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Review: YT Tues CF Comp

<b>YT Industries' Tues CF</b> follows in the footsteps of the popular aluminum-framed model that Andreu Lacondeguy piloted to a win at last year's Red Bull …

First Ride: 2016 RockShox Lyrik

Since its release two years ago, the RockShox Pike has been become a benchmark in the all-mountain category, a fork that forced other manufacturers …

YT Capra CF Pro - Review

<b>YT Industries'</b> history dates back to 2006, when company founder Markus Flossman witnessed a crew of youngsters throwing down at the local dirt jumps …

10 Bikes From the 2015 Trans-Provence

Six days, 8946 meters of climbing, 17,407 meters of descending. This is the seventh edition of the annual Trans-Provence. A race unlike any other, as …

Review: Osprey Syncro 15 Hydration Pack is Comfortable, Cool and Roomy

Call me old school but despite the fact that water bottles are reappearing on all-mountain bikes, I’m not about to give up wearing my hydration pack. …

First Look: Bergamont En-Core Prototype

<i>Eddie Masters is this excited about the new bike.</i><p>This 'En-Core' prototype from Bergamont will become the bigger brother to the Trailster reviewed …

Santa Cruz Factory Tour: Where bikes are born

Welcome to Santa Cruz Bicycles. Come on in (click to enlarge). Photo by Mike Thomas.<p>When you walk in to the factory side of the Santa Cruz …

Santa Cruz

Must Watch: Pure Darkness 2 - The Step-Up

Last year we filmed the Pure Darkness road trip video because we were tired of watching boring videos filmed totally in slow-mo with predictable …

Mountain Biking

Most Popular Mountain Bike Trails by US State (2015)

It’s here: the 2015 list of the most popular US mountain bike trails state-by-state! Last year we published a similar list, and since that time we’ve …

Trails

Troy Lee Releases A1 Helmet in Three Limited Edition Colorways

Even if ten years from now the current frenzy for enduro racing has completely died, there’s one thing it’ll leave behind as a legacy- the …

Jaws' New Freeride Trail At Antidote Bike Park

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Vital RAW - Luke Strobel, 29er Destruction in the PNW

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Flats VS. Clipless: 20 Pros and Cons

There are three types of riders; flat pedallers, those who clip in, and those who swap back and forth. In my time riding mountain bikes I have been …

Hung Up

First Look: SRAM Guide Ultimate Brakes

<i>The Guide Ultimates feature aluminum pistons with a phenolic insert in the middle to reduce heat build up.</i><p><i>A cutaway view of the caliper that shows</i> …

FOX Factory Series Float 34 - Review

FOX made a giant leap forward last year with their new 36, a fork that has arguably put them back on everybody's radar when talking about high-end …

Mark Wallace - The Spartan Video

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Mountain Biking

A Good Hardtail is Like a Good Espresso Coffee

This is the story of the 2015 Transition TransAM hardtail. Designer Darrin Seeds shows us why it is good for the soul to sometimes put away the full …

Damper Testing in NorCal With Brian Lopes

Mountain Biking

Wolf Tooth GC 42 Cassette Cog - Review

Pinkbike Product Picks<p>Wolf Tooth Components hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where a small group of cycling enthusiasts crank out a number of very …

Mountain Biking

FOX Announces 2016 FLOAT 34 for 27.5+

FOX Racing Shox has released details of their new 27.5+ compatible FLOAT 34, a sign that the 27.5+ movement is gaining momentum. What's 27.5+? If you …

Mountain Biking

Inside SRAM

Most of the people here could get jobs at Porsche or VW, but they're here because they love bikes.<p>Chris Hilton<p>As far as history goes, SRAM's …

Review: SRAM Guide RSC brakes

The new SRAM Guide RSC is a worthy competitor to Shimano XT and XTR systems.<p>The Lowdown: SRAM Guide RSC Brakes<p>SRAM Guide RSC brakes feature an …

Race Face SIXC 35 Bar and Atlas Stem - Review

Race Face was one of the early adopters of the still-emerging 35mm handlebar standard, realizing that increasing the diameter of the bar clamp area …

Mountain Biking

Sneak Peek: Fox Prototype Air Shock

Pinkbike was riding with a prominent Fox employee recently and noticed that his shock was unlabeled and completely different looking than any …

Norco Range C 7.2 - Review

<b>The rugged trails</b> that British Columbia is famous for are only a short drive away from Norco's headquarters, technical test pieces full of rocks, …

Living The Shred Life

Garrett Robertson is not only a professional slopestyle rider, but he is also a tinkerer and an original character. We're proud to have Garrett on …

Mountain Biking

What to Bring on a Ride, How to Train for Enduro, Should I Abandon 26-Inch Wheels?

<i>Here at Pinkbike we get inundated with all kinds of questions, ranging from the basic "Can I have stickers" to more in-depth, soul searching types of</i> …