Tags: Reviews and Tech
James Smurthwaite    Today
Throwback Thursday: A Remote Dropper Post from the 80s Throwback Thursday: A Remote Dropper Post from the 80s
SRAM may have opened the floodgates with the Reverb, but before that there was...
Daniel Sapp    Today
Review: Ride Concepts Vice Mid Shoe - Casual Style, Excellent Grip Review: Ride Concepts Vice Mid Shoe - Casual Style, Excellent Grip
A shoe that doesn't scream, "hey, I'm here to terminate the mountain bike trails."
Seb Stott    Today
Race Face's New 12-Speed Steel Chainring is Only $20 Race Face's New 12-Speed Steel Chainring is Only $20
Race Face has added a more affordable direct mount chainring for Shimano 12-speed drivetrains.
Matt Wragg    Today
Not A Review: Getting Through Lockdown on a Jitsie Varial 24" Trials Bike Not A Review: Getting Through Lockdown on a Jitsie Varial 24" Trials Bike
When you're not allowed to travel, a trials bike might be a good companion.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 3, 2021
FDA Approves Device That May Help Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries by Clamping Blood Vessels in the Neck FDA Approves Device That May Help Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries by Clamping Blood Vessels in the Neck
The Q-Collar is an intriguing device that shows promise in minimizing brain injuries.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 2, 2021
The Hammerhead 360 is a Vibration Damping Stem The Hammerhead 360 is a Vibration Damping Stem
XC Gear claims the stem will reduce arm pump and allow you to ride faster.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 2, 2021
Review: 2021 Santa Cruz Bullit - The Electrified Freeride Machine Review: 2021 Santa Cruz Bullit - The Electrified Freeride Machine
The Bullit is a motorized fun machine, but it's certainly not cheap.
Sarah Moore    Mar 2, 2021
Alchemy's New Arktos Combines 3 Travel Configurations & 2 Wheel Sizes in 1 Frame Alchemy's New Arktos Combines 3 Travel Configurations & 2 Wheel Sizes in 1 Frame
The new Arktos can be built up into everything from a short travel trail bike to a 150mm enduro machine.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 2, 2021
Review: POC's New Kortal Race MIPS Helmet Review: POC's New Kortal Race MIPS Helmet
The Kortal Race is equipped with the new MIPS Integra protection system.
Geoff Kabush    Mar 2, 2021
Video Bike Check: Geoff Kabush's 3 Olympic Bikes from 2000, 2008, & 2012 Video Bike Check: Geoff Kabush's 3 Olympic Bikes from 2000, 2008, & 2012
The evolution of these Olympics XC race bikes is a fascinating reminder of how young our sport is and how quickly the technology has changed.
Seb Stott    Mar 1, 2021
Review: 2021 Saracen Ariel 80 - A Sturdy, Pedalable Park Bike Review: 2021 Saracen Ariel 80 - A Sturdy, Pedalable Park Bike
Did someone say freeride? The new Saracen 80 rolls on 27.5" wheels and has 180mm of travel.
Seb Stott    Mar 1, 2021
First Look: Saracen Goes Direct & Launches 5 Brand New Bikes First Look: Saracen Goes Direct & Launches 5 Brand New Bikes
Saracen are moving to a direct sales model in order to offer more competitive prices on their new bikes.
Ed Spratt    Mar 1, 2021
Five Ten Launches Freerider Shoes Made from Recycled Ocean Plastic Five Ten Launches Freerider Shoes Made from Recycled Ocean Plastic
The shoes come in the form of the Freerider and Freerider Pro models featuring the new Primeblue material.
Ed Spratt    Feb 27, 2021
Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races
It's the little things that set one rider's bike apart from another.
Ed Spratt    Feb 26, 2021
TranzX's New Dropper Has Adjustable Travel & An Integrated Seat Post Clamp TranzX's New Dropper Has Adjustable Travel & An Integrated Seat Post Clamp
The YSI15 has an integrated seat collar and easily adjustable travel.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 26, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: How Important is a Quiet Bike to You? Pinkbike Poll: How Important is a Quiet Bike to You?
Are you constantly hunting for ways to make your bike quieter, or do you just stick those ear buds in and call it good?
John Murphy    Feb 26, 2021
Gulo Composites Releases 'Triaxially Braided' Carbon G1 Spokes Gulo Composites Releases 'Triaxially Braided' Carbon G1 Spokes
Gulo releases carbon spokes designed to absorb impacts while being one of the lightest spokes ever produced.
Deviate Cycles    Feb 26, 2021
Deviate Cycles Releases the Highlander 150 Deviate Cycles Releases the Highlander 150
Deviate Cycles today reveal a new addition to the much-praised Highlander range - the Highlander 150.
Kali Protectives    Feb 26, 2021
Kali Protectives Releases Updated Invader 2.0 Helmet Kali Protectives Releases Updated Invader 2.0 Helmet
Kali's new Invader 2.0 provides new Frequency Fit System and improved ventilation for $225.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 24, 2021
First Look: 2021 Trek E-Caliber - A Motorized XC Machine First Look: 2021 Trek E-Caliber - A Motorized XC Machine
The E-Caliber is designed to give recreational XC riders the ability to feel like a World Cup level pro.
Salsa Cycles    Feb 25, 2021
Video: Salsa Makes its Timberjack More Hardcore Video: Salsa Makes its Timberjack More Hardcore
The 150mm travel Timberjack gets slacker and longer
Alicia Leggett    Feb 24, 2021
Bike Check: The BREWser, a 184mm Travel, Crazy-Slack Experimental Gearbox Bike Bike Check: The BREWser, a 184mm Travel, Crazy-Slack Experimental Gearbox Bike
The BREWser is what happens when someone isn't afraid to put their wildest ideas into action.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 24, 2021
Deviate Introduces 150mm Version of High Pivot Highlander Deviate Introduces 150mm Version of High Pivot Highlander
Deviate's new addition to the Highlander line adds has 150mm of rear travel and slightly slacker geometry.
Henry Quinney    Feb 23, 2021
Spotted: New Troy Lee A3 Helmet? Spotted: New Troy Lee A3 Helmet?
A sneak peek of what looks to be a new helmet from Troy Lee Designs.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 23, 2021
Review: Cane Creek Kitsuma Air Shock Review: Cane Creek Kitsuma Air Shock
Love turning dials? This shock could be for you.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 22, 2021
First Ride: 2021 Pivot Trail 429 First Ride: 2021 Pivot Trail 429
The Trail 429's geometry and suspension layout have been updated for 2021.
Ed Spratt    Feb 22, 2021
Round Up: 10 Prototype DH Bikes That Never Made it to Production Round Up: 10 Prototype DH Bikes That Never Made it to Production
10 interesting downhill bikes that didn't quite make it to the mass market.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 22, 2021
Spotted: Prototype Full Suspension Bike Spied Near BMC Headquarters Spotted: Prototype Full Suspension Bike Spied Near BMC Headquarters
The bike was spotted at the Magglingen cable car, 20km from BMC's headquarters in Grechen.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 22, 2021
NF Branches into Protective Gear With Made-in-Canada Kneepads NF Branches into Protective Gear With Made-in-Canada Kneepads
The pedal-friendly pads will feature D3O harden-on-impact technology.
Ed Spratt    Feb 22, 2021
SRAM Buys Time Sport Pedal Business From Rossignol Group SRAM Buys Time Sport Pedal Business From Rossignol Group
Founded in Nevers, France, in 1987, Time pedals were the favored choice of XC racing legend Julien Absalon.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 19, 2021
Check Out: Tools, Knit Shoes, Casual Clothing, & More Check Out: Tools, Knit Shoes, Casual Clothing, & More
A look at the latest gear to cross out desks.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 19, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: What Bike Parts Are You Having Trouble Finding? Pinkbike Poll: What Bike Parts Are You Having Trouble Finding?
That pile of parts you've been stockpiling for years might finally come in handy.
Dan Roberts    Feb 19, 2021
Review: 2021 Commencal Supreme DH 29/27 - DH Bike Week Review: 2021 Commencal Supreme DH 29/27 - DH Bike Week
Commencal have created a winning package that's ideal for privateers looking for a race bike that won't hold them back.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 19, 2021
Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Custom European Champion Scott Spark Race Bike Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Custom European Champion Scott Spark Race Bike
Take a look at Nino Schurter's latest custom bike inspired by his win at the European Championships that features one-piece carbon Syncros wheels.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 19, 2021
Specialized Releases Artsy Limited-Edition Chisel Framesets Specialized Releases Artsy Limited-Edition Chisel Framesets
If you are looking for a unique frame that's more than just a pretty bike, the new Specialized Chisel LTD frameset might be for you.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 18, 2021
Opinion: Where Are All the Affordable Bolt-On Tube Holders? Opinion: Where Are All the Affordable Bolt-On Tube Holders?
There really aren't many options to take advantage of those two bolts on the underside of the top tube.
Dan Roberts    Feb 18, 2021
Review: 2021 Specialized Demo Race - DH Bike Week Review: 2021 Specialized Demo Race - DH Bike Week
Rainbow stripes aren't required to make the most of this DH machine.
Mike Levy    Feb 18, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 48 - Rides That Went Horribly Wrong... & Why That Made Them So Good The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 48 - Rides That Went Horribly Wrong... & Why That Made Them So Good
I've got no food, no water, and it'll be dark in twenty minutes... In other words, I'm 100% ready for that huge epic right now!
Henry Quinney    Feb 18, 2021
First Look: 2021 RAAW Jibb First Look: 2021 RAAW Jibb
The Madonna now has a shorter travel sibling.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Bike Check: The Monotrace, a Handmade, Carbon, Full Suspension Concept Bike Brought to Life in France Bike Check: The Monotrace, a Handmade, Carbon, Full Suspension Concept Bike Brought to Life in France
Anthony Poillot designed his unique single-pivot carbon frame in CAD, then he learned how to make carbon bikes and turned the concept into his daily driver.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 17, 2021
Kogel's Kolossos Oversized Cage Claims to Save you 2.5 Watts for $399 Kogel's Kolossos Oversized Cage Claims to Save you 2.5 Watts for $399
This US-made drivetrain mod is designed to reduce drag.
Dan Roberts    Feb 17, 2021
Review: 2021 Canyon Sender CFR - DH Bike Week Review: 2021 Canyon Sender CFR - DH Bike Week
The Sender is a purebred race machine, with an impressive level of adjustability.
Dan Roberts    Feb 16, 2021
Review: 2021 Cube TWO15 HPC SLT - DH Bike Week Review: 2021 Cube TWO15 HPC SLT - DH Bike Week
There's no shortage of speed, but the TWO15 can be a demanding ride if you're not paying attention.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 16, 2021
Michelin Launches New Force AM2 and Wild AM2 All-Mountain Tires Michelin Launches New Force AM2 and Wild AM2 All-Mountain Tires
Michelin says the Force AM2 and Wild AM2 are designed to roll faster and last longer in aggressive conditions.
Henry Quinney    Feb 15, 2021
Now THAT Was a Bike: 2004 Lahar M8 - DH Bike Week Now THAT Was a Bike: 2004 Lahar M8 - DH Bike Week
The Lahar M8 still looks like it's from the future more than fifteen years after its debut.
Brian Park    Feb 15, 2021
Quick Poll: How Many of Your Fork Crowns HAVEN'T Creaked? Quick Poll: How Many of Your Fork Crowns HAVEN'T Creaked?
Is the issue overblown? Or is there a serious problem?
James Smurthwaite    Feb 15, 2021
Bike Check: Pyga's Custom 1993 Iron Horse FS Works Inspired Hyrax Bike Check: Pyga's Custom 1993 Iron Horse FS Works Inspired Hyrax
A custom build inspired by Dave Cullinan's World Cup winning frame.
Ed Spratt    Feb 15, 2021
Terra Launches $180 Stem that Weighs 99 Grams Terra Launches $180 Stem that Weighs 99 Grams
The Italian hardtail brand branches out into lightweight stems.
   Feb 14, 2021
Magped Launches the New Sport2 Magnetic Pedal Magped Launches the New Sport2 Magnetic Pedal
Magped's Sport2 pedals feature a new stronger and lighter body and an improved three-bearing system.
James McKnight    Feb 13, 2021
Misspent Summers Launches 'Meltdown' the 2020 MTB Yearbook Misspent Summers Launches 'Meltdown' the 2020 MTB Yearbook
The 244-page book covers the entire 2020 season.
Seb Stott    Feb 12, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: Has Your Fork's Crown Ever Creaked? Pinkbike Poll: Has Your Fork's Crown Ever Creaked?
Have you ever experienced the dreaded creaky CSU?
Alicia Leggett    Feb 11, 2021
Fasst Company Releases Alloy Version of Flexx Handlebar Fasst Company Releases Alloy Version of Flexx Handlebar
Fasst adds an alloy version of its shock-absorbing bars that weighs 110 g more but costs $100 less.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 11, 2021
Kogel Releases CNC-Machined Crankset Preload Adjuster Kogel Releases CNC-Machined Crankset Preload Adjuster
The metal ring offers both peace of mind and pretty colors for $29.99 USD.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 11, 2021
Bike Check: Nathan Riddle's Son Is One Lucky Kid Bike Check: Nathan Riddle's Son Is One Lucky Kid
The bike we all wished we had when we were little.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 10, 2021
Check Out: 20 New Hardtails for 2021 Check Out: 20 New Hardtails for 2021
Nearly two dozen fresh options to fulfill your hardtail hankerings.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 10, 2021
Spotted: Danny Hart is Testing a Mullet Set Up on his Cube Downhill Bike Spotted: Danny Hart is Testing a Mullet Set Up on his Cube Downhill Bike
Off-season testing is in full swing, and it looks like Danny Hart is back on a mullet setup.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 9, 2021
Huhn Cycles Unveils Additive Manufactured Steel '4X/Enduro' Hardtail Huhn Cycles Unveils Additive Manufactured Steel '4X/Enduro' Hardtail
Ralf Holleis has added a custom hardtail to his portfolio of eye-catching bikes.
Gustav Gullholm    Feb 9, 2021
Dangerholm's Back With Another Wild Build - The Hyper Spark Project Dangerholm's Back With Another Wild Build - The Hyper Spark Project
Bikes don't get much cleaner looking than Dangerholm's latest creation.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 9, 2021
Fezzari Revamps Solitude Hardtail, a Featherweight XC Bike with Modernized Geometry Fezzari Revamps Solitude Hardtail, a Featherweight XC Bike with Modernized Geometry
This hardtail frame weighs less than 1 kg and aims to balance pedaling efficiency with trail capability.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 9, 2021
Mondraker Announces Integrated 'MIND' Telemetry System on Flagship Models Mondraker Announces Integrated 'MIND' Telemetry System on Flagship Models
Mondraker says that Foxy and Crafty owners will be able to take the guesswork out of suspension set up.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 8, 2021
Granite Design Releases AUX Bottle Cage for Bikes That Can't Fit One in the Traditional Spot Granite Design Releases AUX Bottle Cage for Bikes That Can't Fit One in the Traditional Spot
This one is for the 'design-the-bottle-around-the-bike' crowd.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 8, 2021
A Closer Look at the Production Privee CNC'd Downhill Bike A Closer Look at the Production Privee CNC'd Downhill Bike
Dig a little deeper into the details of Production Privee's latest endeavor.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 8, 2021
Review: Kavenz VHP 16 - The Traction Master Review: Kavenz VHP 16 - The Traction Master
Kavenz's German-made creation shines when the going gets rough.
Ed Spratt    Feb 8, 2021
Lezyne Launches a New Range of Multi-tools Lezyne Launches a New Range of Multi-tools
Lezyne has launched a completely redesigned range of multi-tools with a focus on improved ergonomics and functionality.
Mike Levy    Feb 5, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: What Would You Change About Your Current Bike? Pinkbike Poll: What Would You Change About Your Current Bike?
All the 8-Ball needs is some fresh paint, but would you choose modern geometry, improved suspension, all-new components, or maybe change your bike's wheel size?
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 5, 2021
Video: 8 Freeride Bike Checks from Freeride Fiesta Video: 8 Freeride Bike Checks from Freeride Fiesta
Take a look at some of the freeride rigs from the Freeride Fiesta.
Nikki Rohan    Feb 5, 2021
Review: 5 Indoor Cycling Trainers Ridden & Rated Review: 5 Indoor Cycling Trainers Ridden & Rated
Options from Elite, Saris, Wahoo, Tacx, and Stages get put to the test.
Mike Levy    Feb 4, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 46 - The RockShox Zeb vs Fox 38 Deep Dive The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 46 - The RockShox Zeb vs Fox 38 Deep Dive
We compare RockShox and Fox's new long-travel single-crown forks after six months of back-to-back testing.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 4, 2021
YT Launches Limited Edition Izzo Blaze With Longer Fork & No Grip Shift YT Launches Limited Edition Izzo Blaze With Longer Fork & No Grip Shift
The Izzo Blaze gets a 140mm fork and ditches the remote lockout.
Dario Ortiz    Feb 4, 2021
Galfer Disc Wave Rotors Now Fitted as Standard on Orbea Rise eMTBs Galfer Disc Wave Rotors Now Fitted as Standard on Orbea Rise eMTBs
The Orbea Rise eMTB will now be supplied with Galfer's Disc Wave rotors.
Henry Quinney    Feb 3, 2021
Bike Check: Ben Hildred's Santa Cruz Tallboy Bike Check: Ben Hildred's Santa Cruz Tallboy
A closer look at the bike Ben Hildred used to climb 21,635 meters of vertical in three days.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 3, 2021
FCC Approval Hints at Wireless RockShox Suspension & New AXS Shifters FCC Approval Hints at Wireless RockShox Suspension & New AXS Shifters
Beep. Boop. Beep. More wireless electronic news, this time related to suspension, shifting, and a power meter.
   Feb 3, 2021
Vee Tire Co. Launches New Attack HPL Vee Tire Co. Launches New Attack HPL
The new tire, designed with input from Vee Tire Freeride and UCI World Cup athletes, boasts a specially developed tread pattern that excels in dust, loam and dirt.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 3, 2021
First Ride: 2021 Forbidden Dreadnought - Ready for Anything First Ride: 2021 Forbidden Dreadnought - Ready for Anything
Forbidden are back with the Dreadnought, the eagerly anticipated, longer travel follow up to the Druid.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 3, 2021
Vee Tire Co Release Attack HPL Tire Vee Tire Co Release Attack HPL Tire
The new tire was designed to be fast rolling while still offering good braking properties.
Mike Levy    Feb 2, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 45 - What Makes a Good Riding Buddy? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 45 - What Makes a Good Riding Buddy?
Everyone needs a riding buddy that brings tasty trail-side snacks. I mean, just as long as they show up on time and usually have their bike in running order.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 2, 2021
Updated: Cascade Components is Developing a Brake Caliper with SRAM Internals Updated: Cascade Components is Developing a Brake Caliper with SRAM Internals
The prototype caliper body utilizes some existing SRAM parts in order to be more easily serviceable.
Ralf Hauser    Feb 2, 2021
First Ride: 2021 Propain Hugene - More Travel, More Capable First Ride: 2021 Propain Hugene - More Travel, More Capable
The Hugene gets 10mm more rear travel and updated geometry for 2021.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 2, 2021
Canyon Releases New Torque:On & Upgrades Spectral:On With EP8 Motor Canyon Releases New Torque:On & Upgrades Spectral:On With EP8 Motor
Canyon have electrified their Torque freeride bike for 2021, and also upgraded the motor on several models to Shimano's new EP8 system.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 1, 2021
Shimano FCC Application Hints at New Wireless Groupset Shimano FCC Application Hints at New Wireless Groupset
We're more than two years into XTR's lifespan and there's no electronic version, could that be about to change?
Brian Park    Feb 1, 2021
Not a Review: The Moots Womble is More than Just a Boomer Bike Not a Review: The Moots Womble is More than Just a Boomer Bike
The Womble’s build quality is impeccable, the finish is perfect, and most of the details of its titanium frame are thoughtfully sorted.
Mike Levy    Feb 1, 2021
Video: Decoding Mountain Bike Tire Hot Patches - The Explainer Video: Decoding Mountain Bike Tire Hot Patches - The Explainer
What the heck is a TPI, how come they’re never the width they say they are, and what’s with all those made-up words on the side?
Henry Quinney    Feb 1, 2021
Huck Norris Releases Three New Tire Inserts with the MegaNorris Range Huck Norris Releases Three New Tire Inserts with the MegaNorris Range
The new MegaNorris range is available in three different models designed for everything from XC to DH riding.
Henry Quinney    Jan 29, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: How Long Do Bike Parts Last? Pinkbike Poll: How Long Do Bike Parts Last?
Are you going through chains, rims, and tires at a ridiculous rate, or are you satisfied with the longevity of your components?
James Smurthwaite    Jan 29, 2021
Bridger Designs a Modular Helmet That Allows You to Change Shells Depending on the Conditions Bridger Designs a Modular Helmet That Allows You to Change Shells Depending on the Conditions
Riders can choose from a ventilated shell or an insulated winter option depending on the weather.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 28, 2021
Opinion: 7 Things All New Mountain Bikes Should Have Opinion: 7 Things All New Mountain Bikes Should Have
In the market for a new bike? Hopefully it has most of these features.
Henry Quinney    Jan 28, 2021
Ragley Release Updated Range of 2021 Bikes Ragley Release Updated Range of 2021 Bikes
Ragley gives its range a refresh with bikes apparently in stock soon
Alicia Leggett    Jan 27, 2021
Bike Check: Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta Transition TR11 Bike Check: Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta Transition TR11
Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta bike is a colorful celebration of bikes and Mexico.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 27, 2021
WTB Releases Proterra Wheelsets That Won't Break the Bank WTB Releases Proterra Wheelsets That Won't Break the Bank
WTB's new Proterra wheelsets aim to provide relatively affordable options without too much compromise.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 26, 2021
Kingdom Unveil Two 3D Printed Titanium Prototype Bikes Kingdom Unveil Two 3D Printed Titanium Prototype Bikes
Kingdom's bikes are made through additive manufacturing, allowing for some unique characteristics.
Mike Levy    Jan 26, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 43 - Dangerholm's Wildest Custom Mountain Bikes The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 43 - Dangerholm's Wildest Custom Mountain Bikes
But how scary is it using a huge knife to scrape all the paint off a brand new carbon frame?
Dan Roberts    Jan 26, 2021
Review: 2021 Fox 38 vs RockShox Zeb - Single Crown Standoff Review: 2021 Fox 38 vs RockShox Zeb - Single Crown Standoff
Which fork will come out on top in this battle of the big hitters?
Daniel Sapp    Jan 26, 2021
Ask Pinkbike: Sketchy Carbon Bars, New Bike or Upgrade, Sharing the Trail, & Fuel Containers Ask Pinkbike: Sketchy Carbon Bars, New Bike or Upgrade, Sharing the Trail, & Fuel Containers
Pinkbike's editors answer the tech questions that have been keeping you up at night.
Ed Spratt    Jan 23, 2021
Round Up: 26 EWS Cockpit Setups Past & Present Round Up: 26 EWS Cockpit Setups Past & Present
We dug through our collection of bike checks to assemble this compilation of cockpit setups.
Ed Spratt    Jan 22, 2021
Gravaa's New Wheels Will Allow Tire Pressure Adjustments While Riding Gravaa's New Wheels Will Allow Tire Pressure Adjustments While Riding
A miniature high-pressure pump is driven by the wheels using an integrated clutch unit.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 22, 2021
MRP Releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 38 and RockShox Zeb Forks MRP Releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 38 and RockShox Zeb Forks
MRP Ramp Control cartridges allow riders to adjust their forks' progression on the fly without using volume spacers. Options for Fox 38 and RockShox ZEB forks have now been added to the lineup.
Mike Levy    Jan 21, 2021
First Look: Fuji's Rakan LT Adds Travel, Keeps Weird Suspension First Look: Fuji's Rakan LT Adds Travel, Keeps Weird Suspension
Fuji's new Rakan LT gets more travel, less head angle, and all the aluminum.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 21, 2021
Check Out: An 8000 Lumen Light, Anti-Chainslap Tape, Recycled Grips, & More Check Out: An 8000 Lumen Light, Anti-Chainslap Tape, Recycled Grips, & More
An illuminating look at the latest gear to cross our desks.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 21, 2021
Bike Check: Lewis Buchanan's New Norco Optic Bike Check: Lewis Buchanan's New Norco Optic
Lewis Buchanan has a new sponsor for 2021, so we decided to dig into the details of one of his new rides.
Leatt .com    Jan 21, 2021
Leatt Releases 2021 Helmet Lineup Leatt Releases 2021 Helmet Lineup
Leatt's new helmets cover everyone from trail to DH riders.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 20, 2021
First Ride: 2021 Devinci Marshall - Aluminum, Affordable, & Made in Canada First Ride: 2021 Devinci Marshall - Aluminum, Affordable, & Made in Canada
Devinci has two new Canadian-made bikes - a 130mm trail bike and a hardtail, both of which are surprisingly affordable.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 19, 2021
Farr's Twin-T Hardtail is a Ducati-Inspired Steel Throwback Farr's Twin-T Hardtail is a Ducati-Inspired Steel Throwback
Like a lot of the unusual projects we've seen in the past 12 months, this bike was dreamed up during lockdown.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 19, 2021
Bike Check: Max Chapuis' Specialized Levo SL Bike Check: Max Chapuis' Specialized Levo SL
Max Chapuis has been spending winter riding and filming in the mountains near his home on a souped up Levo SL.
Mike Levy    Jan 19, 2021
Video: Ibis's New Aluminum Ripley is More Metal, More Slacker Video: Ibis's New Aluminum Ripley is More Metal, More Slacker
Ibis's fifth-generation Ripley AF goes all-aluminum to create a 120mm-travel trail bike that's far more affordable than its carbon fiber predecessor.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 18, 2021
Colorado-Based Myth Cycles Releases the Zodiac: A US Made Steel, Single-Pivot, Full Suspension 29er Colorado-Based Myth Cycles Releases the Zodiac: A US Made Steel, Single-Pivot, Full Suspension 29er
Eric Tomczak's long-term dream was to handcraft a full suspension bike. Now, he's done it.
TAYA Chain    Jan 18, 2021
Taya Chain Launches its New Rollerless Chain Taya Chain Launches its New Rollerless Chain
Taya has removed the rollers from their new chain which they claim make it lighter, quieter, longer-lasting and more efficient.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 18, 2021
Denim Riding Dungarees Are a Thing Now, Apparently Denim Riding Dungarees Are a Thing Now, Apparently
Ripton & Co offers a warmer alternative to its tech jorts.
Sarah Moore    Jan 15, 2021
First Look: Camelbak's Spring 2021 Line Up First Look: Camelbak's Spring 2021 Line Up
Camelbak has launched their 2021 pack collections.
Henry Quinney    Jan 15, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: How Important Are Water Bottles? Pinkbike Poll: How Important Are Water Bottles?
It's been five years since we last asked this question - has your answer changed?
Daniel Sapp    Jan 13, 2021
The SwitchGrade Will Allow Riders to Change Their Saddle Angle on the Fly The SwitchGrade Will Allow Riders to Change Their Saddle Angle on the Fly
The SwitchGrade provides three positions, one for climbing, one for descending, and one for rolling terrain.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 13, 2021
Check Out: Carbon Tire Levers, Flat Pedal Shoes, New Mini-Tools, & More Check Out: Carbon Tire Levers, Flat Pedal Shoes, New Mini-Tools, & More
A look at the latest gear to cross our desks.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 11, 2021
Review: Specialized  2FO Roost vs Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch Mid Flat Pedal Shoes Review: Specialized 2FO Roost vs Pearl Izumi X-Alp Launch Mid Flat Pedal Shoes
Two new flat pedal shoe models go toe to toe, with a classic thrown into the mix for good measure.
Fezzari Bicycles    Jan 11, 2021
Fezzari Wire Peak eMTB Now Available with Shimano EP8 Motor Fezzari Wire Peak eMTB Now Available with Shimano EP8 Motor
The Wire Peak gets component updates along with a Shimano EP8 motor option for 2021.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 8, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: Would You Rather Buy a Frame Only or a Complete Bike? Pinkbike Poll: Would You Rather Buy a Frame Only or a Complete Bike?
Do you prefer picking every single part, or would you rather let someone else handle it?
James Smurthwaite    Jan 8, 2021
14 Bikes That Could Be Set for an Update in 2021 14 Bikes That Could Be Set for an Update in 2021
James Smurthwaite gazes into his crystal ball to see what might be in store for 2021.
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Ed Spratt    Jan 8, 2021
Farr Launches the Headspace 35 Stem Farr Launches the Headspace 35 Stem
Farr's new stem comes in a 50mm length and has an extra wide clamping area.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 8, 2021
Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champion Custom Specialized Epic Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champion Custom Specialized Epic
Sarrou will be on Specialized for 2021, and they welcomed him to the team with a custom painted Epic.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 7, 2021
First Look: New Gear from POC for 2021 First Look: New Gear from POC for 2021
A look at POC's latest helmets and apparel.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 6, 2021
Ask Pinkbike: Tire Casing Choices, DH Bike Wheel Swaps, Knee Pads Picks, & Clipless Tips Ask Pinkbike: Tire Casing Choices, DH Bike Wheel Swaps, Knee Pads Picks, & Clipless Tips
Pinkbike's tech editors answer the questions that keep you up at night.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 6, 2021
PNW Components Announces New Lifetime Warranty on All Products PNW Components Announces New Lifetime Warranty on All Products
Current and future products are now covered by PNW's new warranty.
Nikki Rohan    Jan 5, 2021
Ridden & Rated: 11 of the Best New Men's Riding Pants Ridden & Rated: 11 of the Best New Men's Riding Pants
Nearly a dozen options for everything from DH racing to cool weather pedal missions.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 4, 2021
Review: 2021 Vitus Escarpe 29 CRX - Reasonably Priced & Ready to Rip Review: 2021 Vitus Escarpe 29 CRX - Reasonably Priced & Ready to Rip
Vitus' 140mm Escarpe gets completely redesigned for 2021 to provide even more bike for your buck, and we find out what that means on the trail.
Ed Spratt    Jan 4, 2021
Orbea's New Raw Carbon Finish Saves Up to 100 Grams Orbea's New Raw Carbon Finish Saves Up to 100 Grams
New finish options available for weight weenies.
Mike Levy    Jan 1, 2021
Pinkbike's 2021 Predictions Pinkbike's 2021 Predictions
Will 2021 see more e-bikes but fewer downhill bikes, a calendar of World Cup racing that's in question, and empty shop floors but very busy trails?
Daniel Sapp    Dec 30, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Value Mountain Bike of the Year Winner 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Value Mountain Bike of the Year Winner
The Mythique punches well above its price tag.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 30, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: Who Should Win the European Bike Challenge? Pinkbike Poll: Who Should Win the European Bike Challenge?
This is what happens when four bike maniacs set out to build bikes that are completely made in Europe.
Dan Roberts    Dec 29, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Suspension Product of the Year Winner 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Suspension Product of the Year Winner
The EXT Era, Fox 38, RockShox Zeb, Cane Creek Helm, and Öhlins DH38 were all in the running for the title of Suspension Product of the Year - find out who took the crown.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 29, 2020
Bike Check: Dawid Godziek's NS Decade Dirt Jump Bike Bike Check: Dawid Godziek's NS Decade Dirt Jump Bike
We were so impressed with Dawid's latest edit that we decided to have a look around the bike he was using to pull it off.
Mike Levy    Dec 28, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Component of the Year Winner 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Component of the Year Winner
All the cogs, all the shifting, way less of the price.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 28, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Value Product of the Year Winner 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Value Product of the Year Winner
This years value award goes to a drivetrain that offers great performance at a very reasonable price.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Dec 28, 2020
Commencal Releases Update on Prices & Timelines Impacted by COVID Commencal Releases Update on Prices & Timelines Impacted by COVID
Long lead times for components, skyrocketing transportation costs, and Taiwanese exchange rates are issues facing a lot of companies at the moment.
Mike Levy    Dec 28, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Innovation of the Year 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Innovation of the Year
We've chosen five clever ideas, but which is your favorite?
Ed Spratt    Dec 27, 2020
Round Up: 25 Different XC World Cup Tire Combinations Round Up: 25 Different XC World Cup Tire Combinations
From the more conventional lightweight setups to some wild handmade custom options there are plenty of variation among the top XC riders.
Mike Levy    Dec 24, 2020
Field Test: 10 Trail and Enduro Bikes Hucked To Flat at 1,000 FPS Field Test: 10 Trail and Enduro Bikes Hucked To Flat at 1,000 FPS
Ten of the latest trail and enduro bikes and one bottom-out bonanza for Christmas.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 23, 2020
First Look: Instinctiv's M Series Gearbox Trail Bikes First Look: Instinctiv's M Series Gearbox Trail Bikes
Based in the Netherlands, Instinctiv's new M Series bikes are very intriguing.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 23, 2020
A Closer Look at Devinci's Experimental High Pivot Wilson A Closer Look at Devinci's Experimental High Pivot Wilson
Digging in a little further into the backstory of the Wilson HP.
Mike Levy    Dec 23, 2020
Field Test: 10 Trail and Enduro bikes VS the Impossible Climb Field Test: 10 Trail and Enduro bikes VS the Impossible Climb
Yes, the Huck to Flat is coming soon but we have to get to the top first.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 23, 2020
Pinkbike Awards: 5 Products That Have Stood the Test of Time Pinkbike Awards: 5 Products That Have Stood the Test of Time
From sticky rubber soles to pedals that just won't quit, these products have delivered proven performance for multiple years.
Velocity Hucking Systems    Dec 23, 2020
VHS Launches Version 2.0 of Their Slapper Tape VHS Launches Version 2.0 of Their Slapper Tape
Velocity Hucking Systems' newest tape is claimed to be softer, wider, and quieter than the original.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 22, 2020
10 Products I Loved in 2020: Daniel Sapp 10 Products I Loved in 2020: Daniel Sapp
It turns out Daniel Sapp had a soft spot for waterproof softgoods in 2020.
Mike Levy    Dec 22, 2020
9 Products I (Mostly) Loved In 2020: Mike Levy 9 Products I (Mostly) Loved In 2020: Mike Levy
On a scale of 1 to over-cooked op-ed, how badly did I mess up this 2020 best-of list?
Sarah Moore    Dec 22, 2020
10 Products I Loved In 2020: Sarah Moore 10 Products I Loved In 2020: Sarah Moore
Sarah Moore's list of products that made 2020 a bit brighter, more comfortable, and interesting.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 21, 2020
10 Products I Loved In 2020: Mike Kazimer 10 Products I Loved In 2020: Mike Kazimer
A fancy tube strap, aluminum wheels, and an Italian fork all made Kazimer's list of favorites.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 21, 2020
Field Test: Searching Out the Best Values in the Enduro Category Field Test: Searching Out the Best Values in the Enduro Category
We took a closer look at the bikes featured in the Enduro / Freeride Field Test in search of the best price vs performance ratios.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 21, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Value Mountain Bike of the Year Nominees 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Value Mountain Bike of the Year Nominees
Now, more than ever, a great bike doesn't need to come with a high price tag.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 21, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Value Product of the Year Nominees 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Value Product of the Year Nominees
Drivetrain and fork upgrades ended up offering the best values in 2020.
   Dec 21, 2020
Bird Launches the Aether 9AL Short Travel Trail Bike Bird Launches the Aether 9AL Short Travel Trail Bike
Following the Aether 9C Bird has now revealed an alloy version of their short travel bike.
Mike Levy    Dec 20, 2020
Field Test: Searching Out the Best Values in the Trail Bike Category Field Test: Searching Out the Best Values in the Trail Bike Category
We take a closer look at the five Field Test trail bikes to see which model gives you the most bike for your buck in each range.
Ed Spratt    Dec 20, 2020
Quiz: Can You Match the Rider to These 25 XC World Cup Bikes? Quiz: Can You Match the Rider to These 25 XC World Cup Bikes?
How deep is your well of cross-country racing knowledge?
Monserat Fairwear    Dec 20, 2020
Monserat Announces a New Sustainable Mountain Bike Jersey Monserat Announces a New Sustainable Mountain Bike Jersey
Monserat has spent three years researching how they can make a sustainable and responsible riding jersey.
Ed Spratt    Dec 19, 2020
Round Up: 30 DH World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present Round Up: 30 DH World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present
Ready for some armchair judging? Here are 30 chances to disagree with what the pros run.
Cascade Components    Dec 17, 2020
Cascade Components Announces Specialized Enduro and Norco Sight Links Cascade Components Announces Specialized Enduro and Norco Sight Links
Tune the suspension characteristics of the latest Specialized Enduro and Norco Sight with these new links.
Mike Levy    Dec 16, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Component of the Year Nominees 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Component of the Year Nominees
Four new products that made an impact in 2020.
Dan Roberts    Dec 16, 2020
2020 Pinkbike Awards: Suspension Product of the Year Nominees 2020 Pinkbike Awards: Suspension Product of the Year Nominees
All sorts of new suspension products launched this year, for everyone from DH riders to XC racers.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 16, 2020
Bike Check: The Final European Bike Challenge Build is a Carbon & Metal Beauty Bike Check: The Final European Bike Challenge Build is a Carbon & Metal Beauty
Gian Humpert build up his showstopping Antidote Carbonjack 29 with as many European parts as possible.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 15, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Santa Cruz Nomad - The Same But Different Field Test: 2021 Santa Cruz Nomad - The Same But Different
The Nomad gets updated for 2021 with a few geometry and frame design tweaks.
   Dec 15, 2020
Propain Unveils 2 Unused Custom World Cup Bikes for George Brannigan Propain Unveils 2 Unused Custom World Cup Bikes for George Brannigan
The two custom bikes for Branngian that never got to put rubber to dirt at a World Cup.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 14, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Propain Spindrift - Lots of Travel & Lots of Fun Field Test: 2021 Propain Spindrift - Lots of Travel & Lots of Fun
With 180mm travel front and rear, the Propain Spindrift is designed for rowdy riding, wild lines, and big hucks.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 14, 2020
First Look: Crankbrothers Debuts Mountain Bike Shoe Line First Look: Crankbrothers Debuts Mountain Bike Shoe Line
Crankbrothers have entered the shoe market with a full range of shoes for both clip and flat pedals.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 14, 2020
Lazer Announces New Jackal MIPS Helmet Lazer Announces New Jackal MIPS Helmet
The Jackal is Lazer's top-of-the-line trail helmet.
Hayes Bicycle    Dec 14, 2020
Manitou Unveils the New Mezzer Expert Fork Manitou Unveils the New Mezzer Expert Fork
Built from the same chassis as the Mezzer Pro the new Expert fork looks to offer similar performance at a lower cost.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 12, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Trek Slash - Ready to Race Field Test: 2021 Trek Slash - Ready to Race
The Slash received multiple updates for 2021, but it's still an enduro race machine at heart.
   Dec 13, 2020
Mossy Cog Designs Announces the Tight Stack Bike Rack Mossy Cog Designs Announces the Tight Stack Bike Rack
Mossy Cog Designs has launched its new bike storage solution which is designed to free up space while still storing up to four bikes.
Sarah Moore    Dec 11, 2020
Bike Check: Cole Bernier's Bowhead Reach 3-Wheeled Adaptive eMTB Bike Check: Cole Bernier's Bowhead Reach 3-Wheeled Adaptive eMTB
Take a closer look at Cole Bernier's bike park shredding machine.
Jim Martinez    Dec 11, 2020
Get Dirty Design Launch Gaiters for Trail Builders Get Dirty Design Launch Gaiters for Trail Builders
Keep your shoes free of dirt, sticks, and rocks with the Bandit gaiters from Get Dirty Designs.
COMMENCAL bicycles    Dec 10, 2020
Commencal Announces New Meta Power TR Commencal Announces New Meta Power TR
The new Meta Power TR is equipped with Shimano's new EP8 motor with a 630Wh battery.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 10, 2020
Pivot Release Updated Shuttle eMTB with EP8 Motor Pivot Release Updated Shuttle eMTB with EP8 Motor
Pivot's $11,000 eMTB receives updated geometry and a new motor.
SCOTT Sports    Dec 9, 2020
Scott Introduces New Stego Plus Helmet Scott Introduces New Stego Plus Helmet
The Stego has been completely redesigned for 2021.
Mike Levy    Dec 8, 2020
First Look: Intend's New Inverted Fork Uses One and a Half Crowns First Look: Intend's New Inverted Fork Uses One and a Half Crowns
For when one crown isn't enough but two crowns are obviously too many? Not quite...
Mike Kazimer    Dec 8, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Norco Shore - The Freeride Tank Field Test: 2021 Norco Shore - The Freeride Tank
The Shore is back for another round of freeride glory, this time with 27.5" wheels and 180mm of travel.
Wolf Tooth Components    Dec 8, 2020
Wolf Tooth Launches New GeoShift Performance Angle Headset Wolf Tooth Launches New GeoShift Performance Angle Headset
The new headset allows riders to alter the geometry of their bike by changing the head tube angle by 1º.
Ed Spratt    Dec 8, 2020
ENVO Launches $2000 Electric Snowbike Conversion Kit ENVO Launches $2000 Electric Snowbike Conversion Kit
A pedal powered snowmobile with a throttle option? Interesting.
Canyon    Dec 8, 2020
Canyon Release Stoic Hardtail Canyon Release Stoic Hardtail
Canyon's new hardtail is made to be affordable and versatile.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 7, 2020
First Look: 2021 Pivot Mach 6 First Look: 2021 Pivot Mach 6
The Mach 6 gets an update, but don't worry, those 27.5" wheels haven't gone anywhere.
   Dec 7, 2020
Examining Yeti's Patent for a New Six-Bar Suspension Design Examining Yeti's Patent for a New Six-Bar Suspension Design
Nerd alert! Dig deep into the details found in Yeti's recent patent.
Salsa Cycles    Dec 7, 2020
Video: Salsa Cassidy & Blackthorn Development Story Video: Salsa Cassidy & Blackthorn Development Story
An inside look at how Salsa's biggest, most aggressive mountain bikes came to be.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 7, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Rocky Mountain Altitude - The All-Mountain Enduro Bike Field Test: 2021 Rocky Mountain Altitude - The All-Mountain Enduro Bike
The new Altitude has a level of versatility that's not always found in an enduro race bike.
   Dec 7, 2020
Reverse Components Announces Nico Vink Signature Series Copper Reverse Components Announces Nico Vink Signature Series Copper
The Nico Vink Signature Series is now available in a new Copper colourway.
   Dec 5, 2020
Cotic Unveil a New Dirt Jump Bike That Won't be for Sale Cotic Unveil a New Dirt Jump Bike That Won't be for Sale
To help pass the time during lockdown Cotic made four prototype DJ frames.
   Dec 5, 2020
SQlab Launches New 'Made in Germany' Saddle SQlab Launches New 'Made in Germany' Saddle
SQlab shifts the production of its new 6OX Infinergy Ergowave active saddle from Asia to Germany.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 4, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: Which Mountain Bike Standards Should Stick Around? Pinkbike Poll: Which Mountain Bike Standards Should Stick Around?
Are you a pressfit proponent? Or maybe a 20mm thru-axle acolyte?
Daniel Sapp    Dec 4, 2020
Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Santa Cruz Blur Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Santa Cruz Blur
The machine that Rab Wardell used to snag the FKT of the The West Highland Way.
   Dec 3, 2020
Oakley Launch Sutro Lite Glasses with an Increased Field of View and Improved Ventilation Oakley Launch Sutro Lite Glasses with an Increased Field of View and Improved Ventilation
The new glasses from Oakley combine a lightweight design and their Prizm™ Lens Technology.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 3, 2020
Review: 6 of the Best New Pedal-Friendly Knee Pads Review: 6 of the Best New Pedal-Friendly Knee Pads
A half-dozen worthy options for keeping your knees safe and sound.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 2, 2020
Production Privee Unveils Prototype Titanium Dirt Jump Hardtail Production Privee Unveils Prototype Titanium Dirt Jump Hardtail
This one-off prototype was designed for Pavel Alekhin, Production Privee's newest team member.
Cane Creek    Dec 2, 2020
Cane Creek Celebrates 15 Years of Twin Tube Technology With the DB Heritage Shock Cane Creek Celebrates 15 Years of Twin Tube Technology With the DB Heritage Shock
To celebrate our 15 year anniversary of twin tube technology, Cane Creek announces the DB Heritage shock.
Mike Levy    Dec 1, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Specialized Stumpjumper - The Do It All 'Er Field Test: 2021 Specialized Stumpjumper - The Do It All 'Er
The 2021 Stumpjumper gets an all-new frame design, and that translates to a big difference out on the trail.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 1, 2020
Review: Canyon's New 2021 Spectral 29 CF 8.0 Review: Canyon's New 2021 Spectral 29 CF 8.0
The Spectral is back on big wheels for 2021, with 150mm of rear travel and a full carbon frame.
Daniel Blank    Nov 27, 2020
Ninja Mount Looks to Silence Chain Slap with the ChainFin Ninja Mount Looks to Silence Chain Slap with the ChainFin
Ninja Mount has launched its new ChainFin to help silence your drivetrain.
David Arthur    Dec 1, 2020
First Ride: Marin's First eMTB - the 2021 Alpine Trail E2 First Ride: Marin's First eMTB - the 2021 Alpine Trail E2
Marin's first eMTB takes the existing Alpine Trail platform and adds in Shimano's EP8 motor system.
Mike Levy    Nov 30, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Actofive P-Train - Not Your Typical Trail Bike Field Test: 2021 Actofive P-Train - Not Your Typical Trail Bike
It's German, steel, and it has a high pivot suspension layout.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 30, 2020
Ask Pinkbike: Tips for Beginners, Brakes Issues, Drilling Carbon, & Shock Tunes Ask Pinkbike: Tips for Beginners, Brakes Issues, Drilling Carbon, & Shock Tunes
Pinkbike's tech editors answer the questions that keep you up at night.
Mike Levy    Nov 28, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Ibis Mojo 4 - The Trail Rider's Trail Bike Field Test: 2021 Ibis Mojo 4 - The Trail Rider's Trail Bike
Version 4.0 of the Mojo is the longest and slackest yet, but it's still designed to be a fun-loving, 'all-mountain play bike.'
Steve Domahidy    Nov 28, 2020
Viral Bikes Updates Skeptic & Dérive Titanium Gearbox Hardtails for 2021 Viral Bikes Updates Skeptic & Dérive Titanium Gearbox Hardtails for 2021
While this may not be the year for a "the ride is contagious" tagline, Viral's gearbox-driven ti bikes are getting updates for next year.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 27, 2020
The 'Super Wheel' Claims to Offer Power Assistance Without a Motor... And We're Very Skeptical The 'Super Wheel' Claims to Offer Power Assistance Without a Motor... And We're Very Skeptical
The Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris stopped accepting proposals concerning perpetual motion in 1775...
Pace Cycles    Nov 26, 2020
Pace Cycles Unveil a New 170mm eMTB Pace Cycles Unveil a New 170mm eMTB
The new RC170E uses Shimano's new EP8 motor and comes with the worlds first road-legal high beam/ dip lights.
rasoulution    Nov 26, 2020
Danny MacAskill and Endura Launch Signature Helmet Danny MacAskill and Endura Launch Signature Helmet
Endura has launched a 'Danny MacAskill' edition of its new PissPot helmet.
   Nov 26, 2020
PYGA Launches their 160mm Slakline Enduro Bike in Europe PYGA Launches their 160mm Slakline Enduro Bike in Europe
PYGA's handcrafted Slakline is now available for European riders.
Lone Bicycles    Nov 25, 2020
Lone Bicycles Announce Updated 2021 Parabellum Lone Bicycles Announce Updated 2021 Parabellum
The Parabellum frame gets several updates, including more room for a water bottle and a mixed wheel size option.
Brian Park    Nov 25, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: Wild or Mild - What Makes A Bike Look Great? Pinkbike Poll: Wild or Mild - What Makes A Bike Look Great?
Taste may be subjective, but everyone who disagrees with me is wrong!
Sarah Moore    Nov 25, 2020
Santa Cruz Bicycles Announces Recall on Some 2020 Aluminum Nomad, Bronson, 5010, & Furtado Models Santa Cruz Bicycles Announces Recall on Some 2020 Aluminum Nomad, Bronson, 5010, & Furtado Models
They say that some aluminum frames were thermally damaged during a non-standard paint stripping operation and may bend or buckle, which could pose a fall hazard.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 25, 2020
State Bicycle Co. Releases a $400, 27.5" Klunker State Bicycle Co. Releases a $400, 27.5" Klunker
A Repack throwback from the single-speed specialists.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 24, 2020
Check Out: Lights, Chain Coatings, Brush Guards & More Check Out: Lights, Chain Coatings, Brush Guards & More
A look at some of the latest gear to cross our desks.
Mike Levy    Nov 24, 2020
Field Test: 2021 Giant Trance X - Computer Controlled Climbing Convenience Field Test: 2021 Giant Trance X - Computer Controlled Climbing Convenience
We put the new Trance X to the test, electronically controlled suspension and all.
Esker Cycles    Nov 24, 2020
Esker Cycles Releases Japhy Steel Hardtail 29er Esker Cycles Releases Japhy Steel Hardtail 29er
The Japhy is designed to work with a 120mm fork, and has clearance for up to 2.8" tires.
Canfield Bikes    Nov 24, 2020
Canfield Bikes Introduces Lithium and Tilt 29ers Canfield Bikes Introduces Lithium and Tilt 29ers
A new trail bike and an enduro bike have been added to the Canfield lineup.
Mike Levy    Nov 23, 2020
Welcome to the 2021 Field Test: Trail & Enduro Bikes Welcome to the 2021 Field Test: Trail & Enduro Bikes
The 10 trail bikes featured in this Field Test are revealed, as well as a look at how we tested.
Sarah Moore    Nov 23, 2020
Review: 2021 Juliana Furtado CC XO1 Review: 2021 Juliana Furtado CC XO1
The third generation of the Furtado is a highly refined all-rounder.
Cascade Components    Nov 17, 2020
Cascade Components Announce Yeti SB140 Linkage Cascade Components Announce Yeti SB140 Linkage
The link increases progression to 20% and bumps the travel to 145mm.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 20, 2020
Cotic Launch 140mm Jeht 29er Trail Bike Cotic Launch 140mm Jeht 29er Trail Bike
Cotic add a new steel all-rounder into their lineup.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 20, 2020
Outbound Lighting Launch Trail Evo Light Outbound Lighting Launch Trail Evo Light
Outbound's Trail Evo is designed to handle aggressive trail riding with consistent performance.
Esker Cycles    Nov 20, 2020
Esker Cycles' Hayduke Hardtail Back in Stock With Updated Fork Spec Esker Cycles' Hayduke Hardtail Back in Stock With Updated Fork Spec
The versatile Hayduke hardtail has been updated with a new parts spec and 140mm fork.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 19, 2020
SRAM Patent Shows Different Electronic Shifting System for e-Bikes SRAM Patent Shows Different Electronic Shifting System for e-Bikes
It looks like SRAM are working on another electronic shifting design that runs off an e-bike battery.
ENVE Composites    Nov 19, 2020
Enve Releases New Aluminum Mountain Stem Enve Releases New Aluminum Mountain Stem
Enve now has a more affordable alternative to their M6 and M7 carbon stems.
Brian Park    Nov 18, 2020
Wolf Tooth Launches New '8-Bit Pack Pliers' Multi Tool Wolf Tooth Launches New '8-Bit Pack Pliers' Multi Tool
Wolf Tooth's new 8-bit Pack Pliers have (you guessed it) 8 bits that fit into a swivelling hex head and let you provide more torque than typical multi tools.
Brian Park    Nov 18, 2020
Taj Mihelich Releases Book of Cartoons & Doodles: 'Back Before They Invented Open Face Helmets' Taj Mihelich Releases Book of Cartoons & Doodles: 'Back Before They Invented Open Face Helmets'
A collection of Taj's work over the past few years—bicycle comics, low-brow humor, dad jokes, questionable puns, and some serious stuff as well.
Mike Kazimer    Nov 18, 2020
Review: North Shore Racks NSR-6 Review: North Shore Racks NSR-6
The NSR-6 offers a proven way to safely transport six bikes, even on rough roads.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 17, 2020
The 3D Printed Moorhuhn is Now Available in Full Titanium The 3D Printed Moorhuhn is Now Available in Full Titanium
The titanium Moorhuhn is designed to be agile, playful, and "cut corners like a chicken does."
Dan Roberts    Nov 17, 2020
First Ride: 2021 Santa Cruz Bullit - It's Electric First Ride: 2021 Santa Cruz Bullit - It's Electric
The Bullit is back, this time with mixed wheels and a motor.
OneUp Components    Nov 16, 2020
OneUp Announces EDC Lite, A 9-Function Steerer Tube Tool OneUp Announces EDC Lite, A 9-Function Steerer Tube Tool
OneUp now has a $40 steerer tube tool that you can install without removing your star nut or threading your steerer tube.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 16, 2020
Review: PNW Components' New Loam Dropper Post Review: PNW Components' New Loam Dropper Post
PNW's new post is made to be reliable, adjustable, and affordable.
Ed Spratt    Nov 16, 2020
Fizik Launches the Alpaca Tool Carrier to Quickly Store Tools Under Your Saddle Fizik Launches the Alpaca Tool Carrier to Quickly Store Tools Under Your Saddle
Another way to avoid wearing a pack, as long as you have a Fizik Alpaca saddle.
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PNW Components    Nov 16, 2020
PNW Components Introduces the Loam Dropper Post PNW Components Introduces the Loam Dropper Post
PNW Components launch their new premium $199 dropper post.
Matt Wragg    Nov 15, 2020
A Mountain Biker's Guide to Making Road Riding More Fun A Mountain Biker's Guide to Making Road Riding More Fun
Matt Wragg talks about how he grudgingly learned to love road riding and how he sets up his bike for maximum fun.
Ed Spratt    Nov 14, 2020
Round Up: 20 Different EWS Tire Combinations Round Up: 20 Different EWS Tire Combinations
A look back through the archives at the tire choices of the world's top riders.
Wilderness Trail Bikes    Nov 12, 2020
[Updated] WTB Announces All-New Carbon CZR and E-Ready HTZ Rims [Updated] WTB Announces All-New Carbon CZR and E-Ready HTZ Rims
WTB adds new carbon rims for mountain and gravel riders, and beefed up aluminum rims for the e-bike crowd.
Ed Spratt    Nov 12, 2020
Merida Launches New Ninety-Six Trail and XC Bikes Merida Launches New Ninety-Six Trail and XC Bikes
Merida has overhauled its Ninety-Six full suspension XC bike range to include both race and trail models.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 12, 2020
Santa Cruz Announces Heckler EP8 & Mixed Wheel Size Version Santa Cruz Announces Heckler EP8 & Mixed Wheel Size Version
The Heckler is now equipped with Shimano's new EP8 motor, and a shorter travel, mixed wheel size option has been added to the lineup.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 12, 2020
Vitus Release New E-Sommet eMTB Vitus Release New E-Sommet eMTB
There's a new electrified Sommet in the Vitus lineup.
Calibre Bikes    Nov 12, 2020
Video: Calibre Introduces the Triple B Pro Video: Calibre Introduces the Triple B Pro
Calibre has launched the 4th generation Triple B trail bike building upon their success with the Bossnut.
Brian Park    Nov 11, 2020
Check Out: A Minimalist Hardtail, 3D Printed Garmin Mount, the Lightest Micro Spline Cassette, & More Check Out: A Minimalist Hardtail, 3D Printed Garmin Mount, the Lightest Micro Spline Cassette, & More
There's everything from an aluminum hardtail to a 3D printed Garmin mount in this edition of Check Out.
Gustav Gullholm    Nov 11, 2020
Bike Check: Dangerholm's Insanely Light Scott Spark Bike Check: Dangerholm's Insanely Light Scott Spark
Dangerholm's at it again, this time with a 29" full-suspension XC bike that weighs less than 18 pounds. With pedals.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 11, 2020
Review: Gulo Composites' GMX-25 Carbon Spoked Wheelset Review: Gulo Composites' GMX-25 Carbon Spoked Wheelset
These lightweight, US-made wheels use braided carbon spokes that are claimed to have better impact resistance than steel spokes.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 11, 2020
Pipedream Release New Sirius Hardtail Pipedream Release New Sirius Hardtail
The Sirius is Pipedream's new do-it-all steel hardtail.
Sarah Moore    Nov 10, 2020
First Look: Specialized's New 2FO Roost Flat and Clip Shoes First Look: Specialized's New 2FO Roost Flat and Clip Shoes
Specialized have added new flat pedal and clipless shoes to their lineup.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 10, 2020
Fox Release 200mm Drop Transfer Seatpost Fox Release 200mm Drop Transfer Seatpost
The new, longer travel post shares the Transfer's updates from this spring.

 
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