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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

All-new second generation Santa Cruz Hightower

If ever a bike resembled your most cherished mixtape compilation, the Hightower is it.  Featuring the Santa Cruz lower-link mounted shock design, updated, adjustable geometry, this “Engineering Best Of…” assembles some of Santa Cruz’s biggest design pleasers into one belter of a road-trip companion.The Hightower has been a does-it-all-well trail bike since its inception. More […]

Throwback Thursday: Pedalfest Racing, 2014

 It’s hard to believe this was five years ago. This was from one of the Pedalfest races from May of 2014. The 2019 Pedalfest race series concludes this week.  The final race of the season takes place today (Thursday, June 13th) with most of the classes starting shortly after 6 p.m. (Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action)

SHIMANO DEORE XT M8100 Debuts with Shimano’s marquee mountain bike component technologies and trail-specific focus

OSAKA, Japan (May 31, 2019) – Employing the latest technologies and performance from Shimano’s flagship XTR M9100 mountain bike components, the new Shimano DEORE XT M8100 series features Shimano’s 12-speed versatility while offering superior shifting and braking systems specifically tuned for trail riders. New Shimano DEORE XT delivers unrivaled component customization and Shimano’s widest range […]

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Throwback Thursday: Pedalfest 2016, Lake Castaic, California

Racers battle up the hill in this shot from the Pedalfest race at Lake Castaic, California, in May 2016. The racing action returns to Lake Castaic  on Thursday afternoons from now through the next few weeks. The biggest races start right around 6 p.m. Photo by Brandon Castelli/Mountain Bike Action

Would You Like to Remove Your Organization Partner

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Throwback Thursday: Finn Iles at Whistler, 2017

Finn Iles has risen to become one of the top downhill riders on the 2019 World Cup circuit. He’s also one of the first  such racers to use a 29/27.5 wheel combo on his race bike. This is a shot of him from the Whip-Off World Championship at Crankworx Whistler in 2017. Finn served notice […]

Throwback Thursday: Saddle Height, 1989

Mountain Bike Action editor Zapata Espinoza gave a demonstration 30 years ago of proper leg extension for mountain biking. The saddle position in our top photo here is a little too low, which can be seen by how much the left knee is bent. The leg bend and the saddle position in the second photo […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: MUD RACING AT THE SEA OTTER, 2006

The Sea Otter Classic returns to Monterey, California, next week.  Weather forecasters are saying there’s a 40% chance of rain next Friday for the event. Here’s some of the pro racing in 2006, when the Sea Otter pros had to deal with deep mud, even after the rain had stopped and the sun had come […]

Throwback Thursday: “The Blair Speed Project,” MBA, August 2000

The late Blair Lombardi was an amateur national champion in mountain biking who became one of the top mountain bike coaches in the world, coaching thousands of riders—including Gary Fisher and Missy Giove—to improve their riding skills for both racing and recreational riding. Recently, one of our readers wrote to us and asked us if […]

Throwback Thursday: Aaron Gwin vs. the Photographers

This was one of the scariest photos that MBA photographer John Ker has ever taken in nearly 30 years of mountain bike photography.  This was during the World Cup race at Mont-Sainte-Anne, nearly ten years ago. Aaron Gwin came flying over the jump in the photo at high speed,  heading straight for John and the […]

MORE FROM NAHBS

Perfect weather outside brought the crowds to Sacramento for the second day of the NAHBS event. Many of the bike brands at the NAHBS event are ones that many mountain bike enthusiasts have never heard of before, such as Black Cat. This bike by Black Cat won the award for best fillet frame in recognition […]

SMALL COMPANIES’ HANDMADE BIKES ARE THE BIG SHOW AT NAHBS

There are plenty of interesting bikes to be seen at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Sacramento, California, this weekend. This Olivetti bike (called the Wopcycle) looks like three different bikes depending on your angle of view. From the right side, it looks like a green bike. From the left side it looks like […]

NAHBS 2019

This Isen mountain bike has one of the most beautiful finishes of all the bikes on display at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Sacramento, California. Check back later this weekend for more photos. Check out www.nahbs.com for more info.

Throwback Thursday

Cam McCaul demonstrates his jumping skills at Bootleg Canyon, Nevada, in 2004. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action   Martin Soderstrom pulls off a double tailwhip at Whistler, B.C., in the summer of 2009. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action  

Bryn Atkinson’s Snake Bike

There’s something about the lines of a mountain bike that draws us in, but nothing grabs our attention quite like a custom paint job. Australian professional mountain biker Bryn Atkinson teased his social media followers with a close-up photo of his new bike. That photo quickly racked up over 8000 likes on Instagram and immediately […]