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Tire Tips From the Pros

What are the best kind of tires to use on your mountain bike? We called on some top people in the mountain bike world and got their opinions. Brian Lopes Advice from a four-time world champion Tire choice can be a complicated topic if you are someone who is really looking for that perfect setup. Not […]


The bicycle industry has reinvented the wheel multiple times over the past couple years, looking to find the perfect tire and rim size for everyday trail riders. Plus-sized tires (2.8- to 3.25-inch wide tires) quickly grew in popularity due to the benefits of high air volume and increased traction and stability. On the other hand, […]

First Ride Santa Cruz Bronson – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Born in 2013, the Santa Cruz Bronson shook up the mountain bike market with its in-between wheel size, known as 650B. Promising the best qualities of the two the most popular wheel sizes of that time, 27.5″ wheels became the the obvious choice for that versatile trail machine. With a nod of the hat to […]

Maxxis Opens Its 2015 Sponsorship Program

Looking to be sponsored by Maxxis? They’re accepting applications for their 2015 sponsorship program. The application period runs from September 1 through October 31. Riders, drivers, teams and event coordinators in auto, ATV, motorcycle and bicycle racing are welcome to apply. Applicants can complete the appropriate form at this link:, and may also attach […]

Ask Mountain Bike Action: Tire Questions

FRESHNESS DATE What’s the shelf life of a spare tube? How long is too long to have a tube rubber-banded and shoved into your backpack? Would you replace them annually? -Steve, who avoids thorns Mountain Bike Action: We wish we went a year without a flat tire. Tubes will last surprisingly long if they are […]