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News: REI to be exclusive retailer of Ghost in the U.S.

09.23.2014 //

REI and Ghost, a German mountain-bike brand, are partnering to bring Ghost brand bicycles to the United States. Ghost’s 2015 line will be available exclusively through REI and REI.com starting in January 2015.

Red Bull Rampage invite list

09.23.2014 //

Set on a completely new stage, riders have been hard at work building up their new lines. Alliances have been made, and “frenemies” have found agreements on line choices.

Photo of the Day: John Wellburn

09.23.2014 //

Photo of the Day: John Wellburn | Rider: Darren Berrecloth in Northwest China.

Video: Rampage riders share first impressions of new site

09.22.2014 //

When the rope drops on day one at Red Bull Rampage, the athletes get serious. The world’s bravest big-mountain riders started carving, chopping and shoveling

Gallery: The 2014 Kamikaze Bike Games stormed ahead

09.22.2014 //

This year Mammoth Mountain celebrated its second year of the Kamikaze Bike Games, since the original race series ended in 2001.

Photo of the Day: Robin O’Neill

09.22.2014 //

Photo of the Day: Robin O’Neill | Rider: Brandon Semenuk in Whistler, British Columbia.

Trail tested: F-Stop Kenti camera bag

09.21.2014 //

Over the course of the last year I’ve put the F-Stop Kenti through its paces and haven’t seen any noticeable signs of wear. The straps and zipper are functioning as they did on the first day.

Video Flashback: 1992 downhill racing

09.20.2014 //

With the Kamikaze Bike Games currently in full swing at Mammoth Mountain, this video pretty much sums up how far we’ve come since the first Kamikaze race in the mid-80s.

Video: Jerome Clementz is back

09.19.2014 //

Jerome Clementz is back in the saddle and right out the gate, he takes the win at the Ischgl Overmountain Challenge, a grueling enduro in the heart of Austria.

Video: “Gone Tomorrow” – Rob-J in Nepal

09.19.2014 //

The ominous peaks of the Himalayas are known across the world as a premier mountaineering destination. Some even ski the precipitous mountains, but in the foothills, as discovered by Sebastian Doerk and Rob-J Heran in their latest video, “Gone Tomorrow,” there are epic spines, chutes and trails to be ridden around every corner.

NiteRider revolutionized around-the-clock racing

09.19.2014 //

We heard about surfer Tom Carroll and these very cool lamp-and–battery setups he devised for night surfing in Southern California. We didn’t have waves but we had lots of nasty, rocky and rooty trails that would trap your front wheel like alligator jaws.

Support trail expansion, win a Marin

09.18.2014 //

Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes are holding a raffle to help expand Marin’s trail network. Enter now!

BIKE Magazine Newsletter – September 18, 2014

09.18.2014 //

First Look: Bell Super 2R helmet | The Web Monkey Speaks: Trail etiquette

Video: “The Kiwis, Ep. 10″ – Featuring Kieran Bennett

09.18.2014 //

Kieran Bennett knows how to handle a bike: downhill, enduro or moto, no problem. His fast, smooth-flowing, pinpoint accuracy and hard working attitude recently led him to his first downhill nationals round win this year in Nelson, New Zealand.

Video: Red Bull District Ride – The Documentary

09.18.2014 //

The world’s best 24 riders performed an incredible array of mind-blowing tricks to amp up the 62,000 live spectators. For 2 days, Nuremberg’s historic city center turned into a boiling pot for extreme mountain biking. The crowds witnessed the first ever Tsunami Flip in a MTB contest as well as a head-to-head battle until the last minute.

Heavy Pedal Tour 2014 – The Breck Epic

09.18.2014 //

With over 30,000 feet of climbing

Photo of the Day: Mattias Fredriksson

09.18.2014 //

Photo of the Day: Mattias Fredriksson | Riders: Ludo May, Wade Simmons and Matt Hunter in Val de Bagnes, Switzerland.

Video: Worst crashes from Red Bull Rampage 2013

09.17.2014 //

Each year the world’s best freeride mountain bikers converge on the multi-tier plateaus outside of Virgin, Utah. Some clean the descent, others don’t.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

09.17.2014 //

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary | Riders: Anthony DeLorenzo and Ryan Stuart on the Canol Heritage Trail, Mackenzie Mountains, Northwest Territories, Canada.

Familiarly Strange

09.17.2014 //

The slider door to my house hadn’t been opened for over a month. A month of wind and dust and fog, the usual elements of rural coastal California had crusted it with a layer of brown, enough so that it was sticky to open. Inside, leaning against the bookcase, four bicycles sat beneath a fine grey patina of settled particles…

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