Germany’s Fast & Sporty Trail Machine
Germany’s Fast & Sporty Trail Machine
from Shimano: Shimano XT was the first ever dedicated Mountain Bike group and we work hard to make sure XT serves the needs of mountain bikers everywhere. To celebrate the launch of the new M8000 version, We set-off to Chile with Thomas & Andrew to meet up with locals Ignacio & Nicholas, to celebrate and […]
When we went to the Eurobike tradeshow in 2014, we saw a brand new system from Schwalbe promising a dramatic improvement in tubeless tire technology. The system, dubbed ProCore, used a two air chamber system to not only lock the bead in place, but also prevent pinch flats nearly entirely. A lot of time and […]
The 2015 SCOTT Voltage FR 710 is designed to be a one-stop shop for bikeparks, downhill tracks, and any trail that deserves a good ol’ roostin’. The bike has been designed around a 27.5” wheel standard, but can be converted to run 26” wheels so that no matter the terrain or style you are riding, […]
This little chunk of plastic caught our attention. While we haven’t ridden with one yet, we can say that certain dropper post levers have proven tempermental, and this could be the solution. from the manufacturer: Here at Lindarets, we love our dropper posts. With most of the reliability up and costs down, there’s little reason […]
from Turner Bikes: The King Khan is the ideal tool for adventurers everywhere. This full-suspension fat-bike was born to take the trail less traveled. This bike defies the limitations of lesser bikes and opens the door to take that trail that was too bumpy, too eroded, too loose, and just too much of a mess […]
Magura is releasing for sale a limited number of the MT7 Raceline brakes used only by Magura’s pro racers up to now. The MT7 is Magura’s premier 4-piston brake and has been receiving rave reviews from the press since their introduction last year. The brake offers supreme braking power, fade resistance and incredible modulation. The MT7 boasts many high […]
Offered in a very small quantity, the 12×197 Fatbike RHUB is equipped with the SRAM XD driver for huge gear ratios, and all feature an Industry Nine ratchet combined with our well recognized guts and shell. This model will is available in a thirty two hole configuration and 12mm thru axle only. The 12×197 RHUB […]
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The Burner v3.1 builds on the pedigree of the original Turner which rolled out in 1994. Remember Y-frames and elastomer suspension? The Burner rewrote the book and changed riders’ expectations about what a mountain bike could do, and how it should perform. Fast forward to 2015 and the Burner, still made in America, continues that […]
Your well balanced and versatile enduro machine awaits
A cross-country racer with an affordable price
OneUp your Shimano 11 speed drivetrain with the new 45T sprocket for XT/XTR (M8000/M9000) Cassettes.
Don’t check this bike-out if you are not hardcore
Not too shabby! Here’s a close look at the Deore XT demo bike Shimano gave journalists in Riva del Garda to test their new M8000 groupset.
Easton has released an all new wheelset aimed at versatility and durability. The new HEIST can handle everything from cross-country to aggressive trail and enduro riding. With two diameter and three rim width options, the HEIST has a little something for everyone. The HEIST will come in three different rim width options to suite different […]
The Riva Del Garda festival is in full swing here in Northern Italy, and while we’ve only begun to scratch the surface, these are just a couple of the things that caught our eye while walking the expo area. Stay tuned to the pages of Mountain Bike Action for the full report.
THE RELENTLESS PURSUIT OF BALANCE RISE HIGHER. ROAM FARTHER. RAIL HARDER. You don’t win by being the lightest, stiffest, or the toughest. You win by being the fastest. And that takes a wheel designed specifically for the modern mountain biker. At SRAM, we start with the demands of the terrain and work forward from there—carefully […]
Trek issues voluntary nationwide quick release safety notices
We are always looking for good trail bikes and the Norco Sight C 7.2 is quickly meeting all the requirements we at Mountain Bike Action look for in a fast, fun bike. So far we have enjoyed a few rides on the Sight and aren’t upset that we get to keep riding it. The carbon […]
The Remedy is a real mountain biker’s mountain bike
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Jamis displayed their new plus-sized trailbike at last week’s Sea Otter Classic. See what makes it tick in this video.
Trek announced the release of the all-new Stache, the completely redesigned mid-fat trail hardtail that offers riders the capability of a full- suspension trail bike and the efficiency and simplicity of a hardtail. Stache delivers more on-trail confidence than ever before with massive 3” tires mounted to 50mm rims for better traction cornering, climbing, and […]
Sea Otter this year was huge. The races were big, and the expo area was enormous. If we were to pick one trend that looked to be the biggest story in the expo area, it was the explosion of product offerings for the plus-sized market, the bikes sized as either 27.5-plus or 29-plus. The new bikes that were launched at […]
Day 2 of Sea Otter was another day filled with some amazing products. Today’s highlights included FSA, KMC, and Prologo. We stopped by the FSA tent to check out some of their new narrow-wide chainrings and were impressed with the aggressive tooth profile of their MegaTooth chainrings. FSA created their rings with super tall teeth to […]
It’s impossible to sum up all the great products we saw in one day. Here’s a few more that we thought we note worthy! Light and Motion Sidekick This creative accessory allows riders to have separate lighting for their GoPro cameras on night rides. We had a chance to check out the Sidekick Duo that offers […]
The 25th Year Of The Sea Otter Classic Is In Full Swing
We’re all hands on deck at the biggest cycling event in the world happening now, the Sea Otter Classic. Our first day included attempts to stay hydrated and keep enough sunscreen on to avoid looking like a piece of burnt bacon by sundown. Oh yeah, and we also found a few cool new bikes and […]