Author Archives: "Mimi Lopour"

My Trail: Riley McIntosh’s Fun Factory in Nelson, B.C.

11.30.2009 //

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.

Diamondback Welcomes Billy Lewis

11.24.2009 //

Northwest shredder Billy Lewis is now riding for Diamondback. Here are the first few days on his new whips. Filmed at Duthie Hill and NWSOF.com(windells) as well as a couple secret spots.

Team Vid: Ryan Berrecloth Loves RaceFace

11.23.2009 //

Ryan Berrecloth talks about his relationship with Raceface the products he runs and what he admires about the company.

Meet AT’s Showdown Riders and Help Raise Funds for the SF Bike Park

11.18.2009 //

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.

Sam Dueck Joins the 2010 Norco Factory Team

11.18.2009 //

Norco Bikes is proud to announce the addition of Slopestyle rider Sam Dueck to the 2010 Norco Factory Team.

BTI Factory Service receives DT Swiss accreditation  

11.18.2009 //

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 Partners with Retül Bike Fit Systems

11.17.2009 //

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.

Tinker’s Out, Prado Still Leads La Ruta

11.13.2009 //

The start of La Ruta’s second stage greeted riders with a stiff climb in the first mile. The ascent took riders from 2,600 feet to 5,000 feet above sea level in less than 5 miles and broke apart the field.

Team Vid: Sam Hill Rides Moto

11.12.2009 //

UCI World Cup Downhill Champion Sam Hill prepares for A Day in the Dirt Motocross Grand Prix, Thanksgiving Weekend 2009.

Industry News: Fox’s Launch Pro Knee Guard Video.

11.04.2009 //

Fox produced this short video to promote its new Launch Pro Knee Guard, which is now available. Stay tuned for a full review.

Epic Cam Seeks Team Riders

10.30.2009 //

EPIC Action Video Cam is currently accepting resumes and applications from athletes across the U.S. to become Brand Ambassadors for their popular line of digital video cameras.

Industry News: BIKETOBERFEST Sale at BeyondBikes Saturday Oct. 24th

10.22.2009 //

Don’t miss Biketoberfest at BeyondBikes this Saturday, October 24th.

Industry News: Fi’zi:k Hires Endurance Racing Legend Nat Ross

10.21.2009 //

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.

Industry News: American Junior Sensation Neko Mulally Signs With 23 Degrees

10.21.2009 //

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.

Industry News: Design Guru Peter Denk Joins Cannondale, GT and Mongoose

10.21.2009 //

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.

Mountain Biking’s Raddest Women: Melissa Buhl

10.21.2009 //

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.

Mountain Biking’s Raddest Women: Rachel Atherton

10.12.2009 //

Rachel ATHERTON DOESN’T JUST WIN RACES, SHE DOMINATES THEM—OFTEN BEATING THE COMPETITION BY 10 SECONDS OR MORE.

Gravity East Series Gears Up for Finals This Weekend

10.08.2009 //

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.

Mountain Biking’s Raddest Women: Darcy Turenne

10.07.2009 //

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.

Fox Team Video: Learn to Manual with Aaron Chase

10.07.2009 //

Let Fox team rider Aaron Chase teach you how to manual.

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