March 23, 2018

Atherton Diaries: Unreal Testing in Spain

With just a month to go before the start of the World Cup downhill season, the Atherton crew headed for the sunshine and rolling hills of Malaga, Spain, for training and testing.
March 22, 2018

9 most stylish riders in mountain biking

Style, class, steeze. Whatever you to call it, deciding which riders have it and which don't is a contentious subject. Here's one list. What do you think?
March 22, 2018

RockShox updates Deluxe, Super Deluxe, Lyrik and more

RockShox has overhauled the Sektor, Reba, Recon, Judy, 30, Bluto, and Pike DJ forks, and the Lyrik and Yari now have a smoother DebonAir air spring, while the Lyrik also receives the top-level RC2 Charger 2 damper cartridge.
March 22, 2018

Enduro World Series heads to Chile for round No. 1

500 riders to take on the famous Chilean 'anti-grip' terrain over two days of hard fought racing.
March 22, 2018

Knock-off “Shimona” parts showing up at shops

Unscrupulous manufacturers mimic the name of a well-known brand by simply changing a couple of letters so that the casual observer or someone not familiar with that product won't notice.
March 20, 2018

How Your New Jacket Got Its Color

When you go paddling, hiking or skiing next year, which colors will you prefer to wear—electric blue, navy, chartreuse, turquoise or pink? To a novice scanning the blur of rainbow shades on the color wheel of outerwear and midlayers, it seems like only a wizard can predict. In fact, for leading outdoor apparel companies like […]

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March 20, 2018

Santa Cruz Blur first ride review

After a three-year hiatus, the bike that arguably put Santa Cruz on the map is back. Meet the new Blur, a 29-inch wheeled full carbon XC speed machine with 100mm of VPP suspension.
March 20, 2018

2018 Santa Cruz Highball first ride review

New low-angle stays designed to work in tandem with a bridgeless seatstay design to help absorb trail chatter.
March 20, 2018

2018 Rocky Mountain Vertex debuts

Rocky Mountain has updated the Vertex, its flagship XC-race hardtail, which is now lighter and more aggressive.