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Tested: Uvex Sportstyle 202 Race

08.23.2014 //

When someone mentions the company Uvex, my thoughts go immediately to the late ’80s to early ’90s when their neon ski goggles dominated the slopes. Clearly Uvex has been off my radar for the past 20 years, but my outdated vision of their products totally changed when I laid my hands on the Uvex Sportstyle 202 Race glasses.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

08.23.2014 //

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary | Rider: Ryan Stuart and Anthony DeLorenzo in Whitehorse, Yukon

Video: The Last Chance Saloon – Méribel DH practice

08.22.2014 //

With only one more stop following this weekend’s competition, the UCI World Cup Méribel DH will be a proving ground for the season. Unlike the wide open, relatively single-lined Windham this is a true thinkers track and will reward those who can string it all together amidst the loam, mud and grass.

Video: Nick Geddes’ battle – “Elixir”

08.22.2014 //

Nick Geddes is an exceptional athlete with an exceptional story. His battle has been through a more treacherous path than your typical mountain bike racer. But without the back story he may just seem like a typical – albeit extremely talented – rider now racing the World Enduro Series.

Photo of the Day: Margus Riga

08.22.2014 //

Photo of the Day: Margus Riga | Riders: Thomas Vanderham and prodiges in Squamish, BC

Video: Cam Zink successfully lands world-record backflip

08.21.2014 //

Cam Zink successfully landed a 100-foot, 3-inch dirt-dirt backflip on a mountain bike last night, setting a world-record live in front of a national TV audience.

Video: Commencal Supreme DH Park ripping

08.21.2014 //

Commencal has released two new DH rigs, the Supreme DH Park and the Supreme DH Comp. The Park sports 200 millimeters of travel and runs 26-inch wheels, whereas the Comp can be ran with either 650b or 26-inch wheels and has slightly less travel, 190 millimeters.

Video: World Cup Méribel DH course preview

08.21.2014 //

In this episode of “This is Peaty,” Steve Peat chases after Josh ‘Ratboy’ Bryceland on the World Cup Méribel downhill track in Méribel, France. This weekend is the next-to-last race of the season and every second counts, with all the top contenders in the men’s field within striking distance of one another.

Where Are They Now? Cam Zink

08.21.2014 //

The freeride legend talks about responsibility and 100-foot flips

Photo of the Day: John Wellburn

08.21.2014 //

Photo of the Day: John Wellburn | Rider: Darren Berrecloth

Matter: The Marinovative Stop Lite

08.21.2014 //

At an age when most kids are busy battling acne, Capron was obsessed with improving cantilever brakes, which looked like they might stop your bike, but were essentially just seatstay ornaments. To that end, the teenager had created a more powerful cantilever brake he called the Decelerator.

News: Enduro World Series 2015 schedule revealed

08.20.2014 //

The Enduro World Series continues on its quest to uncover the world’s best trails and unite the world’s best communities, as it increases to eight rounds and adds five new venues, three new countries, and one new continent to its 2015 calendar.

Photo of the Day: Robin O’Neill

08.20.2014 //

Photo of the Day: Robin O’Neill | Riders: Matt Hunter, Jinya Nishiwaki, Chris Dewar in Whistler Bike Park

Yeti launches new AS-Rc cross-country bike

08.20.2014 //

Yeti has introduced the new AS-Rc cross-country bike, expanding its line of ride-driven products. Built for cross-country racers and trail riders, the AS-Rc rolls on size-specific wheels and delivers 100 millimeters of optimized rear-wheel travel.

Video: Danny MacAskill visits the Playboy Mansion

08.20.2014 //

Playboy Mansion has seen more than its share of action over the years, and trials biker Danny MacAskill has thrilled millions with his videos, so it was only natural the two came together for a clip sure to put a new meaning to the term “Bunny Hop.”

Heavy Pedal Tour 2014 – Recovering from the Butte 100

08.19.2014 //

Recovering from the Butte 100 bike race, Hurl and Galen continued Heavy Pedal Tour west to Discovery Bike Park and Philipsburg, and then east to Boulder.

Mark Scott rides the hidden side of Fort William

08.19.2014 //

Fort William is known as one of the most important stops on the UCI World Cup circuit, but many don’t realize what its lower slopes have to offer.

Whitefish Mountain Resort’s Kashmir trail named model flow trail

08.19.2014 //

Just over one year after its completion, Whitefish Mountain Resort’s Kashmir Trail has been named a model “Flow Trail” by the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA).

Photo of the Day: Sterling Lorence

08.19.2014 //

Photo of the Day: Sterling Lorence | Riders: Oolin Glenne, Greg Randolf and Brice Minnigh riding in Pioneer Pass, Ketchum, Idaho

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