Mountain Bikes

2014 Transition Covert 29

2014 Transition Covert 29

If your local trails feature sit-and-spin climbs and fast, ripping descents, you’ll get along well with the Transition Covert 29.

2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition

2014 Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition

The Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition is a versatile, adjustable All Mountain ride with a good build.

2014 GT Fury Expert

2014 GT Fury Expert

One of the better all-around DH bikes we’ve tested, the GT Fury Expert is great at plowing over rough terrain, but it’s also poppy and playful.

2014 Knolly Podium

2014 Knolly Podium

The Knolly Bikes Podium can handle challenging, technical terrain while also providing a whole bunch of pop. If you’re into skying through jump lines, don’t pass it up.

2014 Specialized S-Works Demo 8

2014 Specialized S-Works Demo 8

Other bikes are better for lapping jumps in the bike park, but when it comes to hurtling down steep, rough trails, the Specialized S-Works Demo 8 is very hard to beat.

Race Face Nano Pullover Jacket

Race Face Nano Pullover Jacket

The Race Face Nano Pullover is a lightweight, packable shell with a biking-specific fit. If the weather changes quickly where you ride, it’s great to have in your pack.

Race Face Team Chute Jacket

Race Face Team Chute Jacket

The Race Face Team Chute jacket will keep you dry on wet, muddy rides, it’s more durable than your average rain jacket, and it won’t cost you a fortune.

Alpinestars Alps Kevlar Knee Guard

Alpinestars Alps Kevlar Knee Guard

The Alpinestars Alps Kevlar is a reasonably priced, middle-of-the-road option between heavy duty plastic knee/shinguards, and lightweight, flexible knee pads.

Preview: Yeti SB5c

Preview: Yeti SB5c

Yeti debuts a 2015 trail bike with a unique suspension design. Promising features and unanswered questions abound.

SRAM X1 Drivetrain, Part 2

SRAM X1 Drivetrain, Part 2

SRAM’s new X1 is lighter, cleaner, and shifts better than 2×10 systems, and it’s currently the most affordable 11-speed drivetrain available.

SRAM X1 Drivetrain, Part 1

SRAM X1 Drivetrain, Part 1

SRAM’s new X1 group isn’t just another 1×11 drivetrain, it’s a system poised to impact the whole industry. Here’s why.

WTB Vigilante Tire

WTB Vigilante Tire

We’ve now tested the WTB Vigilante with reinforced “AM” casing. How does it compare to the lighter, standard version?

WTB Frequency Team i25 Rims

WTB Frequency Team i25 Rims

WTB’s Frequency Team i25 rims are reasonably priced, build up well, and work great as a tubeless setup.

2014 Yeti SB95

2014 Yeti SB95

The Yeti SB95 does a great job riding the line between an all-arounder that likes going uphill, and an all-mountain bike that focuses on descending.

eThirteen TRS+ Race Cranks

eThirteen TRS+ Race Cranks

eThirteen’s TRS+ Race cranks are a great option for the 5-6” travel segment, but will also work well on any bike where weight and pedaling efficiency are a consideration.

Xpedo Spry Flat Pedals

Xpedo Spry Flat Pedals

The Xpedo Spry are some of the lighter and more affordable flat pedals on the market, but are they durable enough for you?

Pearl Izumi Men’s Veer Short

Pearl Izumi Men’s Veer Short

The Pearl Izumi Veer is a baggy trail short that is comfortable and breathable.

2014 Pivot Mach 6 Carbon

2014 Pivot Mach 6 Carbon

Of all the bikes we rode at Interbike, the Pivot Mach 6 Carbon was the most rewarding to ride hard, and is extremely capable in pretty much every category.

Pearl Izumi Divide Glove

Pearl Izumi Divide Glove

The Divide from Pearl Izumi is a solid choice if you’re looking for a light, breathable glove with no padding.

Five Ten Impact VXi

Five Ten Impact VXi

The Impact VXi is Five Ten’s new flat pedal, downhill shoe. We compare it to its predecessor and shoes in Five Ten’s all-mountain line.