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CHECKING OUT THE KETOGENIC DIET

Both mountain and road cyclists are famous for wanting to trim weight from their bikes. Unfortunately, it can cost thousands of dollars to make bikes even a few pounds lighter. It’s said that riders should do whatever they can to reduce their own weight first. For that reason, we decided to explore one of the […]

First Look Cannondale F-Si – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Cannondale F-Si For this First Look we opened up a bike box from Cannondale. The Cannondale F-Si Carbon 3 is a Sleek, Race-Ready Cross-Country Weapon. We can’t wait to get some testing laps in and give you all our feedback on the MBA Youtube channel as well as in the magazine. Don’t forget to hit […]

First Look Santa Cruz Hightower – Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Santa Cruz Hightower The Santa Cruz Hightower is a versatile trail shredder with downhill inspired suspension and an appetite for big climbs. Look for more on Mountain Bike Action Youtube channel as we shake this bike down and get to testing. We’re excited to put this bike through the paces and give you some more […]

Could Eating More Salt Make You a Better Mountain Biker?

      By John Ker/Mountain Bike Action      In his book, “The Salt Fix: Why the Experts Got It All Wrong—and How Eating More Might Save Your Life, ” Dr. James DiNicolantonio says that cutting salt from our diets has actually worsened the problem it was supposed to prevent: high blood pressure. He […]

Mountain Bikers Take on Electric Bike World Championship

The UCI  E-MTB World Championship brought a batch of talented riders to the table including Rocky Mountain’s own Andreas “Dre” Hestler. Dre spent 13 years racing the cross-country World Cup Circuit before finding his current role at Rocky Mountain Bicycles. Andreas also plays a large role in the BC Bike Race. After his electric bike racing experience, we […]

First Look: Aaron Gwin’s 29″/27.5″-Wheeled DH Bike

Aaron Gwin posted these photos to his social meda accounts to show off his custom-built prototype Intense M279 race bike. See what Gwin had to say about his new machine and marvel at his photos below.       We made it to World Champs! 🇺🇸Starting practice on the new ride today. Had some meetings […]

First Ride: Intense Primer S

Intense Cycle established its brand during the heyday of American mountain bike racing. Their handcrafted frames were the envy of every racer and proved to be worthy of podium finishes more times than we care to count. More than 25 years later Intense continues to push their competition with race-worthy weapons. Off the racecourse, however, […]

Alchemy Bicycles Introduces Mixed Wheel Model nine7five

July 19, 2019 -Denver, Colorado —  Alchemy Bicycles introduces today one of the first production mixed-wheel full-suspension bikes, the Alchemynine7five.“ Racers have been winning World Cups and Enduro World Series event on mixed wheel-size bikes, so there is no doubt there are performance advantages,” says Alchemy engineer Matt Maczuzak. “And it’s not just the quicker […]

Throwback Thursday: Mountain Biking Near Bend, Oregon

Our friends at Cogwild Adventures took us mountain biking in the hills all around  Bend, Oregon. This was one of the many memorable places. If you look closely you’ll see two riders above the top of the cliff riding the ridgeline on one of the trails. The scenery was epic. Photo: John Ker/Mountain Bike Action