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SMALL COMPANIES’ HANDMADE BIKES ARE THE BIG SHOW AT NAHBS

There are plenty of interesting bikes to be seen at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Sacramento, California, this weekend. This Olivetti bike (called the Wopcycle) looks like three different bikes depending on your angle of view. From the right side, it looks like a green bike. From the left side it looks like […]

NAHBS 2019

This Isen mountain bike has one of the most beautiful finishes of all the bikes on display at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Sacramento, California. Check back later this weekend for more photos. Check out www.nahbs.com for more info.

Bryn Atkinson’s Snake Bike

There’s something about the lines of a mountain bike that draws us in, but nothing grabs our attention quite like a custom paint job. Australian professional mountain biker Bryn Atkinson teased his social media followers with a close-up photo of his new bike. That photo quickly racked up over 8000 likes on Instagram and immediately […]

Throwback Thursday: Mountain Bike Gadgets and Gizmos from 30 Years Ago

Early disc brake: While disc brakes are the norm in 2019, they were very rare 30 years ago, when almost all mountain bike riders were using cantilever-style rim brakes. MBA spotted this primitive-looking disc brake at a mountain bike event in late 1988. “Both Magura and Mathauser have working units of their hydraulic brakes and […]

Maxxis Limited Edition Taiaha Tires

To celebrate the amazing support Maxxis receives from the New Zealand MTB community, Maxxis will release a limited edition Assegai tyre in partnership with the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI), based at Rotorua’s Te Puia. This tyre will be rebranded as Taiaha – the name of a traditional Māori weapon – and […]

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 […]