Review: Liteville 601 Mk3

A 30-pound, long-travel bike

Video: Rampage riders share first impressions of new site

New venue creates all new lines, potential

Gallery: The 2014 Kamikaze Bike Games stormed ahead

Rain dampens Best Trick, but makes brown-pow for the Enduro

The Web Monkey Speaks: The ride is my church

Hitting the trails is good for the soul

Trail tested: F-Stop Kenti camera bag

The compact Kenti comfortably fits camera gear and provisions

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News: REI to be exclusive retailer of Ghost in the U.S.

09.23.2014

REI and Ghost, a German mountain-bike brand, are partnering to bring Ghost brand bicycles to the United States. Ghost’s 2015 line will be available exclusively through REI and REI.com starting in January 2015.

Red Bull Rampage invite list

09.23.2014

Set on a completely new stage, riders have been hard at work building up their new lines. Alliances have been made, and "frenemies" have found agreements on line choices.

Review: Liteville 601 Mk3

09.23.2014

At 30 pounds, the 190-millimeter Liteville 601 Mk3 seems capable of running both up and down the hill.

Video: Rampage riders share first impressions of new site

09.22.2014

When the rope drops on day one at Red Bull Rampage, the athletes get serious. The world's bravest big-mountain riders started carving, chopping and shoveling

Gallery: The 2014 Kamikaze Bike Games stormed ahead

09.22.2014

This year Mammoth Mountain celebrated its second year of the Kamikaze Bike Games, since the original race series ended in 2001.

The Web Monkey Speaks: The ride is my church

09.22.2014

There are many ways to worship a higher power. I just have a hard time doing it in church.

Trail tested: F-Stop Kenti camera bag

09.21.2014

Over the course of the last year I’ve put the F-Stop Kenti through its paces and haven’t seen any noticeable signs of wear. The straps and zipper are functioning as they did on the first day.

Video: Jerome Clementz is back

09.19.2014

Jerome Clementz is back in the saddle and right out the gate, he takes the win at the Ischgl Overmountain Challenge, a grueling enduro in the heart of Austria.

Video: “Gone Tomorrow” – Rob-J in Nepal

09.19.2014

The ominous peaks of the Himalayas are known across the world as a premier mountaineering destination. Some even ski the precipitous mountains, but in the foothills, as discovered by Sebastian Doerk and Rob-J Heran in their latest video, "Gone Tomorrow," there are epic spines, chutes and trails to be ridden around every corner.

NiteRider revolutionized around-the-clock racing

09.19.2014

We heard about surfer Tom Carroll and these very cool lamp-and–battery setups he devised for night surfing in Southern California. We didn’t have waves but we had lots of nasty, rocky and rooty trails that would trap your front wheel like alligator jaws.

Support trail expansion, win a Marin

09.18.2014

Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes are holding a raffle to help expand Marin's trail network. Enter now!

Video: Red Bull District Ride – The Documentary

09.18.2014

The world’s best 24 riders performed an incredible array of mind-blowing tricks to amp up the 62,000 live spectators. For 2 days, Nuremberg’s historic city center turned into a boiling pot for extreme mountain biking. The crowds witnessed the first ever Tsunami Flip in a MTB contest as well as a head-to-head battle until the last minute.

Tested: Ellsworth Epiphany C XC & Epiphany 275 Enduro SST.2e

09.18.2014

Ellsworth's Epiphany C XC and Epiphany Enduro sport nearly identical frames, suspension travel and components...and yet offer very different rides. Which bike is better?

Heavy Pedal Tour 2014 – The Breck Epic

09.18.2014

With over 30,000 feet of climbing

Apparel company Conation Collective gets a kickstart

09.18.2014

Inspired from the desire of comfortable, well-looking clothes that still function, long-time mountain biker Matt Hayes said he grew tired of wearing his lycra to the bar following his rides in the mountains above Boulder, so he designed a line of performance-oriented mountain-bike clothes that include v-cut shirts, western-style plaid shirts and low-cut bibs that allow for easy bathroom breaks.

Video: Bernardo Cruz gets sideways, again

09.17.2014

Two-time Whip-Off World Championships champion, Bernardo Cruz gets sideways for the third year since the inaugural "Official" Whip-Off Worlds in 2011. Although he got second this year, it's clear he knows what it means to whip.

Video: Worst crashes from Red Bull Rampage 2013

09.17.2014

Each year the world's best freeride mountain bikers converge on the multi-tier plateaus outside of Virgin, Utah. Some clean the descent, others don't.

Familiarly Strange

09.17.2014

The slider door to my house hadn’t been opened for over a month. A month of wind and dust and fog, the usual elements of rural coastal California had crusted it with a layer of brown, enough so that it was sticky to open. Inside, leaning against the bookcase, four bicycles sat beneath a fine grey patina of settled particles...

Video: Beyond the Bike, featuring Danny Hart

09.16.2014

Episode 5 of "Beyond the Bike" takes an intimate look at British racer Danny Hart. The downhill ripper opens up about the stresses of being a professional mountain biker, what has changed since his 2011 World Championships win and what he sacrifices to pursue his dreams.

Video: Ride Canyons, featuring Cody Kelly

09.16.2014

Utah native, Justin Olsen, is well known for his photography, and well, it seems like his videography skills are soon to follow suit. He is embarking on a new video series, "Ride Canyons." This is the first episode in the series and features Cody Kelly, who recently won dual slalom at Sea Otter. Sit back and enjoy the ride!

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