Mountain Bike News
   :: from Jon KeechMar 29, 2001
Porn Star Party Porn Star Party
Hey all just a quick reminder that the world famous
porn star party is this saturday. It goes at about 8Pm at
Max's cafe on the Uof C Campus. Here's the poster
for more info.
After you're all done at the Outdoor Show come and kick it with
all boarders and riders at the Max.

      :: from Ingram GilmpreMar 28, 2001
New Freeride Bikes New Freeride Bikes
Hey cats, I came across this site and thought you
might like to have a look. It may be old news to you, but its the
first time I Have seen it. They don't have the most politically
correct visuals I've ever seen, but its pretty tasty. I know that
the chicks would dig anyone brave enough to roll around on one of
these puppies. Definitely not freeriding machines, but you could
always try to give em a little huck anyway, I guess ?? Check them
out www.kustomkruiser.com

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      :: from Radek BurkatMar 28, 2001
New Urban Video New Urban Video
Yo dudes, time to bog down the network. Here is a the offseason video http://www.pinkbike.com/video/9839/ . By popular demand, it's not a streaming video so save it to your hard drive and enjoy it for times to come.
All of this was shot in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where in the Winter, biking in the mountains grinds to a halt, and all that keeps one sane is the occasional Urban outing.

   :: from Bike Show ProductionsMar 28, 2001
PRESS RELEASE – THE BIKE SHOW PRESS RELEASE – THE BIKE SHOW
The Bike Shop, Rocky Mountain Bicycles,
and Bike Show Productions Ltd. are please to announce a new
mountain bike television series, The Bike Show.
The Bike Show is the cosmic epicenter for mountain bikers who want
to get the most out of the amazing mountain bike experience. Twelve
episodes of The Bike Show featuring Alberta’s hottest riders and
destinations will be shown across the province.
The Bike Show is looking for talent. . If you think you have what
it takes to hit the big time … then show up and give it your best
shot. We will be holding video auditions in the Rocky Mountain
booth at the Outdoor Adventure Sports Show Friday March 30 through
Sunday April 1st
. Bring your bio; we look forward to seeing
what you’ve got!

Damon Surzyshyn, of Bike Show Productions Ltd., will produce The
Bike Show. You can reach Damon @ 403-609-7456, if you have
any questions.

   :: from James RadkeMar 27, 2001
Wade Simmons is coming to Calgary Wade Simmons is coming to Calgary
Yup, it's official. Wade Simmons is coming
to compete at the Outdoor Adventure Sports Show. He will doing the
Big Air and the Desperados Rockies Challenge. Come and check him
out and maybe even get an Autograph.
Since Vancouver is sending one of their best, all the Alberta riders
better come out and kick some ass.
Also, a bunch of the Nelson boys are coming out so it'll be wicked
competition. Check out all
the details
and send in you registration.
If you own a bike, this is the place to be this weekend.
Pinkbike also brings you a $2
off coupon
that you can print out and use to get a discount
on general admission to the whole Outdoor Adventure Sports Show.
See you there.

   :: from StephenMar 26, 2001
Wintergreen closed to mountainbiking Wintergreen closed to mountainbiking
It does not look like Wintergreen Resort in Bragg
Creek, Alberta will go ahead with mountain biking this summer. Unfortunately,
the power price increase has made running the lifts unfeasible this
season.

   Mar 25, 2001
New Santa Cruz Bike New Santa Cruz Bike
A bunch of people

Many people including Bruce Roberson and Mental have
send in info about the new Santa Cruz VPP bike unveiled at Sea Otter
this weekend. Yes, 9 inches of rear travel using the Canadian Virtual
Pivot Point design, designed by James Klassen and Jamie Calon. Both
Bikemagic and MTBDaily have some good articles here
and here.

Looks like this is going to be a really good DH rig. I can't wait
to test this one out.

   :: from DannyMar 25, 2001
Kick Ass Screen Saver Kick Ass Screen Saver
I know all you have those pinkbike videos saved on
your hard drives, and you all love to watch them over and over again.
Well here's your chance to use them as your screen saver so they
can be played over and over and over......

Download this freeware screensaver
and you'll be able to play avi's and mpegs all day long. This comes
just in time for our soon to be released urban vid (I heard Radek
Promise it would be out by the weekend).

   :: from mentalMar 23, 2001
Big Prizes at race this Sunday Big Prizes at race this Sunday
Just got word from James at COP that Ridley's
has generously donated a Devinci Phatt frameset as a draw
prize
for the race tomorrow! This is in addition to the many
great prizes already in the kitty!
The Phatt frameset is the same frame found on Devinci's high end
Hucker
freeride hardtail
! Big and burly, you'd be hard pressed to break
this one even off the big tables! Come out and race as your $10
investment gets you a beer (or pop), pasta and the race. Add the
prizes into the mix and you can't lose!

For more information check out the local
events section
or call Canada Olympic Park at (403) 247-5452.

   :: from RadekMar 21, 2001
Pinkbike T-Shirts now in stores Pinkbike T-Shirts now in stores
All Pinkbike T-Shirts
are now available in Calgary at the following stores.
The Bike Shop
Calgary Cycle
Nouvelle Cycle
If you are looking to pick one up, get it there and you'll save
some cash on the shipping.

      :: from RadekMar 20, 2001
Films for YOU Films for YOU
DOUBLE DOWN is here. Thor, once again brings
you Bender, Krispy, and all their side kicks doing crazy ass drops
and sick sick sick trials. This film is about half freeride and
half trials. 40 foot plus drops, sweet trials actions,
awesome scenery and great cinematography make this a must see.
We just got a whole bunch of films in stock, so
pick one up here on Pinkbike
and support your local film
makers and riders. Great price and cheap shipping too.

Also in, Pedalfiles, New World Disorder, Hidden
Pleasures, and NSX4
.
(Coming really soon Ride to the Hills (Shift2) and Kranked 4)

      :: from DannyMar 20, 2001
Santa Cruz and Intense News Santa Cruz and Intense News
It looks like Santa Cruz and Intense have bought the
patent for the "Virtual Pivot Point" technology. Both
companies are planning on developing some big ass DH bikes with
these patent rights. Check out the full article.

Don't forgot to check out Mountain
Bike Daily
for all sorts of interesting news, articles, gear
and tech tips.

   :: from Wade BortzMar 20, 2001
Eunuch Clothing Eunuch Clothing
Source:

Check out this cool new clothing company. Looks like
they are geared towards the skate, MX, and bike thing. Turn up the
sound on your PC for the page intro cause it damn funny. Best white
trash on the planet.
Sign me up for a T-Shirt when they're out. Enjoy.
EunuchClothing.com

   :: from Danny LarocheMar 19, 2001
More on Snow Excitement More on Snow Excitement
Looks like the boys down south have decided that they
shouldn't be left out of all this winter riding excitement!

Shawn164.com
has good pics and video coverage so check out the Berthoud
Pass Snow Race
that was held in early March. Kinda makes you
wanna come race @ COP on sunday doesn't it.

   :: from RadekMar 18, 2001
COP Fat Tire Mar 10th Results COP Fat Tire Mar 10th Results
Better late than never. Here
are the top three
in each category from the COP Fat Tire race
last weekend.

Thanks James

      :: from The Canfield BrothersMar 18, 2001
Well Endowed Downhill Bikes Well Endowed Downhill Bikes
We have the new 3D models of the FATTY FAT
up on our website. Here's a preview (spec's
and picture)
.
Canfield Brothers mission is to provide cutting edge suspension
technology and strong construction in order to provide high quality
frames that will last a lifetime.
Made from 6061 Aluminum with 7075 Aluminum linkages. Comes with
rear shock, Razor Rock 160mm rear hub, Hurricane Super Stout seat
post, Profile Bottom Bracket and Cranks, and a Custom MRP chain
guide.
www.canfieldbrothers.com
   :: from Dan GrahamMar 15, 2001
Straight from Japan Straight from Japan
I found this link while looking through the back
of the most recent issue of mountain bike magazine. I was struck
by one of the coolest looking (hardtail) frames I had ever seen.
I’m currently in the market for a new bike, so I checked out the
link at the bottom of the ad. http://www.namaikicycles.com.
Man was I ever glad I did. These frames are some of the coolest
hardtail frames I’ve ever seen. The most impressive feature is the
ability to accommodate 24" wheels or a 26/24 combo, and having a
BMX feel due to large frame gussets and horizontal dropouts (chain
tensioners might be a nice option). If that's not enough for you
they've got a damn cool Japanese favor! That alone is almost enough
of a reason for me to buy the frame unfortunately I don't have that
much money floating around.

Note from the editor:
If you can't afford the bike, just get one of the Jerseys or "Tatoo
downtube stickers" Go to http://www.namaikicycles.com/american/Frameset.html
and look in the "stuff" section.

   :: from Gord KennedyMar 12, 2001
Grouse Mountain gets World Cup Grouse Mountain gets World Cup

Check this out...straight from UCI
The UCI wishes to announce that the 3rd round of the Downhill/Dual
and the 4th round of the Cross Country races of the Tissot/UCI
Mountain Bike World Cup originally scheduled on 7-8 July 2001

in Whistler (CAN) have been moved.

The new venue for this triple event is Grouse Mountain (CAN).
Grouse Mountain is located 30 minutes from Vancouver city
centre. This event is now being organized by Gestev Inc, already
known from the numerous World Cup races organized in Mont-Sainte-Anne
(CAN) and Mexico.
I wonder if the CIRCUS is part of the course Smile

   :: from DerekMar 12, 2001
New WEBSITE is here New WEBSITE is here
The new Calgarycycle
Website
is now online. Get the the full brief on all
our lines and bikes and keep you eye on the Double-D
Deals
section for the best bargains in town.
Also one of the first of its kind, the Custom
Built
section, where you can design your bike online from 100s
of part, frame, and fork variations and automatically get and accurate
weight, and price of your bike.
Happy surfin' and ridin'

      :: from Mike KinradeMar 11, 2001
New Film New Film
MPF Productions is hard at work on it's second
film. A successor to Hidden
Pleasures
, this still unnamed film is, you guessed it, bigger,
better, crazier.

We want everyone's help in naming this film. Here
is a poll of some of our film titles and we everyone to cast their
vote for your favorite one.
Also if you have some cool suggestion for a film name post
it here along with your email
. If we use your idea, you get
a free copy of the new flick as well as other swag from MPF and
Pinkbike. (Title submissions are over)

      :: from ChristianMar 10, 2001
Planet X Planet X
The legendary Planet X frames and parts have just
found a new home. And for the first time they are now being distributed
in Canada. The line includes the "dual/dirt jumping " Jack Flash
"RAD" made out of Easton RAD tubing as it's name specifies, the
7005 aluminum made Jack Flash "Classic", the dirt jumping chromo
"Bommer" and the trials specific "Zebdi". [Read
more]

   :: from James RadkeMar 6, 2001
Winter fat tire race rescheduled! Winter fat tire race rescheduled!
We have rescheduled the winter race that was canceled
on the Feb 25. The race will run on Sat night March 10th, at 5-6:30
for registration, and the Race at 7-8:30. Thanks guys for your help.

For more information check out the local
events section
or call Canada Olympic Park at (403) 247-5452.

      :: from DannyMar 6, 2001
Cheeta Prowler test drive. Cheeta Prowler test drive.
The boys at Calgary Cycle called me up last week and
asked me if I wanted to take out Derek's new Cheeta Prowler
for a few days, how could I refuse?! Cheeta cycles is another one
of those small bike companies out of California. [Read
more]

Stop by Calgary Cycle and check out their new line
of bikes....Cheeta
and Titus. As well
as every Santa Cruz
bike you've been dreaming of.

   :: from Radek BurkatMar 4, 2001
New Poll New Poll
Time for a new Poll. The last one was What is you
fav riding town? (Don't forget the night life!)
Yeah, yeah,
yeah I know it did not have ALL the places but hey, if you want
your part of the world in it, send in a poll suggestion for next
time. Anyway the winner was Toronto
with 430 votes! Never had a chance to ride there so hope some of
you TO people send over some pics so we can all check out the goods.
Second place was Vancouver
and then Nelson
and Canmore/Banff neck in neck for third.

The new poll was submitted by Shelley
Arnusch
. Thanks Shel! Oh yeah, and if your favorite celeb is
not on the list, don't complain to me. Smile

      :: from James RadkeMar 4, 2001
Outdoor Adventure Sports Show Outdoor Adventure Sports Show
Hey Calgary, I hope to see every rider in the city
come out for this event. Big Air, Trials Comp and the Desperados
Rockies Challenge Time
trial will be taking place over three
days.
Riders will Compete for cash & prizes in the most cutting edge mountain
bike competition on the planet. This event will bring the best man
made obstacles from nature's hideaway,(boardwalks, drop's, balance
beam's, teeter totters, discombobulators, and bridges
) inside
the RoundUp Center. Compete or just come to witness some of the
best mountain bikers maneuver through this challenging course.
I also encourage riders to come and witness the evolution of mountain
biking and talk to the industry experts and Bike shops who are at
the cutting edge of the exciting mountain biking scene! Watch professional
and local riders attack technical obstacle courses in record time!
Discover the latest bike designs and put the latest bike technology
to the test. Check
out the registration form
(
in pdf format, 617Kb)

 
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