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REVIEW: BONTRAGER FORAY SHOES

Perfect kicks for trail to gravel

Bontrager’s Foray shoes focus on performance while providing comfort for off-the-bike situations. The Mountain Bike Action crew spun the BOA dial on these hybrid SPD-compatible shoes to see how they would perform out on our local trails.…
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G-Form Pro-X3 Knee Guards

Soft to the touch and hard as a rock

G-Form revolutionized the way we think about protection products with its innovative materials that harden on impact. These soft-shell pads can comfortably be ridden in all day while matching the protection capabilities of old-school…
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MBA PRODUCT TEST: OUTBOUND LIGHTING

We put Outbound Lighting's Trail Evo and Hangover combo to the test

Outbound Lighting started in 2017 with a small but passionate Chicago, Illinois-based team focused on bringing the next generation of bike lighting systems to riders. Its founder, Matthew Conte, has a diverse background that spreads into…
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NEW TUBELESS TIRE BIKE VALVES: RESERVE FILLMORE

A RETHINK OF A BICYCLE PRESTA VALVE

NEW TUBELESS TIRE BIKE VALVES THE RESERVE WHEELS FILLMORE VALVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1wqclp4u1U New rubber on your rig may elicit fantastic dreams of drifting corners, cutting berms, and hooking up at crucial moments, but…
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FIRST LOOK: SHIMANO ULTREAD AND MOUNTAIN BIKE FOOTWEAR

Shimano releases ULTREAD sole technology and updates its XC, all-mountain, and gravity shoes.

Shimano has released its new footwear technology and updated models for 2022. All of these next generation shoes feature its new ULTREAD sole technology that is deigned to increase grip and durability while reducing weight at the same time.…
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NEW BIKE HELMET: SCOTT ARGO PLUS

A TRAIL HELMET THAT IS JAM-PACKED WITH SAFETY

Argo Plus is designed to be a lightweight trail helmet that has modern features that help a rider climb and descend with confidence. This latest update in a mountain bike helmet from Scott has extended coverage and an integrated MIPS® Brain…
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FIRST LOOK: WTB TCS TUBELESS TIRE SEALANT

A new tire sealant completes WTB's TCS tubeless mountain bike wheel and tire system

WTB has introduced an all new tubeless tire sealant to compliment and complete its TCS tubeless system and recently updated tires. It's formula relies on an a tackifying process to seal punctures rather than the evaporative effect…
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FIRST LOOK: SPECIALIZED STUMPJUMPER ALLOY EVO

An aluminum version of the Carbon Stumpy EVO is here

Specialized is taking all of the performance, adjustability and features of its carbon Stumpjumper EVO and offering it in a more affordable M5 aluminum package for 2022. Specialized didn't hold back on any of the features that makes the…
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SEA OTTER CLASSIC: LAST DAY HIGHLIGHTS

THE LAST DAYS OF 2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: LAST DAY HIGHLIGHTS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rY8Is-xe7c Take a lap around the 2021 Sea Otter Classic with mountain bike action to check out some of the latest and greatest 2021 new gear and bikes landing…
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SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS

A LOOK BEHIND THE CURTAIN OF THE 2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS https://youtu.be/9f0msSUYm08 Day two of the Sea Otter Classic Sea Otter kicked off with awesome weather and fellow riders full of stoke. Just like the first day, there was plenty to see! We saw a…
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SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS

ALL OF THE BEST FROM THE 2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D-DMtXrEm4&t=857s SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS Day One of the 2021 Sea Otter Classic was slightly smaller than originally anticipated, but there was still plenty to see and explore! Spectator…
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QUICK RELEASES

Four new products worth putting on your radar

LIZARD SKINS MONITOR OPS GLOVES The new Monitor Ops gloves have an aggressive design with strategic knuckle padding that acts as a debris shield without sacrificing comfort. The one-piece AX suede palm is soft, comfortable and sleek to…
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MORE THAN A FOAM INSERT

Volume spacers for your tires

When it comes to tires and tire pressures, a lot has changed in a very short period of time. This evolution is hard for many to completely get on board with, but the biggest factor is volume. Air volume is the main player when it comes to…
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First Look: Giro Latch Shoes

A lighter high grip flat pedal mountain bike shoe developed with Giro athletes

Giro Sport Design has introduced an all new flat pedal shoe called Latch. Vibration and impact reducing Mute foam midsole construction combined with a grippy Tack rubber are claimed to increase grip, comfort and stability. Giro says that…
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First Look: Spinergy MTX Wheels

All new Spinergy wheels for everything from cross country to e-mountain bikes

Spinergy has introduced a new MTX mountain bike line including the MTXe  - an E-bike specific wheelset. The MTXe was designed from the ground up for the demands placed on wheels by the new generation of power assist bicycles and uses its…
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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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