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Which is Fastest? YT IZZO vs. XC Race Bike
Which is Fastest? YT IZZO vs. XC Race Bike 9

As part of our long-term review of YT's new trail bike, we also wanted to find out just how fast it really is. Jump right in to see if it can go head-to-head with an actual XC race bike, and get some more of our riding impressions as well.

Flashback - PIT BITS, Sea Otter Classic 2011

What was stoking us out 9 years ago?

Posted by sspomer on 5/22/2020 8:32 AM

A Racer's Mindset - FOX Dialed Talks to Neko Mulally and Keegan Swenson

Having a proper frame of mind may be the most critical part of being a top athlete.

Posted by BHowell on 5/22/2020 9:38 AM

Cane Creek Releases New Hellbender Bottom Bracket 5

The quiet hero of your mountain bike may be due for an upgrade.

Posted by BHowell on 5/22/2020 8:24 AM

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Droppin' In - Daily Shot 1

It's Friday, time for a little freeride.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 5/22/2020 1:06 PM

Dynaplug Launches New Carbon Racer– The World’s Lightest Tire Plugging Tool

Smaller, lighter, and ready to get you back to riding. Dynaplug's new Racer kit is here.

Posted by BHowell on 5/21/2020 2:58 PM

One Sweet Deal for the Summer Days Ahead 🏝

Fox Racing Essex Short – If you're looking for simple, casual style and everyday comfort, here is your answer. As low as $20 (50% off) at Fox Racing.

Posted by csteen on 5/6/2020 6:29 PM

Bike of the Day: YT Jeffsy 29 4 15

Cool coil build on this one!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 5/22/2020 12:24 AM

New Helmets, Pedals, and Grips - Vital Gear Show 3

After pulling back the covers on a brand new helmet, we dig into some tasty new flat pedal options as well as some particularly colorful grips. It's another loaded episode of Gear Show and it's coming in hot!

Posted by iceman2058 on 5/22/2020 12:47 AM

Ride Concepts Adds Andreu Lacondeguy to Factory Athlete Team

Lacondeguy signs on with the growing footwear brand.

Posted by BHowell on 5/21/2020 9:00 AM

Bike Check – George Brannigan’s Custom Painted Propain Rage

The first of three, custom painted bikes for Brannigan's 2020 season. This will be a tough one to top!

Posted by BHowell on 5/21/2020 8:18 AM

Bontrager Introduces a More Affordable WaveCel Mountain Bike Helmet 1

WaveCel technology promises some big things. Take a look at the new Rally, Bontrager's latest MTB helmet to get the tech.

Posted by bturman on 5/21/2020 1:00 AM

Nac Nac - Daily Shot 1

Who's there?

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Posted by iceman2058 on 5/21/2020 1:24 PM

Face Off Update : 26 Flat Pedals Ridden & Rated

A few months have gone by since we last updated our massive flat pedal shootout, and because we've now managed to test a few more options, it's time to fill you in on how things stand today. Click and dig in!

Posted by iceman2058 on 5/21/2020 2:10 AM

Bike of the Day: Trek Remedy 8 3 17

More coil, more fun!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 5/21/2020 2:21 AM

Fender Time All the Time? 3

It doesn't matter if it's muddy or dusty, these lightweight fenders seem to always make sense.

Posted by BHowell on 5/20/2020 4:48 PM

Tested: Cannondale Scalpel SE 1 2

The revised Cannondale Scalpel SE gets a more relaxed geometry in the name of being trail-worthy. We tested its chops and have the rundown.

Posted by BHowell on 5/21/2020 6:00 AM

Prototype Vee DH Tires, Something Fresh from Cannondale, and New Shoes?

Brannigan's bike has some new meats, Clementz gives us a sneak peek, and Wibmer drops a hint of things to come.

Posted by sspomer on 5/20/2020 11:22 AM

First Time Upgrading Suspension? Start Here 1

Here it is, the pros give you the tips to rip!

Posted by BHowell on 5/20/2020 9:19 AM

Millyard Creates Hyper Ride II Shock from Reengineered Land Rover Steering Damper 2

From the minds and mills of the Millyards, this shock is not exactly conventional.

Posted by iceman2058 on 5/20/2020 2:44 AM

Bike of the Day: Lone Parabellum 4 38

Frech flair with Swedish squish.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 5/20/2020 12:48 AM

Bjorn Bikes Releases Recycled Grips 1

Squamish-based Bjorn Bikes has figured out a way to make new grips with leftovers from the regular grip manufacturing process. Always nice to see companies making moves that aim to reduce our impact on the planet!

Posted by iceman2058 on 5/20/2020 12:41 PM

Media Squid Sending - Vital RAW with Lee Trumpore 15

Lockdown lifting means time for sending in Germany!

Posted by sspomer on 5/20/2020 8:40 AM

Amir Kabbani's Journey as a Professional Mountain Biker 1

From slopestyle champion to passionate rider, Amir Kabbani has a true love affair with bikes.

Posted by BHowell on 5/19/2020 11:34 AM

Blue on Blue - Daily Shot 2

It's Tuesday, get out there and table.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 5/19/2020 1:46 PM

Rachel Atherton's Tire Swapping Tips and Shred Session 3

Rachel swaps out for some new tires before hitting some of the most fun trails we've seen in some time!

Posted by BHowell on 5/19/2020 8:17 AM

Bike of the Day: Cannondale Habit 6 20

Just trying to blend in.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 5/19/2020 5:44 AM

DEITY Launches a New Pedal: The DEFTRAP 3

Far removed from your typical nylon pedal, the DEFTRAP promises a premium pedal experience.

Posted by BHowell on 5/12/2020 8:00 AM

Laguna Laps With Team KHS 1

Nikolas Nestoroff and Steven Walton race to the bottom, the last one to the van pays for tacos!

Posted by BHowell on 5/18/2020 1:27 PM

Shock and Awe! World Cup Downhill That Will Have You Gasping Out Loud 5

The most incredible mountain bikers on the planet, doing what they do best. We bet you can't watch this just once...

Posted by BHowell on 5/18/2020 8:28 AM

A Tale of Two Tires: Michelin Wild Enduro vs. e*thirteen LG1r EN MoPo 27

These two tires are both well suited for gravity applications, but they go about their business in two different ways. Dig into our review to find out more!

Posted by iceman2058 on 5/18/2020 1:59 AM

TRP Hits the Trail with Their G-Spec TR12 Derailleur and Shifter 2

A new 12-speed shifting offering has hit the market.

Posted by sspomer on 5/19/2020 8:03 AM

Crazy Rock - Daily Shot 1

Between a rock and a....nother rock.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 5/18/2020 1:17 PM

Pivot Launches the Phoenix Dock Tool System 2

Fix it fast with these convenient tools that can be carried on your bike.

Posted by iceman2058 on 5/18/2020 2:41 AM

Mountain Bike Board Game, SEND IT! Launches on Kickstarter

Choose Your Own Adventure meets mountain biking and board games in this original game.

Posted by BHowell on 5/18/2020 6:00 AM

Bike of the Day: Intense M9 FRO 15 23

Stripped down raw and with a 32-lbs build, this looks like a rad ride!

Presented by All Mountain Style. Add your ride to our Bike Check section!

Posted by iceman2058 on 5/18/2020 3:08 AM

Learn Nino Schurter's Bike Handling Skills and Tips to Rip

Nino is known for his bike handling skills, learn tips from one of the most dominant XC racers in history.

Posted by BHowell on 5/17/2020 8:29 AM