Tags: Reviews and Tech
Ed Spratt    Today
Burning Question: 7 Brands That Haven't Released an eMTB Yet Burning Question: 7 Brands That Haven't Released an eMTB Yet
The financial, environmental and supply chain issues surrounding eMTB production.
Seb Stott    Today
First Look: The Mason Raw is a UK-Made, Versatile Steel Hardtail First Look: The Mason Raw is a UK-Made, Versatile Steel Hardtail
Mason expands its range of bikes with its first flat-bar mountain bike.
Ed Spratt    Today
Interview: Cotic's Prototype Alloy eMTB & How Supply Chain Issues Have Affected Its Development Interview: Cotic's Prototype Alloy eMTB & How Supply Chain Issues Have Affected Its Development
Supply issues have delayed the bike, but when it's available it will be made of aluminum, not steel.
Ed Spratt    Today
CeramicSpeed Launches Solid Lubrication Technology Bearings with Lifetime Warranty CeramicSpeed Launches Solid Lubrication Technology Bearings with Lifetime Warranty
CeramicSpeed claims it found no signs of wear on the SLT bearings after 1.8 million repetitions
James Smurthwaite    Nov 26, 2021
Pinkbike Annual Community Survey: Full 2021 Dataset Pinkbike Annual Community Survey: Full 2021 Dataset
All the numbers from our survey in one place if you want to nerd out.
Henry Quinney    Nov 26, 2021
Bike Check: Tommy Wilkinson's Ultimate Setup For One-Armed Riding Bike Check: Tommy Wilkinson's Ultimate Setup For One-Armed Riding
In 2013, Tommy sustained a life-changing injury that pulled all the peripheral nerves out of his spinal cord. This custom build accommodates his unique demands.
Ed Spratt    Nov 26, 2021
Crankbrothers Appears to Have a New Carbon Highline 11 Dropper Post Crankbrothers Appears to Have a New Carbon Highline 11 Dropper Post
The new lightweight option looks like it will save around 100 grams.
Ed Spratt    Nov 26, 2021
Valentino Rossi Launches 160mm VR46 Terra eMTB Valentino Rossi Launches 160mm VR46 Terra eMTB
Valentino Rossi's VR46 brand has branched out from clothing, merch and kids bikes to release its first eMTB.
Sombrio Cartel    Nov 26, 2021
Sombrio Announces the Artist Series in Conjunction with Squamish Local Tom Bunney Sombrio Announces the Artist Series in Conjunction with Squamish Local Tom Bunney
Drawing inspiration form Central American mythology, metal music, local flora and fauna and mountain biking - each element of the jersey speaks to a portion Tom's personality and creativity.
Mike Kazimer    Nov 25, 2021
EXT Releases Era Fork Version 2.0 EXT Releases Era Fork Version 2.0
The Era has been updated with a new bushing design, lighter lowers, and a floating thru-axle.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 25, 2021
36pollici Announces the First Carbon 36er Mountain Bike 36pollici Announces the First Carbon 36er Mountain Bike
The 36pollici bike is the brainchild of Bruno Vittorio who has been toying with the idea of 36ers since 2016.
   Nov 25, 2021
Melon Optics Releases The Kingpin Riding Glasses Melon Optics Releases The Kingpin Riding Glasses
Melon has taken the ZEISS Trail Performance Lenses and built them into a trail-ready full frame design.
Mike Kazimer    Nov 23, 2021
First Look: 2022 Giant Trance X Advanced E+ First Look: 2022 Giant Trance X Advanced E+
The new Trance X E+ has a carbon frame, a bigger battery, and a more powerful motor.
Mike Kazimer    Nov 23, 2021
Cybro Industries Releases Gearbox-Equipped Carbon Hardtail Cybro Industries Releases Gearbox-Equipped Carbon Hardtail
This Italian-made hardtail has a Pinion C12 gearbox and an Intend Edge USD fork.
Matt Beer    Nov 23, 2021
Review: Fizik Terra Artica X2 Winter Shoes Review: Fizik Terra Artica X2 Winter Shoes
Warm, dry feet are the key to getting the most out of fall and winter rides.
Alex RSD    Nov 23, 2021
RSD Bikes Announces Updated 2022 Range RSD Bikes Announces Updated 2022 Range
2022 sees the introduction of a slightly updated Wildcat full-suspension trail bike and fresh new colorways.
Seb Stott    Nov 22, 2021
Review: Bright Racing Shocks' F929 Next Inverted Enduro Fork Review: Bright Racing Shocks' F929 Next Inverted Enduro Fork
A 150mm inverted fork that's designed to compete against traditional options with 20mm more travel.
FUNN Mountain Bike Components    Nov 22, 2021
Funn Announces All New Holeshot Grip Funn Announces All New Holeshot Grip
Funn says that the compound on the Holeshot absorbs vibrations and reduces fatigue while the grip pattern keeps you locked-in whatever the weather.
SDG Components    Nov 22, 2021
SDG Releases New Adjustable Dropper Lever SDG Releases New Adjustable Dropper Lever
SDG has launched a new adjustable premium lever to complement its Tellis dropper.
Matt Beer    Nov 19, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: What Was the Greatest Advancement In Mountain Bike Technology? Pinkbike Poll: What Was the Greatest Advancement In Mountain Bike Technology?
Would you rather have a dropper post and old-school geo, or a rigid bike that ticked the longer, lower, and slacker boxes?
Alicia Leggett    Nov 19, 2021
Bike Check: Loris Fibre's 'Project Klin' Bikepacking Concept Bike Bike Check: Loris Fibre's 'Project Klin' Bikepacking Concept Bike
A wild one-piece fork-stem-handlebar? Rigid bags made of flax fiber? Integrated everything? Check, check, check.
Ed Spratt    Nov 19, 2021
MMR Launches New Kenta XC Bike MMR Launches New Kenta XC Bike
MMR has launched its new Kenta XC bike, which was first seen being ridden at this year's World Cups by the MMR Factory Racing Team.
Henry Quinney    Nov 18, 2021
Story Time: Everything I Know About Bikes is Wrong Story Time: Everything I Know About Bikes is Wrong
Henry receives a serving of humble pie, courtesy of some extra-talented XC racers.
Matt Beer    Nov 18, 2021
First Look: The 2022 Giant Anthem Pro 29 Joins the Flex-Stay Club First Look: The 2022 Giant Anthem Pro 29 Joins the Flex-Stay Club
Giant's World Cup cross-country race machine receives updated geometry on an entirely new frame using flex-stay suspension.
Matt Beer    Nov 18, 2021
Spotted: Evil's Unreleased eMTB Spotted: Evil's Unreleased eMTB
Did Shimano accidentally leak Evil's eMTB?
Henry Quinney    Nov 18, 2021
Review: Dakine's Thrillium Heavyweight Pants & Dewit Waterproof Apparel Review: Dakine's Thrillium Heavyweight Pants & Dewit Waterproof Apparel
Two pairs of pants and a waterproof jacket to keep the rain and cold at bay.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 18, 2021
LoamLab Counterpunch Bar Ends Double as Pinkie Protectors LoamLab Counterpunch Bar Ends Double as Pinkie Protectors
A product designed to eliminate the pinkie pinch.
Racer France    Nov 17, 2021
Racer Announces the 'E-Glove 4' - Connected Heated Gloves Racer Announces the 'E-Glove 4' - Connected Heated Gloves
You can now handle the heating stages and monitor the battery through a new button.
Seb Stott    Nov 16, 2021
Why Shorter Cranks Are Better (According To Science) Why Shorter Cranks Are Better (According To Science)
There aren't many win-wins in mountain-biking, but shorter crank arms could be just that.
Ed Spratt    Nov 16, 2021
Round Up: Wet Weather Setup Tricks from EWS & World Cup Racing Round Up: Wet Weather Setup Tricks from EWS & World Cup Racing
Learn how the pros keep mud at bay
PNW Components    Nov 15, 2021
PNW Components Introduces the Rover Hip Pack PNW Components Introduces the Rover Hip Pack
The Rover Hip Pack joins PNW Components' expanding range of products.
Yakima Racks    Nov 15, 2021
Yakima Introduces Two New Hitch Racks Yakima Introduces Two New Hitch Racks
Yakima will offer a new two-bike tray rack and new four- and six-bike hanging hitch rack options.
DYED Bro    Nov 15, 2021
Dyedbro Announces eMTB Frame Protection Kits Dyedbro Announces eMTB Frame Protection Kits
Dyedbro launches dedicated eMTB protection kits to account for the larger frame profiles.
Matt Beer    Nov 12, 2021
First Look: Lal Bikes' Supre Drivetrain Splits The Derailleur In Half Before It Happens On the Trail First Look: Lal Bikes' Supre Drivetrain Splits The Derailleur In Half Before It Happens On the Trail
Cedric Eveleigh has created a new drivetrain that splits apart the traditional derailleur functions and moves everything out of harm's way.
Pässilä Bicycles    Nov 11, 2021
Pässilä Bicycles Releases Juntu Titanium Hardtail Pässilä Bicycles Releases Juntu Titanium Hardtail
The Juntu is designed to be the downcountry option in the Finnish brand's titanium hardtail lineup.
   Nov 10, 2021
Cotic Announces Droplink Mullet Cotic Announces Droplink Mullet
By using a Works Components 1º angleset, you can now run a 27.5 wheel on all Cotic's droplink frames.
Sarah Moore    Nov 9, 2021
ZOLEO, The Affordable Accessory That Extends Your Smartphone Messaging Coverage to Everyone On Earth ZOLEO, The Affordable Accessory That Extends Your Smartphone Messaging Coverage to Everyone On Earth
Ruggedly designed, location-aware and Iridium-based, the ZOLEO satellite communicator device will keep you connected and secure when venturing beyond cell coverage.
Matt Beer    Nov 9, 2021
Review: Fox Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet Review: Fox Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet
The top tier full-face from Fox moves to MIPS, loses the magnetic visor attachment, and has a carbon fiber D-ring closure.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 9, 2021
Bike Check: Raphaela Richter's Intend-Equipped Juliana Roubion Bike Check: Raphaela Richter's Intend-Equipped Juliana Roubion
Raphaela Richter finished 10th overall this EWS season on her mixed-wheel Roubion.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 8, 2021
First Look: Rå Bikes' .12 Full Suspension Enduro Bike First Look: Rå Bikes' .12 Full Suspension Enduro Bike
Rafi Richardson unveiled three new steel bikes at the Bespoked Show.
Henry Quinney    Nov 8, 2021
Review: POC's New Waterproof Dungarees & Pants Review: POC's New Waterproof Dungarees & Pants
POC's new apparel line contains multiple options for keeping wet weather at bay, including some snazzy (and expensive) overalls.
Ed Spratt    Nov 8, 2021
Bontrager Launches Updated Flatline Shoe Bontrager Launches Updated Flatline Shoe
Bontrager has backed up the new shoes with a 30-Day Unconditional Guarantee.
   Nov 8, 2021
Reverse Components Releases the Travel & Sag Indicator 2.0 Reverse Components Releases the Travel & Sag Indicator 2.0
The travel and sag indicator 2.0 is updated to work on non-standard/non-piggy-back shocks.
Wolf Tooth Components    Nov 6, 2021
Wolf Tooth Releases New GeoShift 2º Performance Angle Headset Wolf Tooth Releases New GeoShift 2º Performance Angle Headset
Want to change your bike's head angle by + or - 2 degrees?
Ed Spratt    Nov 6, 2021
Canyon Launches 2022 Updates for the Neuron Carbon Models Canyon Launches 2022 Updates for the Neuron Carbon Models
Four new builds including a women's-specific version.
Seb Stott    Nov 5, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: How Much Further Should the Longer, Lower, & Slacker Trend Go? Pinkbike Poll: How Much Further Should the Longer, Lower, & Slacker Trend Go?
Will we all be riding the Grim Donut in the future, or are modern bikes just about right?
Henry Quinney    Nov 5, 2021
Review: TRP's New Trail EVO Brakes Review: TRP's New Trail EVO Brakes
TRP's new brakes offer plenty of power at a reasonable price.
Matt Beer    Nov 4, 2021
Ask Pinkbike: CushCore vs. Tubes, Fork Setup, Sticky Brake Pistons, & 12-speed Chain Length Ask Pinkbike: CushCore vs. Tubes, Fork Setup, Sticky Brake Pistons, & 12-speed Chain Length
Pinkbike's tech editors answer the questions that keep you up at night.
Reserve Wheels    Nov 4, 2021
Reserve Announces Fillmore Tubeless Valves With More Airflow & Coreless Design Reserve Announces Fillmore Tubeless Valves With More Airflow & Coreless Design
The next evolution of Presta aims to make tubeless set-up easier.
Sarah Moore    Nov 4, 2021
Reserve's New Fillmore Valve Aims to Make Tubeless Easier Reserve's New Fillmore Valve Aims to Make Tubeless Easier
The next evolution of Presta aims to make tubeless set-up easier.
Sarah Moore    Nov 4, 2021
Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Top Fuel Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Top Fuel
Take a closer look at Christina Chappetta's new downcountry machine.
Dave Rome    Nov 4, 2021
21 Cool New Bike Tools For 2022 21 Cool New Bike Tools For 2022
Take a look at some of the freshly announced bike tools for 2022.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 2, 2021
Bold Updates the Linkin Integrated Shock Trail Bike Bold Updates the Linkin Integrated Shock Trail Bike
Bold has released a new version of its head-turning Linkin platform.
Matt Beer    Nov 1, 2021
First Look: The 2022 Giant Trance X Keeps the Fun Alive with 27.5" Wheels First Look: The 2022 Giant Trance X Keeps the Fun Alive with 27.5" Wheels
The revamped Trance X doesn't have a mullet, but is still here to party.
Ed Spratt    Nov 1, 2021
Shimano Launches Ultread Soles & 2022 Footwear Range Shimano Launches Ultread Soles & 2022 Footwear Range
Stickier soles and other updates for Shimano's mountain bike shoes.
Cush Core    Nov 1, 2021
CushCore Tire Inserts Are Now Included on Select Rocky Mountain Models CushCore Tire Inserts Are Now Included on Select Rocky Mountain Models
Several Rocky Mountain models, including the Altitude and Powerplay, will now come with CushCore pre-installed.
Sarah Moore    Nov 1, 2021
PNW Components Launches MTB Apparel Line with Lifetime Warranty PNW Components Launches MTB Apparel Line with Lifetime Warranty
The brand better known for dropper posts, handlebars, and stems has launched an apparel collection for Fall 2021.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 1, 2021
Review: Teravail's New Warwick Tire Review: Teravail's New Warwick Tire
Teravail's latest tread pattern is designed for everything from trail to enduro riding.
Seb Stott    Oct 29, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: Do You Care About the Carbon Footprint of Your Bike? Pinkbike Poll: Do You Care About the Carbon Footprint of Your Bike?
Does the carbon footprint of one bike vs another even enter the equation when you're shopping for a new ride?
James Smurthwaite    Oct 29, 2021
Campmajo Releases the Enduo 22 Tandem With Up To 195mm Travel Campmajo Releases the Enduo 22 Tandem With Up To 195mm Travel
Campmajo's Enduo 22 Tandem can run up to 195mm of rear travel with 29" wheels, two dropper posts and a Pinion gearbox.
Matt Beer    Oct 28, 2021
First Ride: 2022 Trek Rail 9.9 - More Battery Power & Updated Geometry First Ride: 2022 Trek Rail 9.9 - More Battery Power & Updated Geometry
The Rail 9.9 now has a 750Wh battery and geometry numbers that are similar to the Slash's.
Seb Stott    Oct 28, 2021
First Look: Rocky Mountain Updates Altitude & Instinct Powerplay Models with Dyname 4.0 motor First Look: Rocky Mountain Updates Altitude & Instinct Powerplay Models with Dyname 4.0 motor
The new motor boasts the same impressive power, but with more refinement, less drag and less weight.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 28, 2021
Spotted: A New Cannondale XC Race Hardtail Spotted: A New Cannondale XC Race Hardtail
Dropped seatstays point to a new bike from Cannondale.
Ed Spratt    Oct 28, 2021
Canyon Updates its Stitched Dirt Jump Bikes for 2022 Canyon Updates its Stitched Dirt Jump Bikes for 2022
Canyon has launched its 2022 Stitched range with two hardtails and a full-suspension dirt jump bike.
Ed Spratt    Oct 28, 2021
DJI Launches Action 2 Camera with Magnetic Mounting DJI Launches Action 2 Camera with Magnetic Mounting
DJI reveals the Action 2 camera with 4K/120fps filming, image stabilization and a modular magnetic accessory system.
Leatt .com    Oct 28, 2021
Leatt Reveals Eco-Friendly Product Range & Plastic Free Packaging on 2022 Products Leatt Reveals Eco-Friendly Product Range & Plastic Free Packaging on 2022 Products
Leatt's new range uses materials made from excess tree pulp and recycled coffee grounds.
Mike Levy    Oct 26, 2021
First Look: Mondraker's New Enduro and Trail Bikes First Look: Mondraker's New Enduro and Trail Bikes
Mondraker updates the Foxy Carbon enduro bike and debuts the all-new Raze trail machine.
Matt Beer    Oct 26, 2021
Review: Specialized Gambit - A New Lightweight Full Face Helmet Review: Specialized Gambit - A New Lightweight Full Face Helmet
Specialized's new full-face is one of the lightest DH certified option on the market.
Matt Beer    Oct 26, 2021
First Look: Canyon's Revised Spectral Family Has a Wheel Size For Every Style First Look: Canyon's Revised Spectral Family Has a Wheel Size For Every Style
Canyon keeps 27.5" wheels alive on the updated Spectral and adds a mixed wheel option.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 26, 2021
Atelier Suji Releases a 'Hardcore' Version of its Wooden Hardtail Atelier Suji Releases a 'Hardcore' Version of its Wooden Hardtail
The Atelier Suji Drop is a 160mm hardtail made from ash.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 26, 2021
Specialized Announces New Riprock Kids' Bikes Specialized Announces New Riprock Kids' Bikes
The new Riprocks have updated geometry and components selected especially for smaller riders.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Oct 26, 2021
Commencal Announces Updated 2022 RMNS Kids Bikes Commencal Announces Updated 2022 RMNS Kids Bikes
Everything from the 12" balance bikes to the 24" pedal bikes have been updated.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 25, 2021
Review: RockShox Domain RC Fork - Affordable Performance Review: RockShox Domain RC Fork - Affordable Performance
The Domain delivers when it comes to price versus performance.
Ed Spratt    Oct 25, 2021
Bike Check: Peter Jamison's YT Capra Bike Check: Peter Jamison's YT Capra
Take a closer look at Peter Jamison fresh brightly colored YT Capra for his 'Carpe Diem' edit.
Romiya    Oct 25, 2021
Magicshine Launches Remote Version of its Monteer 8000S Lights Magicshine Launches Remote Version of its Monteer 8000S Lights
Following up on its Monteer 8000S Galaxy, Magicshine has released a new remote version.
Nick Bentley    Oct 24, 2021
Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Roger Vieira's Specialized Demo Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Roger Vieira's Specialized Demo
We sat down with Roger Vieira, World cup privateer and now reigning UK National Downhill Series Champion.
Nick Bentley    Oct 23, 2021
Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Stacey Fisher & her Transition TR11 Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Stacey Fisher & her Transition TR11
Once the champagne had been sprayed and the trophies had been handed out we managed to catch up with the UK National Downhill Series champion for 2021 Stacey Fisher.
Seb Stott    Oct 20, 2021
Nerding Out: Why You Shouldn't Worry Too Much About Weight Nerding Out: Why You Shouldn't Worry Too Much About Weight
Seb Stott dives deep into the specifics of how much bike and component weight does (or doesn't) matter out on the trail.
Cascade Components    Oct 20, 2021
Cascade Components Announces Norco Optic Link Cascade Components Announces Norco Optic Link
Cascade Components' latest increases the progressivity and travel of the Norco Optic.
Matt Beer    Oct 19, 2021
Rapha Expands Mountain Bike Apparel With Autumn/Winter Line Rapha Expands Mountain Bike Apparel With Autumn/Winter Line
Rapha have added pants, a lightweight jacket, and more jerseys to their MTB clothing catalog.
Canfield Bikes    Oct 19, 2021
Canfield Bikes Announces Third Generation Yelli Screamy Aluminum Hardtail Canfield Bikes Announces Third Generation Yelli Screamy Aluminum Hardtail
Canfield's popular 29er hardtail gets updated geometry and features for 2022.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 18, 2021
Howler Frameworks' High Pivot Steel Frame - Bespoked Show 2021 Howler Frameworks' High Pivot Steel Frame - Bespoked Show 2021
British steel and a high pivot tick all of the trend boxes.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 18, 2021
Coal Bicycles' 84 is a 170mm Travel, Steel, Dual Link Frame - Bespoked Show 2021 Coal Bicycles' 84 is a 170mm Travel, Steel, Dual Link Frame - Bespoked Show 2021
After starting out with a hardtail, Gavin White has now created a unique steel full suspension frame.
Ed Spratt    Oct 18, 2021
WTB Launches Range of TCS Tire Sealant WTB Launches Range of TCS Tire Sealant
WTB has launched its new range of tubeless sealants to complete its TCS system of tubeless tires, rims, wheels, valves and tape.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Oct 18, 2021
Commencal Reveals New Clash Kids Range Commencal Reveals New Clash Kids Range
The new Clash Kids features options for 20, 24, 26 and 27" wheels.
DHaRCO    Oct 18, 2021
Video: DHaRCO Launches Commencal Muc Off Team Replica Race Kits Video: DHaRCO Launches Commencal Muc Off Team Replica Race Kits
Inspired by its partnership with Commencal Muc Off Team, DHaRCO has launched replica Maribor and Snowshoe kits.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 16, 2021
Randoms: Bespoked Show 2021 Randoms: Bespoked Show 2021
Here are some of the wonderful and weird machines at this year's Bespoked.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 16, 2021
Spotted: Giro's New Full Face Helmet Spotted: Giro's New Full Face Helmet
Giro's athletes have been seen wearing a yet-to-be-released helmet.
Daniel Sapp    Oct 15, 2021
Check Out: Valve Stems, Axles, Hydration Packs, & More Check Out: Valve Stems, Axles, Hydration Packs, & More
Another round of the latest gear to cross our desks.
Sarah Moore    Oct 14, 2021
15 Bikes of Red Bull Rampage - Vote For Your Favourite 15 Bikes of Red Bull Rampage - Vote For Your Favourite
Take a run through the custom goodness from the 15 competitors and then vote for your favourite.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 14, 2021
Video: 5 More Custom Freeride Bikes from Red Bull Rampage 2021 Video: 5 More Custom Freeride Bikes from Red Bull Rampage 2021
We take a look at the Rampage rides of Brage Vestavik, Szymon Godziek, Carson Storch, Brandon Semenuk, and Vinny T.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 14, 2021
Wolf Tooth Announces 8-Bit Multi-Tool System Wolf Tooth Announces 8-Bit Multi-Tool System
Wolf Tooth expands the 8-Bit System with the addition of a tire lever, chainbreaker, utility knife, and a tire plug tool.
Ed Spratt    Oct 14, 2021
Kyle Strait's Custom-Painted Commencal FRS - Red Bull Rampage 2021 Kyle Strait's Custom-Painted Commencal FRS - Red Bull Rampage 2021
Kyle Strait's custom Rampage bike takes inspiration from his two vintage pick-up trucks.
Dan Roberts    Oct 13, 2021
First Look: DT Swiss' New 1900 Spline Wheelsets First Look: DT Swiss' New 1900 Spline Wheelsets
DT's star ratchet hub design is now available at a more affordable price point.
Tenet Components    Oct 13, 2021
Tenet's Nora v2.5 Stem Is Now Made In USA Tenet's Nora v2.5 Stem Is Now Made In USA
Tenet has moved production of the Nora stem to Bellingham, Washington.
   Oct 13, 2021
RockShox Flight Attendant: Our Development Story RockShox Flight Attendant: Our Development Story
RockShox talks about how Flight Attendant came to be.
Matt Beer    Oct 12, 2021
First Ride: 2022 Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Alloy - Adaptability Meets Affordability First Ride: 2022 Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Alloy - Adaptability Meets Affordability
There's now an aluminum version of the Stumpjumper EVO, complete with a SWAT box for snack storage.
Matt Beer    Oct 12, 2021
Review: Specialized's Updated Tactic Helmet Review: Specialized's Updated Tactic Helmet
The new Specialized Tactic sees major updates in terms of looks and safety all at a moderate price point.
Trevor Lyden    Oct 11, 2021
Bike Check: Vali Höll's Trek Fuel EX - Sea Otter 2021 Bike Check: Vali Höll's Trek Fuel EX - Sea Otter 2021
Take a closer look at the bike Vali Höll used for the dual slalom and downhill at Sea Otter.
Matt Beer    Oct 11, 2021
BikeYoke Introduces Revive Max 2.0 213 Dropper Post & New XC Options BikeYoke Introduces Revive Max 2.0 213 Dropper Post & New XC Options
Want all the drop? The new Revive Max 213 could be the ticket.
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Alicia Leggett    Oct 10, 2021
eMTB Randoms - Sea Otter 2021 eMTB Randoms - Sea Otter 2021
Sea Otter brought out some of the wildest stuff, including a conversion kit claiming to turn any standard mountain bike into an electrified one, an all-wheel-drive e-fat-MTB, and Brad Copeland's epic concept tech support bike.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 9, 2021
Bike Check: Revel's LoveYourBrain Fundraiser Ranger - Sea Otter 2021 Bike Check: Revel's LoveYourBrain Fundraiser Ranger - Sea Otter 2021
Entries to win the custom Revel Ranger cost $5 each and benefit those affected by traumatic brain injuries.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 8, 2021
More Day 2 Randoms - Sea Otter 2021 More Day 2 Randoms - Sea Otter 2021
An assortment of sightings, including tire plugs, backpacks, fancy sunglasses, and an over-the-top USA themed bike.
Trevor Lyden    Oct 8, 2021
7 Newer Bike Rack Options - Sea Otter 2021 7 Newer Bike Rack Options - Sea Otter 2021
From basic to no-holds-barred, there's no shortage of bike racks out there.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 8, 2021
Otso Cycles Releases Steel 'Fenrir' Hardtail - Sea Otter 2021 Otso Cycles Releases Steel 'Fenrir' Hardtail - Sea Otter 2021
The new hardtail can be built up with flat or curly bars and be used for everything from general trail riding to bikepacking.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 8, 2021
Day 2 Randoms - Sea Otter 2021 Day 2 Randoms - Sea Otter 2021
A titanium dirt jumper, new pads, packs, and more.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 8, 2021
Alchemy Releases Titanium Hardtail & Gives Arktos a Flip Chip - Sea Otter 2021 Alchemy Releases Titanium Hardtail & Gives Arktos a Flip Chip - Sea Otter 2021
Alchemy unveil a ti hardtail designed for rides in Colorado's high country, and give the Arktos a slight update.
Seb Stott    Sep 8, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: What If eMTBs Weighed & Cost The Same As Regular Bikes? Pinkbike Poll: What If eMTBs Weighed & Cost The Same As Regular Bikes?
If all things were equal would you still stick to full human power?
Mike Levy    Oct 8, 2021
Spotted: New Grim Donut Prototype? Spotted: New Grim Donut Prototype?
Does the 'Grim Donut' logo on the top tube mean that this is the new Grim Donut? We can only speculate, but at least it can fit a water bottle.
Ed Spratt    Oct 8, 2021
Bike Check: Comparing Claudio Caluori & Nino Schurter's 'Neverresting' eMTBs Bike Check: Comparing Claudio Caluori & Nino Schurter's 'Neverresting' eMTBs
These two bikes will be going head-to-head in an epic challenge this weekend.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 7, 2021
More Day 1 Randoms - Sea Otter 2021 More Day 1 Randoms - Sea Otter 2021
Here are some more of the eye-catchers from the first lap of Sea Otter.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 8, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Nell's Custom Rampage 27.5"/26" YT Tues Bike Check: Ethan Nell's Custom Rampage 27.5"/26" YT Tues
YT has made Ethan Nell a truly custom bike to ride at Rampage and celebrate ten years of the Tues DH bike.
Henry Quinney    Oct 8, 2021
Vittoria Release New Downcountry Tire - The Syerra Vittoria Release New Downcountry Tire - The Syerra
The new Syerra sits between the Barzo and the Aggaro in Vittoria's lineup.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 7, 2021
Fox's New Mainframe Helmet & A Preview of Spring 2022 - Sea Otter 2021 Fox's New Mainframe Helmet & A Preview of Spring 2022 - Sea Otter 2021
A sneak peek at Fox's new DH apparel and a more affordable helmet option.
   Oct 8, 2021
BikeStow Up Allows for Freestanding, Vertical Bike Storage BikeStow Up Allows for Freestanding, Vertical Bike Storage
A student-designed storage solution.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 7, 2021
Drivetrain Parts from Lesser-Known Companies - Sea Otter 2021 Drivetrain Parts from Lesser-Known Companies - Sea Otter 2021
Shifters, derailleurs, and more parts not made by the big S and S.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 7, 2021
Day 1 Randoms - Sea Otter 2021 Day 1 Randoms - Sea Otter 2021
You'll find everything from fancy fork leg coatings to waterproof winter shoes in this assortment of new products from Sea Otter.
Trevor Lyden    Oct 7, 2021
10 Wild Historic Bikes - Sea Otter 2021 10 Wild Historic Bikes - Sea Otter 2021
Pinkbike's Trevor Lyden found the oldest - and maybe the most interesting - bikes from Sea Otter. Which one would you like to take for a spin?
Bicycle Nightmares    Oct 7, 2021
Bicycle Nightmares Announces Streetwear Collection Bicycle Nightmares Announces Streetwear Collection
After the experience with the Giro collaboration, the media outlet decided to start selling clothing.
Seb Stott    Oct 7, 2021
First Look: Delium Launches Four Affordable Tires First Look: Delium Launches Four Affordable Tires
A new range of tires from an Indonesian manufacturer.
SRAM    Oct 7, 2021
Brandon Semenuk's Slopestyle Inspired Red Bull Rampage Bike Brandon Semenuk's Slopestyle Inspired Red Bull Rampage Bike
With big travel, and big trick potential, Brandon Semenuk's custom 27.5 / 26 mulleted Trek Session and its a 190mm single crown RockShox Zeb Ultimate are ready for Red Bull Rampage.
Cane Creek    Oct 7, 2021
Cane Creek Announces Helm Fender Cane Creek Announces Helm Fender
The Helm Fender was developed for all generations and all travel of Helm forks and include custom-designed stainless steel 5mm shoulder bolts for easy snap-on installation.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 7, 2021
Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Custom Red Bull Rampage NS Fuzz Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Custom Red Bull Rampage NS Fuzz
Godziek is hoping for a top five finish in his third Rampage appearance.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Oct 7, 2021
Commencal Unveils 2022 Range Commencal Unveils 2022 Range
Commencal reveals its 2022 range of bikes.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 6, 2021
5 Etsy Sellers Hand-Making Bike Products 5 Etsy Sellers Hand-Making Bike Products
This one's for the crafty folks out there.
   Oct 6, 2021
Pinnd Launches UK-Made CS2 Pedal Pinnd Launches UK-Made CS2 Pedal
The pedal comes with a 5 year warranty against manufacturing defects.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 5, 2021
Review: RockShox' New Flight Attendant Suspension System Review: RockShox' New Flight Attendant Suspension System
How does RockShox's new electronically controlled suspension work out in the real world?
Mike Levy    Oct 5, 2021
Video: Flight Attendant - RockShox's Self-Adjusting Computer-Controlled Suspension Video: Flight Attendant - RockShox's Self-Adjusting Computer-Controlled Suspension
The new Flight Attendant automatically adjusting suspension is for enduro and trail bikes, not short-travel cross-country rigs.
Matt Beer    Oct 5, 2021
First Look: 2022 Santa Cruz Chameleon & Five Unique Builds First Look: 2022 Santa Cruz Chameleon & Five Unique Builds
The new aluminum Chameleon receives new geometry and an updated dropout design.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 4, 2021
Spotted: A New 165mm Travel Enduro Race Bike From Deviate Spotted: A New 165mm Travel Enduro Race Bike From Deviate
It looks like Deviate have a new, long-travel, high pivot machine on the way.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Oct 4, 2021
Commencal Launches the 2022 Meta SX & Meta Power SX Commencal Launches the 2022 Meta SX & Meta Power SX
The Meta SX and the Meta Power SX have updated geometry, flip chips, a 29 front wheel and a 27.5" rear wheel.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 4, 2021
Commencal Launches Mixed-Wheel 2022 Meta SX Commencal Launches Mixed-Wheel 2022 Meta SX
The Meta SX has 160mm of rear travel, a 170mm fork, and longer chainstays than the 29" versions.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 2, 2021
Bike Check: Jill Kintner's Winning Norco Sight at the Trans-Cascadia 2021 Bike Check: Jill Kintner's Winning Norco Sight at the Trans-Cascadia 2021
Jill Kintner opted for her 150 mm Sight for four days of backcountry racing.
Matt Beer    Oct 1, 2021
Video: 3 Unique Slopestyle Bikes From Crankworx BC 2021 Video: 3 Unique Slopestyle Bikes From Crankworx BC 2021
A trio of slopestyle machines built up for the final round of Crankworx BC.
Seb Stott    Oct 1, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: Have You Ever Recycled A Frame? Pinkbike Poll: Have You Ever Recycled A Frame?
Where do old frames go when they're no longer rideable?
Matt Beer    Oct 1, 2021
Review: Troy Lee Designs' Drift Jersey and Shorts Review: Troy Lee Designs' Drift Jersey and Shorts
Troy Lee's Drift collection is designed for riders looking for low key, high performance apparel.
Gavin Steder    Oct 1, 2021
Tech Randoms: Fest Sessions Malmedy 2021 Tech Randoms: Fest Sessions Malmedy 2021
The huge Fest Sessions jumps require some unique tech.
Alicia Leggett    Sep 30, 2021
Bike Check: Vaea Verbeeck's Rocky Mountain Altitude at Crankworx BC 2021 Bike Check: Vaea Verbeeck's Rocky Mountain Altitude at Crankworx BC 2021
Let's take a look at the bike that won the Sun Peaks' dual slalom and Air DH races at Crankworx BC.
Henry Quinney    Sep 30, 2021
Spotted: New Protoype Kenda Tires at Crankworx BC 2021 Spotted: New Protoype Kenda Tires at Crankworx BC 2021
UR Team's Joe Breeden won the MT7 Psychosis race aboard new prototype tires from Kenda.
Clint Trahan    Sep 30, 2021
9 DH Bikes from Crankworx BC 2021 9 DH Bikes from Crankworx BC 2021
A closer look at some of the bikes hitting the slopes for Crankworx BC.
   Sep 30, 2021
Daysaver Launches the Coworking5 Multitool that Weighs Just 30 Grams Daysaver Launches the Coworking5 Multitool that Weighs Just 30 Grams
The features a chain breaker, tire lever, valve tool, spoke wrench and chain link holder
MET Helmets    Sep 29, 2021
MET Announces New Veleno Mips Helmet MET Announces New Veleno Mips Helmet
MET says the Veleno Mips is "made for any bike and none in particular" and is suited to singletrack, gravel or road use.
Henry Quinney    Sep 28, 2021
First Look: 2022 Rocky Mountain Element - When XC Gets Aggro First Look: 2022 Rocky Mountain Element - When XC Gets Aggro
The new Element is designed for events like the BC Bike Race, where relaxed geometry and a little more travel can make those big days much more comfortable.
Guerrilla Gravity    Sep 28, 2021
Guerrilla Gravity Re-Launches the Pedalhead Guerrilla Gravity Re-Launches the Pedalhead
New swappable dropouts allow riders to switch between a geared and single-speed setup.
Seb Stott    Sep 28, 2021
EXT Introduces Superlight V2 Coil Springs EXT Introduces Superlight V2 Coil Springs
EXT claim the Superlight V2 is up to 30% lighter than previous EXT springs and other competitors' products.
Mike Levy    Sep 27, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: Have You Ever Broken Carbon Fiber Cranks? Pinkbike Poll: Have You Ever Broken Carbon Fiber Cranks?
Is carbon fiber really the ideal material to be dragging through pointy rocks at speed?
Henry Quinney    Sep 27, 2021
Onza Release a New Take on Their Classic Ibex Tyre Onza Release a New Take on Their Classic Ibex Tyre
The new Ibex has double-stacked centre knobs.
Matt Beer    Sep 24, 2021
Review: 12 Months With the EXT Era Fork Review: 12 Months With the EXT Era Fork
How did the EXT Era hold up to 12 months of hard riding?
Sender Ramps USA    Sep 24, 2021
Sender Ramps Announces Adjustable Hucking Ramp Sender Ramps Announces Adjustable Hucking Ramp
Grow your confidence by adjusting your jump height and takeoff angle as you progress.
Mike Levy    Sep 23, 2021
Field Test: Enduro and eMTBs Get Hucked to Flat in Ultra Slow Motion Field Test: Enduro and eMTBs Get Hucked to Flat in Ultra Slow Motion
It's not a Field Test unless we're hucking to flat and something breaks...
Matt Beer    Sep 22, 2021
The Story Behind Push Industries' Prototype Linkage Fork The Story Behind Push Industries' Prototype Linkage Fork
Push began experimenting with a linkage fork all the way back in 2015.
Matt Beer    Sep 22, 2021
Field Test: 5 Enduro Bikes and 4 eMTBs On the Impossible Climb Field Test: 5 Enduro Bikes and 4 eMTBs On the Impossible Climb
Here we go again - another round of impossible climbing, this time with some motors added into the mix.
Daniel Sapp    Sep 22, 2021
Review: Fox Speedframe Pro Helmet Review: Fox Speedframe Pro Helmet
The Speedframe ticks almost all the boxes on the list of must-have features for a trail helmet.
Alicia Leggett    Sep 22, 2021
Bike Check: Isabeau Courdurier's Leopard Print Lapierre Spicy Bike Check: Isabeau Courdurier's Leopard Print Lapierre Spicy
To celebrate Isabeau, her tough season, and her recent wins, the Lapierre Zipp Collective surprised her with a new custom bike.
Matt Beer    Sep 22, 2021
Nukeproof Announces Giga 297 and Mega 297 Frames Nukeproof Announces Giga 297 and Mega 297 Frames
Mixed wheel fans can now add the Giga and the Mega to the list of options.
Mike Levy    Sep 21, 2021
Field Test: 5 Enduro Bikes (and 1 eMTB) Face the Efficiency Test Field Test: 5 Enduro Bikes (and 1 eMTB) Face the Efficiency Test
It's fair to say that none of them were designed to excel at the Efficiency Test, but we're not gonna let that stop us.
Henry Quinney    Sep 21, 2021
Williams Racing Products Release New CentreHub Decoupling Spider Williams Racing Products Release New CentreHub Decoupling Spider
The decoupling spider is designed to reduce pedal kickback, and also makes it possible to shift at any time.
Seb Stott    Sep 21, 2021
First Look: Transition Launch Alloy Scout and Sentinel First Look: Transition Launch Alloy Scout and Sentinel
Aluminum is back on the menu for Transition's popular Scout and Sentinel models.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 21, 2021
Granite Design Introduces New Portaledge Tube & Tool Holders Granite Design Introduces New Portaledge Tube & Tool Holders
Granite Design have added two affordable tube holders to their catalog.
Seb Stott    Sep 21, 2021
Review: Faserwerk Baslerstab Integrated Carbon Bar & Stem Review: Faserwerk Baslerstab Integrated Carbon Bar & Stem
The Baslerstab measures 800mm wide and is DH-rated, yet weighs just 236g.
Alicia Leggett    Sep 20, 2021
Spotted: Wireless Electronic Suspension from RockShox Spotted: Wireless Electronic Suspension from RockShox
RockShox appears to be cooking up an electronic fork and shock.
Sarah Moore    Sep 20, 2021
Review: 6 Months Tracking Recovery & Strain with the Whoop Strap Review: 6 Months Tracking Recovery & Strain with the Whoop Strap
The Whoop Strap tracks metrics related to your recovery and training load 24/7 such as heart rate, heart rate variability, and respiratory rate alongside the quality of your sleep.
rasoulution    Sep 20, 2021
Riding Culture Announces 'Durable Jeans' Riding Pants Riding Culture Announces 'Durable Jeans' Riding Pants
Riding Culture says that their jeans are 'almost indestructible without compromising on comfort, breathability or weight.'
Seb Stott    Sep 20, 2021
Orange Introduces The Switch 6 Team Orange Introduces The Switch 6 Team
The team edition Switch 6 has graphics and components that closely match what's being raced at the EWS-level.
Seb Stott    Sep 17, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: How Much Sag Do You Run? Pinkbike Poll: How Much Sag Do You Run?
Digging deep into the specifics of sag.
Matt Beer    Sep 17, 2021
Video: Meta Power 29 vs 160E vs Range VLT vs Kenevo SL - Field Test Roundtable Video: Meta Power 29 vs 160E vs Range VLT vs Kenevo SL - Field Test Roundtable
You have seen all the reviews, but now its time to decide which one is our favorite. From Norco's monster truck Range VLT to Specialized's lightweight Kenevo SL, join Mike Levy, Henry Quinney, and Matt Beer to find out which eMTB came out on top.
Henry Quinney    Sep 16, 2021
Muc-Off Launch $65 Lubricant With Bold Performance Claims Muc-Off Launch $65 Lubricant With Bold Performance Claims
Muc-Off say their new chain lube delivers the "quietest and silkiest shifting available."
Ralf Hauser    Sep 16, 2021
Throwback Thursday: 22 Classic Mountain Bikes - IAA Mobility 2021 Throwback Thursday: 22 Classic Mountain Bikes - IAA Mobility 2021
Nearly two dozen vintage rides, everything from a 1979 Breezer to a Rocky Mountain RM7.
The Rise    Sep 16, 2021
The Rise Introduce the Partymaster V2 Frame The Rise Introduce the Partymaster V2 Frame
The Rise has updated its Partymaster frame.
Seb Stott    Sep 16, 2021
First Look: Orbea Launches Longer Travel Occam LT First Look: Orbea Launches Longer Travel Occam LT
The new 150mm Occam LT is for when the 160mm Rallon is too much, and the regular 140mm Occam isn't enough.
Stephen Boychuk    Sep 16, 2021
Alt / Alt Introduces New Inexpensive Suspension Bearing Press Alt / Alt Introduces New Inexpensive Suspension Bearing Press
Alt / Alt have created a simple and relatively affordable bearing installation and removal kit.
Matt Beer    Sep 15, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Norco Range VLT - The Carbon Monster Truck Field Test: 2022 Norco Range VLT - The Carbon Monster Truck
With its big travel and huge 900Wh battery, the second iteration of Norco's Range VLT is one serious machine.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 15, 2021
Review: 2022 Devinci Spartan HP - The Sturdy Trail Smasher Review: 2022 Devinci Spartan HP - The Sturdy Trail Smasher
A secret no longer, Devinci's new Spartan has hopped aboard the high pivot train.
Henry Quinney    Sep 14, 2021
Gamux Reveal Updated Prototype Machined Gearbox DH Bike Gamux Reveal Updated Prototype Machined Gearbox DH Bike
This shiny new downhill sled is nearing production.
Henry Quinney    Sep 14, 2021
Field Test: 2021 Commencal Meta Power - The Aluminum Sledge Hammer Field Test: 2021 Commencal Meta Power - The Aluminum Sledge Hammer
How does this burly aluminum eMTB stack up against its carbon counterparts?
Matt Beer    Sep 14, 2021
Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Trek Session - Snowshoe World Cup DH 2021 Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Trek Session - Snowshoe World Cup DH 2021
Fresh off of a World Cup win in Switzerland, Loris Vergier let us get close to his Trek Session for a better look.
Matt Beer    Sep 14, 2021
Rotor Launches Universal Tooth Pattern Chainrings Rotor Launches Universal Tooth Pattern Chainrings
The new rings are compatible with 11- and 12-speed chains from most major manufacturers.
Henry Quinney    Sep 13, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Yeti 160E - The All-Rounder E-MTB Field Test: 2022 Yeti 160E - The All-Rounder E-MTB
The 160E was built for racing, but it's not just for the steepest and rowdiest tracks around.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 13, 2021
First Look: Yeti Goes Electric With the 160E First Look: Yeti Goes Electric With the 160E
The 2022 Yeti 160E uses a new Sixfinity suspension design.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 13, 2021
E-Bike Randoms - IAA Mobility 2021 E-Bike Randoms - IAA Mobility 2021
eMTB discoveries from IAA Mobility 2021.
Henry Quinney    Sep 12, 2021
Video: Arrival vs Range vs Force vs Spire vs Capra - Field Test Roundtable Video: Arrival vs Range vs Force vs Spire vs Capra - Field Test Roundtable
Which did we like? Which would we have ourselves? And how do they compare against a previous Field Test winner and a bike that we all have a great amount of appreciation for - the Specialized Enduro?
Michael Williams    Sep 11, 2021
The CentreHub By Williams Racing Products The CentreHub By Williams Racing Products
Slipper clutch for your MTB. Fully modular; adaptable to almost all Direct Mount cranksets & adjustable to any standard chainline. Instant engagement, totally silent & near zero rolling resistance. Change gears at any time & isolate the suspension forces from the pedals. Patents Pending.
Matt Beer    Sep 11, 2021
Field Test: 2022 We Are One Arrival - Efficient & Effective Field Test: 2022 We Are One Arrival - Efficient & Effective
With a steep price tag it won't win on value, but with 152mm of travel, how did this dual-link carbon bike stack up against our other enduro bikes?
Ralf Hauser    Sep 11, 2021
Randoms - IAA Mobility 2021 Randoms - IAA Mobility 2021
Formerly focused on the automotive world, this year's IAA Mobility show had more than a few mountain bike-related concepts on display.
Nick Bentley    Sep 11, 2021
Interview: The Evolution of the Privateer E161 eMTB Interview: The Evolution of the Privateer E161 eMTB
Privateer explains what's going on with the development of their new eMTB.
Trevor Lyden    Sep 11, 2021
17 Freeride Bikes from Proving Grounds 2021 17 Freeride Bikes from Proving Grounds 2021
A closer look at some of the bikes hitting the drops and jumps at Proving Grounds.
Ed Spratt    Sep 11, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark's YT Tues Freeride Bikes - Proving Grounds 2021 Bike Check: Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark's YT Tues Freeride Bikes - Proving Grounds 2021
Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark have their YT Tues bikes set up for the big hits of this year's Proving Grounds.
Henry Quinney    Sep 10, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Transition Spire - Suprisingly Versatile Field Test: 2022 Transition Spire - Suprisingly Versatile
With near-downhill bike geometry, does the Transition Spire limit itself to the gnarliest, steepest terrain, or is there more to it than meets the eye?
Henry Quinney    Sep 9, 2021
Field Test: 2022 GT Force Carbon - Longer, Lower, Idler Field Test: 2022 GT Force Carbon - Longer, Lower, Idler
The new GT Force ticks all the boxes on the modern enduro bike checklist, but does that mean it rides well?
Mike Kazimer    Sep 9, 2021
Throwback Thursday: More Vintage MTB Gold From the Malverns Classic Throwback Thursday: More Vintage MTB Gold From the Malverns Classic
Another round of classic mountain bikes for your viewing pleasure.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 9, 2021
First Look: 2022 Orbea Rallon - Now With In-Frame Storage First Look: 2022 Orbea Rallon - Now With In-Frame Storage
The Rallon underwent the longer and slacker treatment, and also received a secret snack compartment.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 9, 2021
Valeo & Effigear Merge an E-Bike Motor With a Gearbox - Eurobike 2021 Valeo & Effigear Merge an E-Bike Motor With a Gearbox - Eurobike 2021
The Valeo/Effigear Smart e-Bike System features seven gears with a range of 450% and a whopping 130 Nm of maximum torque.
Henry Quinney    Sep 8, 2021
Field Test: 2022 YT Capra - The Speedy All-Rounder Field Test: 2022 YT Capra - The Speedy All-Rounder
The new Capra is well spec'd for the price, and it turns out it's pretty quick, too.
Alicia Leggett    Sep 8, 2021
Spotted (Again): Yeti's eMTB at EWS-E Crans-Montana Spotted (Again): Yeti's eMTB at EWS-E Crans-Montana
Yeti's new e-bike is being raced at the EWS-E in Switzerland by none other than Jared Graves.
Dan Roberts    Sep 8, 2021
First Ride: SCOR 4060 - One Frame, Two Travel Options First Ride: SCOR 4060 - One Frame, Two Travel Options
SCOR makes their entrance with four new eye-catching bikes.
Sarah Moore    Sep 8, 2021
Bike Check: Jason Lucas' Norco Rampage Team Bike Check: Jason Lucas' Norco Rampage Team
When he's not hucking to flat, Jason Lucas has been working on reliving his glory days as a dirt jumper.
Sarah Moore    Sep 8, 2021
Giro Launches New Latch Flat Pedal Shoe Giro Launches New Latch Flat Pedal Shoe
Giro's latest shoe uses a new rubber compound, and a midsole that's designed to keep riders' feet from bouncing off the pedals.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 7, 2021
Bike Check: Insanityofgravity's Titanium, Ultra High Pivot Freeride Bike Bike Check: Insanityofgravity's Titanium, Ultra High Pivot Freeride Bike
One of the most interesting people and bikes at Eurobike this year.
Matt Beer    Sep 7, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Norco Range C1 - The Pedal Friendly 'Downhill' Bike Field Test: 2022 Norco Range C1 - The Pedal Friendly 'Downhill' Bike
There aren't many bikes out there that can match the Range's appetite for rough terrain.
Sombrio Cartel    Sep 7, 2021
Sombrio Releases its First Mountain Bike - A $999 Hardtail Sombrio Releases its First Mountain Bike - A $999 Hardtail
The brand better-known for apparel has come out with a 27.5" hardtail with a 66 degree headtube angle.
Seb Stott    Sep 6, 2021
Spotted: Fox Live Valve on Myriam Nicole's DH Bike Spotted: Fox Live Valve on Myriam Nicole's DH Bike
There were some new electronics attached to Myriam Nicole's bike at the Lenzerheide World Cup.
Mike Levy    Sep 6, 2021
Video: Welcome to the 2021 Summer Field Test - Enduro and eMTBs Video: Welcome to the 2021 Summer Field Test - Enduro and eMTBs
The Field Test is back, this time with the newest and most interesting enduro and eMTBs going head-to-head at the Sun Peaks Resort.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 6, 2021
Scott Releases 160mm Patron eMTB with an Integrated Shock Scott Releases 160mm Patron eMTB with an Integrated Shock
Scott is calling the Patron, "the new integration benchmark".
Ralf Hauser    Sep 4, 2021
Day 3 E-Bike Randoms - Eurobike 2021 Day 3 E-Bike Randoms - Eurobike 2021
The final batch of e-bike news from Eurobike 2021.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 4, 2021
Day 3 Randoms - Eurobike 2021 Day 3 Randoms - Eurobike 2021
A wild fork from Cornelius Kapfinger, a CNC-machined Actofive P-Train, new tires, shoes, and more.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 4, 2021
Assorted Oddities - Eurobike 2021 Assorted Oddities - Eurobike 2021
A roundup of the more out-there products seen at Eurobike this year.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 4, 2021
6 New Helmets From Eurobike 2021 6 New Helmets From Eurobike 2021
An enduro helmet from Abus, new tech from 720, and Sena's built-in communication system.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 3, 2021
Day 2 eMTB Randoms - Eurobike 2021 Day 2 eMTB Randoms - Eurobike 2021
More eMTB discoveries from the second day of Eurobike.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 3, 2021
Day 2 Randoms - Eurobike 2021 Day 2 Randoms - Eurobike 2021
Electronic suspension, gearbox bikes, and more.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 2, 2021
Day 1 eMTB Randoms - Eurobike 2021 Day 1 eMTB Randoms - Eurobike 2021
Ralf found all the eMTB goods at Eurobike this year.
Romiya    Sep 2, 2021
Magicshine Announces RN 3000 Compact Bike Light Magicshine Announces RN 3000 Compact Bike Light
The new light has 3000 lumens of power and running time is up to 62 hours in low mode.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 2, 2021
Day 1 Randoms - Eurobike 2021 Day 1 Randoms - Eurobike 2021
A batch of new bikes and components that were on display in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
Seb Stott    Sep 2, 2021
TSG Announces Women's Apparel, Plus New Helmets & Pads - Eurobike 2021 TSG Announces Women's Apparel, Plus New Helmets & Pads - Eurobike 2021
Swiss apparel brand, TSG has announced a new range of women's riding apparel, a new downhill helmet, plus new knee and elbow pads at Eurobike this year.
Seb Stott    Sep 2, 2021
Pole's 190mm-travel Voima Switches From Brose To Bosch Pole's 190mm-travel Voima Switches From Brose To Bosch
The Voima is still on the way, but it'll now have the new Bosch Performance Line CX motor.
Seb Stott    Sep 2, 2021
Kindernay Gear Hubs Offer Hydraulic Shifting, Relatively Low Weight & Can Swap Between Bikes Kindernay Gear Hubs Offer Hydraulic Shifting, Relatively Low Weight & Can Swap Between Bikes
Kindernay's gear hubs offer a way to ditch that rear derailleur for good.
Ross Bell    Sep 1, 2021
Tech Randoms: Lenzerheide DH World Cup 2021 Tech Randoms: Lenzerheide DH World Cup 2021
The pits were busy today as mechanics stripped and rebuilt bikes from last weekend with some fresh frames and paintwork appearing.
Matt Beer    Sep 1, 2021
Video: A Deep Dive on Martin Maes' GT Force Video: A Deep Dive on Martin Maes' GT Force
Dive into all the details of Martin's race bike setup.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 1, 2021
Review: SRAM's New HS2 Rotors - Thicker is Better Review: SRAM's New HS2 Rotors - Thicker is Better
The new rotors are 2mm thick, and are claimed to deliver 7% more power.
Nick Bentley    Sep 1, 2021
Now THAT Was a Bike: John Tomac's Raleigh Signature Now THAT Was a Bike: John Tomac's Raleigh Signature
Only ten of these signature frames were ever made.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 1, 2021
Orange Releases the Phase AD3 Adaptive Bike for Ex-EWS Racer Loraine Truong Orange Releases the Phase AD3 Adaptive Bike for Ex-EWS Racer Loraine Truong
Orange's new bike opens up trails that are normally inaccessible to adaptive bike riders.
Alicia Leggett    Aug 31, 2021
British Columbia Duo Starts Farside Components, Introduces Gorgeous Cyclic Stem British Columbia Duo Starts Farside Components, Introduces Gorgeous Cyclic Stem
An after work project led to the creation of a whole new company, Farside Components.
Cascade Components    Aug 31, 2021
Cascade Components Announces New Chain Guides Cascade Components Announces New Chain Guides
Cascade Components are branching out from aftermarket links into the world of chain guides.
Mark Connelly    Aug 31, 2021
Rock Bar Cycling Announces Gear Storage Case Rock Bar Cycling Announces Gear Storage Case
You can strap it to your handlebars or down tube or carry it around using the removable shoulder strap.
Nick Bentley    Aug 31, 2021
Tech Randoms From The Malverns Classic Tech Randoms From The Malverns Classic
All sorts of shiny new bikes and components were on display at the Malverns Classic.
Matt Beer    Aug 31, 2021
An In-Depth Look at the Canyon GeoBend Concept with the Industrial Designer Marvin Henschel An In-Depth Look at the Canyon GeoBend Concept with the Industrial Designer Marvin Henschel
Marvin Henschel has dreamt up a plan to produce an enduro bike using a mix of materials with customizable geometry in an efficient, CO2-conscience manufacturing process.
Seb Stott    Aug 31, 2021
First Look: The Digit Datum Has Shock Strut Suspension First Look: The Digit Datum Has Shock Strut Suspension
Digit have unveiled an interesting new trail bike that uses a custom rear shock / strut to deliver 140mm of travel.
Matt Beer    Aug 31, 2021
Review: Ion K-Sleeve Amp Knee Pads Review: Ion K-Sleeve Amp Knee Pads
The K-Sleeve AMP pads offer a comfortable, fuss-free fit with good ventilation.
Seb Stott    Aug 31, 2021
Bosch Unveils Ebike "Smart System" with Over-The-Air Updates and More - Eurobike 2021 Bosch Unveils Ebike "Smart System" with Over-The-Air Updates and More - Eurobike 2021
Bosch is one of the biggest players in the eBike drive unit business and they've just announced a new smartphone app that connects to new ebike hardware which they claim improves the user experience.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 30, 2021
Shimano Announces New 6-Bolt Ice Tech Rotors Shimano Announces New 6-Bolt Ice Tech Rotors
Shimano's heat dissipating technology will soon be available to riders without Centerlock hubs.
PNW Components    Aug 30, 2021
PNW Components Introduces the Fern Dropper Post for Kids PNW Components Introduces the Fern Dropper Post for Kids
Dropper posts aren't just for adults, which is why PNW Components made one specifically for smaller, lighter riders.
Rebecca Baddeley    Aug 30, 2021
Video: Passchier Launches The Gump Bamboo Bars with Arm Pump Reduction Claims Video: Passchier Launches The Gump Bamboo Bars with Arm Pump Reduction Claims
The natural fibres in The Gump bars are claimed to dampen vibration.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Aug 28, 2021
Bike Check: Robin Goomes' Yeti SB165 - Audi Nines 2021 Bike Check: Robin Goomes' Yeti SB165 - Audi Nines 2021
Robin Goomes shares how she has her Yeti SB165 set up for the big hits of Audi Nines.
Nick Bentley    Aug 28, 2021
17 Bikes from the Malverns Classic Whip Off 17 Bikes from the Malverns Classic Whip Off
There were all sorts of bikes hitting the jumps for the Mr Whippy Whip Off competition at the Malverns Classic.
Dan Roberts    Aug 27, 2021
Introducing SCOR, A New Swiss Bike Brand Introducing SCOR, A New Swiss Bike Brand
SCOR is the result of after work experimentation by several BMC employees.
Alicia Leggett    Aug 27, 2021
Bike Check: Jolanda Neff's Olympics-Winning Trek Supercaliber Bike Check: Jolanda Neff's Olympics-Winning Trek Supercaliber
'What was that tape doing on her downtube?' and other questions answered about the bike that carried Jolanda Neff to Olympic victory.
Seb Stott    Aug 26, 2021
First Look: Evil's New Loophole Wheels are USA-Made With "FusionFiber" First Look: Evil's New Loophole Wheels are USA-Made With "FusionFiber"
Evil has new epoxy-free carbon rims on the way that are made via an automated process.
Matt Beer    Aug 26, 2021
Fox Racing Updates the Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet Fox Racing Updates the Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet
The RPC helmet has a new visor design and MIPS for 2022.
Mike Levy    Aug 26, 2021
Review: Rapha's New Performance Trailwear Clothing Review: Rapha's New Performance Trailwear Clothing
Rapha's first go at mountain bike clothing costs less than you might expect, but is the fit and function there?
Ed Spratt    Aug 26, 2021
Mondraker's Custom Painted 3D Anaglyphic World Champs Summums Mondraker's Custom Painted 3D Anaglyphic World Champs Summums
Laurie Greenland, Eleonora Farina and Brook MacDonald will be hitting the steep and technical course using bikes that will display altered designs when viewed through 3D glasses.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 26, 2021
The YT Mob's 4 Custom World Champs Tues Frames The YT Mob's 4 Custom World Champs Tues Frames
From Rampage to racing and even for UFC fighters, you can always rely on YT Industries for a sweet custom paint job

 
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