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Alchemy Bicycles Introduces Mixed Wheel Model nine7five

July 19, 2019 -Denver, Colorado —  Alchemy Bicycles introduces today one of the first production mixed-wheel full-suspension bikes, the Alchemynine7five.“ Racers have been winning World Cups and Enduro World Series event on mixed wheel-size bikes, so there is no doubt there are performance advantages,” says Alchemy engineer Matt Maczuzak. “And it’s not just the quicker […]

All-new second generation Santa Cruz Hightower

If ever a bike resembled your most cherished mixtape compilation, the Hightower is it.  Featuring the Santa Cruz lower-link mounted shock design, updated, adjustable geometry, this “Engineering Best Of…” assembles some of Santa Cruz’s biggest design pleasers into one belter of a road-trip companion.The Hightower has been a does-it-all-well trail bike since its inception. More […]

SHIMANO DEORE XT M8100 Debuts with Shimano’s marquee mountain bike component technologies and trail-specific focus

OSAKA, Japan (May 31, 2019) – Employing the latest technologies and performance from Shimano’s flagship XTR M9100 mountain bike components, the new Shimano DEORE XT M8100 series features Shimano’s 12-speed versatility while offering superior shifting and braking systems specifically tuned for trail riders. New Shimano DEORE XT delivers unrivaled component customization and Shimano’s widest range […]

Throwback Thursday: The Bikes of 1989

In going through some back issues we found a buyer’s guide to the bikes of 1989. It’s easy to see how much mountain bikes have changed in the last 30 years. Notice for one thing the lack of front suspension, much less rear suspension. The first Rock Shox forks wouldn’t hit the market until later […]

First Ride: All-New RIP 9 RDO

Niner, founded in 2005, established their brand around building bikes with big wheels long before it was even cool to do so. One could argue that Niner’s passion and commitment to the larger wheel size helped paved the way for the growing popularity of 29er’s today. The RIP 9 was introduced to Niner’s fleet in […]

Aaron Gwin Announces That He’s Moving to Intense Cycles

We had been hearing about this for weeks, maybe even months. We had even questioned Aaron Gwin himself about the matter. He had told us he couldn’t reveal any information about his plans for 2019 until the end of January or he would stop receiving money from YT, who had been his sponsor for the […]

MOBIUS X8 Wrist Brace

Mobius Braces continues to redefine wrist protection with the X8 Wrist Brace, now offered in the new Storm Grey color. Using the same revolutionary Continuous Cable Routing System (CCRS) seen in the X8 Knee Brace, this brace has been specifically designed to progressively resist hyper extension as well as excessive lateral and medial bending of […]

ONE FRAME, TWO DIFFERENT VERSIONS?

“When we started development on the new Oiz, back in 2016 at the World Cup in Vallnord, we knew what the process would be like. Complicated, painstaking and one that would create internal stress. That Oiz was already a World Champion and improving on that is always a sensitive endeavor. But we were motivated. At […]

Knolly 2019 Grassroots Program – Sign Up Today

2019 marks the 6th Anniversary of the Knolly Grassroots (GSR) Program, and we are super excited about the upcoming season and the future of the program. We have had a great year and made some exciting new changes to the program. We are stoked to welcome back past team riders, and recruit new members for […]

Martin Maes to Race with GT for Three More Years

GT and GT Factory Racing (GTFR) today announced that the Belgian phenom Martin Maes will keep the good times rolling with his GT family for the next three years. Now that the dust has settled on a stellar year, Maes can focus on preparing for more Enduro World Series (EWS) wins and more World Cup […]