If you ever needed a reminder that the mountain bike industry’s entrepreneurial heart is still beating, look no further than Shredly, a Colorado start-up best known for its funky-patterned women’s shorts.
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 […]
Miranda Miller shows off her prowess in the lush forests of Squamish, British Columbia in the first installment of "In the Dirt." Miller makes it clear why she landed on top of the podium at the first NorthWest Cup of 2014 and the Squamish Enduro. The chick can rip.
"Matt Simmons' MTB Shredding Secret | Live to Ride Ep. 2" takes a peek at his training both in the gym and on the trail.
Mike's garage is basically a collection of my old bikes. I'll ride a bike for a year or so and hand it off to Mike, where he'll spend the next decade squeezing every last drop out of it. The day before heading to Moab to test a brand new version of the Fox 36 RC2, I stopped off in Denver for a brief visit with my buddy–and my old bike parts.
For Anka Martin, mountain biking is about the adventure, the exploration and the camaraderie, not so much the competition, although she happens to be a badass shredder who won Trans-Provence last year and the inaugural Andes Pacifico in February, has completed the arduous Cape Epic four times and is a regular Top 10 finisher in the EWS races.
Dogs don’t sit around at trailheads and glower at other dogs because they are chasing bikes with too little or too much travel. Dogs don’t care if you have a racing license or whether or not your jumps could be said to possess the right amount of steez. Dogs just want to get out there and chase a wheel—all day, every day. We can all learn a lot from the average dog.
Through the streets of Prague and along the trails of British Columbia, Fullface Productions filmed elite European riders to create “Signatures,” a documentary film about more than just riding a bike. The full version is on Vimeo on Demand.
Mavic's 2014 clothing line has been trail-tested by the world's best enduro racers and is designed to withstand the rigors of high-alpine, technical riding.