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Powerslave, when connected with other local trails, is roughly 9 miles long and descends more than 5,500 feet from the top of Toad Mountain to the city of Nelson, British Columbia.
This Friday, Nov 20, you have an opportunity to meet some of the finest Mountain Bike Slopestyle riders in the world and have a little pre Expo Party courtesy of Marin Bikes. The SF Urban Riders and SF Dirt Lab will also be in the house promoting the SF Bike Park. They will be gathering at the Marin Factory Store at 1090 Folsom St at the corner of 7th St. from 6 to 8 PM.
Bicycle Technologies International (BTI) has recently become an authorized DT Swiss Service Center. With comprehensive on-site training completed, BTI’s Factory Service department is now ready to receive DT Swiss warranty service and repair items.
Felt Bicycles has partnered with Retül, a state-of-the-art motion capture system that offers bike retailers and fit specialists the ultimate tool for a precision fit.
Don’t miss Biketoberfest at BeyondBikes this Saturday, October 24th.
Fi’zi:k has hired endurance racing legend, Nat Ross, in a newly created position, fi’zi:k Brand Specialist for the USA retail channel. The Golden, Colorado based Ross will continue to cultivate his marathon prowess crossing the continent to educate the IBD and promote every facet of the fi’zi:k brand.
23 Degrees Sports Management announced today that it has finalized an agreement to represent rising American mountain bike talent, Neko Mulally. The 16 year old gravity rider from Reading in Pennsylvania has had an impressive year despite the fact that he’s not yet old enough to race World Cups; that will come next season.
Cycling Sports Group (CSG), a cycling industry leader and a business unit of the Recreational/Leisure Segment of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), announced today the appointment of Peter Denk as the Director of Technology for the R&D team.
UNTIL LAST YEAR, 27-YEAR-OLD MELISSA BUHL WAS BEST KNOWN AS AMERICA’S TOP GRAVITY RACER, HAVING WON MULTIPLE DOWNHILL, DUAL-SLALOM AND 4X NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. THEN SHE SHOCKED EVERYONE, EVEN HERSELF, BY WINNING THE 4X WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. SHE RACES WITH A CALCULATED PRECISION, WHICH ONLY MAKES SENSE—BUHL IS AN ASPIRING DOCTOR, AND THIS SUMMER COMPLETED HER PRE-MED UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES.
The 2009 Gravity East Finals will be held this weekend at Roxbury, New York’s Plattekill Mountain Bike Park, which has hosted the series’ finals for the past two years.
IN 2004, TURENNE DITCHED THE CONFINES OF THE DH COURSE AND BEGAN TRAVELING THE WORLD AS ONE OF THE SPORT’S ONLY PROFESSIONAL FEMALE FREERIDERS. SHE IS A HOST AND PRODUCER FOR THE POPULAR RIDE GUIDE TELEVISION SERIES, RECENTLY DEVELOPED A SIGNATURE BIKE FROM NORCO, AND HAS BEEN FEATURED IN MAGAZINES LIKE ROLLING STONE AND MEN’S JOURNAL. THIS FALL, 25-YEAR-OLD TURENNE WILL BEGIN WORKING TOWARD A MASTER’S DEGREE IN COMMUNICATIONS.