What the heck are plus-size bikes anyway? What are these bikes supposed to do well? What are their limitations? Why are we suddenly popping up? We dive deep into the answers with this story.
Three fast dudes escape the race circuit for some adventure on the old gold mining trails of Alexandra, New Zealand.
It's Friday, the weather is warm and a weekend of riding looms large. And to top it off, the July issue of Bike hits the newsstands—both print and digital—today. So pick up a paper copy at your nearest newsstand or download our iMag on iTunes. Then crack open your favorite beverage, flip open the new issue and get stoked for a weekend of shredding.
Summer is in full-swing, and with the warm weather comes spinning lifts and rowdy trails. Park City Mountain Resort opens today, June 6.
How do you make a saddle more comfortable? Conventional wisdom suggests that you increase the padding. Tioga is bucking conventional wisdom altogether and ditching the padding entirely with their new Spyder Stratum saddle, which they contend is far more comfortable and supportive than traditional saddles. Here's the story.
Tom van Steenbergen lays down fresh lines on the newly opened Whistler Mountain Bike Park trails. The video features Steenbergen's signature laid-out whips, manuals and massive flips (including the first-ever front flip in the notoriously big Crabapple Hits).
25 kilometers of new XC trails will be added this year, bringing the total trail network to 100 kilometers: 50 kilometers of DH and 50 kilometers of XC.
Oneup Components' offers a 42-tooth cog as a cheap one-by hack alternative to SRAM's XX1
Whistler bike park death; Klee was a man of unsurmountable passions, and his devotion to the riders of Hood River was irreplaceable
After breaking his tibial plateau last August, Kurt Sorge takes us on a thrilling ride with “Hometown Shredding.” Powder-like turns, huge whips and many, many crashes are part of the ride in this first episode of “Going Hoff.”
Every June, without fail, my mountain biking version of a biological clock starts screaming. I’ll wake up one morning and every fiber of my being that has anything to do with industriousness has suddenly gone on strike. I am suddenly overwhelmed, one might say “pregnant”, with an overriding desire to bail on anything that doesn’t involve me pedaling a bike.
Juliana Bicycles officially launches its burliest bike yet today with the Roubion, the women’s-specific version of the 150-millimeter-travel Santa Cruz Bronson. The Roubion uses the identical carbon-frame and geometry as the wildly popular Bronson¬, but offers a different parts package hung on an eye-catching matte teal frame that is specific to Juliana.
Steep and technical tracks played havoc on many riders during the first day of the second round of the Enduro World Series in Scotland. Nico Lau took the top spot in the men's category and Tracy Moseley proved her might in the women's.
Quick edit of Steve Smith in the hills of Southern California, shot and edited by the guys from Rootone. More downhill videos: Matt Simmonds’ MTB Shredding Secret Marcelo Gutierrez’s POV from the Cairns World Cup Best of Sea Otter Classic 2014 Downhill Race
Cannondale has announced the launch of the all-new 2015 F-Si Carbon 29. Based off the successful Cannondale F29, the F-Si sets the bar higher for a stiffer and lighter platform. “While we pride ourselves in building the most cutting edge frames in cycling, our real advantage is in our System Integration approach to bike design,” […]
After years of living a mundane spandex-clad existence hammering out road miles, Di2 is finally ready for some real fun. That's right, XTR Di2 is here, or almost here. Shimano says it'll be available this fall, and it's designed to work with the recently announced XTR 9000 11-speed group.