The best bikes and components of 2014? Each of Bike’s editors gave their spin on the “dream build”. Here’s Vernon Felton’s choice: a hopped-up version of Giant’s Trance Advanced SX. Here’s the review.
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.
Top riders return to Mottolino Fun Mountain in Livigno, Italy for the Suzuki Nine Knights MTB 2014 event June 16th to June 21, 2014. Riders will be showcasing their skills on variety of “innovative” features. “The goal is to combine all facets of freeride mountain biking in a setup that leaves nothing to be desired in terms of creativity […]
FEST series – Aggy’s reunion highlight video from fest series on Vimeo. The video from the first stop of the FEST series highlighted top industry riders including Andreu Lacondeguy, Thomas Vanderham, Tyler McCaul, Ryan Howard, Matty Miles, Matt Hunter and of course, Graham “Aggy” Agassiz. “The FEST is all about riding and filming in the perfect conditions, not having to […]
A lot of bikes claim to be versatile and many of them do a good job of handling a wide range of trails, but a few select bikes twist the knob to 11, so to speak. The Trigger is intriguing in that it has the potential to bridge the gap between cross-country race whip and all-purpose trail bike. On paper, those two categories may seem similar, but on the trail, they are like tuna fish and vanilla ice cream.
Santa Cruz's Juliana Bicycles brand is launching its new Roubion 6-inch-travel all-mountain bike this week in the region that serves as the bike’s namesake.
For three days we were able to dial in the DB Inline on the rocky, rooty terrain in Pisgah and Dupont, Cane Creek's stomping grounds. The employee-owned company shared with us its passion for riding and making the finest products they know how to.
You may not have liked the 29ers of the past. I understand why—I didn’t either—but times have changed and we are on the verge of bringing 29ers into their own... and, yet, product managers are asking themselves whether they should cut 29ers out of their lines altogether and simply replace them with 650b. The 29-inch wheel has become uncool....again. But is that reason enough to banish it to the glue factory?
A few weeks ago, pro downhillers tackled what many riders called – based on the soaking wet, slippery-as-snot muddy course – one of the most challenging DH runs in recent history. While the footage shot from other people's cameras show the conditions from a spectators perspective, this POV cam angle by Marcelo Gutierrez show us what it was like to actually ride this vicious course at race speeds.
The Fluid is built around an alloy 6061 frame and utilizes the Norco Advanced Ride Technology (A.R.T.) suspension platform. The main idea is to incorporate an increased rearward axle path and fine-tune the pivot locations specific to the bike’s intended use. A tapered steerer tube and tidy external cable routing with dropper-post provision round out the frame.