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  1. General Discussion
    Mountain biking can be intimidating to beginners. In a perfect world, riders would get an instruction manual on how-tos and dos and don'ts when they purchase their first mountain bike. "Let's Mountain Bike" is the closest thing to a quick dunk in mountain bike culture. This 278-page book covers...
  2. 29er Bikes
    Rocky Mountain released the latest rendition of the Slayer today, and we had a chance to take one out for a ride with Rocky Mountain's PR frontman and former Olympian, Andreas Hestler, on some of the techiest trails in the Whistler valley. Rocky Mountain Slayer: everything you need to know...
  3. General Discussion
    The final piece of the revamped (and bottle cage enhanced) Yeti puzzle fell into place today, as the Golden, Colorado-based bike maker lifted the lid on its new SB140 trail bike. Falling in line with a naming structure already applied to the stable of bikes Yeti launched in 2018 (SB100, SB130...
  4. General Discussion
    This new Hightower is version 2.0 of the venerable Santa Cruz Hightower introduced in 2016, a 29er with 135mm rear travel and 140mm front travel. That bike could accept 27.5+ wheels with a geometry flip chip and a longer fork. That Hightower answered the call for a lot of folks as the 'goto'...
  5. Misc Components
    The Tacoma is loaded up and ready for adventure. Editor's Note: This review was updated on Feb. 14 to reflect a long-term review on the product after extensive use. What is it Mtbr has always been impressed by the quality of Saris bike racks that are made in the USA and come with a lifetime...
  6. 29er Bikes
    Carbon Fiber 29er For Anyone's Budget Market analysts tell us time and time again that the most popular bike segment going is the 26" wheeled, aluminum framed, full suspended trail bike making the Giant XTC 0 a bit of an anomaly right from the get-go. A 29-inch wheeled carbon-fiber hard tail...
  7. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Words and photos by Lee Lau unless otherwise noted. The result should be a light racing-oriented hardtail that can be ridden hard. Pictured here is D'arcy a Rocky engineer showing his confidence in the Vertex RSL on Kill Me Thrill Me, Whistler BC Introduction The new 2012 Rocky Mountain...
  8. Wheels and Tires
    http://farnorthracing.com/cycling/mtb_contispeedking21_review.html Enjoy! DG
  9. General Discussion
    The 2011 Bike Lights Shootout is here >> https://reviews.mtbr.com/blog/2011-bike-lights-shootout/     Note: An update with 2011 lights is coming soon Here is the summary data for the lights we have so far. We will publish our data and photos of each beam pattern in this article. In the...
  10. General Discussion
    Introduction Rocky Mountain Bicycles (RMB) will be resurrecting a venerable name from history when they release the Altitude in 2009. A marked departure from the racing-light steel hardtails that formerly bore the name Altitude, this new Altitude is described as a trail bike that...
  11. General Discussion
    Mountain King 2.4 29er By: Ty Brookhart The Continental Mountain King 29 tire comes in both 2.2" and 2.4" widths with 29" diameter. The casing is made from 3 ply 180tpi cloth, and it has a foldable Kevlar bead. The tread and sidewalls are Black. Maximum inflation pressure is 65psi. 735g (2.2)/...
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