XTR technology on components that don't even have an "X" in the name? Deore 12-speed is here. What's the world coming to?
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Our sport is pretty split over Mips. I mean, we all like what it does, or rather, what it claims to do, but for the haters out there, it makes the experience of wearing a helmet just a bit more unpleasant. Helmets are already a bit unpleasant. Disagree? Are you wearing one right now? I Read More
We’ve had a tester on the Pinner Pro for the better part of a month, but now that info about them is leaking out, we figured we’d at least offer a taste. Photo Credit: Kenda Tires The Pinner Pro is a dry-conditions tire designed with ample input from Aaron Gwin. Because it’s not concerned with Read More
‘First Descent’ – Every great adventure starts with a visionary. Kenny Smith’s dream was to combine two passions – mountain bikes and helicopters – into one once-in-a-lifetime trip. The plan was simple: visualize the route, then make it happen. Between the initial vision and journey’s end is a whole lot of fun. Join Kenny Smith Read More
Probably the craziest thing to happen on a live stream since Bob in Accounting forgot to turn his camera off.
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“Not far from home is a video series facing the new reality that this crisis has brought to us. This summer we will not be traveling to exotic places to ride our bikes. This summer we need to rediscover our backyards. Enjoy what is around us, ride “not far from home”. Since there will not Read More
Below, you’ll find a gallery from mountain bike legend Matt Hunter of glimpses from trails he’s ridden around the world. We find them tantalizing, calming and inspiring, and hope that they can bring you some of the same. Hunter has been a positive and inspiring presence in mountain biking for nearly two decades. He has Read More
Meet Hylton Turvey, a trail builder who finds inspiration in the shape of the land itself. When the earth speaks, Hylton Turvey listens, taking the time and care to carve trails in South Africa in a way that honors her presence. Soil Searching founder, Fanie Kok, shares this intimate profile of the quiet craftsman; a Read More
We all want to ride like Casey Brown, and while that’s probably not in the cards for most of us mere mortals, at least we can emulate her on-the-bike style. Dakine today launched the Casey Brown Collection, a two-piece bike apparel and accessory line designed for female riders, marking the brand’s first clothing collaboration with Read More
Ethan Nell was born and raised in Southern Utah, surrounded by steep hills and perfect jump-building dirt. He started biking as a toddler, and quickly expanded his interests to include the full gamut of vehicles of both the two and four-wheeled variety. These days, he’s traveling the world as a professional mountain biker, but nothing Read More
Progression means different things to different people. For Casey Brown, it is breaking barriers, having a willingness to fail, being scared but doing it anyway, and moving forward. From her humble roots as a child in NZ, to moving to Canada and rising to become one of the best riders in the world, Casey’s unique Read More
TRP is out with a new brake, or at least an evolution of its existing DHR brake. Originally (and still) intended for e-bikes and 29-inch wheels, the new TRP DH-R Evo quickly found an audience among the brand’s downhill riders, and was developed on the World Cup circuit beginning in 2018. It’s an even burlier Read More
This story is the final installment of our five-part series examining the intersection of climate change and mountain biking. In it, we explore how climate change is affecting the places and people of our sport, and likewise turn the lens on ourselves as a contributing factor in one of the greatest challenges of our time. Read More
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Andreu Lacondeguy is as elusive as they get. While there’s a crop of riders that revel in the limelight, the accomplished Catalonian has never been one for publicity, instead always letting his riding do the talking, and it speaks loudly. Watch the official teaser for ‘Accomplice’ HERE.
Jaxson Riddle is young, even for a young-person’s sport like downhill mountain biking. At the age of 19, he’s already earned sponsorships from some of sport’s premiere brands, traveled around the world, and snagged a spot in TGR’s Accomplice on virtue of his creative and fearless riding. And this is just the beginning… Read Jaxson’s Read More
A film about inclusion, identity and hand-drawn heroes. If you can’t find a hero, create your own; for mountain biker, skier and artist Brooklyn Bell, that hand-drawn hero was a comic character named Ruby J. Using Ruby as a role model, Brooklyn set out to “live like her, breathe like her, be unapologetically black like Read More
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