Author Archives: "Chris Lesser"

Windham, New York: The Little Mountain That Could

08.05.2009 //

Windham Mountain in New York will host the 2010 World Cup. The mountain has tapped Jeff Frost as a technical director, and is in talks with Gravity Logic to put in a bike park

Ride Report: Pass’Portes du Soleil

07.21.2009 //

[Editorial Note: Tim Bukoski won the Bike Magazine Pass’Portes du Soleil contest last fall by entering the winning video plea. His prize: lift tickets for a week, lodging and bike rental—the last of which he parlayed into passes for his buddies. Let this be a lesson to you lazy interweb viewers out there – when […]

Teva Mountain Games Video Contest

05.29.2009 //

The Teva Mountain Games Kicks off next week in Vail, Colorado, but if you can’t make it and have a knack for videos—shooting them, starring in them, editing cartoons into them to promote your new shoes (the B1s)—then send your YouTube submission to Teva for a chance to win a trip to next year’s Teva […]

Danny MacAskill is mental

04.24.2009 //

One of the latest videos to go viral. “Like Parkour for bikes,” screams one online “news source.” Check out the mutant 23-year-old Scottish sensation light it up. Inspired. Danny MacAskill from dave on Vimeo.The bikes he rides HERE.

Jordie Lunn’s Rust Bike

04.19.2009 //

Step One – leave your steel prototype outside. Step Two – pull your downtube sticker off. Step Three – clearcoat.

The Amazing $5 Ibis Mojo

04.17.2009 //

For a limited time only, Ibis is offering a chance to get 99.9 percent off a $5,000 Ibis Mojo. The Ibis crew is at Sea Otter selling raffle tickets to win an Ibis Mojo built exactly as Ibis goldenboy Brian Lopes will build his bike up for Downiville this year. The benefit—every penny raised—goes towards […]

4-6-09 // The Kids are Alright

04.06.2009 //

Couple of emails rolled in recently regarding the greatest next generation, and reiterating that certain things in this universe just always seem to line up—like kids and bikes, and like coffee and “the throne.” //////////// Hey Bike Magazine – love the mag, your team does great work, thanks for the hours of entertainment. Just had […]

3-12-09 // Squirrel Earns a Merit Badge

03.12.2009 //

One hundred and fifty pounds of fury; the drive to fact-check through the night; the ability to scamper across Baja, Mexico on the beam-bedeviled Sh*tbike. Today, Squirrel earned yet another honor—the Redneck Tubeless Merit Badge. It’s a way to make your own tubeless tire out of an old tube, any old wheel, any old tire, […]

2-25-09 // Step aside, Barack

02.24.2009 //

First black U.S. president? Pshaw. Bikemag’s featured on Apple.com!

2-13-09 // Transition Unveils C.R.A.P. Technology

02.13.2009 //

Meet the new Bank hardtail from Transition, a 4.9-pound frame intended as a do-all DJ, 4x, DS and trail bike. Aside from looking like a well-balanced all around bike, the Bank is debuting Transition’s new C.R.A.P. (Custom Rotating Axle Positioning) dropouts, which let you run gear or singlespeed in one, idiot-proof package. “We’re all pretty […]

2-9-09 // It’s raining in SoCal

02.09.2009 //

And people are FREAKING OUT! Link courtesy of Militant

1-29-08 // Sneak Peak at a new 650B Full-Squish bike from Haro

01.29.2009 //

The fine folks at Haro just got in their first batch of ride-ready protytoype 650B Sonix bikes. If you’re not familiar with 650B, you’re not alone. The term 650B is bike jargon for a wheel size that lines up smack-dab between 26-inch and 29-inch wheels. Two-niner bikes have come a long way since every company […]

1-28-09 // Santa Cruz 8-Inch Bike Leaked to those Limey Brits

01.28.2009 //

Via Dirt magazine, via Pinkbike.com… We ought to have the full rundown up on the site sometime tomorrow, until then—

1-21-09 // Rachel Atherton Crash Status Update

01.21.2009 //

The fine folks at Littermag have put up this video interview of Rachel Atherton, post-crash. (Truck fans, don’t worry, the Ford Rachel hit is going to be okay.)

1-20-09 // Fieldtrip to Oakley

01.21.2009 //

A couple of us visited Oakley’s global Mothership today to go for a ride at Whiting Ranch, which is bouncing back beautifully after being ravaged by wildfires, and to get the scoop on the latest and greatest from the big O. We’re putting together a post with more pictures and video, but this shot of […]

1-15-09 // Got Video?

01.15.2009 //

In case you missed it, we’re giving away the TRIP OF A LIFETIME. We’re talking a week’s stay in a French chateau within striking distance of HUNDREDS of miles of lift-fed trails. And not just any trails—we’re talking stunning Swiss and French alps here. Oh, and the weeklong stay covers the Passport du Soleil event, […]

1-5-09 // REVOlutionarily Grateful

01.05.2009 //

We’ve gotten a few emails and phone calls regarding the “12 Best New Bikes” feature from the December 2008 issue of Bike. Mostly people have been asking where the picture—showing a beautiful corner picture-window display full of a handful of lusty new 2009 bikes—was taken. We mentioned it in our “Thanks” section, on page 14, […]

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