INTRODUCING TEAM BMC

Grenchen, Switzerland

BMC has been one of the top cross-country bikes in the world for years. BMC sponsored Julian Absalon when he was dominating World Cup XC racing for over ten years. Julian still holds the record, now shared with Nino Schurter, for the most…
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KHS DOWNHILL REPORT FROM BOOTLEG CANYON

Bootleg Canyon got back to downhill racing this past weekend

As reported by Logan Binggeli, KHS Team Manager, Photos by Antonio Marroquin Bootleg Canyon, located in Boulder City, Nevada, has a legacy of mountain bike racing dating back all the way to the 1990s with KHS bicycles taking the top…
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GENE HAMILTON’S BETTER RIDE COURSES FOR 2023

Gene's coaching classes are filling up fast

Some of the top mountain bikers in America, including downhill and enduro champions Mitch Ropelato and Cody Kelley have told us that Gene Hamilton's courses helped them improve their riding. In the attached video, Gene talks about how he…
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Bike Check: Kyle Strait’s Custom Vitus Escarpe Slalom Build

Strait took Vitus’ carbon trail bike, the Escarpe, and turned it into a hard-ripping slalom machine.

The new Vitus Escarpe 27 is Kyle Strait's new weapon of choice for dual slalom. Kyle has a long history of competitive success in dual slalom, dirt jumping, downhill, and other things, as well as winning the Red Bull Rampage twice. Vitus…
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National Interscholastic Cycling Association Launches New League in Mississippi

Mississippi is the latest state to join a growing youth mountain biking organization; Team practice begins in fall 2023; Racing and programs begin in spring 2024.

Jackson, Mississippi – The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) announced today that it has accepted the bid from Mississippi to join NICA as a new league. NICA develops interscholastic mountain biking programs…
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KHS TEAM KICKS OFF 2023 RACING AT FONTANA

Steven Walton and Nathan Kitchen take on the wet weather in California

Logan Binggeli (the former U.S. downhill national champion and a bronze medalist in the Red Bull Rampage) has been the team manager at KHS for the last few years. Logan sent us a brief report on the team along with some photos of the KHS…
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THE SALSA TIMBERJACK IS BACK

Six new builds are available for under $3000

Salsa has brought back the company's Timberjack hardtail for 2023. The bike retails for under $3000 and is designed for a variety of uses. Read on to see some of the key things that they told us in their press release PRESS RELEASE FROM…
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ENDURO PROUDLY SPONSORS GRASSHOPPER ADVENTURE SERIES

Two renowned Bay Area cycling brands come together for the 2023 season

Press Release/Race News Oakland, California (January 5th, 2023) — Enduro Bearings, innovators of a wide range of bicycle bearings, seals, components and tools, recently signed on to sponsor the 2023 Grasshopper Adventure Series (GAS), a…
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MORE NEWS ABOUT THE LIFE TIME GRAND PRIX SERIES

Registration opens this week for some of the events

The Life Time Grand Prix is a seven-event series of mountain and gravel bike races where the top 20 riders will each win their share of a $250,000 bonus at the end of the seventh race. In addition to the regular pro purses handed out at…
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GIANT FACTORY OFF-ROAD TEAM CHARGES INTO 2023 WITH NEW TALENT FOCUSED ON RACE WINS AND PODIUMS

With new faces and a strong roster of riders, the team sets its sights on UCI Mountain Bike World Cup XC, downhill and enduro races and national championships

Giant has announced its race team for 2023. Here is the official press release from Doug Barnett at Giant (who also shot some of the photos): FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With a strong mix of exciting new talent and returning champions, the…
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JOHN TOMAC, FLYING OVER THE SNOW

Johnny T was already a great rider when he was 16

We shared the following clipping on our Facebook page last week, and it's been seen by over 100,000 people so far. Robby Rupe shared the above clipping from BMX PLUS! Magazine a few days ago. We saw his post and shared it on the…
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