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Maxxis New Dissector Tire

Maxxis and downhill star Troy Brosnan are adding to the thrill of this year’s Crankworx Whistler by launching the Dissector, his new signature tire, at the festival.

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 […]

Greg Minnaar Makes History

Greg Minnaar became the most winning downhill racer of all time with his 18th victory in Lenzerheide this weekend.  Minnaar passed up team-mate Steve Peat (who has 17 wins).  On the women’s side, Rachel Atherton came away with a strong victory on a very technical course.

Aaron Gwin does the Unthinkable

Aaron Gwin stole the show in Leogang after winning the Men’s Elite race, with no chain! Rachel Atherton also had a fantastic day, winning her first ever World Cup in Leogang. This unbelievable day of racing rounds off the 2015 Out of Bounds Festival in Saalfelden Leogang.G     Click here to see Red Bull’s […]

A Fort William Saga

It’s the World Cup event everyone wants to win. The atmosphere, the fans, the excitement, the hype. Fort William. Something special. For Madison Saracen’s Manon Carpenter a win in the Scottish Highlands is a long-cherished dream. Last year she was close but a flat tire during her race run ended all hopes. Now she is […]

Racing Returns to Snow Summit

It’s been 10 years since the last time Snow Summit hosted a downhill mountain bike race. This Saturday, June 13th, the wait is over. Snow Summit and Team Big Bear will host an Enduro on the Miracle Mile, the first downhill race at Snow Summit since 2005. For pros like Kyle Strait, who grew up […]

Inside the Pro’s Bikes

Take a closer look at the Madison Saracen Myst Team bike of last year World Champion Manon Carpenter. The Myst is equipped with Shimano Saint and has a full PRO Bikegear cockpit.

She Truly is one of the Fastest in the World

During the first World Cup of the year in Lourdes, Shimano Race TV sat down with Rachel Atherton to talk about last season and the coming season. Anyway she is hoping to approach this years races more relaxed and enjoy her time on the course.

Inside Specialized Racing with Troy Brosnan

After taking top honors at the Fort William, Scotland World Cup event in 2014, Troy Brosnan returns to the track for the BDS Fort William. In this episode, we follow Troy as he returns without the team to have some fun, not worry about the results, and to get some race time in on the […]

Gwin, Kintner Repeat As Downhill Champs At 2014 Gravity MTB Nationals

The 2014 USA Cycling Gravity Mountain Bike National Championships wrapped up Sunday at the Angel Fire Bike Park with familiar faces standing on top of the pro men’s and women’s podiums. Aaron Gwin (Wildomar, Calif./Specialized Racing DH) and Jill Kintner (Seattle, Wash./ Team Norco International/Red Bull) both showed off their dominant downhill skills in repeating as national champions. Pro Women’s Downhill […]

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 […]