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Tags: Reviews and Tech
Henry Quinney    Today
First Look: 2022 Pivot Shadowcat - A New 27.5" Trail Bike First Look: 2022 Pivot Shadowcat - A New 27.5" Trail Bike
The Mach 5.5's replacement gets a new name and a lighter frame.
Alicia Leggett    Today
Ride Concepts Launches 2022 Shoe Collection Ride Concepts Launches 2022 Shoe Collection
Ride Concepts has added several new shoes to their lineup, including a flat pedal option with a BOA closure system.
Mike Kazimer    Today
Review: 2022 Canyon Torque CF8 Review: 2022 Canyon Torque CF8
This mixed-wheel machine is more than just a bike park shredder.
Matt Beer    Feb 25, 2022
Pinkbike Poll: What Features Would You Like To See In a Flat Pedal MTB Shoe? Pinkbike Poll: What Features Would You Like To See In a Flat Pedal MTB Shoe?
Where are all the snazzy features and wet-weather options for flat pedal riders?
ECHOS Communications    Feb 25, 2022
State Bicycle Co x Wu-Tang Clan Klunker State Bicycle Co x Wu-Tang Clan Klunker
State Bicycle Co. pays tribute to the Wu-Tang Clan with a limited-edition Klunker and All Road Jersey.
Henry Quinney    Feb 25, 2022
Review: 7iDP Project 23 Carbon Helmet Review: 7iDP Project 23 Carbon Helmet
7iDP's full-face helmet is lightweight, well ventilated, and it doesn't skimp on protection.
Ryan Palmer    Feb 25, 2022
Why I Love The Fox Enduro Pro Tight Beta MTB logo Why I Love The Fox Enduro Pro Tight
It's knickers with kneepads. What a time to be alive.
Ed Spratt    Feb 24, 2022
Throwback Thursday: 7 Bikes Turning 30 in 2022 Throwback Thursday: 7 Bikes Turning 30 in 2022
The wild and wonderful from MTB's formative years
Seb Stott    Feb 24, 2022
How to Accurately Calculate What Spring Rate You Need How to Accurately Calculate What Spring Rate You Need
Time for a little math lesson from Seb Stott.
Ed Spratt    Feb 24, 2022
Etnies Release the Camber CL Clipless MTB Shoe Etnies Release the Camber CL Clipless MTB Shoe
Etnies adds a clipless compatible option into their lineup.
Henry Quinney    Feb 23, 2022
Review: 2022 Kona Process 153 DL 29 Review: 2022 Kona Process 153 DL 29
The Process 153's geometry is modern without going to extremes, which adds to its versatility. It's also very yellow.
Matt Beer    Feb 22, 2022
Spotted: New Bell Downhill Full Face Helmet Spotted: New Bell Downhill Full Face Helmet
Nine years after the debut of the Full-9, it looks like Bell has a new lid ready to drop soon.
   Feb 22, 2022
Cotic Announces Pink & Blue BFeMAX for 2022 Cotic Announces Pink & Blue BFeMAX for 2022
Orders are open now for the 2022 colours on the Cotic BFeMAX.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 22, 2022
First Look: Giro's New Merit Helmet First Look: Giro's New Merit Helmet
The Merit uses Giro's Spherical technology and weighs in at 360 grams.
Cascade Components    Feb 21, 2022
Cascade Components Announces V4 Bronson Link Cascade Components Announces V4 Bronson Link
Cascade Components' latest link allows you to bump the Bronson's travel to 180mm.
Henry Quinney    Feb 18, 2022
Pinkbike Poll: Is It Ever OK to Pressure Wash Your Bike? Pinkbike Poll: Is It Ever OK to Pressure Wash Your Bike?
Are you blasting away after every ride, or does pressurized water never even get close to your bike?
Matt Beer    Feb 18, 2022
Bike Check: Remy Morton's Chainless 26"/24" Mini-Mullet Park Bike Bike Check: Remy Morton's Chainless 26"/24" Mini-Mullet Park Bike
Remy's Commencal Furious is one of a kind, complete with 135mm cranks and a 24" rear wheel.
DHaRCO    Feb 18, 2022
DHaRCO Announces 2022 Range DHaRCO Announces 2022 Range
New pants, clothes, colourways and more.
Ed Spratt    Feb 17, 2022
Throwback Thursday: 7 Bikes Turning 20 in 2022 Throwback Thursday: 7 Bikes Turning 20 in 2022
Gearboxes, adjustable travel and the first mass produced 29er.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 17, 2022
Video: A Day With Hannah Bergemann - Pro Bike Check & Interview Video: A Day With Hannah Bergemann - Pro Bike Check & Interview
Christina Chappetta headed down to Bellingham to catch up with Hannah and get the low down on her Transition TR11.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 17, 2022
First Ride: 2022 Canyon Spectral 125 - A Trail Bike With Enduro Geometry First Ride: 2022 Canyon Spectral 125 - A Trail Bike With Enduro Geometry
The newest member of the Spectral family has a 64-degree head angle and 125mm of rear travel.
Matt Beer    Feb 16, 2022
Review: Pinnd CS2 Pedals - Made in Scotland to Survive the Slop Review: Pinnd CS2 Pedals - Made in Scotland to Survive the Slop
These Scottish pedals were designed to withstand years of muddy, grimy conditions.
   Feb 15, 2022
Polar Bottle Releases Two New Bottle Designs Polar Bottle Releases Two New Bottle Designs
The Session Muck is built for mountain bikers with limited bottle space, while the 30-ounce Breakaway is the largest bottle designed to securely fit in a standard bottle cage.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 15, 2022
Pivot Updates Mach 4 SL with New UDH-Compatible Rear Triangle Pivot Updates Mach 4 SL with New UDH-Compatible Rear Triangle
Pivot says the update aims to "future-proof" the bike.
   Feb 15, 2022
CrossworxCycles' Trailbike Prototype & New Colors for 2022 CrossworxCycles' Trailbike Prototype & New Colors for 2022
Crossworx are working on a new 130 or 145mm trail bike that looks stunning.
Reserve Wheels    Feb 15, 2022
Reserve Announces 30|HD Wheelset for All Mountain & Enduro Riding Reserve Announces 30|HD Wheelset for All Mountain & Enduro Riding
Available in 29" and 27.5" sizes, with an inner with of 30mm, the Reserve 30|HD wheelset is designed for trail, all mountain and enduro riding.
Matt Beer    Feb 15, 2022
First Ride: Reserve 30|HD Carbon Wheels Can Take Serious Hits First Ride: Reserve 30|HD Carbon Wheels Can Take Serious Hits
Reserve's new 1800 gram wheelset is designed for all-mountain and enduro riders.
Sarah Moore    Feb 15, 2022
Liv Releases 29" Version of Embolden Value Trail Bike Liv Releases 29" Version of Embolden Value Trail Bike
Bigger wheels and bigger frames for the Embolden.
Seb Stott    Feb 14, 2022
Review: Starling Spur - No Derailleur, No Worries? Review: Starling Spur - No Derailleur, No Worries?
It's no lightweight, but the gearbox driven Spur is a very interesting ride.
   Feb 14, 2022
The European Bike Project: 5 Exciting Products from Small European Manufacturers - February 2022 The European Bike Project: 5 Exciting Products from Small European Manufacturers - February 2022
Including a very proper mountain bike, a steel lefty fork, a new gear hub and more.
Cane Creek    Feb 14, 2022
Cane Creek Celebrates Valentine's Day With a Limited Edition Hot Pink Helm MKII Cane Creek Celebrates Valentine's Day With a Limited Edition Hot Pink Helm MKII
The limited-edition hot pink Helm MKII will only be available in 29" with a 44mm offset.
Colby Mesick    Feb 13, 2022
Video: Beancore, a Plant-Based Tire Insert Video: Beancore, a Plant-Based Tire Insert
'Award winning' product with its finger on the pulses of the sport.
Ed Spratt    Feb 12, 2022
Bike Check: Lars Forster's European Champion Inspired Scott Spark RC Bike Check: Lars Forster's European Champion Inspired Scott Spark RC
To mark his second European Championships victory in 2021 Lars Forster has a custom painted Scott Spark RC for 2022
Seb Stott    Feb 11, 2022
Pinkbike Poll: How Far Do You Drive to Ride? Pinkbike Poll: How Far Do You Drive to Ride?
How many miles are you driving to ride each year?
SCOR    Feb 11, 2022
Scor Launches Limited Edition 4060 Öhlins Frameset Scor Launches Limited Edition 4060 Öhlins Frameset
Scor has released a special edition frameset with Öhlins’ TTX22M coil shock and RXF36M.2 Coil forks.
Seb Stott    Feb 10, 2022
Starling Prototypes a New Kind Of Carbon Frame Starling Prototypes a New Kind Of Carbon Frame
Braided thermoplastic is claimed to be "tougher, repairable, re-useable, better quality, much less environmentally damaging" than conventional carbon.
Ed Spratt    Feb 10, 2022
Throwback Thursday: 9 Bikes Turning 10 in 2022 Throwback Thursday: 9 Bikes Turning 10 in 2022
Iconic bikes entering their second decade.
Beta MTB    Feb 10, 2022
Cascade Components & the Right to Modify Your Bike Beta MTB logo Cascade Components & the Right to Modify Your Bike
Aftermarket linkage components can make your bike better. Our industry just doesn’t know if they should.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 10, 2022
'Aggro Gravel' is a Thing Now, Apparently 'Aggro Gravel' is a Thing Now, Apparently
Listen people, we are the only ones allowed to make up dumb bullsh*t names here.
Tenet Components    Feb 10, 2022
Tenet Introduces Bellingham-Made Omen Pedal Tenet Introduces Bellingham-Made Omen Pedal
The new pedals are machined in Bellingham, Washington, from 6061-T6 aluminum
Henry Quinney    Feb 10, 2022
Review: Giant's Pinner Pro Flat Pedals Are Grippy & Reliable Review: Giant's Pinner Pro Flat Pedals Are Grippy & Reliable
The Pinners are wide, durable, and offer good traction.
Guerrilla Gravity    Feb 10, 2022
GG Announces 2022 Bike Lineup GG Announces 2022 Bike Lineup
GG's 2022 lineup is available now, with custom builds shipping in 1-2 weeks.
Sarah Moore    Feb 10, 2022
1Up Launches New Recon 5 & Recon 6 Vertical Style Rack 1Up Launches New Recon 5 & Recon 6 Vertical Style Rack
1Up's new hitch racks don't contact frames or forks, and can hold up to six bikes.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 9, 2022
Ask Pinkbike: Bike Sizing, Getting Sponsored, & One Bike to Do It All Ask Pinkbike: Bike Sizing, Getting Sponsored, & One Bike to Do It All
Pinkbike's tech editors answer the questions that keep you up at night.
Nukeproof    Feb 9, 2022
Nukeproof Announces 2022 Lineup & Includes Delivery Schedule Nukeproof Announces 2022 Lineup & Includes Delivery Schedule
Nukeproof's 2022 lineup includes new build kits and frame colors.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 8, 2022
Review: Roval Control Carbon Wheels Review: Roval Control Carbon Wheels
Did someone say downcountry? The 1450 gram Roval Control wheels are a great way to save weight without totally breaking the bank.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 7, 2022
Updated: Jeff Steber Teases High Pivot Intense Downhill Bike Updated: Jeff Steber Teases High Pivot Intense Downhill Bike
Jeff Steber has posted a sneak peek at a new prototype Intense downhill bike that looks like it incorporates a high pivot suspension design
Seb Stott    Feb 7, 2022
First Ride: 2022 Focus Jam Carbon Gets Frame Storage & A Better Ride First Ride: 2022 Focus Jam Carbon Gets Frame Storage & A Better Ride
The Jam's carbon front triangle now has built in snack storage.
Simon Bowns    Feb 7, 2022
18 Bikes Launches Updated No9 Hardtail 18 Bikes Launches Updated No9 Hardtail
The No9 is produced in house at 18 Bikes' frame workshop in Sheffield.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 4, 2022
Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Handmade 130mm Jib Bike Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Handmade 130mm Jib Bike
Complete with handbuilt high-rise bars that were "somewhat made by eye."
Alicia Leggett    Feb 4, 2022
Royal Racing Introduces 2022 Lineup Royal Racing Introduces 2022 Lineup
Royal's latest range includes updates on its Apex, Quantum, and Core collections, plus a few new items.
Sarah Moore    Feb 4, 2022
Tech Briefing: Hubs with Magnets, Longer Droppers, Colourful Pedals, & More - February 2022 Tech Briefing: Hubs with Magnets, Longer Droppers, Colourful Pedals, & More - February 2022
An eclectic serving of tech, from revolutionary products to traditional novel gear, with some wacky stuff thrown in for good measure.
Matt Beer    Feb 4, 2022
Review: Michelin's Wild Enduro Racing Line Tires Are Tough, Tacky, & Heavy Review: Michelin's Wild Enduro Racing Line Tires Are Tough, Tacky, & Heavy
Tired of flatting? Looking for a set of extra burly tires? Michelin may have the answer.
Mike Levy    Feb 4, 2022
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 103 - Secrets from the World Cup Pits with Henry Quinney The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 103 - Secrets from the World Cup Pits with Henry Quinney
Blacked out tires, glued on fake fork dials, and what it's like to wrench for the fastest racers in the world.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 3, 2022
Ibis Introduces Blackbird Send Aluminum Wheels Ibis Introduces Blackbird Send Aluminum Wheels
With the new Blackbird Send wheels, Ibis introduces a new component brand.
Mike Levy    Feb 3, 2022
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 102 - Should MTB Media Be Going to Press Camps? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 102 - Should MTB Media Be Going to Press Camps?
A behind-the-scenes look at costly press camps, but should the media even be going to them at all?
OneUp Components    Feb 2, 2022
OneUp Announces New 240 and 90mm Dropper Posts OneUp Announces New 240 and 90mm Dropper Posts
OneUp dropper posts are now available in 10mm increments from 70mm all the way up to 240mm.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 2, 2022
Maxxis Updates EXO+ Tire Construction Maxxis Updates EXO+ Tire Construction
Maxxis has switched to a 60 tpi casing on their EXO+ tires for increased puncture protection.
Matt Beer    Feb 1, 2022
Review: 2022 Specialized Status 140 - The Slope-Duro-Cross Weapon Review: 2022 Specialized Status 140 - The Slope-Duro-Cross Weapon
Specialized has gone consumer direct with the Status, which packs a serious punch for $2,999.
Henry Quinney    Feb 1, 2022
OneUp Announces New 240mm & 90mm Dropper Posts OneUp Announces New 240mm & 90mm Dropper Posts
New options from OneUp for riders tall and small.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 1, 2022
Review: 2022 Santa Cruz Heckler MX - The Battery Powered Bronson Review: 2022 Santa Cruz Heckler MX - The Battery Powered Bronson
The Heckler's new 720 Wh battery gives it even more range for big adventures.
Sarah Moore    Feb 1, 2022
First Look: Saris' New Modular Hitch System Bike Rack First Look: Saris' New Modular Hitch System Bike Rack
Saris has a sturdy new hitch rack with lots of well-designed features.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 28, 2022
Pinkbike Poll: What Do You Carry to Fix a Flat Tire? Pinkbike Poll: What Do You Carry to Fix a Flat Tire?
Are you ready for anything, or do you prefer to roll the dice?
Alicia Leggett    Jan 27, 2022
Reeb Cycles Launches the USA-Made Sqweeb V4 With Three Travel Options Reeb Cycles Launches the USA-Made Sqweeb V4 With Three Travel Options
Reeb Cycles has updated the Sqweeb with a new rocker link and added the option of a mullet configuration.
Henry Quinney    Jan 27, 2022
Opinion: Why 3/4 Shells Aren't As Silly as They Look Opinion: Why 3/4 Shells Aren't As Silly as They Look
If you’re riding trails that demand more protection and yet still involve pedaling, why on earth wouldn’t you go for a lightweight enduro full face? Henry Quinney has some thoughts on the topic.
Mike Levy    Jan 27, 2022
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 101 - MTB Tradeshows Explained The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 101 - MTB Tradeshows Explained
Always wanted to go to a tradeshow? We explain how Interbike, Eurobike, Sea Otter, and the Taipei Cycle Show work and what it's like to attend them.
Matt Wragg    Jan 27, 2022
Staff Rides: Matt Wragg's Workhorse YT Decoy 29 Staff Rides: Matt Wragg's Workhorse YT Decoy 29
Matt Wragg's e-bike has seen a few upgrades over the last year, and he's not planning on getting rid of it any time soon.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 26, 2022
Tektro Introduces 9-Speed Entry Level E-Bike Drivetrain Tektro Introduces 9-Speed Entry Level E-Bike Drivetrain
The groupset is designed specifically to be beginner-friendly, but is just available to bike manufacturers at the moment.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 26, 2022
First Look: Intend's New Hero RD Fork Uses a RockShox Damper First Look: Intend's New Hero RD Fork Uses a RockShox Damper
The damper inside Intend's latest upside-down fork isn't what you'd expect.
RideWrap HQ    Jan 26, 2022
RideWrap Announces New Bike Specific Protection Film RideWrap Announces New Bike Specific Protection Film
RideWrap proves their point that you don’t treat your bike like a car in an edit with the Rocky Mountain Enduro team.
Matt Beer    Jan 26, 2022
Fulcrum Announces New Red Zone Carbon & Red Zone 3 Alloy Wheels Fulcrum Announces New Red Zone Carbon & Red Zone 3 Alloy Wheels
Fulcrum's wheels target the XC race and downcountry categories.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 26, 2022
Bike Check: Antoine Bizet's Free-Slope-Mashup Rose Soul Fire - Freeride Fiesta 2022 Bike Check: Antoine Bizet's Free-Slope-Mashup Rose Soul Fire - Freeride Fiesta 2022
Antoine's Freeride Fiesta bike is a singlespeed with just one brake, a single crown fork, and 26" wheels.
Mike Levy    Jan 25, 2022
Review: Rapha's Trail Pants & Knee Pads Are Impossibly Comfy Review: Rapha's Trail Pants & Knee Pads Are Impossibly Comfy
Fancy trousers and knee pads designed for riders who like to pedal.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 24, 2022
10 More Bikes from Freeride Fiesta 10 More Bikes from Freeride Fiesta
Another set of free-slope-DH bikes.
   Jan 24, 2022
Bike Check: Intend BC Founder Cornelius Kapfinger's Euro-Tastic Last Tarvo Bike Check: Intend BC Founder Cornelius Kapfinger's Euro-Tastic Last Tarvo
"I picked parts which are not made in huge factories, but by people who I know by name"
Matt Beer    Jan 24, 2022
10 Small Canadian Manufacturers Making Rad Things 10 Small Canadian Manufacturers Making Rad Things
These Canadian companies make everything from trail tools to custom frames.
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Seb Stott    Jan 21, 2022
Pinkbike Poll: How Reliable Are Modern Mountain Bikes? Pinkbike Poll: How Reliable Are Modern Mountain Bikes?
How often do bikes fail these days, and why?
Matt Wragg    Jan 21, 2022
Review: Supersapiens Constant Glucose Monitor Review: Supersapiens Constant Glucose Monitor
"It opens up a whole world of experimenting with your metabolism and learning about yourself that will be intoxicating to some."
Matt Beer    Jan 21, 2022
First Look: Orange Phase MX Team eMTB First Look: Orange Phase MX Team eMTB
Does a team spec'd Phase MX mean that Orange will be entering the world of eMTB racing?
Alicia Leggett    Jan 21, 2022
10 Bikes of Freeride Fiesta 10 Bikes of Freeride Fiesta
Some traditional downhill and freeride bikes, plus some singlespeeds and single crowns.
Race Face    Jan 20, 2022
Race Face Announces New Atlas Pedal Race Face Announces New Atlas Pedal
The new flat pedal is backed by a lifetime warranty.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 20, 2022
Race Face Announces New Atlas Flat Pedals Race Face Announces New Atlas Flat Pedals
The Atlas gets an update, with taller pins, better crank compatibility, and an easily serviceable design.
Fezzari Bicycles    Jan 20, 2022
Fezzari Releases New Signal Peak XC / Trail Bike Fezzari Releases New Signal Peak XC / Trail Bike
The new Signal Peak receives updated geometry, a lighter frame, and is available with either 115 or 100mm or rear travel.
SR Suntour    Jan 20, 2022
SR Suntour & Artist Natalia Pulido Announce Fundraiser with Proceeds Going to the Women’s Mountain Bike Association SR Suntour & Artist Natalia Pulido Announce Fundraiser with Proceeds Going to the Women’s Mountain Bike Association
The goal of this collaborative project is to promote diversity and attainability for minorities in the cycling industry.
PNW Components    Jan 19, 2022
PNW Components Announces the Loam Pedal PNW Components Announces the Loam Pedal
Color options include Fruit Snacks, Nickleback, and Black Out.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 19, 2022
PNW Components Releases Loam Pedals PNW Components Releases Loam Pedals
Color options include Fruit Snacks, Nickleback, and Black Out.
Seb Stott    Jan 19, 2022
DT Swiss Launch Lockout & Dropper Remote With Three Under-Bar Levers DT Swiss Launch Lockout & Dropper Remote With Three Under-Bar Levers
The 3 lever remote operates fork and shock lockout and a dropper.
Matt Beer    Jan 18, 2022
Iron Horse Sunday Reborn - A Classic Downhill Bike Modified with Modern Geometry & Mullet Wheels Iron Horse Sunday Reborn - A Classic Downhill Bike Modified with Modern Geometry & Mullet Wheels
A fifteen year-old Iron Horse Sunday frame goes under the knife to bring its geometry back up today's speeds.
Henry Quinney    Jan 18, 2022
Review: Giant Realm Helmet - Comfortable Extra Coverage Review: Giant Realm Helmet - Comfortable Extra Coverage
The Realm offers more protection than a traditional open face helmet, and works especially well on those cooler fall and winter rides.
Sarah Moore    Jan 18, 2022
Atherton Bikes Launch Direct to Consumer Website Sales Atherton Bikes Launch Direct to Consumer Website Sales
Atherton Bikes' downhill and enduro bikes are now available to purchase online.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 17, 2022
Spotted: A Chromag Full Suspension Bike, This Time for Adults Spotted: A Chromag Full Suspension Bike, This Time for Adults
Chromag seems to have an adult-sized version of the Minor Threat in the works - a Major Threat, if you will.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 17, 2022
18 Bikes That Could Be Updated in 2022 18 Bikes That Could Be Updated in 2022
Which bikes are overdue for a revision?
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Ed Spratt    Jan 17, 2022
Details Revealed for Hope's New Tech 4 Levers Details Revealed for Hope's New Tech 4 Levers
Hope's new brakes are set for a spring 2022 release.
Seb Stott    Jan 14, 2022
Why Your Bike Might Have Less Travel Than Claimed Why Your Bike Might Have Less Travel Than Claimed
Are you sure your fancy enduro bike actually has 170mm of travel?
Seb Stott    Jan 14, 2022
Pinkbike Poll: Has Your Shock Ever Failed? Pinkbike Poll: Has Your Shock Ever Failed?
Are broken shocks really all that common?
Mike Kazimer    Jan 14, 2022
Check Out: Digital Pressure Gauges, Jackets, Packs, Tires, & More Check Out: Digital Pressure Gauges, Jackets, Packs, Tires, & More
A look at the latest gear to cross our desks.
Seb Stott    Jan 13, 2022
Ask Pinkbike: Tight Shock Bushings, Top-End or Tuned Shock, Spring Rate vs Force Ask Pinkbike: Tight Shock Bushings, Top-End or Tuned Shock, Spring Rate vs Force
Pinkbike's tech editors answer the questions that have been keeping you up at night.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 13, 2022
Review: Ion's 2022 Outerwear Collection Review: Ion's 2022 Outerwear Collection
Ion's latest collection includes the Shelter 3L jacket, softshell pants, and gloves that have an integrated rain cover.
Guerrilla Gravity    Jan 13, 2022
Guerrilla Gravity Announces Revved Carbon Rear Triangle Kits Guerrilla Gravity Announces Revved Carbon Rear Triangle Kits
The kit allows riders on all Guerrilla Gravity bikes built on the Modular Frame Platform an upgrade option.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 12, 2022
Review: Fox Transfer SL Dropper Post Review: Fox Transfer SL Dropper Post
The XC-oriented dropper is light in weight and light in action.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 12, 2022
Spotted: EXT is Developing a New Air Shock Spotted: EXT is Developing a New Air Shock
EXT is branching into air shocks for the first time.
Romiya    Jan 11, 2022
Magicshine Announces Bike Light with Colorful Casing Magicshine Announces Bike Light with Colorful Casing
Magicshine will be offering their $89.99 RN 1500 front headlight in three anodized colors.
Hafez Panju    Jan 11, 2022
Haf-Clip Announces Mount to Carry Your Gear on Your Handlebars Haf-Clip Announces Mount to Carry Your Gear on Your Handlebars
Strap your helmet, chinbar or knee pads to your handlebar with the plastic mount.
Henry Quinney    Jan 11, 2022
Review: Race Face Conspiracy Wet Weather Apparel Review: Race Face Conspiracy Wet Weather Apparel
We put the Conspiracy jacket, pants, and jersey to the test.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 10, 2022
German Startup Releases Wireless Balance Bike Brake German Startup Releases Wireless Balance Bike Brake
Remote controlled brakes for out of control groms.
Stans NoTubes    Jan 10, 2022
Stan’s Announces Wheels With New M-Pulse Hubs Stan’s Announces Wheels With New M-Pulse Hubs
Stan's new M-pulse hubs are based on Project 321's magnetic pawl design.
Matt Beer    Jan 7, 2022
Spotted: Another Prototype High Pivot Bike in North Vancouver [Updated with Responses from Rocky & Commencal] Spotted: Another Prototype High Pivot Bike in North Vancouver [Updated with Responses from Rocky & Commencal]
Is there another major brand playing with a high pivot design for their enduro bike platform?
   Jan 10, 2022
The European Bike Project: 5 Exciting Products from Small European Manufacturers - January 2022 The European Bike Project: 5 Exciting Products from Small European Manufacturers - January 2022
Including a prototype Senduro frame, a very unique stem and more
Ed Spratt    Jan 10, 2022
Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Marathon World Championships Santa Cruz Blur Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Marathon World Championships Santa Cruz Blur
The bike Rab used to return to Elite level competition since retiring from World Cup racing in 2014.
Matt Beer    Jan 7, 2022
First Look: Antidote's Darkmatter 29 is Still the Pagani of Mountain Bikes First Look: Antidote's Darkmatter 29 is Still the Pagani of Mountain Bikes
The new Antidote Darkmatter 29 features striking looks of raw carbon
Henry Quinney    Jan 6, 2022
7iDP Release 2022 Range, Including New Entry Level Project 23 Helmet 7iDP Release 2022 Range, Including New Entry Level Project 23 Helmet
7iDP has added a helmet and four new glove models to its lineup.
Pinkbike Originals    Jan 6, 2022
Video: 32 Bikes Bottomed Out In Ultra Slo Motion (1000 FPS) Video: 32 Bikes Bottomed Out In Ultra Slo Motion (1000 FPS)
We hucked 32 bikes to flat in 2021, everything from lightweight XC hardtails to high single pivot enduro machines.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 6, 2022
Wrap Around Smart Trainers & Colour Changing Paint - The Best MTB Adjacent Tech From the CES Show Wrap Around Smart Trainers & Colour Changing Paint - The Best MTB Adjacent Tech From the CES Show
Check out some of the MTB related tech from this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
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Animoz RidingWear    Jan 5, 2022
Animoz Announces Technical MTB Apparel Range Made of Recycled Polyester Animoz Announces Technical MTB Apparel Range Made of Recycled Polyester
The new Wild range consists of pants, shorts, long and short-sleeve jerseys, and gloves.
Foes Racing    Jan 5, 2022
Foes Racing Updates Full-Suspension Fatbike Frame Foes Racing Updates Full-Suspension Fatbike Frame
The new Mutz has modern angles and 150mm of rear travel.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 4, 2022
Michelin Launches New XC Tire Line Michelin Launches New XC Tire Line
Michelin has released a total of five new tires to suit a variety of XC riders and terrain.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 29, 2021
Review: Pearl Izumi's Fall Collection - Tech Clothing with Casual Styling Review: Pearl Izumi's Fall Collection - Tech Clothing with Casual Styling
The Launch Trail Pant, Expedition Jersey, Rove Long Sleeve Shirt, and more can help keep those crisp rides a bit warmer.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 29, 2021
Video: 2021 Mountain Bike Products of the Year - Pinkbike Awards Video: 2021 Mountain Bike Products of the Year - Pinkbike Awards
Mike Levy and Henry Quinney present some very special trophies to this year's Product of the Year winners.
Matt Beer    Dec 29, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Suspension Product of the Year Winner 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Suspension Product of the Year Winner
An upside down fork, electronic suspension, and more - which one took home the win?
Henry Quinney    Dec 29, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Product of the Year Winner 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Product of the Year Winner
A varied bunch of parts made it to the finals, but there can only be one winner.
Henry Quinney    Dec 29, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Value Product of the Year Winner 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Value Product of the Year Winner
Mountain biking's an expensive sport, but there are still good values to be found.
Mike Levy    Dec 28, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Value Bike of the Year Winner 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Value Bike of the Year Winner
Efficient, aluminum, and relatively affordable - the Value Bike of the Year is...
Matt Beer    Dec 27, 2021
Burning Question: How Much Do Water Bottles Influence Frame Design? Burning Question: How Much Do Water Bottles Influence Frame Design?
Does creating room for a water bottle always mean that compromises have been made?
Alicia Leggett    Dec 27, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Event of the Year Winner 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Event of the Year Winner
One event helped push the sport forward more than any other this year, and we can't wait to see what happens with this event in years to come.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 27, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Athlete of the Year Winner 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Athlete of the Year Winner
While we were impressed with plenty of riders this year, the 2021 Athlete of the Year award goes to...
James Smurthwaite    Dec 27, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Comeback of the Year Winner 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Comeback of the Year Winner
Injuries are nothing to glorify, but the mental and physical fortitude to come back from them and return to the top flight of racing is always worth recognition.
Sarah Moore    Dec 24, 2021
Pinkbike Editors' Christmas 2021 Wish Lists Pinkbike Editors' Christmas 2021 Wish Lists
In a year where everything has been more different and chaotic than ever before, what are Pinkbike's test editors and some of our regular contributors asking for?
Matt Beer    Dec 23, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Suspension Product of the Year Nominees 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Suspension Product of the Year Nominees
Each encompassing a different riding genre, these components are locked in a four-way battle for Suspension Product of the Year.
Henry Quinney    Dec 23, 2021
Field Test: 12 Trail & Downcountry Bikes Face the Efficiency Test Field Test: 12 Trail & Downcountry Bikes Face the Efficiency Test
A dozen mountain bikes and one gravel road. Which ones were the most efficient climbers?
Mike Levy    Dec 23, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 98 - Field Test Trail Bike Debrief The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 98 - Field Test Trail Bike Debrief
Six aluminum, carbon, and steel trail bikes, varying ideas of what that even means, and liberal use of purple and toothpaste. Plenty to talk about, including a bunch of your questions from each review.
Mike Levy    Dec 22, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Value Mountain Bike of the Year Nominees 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Value Mountain Bike of the Year Nominees
Looking to ball on a budget? These five bikes all offer an impressive price-to-performance ratio, but only one can be the Value Mountain Bike of the Year.
Seb Stott    Dec 22, 2021
Nerding Out: Why You Shouldn't Worry About Pedal Kickback Nerding Out: Why You Shouldn't Worry About Pedal Kickback
Turns out, taking your chain off probably isn't the secret to winning a World Cup.
Sarah Moore    Dec 22, 2021
10 Products I Loved In 2021: Sarah Moore 10 Products I Loved In 2021: Sarah Moore
Sarah's list includes everything from heated socks to a trials moto.
Matt Beer    Dec 22, 2021
Field Test: 6 Trail Bikes & 6 Downcountry Bikes vs. The Impossible Climb Field Test: 6 Trail Bikes & 6 Downcountry Bikes vs. The Impossible Climb
This Impossible Climb was filled with obstacles that were slicker than snot on an icicle.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 21, 2021
10 Products I Loved in 2021: Alicia Leggett 10 Products I Loved in 2021: Alicia Leggett
Alicia's list includes her favorite Field Test bike, some paragliding gear, and a clever tool.
Henry Quinney    Dec 21, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Value Products of the Year Nominees 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Value Products of the Year Nominees
Not everything in mountain biking needs to be expensive - here are our value-oriented standouts.
Henry Quinney    Dec 21, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Product of the Year Nominees 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Product of the Year Nominees
Shoes, rotors, wheels, and a full-face helmet all made our list of favorites this year.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 21, 2021
Video: 6 Aggressive Trail Bikes Ridden & Rated - Field Test Roundtable Video: 6 Aggressive Trail Bikes Ridden & Rated - Field Test Roundtable
It's time to figure out the highlights and lowlights of this crop of Field Test contenders.
Henry Quinney    Dec 21, 2021
Review: Delium Versatile Tire - Value & Performance for $45 Review: Delium Versatile Tire - Value & Performance for $45
Delium's consumer-direct model allows them to keep costs down without affecting the tire's performance.
Seb Stott    Dec 21, 2021
Canyon Announces Aluminum Neuron Trail Bike & Young Hero Kids Bike Canyon Announces Aluminum Neuron Trail Bike & Young Hero Kids Bike
The new aluminum Neurons share the same geometry as their carbon counterparts at a lower price.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 21, 2021
First Look: The Ethic, a High(ish) Pivot, Direct-to-Consumer eMTB First Look: The Ethic, a High(ish) Pivot, Direct-to-Consumer eMTB
British brand bird has created an electrified offering that will be sold under the brand name Ethic.
Seb Stott    Dec 20, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Innovation of the Year Nominees 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Innovation of the Year Nominees
Electronic suspension, a bike with a shock in the top tube, and an intriguing new drivetrain are just some of the contenders on this year's list of nominees.
Matt Beer    Dec 20, 2021
Staff Rides: Matt Beer's Commencal Supreme 29/27 Staff Rides: Matt Beer's Commencal Supreme 29/27
Dive into the details of Matt Beer's DH speed machine.
The HKT Podcast    Dec 20, 2021
HKT Protect Announces Vero Sandler Collab Product Range HKT Protect Announces Vero Sandler Collab Product Range
Vero now has a range of frame protection, mudguards and stem caps all designed and manufactured in Sheffield, UK. A percentage of all sales go right back to help support Vero's career.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 19, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Comeback of the Year Nominees 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Comeback of the Year Nominees
Racing itself had a welcome comeback in 2021, but there were several individual athletes whose efforts are also deserving of recognition.
Seb Stott    Dec 17, 2021
Check Out: A Gearbox Bike, Cold-Weather Kit, Accessory Mounts & More Check Out: A Gearbox Bike, Cold-Weather Kit, Accessory Mounts & More
A look at the latest gear to cross our desks.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 17, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Scor 4060 ST - Fast & Filthy Field Test: 2022 Scor 4060 ST - Fast & Filthy
A futuristic-looking carbon machine that uses a dual short-link suspension layout to deliver 140mm of travel. How does the new brand's trail machine match up to its competitors?
Alicia Leggett    Dec 17, 2021
2021 Pinkbike Awards: Breakout Rider of the Year Nominees 2021 Pinkbike Awards: Breakout Rider of the Year Nominees
For these riders, 2021 was a year of immense growth and their time to break through to the next level.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 17, 2021
Shimano Granted Another FCC Wireless Approval for Derailleur & Control Shimano Granted Another FCC Wireless Approval for Derailleur & Control
Shimano's working on a wireless group, although it's not entirely clear if this one will be for XTR or GRX.
Matt Beer    Dec 17, 2021
Starling Releases the Roost Mixed Wheeled Hardtail Starling Releases the Roost Mixed Wheeled Hardtail
Starling skipped ahead of hardtails when they built their first steel frames, but the Roost rolls in on mixed wheels and stainless tubing.
Seb Stott    Dec 15, 2021
8 Products I Loved In 2021: Seb Stott 8 Products I Loved In 2021: Seb Stott
Seb's list has everything from a multitool to the Megawatt.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 15, 2021
Field Test: Ghost Riot Trail Full Party - The Mixed Message Machine Field Test: Ghost Riot Trail Full Party - The Mixed Message Machine
How much of a party does the Ghost Riot actually bring to the trails?
Henry Quinney    Dec 14, 2021
10 Products I Loved in 2021: Henry Quinney 10 Products I Loved in 2021: Henry Quinney
Mr. Quinney's list of products or things that stood out, for one reason or another
Taj Mihelich    Dec 14, 2021
Why Taj Mihelich Has Sympathy for Mountain Bike Designers Why Taj Mihelich Has Sympathy for Mountain Bike Designers
Designing parts for riders of all different shapes and sizes comes with huge challenges—never mind that Taj considers frames, forks, and bars "wear parts"...
Alicia Leggett    Dec 14, 2021
Field Test: Starling Murmur - The Steel Rock Crusher Field Test: Starling Murmur - The Steel Rock Crusher
There's more to this steel single-pivot than you might expect.
Mike Levy    Dec 13, 2021
5 Products I Loved in 2021: Mike Levy 5 Products I Loved in 2021: Mike Levy
Levy's best-of list includes electronics, not having enough suspension, the Grim Donut 2, and value bikes.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 13, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Propain Hugene - The Definition of Balanced Field Test: 2022 Propain Hugene - The Definition of Balanced
On its website, Propain boldly calls the Hugene the "one bike to rule them all." Has the German direct-to-consumer brand finally cracked the code?
   Dec 13, 2021
The European Bike Project: 5 Exciting Products from Small European Manufacturers - December 2021 The European Bike Project: 5 Exciting Products from Small European Manufacturers - December 2021
The European Bike Project's new column features new suspension, brake modifications and "shiny things to keep the inner magpie happy".
Seb Stott    Dec 13, 2021
First Ride: 2022 Focus Jam2 eMTB First Ride: 2022 Focus Jam2 eMTB
Focus say they designed the refreshed Jam2 electric trail bike for fun and reliability rather than racing.
Pole Bicycles    Dec 13, 2021
Pole Voima eMTB Passes EFBE TRI-TEST Gravity Cat-5 Pole Voima eMTB Passes EFBE TRI-TEST Gravity Cat-5
Pole's new CNC-machined eMTB recently underwent a series of rigorous lab tests.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 10, 2021
10 Products I Loved in 2021: Mike Kazimer 10 Products I Loved in 2021: Mike Kazimer
A folding saw, burly tires, flat pedal shoes, and a German-made high-pivot bike all ended up on Kazimer's list this year.
Seb Stott    Dec 10, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: How Much Does Your Bike *Actually* Weigh? Pinkbike Poll: How Much Does Your Bike *Actually* Weigh?
It's time to break out the scales and find out the truth.
   Dec 10, 2021
Untamed MTB Launches New Apparel Line for Women Untamed MTB Launches New Apparel Line for Women
Untamed MTB will donate 10% of its yearly sales to trail building foundations.
James McKnight    Dec 10, 2021
Misspent Summers Launches 2021 DH, EWS & MTB Yearbooks Misspent Summers Launches 2021 DH, EWS & MTB Yearbooks
Misspent Summers is releasing three yearbooks to cover the past year of riding.
DYED Bro    Dec 10, 2021
Dyedbro Announces Anthony Napo Signature Series Frame Protectors Dyedbro Announces Anthony Napo Signature Series Frame Protectors
X-Games BMX medalist and Dew Cup champion, Anthony Napolitan, has teamed up with Dyedbro for a series of Frame Protectors.
Henry Quinney    Dec 9, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Rocky Mountain Element - Radical Geometry Meets Low Weight Field Test: 2022 Rocky Mountain Element - Radical Geometry Meets Low Weight
The new Element is drastically different in the geometry department than its predecessor. What did those changes mean out on the trail?
Monserat Fairwear    Dec 9, 2021
Monserat Announces Range of MTB Pants & Shorts Monserat Announces Range of MTB Pants & Shorts
Monserat's new pants and Shorts are made in Europe from 90% recycled plastics
Alicia Leggett    Dec 8, 2021
Starling Cycles Releases the Sturn V2, a Steel, High-Pivot Singlespeed DH Bike Starling Cycles Releases the Sturn V2, a Steel, High-Pivot Singlespeed DH Bike
The Starling Sturn returns with a new swingarm, more wheel size options, and a refined Jack Drive system.
DYED Bro    Dec 8, 2021
DYEDbro & CPGANG Announce New Collab Frame Protection Kit & T-Shirt DYEDbro & CPGANG Announce New Collab Frame Protection Kit & T-Shirt
This collab brings you a bit of both brands, with a unique design across two products, an organic cotton T-shirt and a frame protector that works with any color frame.
Henry Quinney    Dec 8, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Canyon Lux Trail - A Revised Racer Field Test: 2022 Canyon Lux Trail - A Revised Racer
Is a new front triangle enough to move a more traditional XC bike into the downcountry category?
Nukeproof    Dec 8, 2021
Nukeproof Launch Limited Edition Versions of the Mega & Giga 297 Nukeproof Launch Limited Edition Versions of the Mega & Giga 297
Nukeproof have added new frame options and a limited edition mixed wheel completes.
Canfield Bikes    Dec 8, 2021
Canfield Unveils Jedi 29 High Pivot DH Bike Canfield Unveils Jedi 29 High Pivot DH Bike
Canfield’s flagship high pivot DH bike receives a complete redesign and 29-inch wheels
rasoulution    Dec 7, 2021
Video: Nineyard Announces New Collection & Gets Ready for Winter with the French Wheelie Boys Video: Nineyard Announces New Collection & Gets Ready for Winter with the French Wheelie Boys
The new collection is made up of 21 pieces and adds several new categories. The Nineyard team headed to Paris to introduce their new collection and to meet up with the Wheelie Boys.
Henry Quinney    Dec 7, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Niner Jet 9 RDO - The Easy Rider Field Test: 2022 Niner Jet 9 RDO - The Easy Rider
The Niner Jet 9 is more focused on the down portion of 'downcountry' compared to some of the other bikes on test.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 7, 2021
Interview: Walt Wehner Designed A 36" Tire & Doesn't Think They'll Catch On Interview: Walt Wehner Designed A 36" Tire & Doesn't Think They'll Catch On
Walt Wehner designed the Vee T-Monster, currently one of the only usable 36" tires on the market.
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Seb Stott    Dec 7, 2021
A Deeper Look at Lal Bikes' Supre Drive Patent A Deeper Look at Lal Bikes' Supre Drive Patent
An even more in-depth examination of Cedric Eveleigh's innovative Supre drivetrain.
Cane Creek    Dec 7, 2021
Cane Creek Announces Trunnion Mount Fitment and New CS Lever with Integrated Tool for DB IL Cane Creek Announces Trunnion Mount Fitment and New CS Lever with Integrated Tool for DB IL
Cane Creek will now offer its DB Air and Coil IL shocks in trunnion-mount versions.
Wolf Tooth Components    Dec 7, 2021
Wolf Tooth Announces Limited ReMote Color Options for the Holidays Wolf Tooth Announces Limited ReMote Color Options for the Holidays
Wolf Tooth's ReMote and ReMote Light Action are now available in a small run of festive red and green.
SIXPACK Racing    Dec 7, 2021
Sixpack Launches Emil Johansson's EJ Saddle Sixpack Launches Emil Johansson's EJ Saddle
The Triple Crown winner launches a signature seat.
Henry Quinney    Dec 6, 2021
Field Test: 2022 Santa Cruz Blur TR - The Cruz Missile Field Test: 2022 Santa Cruz Blur TR - The Cruz Missile
The Blur was the lightest bike in this year's downcountry field test. What did that mean out on the trail?
Mike Kazimer    Dec 6, 2021
First Look: 2022 Canyon Torque - Options For Almost Everyone First Look: 2022 Canyon Torque - Options For Almost Everyone
The Torque is available in carbon or aluminum, with three different wheel size options (sorry, 26" hasn't come back yet).
Beta MTB    Dec 4, 2021
Beta Launches Their Fall 2021 Beta Tests Beta Launches Their Fall 2021 Beta Tests
Our sister publication Beta is covering an entirely different lineup than Pinkbike in the Fall 2021 Beta tests.
Henry Quinney    Dec 2, 2021
Field Test Review: 2022 Giant Trance Advanced Pro 1 - Eat, Pray, Live Valve? Field Test Review: 2022 Giant Trance Advanced Pro 1 - Eat, Pray, Live Valve?
The new Trance recieves updated geometry, along with version 1.5 of Fox's Live Valve suspension system.
Seb Stott    Dec 2, 2021
First Look: 2022 Orbea Rise Hydro - More Range at a Lower Cost First Look: 2022 Orbea Rise Hydro - More Range at a Lower Cost
The new aluminum Rise has a bigger battery and a lower price than its carbon counterpart.
Matt Beer    Dec 2, 2021
First Look: 2022 Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29 First Look: 2022 Giant Trance Advanced Pro 29
Giant goes downcountry with the new Trance Advanced Pro 29 and adds internal storage to the frame.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 2, 2021
Fox Updates Live Valve Electronic Suspension for 2022 Fox Updates Live Valve Electronic Suspension for 2022
Live Valve 1.5 has been adjusted to deliver a more comfortable ride, and there's now an app that allows for even more customization.
   Dec 2, 2021
Patrol Launches 130mm E-Five eMTB Patrol Launches 130mm E-Five eMTB
Patrol has released its new 130mm carbon-framed E-Five eMTB.
Mike Levy    Dec 1, 2021
Video: Welcome to the 2021 Fall Field Test - Trail and Downcountry Bikes Video: Welcome to the 2021 Fall Field Test - Trail and Downcountry Bikes
Twelve of the latest trail and downcountry bikes face-off in the wettest cage match we've ever held.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 1, 2021
First Ride: 2022 Eminent Drive MT - a High-Pivot eMTB First Ride: 2022 Eminent Drive MT - a High-Pivot eMTB
Eminent has applied the Active Float System suspension design to an eMTB and added a high pivot.
Seb Stott    Dec 1, 2021
Intend Announces the Ebonite Bandit - a One-and-a-Half Crown Fork Intend Announces the Ebonite Bandit - a One-and-a-Half Crown Fork
The air sprung Ebonite Bandit is available with up to 180mm of travel and is aimed at enduro and DH riders.
Matt Beer    Nov 30, 2021
First Look: Orange Stage 6 Evo First Look: Orange Stage 6 Evo
The Stage 6 Evo has 29" wheels, 140mm of rear travel, and Orange's signature single pivot design.
MET Helmets    Nov 30, 2021
MET Announces 2022 Mountain Bike Line MET Announces 2022 Mountain Bike Line
All the colours and models from the Italian brand.
Dan Necklen    Nov 30, 2021
Kids Ride Shotgun Launch Kids Pogies for Winter Rides Kids Ride Shotgun Launch Kids Pogies for Winter Rides
Inspired by a home-made oven-mitt glove that Kids Ride Shotgun team member Trev Worsey hacked together.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 29, 2021
New 'Super Wheel' Prototypes Still Claim to Offer Power Assistance Without a Motor... And We're Still Skeptical New 'Super Wheel' Prototypes Still Claim to Offer Power Assistance Without a Motor... And We're Still Skeptical
The Super Wheel's spring-loaded design is supposed to provide pedal assistance without using a battery or motor, which seems to defy the laws of physics.
Ed Spratt    Nov 29, 2021
Burning Question: 7 Brands That Haven't Released an eMTB Yet Burning Question: 7 Brands That Haven't Released an eMTB Yet
The financial, environmental and supply chain issues surrounding eMTB production.
Seb Stott    Nov 29, 2021
First Look: The Mason Raw is a UK-Made, Versatile Steel Hardtail First Look: The Mason Raw is a UK-Made, Versatile Steel Hardtail
Mason expands its range of bikes with its first flat-bar mountain bike.
Ed Spratt    Nov 29, 2021
Interview: Cotic's Prototype Alloy eMTB & How Supply Chain Issues Have Affected Its Development Interview: Cotic's Prototype Alloy eMTB & How Supply Chain Issues Have Affected Its Development
Supply issues have delayed the bike, but when it's available it will be made of aluminum, not steel.
Ed Spratt    Nov 29, 2021
CeramicSpeed Launches Solid Lubrication Technology Bearings with Lifetime Warranty CeramicSpeed Launches Solid Lubrication Technology Bearings with Lifetime Warranty
CeramicSpeed claims it found no signs of wear on the SLT bearings after 1.8 million repetitions
James Smurthwaite    Nov 26, 2021
Pinkbike Annual Community Survey: Full 2021 Dataset Pinkbike Annual Community Survey: Full 2021 Dataset
All the numbers from our survey in one place if you want to nerd out.
Henry Quinney    Nov 26, 2021
Bike Check: Tommy Wilkinson's Ultimate Setup For One-Armed Riding Bike Check: Tommy Wilkinson's Ultimate Setup For One-Armed Riding
In 2013, Tommy sustained a life-changing injury that pulled all the peripheral nerves out of his spinal cord. This custom build accommodates his unique demands.
Ed Spratt    Nov 26, 2021
Crankbrothers Appears to Have a New Carbon Highline 11 Dropper Post Crankbrothers Appears to Have a New Carbon Highline 11 Dropper Post
The new lightweight option looks like it will save around 100 grams.
Ed Spratt    Nov 26, 2021
Valentino Rossi Launches 160mm VR46 Terra eMTB Valentino Rossi Launches 160mm VR46 Terra eMTB
Valentino Rossi's VR46 brand has branched out from clothing, merch and kids bikes to release its first eMTB.
Sombrio Cartel    Nov 26, 2021
Sombrio Announces the Artist Series in Conjunction with Squamish Local Tom Bunney Sombrio Announces the Artist Series in Conjunction with Squamish Local Tom Bunney
Drawing inspiration form Central American mythology, metal music, local flora and fauna and mountain biking - each element of the jersey speaks to a portion Tom's personality and creativity.
Mike Kazimer    Nov 25, 2021
EXT Releases Era Fork Version 2.0 EXT Releases Era Fork Version 2.0
The Era has been updated with a new bushing design, lighter lowers, and a floating thru-axle.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 25, 2021
36pollici Announces the First Carbon 36er Mountain Bike 36pollici Announces the First Carbon 36er Mountain Bike
The 36pollici bike is the brainchild of Bruno Vittorio who has been toying with the idea of 36ers since 2016.
   Nov 25, 2021
Melon Optics Releases The Kingpin Riding Glasses Melon Optics Releases The Kingpin Riding Glasses
Melon has taken the ZEISS Trail Performance Lenses and built them into a trail-ready full frame design.
Mike Kazimer    Nov 23, 2021
First Look: 2022 Giant Trance X Advanced E+ First Look: 2022 Giant Trance X Advanced E+
The new Trance X E+ has a carbon frame, a bigger battery, and a more powerful motor.
Mike Kazimer    Nov 23, 2021
Cybro Industries Releases Gearbox-Equipped Carbon Hardtail Cybro Industries Releases Gearbox-Equipped Carbon Hardtail
This Italian-made hardtail has a Pinion C12 gearbox and an Intend Edge USD fork.
Matt Beer    Nov 23, 2021
Review: Fizik Terra Artica X2 Winter Shoes Review: Fizik Terra Artica X2 Winter Shoes
Warm, dry feet are the key to getting the most out of fall and winter rides.
Alex RSD    Nov 23, 2021
RSD Bikes Announces Updated 2022 Range RSD Bikes Announces Updated 2022 Range
2022 sees the introduction of a slightly updated Wildcat full-suspension trail bike and fresh new colorways.
Seb Stott    Nov 22, 2021
Review: Bright Racing Shocks' F929 Next Inverted Enduro Fork Review: Bright Racing Shocks' F929 Next Inverted Enduro Fork
A 150mm inverted fork that's designed to compete against traditional options with 20mm more travel.
FUNN Mountain Bike Components    Nov 22, 2021
Funn Announces All New Holeshot Grip Funn Announces All New Holeshot Grip
Funn says that the compound on the Holeshot absorbs vibrations and reduces fatigue while the grip pattern keeps you locked-in whatever the weather.
SDG Components    Nov 22, 2021
SDG Releases New Adjustable Dropper Lever SDG Releases New Adjustable Dropper Lever
SDG has launched a new adjustable premium lever to complement its Tellis dropper.
Matt Beer    Nov 19, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: What Was the Greatest Advancement In Mountain Bike Technology? Pinkbike Poll: What Was the Greatest Advancement In Mountain Bike Technology?
Would you rather have a dropper post and old-school geo, or a rigid bike that ticked the longer, lower, and slacker boxes?
Alicia Leggett    Nov 19, 2021
Bike Check: Loris Fibre's 'Project Klin' Bikepacking Concept Bike Bike Check: Loris Fibre's 'Project Klin' Bikepacking Concept Bike
A wild one-piece fork-stem-handlebar? Rigid bags made of flax fiber? Integrated everything? Check, check, check.
Ed Spratt    Nov 19, 2021
MMR Launches New Kenta XC Bike MMR Launches New Kenta XC Bike
MMR has launched its new Kenta XC bike, which was first seen being ridden at this year's World Cups by the MMR Factory Racing Team.
Henry Quinney    Nov 18, 2021
Story Time: Everything I Know About Bikes is Wrong Story Time: Everything I Know About Bikes is Wrong
Henry receives a serving of humble pie, courtesy of some extra-talented XC racers.
Matt Beer    Nov 18, 2021
First Look: The 2022 Giant Anthem Pro 29 Joins the Flex-Stay Club First Look: The 2022 Giant Anthem Pro 29 Joins the Flex-Stay Club
Giant's World Cup cross-country race machine receives updated geometry on an entirely new frame using flex-stay suspension.
Matt Beer    Nov 18, 2021
Spotted: Evil's Unreleased eMTB Spotted: Evil's Unreleased eMTB
Did Shimano accidentally leak Evil's eMTB?
Henry Quinney    Nov 18, 2021
Review: Dakine's Thrillium Heavyweight Pants & Dewit Waterproof Apparel Review: Dakine's Thrillium Heavyweight Pants & Dewit Waterproof Apparel
Two pairs of pants and a waterproof jacket to keep the rain and cold at bay.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 18, 2021
LoamLab Counterpunch Bar Ends Double as Pinkie Protectors LoamLab Counterpunch Bar Ends Double as Pinkie Protectors
A product designed to eliminate the pinkie pinch.
Racer France    Nov 17, 2021
Racer Announces the 'E-Glove 4' - Connected Heated Gloves Racer Announces the 'E-Glove 4' - Connected Heated Gloves
You can now handle the heating stages and monitor the battery through a new button.
Seb Stott    Nov 16, 2021
Why Shorter Cranks Are Better (According To Science) Why Shorter Cranks Are Better (According To Science)
There aren't many win-wins in mountain-biking, but shorter crank arms could be just that.
Ed Spratt    Nov 16, 2021
Round Up: Wet Weather Setup Tricks from EWS & World Cup Racing Round Up: Wet Weather Setup Tricks from EWS & World Cup Racing
Learn how the pros keep mud at bay
PNW Components    Nov 15, 2021
PNW Components Introduces the Rover Hip Pack PNW Components Introduces the Rover Hip Pack
The Rover Hip Pack joins PNW Components' expanding range of products.
Yakima Racks    Nov 15, 2021
Yakima Introduces Two New Hitch Racks Yakima Introduces Two New Hitch Racks
Yakima will offer a new two-bike tray rack and new four- and six-bike hanging hitch rack options.
DYED Bro    Nov 15, 2021
Dyedbro Announces eMTB Frame Protection Kits Dyedbro Announces eMTB Frame Protection Kits
Dyedbro launches dedicated eMTB protection kits to account for the larger frame profiles.
Matt Beer    Nov 12, 2021
First Look: Lal Bikes' Supre Drivetrain Splits The Derailleur In Half Before It Happens On the Trail First Look: Lal Bikes' Supre Drivetrain Splits The Derailleur In Half Before It Happens On the Trail
Cedric Eveleigh has created a new drivetrain that splits apart the traditional derailleur functions and moves everything out of harm's way.
Pässilä Bicycles    Nov 11, 2021
Pässilä Bicycles Releases Juntu Titanium Hardtail Pässilä Bicycles Releases Juntu Titanium Hardtail
The Juntu is designed to be the downcountry option in the Finnish brand's titanium hardtail lineup.
   Nov 10, 2021
Cotic Announces Droplink Mullet Cotic Announces Droplink Mullet
By using a Works Components 1º angleset, you can now run a 27.5 wheel on all Cotic's droplink frames.
Sarah Moore    Nov 9, 2021
ZOLEO, The Affordable Accessory That Extends Your Smartphone Messaging Coverage to Everyone On Earth ZOLEO, The Affordable Accessory That Extends Your Smartphone Messaging Coverage to Everyone On Earth
Ruggedly designed, location-aware and Iridium-based, the ZOLEO satellite communicator device will keep you connected and secure when venturing beyond cell coverage.
Matt Beer    Nov 9, 2021
Review: Fox Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet Review: Fox Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet
The top tier full-face from Fox moves to MIPS, loses the magnetic visor attachment, and has a carbon fiber D-ring closure.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 8, 2021
First Look: Rå Bikes' .12 Full Suspension Enduro Bike First Look: Rå Bikes' .12 Full Suspension Enduro Bike
Rafi Richardson unveiled three new steel bikes at the Bespoked Show.
Henry Quinney    Nov 8, 2021
Review: POC's New Waterproof Dungarees & Pants Review: POC's New Waterproof Dungarees & Pants
POC's new apparel line contains multiple options for keeping wet weather at bay, including some snazzy (and expensive) overalls.
Ed Spratt    Nov 8, 2021
Bontrager Launches Updated Flatline Shoe Bontrager Launches Updated Flatline Shoe
Bontrager has backed up the new shoes with a 30-Day Unconditional Guarantee.
   Nov 8, 2021
Reverse Components Releases the Travel & Sag Indicator 2.0 Reverse Components Releases the Travel & Sag Indicator 2.0
The travel and sag indicator 2.0 is updated to work on non-standard/non-piggy-back shocks.
Wolf Tooth Components    Nov 6, 2021
Wolf Tooth Releases New GeoShift 2º Performance Angle Headset Wolf Tooth Releases New GeoShift 2º Performance Angle Headset
Want to change your bike's head angle by + or - 2 degrees?
Ed Spratt    Nov 6, 2021
Canyon Launches 2022 Updates for the Neuron Carbon Models Canyon Launches 2022 Updates for the Neuron Carbon Models
Four new builds including a women's-specific version.
Seb Stott    Nov 5, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: How Much Further Should the Longer, Lower, & Slacker Trend Go? Pinkbike Poll: How Much Further Should the Longer, Lower, & Slacker Trend Go?
Will we all be riding the Grim Donut in the future, or are modern bikes just about right?
Henry Quinney    Nov 5, 2021
Review: TRP's New Trail EVO Brakes Review: TRP's New Trail EVO Brakes
TRP's new brakes offer plenty of power at a reasonable price.
Matt Beer    Nov 4, 2021
Ask Pinkbike: CushCore vs. Tubes, Fork Setup, Sticky Brake Pistons, & 12-speed Chain Length Ask Pinkbike: CushCore vs. Tubes, Fork Setup, Sticky Brake Pistons, & 12-speed Chain Length
Pinkbike's tech editors answer the questions that keep you up at night.
Reserve Wheels    Nov 4, 2021
Reserve Announces Fillmore Tubeless Valves With More Airflow & Coreless Design Reserve Announces Fillmore Tubeless Valves With More Airflow & Coreless Design
The next evolution of Presta aims to make tubeless set-up easier.
Sarah Moore    Nov 4, 2021
Reserve's New Fillmore Valve Aims to Make Tubeless Easier Reserve's New Fillmore Valve Aims to Make Tubeless Easier
The next evolution of Presta aims to make tubeless set-up easier.
Sarah Moore    Nov 4, 2021
Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Top Fuel Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Top Fuel
Take a closer look at Christina Chappetta's new downcountry machine.
Dave Rome    Nov 4, 2021
21 Cool New Bike Tools For 2022 21 Cool New Bike Tools For 2022
Take a look at some of the freshly announced bike tools for 2022.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 2, 2021
Bold Updates the Linkin Integrated Shock Trail Bike Bold Updates the Linkin Integrated Shock Trail Bike
Bold has released a new version of its head-turning Linkin platform.
Matt Beer    Nov 1, 2021
First Look: The 2022 Giant Trance X Keeps the Fun Alive with 27.5" Wheels First Look: The 2022 Giant Trance X Keeps the Fun Alive with 27.5" Wheels
The revamped Trance X doesn't have a mullet, but is still here to party.
Ed Spratt    Nov 1, 2021
Shimano Launches Ultread Soles & 2022 Footwear Range Shimano Launches Ultread Soles & 2022 Footwear Range
Stickier soles and other updates for Shimano's mountain bike shoes.
Cush Core    Nov 1, 2021
CushCore Tire Inserts Are Now Included on Select Rocky Mountain Models CushCore Tire Inserts Are Now Included on Select Rocky Mountain Models
Several Rocky Mountain models, including the Altitude and Powerplay, will now come with CushCore pre-installed.
Sarah Moore    Nov 1, 2021
PNW Components Launches MTB Apparel Line with Lifetime Warranty PNW Components Launches MTB Apparel Line with Lifetime Warranty
The brand better known for dropper posts, handlebars, and stems has launched an apparel collection for Fall 2021.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 1, 2021
Review: Teravail's New Warwick Tire Review: Teravail's New Warwick Tire
Teravail's latest tread pattern is designed for everything from trail to enduro riding.
Seb Stott    Oct 29, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: Do You Care About the Carbon Footprint of Your Bike? Pinkbike Poll: Do You Care About the Carbon Footprint of Your Bike?
Does the carbon footprint of one bike vs another even enter the equation when you're shopping for a new ride?

 
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