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First Look: Aaron Gwin’s 29″/27.5″-Wheeled DH Bike

Aaron Gwin posted these photos to his social meda accounts to show off his custom-built prototype Intense M279 race bike. See what Gwin had to say about his new machine and marvel at his photos below.       We made it to World Champs! 🇺🇸Starting practice on the new ride today. Had some meetings […]

Throwback Thursday: Aaron Gwin vs. the Photographers

This was one of the scariest photos that MBA photographer John Ker has ever taken in nearly 30 years of mountain bike photography.  This was during the World Cup race at Mont-Sainte-Anne, nearly ten years ago. Aaron Gwin came flying over the jump in the photo at high speed,  heading straight for John and the […]

AARON GWIN HAS BEEN TESTING A 29-INCH DOWNHILL BIKE FOR YT

(Image: Aaron Gwin on his way to a bronze medal at the 2017 World Championships with 27.5-inch wheels. Photo by Isac Paddock)      We recently learned on good authority that Aaron Gwin has been testing a 29-inch YT downhill bike for the last few weeks and that Gwin’s teammate, Neko Mulally—America’s new downhill national […]

Snow Summit Opens for the Season

 Snow Summit Mountain Bike Park: The Next Chapter is Ready to be Ridden Mountain Bike Season Kicks Off May 8 at Snow Summit Big Bear Lake, Calif. – For many mountain bikers the dirt at Big Bear is hallowed ground. With a history that spans back to the sport’s earliest days, it’s long been a […]

Gwin Approved: The New HT X1 Clipless Pedals

Pedaled under the podium-proven feet of Aaron Gwin since October of 2013, HT Components have released their new X1 clipless pedals. They’re a wide, full-platform pedal, compatible with HT Components’ exclusive cleat. They’ll be used this coming weekend at the World Championships by Aaron Gwin, Neko Mulally, Remi Thirion, Cam Cole and Conner Fearon. Gwin […]

Video: Inside Specialized Racing – EP 8 Windham

-courtesy of Specialized Bikes With only a few races left in the 2014 World Cup season, the team reflects on the hard work it took to get them to the top of the elite field. Aaron Gwin and Troy Brosnan sit atop the World Cup standings entering the Windham, New York, race with fellow competitors poised […]

Video: Pro GRT Course Preparation at Northstar California

  In its fourth year, the 2012 USA Cycling Professional Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT) has expanded to six races and continues to raise the level of competitive gravity racing across the United States. As the country’s premier gravity calendar, the Pro GRT aims to provide a consistent stage of international-caliber events for elite […]

Race Report: Fort William World Cup

Wet and muddy conditions did not stop the World Cup leaders for both the men and women from padding their leads in the standings at round three of the Downhill World Cup, as Aaron Gwin (Trek World Racing) and Emmeline Ragot (MS Mondraker) held off all challengers to record victories in Fort William, Scotland.  Both […]