NAVIGATING THE EVER-CHANGING E-MOUNTAIN BIKING LANDSCAPE

Because we’re all in this together

Nothing makes you feel like a real-life superhero more than an e-mountain bike. And, as a great superhero once said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” This statement applies here and now with us as well. As an e-mountain bike…
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Throwback Thursday: 27.5 Plus vs. 27.5

The pros and cons of wider tires (from May 2016)

Back in 2016, we compared regular 27.5-inch wheels with 27.5+ wheels, which back then ranged from around 2.75 to 3 inches in width. Nowadays, the differences are not as great as they were before, since the regular 27.5-inch wheels now often…
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VIDEO: BEHIND THE SCENES AT JENSON USA

This looks like a really cool place to work

Take a look behind the scenes at Jenson USA, one of the most successful mountain bike businesses in America. Here's the link to Jenson's video of their shop and the people who work there: https://www.jensonusa.com/our-culture/about-us…
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HOW TO RIDE A BIKE PARK

Jeff Lenosky shares his tips as he rides Bentonville, Arkansas, for the first time

Jeff Lenosky shreds the trails in Bentonville, Arksansa, in this cool video. The town has come to be recognized as one of the top mountain bike destinations in America. It offers miles of fantastic trails, some of which you can access right…
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What Are Wide Trail Tires?

The bicycle industry has reinvented the wheel multiple times over the past couple years, looking to find the perfect tire and rim size for everyday trail riders. Plus-sized tires (2.8- to 3.25-inch wide tires) quickly grew in popularity…
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DANNY MACASKILL’S NEW VIDEO: DANNY’S DRIVEWAY

Just watch the kind of moves Danny MacAskill can do in his own driveway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXf7A3-uRDI Here's what Danny shared about the video on his website: "Like so many others, back in Spring of 2020, due to government restrictions I found myself stuck at home with a lot of time on my…
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HUNTER ALLEN’S GUIDE TO PICKING A WINTER TRAINING PLAN

Eight tips on how to pick an online training plan for your winter training

Hunter Allen is one of the original coaches to adopt using a power meter and coaching mountain bikers with it. He has spent much time working towards the development of power meter data and analysis and has even written a book called…
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VIDEO: HOW TO SCRUB LIKE REMY METAILLER

You're doing really well if you can ride like Remy

MBA reader Paul Holzmann shared some photos of himself recently that were shot by his brother Anthony. Paul said this about the shots: "I've been doing my best to mimic the style of Remy Mettalier, and am trying to get my scrubs to look…
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MEET THE RIDERS AND THEIR RIDES

Amy Morrison and her Fuji Rakan

Beyond having a racing career, Amy Morrison is a teacher, a coach and an advocate for being immersed in a healthy lifestyle. Morrison took this a step further by starting a mountain bike club at the school where she teaches. Although she…
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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: THE GREATEST DOWNHILL RACE RUN EVER

Aaron Gwin's Chainless World Cup win

Back in 2015, Aaron Gwin made history when he broke his chain at the start of his final run in the World Cup downhill at Leogang, Austria. To the shock of everyone there, including the race commentators, Gwin went all out and rode the whole…
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VIDEO: EXTREME SANTA

Santa goes to Whistler

The world's top mountain bike park during the summer turns into a snow-covered ski resort in the winter, so Santa stops by for a visit.
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DOWNIEVILLE CLASSIC POSTPONED

Event returns in 2023

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship has announced that the 2022 Downieville Classic, scheduled to run from August 4-7, 2022, has been postponed until 2023. When the race returns in 2023 it will be the 25th Anniversary of its…
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ALL ABOUT TIRE PRESSURE

It’s more important than you think

Of all the tuning and adjustment options you have on a bike, none is more important than tire pressure. Yet, it’s the single thing we see most riders taking for granted. We can’t even count the times we’ve witnessed riders with a 10k-plus…
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VIDEO: HUSTLE BIKE LABS—”RIDE AWAY”

Here's a video that really captures the fun of riding with your buddies and your dog

The folks at Hustle Pedals have done a great job of capturing the fun of riding in the hills and mountains of America's desert Southwest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQTwPGCL0a4&t=15s
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MORE NEWS FROM TINKER ON HIS 2022 MOUNTAIN BIKES

Tinker's gravel and road bikes will be made by Squad; his mountain bikes are another story

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…
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TINKER JUAREZ WILL RIDE FOR FLOYD’S OF LEADVILLE IN 2022

The 60-year-old cycling legend will be back racing again in 2022

Tinker took a break from one of his daily training rides in 2020 to let the MBA staff snap a few photos of him that day with his Cannondale FS-1 hardtail bike. Photo: Mountain Bike Action David "Tinker" Juarez revealed recently that…
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20 YEARS OF SCOTT-SRAM MTB RACING

What started in 2002 under the name Swisspower MTB Team has now been running for two decades. It's fair to say it's a mountain bike racing story full of success.

"In the team's 20 years of existence, we have never had a bad year. Year after year, we have been spoiled by the wins that the SCOTT-SRAM athletes brought home."
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VIDEO: KONA BIKES – THANKS FOR THE TEN YEARS CONNOR

Kona bids farewell to Connor Fearon after a successful ten year partnership

THANKS FOR THE TEN YEARS CONNOR (Press Release) After more than a decade of watching Connor Fearon tear it up on the World stage for Kona, the time has come to say goodbye to the Aussie ripper. We set out to make Connor a short…
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THE ENDURO WORLD SERIES CALENDAR FOR 2022

The 11 stops include the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania

Check the calendar to see the dates and locations of the events. Watch the video if you want to see a great little video that shows us where on the globe the race sites are located. The 11 stops include the USA, Canada, Great Britain,…
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UCI WORLD CUP AND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE SCHEDULES FOR 2022

Here are the current plans for the UCI World Cups and the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships for 2022

Here is the schedule for the UCI World Cup races and the Mountain Bike World Championships for 2022 March 26-27 MERCEDES-BENZ UCI MTB WORLD CUP - DHI Lourdes, FRA 26 Mar - 27 Mar 2022 April 8-10 MERCEDES-BENZ UCI MTB…
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