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MBACTION.COM Review: iSHOXS ProMount Action Camera Mount

Action cameras have taken the mountain bike community by storm over the last few years. Many have gained a desire to record every one of their rides. Some to capture the ripping descents and others simply to prove that they really did flip three times during their last crash. They’re looking to get as many […]

Being There: Garda Festival in Riva Del Garda

The Riva Del Garda festival is in full swing here in Northern Italy, and while we’ve only begun to scratch the surface, these are just a couple of the things that caught our eye while walking the expo area. Stay tuned to the pages of Mountain Bike Action for the full report.

How to Pack for a Bikepacking Adventure

Interested in bikepacking, but don’t know where to start? Check out this video from Chumba, regarding how to pack for a bikepacking adventure. Have further questions? Check out our how-to article on bikepacking in our 2015 February issue of Mountain Bike Action.

Sea Otter 2015 Recap

Sea Otter this year was huge. The races were big, and the expo area was enormous. If we were to pick one trend that looked to be the biggest story in the expo area, it was the explosion of product offerings for the plus-sized market, the bikes sized as either 27.5-plus or 29-plus. The new bikes that were launched at […]

3 Days Deep into Sea Otter: Plenty of Products

Sea Otter continues on! Another day roaming from booth to booth…another day filled with products! While a showcase of many products will be shown in an upcoming issue of Mountain Bike Action, here is a few picks from Topeak and Tifosi.You may have already seen previous versions of the ultra lightweight Ratchet Rocket Lite from […]

MBACTION.COM Review: Whispbar WB200 Roof Rack

Yakima has been a leading producer of quality roof rack systems for decades and their innovation with the rook rack market has only improved since it purchased Whispbar years ago. Historically roof racks have been notorious for noise and wind drag with or without a bike mounted. Tech features: The Whispbar utilizes oval shaped load […]

Trail Testing: Salsa Horsethief 2

There’s nothing like getting a test bike that feels like it can handle anything a rider can throw at it. The Salsa Horsethief 2 feels like one of those bikes. Our first ride included steep loose descents with tight switchbacks and gnarly rocky segments that pushed the suspension through its whole travel. After a couple […]

Earn $1 for Every Hour You Ride

Ride your bike, earn cash – it’s that easy. The time has come to be rewarded for your sweat, hard work, and long hours in the saddle spinning, and today premier online retailer of specialty cycling gear Competitive Cyclist and cycling app Strava have partnered to offer cyclists a first-of-its-kind incentive program aimed at putting […]

Help Save The Palm Canyon Epic!

The Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Public Lands are an invaluable part of the landscape in Palm Springs, Calif. Right now, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a land exchange for properties owned by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians (ACBCI). The land exchange is intended to promote effective […]

The BackBottle: Jersey-Friendly Bottle for Cyclists

Imagine two products combined, a hydration pack and a water bottle. This concept led Brian Davis, creator of Fix It Sticks, to develop a solution to help cyclists hydrate on long rides. The campaign launched today on Kickstarter. Backers of the Kickstarter campaign will have first access to the new BackBottle as well as introductory […]

Video: Take Control with Rick Koekoek

Rick Koekoek, one of the best MTB Trials athletes in the world, shows how good his control is on the ”Stairway to Heaven” in Montserrat Catalonia, Spain. Even in serious circumstances where the mind wants the easy way out, he understands what to do. Music: Audiomachine – Carpe Diem John Murphy – Safehouse Speakers: […]