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L.A. SUCKS FOR MOUNTAIN BIKING

Join world-traveling, multi-sport athlete and aspiring actor, KC Deane, as he discovers one of the most-unlikely off-road trail networks in the country—Los Angeles—with guest stars, former BMX pro Andrew Jackson and professional restaurateur Arnaud Moulin.

REED BOGGS JOINS ENDURA FOR 2022

With a background in BMX and motocross, Reed made the full-time switch to MTBs after graduating from High School in his native Cleveland and shortly after threw himself into the heart of the Rampage scene, digging for Nicholi Rogatkin at the 2015 event before moving to Hurricane in southwest Utah to live, train and ride as close to the hallowed canyons of Virgin as possible. 

NEVADA STATE GRAVITY CHAMPIONSHIPS AT BOOTLEG CANYON

  Pro Men’s winner Nikolas Nestoroff. (Photo by Jerry Walton/SoStokedAerial) Steven Walton, a.k.a. “The Swaltonator,”  was suffering from the flu at the race, but he competed anyway. His performance was probably not as good as it would have been if he’d been feeling better, but he still took fourth among the Pro Men. As long […]

THE INTENSE FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2022

The team will continue to develop and race the prototype alloy INTENSE M279 DH bike. They’ll be working closely together on some new changes and special tweaks for 2022. Further, Seth and Joe will race the new INTENSE Tracer enduro bike at select Enduro World Series (EWS) races this year.

SPECIALIZED UNVEILS ITS FULL FACTORY XC TEAM FOR 2022 AND BEYOND

PRESS RELEASE: Building on the success of the 2021 season, which included a silver medal at the Olympics and an XCC world championship title, Specialized Factory Racing has added two exciting riders to the roster. Christopher Blevins. Christopher Blevins, the 2021 XCC World Champion and winner of the final XCO World Cup in Snowshoe, joins […]

HOW TO RIDE A BIKE PARK

Jeff Lenosky shreds the trails in Bentonville, Arksansa, in this cool video. The town has come to be recognized as one of the top mountain bike destinations in America. It offers miles of fantastic trails, some of which you can access right from the downtown area.  

DANNY MACASKILL’S NEW VIDEO: DANNY’S DRIVEWAY

Here’s what Danny shared about the video on his website: “Like so many others, back in Spring of 2020, due to government restrictions I found myself stuck at home with a lot of time on my hands. When I was younger, Pallets were always the go to obstacles for honing my skills on the Trials […]

VIDEO: HOW TO SCRUB LIKE REMY METAILLER

MBA reader Paul Holzmann shared some photos of himself recently that were shot by his brother Anthony. Paul said this about the shots: “I’ve been doing my best to mimic the style of Remy Mettalier, and am trying to get my scrubs to look like his in the movie, ‘How To Scrub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_zUYZeURs8.  I have […]

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: THE GREATEST DOWNHILL RACE RUN EVER

Back in 2015, Aaron Gwin made history when he broke his chain at the start of his final run in the World Cup downhill at Leogang, Austria. To the shock of everyone there, including the race commentators, Gwin went all out and rode the whole course without a chain. When he crossed the finish line […]

BOOTLEG CANYON GETS READY FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF RACING

  Bootleg Canyon, Nevada, has announced its schedule for 2022. Be sure to go to the Bootleg Canyon website (https://www.bootlegcanyonracing.com/) to register for the events and to check for any changes to the race schedule before making your final travel plans for the races. Notice that they will have both enduro and enduro e-bike races […]

“A DOG’S LIFE”— THE LATEST VIDEO FROM “BRENDOG” IS HERE

Labeled as a “Triple Black” by Dyfi trail building mastermind, Dan Atherton, this jump line is without a doubt one of the largest sets of jumps and drops on offer across Europe and the UK. Brendan is also joined by none other than newly inducted MTB Hall of Fame shredder, Rachel Atherton, alongside a long list of incredible local riders itching to go big for the latest installment of “A Dog’s Life.”

CANFIELD BIKES UNVEILS ALL-NEW 29ER JEDI

PRESS RELEASE FRUITA, CO (December 8, 2021) – Canfield Bikes, a high-end boutique mountain bike manufacturer, today unveils a completely redesigned version of its iconic high-pivot downhill bike, the Jedi 29. The much-anticipated update includes a new shock layout, revised suspension kinematics, 29-inch wheels and updated geo and sizing.     Going back to the […]

PRIME NEW PUMP TRACK, ROWDY DH MUD BATH, AND SCORES OF HYPED FANS GIVE BEST IN THE WORLD A TASTE OF QUEENSTOWN RACING FOR SECOND STOP OF CRANKWORX SUMMER SERIES NZ

Blenki, charging into the gnar and through the wall of sound. Photo: Clint Trahan PRESS RELEASE Sam Blenkinsop and Louise Ferguson go all-out for the crowds and dominate in wet and wild DH Queenstown, New Zealand, December 6, 2021 – Along with great battles, standout performances, new tracks, and good times, racing at the second […]

FOX FACTORY INVESTS INITIAL $500,000 WITH TRAIL TRUST

Together with nonprofit partners worldwide, Trail Trust aims to deliver sustainable adventure to everyone. This means promoting the conscientious use of land amongst outdoor enthusiasts and protecting our shared playgrounds. It also requires expanding opportunities within the outdoor sporting industry, diversifying the populations that participate in cycling and power sports — because everyone deserves the thrill of adventure.

ENDURO BEARINGS CONTINUES MAXHIT™ LINE WITH NEW BOTTOM BRACKET

PRESS RELEASE Oakland, California (November 2021) — The next logical application for Enduro Bearing’s Maxhit technology, after the successful launch of the company’s new Zero-Stack headset, is in their new Maxhit bottom brackets. Bicycle bottom brackets are known to be one of the most problematic wear components, primarily due to the limited space available for […]

MOUNTAIN BIKE HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2021 INDUCTEES

PRESS RELEASE (EDITED) An international cast of six luminaries, each of whom left an indelible mark upon our sport in the arenas of competition, technology, and journalism. Our 2021 inductees are Rachel Atherton, Darren Berrecloth, Radek Burkat, Dave Cullinan, Dave Kelly & Rob McSkimming.     Meet the Hall of Fame’s Newest Members   RACHEL […]