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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Shimano 12-speed reaches new Deore mountain bike groupset

Slow to return SRAM’s aggressive serve, Shimano entered the 12-speed mountain bike market in 2018…

Pinkbike Podcast, bike lawnmowers, Sea Otter and Pond Beaver: Pinkbike Digest

What's going on in the mountain bike world? The Pinkbike Digest showcases the top dirt…

2020 Giant XTC Advanced SL 29 1 hardtail review: fast as

When it comes to riding bikes, there are few things I love more than finding…

The Road to Cape Epic - Episode 3: Featherweight vs Heavyweight challenge!

The ABSA Cape Epic is the pinnacle of mountain bike stage racing. It attracts the…

The Road to Cape Epic - Episode 2: Getting an ass-kicking at the Pioneer

The ABSA Cape Epic is the pinnacle of mountain bike stage racing. It attracts the…

The Road to Cape Epic - Episode 1: Amnesia

The ABSA Cape Epic is the pinnacle of mountain bike stage racing. It attracts the…

Photo gallery: Golden glory for Schurter and Ferrand-Prevot at MTB Worlds

This past weekend, the planet's best crosscountry and downhill MTBers converged on Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada, for…

Bikes of the Bunch: Unno Aora, the world’s lightest mountain bike frame

Anyone reading this will have been bitten by the cycling bug, a bite that causes…

The Annual Tour de France Road Gap is here!

For the past few years at the Tour de France when the race hits the…

Shimano XT and SLX go 12-speed: M8100 and M7100 MTB groups explained

Last year Shimano introduced us to the XTR M9100, the Japanese company’s first 12-speed mechanical…

Shimano S-Phyre XC9 vs Specialized S-Works Recon off-road shoe review

A battle of the Big S’. While these two mega-companies typically work closely together, they’re…