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Ibis Cycles releases the Exie, a US-made cross country race bike

By our count this is Ibis's first true cross country full suspension machine in over two decades.

Jolanda Neff wins Olympic MTB gold in all-Swiss podium

Neff got away on lap 1 of five and wasn't seen again.

Mathieu van der Poel crashes out of Olympics after error with missing ramp

The Dutchman fell heavily on the first lap and wasn't able to rejoin the front.

Scott overhauls the Spark: 120 mm is the new cross country

The 2022 Scott Spark brings 120 mm of hidden suspension to the cross country circuit.

Specialized S-Works Exos Evo review: the lightest off-road shoe?

Built for cross country mountain bike or gravel racing, Specialized claim this is the lightest and most comfortable off-road shoe they've...

Is Rapha’s new mountain bike clothing any good? An early review

Rapha’s new trail wear is far more casual than you may imagine.

Santa Cruz overhauls the Blur into an even more modern XC racer

The new model progresses the geometry, saves almost 300 grams, and has room for two water bottles.

Pidcock's win over Van der Poel still doesn't guarantee him an Olympic spot

The 21-year-old took his first elite MTB World Cup win in emphatic fashion.

SRAM trickles AXS wireless down to GX Eagle

Wireless shifting hits SRAM's third-tier mountain bike groupset.

2021 Canyon Exceed CF SLX 9 hardtail review: a bike for MVDP

A mountain bike so clearly intended to win World Cups that it carries a number of significant compromises for the recreational racer.

Pro Bike: The Santa Cruz Blur CC ridden to a record on the West Highland Way

Stretching from just outside the hustle of Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow, to the iconic highland town of Fort William, the 95-mile (15...

Merida’s new Ninety-Six is an XC and marathon racer you may be able to afford

Taiwanese mega-manufacturer Merida has just unveiled a wholly new version of its Ninety-Six cross country dual-suspension racing platform...

24k gold fat bike, Pinkbike Academy launch, MTB tech and more: Pinkbike Digest

What's going on in the mountain bike world? The Pinkbike Digest showcases the top dirt articles from our mountain bike sister-site, Pinkb...

Trek's revamped Procaliber carbon hardtail is now a mid-priced racer

It wasn’t all that long ago that Trek released its SuperCaliber cross country bike, effectively a modern-day softtail that claimed to off...

At 775 g, Mondraker’s new Podium is the world’s lightest production hardtail frame

Spanish bike company Mondraker has just lifted the curtain to reveal what’s arguably the lightest full-production 29er hardtail frame in ...

Canyon overhauls Exceed cross country hardtail, introduces flagship CFR range

If the growing viewership figures weren’t already enough evidence, then the recent wave of new bikes is proof that cross country (XC) rac...

2021 Orbea Oiz short-travel MTB lightens up and brings flat-mount off-road

Need more evidence that the cross-country mountain bike market is heating up again? Cannondale showed off its new Scalpel not long ago, f...

New 2021 Specialized Epic gets faster, the Epic Evo goes more trail

Dating all the way back to 2002, the Specialized Epic is a cross country full suspension bike that pedals like a hardtail. The efficient ...

Modern geometry, Calfee's hardtail, and the World Cup calendar: Pinkbike Digest

What's going on in the mountain bike world? The Pinkbike Digest showcases the top dirt articles from our mountain bike sister-site, Pinkb...

A frame built by hand, home office boredom, and more: Pinkbike Digest

What's going on in the mountain bike world? The Pinkbike Digest showcases the top dirt articles from our mountain bike sister-site, Pinkb...

Cannondale's new 2021 Scalpel is a more capable cross country race machine

Cannondale’s Scalpel is to cross country racing what tea is to hot water. The two just go hand-in-hand, and even way back in 2001, the Sc...