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VIDEO: “HANDY MACASKILL IS BACK: THE WORLD’S GREATEST BIKE HANDLER”

Santa Cruz has released one of the coolest videos we’ve ever seen. “Handy MacAskill” takes finger-biking to new heights with this incredibly well-made, creative, and entertaining video. This is the sequel to the first video they made of “Handy MacAskill,” which got over 37 million views after its debut. Click on the link to see […]

NEW GLOBAL HANDMADE BIKE SHOW—”MADE”— TO DEBUT IN SEPTEMBER 2023

PRESS RELEASE PORTLAND, Ore. – July 27, 2022 – Introducing MADE – www.made.bike – an industry and consumer bike event with a mission to bring framebuilders, media and accessory makers together to elevate and inspire. The show will be located in Portland, Oregon, with its debut in September 2023. MADE is supported by industry sponsors […]

OLYMPIC MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMP WINS A STAGE IN THE TOUR DE FRANCE

Great Britain’s Tom Pidcock is making history in the Tour de France this year. He’s been making history for a while, too. Pidcock won the Olympic gold medal in mountain biking in Japan last July 26th, four days before his 22nd birthday. He was the youngest rider ever to win an Olympic gold medal in […]

HELP KEEP SUN VALLEY’S TRAILS GREAT AND WIN A TREK TOP FUEL 9.7

The Wood River Trails Coalition (WRTC), in collaboration with The Trailhead Bicycles and Trek, is raffling off a Trek Top Fuel 9.7 in support of the WRTC’s mission: to create, maintain and sustain trails for all users. The WRTC is a trail stewardship organization based in the Sun Valley, Idaho, area, a community that boasts […]

AARON GWIN: GOING FOR SIX

“I was very motivated going into that first race… and I feel the same way after. I just want to keep improving every weekend” – Aaron Gwin Going for Six, Episode 2:  LINK HERE: When we think about our favorite DH racers we typically don’t get to see the real heart and courage that goes on, […]

LATEST UCI WORLD CUP SHORT-TRACK STANDINGS

Friday’s XC Short Track races in Nove Mesto brought some major changes to the men’s and women’s rankings. Before this weekend’s Short Track races started, Pauline Ferrand-Prevot and Alan Hatherly were leading the rankings for the women and men. We overheard (unofficially) on the race broadcast that Pauline broke her chain in the race, causing […]

CARBON OR ALUMINUM—WHICH IS BETTER?

Bike parts are lighter and offer better performance than ever. The gains are largely due to improvements in material technology, such as switching from metal to carbon fiber parts. These lighter and “better” parts come with a bit of uncertainty, though. It has long been rumored that carbon parts can suddenly and unexpectedly fail if […]