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BOX LAUNCHES “FALL INTO SAVINGS” PROGRAM

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WORLD CHAMP SEEWALD IGNITES STAGE 3 OF CAPE EPIC

Absa Cape Epic Press Release:   Seewald has been threatening to show his World Champion credentials all week, and today that finally proved the case as he and Stošek powered to an important stage win. The Canyon Northwave MTB pair remain in second overall, but they have cut the lead of NinetyOne-songo-Specialized’s Matt Beers and Jordan […]

NEW BIKE HELMET: SCOTT ARGO PLUS

Argo Plus is designed to be a lightweight trail helmet that has modern features that help a rider climb and descend with confidence. This latest update in a mountain bike helmet from Scott has extended coverage and an integrated MIPS® Brain Protection System for rotational impacts. Its newly optimized ventilation is also said to keep you cool even especially on those steep climbs! Notably, there is also a “sunglasses garage” at the back of the helmet that will store your sunglasses securely and comfortably. We will also note that this lightweight, feature-packed helmet has some style!

TOM VAN STEENBERGEN WINS BEST TRICK AWARD AT 2021 RED BULL RAMPAGE

Unfortunately, disaster struck soon after when the freeride icon hit the next step-down jump on the desert track. A mistaken landing on a backflip sent Van Steenbergen crashing over the handlebars. After on-site medical staff provided immediate assistance, doctors at a local hospital diagnosed several fractures.

FIRST LOOK: WTB TCS TUBELESS TIRE SEALANT

WTB has introduced an all new tubeless tire sealant to compliment and complete its TCS tubeless system and recently updated tires. It’s formula relies on an a tackifying process to seal punctures rather than the evaporative effect provided by ammonia based systems. We are in the process of testing the new sealant so stay tuned […]

Tifosi Optics Launches Kilo Endurance Sport Sunglasses

(Press release) Tifosi Optics, the #1 selling brand of eyewear in specialty cycling stores, introduces Kilo, a new lightweight sunglass with multiple sport-specific lens configurations. Kilo is available in three interchange models that are equipped with three included lenses for bright, low, and no light settings. For those looking for a single-lens solution, it is […]

THOMAS GENON TALKS ABOUT PREPARING FOR THE RED BULL RAMPAGE

Munich, Germany – 12 October 2021 – After a long season that saw him ride two Crankworx events, Red Bull Roof Ride, Red Bull Hard Line and Loosefest Malmedy, Thomas Genon is about to ride Red Bull Rampage as the conclusion to his year. He talks about his thoughts and objectives ahead of his 8th consecutive participation […]

FIRST LOOK: SPECIALIZED STUMPJUMPER ALLOY EVO

Specialized is taking all of the performance, adjustability and features of its carbon Stumpjumper EVO and offering it in a more affordable M5 aluminum package for 2022. Specialized didn’t hold back on any of the features that makes the carbon version great – this one is just as adjustable and capable. The build kits do […]

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: LAST DAY HIGHLIGHTS

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: LAST DAY HIGHLIGHTS Take a lap around the 2021 Sea Otter Classic with mountain bike action to check out some of the latest and greatest 2021 new gear and bikes landing in North America. Kicking off the 3rd and 4th day of the 2021 Sea Otter Classic, our wrecking crew stopped for […]

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS Day two of the Sea Otter Classic Sea Otter kicked off with awesome weather and fellow riders full of stoke. Just like the first day, there was plenty to see! We saw a major boost in spectator attendance today but this also meant our wrecking crew was able to […]

Keegan Swenson finishes 7th in 2021 Marathon MTB World Championships

  ELBA ISLAND, Ita. – The 2021 Marathon Mountain Bike World Championships took on the island of Elba in Tuscany. Almost every part of this course is demanding single track with challenging climbs. The men raced 71 miles with 14,000 feet of climbing. The women raced 50 miles with over 10,000 feet of climbing. It […]

Video: Meet Bex Baraona

Meet Bex Baraona (Ibis press release) Bex Baraona is one of the fastest EWS racers in the world. This weekend at Round 7 in Finale Ligura, Bex won the final stage of the 2-day event and finished in 3rd place; her second EWS podium finish. The former UK National Champion recently moved to Innerleithen, Scotland, […]

First Look: 2021 Transition Scout and Sentinel Alloy

(Transition Press Release) After a short hiatus, the Sentinel and Scout are available with an alloy frame option and new spec. The all-new alloy frame matches the clean look and frame design of the carbon versions, with the same geo and character that has built their reputation. These bikes are ready to take anything you […]

All systems go for the 2021 Absa Cape Epic, October 17-24

Most notably, the event will not have spectators, and access to race villages, water points, and other official areas will be strictly controlled. All participants and event staff must present a negative Covid-19 test before the start of the race and submit to a further antigen test during the event as an added screening measure. Whilst not a prerequisite to participate in the Absa Cape Epic, we do encourage all participants to be vaccinated. Further Covid-19 mitigation plans are in place and will be enforced.

First Look: Mosaic Cycles GT-X Adventure Bikes

As riders push the boundaries of gravel riding bikes are being made for them that defy category definition.  Many can be considered a hardtail mountain bike depending on the build. Mosaic’s new GTX series is one of those bikes that really blurs the lines between gravel and mountain bike. With room for a 2.25″ tire, […]

Custom Bike Giveaway Program Supports Trail Disaster Relief

(Press Release) Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. has teamed with Paul Component Engineering and other notable cycling industry brands to build a pair of fully custom bicycles to raise funds and awareness for two local nonprofits working on disaster relief. The program, dubbed Sierra Trail Chasers, will give away two ultra-custom bicycles to highlight critical fundraising […]

First Look: Giro Latch Shoes

Giro Sport Design has introduced an all new flat pedal shoe called Latch. Vibration and impact reducing Mute foam midsole construction combined with a grippy Tack rubber are claimed to increase grip, comfort and stability. Giro says that minimal seams and stitching make for increased durability too. A breathable upper and hydrophobic structure promote ventilation […]

First Look: Spinergy MTX Wheels

Spinergy has introduced a new MTX mountain bike line including the MTXe  – an E-bike specific wheelset. The MTXe was designed from the ground up for the demands placed on wheels by the new generation of power assist bicycles and uses its patented PBO Moto spokes. These larger diameter spokes were developed in a motorcycle […]

First Look: Fox Racing Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet

  The latest full face helmet from Fox Racing was designed with direct input from it’s sponsored downhill and freeride athletes to offer the highest level of protection, performance and style. The Rampage Pro Carbon (RPC)  features Dual-density, in-mold varizorb EPS foam combined with a MIPS liner is designed to redirect rotational impact forces and […]

First Look: Canyon Lux Trail

Canyon expands is Lux cross country line for 2022 with the addition of the Lux Trail models. The new Trail version is based on the speedy version raced by Mathieu van der Poel and the bike that was part of our cross country race bike shootout last year. It is designed to bridge the gap […]

Product Launch and Review: WTB CZR I30 Wheels

WTB CZR WHEELS (press release) You may recall the set of WTB CZR i30’s that we had built up custom to Chris King hubs. (see review here) Now, WTB is offering their carbon CZR’s rims completely built-up.  The CZR gravel and mountain options utilize WTB’s unique Solid Strip, which is a durable nylon strip that […]

FIRST LOOK: Otso Voytek

It’s a bike that isn’t constrained to a season or weather many Otso Voytek owners have a fat wheelset for winter riding and a mountain bike wheelset to swap in for warmer months.