Mountains

NASA shows off Mars rover tires that bounce back into shape

The next Mars rover could ride across the alien planet on a new kind of tire that remembers its shape after running over rocks.<p>NASA's Curiosity rover has tender feet. The Mars exploration vehicle is suffering tire damage from the rocky terrain, so NASA is looking for ways to improve the tires for …

Planets

D.FENDER sizes down for gravel w/ limited run V4 , updates V3 for a better fit on 27.5+ and 29″

On a recent sloppy ride I was quickly reminded how effective simple mud guards like the D.Fender can be. They won’t provide any where near the …

2017 Fall/Winter Gear Guide - 7 Men's Kits Tested

Well, it’s that time of year again: the skies alternate between a postcard-perfect robin’s egg blue with that bit of a crisp chill in the air, and …

Mountain Biking

Mount your lights anywhere with the Paul Gino

I for one can’t stand cluttered handlebars, particularly when you include a large distracting light in the mix.<p>If you suffer from a similar …

Cycling

Is mountain biking cheaper than it used to be? - MBR

A lofty investigation<p>We came across an old issue of mbr from 1997 and were fascinated to see what you got for money twenty years ago. How on earth …

Sport (UK)

Hunt 3650 Carbon Wide Aero Road Wheelset (and tyres)

<b>Going wide and deep, Hunt has created a set of fast, durable and light wheels in the 3650 Carbon Wide Aeros. As Hunt puts it: 'The ultimate mixed</b> …

2018 450cc Motocross Shootout

If there’s one thing we learned during our 2018 450cc motocross shootout, it’s this: When it comes to building the best 450cc motocross machine, one …

Women's

Weight<p>12.44kg (Small)<br>• 12.48kg (Medium)<br>• 12.60kg (Large)<p>Ideal for<p>Urban cycling<br>• Cycle commuting<p>Frame<p>MEC 6061 butted aluminum<p>Fork<p>Chromoly steel<p>Stem<p>MEC …

The Tuesday Tune Ep 21: Low and High-Speed Rebound Adjustments

This week in the Vorsprung workshop, we take a look at how low- and high-speed rebound adjustments work, how they interact, and suggest some tuning …

Mountain Biking

Win a Pivot Mach 6 for a buck & support NICA, plus winter MTB gloves from Tasco

The annual Tasco MTB Bike For A Buck raffle is on, giving you the chance to win a brand new Pivot Mach 6 enduro mountain bike for just one dollar per …

Review: Kona Honzo Carbon Trail DL

Issue #114 of Singletrack Magazine, we reviewed three bikes as part of our Killer Hardtail group testKona is a brand that has been doing the hardtail …

Mountain Biking

New Company, New Bike - The Eminent Haste

Eminent Cycles is the newest bike company on the block. The founders of the company, Jeff Soncrant and Kevin Sigismondo, worked for industry …

Mountain Biking

Backwoods Bash Announces Initial Lineup For Inaugural Mulberry Mountain Event

After its start in Oklahoma and a hiatus, Backwoods is back. The music festival has been rebranded Backwoods Bash and will be held at Mulberry …

Bontrager Line Pro 30 Carbon Wheels - Review

This past year has been chock full of new carbon wheels hitting the market, but when Bontrager's Line Pro 30 wheelset debuted last April they …

Mountain Biking

Niner goes strapless for the holidays with Defiant Frame Bag for SIR 9

More than any other bag, frame bags are best when custom. There are just too many front triangle shapes for a one-size-fits-most bag to fit well. You …

Cycling

Rigid & Retro at the Enduro World Series

To celebrate the 200th year of the bicycle, we headed to the home of the Enduro World Series in Wicklow, Ireland, to put an old school bike through a …

Mountain Biking

Pick up this Scott E-Scale electric mountain bike for only £1,649.99 - MBR

Buzzing Black Friday bike deal<p>If you fancy sampling a bit of all this electric assist action that’s been all over the MTB world this year then here’s …

Mountain Biking

Jérôme Clementz's TransAlp Trip: From Nice to Montreux

In September 2017, Jérôme Clementz and Pauline Dieffenthaler made a trip through the Alps to tackle the most iconic passes. Not on the tarmac like …

Mountain Biking

The Wright Line With Keegan Wright: EP1

Keegan Wright is fresh off a status quo-wrecking 2017 season, piling on the enduro podiums and turning plenty of heads by winning the New Zealand …

Mountain Biking

Plowing Ashes with James Doerfling

The recently charred forests of Cache Creek, BC, provided a surreal setting for a little project with James Doerfling. Our focus was to capture both …

Mountain Biking

The surprisingly cheap way to get onto a Roubaix

Last year, we tested the Specialized Roubaix Comp — the bike that went on to win 2017 edition of <i>Bike of the Year</i> — but here we’ve called in the …

Cycling

The Best All-Mountain Bikes

Late this summer, Diamondback-sponsored rider and longtime friend Eric Porter swung through Santa Fe to show off the company’s latest mountain bike, the Release Carbon. He challenged me to find a ride burly enough for the new all-mountain machine. I obliged with a point-to-point that would take us …

Introducing Eminent Cycles

More than just a new take on the consumer-direct model<p>We’ve been seeing brands integrate direct-to-consumer sales models for years. Others have gone …

Mountain Biking

Outerbike Test Sessions: In search of perfect 29er trail bike

Meet Jordan. He likes sunsets, sushi, and long walks on the beach. He’s looking for a new 29er trail bike to start a lasting relationship with.Meet …

Mountain Biking

Bikepacking Gear That Lasts: A Gift Guide

For our 2017 Gift Guide, we’ve racked our collective brains and drawn up a list of more than 50 of our most prized pieces of bikepacking gear. Think …

Mountain Biking

The Best Women's Bikes for 2018

Make 2018 your year with any one of these stylish and dynamic picks<p>In the early days, bike brands might have produced one women’s model each year, if they offered anything at all. Now, the category has expanded significantly with bikes of every kind available for women riders. Whatever your goal …

Cycling

Bataleon & Switchback : Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Holiday Gift Guide : Bataleon & Switchback<p>For over a decade, Bataleon has led the industry in 3D shape technology. We've perfected our patented Tripe …

Snowboarding

The Dirty Secret Hiding in Your Carbon Mountain Bike

Last January, Leo Kokkonen, founder of Finland-based Pole Bicycles, visited China in search of a frame manufacturer, the final step of a two-year-long project to design, test, and launch the company’s first carbon-fiber mountain bike.<p>Founded in 2013, Pole quickly made a name for itself among …

Sustainability

Suspension setup masterclass with Mojo - MBR

Don't get your clickers in a twist<p>The factory recommended settings will only ever be an average. A good starting point for sure but you need to know …

Mountain Biking

Review: High Tech Trail Tyre Group Test

In Issue #114 of Singletrack Magazine, we gave James Vincent ten pairs of high-tech tubeless trail tyres to test and reviewAs a mountain biker, the …

Mountain Biking