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The latest MTB blogs and news articles providing advice and covering the latest bikes, accessories, routes, competitions and much more.

Ruben Alcantara is Doing Something Strange with BMX Bikes Custom-built full-suspension BMX bikes. You're welcome.

Aaron Gwin Spotted Riding Prototype Intense Downhill Bike. Aaron Gwin has been out in the Californian sunshine riding on what looks to be a brand new Intense prototype downhill bike.

Shimano MW7 Winter Mountain Bike Shoe Keeps Its Composure After a Cold, Wet Beating The Shimano MW7 winter mountain bike shoe stands to the task of keeping feet warm and happy in cold, wet environments.

Michelin DH tyres drop in with Mud & Bike Park tread patterns featuring MAGI-X DH Tech Eval; Michelin's Bike Park specific tyre comes in the form of a slimmed down budget version of the Michelin DH 34, utilising the very same tread pattern, but with a harder and more durable GUM-X compound in place of the MAGI-X DH. The casing is also thinner than that of the rest of the Michelin DH range at 2 x 33 TPI.

Favorite Trails of 2019 These are the top trails from each of Chasing Epic's seven North American destinations for 2019, as voted on by our riders!

3 Ways To Improve Your Winter Training Long endurance rides can be boring, especially when completing such rides on a regular basis with no social group rides to join. Make your endurance rides more productive or add some structured intensity to your winter training by working on your skills and techniques.

Blackburn Outpost Elite Hitchhiker picks up extra handlebar storage, plus limited run Digi Camo bags Sometime, you just don't need a lot of cargo room on your bike. And sometime, you do. Fortunately, the new Blackburn Outpost Elite Hitchhiker functions both as a stand-alone handlebar bag for those lighter days, and an add-on for the Outpost handlebar roll for those epics.

Dawn to Dusk launches "World's First Bottle Cage Ecosystem" w/ location specific carbon cages 'World's First Bottle Cage Ecosystem.' When I saw those words, my mind immediately went to some type of bicycle mounted terrarium. To, I don't know, pedal around your pet hamster on your top tube? Sorry to burst your bubble, but the Dawn to Dusk "ecosystem" is definitely not that.

Peaty's Steel City Downhill Returns June 13th 2020. Event details are slim on the ground at the minute but get Saturday June 13th marked on your diary for some top notch racing and a big old celebration at the 10th edition of Peaty's Steel City Downhill. Sign up to the mailing list for more info on this year's Steel City Downhill here.

An interview with Josh Kissner from Santa Cruz - From bike builder to product manager Bump into Josh Kissner out on the trails and one thing is certain: you'll never find him without his backpack, laden with test parts and tools. That makes more sense when you learn that Josh is product manager at Santa Cruz and plays a significant role in the development of their bikes.

German National Downhill Champ and EWS Racer Raphaela Richter is Also a Full-Time Optician I like to see the progress whilst riding my bike and I like to see that all the not so fun training pays off as soon as I'm on the trail. But to be honest, in the wintertime gym training gets me good too because there you can also see the progress a lot.

Pactimo Ridgeline Softshell Hoodie Works Off the Bike, and On it Too Instead, the brand notes the Ridgeline is designed as "an attractive and utilitarian off-bike accessory, or for those who want a jacket that is ideally suited for cold and wet mountain biking." So, it looks good, and also happens to work for mountain biking?

Stuffed sandwiches, blissful sweets at this mountain town favorite - Craving Colorado SALIDA - Rob Gartzman loved mountain biking, so naturally he loved this riverside hamlet renowned for its trails. He figured his girlfriend, Sarah, would love it, too, for the charming, historic downtown. He was right. One day walking the sidewalks, they came by an old deli.

Paul Basagoitia is Back On The Bike "At the beginning of 2018, Paul Basagoitia, former professional Slopestyle and Freeride Mountain Bike athlete, found himself less than 3 years out from a life-changing spinal cord injury suffered in competition at Red Bull Rampage, once again standing in front of a bike.

Grant brings mountain bike program to Brown County State Park NASHVILLE - Brown County State Park will use a $10,000 Give Adventure Grant from the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation to create a free beginner mountain bike program.

New mountain biking festival DerbyFest launched Event organiser Bede Clifton said the family-friendly festival was aimed at promoting the health and lifestyle benefits of mountain biking to the next generation. "It is important that we create a unique festival experience with global biking brands, sumptuous local produce and true Tasmanian hospitality," he said.

Jolly Nose Mountain Bike Park open again Hastings Valley Mountain Bike Riders prepare a special returning celebration.

Counting down to Appenninica MTB in 2020 - MarathonMTB.com Like all the main MTB stage events, such as Cape Epic, Apenninica MTB Stage Race is a full-service race: from meals to accommodation, from refreshments to mechanical assistance in the race, from out-of-race transport to technical equipment and medical assistance, every aspect is guaranteed by the organisation at the highest levels of quality.

DerbyFest launches for 2020! Tasmania is on a roll, and it has just been announced that Derby will host a new mountain bike festival for the next three years. DerbyFest - Presented by Shimano, will focus on attracting mountain biking enthusiast from across Australia to Tasmania's mountain bike town.

BLM Proposes Oil and Gas Leasing On Slickrock Trail in Moab The Bureau of Land Management is proposing leasing parcels of land for oil and gas extraction on the popular Slickrock mountain bike trail in Moab, Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune reported this morning that the land management agency would open two parcels in Sand Flats, which holds the world famous Slickrock trail.

Jared Graves Returns to Yeti Cycles, Will Race Again Cancer-Free at Select EWS Events Jared Graves is returning to Yeti Cycles and will be racing select EWS events after a cancer-free diagnosis.

Jared Graves Returns to Yeti He will be competing in a few EWS races on top of what Yeti rather cryptically called "some unexpected races yet to be announced." Primarily, he will be taking on the role of ambassador, but we wouldn't be surprised to see him peeking over the shoulders of the engineers.

Paul Basagoitia is Back on Two Wheels. Three years after suffering a spinal injury that saw him in a wheelchair, Paul Basagoitia is backturning a wheel on a bike.

BCNP to host beginner mountain bike program Nashville, IN—Brown County State Park will use a $10,000 Give Adventure Grant from the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation to create a free beginner mountain bike program. These workshops will provide attendees with beginner mountain.

Help us to find distinctive and rare mountain bike We're urging cycle shops and cyclists to be on the lookout for a distinctive and rare mountain bike. The Yeti Titanium Arc is one of only 20 believed to be in the UK and one of 500 worldwide. The mountain bike is valued at around £5500 and is grey, with the words "Yeti" on the downtube.

Endura Commit to Plant 1 Million Trees a Year. Kicking off in mangroves in Mozambique, Endura have committed to planting one million trees per year, acknowledging the textile industry's impact on the global climate. Not only will be the project help revitalise damaged ecosystems in Mozambique but provide jobs, provide flood relief, and lock carbon into the soil.

Limited edition Canyon Lux CF SLX 9.0 DT LTD is first with DT 232 suspension DT Swiss just unveiled the all-new 232 XC mountain bike suspension family, including their first lightweight carbon dropper seatpost. And now this special, top Olympic race spec carbon Canyon Lux full-suspension XC bike goes on sale now, but only 32 bikes will be available worldwide, so act fast.

Fresh Produce: No Surprises In an industry of acronyms, changing standards and fickle nomenclature, it's refreshing to find bits of down-to-earth gear that'll just get the job done.

Riding the Line Between All-Mountain and Enduro Aboard the 27.5″ Merida One-Sixty 700 The One-Sixty 700 enduro mountain bike from Merida offers a respectable build for the price.

DT Swiss D 232 drops lightweight carbon XC dropper seatpost in 27.2 & 30.9mm The result is a fully mechanical, upside-down dropper post offering 60mm of travel and weights as low as 369g.

World Cup winning DT Swiss 232 One XC fork & shock deliver new light weight & stiffness DT Swiss' new 232 One XC suspension evolves more than a decade of cross-country World Cup proven tech, mixed with holistic lessons learned on their more recent 535 One all-mountain fork and shock development.

As the Rumor Mill Turns, Mountain Bikers Still Have Plenty of Questions about the Kingdom Trails Some of the best trails in the Kingdom Trails network were closed to mountain bikes in December, and there are still questions floating around as to why it happened.

Watch: Mountain Biking at 1000 Frames per Second See what pro mountain biker Bryn Atkinson looks like in super slow motion.

Win a Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival & DEITY Components Prize Pack · Dirt Rag The Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival has partnered with us to give away an event and DEITY components prize pack.

Cyclist quits mountain biking after horror crash leaves him with severed tendon Barry Morris, 41, was downhill biking at Dyfi Bike Park near Machynlleth on January 19 when his front tyre struck a rock sending him "flying" over the handlebars. The incident left Mr Morris screaming in agony with pain in his hips, lower back and right leg.

Jolly Nose Mountain Bike Park reopened on January 22 to the delight of Hastings Valley Mountain Bike Riders Jolly Nose Mountain Bike Park will reopen this week as Hastings Valley Mountain Bike Riders prepare a special returning celebration on Thursday and Saturday.

Watch: Mountain Lion Prowls Backyard For Hours A big cat was caught on tape Saturday pacing a Simi Valley backyard for hours.

Chad Reed's Mountain Motorsports Honda CRF450R The steering stem is stock as well. You will find some in the pits using different material. The bar mounts are 5mm forward. Jonny Oler is the owner of Art of War suspension. You might recognize the name from Supercross in the past. Jonny used to work for JGR in North Carolina tuning on all the Suzuki race bikes and Yamahas before that.

Descenders Is an Extreme Mountain Biking Game Riding onto PS4 This Year Descenders has actually been around in one form or another for a good few years, but now it's finally making the leap onto PlayStation 4. If you aren't aware, it's a game all about riding your trusty mountain bike all the way down to the bottom of a treacherous trail.

Video: Quinn Hanley - Freedom of Speed In British Columbia, Quinn Hanley wanted to find and develop new natural lines. In other words, return to the essence of Canadian freeride. "I decided to head out of Whistler with my bike and some tools, looking for a location to build a unique trail to show my style of riding.

2020 Merida eOneForty and eOneSixty Limited - Everything You Need to Know. Looking to broaden the price range of their do-it-all 140mm and 160mm e-bikes, Merida have released full aluminium-framed models of their eOneForty and eOneSixty bikes.

Canyon's Braydon Bringhurst Isn't Taking This Seriously There is a growing category of shred edit that was first popularized by riders like Lance Trappe, Kurt Voreis and Jeff Kendall-Weed. They take mountain.

Phoenix officials may move pipeline planned for Phoenix Mountain Preserve Two major water pipeline projects planned to cut through part of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve have caused a stir inside Phoenix City Hall and north Phoenix neighborhoods for the past several months. The two projects near 20th street and Lincoln Drive are necessary to ensure the city's water supply in north Phoenix, according to city officials.

Amazing hike of the week: Djouce Mountain in County Wicklow So, without further ado, here is all you need to know about our hike of the week, Djouce Mountain in tranquil County Wicklow. First things first: we must introduce you to the mountain with a somewhat unusual name. Djouce or 'Dioghais', meaning 'fortified height', stands at a height of 725m above sea level.

Global Mountain Bike Market 2019-2024 Business Insights and Sustainable Growth in Respective Industry The worldwide market for Mountain Bike is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly xx% over the next five years, will reach xx million US$ in 2023, from xx million US$ in 2017.

Video: Wild Mass Start Mountain Bike Race in New Zealand - Fernhill Frenzy 2020 This year Fabien Cousinie started at the back and made some spicy block passes along the way. If you wonder why everyone was grabbing a piece of pine, pine trees in Queenstown are threatening the local biodiversity and need to be cleared out of the hills so each rider had to bring one piece to the finish line.

Mountain Bike Market 2019 Size, High Demand, Distribution Channels, Quality Analysis, Product Types, Investment Strategies and Top Brands, Forecast 20 "Several cyclist organizations such as League of American Wheelman, IMBA, and Bike Centennial have initiated plans and projects to encourage more individuals to enter the sport.

Sizing up the Cape Epic: Just how big is it? - MarathonMTB.com It's about the same size as the Cape Epic media camp. The organisation sends me emails weekly. There are, I am told, gifts! Picnic lunches! There is something called a 'Strip Stop' and I have even heard that somebody washes my bike for me. I can download a rider or supporter badge, or a Facebook cover photo.

Miranda Miller Has Carried Her DH Mountain Bike Racing Power to the Enduro World Series Catching up with Kona's Miranda Miller who recently made the shift from full time DH mountain bike racer to racing the longer format EWS events.

Wise Words - Darren Kinnaird. As general manager of Crankworx, Darren Kinnaird has his work cut out for him. Crankworx Whistler has been and continues to be the most insane gathering of bikes and their enthusiasts, and the hysteria has gone global with Crankworx heading to Innsbruck and Rotorua.

Virginia Tech Tested and Rated the Safest Bike Helmets, Finds MIPS is the Best for Reducing Concussions Virginia Tech studied 86 different bike helmets, almost half of which were mountain bike helmets. They found that MIPS is still the best at preventing concussions.

Israel Is Fabio Wibmer's Playground Must Watch: Fabio Wibmer Jumps His Bike From a Helicopter… And That's Just the Start Must Watch: Fabio Wibmer's Incredible Urban Freeride Assault on Vienna Watch: Chasing Fabio Wibmer with a Racing Drone through Germany See also: Watch: Urban Freeriding in France with Fabio Wibmer See also: Must Watch: Fabio Wibmer Jumps His Bike From a...

Mountain lion attack on boy in Lake Forest park called 'extraordinarily rare' Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park remained closed on Tuesday. However, officials began to discuss the possibility of reopening the area to the public, Orange County Parks spokesman John Gannaway said.

Wrapping up the Snow Bike Festival 2020 in Gstaad - MarathonMTB.com Sunday was loaded with action. Riders got up early that morning to catch the cable car to the top of Rinderberg, which the Bergbahnen especially opened 1 hour before skiers could use it.

Stage three of Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trail Network to add 50km of trail in Badgers Range Construction of stage three of the Wild Mersey mountain biking trail network is set to commence in the middle of this year, delivering a further 50km of tracks through to Sheffield. The Kentish and Latrobe Councils are now advertising a tender package for a trail building company to construct the trails worth about $1.4 million.

Body found in mountain town snow identified as missing man A body discovered in a snowy area of Avon has been identified as a man who was reported missing in the mountain town earlier last week. On Tuesday afternoon, the Eagle County Coroner's Office positively identified the discovered body as Cole Michael Greenfield.

Video: Robbie Maddison & Tyler Bereman Run Wild in Los Angeles - Duct Out We’ve all been there—trapped in gridlock, inching along at a snail’s pace, slowly losing our sanity and wishing we could break free.

3-year-old recovering after mountain lion attack while park remains closed Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park - a destination for hikers, bicyclists and equestrian enthusiasts and the site of a 2004 mountain lion attack that left one dead and one injured - remains closed indefinitely following the attack. According to various official accounts, a mountain lion grabbed the boy by the neck about 4:10 p.m.

"Hectic" Featuring Kasper Woolley Kasper Woolley is a 20-year-old enduro racer from Squamish, B.C. Last season, he finished on the podium in three of the eight rounds of the Enduro World Series in U21, with a 2nd in Zermatt, 3rd in Tasmania and 3rd in Northstar. OneUp is excited to continue supporting Kasper for the 2020 EWS season as he moves up to race in Open men.

Man missing after leaving mountain town bar The Avon Police Department is searching for a man who was last seen leaving a mountain town bar in Avon, Colorado. Cole Greenfield was last seen outside Loaded Joe's in Avon between 9:45 PM and 10:00 PM on Friday evening. According to a report from the Vail Daily, witnesses reported that the man was so intoxicated that he was refused service.

Review: Gloworm X2 offers a mighty, tiny full customizable trail bike light Looking for the minimalist, weight-weenie approved mountain bike light for night riding? The Gloworm X2 packs all the features of the larger XSV we reviewed recently, and makes their smaller and lighter. The X2's compact package still pumps out plenty of light, lets you customize the output and beam pattern, and even choose the battery size.

Spinergy wheels back in the spotlight with carbon wheels for $999, alloy for just $549 Remember Spinergy wheels? You know, the brand that was pushing composite spokes back in the late 90's? Well, the company is still spinning, and now they're making an aggressive push to get their wheels out there with an all new pricing structure. eval;.

Dropper Posts Under $200, Plus Save $1,000+ on Carbon Mountain Bikes We found the best deals on droppers and components, bikes, and clothing from Fox Racing. Get an extra 10% off sale prices on wheels, dropper posts, GPS computers, pedals and more at Competitive Cyclist, ends 1/21/20. Get up to 170mm of drop, and save more than 50% off!

Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club In Steamboat Springs Alpine Mountain Ranch and Club. Steamboat is the kind of place that has a lot of heart and soul, not just a pretty resort but a place where people can imagine putting down roots.

Bike Check: Christian Textor - BULLS WILD CREED Team Although Christian Textor is still a relatively new name in the international enduro circuit, the three times German enduro champion, who raced the complete Enduro World Series for the first time in 2019, has big plans for 2020. We took a closer look at his BULLS WILD CREED team race bike.

Tested : Ben's Ride 100% Trajecta Helmet and Accuri Goggle Review. Ben tested the new Ride 100% Trajecta helmet and Accuri goggles together. Lightweight and well vented full face helmets have bridged the gap from enduro racing to the trail riding masses. How does the Ride 100% Trajecta hold up against the competition?

A huge World Series mountain bike race is taking place in the United Arab Emirates this February Are you one of Dubai's keen cyclists? Put on your helmets and climb on your saddles as a huge mountain bike race called Hero Dubai arrives in the Middle East on Friday, February 7, 2020. For the first time, the opening stage of the Hero World Series 2020 will take place in Hatta, in which bikers from 20 countries will take part.

Global Mountain Bike Shoe Market By Product Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin, Share, Growth Rate and Forecasts 2026 We, Global Marketers.biz, after comprehensive analysis, have introduced a new research study on Global Mountain Bike Shoe Market. The report provides a unique competitive analysis of the size, segmentation, competition, trends, and outlook in the manufacturers operating in the industry.

Bikepacking-Friendly Shoe Roundup-Vol. 3 Many bikepackers seem to prefer a unique set of characteristics in their clipless-compatible footwear: all-day comfort on the bike, a moderately stiff sole that is still comfortable for some hiking, a tread that provides good grip and bite when off the bike, adequate ventilation and construction that holds up to the rigors of serious adventure.

The Yakima HoldUp EVO Bike Rack Can Carry Pretty Much Any Bike, is Expandable The latest iteration of the Yakima HoldUp bike rack is even more compatible and user-friendly than previous versions.

How to Tune Your Mountain Bike Fork and Shock for Cold Winter Riding Cold temperatures cause oil to thicken, seals to harden, and air pressure to contract in mountain bike suspension components. A little less compression paired with faster rebound should help.

Mountain Lion attacks, injures 3-year-old boy at Lake Forest wilderness park A mountain lion attacked and injured a 3-year-old boy at a wilderness park in Lake Forest on Monday, prompting evacuation of the popular hiking area, officials said. Authorities shot the animal to death about an hour after the attack.

Mountain Bike Trails outlined in pocket map Trail enthusiasts now have a clearer view of where to go in Collie for their next adventure, with the introduction of the region's first Mountain Bike Trail pocket map.

Must Watch: Brandon Semenuk finds Lightspeed in Japan Bandon Semenuk is all about style. Not just his riding style though - his video style is also world class which leads to some mind blowing clips. The latest edit beams into your screen at the speed of light as Brandon makes first tracks in Japan.Advertisements eval;.

Brandon Semenuk Hits Lightspeed in Japan's Hakuba Resort. Japan's Hakuba Valley is likely covered in skiiers right now, but Brandon Semenuk built and ripped a custom line there before winter hit.

Brandon Semenuk Rides at Lightspeed in Japan Lightspeed, the latest video from Brandon Semenuk, aims to change that, blending two weeks of digging, riding, and cityscapes. It's an artistic creation brought to you by some of the finest names of the mountain bike film industry, Revel Co. Experience the world of Red Bull like you have never seen it before.

Video: Brandon Semenuk - 'Lightspeed' Brandon Semenuk goes to Japan, where incredible dirt and stunning forests provide an incredible canvas for his latest downhill bike mastery in 'Lightspeed'.

We Chat to Jessica Strange About the Inaugural Sisters of Send Event. With the news that a womens' riding event would be heading to Afan later in the year, we caught up with one of the founders of Sisters of Send for a chat.

Women's Mountain Biking Group Highlighted in New Documentary What began 15 years ago as a modest group of four moms trying to make time once a week to bike has blossomed into a conglomerate of over 160 moms, working professionals, and other women making the time to get out and get after it.

Review: The Norco Optic C3 is an intuitive, lean shred machine We rode the Norco Optic 2020 C3 model over 2 months, on the trail centre, enduro and downhill tracks of the Tweed Valley. Here's how we got on.

Global Mountain Bike Network Announces Rich Payne as new presenter Former 4X World Cup rider joins the GMBN Team. 20 January - Bath, UK: The Play Sports Group is excited to announce the appointment of Rich Payne as the newest presenter of its acclaimed mountain bike channel, Global Mountain Bike Network.

Man buys stolen bike for £80, tracks down owner online; Dutch PM gives cycle parking attendant a surprise; Peloton van blocks bike lane; Brailsford r Live blog: Man buys stolen bike to return to owner.

Revel Rascal T1000 may melt your winter blues with new liquid metal paint job Dreaming of warmer weather and dry trails? Even if you're not riding yet, winter is a good time to start planning your next build for the coming season. For Revel Bikes, that means clearing out some old inventory for their newest edition of the Rascal - the T1000.Advertisements eval;.

Video: Explore the Growing Swedish Mountain Bike Scene in 'Connection' Get an insight into the Swedish mountain bike scene and the personalities that shaped it into what it is today. From the generation that led the way to the youngsters who just started their journey. This is their stories, why this sport means so much to them and what it actually takes to pursue a career as a professional cyclist.

Luv Trails Makes it Easy to Financially Support the Trails You Ride Luv Trails wants to make it even easier to give back to the local organizations that support trails, no matter where riders ride, with a free smartphone app. There are two ways to donate funds to participating local trail organizations: one-time, or on a per-mile basis.

Sage Powerline Titanium 29er is a Mountain Bike for the Long Haul The Sage Powerline titanium 29er mountain bike features timeless construction with a fairly progressive design that should serve riders for years to come. It's like getting an XC race bike, bikepacking rig, and everyday trail bike in a single package.

Mountain Biking is Expensive, But it Doesn't Have to Be The reviews in this show include an affordable drivetrain from Box, a knock-off 4K helmet camera from VanTop, bikes from Marin and Raleigh. I'll also share nine tips for saving money from Singletracks contributor Ray Southwick. View the latest hand-selected deals on mountain bikes and gear at singletracks.com/deals.

Happy Trails: For hikers and mountain bikers in Monument, 715 is the magic number If you're in the know - an outdoorsy Monument local or avid mountain biker sweeping the Pikes Peak region's singletrack - then you know about Forest Service Trail 715. If you're not in the know and tired of overcrowding at Colorado Springs parks and open spaces, check it out.

Watch: How to Properly Endo a Mountain Bike, On Purpose Endos are useful for navigating steep or tricky sections of trail, switchbacks, and generally showing off. Blake shows you how.

US made Sage Powerline Titanium Hardtail MTB ready to go full gas on a trail near you The Powerline sits on fast rolling 29″ wheels, with sufficient clearance for 2.5″ wide tyres. The frame geometry is designed around 130mm of fork travel and a 1x chainring drivetrain with clearance for up to 34T. Rear end spacing on the Powerline is modern at BOOST 148x12mm, chosen for the strong and nimble ride feel it brings.

Beers and Stenerhag victorious at Attakwas If we can say that the Attakwas Extreme puts a line in the sand for the 2020 endurance mountain bike season, then we can see that Matt Beers and Jennie Stenerhag have shown their cards and made their mark. The pair overcame formidable elite fields to win the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen.

FIRST LOOK: Canyon Torque CF 8.0 Canyon Bikes out of Germany were one of the first bicycle companies to take over the internet with an online bike store, meaning you can lie in bed on a Sunday morning and buy a new bike through your phone. Read the ins and outs of buying a bike online.

Mountain biking on school curriculum SEVEN high schools across the region are part of an innovative program from the Northern Rivers Dirty Wheels to put the sport firmly on the curriculum.

DarkFEST 2020 - Week One Build Update. The DarkFEST dirt surgeons are back at Hellsend Compound in South Africa to fine tune some mammoth jumps for the World's best to send.

Man airlifted to hospital after falling while mountain biking Rescue teams were called to Machynlleth help get the rider to safety.

Video: Darkfest 2020 - Tonight with DBNC News - Week 1 Update The DBNC News team catch up with the Darkfest Crew in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Things are really kicking off on site and we have our best journalists on the job to document the progress. Thanks for watching and stay tuned for more updates.

Mountain biking in Moab gives Midwesterner a feeling of triumph The tour was on a Monday and I'll say it right now - I got my butt kicked. It probably didn't help that I had hiked 15-plus miles the day before. I just wasn't prepared for three-plus hours of riding at an extremely high-intensity level. There was a lot of pounding up relatively quick uphills.

Full Finger or Fingerless Gloves for Mountain Biking? Some riders prefer fingerless gloves, while others like full-finger models. Some riders don't wear gloves at all! How To Prevent Biking Blisters: A Mountain Bike Glove Buyer's Guide Tell us why you prefer one type of glove over the other in the comments below.

MTB Downhill makes its debut at the 13th South Asian Games 2019 - Nepal By: Vinay Menon 13th South Asian Games rolled off in Kathmandu, Nepal from the 1st of December through 10th December 2019. Cross Country and Downhill Mountain biking made their first ever appearance at a South Asian Games. For the inaugural show, what could've been better than Nepal's world class trails!

Demo Carbon Mountain Bike Wheels from Home, Coil Options for Marzocchi Fork, and a Vented Full-Face Helmet for Everyday Trail Rides Marzocchi adds coil options for the Bomber Z1 fork, Crankbrothers will send you a set of carbon wheels out from home, a vented full-face helmet from Kali, plus mountain bike team news.

Video: How Mountain Biking Helped Contribute to One Woman's Mental Health The mountain biking community helped me believe in myself and grow my self-worth." The Vitus Sommet standing proud with mental cues on the top tube. Box Prime 9 Drivetrain: Keeping things simple and an awesome custom 9Point8 Fall Line Dropper Post - Wolf paw for the win!

NEMBAfest Cancelled The organizers of NEMBAfest announced today that the 2020 edition of the festival would not take place on Vermont's Kingdom Trails, while they search for a more suitable venue for 2021.

Tested: 45NRTH Naughtvind Shell and Bib Knickers Facebook Youtube Instagram Forum Twitter Pinterest Subscribe Contact RSS When temperatures drop below freezing-and especially below 15 degrees Fahrenheit-kitting up for a ride becomes increasingly challenging.

MTB Beds Brings You the Ultimate Guide to Morzine. Realistically, it's drive or fly. Flying is the quickest option but has restrictions in baggage, timing and tends to be more on the expensive side dependent on group size.

Riding the Alpes-Maritimes, Nice's quiet mountain passes We have left the bustle of the Nice seafront and the waves of the Mediterranean in our wake-riding out into the Alpes-Maritimes to experience another side of Nice's Côte d'Azur.

We Take a Look Behind the Scenes at the Hope HB130 Development. Pete spent a day down in Barnoldswick with Mr Hope HB130 himself, Rob 'Doddy' Dodsworth to see what they learned from the HB160 project and how the HB130 came to life. It was a logical move really, from doing the HB160 to begin with, it was a logical move to keep making bikes.

Spectacular Sierra All-Mountain Is As Fun To Drive As It Looks They are affluent and highly active, so partnering up with the mountain resort company Vail makes a lot of sense. Vail has 13 North American ski resorts, including the one in Colorado where the 2021 Yukon was revealed. As part of the partnership, GMC provides Yukon XL vehicles for complimentary services at select resorts and sponsors events.

WATCH: Famous Mountain Bike Rider Turns Israel Into His "Playground" Austrian mountain bike rider Fabio Wibmer has explored Israel. The results are breathtaking. With 3.89 million YouTube subscribers, 1.4 million Instagram followers, and over 330,000 Facebook likes, don't think people haven't noticed. Cycling Magazine:.

Event Alert: 5th Bangalore Mountain Festival 2020 - Bengaluru, Karnataka Coming up on 26th January 2020, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city in Karnataka, India, the 5th Bangalore Mountain Festival 2020. BMF 2020 includes — Trail run, trial run half marathon, cross country MTB and downhill MTB.

Cariboo Classic "Our goal was to build the best climbing trail in Canada-1000 meters of sustained climbing," Shreddie tells me, as we wiggle around a tight hairpin on this XC-ascending epic located a half hour's drive west of the central British Columbia community of Williams Lake that climbs for a continuous 10 miles to the summit of Desous.

Watching Pro Mountain Bike Races Can Improve Your Own Trail Experience Alongside an excuse to drink cold beers with good friends, there are loads of benefits to watching professional downhill, cross-country, and enduro races. I have never been much of a sports fan myself and didn't follow any games or events prior to being hooked by live streaming mountain bike races online.

E thirteen LG1 Race Tires Have A Rubik's Cube Like Profile With a tough casing and supple tread, the LG1 All Terrain MoPo mountain bike tread bites deep into the loose stuff.

Poonam Rana Kholiya - Rider Interview By: Vinay Menon.Relatively new to the sport, Poonam Rana Kholiya has made a name for herself by winning podium spots in most of the Cross Country races she's raced in. Poonam is the current Indian National MTB Cross Country champion.

Watch: Going Pro in Enduro MTB - On Track with Greg Callaghan Check out this episode of On Track, where Greg Callaghan and other EWS pros talk about what it takes to get to the top. Experience the world of Red Bull like you have never seen it before.

Giant Trance 2 mountain bike taken from property in Thetford A bike worth almost £1,500 was taken from outside a property in Thetford. The silver and black Giant Trance 2 was reportedly taken from outside a property in the Breklands, Mundford, between 8.15am and 4.30pm. The full suspension mountain bike is priced at around £1,500 when bought new.

Fabio Wibmer Explores Israel By Mountain Bike Since riding his bike throughout the streets of Europe is old news, Fabio Wibmer decided to head somewhere new: Israel. While the start of his adventure looks like something straight from a James Bond movie-sailboat, beautiful accomplice, and dramatically looking off into the distance-the video is everything you'd expect from a Wibmer edit.

2020 Canadian national mountain bike calendar Cross country national championships stay in Ontario for a second straight year, at Hardwood Ski and Bike. For the diesel engines, XC Marathon nationals are one province over in Saint-Felicien, Que. Downhill national championships return to a familiar, and well loved venue for 2020.

Attakwas Extreme set to light up 2020 MTB season - MarathonMTB.com The Attakwas Extreme will open the UCI XCM season for 2020 in South Africa, ahead of a whole string of high-level events ahead of the Cape Epic.

Coastin' Into the Off-Season with the Rocky Mountain EWS Team - BIKE After a long and demanding 2019 EWS race season, the Rocky Mountain Race Face EWS Team got together for a couple days of riding bikes, barbecues and GT's. With winter setting in on the north shore, they looked to the Sunshine Coast for some sweet winter riding including a day in Coast Gravity Park.

Dream Builds: Satchel Cronk's Santa Cruz Megatower Next up from the 2019 Bike Magazine Dream Builds: Satchel Cronk's Santa Cruz Megatower. Peer into the workshop of Bike senior editor and former World Cup race mechanic, Ryan Palmer, as this year's Bike Magazine Editors' Choice Dream Builds come together.

Must Watch: Fabio Wibmer shows off his Canyon skills in 'Israel Is My Playground' Just after the New Year, Fabio Wibmer announced that he would now be riding for Canyon bikes. We got a sneak peek at some static shots of his new rides including a prototype street trials bike, but we didn’t actually get to see them in action. Until now.

YT Jeffsy 2020 goes full metal with aluminium base build & geo to match carbon The YT Jeffsy 2020 goes full metal, with updated geometry to match the carbon Jeffsy, in a complete aluminum high-spec Base model.

New film to help riders and mountain bikers share the countryside safely Article continued below… "We hope by showing the perspective from both the mountain biker and the horse rider we can all learn something and go on enjoying what we love to do - safer and for the benefit of all concerned," he said. The video advises horse riders should:.

York Barbican to host adventure films from Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour A touring film festival showing action and adventure movies will return to York Barbican. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour head to the venue on Tuesday April 21 2020, bringing a new selection during its rounds across the UK and Ireland.

YT Updates the Jeffsy AL Base When YT redesigned the 29 - and 27.5-inch Jeffsy last year, they quietly omitted aluminum versions. The model carried forward, but with the more.

January Blues? Lift yourself a little with Lil' Robbo and his Nukeproof Reactor 275c The Nukeproof Reactor is the newest addition is Nukeproof's mountain bike line-up. Available in a 27.5″ version, ridden by Lil' Robbo, and a 29er version, the Reactor fits the trail / all-mountain category of full suspension mountain bikes.

10M Pine Mountain Resort Aims to Lure Bikers, Cyclers to Eureka Springs A new $10 million resort called Pine Mountain is planned for Eureka Springs, and it's expected to create more than 100 hospitality jobs in the community.

2020 YT Industries Jeffsy Base - Everything You Need to Know. Check out the YT Jeffsy Base on their website here. The 27.5″ wheeled Jeffsy Base sports a 66 degree head angle, that can drop half a degree using a Flipchip, with the seat tube angle changing between 76.5 and 77 respectively. Reach on the medium size is 442mm, with a 415mm seat tube.

A Dog's Life With Brenda Fairclough - Ep. 1 - Madeira - BIKE Magazine Following on from the huge success of DEATHGRIP, the 'A Dog's Life' explores the fun and stylish, zero-limits riding of Brendan Fairclough and his crew.

Brendan Fairclough Flips Out in Madeira in A Dog's Life, Episode One. Brendan Fairclough heads back to the Portuguese island of Madeira to kick off the first episode of his new series 'A Dog's Life'.

New YT JEFFSY Base for 2020 announced in 27.5″ and 29″ - Premium geometry at an affordable price The current YT JEFFSY, even in the affordable COMP spec is still a dream bike for many riders. The all-new YT JEFFSY Base meets the needs of riders with around € 3,000 to spend, without dispensing the well-proven geometry features of the more expensive carbon models.

Review: The 2020 Rocky Mountain Slayer hits the trails So with the 'downhill performance' box checked, I spent my longer-term test seeing how well the Slayer performs as an enduro bike. Since most consumers are probably going to pedal their bikes around, I've been looping my local trails on the Slayer Carbon 90 29" since early October.

YT Updates The Alloy Jeffsy Base Model To Match Its Carbon Cousin's Geo Mountain bikers can now have all of the geometry genius and long travel of the carbon Jeffsy in an affordable alloy model.

Vitus First Tracks Race Division Roll Out Their 2020 Roster. Glyn O'Brien is back bringing his race series and team for 2020, and has some new faces races under their banner for the coming year.

Pace Cycles RC295 Review: An Icon Reborn? Pace is back with their new 135 mm travel RC295. We take the Pace RC295 to the trails to see how it performs in a full review.

Bathe Bikes Quickly With the Muc-Off Pressure Washing Kit Get you whip washed without touching it, thanks to Muc-Off's bike specific pressure washer.

4 Years After the Fat Bike Explosion, Who is Still Making Fat Bikes? We decided to check in and see what the fat bike class of 2015 is up to and found 11 of the 22 bikes introduced that year are no longer in production. A 50% decline appears to be pretty steep, yet as it turns out, there isn't a singular explanation as to what happened.

2020 Calibre Bossnut review The latest version has a decent shape, adjustable suspension front and rear, and a 12-speed SRAM Eagle groupset - all for the same cost as the fork on some bikes. The alloy frame delivers 130mm of travel via a single-pivot swingarm and linkage-driven shock.

Watch: Managing the Risk - How to Mountain Bike Safer, Smarter, and Better Mountain biking can be very dangerous. In this video RÃmy shares risk awareness tips and talks about how he manages risk as a professional rider. These are videos that the Singletracks Staff has collected from around the internet and have deemed worthy to share with you.

Kali Invader light weight full face helmet will help prevent trail borne face invaders Looking for some added facial protection on your next trail ride? While helmets with removable chin bars were all the rage just a few years ago, now we seem to be heading into an era of super light full face helmets that offer full face protection but with trail helmet breathability.

Five California mountain lions are seen together in rare sighting for the solitary creatures Five mountain lions were seen on home surveillance video in El Dorado National Forest in California.The sighting is especially rare since mountain lions are solitary animals.

Fabio Wibmer Head to the Holy Land Aboard His Canyon Torque. In his first outing for his new sponsor Canyon Bikes, Fabio Wibmer heads to the Holy Land for some urban and not so urban riding.

Tested: Norco Bigfoot 1 - $2,000 Despite its big tires and rear rack mounts, the Bigfoot is actually pretty modern, for a fatbike. Its 68.5-degree head angle is, relatively speaking, slack-ish, and the 470-millimeter reach on the size large is longer than the same dimension on most brands' extra larges.

First Ride Review: Propain Tyee 29 - the reincarnation of the fun all-rounder! Propain have totally redesigned their Tyee enduro all-rounder, with a brand new frame and a 29" wheelsize option. How does it ride? Find out here!

Ben Talks About How to Shred 'Til You're 70 with the Downtime Podcast. As we get older, fitness is harder to keep and recovery takes longer, but fear not, our own Ben Plenge has been chatting to Downtime Podcast about how to keep shredding until you're 70. She's a long one at around 90 minutes long, so you might need to put a pot of tea on.

Review: Marin Pine Mountain Named for a fire road and peak in Marin County, the 2020 Pine Mountain 1 from venerable bicycle manufacturer Marin has been in and out of the company's lineup since its inception in 1986. The no-nonsense, steel hardtail has traversed the history of mountain biking, morphing to maintain relevance along the way.

Bike Park Wales secure Master Plan approval for new trails and facilities The Bike Park Wales Master Plan for new trails and facilities has been given the go ahead, with new green flow trail and glamping on the horizon.

Maxxis Rambler Tires Roll Easily Through Rocky Roads and Buff Singletrack The Maxxis Rambler balances these traits very well. Maxxis, as a whole, does a great job at keeping tires as light as possible, while maintaining durability and capability, and the Rambler is no different.

How I Found Community and Self Confidence in Mountain Biking Sam shares how much cycling and mountain biking in particular have improved his life.

Wise Words - Andréane Lanthier Nadeau. Andréane Lanthier Nadeau is another cross country rider who swapped World Cup XC for the joys of racing bigger bikes on bigger terrain. Fast forward five years and the Quebec-born, Squamish-based pinner is now ranked third in the World after bagging four EWS podiums in 2019 and only straying outside the top 10 once.

Wade Simmons Shreds the New Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Coil Fork on the North Shore What better way to launch the all-new, super-buttery Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Coil than with the Godfather of Freeride, Wade Simmons shredding some OG North Shore. These are videos that the Singletracks Staff has collected from around the internet and have deemed worthy to share with you.

10 Colorado adventures that aren't in Rocky Mountain National Park Rocky Mountain National Park is the third most visited in the United States. But those who explore beyond are rewarded with thrilling adventures, diverse landscapes and fewer crowds.

Alexander Mountain Bike Park to close Jan. 31 A Buncombe County mountain bike park will close at the end of the month. Alexander Mountain Bike Park is part of the Buncombe County Landfill property, and the county needs dirt from the land to use in the landfill.

Global Mountain Bike Footwear and Socks Market Report by Method, Application and by Regions - Industry Trends, Size, Share, Growth, Estimation and For Global Mountain Bike Footwear and Socks Market 2020 research affords a number one review of the business enterprise inclusive of characterizations, companies, displays and organisation chain shape.

Yeti Cycles Looks Past Racing, Adds Rampage Competitor Reed Boggs to Team Reed Boggs will likely be the first mountain biker to ride a Yeti in Red Bull Rampage.

Alexander Mountain Bike Park to close permanently We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for all the users of the park; however, it is no longer safe nor feasible to keep the park open with future expansion plans." This closure does not affect Alexander River Park; it will remain open to the public.

Reed Boggs Joins Yeti Utah-based freerider and two-time Rampage competitor Reed Boggs has joined Yeti Cycles, and is stoked to bring the Colorado brand to their first Rampage.

These Foldable High-Tech Mountain Bikes Were Designed For The Military But Are Perfect For You These powerful foldable mountain bikes for men were built for the toughest military tasks but they are perfect for your everyday needs.

Merida alloy eOne-Sixty & eOne-Forty Limited expand reach of mullet enduro e-bikes Merida enduro eOne-Sixty and all-mountain eOne-Forty eMTBs get affordable update with new alloy Limited editions of the trail-ready 27.5"/29" mullet e-bikes.

The New Madonna V2 From Raaw MTB is not Your Average Four Bar Enduro Whip The second iteration of the Raaw Madonna mountain bike is even burlier, and somehow seems more "built to last" than V1 was.

January Mountain Bike Gear Picks from evo.com Evo MTB Deals: $30 Bell 4Forty Helmet, Dakine Baggies for $12, Plus Complete Bikes See also: evo MTB Deals: $30 Bell 4Forty Helmet, Dakine Baggies for $12, Plus Complete Bikes Tags: Singletracks - Bell 4Forty Bike Helmet, buy, buy mtb, Dakine Zella Women's Shorts, Evil Following MB, evo, evo.com, Fox Launch Enduro Knee Pads, gear picks, GORE C3...

Mountain Bike Races You Should Seriously Consider Entering in 2020 From coast to coast, these races offer something for every rider.

Hope Launches Its Hunt for HB130 Ambassadors. Hope have launched their first ever ambassador programme and is inviting applications for riders to show off the HB130 to the world.

Isabeau Cordurier's Enduro Collective Parts Ways with Intense. Intense and Isabeau Cordurier enjoyed a clean sweep at the Enduro World Series in 2019, but 2020 will see them part ways.

Rob Warner Joins the Vitus Bikes Family. Mountain bike legend and funny man Rob Warner has signed with Vitus Bikes in the year of the brand's fiftieth anniversary.

Two 'selfish' serial burglars facing jail after stealing expensive mountain bike from Jarrow home Police said the pair will now be off the streets for the "foreseeable future" following a number of burglary offences in recent years. The occupant at Victoria Terrace became aware of the burglary after seeing his bike helmet lying discarded on the floor of the garage, and contacted police.

Marzocchi BOMBER Z1 Coil fork lands, plus new Coil Conversion for air sprung Z1 coming The single-crown suspension fork retains its 36mm chassis and the GRIP damper for both compression and rebound damping, but swaps out the air spring assembly for "the most advanced coil spring system Marzocchi has ever made".

First rides on the Marzocchi Z1 Coil Marzocchi have released coil kits for their Bomber Z1 forks, plus you can now buy the big fork with coil as stock.

5 essential tips for riding MTB in the rain Nobody likes riding mountain bikes in the rain! However, if you follow our 5-step wet-weather 'MTB in the rain' survival guide, you can splash some fun out of nature's silly season. It's raining outside… again! We sit and we wait. We scroll through endless Netflix shows in search of something new.

Pro Koryak Dropper Post is Fun to Install, Easy to Operate The Pro Koryak mountain bike dropper post has proven to be easy to install and offers solid and reliable performance on the trail. While it doesn't excel in any one area - it's not the fastest, lightest, or flashiest - it's very, very good at what it does.

Pro Skills: Katerina Nash Offers up a few Stage Racing Tips Clif Bar Pro Team mountain bike racer Katerina Nash gives us some tips on how to best complete a stage race.

Watch: Thomas Vanderham - Slayer Raw Watch: Return to the Rockies - Vanderham and Nicolai Shred on the New Slayer Watch: Thomas Vanderham, Remi Gauvin, and Jesse Melamed Talk Shop and Ride Bikes Watch: Vanderham, Storch, and Gauvin Show Off the New Slayer in 'Oscillation' Watch: Mountain Biking an Enduro Playground in British Columbia - Raw 100 See also: Watch: Return to the...

Rocky Mountain ATV - Made by Inmates, for Inmates Tell us about Rocky Mountain ATV. You are certainly one of the bigger parts companies out there, but what were your humble beginnings? It all started in a tiny one-room warehouse affectionately known as "the tin shed." A local Utah racer Dan Thomas started out just selling tires and wheels, but steadily began expanding his offerings.

Bear Mountain set to host first Canada Cup of 2020 Venue has hosted the opening round of Canada Cup racing for the last four years. For it's fifth year, organizers are paying special tribute to late-Canadian freeride legend and Victoria local Jordie Lunn. Several of Lunn's trails will feature prominently in the weekend's events.

BikePark Wales Announce Their New Master Plan. Bikepark Wales have announced that the next phase of developments to bring everyone a better experience has been given the green light.

Man Hops Fence After Trying To Steal Mountain Bike: Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County and Watsonville officials responded to an attempted bike theft overnight Tuesday.

NS Nerd enduro bikes go big or small, from bike park to trail for everyone in the family NS Bikes has reshaped their affordable Nerd full-suspension mountain bike range for 2020, growing its number of family members so there's a bike for riders of all ages.

Extra 10% off Hundreds of Items at Competitive Cyclist, Including MTB Droppers and Wheels Get an extra 10% off sale prices on wheels, dropper posts, GPS computers, pedals and more at Competitive Cyclist. Discount applied in cart to these select items. This limited time offer ends 1/21/20.

Pro Bike Check: Wyn Masters' GT Force Carbon Pro Pro "mullet" enduro race bike Wondering what kind of mountain bike it takes to carry someone to a top 10 finish in the EWS World Series? Wyn Masters' top spot was 7th at the opening race, ending up 22nd overall for 2019 pro men. His bike for the year?

Lineup Test: 7iDP's Light-Weight Knee Pads 7iDP has a lot of barely-there knee pads. So, if you're barely able to choose one, we're there for you.

Kurt Refsnider on Bikepacking, Training, and Facing Challenges Kurt Refsnider is a badass bikepacker who is the only person to have won all three events in the Triple Crown of Bikepacking - the Tour Divide, the Arizona Trail 750, and most recently, the Colorado Trail Race.

Ben Compares the Deity T-Mac and Crank Brothers Stamp Flat Pedals. Ben has pitted the Deity TMac and Crank Brothers Stamp flat pedals against each other to see which of these £130 units come out on top.

Go Behind the Scenes with Danny MacAskill in Gymnasium. Danny MacAskill started his 2020 off right with a trip to the gym and you can see how the latest internet-breaker came together.

This Is Why Mountain Bikers Can't Have Nice Things Bad behavior might be jeopardizing access to one of the premier trail networks on the East Coast. Here’s what we can learn from it.

Merida's eMTB range expands! Merida's popularity in the eMTB world is going to increase, as they expand their range.

Name Drop: Peter Jamison Very few, however, can also fill the feeds of a dozen pro athletes as well, live full-time out of a tent in order to chase a dream, or competently pull off a triple truck driver. Peter Jamison, therefore, isn't most teenagers.

Trail Building is an Art Form for One of Vermont's Most Well-Known Diggers "Not only does he have an incredible knack for understanding trail flow in all aspects, whether it's on the ground or with various natural and manmade features, his style of building is extremely efficient and sustainable," says McCusker.

Flat Pedal Fantastic: Exploring the Benefits of Mountain Biking Unclipped We explore the upside of flat pedals for mountain biking with a veteran clipless pedal rider who tried making the switch.

Watch: The Postman - Exploring a Remote, Historical Singletrack Path in Scotland Three friends mountain bike the Postman's Path in Scotland and learn about the history of this scenic and rugged trail connecting the village of Rhenigidale.

Top Iranian mountain biker in fight against US sanctions to get to Asian Championships, as 'nobody wants war' "I'm not a sociologist so I can't really say what has changed. There is a mix of behaviours, some are really angry at the US as to why they killed an Iranian, and as to why they are attacking Iran," Partoazar said. Iran's Olympic medallist cyclist Kima Alizadeh has defected to Europe amid the tension.

Trek Factory Racing Welcome Florian Nicolai and Hattie Harnden. Trek Factory Racing expand their off-road line up with last year's EWS runner up and one of Tracy Moseley's understudies.

EF Pro Cycling to continue to mix road with gravel and mountain biking events in 2020 EF Pro Cycling this year celebrates its 10th season in the UCI WorldTour, but has underlined its commitment to its alternative racing programme under which riders are free to participate in bikepacking, gravel and mountain bike events, as well as those on the road.

Clear the Leaves, or Let Them Be? Of course leaves make it harder to see obstacles and tend to provide unreliable traction, but they can serve to protect the soil beneath. Yet some say clearing leaves allows the trail to dry more quickly after rain.

Specialized Turbo Kenevo Expert on test - bottle cage meets dual crown fork The Specialized Turbo Kenevo Expert is one of the most capable eMTBs available today and it proves how much fun you can have on a modern eMTB. Climbs suddenly become more than a means to an end and the suspension and geometry instil you with confidence on the descents.

Things to look for when buying mountain bike helmets Head safety is the most important while riding a mountain bike. The basic function of a helmet is to.

Video: Santacruz Bicycles TALLBOY 2020 If ever there was a gravity riders’ XC bike, the this is it. The new 120mm Tallboy takes a leap further into what short-travel bikes really are capable of. With kick-ass lower-link VPP suspension, a streamlined design, the typical Santa Cruz refinement, and rather radical geometry, the Tallboy is back to being a genre-bending folk hero.

Possession of stolen property charge for man riding on mountain bike on Fife Road Officers spoke to the male and through further investigation, it was discovered that he was on conditions not to be in the company of the female he was riding with. As a result, the 27-year-old Guelph male was arrested for possession of stolen property and two counts of breach probation.

Video: Annul Pale - The Highest Mumbai's BMX flatland maestro Annul Pale packs in a smooth session in this casual day edit!

The Sleek Cane Creek Helm Air Fork is a Legit Workhorse on the Trail Its sleek automotive paint aesthetic that envelopes some of the most user-friendly adjustment features on the market had me eager to test one out. I am a sucker for components that are designed with home mechanics in mind.

Mountain Lion Sighting Reported In Pacifica County officials are alerting the public to the sighting.

Behind the scenes of Danny MacAskill's Gymnasium; 700 takes for the Ghostie Bike Flip! The highs and the lows in the making of a sweet trials bike edit in an old school gym; Behind The Scenes of Danny MacAskill's Gymnasium.

Ceetec C10 Carbon Axle prototype sheds grams in unlikely place, MTB thru-axles With 10yrs of XC World Cup experience, Ceetec prototype lab shows off new C10 Carbon Axle: a 33g carbon mountain bike thru-axle on the trail to Tokyo 2020!

'You need a mountain bike in Bamber Bridge,' says cyclist left in hospital after hitting pothole A Bamber Bridge cyclist says a prang on a pothole left her in hospital.

Beginners Will Love Trek's Affordable New Mountain Bike A new mountain bike can cost more than a decent used car. Take a scroll through almost any bike company's website, and you'll find this to be true. It's enough to put seasoned riders off, and for someone interested in mountain biking as a new hobby, it can be downright prohibitive.

The Best Enduro MTB of 2020 - 17 Mountain Bikes in Review One thing is certain: enduro bikes are booming and the choice and variety of bikes has never been better. We gathered the current most exciting models for this group test and put them through their paces. What is the best enduro bike of 2020 and what should you look for in a bike?

Orbea Rallon M-LTD on test - a super agile 29er with improved suspension The Orbea Rallon is a bike for individualists. You can customise the paint job however you want with Orbea's MyO online configurator - giving you several million options, for free! But the Rallon already looks great in Orbea's preconfigured colour scheme.

Ibis Mojo HD5 on test - radical geometry meets 27.5″ wheels. If you're specifically looking for an enduro bike with 27.5” wheels, you should take a closer look at our review of the Ibis Mojo HD5!

Nukeproof Mega 290C Pro on test - an enduro bike to make corners go into hiding! All bikes in test: Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 LTD - CUBE Stereo 170 SL 29 - Giant Reign Advanced 29 0 - Ibis Mojo HD5 - Norco Sight C1 29 - Nukeproof Mega 275C RS - Nukeproof Mega 290C Pro - Orbea Rallon M-LTD - Pole Stamina 180 LE - RAAW Madonna V2 FOX Factory Built - Rocky Mountain Slayer Carbon 90 29 - Santa Cruz Megatower CC X01 Reserve - SCOTT...

Giant Reign Advanced 29 0 on test - long geometry with short travel suspension has us in for a surprise The Giant Reign 29 combines long and slack geometry with very firm and direct suspension. Does this combination work?

Nukeproof Mega 275C RS on test - the best enduro bike with 27.5″ wheels! The Nukeproof Mega 275C RS is one of the best enduro bikes on the market. The geometry and suspension are excellent, but there’s one problem.

Norco Sight C1 29 on test - the almost perfect definition of a modern mountain bike The Norco Sight C1 29 is a highly versatile and very promising enduro bike. But is it all good?

Canyon Strive CFR 9.0 LTD on test - a perfect all-rounder with sophisticated spec The Canyon Strive won our last enduro bike group test. However, a lot of new bikes have been released since and we were very excited to see whether the former test winner with its unique Shapeshifter could stay at the top!

Yeti SB150 T2 on test - a premium enduro bike with a unique character The Yeti SB150 T2 is one of the most exciting and popular enduro bikes on the market. We put it through its paces in a head to head comparison.

YT CAPRA 29 CF Pro Race 2019 on test - a capable and composed enduro bike The YT CAPRA 29 CF Pro Race looks fast just standing there. Its stealthy looks, the oversized tubes and the low slung top tube hint at what the bike was designed to do. For an overview of the test fleet head to the group test: The best enduro bike 2020.

Specialized Enduro S-Works 2020 on test - the limits of enduro bikes redefined. If you don't constantly find yourself tackling the roughest trails, you'll find better all-rounders in the test field, such as last year's winner, the Canyon Strive, but when it comes to maximum performance at the highest speed, the Specialized Enduro is in a class of its own.

Mountain bikers and horse riders sharing the forest A new educational video has been released which highlights best practice to both horse riders and mountain bikers when sharing the forest. The film was commissioned by the British Horse Society and Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland following a few recent incidents involving horse riders and mountain bikers.

San Diego's First Bike Park Opens San Diego County has always had a vibrant riding scene but is sparse on bike parks—until now. The Sweetwater Bike Park had a long road to fruition, but things have paid off in the end.

Building Psychological Resilience and Coping with the Pressures of Mountain Bike Racing A multi-faceted framework for building a mindset that is resilient to the challenges of mountain bike competition.

Help Relieve Trails in Australia, New Bike from Bombtrack, Boyd MTB Wheels, and the Latest Team Moves Anyways, here are the latest athlete rearrangements. After eight years, Andreu Lacondeguy is moving on from YT Industries. Lacondeguy still hasn't announced his newest sponsor, but it'll have to be someone fast enough to keep up with him.

Robbo Rallies the Nukeproof Reactor. Tommy C, the Nukeproof Reactor and Robbo combine for some Sprung-inspired, mud-based rallying in the woods.

Best Of Nate Hills' #FollowCamFriday, 2019 Watch the highlights from Nate Hills' popular FollowCamFriday series in 2019. We can't wait to see where he rides - and who he rides with - in 2020! These are videos that the Singletracks Staff has collected from around the internet and have deemed worthy to share with you.

Teen mountain biker gets taste of big time racing He is over the moon to be competing in the first round of the Mountain Bike New Zealand National Series Downhill Champs on Bluff Hill on Sunday. It's in his home town which makes the event more special. "I'm pretty stoked for it to be on my back door," Pearsey, 16, said.

Sled dogs to race this weekend in Colorado mountain town Experience the adventures of sled dogs, Skijor, and Fat Bikejor Races in the historic town of Silverton this Saturday and Sunday. The 2020 Silverton Flying Sled Dog Races are set to take place this Saturday and Sunday in Silverton, Colorado. The first race will kick off at 9:30 AM on Saturday.

Hustle Bike Labs tease REM magnetic flat pedals for MTB, best of clipless and flats? And, if you look closely at the above photo from Hustle's Instagram feed, you'll see that the central piece holding the magnets can rotate within the pedal platform. This would be a major difference from other magnetic pedals like the MagLOCK which has a fixed center section with the magnets under a stainless steel plate.

Manon Carpenter Takes on the Four Day Tour de Mont Thabor. Manon Carpenter heads to the French Alps to top out on a few cols and a mighty summit in her four day Tour de Mont Thabor.

Tour du Mont Thabor Manon Carpenter trades race prep for adventure riding in this multi-day tour of the 3,000-meter Mont Thabor in the French Alps. Alongside guide Emily.

Fresh Produce: Function Over Form These four products take their jobs seriously—utilitarian in nature, they'll earn straight A's in performance, but might not make it to the beauty pageant stage.

Video: Cam Zink on his 'R.A.D. Trails' Nonprofit, Making Mountain Biking More Accessible & Trail Development in St. Louis Since then we have been on two consulting and fundraising trips and are moving forward on building a bike park with the City of Eureka as a sub-contractor to Nomad Trails.

Cosmo Connected returns to CES w/ turn signal & HUD equipped smart helmet, smart glasses, more Check out the new connected turn signal and brake light options from Cosmo including a helmet with a HUD!

Tasmanian mountain bike industry shifting hospitals' focus The popularity of Tasmania's growing mountain bike industry is not just being felt on the trails themselves.

Rockrider XC Race mountain bike sunglasses review Do Decathlon’s Jawbreaker-lookalike XC Race glasses offer the same performance as their more expensive doppelganger?

Robert Axle Project and Old Man Mountain Expand, Retaining ECHOS Communications for PR Services and Hiring John Mylne as Sales Director Bend, Oregon, Jan 8 2020 - For Immediate Release. The famously bearded John "Fuzzy" Mylne spent the last five-plus years as Fatback Bikes Brand Manager. Prior to that, he was a sales rep for Niner Bikes and racer for the Niner Bikes and Sho-Air teams, winning multiple national championships along the way.

The best mountain bike shorts of 2020 Not laden down with extras like some technical shorts, two zipped side pockets and a simple buckle and tightening strap on the front is all you'll get, and likey all you'll need. Buy now from Tredz from £60. At 10 paces you could easily mistake these for a pair of regular shorts.

The Great Gravel Debate: An Argument AGAINST Dedicated Gravel Bikes Cyclists have been riding bikes on gravel roads for decades without the need for dedicated gravel bikes. The recent explosion in the genre is based purely on marketing.

The Great Gravel Debate: An Argument FOR Dedicated Gravel Bikes Gravel bikes are supposedly the fastest-growing segment in the bike industry - at least according to the NPD group, although that seems to leap frog with e-bikes. Either way, if you pay attention to the mountain or road bike world, you probably already understand that gravel bikes have picked up a lot of momentum in the past few years.

Watch: Building and Riding the Skinny Backyard Tree Jump For seasoned riders and beginners alike, there's always something to learn on Seth's Bike Hacks.Read more… Watch: Janky Wall Ride Build at Berm Creek Backyard Bike Park Watch: 10 Mountain Bike Tips and Hacks, From Repair to Trail Building Watch: A Personal Tour of Eric Porter's Backyard Jumps and Pumptrack Watch: Building and Chasing Trail in...

Spokane-area skiers killed in Silver Mountain avalanche remembered as search for missing person continues While friends and family mourned two longtime Silver Mountain skiers killed in an avalanche at the ski area Tuesday morning, the search for another skier reported missing by family Wednesday continued into the night.

Cedarburg mountain bike club hits trails in the cold CEDARBURG - Most people wouldn't think January is a good time for biking, but people in the Cedarburg School District are proving otherwise. Every morning, no matter how cold it is, students and adults involved in the Cedarburg School District Mountain Bike Club hop on their mountain bikes and go for a ride.

Video: Milton McConville - Build Yourself Milton McConville is a young, charismatic Canadian with a passion for racing and trail building, and an impressive bag of trips to back it all up.

YT Introduces 2020 Lineup With the coming of the new year are some fresh changes to YT's lineup. From new drivetrains, tires, colors and travel options, the 2020 YTs aren't quite the same as they used to be.

We Take a Look Behind the Scenes at the Muc-Off LAB.94 R&D. Just before Christmas, Muc-Off announced that they would be expanding their range into modular riding packs, the Muc-Off LAB.94 range.

George Brannigan Joins Propain Factory Racing. Kiwi loose cannon and World Cup podium pinner George Brannigan will lead Propain Factory Racing in 2020 and beyond.

Covers of the Decade Without further ado, here are the Bike Magazine covers of the decade. Note: These images are large, because the photos deserve it. If they're too big for your screen, hit the on the top right of each, and you'll see the whole cover.

Fabio Wibmer joins Canyon team, shows off prototype street trials bike Known for his scary and super technical lines and increible films, Fabio Wibmer just announced a new team. He's moving to Canyon Bikes with a new prototype!

Review: New GT Sensor Expert tackles trails in the mountainous west Weaving through tight rocky slots? Bring it on. We were amazed how the breezy the Sensor made cleaning technical features. For me the blunt front end on the medium frame put my weight squarely over the bike. The front-end stayed planted and the back tractored up the hills like a tank.

YT Industries unveil their 2020 range - Updated YT JEFFSY, CAPRA, TUES, DECOY and DIRT LOVE models YT Industires have just unveiled their 2020 model range! The new range features epic paint jobs and some important spec updates! Get the full lowdown here!

Found: GEO Handguards protect hands & controls, deflect trees, absorb impacts Unlike the AVS MTB Handguards and those from Mr Wolf which protrude from the inside of the handlebar grip into space, the GEO Handguards actually loop around the grip, from the controls on the inside, right around to the bar end, offering more protection in that plane.

Boyd Ridgeline carbon MTB wheels get wide enduro-ready, XC-light update & more! Boyd Cycling's top Ridgeline Carbon all-rounder mountain bike wheels get wider update with Enduro strong, XC light tubeless rims, faster Tripel hubs and more!

Global Cross Country Mountain Bike Market - Investment - Effective Business Strategies - Emerging Technologies - Analysis with Forecast to 2018-2023 A new report on Global Cross Country Mountain Bike Market 2019 estimates a decisive analysis for the Cross Country Mountain Bike industry on an international and regional level.

5 things you need to know before your first gravel ride Fancy giving drop bars a go offroad? Here are some of the things we wish someone had told us first.