First Look: 2021 Transition Scout and Sentinel Alloy

Budget friendly aluminum Sentinel and Scout models are back with new shred ready builds

(Transition Press Release) After a short hiatus, the Sentinel and Scout are available with an alloy frame option and new spec. The all-new alloy frame matches the clean look and frame design of the carbon versions, with the same geo and…
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USA’s Christopher Blevins Wins Final World Cup XC Race of 2021

Becomes first American to win an Elite Men's World Cup XC race since the 1990s

In one of the most exciting cross-country races we've ever seen, American Christopher Blevins passes Nino Schurter in the last lap to take the lead and drop the rest of the pack to win the first Elite Men's XC World Cup for America since…
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Austrian and Frenchman both triumph at Snowshoe in thrilling World Cup downhill finale.  

Vali Höll and Loïc Bruni held their nerve at the final UCI Mountain Bike World Cup downhill event of the season at Snowshoe to win their races and claim thrilling 2021 overall titles. 

(Valli Höll, on her way to the win on Saturday at Snowshoe, West Virginia. Photo by Bartek Wolinski/Red Bull Content Pool) - Austrian teenager Valli Höll had triumphed in Wednesday's first Snowshoe race to boost her chances…
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Mammoth 50K PedalPalooza Race Report

The inaugural Mammoth race had everything from legends to future stars.

The 2021 Mammoth 50K PedalPalooza was an overwhelming success with many stories to be told. The course was a challenging 50 kilometers of mostly single track with several kilometers of fire road and asphalt. The course started…
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First Look: Devinci Spartan HP

A high pivot enduro warrior

Devinci’s new high pivot enduro bike has been hiding in plain sight under the Devinci Global Racing Team in this season’s EWS races. Today, Devinci pulls the cover off the new 160mm travel Spartan HP and makes the bike…
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First Look: Mosaic Cycles GT-X Adventure Bikes

These category blurring handmade bikes are ready for any adventure

As riders push the boundaries of gravel riding bikes are being made for them that defy category definition.  Many can be considered a hardtail mountain bike depending on the build. Mosaic's new GTX series is one of those bikes that…
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10 MULTI-TOOL SHOWDOWN

A tool to save almost any trailside disaster

We’ve said it before and we will say it again: when it comes to riding, having the right tools can make or break your day. If you are anything like us, we want to get to the trails as soon as possible without forgetting any essential gear.…
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First Ride Impressions: Yeti 160E

Yeti's first e-mountain bike continues it legacy of race inspired designs

Yeti's first e-mountain bike continues it legacy of race inspired designs Yeti was one of the last mainstream mountain bike manufacturers without an e-mountain bike in its line but that changes today with the introduction…
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ROOTS, ROCKS & THE ROLL OF A FAT-TIRED LIFE

John Tomac By Zap Over the course of the nearly four decades that Hi-Torque Publications has been producing MBA, the magazine has seen a handful of editors at the controls. For the first official monthly issue (November 1986),…
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Nicolas Vouilloz Wins EWS E-Bike Enduro Race

Ten-Time Downhill World Champion Dominates E-Bike Enduro Race

The opening round of the 2021 EWS-E season saw a diverse mix of racers take to a huge course that encompassed three loops, nine stages, and 60km of racing in a single day. On the start line were bonafide legends of the sport alongside a…
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Custom Bike Giveaway Program Supports Trail Disaster Relief

Trail Chaser Program will give away custom bikes to raise awareness for nonprofits.

(Press Release) Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. has teamed with Paul Component Engineering and other notable cycling industry brands to build a pair of fully custom bicycles to raise funds and awareness for two local nonprofits working on…
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Video: Hawgin’ the Chilcotins with Kenny Smith

Get a taste of epic bikepacking adventure in the the latest video from Fox Racing

To Send the Search is to be relentless in your hunt for epic. Kenny Smith and his ragtag crew are all-in on this 8-day adventure into the wild unknown. Hawgin’ the Chilcotins takes a band of brothers, drops them into a land of bears and…
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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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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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Tire Tips From the Pros

Get a grip on one of the most important parts on your mountain bike

What are the best kind of tires to use on your mountain bike? We called on some top people in the mountain bike world and got their opinions. Brian Lopes Advice from a four-time world champion Tire choice can be a complicated topic…
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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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