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mountain bikes

VIDEO: TALKING TIRES WITH THE WORLD CUP MECHANICS

It's time for "Tread Talk"

Meet the mechanics and other team members who make these races possible, learn about the pros’ tire choices and the “Why?” behind their decisions, and have some fun around the World Cup scene with these two amazing people.
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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…
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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF RITCHEY DESIGN

Pioneer mountain bike frame builder and designer Tom Ritchey has been making bikes for 50 years

In the 50 years since he first started bike repairs, Tom Ritchey has been at the forefront of innovation, design and production, whether it was the off-center rim, a lighter clipless MTB pedal or 3D Net forging for components.
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ELLSWORTH CYCLING BRINGS FOUNDER, TONY ELLSWORTH, BACK TO THE COMPANY

Iconic mountain bike pioneer will head up design, bringing unique vision and ability to blend form with function back to renowned brand

PRESS RELEASE San Diego, CA – January 24, 2022 – Ellsworth Cycling, LLC (dba “Ellsworth Bikes”) a premium manufacturer of legendary mountain bikes for over 30 years, announced today that it has successfully completed a…
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HOW TO SET UP YOUR BIKE FOR MAXIMUM CONTROL: VIDEO

Jeff Lenosky tells you how to set up your mountain bike for the best performance and ultimate control

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…
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THE INTENSE FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2022

Aaron Gwin, Dakotah Norton, Joe Breeden and Seth Shirlock will head up the Intense racing team this year

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…
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HOW TO RIDE A BIKE PARK

Jeff Lenosky shares his tips as he rides Bentonville, Arkansas, for the first time

Jeff Lenosky shreds the trails in Bentonville, Arksansa, in this cool video. The town has come to be recognized as one of the top mountain bike destinations in America. It offers miles of fantastic trails, some of which you can access right…
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MORE NEWS FROM TINKER ON HIS 2022 MOUNTAIN BIKES

Tinker's gravel and road bikes will be made by Squad; his mountain bikes are another story

Tinker contacted MBA today to give us an update on his bike choices for 2022. Tinker had revealed earlier today that he'll be riding for Floyd's of Leadville in the coming year. He and the rest of that team will be riding Squad gravel and…
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TOM RITCHEY AND THE EARLY YEARS OF MOUNTAIN BIKING

The early history of the sport, as recalled by one of the founding fathers of our sport

Four years ago, we talked to pioneer mountain bike builder Tom Ritchey, who told us how he came to build his first mountain bikes in 1977, two years before he began making the first"MountainBikes" sold by Charlie Kelly and…
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“A DOG’S LIFE”— THE LATEST VIDEO FROM “BRENDOG” IS HERE

Check out this jumpfest with Brendan Faircloug and his friends on a wild and crazy jump line built by Dan Atherton

Labeled as a "Triple Black" by Dyfi trail building mastermind, Dan Atherton, this jump line is without a doubt one of the largest sets of jumps and drops on offer across Europe and the UK. Brendan is also joined by none other than newly…
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CANFIELD BIKES UNVEILS ALL-NEW 29ER JEDI

Canfield’s flagship high-pivot DH bike receives complete redesign and 29-inch wheels.

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…
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CANYON DEBUTS ITS 2022 TORQUE LINEUP

The new models feature slacker headtube angles, reduced offset forks, longer reach, and steeper seat tube angles

The new Torque is offered in both aluminum and carbon versions. In the United States, Canyon USA will offer three Torque models—the $3,299 Torque AL 5, the $4,399 Torque CF 7, and the $5,399 Torque CF 8 Mullet. 
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FOX FACTORY INVESTS INITIAL $500,000 WITH TRAIL TRUST

The goal is to provide more outdoor opportunities for everybody

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…
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COLORS OF MEXICO: VIDEO

Kilian Bron takes us on a spectacular mountain bike ride through the incredilbe landscapes and cityscapes of Mexico

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00PB3Ng5hhY
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CRANKWORX ROTORUA PHOTO GALLERY

A collection of our favorite photos from last week's event

The official photographers at Rotorua captured some great photos of last week's action. MBA's John Ker went through hundreds of shots and picked out some of his favorites to create this selection. Dan Booker (left) and Brook MacDonald…
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DOUBLE-HEADER DAY SEES BROOK MACDONALD BACK ON TOP IN DUAL SLALOM, FIRSTS FOR KIALANI HINES AND BAS…

Second day of live broadcast Crankworx action from Rotorua combines sunny Pump Track over breakfast, followed by a wet and wild day of Dual Slalom for dinner

Press Release  ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND November 6, 2021 — It started with Pump Track in the sun and ended with Dual Slalom in the sludge and athletes grinning ear to ear. The second day of live action from Crankworx Rotorua saw a mix…
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