We are pumped that two of our good buddies are going to take a run at the World Record for Vertical Descent on an MTB this weekend and they are doing in true bad ass fashion on Mt.7 (Home of the Psychosis DH Race) in Golden, BC this weekend.
Home-made Shimano Di2 shifting for SRAM 11-speed cassettes, the return of the linkage fork, protection gear, a head bashing machine, German DH racers, some Euro-style enduro bikes, a multi tool worth owning, and a few circus acts.
If the back bone of a good riding scene is its riders, its lungs are definitely the trails. Great trails breathe life into a scene, pushing riders to go faster, harder and further. They keep the scene fresh, and growing.
Tioga's radical Spyder Stratum depends on a specially designed flexible shell for comfort rather than padding, but does that approach pan out on the trail? And is it strong enough? We answer both of those questions.
Pinkbike Product Picks - a quick look at the products that we've been using day in and day out.
Packing jumps with pick up trucks. Yup these are not your local dirt jumps, these are FEST sized jumps. The weather is being dodgy in the mountains, but the FEST crew has their course preview ready for everyone to check out.
Carson Storch played his week correctly by taking advantage of training times and riding all the features every time he was able to be out there. This payed off when he was called up for the big show on Saturday as an alternate and landed himself in the Top 10 when all the dust settled. We caught up with him the next day.
Tippie is as tough as he is loud!! Here's a line only he and Wade Simmons have ever attempted and made. Tippie revisited it at Crankworx, shooting with Ale di Lullo for the Deep Summer Photo Challenge and things didn't go as planned.
Last year it was Tyler McCaul, Darren Berrecloth and Kurt Sorge that were followed on their journey to the 2013 Red Bull Rampage. Who'll be followed this year as they head to the biggest freeride event in the world?
Leopallooza Music festival in Cornwall UK played host to the Jack Gear Invitational this weekend! The top riders from around the UK showed up to a very wet and windy course, which did manage to dry up and ride really nicely on Sunday.
How about a floor pump that you charge with air and then release all at once to seat a tricky tubeless tire? Check out that, as well as Bontrager's new direct mount DH stem, 80mm wide Jackalope rim and 3.8'' wide Hodag tire inside.
British Cycling today announced that after a competitive tender process they have selected BDS Events as its partner to deliver British Cyclings National Downhill Mountain Bike Series for the next two years.
The best fourcross riders in the world on the roughest track ever designed, elbow to elbow and only one can be the winner – Tomas Slavik was able to take a win for second time in a row at JBC 4X Revelations powered by GHOST bikes.