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Mountain Biking’s Raddest Women: Micayla Gatto

10.06.2009 //


Mountain Biking’s Raddest Women: Willow Koerber

10.05.2009 //

Five top female riders discuss the women who inspire them, breaking into the boys’ club, zen and the fine art of femininity.

Oakley Partners with Self-Taught Artist Mambo

10.02.2009 //

Oakley is renowned for melding science and art, and its sunglass designs are as original as the cultural icons that inspire them.

Red Bull Illume Returns In 2010 – Submission Phase Is Now Open!

10.02.2009 //

After the spectacular success of the first Red Bull Illume Image Quest, the world’s largest photography competition for action and adventure sports now returns for a new edition – and you can be a part of it! The servers are switched on and have already begun receiving photos for the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2010 submission phase, which opened today October 1.

Industry News: Bionicon’s New Demo Center Destroyed by Fire

09.29.2009 //

Friday, September 18, not quite two weeks after its official Labor Day weekend opening, the Bionicon USA Headquarters and Demo Center in the Kern River Valley suffered a devastating fire. The building, located on the main road in Wofford Heights, had undergone extensive renovations and improvements in preparation for Bionicon’s move to the Kern Valley. This was the company’s first full-time Demo Center in the U.S.A. Other Bionicon Demo Centers are in the UK, Germany and Switzerland.

Bike magazine November 2009 Issue On Sale Now

09.24.2009 //

Take a sneak peek at what Bike magazine’s November 2009 issue has to offer.

Pedro's Fortifies Operations with Matt Simpson

09.18.2009 //

Today Pedro’s announced the installation of Matthew Simpson as its Global Operations Director. Simpson, a modern day global supply chain and sourcing professional, possesses 14 years’ experience working for top brands within their respective industries, like Stonyfield Farms, Grace Darex, and New England Confectionery Co. (think NECCO wafers and Sweethearts). Simpson is known globally for

Team Video: Trek’s Flueckiger brothers score the world’s first double XC podium

09.17.2009 //

Watch Lukas and Mathias Flueckiger as they not only score TWR’s first double WC podium, but become the first brothers in history to stand on an elite World Cup podium together.

Team Video: Santa Cruz Syndicate behind the scenes at the 2009 Downhill World Championships

09.16.2009 //

Get in behind the scenes before and after the Downhill World Championships 2009. Interviews with Santa Cruz Syndicate riders Steve Peat, Greg Minnaar and Josh Bryceland. Syndicate Team Manager, Kathy Sessler. Santa Cruz Bicycles Owner, Rob Roskopp. Team Mechanics, Ricky Bobby and Doug Hatfield!

How to Dump Three with Cam McCaul

09.16.2009 //

Let Cam McCaul help you add to that bag of tricks with a dump three. Video by Fox.

Full Replay of Men & Women's World Championship 4x

09.04.2009 //

Watch the full replay of the Elite Men’s and Women’s 4X World Championship in Canberra, AUS provided by Freecaster.

VIDEO: World Championships DH Course Preview

09.03.2009 //

World Cup Championships Canberra day 1 video from

Watch the World Championships Live on

08.31.2009 // is THE place for World Championship coverage. We’ll be on site all week bringing you up to the minute results, photos, videos and behind the scenes action. Be sure to tune in Saturday and Sunday for live action a sall the World’s Top Riders race the most important DH and 4X race of the year! Live Webcast provided by

Trials Rider Danny MacAskill Is So Popular He Needs an Agent

08.28.2009 //

This year’s shooting star Danny MacAskill, mainly known through the most successful mountain bike online clip ever that was released 4 months ago, decided to sign with rasoulution’s athlete management program. Danny will join the rasoulution team, which includes riders like the Lacondeguy brothers Andreu and Lluis, Martin Soederstroem, Benny Korthaus, Trond Hansen and Roger Rinderknecht.

Veteran Suspension Engineer Joins X-Fusion

08.28.2009 //

X-Fusion is proud to announce the newest member of its Team, Anthony Trujillo. He will take on the role as Engineering & Product Manager.

Pro Gravity Tour Nominated for Major Award

08.27.2009 //

We are proud to announce that the 2009 Pro Gravity Tour (Pro GRT) has been nominated for a 2009 SportsTravel Award in the BEST NEW EVENTS category! With our inaugural year nearly to an end, the Pro GRT has already experienced great attention and praise from within & outside the cycling industry! We are truly appreciative at the overwhelming support from everyone involved. 2010 is already in the works & should be even better!

Martin Soederstroem signs with Rasoulution’s Management

08.27.2009 //

After the great success of Martin Soederstroem in Whistler (CAN), when he got 3rd at Crankworx, the Swedish young gun and rasoulution decided to work together. Martin will join now the international rooster of rasoulution that includes riders like Trond Hansen, Roger Rinderknecht, Benny Korthaus as well as Lluis and Andreu Lacondeguy.

Mountain bikers roll into Copper this weekend during the Copper Cup

08.27.2009 //

Copper Mountain is Colorado’s mountain bike and cycling hub. Riders with a competitive streak will enjoy the addition of the Copper Cup, Aug. 28 – 30, to the biking events line-up this season. This inaugural event at Copper consists of Super D (Downhill), XC (Cross Country) and the State Championship Short Track race. To help round out the weekend, Copper is right in the middle of great cycling routes, hiking, Summit County’s only go-kart track and an 18 hole championship golf course.

Montana’s Lima Mountain Bike Festival A Success

08.27.2009 //

The world-class backcountry singletrack threatened for closure inspired over 100 cyclists from around the region to make the drive to Lima to ride, camp, eat, drink, dance and make new friends in the name of mountain bike tourism and trail advocacy.

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