Tags: Reviews and Tech
Ralf Hauser    Today
Ridden & Rated: 4 of the Best eMTB Motor Systems for 2020 - Bosch vs Brose vs Shimano vs Fazua Ridden & Rated: 4 of the Best eMTB Motor Systems for 2020 - Bosch vs Brose vs Shimano vs Fazua
Four different motor systems, each with their own set of quirks out on the trail. Find out which one stood out from the rest.
James Smurthwaite    May 24, 2020
The Best Tech From French EWS Rounds The Best Tech From French EWS Rounds
All the best tech we have spotted at past French EWS rounds since the series began in 2013.
Nick Dunn    Today
Turning an Old Hardtail into a Custom Dirt Jump Bike Turning an Old Hardtail into a Custom Dirt Jump Bike
An old hardtail gets a new lease of life when it is transformed into a brand new Dirt Jump bike.
Dan Roberts    May 22, 2020
Behind the Numbers: Norco Sight Behind the Numbers: Norco Sight
The Sight's suspension analyzed, explained, and compared.
Wolf Tooth Components    May 22, 2020
Wolf Tooth Announces New Performance Headsets With Black Oxide Bearings Wolf Tooth Announces New Performance Headsets With Black Oxide Bearings
Wolf Tooth has added a new, more affordable line of headsets to their catalog.
James Smurthwaite    May 22, 2020
The Best Tech From Nove Mesto XC World Cups The Best Tech From Nove Mesto XC World Cups
6 years of XC bike evolution in the Czech Republic.
Cane Creek    May 22, 2020
Cane Creek Announces New Hellbender 70 Bottom Bracket & T47 Hellbender Neo Bottom Bracket Cane Creek Announces New Hellbender 70 Bottom Bracket & T47 Hellbender Neo Bottom Bracket
The Cane Creek Hellbender 70 bottom bracket starts at $99 and the Hellbender Neo T47 retails for $150.
Mike Levy    May 21, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 8 - Do We Need an Even Larger Wheel Size? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 8 - Do We Need an Even Larger Wheel Size?
We call Trek's Travis Brown to find out about their 32" and 36" wheeled prototypes. And no, you won't need that pitchfork anytime soon.
Brian Park    May 21, 2020
Interview: Trek's Travis Brown On Experimenting With 32" & 36" Wheels Interview: Trek's Travis Brown On Experimenting With 32" & 36" Wheels
Big wheels aren't coming any time soon, but Trek's field test lead has a lot to say about them.
Daniel Sapp    May 21, 2020
First Ride: Cannondale's All-New Scalpel SE First Ride: Cannondale's All-New Scalpel SE
The Scalpel gets a significant update, and there are now two models - one with 100mm of travel, and the other with 120mm.
Daniel Sapp    May 21, 2020
Review: Bontrager's New Rally WaveCel Helmet Review: Bontrager's New Rally WaveCel Helmet
Bontrager's new Rally helmet makes WaveCel technology more affordable.
ECHOS Communications    May 21, 2020
Dynaplug Launches 14 Gram Carbon Racer Tire Plugging Tool Dynaplug Launches 14 Gram Carbon Racer Tire Plugging Tool
Dynaplug claim this is the lightest plugging tool on the market.
   May 21, 2020
Cotic Launches the New BFeMAX Hardcore 29" Hardtail Cotic Launches the New BFeMAX Hardcore 29" Hardtail
Cotic adds to their BFe range of hardcore hardtails with the new 29" BFeMAX.
Mike Levy    May 20, 2020
First Look: ShockTune is a Free Suspension Setup App First Look: ShockTune is a Free Suspension Setup App
It uses your phone's accelerometer to tell you how good (or bad) or your suspension setup is.
Mike Kazimer    May 20, 2020
Abbey Bike Tools Announces 3 New Shop Quality Tools Abbey Bike Tools Announces 3 New Shop Quality Tools
Abbey Bike Tools have added a US-made hammer, pedal wrench, and dishing tool to their lineup.
   May 20, 2020
Bjorn Bikes Introduces Recycled Grips Bjorn Bikes Introduces Recycled Grips
Bjorn Bikes has partnered with ODI Grips to produce grips out of recycled leftover thermoplastic elastomers.
Mike Kazimer    May 19, 2020
Review: TRP's New TR12 Shifter and Derailleur Review: TRP's New TR12 Shifter and Derailleur
TRP expands their drivetrain lineup with a 12-speed shifter and derailleur.
James Smurthwaite    May 19, 2020
Millyard's Hyper Ride Shock Returns Millyard's Hyper Ride Shock Returns
Built from a Land Rover steering damper and a solid aluminium block, the Millyard shock is as unique and creative as ever.
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   May 19, 2020
Dirtlej Releases a Kids' Version of its Dirtsuit Dirtlej Releases a Kids' Version of its Dirtsuit
A smaller version of he one-piece suit for younger riders.
James Smurthwaite    May 18, 2020
The FCKW Frameworks Reclaimer Was Designed and Built Completely by Hand The FCKW Frameworks Reclaimer Was Designed and Built Completely by Hand
"I acquired all my knowledge by watching YouTube videos for hours and the rest was instinct and luck." - Benni Amend
Daniel Sapp    May 18, 2020
First Look: Pivot's Phoenix Dock Tool System First Look: Pivot's Phoenix Dock Tool System
Pivot's new tool solution keeps necessities easily accessible.
Ed Spratt    May 18, 2020
Video: Radon Launches Updated Swoop Enduro Bike Video: Radon Launches Updated Swoop Enduro Bike
The Swoop enduro bike now comes in carbon and features an adjustable headset on all models.
SDG Components    May 18, 2020
Video: SDG Launches the Bel-Air V3 Saddle - 25 Years of Evolution Video: SDG Launches the Bel-Air V3 Saddle - 25 Years of Evolution
SDG mark 25 years of the Bel-Air with the new V3 Saddle.
Zach White    May 16, 2020
Review: Rotor 2INpower MTB Crank Review: Rotor 2INpower MTB Crank
Can a technophobe figure out the intricacies of a dual-sided power meter?
Dan Roberts    May 15, 2020
Behind the Numbers: Commencal Meta TR 29 Behind the Numbers: Commencal Meta TR 29
Dig deep into the numbers that make the Meta TR work so well out on the trail.
Sarah Moore    May 15, 2020
Bikepacking Check Out: Bags Edition Bikepacking Check Out: Bags Edition
Get out and stay out - here are an assortment of bikepacking bags that can help carry provisions for extended trips in the great outdoors.
Mike Kazimer    May 15, 2020
Shimano Announces New ME700 Clipless Pedals Shimano Announces New ME700 Clipless Pedals
Shimano adds a new value priced clipless pedal to their lineup, along with two flat pedals for casual cruising.
Ed Spratt    May 15, 2020
Bike Check: Flowrider Racing's Unique Revel Rascal LT Loaded with Prototype Parts Bike Check: Flowrider Racing's Unique Revel Rascal LT Loaded with Prototype Parts
An incredible paint job and build featuring the cream of the crop of boutique European component manufacturers.
Mike Levy    May 13, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 7 - Wild Project Bikes, Foxzocci Forks, and Suicide Shifters The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 7 - Wild Project Bikes, Foxzocci Forks, and Suicide Shifters
Who hasn't shifted their planetary gearbox crankset via a fork lockout that's mounted on the underside of the top tube?
   May 13, 2020
Video: Actofive's Steel & Aluminum High Pivot Trail Bike Video: Actofive's Steel & Aluminum High Pivot Trail Bike
Get ready to drool over this new German trail machine.
Cascade Components    May 13, 2020
Cascade Components Announces V2 Hightower LT Link Cascade Components Announces V2 Hightower LT Link
Cascade Components' new link increases the Hightower's rear travel to 150 millimeters.
Daniel Sapp    May 11, 2020
Review: HED's Raptor 29 XC Carbon Wheelset Review: HED's Raptor 29 XC Carbon Wheelset
The Raptor 29 wheels are a lightweight, XC-oriented option that's made in the USA.
DEITY Components    May 12, 2020
Deity Announces Deftrap Nylon Pedal Deity Announces Deftrap Nylon Pedal
The Deftrap pedal is a fully sealed, rebuildable nylon pedal.
Mike Levy    May 11, 2020
Review: Spot's Ryve 115 29 is a Part-Time Racer Doing Trail Bike Duty Review: Spot's Ryve 115 29 is a Part-Time Racer Doing Trail Bike Duty
Looking for a speedy trail bike that doubles as a race rig? This might be it.
Daniel Sapp    May 11, 2020
PNW Components Debuts Recycled Dropper Program PNW Components Debuts Recycled Dropper Program
PNW Component's refurbished dropper posts can save riders some cash and come with a 1-year warranty.
James Smurthwaite    May 8, 2020
The Best Tech From the Losinj DH World Cup The Best Tech From the Losinj DH World Cup
Travel back to 2018, the one and only time the DH World Cup circus arrived in Losinj.
Mike Levy    May 8, 2020
Specialized Diverge EVO: Gravel Shredder, High-End Hybrid, or Just a Rigid Mountain Bike? Specialized Diverge EVO: Gravel Shredder, High-End Hybrid, or Just a Rigid Mountain Bike?
Does a flat-bar gravel bike appeal to you, or is this just a mountain bike with not enough tire clearance?
Mike Kazimer    May 8, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: How Often Do You Drive to Your Local Trails? Pinkbike Poll: How Often Do You Drive to Your Local Trails?
Are you lucky enough to have trails in your backyard, or do you need to drive to ride?
   May 8, 2020
Forbidden Bike Co. Introduce Ziggy Link For Mullet Conversions Forbidden Bike Co. Introduce Ziggy Link For Mullet Conversions
The Ziggy Link recalibrates the Druid’s geometry for a smaller rear wheel.
Dan Roberts    May 8, 2020
First Ride: Newmen's Advanced SL A.30 Carbon Fiber Wheelset First Ride: Newmen's Advanced SL A.30 Carbon Fiber Wheelset
Best known for their aluminum products, Newmen's new carbon fiber wheelset is aimed at enduro riders.
Daniel Sapp    May 8, 2020
Review: Lezyne Super Pro GPS Computer Review: Lezyne Super Pro GPS Computer
Lezyne's Super Pro GPS computer is packed full of functions, but do they matter on the trail?
Dan Roberts    May 7, 2020
First Look: Shimano's New Deore 12-Speed Group & Other 2021 Updates First Look: Shimano's New Deore 12-Speed Group & Other 2021 Updates
The 12-speed trickle down continues as Shimano unveils their new Deore drivetrain, along with new brakes and wheels.
Mike Kazimer    May 7, 2020
Review: Giro's New Manifest Helmet Review: Giro's New Manifest Helmet
The Manifest is Giro's brand new high-end trail helmet.
Mike Levy    May 7, 2020
First Look: ENVE's New, Adjustable-Geometry Rigid Fork First Look: ENVE's New, Adjustable-Geometry Rigid Fork
The US-made carbon fiber fork lets you choose between 44mm or 52mm of rake.
SIXPACK Racing    May 7, 2020
Sixpack Racing Launches 'Freeride-Oriented' Millenium Stem Sixpack Racing Launches 'Freeride-Oriented' Millenium Stem
The CNC-machined stem is made from 6061-T6 aluminum, comes in two lengths – 35mm and 45mm – and with a freeride-friendly rise of 0°.
Daniel Sapp    May 5, 2020
Kenda Releases New Pinner Tire Developed with Aaron Gwin Kenda Releases New Pinner Tire Developed with Aaron Gwin
Gwin's latest tire design is intended to excel in dry, hardpacked conditions.
Dan Roberts    May 5, 2020
The 2020 Last Tarvo Claims to be the Lightest Enduro Frame Ever The 2020 Last Tarvo Claims to be the Lightest Enduro Frame Ever
A 2.08kg carbon frame designed and manufactured in Germany.
Mike Kazimer    May 5, 2020
Review: TRP's New DH-R EVO Brakes Review: TRP's New DH-R EVO Brakes
TRP's latest brakes provide plenty of stopping power for everything from trail to downhill bikes.
Ed Spratt    May 5, 2020
Video: GT Launches New Zaskar LT Trail Hardtail Video: GT Launches New Zaskar LT Trail Hardtail
GT's iconic frame gets a more aggressive update.
James Smurthwaite    May 4, 2020
Spotted: Is This a New Specialized Status? Spotted: Is This a New Specialized Status?
It looks like a new Status trail bike is on the way...and it's running two different wheel sizes.
Sarah Moore    May 4, 2020
Review: Yeti SB140 - Little Wheels & Lots of Fun Review: Yeti SB140 - Little Wheels & Lots of Fun
The SB140 is made for gravity-oriented jib sessions.
Ergon Bike    May 4, 2020
Ergon Announces Enduro Saddle Collection Ergon Announces Enduro Saddle Collection
The SM Enduro saddle is offered in three models, with two sizes available in each.
James Smurthwaite    May 3, 2020
12 Raw Aluminum & Carbon Pro Rides From the Pinkbike Archive 12 Raw Aluminum & Carbon Pro Rides From the Pinkbike Archive
There's minimal paint to be seen in this round-up of a dozen bikes that grabbed our attention over the years.
James Smurthwaite    May 2, 2020
Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade Steel Downhill Bike Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade Steel Downhill Bike
The Norwegian rider returns with a hand-built bike with geometry numbers based on Sam Hill's golden era.
George Milner    May 1, 2020
Video & Photo Story: A Custom Painted Santa Cruz Bronson Dream Build Video & Photo Story: A Custom Painted Santa Cruz Bronson Dream Build
This one takes Gee Milner's Dream Build series to the next level, going behind the scenes of stripping and painting up a Bronson.
James Smurthwaite    May 1, 2020
The Best Tech from Maribor Downhill World Cups The Best Tech from Maribor Downhill World Cups
Take a look back at some of the tech highlights from previous World Cup DH races.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 30, 2020
Now THAT Was a Bike: Psycle Werks Wild Hare Now THAT Was a Bike: Psycle Werks Wild Hare
Travel back to the early 2000s on this California-made aluminum trail bike.
   May 1, 2020
Cotic Launches the RocketMAX Gen3 Cotic Launches the RocketMAX Gen3
Cotic release the third generation of their UK made 29" enduro bike.
Ed Spratt    Apr 30, 2020
Privateer Launch $3,075 161 Enduro Race Bike Privateer Launch $3,075 161 Enduro Race Bike
After unveiling their prototype Enduro bike at Eurobike last year, Privateer have a production model ready with some neat tweaks.
Dan Roberts    Apr 30, 2020
First Look: DT Swiss' New 240 EXP Hubs First Look: DT Swiss' New 240 EXP Hubs
DT's renowned 240 hubs get a revision that's intended to increase their reliability even further.
Mike Levy    Apr 29, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 5 - Can You Trust Bike Reviews? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 5 - Can You Trust Bike Reviews?
We look at the different types of reviews out there, talk about how we like to do it, and get into press camps, embargos, and biases.
Gustav Gullholm    Apr 29, 2020
Video: XC Meets BMX? Dangerholm’s Completely Custom Scott Spark Video: XC Meets BMX? Dangerholm’s Completely Custom Scott Spark
What happens if you take a World Cup proven XC frame and build it up with components worthy of a place on an EWS bike? Dangerholm finds out.
Nikki Rohan    Apr 29, 2020
11 Riding Glasses Ridden & Rated 11 Riding Glasses Ridden & Rated
From over $200 to less than $10, we put 11 different riding glasses through the paces to see how they stacked up.
   Apr 28, 2020
Andreani Group Announce ProImpact Suspension Tuning System Andreani Group Announce ProImpact Suspension Tuning System
Andreani's new polymer kit allows fine-tuning of air and coil forks.
Motion Instruments    Apr 28, 2020
Motion Instruments Launches Shop-Oriented MotionIQ Coach App Motion Instruments Launches Shop-Oriented MotionIQ Coach App
Motion Instruments have expanded the MotionIQ app capabilities with the addition of the Coach platform
Dan Roberts    Apr 28, 2020
Ask Pinkbike: Over-Forking, Missing Bolts & Anti-Squat Energy Ask Pinkbike: Over-Forking, Missing Bolts & Anti-Squat Energy
Pinkbike's tech editors dive into the bike-related questions that have been keeping you up at night.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 28, 2020
Review: Transition's New Sentinel V2 - Now With More Travel Review: Transition's New Sentinel V2 - Now With More Travel
The Sentinel bumps up to 150mm of travel, along with a new frame shape and updated geometry.
   Apr 28, 2020
PYGA's New Carbon Trail Bike - Handmade in South Africa PYGA's New Carbon Trail Bike - Handmade in South Africa
Pyga are working on a new marathon / light trail bike that's produced in South Africa.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 28, 2020
Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Loris Vergier: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Loris Vergier: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head
Three different riders, three different setups and the V10 MX, get stuck into the nerdy details here.
ENVE Composites    Apr 28, 2020
ENVE Announces New Tool to Build Custom Decals ENVE Announces New Tool to Build Custom Decals
Take matchy-matchy to the next level.
Mike Levy    Apr 27, 2020
Review: Deviate Highlander - There Can Only Be One Review: Deviate Highlander - There Can Only Be One
Is this the most capable "trail bike" on the market?
Dan Hallada    Apr 27, 2020
CushCore's New Tire Lever Has a Lifetime Warranty CushCore's New Tire Lever Has a Lifetime Warranty
CushCore has reimagined the tire lever.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 27, 2020
Nukeproof Releases a Limited Short Travel, Lightweight Edition of the Reactor Nukeproof Releases a Limited Short Travel, Lightweight Edition of the Reactor
Nukeproof unveil a limited edition short-travel version of their Reactor trail bike.
Ross Bell    Apr 24, 2020
10 Exotic or Unconventional Downhill Bikes Spotted in the World Cup Pits 10 Exotic or Unconventional Downhill Bikes Spotted in the World Cup Pits
10 out of the ordinary bikes from the past few World Cup seasons.
Dave Rome    Apr 24, 2020
Review: Granite Design Stash Tools - Hidden Fixes Review: Granite Design Stash Tools - Hidden Fixes
A tool that fits into most common fork steerer tubes, plus tubeless tire plugs and a chain breaker that go in the ends of your bars.
Cane Creek    Apr 24, 2020
Cane Creek Announces 165mm eeWings, eeWings Raven & Color Anodized Preloaders Cane Creek Announces 165mm eeWings, eeWings Raven & Color Anodized Preloaders
There's now an eeWings Raven titanium crank painted deep black, 165mm eeWings Mountain cranks, and five different colours for the Cane Creek Preloader.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 23, 2020
First Look: Kenda Releases New 26" Slalom and Park Tires First Look: Kenda Releases New 26" Slalom and Park Tires
Kenda's new 3-Sixty and Booster tires are designed specifically for dirt jump, pump track, and bike park riding.
Mike Levy    Apr 23, 2020
The Four-Year Story of Fin Woods' DIY Carbon Enduro Gearbox Bike The Four-Year Story of Fin Woods' DIY Carbon Enduro Gearbox Bike
One broken derailleur too many sent Fin Woods down a path to his DIY gearbox bike and, eventually, to the realization that "a new bike isn’t going to make anyone a better rider."
Mike Kazimer    Apr 22, 2020
Field Trip: 8 Value Bikes Hucked to Flat in Super Slow Mo Field Trip: 8 Value Bikes Hucked to Flat in Super Slow Mo
Eight bikes, one flat landing, and a Phantom camera to capture all the action.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 22, 2020
Video: Magura's New MCi Conceptbike Has Just 1 Visible Cable Video: Magura's New MCi Conceptbike Has Just 1 Visible Cable
Magura's quest to hide or eliminate all the cables on a bike continues.
Industry Nine    Apr 22, 2020
Industry Nine Updates 2021 Alloy Wheels Industry Nine Updates 2021 Alloy Wheels
Updated rim profiles are designed to reduce pinch flats and prevent impact damage.
Sarah Moore    Apr 22, 2020
Review: 45Nrth's Ragnarök Shoes - Made for Riding in the Rain Review: 45Nrth's Ragnarök Shoes - Made for Riding in the Rain
Tired of cold and wet feet? 45Nrth's Ragnarök shoes might be the answer.
Mike Levy    Apr 21, 2020
Field Trip: 8 Value Bikes VS the Impossible Climb, 1 Huge Upset Field Trip: 8 Value Bikes VS the Impossible Climb, 1 Huge Upset
Did the $1,300 Bossnut really out-climb bikes that cost more than twice as much?
Nikki Rohan    Apr 21, 2020
10 MTB Goggles Ridden & Rated 10 MTB Goggles Ridden & Rated
We tested ten different MTB goggles, breaking down fit, function, and performance.
   Apr 21, 2020
Shred Zeppelin is a Tubeless Plug, Valve Core Tool and CO2 Cartridge Regulator in 1 Shred Zeppelin is a Tubeless Plug, Valve Core Tool and CO2 Cartridge Regulator in 1
Lyne Components is hoping this solves all your trailside tubeless needs.
Mike Levy    Apr 20, 2020
Field Trip: Is Buying a Used Mountain Bike Worth It? Field Trip: Is Buying a Used Mountain Bike Worth It?
Don't accidentally trade your Xbox for a lemon.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 20, 2020
Review: RAAW Madonna V2 - Ready for the Apocalypse Review: RAAW Madonna V2 - Ready for the Apocalypse
Version 2.0 of the Madonna is built just as tough as the original - there's not much this bike can't handle.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 20, 2020
First Ride: Hutchinson's New Kraken XC Tire First Ride: Hutchinson's New Kraken XC Tire
Named after a mythical sea monster, Hutchinson's new XC tire offers grip in varying terrain.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 17, 2020
Hacks, Bodges & DIY Projects From the World Cup Pits Hacks, Bodges & DIY Projects From the World Cup Pits
Revisit some of the unique parts and pieces we've seen in the pits over the last few years.
Mike Levy    Apr 17, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: Choose Your Field Trip Trail Bike Pinkbike Poll: Choose Your Field Trip Trail Bike
The year is 2020 and you're ready to spend your state-rationed corona coins on a new bike for those social distancing trail rides.
Dan Roberts    Apr 17, 2020
Review: YT's All-New Izzo Trail Bike Review: YT's All-New Izzo Trail Bike
The 130mm-travel Izzo is YT's stab at the lightweight trail bike.
Giro Sport Design    Apr 17, 2020
Video: The Story Behind the Enduro World Series & the Giro x EWS Collection Video: The Story Behind the Enduro World Series & the Giro x EWS Collection
There's so much to love about enduro. We can't wait to see racers back between the race tape.
RideWrap HQ    Apr 17, 2020
RideWrap Announces Updated Universal Fit Bike Protection Options RideWrap Announces Updated Universal Fit Bike Protection Options
RideWrap has updated a slew of the products that are ready to bear the brunt of destruction while riding your bike.
Brian Park    Apr 16, 2020
The Ultimate Recap of Pond Beaver 2020 The Ultimate Recap of Pond Beaver 2020
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who's been checking out our coverage.
Industry Nine    Apr 16, 2020
Industry Nine's April Fool's Joke Becomes Reality Industry Nine's April Fool's Joke Becomes Reality
You can order Frequency Adjusting Ratchet Technology volume knob endcaps for a limited time, with $25 per endcap sold to a local fund benefitting musicians and performing artists.
Sarah Moore    Apr 16, 2020
Tech Briefing: Bikes, Colourful Components, New Shoes & More - April 2020 Tech Briefing: Bikes, Colourful Components, New Shoes & More - April 2020
A monthly round-up of all the latest tech—including gear from OneUp Components, Leatt, Canfield, Sweet Protection and more.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 16, 2020
Bike Check: Gusti Wildhaber's Cube Stereo 170 Bike Check: Gusti Wildhaber's Cube Stereo 170
Gusti finished off last season with three top tens and some of his best-ever EWS finishes.
DYED Bro    Apr 16, 2020
Dyedbro Announces Steve Smith Tribute Frame Protector Dyedbro Announces Steve Smith Tribute Frame Protector
Dyedbro created a special frame protector that honors Stevie Smith's career and raises funds for the Stevie Smith Legacy Foundation.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 15, 2020
The Final Randoms: Cranks, Bars, Shades, Bells, & More - Pond Beaver 2020 The Final Randoms: Cranks, Bars, Shades, Bells, & More - Pond Beaver 2020
The best of the rest - one last round of randoms with a wide assortment of new products from Pond Beaver.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 15, 2020
Video: Does Your Suspension Really Work Better Without a Chain? Video: Does Your Suspension Really Work Better Without a Chain?
Steve Mathews debunks chain-related myths as he digs into pedal kickback, anti-squat, and more.
Nikki Rohan    Apr 15, 2020
A Sneak Peek at 8 Flat Pedal Shoes - Pond Beaver 2020 A Sneak Peek at 8 Flat Pedal Shoes - Pond Beaver 2020
A glimpse of some of the flat pedal shoes that will be reviewed after some semblance of normalcy returns to society.
Brian Park    Apr 15, 2020
Randoms: It's All In The Details - Pond Beaver 2020 Randoms: It's All In The Details - Pond Beaver 2020
It's easy to forget the little things, but they matter.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 15, 2020
First Look: Gulo's New Wheels Have Carbon Spokes - Pond Beaver 2020 First Look: Gulo's New Wheels Have Carbon Spokes - Pond Beaver 2020
Carbon fiber spokes that hold together a 1,475g wheelset rated for enduro riding, among other things.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 15, 2020
Can You Guess These 10 Tires By Their Tread Patterns Alone? - Pond Beaver 2020 Can You Guess These 10 Tires By Their Tread Patterns Alone? - Pond Beaver 2020
Test your tire knowledge - are you a pro-level tread spotter?
Daniel Sapp    Apr 15, 2020
Video: 7 New Mountain Bike Tires - Pond Beaver 2020 Video: 7 New Mountain Bike Tires - Pond Beaver 2020
A number of new treads debuted at Pond Beaver this year. Here's a video rundown of all of them.
Mike Levy    Apr 14, 2020
Review: Kona's Fresh Hei Hei Can Make Cross-Country Fun - Pond Beaver 2020 Review: Kona's Fresh Hei Hei Can Make Cross-Country Fun - Pond Beaver 2020
The new Hei Hei is a 120mm-travel cross-country-ish 29er that's ideal for all-day adventures.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 14, 2020
First Look: Fox's New Transfer Dropper Post - Pond Beaver 2020 First Look: Fox's New Transfer Dropper Post - Pond Beaver 2020
Fox's Transfer seatpost receives a full overhaul for 2021.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 14, 2020
Fox Announces 34 GRIP 2 Fork & Updated  DPX2 Shock - Pond Beaver 2020 Fox Announces 34 GRIP 2 Fork & Updated DPX2 Shock - Pond Beaver 2020
The 34 gets the same damper as its longer travel siblings, and the DPX2 receives a base valve update.
Brian Park    Apr 13, 2020
10 New Pro Mechanics' Tools - Pond Beaver 2020 10 New Pro Mechanics' Tools - Pond Beaver 2020
Right now is a great time to give your bike a full teardown and rebuild...
Brian Park    Apr 13, 2020
Newmen's Uplifting Evolution SL Cockpit - Pond Beaver 2020 Newmen's Uplifting Evolution SL Cockpit - Pond Beaver 2020
Newmen take a different approach to sweep with their new Evolution series bar and stem.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 11, 2020
Field Trip: YT's $2,299 Jeffsy Base 29 - A Value Packed All-Rounder Field Trip: YT's $2,299 Jeffsy Base 29 - A Value Packed All-Rounder
The $2,299 Jeffsy offers an incredible price to performance ratio.
ENVE Composites    Apr 9, 2020
Video: On the Clock with ENVE's New AM30 Wheels Video: On the Clock with ENVE's New AM30 Wheels
Enve announces their new wheelset at their lowest pricepoint yet.
Dan Roberts    Apr 7, 2020
First Look: Fox's New Float X2 & DHX2 Shocks - Pond Beaver 2020 (Updated With Video) First Look: Fox's New Float X2 & DHX2 Shocks - Pond Beaver 2020 (Updated With Video)
Fox's Float DHX2 and X2 shocks have received significant updates for 2021.
Sarah Moore    Apr 10, 2020
New Spring & Summer Apparel from Gore - Pond Beaver 2020 New Spring & Summer Apparel from Gore - Pond Beaver 2020
Bold trail jerseys, redesigned waterproof shorts, and more.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 10, 2020
Maxxis Introduce Wide Trail Options for Aspen and Rekon Race Tires - Pond Beaver 2020 Maxxis Introduce Wide Trail Options for Aspen and Rekon Race Tires - Pond Beaver 2020
The 2.4" WT tires can add grip and comfort for many XC bikes but they won't fit in all XC race frames.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 10, 2020
Bluegrass Release 2 New Back Protectors - Pond Beaver 2020 Bluegrass Release 2 New Back Protectors - Pond Beaver 2020
After a year of testing with athletes including Veronika Widmann, Kevin Miquel and Jose Manel Borges, Bluegrass has released its two new back protectors.
Ross Bell    Apr 10, 2020
Bike Check: Greg Callaghan's Devinci Spartan Bike Check: Greg Callaghan's Devinci Spartan
We check out the new ride for Ireland's fastest racer.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 9, 2020
MicroSHIFT's New 10-Speed Advent X Drivetrain is Only $167 - Pond Beaver 2020 (Updated with Video) MicroSHIFT's New 10-Speed Advent X Drivetrain is Only $167 - Pond Beaver 2020 (Updated with Video)
MicroSHIFT's new 10-speed drivetrain features an 11-48t range, and competes with higher-end competitors in weight.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 9, 2020
3 New Hip Packs From Thule - Pond Beaver 2020 3 New Hip Packs From Thule - Pond Beaver 2020
A trio of new packs for everything from short rides to extended adventures.
Dan Roberts    Apr 9, 2020
Reverse Components' 2020 Bike Hacks Collection - Pond Beaver 2020 Reverse Components' 2020 Bike Hacks Collection - Pond Beaver 2020
A sag indicator for a coil shock, head angle adjusting spacers, singlespeed DH kits, and more.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 9, 2020
PNW Components' Shifty Lever & Gen 3 Rainier Dropper Post - Pond Beaver 2020 PNW Components' Shifty Lever & Gen 3 Rainier Dropper Post - Pond Beaver 2020
PNW Components debuts a shift paddle upgrade, while their latest generation Rainier post has a tool-free travel-adjust.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 9, 2020
First Ride: RockShox's Updated DebonAir Air Spring - Pond Beaver 2020 First Ride: RockShox's Updated DebonAir Air Spring - Pond Beaver 2020
A sub-$50 upgrade that makes a noticeable improvement in performance.
Dan Roberts    Apr 9, 2020
Neutron's Oh Sh!t Kit Gets You Out of a Pickle - Pond Beaver 2020 Neutron's Oh Sh!t Kit Gets You Out of a Pickle - Pond Beaver 2020
Neutron Components' O.S.K. sits inside your handlebar, and includes a tire lever, multiple 1/4" bits, and a chain breaker.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 9, 2020
First Look: Enve's $1,600 AM30 Wheels - Pond Beaver 2020 First Look: Enve's $1,600 AM30 Wheels - Pond Beaver 2020
Enve's newest mountain bike wheels are less expensive and more mechanic-friendly than anything they've ever produced.
   Apr 11, 2020
Cube Enduro Team Reveal their 2020 Stereo 170 Race Bike Cube Enduro Team Reveal their 2020 Stereo 170 Race Bike
A fresh set of bikes for the Cube Actionteam.
Sarah Moore    Apr 8, 2020
Troy Lee Designs' New Women's Apparel Line-Up - Pond Beaver 2020 Troy Lee Designs' New Women's Apparel Line-Up - Pond Beaver 2020
Troy Lee Designs has completely overhauled their women's line of apparel.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 8, 2020
3 Ultralight Packable Jackets - Pond Beaver 2020 3 Ultralight Packable Jackets - Pond Beaver 2020
Endura, Specialized, and Pearl Izumi all have an ultra-lightweight and packable jacket, ideal for stow-n-go any time of the year.
Mike Levy    Apr 8, 2020
Spotted: RockShox's New Enduro Fork Spotted: RockShox's New Enduro Fork
How big are these tubes going get?!
Mike Kazimer    Apr 8, 2020
Tenet's New Occult Flat Pedals - Pond Beaver 2020 Tenet's New Occult Flat Pedals - Pond Beaver 2020
Tenet's lineup expands with a new wide and thin flat pedal.
Mike Levy    Apr 8, 2020
Hunt's New E_Enduro Wheelset - Pond Beaver 2020 Hunt's New E_Enduro Wheelset - Pond Beaver 2020
A lot more aluminum should mean a lot more strength.
Sarah Moore    Apr 8, 2020
6 New Knee Pads - Pond Beaver 2020 6 New Knee Pads - Pond Beaver 2020
A half dozen worthy option for keeping knees safe and sound.
   Apr 8, 2020
Hunt Mountain launches E Specific Wheelset Hunt Mountain launches E Specific Wheelset
E-specifc rims that are designed to take the battering of e-mtbs.
Brian Park    Apr 7, 2020
SQ-Lab's New Racing-Focused Performance Line - Pond Beaver 2020 SQ-Lab's New Racing-Focused Performance Line - Pond Beaver 2020
The German brand has turned its attention to competition to show that the ergonomics can win races too.
Sarah Moore    Apr 7, 2020
Race Face's New Stash Hip Belts - Pond Beaver 2020 Race Face's New Stash Hip Belts - Pond Beaver 2020
Both the Stash Quick Rip 1.5L and the Stash 3L Hip Bag are simple at first glance, but there's a lot going on under the stealth black exteriors.
Bluegrass Eagle    Apr 8, 2020
Bluegrass Releases Downhill & Enduro Back Protectors Bluegrass Releases Downhill & Enduro Back Protectors
The Armour B&S D30 and Armour Lite are designed to keep you safe when lockdown is over.
Mike Levy    Apr 7, 2020
Day One Randoms: Grips Made From Grips, Affordable Cockpits, & More - Pond Beaver 2020 Day One Randoms: Grips Made From Grips, Affordable Cockpits, & More - Pond Beaver 2020
Bjorn's recycled grips, an RV-ready rack, new stems, goggle, and more.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 7, 2020
First Ride: Fox's New 38 Fork - Pond Beaver 2020 First Ride: Fox's New 38 Fork - Pond Beaver 2020
All the details and some initial ride impressions of the brand new Fox 38.
NOBL Wheels    Apr 7, 2020
Nobl Wheels Announces New TR41, TR37 & TR32 Rims Nobl Wheels Announces New TR41, TR37 & TR32 Rims
NOBL have revamped their rim line to offer more comfort, traction, and control.
Mike Levy    Apr 7, 2020
CeramicSpeed's $549 Carbon Derailleur Cage and Pulley Wheels Apparently Save You Watts - Pond Beaver 2020 CeramicSpeed's $549 Carbon Derailleur Cage and Pulley Wheels Apparently Save You Watts - Pond Beaver 2020
Or maybe you're interested in the $1,700 version with 3D-printed titanium pulley wheels?
Mike Levy    Apr 7, 2020
First Look: Fox's New 36, 38, & 40 Forks - Pond Beaver 2020 First Look: Fox's New 36, 38, & 40 Forks - Pond Beaver 2020
The new 36, 38, and 40 all get redesigned lowers and Fox's Variable Valve Control compression system.
Brian Park    Apr 6, 2020
Introducing Pond Beaver 2020, Pinkbike's Virtual Trade Show Coverage Introducing Pond Beaver 2020, Pinkbike's Virtual Trade Show Coverage
Virtually all bike industry trade shows were cancelled or postponed, so we're putting on a virtual trade show through the magic of the internet and the postal service.
Tairin Wheels    Apr 7, 2020
Tairin Wheels Announces New Silent Mugen Hub Tairin Wheels Announces New Silent Mugen Hub
The Canadian wheel company releases its latest hub and announces Microspline compatibility.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 2, 2020
Trust Performance Ceasing Operations Effective Immediately Trust Performance Ceasing Operations Effective Immediately
Supply chain delays and reduced demand due to the coronavirus outbreak were cited as two of the reasons for Trust's decision to suspend operations.
Sarah Moore    Apr 2, 2020
Fox's Dropframe Helmet Takes Top Spot in Latest Virginia Tech Rankings Fox's Dropframe Helmet Takes Top Spot in Latest Virginia Tech Rankings
In addition, 27 of the top 30 helmets had MIPs in the latest rankings.
Brian Park    Apr 2, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 1 - Why Are Bikes So Expensive? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 1 - Why Are Bikes So Expensive?
Levy, Kaz, & Brian have a frank discussion about value in the bike industry.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 2, 2020
Review: Shimano AM902 Clipless Shoes Review: Shimano AM902 Clipless Shoes
Shimano's flagship gravity-oriented shoes get an update.
Dan Roberts    Apr 2, 2020
Canyon Updates the 2020 Neuron AL and Adds Young Hero Version Canyon Updates the 2020 Neuron AL and Adds Young Hero Version
Canyon updates the aluminum version of their Neuron trail bike with 2XS and a kid's edition, dubbed the "Young Hero."
Race Face    Apr 2, 2020
Race Face Launches Micro Spline Cassette Body Race Face Launches Micro Spline Cassette Body
Race Face introduces Micro Spline cassette body options.
Nukeproof    Apr 2, 2020
Nukeproof Release 2020 Clothing Range Nukeproof Release 2020 Clothing Range
Nukeproof launch new ridewear options for 2020
Aidan Oliver    Apr 1, 2020
Bike Check: Matt Walker's Pivot Switchblade 29 Bike Check: Matt Walker's Pivot Switchblade 29
We discovered some more interesting quirks about Matt's bike set up as well as some new Fox parts
Mike Kazimer    Apr 1, 2020
Yoshimura Enters Mountain Bike World With USA-Made Flat Pedals Yoshimura Enters Mountain Bike World With USA-Made Flat Pedals
Best known for their fancy motorcycle exhaust systems, Yoshimura is branching out with a line of flat pedals.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 1, 2020
First Look: Atmospheric Solutions' New Tire Insert System Eliminates Pinch Flats [April Fools] First Look: Atmospheric Solutions' New Tire Insert System Eliminates Pinch Flats [April Fools]
Originally developed for the military, the technology behind this pinch flat solution looks promising.
Guerrilla Gravity    Apr 1, 2020
Guerrilla Gravity Announces New 'Municipal Haste' Townhill Bike [April Fools] Guerrilla Gravity Announces New 'Municipal Haste' Townhill Bike [April Fools]
Embrace every two-wheeled bad decision with gleeful abandon and an adolescent disregard for safety.
Sarah Moore    Apr 1, 2020
'Race Day Look' Announces Cycling Apparel Rentals From Top Brands [April Fools] 'Race Day Look' Announces Cycling Apparel Rentals From Top Brands [April Fools]
The new company focuses on renting high-end cycling apparel to the masses.
Starling Cycles    Apr 1, 2020
Video: The Starling Cycles Tellum is a Mullet Bike that Puts the Party Up Front [April Fools] Video: The Starling Cycles Tellum is a Mullet Bike that Puts the Party Up Front [April Fools]
Starling Cycles challenges you to flip your understanding of mountain bike design.
Mike Levy    Mar 31, 2020
Field Trip: Sub-$2,000 Trail Bike Round Table Field Trip: Sub-$2,000 Trail Bike Round Table
Four bikes, two weeks, a $2,000 price cap, and a lot of rocky trails.
Ross Bell    Mar 31, 2020
Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Commencal Supreme Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Commencal Supreme
A new Commencal frame with some shiny, prototype Fox bits for Greg Williamson.
Dan Roberts    Mar 31, 2020
Behind the Numbers: Enduro Bikes Compared - Specialized vs Marin vs GT vs Orange vs Santa Cruz Behind the Numbers: Enduro Bikes Compared - Specialized vs Marin vs GT vs Orange vs Santa Cruz
All the numbers for the Specialized Stumpjumper EVO, Marin Mount Vision, GT Force, Orange Stage 6, and the Santa Cruz Megatower gathered in one place.
Fabrizio Dragoni    Mar 31, 2020
Video: The Ochain Chainring Spider Promises Chainless Performance Video: The Ochain Chainring Spider Promises Chainless Performance
A chainring with adjustable engagement that claims to offer a chainless feel.
Mike Levy    Mar 30, 2020
Field Trip: Calibre's $1,400 Bossnut - The Boss of Low Cost Field Trip: Calibre's $1,400 Bossnut - The Boss of Low Cost
With a price tag of just $1,400, can the Bossnut keep up with its more expensive competition?
FOX Factory    Mar 30, 2020
Video: More Suspension Tips from Jordi Cortes in 'Dialed' Video: More Suspension Tips from Jordi Cortes in 'Dialed'
Dialed returns for 2020 with suspension tips from a quarantine Q&A session.
   Mar 30, 2020
Cotic Launches the New 4th Generation Rocket Cotic Launches the New 4th Generation Rocket
Cotic unveils the new generation Cotic Rocket with more travel and stiffer tubing.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 27, 2020
The Grim Donut is Already Spawning Imitations The Grim Donut is Already Spawning Imitations
Are 57-degree head angles going to become the norm?
Daniel Sapp    Mar 27, 2020
Bike Check: Maxime Chapuis' Specialized S-Works Enduro Bike Check: Maxime Chapuis' Specialized S-Works Enduro
Max is coming into 2020 hungry for some top-ten finishes when racing finally gets underway.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 27, 2020
Bike Check: 9 of the Pinkbike Office Staff's Personal Rides Bike Check: 9 of the Pinkbike Office Staff's Personal Rides
What does the bike of Andy from Sales or Brie from Marketing look like?
Sarah Moore    Mar 26, 2020
The Pinkbike Guide to Indoor Cycling The Pinkbike Guide to Indoor Cycling
Some key questions you should ask yourself when you're looking for a trainer, your different options, and a guide to getting started.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 26, 2020
Field Trip: Giant's $1,800 Stance 1 - More Traditional Than Trendy Field Trip: Giant's $1,800 Stance 1 - More Traditional Than Trendy
The Stance's price and parts look attractive on paper, but out on the trail....
Dan Roberts    Mar 26, 2020
Round Up: 5 Interesting New Patents - A Voice Controlled Bike, Electronic Braking, & More Round Up: 5 Interesting New Patents - A Voice Controlled Bike, Electronic Braking, & More
Take a glimpse into the future with this compilation of recent patents.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 25, 2020
Field Trip: Kona's $1,499 Honzo - An Overgrown Dirt Jumper Field Trip: Kona's $1,499 Honzo - An Overgrown Dirt Jumper
We put the entry-level version of the Honzo hardtail to the test.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 25, 2020
Spotted: New YT Industries Trail Bike in #LiveCaged Video Spotted: New YT Industries Trail Bike in #LiveCaged Video
It looks like YT's cooking up a new short travel machine.
Sarah Moore    Mar 25, 2020
Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Slash Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Slash
Check out presenter and race correspondent Christina Chappetta's Trek Slash.
Mike Levy    Mar 24, 2020
First Look: SRAM's AXS Web Tool Tracks Your Shifting and Dropper Post Usage First Look: SRAM's AXS Web Tool Tracks Your Shifting and Dropper Post Usage
I could have sworn that I only shifted 536 times during my last ride, not 537 times.
ENVE Composites    Mar 23, 2020
ENVE Partners with the Kona Gravity Team ENVE Partners with the Kona Gravity Team
ENVE joins up with the Kona Gravity Team for the 2020 season.
Dan Roberts    Mar 20, 2020
Enginerding: What Is Anti-Squat & How Does It Actually Affect Mountain Bike Performance? Enginerding: What Is Anti-Squat & How Does It Actually Affect Mountain Bike Performance?
Put on those thinking caps and get ready for a deep dive, complete with illustrations, into the definition of anti-squat.
Sarah Moore    Mar 19, 2020
First Look: Race Face T2 Tailgate Pad First Look: Race Face T2 Tailgate Pad
The new Race Face T2 Tailgate Pad allows for a more custom fit, accommodates a backup camera, and provides extra protection for your stanchions.
   Mar 19, 2020
Sweet Protection Announces New Trailblazer MIPS Helmet & Ronin Sunglasses Sweet Protection Announces New Trailblazer MIPS Helmet & Ronin Sunglasses
The Norwegian company gears up for for Summer with two new products.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 18, 2020
Check Out: Fresh Shoes, Lights, Tools, Snacks & More Check Out: Fresh Shoes, Lights, Tools, Snacks & More
Take a look at the latest assortment of gear to cross our desks.
   Mar 17, 2020
Park Tool Releases Two New Universal Disc Brake Bleed Kits Park Tool Releases Two New Universal Disc Brake Bleed Kits
Everything you need to bleed the most common disc brake systems on the market.
Mike Levy    Mar 17, 2020
Review: RockShox's All-New SID Goes Bigger and Lighter Review: RockShox's All-New SID Goes Bigger and Lighter
There are two new SID forks, one for riders looking for the lightest fork possible, and the other for riders who prefer a little more down in their cross-country riding.
Mike Levy    Mar 17, 2020
4 RockShox SID Forks from the Past 4 RockShox SID Forks from the Past
Four times the SID surprised us, including the dual crown XL version. Wait, there was a dual crown SID?
Jukka Mäennenä    Mar 17, 2020
First Look: Canyon's New Spectral:ON CF eMTB First Look: Canyon's New Spectral:ON CF eMTB
Canyon's new Spectral:ON CF brings more integration and carbon to Canyon's 150mm travel eMTB.
   Mar 17, 2020
Kask Announce Defender Full-face Carbon Downhill Helmet Kask Announce Defender Full-face Carbon Downhill Helmet
The new Defender has been developed specifically with downhill, enduro and freeride mountain bikers in mind.
Martin Kozaczek    Mar 16, 2020
Now THAT Was a Bike: 1991 Bradbury Manitou FS Now THAT Was a Bike: 1991 Bradbury Manitou FS
What's better than one fork? How about two?
Chromag Bikes    Mar 16, 2020
Chromag Launches First Glove Range for 2020 Chromag Launches First Glove Range for 2020
Chromag expands its apparel range with two new gloves.
ION Surfing Trails    Mar 16, 2020
Video: Ion Introduces New Scrub Flat Pedal Shoes Video: Ion Introduces New Scrub Flat Pedal Shoes
Refinements not overhaul for Ion's flat pedal shoe.
Sarah Moore    Mar 15, 2020
First Look: Thule Helium 2-Bike Tray Rack First Look: Thule Helium 2-Bike Tray Rack
Thule's new rack has a sleek aluminum finish and fits 26" to 29" wheels with up to 3” wide tires.
Dan Roberts    Mar 13, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: Would You Rather...? Quick-Fire Edition Pinkbike Poll: Would You Rather...? Quick-Fire Edition
Internal or external cable routing? Pressfit or threaded BB? Weigh in on those topics and more in this week's poll.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 13, 2020
First Look: Evil's New Following First Look: Evil's New Following
The 2020 Evil Following gets several updates, including internal cable routing and SuperBoost spacing.
Dan Roberts    Mar 12, 2020
Behind the Numbers: The Grim Donut Behind the Numbers: The Grim Donut
The Grim Donut has a head angle that not only looks into the future, but actually puts the front wheel in it.
Cascade Components    Mar 11, 2020
Cascade Components Announces Specialized Stumpjumper Link Cascade Components Announces Specialized Stumpjumper Link
Cascade Components' new link increases the travel and amount of progression on current generation Specialized Stumpjumpers.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 11, 2020
Review: 100% Teratec Knee Guards Review: 100% Teratec Knee Guards
100%'s Teratec knee pads are a simple, lightweight way to keep your knees safe from the ground.
Zerode Bikes    Mar 11, 2020
Zerode Bikes Now Available With Gates Carbon Drive Zerode Bikes Now Available With Gates Carbon Drive
A new drivetrain option for the gearbox specialists.
ECHOS Communications    Mar 11, 2020
Hiplok's Ankr Can Secure Your Bike to a Wall or the Floor Hiplok's Ankr Can Secure Your Bike to a Wall or the Floor
Hiplok's new lock can be used on bikes, e-bikes, and motorcycles.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 10, 2020
Review: Chromag Dagga Pedals - All Grip, No Slip Review: Chromag Dagga Pedals - All Grip, No Slip
Extra wide, extra grippy, and they're available in purple. What more do you need?
DEITY Components    Mar 10, 2020
Deity Expands Grip Line With Two New Models Deity Expands Grip Line With Two New Models
Deity have added the Lockjaw and Supracush to their grip lineup.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 10, 2020
First Look: 2020 Canyon Neuron:ON eMTB First Look: 2020 Canyon Neuron:ON eMTB
The Neuron:ON receives more integration along with charging ports for accessories in the first update since its debut last year.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 9, 2020
Spotted: Canyon's New Sender Breaks Cover in Rotorua Spotted: Canyon's New Sender Breaks Cover in Rotorua
Our first look at the new Canyon downhill bike between the tapes in Rotorua
James Smurthwaite    Mar 9, 2020
8 XC Racer Set Up Tricks 8 XC Racer Set Up Tricks
Take a look at what the world's fastest riders are doing to shed weight and gain precious time.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 8, 2020
Spotted: Evil's New Long Travel Bike Spotted: Evil's New Long Travel Bike
We spotted Austin Warren riding a new, long-travel 29er from Evil.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 8, 2020
8 Bikes of Crankworx Rotorua Downhill 8 Bikes of Crankworx Rotorua Downhill
A quick look at some of the bikes that were raced at the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill presented by Gull.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 7, 2020
Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29" - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29" - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Check out Sam Blenkinsop's new and very sparkly Norco Aurum HSP 29 before the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 6, 2020
Bike Check: Emil Johansson's Trek Ticket S - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Bike Check: Emil Johansson's Trek Ticket S - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Emil is starting off the season with a fresh custom painted Trek Ticket S.
Mike Levy    Mar 6, 2020
Prototype Enduro Fork - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Prototype Enduro Fork - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
There's a new enduro fork in the works.
Spank Industries    Mar 5, 2020
Spank Announces New Hex Drive Hubs Spank Announces New Hex Drive Hubs
All the details on Spank's new Hex Drive hub.
Industry Nine    Mar 5, 2020
Industry Nine's New Carbon Wheelset Line Industry Nine's New Carbon Wheelset Line
Industry Nine's new collection is the widest range of carbon wheels they have ever offered.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 5, 2020
Tech Randoms Part 2 - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Tech Randoms Part 2 - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
There were a few goodies still lurking in the corners of the pits in Rotorua.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 5, 2020
17 Bikes of Crankworx Rotorua Speed and Style 17 Bikes of Crankworx Rotorua Speed and Style
From DH rigs to hardtails, there's a bit of everything in this mix and match event.
Pinkbike Originals    Mar 4, 2020
Video: 7 New & Interesting MTB Products from Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Video: 7 New & Interesting MTB Products from Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Crankworx isn't just about the racing. There's plenty of new tech on display here in Rotorua and we're here to bring you all the goods.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 4, 2020
Jackson Goldstone's Custom Painted Lunar Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Jackson Goldstone's Custom Painted Lunar Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Jackson is hoping to shoot the moon on this ride now that he's old enough for Crankworx Rotorua events.
Dan Roberts    Mar 4, 2020
First Ride: Vee Tire Co Snap Trail - Bike Connection Winter 2020 First Ride: Vee Tire Co Snap Trail - Bike Connection Winter 2020
Vee's new Snap Trail tire measures a true 2.35" wide and can hold its own in varied terrain.
Ralf Hauser    Mar 4, 2020
First Ride: Lapierre's New Overvolt GLP 2 First Ride: Lapierre's New Overvolt GLP 2
Version 2.0 of the GLP gets a bigger front wheel, new geometry, and a lighter overall weight.
RideWrap HQ    Mar 3, 2020
RideWrap Frame Protection Announces Production in Sweden & European Availability RideWrap Frame Protection Announces Production in Sweden & European Availability
You can now get RideWrap bike protection and accessories in Europe
Aidan Oliver    Mar 3, 2020
Tech Randoms - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Tech Randoms - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
New helmets, shoes, and bikes from Crankworx Rotorua.
Canfield Bikes    Mar 3, 2020
Canfield Bikes Rolls Out ONE.2 29er Downhill Bike Canfield Bikes Rolls Out ONE.2 29er Downhill Bike
Canfield's ONE.2 boasts eight inches of travel front and rear and is designed to accept both 29 and 27.5-inch wheels.
Dan Roberts    Mar 3, 2020
First Look: Yep Uptimizer 3.0 Dropper - Bike Connection Winter 2020 First Look: Yep Uptimizer 3.0 Dropper - Bike Connection Winter 2020
Yep have a new dropper post on the way with up to 185mm of travel.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 3, 2020
Review: Leatt's New DBX 3.0 Flat Pedal Shoes Review: Leatt's New DBX 3.0 Flat Pedal Shoes
Leatt are entering the shoe world with a full lineup of flat pedal and clipless compatible shoes, including the DBX 3.0.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 3, 2020
First Ride: Industry Nine's New TR280 Carbon Wheelset First Ride: Industry Nine's New TR280 Carbon Wheelset
Industry Nine's newest wheels use carbon rim made by We Are One Composites in conjunction with their system hubs and spokes.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 2, 2020
8 Bikes of the Giant Toa Enduro - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 8 Bikes of the Giant Toa Enduro - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
A quick look at some of the bikes that were raced at the Giant Toa Enduro.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 3, 2020
Leatt Step Into the Shoe Market with Options for Clips and Flats Leatt Step Into the Shoe Market with Options for Clips and Flats
Leatt have unveiled today their new and affordable DBX shoe line which features two flat pedal and two clipless models.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 2, 2020
Review: Banshee Titan - A Friendly Beast of a Bike Review: Banshee Titan - A Friendly Beast of a Bike
Banshee's newest addition has a voracious appetite for rough trails and steep terrain.
PNW Components    Mar 2, 2020
PNW Components' New Rainier Dropper Post Has Adjustable Travel PNW Components' New Rainier Dropper Post Has Adjustable Travel
The newest version of the Rainier dropper post has tool-free adjustable travel in 5mm increments.
   Mar 1, 2020
Rhino-Rack Announces 'Jack of All Trades' X-Tray Pro Rooftop Carrier Rhino-Rack Announces 'Jack of All Trades' X-Tray Pro Rooftop Carrier
The high rails on the tray provide a secure roof system for everyday luggage and adventure toys.
Sarah Moore    Feb 28, 2020
Round Up: 10 Canadian Manufacturers Making Exciting Stuff Round Up: 10 Canadian Manufacturers Making Exciting Stuff
Find out more about what mountain bike components are being made in Canada with this round up of familiar and not-so-familiar companies.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 28, 2020
Fizik Releases $400 3-D Printed Saddle Fizik Releases $400 3-D Printed Saddle
It's aimed mainly at road bikers, but there's a lot of interesting technology involved in the production of Fizik's new 3-D printed saddle.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 27, 2020
First Ride: Revel's Recyclable, American-made RW30 Fusion-Fiber Wheels First Ride: Revel's Recyclable, American-made RW30 Fusion-Fiber Wheels
A different take on carbon fiber manufacturing yields an American-made rim that's said to offer a number of advantages, including being easier to recycle.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 27, 2020
Review: Race Face Next SL G5 Carbon Cranks Review: Race Face Next SL G5 Carbon Cranks
We put the latest version of Race Face's lightweight carbon cranks to the test.
Revel Bikes    Feb 27, 2020
Revel Bikes Announce New Revel Wheels Revel Bikes Announce New Revel Wheels
The American made Carbon rims are claimed to be lighter, stronger and 100% recyclable.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 25, 2020
10 Things You Only See on Racers' Bikes 10 Things You Only See on Racers' Bikes
There are perks to being a pro, including custom linkages, perfectly balanced wheels, and access to fancy data acquisition systems.
Read More | 248 Comments
   Feb 24, 2020
RSD Bikes Announces 2020 Range With Aluminum MiddleChild HT & New Wildcat FS RSD Bikes Announces 2020 Range With Aluminum MiddleChild HT & New Wildcat FS
2020 sees the introduction of a brand new aluminum version of RSD's MiddleChild hardtail and an all-new version of the Wildcat full-suspension trail bike.
David Arthur    Feb 24, 2020
Review: Marin Rift Zone Carbon 2 - Modern Geometry for Maximum Fun Review: Marin Rift Zone Carbon 2 - Modern Geometry for Maximum Fun
Marin's Rift Zone Carbon is another addition to the growing field of short travel bikes with aggressive geometry.
Chromag Bikes    Feb 24, 2020
Chromag Announces Redesigned Alloy Bars for 2020 Chromag Announces Redesigned Alloy Bars for 2020
When Chromag first launched the alloy handlebar in 2003, it was one of the widest bars on the market at 720mm. Times have changed!
Mike Kazimer    Feb 21, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: Could You Build Your Own Mountain Bike Frame? Pinkbike Poll: Could You Build Your Own Mountain Bike Frame?
Would you trust a frame that you built with your own hands?
James Smurthwaite    Feb 21, 2020
Randoms - iceBike 2020 Randoms - iceBike 2020
New gear from Thule, Madison, Lazer, Park Tool and more.
Ed Spratt    Feb 21, 2020
Spengle Launch One Off 24ct Gold Wheelset for $13,000 Spengle Launch One Off 24ct Gold Wheelset for $13,000
Silly money for 'rideable art'.
   Feb 20, 2020
Format Bikes Announce Redesigned 'Format 4112' Downhill Bike Format Bikes Announce Redesigned 'Format 4112' Downhill Bike
Format bikes reveal details for their completely redesigned 'Format 4112' downhill bike.
Pässilä Bicycles    Feb 20, 2020
Pässilä Bicycles Debuts Titanium Line of Bikes for 2020 Pässilä Bicycles Debuts Titanium Line of Bikes for 2020
Pässilä Bicycles is a small rider owned bike company from Finland that have a line of five different titanium frames and complete bikes.
Read More | 67 Comments
Neil Dalgleish    Feb 19, 2020
TweedLove Announces Exclusive 10-Year Anniversary Endura Jersey TweedLove Announces Exclusive 10-Year Anniversary Endura Jersey
The jersey is currently in production at Endura’s HQ in Livingston and is available to pre-order online at tweedlove.com.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 19, 2020
Video: Phil Atwill Teases New Carbon Cube Downhill Bike at Pre-Season Testing in San Remo Video: Phil Atwill Teases New Carbon Cube Downhill Bike at Pre-Season Testing in San Remo
Cube go carbon for 2020 with all their racers expected to be on this new downhill bike in Lousa.
Sarah Moore    Feb 19, 2020
Bontrager Announces Free Lifetime Warranty on All Carbon Wheels Bontrager Announces Free Lifetime Warranty on All Carbon Wheels
There is now a lifetime warranty against wheel defects on all Bontrager wheels.
   Feb 19, 2020
The CrossWorxCycles Dash275 is Handmade in Germany The CrossWorxCycles Dash275 is Handmade in Germany
CrossWorxCycles' Dash275 bike has 160mm of travel and is designed and built in Thuringia, Germany.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 18, 2020
First Ride: The New Ibis Ripmo V2 is Carbon AF First Ride: The New Ibis Ripmo V2 is Carbon AF
Version 2.0 of the Ripmo gets a little slacker, a little longer, and it's now coil shock compatible.
Norco Bicycles    Feb 18, 2020
Norco Bicycles Announces Sight VLT 29 eMTB Norco Bicycles Announces Sight VLT 29 eMTB
Norco's new Sight VLT29 has 29" wheels, Shimano STEPS e-MTB drive system, and has the option for range extender batteries.

 
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