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Robin Goomes pulled her backflip in the Speed and Style Competition. Photo: Clint Trahan. [Here’s the official news report from the staff at Crankworx:] INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, June 18, 2021 – Today’s CLIF Speed & Style Innsbruck competition can be summed up by the following: world-firsts, progression, winning streaks, and game-time double backflips.   See below […]

Crankworx Innsbruck Dual Slalom & Photos

As reported by Julia Montague of Crankworx:  INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, June 17, 2021 – Precision and power were the names of the game in the Specialized Dual Slalom Innsbruck today, as live broadcast action kicked off from Crankworx Innsbruck 2021. With a start list that featured a who’s who from every corner of mountain bike racing, it was hard […]

WTB Announces New Ranger 2.4

The all-weather tread pattern of the WTB Ranger tire is now available in a 2.4-inch width designed for trail riding. The Ranger tread pattern has earned its following as a fast-rolling design that sticks to the trail through a wide range of conditions. The Ranger was originally introduced as a plus-size 2.8/3.0 tire, followed by […]

SEPT-Review – Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 SL

Canyon is a consumer-direct brand from Germany that entered the U.S market in August of 2017. Canyon offers a full line of bikes designed to be raced at the most elite levels of cycling—from cross-country to downhill and even enduro. The newly updated Spectral, however, is far from a race machine. Now, don’t get us […]

Test – Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt Carbon 70

Rocky Mountain was established in 1981 when the founders began modifying Nishiki road bikes with wide tires, straight handlebars and thumb shifters. Based on Vancouver’s North Shore, Rocky Mountain’s engineers were forced to build bikes burly enough to handle the rugged terrain that would soon spark the freeride movement. Rocky Mountain helped create Race Face Components […]

Rocky Mountain Launches Thunderbolt Alloy

Thunderbolt Alloy 50 MODEL HIGHLIGHTS The Thunderbolt strikes that perfect balance between quickness and surefootedness All new FORM™ alloy frame features many of the details found on carbon models RIDE-9™ technology for easy geometry adjustments to suit the rider & terrain IMPROVEMENTS OVER PREVIOUS MODEL All-new alloy frame Durable Shimano MT500 brakes & SLX/XT drivetrain with wide […]

Review – Whyte Carbon RS T-130

Established in 1999, Whyte has continually pushed the innovation of mountain bikes, starting with its radically designed PRST-1, which helped put the company on the map back in the early 2000s. If you don’t remember that bike, we strongly suggest you take a few minutes to run a Google search on it now. Don’t worry; we’ll […]

Race Face Introduces the Next R36 Carbon Wheelset

Race Face is excited to grow our Next carbon wheelset lineup with the addition of the Next R36, providing better grip on the terrain you rip with a 36mm internal rim width, which optimizes the tread patterns on 2.4 – 2.8  tire options. Like our Next R31, the Next R36 incorporates a durable carbon layup built for […]

Santa Cruz Announces 2019 Bronson

The Bronson has the biggest personality in our range. From flat out on the trail to fully flat over a table, each new generation redefines expectations of what a 150mm bike can do. ●  150mm VPP® rear travel – Lower-link mounted shock – Linearly-progressive leverage ratio – It’s still VPP®- two short, counter-rotating links that […]

Felt Announces New 2019 Compulsion

Felt Bicycles announced today the release of an all-new version of its popular line of enduro bikes, the Compulsion. Four years in development, the new Compulsion is versatile enough for everyday trail riding, but was specifically created for the most technical descents of the world’s roughest enduro racecourses. With 165mm of rear suspension travel paired […]

GoodYear Launches New Line of Bicycle Tires

If there’s one company that knows a thing or two about tires, it’s Goodyear. The company is passionate about tires and strives to innovate and develop class-leading products for a variety of applications. In fact, Goodyear not only helps millions of motorists travel to and from their destinations, they also design tires for heavy-duty trucks, […]