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BC Bike Race Day Seven – Whistler

Words: Harlan Price Photos: Margus Riga, Dave Silver, Erik Peterson, Todd Weselake Video: Connor Macleod, Max Berkowitz, Chris Fisher, Roland Choe, Air Reel Cinema www.bcbikerace.com <http://www.bcbikerace.com> Day seven of the BC Bike Race Presented by Harbor Air The last rider, Greg Lee of Hawaii, has successfully crossed the finish line of the BC Bike Race […]

Your Chance To Help Design The Ultimate Weekend Adventure Vehicle

What would you do if someone asked your advice on how to create the ultimate outdoor mountain biking adventure vehicle? What would the interior look like? How big would the tires be?  Would it need electronics to keep the passengers entertained on long trips? What about storage space, exterior color, or a lifted suspension? How […]

Mac Attack: Like A Shepherd To His Sheep

We have received a few requests from trail organizations for permission to repost the May 2014 Mac Attack editorial. Here it is with our permission to repost it on your organization’s website, newsletter or social media. LIKE A SHEPHERD TO HIS SHEEP I try not to use the Mac Attack as a pulpit where I preach […]

BC Bike Race Day 4 – The Queen Stage and 5000 Feet Of Climbing

The Queen stage of Earls Cove to Sechelt in the BC Bike Race is often the most tactile of all the stages. Bodies are beginning to feel the aches, pains, and euphoric effects of three days of trail riding. The forest texture changes from the extra lush first three days to a crispness that tells […]

BC Bike Race Update – Day Three Photos And Video

www.bcbikerace.com <http://www.bcbikerace.com> Words: Harlan Price Photos: Margus Riga, Dave Silver, Erik Peterson, Todd Weselake Video: Connor Macleod, Max Berkowitz, Chris Fisher, Roland Choe, Air Reel Cinema http://bcbikerace.com/news-and-media/videos/2014-videos/daytwo For Canada Day the third stage of the BC Bike Race presented by Lululemon Athletica eased into the isolated town of Powell River on the Sunshine Coast. A […]

Northstar Trail Crew Chrinocals – Episode 4

In Episode 4, the crew continues to work hard improving and maintaining the trails at Northstar. Watch along as pro riders Graeme Pitts, Adrienne Schneider and Dustin Schaad rip up and test out the freshly built Sticks & Stones trail. Northstar is now open 7 days a week!

Free July Wallpaper Download: The Dog Days Of Summer

Man, it is that time of year (except for you Australians). Long days give us plenty of opportunity to ride, but with them comes the summer heat. This month’s free wallpaper download depicts a rider trying to beat the heat on a sunrise riding mission. Photo by John “I’d rather sleep in and shoot sunsets” Ker. […]

BC Bike Race – Day Two Photos

Words: Harlan Price Photos: Margus Riga, Dave Silver, Erik Peterson, Todd Weselake Video: Connor Macleod, Max Berkowitz, Chris Fisher, Roland Choe, Air Reel Cinema Day two of the BC Bike Race sponsored by Rocky Mountain Bicycles returned to it’s annual stop in the village of Cumberland for a new 48km course never used in the […]

Speedplay Introduces New Brass Knuckles Flat Pedals

Speedplay is primarily  known for making ultra-lightweight and user-friendly road pedals. But their new flats look like a seriously good option for gravity riders and dirt jumpers. Read what Speedplay has to say about the new pedals here: From Speedplay: High performance Brass Knuckles Racing Pedals from Speedplay are now shipping in four eye-catching options […]

BC Bike Race Is Underway – Photos From Day 1

    BCBR Day 1: North Shore Words: Harlan Price Photos: Margus Riga, Dave Silver, Erik Peterson, Todd Weselake Video: Conner Macleod, Max Berkowitz, Chris Fisher, Roland Choe, Air Reel Cinema  BC Bike Race has returned to the fabled North Shore of Vancouver for stage one presented by BC Ferries with the most attended edition […]

Georgia Gould And Russell Finsterwald Short Track Winners In The Springs

Georgia Gould (Luna Pro Racing) and Russell Finsterwald (SRAM / Troy Lee Designs) won the short track races of the USA Cycling US Cup Pro Series presented by Sho-Air Cycling Group in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Sunday afternoon. Elite women Twenty-two Elite women headed out on what was considered a vertical course for a short […]

Nash and Kabush win USA Cycling US Cup Pro Series Overall Title Belts

Todd Wells (Specialized Factory Racing) and Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) won the final round of the USA Cycling US Cup Pro Series presented by Sho-Air Cycling Group in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Saturday afternoon.  In the final series standings, Geoff Kabush (Scott-3Rox) and Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) won the USA Cycling US Cup […]

Vintage Steve Potts Stars At 40-Year Anniversary

Bill’s Bike Shop in Camarillo, California, turned 40 years old on Saturday and the shop threw a little celebration that included a collection of vintage bikes. While more were of the dropped-bar variety (there were no mountain bikes 40 years ago), this Steve Potts (owned by Michael Brown, a Bill’s customer) blew us away.

Northwave Matrix Cycling Shoe For Riding And Walking

Northwave feels their new Matrix mountain bike shoe suits the demands of riders who want to make the best out of a mountain-bike ride, using a dedicated shoe with a quick-release system, while not giving up on walking comfort once they get off the saddle. This multi-use shoe is claimed to be versatile and reliable on and off the saddle, with an […]

Video: I am Specialized – Anneke Beerten

Anneke Beerten’s passion for cycling began early in her life, and has taken her from training wheels to a World Championship. Following an extensive career in BMX, 4-Cross, and Downhill, her switch to Enduro racing is the perfect platform to highlight her world-class bike-handling. As a member of Specialized Racing’s Enduro program, she’s quickly positioned […]

ProCore Dual-Chamber System Promises To End Pinch Flats

A dual-chamber system developed jointly by Schwalbe and Syntace, is claimed to make it possible to ride with very low air pressures and, as a result, improve tire performance enormously. Initially, Schwalbe and the wheel manufacturer Syntace were working on such a system independently of each other. Now, the two companies have joined forces to […]

On Track With Curtis Keene – In Scotland at Tweedlove Festival

We’re back in beautiful Scotland at the Tweedlove Festival where hometown hero Joe Barnes shows everyone how to properly ride Scottish terrain. Meanwhile, 2014 champ Jerome Clementz watches his chance at a second title go away while Curtis hopes to finish in the top 10 with the help of his new Black Box Project. _ […]

Big Bear Cycling Festival: July 26-August 3

Big Bear Cycling Association (BBCA) is pleased to announce the inaugural Big Bear Cycling Festival in Big Bear Lake from Saturday, July 26 through Sunday, August 3. The Big Bear Cycling Festival brings together both road and mountain bike enthusiasts for a week-long festival. The Big Bear MTB Gran Fondo is a first-time event that […]

Race Report: Kenda Cup Series Final, Big Bear, California

The 2014 Kenda Cup Series made its last gasp in the high altitude environs of Big Bear Lake, crowning champions in both Super D and Cross Country competition. Hundreds of endurance athletes tackled grinding climbs, considerable singletrack—both classic and brand new—and screaming fast descents, all under nearly ideal conditions. The biggest challenge may have been […]

Darren Berrecloth Re-Signs With Sombrio

Sombrio, which recently changed ownership and is now part of the CSG (The Cycling Sports Group that includes Cannondale, GT, Mongoose, Schwinn and Fabric), just signed Darren Berrecloth to wear the company’s apparel. It was a surprise announcement because Darren rides for Specialized who are in direct competition with the CSG.    

How To Ride Loose Climbs

There are days when the trails are perfectly moist and tacky and it seems you can do no wrong. Your tires are hooking up like Velcro in the corners and it seems like you couldn’t break your tires loose if you wanted to. For us in southern California and in many other parts of the […]