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Most Techincal XC Race In America – Get Ready Here!

Dubbed the most technically challenging XC mountain bike course in America, enjoy this quick recap of the 2014 Grand Junction Off-Road. Featuring the world class Lunch Loops trail system, the Grand’s 15, 30 & 40 mile courses start and finish on Main St. in downtown Grand Junction, and tour participants over varied terrain while traversing […]

Catching Up With 7-Time National Endurance Champion Pua Mata

We had the opportunity to speak to Pua recently and she was excited to have just launched a new business called Triibe. Pua explained that Triibe  is a place created for girls, by girls. It is a place that inspires, motivates, supports unconditionally and provides the necessary resources for girls of all ages and walks […]

Video: Red Bull Rampage Qualifiers Action

Nerves, wind and weather ruled the Red Bull Rampage qualifiers on Friday, as competitors attempted to earn a coveted spot in the finals with their first runs. Szymon Godziek flipped the canyon gap, Tom van Steenbergen flowed the whole mountain with style, and Brett Rheeder showed everyone that slopestyle riders know how to shred the […]

In Case You Missed Mammoth’s Kamikaze Games

The Kamikaze Bike Games at Mammoth Mountain went off last weekend. It was the second year in the legendary event’s revival and word definitely got out. Registration was up over 50% and an estimated 8,500 took park over four days of festivities Check out all the action from another epic weekend at the 2014 Kamikaze […]

What Do Mountain Bike Racers Do On Their Off-Season

This weekend kicks-0ff the Southern California Cyclcross Race Series in Granada Hills, Ca.  So, if you are looking to get faster on your mountain bike this upcoming season, Cyclcross racing is the sport to do. For more information check out SOCALCROSS PRESTIGE SERIES AND CROSS FEVER SERIES

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work At Red Bull Rampage

As an event with serious legacy, Red Bull Rampage truly is the pinnacle of the freeride mountain biking world. All the glitz and glamour, however, is built on a strong foundation of dirt, sweat and teamwork. For the week leading up to the event the mundane tasks of digging, packing and watering lines fills the […]

Time to Whip Off the Dust at Red Bull Rampage

Despite what the Red Bull Rampage highlight reels might suggest, everything that happens on course is not full-throttle craziness all the time. After four days of digging and a bold first-time huck off the GoPro Step-down, some of the Rampage riders wanted to knock the dust off and hit some fun jumps. “We’re having a […]

Transition Launches New GiddyUp Bike Line

Transition is coming to the plate with a huge offering of new models and a completely redesigned suspension platform that they claim provides better all around performance, and still remains true to the classic Transition feel we’ve come to know and love. Here’s what they had to say about the new whips.   from Transition: […]

Contour Launches All-New Roam 3 Camera

Action camera pioneer CONTOUR introduces another innovative, easy-to-use and durable action camera built specifically for year-round adventurers. The new ROAM3 utilizes a waterproof and impact-resistant aluminum housing to allow it to function up to 30-feet underwater without a bulky case, all while retaining CONTOUR’s elegant form factor. “An action camera should look great while users […]

Do You Want To Letter In One Of The Coolest Sports Ever?

Mountain Biking Is An Official High School Sport! The Duluth Public School System (ISD 709) in Minnesota is now an officially recognized school sport with the Duluth Public Schools . Riders are now eligible to earn an Activity Letter for their participation and a really cool patch for their Letterman’s jacket. Go GREYHOUNDS and HUNTERS […]

On Track With Specialized’s Curtis Keene – Dirty Deeds

Colorado single track is rocky, dusty and rather unforgiving, but the real punisher is the high elevation at the 5th stop of the Enduro World Series. Winter Park would host breakthrough performances and big-time crashes leaving riders with their head in hands, wondering, “What if?” While series Leader Jared Graves once again exerts his dominance, […]

Just Don’t Look Down – Wilder Kaiser Rides the Steinerne Rinne

Johannes Pistrol rides the Steinerne Rinne from Goinger Halt, July 2014. The upper section from the summit down to the upper rinne is relatively straight forward, albeit slightly exposed. The lower section contains the hardest and the most futuristic riding. Johannes didn’t clear all sections but this attempt is the most I have seen ridden […]

RedBull Rampage – The Freshman Class

Every year Red Bull Rampage breaks in a few new riders, inviting them to scratch their own mark in the Utah mountains. For 2014, the list includes Kyle Jameson, Nick Pescetto, Carson Storch, Nicholi Rogatkin, KC Deane, Szymon Godziek, Bernard Kerr, Louis Reboul, Jeff Herbertson and Mitch Ropelato. Most have visited before, either as members […]