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American Cam Zink Wins Dual Speed and Style at Crankworx

We’re pretty sure Zink does these in his sleep. Photo: Stef Cand‚ | stefcande.blogspot.com   American Cameron Zink emerged victorious in the SRAM Dual Speed and Style event at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes after storming through a stacked field of both DH specialists and free riders alike. Zink relied on his slopestyle skills to pick […]

Photo of the Day: The Price is Right

Not cheap. This is a shot from Dirt Demo at Bootleg Canyon. These are the bikes that  riders were getting shuttled up the hill to ride down the trails there. We could only  guess at how many thousands of dollars worth of bikes we’re looking at here. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action

Atherton Domination at Day 3 of Crankworx Les 2 Alpes

Gee Atherton during his finals run. Photo: Stef Cand‚ | stefcande.blogspot.com   After qualifying first on Tuesday, Great Britain’s Gee Atherton came through in the finals to take the win in the inaugural Giant Air DH supported by Fox with a time of 4:26.87. New Zealand’s Sam Blenkinsop was through the gate second fastest and […]

Product Test: Race Face Next Carbon 2×10 Cranks

    Canada’s Race Face went through a rough period, but that had nothing to do with the quality or functionality of the company’s products. In fact, the strength of their products is what got Race Face through the turmoil brought on by some bad business decisions. With those problems behind them, Race Face is […]

Royal Racing Adds Eight-Year-Old Jackson Goldstone To The Mix

Royal Racing, clothing and protective equipment for mountain bikers, just added Jackson Goldstone to the  Royal crew. Jackson will be  ?the face? of the company’s new youth range while Steve Peat will remain the elder statesman. Jackson is already gaining respect for his riding ability and for good reason. He’s 8 years old and pulling […]

Bike Test: GT Karakoram 1.0

A Bike Ready for Many Peaks The GT Karakoram line of 29er aluminum hardtails is named after the Karakoram mountain range that borders Pakistan, India and China. This range is known for the highest concentration of mountain peaks over five miles tall found anywhere on earth. It is GT’s lofty goal to reach as many riding peaks […]