Mountain Bikes

WTB Vigilante Tire

WTB Vigilante Tire

The WTB Vigilante is a solid choice for anyone looking for an an all-around, predictable tire with aggressive tread.

Five Ten Freerider VXi Elements

Five Ten Freerider VXi Elements

The Freerider VXi Elements is a definite improvement over the old Impact, and works very well in wet, cold conditions.

45NRTH Nicotine Tire

45NRTH Nicotine Tire

If you want a 29er tire that puts a premium on traction and will go around a corner as fast as you want it to, the 45NRTH Nicotine is a great option.

Wolf Tooth Cyclocross Chainring

Wolf Tooth Cyclocross Chainring

If you’re looking for a relatively inexpensive switch to a 1X setup for your cyclocross bike, the Wolf Tooth narrow / wide ring is a solid choice.

Industry Nine Enduro 29″ Wheelset

Industry Nine Enduro 29″ Wheelset

We tested these wheels for about a year and a half, and found them to be exceptionally durable and well designed.

First Look: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

First Look: 2014 Trek Superfly 8

In our first look at the Trek Superfly 8, we talk about fit and initial impressions of this XC hardtail.

Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack

Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack

The Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack does exactly what it’s intended to do: carry your essential ride supplies comfortably and securely.

2014 Santa Cruz Heckler

2014 Santa Cruz Heckler

The Heckler’s been around for 18 years, but it got some major updates for 2014. We put it through its paces and found that it’s still a versatile, all-mountain machine.

Icebreaker Sonic Short Sleeve Half Zip

Icebreaker Sonic Short Sleeve Half Zip

After testing the Sonic Short Sleeve, Jason Hutchins is left with one question—why aren’t there more companies making wool MTB jerseys?

Specialized Command Post BlackLite

Specialized Command Post BlackLite

Blister’s bike editor Noah Bodman put the Specialized Command Post BlackLite to the test, and found it lacking in a few key ways.

POC Crane Helmet

POC Crane Helmet

The POC Crane is a durable, lightweight helmet suitable for your urban / park / freeride / enduro pursuits.

Ibis Mojo HD

Ibis Mojo HD

It’s not the newest bike on the market, but here’s why we think the Ibis Mojo HD is still a worthy, versatile rig.

Swiftwick Socks

Swiftwick Socks

These socks from Swiftwick are designed to be better for the environment, without sacrificing wicking abilities or comfort.

Interbike Roundup

Interbike Roundup

A look at some of the noteworthy new products we played with during the Interbike demo days, including the DVO Emerald fork, the Thomson dropper post, and the Smith Optics Forefront helmet.

Norco Range

Norco Range

Our test ride showed that the Norco Range can still hold its own among next year’s fleet of 27.5″ wheeled bikes.

2014 Giant Trance

2014 Giant Trance

For $3,500, the Giant Trance is a great bike with a solid parts spec that will work well on a wide variety of trails.

2014 GT Fury

2014 GT Fury

The GT Fury is a big, stable bike, and a glance at the World Cup podium is evidence that it’s an extremely capable DH machine.

2014 Yeti SB95

2014 Yeti SB95

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

2014 Specialized Enduro 29

2014 Specialized Enduro 29

The Specialized Enduro 29 will blast through rock gardens at speed better than any other bike we rode at Interbike.

2014 Santa Cruz Bronson

2014 Santa Cruz Bronson

The Santa Cruz Bronson is a long-ish travel bike that’s just as happy going up or down.