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Yeti’s first E-MTB the 160E

32 years ago Yeti was at the forefront of the mountain bike world and our sisterzine Mountain Bike Action actually helped design one of their early race bikes. Now their stepping to the front of the line in the e-mountain bike world with their new 160E. Yeti set out to make a bike that will […]

THE FATHER AND DAUGHTER SIDE TO IT ALL

By Nick Claire Photos: Pat Carrigan While many of us have different ideas about what ultimate purpose our e-bikes serve, every once in a while we’ll run into someone who thinks outside the box and doesn’t seem to put limits on themselves or, better still, their kids. One of those guys would be Bill Baker, […]

SPECIALIZED LAUNCHES LEVO GEN 3

Specialized has been making mountain bikes for four decades, and they’ve been in the e-mountain bike game for 6 years. They are now announcing the 3rd generation of the bike that started it all, the Turbo Levo. The original Levo used an off-the-shelf Brose motor, but since then Specialized has developed their own in-house with a […]

Is This The Grippiest Flat Shoe Yet?

Specialized announced their new Rime Flat mountain bike shoe today. Us being us, Specialized sent us a pair to try out. After riding Vans for decades for flat pedals, we found a better grip and overall performance from another brand. Specialized has bested that with the new Rime Flat MTB shoes. We’ve been riding them […]

Fizik Launches a New e-Bike-Specific Trail Shoe

Fizik has launched an e-MTB-specific shoe, the Terra Ergolace X2. It features a lightweight design, advanced materials like hardwearing, ripstop uppers, PU-laminated toecaps and rugged side reinforcements. Combined with the secure Ergolace closure system, these shoes deliver good  protection and an easy, anatomical fit. The outsole is designed for quick dismounts on flat pedals when powering […]

SPECIALIZED 2FO ROOST FLAT MOUNTAIN BIKE SHOES

Specialized has a new shoe for mountain bikers who ride flat pedals. It’s called the 2FO Roost, and it’s made for maximum grip and comfort. It combines a durable leather and textile upper, cushoned EVA foam mid-sole and a relaxed fit last that can stand up to trail abuse without sacrificing comfort. The sole is […]

ORBEA’S NEW RIDER SYNERGY CONCEPT AND NEW BIKES

Orbea is bringing out a new batch of electric-assist mountain bikes, called Rise, offering much lighter bikes with less assistance to provide riders a more natural feel and increased maneuverability on the trail while simultaneously offering greater range. They call it the Rider Synergy concept, or RS for short. Rise is aimed squarely at those who want a bike that can provide subtle electric assistance to allow them to go farther.