BANG YOUR HEADJULY 7, 2007 Twenty years ago cycling helmets were often considered unnecessary accessories. Thankfully, today the sport has grown to understand and embrace their importance. Riders are pushing the boundaries of what was once considered mountain biking by racing blazingly fast World Cup downhill courses, going big in slopestyle events, and spending their […]

New BLUEGRASS prototype at Fort William World Cup

We’re used to seeing bike prototypes being changed and tuned throughout a full season of the DH World Cup, with athletes on a seemingly endless quest to dial in their setup for that one perfect run. This year, Italian protection brand Bluegrass have taken the same iterative approach with their latest full-face helmet. At World […]


A Lightweight, Breathable, Full-Face Helmet for Enduro Racers There is no denying that a full-face helmet offers more protection than an open shell, but for most riders, the thought of wearing a full-face helmet during a trail ride seems miserable. Full-face helmets tend to breathe well at downhill speed, but during a climb, especially on […]

Rae Morris Joins Liv’s Enduro Race Team

Rising off-road talent will focus on Enduro World Series aboard the new Liv Hail Advanced  Following the launch of the Hail Advanced, the industry’s first women’s-specific 160mm travel trail bike, Liv has furthered its commitment to Enduro racing at the highest-level with the addition of up-and-coming New Zealander Rae Morrison as she prepares for the […]