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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 […]

First Ride: Devinci Spartan 29

FIRST RIDE: DEVINCI SPARTAN 29 The Spartan became Devinci’s answer to the growing segment of Enduro racing back in 2015. Skip forward a few years and professional level Enduro racing is more popular than ever. The Spartan received major updates last year receiving a new metric shock, a set of Boost hubs and a completely […]

Aaron Gwin Wins Pro GRT at Kamikaze Games

  Aaron Gwin took the final Pro GRT race of the year at the Kamikaze Bike Games on Saturday aboard his new YT Tues 29 bike. Kiran MacKinnon ended up winning the overall Pro GRT title for the year on his Santa Cruz 29er. Troy Lee’s Boogaloo race provided some e-bike entertainment on Saturday afternoon. […]

WTB Announces New Ranger 2.4

The all-weather tread pattern of the WTB Ranger tire is now available in a 2.4-inch width designed for trail riding. The Ranger tread pattern has earned its following as a fast-rolling design that sticks to the trail through a wide range of conditions. The Ranger was originally introduced as a plus-size 2.8/3.0 tire, followed by […]

Cane Creek announces eeWings Stages equipped eeWings MTB titanium cranksets

Cane Creek Cycling Components has announced the release of the eeWings All-Road – a new version of their titanium eeWings cranks designed to fit road, gravel and cyclocross bottom bracket standards. Additionally, Cane Creek has announced that their eeWings Mountain cranks will now be available equipped with an optional power meter from Stages Cycling with […]

Trump Approves Tariffs on $1 Billion of Bicycle Products

President Trump approved import tariffs on 200 billion dollars worth of Chinese imports including $1 billion in goods in bicycle parts and components. The White House released a statement stating they had come to the conclusion after seven weeks of hearings. See full release below. “Today, following seven weeks of public notice, hearings, and extensive […]