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Team Polygon Riding BOX Components for 2015

BOX Components/Promax USA has partnered with the downhill, enduro and slopestyle team, Polygon United Ride, as its shifter and derailleur sponsor. The team is currently riding and testing the newest BOX components. “As we move forward into production with our long-awaited derailleur and shift system, the team will test them at the highest level and help us […]

YT Industries Bikes Now Available In The US!

Kapow – the race is on! YT Bikes are now available in the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. For this expanded distribution the Gravity Mountain Bike specialists teamed up with new partners. Cameron Zink, the gutsiest man in the mountain bike business will represent YT Industries with his brother Howie in the US and […]

Lezyne Releases Tests They Claim Expose Massive Fraud In Bicycle Light Biz

All the past visits to the Mountain Bike Action headquarters by Micki Kozuschek, owner of Lezyne (a bicycle accessory company) and founder and former owner of Truvativ Products, have been memorable, informative and entertaining occasions. His last visit was no different. Micki was in town to go over Lezyne’s ever-expanding line of multi-tools, hand pumps, […]

Mobile Users: Tell Us How You Want To View Mountain Bike Action

When mobile device users access the Mountain Bike Action website, they get a condensed version of our homepage by default. Recently, a few riders have asked us to do away with the condensed version and give them the full treatment when they visit from a smart phone or small-screened tablets (your iPad should be getting […]

Suspect Arrested Believed To Be Trail Saboteur

A man was arrested in the Ashland, Oregon, watershed Sunday, due to the hard work and investigation of a Forest Service law enforcement officer, is believed to be the low-life who was setting booby traps that could have killed or injured trail users. You can read the whole story from the Mail Tribune by clicking […]

Video: These Are The Days – Dylan Dunkerton

This is the second installment of this series from The Coastal Crew about living the mountain bike dream. We dare you to watch this and not be pumped up to go ride.  From The Coastal Crew – “These are the days, the ones that really matter. Memorable laps with friends, summer time vibes and golden […]

Sneak Peak: Orbea Introduces the Occam29

Orbea is bringing their Occam into the 29er world with all-new carbon and aluminum versions. The new bikes will be released in September, and the wrecking crew has plenty of reasons to bring one of these big-wheeled machines in for a long term test when they’re available. This bike has some seriously cool features. Here’s […]

Ohio Mountain Bikers Could Get More Sweet Singletrack

Ohio’s Akron Beacon Journal reports that Plans for developing 10 miles of mountain biking trails in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park were greeted enthusiastically by a crowd of 55 at Wednesday’s public hearing in the park’s Happy Days Lodge. You can read the entire story by clicking here.

Photo of the Day: One From Frischi

Thomas Frishchknecht was the winningest men’s World Cup cross-country racer of the 90s. He won a total of three World Cup series titles, has the 1996 men’s XC World Championship title to his name, and earned a silver medal in mountain biking’s debut at the Olympic Games, in Atlanta, Georgia in 1996. This isn’t him riding, though. It’s […]

Product Test: Marzocchi 44 Micro Switch Fork and Roco Air Shock

Marzocchi was founded over 60 years ago in 1949. To say they have experience with designing components for two-wheeled machines is an understatement. Two brothers, who at the time were designers for the prestigious Ducati Corporation, founded the company with the vision to focus on suspension products. Within a decade, the company had become the […]