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More than 30 years after his best year of racing, John Tomac is still widely considered the greatest all-around mountain biker in history. Tomac won the UCI XC World Championship and World Cup titles in 1991, plus the U.S. Downhill title and the silver medal in the UCI’ Downhill World Championship. Watch and listen to […]

Ride Day at SkyPark at Santa’s Village

Welcome to the first annual Mountain BIke Action Ride Day held in SkyPark at Santa’s Village. We had a fun-filled day seeing our current supporters and new brands for some trial time. Follow along with the wrecking crew as they burn through a party lap full of good laughs and good times. About SkyPark Whether […]

Throwback Thursday: The Way Things Used To Be—Interbike, 2018

The annual Interbike show used to bring together the world’s top riders and industry people as well as many of the biggest bike dealers in the country. Those days are gone now. (Left to right) Hans  Rey,  Joe Lawwill and Geoff Kabush posed for a photo for their fans in 2018 in Nevada. Photo: JK/Mountain […]

Throwback Thursday: Patrick Reynoso, 2014

We’re going back to December of 2014 with this photo of Patrick Reynoso riding the S-Works Enduro 650b in the mountains near Pasadena, California. The clouds were starting to lift above the hills, while Patrick was riding with his usual flair and style. (Photo by John Ker/MBA)

Throwback Thursday: The Rayvolt Cruzer

We were going through one of our collections of photos from a few years back, and this one caught us by surprise. It’s a picture of a Rayvolt Cruzer, a Spanish e-bike that is made to look like a classic motorcycle of the early 1900s. We shot this in September of 2018, and , as […]

Throwback Thursday: Hans Rey in the Italian Alps, June 2008

MBA got to travel to Italy for the UCI World Championships in June of 2008 and check out the newest GT bikes while there. The Worlds were held in June that year, which was earlier than normal, because of the Olympics coming up later in the summer. That turned out to be the same Olympic […]

Throwback Thursday: Whistler, B.C., Summer 2015

Brett Tippie leads Richie Schley on one of their favorite mountain bike trails in Whistler, British Columbia,  well outside of the city’s famous bike park. Whenever you get a chance to have two legends of the sport take you out and show you their favorite trails, it’s probably a good idea to take them up […]

Throwback Thursday: 13 Years Ago at the Sea Otter

Kirt Voreis (left) battles Steve Peat in the round of four during the Sea Otter’s dual-slalom competition in April of 2008. Kirt rode without a visor in the race, but we don’t know if he lost it, broke it, or simply chose to ride that way. It’s possible that he was doing it to reduce […]