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Beatdown: The Crank Brothers Iodine 3 Rims Gain Muscle

CRANKBROTHERS GOT A BLACK EYE WHEN IT RELEASED ITS first wheel line back in 2010 and the rear hubs failed at a rate of about 17 percent. When your product looks this odd and its guts start seizing up on the trail, you’re in a precarious position. So Crank- brothers redesigned its hubs in 2011 and they’ve proven up to the task ever since. With its hubs sorted, the company went into 2014’s version 3.0 looking to improve the rims.

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Video: Makken Haugen steps up to step-down

09.25.2014

The GoPro step-down feature measures 50 feet from lip to landing, with a 25-foot drop. Makken Haugen decided to be the first Red Bull Rampage competitor to hit it.

AbsoluteBlack launches spiderless 32T oval chainring

09.25.2014

There is a lot of hubbub in the cycling world right now in regards to drivetrains. Shimano has their Di2 system, SRAM came out with the XX1 and a couple independent companies are producing oval chainrings.

One-By on a budget, part 1

09.24.2014

Single-ring drivetrains offer some great benefits, but they can also cost a bundle. Here’s what I propose: a series of reviews centered on budget single-ring drivetrains. How much performance can you wring out of as inexpensive a set up as possible?

News: CONTOUR announces ROAM3 action cam

09.24.2014

The new ROAM3 utilizes a waterproof and impact-resistant aluminum housing to allow it to function up to 30-feet underwater without an extra case.

Video: How to pick a line at Red Bull Rampage

09.24.2014

Unlike most events, the course is not pre-determined; athletes are given a mountainous zone packed with perilous terrain – How they get from the top to the bottom is entirely up to them.

Heavy Pedal Tour 2014 – Colorado Springs

09.24.2014

In the final installment of the Heavy Pedal Tour, Hurl and Galen head to the Frisco Bike Park, bike-tour Boulder and catchup with old friends in Colorado Springs.

SRAM/RockShox athletes ready for Rampage

09.23.2014

SRAM and RockShox’s lineup of freeride athletes will head Red Bull Rampage, the last FMB Diamond Series stop, in the vast desert of southern Utah.

Scott sends seven to Red Bull Rampage

09.23.2014

Rampage, which takes place September 26-28 and needs no introduction, will see the biggest names in the sport giving it their all, and Scott is sending more riders than any other bike brand.

News: REI to be exclusive retailer of Ghost in the U.S.

09.23.2014

REI and Ghost, a German mountain-bike brand, are partnering to bring Ghost brand bicycles to the United States. Ghost’s 2015 line will be available exclusively through REI and REI.com starting in January 2015.

Red Bull Rampage invite list

09.23.2014

Set on a completely new stage, riders have been hard at work building up their new lines. Alliances have been made, and "frenemies" have found agreements on line choices.

Review: Liteville 601 Mk3

09.23.2014

At 30 pounds, the 190-millimeter Liteville 601 Mk3 seems capable of running both up and down the hill.

Video: Rampage riders share first impressions of new site

09.22.2014

When the rope drops on day one at Red Bull Rampage, the athletes get serious. The world's bravest big-mountain riders started carving, chopping and shoveling

Gallery: The 2014 Kamikaze Bike Games stormed ahead

09.22.2014

This year Mammoth Mountain celebrated its second year of the Kamikaze Bike Games, since the original race series ended in 2001.

The Web Monkey Speaks: The ride is my church

09.22.2014

There are many ways to worship a higher power. I just have a hard time doing it in church.

Trail tested: F-Stop Kenti camera bag

09.21.2014

Over the course of the last year I’ve put the F-Stop Kenti through its paces and haven’t seen any noticeable signs of wear. The straps and zipper are functioning as they did on the first day.

Video Flashback: 1992 downhill racing

09.20.2014

With the Kamikaze Bike Games currently in full swing at Mammoth Mountain, this video pretty much sums up how far we've come since the first Kamikaze race in the mid-80s.

Video: Jerome Clementz is back

09.19.2014

Jerome Clementz is back in the saddle and right out the gate, he takes the win at the Ischgl Overmountain Challenge, a grueling enduro in the heart of Austria.

Video: “Gone Tomorrow” – Rob-J in Nepal

09.19.2014

The ominous peaks of the Himalayas are known across the world as a premier mountaineering destination. Some even ski the precipitous mountains, but in the foothills, as discovered by Sebastian Doerk and Rob-J Heran in their latest video, "Gone Tomorrow," there are epic spines, chutes and trails to be ridden around every corner.

NiteRider revolutionized around-the-clock racing

09.19.2014

We heard about surfer Tom Carroll and these very cool lamp-and–battery setups he devised for night surfing in Southern California. We didn’t have waves but we had lots of nasty, rocky and rooty trails that would trap your front wheel like alligator jaws.

Support trail expansion, win a Marin

09.18.2014

Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes are holding a raffle to help expand Marin's trail network. Enter now!

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