If you’re going to write stories and put you name atop the article, you better grow a thick skin. There’s no pleasing everyone. If that’s your aim, you might as well get a gig at Hallmark writing those crappy greeting cards with roses and kittens on the covers. That said, I draw the line at being called a “whore”.
“A bike for Bo and Luke Duke, maybe even Chuck Norris,” commented one tester. That seems about right. Bo and Luke can drive the wheels off a car, and the Phantom, like the General Lee, really shines with someone who can ride the wheels off it.
IMBA released a Bike Park guidebook in October 2014, following the success of their previous two books. Through essays and expert contributors, this book guides the reader from day one to the completion of a bike park, covering planning, finance, design, management and more.
There's an adage that goes "The perfect number of bikes to own is is equal to N+1 where 'N' is the number of bikes you currently have." Well, this guy has come up with his own solution to that equation: he prints his own bikes, at home, with a 3D printer.
RDO, in Niner nomenclature, is short for ‘Race Day Optimized.’ In the case of our test Jet 9, this is embodied in a carbon-fiber frame using Niner’s patented CVA suspension to squeeze 100 millimeters of travel out of a Fox Float CTD shock.
The Sedona Mountain Bike Festival is proud to announce that it will be home to the VIDA MTB Series women’s skills clinic. VIDA has been a stand out in the mountain bike industry, bringing women of all abilities together to learn and refine skills, and build the confidence that women need to be better riders.
Forget leverage rates, shock tunes and all the high-modulus marketing BS, nothing—absolutely nothing—matters more than a good set of tires. Really. And when it comes to aggressive riding in wet conditions, it's hard to do better than the Maxxis Minion DHF.
The Norco Sight Carbon Forma was the most polarizing bike in the women’s test, eliciting a different opinion from each rider. But one assessment was consistent–when pointed downhill, this bike rules.
Hungry for your daily slice of humble pie? Watch as Jackson Goldstone jumps the Woodward MegaRamp.