel four bar horst link style design with a high pivot…
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FIRST RIDE IMPRESSIONS: Pivot Cycles Firebird

An all new 165mm travel enduro speed machine

Pivot’s EWS race winning Firebird sees a full redesign with the goal of delivering a faster bike for enduro racing and riding. Like the Switchblade, Mach 4SL and Trail 429, the 29” wheel Firebird sees a vertical shock orientation and…
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VIDEO: Strait Acres and Gravity Fest Highlights

Results and highlights from last weekend's races

(press release) Kyle and Rachel Strait took over the Summit Bike park this past weekend, making themselves (and rest of the SoCal MTB Community) feel right at home as Strait Acres moved from their own backyard to Big Bear, as part of the…
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VIDEO: Scouting the Oregon Coast

Ride along with the Transition Bicycles crew as they explore new trails and get a taste of cool winter weather.

As the dog says of summer are upon us and we dream of cooler temperatures, rain and all that winter riding brings with it. Transition Bicycles takes us along a winter road trip South of its headquarters in Bellingham, Washington to the…
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Niner WFO Video Bike Review

We test and give feedback on this race ready enduro bike

https://youtu.be/jS4ozjElIiU It has been just over a decade since we’ve seen a new WFO from Niner and today, it's finally a reality. Niner set out to redesign the WFO with some major changes to be included. To name off a few, modern…
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Tennessee Opens 2021 National Downhill Series with a Bang

Harrison, Ronning, Rude, and Lawrence win Elite classes for Downhill and Enduro

By: Angelina Palermo  March 16, 2021 The Tennessee National was a huge success this weekend at Windrock Bike Park with 740 registrants across the Downhill and Enduro races. The mountain bike crowd was eager to get back to racing with all…
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