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Albstadt Teaser: World Cup Round 2

The German venue organized an XCO round of the UCI World Cup for the third time since it first joined the calendar in 2013. Created in 2004, the bike park features a combination of physical passages and technical sections that is used by a number of athletes as preparation ground in the lead-up to the […]

Cool New Direct Mount Stems From Box Components

Designed to withstand the rigors of downhill, BOX Components’ Cusp DM is cold forged from 6061-T6 aluminum alloy for maximum strength and stiffness. A 53-millimeter wide, carbon-friendly clamp firmly secures the bars while the integrated rear clamp/front fork mount design reduces the number of bolts to six. With its 35.0 clamp diameter, the Cusp DM […]

Mountain Bikers Dodging Bulls In Columbia

Join Aaron Chase for horse-assisted shuttle runs, bull-dodging slalom turns, and crazy, over-the-handlebars, high-speed crashes in the latest episode of “Through My Eyes”, where he teams up with Chilean downhill racer Gustavo “Guga” Ortiz to explore Colombia’s ultra long downhill trails.

Breakfast Ideas For Riders By Ryno Power

Ryno Power Protein Pancakes Ingredients 1/2 cup Pamela’s Baking Mix 1 cup GF oats 1/2-cup non-fat powdered milk 2 cups Ryno Power Protein Powder 2 tbsps baking powder 2 tbsps ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups egg substitute (whites) 3 cups water or coconut milk 3 tsps vanilla extract 1 1/2 oz nuts […]

Video: Inside Specialized Racing: Episode 3 – Nove Mesto

In the last episode, we checked in with the Team at Nove Mesto to see how the riders’ preparation for the first race of the World Cup season was going. And in this episode, we get a look at Jaroslav Kulhavý’s fan club, talk with racers like Lea Davison and Annika Langvad, and watch the […]

Mountain Biking in the Darkness – Mind the Gap Episode 5

Episode five of Mind the Gap takes us to the Coast Gravity Park on BC’s Sunshine Coast with Brett Rheeder. For this segment, the crew goes nocturnal and works through the night to film Rheeder under the lights. Lack of sleep and visibility proved to be challenging, but with some perseverance, the obstacles were overcome.

Ride Your Bike, Get Sweet Deals On BMC Gear… Join The Trailcrew

BMC Switzerland is excited to announce the expansion of its Trailcrew enduro racing activities to North America with the introduction of the BMC US Trailcrew Team. The US-based Trailcrew is comprised of riders Derek Bissett, Adam Snyder, and Brice Shirbach and is focused on competing in key enduro races throughout the US and Canada. Additionally, […]

Women’s Highlights from Nove Mesto

In the Women’s race Jolanda Neff had her usual fast start to open a 15 second lead by the end of the first loop. Leading the chase was legendary Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa (Multivan Merida), who took her first World Cup victory 19 years ago. With Dahle Flesjaa were defending Nove Mesto winner Pauline Ferrand Prevot […]

Could This Invention Be The End Of Flat Tires Forever?

When we went to the Eurobike tradeshow in 2014, we saw a brand new system from Schwalbe promising a dramatic improvement in tubeless tire technology. The system, dubbed ProCore, used a two air chamber system to not only lock the bead in place, but also prevent pinch flats nearly entirely. A lot of time and […]

Trail Testing: Scott Voltage FR710

The 2015 SCOTT Voltage FR 710 is designed to be a one-stop shop for bikeparks, downhill tracks, and any trail that deserves a good ol’ roostin’. The bike has been designed around a 27.5” wheel standard, but can be converted to run 26” wheels so that no matter the terrain or style you are riding, […]

This Little Widget Makes Dropper Posts Work Way Better

This little chunk of plastic caught our attention. While we haven’t ridden with one yet, we can say that certain dropper post levers have proven tempermental, and this could be the solution. from the manufacturer: Here at Lindarets, we love our dropper posts.  With most of the reliability up and costs down, there’s little reason […]

Inside Dirt on Switzerland’s New World Cup Downhill Course

With the advice of Steve Peat and Claudio Caluori ringing in their ears (watch the video below), Lenzerheide’s trail build crew, Trailworks, has begun shaping an entirely new racetrack for the upcoming UCI World Cup Downhill on July 4. Watch the video above to see Trailworks chief Rafael Rhyner bring in the diggers to work […]