What’s the deal with 27+ and 29+? Why is the bike industry suddenly pushing another new wheel size? And, most importantly, is it worth your time and money? Get your answers in this latest video installment of our Blueprint series.
The annual dual slalom competition is the most-anticipated race of the Sea Otter Classic weekend for many spectators, and on the festival’s 25th anniversary, the event did not disappoint.
2000 World Cup Downhill Champion Myles Rockwell and master bicycle restorer Tasshi Dennis take a nostalgic look at the Volvo/Cannondale downhill bike that Myles raced on in 1998. It features a pretty wild drivetrain, and the fork is the predecessor of Cannondale's Lefty design.
The new SRAM GX drivetrain is actually three different drivetrains, which come in 1x11, 2x11 and 2x10 varieties. The idea behind SRAM GX is to bring 1x11 performance and technology formerly restricted to the more expensive XX1 and X01 groups to a more affordable price point.
What does Charlie Sponsol have to say about Portland's decision to ban mountain biking at River View Natural Area? The voice behind the Team Robot blog doesn't mince words in this in-depth interview with the professional racer and trail advocate.
Damn. Marcelo seems to get faster in every POV he puts out, and this footage of him absolutely ripping the short but difficult Panamericano Cota downhill track doesn't dissapoint.
Fox Head shows off its new Spring AM/TR collection with a ripping video featuring Cam McCaul and Kirt Voreis.
Lizard Skins riders Anne-Caroline Chausson and Anneke Beerten both walked away from Crankworx Rotorua with excellent results, Anne-Caroline having won the enduro and Anneke having taken first in the pumptrack challenge and fourth in the enduro. Check out this video for an inside look at their experience in New Zealand.
If cities want to earn that hallowed “bike friendly” badge, they have to dig deep. They have to confront some stereotypes they might have about mountain bikers being knuckle-dragging troglodytes. They need to open up those trails. You can't call yourself "bike friendly" while crapping on us mountain bikers.