Cody Lacroix

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Our Favorite Mountain Bikes Under $2,000

How low can you go – and what can you get – when searching for the best budget mountain bike?<p><b>Finding an inexpensive road bike or casual touring bike</b> …

Mountain Biking

Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiency

A new study reveals that individuals with higher levels of belly fat and larger waistlines are more likely to have lower vitamin D levels.<p>Currently, …

Holistic Medicine

How to Mountain Bike Your Way to a Stronger Body

Better balance. Sculpted legs. Killer calorie burn. These are just a few of the benefits of mountain biking.

Mountain Biking

Descenders MTB Game Out Now

PRESS RELEASE: Descenders<p>Descenders, the extreme downhill freeriding game from development studio RageSquid and publishing label No More Robots, is …

Mountain Biking

Does the weight of your MTB really matter? | ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine

<b>“How much does your bike weigh?” Surely we’ve all heard this question at the trailhead. But what good is that information? Is a heavy bike a bad</b> …

Mountain Biking

Why You Should Start Mountain Biking

Spring has sprung and you’re probably already thinking of ways to get in shape for the summer. The gym is boring, you hate running and there are no …

Mountain Biking

$12 is all it takes to completely transform the viewing experience on any TV

Whether you have a $400 television or a $4,000 television, your viewing experience isn’t anywhere near as good as it can be. No, we’re not talking …

Remote Controls

13 of the Best Lightweight Kneepads

<i>K</i>neepads are an essential piece of kit for any serious mountain biker, because the knee is the one area you will land on almost every time you fail …

Elasticity

Feature Story: A Life Shattered by Brain Injury - Lorraine Truong

Lovely. That's the word that best describes how it is catching up with Lorraine these days. This is my first time speaking to her since her accident, …

Mountain Biking

Garmin inReach Mini Satellite Communicator In-Depth Review

For those that have been around the DCR block long enough, you’ll know that I’m always looking for tracking solutions for my worldly activities. …

Outdoors

13 clever things you didn’t know your Garmin could do

<b>There's more to your Garmin Edge than you might think</b><p>If you’ve made it this far, then the chances are that you own a Garmin Edge computer. But do you …

Garmin

[TA Deals] Save over 50% on the world’s first surround sound earbuds

You’ve probably seen some stereo headphones that offer virtualized surround sound in either 5.1 or 7.1 flavors, giving you a full surround theater …

Audiophile

The Pole Machine "Super Bike" is a Sight to Behold - Sea Otter Classic

<i>S</i>tunning in person, the Pole Machine will have you gawking at the frame's intricate CNC-machined details for a while. After an extensive machining …

Mountain Biking

Expert Biker Explains How To Find Good Cheap Mountain Bikes

Now this is an article I was born to write. Finding a good cheap mountain bike is one of my personal strengths.<p>I firmly believe that within reason …

7iDP Project Knee Pad

<i>T</i>he good folks at 7iDP have always been at the forefront of innovation, never quite happy to settle for the status quo or make me-too products. …

Unsure what bar width to run? Here’s what we run and why - MBR

760mm to 800mm is the mbr spectrum<p>What bar width is best for you? Short answer: get some 780mm bars and experiment with grips. Read on for more …

Polling

Why It's Worth Spending Big Bucks on a Bike

Based on firsthand experience, the performance payoffs make the investment worthwhile<p>It has become common—fashionable even—to complain about the price of bikes. There’s some good reason for that. Pretty much every manufacturer on the market offers rides that approach or exceed $10,000, which is …

Mountain Biking

Tested: Shimano GR7 Flat-Pedal Shoe—$130

Flat shoes that stand up to the challenge<p>If flats are on your mind, hopefully it isn't because your tire has suddenly evacuated itself of air. If …

Tested: Trek Roscoe 8 Hardtail—$1,250

Today's features, yesterday's prices, act now and get a free dropper post<p>The Roscoe 8 combines modern geometry, 27.5×3.0-inch tires and a reasonable …

How to get the best visuals from your Xbox One

Push the most out of your Xbox One with these tips for display settings and calibration.The Xbox One cuts out the complexities of gaming, with a …

The Pros and Cons of Sizing Up or Sizing Down Your Mountain Bike Frame

Mountain bikes come in standard sizes from small to XL, but mountain bikers are all different shapes and sizes. This means that many riders might be …

Tested: Thule Vital 8L—$140

Thule adds clever touches to the hydration pack<p>Enduro-ing is all the rage. Strap a tube to your bike, fill up your water bottle and go for a rip. …

7iDP Sam Hill Knee Pad

<i>A</i>fter the helmet, a good pair of knee protectors is probably the most essential piece of protection for any serious mountain bike rider. Not only is …

There's a Brand New Mile-Long Flow Trail in California

<i>Rider: Ryan Schuppert<br>Video & Editing by Jaret Brantley // Drone & 2nd camera by Mike Ruffell<br>Words by Nathan Knudsen</i><p>It used to be that a trip to the …

How to descend faster on your mountain bike

Phil on the rocks.<p>I recently rode the famed trails of Santa Cruz for the first time. Despite smashing down the lesser known fast chunky trails of …

How to set up your brake levers perfectly - MBR

Where to put the clamp and what angle of dangle to go for<p>Want to go faster? Just let go of the brakes, right? Well, not exactly. You need to know how …

Sneak Peek: SRAM Blackbox Eagle eTap wireless mountain bike shifting; UPDATED

We’ve heard & seen rumors of a wireless eTap version of SRAM’s 1×12 Eagle mountain bike drivetrain for months now. But the project seems confirmed …

What Type of Mountain Bike Should I Buy?

Choosing the right type of mountain bike can be an intimidating prospect. The sport of mountain biking now encompasses a wide range of bikes from …

Buying Guide: Hardtail Mountain Bikes - Total Women's Cycling

<b>EFFICIENCY</b>: Having a full suspension bike means your rear end absorbs shock as well as a little of your pedal power. A rigid rear end allows all of …

Intense Releases New "Sniper" Mountain Bike in Both XC and Trail Configurations

Hit tight singletrack lines with military precision aboard Intense’s new Sniper XC and Trail bikes. Just announced today, the new Sniper full …