General news info about the bike racing, riding and the whole Bicycle World.
August 1st, 2020 12:00am
Its been a long time but seems like we are getting back to some racing as the UCI Road Race season gets underway today with the Strade Bianchi one day event. The Strade Bianchi is a tough event held on the white chaulky roads of Tuscanny Italy.
July 29th, 2020 12:00am
CLIF CRANKWORX SUMMER SERIES BRINGS BACK LIVE MTB COVERAGE FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA TO THE WORLDCCSS launches this week, bringing together some of the best of B.C.’s world-class athletes to compete in iconic destinations within the provinceWHISTLER, BC, July 27, 2020 — Imagine Finn Iles lining up at the start gate of a Dual Slalom race against Bas van Steenbergen at SilverStar.
July 15th, 2020 12:00am
When you think mountain biking, the mind usually goes to Whistler, Sedona, North Shore, Squamish, Colorado or a plethora of European cities that host world cup events, have significant bike parks and produce prodigious amounts of bike related content. But mountain biking is spreading and when I mention India as a rising star it makes a lot of people scratch their heads.
May 25th, 2020 12:00am
Well this stupid flu, virus or whatever you want to call it has ruined one of or sports biggest events with the annoucenent of Crankworx cancellation for 2020. As the world begins to go out in public again, the powers that be, say that Crankworx Whistler event date is too early for staged repopulation of Canada at that time.
May 11th, 2020 12:00am
There sure is a whole lot of buzz going around about the NEW Kenda Pinner gravity tire. After over a year in development and tested with feedback from Aaron Gwin, Brian Lopes, Kyle Strait and a host of top pros, the first two sizes (with more come) are hitting the magaziness, websites and streets.
April 27th, 2020 12:00am
If you have not been fortunate enough to live in a place where you can ride during the Covid 19 lockdown, let us share a fresh video with you from one place they are still riding. Pro rider Remy Metailler makes Squamish his home and the famous Squamish rock slabs, his playground.
April 14th, 2020 4:14am
It was only a matter of time until someone finally caught on to the obvious fact that mountain biking and motocross worlds have a serious cross over amount of athletes. Each requiring their own distinct skill sets and equipment with the exception that both are built on two wheeled fun, speed and fitness.
March 5th, 2020 12:00am
ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND March 5, 2020 - Standing in the finish corral having bested a stacked field of some of the world’s fastest and most skilled riders, Kyle Strait (USA) could still barely believe he’d managed to tame the new 100% Dual Slalom Rotorua track. “I still feel like I don’t know how to ride it,”
March 1st, 2020 12:00am
ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND March 1, 2020 - Through sweat and dust, two non-local Kiwis rose to the challenge to take the win in the first event of Crankworx Rotorua 2020. Wellington’s Rae Morrison accomplished total stage domination, while New Plymouth’s Eddie Masters took four out of six stages over the course of the day.
February 12th, 2020 12:00am
There are not many 60 year old companies in the cycling industry but there are few and one of the most famous is Sidi Shoes. Their story is nothing short of epic and I really enjoyed this timeline walk and I have to admit I LOVE their shoes and boots and am happy to share this piece of cycling history with you for a different sort of story.
February 11th, 2020 12:00am
We were pretty stoked to see Jeff Kendall-Weed doing one of his Local Loam series covering the mountain bike scene blowing up in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. It was especially relevant for me since I spent 5 years there as kid playing in the woods and being a kid.
January 23rd, 2020 12:00am
I love when travelors explore our land here in the US. This trail is a favorite of Jurgen the video maker and is the Palo Duro Canyon in Texas.
January 17th, 2020 12:00am
Okay I got this message that Defeet is making some cools socks to do their part for the Australian Wildlife during these insane fires. They are Giving 100% of the proceeds to the Australian Wildlife fund to help all the animals being displaced etc.
November 21st, 2019 12:00am
WOW is what I think of every time I look at the new - Sidi Defender MTB trail shoe. It has all the technical goodies one can throw at an all-round mtb shoe plus the Sidi quality and style that we have come to expect from a true shoe company that has been around for so long.
October 28th, 2019 12:00am
BREAKING NEWS - Tour of California is not on in 2020Will it be back?
October 1st, 2019 12:00am
NICA Expands to 31 Leagues Welcoming Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Ohio Four New NICA Leagues bring Youth Mountain Biking to the Midwest
September 29th, 2019 12:00am
Team USA and France conquer the Trophy of NationsThe Bluegrass Trophy of Nations powered by SRAM marked a new chapter in the story of the Enduro World Series. For the first time in the history of the sport UCI jerseys and medals were on offer - and their prestige was reflected in the intensity of the racing on display on Finale’s iconic trails.
September 25th, 2019 12:00am
It's been said before, but the final round of the 2019 Enduro World Series was one for the history books. Round eight, Traillove EWS Zermatt, lined up the perfect showdown high on Zermatt's mountainsides beneath the shadow of the Matterhorn.
September 24th, 2019 12:00am
It's great to see companies grow and Wahoo Fitness is definitely on the upward trajectory. Developing a world class cycling computer that is arguably one of the best in the market and expanding from there has been fun to watch.
September 24th, 2019 12:00am
We have all seen them outside work, the bus or train stop or school, commuter bikes with missing bike seats or severly worn and ripped bike saddles. That's because bike seats are reasonably easy to steal and can be really expensive,
September 10th, 2019 12:00am
Boyd Cycling and T-Lab 10th Anniversary project road bike will roll like a champ and be an eye catcher in the group rideBoyd Cycling, makers of some of the finest USA manufacured wheels, is celebrating its 10-year milestone by producing a limited edition titanium bicycle. Earlier this year Boyd Cycling teamed up with Montreal- based titanium frame builders T-Lab to create two fantasy Boyd builds:
August 15th, 2019 12:00am
ROPELATO CHARGES AHEAD FOR DUAL SLALOM WIN, CHAMPIONSHIP, AND KING OF CRANKWORX LEADAmerican rider continues his streak of success at Crankworx Whistler 2019, taking slalom win alongside returning legend Jill KintnerWHISTLER, B.C. August 14, 2019 –
August 6th, 2019 12:00am
Factory KHS Rider, Redbull Rampage competitor and Downhill Racer Logan Binggeli takes us down two of the more famous trails in Virgin Utah - Flying Monkey Trail and King Kong. What makes this so unique is Logans narrative of how the trails got their name, his experience living and riding the trails and the fact that this is fully filmed via drone.
May 24th, 2019 12:00am
Tifosi's NEW Aethon sunglasses - serious performance at an unbeatable priceEveryone likes good performance in their eye wear, but not everyone wants to pay $150 or more for sunglasses. Especially when they seem to have a magical way of getting lost, broken or just go missing...Well the new Tifosi Aethon sunglasses have solved the problem.
May 15th, 2019 12:00am
This is one of those rare opportunities to combine your love for bikes with your love of alternative social scenes and attend one of the most unique human experiences on the planet. Playa Bike Repair is looking for women and men who have some mechanical aptitude for bike repair of all levels to join their tribe at the Burning Man festival this summer!
April 17th, 2019 12:00am
The final round of the North American Enduro Series will take place at Big Bear Lake, CaliforniaThe Enduro World Series (EWS) is delighted to announce the final stop on the North American Enduro Series will be the Fox US Open of Mountain Biking at Snow Summit in Big Bear Lake, California this September. The first two races of the series - in Eureka Springs, Arkansas and and Revelstoke, Canada - were announced earlier this year and now the iconic Fox US Open at Big Bear will complete the line up.
April 1st, 2019 12:00am
Wavecel Helmet technology claims to reduce concussion chances by 48% in Bike crashesIf you are like us, getting tired of all the performance improvement using acronym technologies then you will love this story. Trek has licensed a new helmet protection system called Wavecel that was developed and manufactured in Portland Oregon and they claim it delivers up to a 48x greater chance of reducing concussions.
March 26th, 2019 12:00am
Enduro World Series Round One is a Good OneThe off-season is officially finished and the Enduro World Series of Mountain Biking is a new. With round 1 in Rotorua New Zealand closing out the Crankworx activities the riders were treated to excellent race conditions and marvelous tracks.
March 22nd, 2019 12:00am
NZ National Champ Brook MacDonald takes win alongside Tracey Hannah in Crankworx Rotorua DH presented by The Professionals ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND March 22, 2019 - “I was crapping my pants, to be honest,”
March 15th, 2019 12:00am
Pro GRT is the last bastian of true gravity events in the US. Having been all but shunned by the governing bodies in favor of their road cycling programs and the new wave of enduro racing, downhill is still the sport of kings and should never be left out in the cold, but it is and my political rant is finished.
March 14th, 2019 12:00am
Trust Performance has been underground building some revolutionary suspensions for the MTB World. Headed by non other than Dave Weagle who knows more than pretty much anyone in the MTB industry when it comes to suspension designs.
January 30th, 2019 12:00am
Three new venues for 2019 North American Enduro Series
November 28th, 2018 12:00am
Two Cycling Books for your Christmas ListOkay many of you know I am an avid reader but I have not yet read these two new books but didn't want you to miss out on a great Christmas idea for your self or riding buddy. I did receive Peter Sagans book, but I have so many books going on that I will not finish the full report by the holidays and therefore can not give you my full review.
September 25th, 2018 12:00am
After seven rounds over seven long months of racing, the 2018 Enduro World Series all comes down to the final race of the year in Italy this weekend following on a spectacular and warm Spain event.
September 13th, 2018 12:00am
The North American Enduro Series will wrap up its inaugural year this weekend with the Clif Enduro East Series Finals at Burke Mountain / Victory Hill. The third and final round of the series will see racers take to the start line in Vermont this weekend for two big days of riding as they compete to be crowned the North American Enduro Champion.
August 28th, 2018 12:00am
Intelligent suspension has been around for several years on race cars and even high end road cars, then motorcycles and now it has reached the bicycle industry. Pivot has (not so coincidentally just before interbike) annouced that their flag ship Mach 5.5 will be rolling out with the New Fox Live Valve technology suspension.
August 27th, 2018 12:00am
2018 Red Bull Rampage Ticket Packages AnnouncedRed Bull Rampage, the most challenging event in Freeride Mountain Biking, promises to make the 2018 iteration the greatest spectator and athlete experience in its 13-year history. To ensure spectators have an epic time, expanded options are available to guarantee an unforgettable experience.
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