Chris Jones

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In the Valley of the Sun: Stretching through high mountain meadows and down deep winding valleys, the trails of Sun Valley, Idaho are absolutely …

Backwoods 2017 - Unofficial Highlights Video

Quite possibly the most fun bike event of the entire summer. Huge shout out to Logan Peat and the rest of the sunshine coast crew for building the …

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Riding Trails In Penticton And Summerland B.C.<p>Finally! A new post. It has been a while since I have had some time to sit at my desk and write about …

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Mountain Bike Clothing is finally cool.

Maloja releases their 2018 collection<p>We’ve heard this story before. An underdog brand shows up to overthrow the reigning status quo of mountain bike …

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Divine Downhill Componentry

Riding Deity's latest big-bike offerings<p>Deity Components has been a player in the aftermarket game for years, and for 2017 they've revamped their …

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The Top

The trail bike category hits the sweet spot for mountain bikers today. Less serious than cross-country bikes but more pedal-able than all-mountain …

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A Day Above the Whistler Valley

Riding Lord of the Squirrels in Whistler's alpine<p>The <i>Bike</i> mag staff played hooky from Crankworx on Monday, swapping park laps for a day exploring the …

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Home of Mountain Bike Action Magazine.

MOTIVE is Now Available<p>Nov 15, 2017 0<p>Specialized and 2FO present Motive, a film by Mind Spark Cinema and The Coastal Crew.<br>Read More...<p>101 Tips To …

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The 5 Most Innovative Mountain Bikes of 2017: Reader's Choice

Last year, as part of our annual gear survey, we asked you to tell us which mountain bike you thought was the most innovative. While the list had …

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This video is pretty amazing. The things Danny Macaskill can do on a bike are incredible. Now to go find more of his videos!<p>Like this:<p><i>Related</i>

Mattias Fredriksson

Mattias Fredriksson<p>Mattias Fredriksson is Bike’s only Europe-based Senior Photographer and a long-time contributor to the magazine. Fredriksson is …

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Bell Helmets 4Forty, Sixer, and Super DH

We head to Crankworx to try some nifty new helmets on for size<p>I'm about to tell you how rad some of the 2018 Bell Helmets are, but you’ll have to be …

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After nursing my rib injury for just over a week I felt it was time to get back on my bike. It didn’t hurt too much to breathe, and jumping around …

Brandon Semenuk – Trek C3 Project Summer Video Series

No better way to start August than with this ripping new edit<p><b>Watch more from the C3 Project Summer Video Series:</b> <br>Cam McCaul – C3 Project Summer Series

Behind the Shot with Photographer Paris Gore

Getting the Shot with One of The Best in the Business<p>Paris Gore has made a name for himself with his stunning mountain bike photography. See how he …

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Marco Osborne's Cannondale Jekyll: EWS Bike Check - Crankworx Whistler 2017

There was a time, not so long ago, when Marco Osborne was just another one of the groms orbiting Mark Weir’s backyard pump track. Osborne was a …

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This Is Home – Jill Kintner

Shimano's Latest Installment Takes You to the Pacific Northwest<p>Jill Kintner explores her local trails in the Pacific Northwest with Shimano.

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So I stumbled upon this awesome video while flipping through Flipboard.<p>It is very common for people to get brand loyal, and this is a good example. …

2018 Devinci Spartan charges into enduro mountain bike battlefield

Introduced in alloy with a carbon version following in 2014, the all-new Devinci Spartan mountain bike gets three years of in-the-field race testing …

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First Ride: Orbea Orca Aero

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (VN) — I love sprinting. Save the all-day climbs for skinny kids. I want to test my short-term bursts handlebar-to-handlebar …

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Pace Cycles Goes Big With the RC129

Pace Cycles has just quietly announced via its website a new mountain bike in its range to join the RC127+ and regular RC127. This one grows the …

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Marin and Polygon's Naild R3ACT Suspension System

I fear a future in which Autocorrect achieves consciousness, becomes our texting overlord, and destabilizes civilization." - Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>The …

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Carbon for the price of alloy? Must be the Heller Barghest

Heller bikes rolled onto the scene in 2015 as a new house brand from Quality Bicycle Products. Heller strives to bring carbon mountain bikes to …

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EB16: Transition Scout trail-ready mountain bike gets the carbon upgrade

Introduced as a 2015 model, the alloy Transition Scout took the frame cues of their Patrol and shortened the travel a bit. The new Scout Carbon …

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This 7.2kg XC rig will body shame your mountain bike

How much does your mountain bike weigh? We’re pretty confident it’ll be more than this one. Fair Wheel Bikes of Tucson, Arizona is better known for …

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Mountain bikes are supposed to get dirty. Post ride glamour shot at #fishcreek park. Check the link in my bio for more photos from my rides. ⛰🚴🏻 . . . . . #mtb #mtblife #mountainbike #traildescents #singletrack #trails #riding

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After watching this video I immediately wanted to get on my bike and ride. Listening and watching how Brandon Semenuk changed his focus and found a …

First Look: 2018 Giant Anthem Advanced Pro 29

Giant’s all-new carbon 29er cross country race bike is quick as lightning<p>Introduced in 2005, the Anthem 29 had been the brand’s premier cross-country race platform for a number of seasons. During that time, it has taken on various forms in terms of wheel size and frame material seeing the most …

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So this is going to be my ride for the summer. Since I was a teenager and saw my first Norco bike in a magazine I have always wanted one just like …

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So I have decided what bike I am eventually going to upgrade to.<p>After visiting Ridley’s Cycle in Kensington I have fallen in love with the Giant …