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Complete results aren’t available yet, but Greg Minnaar has qualified fastest for Downhill World Championships this coming Sunday. His time of 4m 53.32secs was good enough for the top spot, despite a few mistakes at the top of the course, and a couple of sit-down’s on the bike in some other pedally sections. You can’t
Story and photos by Alan Davis Nike has a long history of making mountain bike footwear—remember Nike Pooh Bahs?—and now they are starting to make a big impact with their 6.0 development squad and its primary 26-incher Brandon Semenuk. If you’ve been paying any attention to slopestyle this summer you already know his name, with
Click here for the Official Crankworx video webpage and daily video updates. I landed in Vancouver a few hours ago. It’s the first sunny day they’ve seen in about a week, hopefully things stay this way. I’m staying in town tonight and touring the Norco factory tomorrow, then it’s up to Whistler. I’m scheduled to
It’s pretty much accepted now, at least in US mountain biking circles, that 29˝ wheels are here to stay. Some of you are bound to moan in sarcastic defiance—just what we need, another tire size right? Well guess what folks there’s another other tire size for mountain bikers to consider. Kirk Pacenti, of Pacenti Cycles
You too can build a hipster singlespeed from parts found in the trash. This video shows you how… www.youtube.com/watch?v=01TPK7ChLmA As much as I enjoy mocking trendy hipsters and their fake messenger bike/attire, I still think it’s pretty cool that riding a bike somewhere is finally a hip thing to do. As far as trends go
One of a kind solid 18K gold Oakley M Frame glasses with certificate of authenticity signed by Lance Armstrong will be auctioned off July 19th-29th, coinciding with the final ten days of the 2007 Tour de France. Hand crafted in jeweler-quality 18K solid gold by prestigious jeweler Michael Dickey, this rendering features gold iridium tint
Not since such televised masterpieces as MST3K and MXC has there been such an amazing TV show as the Ninja Warrior Challenge. In fact I’d bet somebody else’s first born that those Dancing With The Stars pansies can’t last ten seconds in the Ninja Warrior obstacle course. This is the veritable pinnacle of televised athleticism.
Ordinary bike seats and posts may seem like benign objects, but I’m here to tell you that under the right conditions just about anything can grow. Add a cup of water that leaked in through a fifty-year-old roof to said bike parts while stored in an aquarium-like plastic storage container and ferment for two months
The Great Divide Mountain Bike Race began on Friday, June 15. It started in Port of Roosville, Montana and crisscrosses the Continental Divide north to south to Antelope Wells, NM. This route is the very definition of the word “remote.” Additionally, competitors aren’t allowed any outside support, carry all of their own gear, and restock