What’s hanging on your walls? Ditch the Monet or Picasso and put up something worth showing off. We’re selling professionally mounted, one of a kind photos–some of the best to have ever graced the pages of Bike. You only have a few weeks to snatch one up. Proceeds from the sale go to WORCA, to help support the great trails around Whistler.
To the uninitiated, the big-tired bikes may appear as the next dorky fad for bored bicycle geeks or winter-challenged non-skiers – but to those who have had the opportunity to ride one in conditions where they excel, they quickly become the next must-have addition to one’s outdoor gear quiver.
Editor, Brice Minnigh, traveled deep into central Idaho's White Cloud Mountains with Greg 'Chopper' Randolph, photographer Sterling Lorence, and a hardy crew of Sun Valley-area locals for a taste of some of the world's most pristine, high-speed alpine trails. This video highlight the amazing riding Idaho is justifiably famous for.
This year will see a relatively large expansion in the coverage we'll be producing for Dirt compared to previous years with the addition of the Enduro World Series to our schedule.
Today should be a national holiday because Sky liberated us from boring, utilitarian cycling and gave us fun-but-purposeful cycling. She broke down barriers in a hidebound industry that said “No girls allowed” and tore up marketing memos that advocated a fake representation of what riding a bike is really all about.
What SRAM wanted to create were wheels that were very stiff laterally (meaning they track true and hold a line), had a subtle amount of vertical compliance (offering a more comfortable ride) and were light enough to make them incredibly versatile.
The fact that you could kill someone while simply texting or talking on your cell phone while driving, I assume, would be enough of a deterrent not to do it. And obviously you weren’t drunk... With the exclusion of these factors, I can only assume that you were out to get my vagina and I am left wondering what it possibly could have done to offend you.
We sent our trail correspondent, Everett Burl-Sap to scientifically test 26-inch and 650b wheels against one another using the Banshee Spitfire as the test rig – a 140-millimeter travel mountain bike that features interchangeable dropouts that can accommodate both 26" and 650b wheels. This test practically dripped with science!
This is your chance to ask Nicol anything about Ibis—the bikes, the journey, the brilliant ideas, the blunders….you name it. So get your questions in now by using #askchuckibis on Twitter and we’ll do our best to toss your queries in front of Mr. Ibis.
Salsa Beargrease Framset: $1,000 salsacycles.com Fatbikes traditionally have been designed with a high level of utility built in to them, with eyelets and reinforcements for cargo racks and plenty of extra water-bottle mounts. Salsa, however, took a different approach with its Beargrease. Designed it specifically as a race rig, the frame is completely void of […]
9:Zero:7 McGrath MSRP: $2,750 907bikes.com 9:Zero:7 bikes is a small bike company out of Anchorage, Alaska, with a rich history in snow riding. The company claims to have built the first ever aluminum-framed fatbike. The 9:Zero:7 model tested here, uses the symmetrical 170-millimeter rear dropout standard and is built with, pretty much, the McGrath parts […]
Red Bull recently announced a new contest--Red Bull Phenom--aimed squarely at giving up-and-coming riders a shot at becoming the next slopestyle legend. To enter, you must submit a 60 second video of yourself pulling off your best moves and register on redbullphenom.com between April 8th to May 20th.
In 2013 Brandon Semenuk will be trimming the time he spends on the Freeride Mountain Bike World Tour. Bike tracked down Brandon to find out why he's changed his focus and what he has in store for 2013.
Curtis Keene is making a run on the Enduro World Series title this season and just signed with Red Bull. We sat down with Curtis in Sedona last week to find out more about his preparations, his thoughts on wheel sizes, and his shiny, new helmet.
In the end, Cancellara outsprinted Belgium's Sep Vanmarcke for the victory in the Velodrome and had enough presence of mind to celebrate the win at the line with the classic Hannibal Lecter-esque, tongue-out-of-the-side-of-the-mouth salute, which is becoming all the rage in professional road racing.