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CARBON OR ALUMINUM—WHICH IS BETTER?

Bike parts are lighter and offer better performance than ever. The gains are largely due to improvements in material technology, such as switching from metal to carbon fiber parts. These lighter and “better” parts come with a bit of uncertainty, though. It has long been rumored that carbon parts can suddenly and unexpectedly fail if […]

ROSSIGNOL INTRODUCES NEW RANGE OF HERETIC MOUNTAIN BIKES

“The bike is offered in three different component packages, at three different price levels. These new bikes will be available directly through Rossignol.com. The main range is built upon three platforms: a 160mm Enduro, 140mm Trail and 145mm e-bike, which then encompass a dozen different models by spec. In addition, Rossignol will have 3 kid’s bikes, two are 24- and 20- inch full suspension bikes, as well as a kick bike for the littlest shredder.”

HOW TO SET UP YOUR BIKE FOR MAXIMUM CONTROL: VIDEO

Be sure to listen to the part at the beginning where Lenosky gives his tips on setting up your handlebars and controls to work best for your riding. “Mountain bike set up can be confusing! I’ve been riding my MTB for over 30 years, I’ve tried a bunch of things that have worked and a […]

THE INTENSE FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2022

The team will continue to develop and race the prototype alloy INTENSE M279 DH bike. They’ll be working closely together on some new changes and special tweaks for 2022. Further, Seth and Joe will race the new INTENSE Tracer enduro bike at select Enduro World Series (EWS) races this year.

CANFIELD BIKES UNVEILS ALL-NEW 29ER JEDI

PRESS RELEASE FRUITA, CO (December 8, 2021) – Canfield Bikes, a high-end boutique mountain bike manufacturer, today unveils a completely redesigned version of its iconic high-pivot downhill bike, the Jedi 29. The much-anticipated update includes a new shock layout, revised suspension kinematics, 29-inch wheels and updated geo and sizing.     Going back to the […]

FOX FACTORY INVESTS INITIAL $500,000 WITH TRAIL TRUST

Together with nonprofit partners worldwide, Trail Trust aims to deliver sustainable adventure to everyone. This means promoting the conscientious use of land amongst outdoor enthusiasts and protecting our shared playgrounds. It also requires expanding opportunities within the outdoor sporting industry, diversifying the populations that participate in cycling and power sports — because everyone deserves the thrill of adventure.

THE TRAILS ARE CALLING, BUT FOR WHAT KIND OF BIKE?

Owing to the COVID pandemic, the sport of cycling (in all its forms) has enjoyed a significant surge in popularity. Best of all, as more people are getting into the habit of riding, they might start thinking about riding multiple times a week. And so, for them, it becomes what it already has for so […]

TOM VAN STEENBERGEN WINS BEST TRICK AWARD AT 2021 RED BULL RAMPAGE

Unfortunately, disaster struck soon after when the freeride icon hit the next step-down jump on the desert track. A mistaken landing on a backflip sent Van Steenbergen crashing over the handlebars. After on-site medical staff provided immediate assistance, doctors at a local hospital diagnosed several fractures.

Video: Luke Whitlock—Free Riding at Mt. Bachelor Bike Park

Luke’s words: Danny Manning and I spent a few days at Mt Bachelor hanging out, getting clips in between laps, and enjoying the unreal hero dirt and conditions we were given at the park. Being a free rider isn’t all about speed through the bike park, but more focused on riding the park in a […]

Check Out the New Intense Tracer 279

Tracer recently announced the release of their new Tracer 279 enduro bike. Be sure to keep an eye out for the test in an upcoming issue. In the meantime, here’s what Intense says about the bike: “The Tracer 279 has been in development for well over three years, with an early alloy prototype Tracer 279 […]

Review – Spot Mayhem 29

Spot Brand is a family-owned bicycle company located in Golden, Colorado, that is passionate about high-level engineering. The family founded Avid in 1991 and grew the component company into one of the largest brake manufacturers in the world. After selling Avid, the family founded Spot Brand. What sets Spot apart from other bicycle manufacturers is […]