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Throwback Thursday: Bikes, people and products of 1988

The Trimble Carbon Cross was a stab at the future by designer Brett Trimble. The bike offered a molded, monocoque, carbon fiber frame that weighed only 4 pounds, the lightest frame we had tested up to that time, in 1988. The complete bike weighed 23 pounds. Expert rider Jimmy Donnell looked so much like John […]

Legends of the Kamikaze Race Gallery and Results

The legends returned to Mammoth Mountain for yet another Kamikaze race. This legendary downhill event is best known for its high-altitude racing, starting above 11,000 feet, and wicked fast speeds, well above 50 mph. This year Todd Snider smashed the men’s field, while Leigh Donovan came out victorious over the women. Congratulations to both racers.

Photo Gallery: An Evening At Eric Porter’s House Hosted By CamelBak

During the annual Press Camp event in Park City, Utah we see many cool new bikes and products, but one of our favorite parts of Press Camp is attending CamelBak’s annual ride to Eric Porter’s house to watch him fly through the air with his friends and family. This year Andrew Talyor, dirt jumper/freerider and […]

MBA Builds – Custom Pivot 429SL

Southern California has been experiencing an interesting event known as “rain” the last couple months that has kept us off the trails a little more than usual. What do we do with some of extra time? Put together a couple sweet custom bike builds.  Pivot released a redesigned version of their 429SL that featured an […]

Fat Biking In The Snow

Winter Mountain Biking In Marquette, Michigan By Brandon Castelli Scenic Marquette County, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts looking to escape the big-city life. Marquette is located 292 miles north of Milwaukee and 382 miles from Chicago. Marquette County has a population of just above 68,000 and is home to a dedicated group […]

10 Best Bikes at Outdoor Demo

The temps were cool and riders were out in search of their next dream bike. While our hopes are high that the indoor show will have some more bike bling, these were the top bikes we spotted at the Outdoor Demo.  

Crankworx Whistler 2016: Whip Off World Championship

Throwing your bike sideways in the air, usually referred to as a “whip,” is among the most stylish of moves a mountain biker can do. The Whip Off World Championship at Crankworx Whistler pits the best riders in the world in a head-to-head battle to see who can pull off the biggest and baddest whips […]

Photo Gallery – Nino’s World Champs Bike

On Sunday at 3 p.m., in Neve Mesto, Czech Republic, Nino Schurter is racing to defend his World Champion jersey. The 4x Cross Country World Champion, who already won on the demanding XC World Cup in Nove Mesto 3 times, is looking forward to the race: Besides his big competition with Julien Absalon, Nino for sure will have an eye […]

Photo Gallery – Carson City Off-Road Day 3

The final day of the inaugural Carson City Off-Road saw the pro men and women battle it out on some of the most challenging trails in Nevada. With over 4000 feet of steep climbing, the course proved to be just as tough as the other two events in the Epic Rides Off-Road series. In the […]

Day 2: Carson City Off-Road

Day two of the Carson City Off-Road saw the amatuer racers hit the trail in 50 and 35 mile races. The route took riders past amazing views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains and offered up a ripping descent back to town. The Cave Singers rocked the streets of downtown Carson City as the […]

Tito Tomasi: Epic Journey Through Nepal

Short story by Tito Tomasi. Embrace the adventure, discover the life in the Himalayas through great riding and meetings along the trail. In october last year, I was travelling in Nepal for a few weeks with my film crew. We decided to do a trek in the Langtang national park. To film and ride, but […]


KEY RIDERS RETURN TO LEAD GIANT FACTORY OFF-ROAD TEAM IN 2016 Gutierrez, Barelli and others look to build on highly successful 2015 season at top DH and Enduro events around the world. Following a thrilling 2015 season that saw the team collect podium finishes and big wins at some of the most prestigious Downhill and Enduro events […]

24 Hours in the Old Pueblo

  This past Presidents’ Day weekend, racers put their legs to the test at 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo. This race, presented by Tucson Medical Center, celebrated its 17th year, turning the Sonoran Desert into an all-night and all-day race course. Home base for 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo has been called “24 Hour […]

Getting Rowdy at the Kamikaze Games

Along with the legendary Kamikaze downhill race here at Mammoth Mountain, there are several other races happening for amateurs and pros alike.  We walked most of the mountain and saw some riders getting fast and rowdy on the enduro and downhill course, not to mention a few nasty spills.

Interbike 2015: The Newest Bikes and Products From Dirt Demo

It’s that time of year again, when the entire cycling community descends on the desert of Las Vegas for the annual Interbike tradeshow. The first two days are held at Bootleg Canyon, where riders can take a chance to test the newest, latest and greatest machines on the dirt. Here’s a few of our top […]

June 2015 Free Wallpaper

Former assistant editor Doug Barnett carves a slickrock corner in Moab, Utah. Late spring is one of the best times to visit Moab, when the snow in the high country is long gone but the summer heat hasn’t quite hit yet. If you haven’t been, put it on your list. Photo by Adrian Marcoux courtesy […]

Bernard Kerr Lets It Fly In Mexico

” Pivot Cycles Factory DH Rider, Bernard Kerr is loaded with talent. If you look close enough, he’s holding onto a Churro that he snatched out of a fans hand from the second floor balcony and according to the Federales, Bernard grabbed so much hang-time, that he had time to finish it before landed. Launching […]

Photo Of The Day: A Legend At Work

“Big Ring” Eddie Rea, is a veteran of this sport. He’s been scrubbing jumps like this for over 35-years and can do it with his eyes closed. Eddie is also the head coach for the Victor Valley Composite High School Mountain Bike Team. Back in the day, only a handful of riders were man enough to […]