Mountain Bike Action

Mountain Bike Action

Mountain Bike Action Magazine
  • Hip Pad Shootout
    Avoid those hip pointers
  • Yeah Loops! Reece Wallace on his Glory Advanced
    Kamloops is arguably the birthplace of freeride mountain biking, and is still pushing what’s possible in modern trail building. It’s also my favourite place in the world to ride. High-speed singletrack and large cheese wedge jumps littered with scraggly trees and sage bushes are synonymous with Kamloops mountain bike culture. We filmed this video in Kamloops because the trails compliment my riding style; going fast, getting sideways, and doing tricks. Essentially, I like to ride my Glory downhill bike like I’m doing a slope style run, and if I can shred some DH terrain on the way down and take […]
  • Photo of the Day: Wheelie Fun
     Mountain Bike Action assistant editor Brandon Castelli has some fun on one of our test bikes. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
  • Up Close – Specialized S-Works Epic Hardtail
    In 1990, we turned the mountain bike world on its head when we launched the Epic Ultimate, a bike so far ahead of its time that the process and price limited the number of bikes being produced to only 100-per-year. Under Ned Overend, the reward was next to immediate, with a win at the very first Mountain Bike World Championships. Today, the new S-Works Epic Hardtail stands for the same things as it did 27 years ago—to be at the pinnacle of XC performance. No excuses. It’s the lightest mountain bike we’ve ever made. How light? It weighs as much […]
  • Video: Building the Trails for the Newest Coastal Crew Video with Specialized
    In the second teaser installment of MOTIVE, we go inside the world of two trail builders—Curtis Robinson and Dylan Dunkerton—and discover how and why they devote so much time to building lines on the sides of mountains, knowing that it will give just 40 to 45 seconds of ride time.
  • Photo of the Day: Hitting Another One Outside the Park
     Richie Schley and Brett Tippie enjoy one of the more challenging trails in Whistler, BC, that lie outside the town’s famous bike park. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
  • Trek Introduces New Session 27.5 and 29
    Session MY18 Highlights The world’s fastest downhill race bike gets even faster. Forged by the brutal demands of the World Cup circuit, all-new Session 9.9 turns up the speed with a stiffer frame, race-focused geometry, and a livelier ride with an updated suspension design optimized for air shocks. While the complete bike sports ever-popular 27.5” wheels for all-around performance on any track, we’re also offering something special for riders who always want more. For more speed, we’re offering all the benefits of new Session on a 29er chassis. Offered in limited quantity as a frame & fork package, Session 29 brings faster-rolling big wheels to the […]
  • SPECIALIZED S-WORKS 6 XC SHOE TEST
    Stiff, light and comfy
  • Time Lapse Building a Norco Sight
     
  • First Annual Kokopelli 100 – Enter Now For Half-Off With This Code!
    The Kokopelli 100 is a new endurance race that will pit 500 of the fastest men and women cyclists against this 103.6 mile, point to point race from the Colorado border to Moab, Utah for the first time. Racing for a combined $100,000, the largest prize purse in mountain bike history and a new mountain bike speed world record.  If you’ve been invited to this race, you better hurry and register.  History waits for no one. You can even get a discount at registration by entering the code mbaction50 at the checkout. Good luck, and good racing.