From mtb to cyclocross, fixies to road bikes, we review the greatest new bike gear.
Dizzying Ride: Kilian Bron Rips Via Ferrata Route on a Bike
In an age of ubiquitous action camera stunts, it can be hard to stand out. But with his latest video, Kilian Bron didn’t just get our attention — he made us squirm in our seats.
Road, Cross, Gravel: Why Cycles ‘R+ V3’ Tackles Many Trails
Colorado-based Why Cycles continues to traverse the road less traveled. The updated R+ drop-bar bike boosts stiffness, improves compliance, and now carries more stuff — including your booze and banana.
Interbike Canceled: Show Organizers Hope for 2020 Return
Officials cited the escalating U.S.-China trade dispute as a major factor in canceling the show, laying off organizers and cutting contributions to nonprofit partners. But those inside the bicycle industry point to a longstanding decline in Interbike’s relevance.
Crash Tested! LEM Helmet Saves My Noggin
LEM cycling helmets arrived just in time to protect me from a nasty bike crash. The Gavia road race helmet and the all-mountain Flow helmet performed exceptionally well in testing, even when landing head-first on a pile of rocks at over 20 mph!
Not So Underground: Colorado Cottage Brand RMU Expands on Skier Core
This Colorado ski brand requires its employees to spend at least 50 days a year on snow! We dug in to learn more about how this cottage brand has grown beyond its ‘Underground’ roots.
Cheap Mountain Bike Challenge: Which Ride Under $150 Performs Best?
From jumps to downhill to outright style, the Global Mountain Bike Network put three budget bikes to the ‘ultimate’ test.
Lyft Acquires America’s Largest Bikeshare, Unveils New Ride
Completing its acquisition of Motivate, the most-used bikeshare service in the U.S., Lyft pledged to make bikes more accessible, affordable, and easier to use.
‘Everyone Makes Mistakes’: Specialized, Öhlins Recall Nearly 6,000 Suspension Forks
Improperly torqued top caps on certain suspension forks can spring loose, abruptly ejecting the air cartridge while riding.
MTB Badass Jordie Lunn ‘Rides Down Tree’ in Bonkers MTB Edit
‘Rough AF 3’ from Jordie Lunn will have your palms sweating. This short mountain bike video is absolutely nuts.
This ‘Hyper’ Bike Weighs 9.4 Pounds and Is Illegal to Race
See how one gram counter shaved weight on a fully functioning road bike to make it one of the lightest in the world. But this one isn’t for the peloton, as its specs make it illegal for pro competitions.
Wahoo ELEMNT Review: Bike Navigation On Road and Off
Datavores rejoice! Virtual reams of cycling metrics are delivered to your handlebars with the Wahoo ELEMNT bike computer. In this review, we focus on the ELEMNT’s utility for bikepacking and route navigation.
Bike-Building Degree: MN College Launches One-of-a-Kind Program
Build skills in metallurgy, welding, mechanical design, and more en route to the nation’s first college degree in bicycle design and fabrication.
Adapt or Die: How Local Bike Shops Are Evolving to Stay Alive
You might buy your next bike in a bar, the back of a van, or someone’s living room. How bike shops are evolving to remain relevant.
Turkey Dogs in Moab: An Unconventional Thanksgiving Outdoors
If you haven’t planned Thanksgiving, I highly recommend giving yourself a pass. Last year, instead of sitting around stuffing our faces with stuffing, we rode our bikes in the desert.
Layoffs, Store Closings ‘Inevitable’ as Performance Bicycle Owner Files Bankruptcy
Advanced Sports Enterprises, parent company behind Performance Bicycle and others, confirmed layoffs and store closings as it enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring.
This ‘Smart’ Bike Helmet Has a Bluetooth Speaker & Automatic Light
London-based Flare hopes to set the bike world on fire with its eponymously named smart helmet. Packed with enhanced electronics, it promises to improve safety by reducing rider distractions and increasing visibility.
Beastly Beauty: Maloja’s Pretty MTB Apparel Performs
Maloja, a German activewear brand, is making inroads in the United States by adding some Euro spunk to a black sea of spandex.
Free Gear Fridays: Showers Pass Refuge Waterproof Jacket
This week, one lucky winner will receive a waterproof Refuge Jacket from Showers Pass! Whether commuting by bike, skiing the slopes, or hiking your favorite pass, the Refuge hardshell jacket is packed with features to handle the most inclement weather.