Featured

Video: Commencal Supreme DH Park ripping

Commencal has released two new DH rigs, the Supreme DH Park and the Supreme DH Comp. The Park sports 200 millimeters of travel and runs 26-inch wheels, whereas the Comp can be ran with either 650b or 26-inch wheels and has slightly less travel, 190 millimeters.

All bikes

Yeti launches new AS-Rc cross-country bike

08.20.2014

Yeti has introduced the new AS-Rc cross-country bike, expanding its line of ride-driven products. Built for cross-country racers and trail riders, the AS-Rc rolls on size-specific wheels and delivers 100 millimeters of optimized rear-wheel travel.

Slow guys on fast bikes: Fox’s Ride the Pro Bikes event

08.19.2014

Just one day after the most grueling round of the Enduro World Series, held in Whistler, British Columbia, I experienced winner Jared Grave’s and second place Nico Lau’s bikes exactly as they were set up during the race.

News: Specialized introduces all-new Demo 8

08.13.2014

The Specialized Demo 8 has been an eye-turner since the original with its distinctive twin seat stays and spider web shock enclosure. The bike has gone through several redesigns since then, but none as transformative as what you see here.

News: 2015 Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt MSL preview

08.07.2014

Named after its "lightning-quick agility," the 2015 Thunderbolt MSL is said to dominate on a variety of terrain. Equally at home on long, technical climbs as it is on flowy singletrack descents, it's built to power through the rough stuff and pop off every trail feature you lay eyes on.

First impressions: 2015 Kona Bikes

08.05.2014

Kona Bikes rolled out the 2015 models today and let us put our dirty mitts all over them. Here's what we saw at the launch today.

First Impressions: Giant Reign and Glory 27.5

08.04.2014

What better way to test the Giant Reign 27.5, the brand's all-new enduro bike, than a rowdy, heli-assisted, 6,500-foot descent of Pemberton's Mount Barbour?

First impressions: 2015 Scott gravity bikes

07.30.2014

We recently had an opportunity to ride the 2015 Scott gravity bikes, the 27.5-inch Gambler and 27.5-inch Voltage, in Chatel, France and Morgins, Switzerland.

Interview: Breadwinner Cycles’ Take on The Perfect Rowdy Hardtail

07.24.2014

There's a commonly held belief that ultra-light steel hardtails are relics of a more sedate time--that t they can't keep pace with today's more aggressive riding styles. Breadwinner Cycles' Bad Otis turns that notion on its head.

First Look: 2015 Felt bikes

07.23.2014

Felt is mostly known for its skinny tire bikes, but the California-based brand likes playing in the dirt as well. Last year Felt showed significant improvements to its mountain lineup so when the invite for the annual product release at the company's Irvine headquarters hit my inbox I was curious to see what 2015 would yield.

Exclusive Video: Yeti launches new Switch Infinity suspension platform

07.21.2014

It's been just over three years since Yeti Cycles unveiled its 'Switch Technology' suspension, and they're already introducing a new system called 'Switch Infinity'. We visited their headquarters in Golden, Colorado, to learn about the new design and create this Blueprint video to explain its intended benefits.

Cannondale Scalpel 29 review

07.20.2014

Like their namesake, the Cannondale Scalpel has a reputation for precision. It is also, however, expensive.

Preview: Breadwinner Cycles’ Bad Otis

07.17.2014

Do we feel bad about pummeling the bike voted "Best Mountain Bike" at this year's North American Handmade Bicycle Show? Hell no. Not when the winner, Breadwinner Cycle's Bad Otis, is 25 pounds of brawling fun. And, yes, that's a six-inch travel Pike up front.

Specialized S-Works Enduro 650B review

07.14.2014

Gear Editor Ryan Palmer has had his fun throwing around the newest addition to Specialized fleet, the S-Works Enduro 650B, over the past month. This much anticipated bike–following in the wake of the its bigger brother, the much-loved, long-travel 29er–has been well received by Palmer. The bike is now available to the public and here are his impressions.

Gear: Transition TransAm 29

07.09.2014

If you think of 29er hardtails as being the domain of featherweight race whips, the TransAm 29 steps right up and dispels that stereotype. Yes, it’s a 29er. A steel 29er at that. This, however, is no crusty throwback to yesteryear.

Rocky Mountain Element 950 RSL review

07.09.2014

This bike tears up technical climbs with a relentless agility, and is almost as remorseless on steep descents filled with rocks, roots and sizeable drops–despite having a steepish 70.6-degree headtube angle.

New Product: BMC Speedfox

07.08.2014

The new BMC Speedfox packs in the vital features demanded by those seeking high quality, the latest technology, and most important, pure enjoyment.

Juliana Bicycles launches 2015 line

07.07.2014

Juliana Bicycles’ 2015 line of bikes shows that the commitment the brand first pledged to the women’s market a year ago remains a serious one.

Dual tester: Kona Hei Hei review

07.07.2014

There are four Kona Hei Hei models–two very affordable aluminum models and two carbon versions. Our $4,000 Hei Hei Deluxe is quipped with a carbon frame.

News: Spot Brand introduces the Cream SS

07.04.2014

The Spot Brand Cream SS is reportedly the most advanced, highly engineered titanium bike on the market. It also costs $8700.

Page 1 of 161234510...Last »

The Connect

Instagrams - @bikemag