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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.

FIRST RIDE: YAMAHA YDX-MORO PRO

We had the opportunity to ride the Yamaha YDX-MORO Pro two different days in two different places. Check out how the first rides went, it’s a great bike! www.yamahabicycles.com

First Ride: 2021 Haibike ALL MTN 7

Haibike officially announces their new Yamaha PW-X2-powered All Mtn 7. It’s an all-new design, with a carbon fiber frame, Fox Float suspension and Shimano XT drivetrain and brakes at a good price. It has 160mm of travel, front and rear, and a 29″ wheel up front and 27.5″ rear. Haibike have pushed their geometry forward […]

Yamaha Reveals Full-Suspension Electric Mountain Bike

Yamaha has been teasing a full-suspension e-mountain bike for a while now. Just now, they officially announce the YDX-MORO and YDX-MORO Pro.  Both bikes feature a unique, patent-pending “Dual Twin frame” that splits the top tube for mounting the Horst link rear suspension and the down tube for mounting the battery, allowing for a lower […]

FIRST RIDE: NINER DEBUTS THEIR FIRST E-BIKES

Niner officially announces their first two e-mountain bikes today. They sent us one in advance, and Assistant Editor Nick Claire has been ripping around on it and offers his first impressions: Niner primarily made 29” wheeled bikes since there induction in 2005 making them ahead of the popularity curve as far as 29ers went. They […]

FIRST RIDE: MARIN PINE MOUNTAIN E

Like just about every other bike brand of note, longtime California mountain bike brand Marin Bicycles has jumped into the e-bike game with a three-bike line intended to suit a variety of rider needs. While the Nail Trail is a more hardcore mountain bike and the Dual Sport is their city/commuter entry, the Pine Mountain […]