My gasoline orgy reminded me of why I love bikes so much. In a way, bikes are everything cars are not. Sure, both are modes of transportation, but bikes are simple and just how wonderful that fact is cannot be overstated. With bikes, there are no puking carburetors, no slipping clutches, no faulty oxygen sensors, no ominous grinding noises in your differential… Simple is beautiful.
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).
25 kilometers of new XC trails will be added this year, bringing the total trail network to 100 kilometers: 50 kilometers of DH and 50 kilometers of XC.
Oneup Components' offers a 42-tooth cog as a cheap one-by hack alternative to SRAM's XX1
Whistler bike park death; Klee was a man of unsurmountable passions, and his devotion to the riders of Hood River was irreplaceable
After breaking his tibial plateau last August, Kurt Sorge takes us on a thrilling ride with “Hometown Shredding.” Powder-like turns, huge whips and many, many crashes are part of the ride in this first episode of “Going Hoff.”
Every June, without fail, my mountain biking version of a biological clock starts screaming. I’ll wake up one morning and every fiber of my being that has anything to do with industriousness has suddenly gone on strike. I am suddenly overwhelmed, one might say “pregnant”, with an overriding desire to bail on anything that doesn’t involve me pedaling a bike.
Juliana Bicycles officially launches its burliest bike yet today with the Roubion, the women’s-specific version of the 150-millimeter-travel Santa Cruz Bronson. The Roubion uses the identical carbon-frame and geometry as the wildly popular Bronson¬, but offers a different parts package hung on an eye-catching matte teal frame that is specific to Juliana.
Steep and technical tracks played havoc on many riders during the first day of the second round of the Enduro World Series in Scotland. Nico Lau took the top spot in the men's category and Tracy Moseley proved her might in the women's.
Quick edit of Steve Smith in the hills of Southern California, shot and edited by the guys from Rootone. More downhill videos: Matt Simmonds’ MTB Shredding Secret Marcelo Gutierrez’s POV from the Cairns World Cup Best of Sea Otter Classic 2014 Downhill Race
Cannondale has announced the launch of the all-new 2015 F-Si Carbon 29. Based off the successful Cannondale F29, the F-Si sets the bar higher for a stiffer and lighter platform. “While we pride ourselves in building the most cutting edge frames in cycling, our real advantage is in our System Integration approach to bike design,” […]
After years of living a mundane spandex-clad existence hammering out road miles, Di2 is finally ready for some real fun. That's right, XTR Di2 is here, or almost here. Shimano says it'll be available this fall, and it's designed to work with the recently announced XTR 9000 11-speed group.
When Speedplay introduced their Drillium pedals way back when, they were considered a relatively light and svelte for the flat pedal market, but that was a decade ago and pedals have grown thinner and lighter in the interim. I’ve been waiting for Speedplay to bring some of the burl and innovative features of the Drillium to something lighter and a lot less chunky. Enter the Brass Knuckles.
For my money, the back page of a magazine is often the best part of a magazine. I’m not talking about the back cover but rather the very last, single-page of content that’s created by the magazine staff. And bear with me here, I’m not suggesting that your favorite part isn’t great. Most would argue […]