April 4, 2019

Mountain Biking Visionary Jacquie Phelan Reflects on 30 Years of Never Taking The Sport Too Seriously

For someone known across the bike world as the “godmother of women’s mountain biking,” Jacquie Phelan lives a life noticeably absent of material luxury. She dumpster dives for her food and she lives in a minimalist abode that she calls “Offhand Manor,” near the foot of Mount Tam in Marin County, California.  “I think the […]

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April 4, 2019

RockShox Signature Series SID, BoXXer and key updates

Rock Shox unveils its Signature series - updating the most popular models in the front suspension line up with a new damper system, oils, and seals.

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April 3, 2019

MBOSC Introduces Mountain Biking Impact Review

Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC), a non-profit trail stewardship organization, is proud to introduce the Mountain Biking Impact Review. This review is the product of a year of comprehensive research by MBOSC’s Science Committee.

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April 3, 2019

Forbidden Bike Druid 130mm travel high pivot bike

Headquartered in Cumberland, British Columbia, in the shadows of the infamous Forbidden Plateau, Forbidden Bike Company is a small, rider-focused brand. Here's the story of their new -- and intriguing -- bike.

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April 3, 2019

New Bontrager XR3 Team Issue tires launched

Just into Mtbr test HQ this week are the new Bontrager XR3 Team Issue tires and Bontrager TLR Sealant. Here's what you need to know.

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April 3, 2019

Backpacking Recipe: Hummus Bowl

Backpacking Lunch - Hummus

Serious thru-hikers know lunch on the trail isn’t exactly a full blown meal. More like a momentary pause to eat something before moving on. In many ways, it’s similar to stopping your car for gas: the primary goal is to refuel. So the last thing you want to do is pull out your entire kitchen […]

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April 2, 2019

Video: Martin Maes wins EWS in Rotorua AND Tasmania

Martin Maes picks up right where he left off in 2018 with two stunning wins in Round 1 and 2 of the 2019 Enduro World Series

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April 2, 2019

Hayes Dominion A4 Brakes Review

The Hayes Dominion A4 is an all-new four-piston brake system designed for trail, enduro, downhill, or eBike use. Find out how they fared in this Mtbr test.

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April 2, 2019

Crankbrothers Synthesis 11 wheels get i9 Hydra hubs

Crankbrothers has partnered with Industry Nine to offer Hydra hubs on its full range of Synthesis 11 carbon wheels, bringing the new hub technology to its front and rear specific wheel system.

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