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PROPAIN ADDS JONO JONES TO THE CREW

Propain bikes are now available in America, and they have Jono Jones riding for them. (Photo by Dean Smith.)   Here’s what Jono Jones says about his new Propain bikes:  “At the moment I’m riding the Hugene. 140mm is plenty where I live – the thing absolutely rips! Pumped to spend the early months of […]

THROWBACK TUESDAY: GREG MINNAAR’S SPEED SECRET

We were going through some old photos and came upon this one of Greg Minnaar from the Dual Slalom race at Whistler Crankworx in 2008. Greg has told that one of his speed secrets is to look way ahead on the course instead of looking down at the ground a few feet ahead of the […]

MORE NEWS FROM TINKER ON HIS 2022 MOUNTAIN BIKES

Tinker contacted MBA today to give us an update on his bike choices for 2022. Tinker had revealed earlier today that he’ll be riding for Floyd’s of Leadville in the coming year. He and the rest of that team will be riding Squad gravel and road bikes, but Squad does not have a mountain bike, […]

MBA LONG TERM TEST: NORCO SIGHT VLT C1

The Canadian brand Norco brought the heat for 2022 with its updated VLT line of e-mountain bikes. Norco will offer a shorter-travel, trail-style Fluid VLT; an enduro, heavy-hitting Range VLT; and the Sight VLT. Norco offered Mountain Bike Action a ride on its latest Sight VLT, which will fit somewhere between the Fluid and the […]

EMINENT CYCLES INTRODUCES DRIVE E-BIKES

Eminent Cycles has introduced its Drive e-bike lineup. Check out the three Drive models below.             FOR MORE INFO, CONTACT: Eminent Cycles 1665 South Rancho Santa Fe Road, Suite C1 San Marcos, CA 92078 Hours of Operations Monday – Friday: 9:00 – 5:00 pm PST General Questions and Inquiries: info@eminentcycles.com […]

GT ZASKAR: MORE THAN JUST A BIKE

By: Nick Claire Over a span of three decades, the GT Zaskar has seen a progression in its design and application. Early on in its development, this bike became “the ultimate all-around bike,” as Hans Rey described it. It’s the only bike to have won a World Cup in the trials, XC, downhill and slalom […]

IBIS FACTORY TOUR

It’s no mystery why the majority of carbon bike frames are constructed in Asia. While designs may be developed in-house, a majority of the big-name bicycle brands manufacture their frames and components overseas for good reasons—number one being that Asia is the main supplier of carbon fiber. Second, the cost of labor keeps prices (and […]