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Last Stand Extreme Crit Race Is On

By admin ⋅ May 31st, 2017

Last Stand Extreme Crit Race Is OnRed Bulls Last Stand - The Most Extreme Crit Race Ever? Before I dump the corporate press release on you, I must warn you. It doesnt do this race justice. I mean, this is a race that goes until there is no one left standing. FULL POP, on the rivet, in the pain cave so deep no one has ever found the bottom, you get the picture? If that isn’t enough, this years this event has added an eli...



Whistler Opening Day - May 19th

By admin ⋅ May 16th, 2017

WHISTLER MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK OPENING FOR THE 2017 SEASON MAY 19 Riders Can Save Big With Early Bird Rates on Passes Until June 9 WHISTLER, BC May 16, 2017 – The long awaited countdown to the first chair of the 2017 season will come to an end on May 19, when the Whistler Mountain Bike Park officially opens. The Fitzsimmons Express will spin from 10am to 5pm from May 19 until June 9, wi...



Worlds 1st internal Gearbox FAT bike

By admin ⋅ May 11th, 2017

Worlds 1st internal Gearbox FAT bikeFATbikes are popping up all over and with their ability to ride any terrain, they are probably a blast to ride. Since I havent ridden one yet for a test, I will simply pass on the positive feedback we get from those early adopters. So while the bikes are a simple go-anywhere type of rig ARGON has just upped the game with this first ever internal gear box FATtire bike. The Argon FAT uses a Pinion G...



Video - Bernard Kerr Shreds Queenstown New Zealand

By admin ⋅ May 1st, 2017

Video - Bernard Kerr Shreds Queenstown New ZealandFor the last couple of years, we have seeen little video bits popping up on the Interweb of Bernard Kerr whipping jumps at Whistler, or blowing up berms in his home country of England. But nothing of much length. Not until this 4.5 minutes of fun from BK or Barnyard or one of his many pet names his friends call him. Bernard Kerr,is a super skilled DH racing, jumping fool of a rider for Pivot Bikes...



Sea Otter 17 Dual Slalom Photos

By admin ⋅ May 1st, 2017

Sea Otter 17 Dual Slalom PhotosSea Otter Dual Slalom Delivers The Goods Another season kicked off at the Sea Otter Classic. This time with many more vendors and lots of great weather. Instead of trying to cover every event on the weekend, we will just cut to the chase to what is always the best show of the weekend, the dual slalom There were a number of big names absent from the line up with the UCI World...



2012 24 Hours of Old Pueblo creeps up on us....

By admin ⋅ April 17th, 2017

2012 24 Hours of Old Pueblo creeps up on us....There may be 24 hours in every day, but not every day is like the 24 Hours of Old Pueblo. In fact, history and mother nature will make sure that this years running of the Old Pueblo will be as unique as always. Last year it was 6 hours of Mo nature throwing down her best on the hearty souls who camped in the Tucson foothills, before that was perfection, and several years before that was snow....Ev...



24 hours of Old Pueblo

By admin ⋅ April 17th, 2017

24 hours of Old Pueblo24 hours of Old Pueblo would be hard to script it better, 70 degree days, 45 degree nights, 1500 plus riders and 24 hours to do what ever it is you do at these events. Part Woodstock and part Baja 1000, The 24 Hours at Old Pueblo is a place where some race round the clock while others enjoy the beverage inspiring atmosphere and the crazy fast single track. The Hollywood setting for this week...



Danny Hart Takes World Championships in Champery

By admin ⋅ April 17th, 2017

Danny Hart Takes World Championships in ChamperyWith Aaron Gwin wrapping up the 2011 Downhill Championship Series title there was only one thing left to decide. Who would come up with the goods in the one day World Championships. A one day winner take-all format for the right to wear the stripes, the world championships were going to be decided in muddy conditions reminiscent of the entire 2010 season. And just as the season introduced t...



Dual Slalom Race Footage from Sea Otter

By admin ⋅ April 17th, 2017

As usual, one of the most popular races at the Sea Otter Classic is the dual Slalom. In Bicycle Worlds 4th episode filmed over the entire festive weekend there was good racing all over the mountain. This footage of the PRO Men features Steve Peat, Mick Hannah, Jared Graves, Brian Lopes throwing down for the title. [flashvideo file="mov/rv-slalom.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://ww...



Dual Slalom Video from Sea Otter Classic 2012

By admin ⋅ April 17th, 2017

Dual Slalom Video from Sea Otter Classic 2012Easily the best event of the Otter because of its centralized location and fan friendly format. Dual slalom is non-stop with heats firing out of the gate every minute or so until the final rounds when it takes a bit more time to get back up the hill. This years win by Kyle Strait is the first American to win the race in something like 8-10 years and appreciated by the ruckus, flag waving crowd. ...



Watch the New Fox Movie Here! - Ride Your F*cking Bike

By admin ⋅ April 5th, 2017

Watch the New Fox Movie Here! - Ride Your F*cking BikeA new movie sponsored by many, but mainly FOX has just dropped and its a tribute to Steve "Chainsaw" Smith. The movie features tons of great riders that need no introduction but are rad just the same.. It is here for you to watch, so grab your popcorn and enjoy.......



Marcelo Gutierrez - Columbia's Fastest DHer on one of Coumbia's Fastest Runs

By admin ⋅ March 23rd, 2017

Marcelo Gutierrez - Columbia's Fastest DHer on one of Coumbia's Fastest RunsColumbia's Fastest Mountain Biker Takes on one of Columbia's Fast Tracks Marcelo Gutierrez is no doubt Columbia's fastest mountain biker. So when Marcelo says the course was running faster than pretty much any downhill race course in his home country, we believe him. Here is Marcelo's video of his run on La Virgen. Not strewn with rocks, but pretty tight, and yes, high speeds and jumps on a ...



Bicycle World Race Team Updates

By admin ⋅ March 20th, 2017

Bicycle World TV is proud to have taken on the role of title sponsor for the 2011 racing season. Growing on last years innagural success the team has attracted more elite and cat 1 riders. The team is still mostly comprised of professional and cat 1 cross country and endurance racers. The team members have competed in multiple La Ruta De La Conquistadors, Cape Epic, Trans Rockies, BC Bicycle Race...



Chasing the World Cup dream.

By admin ⋅ March 20th, 2017

Chasing the World Cup dream.The world of mountain biking is unique. By most pro-sport standards it isn’t exactly what one would call lucrative. But the lack of money doesn’t detract from those chasing their dream of being a World Cup downhiller and standing up on the podium in front of fellow racers, fans and the ocassional TV cameras. The satisfaction of ripping a run or tough section creates a life lo...



Arizona MTB Scene the Wests best kept secret?

By admin ⋅ March 7th, 2017

Arizona MTB Scene the Wests best kept secret?Is Arizona's MTB Scene the Next Big Thing? Record Attendance, the Cactus Cup and Adventure cats It’s kind of a secret, but Arizona’s MTB scene is blowing up. Sure Sedona has been on the magazine radars for a couple of years now for its mind blowing photo opportunities and manufacturers launching new product in the red rocks, but the states cross country scene is blowing numbers out...



Winter GNAR Fix is here! The Caldwell Riot Video

By admin ⋅ January 23rd, 2017

Winter GNAR Fix is here! The Caldwell Riot VideoOne of the best MTB video compilations we have seen in all of 2016 and early 2017 was just dropped by Tom Caldwell in this GNAR video of gravity things two wheeled and pedally... I can't say I know this guy or his buddies, but they tear it up in this great video. This should help keep all you gravity riders jonesen for a downhill fix happy for at least a little while. The Caldwell Ri...



Pro's signing up for New Style DH race!

By admin ⋅ November 23rd, 2016

Pro's signing up for New Style DH race!New DH Format has all the makings of a great event with monster Hucks and FAN/TVfriendly Last week we reported on a new DHStyle Race being proposed by Race creator mark Rodgers. We called it a Gladiator style DHrace. I guess we weren't the only one who thought it would be an awesome format, because PRO teams are already signing up to compete including Team Hutchinson United Ride featuring Mick ...



New Red Bull Video - with Anthony Messeres

By admin ⋅ September 29th, 2016

We will just be quite for this dirt Jump video with Anthony Messere and allow the sound to speak for itself. I hope you have audio on...PURE Flow...



Valley of the Sun 2013 Road Race - Photo Essay

By admin ⋅ August 26th, 2016

Valley of the Sun 2013 Road Race - Photo EssayValley of the Sun Road Race 2013 - Photo Essay and Results Another racing season has begun, with the 21st annual Valley of the Sun Road Race, officially kicking off the season to see who will become the dominant American cycling team or racer on the US Pro Tour. For 21 years, the Valley of the Sun Road Race has been the first test of strength for what has now become a deep field of talented rid...



Slovenian DH champion dies in non-bike incident

By admin ⋅ August 22nd, 2016

Slovenian DH champion dies in non-bike incidentMore Sad News In the Cycling World. Five-time Slovenian downhill champion and two-time European Downhill Cup champion Zarja Cernilogar passed awayyesterday after suffering a non-riding related fall near Kamnik Castle. Zarja was just 26 years old when she was found near the stage of the Kamnik Music Festival. Zarja had apparently being laying there for several hours when they found the m...



CrankWorx BC winner jumps to Five Ten for 2010

By admin ⋅ July 15th, 2016

2009 Crank Worx winner Greg Watts has put on Five Ten shoes in his quest to defend this years title. Watts, one of the elite dirt jumpers and slope style competitors in the world made the switch to Five Ten to continue his rise as a dominant force on the scene. Already considered to have one of the best bag of tricks on two wheels, Watts was spotted at Woodward West...



Can a Walmart Huffy survive a Pro Downhill Run?

By admin ⋅ June 30th, 2016

Can a Walmart Huffy survive a Pro Downhill Run?Can a $179 Walmart mountain bike survive a real downhill run? When I stumbled across this video of Phil Kmetz taking a $179 Walmart Huffy down a double black diamond run I had to share it because it is so darn entertaining. Since Phil seems to be a legit pro, it is even cooler. His narration skills are spot on as his is feedback. Anyone who has ridden rocky gnar will appreciate the danger Ph...



Rebecca Rush True Adventurer Rides Kilamanjaro

By admin ⋅ June 19th, 2016

Rebecca Rush True Adventurer Rides KilamanjaroWalking the Walk and Living the Talk, Rebecca Rush is a true adventurer. I dont know Rebecca very well having only crossed paths with her at La Ruta one year, but my brief encounter with her was all it took to tell me that the bicycle industry was lucky to have her as an ambassador. Not becuase of her world championships, but because of her deep understanding of the balance of life. She loves ...



NEW Pivot Switchblade! Both a 29er and a 27.5!

By admin ⋅ May 31st, 2016

NEW Pivot Switchblade! Both a 29er and a 27.5!Pivot MTB's did not get to be the hottest thing on two wheels without pushing the envelope when it comes to innovation and design. The new Switchblade is nothing short of pure genius. With its ability to accept and shred both 650B and 29" wheels it means you dont have to choose between tire sizes. Its no gimmick. The Switchblade was designed specifically to let you have the best of both w...



Aaron Gwin - Off Season Insights - Training and More

By admin ⋅ March 31st, 2016

Aaron Gwin - Off Season Insights - Training and MoreOne of the most talked about off seasons has centered around non other than mild mannered Aaron Gwin, America's hope in taking on the worlds best at gravity fed pedal pushers. This short documentary shares interesting insights into Aarons two wheeled roots, his off season training philosophy and a bit into his own mind. A well done video for sure by RobParkin and of course, his employer - Red Bull...



European Bike Stealing Championships - Must See TV

By admin ⋅ January 5th, 2016

European Bike Stealing Championships - Must See TVBike Stealing Championships Have Been Decided! Its not often we get to see competition this brisk. I mean who would have thought it takes ZERO training to win a gold medal for your city. Thats right. Europe has a huge bike theft problem. I mean those damn Dutch make fine bikes and everyone wants one of those. So instead of all the puffery of American commentators calling the action, we go stra...



Todd Wells is Guest of Honor at NICA Banquet

By admin ⋅ December 17th, 2015

Todd Wells is Guest of Honor at NICA BanquetWith the massive positive impact that NICA has made around the country and a sky rocketing growth curve, we are pleased to share this information with you. The NICA directors and managers had the forsight to even broadcast the event on-line (information and link is below) so that those who cannot make the trip to Emmeryville California can participate. Iam personally stoked to see Todd Wells speak...



Behind the Scenes VIDEO- Building of CrankWorx

By admin ⋅ December 17th, 2015

Behind the Scenes VIDEO- Building of CrankWorxSCULTNGDIRT - The unsung heroes of Joyride In the Bicycle World we get flooded by images of killer jumps, tricks and people from slopestyle events around the globe. Rarely do we get to see the who, what and why of how it all comes together. This little video on the heroes, behind the heroes, of CrankWorx is interesting. A story about the Paddy Kaye and the guys that made the Joy Ride course ...



New Video Cut combines Fresh look and Awesome Punk

By admin ⋅ December 9th, 2015

New Video Cut combines Fresh look and Awesome PunkVideo Series - Tropic Thunder shows a fresh style and just damn good times in Bali... The First episode of the bike video series called Tropic Thunder brings a fresh look and retro punk music to mountain bike videos. The vibe and energy of this video is kind of old school fun. The edit and music sends me back to the days wheni was almost fast....a great watch. Now if they can figure out a way ...



New Psychedelic Video by BMX pro Kriss Kyle - Kaleidoscope

By admin ⋅ December 1st, 2015

New Psychedelic Video by BMX pro Kriss Kyle - KaleidoscopeA new video by Scottish BMX pro rider Kriss Kyle, called Kaleidoscope, is an innovative pixel feast for the eyes. Kyle throws in a couple of bad ass tricks, but the real hero is the visual execution and hallucinogenic creation of UNIT23, the skate park he is riding in located in Scotland. With the help of Red Bull, the 24 year old pro manages to pull off a high quality video production. What...



Bikes, Youth, Tears and Hope for the Future - Arizona High School Cycling League

By admin ⋅ November 4th, 2015

Bikes, Youth, Tears and Hope for the Future - Arizona High School Cycling LeagueBikes, Youth, Tears and Hope for the Future - Arizona High School Cycling League When it comes to good old fashion fun, it is hard to beat a bike ride. Every single person I know can recall their childhood bicycle experiences and the feeling of self propelled freedom. Its a feeling that has drawn many adults back into the world of playing with bikes. With the help of Arizona High School Cycling...



Pivot Shredder Spencer Green - One Run Video

By admin ⋅ October 5th, 2015

Pivot Shredder Spencer Green - One Run VideoMTBVideo - ONERUN by C4H Media. While Pivot bikes is not stranger to the video world thank you very much Bernard Kerr and his serious style and skill set, it is good to see some other riders out there on the Arizona Manufacturers rig that can tear it up. Introducing Spencer Green and C4H Media. We don't really know who either of these people are, but they hook up in this little mtb video called O...



Rampage - The history - By Kyle Strait

By admin ⋅ September 10th, 2015

Rampage - The history - By Kyle Strait10 years of RedBull Rampage by Kyle Strait No other event has evolved the sport of mountain biking as much as the RedBull Rampage. From pushing the development of equipment to blowing the minds of competitors and spectators by showing them what is possible, the Rampage has never failed to deliver epic riding footage. One can tell simply by the millions of views the viral videos get of riders r...



Mont Sainte Anne World Cup Course Preview Video

By admin ⋅ July 31st, 2015

Mont Sainte Anne World Cup Course Preview Video150th UCI World Cup Race Marks 25th year at Mont Sainte Anne To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Downhill racing at Mont Saint Anne, the track managers have changed some of the historic track with new rock sections and jumps. Mont Sainte Anne is the longest and one of fastest courses in the world and Claudio's video shows you all of the new features as well as the time tested parts. With cl...



Motivation Beyond Compare - The Joy of the Bicycle

By admin ⋅ July 23rd, 2015

Motivation Beyond Compare - The Joy of the BicycleTrials rider Martyn Ashton is back on the bike, bigger and better than ever in new video. Seems to me that most every video these days gets lost in the muddle of pushing product. Not showing the real enjoyment in the ride. So when I saw the joy in Martyn Ashtons face as he got back up on the very same thing that took his legs from him, it was priceless. I don't really know what the video was...



Pivot's Bernard Kerr and Emelie hit the park in this video between world cup downhill races.

By admin ⋅ July 7th, 2015

Pivot's Bernard Kerr and Emelie hit the park in this video between world cup downhill races.One of the all around good guys in the sport of DH and Freeride is Bernard Kerr. I was fortunate enough to meet Bernard as he was rising up through the ranks. Most people like him immediately and can see he has talent. Now he is spear heading the Pivot team on a global basis and making rad videos on some kick ass equipment. His positive attitude is contageous, his personality is positive and his s...



World Cup Round One - Surprises and French Hospitality

By admin ⋅ April 13th, 2015

World Cup Round One - Surprises and French HospitalityGwin dominates Round one of the UCI Season on new track in Lourdes France. In an unusual setting, the former world champion had to take an early run after crashing out of his qualifying run. As a top 20 finisher from last year Gwin was able to still compete as a protected rider and took to his race run with 20 riders still to follow. Gwin threw down a sub three minute run which based on h...



Sea Otter Classic - 25th Anniversary - This weekend

By admin ⋅ April 12th, 2015

Sea Otter Classic - 25th Anniversary - This weekendSea Otter Classic Celebrates 25 years - This weekend 25 years - Thats a pretty impressive number for any event, but for mountain biking it could only be the Sea Otter Classic. And this weekend, you could be part of the largest cycling celebration in America. The event truly is a celebration of cycling with nearly every kind of riding taking place. The Sea Otter is also the largest consumer...



The Dream Back Yard - Video Shred

By admin ⋅ March 5th, 2015

The Dream Back Yard - Video ShredThe Dream Back Yard - Video According to the title - said rider Monster Energy rider Pat Casey has a pretty impressive yard. In looking at the video I would be inclined to agree. But it takes more that some wet dirt to get the title of Dream Back Yard..The best jumps in the world wont make you a jumper, but when you have the skills that Pat has you know what to do with that terra firma. I ha...



Hey buddy, you have to check this out...its sic!

By admin ⋅ February 24th, 2015

Hey buddy, you have to check this out...its sic!Hey Bro, Ialmost forgot, the North American Handmade Bicycle show is three weeks away!!! Man I almost forgot. This year its being held at the Kentucky International Convention Center. Thats right, in beautiful Kentucky. No Vegas union yahoos to deal with, no douche bags chasing the shiney bobbles, no whining (pun) and dining whoring themselves out for an "OEM deal", no overpriced...



Cannondale Lefty fork celebrates 15 year anniversary

By admin ⋅ February 20th, 2015

Cannondale Lefty  fork celebrates 15 year anniversaryCannondale Celebrates 15 years of "Lefty" fork with a "A LeftyTour" in California during the USCup Events The Lefty fork, easily one of the most iconic and recognizable products ever produced in the industry is a shining example of how Cannondale alway pushed the boundaries of innovation in cycling. And to celebrate its 15th year of this technology, Cannondale will be kickin...



Bike Movie reaches crowd funding goal - Set to inspire more bike usage

By admin ⋅ February 12th, 2015

Bike Movie reaches crowd funding goal - Set to inspire more bike usageWe all have our social causes we like to support. And while bikes are a passion for all our friends and viewers of this site, it doesn' necessarily mean that we get behind every bike cause that comes along. But this one is different. What caught my attention about this movie is the concept and the spririt from which it is being made.Just watching the trailor you get that this isnt a tree hugg...



Jerome Clementz puts SRAM Wheels through Test

By admin ⋅ February 3rd, 2015

Jerome Clementz puts SRAM Wheels through TestSRAMEnduro Wheel Offering and Wheel Testing with Jerome Clementz Its not often we pass along company promotional videos. But when one comes along that we think is solid, we like to share it. Such is the case with the Behind the Scenes wheel testing with Jerome Clementz as he samples all three of SRAM's new enduro offerings. This video struck a chord with us because the test makes sense. We...



Kali Adds New Enduro Helmet

By admin ⋅ January 21st, 2015

Kali Adds New Enduro HelmetKali Brings new crash cushion technology to Enduro Scene with the Maya Kali Helmets has brought their first Enduro specific helmet to the market for 2015. The images and video here are the first photos of the Maya - a deep coverage helmet that continues Kali's industry leading innovation of rider protection. The Maya uses a combination of cone shaped multi-density EPS, paired with a softer dens...



Enduro World Series Grows Plus a U21 division

By admin ⋅ January 12th, 2015

Enduro World Series Grows Plus a U21 divisionRecord number of teams PLUS a U21 Category announced for 2015 Enduro World Series The countdown to the 2015 Enduro World Series is gathering pace – and this year a record number of teams will be fighting it out for the title. Twenty nine official teams have been selected to compete for the coveted team world title – up from 24 last year. With new teams joining the series and ...



Aaron Chase to Ride for Pivot Bicycles

By admin ⋅ January 9th, 2015

Aaron Chase to Ride for Pivot BicyclesAaron Chase joins Pivot Cycles Team in 2015 PHOENIX, AZ – For Immediate Release – Pivot Cycles is pleased to announce the addition of Aaron Chase to their roster of riders. Chase, a master in the world of freeride, is best known for pushing boundaries and for his technical and creative style, both on and off the bike. He has graced the covers of countless magazines, stood atop the m...



Video-Killer Trail - Dead of Winter

By admin ⋅ January 7th, 2015

Video-Killer Trail - Dead of WinterMTBRide video - Get your winter riding fix here... Stumbling around the office today i found this new video called "Church Two". It was created to help those who live in the frozen north and don't snow board or ski to get through the winter doldrums. The thing that intrigued me the most about this MTB video is that is was shot in North Carolina. As you can tell by the screen saver it ...



Cannondale Streams Pro Team Launch

By admin ⋅ January 6th, 2015

Cannondale Streams Pro Team LaunchCannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team to stream official team launch and Interviews on the web. For all you road bike fans that follow the road scene, Cannondale is breaking some relatively new ground by televising the launch of their 2015 Cannondale-Garmin Pro CyclingTeam and steaming it for all to see. Cannondale is going all out by having some of their biggest names interviewed live fro...



Extreme Stop Action Bike Movie - is so cool

By admin ⋅ December 20th, 2014

Extreme Stop Action Bike Movie - is so coolIt would be a rather large understatement to say there are a lot of MTBVideos out there. And I for one must confess that I have reached the point whereI don't watch everyone of them because they can tend to look the same. And so it is my cross to bare in life that I must rumage through the video hacks and one jump highlight reels to filter the quality stuff that I share with you here on Bicycle Wo...



Video - For the Love of Mud - Teaser

By admin ⋅ December 17th, 2014

Video - For the Love of Mud - TeaserSeems CylcoCross Season is here and just in time as the Movie teaser "For the Love of Mud" is released. Besides the epic visual event that cyclocross is, the movie appears to look more closely at the entire unique culture that cyclocross is. From talking with competitors about what it is like to suffer for your sport in less than optimal weather to the personal journey each one has with ...



Team Sky Rides Wahoo trainers for 2015

By admin ⋅ December 17th, 2014

Team Sky Rides Wahoo trainers for 2015Team Sky Renews Wahoo Fitness as Official Indoor Trainer Supplier for the 2015 Season Team Sky continues to train exclusively with Wahoo’s award winning KICKR Power Trainer Atlanta, GA – December 16, 2014 – Wahoo Fitness, the leader in workout apps and smartphone connected fitness devices, is pleased to announce continuation as official supplier of cycling trainers to Team Sk...



Free Tires and more to Early Registrants of Epic Ride events

By admin ⋅ December 17th, 2014

Free Tires and more to Early Registrants of Epic Ride eventsEpic Rides Rewards Off-Road Series Registrants with Maxxis Tires and Endura Gloves in New Year New Gear Promotion (TUCSON, ARIZ.), December 16, 2014 – Epic Rides today announced a New Year New Gear promotion, rewarding early registrants of the Whiskey Off-Road and Grand Junction Off-Road Presented by U.S. Bank events with free tires from the Official Tire of Epic Rides events, Maxxis,...



7 Tips to Being a Rad CycloCross Spectator

By admin ⋅ December 17th, 2014

7 Tips to Being a Rad CycloCross Spectator7 Tips to Radness that you can use at this weekends AZ CycloCross Series Final. The finals of the Arizona CycloCross season is going off this weekend in Gilbert and we want you go see the spectacle that cross is. Even if you are not a CX racer, you should get out and check it out because Cross is the most fun form of bike racing to watch period. I have never raced cross because it looks too...



VIDEO - ESCAPE - Dan Atherton Creates the Perfect Escape

By admin ⋅ December 5th, 2014

VIDEO - ESCAPE - Dan Atherton Creates the Perfect EscapeEscape - Creation of a Mountain - a documentary of trail building and Dan Athertons drive to build his masterpieces. A very unique video about another type of bike escape. For Dan Atherton, its creating the perfect line, the perfect lip, the perfect flow. This video is really about an artist - one who can ride. You wil also enjoy the "other" Athertons and candid interviews with them. Fr...



World Champion Clemetz to Stay with Cannondale

By admin ⋅ December 4th, 2014

The 2013 World Enduro Champion Jerome Clementz will continue to ride for Cannondale for at least the next three years after signing back with the team. Clementz won the innagural World Championship on a Cannondale. Speaking for Bicycle World TV - we are all happy to have Jerome back out in the mix with 100% health. He will definitely be the man to beat this year. Here is the official press...



Beyond the Bike - Cam Zink

By admin ⋅ December 4th, 2014

Beyond the Bike - Cam ZinkWith all the other stick and ball sports producing stories on their athletes we riders finally have our own. DIRT has done a great job of documenting one of the most influencial riders in our sport in Episode 8 of Beyond the Bike. I found this video extremely well produced and enlightening; a great look into the life of one of our own. Well done DIRT, well done. Cam. I am now a bigger fan than ...



Redbull Hardline - Blurs the lines of Freeride and Downhill

By admin ⋅ December 3rd, 2014

Redbull Hardline - Blurs the lines of Freeride and DownhillAfter hearing about Hardline, a new event that Rebull sponsored for the last month or so, I was anxious to see if the event was really that different. It bills itself as a mix of Freestyle and Downhill disciplines. The race was the brain child of Dan Atherton and so they gave him the shovel, bulldozers and man power to build the track he envisioned. What he ended up with is really gnarly course th...



Rocket Powered Bike goes 333kph - Shoots Ebike out exhaust-VIDEO

By admin ⋅ November 12th, 2014

Rocket Powered Bike goes 333kph - Shoots Ebike out exhaust-VIDEOWe aren't really sure where or how to categorize this story. Is this a future niche for the sport of cycling? Would this elliminate the tempatiion for dopers? What wheel size do they run? Perhaps a new wheel size is called for. All of these questions will be left to ponder at the starting line of this video. We all agree it would be cool to roll up on a Ferrari at a light and race him/her for pi...



Fat Tire Fun Video

By admin ⋅ November 10th, 2014

Fat Tire Fun VideoFat Tire Bikes seem to the craze right now and this is the first video we have seen showing someone riding one in a bike park. Single speed, great flowy trails and 3.5 inches of wide tire fun with a BMX rider - David Graf. I don't want to judge this newer bike segment, but I would really like to hear your thoughts on these bikes after you watch this video. Enjoy PIG RODEO with Dav...



Cam McCauls hilarious TV antics while Promoting new bike movie

By admin ⋅ November 5th, 2014

Cam McCauls hilarious TV antics while Promoting new bike movieNot often do we get press in the mainstream. Even less frequently do we get mainstream media that actually speaks like a mountain biker. This one nailed while Cam McCaul steals the show in this interview about the new mountain bike movie. Great fun and we could not find a better sport ambassador.....



The Man Who Lived On A Bike - Awarding winning short film

By admin ⋅ October 10th, 2014

The Man Who Lived On A Bike - Awarding winning short filmThe Man Who Lived On His Bike ..was an honorable mention award winner at the 2013 Disposable Film festival. As a wanna be artisan myself, I see this short film as brilliant and a triumph over patience. Watch the scenery and the seasons go by and you know the passion this guy has as a film maker and cyclist. Taught the love of bikes by his father, this film is very worthy of 3 minutes ...



Macaskill shreds Natural Terrain in latest video

By admin ⋅ October 9th, 2014

Macaskill shreds Natural Terrain in latest videoHow do you introduce a new video by probably the most recognized bike rider on the planet? I am not sure I can ever do it justice. Having dealt with Danny on other bike projects I can tell you he works almost as hard on creating unique videos and stunts as he did when he was learning his craft of trials riding. Danny Macaskill is so much more than a trials rider, he can ride anything and wou...



Redbull Rampage Ready to go off this weekend

By admin ⋅ September 25th, 2014

Redbull Rampage Ready to go off this weekendA new hill, new stunts, new lines and new riders, the next edition of Redbull Rampage is set for blastoff this weekend. The New Site is a Blank Canvas Gone are the claimed lines, groomed run-ins and massive built features. Instead the riders will find themselves traversing a new set of exposed ridges, a raw canvas that will be a mix of excitement and challenge to even the most seasoned vet...



Jens Voigt sets world hour record on bike!

By admin ⋅ September 18th, 2014

Jens Voigt sets world hour record on bike!One of cycling's most loved and admired road racers Jens Voigt broke the One Hour Cycling record as his career ending performance in a Swiss Velodrome. Anyone who has ridden a bike at any pace for any length of time can and should appreciate what Voigt accomplished. The ability to stay seated in an aero position while pacing themselves at a clip that would allow them to go the maximum dista...



Remy Metailler Burns Whistler Bike Park

By admin ⋅ September 8th, 2014

Remy Metailler Burns Whistler Bike ParkOkay, the last thing you think we would need is another Whistler Video right? Especially since we just got to enjoy Crankworx, and all their video contests, yada yada yada. You get the picture. Them for some reason I was snooping around and found this recent release by Remy. Now,I know most of the hot kids and pride myself on being on the pulse somewhat, but completely blew it with this kid...



World Championship Craziness - Atherton, Bryceland, Hill or Brosnan?

By admin ⋅ September 8th, 2014

World Championship Craziness - Atherton, Bryceland, Hill or Brosnan?2014 UCI World Championships Best Yet. The World Championships are in the Books and Unbelievable is the only word one could use to describe what happened in Hafjell. For starters, the course was the real deal and worthy of being the host of the World Championships. Featuring multiple, super technical sections that were loaded with huge sharp rocks and multiple line choices, the course was al...



VIDEO of Meribel World Cup Downhill course

By admin ⋅ August 21st, 2014

VIDEO of  Meribel World Cup Downhill courseMeribel is the final stop of the UCIseason with the exception of the World Championship but will be the deciding factor for who wins the overall world cup title that is still up for grabs betwen Josh Bryceland, Troy Brosnan and Aaron Gwinn. This is the first time the UCIDH is being held at Meribel and the track is an all natural terrain course that should run just under 5 minutes to travers...



Windham Resort to have bike park ready for 2015

By admin ⋅ August 20th, 2014

Windham Mountain Resort Opening Lift Served Mountain Bike Park for 2015 According to sources at Windham Mountain resort, the only town in America with balls big enough to pony up for the UCIWorld Cup has committed to building a much needed bike park. And according to their PRpeople Windham is not cutting any corners. They have hired Gravity Logic to sculpt the mountains canvas into what they ...



Team Slipstream to ride Cannondale in 2015

By admin ⋅ August 20th, 2014

Cannondale and Slipstream Sports today announced that Cannondale Pro Cycling and Slipstream Sports will join forces in 2015. Cannondale, a premium brand of Dorel Industries, Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), will become a title sponsor and technical bicycle sponsor for t...



Dirt Diary Video contest winner -What I do in Whistler

By admin ⋅ August 15th, 2014

Dirt Diary Video contest winner -What I do in WhistlerYou think you've seen every kind of biking video? Do we really need another shred video? Yes we do and here's why. The the good folks at Whistler and GoPro came up with a new contest for the budding film makers of the world. And low and behold you get stuff that not only gets you stoked to ride, but you get storyline, laughs and a damn good use of 3 minutes on a Friday. This little piece is...



Whistler Deep Summer Photo Challenge Winner.....is...

By admin ⋅ August 14th, 2014

Whistler Deep Summer Photo Challenge Winner.....is...Deep Photo Summer Challenge has a winner - Ale DiLullo - this is his story. Every year in Whistler, one of the most sought after tickets is for the Deep Photo Challenge. A competition among action sports photographers to see who can come up with the best photo essay during a three day all out photo fest. The photographers and their assistants and riding crew need to find unique locations and an...



Rookie Slopestyle sensation makes Video and Whistler Debut

By admin ⋅ August 13th, 2014

Rookie Slopestyle sensation makes Video and  Whistler DebutRising Slope Style star - video It seems appropriate that with all the Whistler events going on that this video of one of the slopestyle worlds rising stars is shared. Nicholi Rogatkin is a Kali Protectives rider and someone over there did a great job of finding this kid because from the looks of his riding he has quite the bag of tricks. Some of his stuff is insane are shown in their bes...



Windham World Cup Shines with close racing and results

By admin ⋅ August 13th, 2014

Windham World Cup Shines with close racing and resultsWindham World Cup delivers excitement and a wide open World Cup Final Wyndham may be the shortest course on the UCI World Cup Circuit, but it delivered on excitement like no other this season. The short course meant there was no margin for error and several key sections were critical to making on the podium. The day started with Michael Jones (England) taking the Hot seat for quite a long...



Willoughy Wins 2014 BMX World Cup Championship #2

By admin ⋅ August 8th, 2014

Willoughy Wins 2014 BMX World Cup Championship #2Sam Willoughby Wins 2014 BMX World Cup Championships BMX - Rotterdam, Netherlands Jai Bendall / AdelaideNow.com South Aussie BMX star Sam Willoughby fought back tears as he dedicated his second elite men’s world title to the mother of girlfriend Alise Post, who lost her battle with cancer earlier this year. Willoughby has been dating Post — a competitor from the United Stat...



Whistler Shows off New Trail area for all bikes - Sweet Video

By admin ⋅ August 8th, 2014

Whistler Shows off New Trail area for all bikes - Sweet VideoEven with the biggest and most fun bike event on the planet happening, Whistler keeps pouring on the goodness with the announcement of a new bike section on the Mountain. They call it the Peak Zone and it features sick trails that can me ridden on any kind of pedal powered machine with a huge smile on your face. But don't believe us, watch this rad video. If this doesn't make you want to go ride...



Windham NY gives US a chance to see the worlds best riders in Action

By admin ⋅ August 7th, 2014

Windham NY gives US a chance to see the worlds best riders in ActionWyndham NY is set to host the Worlds Best UCI Downhill and XC racers for the fourth time in its history. With continuous improvements to both XC and DH tracks and one of the most competitive series seen in years the little town just north of New York City will be rocking with racing excitement and evening frivolity. Windham World Cup organizers are planning numerous community events to make ...



A Gladiator style bicycle race? Why Not?

By admin ⋅ July 24th, 2014

A Gladiator style bicycle race? Why Not?The World’s Most Spectacular Bike Race - that's what the race promoter says and judging by the idea, they might just be right. Especially when you take 100 of the worlds best gravity riders and put them in heats of 10 riders and send them down a full ski run slope - all at the same time. No burms, just big ol jumps randomly placed to keep things interesting. It sounds a lot like BMX for bi...



Bike hater threatens cyclist on Twitter

By admin ⋅ July 23rd, 2014

Bike hater threatens cyclist on TwitterJust Yesterday i watched video of road rider getting hit by some redneck truck driver who veered into the bike lane either on purpose or just because he is an idiot. It seems he may have spawned a daughter on the other side of the pond. In England no less, where cycling is blowing up with popularity. Only this idiot decided to voice her feelings about cyclists on twitter. You can apologize all you...



Catching Bike Thieves

By admin ⋅ July 1st, 2014

Catching Bike ThievesBike thieves suck and the San Fransisco PD are doing something about it. It's estimated that near 4,000 bikea will be stolen in San Fransisco alone this year. And the SF officers don't like it. Using technology and bait bikes they are sending a signal to bike thieves everywhere. This video shows the proactive approach and a bike thief getting busted. Love the police officer laughing when they catc...



Berrecloth Re-signs with Sombrio Clothing

By admin ⋅ June 25th, 2014

Berrecloth Re-signs with Sombrio ClothingTwo of the freeride industries core icons have recommitted themselves to being sponsor and shredder. Darren Berrecloth and Sombrio Cartel Clothing are both icons in the freeride world. Both are major contributors to the entire freeride movement although in different ways. Berrecloth is a world wide legend in the sport while Sombrio focused on making killer riding gear that allows Berrecloth to do ...



US National Gravity Championship Results from Angel Fire

By admin ⋅ June 23rd, 2014

US National Gravity Championship Results from Angel FireAngel Fire Resort played host to the 2014 US National Gravity Championships this past weekend featuring racing in both Downhill and Dual Slalom disciplines. It was the first time since Angel Fire had reworked the already impressive trail system that a major bike event had been held here. After adding more trails and revamping existing lines, riders from around the country would converge on the New...



Dirt Jumping Ecuador Style with Philip Bertogg

By admin ⋅ June 2nd, 2014

Dirt Jumping Ecuador Style with Philip BertoggWhile the US and Canada create a plethora of Dirt Jumping videos, Philip Bertogg put together this little promotional video of a session in Ecuador. The jumps are perfect, the dirt is perfect and its a testimonial to the drive and perseverance of the individuals who build the rad set of jumps. While Central America may not be the home of Dirt Jumping, When they do it, they sure do it right and wit...



Whistler Teaser Video

By admin ⋅ May 29th, 2014

Whistler Teaser VideoAs the summer rolls around, the mecha of mountain is starting up its media machine by teasing us with this video compilation designed to get us stoked on the mountain, the event and our bikes...Its not gonna work I tell ya, its not, its not, its......well maybe, just maybe. Let the stokage and mayhem begin..cant wait. For now, I'll take that video thanks.....



Tour of California - Flyover footage in Drone Helicopter

By admin ⋅ May 15th, 2014

Tour of California - Flyover footage in Drone HelicopterWith the whole roadie world watching the Tour of California, the state's tourism board could not be prouder. Mother nature is showing off her beauty of the coast and the sport of cycling. One of our camera partners Elliot Jamarillo, is getting quite good with his new drone copter toy, shot this during yesterdays stage. Great footage but just a teaser of what is to come. If you are looking to...



Road Bike Part 2- Behind the scenes -VIDEO

By admin ⋅ May 12th, 2014

Road Bike Part 2-  Behind the scenes -VIDEOAcouple of months ago we featured a film with the three biggest trials bike riders on the planet - Non other than Danny McCaskill, Chris Akrigg and Martyn Ashton. The web movie is called Road Bike-2. Part way through the filiming of the movie, Ashton fell during a trials display at Silverstone raceway separating two of his vertebrae. The result was paralysis from mid torso down. But like the...



Sea Otter Dual Slalom Photo Wrap up

By admin ⋅ May 6th, 2014

Sea Otter Dual Slalom Photo Wrap upWith the scheduling conflict of the first World Cup Downhill race going on half way around the world, the Sea Otter classic managed to be a success. Even though most of the current big names were missing, there was still enough talent between the up and comers and former national and world champions to ensure anyone going home with a title would not take it without a fight. The premier specta...



BMX, MTB and ROAD Bikes go head to head in Red Bull Event

By admin ⋅ May 1st, 2014

BMX, MTB and ROAD Bikes go head to head  in Red Bull EventBMX, ROAD AND MOUNTAIN BIKES COLLIDE ON DIRT COURSE DURING DOMINION RIVERROCK FESTIVAL Never before seen head-to-head race brings together all disciplines for Red Bull Berm Burners Richmond, VA (May 1, 2014) -- Attention dirt jumpers, cyclocross racers, and downhill mountain bikers—the challenge will be set on May 17. Fixed gear cyclist Addison Zawada will be one of 30 professional...



Whiskey 50 provides sprint finish among world class riders

By admin ⋅ April 28th, 2014

Whiskey 50 provides sprint finish among world class ridersPrescott, AZ (April 27, 2015) – The third day of the 2014 Whiskey Off-Road endurance mountain bike event in Prescott, AZ brought blue skies, tacky soil and near perfect conditions for some of the worlds most elite mountain bike racers to showcase their talents while in pursuit of the $40,000 equal payout cash purse. Christoph Sauser (marathon world champion), in his debut at the Whisk...



RAD Company Movie Teaser

By admin ⋅ April 18th, 2014

RAD Company Movie TeaserBrandon Semanuk's Rad Company is about to unleash a solid video picking up where NWD left off. Check out this video teaser. Just in this short MTB video teaser, you can tell the action is gong to be insane and the cinematography superb as expected from Red Bull Media. The cast of riders is top notch too...Cant wait for the full version....



Breezer shows off new Super Cell 29er with MLink Suspension

By admin ⋅ March 31st, 2014

Breezer shows off new Super Cell 29er with MLink SuspensionBREEZER INTRODUCES SUPERCELL ALL-NEW 29" TRAIL BIKE WITH MLINK SUSPENSION TECHNOLOGY MARIN, CA (March 31, 2014) Breezer® introduces Supercell™, the latest generation of its category defining full-suspension bikes. Supercell features 29" wheels and 120mm of MLink™ suspension travel. Joe Breeze, creator of the modern mountain bike, teamed up with Sotto Group, the ...



Sainte Maxim DH Team Camp video

By admin ⋅ March 28th, 2014

Sainte Maxim DH Team Camp videoWith the World Cup season getting closer, videos like this one from Commencal backed Sainte Maxime DH Team, get me all fired up to ride and watch these skilled guys rip. It is amazing how fast and smooth these guys are. You know the names now enjoy this flowing fun run that we probably all wish we could take a run on, even if our skills are not up to this level. It would be fun to ride and this vi...



Legacy Jump Jam for fallen rider celebrates life & raises hope

By admin ⋅ March 26th, 2014

Legacy Jump Jam for fallen rider celebrates life & raises hopeJust a week ago, the dirt jump community got together for the third annual "Legacy Jam" fund raising effort to support one of its own that tragically left his family and his riding brothers behind on January 14, 2012. Thomas Troy Hancock had just finished a day of digging in preparation for a Red Bull jump event in Perris California when he fell asleep at the wheel of his car while drivi...



Cannondale's OverMountain Team to ride new SuperMax suspension

By admin ⋅ March 24th, 2014

Cannondale's OverMountain Team to ride new SuperMax suspensionI have always had a bit of a sweet spot for Cannondale. I remember putting down my hard earned cash on a my very first mountain bike - A Jekyl. It served me more than well. It was my vehicle into a new sport that would dominate my life from that point forward. One thing I always remember about Cannondale is how perfect they fit. In all my time riding and or testing product nothing has matched the ...



Ibis and Lopes part ways

By admin ⋅ March 19th, 2014

Ibis and Lopes part waysSeven years after Ibis Bikes signed Brian Lopes to be the face of brand, the two parties have decided to call it a day and go their separate ways. In a short release announcing the conclusion of their partnership, Lopes was very gracious in this feelings about the partnership with Ibis bikes. Lopes really helped put Ibis back on the mapy by piloting this Carbon Mojo to multiple wins in multiple ca...



SRAM DH Drive train is Bad Ass

By admin ⋅ March 7th, 2014

SRAM DH Drive train is Bad AssIn the battle for drive train supremacy no one can say that SRAM is sitting on it's recent podium domination in the gravity and enduro world. All last year SRAM used their pro riders to test their new XO1 DH specific drive train technology in both World Cup Downhill and World Enduro Series to see how it would perform under the most strenuous of conditions. By looks of the podium results it apparen...



Mega Avalanche - Full Run Video

By admin ⋅ March 7th, 2014

Mega Avalanche - Full Run VideoAnyone in the mountain bike world knows about the Mega Avalanche. Its been chronicled in every magazine and most web sites at different times. But I never got the feel for the race until I watched this video. Posted by Australian Ben Watkins, this video is pretty much his RAW run footage with only some of the more boring bits edited out. Although 43 minutes long, I watched every minute of it. The ...



Old Pueblo Recap - Photo essay

By admin ⋅ February 25th, 2014

Old Pueblo Recap - Photo essayWhen the Dust had settled on 24 hour town for the 15th edition of the Old Pueblo race there were ususal smiles all around. People stoked to have ridden and survived, new friends made and memories to last at least until next year. This years edition broke new records. Not the riding kind but from Mother Nature. She poured sunshine and high 80 degree temperatures on riders during the day and warm mi...



Ex-Niner Founder Domahidy starts new Bike Brand

By admin ⋅ February 21st, 2014

Ex-Niner Founder Domahidy starts new Bike BrandEx Niner Founder Starts New Bike Company Steve Domahidy - Co-founder of Niner bikes and bike designer has taken on a new company bearing his name on the frame. Domahidy is launching the company with a Kickstart campaign. While Domahidy admits the industry doesn't need another hard tail 29er, Domahidy isn't doing it from a marketer point of view, he is doing it from his love for riding fun bi...



ARizona debuts NEW race Venue this weekend at Lake Havasu

By admin ⋅ February 18th, 2014

ARizona debuts NEW race Venue this weekend at Lake HavasuThe Mountain Bike Association of Arizona is breaking out a new venue this year as it continues to expand the sport here in the desert. This weekend the Arizona points series race heads to Lake Havasu where the course will take riders up climbs and bring them back down to the waters edge on multiple occassions. It is difficult to open up new trails to riding and especially racing, so Kudos ...



Old Pueblo is Here - 15th edition

By admin ⋅ February 11th, 2014

Old Pueblo is Here - 15th editionThe 15th running of the Old Pueblo is upon us and the longest running 24 hour race in the country is in for a treat if you look ahead at the weather. With day time temps in the 80's and evenings in the 50's, this weekends love fest is going to be nothing short of spectacular. Throw in a great course, excellent event management and 3000 of your closest cycling friends and you have a sure fire re...



Greg Watts and Mike Montgomery head to Mongoose

By admin ⋅ February 7th, 2014

Greg Watts and Mike Montgomery head to MongooseMadison, Wis. – Feb. 6, 2014 – Mongoose, a brand of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), is proud to announce that Mike Montgomery and Greg Watts have joined the expanding Mongoose mountain bike team. Montgomery and Watts, slopestyle and dirt jumpers, will play essential roles in product development, while continuing to advance the sport. Watts and Montgomery will join, Chris Akrigg, ...



Arizona MTB Series Round 2 this weekend

By admin ⋅ February 6th, 2014

Arizona MTB Series Round 2 this weekendArizona to Host Round 2 of the MBAA State point series this weekend. The second round of the MBAA's Arizona XC race series is this weekend at the White Tanks MTB park in Surprise Arizona. Following one of the biggest race turn outs I can remember at the season opener in McDowell Mtn , round two should be well attended and is scheduled to have more fantastic riding weather. The White Tanks has s...



East Coast Single Track-VIDEO

By admin ⋅ January 31st, 2014

East Coast Single Track-VIDEOWith so many photographers and videographers in the NorCal and BC area, you would almost start to wonder if anyone else in the country bought cameras, rode or knew about social media. So we found this little nugget of east coast riding samping the trails in Middle Run Valley Park in Delaware as well as flat southern New Jersey trails. The rider is Gerry Creighton.No he's not a world cup pro, but ...



How to be A Road Bike Rider

By admin ⋅ January 29th, 2014

How to be A Road Bike RiderWhile we seem to cover primarily dirt related content, most of us own road bikes and have dipped our toe in the road bike scene via group rides or through other friends that swing both ways. But when a good video comes along about cycling, we aren't going to pass up the chance to enjoy and share it. This video is the follow up to "How to be a Mountain biker" only this time the ro...



One company thats giving back to cycling

By admin ⋅ January 28th, 2014

One company thats giving back to cyclingPrimal Gives Back More Than One Million Dollars in 2013 Advocacy and charity focused cycling apparel company increases contributions more than four-fold in one year I know a lot of companies support cycling efforts. I don't know how much exactly each one gives or to whom. But what I do know is that it is safe to say the Primal gives more than its fair share. More than most bike companies co...



Gwin and Aiello battle for Nevada State DH title in Bootleg Canyon

By admin ⋅ January 24th, 2014

Gwin and Aiello battle for Nevada State DH title in Bootleg CanyonWell, I don't want to down play the rad raing that went down this last weekend between Aaron Gwin and Kevin Aiello. Especially when you'r talking about a 4 minute run separated by one pedal stroke. But in writing up the event, i found this brand new video just posted about the race. Now, I'm kinda over most videos these days because they mostly look the same and are shot in the same places. So whe...



Blackburn is looking for Brand Ambassadors for 2014.

By admin ⋅ January 22nd, 2014

Blackburn is looking for Brand Ambassadors for 2014.BLACKBURN IS LOOKING FOR BRAND AMBASSADORS FOR 2014: A Blackburn Ambassador at Work..Where do we sign up? BE A BLACKBURN RANGER – Are you a cyclist with an adventurous soul? Someone who likes to capture your stories along the road? Maybe you're a seasoned bikepacker, well-versed in traversing back roads and trails. Maybe you're just getting into adventure cycling; testing ...



MTB Season Kicks off with Gravity in Vegas and XC in Arizona

By admin ⋅ January 15th, 2014

MTB Season Kicks off with Gravity in Vegas and XC in ArizonaMTB Race Season kicks off with Gravity Events in Las Vegas and XC in Arizona. Its official, the start of the 2014 MTB season is just days away from the official season kick off and there is something for everyone. Starting with the XC race scene – the MBAA – Mountain Bike Association of Arizona State series begins with its classic race at McDowell Mountain Regional Park in Fount...



New Zealand DH video from Dome Valley

By admin ⋅ December 18th, 2013

New Zealand DH  video from Dome ValleyLets face it, New Zealand is small. A couple of little islands in the south pacific that have more sheep than people. Its a standard opening for every Kiwi joke ever written, but when it comes to mountain biking, its hard to make jokes about the amount of top quality riders that this super green country produces. And in case you haven't been paying attention, New Zealand is quickly becoming a Majo...



Enduro Video - Stepping Up Part 2

By admin ⋅ December 12th, 2013

Enduro Video - Stepping Up Part 2SRAM has released the second part to their Enduro series video. This one is even better than the first for several reasons. One, its not a hard core marketing piece. Sure SRAM has the fastest riders in Enduro riding their stuff but kudos to them for that. I liked how this video really gives us a better insight into the Enduro series and a good look at how technical the trail is - especially at hig...



Dear Motorist - Video Letter

By admin ⋅ December 11th, 2013

In one of the most powerful videos I have seen - to raise awareness for cyclists, I have been moved. I am a rider. Whether you ride a mountain bike, road bike, BMX, Cruiser, townie, fixie, commuter or anything. Stop and watch this video. It is moving, accurate, sad, important and very very real. Every person in this video could be you or me. What is your story? Why do you ride? How do you r...



Mountain Bike Riding in Isreal

By admin ⋅ December 11th, 2013

Mountain Bike Riding in IsrealWhen I ask someone to name a mountain bike destination they would like to visit or would be interesting to ride, I don't expect Isreal to come up on the top of the list. But watching this recent bike journalist video of riding in a country that grabs more headlines with its politics than its single track made me sit back and enjoy how unique the riding is in one of the most historically influentia...



Road Bike Party 2 -Don't let the name fool You. -WATCH

By admin ⋅ December 10th, 2013

Road Bike Party 2 -Don't let the name fool You. -WATCHIn one of the best videos of the year you get to see three world class riders display ridiculous skills on a Colnago road bike no less.This is simply fun to watch, creatively produced and makes road bikes cool....I think because Danny McCaskill, Chris Akrigg and Martyn Ashton are riding them....Happy to see Martyn Ashton back on a bike and healthy. Enjoy this and then feel stupid when you go ...



26 Aint Dead - Video

By admin ⋅ December 6th, 2013

26 Aint Dead - VideoWords are not needed.Not when the video title says "26" Aint Dead" In a world where magazines make a living on the endless debate of wheel sizes instead of promoting stoke, this video answers back. You decide and comment below...Is 26" dead? Radness...



Schwinn Releases Limited Edition 75th Anniversary Road Bike

By admin ⋅ December 5th, 2013

Schwinn Releases Limited Edition 75th Anniversary Road BikeThey are at it again. Schwinn has followed up on its ultra cool 20' Wheelie reissue with one of the dominant road bikes of its time. This time its the 75th anniversary of Schwinn Paramount. It is a legitimate hand crafted bike made right here in the good ol USA like they used to be. Only this time, the craftsmanship is of the highest boutique standards and not a mass production quality. In fact it...



VIDEO - The Passenger - Living the bike lifestyle

By admin ⋅ December 5th, 2013

VIDEO - The Passenger - Living the bike lifestyleI am not an urban rider, but I am a big fan of anyone that can shred the concrete jungles of suburbia. The BSD crew hit up the Southwest during the end of summer capturing some sweet footage in New Mexico and my home state of Arizona. I will forgive the fact that at least one of the riders decided that looking cool was more important than wearing brain bucket but that is law of adverse select...



Enduro Video - Stepping Up - Part 1

By admin ⋅ December 4th, 2013

Enduro Video - Stepping Up - Part 1Last year was the first official year of the Enduro World Series and it seems like SRAM, whose riders dominated the scene winning 6 of the 7 races is on top of the sport. From their PIKE forks to there 2x10 and XX1 drivetrains, they seemed to have it dialed in. If this was NASCAR and the old saying of win on Sunday - sell on Monday applied, SRAM would be killing it every Monday. In what is quic...



Czechoslovakia Bike Park Growing thanks to sponsors help

By admin ⋅ November 26th, 2013

Czechoslovakia Bike Park Growing thanks to sponsors helpMore New Trail for Czech Bike Park - Thanks to their sponsors Thinking of potential bike vacations? Maybe even some place you can get some culture and some serious fun riding in at the same time? Or, even bring your spouse? Look no further that a bike park in the north eastern part of Czechoslavakia called, Rychlebské Stezky - don't ask me how to say it, just use your copy and p...



50th Anniversary Schwinn Special Edition Collectible bike

By admin ⋅ November 24th, 2013

50th Anniversary Schwinn Special Edition Collectible bikeCommemorating the 50th Anniversary of the bike that changed it all, the limited edition “Fritz Fifty” is available this holiday season Few things bring back memories like my first Schwinn and the adventure I put on that thing cruising around Southern California. So it was was great excitement that I learned of Schwinn's decision to make one more very limited run on their famous ...



San Fransisco Bike Expo This Weekend

By admin ⋅ November 15th, 2013

San Fransisco Bike Expo This WeekendThe 6th Annual SF Bike Expo is this Saturday, Nov 16th! a FREE People - FREEradness, FREEBike comraderie, FREE Love - get some - all the cool kids will be there.. 60+ vendors including local bike shops non profits with an additional 50+ individuals, teams and riding groups in the swap section will be coming together under one roof! Our hallmark continues to be offering small to medium busine...



Trials Riding Video through the Cargo Port with Kenny Belaey

By admin ⋅ November 7th, 2013

Trials Riding Video through the Cargo Port with Kenny BelaeyFor some reason, trials riding is fascinating to watch. The balance is amazing and when you add a super cool location and throw with some death defying bits and pieces you have the formula for a home run video. Our good friend Danny McCaskill made his name riding stunts no one ever saw on YouTube and while those videos were being made, Kenny Belaey was out winning every major trials championship m...



Taxco Urban Downhill Video Wrap up by Ardilla Films

By admin ⋅ November 6th, 2013

Taxco Urban Downhill Video Wrap up by Ardilla FilmsCovering Mexico's most important Downhill event of the year, Ardilla Films spent some time talking to the riders about their experiences at the Taxco Urban Downhill. The film is not your normal shred fest video but a bit more behind - the scenes- type coverage. The piece catches riders like Mitch Ropelato, Kelly McGarry, Will White, Marcelo Gutierrez and some of Mexico's hot up and comers between ...



Arizona High School MTB Final This weekend

By admin ⋅ November 6th, 2013

Arizona High School MTB Final This weekendMany riders we have been reading about the explosive growth in the California High School Mountain Bike Series for several seasons. After a successful launch in Northern California, the series quickly spread to Southern California with instant acceptance and participation. Other states have now begun to follow including our home state of Arizona which is about to wrap up its inaugural season this ...



29 Steps to being a Mountain Biker - Funny stuff

By admin ⋅ November 4th, 2013

29 Steps to being a Mountain Biker - Funny stuffIts not often I post stuff from other websites. I try to keep it all "fresh" - but I ran across this darn hilarious video on a social site that I had to share. It is unique, funny and about bikes which means it is spawning a number of bad rip-offs as you watch. So let's let the orignality of this video have its own space. Come up with your own shit or rip off and post some one els...



Mexican Goodness in Taxco Urban Downhill

By admin ⋅ November 1st, 2013

Mexican Goodness in Taxco Urban DownhillThere is no doubt that Urban Downhill produces some of the greatest videos, photos and downright awesomeness on the gravity scene. I don't know any rider who looks at the imagery where the thougth doesn't cross their mind about the potential consequences of catching a bar on a handrail or having a stray dog take them out at 30MPH on a steep concrete staircase. And that is part of the alure. Every ...



Winter DH series at Bootleg Canyon

By admin ⋅ October 31st, 2013

Winter DH series at Bootleg CanyonIt seems like the dust hasn't even settled yet and we are already getting notices about the winter Downhill Racing in Bootleg Canyon. That's right, they already have the first race of the year open for registration knowing you will be needing a gravity fix. If you are wondering what the competition is like well, lets just say that most of America's top ranked riders show up "just to trai...



Valparaiso and Go PRO RAGE Video

By admin ⋅ October 30th, 2013

Valparaiso and Go PRO RAGE VideoA good friend of mine over at H5 Productions -Todd Barber is known to put on a couple of cool events, Maybe you have heard of them? REDBULLRAMPAGE being the most notable. Well Todd took a coupe of riders, maybe you have heard of them? Brian Lopes, Chris Van Dine and Aaron Chase? Took them down south - Chile - to be exact and with the help of Go Pro unleashed this rad video of three slayers in, on ...



Strange Bikes? Perfect for the Halloween or Dia de Los Muertos

By admin ⋅ October 28th, 2013

Strange Bikes? Perfect for the Halloween or Dia de Los Muertos(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); With the Holloween season upon us, we thouht it would be appropriate to show you this video on some of the str...



10 Year Old Shredmeister

By admin ⋅ October 18th, 2013

10 Year Old ShredmeisterFlat out GNAR. This young man has no idea what is in store for him. But he is pretty sure it will involve bikes, cameras, hot chicks and hopefully a nice paycheck. We've seen this boy grow from a grom to really solid rider. In fact, as a grom he was better than most riders 5 times his age. Now, he just plain shreds. Living in the Vancouver / Whistler area doesn't hurt him either. Check out how flu...



Red Bull 2013 winning Runs - A Video Trifecta

By admin ⋅ October 18th, 2013

Red Bull 2013 winning Runs - A Video TrifectaRed Bull 2013 - Go big or go home was definitely the theme in this years event. I am not sure if I can add in words to the most visual bicycle spectacle I know. So I won't screw it up. Sit back, watch - in Awe - what is capable on a bike. The Best of Reb Bull 2013 Video - Great Video Kyle Straite's winning run in the 2014 Redbull Rampage Kelly McGarry's back flip over the 72 f...



European Cycling Fesitival - the ultimate vacation?

By admin ⋅ October 17th, 2013

European Cycling Fesitival - the ultimate vacation?Europe rolls out multi-disciplined cycling event for amateur racing around the world famous Imola race course. What do you get if you put on a bike event, hosted it at one of the Worlds most famous race tracks, in one of the most beautiful locations and mix in 10,000 additional cycling fanatics racing everything from Road racing, time trials, gravity and MTB events? If it's held in America ...



New Cross wheels by WTB out just in time for Cross season

By admin ⋅ October 17th, 2013

New Cross wheels by WTB out just in time for Cross seasonWilderness Trail Bikes (WTB) expanded its TCS (Tubeless Compatible System) assortment to include a cyclocross rim and tire offering. The ChrisCross i19 700c TCS rim and Cross Wolf 700 x 32c TCS tire fill cyclocross riders’ needs looking for standards-driven, sealant-based, tubeless usage. The ChrisCross rim, named after WTB’s Product Manager, Chris Feucht, features a 19mm inner ...



A book on Road Racing Strategies by Chris Horner and Jamie Smith

By admin ⋅ October 9th, 2013

A book on Road Racing Strategies by Chris Horner and Jamie SmithI am an avid reader and have read most of the bicycling books published the last 10 years (see reviews). Even ones I knew were rubish. While I have not read this one, I will. Simply for the fact that is seems to be a practical guide to racing on the road and I for one could use a faster learning curve at learning how to be smarter in these situations. I can't remember the last time I saw a book th...



Hungarian Riding tour - Video Tease

By admin ⋅ October 7th, 2013

Hungarian Riding tour - Video TeaseNot feeling racey but still want to get out and enjoy the ride without all the pressure? Our prescription for you is to take two months off, travel to Hungary and ride some super comfy cruiser with all your gear around this beautiful country. That's exactly what Thomas did with his friend (?). Thomas sent us this teaser video of his Unofficial movie he's making about his Hungarian Bike Tour. ...



Epic Fail Video in France MTB Park

By admin ⋅ October 2nd, 2013

Epic Fail Video in France MTB ParkThere are rules for mountain biking in new terrain. One of them is to know where you are going before turning up the wicket. But, we have all, how shall I say, overlooked the rules of common sense from time to time and lived to tell about it. It's part of the adrenaline rush of railing the unknown. No harm, no foul right? Well these guys had a friend who would lead them on their epic ride ...



Arizona Development MTB team moves to next step

By admin ⋅ September 16th, 2013

Arizona Development MTB team moves to next stepAZ Devo Cycling Team is a True Developmental Team - Announces Woodruff as New Director Prescott, AZ, September 12, 2013—The Arizona-based AZ Devo Cycling Team announces Travis (TJ) Woodruff as the Team Director effective immediately. The program will continue to support the top up and coming Junior and U23 mountain biker racers in Arizona. AZ Devo founder, Mary Coplea, said, “I cann...



End of Season wrap in Mammoth with Arma Energy MTB Team

By admin ⋅ September 16th, 2013

End of Season wrap in Mammoth with Arma Energy MTB TeamThe Season is finally over here in America. Wrapping it all up was the comeback event of the year - the Kamikaze Games in Mammoth California. And Team Arma Energy was there with cameras in hand to make this send off video. One of the smaller pro Teams when you consider the likes of Trek World Racing and some others, Arma has one of the best team line ups out there and they do it right. They always...



The Road to Rampage - Video

By admin ⋅ September 12th, 2013

The Road to Rampage - VideoThe Red Bull Rampage may not be the biggest pay day on the bicycling calendar and it surely isn't the highest attendence ( the semi-remote location ensures that) - but it is the BIGGESTevent in the world when it comes to bicycling. Sure the Tour de France is older and much more commercialized, but let's face it, the ball factor alone puts the Rampage on another planet. And it provides for some ser...



Himalayan Bike Adventure Video and Registration Opportunity

By admin ⋅ September 11th, 2013

Himalayan Bike Adventure Video and Registration OpportunityMTB Himalaya is regarded as one of the toughest event in the world of Mountain Biking. We are into its 9th edition and are growing in stature. In order to showcase what the Himalayas hold for mountain bikers we try and explore these un-conquerable mountains to the maximum extent possible. In our recent attempt to portray Indian Culture and Mountain Biking in India we present to you "The ...



FRESH Video - Broers

By admin ⋅ September 10th, 2013

FRESH Video - BroersGrowing up with a competitive sibling can have it's good and bad. When your entire family have been shredders it makes an even more interesting story. Here is a little piece called "BROERS" by Liam Mullany for Smith Optics that is a pretty cool showcase for a couple of their newest team riders -Bas and Tom van Steenbergen. It is a unique video becuase it a bit more than just bike porn. ...



Awesome American Made Saddle...Selle Anatomica

By admin ⋅ September 6th, 2013

Awesome American Made Saddle...Selle AnatomicaWorld Class Saddle Made in the USA? Huh.... When was the last time someone brought you something Made in America, for bikes, that you could be proud of? Well we learned of this little saddle shop called Selle Anatomica in Madison Wisconsin that is my new favorite company. The video, which isn't high dollar, made my chest puff out a little farther, hold my head a little higher and give me glimme...



3D - Animation of YOUR Ride with ReTrack

By admin ⋅ September 6th, 2013

3D - Animation of YOUR Ride with ReTrackRecord and Watch Your Ride in 3D animation While everyone focuses on bike technology and the odd electronics firms coming out with their POV camera set up, a little company called ReTrack is launching a new system that captures your ride and transforms it into a 3D animated video through a simple smart phone application. Through the use of a 3D sensor worn on the helmet, the system scans everyt...



Kamikaze Bike Games back at Mammoth this weekend

By admin ⋅ September 5th, 2013

Kamikaze Bike Games back at Mammoth this weekendSeems like it was only yesterday when the center of the mountain biking universe was Mammoth Mountain. Racers on the latest equipment came for the multiple events and rode the same bike pretty much for everyone (sorry marketing managers, it was still all about fun and the excitement of such an extreme sport). No matter what you went to Mammoth for everyone really knew it was all about the Kamikaze...



Red bull Rampage - From a Rookie Riders Perspective

By admin ⋅ September 5th, 2013

Red bull Rampage - From a Rookie Riders PerspectiveRider Tyler McCaul recently completed his first Red bull Rampage event and had this event recap to share with us. McCaul's story gives great insight into what goes through the mind of a professional rider at these big events. While they make it look easy, it isn't. The new breed of riders are smart in their preparation and mental approach each weighing the risk vs. reward factor thoroughly before ...



Red Bull 2012 Photo Moments

By admin ⋅ September 5th, 2013

Red Bull 2012 Photo MomentsRed Bull Rampage 2012 is in the books and the internet has been going crazy with photos and video clips from the spectacle in the Utah Desert. For me it was the first time I made the trek to the mother of all freeride events. Armed with a camera and my bike I was not sure what to expect but excited to see what would manifest itself in my lens. A quick 6 six hour drive from the home base...



Red Bull Rampage 2010 Results

By admin ⋅ September 5th, 2013

Red Bull Rampage 2010 ResultsAnother Redbull is in the books, complete with new competitors, controversial judging and weather mind fucks that will keep the conversation alive till next year. Props to the downhillers that threw down with the top freeride and DJ hucksters. This year was misssing some big names like Semenuk and McCaul, but Gee Atherton came back healthy and with a great result to show for it. Logan Binggeli of ...



2013 Red Bull Rider List Announced

By admin ⋅ September 5th, 2013

2013 Red Bull Rider List AnnouncedWhether you plan on attending this years Red Bull Rampage, watching it stream on the web, or waiting for the nice edited version on NBC Universal Sports, you need to know who is going to be busy polishing their brass balls for this years huckfest. Here is the shake down. The top 12 finishers from Red Bull Rampage 2012 automatically earn their spot in the 2013 final, along with the winners from...



The new Breezer Suspension

By admin ⋅ September 4th, 2013

Breezer shows off video of new Repack bike with M-Link suspension design. Following up the story of the new suspension by Breezer bikes, the company released a little video about the ideas and the people behind the ideas that made it all possible. AN interesting design for sure and one we hope get to test out for you. The bike itself looks proportionally right from what we can see in the photos...



James Doerfling shredding with SRSunTour

By admin ⋅ September 4th, 2013

James Doerfling shredding with SRSunTourJames Doerfling is one of my favorite big mountain riders. I have never even met the guy, but he is darn fun to watch. It must be his style, na its his big cajones and ability to pull of shit I couldn't fathom. His equipment? Not the usual BIGguys.James rips on Canadian made Knolly bikes and SRSunTour suspension..in case you missed the big logo on the opening screen... Anyway - here is a nice shor...



One Run For Glory - UCI Downhill World Championships

By admin ⋅ September 3rd, 2013

One Run For Glory - UCI Downhill World ChampionshipsONE RUN FOR GLORY - UCIWorld Cup - Downhill Images by Laurence Crossman-Emms/ Dirt MPORA High speeds and big air was the call of the day on the South Aftrican Track - Remi Thirion showing just how big these riders go. Not for the faint of heart. PHOTOCREDIT:Laurence Crossman-Emms The 2013 World Championships held in Pietermaritzburg South Africa will surely be remembered for controvers...



VIdeo -MIck Hannah Air DH run - nice

By admin ⋅ September 3rd, 2013

VIdeo -MIck Hannah Air DH run - niceTeam Hutchinson's Mick Hannah and his rocket ride down A-Line in the Air DH After this weekends near miss for the UCIDownhill stripes jersey, I thought it would appropriate to bring out this video of Mick Hannah at the recent Crankworx event. This video is Micks AIRDH run and its cool. Pay attention to how steady Micks head stays on the bike. He is so fluid and relaxed riding the chatter on A-l...



2- World Champs DH Videos for your enjoyment

By admin ⋅ August 31st, 2013

2- World Champs DH Videos for your enjoymentThe 2013 World Championships are going down this weekend in Pietermaritzburg South Africa and America's Mitch Ropelato took out the second fastest qualifying time just behind the fastest man on a bike right now - Steve Smith. The big story is how fast the track is, and the variety of tire sizes being run. Ropelato ran on an Enduro 29er, Smith on a 650B DH Rig and everyone else mixing it up. Jared ...



Smith Optics at Whistler

By admin ⋅ August 28th, 2013

Smith Optics at WhistlerWith a plethora of images and video coming out of the recent edition of Crankworx I thought I would hold off on dropping another one one you until now. This one is a nice piece produced by David Peacock for Smith Optics. It's a cool lifestyle video worth a couple of minutes of your time. Enjoy....



Breeze unveils NEW Suspension and new all mountain bike

By admin ⋅ August 28th, 2013

Breeze unveils NEW Suspension and new all mountain bikeNEW MLINK®suspension design by Breezer bikes - pivots in the chain stay. Philadelphia, PA (August 28, 2013) - Breezer Bikes is proud to announce the launch of Repack with MLink™ suspension technology. Joe Breeze, the creator of the modern mountain bike worked with the industry's leading full-suspension kinematics engineers, Dave Earl and Luke Beale of Sotto Group, to design a gr...



KHS Video - Head North Young Man till you hit Tijuana

By admin ⋅ August 22nd, 2013

KHS Video - Head North Young Man till you hit TijuanaWhile the most of the eyes were on Whistler, the KHSboys were doing what KHS does best, following their own path. This little video follows KHS Team mates Kevin Aiello and Logan Binggeli down to Tijuana Mexico for some seriously gnarly trail and video session. Definitely not the wooded playground of the great white north but a real representation of the SoCal moto scene that is hard core. I love M...



Same Winners - Different Race - Canadien Open DH for Smith and Ragot

By admin ⋅ August 19th, 2013

Same Winners - Different Race - Canadien Open DH for Smith and RagotSTEVE SMITH CONTINUES DOWNHILL WINNING STREAK IN CANADIAN OPEN DH AT CRANKWORX WHISTLER Emmeline Ragot Takes The Women’s Field In Crankworx Whistler’s Final Day of Competition WHISTLER, BC August 18, 2013 – Canadian downhill hero Steve Smith has taken his third consecutive win of the Canadian Open DH on the final day of mountain bike events for Crankworx Whistler’s 10...



Repeat for Smith in AirDH

By admin ⋅ August 14th, 2013

Repeat for Smith in AirDHThis pretty much summs it.. STEVE SMITH RACES TO TOP SPOT IN THE FOX AIR DH FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
USA’s Jill Kintner Takes The Women’s Event WHISTLER, BC August 14, 2013 – Steve Smith clinched the win in the Fox Air DH, plummeting down A-Line’s 1,200 vertical feet with a time of 4:12.08. Smith was the last rider of the day Wednesday and bumped Austra...



10 Reasons why Arizona is better than Whistler or Mont Saint-Anne in the Summer

By admin ⋅ August 14th, 2013

10 Reasons why Arizona is better than Whistler or Mont Saint-Anne in the SummerAfter 5 years in the bike industry, getting to travel to world cups, Crankworx, Redbull Rampage, Nationals etc, I get sidelined by a crash injury. It takes me a year to get straightened out again. During that time I kind of fell off the radar and so here I sit, during THE biggest two weeks of the season at home in Arizona, when the rest of my friends and colleagues make the trip to Mont Saint-Anne...



Garbonzo DH Records fall - Villagas and Ragot Win!

By admin ⋅ August 14th, 2013

MARCELO GUTIERREZ VILLEGAS FASTEST MAN IN CRANKWORX WHISTLER GARBANZO DH Emmeline Ragot Takes the Win for the Women WHISTLER, BC August 13, 2013 – Crankworx Whistler’s Garbanzo Downhill course is infamous for being one of the longest and most challenging descents in the world of bike racing. Columbian Marcelo Gutierrez Villegas proved his strength and speed today on the gruel...



Atherton Train Stopped on Mont Saint-Anne UCI Downhill Race

By admin ⋅ August 14th, 2013

Atherton Train Stopped on Mont Saint-Anne UCI Downhill RaceUCI PRO MEN DOWNHILL Mother Nature Has her Say and Smith Has his. Visiting Mont Saint-Anne for the 25 year, the UCI circus rolled into town bringing the high flying, fast rolling downhillers to North America for the fastest course on the circuit. Under sketchy skies, the Mont Saint-Anne course was rough but dry for 75% of the riders before the skies opened up on the top of the mountain.If y...



Video - Cam Zink is Relentless

By admin ⋅ August 9th, 2013

Video - Cam Zink is RelentlessWith Crankworx happening and the crazy season upon the world of Bicycles, it's cool to see a mtb video that so acurately depicts how crazy it can get for slopestylers. We only see the big air, but behind that is some serious pressure, lots of demands on your time and above all else - the danger that accompanies such feats of daring. This little video is one of the best documentaries I have seen on...



Nicolas Vouilloz - Relentless Pursuit of Balance - Enduro Video

By admin ⋅ August 9th, 2013

Nicolas Vouilloz - Relentless Pursuit of Balance - Enduro VideoWe don't normally bend to the propoganda machines of the big guys. (thats why we're poor bikers like you) But since it does seem SRAM products are winning everything these days I thought I would give them some love in sharing this little video with Nicolas Vouilloz tearing it up in some far away place. Sure it has lots of gratuitous product shots but it also has some great riding footage and scene...



Mont Saint-Anne World Cup Preview Video

By admin ⋅ August 8th, 2013

Mont Saint-Anne World Cup Preview VideoThis week, the UCIDownhill circus is returning to one of the worlds most storied venues on North American soil - in Mont Saint-Anne in Quebec Canada. I have had the pleasure of covering this race a couple of years ago and can tell you this is one high speeed track. Last year you probably saw the photos of Gee Athertons massive crash off the ski-lift jump or maybe you've seen some of our pictures o...



Unbelievable pass in JCB 4X race - VIDEO

By admin ⋅ August 5th, 2013

Unbelievable pass in JCB 4X race - VIDEOEver since the UCI dropped its support of 4x racing as a World Cup discipline (in their organization everywhere, mountain bikers everywhere were left scratching their heads with the same question why? But thanks to JCB 4x cross is till contested in Europe and still draws a good crowd. More importantly, it is a super video friendly event, involves giant balls, and probably the most exciting type of...



Tasty AZ trail ride video

By admin ⋅ August 5th, 2013

Tasty AZ trail ride videoWhen people think of MTB riding in Arizona, Sedona's red rocks, Flagstaff and National Trail on South Mountain usually come to mind. But head down the Tucson way and you will find some absolutely excellent single track that shows the beauty of our fully exposed desert riding on the 50 Year Trail. Awesome cactus, big boulders, views for miles in all directions, this trail has them all and was captu...



Commencal Back on Top, Downieville and Angel Fire on Tap and World 4X a GO-Go

By admin ⋅ August 2nd, 2013

Commencal Back on Top, Downieville and Angel Fire on Tap and World 4X a GO-GoUCI Down Hill - Bicycle race season is in full swing - there is no denying that. World Cup action turned it up a notch with a semi-surprise win in the Mens UCI Pro Downhill Scene by Remi Thirion. Remi won on his home course of Andorra and riding a Commencal - the local bike manufacturer who over the last couple of years got to ride the popularity of the Atherton Family before their departure to...



The Crusher - Utah Pain Riding What You Bring

By admin ⋅ July 18th, 2013

The Crusher - Utah Pain Riding What You BringThe Crusher is the second "fast local pro taking on the big boys" David vs Goliath type of story we've covered as of late. Most of our readers like to read what its like through the eyes of a pro trying to make it. It's real and not full of the reality TVb.s. that ruins real events. This time, we have Matt Connors, a local Arizona MTB pro who has tasted battle with the nations elite a co...



Tyler McCaul on a FOX video mission

By admin ⋅ July 14th, 2013

Tyler McCaul on a FOX video missionOne of my favorite riders in the world is not necessarily the baddest guy around or has a string of wins on his resume. What Tyler McCaul is is one of the most well rounded riders on the planet. He can ride DH, Dirt Jump, Slalom, you name it, he kills it. But more importantly he is a great guy. A sponsors dream in my book and so when I got the press release on Tylers latest adventure, I wanted to ...



Les Alpes 2 in Full Swing - Air DH and Whip Off and More

By admin ⋅ July 10th, 2013

Les Alpes 2 in Full Swing - Air DH and Whip Off and MoreWith the wild success of Crankworx Whistler, the owners of the event decided to take that winning event formula and see if they could share the love with the crazy Europeans by creating Crankworx - Les Alpes. As of todays writing (July 10, 2013), Les Alpes 2 is well underway in its second year and results and videos are starting to appear. The Athertons are continuing on their winning ways with Ge...



Urban DH Video - New Zealand Style

By admin ⋅ July 9th, 2013

Urban DH Video - New Zealand StyleThere is a fresh attitude in the air these days. Enduro racing is bringing mountain bike racing back to the masses and Urban downhill is bringing the extreme side of the sport into our backyards. Until now, the Urban DH scene has been pretty much dominated by extreme Urban events in South America. But we found this little gem running in Lyttleton, New Zealand. Now Kiwis aren't known for their rauc...



Crankworx 10 year Anniversary Video

By admin ⋅ July 5th, 2013

Crankworx 10 year Anniversary VideoCRANKWORX WHISTLER CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY AUGUST 9-18, 2013 Event Organizers Reflect On The Top Ten Moments In Crankworx History This summer Crankworx will celebrate a decade of world-class mountain bike competition as it prepares for its tenth anniversary in Whistler, BC. Year after year mountain bike athletes from around the world have one-upped themselves during the ten-day festi...



Sunshine Coast Ride Video with James Doerfling

By admin ⋅ July 3rd, 2013

Sunshine Coast Ride Video with James DoerflingAs I sit in the sweltering heat of Arizona, I feel a couple of degrees cooler watching James Doerfling and his bro, throw down on BC's - Sunshine coast. The greenery, moss, pure dirt being roosted in every corner WITHOUT skidding - the true sign of skill - speed and control. Anyway I digress, enjoy this Five minutes of bliss set to some classic Zepplin - when the Levy Breaks and we'll keep dr...



Fast Forrest Video - Chapter 2 of his DH Diary.

By admin ⋅ July 2nd, 2013

Fast Forrest Video - Chapter 2 of his DH Diary.First, it was New Zealand day with a couple of ripper videos and cool vibe coming from the land down under, now its Sunshine Coast day with two ripper videos. This one by Savage Films (sounds like a documentary on cannibals doesn't it?) is a video diary for Forrest Riesco who had just graced the front page of our site last Friday as he gave us an insiders look at what it is like to take on the wor...



Do you have what it takes to ride with the best?

By admin ⋅ June 26th, 2013

Do you have what it takes to ride with the best?Watching pro riders race a world cup course is vicarious fun, captivating and motivating to say the least. If you don't feel like gettting on a downhill rig and sending the gnarliest trail you know or hitting some ridiculous gap after watching these guys then you're probably dead or just plain smarter than me because you know that its the riders that make it look easy. It's why they are called Pro...



Quite Achiever Dirt Jump Video

By admin ⋅ June 13th, 2013

Quite Achiever  Dirt Jump VideoIs It purely coincidence on our part to have two New Zealand stories on our site at the same time? Maybe it's kismet or serendipitous, but with so many great riders emerging from this tiny county where sheep outnumber man, it's more of a tribute to the riders who have been paving the way for bike scene to explode in the South Pacific Island country. This little piece is on Conor MacFarlane, not...



Endurance or Enduro - pick your poison at SoCal Endurance Event

By admin ⋅ June 5th, 2013

Endurance or Enduro - pick your poison at SoCal Endurance EventSoCal Endurance serves up Enduro and Endurance racing in Temecula this weekend. Round 2 of the Southern California Endurance series will going off this Saturday in Temecula featuring enough racing options to quench the thirst of every kind of mtb racer. While the series is known for it's 6 & 12 hour endurance offerings that will be on Saturday, Sundays Socal Enduro features the hugely p...



Steve Peat - Going Solo Video

By admin ⋅ June 3rd, 2013

Steve Peat - Going Solo VideoI don't really want to spoil this little piece and If I type too much I will. It is just so cool, so refreshing, so just sit back and enjoy this. Okay - this is a marketing piece, but it is so "un-marketing" that It is cool. Attach it to a real guy like Peaty and you can't loose. The epic footage isn't bad either- courtesy of Scotland. Here is what Santa Cruz has to say a...



Punta Ala Enduro - race Diary Video from X-fusion

By admin ⋅ June 3rd, 2013

Punta Ala Enduro - race Diary Video from X-fusionRound #1 of the World Enduro Series from Punt Ala Italy With all the buzz about this series, it is cool to see what and how the races will finally look and feel for the riders. We were fortunate enough to get some rad videos (yes there are two here) from Punta Ala Italy courtesy of X-Fusion suspension. The coverage follows uber talented X-Fusion rider Brian Lopes and John Hauer. In case you ha...



Great Bike story and history lesson video

By admin ⋅ May 13th, 2013

Great  Bike story and history lesson videoSeems to me that with all the bike racing stories and great photos of people "sending it" on their bikes, we don't slow down to see some of the really cool side stories that teach us about where our sport came from. While "Klunkers" may be the birth story of mountain biking, the history of bikes began 150 years earlier. This little piece of digital 411 struck me as very interes...



Chris Akrigg riding video - awesome

By admin ⋅ May 10th, 2013

Chris Akrigg riding video - awesomeIt has been a while since a video of Chris Akrigg has come out. After seeing this I can see why. Akrigg rides every type of bike in this video and absolutely kills it with his skill set and trick bag. In case you still haven't heard of this kid, he rides on the same planet as Danny Macaskill. I love both these riders. I could watch them for hours and I am not a watcher, I like to do, thats how goo...



Big Mountain Enduro - Video - Rocking the Rockies

By admin ⋅ May 9th, 2013

Big Mountain Enduro - Video - Rocking the RockiesStill trying to decide if Enduro MTB racing is for you? Or maybe you already know that this is your calling. Either way the 2013 Big Mountain Enduro series is coming up and this video shows you how it is THEE event format for all riders who like to shred trail. If nothing else, watching this video makes me want to go ride....



2013 Whiskey 50 Photo Essay and race results

By admin ⋅ April 30th, 2013

2013 Whiskey 50 Photo Essay and race resultsThe Whiskey 50 / 25 mountain bike race made its way back to Prescott on the heals of the Sea Otter Classic. All the big names and teams made the relatively short drive to Prescott to compete for some serious cash. With all the scofflaw about how the the UCI's dumb ass rules that have thankfully been put on hold for another year till they can figure out to to screw the independent race promoter - T...



USGP - NorthWest Cup Kick Off - This Weekend

By admin ⋅ April 25th, 2013

USGP - NorthWest Cup Kick Off - This WeekendNow that the craziness of the Sea Beaver is behind us we can get to some real downhill racing and the start of the US Gan Prix season. Here's the 411 on the small but most excellent DHseries in the most excellent of locations. The first round of the 2013 US GRAND PRIX of Mountain Biking is set to commence this weekend, April 25th-28th, at the NW Cup in Port Angeles Washington. Many of the worl...



Italian Super Enduro Series Round 1 From Italy

By admin ⋅ April 25th, 2013

Italian Super Enduro Series Round 1 From ItalySaying that the enduro scene is blowing up is like saying a certain african american golfer likes blonde women. Speaking of women, have you seen the italian beauties.....er, I mean, check out round one of the Italian SuperEnduro Series. It helps if you speak Italian for some of the interviews but its not required. As long as you speak bike you'll be good to go. Im pretty sure there not saying anyt...



Crankworx Enduro Payday goes BIG with Specialized Partnership

By admin ⋅ April 15th, 2013

Crankworx  Enduro Payday goes BIG with Specialized PartnershipAs we all know, the discipline of Enduro Racing has risen to the top of the bike pool at lightening speed. And those marketing giants over at Specialized know it. Not only are they pushing their enduro bikes hard for coverage but they are willing to back it up by putting up cash money for the winners at this years CrankWorx Enduro. We are talking serious bank, $24,000 to be exact. Got your attenti...



BMX Freestyle edit for your Friday

By admin ⋅ April 12th, 2013

BMX Freestyle edit for your FridayKeith Schmidt is a PRO Freestyle rider for Hyper Bikes and Fuel Clothing. He spends much of his time at Woodward East in Pennsylvania working on his bag 'o' tricks. This little edit here is not so unusual or unique that you will make you fall down and scream to go ride, but it is well put together and shows the talented rider has his own style. Enjoyable for sure and makes Me want to go ride a par...



2013 MTB Race and Event Calendar

By admin ⋅ March 29th, 2013

2013 MTB Race and Event CalendarBookmark This Page. We have compiled as many races as we could find but know there are many awesome local events that we have missed. If you have one, let us know and we will add it. In the meantime, we have covered, Enduro, Downhill, Dirt Jump, XC, Super D races across the world of bicycling that is of most interest to you the viewers. Be sure to use the "Agenda" tab on the calendar to...



Andreu Lacondeguy - Down Under on bike and moto Video

By admin ⋅ March 26th, 2013

Andreu Lacondeguy - Down Under on bike and moto VideoWant to see what Andreu Lacondeguy gets up to when he's not competing during the season? He is shredding in the off season. Only this time, the Red Bull rider is hitting up New Zealand and Australia. Everyone knows that Andreu likes BIG air and loves his moto. So on this trip he rides every kind of bike to hit the dirt, moto, downhill, 20" park bike. You get the picture. Now enjoy the video t...



BMX - Winter Nationals in Phoenix

By admin ⋅ March 15th, 2013

BMX - Winter Nationals in PhoenixWith the BMX season fully underway, it made its first major stop in Phoenix, Arizona at Black Mountain raceway for the Winter Nationals. The new three race format kicked off in warm sunny weather on Saturday with full fields in every class from Amateur to AA Pro. It was a classic BMX scene with groms everywhere shoving treats in their mouths between moto's - just the way it should be. When it c...



Endurance MTB Race in the Himalaya's

By admin ⋅ March 14th, 2013

Endurance MTB  Race in the Himalaya'sThe World’s Highest Elevation Endurance Race It’s new on the radar of endurance adventure racers, so new in fact many have never heard of it, but it is billing itself as the World’s Highest Elevation Stage Race. And since it’s run in the Himalaya’s I am going to believe them. The promoters of MTB Spiti race say the race elevation averages 12,000 ft. reaching a ma...



Urban DH Run by Cam Zink

By admin ⋅ February 18th, 2013

Urban DH Run by Cam ZinkIt never gets old watching urban downhill footage, especially when it's a live race scenario, it's good rider like Cam Zink and there are crazy fans and dogs. This one from Manizales, Columbia while not a sketchy as other courses I've seen, it doesn't disappoint although a few too many stair sections for my liking...my hands hurt just watching... We are super glad to see that our boy Mitch R...



Crankworx and FOX Clothing make global pact

By admin ⋅ February 4th, 2013

Crankworx and FOX Clothing make global pactCrankworx announces GLOBAL Partnership with Fox Head Deal Includes Merchandise at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes and Whistler and Title Sponsoship for Crankworx Whistler Air Downhill in 2013 WHISTLER, BC – February 4, 2013 – Crankworx Whistler and Crankworx Les 2 Alpes are proud to announce their new global partnership with clothing and protection brand Fox Head. 2013 marks the 10th Anniv...



Photo of the day - Stair Shredding

By admin ⋅ January 28th, 2013

Photo of the day - Stair ShreddingWe have been adding photos to our gallery and now that the season is getting into full swing in So. Cal, Arizona and South America we will be posting many more so keep checking in with this page. If you have any great shots that you want to post up here please send them to us at photosub@bicycleworld.tv...



Season Kicks off in the Southwest for XC, Enduro and Downhill

By admin ⋅ January 17th, 2013

Season Kicks off in the Southwest for XC, Enduro and DownhillSoCal 6 & 12 Hour Endurance Series and SoCal Enduro Racing Series - January 19th & 20th - CALIFORNIA SoCal Edurance is back for another season as one of the longest running series in the country and it continues to get better and stay on the cutting edge of events. To begin with, SoCal founder Jason Ranoa is on the pulse as a racer himself and has seen the need for more endurance leng...



Project Roam - Episode 5

By admin ⋅ January 8th, 2013

Project Roam - Episode 5A few years ago Colt and Jessee Maule decided to take the leap and live the dream of the traveling riders. Their plan, get an RV, get a few sponsors and document their travels. Flash forward to now and you have the fifth episode in the can. The video is much improved and the scenery of the great Southwest is nice. Shot in the summer of June 2012 this might just help you get through one more ...



Trials magic with three different bikes from the Czech

By admin ⋅ January 7th, 2013

Trials magic with three different bikes from the CzechTwo Wheels, One Wheel, Motor, Pedals - when the the snow falls - the Czech Trials riders get creative and go indoors. Skills - yep - these guys have em and they are all top trials riders in there respective class in the world. This little video has a unique concept. They took three types of machines - moto, bike and unicycle, build some killer stunts in a warehouse and show off their skills...



NEW Urban DH video of the Day - AWESOME

By admin ⋅ January 2nd, 2013

NEW Urban DH video of the Day - AWESOMEUrban Downhill is really unique. Take a city, built on a big hill, add narrow corridors, footpaths, pedestrians, gnarly steep stair cases, buildings odd curb placements, pot holes and a few HUGE drops and gaps and hoardes of screaming fans and you have all the ingredients for one hell of an event. These events are starting to pop up with more regularity and mostly in South and Central Ameri...



Richie Schley shares his new Laguna beach trails - video

By admin ⋅ October 31st, 2012

Richie Schley shares his new Laguna beach trails - videoOne of the god fathers of freeride and all around good dude - Mr Richie Schley has taken some time from his Whistler home to live in Laguna Beach California. With the help of Lone Wolf Productions Ritchie has captured some of his favorite trail sections on film. Whether it is the big stuff on the North Shore or the the lure of the west coast scene, Richie can ride it and make it oh so easy. I ...



Oregon Enduro - Mt Hood Finals - Video

By admin ⋅ October 30th, 2012

Oregon Enduro - Mt Hood Finals - VideoTeam Bicycle World has finished up their summer dream tour racing the Oregon Enduro series and trapsing around the Pacific Northwest with the other riding gypsies having a great time and geting faster. Both Dennis and Carolynne had stellar priavteer campaigns that can be summed up as way successful. Carolynne took 4th over all in Pro Women being the second fastest american in the series behind ...



Fall Racing Menu - How long do you wanna ride?

By admin ⋅ October 21st, 2012

Fall Racing Menu - How long do you wanna ride?Well the weather has finally begun to change. The heat in the southwest has given way to near perfect temps, the rest of country is watching the leaves change, but you still have racing left in your legs. What to do with all those miles? Well fear not, because this is the season for those wishing to get out and show their endurance in some of the longer races of the year. This weekend n...



Rad Road Bike Ride - or Road Shred - take your pic

By admin ⋅ October 18th, 2012

Rad Road Bike Ride - or Road Shred - take your picWhether you are a baggy shorts full face helmet racer or spandex geek, Martyn Ashton will blow you away on the stunts he pulls on a 15k carbon road bike. Sit back for a couple of minutes and have a smoko - you'll enjoy this little ride.....



Lone Wolf productions - Great Video - See why..

By admin ⋅ October 16th, 2012

Lone Wolf productions - Great Video - See why..Well he did it again. Matt Brooks is a one man wrecking crew. Matt owns Lone Wolf Productions - whose videos we have featured before. Oh yes and Matt can shred too. Not like I shred, he is the real deal. So instead of being only a film short maker or only the "talent" Matt filmed himself riding. As a fellow video and photographer that is a tough order. Sure Matt had a little help and you...



7 days at Race Pace - Brasil Ride 2012 - Enduring South America

By admin ⋅ October 9th, 2012

7 days at Race Pace - Brasil Ride 2012 - Enduring South AmericaWhen it comes to Endurance races Art MacFarland has done most of the big ones, some more than once. A certified cycling coach and die hard endurance rider, Art MacFarland is knocking off the bucket list of ultra endurance MTB races around the world one at a time. This week Art and his team mate Trevor Bushnell have travelled all the way down to Brasil for the Brasil Ride 2012. A relatively ne...



Redbull Rampage 2012 is On!

By admin ⋅ October 4th, 2012

Redbull Rampage 2012 is On!Without a doubt, Redbull Rampage is the biggest and baddest all mountain event in the world. Sure there are other great events, but the history of Rampage cannot be beat. This year, Bicycle World TV gets to make the trip sporting a VIP media pass (wu-hu!), and we are gonna do our best to throw down super pro photos that do justice to the throw down that will ensue. Starting tomorrow ...



2012 Nine Knights Video presented by Suzuki

By admin ⋅ September 5th, 2012

2012 Nine Knights Video presented by SuzukiThis is the first video I have seen in this Nine Knight series that is quite large. Judging from this video, the series must really kick arse because this one is really well done. I like the fact that this is not a contesst video but a bunch of uber talented jumpers having a great time sending it. Multiple jump options, killer castle setting and the golden hour for shooting makes for a homer...



Strength in Numbers by Anthill Films - DH segment

By admin ⋅ August 28th, 2012

Strength in Numbers by Anthill Films - DH segmentGot six minutes to blow your socks off? Well hunker on down and watch this little segment of Anthill Films latest release Strength in Numbers. This segment was filmed during the UCI Downhill races at Fort William and Leogang. If this piece of video doesn't make you stoked to ride, check your pulse cause you may be dead...Yeah its that good.Watching these guys rip down the course shows how fast ...



Project Roam - A Video account of the traveling kind

By admin ⋅ August 27th, 2012

Project Roam - A Video account of the traveling kindThe guys from project roam have been busy with the video camera this summer on their recent exploits in Virgin Utah and Moab. Roam shot some good stuff and great scenery. I could actually picture myself riding there. Maybe you can too. If not, live vicariously though them and enjoy the pixels....



Dirt jumper James Visser sessions Woodward West and San Diego

By admin ⋅ August 23rd, 2012

Dirt jumper James Visser sessions Woodward West and San DiegoJames Visser is a an Dirt Jumper knocking on the door of his first big contest win. Filmaker Tyler Paget made this nice edit of Visser working on his bag of tricks between Woodward West and his local practice spot in San Diego. There are a couple of baller tricks in this piece to keep your eyes out for. Asolid effort for both rider and creative....



Crankworx 2012 Joy Ride Final and Canadian Open DH

By admin ⋅ August 20th, 2012

Crankworx 2012  Joy Ride Final and Canadian Open DHThe celebration know as Crankworx has wrapped up its ninth edition with two monster events to close out the circus; The Canadian Open Downhill and its infamous hecklers rock and the slopestyle showdown on the big JoyRide hill. Steve Smith clearing Hecklers Rock Smith takes third win of the week at Canadian Open Downhill While the Slopestyle event has always been the signature event...



Crankworx 2012 - Slopestyle Run - Video

By admin ⋅ August 20th, 2012

Crankworx 2012 - Slopestyle Run - VideoIf you were wondering what it feels like to huck yourself off of huge jumps throwing down tail whips, flips, bar spins etc, you will enjoy this one minute video from the top of Sam Dueck's head. Thanks to technology from Go Pro, we can now experience the sense of flight, height and weightlessness of being a pro slope style rider. This video is of Sam's qualifying run at the Crankworx 2012 Slopesty...



Crankworx 2012 Video Updates - pump track, air dh and more

By admin ⋅ August 17th, 2012

Crankworx 2012 Video Updates - pump track, air dh and moreWith perfect conditions at Whistler this year, the riding has been better than ever with record race times being being set in almost every race. And Canadian favorite Steve Smith is finally starting to hit his stride by dominating both the Garbonzo Downhill and the Air DH race on the world famous A-Line. Both wins are the first time Steve has ever won these events. To add a little icing on the cak...



2012 Mega Avalanche and Alpe d'Huez video

By admin ⋅ August 14th, 2012

2012 Mega Avalanche and Alpe d'Huez videoIf you have ever wondered what the Alpe d'Huez or Mega Avalanche is really like and know that some still photos in a magazine don't really tell the whole story, then this video is for you. A guy named Martin Campoy made this really nice piece about the 2012 versions of both events including the mother of all enduro downhills as he experienced them including his crashes. This one was well worth the...



Strava Addiction

By admin ⋅ August 13th, 2012

Strava AddictionWhile out on the road hitting the enduro Super D circuit, Bicycle World TV rider Dennis Yuroshek is a STRAVA junkie. Yes, he lives and breaths that magic little screen screaming like a girl when his name sits atop the list of riders who have timed runs before him...While we sit here getting race reports from spectacular trails, Dennis and Carolynn are out getting faster....now that Dennis' problem...



Crankwork is Here - Where are you?

By admin ⋅ August 8th, 2012

Crankwork is Here - Where are you?It seems like just yesterday that we were tearing it up on the trails of Whistler, whopping and a hollering while we played on the best playground ever. Yeah, we were players, you know, hob knobbing with the riders, and pushing our own limits until it was time for the big boys to come out and play for keeps. Thats when we put down our bikes picked up our cameras and let the real talent shine. ...



Where the Trail Ends - OFFICIAL Teaser!

By admin ⋅ August 1st, 2012

Where the Trail Ends - OFFICIAL Teaser!In case you haven't heard about " Where the trail ends" or seen any of the photos adorning your favorite mags, let Bicycle World TV be the first to let you in on it. The movie is due out in September (interbike to exact) and looks to be so unique that it will probably be a must have for your collection. Even if you don't need to get more stoked on riding, this movie has a premis b...



Whistler - Dedication Video

By admin ⋅ August 1st, 2012

Whistler - Dedication VideoYou know it's Crankworx time again cuz the buz in the air. On August 10th THE event known as Crankworx will hit Whistler like a summer blizzard and throngs of riders will converge on what is argueably the greatest bike park ever built. But this little video is called Dedication because is throws a little love to those individuals that make riding Whistlers trails so epic - the Builders - ye...



Insane MTB riding in Germany - Video

By admin ⋅ July 31st, 2012

Insane MTB riding in Germany - VideoI always thought Germany was all forest and stuff. (i need to travel more) ..but apparently there is some sketchy technical riding at the higher altitudes. The riding here would keep you on your toes as some of the exposures have a pretty severe penalty. This is what I call all mountain, epic riding...enjoy...



Single Speeder wins Mega Avalanche Enduro DH

By admin ⋅ July 31st, 2012

Single Speeder wins Mega Avalanche Enduro DHTired of being bombarded with talk of suspension platforms, shock valving, 11 speed, electronic shifting this, fork settings that and more marketing that riding? Well, A German guy named Frank Scheider aka "Schneidi" shows you how real men ride. In fact he won the Mega Avalanche on his single speed Hard Tail. Yep. you read it right, a hard tail with a gates belt drive single speed...



Riding Laguna with Lear Miller and a Fresh eye

By admin ⋅ July 17th, 2012

Riding Laguna with Lear Miller and a Fresh eyeIt's great when a set of fresh eyes tackles making a mountain bike video. Josh Metzger, a newbie to the MTB scene caught Banshee's Lear Miller funning the famous Laguna Hills trails. The result is a fresh perspective and a different location than the sometimes overshot trails of BC. The piece is solid and could use a bit of color correction in places but since it was shot on three different ...



Random Questions Every Mountain Biker Should Know

By admin ⋅ July 10th, 2012

Random Questions Every Mountain Biker Should KnowEver wonder why the ocean is filled with salt water and not fresh water? what a Hot pocket is? These questions and more are answered by our small sample of rocket scientists during round 2 of the Oregon Endurance/Super D series in Ashland. Interviewed and filmed by crack journalists Dennis and Carolynn, this is fascinating stuff.... Random questions from the Ashland Oregon Endurance Race fr...



Ellsworth Bikes - Celebrates Independence with some Killer deals

By admin ⋅ July 9th, 2012

Ellsworth Bikes - Celebrates Independence with some Killer dealsWe love to be the bearer of good news. Especially when it means you can save $1500 on what is arguably one of the finest bikes made. Ellsworth Bikes, as part of their celebration for the Fourth of July and fully supporting their American Made heritage - are offering a FREEHUGE upgrade to a top of the line XTR build kit to anyone buying one of their XT equipped rigs. That gets you a ton of bike...



Transition Bikes unzip the secret in their Cock and Balls technology

By admin ⋅ July 5th, 2012

Transition Bikes unzip the secret in their Cock and Balls technologyThe boys over at Transition bikes are at it again. This time their showing off their cock and balls technology in the new carbon covert. The Covert is the Tranny company's 6" travel rig that is deeply embedded in the hot section of the mountain biking segment. The segment that wants one true bike that can handle super D, Enduro racing, and all mountain goodness. The Covert looks sexy and know...



Episode 2 - Living the Dream from Ashland Enduro

By admin ⋅ July 5th, 2012

Episode 2 - Living the Dream from Ashland EnduroIn Episode #2 - Team Bicycle World TV team find themselves in Ashland Oregon on hero dirt with hero bikes (Pivots Mach 5.7) and getting ready to rip up the Pacific northwest's finest trails and picking up a couple of odd jobs along the way. Ashland is round 2 of the Oregon Super D / Enduro series. As you can see by the opening screen, they are finding cooler weather up there while the rest of us a...



UCI Round #3 -Fort William Wrap up with Santa Cruz Bikes

By admin ⋅ June 21st, 2012

UCI Round #3 -Fort William Wrap up with Santa Cruz BikesFort William is now in the books and the Santa Cruz Syndicate continues to pump out interesting video recaps of their shenanigans. It's a great perspective to hear from Steve Peat and Greg Minnaar as he chases Aaron Gwin for the title. For Fort William, seeing Josh Bryceland beat both of his senior team mates and make the podium is a huge mental boost. It's an interesting piece with more to come f...



BH Bike Video - 30 Second spot

By admin ⋅ June 13th, 2012

BH Bike Video - 30 Second spotBH bikes has been a premium bike maker for over 100 years in Spain. For 2012 they are coming out in a big way in the US. BHBikes has upped their game on the Road and the MTB side and you can be rest assured that some exciting things are coming down the pipe this year. Especially if you are the racey type. Here is a sneak peak from BH of what's ahead.We can promise you there is more to come from BH...



World Cup Downhill nad 4x Pro Tour resumes at Val Di Sole

By admin ⋅ June 1st, 2012

World Cup Downhill nad 4x Pro Tour resumes at Val Di SoleAfter a 10 week layoff, the UCI World Cup DH scene resumes in Val Di Sole, Italy. Steep? - Oh yeah. Rough? Definitely will be come race time. Weather? - Do you have to ask? Its Italy in the mountains after all. Val Di Sole is quite the challenge after having so much time off. But the good news is that everyone had more time to heal up, tweak their new bikes and get even faster. There are some cour...



Win a trip to Sun Valley Idaho to ride 400 Miles of singletrack

By admin ⋅ May 30th, 2012

Win a trip to Sun Valley Idaho to ride 400 Miles of singletrackWant a chance to ride 400m miles of pure sweet single track in Sun Valley Idaho? Watch this video and see what you could be doing on their dime - and of course how to enter. The narrator is non other that Greg "Chopper" Randolph of the Ask Chopper column in a semi-popular bike magazine....



Life Behind Bars video with Brenden Semenuk and Logan Peat

By admin ⋅ May 30th, 2012

 

 




New Berrecloth Redbull Video with new Go Pro HD2

By admin ⋅ May 25th, 2012

Check it out. New video from Darren Berrecloth and the new GoPro HD 2 camera as he develops the new Berg Line course in Europe.

 

 

 




Video - First Double Back Flip in Nature - Paul Basagoitia

By admin ⋅ May 2nd, 2012

Video - First Double Back Flip in Nature - Paul BasagoitiaNatural terrain, sculpted jump, skilled rider and a goal to pull of a double back flip here is what you get....



Sea Otter 2012 - Downhill Photo Essay

By admin ⋅ April 30th, 2012

Sea Otter 2012 - Downhill Photo EssayThe Sea Otter has come and gone, countless photos have been circulated. Had I not held a yard sale on my last downhill practice run, I would have been able to update the site sooner and added more photos including the dual slalom. But that was not to be my fate. This year I did grab two days of photos before rendering my right wing useless for the next several months. As I type this with one hand ...



A lifestyle video of Team KHS at the Sea Otter Classic

By admin ⋅ April 30th, 2012

A fun video of the KHS team at the Sea Otter classic. Nice job Travis.

 

 

 




Fox Racing - HQ Visit and Ride

By admin ⋅ April 2nd, 2012

Fox Racing - HQ Visit and RideOne of the most recognized brands in the world - FOXRacing brought together their mountain bike riders for a little product input, riding and general mayhem session. And quite a team it is, featuring World Champ Danny Hart, Kurt Vories, Tyler McCaul, Steve Smith and Kyle Strait. Looks like fun......



Santa Cruz Team Video from the World Cup in South Africa

By admin ⋅ March 20th, 2012

Santa Cruz Team Video from the World Cup in South AfricaPietermaritzburg, South Africa March 18, 2012 Greg Minnaar wins the UCI World Cup Downhill season opener aboard his Fox/Shimano equipped carbon V-10 with an exhilarating run that had the hill alive with the roar of thousands of fans including the oneLife crew and the Minnaarmy! Steve Peat came in 15th and Josh Bryceland 21st on this improved, pedaling course in Greg’s hometown of ...



Minnaar, Hannah takes the win at Pietermaritzburg

By admin ⋅ March 18th, 2012

Minnaar, Hannah takes the win at PietermaritzburgGreg Minnaar takes opening round victory in the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season in Pietermaritzburg. Top three separated by less than one second. With just five riders remaining, Mick Hannah set down a blistering time of 3:58.974, well over three seconds ahead of the then-hotseat occupant Jared Graves and a full second and a half faster than Greg Minnaars pace setting qualifying time. A...



Pietermaritzburg World Cup Qualifying Results

By admin ⋅ March 18th, 2012

Pietermaritzburg World Cup Qualifying ResultsUCI World Cup Pietermaritzburg Now that the official UCIWorld Cup Downhill season is under way, here are the top ten qualifiers in both mens and womes field. After listening to racer feedback from last years race, the race organizers made significant changes to improve the track. And feedback from the riders has been super positive. Probably the least technical track on the circuit, t...



Mega Avalanche in Columbia

By admin ⋅ March 15th, 2012

Mega Avalanche in ColumbiaDo we really need another excuse to ride our bikes or travel? Yes. I really like how the South Americans are taking this shit seriously. First urban downhill that is off the hook and now their own version of the Mega Avalanche. This PaipaValanche in Columbia has some big cash up for grabs that should lure endurance rippers like Mark Weir and Jason Moeschler away from their momma's boob. But for th...



Windham to host World Cup for Third time

By admin ⋅ March 14th, 2012

Windham to host World Cup for Third timeA Word from the Editor of Bicycle World TV - Having attended Windham to witness the World Cup first hand and seeing how enthusiastic this great town is, let me be the first to say that all of us DH riders and fans owe it to this town to make the trip out and not only support the US riders, but support a town that went out on a limb and gambled to bring the World Cup back to USsoil. Windham is not ...



El Reto Del Quetzal - Dos Gringos and Four days of racing in a Far Away land

By admin ⋅ March 13th, 2012

El Reto Del Quetzal -  Dos Gringos and Four days of racing in a Far Away landDiary of an Endurance Racer - Day One + Prologue of El Reto Del Quetzal - Quatamala by Art MacFarland Getting there can be half the battle... We arrived in Guatemala on Tuesday morning. We flew from Phoenix to LA then the red eye to Guatemala City. We arrived a couple of hours early at the airport which was good since it took an hour at the counter for US Airways to figure out how much to c...



Hand Made Bike Show - Best of Show Winner

By admin ⋅ March 12th, 2012

Hand Made Bike Show  - Best of Show WinnerWOW! - Cool bikes are cool bikes whether you're hucking down a trail or tearing up the asphalt. This sweet ride won the Best of Show at this past weekends National Hand Made Bike Show (NAHBS) held in Sacramento California. Made by Shin-Itchi Kono - this Beauty is called Cherubim. Here is the official press release. Biggest Year Yet for NAHBS SACRAMENTO, Calif.-The North American Han...



NAHBS Exhibitor Numbers Strong In a Down Economy

By admin ⋅ March 12th, 2012

Midwest Warms Up to Make it a Memorable Show Speedway, Indiana - With the economy not looking any better and trade shows across the country canceling, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show is holding firm, and aims to delight and inspire both industry veterans and newcomers at the world's leading handmade bicycle show. With the show now going into its fifth year, exhibitor numbers are showi...



GT Bike Launch Video featuring the 2012 GT team

By admin ⋅ March 12th, 2012

GT Bike Launch Video featuring the 2012 GT teamOne of the seasons biggest stories was the ending of so many rider / manufacturer relationships. The biggest being the Athertons move to GT. Well the boys at GT were not about to let the opportunity slip past to showcase the Athertons and Marc Beaumont and their new clothing relationship with One Industries. So how do you make a big splash? Hire the best bike film maker in the business and let...



Chasing the Dust - Video

By admin ⋅ March 6th, 2012

Chasing the Dust - VideoThe boys over at the Hutchinson United Ride team took it down to New Zealand as they work to keep sharp for the upcoming World Cup Season. They captured some of the fun Fabien Cousinie and Guillaume Cauvin had putting the Morewood Makulus and Zula bikes through their paces snapping, popping and rolling down the trails of New Zealand's booming ski..er...Ride town. Queenstown is qui...



Whistler Mountain Bike park announces NEW Trail

By admin ⋅ March 5th, 2012

Whistler Mountain Bike park announces NEW TrailWHISTLER MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE TRACK ALPINE TRAIL “TOP OF THE WORLD” TRAIL EXPANDS THE WHISTLER MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK BY 1,091 VERTICAL FEET MAKING IT THE HIGHEST AND LARGEST LIFT ACCESSED BIKE PARK IN NORTH AMERICA WHISTLER, BC, DATE – The Whistler Mountain Bike Park will be opening its first lift-accessed alpine mountain bike trail to riders this summer. ...



Danny MacAskill Video - an inside look at the rider

By admin ⋅ March 1st, 2012

Danny MacAskill Video - an inside look at the riderIt's not often you get a chance to meet an athlete or performer who combines outstanding skills and humility. Now try being one of the highest viewed You Tube athletes on the planet with over 30 million people having seen your videos and still being the salt of the earth guy. That guy is Danny MacAskill. I have had the pleasure to work with Danny last year and my interaction with him made me only ...



Island Grown Video

By admin ⋅ February 29th, 2012

Island Grown VideoCould there be room for another video from the Vancouver area, birth place of the North Shore riding? Yes, and Island Grown is a great example of what pure love of building stunts and runs will get you. A relatively new name in the rider video talent pool Rupert Walker shoots, edits and produces the whole enchilada in this rad video. Having seen lots of videos come across our desk, this one sh...



24 Hours of Old Pueblo Photo essay and more

By admin ⋅ February 28th, 2012

24 Hours of Old Pueblo Photo essay and moreWriting about a 24 Hour race is hard, It’s a lot like writing a report on drying paint...Its not like there is the one big pass or the monster climb. There is just the steady application of pedaling, and pedaling, and pedaling, rinse and repeat and maybe throw in some drinking and Tom foolery. Some do it solo, others with as many co-workers as they can fit on a team. Everyone making their ow...



Brendan Fairclough to ride Scott Bikes in 2012

By admin ⋅ February 28th, 2012

Brendan Fairclough to ride Scott Bikes in 2012As of this report, the most stylish World Cup rider on the circuit - Brendan Fairclough has parted ways with the Monster Energy Specialized team to join Scott Bikes for the 2012 season. After a difficult season with injury and performances less than his usual high standard, Brendan is looking forward to a break out season with his new team mates and sponsor. Brendan is working hard on hi...



Australian National Downhill Championships 2012

By admin ⋅ February 27th, 2012

Australian National Downhill Championships 2012Brosnan and Hannah Take Australian National Downhill Titles Written by Mark van Aken All photos credit to Russ Baker Troy Brosnan (SA) (pictured left) and Tracey Hannah (QLD) both had outstanding races to win the Subaru Specialized 2012 Australian MTB Championships at Eagle MTB Park in Adelaide this past weekend. After a week of hot temperatures, weather at Adelaide’s Eagle Park resu...



When Nature Calls - at Woodward West

By admin ⋅ February 27th, 2012

When Nature Calls - at Woodward WestListen up kids - Alex Reveles gets it....keep it real and thank you for having the balls to say what needs to be said - Alex has been in the big contests, seen it from the inside and found that true happiness comes on the bike. Period. I respect him for having an opinion and saying it. Then there is Max Kauert - a no namer unless you into the jump scene and pay attention - who has been in tons ...



Windham World Cup Video Part 5 from Dirt TV

By admin ⋅ February 27th, 2012

Windham World Cup Video Part 5 from Dirt TVSince it has been a while since we had any real DH action, our friends over at Dirt TV released Part 5 of their video of the Windham round of the World Cup chase. Hang in there boys, only a couple of months left before the season gets going! Enjoy.....



Valparaiso Cerro Abajo 2012 - Video of urban downhill

By admin ⋅ February 21st, 2012

Valparaiso Cerro Abajo 2012 - Video of urban downhillUrban downhill is flat out gnar but so much fun to watch. Watching the videos of these events never get old. This one of the 2012 Valparaiso Cerro Abajo in Chile is not exception. Great little piece, some killer jumps and a vocal crowd - you have to love South American fans! They get it.. Dig it....



Monty Python - Bicycle Repair Man

By admin ⋅ February 16th, 2012

Monty Python - Bicycle Repair ManOften overlooked, always underappreciated and definitely underpaid - is the bike mechanic...Here a funny Monty Python video pays homage to these super heroes of the bicycle world......



Super D is Alive on the East Coast

By admin ⋅ February 16th, 2012

Super D is Alive on the East CoastWho can blame Super D for being all the rage? We can't. It's what mountain biking is in its purest form. More descents than climbs but at least you have to be in some kind of shape and have skills to rip it up going down. Anyway I digress. If you live anywhere near the east side of the good ol USA or are a European friend coming across the pond for a bike vacation - then you are in luck, ca...



Old Pueblo is upon us..

By admin ⋅ February 13th, 2012

If you have never been to a 24 hour cross country mountain bike race it is an event. What starts out as a party, ends as a party and everything in between is just more fun. The 24 Hours of Old Pueblo is an eleven year old event that has earned it's place in the coveted list of "must ride" events. While there are those who ride to win, there are twenty more there for the experience. ...



Old Pueblo is perfect and then some.

By admin ⋅ February 13th, 2012

It would be hard to script it better, 70 degree days, 45 degree nights, 1500 plus riders and 24 hours to do what ever it is you do at these events. Part Woodstock and part Baja 1000, The 24 Hours at Old Pueblo is a place where some race round the clock while others enjoy the beverage inspiring atmosphere and the crazy fast single track. The Hollywood setting for this weekends 11th riding of the...



Southridge Race Series Round 2 Video

By admin ⋅ February 8th, 2012

Southridge Race Series Round 2 VideoIf you ever wondered what it is like to race at Fontana during the Southridege Racing winter series - where the talent pool runs deep - especially during the winter months where many of the fastest US Downhill racers can be found keeping their edge, this is for you. Not know for its long courses, but always dishing up steep tough sections, Fontana is great place to see the top US riders perform...



KHS - Off Season - But On Track - Video

By admin ⋅ February 6th, 2012

KHS - Off Season - But On Track - VideoRiding on their success from the 2011 season, team KHS is more fired up than ever about the 2012 season. For the first time, it looks like Logan Bingelli and Kevin Aiello will be dicing with the European boys on the world cup scene. I am super stoked for them and KHS as a team. KHS and rider manager Quinton Spaulding has worked really hard for quite some time to develop a quality program. With ...



A Hill in Spain MTB Video

By admin ⋅ February 6th, 2012

A Hill in Spain MTB VideoThere are few Mountain bike riders that awe us with riding skills beyond mere mortals - Danny McCaskill is of course one, but Chris Akrigg is another. When this Chris Akrigg video first hit the scene I was blown away. The varied terrain that Akrigg rides is one of a kind, the trials maneuvers he pulls down on his 6" travel Mongoose is another and finally, the street scene reminiscent of an ur...



Mountain Bikers are funny people

By admin ⋅ January 25th, 2012

Hilarious Mountain bike banter video If you can laugh at yourself, you are way ahead of rest of the world. If you are a mountain biker your ahead of the world anyway, but if you don't laugh a this, you must be a closet roadie....enjoy...



New Video Episode of Lars N Bars N Transition Bikes!

By admin ⋅ January 19th, 2012

New Video Episode of Lars N Bars N Transition Bikes!For some time, Transition bikes has been making their own brand of "webisodes" called Lars N Bars - Shot in the northwest, it documents the company's employees many of which are pro level riders - sending it on jump runs, blowing up berms and the other usual shenanigans. In this episode, Lars rides with guest rider Matt Slaven as they take advantage of great January weather in the N...



THE 2012 Marzocchi 888 Downhill fork

By admin ⋅ January 17th, 2012

THE 2012 Marzocchi 888 Downhill forkOur Friends over at Marzocchi Forks have been super busy over the last year working to improve a really excellent product - The 888 Downhill fork. While they don't have near the marketing budgets as their competitors, their products don't lag behind and should be seriously considered before making a purchase. In fact they are downright excellent. I got a chance to ride last years 888 fork on Ke...



Video-The Whole Enchilada trail in Moab

By admin ⋅ January 13th, 2012

MOAB - one word pretty much says it all. Epic riding. Then there is more epic riding and then when your done, there is always the epic riding. You get the picture? If not, let this video put together by Phil Shep spell it out for you as he documented it on the "Whole Enchilada" trail. Every kind of terrain, long descents - long as in 8,000 ft of vertical drop, the kind you only hear abou...



Winter Racing abounds in the Southwest for Downhillers and XC racers.

By admin ⋅ January 12th, 2012

Winter Racing abounds in the Southwest for Downhillers and XC racers.Birds, snow birds and bike riders are not dumb. When the weather turns cold, they head south for the sunny winter months of the southwest. The birds rest on the many golf course lakes for a life of luxury, snow birds do pretty much the same while clogging up local traffic and restaurants while mountain bikers, well - they race! It all starts off with the Mountain Biking Association of Arizon...



World Bicycle Speed Record

By admin ⋅ January 12th, 2012

The fastest human powered bike world record was set in Oct, 2002 at 81 mph (130km/h) by Sam Whittingham from Canada. Since the record was set, it is still remains unbroken. Watch the story about the fastest human powered cycle. Would you like to meet Sam? Because you can. Sam owns a custom bike shop....



IXS Sponsored Rider Darren Berrecloth - Video

By admin ⋅ January 11th, 2012

IXS Sponsored Rider Darren Berrecloth - VideoEver wonder what it take to get those rad movie shots of your favorite riders hucking monster drops? This little teaser with Darren Berrecloth was supplied to us by Darren's protection sponsor IXS during one of his recent film trips. It shows what it is like to be one of the best all mountain riders in the world and living the dream....



El Reto Del Quetzal - MTB Endurance Race Guatemalan Style

By admin ⋅ December 28th, 2011

El Reto Del Quetzal - MTB Endurance Race Guatemalan StyleIf you are an endurance mountain bike racer looking for adventure, you probably have a 'bucket list" of races you want to complete. Having just returned from one of the more famous ones in Costa Rica, I heard this term used often. If you are one of those list makers or even just considering experiencing one of these epic events, let me introduce you to El Reto Del Quetzal. An endurance mounta...



La Ruta 2011- Video

By admin ⋅ December 23rd, 2011

La Ruta 2011- VideoVideo of the 2011 La Ruta Endurance Mountain Bike Race Be sure to watch it in full screen mode! (function() { var po = document.createElement('script'); po.type = 'text/javascript'; po.async = true; po.src = 'https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); })(); If yo...



Relieving knee pain with Endurance Rehabilitation

By admin ⋅ December 23rd, 2011

If you have a little pain in your knee and think it you'll need surgery or to stop training to rest it, you may be in for a surprise. Endurance Rehabilitation, trainers to the stars and plane joes like you and me may be able to keep you in the grove and work out the pain. This is a must watch for anyon experiencing any knee discomfort....



The Making of a Winner - Four Days of La Ruta

By admin ⋅ December 2nd, 2011

The Making of a Winner - Four Days of La RutaFor the 2011 La Ruta De Los Conquistadores Mountain Bike race, I was lucky enough to go to Costa Rica to shoot the race. Since it was a once in a lifetime opportunity I worked double duty shooting video for Primal Wear - the best riding kits on the planet and trying to squeeze in some photos. The goal was to cover Bicycle World TV's Jeff Herrera during the four day endurance test. What I got ...



MS Evil DH Film

By admin ⋅ December 2nd, 2011

MS Evil DH FilmThe Red Bull sponsored MS Evil Mountain bike team made a little recap of the 2011 season and are making a film out of it. They supplied us with this little teaser...Given that the team has Brook MacDonald (who really rocked the DH scene this year and gets our award for most improved rier on the circuit), Steve Smith and one fast up and comer in Luke Stroebel - they should have some epic footage. T...



Four Cross dates for 2012- It's not dead by a long shot!

By admin ⋅ November 30th, 2011

Four Cross dates for 2012- It's not dead by a long shot!After the announcement that Four Cross would be dropped by UCI from the 2012 schedule the Four Cross Alliance was formed to fight for their discipline and keep it on the world stage. To their credit, the Four Cross Alliance has announced they are close to announcing a full schedule for the 2012 season under the banner of the 4X World Series. Leading the way in support is Fort William who has al...



La Ruta 2011 - The final day with race photos

By admin ⋅ November 14th, 2011

La Ruta 2011 - The final day with race photosAfter three days of massive climbs and rain forest jungles, racers from the 2011 version of the La Ruta De Los Conquistadores were headed to Playa Bonita on the Caribbean Ocean. While every rider was happy to see day four arrive along with visions of cold beers on the beach, it would not come easy. Even if the route map was void of massive climbs, this was still La Ruta and there was the prestige ...



Riders climb to the clounds and the Volcanos on day three of La Ruta 2011

By admin ⋅ November 14th, 2011

Riders climb to the clounds and the Volcanos on day three of La Ruta 2011After two difficult days including the toughest climbing day, day three brought forth it's own feature of the event - the longest sustained climb and the highest altitude. The third day climbed Irazu volcano - one of the many volcanos found in Costa Rica and, a La Ruta staple. The climb is approximately 30K in length and climbs 6000ft. vertical feet. And although the climb is composed mostly ...



Climbing is the word for day two at La Ruta 2011

By admin ⋅ November 14th, 2011

Climbing is the word for day two at La Ruta 2011Climbing to the Clouds - down and back again - 11,000 feet to be exact - in just 80K or 48 miles depending on your part of the world - is more than brutal. And it was the duanting task that riders had to endure on day two of La Ruta. With near perfect weather for the second straight day, the racers were challenged to ride the steepest climbs I have ever witnessed, some were over 30% grade. It seem...



La Ruta De Los Conquistadores - Photos and Results 2011

By admin ⋅ November 14th, 2011

La Ruta De Los Conquistadores - Photos and Results 2011Ultra Endurance World Champion Rebecca Rush looking relaxed at 5:30 in the morning before the start of the 2011 La Ruta de los Conquistadores MTB Race. A fixture at the La Ruta, this guy rides shirtless in cut off shorts and wears TEVA sandals and has finished all five times he entered. His son is also a top local pro in the race. A little fun a La Ruta before the real work begins - ...



Adidas buys Five Ten

By admin ⋅ November 4th, 2011

Adidas buys Five TenThe adidas Group today announced that it has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Five Ten, a leading performance brand in outdoor action sports. The adidas Group intends to purchase the entire Five Ten business, which includes all of the issued share capital of Five Ten USA. The total purchase price is USD 25 million in cash at closing and contingent payments, which are dependent on Five ...



Fall Racing on tap at the FURY race in AZ

By admin ⋅ November 2nd, 2011

Fall Racing on tap at the FURY race in AZIf you are feeling like some fall XC racing, there is no better place to do it than Arizona and the 12 & 24 HOURS OF FURY is a good one. Coming up on November 5 and title sponsored by TREK and presented by local mexican restaurant Carlos O'Briens - the two have teamed up to put up some pretty darn good prizes for this years event at McDowell Mtn park. Having raced this event last year, the...



LA RUTA - the Challenge Looms - Nov 2-5, 2012

By admin ⋅ November 1st, 2011

LA RUTA - the Challenge Looms - Nov 2-5, 2012LA RUTA DE LOS CONQUISTADORES - also referred to as La Ruta, is known to be one of the toughest races on the planet -and for all those big lunged, masochists that thrive on pain it looms just days away. Go to Costa Rica for the beaches, not on this watch. Three toed sloths, monsoon downpours, dilapidated railroad bridges, and climbs into the heavens are what await these supermen in spandex. Cal...



Scottsdale neighborhood tries to try block bike access. Be heard!

By admin ⋅ October 7th, 2011

Scottsdale neighborhood tries to try block bike access. Be heard!UPDATE as of October 7th - 2011 As a fellow cyclist, I want to thank those of you who made it to the city discussion regarding the closure of Via Linda (145th) street. Personally unable to attend, I got word from the city that the discussion on both sides of the table where very professional and well mannered That said, the result of the meeting is that the sub committee that presided over t...



US Gravity Nationals - Registration and Event Info

By admin ⋅ September 19th, 2011

US Gravity Nationals - Registration and Event InfoThe 2011 Mountain Bike Gravity Nationals - Beech Mountain, NC September 23-25, 2011 While many in the Mountain bike scene are done for the year, the season is far from over for downhillers and slalom racers with the title of USNational Champ still up for grabs. With Interbike out of the way and world champs settled - it's time for all you red blooded american thrill seekers to get your carca...



Pro GRT Wrap up Round 6 at Tahoe

By admin ⋅ August 29th, 2011

After a season of new schedules and mother nature forcing last minute changes, this years finale for the PROGRTseries went down at Northstar ski resort in Lake Tahoe, CA this past weekend. Coming off a successful CrankWorks Colorado event, team KHS once again went fast and put boys on the podium. Logan Bingelli took the win and the first place paycheck being the only competitor to go under fou...



Brendan Fairclough at Whistler

By admin ⋅ August 10th, 2011

Brendan Fairclough at WhistlerLone Wolf Productions came up to Whistler for Crankworx and was doing some filming of the ever popular Brendan Fairclough. Arguably one of the most stylish riders on the planet, Fairclough was out doing his big whip air tricks on A-Line and on the much ballyhoed Crapple Apple hits that got hit with a tractor boost this season transforming them into monster tables where the impromptu "Whip Wor...



Ropelato, Kitner, Smith and Atherton bag wins on first weekend of CrankWorx

By admin ⋅ July 18th, 2011

Ropelato, Kitner, Smith and Atherton bag wins on first weekend of CrankWorxDual Slalom Day One of The 2011 edition of the Kokanee Crankworx mountain bike festival kicked off under overcast skies. Beginning with the Dual Slalom race on Saturday. And it was no surprise to us here at Bicycle World to see Mitch Ropelato move up to the top step of the podium after last years sliver medal result. Ropelato is in his first full season as a pro racing for the Steve Peat Jr. ...



World Record MTB Jump Attempt on Schedule for Mike Montgomery

By admin ⋅ July 17th, 2011

World Record MTB Jump Attempt on Schedule for Mike MontgomeryDirt Jumper Mike Montgomery has announced a plan to capture two mountain biking jump world records this fall in Mammoth, Ca.. One record that Montgomery wants to capture is the the longest jump ever landed. A feet that would require jumping further than the current record of 150ft. held by Nathan Rennie. The second record that Montgomery will attempt is the longest flip jump. A 120ft challenge whi...



New Stars, Old Stars excel at Windham for the UCI Downhill

By admin ⋅ July 13th, 2011

New Stars, Old Stars excel at Windham for the UCI DownhillNothing fires up a crowd like seeing Steve Peat take the hot seat in a UCI world cup downhill race. And that is what the crowd got at Windham for this weekends round as Peaty got to hold the hot seat all the way until the end to see if the legend could be beat. Under perfect weather conditions, Peaty managed to set the fastest time on the hill over Giant's Andrew Neethling, Steve Smith (Devinci...



Gwin and Pugin take top spots at Windham Qualifying

By admin ⋅ July 10th, 2011

Gwin and Pugin take top spots at Windham QualifyingFloriane Pugin has become a force to be reckoned with this season and makes the wormen's side more competitive. Pugin took the fastest qualifying spot by almost a second and a half. Trek's Aaron Gwin during his top qualifying run for the 2011 UCI downhill race at Windham NY. Gwin extended his series championship lead last week and is back for more in Winham....



Mont Saint Anne Provides Thrills and New Order to DH scene

By admin ⋅ July 8th, 2011

Mont Saint Anne Provides Thrills and New Order to DH sceneThe most exciting race of the year went down over the fourth of July weekend at Mont Saint Anne. One of the most loved race tracks on the UCI circuit, Mont Saint Anne delivers everything a downhill racer could want. High speed, big air, technical rocks, the right length and prestige. This years event started pretty much where last years event left off, in the pouring rain. It rained so hard ...



Minnaar and Mosely top Qualifiers at Mont Saint Anne DH

By admin ⋅ July 7th, 2011

Minnaar and Mosely top Qualifiers at Mont Saint Anne DHUnder continued muddy condidtions and intermitten rain, Team Santa Cruz' Greg Minnaar took top honors and points in the mens qualifier just ahead of his arch rival Aaron Gwin. The two have been battling it out all season and we should expect no less in this race. On the womens side, Tracey Moseley of the Trek World Team returned to the course where she won her first world championship just one ...



2012 Kona Satori - Holy Moly!

By admin ⋅ July 1st, 2011

2012 Kona Satori - Holy Moly!Kona, yes the very same company that has been around but perhaps a bit lethargic on the big hit scene for several years, has begun to come out of its sleepy hiatus. We are starting to see new product designs coming out the company that was one of the first to produce DH, Freeride, all mountain bikes. And what I have seen, I really really like. I think this is a direct result of the company ...



2011 Claymore Challenge Video

By admin ⋅ July 1st, 2011

2011 Claymore Challenge Video2011 Claymore Challenge saw a three peat take place with Brandon Semenuk dishing out another win. While Brendon is the guy to beat on almost any given day with his absolutely smooth style and near flawless execution on his tricks, I am not 100% convinced he beat second place Yannick Granieri. As one blogger said, "For sure Yannick should have won. Semenuk dropped a foot half way through...



Mont Sainte Anne Practice Run and Times

By admin ⋅ June 30th, 2011

Practice is under way as the UCI World Cup Championship returns to Mont Sainte Anne in Quebec Canada for 2011. The site of last years world championship venue is the fourth stop on the UCItour this year. Judging my the video below, this years conditions could not be more different. Last year saw hot and dusty conditions for practice give way to the rains on race day. Getting worse as the day wore ...



Minnaar and Kitner Triple the fun at the Triple Dip in Sol Vista

By admin ⋅ June 21st, 2011

Minnaar and Kitner Triple the fun at the Triple Dip in Sol VistaWith a little bit of luck and a brake from the UCI World Cup downhill season, the second annual Triple Dip Downhill race in Sol Vista pulled off a spectacularly fun event. Exactly what downhill racing needs. Lots of runs, lots of fun, and one of the biggest prize purses in the DH scene. If you haven't heard of this race before it is okay. Because it is only in its second year. But the word is o...



Leogang UCI DH and 4X results

By admin ⋅ June 17th, 2011

Leogang UCI DH and 4X resultsGwin wins, Americans have 4x hope and it's game time. Three weeks into the world cup season and it is officially on! What's different this year versus every other year on the UCIGravity scene? Well if you have been living under a rock you may not have noticed that Americans are back on the racing scene and making an impact. Aaron Gwin is leading the way and establishing himself as the force to ...



US OPEN Slalom

By admin ⋅ May 29th, 2011

US OPEN Slalom2011 was the year of revenge for Mitch Ropelato at the USOPEN - not in an agro way, but for redemption for having victory snatched from him last year in a high speed eject, clearly ahead of the field. This year, the super talented kid on the Steve Peat JR. Syndicate team stamped his authority on the slalom course as the fastest qualifier and then in his first run. Ropelato had a full second on ...



2011 US OPEN Downhill Results and Photos

By admin ⋅ May 29th, 2011

2011 US OPEN Downhill Results and PhotosAnother US OPEN is in the books and what a great way to spend your memorial day weekend. Seventy five hundred dollars, great weather, near perfect track conditions, and raucous crowd gave the riders all the incentive they needed to throw down. Aaron Gwin was the only rider to go under the 2:20 time mark with Steve Smith less than a second behind. For the first time ever, USriders swept each p...



Pro GRT results and photos from Highland Mtn Bike Park

By admin ⋅ May 20th, 2011

Pro GRT results and photos from Highland Mtn Bike ParkThe second round of the PRO GRT series went down at Highland Bike Park in New Hampshire this past weekend and on hand were th Highland Mountain Bike park was up to the challenge of the event as it had a great little track that mixed a little of everything for the riders. A little bit of "A" line, some rock sections and a pedal section. The most critical part of the course was the fl...



Ranch Style 2011 Finals - Video Highlights

By admin ⋅ May 15th, 2011

Ranch Style 2011 Finals - Video HighlightsIn just a couple of short years, Matt Bollig, the owner of Grassroots Cyclery in Grand Junction Colorado has taken a dream, to reality. With the input of some friends who gave him the idea to have jump contest, Matt took the ball and rode with it. Developing his peronal 50 acre ranch into his own bike play ground with wood features, dirt jumps and a sick dual slalom course, Matt took a small compe...



Ranch Style 2011 Dual Slalom Competition Results

By admin ⋅ May 11th, 2011

Ranch Style 2011 Dual Slalom Competition ResultsHow do you top a great Dirt Jump competition loaded with big names, one-upping each other on every run? If you’re Ranch Style, you include a competition for the fasted mo-fo’s in North America on THE best dual slalom course in the US and shake well. But don’t be mistaken, this isn't an after thought event. Dual slalom has been a staple part of the Ranch Style weekends festiv...



How to Cheer at a mtb race

By admin ⋅ May 9th, 2011

You know the guys at Transition Bikes are pretty rad dudes when they compile a cheerleading for dummies video and then get hundreds of fans to follow their lead and sync their cheers. I think we could all use a refresher course in rowdiness to break us out of our complacent space. I for one, thank you Transition Bikes, for getting me back on the correct path from which we all stray from every now ...



Building a Pump Track Bike

By admin ⋅ May 9th, 2011

In episode 6 of our first season, Bicycle World recruited Mark Weir to help build our own personal pump track in our back yard. It wasn't easy to get the face of WTB out of his rad pad but what we got was a super cool track on a limited budget and limited time. With the hard work done, we speced out our pump track rig. Here is what we came up with....



Whiskey 50 Results and Review from Prescott AZ

By admin ⋅ May 8th, 2011

Whiskey 50 Results and Review from Prescott AZWhat do get when you take an established, well run mountain bike event, add full city support, great weather and $20,000 in prize money? You get the 2011 edition of the Whiskey off road race in beautiful Prescott Arizona. The long standing event ran by Epic Rides, had a prize purse significant enough to draw some of the top talent in both the US and Canada away from the third round of the USCUP. ...



Shimano R-300 Road Shoes Custom Fit - Video

By admin ⋅ May 5th, 2011

Shimano R-300 Road Shoes Custom Fit - VideoShoes are one of the most important pieces of riding gear. A contact point for the entire ride, your shoes are all about performance and comfort. Cutting a corner here is not advised. When it was time to get new shoes, Bicycle World host Dean Henthorn choose the R-300 by Shimano for their features, reputation, and performance. See some of the key features that shoe provides and the how the custo...



Tales From the Mountain Part II

By admin ⋅ April 29th, 2011

2011 World Cup Downhill in Pietermaritzburg South Africa - Living the Dream The first World Cup of the season in South Africa has come and gone. I am so excited to have taken part in the first of seven World Cups of the season and thoroughly enjoyed my time in South Africa. I learned all sorts of new things, from paying ridiculous bike fees at the airport to gaining more confidence in myself a...



US CUP at Fontana Southridge Park 2011

By admin ⋅ April 6th, 2011

US CUP at Fontana Southridge Park 2011As the seasons' unofficial kick off to the race season, racers of all disciplines attending round two of the USCUP at Southridge Park in Fontana California were treated to near perfect dirt conditions. Traditionally known for its loose dust and limited hill to work with, this years event saw race organizers SouthRidge cycles and Team Big Bear, continue to throw in new twists and push the tracks li...



US takes medals at Pan American Championships

By admin ⋅ April 6th, 2011

US takes medals at  Pan American ChampionshipsDown Hill Less than a month ago, Jackie Harmony and her friends were holding local fund raisers to help her fund her dream of competing internationally with the worlds best downhill racers. This past weekend Harmony got her shot when she competed in the Pan American games in Columbia. Where others might have been happy just to be named to the US squad and compete, Harmony was there for one thin...



Bishop and Gould rule the Season Opener at Bonelli

By admin ⋅ March 30th, 2011

Bishop and Gould rule the Season Opener at BonelliThere was no shortage of excitement at the season opener in Bonelli Park. With so many racers capable and fit enough to win this early in the year, the mens race turned out to be a thriller with all three podium finishers coming from behind to catch Sid Taberley, who looked invincible by leading every lap until the last. That's when the wheels came off. From the gun, Taberlay seemed to pull awa...



Downhill Mountain Bike Community Supports Local Hero's Quest for World Title

By admin ⋅ March 24th, 2011

Downhill Mountain Bike Community Supports Local Hero's Quest for World TitleTo ride downhill moutain bikes seriously takes guts, but to follow your dream to be a world cup champion and be self supporting takes much much more. It takes determination and focus and yes money. This past weekend the downhill community of the greater Phoenix area and the surrounding areas turned out big time to support one of their own in her quest to race the world cup series. Pro-Downhill ...



Bicycling Vacations

By admin ⋅ February 28th, 2011

There's nothing better than riding new roads, new trails and visiting bicycle friendly places. For me, vacation is all about doing what I like doing best, and that’s ride. But it'ss not all about riding; it's more about, balance. Man cannot live on riding alone so while you're on the road you owe it to the more sophisticated side of your brain to experience that local micro bre...



ABA inducts Brian Lopes and Industry innovators to Hall of Fame

By admin ⋅ February 28th, 2011

The American Bicycle Association is proud to announce this years inductees to the ABA BMX Hall of Fame for their contributions to the sport of BMX: Marvin Church: Began his BMX career in the early 70's, when the only bike to race was a Schwinn Stingray with 4 inch cranks. Marvin and his dad are credited with building the first straight-tube BMX frame in 1972, as well as cutting cranks apart and...



A few things from the bike shop...

By admin ⋅ February 28th, 2011

I read this post on Craigs list - from a bike shop owner in the Seattle area. Entertaining for sure.. Whoo-hoo Seattle, the sun is out! Let's discuss a few things before you fumble with swapping the unused ski rack for the unused bike rack on the Subaru. So yes, you've noticed the sun is out, and hey!- maybe it would be cool to to some bike riding. Let's keep in mind that the sun came out o...



Adjusting your bikes shifting

By admin ⋅ February 28th, 2011

During this episode of Bicycle World TV, we teach you how to adjust your own derailleur and save you a trip to your local bike shop. Often treated like voodoo by riders, this little adjustment video is easy to learn and invaluable to know. If your bike starts ghost shifting, a quick adjustment will put you back in control. [flashvideo file="mov/bw-techtip.derailer.flv width=480 height=360&qu...



2008 ABA BMX Grand National wraps up huge!

By admin ⋅ February 28th, 2011

The 2008 ABA BMX Grand Nationals will be always be remembered as a true celebration of the career of Clayton John, and at the center of it all, the most extreme indoor BMX track ever constructed. As Clayton celebrated his last year as ABA's President, he was given his dream car, a 1934 Ford, which was presented to him by Bernie Anderson during the Friday Night Pro-Spectacular. The riders were tr...



Danny MacAskill Joins Five Ten

By admin ⋅ February 28th, 2011

Danny MacAskill Joins Five TenUnless you have been living under a rock, you have heard of Danny MacAskill. The undisputed king of urban trials riding and the owner of the most highly viewed YouTube videos of all time with over 26 million views for just his first movie. MacAskill who knows a thing or two about body control and the importance of the connection between him and his bike have signed on with Five Ten Shoes. Quite...



2011 - 24 Hours of Old Pueblo Wrap Up

By admin ⋅ February 22nd, 2011

2011 - 24 Hours of Old Pueblo Wrap UpSeasoned Old Pueblo attendees know that you can never be too prepared. For those hearty souls who attended this years 24 Hour of Old Pueblo race, preparation paid off. The weather at Old Pueblo may not be the story, it is always a factor. Before the race, friends gather and catch up, reminiscing of races gone by, referred to not by the year, but by the weather. The usual conversation opener g...



Danny MacAskill shares his secrets in new how to videos

By admin ⋅ February 21st, 2011

Danny MacAskill shares his secrets in new how to videosIf you are one of the millions and millions of people who have checked out a Danny MacKaskill video and wonder how he pulls off some of those crazy stunts, we’ve got the answer for you. Danny’s clothing partner digdeep has produced a series of four how to videos to be released every two weeks in which Danny explains a few of his favorite tricks. So if you’re interested in 360i...



Worlds Most Comprehensive Cycling Center to Open in Arizona

By admin ⋅ February 17th, 2011

World’s Most Comprehensive Cycling Performance Center coming to Scottsdale, Arizona For years I have read about how elite cyclists get the VIP treatment, wind tunnels, personal massage after every ride etc. But what about us regular guys who train our guts our and throw down in the same big events but do it without those advantages? We may not be world champions, but we have every bit the...



High School Rider Sets Wheelie Speed Record

By admin ⋅ February 16th, 2011

Usually you see how long you can ride before the wheel hits the ground. Other than that, wheelies aren’t too exciting. However, an Oshkosh teenager has changed the thought on that, at least when he’s popping a wheelie. Jake Drummond, a sophomore-to-be at Oshkosh West, has taken wheelies to a level likely few have ever imagined. On Monday at West’s track, Drummond entered t...



KHS DH Team Testing and Dialing in their Marzocchi Forks.

By admin ⋅ February 4th, 2011

KHS DH Team Testing and Dialing in their Marzocchi Forks.I found this little video courtesy of my friends a Marzocchi and KHS bikes. The video is filmed by Travis Rant - a little known budding film maker who has a solid eye. He hooked up with Marzocchi when they gave him a chance and he hit it out of the park. I have seen a number of his short clips and besides the fact that he has some damned fine riders to shoot most of the time which helps, he still ...



X Games Gold Medalist and Olympian Comes Back to Bikes

By admin ⋅ February 3rd, 2011

X Games Gold Medalist and Olympian Comes Back to BikesThe kid who could write the book on come backs is back on a bike for 2011. Chris Del Bosco is set to return to mountain bike racing in 2011 aboard Cove Factory Racing bikes. The former US National DH Champion was on a hiatus from bike racing while focusing on skiing for Canada in the Vancouver Olympic Games. He was originally set to return to bike racing last summer following the Olympics, but und...



Opening round of XC season kicks off in Arizona

By admin ⋅ January 29th, 2011

Opening round of XC season kicks off in ArizonaUnder beautiful blue skies and 73 degree temperatures, the first race of the year was hosted by the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) - in Fountain Hills AZ. The race utilized the part of all three competitive tracks to give each race class it's own appropriate distance. No matter what the distance, it seemed that the riders on the Bicycle World TV team were ready. The team dominated ...



New Qualifying Races to get into Leadville 100

By admin ⋅ January 27th, 2011

If you are a mountain biker who always dreamed of racing in the Leadville Trail 100, a new qualifying system has been developed to help you get a spot in the famous race. Mega corporation AEG and Life Time Fitness will create a national series of qualifying races, each of which will provide qualifiers with guaranteed entry into the perennially sold-out Leadville Trail 100 MTB Race. The serie...



North American Handmade Bicycle Show Sets Record

By admin ⋅ January 13th, 2011

North American Handmade Bicycle Show Sets RecordINDIANAPOLIS--While bicycling continues to ride a wave of popularity across the USA, the bicycle-friendly city of Austin will see the largest assembly of handmade bicycle manufacturers in the modern history of the bicycle, February 25-27, at the seventh annual North American Handmade Bicycle Show, in the Austin Convention Center. Widely acknowledged as the world’s most significant handmad...



A great video from Lone Wolf Productions featuring Garett Buehler

By admin ⋅ December 30th, 2010

A great  video from Lone Wolf Productions featuring Garett BuehlerMatt Brooks over at Lone Wolf is at it again, this time with Garett Beuhler. This video is really unique in the timing of its cuts. Garetts riding is not the usual over the top tail whip stuff but rather solid kick ass fun. I am digging the rear facing camera shots. I like how they hang on to that shot longer than most creatives that I see. I don't want to spoil it for you, so dig in... if you lik...



2010 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships

By admin ⋅ December 15th, 2010

2010 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National ChampionshipsBend, Ore. (Dec. 12, 2010) – In front of more than 8,000 fans in Bend, Oregon, Katie Compton (Colorado Springs, Colo./Planet Bike) and Todd Wells (Specialized Factory Racing) put their stamp on American cyclo-cross racing with two dominating performances in the elite races as the USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships wrapped up in Oregon. Lees-McRae College and Western Washington Un...



Arizona Mountain Bike Race Series Registration Open - MBAA

By admin ⋅ December 15th, 2010

Arizona Mountain Bike Race Series Registration Open - MBAARegistration for the 2011 MBAA membership is now open. If you or your team want to compete for the title of Arizona Mountian Bike State Champion this is where it all begins. REGISTER - www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp By registering as a member you will be supporting the organization and mountain bike racing in Arizona. It is only twenty dollars for individuals or fifty dollars for a corp...



Steepest Hill in America

By admin ⋅ December 10th, 2010

Steepest Hill in AmericaPITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — Most people would call The Dirty Dozen a grueling bicycle race. Hardcore cyclists in Pittsburgh call it a great way to burn off Thanksgiving dinner. Every year since 1983 bike nuts have subjected themselves to a 50-mile ride that hits the 13 steepest climbs in a city not known for being particularly flat. Conquering that many hills is no easy feat, but to m...



2011 Quiznos Pro Challenge

By admin ⋅ December 8th, 2010

Five Top Pro International Cycling Teams Confirmed to Compete in the 2011 Quiznos Pro Challenge Quiznos Pro Challenge Makes Plans to Host 128 World-Class Cyclists in Colorado December 8, 2010, Denver – The Quiznos Pro Challenge™ today officially announced the first five teams to sign on for the inaugural 2011 competition, including Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) pro team...



ABA BMX National Wrap Up

By admin ⋅ December 8th, 2010

ABA BMX National Wrap UpThe ABA Race of Champions and Grand National concluded one week ago as the final load of dirt was removed from the Quicktrip Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. With over 3,200 participants from 45 states and 16 countries and over 103,000 hits on GO211.com, the “Greatest Race on Earth” lived up to its billing. The annual event held in conjunction with the Tulsa Sports Commission every Thanksgiv...



Crazy Bike Lock

By admin ⋅ December 2nd, 2010

Crazy Bike LockIt took a high tech German engineer to make it, but they finally have a bike lock that will work. It's not officially on sale yet but when it does, it will probably costs as much as Porsche. But hey, it's only money...right?...



Make your own snow tires!!!

By admin ⋅ December 2nd, 2010

Make your own snow tires!!!Home made snow tires for your commuter bike. Calling all riders who live in the snow (or at least want to ride in some) this may not be a gravity story, but it does rock. All the cross racers and Flagstaff locals will dig what this guy did in Seattle. No matter how much we swear we've learned our lessons, Seattle always seems to get caught by surprise by the snow. There we were, minding o...



WTB - Nano Raptor & Prowler - Fastest Tires Ever Tested?

By admin ⋅ December 1st, 2010

WTB - Nano Raptor & Prowler - Fastest Tires Ever Tested?I've read the tests every month in those wishy washy tests that don't really say anything about anything. What I need is a real test, by a rider not owned by advertisers, who has to buy their own shit, trains as much as their significant other and job allows, and throws down at the local weekend race. That's me and that's you and if you're looking for a real review on tires, then here is two for...



Bicycle Rap Video - Busts a Spoke

By admin ⋅ December 1st, 2010

Funny Funny Stuff - Check out this fix gear bike video that rocks flash_write("myEVideo", "/images/videos/Bionicon.flv", "480", "360");...



Bicycle World Secret Test Loop - Video

By admin ⋅ December 1st, 2010

When testing bikes, tires or any cycling specific item, you need to have that one consistent trail to make direct comparisons on. Here is one of our secret test loops. Its got some loose technical climbing and most every type of terrain imaginable from buffed sections, gnarly rock, loose rocks and gravel on top of hard pack. (sure it's missing roots, but this is the desert) 100% single track, t...



Small Event Down Under Draws Top Pros

By admin ⋅ November 29th, 2010

Small Event Down Under Draws Top ProsWhile most of the mountain bike world works on their golf game and off season fitness, the seasons down under in Australia are turning warmer and the action is just getting started. This past weekend, the Aussies raged at a huge music and sports festival called Newton's Nation held at Mount Panorama inNew South Wales, Australia. As part of the sports program, the event hosted a Downhill race which...



Ripper FreeRide Video From Lone Wolf Productions

By admin ⋅ November 22nd, 2010

Ripper FreeRide Video From Lone Wolf ProductionsLone Wolf Productions is a small production company started by Matt Brooks. He has a unique perspective on filming. Give top riders cameras and let them film what they think would look cool on their own turf. When Matt gets the footage back, he edits it, selects music and like magic - ripper footage of guys sending it comes alive. The pieces are not too long or too short, bike porn at its best....



Titus Auction Closes Today!

By admin ⋅ November 19th, 2010

Titus Auction Closes Today!UPDATE- NOV 19.2010 Titus’ major lender Factors Southwest, which took 
control of the bike company on Tuesday, is accepting bids to buy Titus until next Friday, Nov. 19, at 12 p.m. “We have received a lot of interest in Titus and we want to get Titus into its new owner’s hands as quickly as we can so they can build on the equity and loyalty in the company,” sa...



Dust Devil Race #3

By admin ⋅ November 19th, 2010

Event Description The Dust Devil Mountain Bike Series has been a part of the mountain bike events calendar for nearly 20 years and DCB Extreme Adventures has been organizing it for the better part of the last decade. It’s a pre-cursor to the State or MBAA series and the true mountain bike season. This series caters to all walks of mountain biking; those who are at the top of the field...



$20,000 in prize money up for grabs at Whiskey Off Road Race - Register Now

By admin ⋅ November 11th, 2010

$20,000 in prize money up for grabs at Whiskey Off Road Race - Register Now(Tucson, Ariz.) Nov. 1, 2010. . . . Registration is now open for the pro category of the 2011 Whiskey Off Road endurance mountain bike event located in Prescott, AZ. The online registration form can be foundhere. Amateur registration will open Monday, Jan. 3. The amateur category will be limited to 1,400 riders, so mark your caledar! Registration opened at 9 a.m. Arizona time on Monday, Nov. ...



Team Bicycle World TV wins 24 Hours of Fury at McDowell

By admin ⋅ November 9th, 2010

Team Bicycle World TV  wins 24 Hours of Fury at McDowellIn the world of endurance racing, anything can happen. Lady luck is always testing your equipment, fitness and your desire.If she's not on your side there isn't much you can do but hang on and enjoy the ride. This past weekend, endurance racers got to test their luck at the 12 & 24 hours of Fury mountain bike race held at the McDowell Mountain Park in Fountain Hills AZ . Under a warm 85 degree...



Pump Track Nirvana in Arizona

By admin ⋅ November 8th, 2010

Pump Track Nirvana in ArizonaI was first introduced to a pump track in 2007 when I was invited over to meet Mark Weir and ride his now world famous Peacock Pit - pump track. I remember how it looked like a mini roller coaster. You knew it would be fun just looking at it. After watching Weir shred that track and a 30 second instructional talk, I was out there doing my best white guy imitation looking for the magic rhythm that ...



Mountain Bike Magazine Ceases Publication

By admin ⋅ November 4th, 2010

Rodale, Inc. said on Wednesday that it would fold Mountain Bike magazine’s content into Bicycling Magazine, ending the off-road magazine’s 25-year run as its own publication. Mountain Bike has been published as a supplement to Bicycling six times per year since 2003, but was sold separately on newsstands. November was the final issue. Prior to 2003, Mountain Bike was a standalon...



Haro bikes launches new web site

By admin ⋅ November 4th, 2010

Haro Bicycles has launched a new Web site with a completely updated look to showcase its 2011 MTB/Asphalt product, news, athletes, videos, photos and company information. “We redesigned the vast majority of our entire 2011 model line, so it made sense to also redesign the website,” said Jill Hamilton, MTB/Asphalt bike brand manager. “Had we not redesigned it after making ...



12 & 24 Hours of Fury at McDowell Mtn. Regional Park

By admin ⋅ October 28th, 2010

12 & 24 Hours of Fury at McDowell Mtn. Regional Park12 & 24 HOURS OF FURY November 6-7 4 Peaks Racing, Bicycle Ranch, and McDowell Mountain Regional Park are proud to bring you the Valley of the Suns premier endurance mountain bike event; The 12 & 24 Hours of Fury! This event consists of loops around the perimeter of the Competitive Track at McDowell Mountain Regional Park, one of Arizonas most popular courses. The rule is simple - th...



Dirt Jump Video - Your Opinion?

By admin ⋅ October 28th, 2010

Dirt Jump videos can get boring. Too much of the same stuff, same jumps etc. But this little video by Mitch Chubey is just right for a couple of reasons. Bicycle World likes the length of this video, Mitch's dirt jumping is tight and the trail just makes us salivate..there is some room for improvement though. What do you think? Bicycle World TV wants YOUR opinion. Watch the video, and then give...



Get your Pump on before its too late - Colorado

By admin ⋅ October 15th, 2010

Get your Pump on before its too late - ColoradoHey, if you're all about spreading the bicycling word and want to help Mic Hannah build a public pump track then get your hard tail out to the Eddyline Brewery for some fun and frivolity in the fundraiser for the cause. If you are just a good hearted soul living in any part of this great country and want to help out, just use one of the links below to buy a raffle ticket to win a BRANDNEWGT Bike, ...



2010 World Championship - Photo Recap from Monte Sainte Anne

By admin ⋅ September 15th, 2010

2010 World Championship - Photo Recap from Monte Sainte AnneThe 2010 World Championships concluded this week with suprises in almost every category of racing. From downhill to mountain cross and cross country, there were unexpected winners and an appreciative canadian crowd on hand. Sam Hill shocked the field with his return to the top step after a injury plagued season, while Canadian Steve Smith had the ride of his life to finish second. Smith would have...



Leov and Moseley take PRO GRT Final Event at Whiteface

By admin ⋅ September 15th, 2010

Leov and Moseley take PRO GRT Final Event at WhitefaceIn what can only be described as a spectacular rebound for the US downhill race scene - thanks 100% to Jeremiah Dylan Dean and no thanks to the USA governing body of cycling - The PRO GRT series wrapped up in Whiteface New York and concluded three straight weeks of racing. Whiteface followed the world championships in Quebec and a world cup at Windham. In the final major gravity event of the ye...



USA Cycling splits venues for gravity and XC national championships.

By admin ⋅ September 9th, 2010

Here is the press release as we received. It. Read it for yourself, but to me it is an embarrassment to cycling in theUS. It's obvious they don't want anything to do with gravity events so why not just come out and say it already. they just cant stand to give up control just in case this gravity stuff catches on. When it does, they'll come running out of the woodwork to claim the glory and say the...



Windham World Cup Photo Recap - Downhill

By admin ⋅ September 8th, 2010

Windham World Cup Photo Recap - DownhillThe first World Cup Mountain bike event in the US in five years could not have been more exciting or enjoyable. In the winner-take-all World Cup setting at Windham New York, perfect weather, a great venue and home town hospitality greeted riders from all over the world for the final leg of the World Cup Season. With only the World Championship title left to decide this weekend in Quebec, two speci...



Canadia Open Downhill Photos at Crankworx 2010

By admin ⋅ August 25th, 2010

Canadia Open Downhill Photos at Crankworx 2010After almost two weeks of festivities at the 2010 Crankworx festival in Whistler, the largest bike event in North America wrapped up with the Canadian Cup Downhill race. During the week of racing and riding mayhem, everyone on the mountain got to view the rock drop and the rock of "deth" as it was painted, as they floated above the section of the course that ran directly under the chair ...



Final Races for Oregon Super-D Series promise to be Monster

By admin ⋅ August 24th, 2010

Final Races for Oregon Super-D Series promise to be MonsterSUPER D - Oregon style is about to enter the final two race of its series focusing exclusively on Super D Formatted Racing. Billed as the West Coasts best Super D series, this is one of those series that should be on everyone’s list - even if only for one event. Take on the locals in their own back yard and be sure to stick around for some of Oregon’s famous trails and famous Oreg...



Zink Redeems at Crank Worx Slope Style

By admin ⋅ August 24th, 2010

Zink Redeems at Crank Worx Slope StyleRecord numbers of over 20,000 fans at the Monster Energy Slopestyle at Kokanee Crankworx witnessed a huge changing of the guard. Cam Zink (USA) had a major comeback and earned himself first place and $15,000 for a mind-blowing run featuring a huge front flip off the VW Booter, super floaty 360s and a big, old backflip off the Kokanee Booter. He stepped it up huge and his efforts got him 95.0 ...



Crank Works Best Trick

By admin ⋅ August 20th, 2010

Crank Works Best TrickGreg Watts takes round one in the best trick competition at the 2010 Crankworx festival with a 360 flip double whip. The best trick competition was two seperate rounds on two seperate jumps. This effectively made it two competitions. Darren Berrecloth won the second competition with his reverse 360 lookback off the Kokanee booter. Darren Berrecloth coming in nose first off the Kokanee booter....



CrankWorx - latest Report

By admin ⋅ August 13th, 2010

CrankWorx - latest ReportThe first event on the agenda after arriving in Whistler BC was the Big Air DH. Run on Whistlers most famous trail -" A Line" - a 2 mile, jump trail featuring pure speed and cornering. Brian Lopes has had a virtual lock on this event for something like 6 years and was looking to continue his streak. A master at bike handliing and minimizing air time over jumps, Lopes is simply the bes...



Transition Bikes Announces NEW TR 250

By admin ⋅ August 6th, 2010

Transition Bikes Announces NEW TR 250Transition Bikes has just released a sneak peak of their new short travel downhill rig the TR250. Designed for bike park shredding and DH racing, the TR250 has adjustable travel between 160 and 180mm and designed to match up to the single crown fork of your choice in those travel settings. Transition wanted to maintain the adjustable geometry found in the TR450 for head angle and BB height but ...



Polar Pak - A better way to hydrate?

By admin ⋅ August 5th, 2010

Lots of new products hit the market every year. Some will make it some will not. Polar Pak is one of those products that should make it because it makes sense. If you have ever been on the rivet and tried to drink water, it ain't fun. PolarPak may be your answer. Peep the realness in this little video... flash_write("newsVideo201008051450430", "/images/videos/PolarPak.flv", "480", "2...



PRO GRT at Crankworx - photos and results

By admin ⋅ August 4th, 2010

PRO GRT at Crankworx - photos and resultsUsing a smart qualifying strategy and a solid run Waylon Smith of Great Britain piloted his Mongoose to a victory in the PRO GRT Downhill that was part of the Crankworx weekend at Winter Park. Smith used a no hurry strategy in qualifying to ensure he would be the first one down the hill ahead of any potential weather. And his strategy paid of nicely as he put in a solid run to take the top podium ...



Crankworx Colorado - Dual Slalom

By admin ⋅ August 2nd, 2010

Crankworx Colorado - Dual SlalomDay one of Crankworx is in the bag and dual slalom was the only competitive event on the schedule. Delayed an hour due to the wet conditions left over from the previous afternoon showers, the riders took to practice and qualifying. Slick and muddy conditions made everyone think twice about tires, tire pressure and line choice. By the time head to head racing began, the course began to dry ...



Crankworx Colorado slopestyle results and photos

By admin ⋅ August 2nd, 2010

Crankworx Colorado slopestyle results and photosThis years Crankworx Slopestyle event was an exercise in patience as riders danced around mother natures fickle weather to squeeze in practice, qualifying and the finals. Saturdays comp brought out the best weather of the week with bright blue skies speckled with white thunder head clouds. A combination of an energy sapping crash by Cam McCaul on his first run breaking his femur and the wind s...



Dave Weagle Gets Patent on New Rear Suspension Design

By admin ⋅ July 29th, 2010

Dave Weagle Gets Patent on New Rear Suspension DesignDave Weagle's SPLIT PIVOT Suspension System Awarded Patent Split Pivot is the world's first patented Concentric Drop Out Pivot Suspension system. On May 18, 2010, Dave Weagle, the creator of the World...



Wilier - 100 plus years of Peleton excellence comes to America

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

When I hear Italian made, my mind immediately goes to beautiful craftsmanship, prancing horses, speed and beauty. When I went to Interbike this year, I found just that at the Wilier booth. Another Italian toy to put on my list... Started in 1906 (yes 102 years ago!), Wilier is beyond tradition. It has heritage, lineage and as I have learned, a tradition of winning. Better yet, instead of teasing...



USA Cycling - Announces Gravity Series for '09

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

GRAVITY - the afterthought of USA Cycling has finally gotten a little attention. A series where gravity riders can strut their stuff on American Soil. The series, treated like an ugly stepchild is at least tied into major regional events across the US and in some cool places. While we are excited to announce the series - there is one glaring error. The fact that there is no DH event in Californ...



U.S. to host 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup finals

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is set to return to the U.S. next year for the first time since 2005 as Windham Mountain Resort in New York has been chosen to host the series finale August 28-29, 2010. After successfully hosting a 2008 national calendar event, Windham Mountain resort hosts a UCI Category 1 event this year as the sixth stop on the 2009 USA Cycling Pro Cross Country and Gravity M...



Tubeless Road tires moving forward at rapid rate..

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

Paris, France July 8, 2008 - - Cycling industry icons Campagnolo and Specialized have embraced Hutchinson Road Tubeless technology, with both brands creating RT wheelsets, and Specialized producing their "Turbo Tubeless" tires at Hutchinson's factory outside of Paris, France beginning with the 2009 model year. SPECIALIZED TURBO TIRES AND ROVAL WHEELS From a VeloNews article by Ben Del...



Triple Bypass Ride - Evergreen, Co. July 2007

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

A 120-mile one day epic road ride that will no doubt leave you wondering why. Why did you do it? Why am I here? Why me? You get the picture.. This is one of those rides that you will remember for the rest of your life. High country passages in picturesque Colorado. make your plans early to get your spot and your oxygen bottles. Still want to know more? Check out Triple Bypass...



Trek founder goes to big single track in the sky

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

On March 10th we lost Dick Burke, Founder or Trek Bicycles, to complications from heart surgery. Dick was a man that has touched all of our lives, directly or indirectly, in so many positive ways it’s impossible to measure. Dick raised a great family, built the best bike company in the world and found time to give back to the community. Dick’s son Jo...



Tour De Scottsdale offers prize money for racers, scenic challenge for everyone.

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

At 7:00 a.m. on Sunday October 4, 2009 participants in the sixth annual Tour de Scottsdale will begin a journey around the beautiful McDowell Mountains that they won’t soon forget. This years Tour de Scottsdale includes a competitive prize purse for the CAT 1 & 2 cyclists. The non-competitive wave will start as usual under the covered bridge at DC Ranch’s Market Street. As a par...



Tire Education 101

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

Dean Henthorn of Bicycle World caught up with Mark Slater, tire designer extrordinaire at the Sea Otter Classic to discuss the core line-up of WTB's offering. Slater has designed more tires than anyone in the MTB industry and has worked with Specialized and others on their tire designs before finding his home at WTB. [flashvideo file="mov/bw-gearingup-tires.flv width=480 height=360" ski...



The Training Room

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

How many miles should I be riding the week before a race? How much training does it take to prepare for a charity 100? How much do the Pros train? Do I need an indoor trainer? What happens if I have to miss a ride because of vacations? So many questions to answer, so many riders to help get faster…. This is where you can find resident articles from some of Americas top certif...



The Shoot Out - Tucson Az

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

The Shoot Out has been happening since the early seventies. It has changed in many ways, the course has changed, the number of riders has grown from five to one hundred fifty-five, and the players have changed. One thing that has not changed is its consistency- it is always there- Every Saturday Rain or Shine. It is always competitive. It is a benchmark for competition. The man that taught me how...



The 2009 Bicycle Leadership Conference News

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

The 2009 Bicycle Leadership Conference to be Held during Sea Otter Classic Through 2011 The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association announces new dates, location and conference director for the 12th annual BLC event. MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa. - July 29, 2008 - In an effort to better leverage networking opportunities and industry leadership attendance, the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association (BPSA) ...



Team Type 1 Wins RAAM in Record Time

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

At 2:38 a.m. EDT, Team Type 1 riders Jeff Bannink, Simon Bennett, Alex Bowden, Matt Brooks, Tom Kingery, Lonny Knabe, Bob Schrank and Mark Suprenant were recognized on the victory podium to the cheers of a large crowd of supporters that included the team’s founder, Phil Southerland. Schrank, the RAAM team director, teamed with Southerland and Team Type 1 co-founder Joe Eldridge in 2007 w...



Taiwan Cycle Show industry news and trade statistics

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

Taiwan overall trade rebounds in December Taiwan’s trade w ith the rest of the world grew by over 50% in December 2009, signaling that trading condit ions are returning to normal. The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) said that Taiwan’s total foreign trade value in December 2009 posted a 51.2% growth to US$38.41 billion compared with December 2008. Of this figure, exports registered U...



Swobo - Real - Green - Attitude

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

I've been watching Swobo since 2005, not quite sure what to make of them. Using words like "urban", "bike commuting" and other such futuristic dribble, Swobo was a self proclaimed green company before it was a hollow marketing ploy. That was Tim Parr's dream when he created Swobo back in 1991 before joining Santa Cruz Bicycles owner Robb Roskopp at the turn of the centrury to ...



Spot Bikes - Belt Drive - Super Cool

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

Spot Brand is a Colorado bike company that has been building handmade frames for 15 years. From 26" traditionalists to 29rs, mountain to commuters, this brand knows how to build a bike that is made for you. U.S. MADE... Spot brand is one of the few manufacturers that still make a bike in the good 'Ol USA. They do have production models from made overseas, but it's the American made stuff ...



Special Ops to take Bike Shoe Technology to Battle

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

The fastest gravity riders on the planet discovered Five-Ten's advantages, now it's your federal government. Not that the feds are looking to shed their stealth bomber for a bike, but they will be adding more stealth technology to their armorment. This time they are using the Five Ten Impact High top with Stealth Rubber® as the basis for their Desert Enforcer shoe that Special Ops fo...



Sol Vista MTB Nationals, Granby Co.

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

Another national championship is complete, the winners crowned and the riders have all gone home. Hardware hanging around their necks or battle scares on their body. Stories of would have, could have and should have will be recounted until next year. Racing and competing after all is about getting in the game and challenging yourself to be the best you can be - win or lose. The cross country crow...



Shimano Electric Shifting- Ready for Public

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—After years of testing Shimano brings its Dura Ace electric drivetrain, Dura Ace Di2, to market. Sold as an optional upgrade package to mechanical 7900 Dura Ace, Shimano expects to deliver Di2 Dual Control type levers, front derailleur, rear derailleur, battery pack and charger kits to retailers and OEMs in January. Going electric helps to ensure precision...



Santa Cruz drops Carbon Bomb!

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

Santa Cruz Bicycles dropped a bomb on the industry when it announced the release of a full carbon Blur XC. It's a bomb because Santa Cruz did a great job keeping wraps on the project and second because the company known for building some of the industries high quality and performing bikes is putting its reputation on the line going with carbon. Until we get to test the bike, we'll leave you with t...



San Diego Custom Bicycle Show Announces 2010 dates

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

If you love the individuality of fixed gear, single speed, road, cruiser and any other kind of frankenbike, then you should stop what you're doing right now and put San Diego on your calendar for next year. It is a true bike geeks heaven. Super cool, super custom and in So. Cal. While there are some similarities to Hand Made Bicycle show, this show appears different because there is focus atten...



Rock N Republic - Strengthens team for 2009

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

True to his commitment and goals, Michael Ball and his Rock N Republic race team are moving forward. And doing it with authority by announcing their new 2009 race team. The team that had their fair share of success last year is even stronger this year with the addition of some key riders. Taking advantage of Team Toyota's shutting down, Ball smartly picked up the strongest of the defunct teams ...



Ritchey Launches Revamped Consumer Web Site with Online Store

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

New consumer Web site includes product, sponsored team and women's cycling information, a corporate blog and the ability to purchase Ritchey products online. SAN CARLOS, Calif. - July 8, 2008 - Ritchey Design, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality road and mountain bike components, today announced the launch of its new consumer Web site, which includes the ability to purchase pro...



Redline & ABA Announce Locations of Redline Cup Finals

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

After much anticipation and excitement the 2009 REDLINE CUP CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS are now announced. This year there have been some exciting changes, the Redline Cup Series will now involve points accumulated from three races. Riders now count his/her best score from any Redline Cup Qualifier event, and then adds his/her scores from Saturday & Sunday at the Redline Cup Final. In addition t...



Red Bull Rampage is Back!

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

After a four year break, The Red Bull Rampage, the event that put mountain biking back on the map with it's massive air, technical lines and now slope style tricks - is back. But don't knock yourself out trying to get out to Virgin Utah this weekend to see it go down. In perusing the official web site, the promoters make it clear that getting to the event may be a bigger challenge than riding s...



Ranking of Bicycle Friendly States

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

The League of American Bicyclists has announced our first annual ranking of Bicycle Friendly States, scoring all 50 states on more than 70 factors. The states were scored on responses to a questionnaire evaluating their commitment to bicycling and covering 6 key areas: legislation; policies and programs; infrastructure; education and encouragement; evaluation and planning; and enforcement. The h...



Race Across The Sky - Movie Review

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

So I am not a bonafide film critic, but I am a mountain bike racer with a sick fantasy of maybe actually trying to finish a Leadville 100. And given the success of our TV show (Bicycle World), I know a little something about tv/video production. So out of support for cycling and a fellow entertainment creator, curiousity and a slightly bit of jealousy that I didn't come up with the idea, I plun...



Pumping for Speed and Control

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

Want to get more speed and control out of your riding. Watch Mark Weir and Randy Spangler show you on a pump track and then put it in action on the trail....



Permanent home for BMX Hall Of Fame announced.

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

The ABA is proud to announce that the ABA BMX Hall of Fame has found a permanent home at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. The Olympic Training Center has set aside nearly 1000 sq. ft. inside the OTC Visitor Center to pay homage to BMX heroes from days gone by; the National BMX Hall of Fame will be one of the main attractions for over 300,000 annual visitors. OTC Director Tracy L...



NorthStar at Tahoe - Does it dare challenge BC?

By admin ⋅ July 26th, 2010

As the world continues to laud praise on the bike scene in British Columbia, several other American resorts are quietly building, evolving and transforming their playgrounds. One of the leaders in American revolution is Northstar at Tahoe. While still overlooked by most main stream cycling media, it is by no means overlooked by the throngs of Nor Cal riders looking for a slice of andrenal...



Niner Bikes at Outdoor Demo 08

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

How does a company that only makes 29'er succeed. Specialization - in 29er - that is. This relatively new company is taking the 29ers to a new level. Even though they didn't invent it, Niner bikes are trying to perfect it and are as good as anyone when it comes to big wheel bikes. See for yourself... [flashvideo file="mov/Niners.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://www.bicycleworld.tv...



New Plan for nation-spanning U.S. Bicycle Route System to be unveiled at Interbike

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Adventure Cycling Association - North America's largest cycling membership organization - will showcase an emerging plan for a nationwide U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) at the upcoming Interbike Expo, September 24-26, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The USBRS project is a multi-organizational effort lead by the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) with the support of...



New Baja Bicycling Destination Offers More Than Just Riding

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Lets face it, Riding is the best, but not everything good in life has to have pedals. And before you hang me for blasphemy, remember, you are a renaissance rider. Seeking action on two wheels while striking that perfect balance of other cerebral activities like fishing, surfing, brew chugging and lobster chowing. If this sounds like you then Punta San Carlos - self-proclaimed as Baja's Ultimate...



MTB Vacations with Arizona Outback Adventures

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

When your tired of riding on the trainer and jonesen to get on your mountain bike in winter let it be known that there is an answer to your prayers. We found it at Arizona Outback Adventures A seasoned firm that puts riders of all levels in the saddle during the prime winter and spring months of the Grand Canyon State. You are welcome to bring your own bike or opt for the "no worries&qu...



MS150 Best Dam Bike Tour - Oct 28-29

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

October 28-29 - For two days, 1,000+ cyclists leave Phoenix area and traverse the beautiful Sonoran desert, overnighting in Salome, AZ and crossing the California border on day two before ending in Parker, AZ. A great time of year to see the desert in all it's glory. Total ride is 176 miles. To help a great charity and find out more, go to www.nmss.org/aza...



Mountain States Cup Announces 2010 Schedule

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Wow, has 2009 flown by or what? The Mountain States Cup Series has announced it's 2010 Race Schedule. From all accounts, this is one of the best run series in the US. If your within driving distance of one or more races, I suggest you put one of these beautiful locations in your plans to ride next year. Don't forget to drop us a line and let us know what you thought about it. April 24-25 - Rab...



Mountain Bike Riding in Flagstaff

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Flagstaff is Arizona's most famous mountain biking destination. Offering trails at over 8000 ft. including downhill runs, Flagstaff is a perfect bicycle vacation for both mountain bikers and roadies. When your not riding, Flagstaff has plenty of accommodation at all price levels, great restaurants, unique shops, micro-breweries and killer breakfast spots all in the vibrant downtown area. Looking ...



Limited Run Fixie Bike from Cinelli x Mash Close

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

CINELLI x MASH BIKE UPDATE-- Co-Branded Fixie Bike Gets Closer to Release Date: April 2, 2009 (Santa Fe, NM) Great news for Cinelli fans who got their first taste of the collaboration with MASHSF and liked what they saw at Interbike 2008. The prototype track bike was made production-ready over the winter and the first finished framesets are just weeks away from shipping. We now have even more de...



Limar reveals worlds lightest helmet.

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

In keeping with bringing you great products from small companies Italy's Limar Helmets rolled out the world's lightest helmet at Intebike '09. The new Pro 104, boasts a weight of 170 grams in size medium - perfect for weight weenies, climbers and those that would prefer not to wear a helmet at all. That's 10 grams less than Limar's previous top-of-line model. For U.S. residents, however, the weig...



Kona's 24 Hour of Old Pueblo - A new Team is crowned king on the 10th Anniversary.

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

As a rider, you hear stories about races all over the country. The stories are passed down from rider to rider like folklore, building on there mystique and prestige. The 24 Hours of Old Pueblo is one of the those races. The brain child of Todd Sadow, the 24 Hours of Old Pueblo is a bona fide must ride event. Whether you are a hard core soloist, corporate team our bag of mixed nuts, this event ha...



Kenda US CUP Delivers Epic Experience in Fontana

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

From the moment we planned to go to Fontana for the second round of the Kenda US Cup West, we knew it would be special. We heard the 4x course was going to be reworked by Eric Carter, the downhill was 80% new and the XC course featured a "climb" or two that boasted 787 feet of elevation per lap on just a five mile loop. Super D Delivers in a Big Way See Pictures of the Weekend Her...



Interbike Wrap-up

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

What do you get when you mix two days of desert sun, 15,000 new products, miles of trade show floor, strip clubs, gambling, overpriced food, industry parties and very little sleep? Interbike 2008 - of course. It's where the industry meets to talk strategies, educate dealers and celebrate cycling at warp speed for five continuous days. Completing the week is like finishing a major Tour. You are ...



Interbike - Promises, Predictions and Vice's

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

It's no secret it has been a tough year. When you ask, people will give you a chipper "hello, thing are doing fine' sort of an answer. Never really letting on to the real picture. So this lends itself to the most recent topic of discussion - Interbike. A veritable candy store for the cycling enthusiast, everyone is asking each other, what do you think it will be like this year. Without...



Hydration myths with Joe Friel

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Author and training legend Joe Friel was a guest on Bicycle World's segment The Training Room. Friel discusses some of the myths of hydration and some pointers on how to prepare for an upcoming race. [flashvideo file="mov/training-hydration.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://www.bicycleworld.tv/htdocs/wp-content/plugins/flash-video-player/skins/stylish/stylish.swf /]




Hutchison Tubeless Road Tire Sealant

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

The advent of the new Tubeless Road movement has spawned many questions how to fix a flat if you do get one and if tubes can still be used on these tires. The answer is yes, tubes are an option. But why would you want to use tubes when the new Hutchinson Tire Sealant is your one stop patch kit? Hutchinson claims you can be back on the road in 90 seconds....here is our test. [flashvideo file=&quo...



Hutchinson Tubeless Road Test - Worth the Leap?

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Word on the street about the coming of the tubeless road tires and wheels has been around for the some time. Was it leaked as a marketing test or with real intention? Well one tire company, Hutchinson Tires, has continued to not only talk road tubeless but also push the cause. It was hard to get press on these tires because there were no wheels available for the public. Until now. The tubeless se...



How to Jump your bike with Chris Duncan of Bike Skills

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

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Hammer Head Race team chooses GEAX tires.

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Hammer Head Racing has choosen GEAX Tires as the team race tire for the 2010 season. The first year team of Elite and Cat 1 racers choose GEAX because of its new performance line up of XC tires. "Our team races both 26" and 29' wheels and we think the GEAX has the best tires for both applications" stated team member James Robinson when asked about how the team choose GEAX over ot...



Geax and Accel Sports propel Hammer Head Race Team

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

GEAX Hammer Head Racing has choosen GEAX Tires as the team race tire for the 2010 season. The first year team of Elite and Cat 1 racers choose GEAX because of its new performance line up of XC tires. “Our team races both 26″ and 29′ wheels and we think the GEAX has the best tires for both applications” stated team member James Robinson when asked about how the team choose ...



Gear recommendations for riding in the Mountains

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

As awesome as it is to ride in the mountains, getting stuck out in the wilderness is no fun. Bicycle World visited AZ Bikes in Flagstaff to learn what type of gear to have when riding in the back country where the weather can turn on a dime and cell phone reception is not an option. [flashvideo file="mov/gearingup-azbikes.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://www.bicycleworld.tv/htdocs...



Gaerne Shoes Now Available through US distributor BTI

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

(Santa Fe, NM - April 13, 2009) "Bolstering our road category was a big focus for us at last year's Interbike," said BTI's purchasing manager, Seth Graves. According to Graves the decision to carry Gaerne involved some weighing of risk. Gaerne, manufacturer of premium Italian footwear is still fairly unknown to much of the US market. "In the end the quality of their cycli...



French amateur cyclist sets world distance record

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Jean-Pascal Roux, French amateur, after setting a world distance record by riding 839 km (520 miles) in 24 hours on an outdoor course. That's an average speed of 34.96 kph (21.68 mph). Post effort, Roux was overheard saying "Cooked! I am cooked! I can't even lift my leg to step off my bike." He definitely deserved the right to say he was cooked. What does he do for a recovery ride?...



First teams commit to '09 Tour of California

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

LOS ANGELES, December 18, 2008The 2009 Amgen Tour of California will once again bring together a world-class field of cycling teams from multiple nations, including eight of the sport’s top-rated ProTour teams. Race organizers confirmed today that entries for the fourth annual race will include Lance Armstrong and the Amgen Tour of California’s two-time def...



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By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Want to be part of the scene, get in a ride, share some stories, be part of a collective concsious on two wheels? Hit one or more of the rides listed below. They are usually promoting a worthy local or national cause and are down right fun. We are adding more every day so keep your eyes on this page. Do you have a ride, race or event you want to promote? This is your chance » Submit an eve...



Events

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Want to be part of the scene, get in a ride, share some stories, be part of a collective concsious on two wheels? Hit one or more of the rides listed below. They are usually promoting a worthy local or national event and are down right fun. We are adding more every day so keep your eyes on this page. Do you have a ride, race or event you want to promote? This is your chance »Submit an even...



Descending with Greg Minnaar

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

In another episode from Bike Skills - former World Champion Greg Minnaar shares some great tips for Descending all kinds of terrain....



Dakine Purchased by Billabong

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

HOOD RIVER, OR (BRAIN)—Marking its fifth acquisition in the past five years, Billabong International Ltd. reached an agreement to buy surf, snow and bike accessories maker DaKine Hawaii Inc. for as much as $133 million. DaKine is mainly known in the bike industry for its wide range of packs, gloves and jerseys. The DaKine purchase will add accessories such as surfboard bags ...



Cyclist Gives up Automobile for One Year ...and Lives!

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Maybe it was the eve of a new year. Maybe it was the Champagne. Maybe it was simply the right time. Whatever it was, Adam Greenfield of San Francisco made a resolution at a party on Dec. 31, 2008: He would not drive, or ride, in an automobile for all of 2009. This futuristic experiment fit in with Greenfield's lifestyle. A 29-year-old single guy who makes community films for City Hall, he was a...



Core Training with Endurance Rehabilitation

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Want some great core strenth exercises? The therapists at Endurance Rehabilitation work with world class athletes and weekend warriors alike. No matter what your level these little exercises will get you on the road to results. [flashvideo file="mov/training-core.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://www.bicycleworld.tv/htdocs/wp-content/plugins/flash-video-player/skins/stylish/stylish....



Clothes the Pros Wear - Nalini Reviewed

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

When I was introduced to Albabici - Distributors of Nalini clothing from Italy, I had never heard of the clothing company and expected more of the same clothing with more of the same claims. What I got, was a history lesson and some of the best products I've ever ridden. Watch, learn, buy.. [flashvideo file="mov/Nalini.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://www.bicycleworld.tv/htdocs/wp...



Cedric Gracia to Ride Santa Cruz

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Wow, Bicycle World just got word that Cedric Gracia and his team CG Racing Brigade will be riding Santa Cruz frames this year! Rob Roskopp has always put together a top team and adding Cedric and his brigade is an smart move. Already with a loaded team with Steve Peat, Greg Minnaar, Josh Bryceland, Kurt Voreis, Jamie Goldman and John Waddell - Cedric's Team and personality will only help attract...



California Doctor Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Hitting Brakes and Causing 2 Cyclists to Crash

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

On January 8th, 2010 . Former ER physician Christopher Thompson was sentenced today to five years in state prison for seriously injuring two bicyclists after he allegedly deliberately slammed on his brakes and caused two bicyclists to crash. The cyclists were seriously injured. . A jury in November found Thompson guilty of multiple felonies. . Thompson, the owner of a medical documentation compan...



Bootleg Canyon St.Patty's Day - Downhill and Super

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

St Patty’ Day Downhill and Super D event




BMX Legend to Retire

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Randy Stumpfhauser (Stumpy) has announced his retirement and will end his illustrious career at the 2010 ABA Grand Nationals, this Thanksgiving, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The ABA Grand Nationals is where Randy began his PRO Racing career at the age of 18 back in November of 1995.  Randy began his BMX career in 1986 at age nine. Like many BMX racers, Randy was introduced to BM...



Bikestock - Blackmon Amphitheater Mount Airy, NC - August 4, 2007

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Bikestock is a Bicycle and Music event where we celebrate "1 day of Peace Bikes & Music." We will have 70, 35 and 20 mile rides. The music is held at an outdoor amphitheater. This year we will have the Carolina Travelers (bluegrass), Candlewyck (newgrass), and Darrell Scott (Americana) and possibly others. More information can be found at www.bikestockfest.com...



Bikes Green and the Anti Car

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

waterfuel.wmv If I could ride my bike everywhere I would. But since that is not a reality, lets go for a car that runs on water. One that can take me and my buddies to the mountain for some downhill runs....



BIKE Magazine Nominated for Two WPA Maggie Awards

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

San Juan Capistrano (March 24, 2009)— Bike Magazine received a double-shot of good news last week when it learned that it had been selected as a finalist in two categories of the WPA Maggie Awards. B ike’s June 2008 issue, dedicated to Pain and Suffering, was nominated for Best Theme Issue. Even more impressive, the magazine was also selected as one of the...



Bike Fitting Basics - From Endurance Rehabilitation

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

The single most important thing in riding your bike is the fit. If you are going to put in some serious hours, a professional fit is recommended. The following video appeared in an episode of Bicycle World and gives you a good baseline for setting up your road bike. [flashvideo file="mov/training-bikefit.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://www.bicycleworld.tv/htdocs/wp-content/plugins...



Bicycle World to sponsor Hammer Head Race team

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Bicycle World is pleased to announce it has signed on as the media sponsor for Hammer Head Racing. The title sponsorship of the team goes to Hammer Head Bike shop in Austin Texas. The team is comprised of primarily elite pro, pro and cat 1 cross country and endurance racers. Hammer Head will race at select major races in the US and abroad promoting its sponsors. The Hammer Head Race team will als...



Bicycle Ranch - for sale or for close?

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

When a bike store that hosted the most successful team in cycling history puts the word out that it will find a buyer or closes its doors, is it a sign of the times? I think not, but that is what Bicycle Ranch in Scottsdale AZ has just announced. After successfully hosting Lance Armstrong and the Discovery team annual sponsor ride for more than 5 years, the store that built a reputation on profess...



Baja Hosts Inaugural MTB Stage Race

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

If distance Mountain Bike racing and Mexican food is your thing, then add a new race to your schedule. The Baja Epic Stage race will feature more than 300 miles and 24,000 feet of climbing in its first year effort. But unlike the relenting reputation of La Ruta, or the financial and time commitment of Cape Epic, “The Baja Epic will be a little more fun than most existing stage races,&rdquo...



Armstrong Returns for Cancer - Landis Returns for Redemption

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

It reads like a movie script, I can hear the trailer now..."Lance is back. And this time, he has a cause"...." Lance Armstrong is...Lance Armstrong and he's got a peleton to grind." A carbon wheel weilding Armstrong is sweating and laughing maniacly as he sprints up the first uncategorized climb of the 2009 tour leaving carnage in his wake. And just when you think the race will...



Armstrong Discusses Astana Team Take Over

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

By ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer VENICE, Italy (AP)—Lance Armstrong has received “high interest†from sponsors willing to back his cycling team if he takes over control of financially strapped Astana. Astana receives most of its financial support from Kazakh state holding company Samruk-Kazyna, but the Central Asian nation’s ...



ABA BMX - Winter Nationals Wrap Up

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

The American Bicycle Association hosted theWinter Nationals this past weekend,March,6-8 in Phoenix, AZ. What you say about Black Mountain BMX that hasn't been said before? That is a hard one for sure. How about Olympians, Gold medals,world famous dirt jumpers, television, and media!I can say this though, this weekend's event was excellent to say the least. The riders,families, fans, and industry u...



1st Annual Bike Photo Contest

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Adventure Cycling is inviting all riders and photographers to enter their most stunning bike photos — highlighting the beauty, adventure, and inspiration of bicycle travel — in their 1st Annual Bicycle Travel Photo Contest. They are looking for striking digital images that capture the spirit, wonder and adventure of bicycle touring and travel. These images can be taken anywhere in the...



CrankWorx and PRO GRT combine for a HUGE Racing Weekend

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

CrankWorx and PRO GRT combine for a HUGE Racing WeekendJuly 29th - August 1, one of the biggest gravity festivals in the US is back and I personally guarantee you it will be even bigger and badder than ever. Thanks to the CrankWorx organizers and Winter Park Resort for allowing it to happen, the forth stop of the PROGRT series will add to the activities on the hill and will be going off just after the masters of big air throw down a trick-a-palooza on...



Mountain States Cup Combines with Crested Butte Fat Tire Festival

By admin ⋅ July 22nd, 2010

Mountain States Cup Combines with Crested Butte Fat Tire FestivalIt is a big weekend for all disciplines at MSC #4, Wildflower Rush. Cross country racers will have 40 miles of challenging singletrack to test their endurance; gravity racers will compete for the coveted Colorado State Championship title in downhill and four cross; and super d contestants will have an all-new course for 2010. This year, the Wildflower Rush is being held in conjunction with Crested...



It's On! MTB Race Season In Full Swing all over the US.

By admin ⋅ July 19th, 2010

It's On! MTB Race Season In Full Swing all over the US.Now that the country has for the most part, thawed out, and the Sea Otter is behind us, the Race season is in full swing for both coasts.It started out west with cross country racers testing their early season legs in the US Cup back in February at Bonelli Park and then on to Fontana. Everyone ramping up for the Sea Otter (UCI points events) and the world cup events. If early season form is an i...



How to change your own tire or flat.

By admin ⋅ July 19th, 2010

We have seen this over and over again, a customer walks into a bike shop asking for their flat tire to be fixed and gets some crappy shop attitude. Well we are here to tell you that it's time to feel empowered and learn to change your own tire or replace a tube. And we've got the video to teach you how. Learn this little skill so you don't get stuck on the trail, roadside or at a bad bike shop. W...



How to change your own disc brake pads

By admin ⋅ July 19th, 2010

Changing your disc brake pads is something everyone should learn how to do. It might save your weekend or $50 on a race entry. What ever the case, with minimal tools and this little video segment from Bicycle World episode 5 you can have your new brake pads in and on the trail in 10 minutes. [flashvideo file="mov/techtip-discbrakes.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://www.bicycleworl...



How Pro Mechanics Maintain Their Ride

By admin ⋅ July 19th, 2010

TOP VIDEO - Keeping your bike at it's optimal performance requires a good cleaning regime. The video below shows the Chipotle Slipstream team mechanic showing you exactly how to clean your ride. One thing we learned following the pro teams is how many teams use Pedros tools and cleaning products. Check out the cool chain tensioner they use when cleaning the drive chain. While it may sound silly,...



How do you know when your chain is worn out?

By admin ⋅ July 19th, 2010

So your bike is shifting poorly and your not sure if it's the chain or simply a stretched chain. Here's how to find out before plunking down the money for a new chain or cables. [flashvideo file="mov/techtip-chain.flv width=480 height=360" skin=http://www.bicycleworld.tv/htdocs/wp-content/plugins/flash-video-player/skins/stylish/stylish.swf /]




Hammer Head Riders participate in season opener at McDowell

By admin ⋅ July 19th, 2010

While the most of the country is under snow or in sloppy mud, the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona kicked off the season at McDowell Mtn Regional Park (former host of the NORBA MTB Nationals) under perfect conditions. Six riders of the newly formed Hammer Head racing team were on hand to test their early season legs against the winter paradise's best riders. Elite Pro Jeff Herrera scored 4th...



Bahati Three-Peats At Manhattan Beach

By admin ⋅ June 22nd, 2010

If he keeps this up, the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix is going to have to be renamed the “Rahsaan Bahati Grand Prix.” Rock Racing’s star sprinter won the 48th edition of the Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix Sunday for the third consecutive year. It was his ninth win of the season and Rock Racing’s 24th victory on the year. “I wasn’t feeling any pressure to win...



Shimano R-300 Road Shoe - Custom Fit Performance - Video

By admin ⋅ June 22nd, 2010

Shimano R-300 Road Shoe - Custom Fit Performance - VideoShoes are one of the most important pieces of riding gear. A contact point for the entire ride, your shoes are all about performance and comfort. There is a reason why a majority of the Pro Peleton wear the R-300 shoes. They deliver the goods. Not as fast as a pro? Doesn't matter, there is no reason to cut a corner here when you're putting in the hours. When it was time to get new shoes, Bicycle ...



PRO GRT and Santa Cruz Syndicate Head to Tahoe

By admin ⋅ June 22nd, 2010

PRO GRT and Santa Cruz Syndicate Head to TahoeThe Pro GRT Tahoe, located at the Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in Truckee, California is turning out to be one of the best events on the circuit! As one of the highest regarded mountain bike parks in the nation, this race is already attracting some of the worlds fastest racers! Reigning World DH champion Steve Peat (Santa Cruz Syndicate), current World Cup DH points leader Greg Minnaar (Santa...



Pivot Shows New Downhill Bike at First World Cup

By admin ⋅ June 10th, 2010

Pivot Shows New Downhill Bike at First World CupThere was talk in the paddock, but not until this weekend was it public knowledge. Pivot Bikes unleashed it's new downhill bike at the first world cup of the year in Mariboro where Mitch Delfs snagged a 15th place for the brand without the aid of copious amounts of pre-season testing. Bicycle World doesn't have as much news as we would like, but what we do have is this. The DH rig feat...



Arizona MTB Finals set for Flagstaff, June 13th.

By admin ⋅ June 10th, 2010

One of the best seasons in Arizona mountain biking history is about to come to a close. The eighth and final round of the MBAA state series will be held in Flagstaff on June 13, 2009. Overall series class winners will be crowded and schwag will be flying, but not until racers flog themselves on an epic course which will take the racers over the top of Mt. Elden (9000+ ft). and back. The race - Sp...



Amgen Tour of California Roster Set

By admin ⋅ June 10th, 2010

Joining the previously announced eight ProTour teams, nine additional Pro Continental and Continental teams have been confirmed for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California by AEG, presenter of the professional cycling race. The nine-day stage race will feature 17 of the world’s top professional teams, including world-renowned riders Lance Armstrong, two-time defending champion Levi Leipheimer, thr...



4th Stop of the Pro Mountain Bike Gravity Tour this weekend in NY

By admin ⋅ June 10th, 2010

The 4th stop of the Pro Mountain Bike Gravity Tour sets to kick off this weekend (August 14-16) in Windham, New York for the Yankee Clipper East Coast National! For the 2nd year in a row, Windham will host this nationally recognized event, which will be the prelude to the UCI World Cup finals in 2010! The Pro GRT downhill should be one to watch as only TEN (10) points separates the top four men!...



New Cyclng Book on Mark Cavendish Hits Shelves

By admin ⋅ June 10th, 2010

New Cyclng Book on Mark Cavendish Hits ShelvesCycling super-sprinter Mark Cavendish explains his phenomenal rise to stardom in his new book, Boy Racer: My Journey to Tour de France Record-Breaker. Cav describes with riveting detail the sprint victories that propelled him into the highest ranks of the cycling elite. His first-person play-by-plays put readers wheel to wheel with the world's fastest cyclists. Boy Racer is now available in bookst...



Pro GRT Heads to New York

By admin ⋅ May 18th, 2010

Pro GRT Heads to New YorkThe 2nd round of the 2010 USA Cycling ‘Pro Gravity Tour’ (Pro GRT) is set to hit the east coast at Plattekill Bike Park in Roxbury, New York for the ‘KHS Bicycles Gravity Open’ on May 20-23, 2010. Scheduled one week before the US Open, the Pro GRT Plattekill is already attracting the nation’s & the world’s top riders, including Trek World Racing, DRD To...



By admin ⋅ May 5th, 2010

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Cyclist gives up Automobile for One Year...and Lives!

By admin ⋅ April 1st, 2010

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