Where Are They Now? Lars Sternberg

From BMX to Benz to mountain bikes

JoyTech serves high-end wheel market with Novatec brand

We put the new Flow Trail 29 wheelset to the test

Heavy Pedal Tour 2014 – Road to Montana

Hitting the road with bikes, a Sony Action Cam and a camper-trailer

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Where Are They Now? Lars Sternberg

07.31.2014

Though it’s anyone’s guess as to where Lars Sternberg is at the moment you read this, I caught up with him at Trestle Bike Park in Winter Park, Colorado, the site of the fifth round in the 2014 Enduro World Series.

JoyTech serves high-end wheel market with Novatec brand

07.30.2014

Whether or not you are familiar with JoyTech, chances are you've spent some time on their hubs. With a production capacity counted in multi-millions of units per year, this is a company with a serious amount of experience churning out (often rebranded) hubs and wheels. Novatec is a division of JoyTech designed to market and further develop a high performance line of wheels for road and mountain bikes.

Video: “Garrett Robertson on his BC trails”

07.30.2014

From tribulations to triumph, from downhill to slopestyle, Garrett Robertson takes us on his home trails, where he rips through loam and sends manicured jump lines. His style and flow will make you want to push your limits, simply for the love and thrill of the ride.

Louis Reboul wins wildcard for Red Bull District Ride

07.30.2014

All three event wildcard athletes for Red Bull District Ride are now set. After Szymon Godziek (POL) and Garrett Robertson (CAN) it was Louis Reboul (FRA) who won the last event wildcard.

First impressions: 2015 Scott gravity bikes

07.30.2014

We recently had an opportunity to ride the 2015 Scott gravity bikes, the 27.5-inch Gambler and 27.5-inch Voltage, in Chatel, France and Morgins, Switzerland.

Heavy Pedal Tour 2014 – Road to Montana

07.30.2014

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of an eight-part series, documenting the travels of Galen O’Moore and Hurl Everstone, as they travel from Colorado to Montana to North Dakota to Utah and back to Colorado. They will be filming their adventure with Sony Action Cameras, and posting their adventures and the faces they meet […]

Gallery: Singletrack 6, Stage 4

07.30.2014

Stage 4 of the Singletrack 6 brought riders to the outdoor community of Golden, British Columbia.

Following Cards – A ride through history

07.29.2014

In late June, a group of five riders set out on a multi-day exploration of the French Maritime Alps near the Italian border aided by note cards from locals, maps and a compass. The following are excerpts from rider Ross Measures’ journal and directions from the cards that guided the group on multiple rides each day.

Video: The making of “Hashtag Goodtimes”

07.29.2014

Just four weeks ago, the "Hashtag Goodtimes" video wowed the online community with its breathtaking shots and killer tricks. Now, it's time to look behind the scenes of how the film was made.

Video: The art of flow with Nico Vink – “Tales from the Soil, Ep. 6″

07.29.2014

In "Tales From The Soil, Ep. 6," Nico Vink goes on a journey through the infamous Portes Du Soleil. He and his crew stop off at the new Airline in Les Gets and then head over the border to Switzerland for a session in Morgins. From fast downhill tracks, to smooth bike park lines and big drops, this video showcases Nico Vink's ripping style.

Gallery: Singletrack 6, stage 3

07.28.2014

47 kilometers (29.2 miles) of fast, flowing singletrack greeted riders today, as they embarked on stage 3 of Singletrack 6.

PeopleForBikes to extend partnership with IMBA

07.28.2014

PeopleForBikes, the movement to make bicycling better for everyone, reaffirmed its commitment to the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) with an agreement to support IMBA’s work developing mountain biking nationwide. Under the agreement, PeopleForBikes (PFB) has signed on as a top-level sponsor of the IMBA World Summit, August 20-24 in Steamboat Springs, CO.

The Web Monkey Speaks: Throwing the Yellow Gauntlet

07.27.2014

What is it, exactly, about yellow shoes? I don’t know how it happened, but they have become the de facto thrown gauntlet, a proclamation that their owner is not here for a friendly little group ride…he’s here to demoralize, destroy and bury everyone on the trail today.

Videos: 2014 Enduro World Series round 5 recap | Winter Park, Colorado

07.27.2014

The 2014 Enduro World Series round 5 has wrapped up at Winterpark, Colorado. With spectacular riding, unbelievable scenery and elevations to make even the fittest man winded, this stop was as good as it gets. Below are videos from each day of the event, from practice to day 3.

Gallery: Enduro World Series round 5, Day Three | Colorado Freeride Festival, Winter Park

07.27.2014

The Enduro World Series round 5 in Winter Park featured Trestle Bike Park’s “Trestle Downhill,” and stage 6 looked more like an cross-country course than anything out of the EWS playbook.

Gallery: Singletrack 6, stage 2

07.27.2014

In a modified time-trial format, riders went off in waves of ten, based on GC (general classification) standing, helping to spread the riders out, as they quickly entered the tight, narrow singletrack.

Gallery: Enduro World Series round 5, Day Two | Colorado Freeride Festival, Winter Park

07.27.2014

Day number two at the Enduro World Series round 5 subjected the riders to three stages with more natural-feeling terrain than the machine-built trails of Stages 1 and 2.

Gallery: Enduro World Series round 5 in Winter Park | Day 1

07.27.2014

After events in Chile, Scotland, France and Italy, the Enduro World Series headed to Winter Park, Colorado for its 5th round.

Bottom Bracket Racket: Chris King’s answer to press-fit woes

07.27.2014

If I had to name the source of the most considerable frustration during my time as a mechanic it would easily be press-fit bottom brackets. Even a skilled mechanic armed with expensive measuring tools, bearing presses and sleeve-retaining compounds, is not guaranteed a good interface.

Photo gallery: Singletrack 6, stage 1

07.27.2014

Singletrack 6 kicked off under clear blue skies, balmy temperatures, and high spirits. Todays stage covered 40 kilometers and climbed 1800 meters through the Kananaskis Country.

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