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Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

04.02.2014 //

Rylan Kappler in Nakusp, BC. Photo of the Day. Shot by Ryan Creary.

Reviewed: Groupsets

04.02.2014 //

No matter how excited we get about the next best widget, in the end it doesn’t really matter what we are riding, just that we are. A massive amount of work goes into creating this gear guide, but do we actually need any of this stuff? No. I’m looking at all the white space on the page below my blinking cursor, wondering what to write, because none of it matters. In fact, you should stop reading this immediately and…run to your shop and demand they put this group on your bike right away.

Video: Jared Graves’ Australian Adventure

04.02.2014 //

Jared Graves is one of the most well-rounded riders in mountain biking with success in 4X, downhill, BMX and now enduro. Giro visited Graves’ hometown and explored Queensland, Australia, with American enduro haunch Adam Craig and Kiwi freeride star Kelly McGarry to check out the trails and learn what makes Graves so fast. In addition to kangaroos and snakes we found Graves busy cultivating a cycling mecca in Toowoomba, with dozens of dedicated mountain bike trails, a booming bike club and a local race series.

Photo of the Day: John Gibson

04.01.2014 //

Pierre Edouard Ferry at Chatel Mountain Bike Park, France. Photo of the Day Shot by John Gibson.

NEWS: Santa Cruz Launches New Nomad

04.01.2014 //

Santa Cruz Bicycles has revamped its popular Nomad all-mountain bike, incorporating a single-ring specific design, internal cable routing, 165 millimeters of VPP travel and a new compact lower link and a V10-style upper link, all built around 27.5-inch wheels.

Photo of the Day: Dan Barham

03.31.2014 //

Stephen Matthews & Evan Schwartz Dropping into Triora, Italy (site of the last witch trials in Italy). Photo of the Day by Dan Barham.

Photo of the Day: Sterling Lorence

03.30.2014 //

Brandon Semenuk in Robert’s Creek, B.C. Photo of the Day by Sterling Lorence.

Ride Sun Valley 2014 Announced

03.30.2014 //

The 4th Annual Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival returns June 26-July 5, 2014, with a packed week of events, races, rides and high times on two wheels for all ages and persuasions of mountain biker. With over 400 miles of stellar singletrack twisting around one of America’s premier mountain bike destinations, this event is a great reason to get out of town for an epic week of singletrack therapy.

Photo of the Day: Scott Markewitz

03.29.2014 //

Tyler McCaul in Southern Utah. Photo of the Day. Shot by Scott Markewitz.

Photo of the Day: Mattias Fredriksson

03.28.2014 //

Mike Hopkins at Sunshine Coast, British Columbia, Canada. Photographed in by Mattias Fredriksson. Photo of the Day.. Photographed by Mattias Fredriksson

Video: “Don’t Come to Sedona”

03.28.2014 //

Amazing views, sick trails and local brews–what mountain biker would ever want to go to Sedona? Bike contributor Simon Stewart doles out some sound advice for those thinking of making a trip to the shred sanctum in the desert. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Reviewed: Tires

03.28.2014 //

Reviewed: Tires. Seven of this year’s most sought-after tires from Bontrager, Specialized, Continental, Schwalbe, Mavic, Maxxis, and WTB.

Video: “Desert Dreaming”

03.27.2014 //

Cross-country up-and-comers Kate Courtney and Russell Finsterwald shed the race plates and team logos for a laid-back exploration of the mountains above Palm Springs, California, riding the forthcoming RockShox RS-1 fork.

Photo of the Day: Margus Riga

03.27.2014 //

Garrett Buehler in Trail, B.C. Photo of the Day Shot by Margus Riga.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

03.26.2014 //

Ryan Stuart & Anthony DeLorenzo in Whitehorse, Yukon. Photo of the Day. Shot by Ryan Creary.

Reviewed: Forks

03.26.2014 //

As part of the 2014 Bible of Bike Tests, we reviewed four of the year’s most sought after forks from Rockshox, X-Fusion Shox, Fox, & Suntour.

Tested: Dakine Syncline Short

03.26.2014 //

Shredding threads with Bike Mag crash tester, Simon Stewart

Video: Brian Lopes Joins Intense Cycles

03.25.2014 //

Brian Lopes joins the Southern California-based Intense Cycles after splitting with longtime sponsor Ibis Cycles earlier this month. Lopes will presumably be shredding Intense’s new Tracer 275 as he races the enduro circuit this season.

Photo of the Day: John Gibson

03.25.2014 //

Ben Walker leads his wife, Corinne Furer Walker in Morgins Bike Park, Switzerland. Photo of the Day Shot by John Gibson.

enzed part 8: Trails Not Ridden, Haere Ra…

03.25.2014 //

The names spill out, a landslide of exotic words, places glimpsed only in photos or maps, sent via email with descriptions that conjure mental images of tires biting dirt and the dappled strobe of green and sunlight. These are the tip of the iceberg, the first easily recalled names on a long list of places and trails I didn’t ride.

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