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Mountain Bike Action Shootout Special Edition

Shootouts have always been a popular feature in Mountain Bike Action because everyone likes a good race. And believe us, many of our shootouts are super-tight races. We have gather our bike, product and apparel shootouts from the last few years and put them all in a 100-page Shootout Digital Special. We even included our […]

26er Versus 29er: The Shootout You’ve Been Asking For

The most frequently requested shootout is a 26-inch-wheeled bike versus a 29-inch-wheeled bike. The opportunity to do such a shootout presented itself when Cannondale Bicycles graciously supplied us with two mid-priced aluminum hardtails that sell for the same suggested retail of $1069. Why offer two bikes at the exact same price? Because the Cannondale Trail […]

Shootout: Seven Flat Pedals Go Pin to Pin

Aside from your hands on the bars, the pedal is the most important interface between you and the bike. While a clipless system and a stiff-soled shoe will offer the most efficient platform, there are some pretty talented riders who swear by platforms?and not just gravity guys. For this shootout, we rounded up some of […]

Wheel Wars: 26″ vs 27.5″ vs 29″ Shootout Video

Last year Mountain Bike Action took three Jamis hardtails and conducted a shootout. The difference? The wheel sizes. There was a 26, 27.5 and a 29er in the mix. You can read the entire shootout by clicking here. Three wheel sizes go knob-to-knob; 26-inch, 27.5-inch and 29-inch. We pick our favorite and give you the […]

Product Shootout: Thule T2 vs. Yakima Holdup

THULE T2 AND YAKIMA HOLDUP RACKS Rack ’em up We picked two of the most popular hitch-mounted bike racks, both of which are designed to haul bikes without removing wheels or scratching up the paint, and mounted them to two Mountain Bike Action vehicles. Tech features: Both the Thule T2 and Yakima Holdup racks are […]