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From Two Ex-Nokia Designers, The Ultimate Analog Bike Accessory

The Omata One is a bike computer that feels just as mechanical as your steed’s gear assembly.<p>People who ride bikes tend to appreciate the beauty of the analog machines they ride–untouched by electricity or gasoline, this mere assemblage of gears gives them the freedom to outpace digital life. So, …

Product Design

Wickwerks Gives Juniors More Gearing Options – Without a special Cassette!

All the talk about wide range these days deals with the cassette, but Wickwerks is putting it at the front of the bike, and that could mean major …

Mountain biker rides on a tightrope over a 112 metre drop - MBR

Don't look down<p>After seeing a mountain biker ride down a dam last week, we thought we’d seen enough crazy mountain bike stunts for September, that …

Mountain Biking

Interbike 2015: e*thirteen EXP cassette with 9-44 teeth

Machining and shift ramps are top-notch.<p>One of the best things we saw at Interbike is this fascinating 9-44 tooth EXP cassette by e*thirteen. It …

Setting Up a Single Chainring

I haven't raced cross country for a couple of years. Sadly enough you're looking at an MTBer turned roadie, yet recently my attention has turned back …

Kettlebell Cure? Get Stronger In 5 Minutes A Day

Our other "5 Minute Fixes" have involved using either your body weight or some very basic equipment such as your bike or a foam roller. We continue …

Video: A Winning Downhill Mountain Bike Run

Ever wonder what a winning down-hill run looks like at a UCI mountain biking event? Than take a look at the footage captured by Rachel Atherton's …

Mountain Biking

This 76-year-old hasn't stopped racing bicycles since 1956 and says he feels like he's 40

At 76, Mick Ives is probably in better shape than you, and he can probably ride a bike faster and farther than you too. He can probably out-ride most people actually.<p>"I've never stopped racing, since the autumn of 1956 till the present day," says Ives, a native of Coventry, England. "I ride summer …

PowerTap P1 pedals - First Ride

Which is faster: hardtail or full-suspension?

If you looked at the start line of a cross-country World Cup 10 years ago nearly every bike would have been a hardtail. Hardtails are simple, …

Mountain Biking

BMW Helps Cook Up Belt Drive, Full Suspension HNF Heisenberg XF1 eBike

Belt drive full suspension mountain bikes are still pretty rare, but belt drive, full suspension, center motor ebikes? Those are pretty much unheard …

The best mountain bike handlebars - MBR

Our favourites, bar none<p>The importance of finding the best mountain bike handlebars for you and your bike can’t be overstated. In combination with …

Mountain Biking

Shimano files patent for shiftable narrow-wide chainrings

With the advent of narrow wide chainring designs, we’ve gone from worrying about dropped chains to full on all mountain riding with nothing more than …

Greg Minnaar's Winning Downhill Run at at the Lenzerheide World Cup

Greg Minnaar became became the most successful Downhill World Cup racer of all time when he took his 18th career victory in Lenzerheide, on …

The Apple Watch for Cycling

Lots of cyclists just love the latest tech.<p>Mostly our focus is on group sets, computers and power meters.<p>But something rather large and game changing …

Learn to Climb Faster in 4 Minutes | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>7<p>Be able to climb faster can benefit all mountain bikers. Here’s how to improve your climbing speed.<br>Click here to subscribe to GMBN: …

Mountain Biking

How To Check And Adjust Your Disc Brakes | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>3<p>This video shows you how to give your Disc Brakes a check to keep them running sweet. Click here to subscribe to GMBN

How to Properly Set Up Your Cockpit with Diamondback's Skills Shop | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>7<p>Diamondback Team rider Simon Lawton walks us through brake lever placement and how your lever positioning can make a difference on how you …

Mountain Biking

Trail Testing - Trek Fuel EX 9.9 29 | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>19<p>The Fuel EX has quickly become Trek’s go-to, all round trail bike. From the classic 26-inch wheeled machines to the new re-designed 29er …

Merida Ninety Six XC racer gets design throwback to go faster, plus updated One Twenty & Scultura road racer

The new Merida Ninety Six full suspension XC mountain bike is a bit of a throwback to the original, which was designed around the then-popular triple …

Mountain Biking

Take the Hassle Out of Tubeless, with the Tubeless Tower Pro Workstation

Believe it or not, there are still those out there that don’t embrace tubeless technology. More surprising, is that at least according to Tubeless …

All-new 2016 Orbea Rallon refined into high speed enduro racing machine

The Orbea Rallon was reworked in 2014 and intentionally made only in alloy so they could more easily make tweaks. Overall, they were very happy with …

FSA unveils Prototype Electronic Drivetrain on Tour de France Rest Day

Full Speed Ahead (FSA) joins the big three in cycling -Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo- in developing an electronic derailleur and shifter group. The …

Garmin Edge 520 - First Look

Top 5 - Tour de France Climbers' Bikes

BikeTag Is A Smart Safety Sensor For Cycling

Hardware startup Tagit Labs is building a tracking and safety device for extreme sports, focused initially on cycling. Co-founder John Anthony is a competitive cyclist himself, so knows a thing or two about being knocked off his bike.<p>The startup, which was founded a year ago, has just kicked off …

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New Speed Record Set for Tour Divide Mountain Bike Race

The Tour Divide is one of the longest and hardest mountain bike races in the entire world. The ride begins in Banff, Canada and runs south along the …

Best Victory Salutes in Cycling

The victory salute is an iconic part of sports. It may be as old as civilization; a stone carving of the Greek goddess of victory (Nike) at Ephesus shows her with one arm in the air, and another, 2,000-year-old bronze figurine shows a victorious female gladiator in a similar pose. But as much as …

2015 Tour de France Stage 16 Preview

<b>STAGE PREVIEW</b> <b><br>Bourg-de-Peage to Gap, 201km; Monday, July 20</b><br>One day before the Tour’s second rest day, Stage 16 brings the race into the Alps with two significant climbs in the second half of the stage. The summit of the day’s final climb, the Second Category Col de Manse, comes only 12km from the …

Road Cycling