SELLE SAN MARCO PAOLA PEZZO SADDLE

SELLE SAN MARCO PAOLA PEZZO SADDLE Selle San Marco has come out with this dope limited edition Paola Pezzo signature edition seat. It features a shape and diamond cut. There are also elastomer inserts that damp vibrations transmitted…
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HOPE ENDURO 4 BRAKES

HOPE ENDURO 4 BRAKES These are the latest stoppers from those brake guys across the pond at Hope. They're a bit lighter than last years DH04s (about 65 grams) and have even more strength to pull your bike to a halt. You can run…
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TRAIL WORK WITH HARV

TRAIL WORK WITH HARV I noticed that the neighborhood BMX rodents were out in force with wheelbarrows and shovels last week. The vision of dark brown soil being packed into monster-sized double jumps triggered a voice somewhere in my…
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UPDATED NORBA/UCI SCHEDULE–FEB 23

UPDATED NORBA/UCI SCHEDULE--FEB 23 There have been a couple of changes to the NORBA National series and the UCI World Cups so we just wanted to get out the most current dates to our loyal website readers. 03/22 - 03/25 Mercury Sea…
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2001 MANITOU TEAM LIST–FEB 20

2001 MANITOU TEAM LIST--FEB 20 We just got a hold of the 2001 Manitou team list. Here are some of the Lucky racers that get to compete with the new Dorrados and Black forks. Some of these riders are actually pretty good too! There…
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RACEFACE NORTH FACE CRANKSET

RACEFACE NORTH FACE CRANKSET So, hopefully you've heard of the new Isis standard splined bottom brackets that Raceface, Truvativ, Chris King and FSA have embraced. These are the new heavy-duty arms from Raceface. They were designed…
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HOPE CUSTOM ROTORS

HOPE CUSTOM ROTORS Hope has started to custom machine text into their rotors. This gives us too many ideas to mention. Is your wife/girlfriend complaining about spending too much time and money at the races? Get a custom rotor with…
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Rocky Mountain Reaper

Rocky Mountain Reaper Date: Sept 2000 Price: $2337. Purpose: Hardtail freerider. Contact: (604) 527-9993. B Value. C Weight?28 pounds. A Fork?Marzocchi Z1 QR20 Bomber, 5-inch stroke. A Frame?Easton RAD DH tubeset. B Climbing.…
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Trek STP 400

Trek STP 400 Date: Sept 2000 Price: $3299 Purpose: XC competition Contact: Trek (920) 478-2191 Value B Weight:?22.7 pounds A Component selection A Cornering B Ascending A Descending C Technical skills B Rear suspension C Fork…
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Jamis Komodo

Jamis Komodo Date: February 2001 Price: $1739 Purpose: Hardtail trailbike Home Phone: (201) 768-9050 Value A Weight:?26 pounds B Frame design A Fork performance: 110mm A Manitou X-Vert Air Component selection B Climbing…
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Diamondback XSL Pro

Diamondback XSL Pro Date: February 2001 Price: $1899 Purpose: Dual-suspension, Trailbike Home Phone: (253) 395-1100 Value B Weight:?27 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance: 80mm B Manitou MARS Elite Rear suspension:…
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GLOBAL RACING UPDATE–JAN 26

GLOBAL RACING UPDATE--JAN 26 Global Racing Announces Official Suppliers and Coaching Staff OK, here's the official word as to what's going on from the Global team. It's quite different from what we've heard before this. Damian…
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DEER CREEK RESORT 2001 RACE SCHEDULE

DEER CREEK RESORT 2001 RACE SCHEDULE Although they're relatively new to hosting major mountain bike events, Deer Creek resort in Macungie, Pa., will be putting on one of the biggest series on the East Coast for the 2001 season.…
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LOLLIPOP– THE MIRACLE PUP

LOLLIPOP-- THE MIRACLE PUP By Richard J. Cunningham Working in the fields, that's what I call test riding mountain bikes. Today, I was on the second day of evaluating the new Look Fournales linkage fork. A giant storm was upon us,…
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PARK SHOP TIRE TOOL

PARK SHOP TIRE TOOL Park sent us this pretty cool tire lever. It attaches at the axle of your wheel, a hook goes under the bead and then you just spin the tool removing the tire from the rim. Sorry DH guys, this isn't going to help…
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661 DIRT LID

661 DIRT LID Face it, cross-country mountain bike helmets look pretty stupid when you're jumping trails. Pick up a skate-style helmet like the Dirt Lid and get heckled a little less from the local BMX kids. It has an EPS foam inner…
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SIDI ACTION SRS SHOE

SIDI ACTION SRS SHOE Sidi has been making some of the best racing shoes in mountain biking for years. In fact many of your favorite pros may be riding them with another company's logo, because they prefer the fit over their sponsors…
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SHARP SPROCKETS CHAINRING

SHARP SPROCKETS CHAINRING If you think that you need a burlier chainring for downhill, dual slalom or dirt jumping take a look at the Sharp chainring. It's one of the burliest rings ever to show up at MBA. It's thick and stiff.…
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THUNDER-WERKS THUNDER RISER

THUNDER-WERKS THUNDER RISER If you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night having cold sweats mumbling about how your bike needs to be even lighter you still probably don't need this carbon fiber riser. It's $6.50 for one…
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G’NAD PAD

G?NAD PAD When you find yourself frequently bruising your more "sensitive areas" on your stem practicing your next wheelie-drop it's time for a G'nad Pad. It'll protect you from those evil sharp cornered stems and as an added bonus…
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NITRO PRO SEATPOST

NITRO PRO SEATPOST The Alumaline Corporation has come out with a new suspension seatpost design. The Nitro Pro uses different nitrogen pressures for your specific weight. This gas charging allows for lower spring rates which…
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THUNDER-WERKS THUNDER BOLTS

THUNDER-WERKS THUNDER BOLTS KHS sent us some of their new alloy chainring bolts. Chainring bolts aren't very exciting but everyone needs them and these are light and sold in an MBA favorite, black. They're pretty basic, ten bolts…
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ABUS GRANNIT-X U LOCK

ABUS GRANNIT-X U LOCK This is one heavy duty lock! It's said to be able to withstand six tons of pulling and twisting power before it breaks. We'd believe it too because this is a super heavy lock. In fact it would be rather…
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FOX X-LARGE GEAR BAG

FOX X-LARGE GEAR BAG If you're like most riders you have tons of stuff to haul around and the Fox X-Large gear bag will probably fit all of it. It features a padded shoulder strap and walls that help the bag retain its shape. It's…
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CANE CREEK WAM-TI WHEELSET

CANE CREEK WAM-TI WHEELSET MBA had a chance to thoroughly thrash a pair of Cane Creek super-hoops. The Version was the second-tier WAM version with black-colored Ti spokes. The wheels weigh 1882 grams a pair. Both have 28 spokes…
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