By Vernon Felton Banshee marketing manager, Jon Hadfield, is standing in line for the chairlift when a rider ahead of Hadfield turns around and fixes Hadfield with an eager grin. “Are you guys from Banshee Bikes,” he asks. It’s as good a guess as any—three of us are wending brand new Banshees through the crowded […]
Paddy Kaye, the primary architect of the Red Bull Joyride course, gives us the lowdown on what it takes to design and sculpt one of the biggest contests of the year.
We rode the poop out of SRAM’s new single-ring group at Whistler Bike Park and, on the whole, walked away mightily impressed by XX1.
In 2013, Scott Sports will prove one of the most avid proponents of 27.5 (650B) wheels. Scott Sports’ marketing director, Adrian Montgomery, gives us the low-down on both next year’s 27.5 (650B) and 29er Genius models.
Dakine went back to the drawing board and came up with some simple, yet clever, tweaks that make their venerable tailgate pad even better.
The future of mountain biking? It’s a lot to lay on the shoulders of a 16-year old, but Anthony Messere’s proven he’s up to the challenge.
Kurt Shimada won The North Face’s “Send It to WIn It” contest with this video right here–and now he’s going to Whistler for free.
Any of the 18 finalists in the Red Bull Joyride could roll in and win this sucker, but here are a few that just might take the crown.
Giant’s new 29er trail bike already has a national title under its belt and a pedigree that suggests that this is going to be one of the best sellers of 2013. Here’s the scoop on the new bike.
By Sal Ruibal This weekend’s Olympic Mountain Bike races are the last events in the London 2012 Games and while these races are far from the most popular events at the Olympics, they are the happiest. That’s because, despite all the teary fake-hugs and glad-for-bronze smiles on NBC, the men and women racing on mountain […]
Video Courtesy of Cycles Devinci With Crankworx gearing up, you might be wondering why Whistler gets so much press. Ian Morrison and Steve Smith do a fine job of providing proof that Whistler lives up to its hype. Crankworx 2012: A Local’s Guide from Cycles Devinci on Vimeo.
By Vernon Felton Though Natty and Trey are still in the first stretch of the 2012 Heavy Pedal Tour, they’re already racking up a sizeable horde of photos. Including these right here.
Natty and Trey–co-pilots on Bike’s Heavy Pedal Tour–hit up some of Colorado’s finest bike parks, including Trestle, Granby and Keystone.
By now, you’ve probably heard us talk up the Red Bull Joyride. No? Well check out this giant of a video clip. It’ll clue you in and burn a hole in your computer screen.
This animated clip proves that artistic evolution can br overrated and that Social Distortion can still cook up a compelling pot of musical kick ass.
Anthill’s latest film, Strength in Numbers, captures not just the riding in Whistler, but the community of riders who call Whistler home.
Norco’s 650B (27.5) Range should roll up and over things more easily than its 26er sibling of yore. Yes, we’ll be testing one. For now, check out the video below for the story behind the new bike.
Morewood just announced that the wait is over. Two new Split Pivot (Dave Weagle) models—the 150-millimeter travel Sukuma and the 170-millimeter travel Jabula–are available now.
Eighteen of the best riders in the business will battle it out for a chunk of the $45,000 in prize money and historical bragging rights.
Marin Bikes relaunched their full suspension line in 2012 and we’ll soon publish a review of their all mountain model, the Mount Vision XM8. In the meantime, here’s a clip of Andrew Taylor running that same bike through its paces.