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Getting Rowdy at the Kamikaze Games

Along with the legendary Kamikaze downhill race here at Mammoth Mountain, there are several other races happening for amateurs and pros alike.  We walked most of the mountain and saw some riders getting fast and rowdy on the enduro and…
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June 2015 Free Wallpaper

Former assistant editor Doug Barnett carves a slickrock corner in Moab, Utah. Late spring is one of the best times to visit Moab, when the snow in the high country is long gone but the summer heat hasn't quite hit yet. If you haven't…
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Bernard Kerr Lets It Fly In Mexico

" Pivot Cycles Factory DH Rider, Bernard Kerr is loaded with talent. If you look close enough, he's holding onto a Churro that he snatched out of a fans hand from the second floor balcony and according to the Federales, Bernard…
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Photo Of The Day: A Legend At Work

"Big Ring" Eddie Rea, is a veteran of this sport. He's been scrubbing jumps like this for over 35-years and can do it with his eyes closed. Eddie is also the head coach for the Victor Valley Composite High School Mountain Bike Team.…
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Perfect Way To End A Ride

The best rides are the ones you don’t want to end. And when they do come to an end, chances are it is because the sun is going down. This month’s Trail Mix takes a look at riders finishing really great rides. INDIAN SUMMER That’s my…
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Colorful Trails That Make You Want To Ride

Our monthly Trail Mix section (photos shot by riders like you) features trails that are not only fun to ride, they are fun to look at. We challenge you to look at these images and not want to jump on your bike and go. Click on any photo …
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Rider Photos From The Deep Forest

Most of our best rides are the ones that take us deep into the woods. The wind elicits a chorus from the pine needles and the rain finds the tree cover nearly impenetrable. It is under this big top that riding magic happens. These Trail Mix…
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Rider Photos Of Animals Seen Along The Trail

We all know to share the trail with hikers and other bikers, but the multiuser list doesn't end there. These are photos of other critters shot that have every right to be on the trails with the rest of us. SNAKE IN THE GRASS     Riding in…
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November Rider Photos From Along The Trail

Maybe we should stop calling them "mountain" bikes and start referring to them as "trail" bikes. That way, it wouldn't matter if the trail snaked up into the mountains, cut a swath across the vast plains of the Midwest, or meandered over…
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Gallery: Mammoth Mountain’s Early Season Riding

Photo: Peter Morning/MMSA Mammoth Mountain in Mammoth Lakes, California has been supporting mountain biking since the sport's infancy. This winter's less-than-stellar snowfall and warm spring season means that riding is already happening…
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Feature: Shuttle Dave Rides to the Top

Load 'em up: For a mere $15, riders get 10?15 miles of singletrack with over 4000 vertical feet of descending. Just a stone's throw from the megatropolis of L.A., riders have access to trails that are far different than their typical…
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Photo/Video Gallery: Sea Otter Downhill Practice

                      Downhill practice was on for the Men's and Women's Pro classes Friday morning at Sea Otter. Spectators and photographers flocked to the course to watch some of the biggest names in the downhill world loft some whips…
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April Rider Photos: Crash n’ Burns

This month's Trail Mix has a simple theme. Each image was preceded by the phrase, "Watch this." HOW TO CRASH Great series of photos of me wrecking at Mammoth Mountain on the Shotgun trail. This was my forth time riding the log and I…
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Photo of the Day: Racing the sun

There's nothing quite like a ride with your buddies on some flowing singletrack after a day of work. Test rider, Chris Layton, races the sun on our way back to town.  Photo: Doug Barnett/Mountain Bike Action
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Photo of the Day: Remember this kid

The amount of talent coming up through the downhill ranks right now is impressive. On any given weekend at our local Southridge USA downhill races in Fontana, California, the junior expert class is won with a time that would be good…
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Photo of the Day: Burning up the trail

Mt. Wilson in Pasadena has proven to be one of our favorite new riding areas. Thanks to the services of Dave at Shuttle-Run, trails that would normally take us hours to climb to on bike are just a 40 minute van ride away. This makes…
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March Trail Mix Madness: Your Photos From The Edge

This month's Trail Mix takes a look at riders who like to ride on the edge. We are not talking about riding to the limits of one's ability; we are talking about actual cliff-riding antics for those who don't suffer from acrophobia. THE SEA…
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Photo Gallery: 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo

Last weekend, Mountain Bike Action headed out to 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo with the Cannondale/Sho-Air crew. The event is put on by Epic Rides, and they live up to their name. Surrounded by thousands of mountain bike fanatics, we couldn't…
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January Riders’ Photos: Hot Enough For You?

Hot enough for you? This past summer set all kinds of crazy heat records, and it is one we all want to forget. So, Trail Mix could feature riders on snow-covered trails to cool you off, but we are pitching you a curveball and keeping the…
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