First Look and Early Ride Thoughts
2017 Santa Cruz Chameleon
Up For Anything; Down For Anything
Board of Review Report on Death of Brad Treat
Report: Rider Died after Collision w/Grizzly
An inter-agency review board was assembled to determine the cause of Officer Brad Treat's death and to make recommendations to prevent future fatalities...
e*thirteen TRSr Tires
Long term test of e*thirteen's new TRSr tires. Is too much grip too much?
e*thirteen TRSr Carbon Cranks
The Hive's e13 TSR cranks use proprietary tools for the bottom bracket and direct mount chain ring, and crank removal. All made of steel and included!
Nate Hills Goes Intercontinental
#FollowCamFriday gets the Middle Earth treatment, but with decidedly fewer orcs.
VIDEO & PHOTO FEATURE
Digging for Galena
"Over a century ago, pioneers carved deep into the mountains surrounding Retallack Lodge, risking ruin in exchange for an ore rich in silver, zinc and lead. They were Digging for Galena."
The Best Bike In The World
"It floats up huge climbs like it’s pumped full of steam - I think it’s pulled right from Ned Overend’s dreams..."
Aaron Gwin Gets Sendy on the 27 Jeffsy
One of the fastest riders around puts YT's new Jeffsy through the ringer on a first date.
George Brannigan is Wild in Queenstown
Dirt is the new snow for anyone in Queenstown, and Brannigan knows how to make the most of it.
Ratboy and Loosedog’s Grand Beaconventure
"We're gonna ride up a beautiful mountain in Wales, and once we have located the summit, we shall cycle there."
Norco 2017 Range Carbon 650b & 29
Norco's 2017 Range Carbon is the latest enduro-focused machine to be equipped with 29er wheels...
2017 Norco Range 29 9.2
The Range 9.1 has 29" wheels but it's got a downhillers soul - this Aurum inspired ripper would be right at home in the Whistler Bike Park...
Shimano Trickles Down 11-46, Boost
Shimano has quietly updated a number of their product lineups, with SLX 11-speed going to 11-46 and Boost-compatible XT hubs among the announcements.
167 km/h on MTB: Should I Care?
"While it is impressive that he was able to hurtle down 45º slope in Chile at 167 km/h down, I’m stuck wondering a few things..."
X-Fusion Manic Dropper Post
Can X-Fusion change the dropper landscape with their US$200 Manic Post - that seems simple and cheap to service?
Intense Factory Racing is GO
Nothing says "welcome to the team" like a casual kidnapping and skydive...
50to01 x Revolution Bike Park
The 50to01 crew have been hard at work dialling in their line at Revolution Bike Park, and it's almost ready. Almost.
Steve Storey’s GoPro Line of the Year
In the end, there can only be one line of the year...
2017 Trek Slash 9.9 Review
"This is a ridiculously capable chunder pig that would make a fantastic big hit trail slayer, or ripper enduro race rig..."
Mitch Ropelato Shreds SLC
Ropelato takes a cue from the early 2000s and brings his skills to the streets...
Danny MacAskill vs. Kilimanjaro
MacAskill attempts to summit and descend the largest mountain in Africa...
Connor Fearon – Out of the Box
"All too often we can get sucked into the same old habits. Same trails, same bike, same everything."
4 Bikes For Price of 2
Two wheelsets for one bike is not a new idea to enhance bike value - but how about two very different bikes - 27+ & 29'er - with interchangeable wheels?
Royal Fest Highlights!
"A 50 acre motocross paradise in the South of France where Nico Vink spent the last couple of years building and perfecting two big jump lines..."