Where’s Brandon Semenuk? Joe speaks with him at Eurobike and sets up a time to go fishing, but believe it or not, he gets stood up. Weird.
This derailleur would fetch more than $1,000 on Ebay today. Why? There was a fleeting moment in the mid-nineties when the top of the mountain biking food chain was dominated by small, American builders and the Paul Components Powerglide shown here was the ultimate cycling component. Here's the story...
if you want to get naked, go for it. The wind on your skin, the opportunity to show off your rabbi’s handiwork with a scalpel, what’s not to like? I’m all for it, and clearly so are the people all over the world who keep showing up to beaches and rallies and events without their pants. But if you really want to stop wars, pioneer alternative sources of energy or make our city streets safer, showing off your junk isn’t going to actually do anything other than give small children nightmares.
Speedplay founder Richard Bryne is an avid collector of vintage bicycle components, and he's been amassing a spectacular array of everything from bottle cages and bike bells to rare Cinelli hubs, the earliest brake hood designs, catalogs from the 1800s and original head badges from some of the first European bikes ever made for more than two decades.
Australian Troy Brosnan surprised the competition by taking the top qualifying spot, beating Danny Hart, Sam HIll and Sam Blenkinsop, respectively. On the women's side, Britain's Manon Carpenter took the top qualifying time.
Matt Jones heads to Christchurch, New Zealand in preparation for the Farm Jam and comes across one of the sickest backyard mountain biking setups ever created. Watch as he steezes out threes, gets backwards on some whips, and goes toe-to-toe with local Phil McLean. Dirt Life with Matt Jones, Ep. 6
Crankworx Les 2 Alpes will take place July 3-6, 2014 and is the only Crankworx event to take place outside of North America.
Did you miss out on all the action from the second stop of the Enduro World Series in Scotland? Don't worry, we have you covered. Sit back, relax and enjoy the action from the full Round 2 recap.
It's Friday, the weather is warm and a weekend of riding looms large. And to top it off, the July issue of Bike hits the newsstands—both print and digital—today. So pick up a paper copy at your nearest newsstand or download our iMag on iTunes. Then crack open your favorite beverage, flip open the new issue and get stoked for a weekend of shredding.
Summer is in full-swing, and with the warm weather comes spinning lifts and rowdy trails. Park City Mountain Resort opens today, June 6.
How do you make a saddle more comfortable? Conventional wisdom suggests that you increase the padding. Tioga is bucking conventional wisdom altogether and ditching the padding entirely with their new Spyder Stratum saddle, which they contend is far more comfortable and supportive than traditional saddles. Here's the story.
Tom van Steenbergen lays down fresh lines on the newly opened Whistler Mountain Bike Park trails. The video features Steenbergen's signature laid-out whips, manuals and massive flips (including the first-ever front flip in the notoriously big Crabapple Hits).