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Mike Kazimer    May 31, 2021
Trendspotting: 4 Predictions About the Near Future of Mountain Bike Tech Trendspotting: 4 Predictions About the Near Future of Mountain Bike Tech
What's coming up in the mountain bike world? Kazimer gazes into his crystal ball to try and figure it out.
Ed Spratt    May 31, 2021
8 Environmental Initiatives in the Bike Industry: SRAM's Fiber Recycling Patent, Sustainable Production, & More 8 Environmental Initiatives in the Bike Industry: SRAM's Fiber Recycling Patent, Sustainable Production, & More
The cycling industry gets away with some pretty wasteful practices, so it's great to see people working on these initiatives.
Video: Amaury Pierron, Myriam Nicole & Thibaut Daprela Prepare for World Cup Racing Video: Amaury Pierron, Myriam Nicole & Thibaut Daprela Prepare for World Cup Racing
Off-season training and preparation with the three Commencal / Muc-Off riders in episode 1 of 'Inside Line'.
Sarah Moore    May 31, 2021
Interview: Carter Woods on Winning the Albstadt & Nove Mesto U23 XC Races in His Second Year in the Category Interview: Carter Woods on Winning the Albstadt & Nove Mesto U23 XC Races in His Second Year in the Category
Carter Woods is only in his second year in the U23 category, but has already racked up two U23 World Cup wins this season.
James Smurthwaite    May 30, 2021
Spotted: Pole’s New 190mm Travel Bike Spotted: Pole’s New 190mm Travel Bike
190mm travel, a 1.8” headtube and a new linkage for Pole’s
Valcariz    May 31, 2021
Video: Rapid DH Bike Shredding on Slippery Trails Video: Rapid DH Bike Shredding on Slippery Trails
Emile Rilat shows off his riding talent with his DH bike.
Scott Secco    May 31, 2021
Movies For Your Monday Movies For Your Monday
20 edits to start your week off right.
Josh Birkenhake    May 31, 2021
Video: Hitting Jumps & Getting Loose in New Zealand Video: Hitting Jumps & Getting Loose in New Zealand
Riding big jumps and skate park lines on a journey from Christchurch to Queenstown.
Trans Savoie    May 31, 2021
Registration Opens June 6 for the 2021 Trans-Savoie 50/50 Registration Opens June 6 for the 2021 Trans-Savoie 50/50
Registration is set to open soon for the Trans-Savoie 50/50, blending normal bikes and eMTBs with off-the-clock adventures and timed stage racing.
Ed Spratt    May 30, 2021
Results: Jolanda Neff & Mathias Flueckiger are the 2021 Swiss XC National Champions Results: Jolanda Neff & Mathias Flueckiger are the 2021 Swiss XC National Champions
With one of the strongest fields of XC riders in the world who came out on top in the Swiss XC National Championships?
Propain Factory Racing    May 30, 2021
Video: George Brannigan is Back with Another Rowdy Queenstown Shredit Video: George Brannigan is Back with Another Rowdy Queenstown Shredit
Flat out shredding, big gaps, fast corners and Motörhead.
flag WhistlerMountain BikePark    May 30, 2021
Whistler Mountain Bike Park Announces Details for Opening Week Whistler Mountain Bike Park Announces Details for Opening Week
The unofficial start of summer is upon us. Here's what's happening and what trails are open.
Race Face    May 30, 2021
Video: Wade Simmons & Andréane Lanthier Nadeau Ride A Pemberton Classic Video: Wade Simmons & Andréane Lanthier Nadeau Ride A Pemberton Classic
For the latest Pick-A-Part video Wade Simmons heads north to Pemberton to ride with ALN.
Liam Morgan    May 30, 2021
Video: Railing Corners in the Cowichan Valley of Vancouver Island Video: Railing Corners in the Cowichan Valley of Vancouver Island
Nic Court shreds some of his favourite local trails.
   May 30, 2021
Video: Highlights from the Fireride Festival Video: Highlights from the Fireride Festival
35 athletes descended on Puerto Vallarta to attend the first Fireride freeride festival
Pinkbike Originals    May 29, 2021
Video: Saturday Sends #17 Video: Saturday Sends #17
Sit back and enjoy some sends!
Devon Brown    May 29, 2021
Video: Are The Trails Dry? Video: Are The Trails Dry?
A video for those who know the waiting game all too well.
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Nick Bentley    May 29, 2021
Bike Check: Adam Brayton's Nukeproof Giga 290 Carbon Bike Check: Adam Brayton's Nukeproof Giga 290 Carbon
Did Brayton bring a knife to a gun fight at the Gravity Events Downhill Series round 1?
Alicia Leggett    May 28, 2021
Photo Recap: Dig Days at Red Bull Formation 2021 Photo Recap: Dig Days at Red Bull Formation 2021
The venue is ready for three days of gnarly riding.
Ed Spratt    May 27, 2021
Updated: Kate Courtney Announces Broken Arm Following Nove Mesto XC World Cup Crash Updated: Kate Courtney Announces Broken Arm Following Nove Mesto XC World Cup Crash
We've got our fingers crossed for a speedy recovery for Kate.
Steffi Marth    May 29, 2021
Video & Photo Story: Steffi Marth & Nathalie Schneitter's Yunnan China Adventure Video & Photo Story: Steffi Marth & Nathalie Schneitter's Yunnan China Adventure
Winter camping at 3000m off the grid took these two out of their comfort zone, in a good way.
William Klock    May 29, 2021
Video: Enduro Bike Shredding on Tight & Technical Trails Video: Enduro Bike Shredding on Tight & Technical Trails
Théo Daumas tackles some beautiful and technical trails near Grenoble, France.
zam    May 29, 2021
Video: Freeriding Steep Lines on an Active Volcano in Sicily Video: Freeriding Steep Lines on an Active Volcano in Sicily
Etna features an incredible record of eruptions.
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Seb Stott    May 28, 2021
The Importance of Handlebar Height & Why It's Often Overlooked The Importance of Handlebar Height & Why It's Often Overlooked
Even a five millimeter change in bar height can have a noticeable effect on how a bike handles.
Seb Stott    May 28, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: How Do You Feel About eMTBs Today? Pinkbike Poll: How Do You Feel About eMTBs Today?
Where do you stand in the great motorized bicycle debate?
James Smurthwaite    May 28, 2021
Loic Bruni Unlikely to Race With an Idler-Equipped Demo in Leogang Loic Bruni Unlikely to Race With an Idler-Equipped Demo in Leogang
Despite the forum hype, it sounds like Bruni won't be on a new suspension configuration... yet.
Henry Quinney    May 28, 2021
9 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry This Month 9 Things That Didn't Happen in the Bike Industry This Month
The bike industry finally breaks Keynesian economics, a Pinkbike editor's dollar-per-comma scandal is exposed, and a bike that's launching without TikTok influencers?
James Smurthwaite    May 28, 2021
Thought Experiment: The $22,000 Trail Bike Build Thought Experiment: The $22,000 Trail Bike Build
You could build this bike, or buy 38,000 bananas.
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Alicia Leggett    May 28, 2021
Red Bull Formation Intro & 2019 Recap with Hannah Bergemann Red Bull Formation Intro & 2019 Recap with Hannah Bergemann
Let's take a look back at 2019 as we prepare to watch the riders go even bigger this time around.
Alicia Leggett    May 28, 2021
What Does Red Bull Formation Mean for the 8 Riders? What Does Red Bull Formation Mean for the 8 Riders?
After three days of digging, we caught up with the eight riders to find out what it means to take part in Red Bull Formation.
Pinkbike Originals    May 28, 2021
Video: Friday Fails #172 Video: Friday Fails #172
It's Friday and that can only mean one thing.
James Smurthwaite    May 28, 2021
Saracen Launches New Ariel 50E eMTB Saracen Launches New Ariel 50E eMTB
Saracen's new Ariel eMTB is much cleaner than its predecessor.
Ed Spratt    May 28, 2021
Video: Behind the Scenes of Matt Walker's Flat Out 'Home Run' Edit Video: Behind the Scenes of Matt Walker's Flat Out 'Home Run' Edit
Matt Walker and producer Aaron Bartlett share the secrets of how they captured some of the key shots over four days of filming.
SloEnduro    May 28, 2021
Race Report: SloEnduro 2021 Round 1 Race Report: SloEnduro 2021 Round 1
The 2021 SloEnduro kicks off at the National Championships race in Ajdovščina, Western Slovenia.
James Smurthwaite    May 27, 2021
Throwback Thursday: How Much Has Geometry Changed in the Past 10 Years? Throwback Thursday: How Much Has Geometry Changed in the Past 10 Years?
The geometry numbers of 10 modern bikes compared to their numbers from 10 years ago.
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James Smurthwaite    May 27, 2021
Cycling's First NFT is a Picture of a Bike That Sold for $2,000 More Than the Actual Bike Cycling's First NFT is a Picture of a Bike That Sold for $2,000 More Than the Actual Bike
Is buying a 3D rendering of a frame for $8,592 proof that humanity is doomed?
Mike Kazimer    May 27, 2021
Review: SRAM GX Eagle AXS Wireless Drivetrain Review: SRAM GX Eagle AXS Wireless Drivetrain
GX AXS is $200 less expensive than X01 AXS, and it works just as well.
Mike Kazimer    May 27, 2021
Specialized Announces Voluntary Recall of Some Gen 1 Levo & Kenevo Battery Packs Specialized Announces Voluntary Recall of Some Gen 1 Levo & Kenevo Battery Packs
A small number of batteries found on the 1st gen Levo and Kenevo have been recalled due to the potential for a 'thermal runaway event.'
Mike Levy    May 27, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 64 - Who's On Your MTB Mount Rushmore? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 64 - Who's On Your MTB Mount Rushmore?
Wade Simmons, John Tomac, Nicolas Vouilloz, Anne-Caroline Chausson, Jacquie Phelan, Joe Breeze... and Josh Bender, of course? It's time to argue about whose 60ft tall face gets carved into a granite mountain.
Alicia Leggett    May 27, 2021
Catching Up with 10 Red Bull Formation Diggers Catching Up with 10 Red Bull Formation Diggers
The diggers are the unsung heroes of an event like Formation.
Ed Spratt    May 27, 2021
Ceetec Launches $390 Phenum Alloy XC Race Stem that Weighs 100 Grams Ceetec Launches $390 Phenum Alloy XC Race Stem that Weighs 100 Grams
Ceetec's Phenum C10 uses a one-piece design and hits the scales at just 100 grams for a 70mm stem.
Pinkbike Originals    May 27, 2021
Video: The Everyday Bikes Of Pemberton, BC Video: The Everyday Bikes Of Pemberton, BC
Christina heads up to "Pemberdise" and catches up with the local shredders to see what bikes they're rocking.
Rémy Métailler    May 27, 2021
Video: Remy Metailler Chases Jackson Goldstone in Squamish Video: Remy Metailler Chases Jackson Goldstone in Squamish
Jackson Goldstone takes Remy Metailler for a lap down his favorite Squamish trails.
Nico Turner    May 27, 2021
Video: Building Trails & Coaching in 'Life After Racing' with Matt Simmonds Video: Building Trails & Coaching in 'Life After Racing' with Matt Simmonds
Catch up with ex downhill racer Matt Simmonds in 'Live To Ride S2E2'. He's used the last year to venture into mountain bike coaching and re-developing the Caersws Bike Park.
James Smurthwaite    May 27, 2021
YT Launches Core Model Versions of the Decoy & Adds EP8 Spec YT Launches Core Model Versions of the Decoy & Adds EP8 Spec
The Decoy range gets slimmed down to 3 Core offerings
James Smurthwaite    May 27, 2021
Video: Steve Peat Schools Us On & Off the Bike on Le Pleney Video: Steve Peat Schools Us On & Off the Bike on Le Pleney
Peaty talks the talk and walks the walk on the Alps’ most famous trail.
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Olivier Cuvet    May 27, 2021
Video: Fast & Steezy in 'My Vision of Enduro' with Olivier Cuvet Video: Fast & Steezy in 'My Vision of Enduro' with Olivier Cuvet
An enduro bike doesn't automatically make you an enduro rider.
Nick Bentley    May 27, 2021
15 Under 12 Rippers and Their Bikes From the Mini Downhill at Harthill 15 Under 12 Rippers and Their Bikes From the Mini Downhill at Harthill
A focus on the real young guns of the field.
TweedLove Team    May 26, 2021
Race Report: The New Wave is Here - 2021 Tweed Valley Enduro Race Report: The New Wave is Here - 2021 Tweed Valley Enduro
The new wave of Tweed Valley enduro talent has arrived and isn't shy to make itself heard.
rasoulution    May 26, 2021
Video: Emil Johansson Perfects Tricks Inside the Heby Skatepark in 'Empty Spaces' Video: Emil Johansson Perfects Tricks Inside the Heby Skatepark in 'Empty Spaces'
During winter, Heby Skatepark is a regular ride spot for Emil.
Henry Quinney    May 26, 2021
Review: 6 of the Best Tire Inserts Ridden & Rated Review: 6 of the Best Tire Inserts Ridden & Rated
A half dozen inserts get put to the test on the rocky trails in Portugal.
Canyon    May 26, 2021
Video: Samantha Soriano is Definitely Ready to Send It in Episode 3 of 'Road to Formation' Video: Samantha Soriano is Definitely Ready to Send It in Episode 3 of 'Road to Formation'
Samantha Soriano puts all the pieces of the freeride puzzle together ahead of the main event.
Norco Bicycles    May 26, 2021
Video: Island Vibes on Mount Prevost with Elliot Jamieson & Lucas Cruz Video: Island Vibes on Mount Prevost with Elliot Jamieson & Lucas Cruz
Watching the two World Cup DH riders will make you want to get out for a ride.
WeAreOne Composites    May 26, 2021
Video: We Are One Organizes Company Wide Blood Drive After Dustin Adams Gets Life-Saving Blood Transfusion Post MTB Crash Video: We Are One Organizes Company Wide Blood Drive After Dustin Adams Gets Life-Saving Blood Transfusion Post MTB Crash
After Dustin Adams received a blood transfusion of five units during surgery that helped save his life, production manager Dustin Windross organized a company wide blood drive.
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   May 26, 2021
20 Freeride Bikes of Mexico's Fireride Festival 20 Freeride Bikes of Mexico's Fireride Festival
With a one bike rule and an array of events to compete in, each rider came prepared with their bike of choice for Fireride
GT Bicycles    May 26, 2021
Video: Dropping In with Jessica Blewitt Ahead of Formation Video: Dropping In with Jessica Blewitt Ahead of Formation
The Kiwi rider will be competing at Formation, the Leogang DH World Cup, Crankworx and the Enduro Series. Talk about a varied season.
   May 26, 2021
FSA Announces 'Slayers Of Dirt' Team for 2021 FSA Announces 'Slayers Of Dirt' Team for 2021
The global team consists of American, Canadian, English, French, Italian and New Zealander riders.
Downtime Podcast    May 25, 2021
Podcast: Pete Scullion Talks About Photography, Writing & Following Your Passion Podcast: Pete Scullion Talks About Photography, Writing & Following Your Passion
Pete Scullion is a photographer, writer and adventurer who lives in Aberfoyle, Scotland. Pete has spent the last 20 years involved with bikes in some shape or form, but he’s been on a winding path to find his perfect role in the sport.
Pascal Pensa    May 25, 2021
Podcast: Springtime Riding Trips & Simple Tricks to Master the Steeps Podcast: Springtime Riding Trips & Simple Tricks to Master the Steeps
Spring has arrived in Switzerland and the snow has been melting away slowly but surely.
Sarah Moore    May 25, 2021
Social Round Up: First Hits at Formation Social Round Up: First Hits at Formation
There's a mix of returning and new crew of riders taking part in women's freeride mountain biking progression session Red Bull Formation this year in Virgin, Utah.
Eastern States Cup    May 25, 2021
Video and Race Report: Eastern States Cup Showdown - Powder Ridge, CT Video and Race Report: Eastern States Cup Showdown - Powder Ridge, CT
The Maxxis ESC Box Components Showdown had 200 enduro riders and 310 riders dropping in for the downhill.
flag Garrett Hubbard    May 25, 2021
Video: Building 50 Miles of Singletrack in 2 Years in Arkansas Video: Building 50 Miles of Singletrack in 2 Years in Arkansas
This video tells the story of how and why the 50-mile Little Sugar trail system was made.
flag Dustin Slaughter    May 25, 2021
Video & Race Report: Round 1 of the Arkansas Enduro Series Video & Race Report: Round 1 of the Arkansas Enduro Series
On race day, the weather was great and riders tackled a course that accumulated approximately 23 miles with 3,371 feet of elevation change over 6 timed stages.
James Smurthwaite    May 25, 2021
Video: Bienvenido Aguado Lands 100ft Frontflip at Darkfest Video: Bienvenido Aguado Lands 100ft Frontflip at Darkfest
This a claimed new record for a dirt to dirt front flip.
Pinkbike Originals    May 25, 2021
Video: Learn To Stop Better With These Basic Braking Skills Video: Learn To Stop Better With These Basic Braking Skills
Tom and Christina put science to the test by showcasing some braking techniques that every mountain biker should know.
Seb Stott    May 25, 2021
Review: Nukeproof's $563 Horizon V2 Wheels Review: Nukeproof's $563 Horizon V2 Wheels
The Horizon V2 wheels are built around Nukeproof's own rims and are rated for enduro and downhill use
flag Pinkbike Staff    May 18, 2021
Now Closed: Travel Tuesday - Enter to Win a Trip to Brevard, North Carolina Now Closed: Travel Tuesday - Enter to Win a Trip to Brevard, North Carolina
Enter now for your chance to win a trip for two adults to Brevard.
flag The Flick    May 25, 2021
Video: Overcoming Nerves to Get on the Podium Video: Overcoming Nerves to Get on the Podium
The next stop for the team is Leogang, Austria.
Miranda Miller    May 25, 2021
Video: Jesse Melamed Makes his Medium Bike Smaller Video: Jesse Melamed Makes his Medium Bike Smaller
Even though Jesse rode his medium Rocky Mountain Altitude to the top step of an unofficial EWS Overall, did he do it all on a bike that was too big?
Mat Massini    May 25, 2021
Video: A Loamy Rut Session in Sheffield Video: A Loamy Rut Session in Sheffield
A rake and ride session to kick off the summer.
Alicia Leggett    May 25, 2021
PSIcle's NFC Sensor Threads Into a Presta Valve to Measure Tire Pressure PSIcle's NFC Sensor Threads Into a Presta Valve to Measure Tire Pressure
The NFC-based device integrates with an existing Presta valve for use with tubeless tires or tubes with removable valve cores, and doesn't require any batteries.
Mike Kazimer    May 25, 2021
EXT Announces New E-Storia Coil Shock EXT Announces New E-Storia Coil Shock
Want to make your $15k eMTB even fancier? EXT may have the answer.
Dan Roberts    May 24, 2021
Review: The Privateer Bikes 141 Is A Little Bike with Big Intentions Review: The Privateer Bikes 141 Is A Little Bike with Big Intentions
The Privateer 141 is fast and capable, although it's a little rough around the edges.
Sarah Moore    May 24, 2021
Interview: Haley Batten on Qualifying for Tokyo & Winning Bronze, Silver & Gold in Her First Elite XC World Cup Races Interview: Haley Batten on Qualifying for Tokyo & Winning Bronze, Silver & Gold in Her First Elite XC World Cup Races
Haley Batten has qualified for the US Olympic Team after an impressive debut in the Elite category, finishing third in Albstadt, first in the Short Track in Nové Město, and second in the Nové Město XCO World Cup.
Mike Kazimer    May 24, 2021
Roval Releases New $650 Traverse Alloy Wheelset Roval Releases New $650 Traverse Alloy Wheelset
The wheels use DT Swiss' new 370 Ratchet LN internals.
James Smurthwaite    May 24, 2021
Senator Lee Reintroduces Bikes in Wilderness Legislation Senator Lee Reintroduces Bikes in Wilderness Legislation
The Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act would empower local managers of Wilderness areas to decide whether to allow and how to regulate non-motorized travel.
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James Smurthwaite    May 24, 2021
Tomomi Nishikubo Signs with Canyon Tomomi Nishikubo Signs with Canyon
The Japanese trials rider becomes the latest member of the Cllctv.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    May 24, 2021
Video & Photo Story: The Origin of the Mons Royale Future Ground Progression Camp Video & Photo Story: The Origin of the Mons Royale Future Ground Progression Camp
A look into the inspiration and the work behind the first Mons Royale Future Ground Progression Camp.
Scott Secco    May 24, 2021
Movies For Your Monday Movies For Your Monday
We've got 20 videos for you this week. Please enjoy.
Miles Mallinson Videos    May 24, 2021
Video: A Rowdy Run Down the Fort William World Cup Course on a 120mm Hardtail Video: A Rowdy Run Down the Fort William World Cup Course on a 120mm Hardtail
Euan Thomson wrestles his Swarf hardtail down the Fort William World Cup track.
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The HKT Podcast    May 24, 2021
The Freedom Ride Returns on July 3 & 4 at Rogate Bike Park The Freedom Ride Returns on July 3 & 4 at Rogate Bike Park
The Freedom Ride is returning for its second event with two days of riding and new event partners.
Halo Wheels    May 23, 2021
Halo Releases Gravitas DH Wheelset Halo Releases Gravitas DH Wheelset
After two years of testing at DH World Cups, Halo launches its new Gravitas wheelset.
Nick Bentley    May 23, 2021
Bike Check: 10 Year Old Olivia Taylor's Mondraker Summum Bike Check: 10 Year Old Olivia Taylor's Mondraker Summum
10-year-old Olivia is a rider to watch for the future.
Reece Wallace    May 23, 2021
Video: Reece Wallace's Raw POV as he Shreds a Hand Built Jump Trail Video: Reece Wallace's Raw POV as he Shreds a Hand Built Jump Trail
Reece Wallace takes a wild run on a hand-built trail from his 'Search & Rescue' edit.
Ed Spratt    May 23, 2021
Video: Gee Atherton's Rapid POV of a Lap Down the Fort William World Cup Track Video: Gee Atherton's Rapid POV of a Lap Down the Fort William World Cup Track
With no Fort William World Cup this weekend, Gee Atherton takes a fast run down the legendary course.
Joe Barnes    May 23, 2021
Video: Joe Barnes Thrashes His Hardtail in the 6th Dimension Video: Joe Barnes Thrashes His Hardtail in the 6th Dimension
Animation and action as Joe goes for a short and sweet hardtail ride on a wet day in Fort William.
Petr Basel    May 23, 2021
Video: Flat Out DH Bike Shredding on North Shore Trails Video: Flat Out DH Bike Shredding on North Shore Trails
Gabe Neron gets loose on some North Shore jank.
Pinkbike Originals    May 22, 2021
Video: Saturday Sends #16 Video: Saturday Sends #16
Sit back and enjoy some sends!
Ed Spratt    May 22, 2021
Bike Check: Carter Woods' Race Winning Norco Revolver FS Bike Check: Carter Woods' Race Winning Norco Revolver FS
Carter Woods has started off the World Cup season with two wins in the U23 category.
Owen Kartusch    May 22, 2021
Video: Hitting 'Brutus' on the North Shore in a Gumby Suit Video: Hitting 'Brutus' on the North Shore in a Gumby Suit
The normal “Pre-Send checklist” gets slightly modified when you’re cloaked in oversized green threads and looking through the small vision cutouts of a classic 1950’s clay character.
Seb Stott    May 21, 2021
Pinkbike Poll: Which Geometry Adjustments Would You Actually Use? Pinkbike Poll: Which Geometry Adjustments Would You Actually Use?
Do you want all the adjustments, or prefer a bike that doesn't allow for any tweaking?
Alicia Leggett    May 21, 2021
Spotted (Again): Prototype High Pivot Cannondale at Darkfest Spotted (Again): Prototype High Pivot Cannondale at Darkfest
We can add this one to the list of versatile single- or dual-crown long travel bikes.
Alicia Leggett    May 21, 2021
Video: Nukeproof's New Hardtail Edit is Pure Entertainment Video: Nukeproof's New Hardtail Edit is Pure Entertainment
Elliot Heap, Adam Brayton, Blake Sampson, and 'Lil Robbo' know how to have a good time in Scoutin' About Part 3.
Pinkbike Staff    May 21, 2021
Details Announced for WORCA Virtual Toonie Ride Presented by Pinkbike, Trailforks & Whistler Brewing Details Announced for WORCA Virtual Toonie Ride Presented by Pinkbike, Trailforks & Whistler Brewing
Pinkbike, Trailforks, and Whistler Brewing Co will be sponsoring WORCA’s first Virtual Toonie Ride of 2021.
Henry Quinney    May 21, 2021
Trickstuff Offer (Ever So Slightly Less Expensive) Blacked Out 'Stealth' Brakes Trickstuff Offer (Ever So Slightly Less Expensive) Blacked Out 'Stealth' Brakes
Trickstuff's new Stealth line of brakes are less expensive than the company's non-Stealth options, but they're certainly not cheap.
James Smurthwaite    May 21, 2021
Commencal Could Pay for Local Bike Shop Repairs with New 'Care' Program Commencal Could Pay for Local Bike Shop Repairs with New 'Care' Program
The Commencal Care program has been rolled out in Europe, Canada and the USA.
Pinkbike Originals    May 21, 2021
Video: Friday Fails #171 Video: Friday Fails #171
It's Friday and that can only mean one thing.
James Smurthwaite    May 21, 2021
Video: World Cup Champion Matt Walker Charges Down Fort William Video: World Cup Champion Matt Walker Charges Down Fort William
COVID may have stopped the racing but that didn't stop Walker from celebrating his World Cup overall title on his home track.
Nick Bentley    May 21, 2021
Bike Check: Jack Reading's Carbon-Free Commencal Supreme World Cup DH Bike Bike Check: Jack Reading's Carbon-Free Commencal Supreme World Cup DH Bike
The SR Suntour One Vision team are using all aluminium parts on their race bikes this year.
   May 21, 2021
Fasthouse Release New 2021 Riding Apparel Range Fasthouse Release New 2021 Riding Apparel Range
Fasthouse launches its updated range of apparel for 2021.
Pure Darkness    May 21, 2021
Video: Riders Check Out the Huge Darkfest Course Video: Riders Check Out the Huge Darkfest Course
Riders begin to arrive at Darkfest as the course build draws to a close.
Jerry Tatton    May 21, 2021
Race Preview: Esk Valley Enduro 2021 Race Preview: Esk Valley Enduro 2021
Take a closer look at some of the stages the Esk Valley Enduro crew have been building.
Pace Cycles    May 21, 2021
Donate £5 to Bliss UK & Myeloma UK for a Chance to Win over £2000 in Prizes from Pace, Hope, Burgtec & More Donate £5 to Bliss UK & Myeloma UK for a Chance to Win over £2000 in Prizes from Pace, Hope, Burgtec & More
Help support Sophie Flanagan and Kate O'Callaghan in their challenge to ride off-road across Scotland to raise money for Bliss UK and Myeloma UK.
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Henry Quinney    May 20, 2021
Opinion: The Hot Chip Has Gone Cold - Flip Chips Don't Deliver Opinion: The Hot Chip Has Gone Cold - Flip Chips Don't Deliver
Do flip chips risk pleasing nobody?
Sarah Moore    May 20, 2021
Field Trip: 10 Value Bikes Hucked to Flat In Slow Motion (1000FPS) Field Trip: 10 Value Bikes Hucked to Flat In Slow Motion (1000FPS)
We're back with the low level science experiments, this time hucking our ten 2021 Field Trip value bikes to flat.
Sarah Moore    May 20, 2021
POV Video: Party Train Course Preview of the Massive Darkfest Line POV Video: Party Train Course Preview of the Massive Darkfest Line
A full run down the massive line.
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James Smurthwaite    May 20, 2021
SRAM Produces Generative Design Prototype Cranks in Partnership with Autodesk SRAM Produces Generative Design Prototype Cranks in Partnership with Autodesk
SRAM turns to AI to help optimize its crank designs.
Rémy Métailler    May 20, 2021
Video: Remy Metailler Follows Chris Kovarik in Pemberton Video: Remy Metailler Follows Chris Kovarik in Pemberton
Remy Metailler chases Chris Kovarik on his favourite trail in Pemberton.
Ed Spratt    May 20, 2021
Leogang to Allow Spectators for the DH & XC World Cups Leogang to Allow Spectators for the DH & XC World Cups
Around 600 spectators will be allowed to watch the racing live
Seb Stott    May 20, 2021
Review: Vorsprung Secus Fork Air Spring Upgrade Review: Vorsprung Secus Fork Air Spring Upgrade
The Secus increases a fork's negative spring volume to offer a softer beginning stroke and more linear spring feel.
James Smurthwaite    May 20, 2021
Knolly Withdraws Patent Infringement Suit Against Intense Knolly Withdraws Patent Infringement Suit Against Intense
Both sides have agreed to dismiss all claims and counterclaims and Knolly and Intense will be paying their own legal fees.
Ed Spratt    May 20, 2021
Updated: Ike Klaassen Breaks His Femur at Darkfest Updated: Ike Klaassen Breaks His Femur at Darkfest
We wish Ike the best during his recovery.
   May 19, 2021
World Ride Online Movie Night to Support Program for Women Mountain Bikers in Botswana World Ride Online Movie Night to Support Program for Women Mountain Bikers in Botswana
World Ride is hosting their next online movie night on May 20 with proceeds going to help get more women mountain biking in Botswana.
Kenda Tire    May 19, 2021
Video: Andrew Neethling Meets Clemens Kaudela in South Africa 'Mission to Ride' Video: Andrew Neethling Meets Clemens Kaudela in South Africa 'Mission to Ride'
Clemens was in town building a new line at Hellsend Dirt Compound, so Andrew took the opportunity to hang out with Clemens for a chat, and to show him around his local trails.
Alicia Leggett    May 17, 2021
Update: School District in Marin Backpedals on Disbanding High School MTB Teams & May Protect Teams from Future Threats Update: School District in Marin Backpedals on Disbanding High School MTB Teams & May Protect Teams from Future Threats
The school district CFO has pledged to present a solution to the board of trustees that would grant the teams protection against future attempts at dismantling them.
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Duncan Shaw    May 19, 2021
Podcast: Darren Roberts on How to Keep Action Sports Athletes At The Top Podcast: Darren Roberts on How to Keep Action Sports Athletes At The Top
Darren works with some of the top action sports athletes around the world, helping them get back to the top after falling victim to an injury, or working to avoid injury in the first place.
Alicia Leggett    May 19, 2021
Thought Experiment: This Fantasy Build Is Just A Normal Bike With Parts That Are in Stock Thought Experiment: This Fantasy Build Is Just A Normal Bike With Parts That Are in Stock
These parts were in stock, but there's no guarantee they're still available...
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Mike Kazimer    May 19, 2021
Review: Schwalbe's Big Betty Tire is Dependable & Durable Review: Schwalbe's Big Betty Tire is Dependable & Durable
The Big Betty delivers excellent braking traction in all conditions.
Sarah Moore    May 19, 2021
Field Trip: 10 Value Bikes VS The Impossible Climb Field Trip: 10 Value Bikes VS The Impossible Climb
Do cheaper bikes take longer to get to the top of the hill?
   May 19, 2021
Video: Dirt Camp Celebrates 25th Anniversary & Announces Details for 2021 Camps Video: Dirt Camp Celebrates 25th Anniversary & Announces Details for 2021 Camps
Dirt Camp is offering eight five-day sessions in Bromont from June 28 through August 20.
Canyon    May 19, 2021
Video: Samantha Soriano Rides in Utah with Ethan Nell, DJ Brandt & Reed Boggs in 'Road to Formation, Ep. 2' Video: Samantha Soriano Rides in Utah with Ethan Nell, DJ Brandt & Reed Boggs in 'Road to Formation, Ep. 2'
Samantha Soriano prepares for Formation by riding with some former Red Bull Rampage competitors.
flag SHIMANO    May 19, 2021
Shimano Celebrates 100th Anniversary By Awarding 100 Trail Building Tool Kits to Cycling Clubs & Qualifying Organizations Shimano Celebrates 100th Anniversary By Awarding 100 Trail Building Tool Kits to Cycling Clubs & Qualifying Organizations
In celebration of Shimano’s 100th Anniversary, Shimano Canada will be awarding 100 trail building tool kits to cycling clubs and qualifying organizations nationwide.
flag RockyMounts    May 19, 2021
Details Announced for Westslope Chainless Challenge Pump Track Event Details Announced for Westslope Chainless Challenge Pump Track Event
The event will be held on Saturday August, 21st 2021.
Scott Pellegrini    May 19, 2021
Bolton Valley Mountain Bike Park Announces Lift Service Beginning July 1 & Eastern States Cup DH/Enduro Race August 1 Bolton Valley Mountain Bike Park Announces Lift Service Beginning July 1 & Eastern States Cup DH/Enduro Race August 1
The Bolton Valley Bike Park will open this summer on the existing trail network serving intermediate to advanced riders only.
Mons Royale    May 19, 2021
Mons Royale & Sunflower Bakery Release Limited Edition Merino T-Shirt to Raise Money for Squamish Trails Mons Royale & Sunflower Bakery Release Limited Edition Merino T-Shirt to Raise Money for Squamish Trails
“No matter how great life is, it’s not complete without doughnuts” – Homer Simpson
Nukeproof    May 19, 2021
Nukeproof Announce New 2021 Ridewear Nukeproof Announce New 2021 Ridewear
An all new collection this year designed in conjunction with Nukeproof athletes Sam Hill, Elliott Heap, Kelan Grant and Adam Brayton.
Orbea    May 19, 2021
Video & Photo Story: Take A Lap with the Orbea Enduro Team's Vid Persak Video & Photo Story: Take A Lap with the Orbea Enduro Team's Vid Persak
A peek into the Slovenian enduro rider's daily life and favourite trails.
Vince Emond    May 19, 2021
Video: Tori Wood Rides Fast & Sends Big Jumps Video: Tori Wood Rides Fast & Sends Big Jumps
The Squamish local does it all and doesn't stop smiling.
James Smurthwaite    May 19, 2021
Video: Official Highlights From the Nove Mesto XCO World Cup Video: Official Highlights From the Nove Mesto XCO World Cup
New faces have arrived to the scene and they are here to stay.
FMB World Tour    May 19, 2021
FMB Announces Red Bull Rookie of the Year & Best Line Contests for 2021 FMB Announces Red Bull Rookie of the Year & Best Line Contests for 2021
The Red Bull ROTY title will be awarded to the #1 ranked Rookie Athlete of the 2021 FMB World Tour season.
Canyon    May 19, 2021
Canyon Announces Limited Edition Mathieu van der Poel Lux Canyon Announces Limited Edition Mathieu van der Poel Lux
It all comes down to the words printed on the top tube behind the shock: Let The Legs Do The Talking.
Downtime Podcast    May 19, 2021
Podcast: World Cup Warm-Up with Eliot Jackson and Neko Mulally Podcast: World Cup Warm-Up with Eliot Jackson and Neko Mulally
Just one month until the World Cup downhill season kicks off in Leogang.
Mike Kazimer    May 18, 2021
SRAM Granted Patent for Drivetrain With a Direct Mount Derailleur SRAM Granted Patent for Drivetrain With a Direct Mount Derailleur
The new derailleur design uses a direct mount, and the body is tucked much further underneath the chainstay compared to what's currently the norm.
James Smurthwaite    May 18, 2021
Revenue Round Up: Another Quarter of Big Growth for the Bike Industry with Warning Signs on the Horizon Revenue Round Up: Another Quarter of Big Growth for the Bike Industry with Warning Signs on the Horizon
Not surprisingly, brands are reporting growth and even some record quarters.
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Sarah Moore    May 18, 2021
Bike Check: Emily Batty's 22.5lb Race-Ready Canyon Lux CFR Bike Check: Emily Batty's 22.5lb Race-Ready Canyon Lux CFR
We take a look at the custom-painted Canyon Lux full-suspension bike that the 32-year-old Canadian raced in Albstadt, Germany and Nove Mesto, Czech Republic.
Alicia Leggett    May 18, 2021
Eastern Divide Trail Route Nears Completion Eastern Divide Trail Route Nears Completion
Once complete, the 5,000+ mile Eastern Divide Trail connecting Newfoundland to Florida will be the longest established bikepacking route in the US and Canada.
Brian White    May 18, 2021
Bikebac Announces Bike Recovery Tracker in Sea to Sky Region Bikebac Announces Bike Recovery Tracker in Sea to Sky Region
The tracker uses RFID technology to help you recover your bike in the event it goes missing.
James Smurthwaite    May 18, 2021
Video: YT Industries’ Goatman Returns for the Launch of the New Capra Video: YT Industries’ Goatman Returns for the Launch of the New Capra
Goatman is back with a cameo from Mads Mikkelsen.
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Sarah Moore    May 18, 2021
Field Trip: 10 Value Bikes Face the Efficiency Test Field Trip: 10 Value Bikes Face the Efficiency Test
Gravel roads, power meters, a dose of pseudo-science, and no lock-outs allowed.
Alicia Leggett    May 18, 2021
First Look: The 2022 Niner Jet 9 RDO is Built for Versatility First Look: The 2022 Niner Jet 9 RDO is Built for Versatility
Niner's latest version of the Jet 9 RDO aims to blend the climbing ability of a pure cross-country bike with the fun factor of something a bit burlier.
CC Media    May 18, 2021
Race Preview: British 4X Round 1 & 2 - Harthill, Cheshire Race Preview: British 4X Round 1 & 2 - Harthill, Cheshire
The British 4X Series kicks off at Harthill in Cheshire
Henry Quinney    May 18, 2021
Bike Check: Mick Hannah's New NS Fuzz Downhill Bike Bike Check: Mick Hannah's New NS Fuzz Downhill Bike
Mick Hannah is running a mixed-wheel setup on his new NS Bikes Fuzz.
Niall Pinder    May 18, 2021
Video: Hayden Zablotny Sends Huge Jumps & Tricks in Kamloops Video: Hayden Zablotny Sends Huge Jumps & Tricks in Kamloops
Join Hayden Zablotny as he throws down some wild sends at the Kamloops Bike Ranch.
marketing Prologo    May 17, 2021
Video: Henrique Avancini on Race Battles & Staying Humble Video: Henrique Avancini on Race Battles & Staying Humble
"Every time I go out I learn something new, no matter how much you do this thing, at some points riding bikes is going to humble you."
James Smurthwaite    May 17, 2021
MMR's Prototype Kenta Full Suspension XC Race Bike MMR's Prototype Kenta Full Suspension XC Race Bike
The Olympics are on the way, and more and more new XC bikes are starting to roll out.
James Smurthwaite    May 17, 2021
4 Things We Learned From the 2021 Nove Mesto XC World Cup 4 Things We Learned From the 2021 Nove Mesto XC World Cup
Nove Mesto may have taken place just a week after Albstadt, but the races presented a total contrast.
Pit Viper    May 17, 2021
Pit Viper Announces New Team Manager, JP Gendron Pit Viper Announces New Team Manager, JP Gendron
JP has started building Pit Viper's team of mountain bike athletes.
Mike Kazimer    May 17, 2021
Review: 2021 Nukeproof Giga Factory Review: 2021 Nukeproof Giga Factory
The Giga is more than just a monster truck.
Pinkbike Originals    May 17, 2021
Video: 6 Things MTB Trail Builders Hate Video: 6 Things MTB Trail Builders Hate
Brush up on your trail etiquette with Christina, as she explains the do's and don'ts most requested by the trail building community.
Ed Spratt    May 17, 2021
Bike Check: Victor Koretzky's Orbea Oiz - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Bike Check: Victor Koretzky's Orbea Oiz - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
take a look at how Victor Koretzky set up his race machine for the tricky Nove Mesto course.
Mucky Nutz    May 17, 2021
Mucky Nutz Launches Frame Protection Range Mucky Nutz Launches Frame Protection Range
Mucky Nutz releases its new frame protection range made with environmentally friendly materials.
Daniel Blank    May 17, 2021
Ninja Mount launches adapter for Insta360 GO 2 Ninja Mount launches adapter for Insta360 GO 2
With this mount you can attach the small action cam under the visor of full-face and half-shell helmets.
Dave Rome    May 17, 2021
The Tor Zenith is a Fuss Free, Australian-Made, Steel Trail Bike The Tor Zenith is a Fuss Free, Australian-Made, Steel Trail Bike
A well-rounded 29er trail bike that offers 130mm of travel.
Ed Spratt    May 17, 2021
Overall Standings After the 2021 Nove Mesto XC World Cup Overall Standings After the 2021 Nove Mesto XC World Cup
After an amazing weekend of racing Nove Mesto, let's see how the results stack up in the overall standings.
James Smurthwaite    May 17, 2021
Video: Jack Moir Surfs Waves and Trails in 'X Over' Video: Jack Moir Surfs Waves and Trails in 'X Over'
Jack shows off his typical weekend full of bikes and boards.
Andy Vathis    May 17, 2021
Photo Epic: Chocolate Pudding - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Photo Epic: Chocolate Pudding - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Despite tricky conditions, Nove Mesto brought an incredible weekend of racing with dominant performances in the Elite categories.
Ed Spratt    May 17, 2021
Results: Loris Vergier & Vali Höll Take Big Wins at the 2021 Coppa Italia - Sestola Results: Loris Vergier & Vali Höll Take Big Wins at the 2021 Coppa Italia - Sestola
The Coppa Italia in Sestola saw some big names getting between the tape to test out their new races bikes.
Nick Bentley    May 17, 2021
Race Report: Mini Downhill 2021 Round 1 - Harthill Race Report: Mini Downhill 2021 Round 1 - Harthill
Riders faced tricky conditions for the first round of the 100% Mini Downhill at Harthill
Ed Spratt    May 17, 2021
Results: Myriam Nicole & Amaury Pierron Win the 2021 Portugal Cup - Boticas Results: Myriam Nicole & Amaury Pierron Win the 2021 Portugal Cup - Boticas
Commencal dominates a weekend of DH racing at the Portugal Cup.
CC Media    May 17, 2021
4X Pro Tour Announces Updated 2021 Events 4X Pro Tour Announces Updated 2021 Events
The 4X Pro Tour reshuffles and changes venues for the 2021 season.
Scott Secco    May 17, 2021
Movies For Your Monday Movies For Your Monday
20 edits to start your week off right.
Ed Spratt    May 16, 2021
Final Results: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Final Results: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the second 2021 XC World Cup race in Nove Mesto.
Pinkbike Staff    May 16, 2021
Fantasy XC League Results: Nove Mesto - Round 2 Fantasy XC League Results: Nove Mesto - Round 2
The results are in for the second round of the XC Fantasy League.
Ed Spratt    May 16, 2021
Short Track Setup Tricks From Pro Racers - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Short Track Setup Tricks From Pro Racers - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
We caught up with six of the top teams to go over their XCC bike setup tricks.
Pinkbike Originals    May 15, 2021
Video: Saturday Sends #15 Video: Saturday Sends #15
Sit back and enjoy some sends!
Ed Spratt    May 15, 2021
Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Check out the highlights from a tricky and intense XCC Short Track race.
Ed Spratt    May 15, 2021
Yana Belomoina Out of Racing in Nove Mesto After Being Diagnosed with Kidney Stones Yana Belomoina Out of Racing in Nove Mesto After Being Diagnosed with Kidney Stones
Yana Belomoina will be sitting out the second round of the 2021 XC World Cup after being diagnosed with Kidney Stones.
ION Surfing Trails    May 15, 2021
Video: Ion Introduces 2021 Footwear Line in 'Between the Laces,' a Full-On Bike Party Edit Video: Ion Introduces 2021 Footwear Line in 'Between the Laces,' a Full-On Bike Party Edit
This banger video covers all the bases with dirt jump, enduro, and downhill bikes.
Ed Spratt    May 15, 2021
Start List for the Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Start List for the Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
After the flat out Short Track race, the start order has been decided for the second round of the 2021 XC World Cup.
Sarah Moore    May 15, 2021
Orbea to Move US Operations to Boulder, Colorado Orbea to Move US Operations to Boulder, Colorado
Orbea is moving their US offices and operations to Boulder, Colorado this May.
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Pure Darkness    May 15, 2021
Video: First Hits on the Massive Darkfest Step-Up Video: First Hits on the Massive Darkfest Step-Up
With just days until some of the world's best freeriders arrive on-site, Sam Reynolds, Clemens Kaudela and Ike Klaassen session the huge step-up.
Urge Bike Products    May 15, 2021
Video: Travelling Artist & Adventurer Tito Tomasi in 'The Art of Shredding' Video: Travelling Artist & Adventurer Tito Tomasi in 'The Art of Shredding'
"Sometimes, it feels like Tito is a comic book character who does cool things that I just draw."
The Flick    May 15, 2021
Video: Going for Broke at the FMB Golden Slopestyle - Royal Ranch, West Virginia Video: Going for Broke at the FMB Golden Slopestyle - Royal Ranch, West Virginia
Luke Whitlock heads out to West Virginia for the first round of the FMB golden Slopestyle.
Brett Shelfer    May 15, 2021
Video: Big Whips & Huge Bike Park Hits Video: Big Whips & Huge Bike Park Hits
Josh Lowe sends some massive gaps at Windhill Bike Park
Andy Vathis    May 14, 2021
Short Track Photo Epic: Mud Wrestling - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Short Track Photo Epic: Mud Wrestling - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
An exciting start to the second weekend of XC World Cup racing in a row.
Ancillotti Tomaso    May 15, 2021
Video: Under-15 Italian Enduro Champion Fully Pinned on Home Trails Video: Under-15 Italian Enduro Champion Fully Pinned on Home Trails
Lorenzo Mascherini is the newest addition to the Ancillotti Factory Team.
Alicia Leggett    May 14, 2021
Video: Brage Vestavik Reflects on His Jaw-Dropping X Games Segment Video: Brage Vestavik Reflects on His Jaw-Dropping X Games Segment
Seeing the process -- the unsuccessful attempts, the concerns, and the decisions to go huge -- makes the final edit even more impressive.
Ed Spratt    May 14, 2021
Results: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Results: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the second XCC Short Track race of 2021 with riders battling some tricky conditions.
Mike Levy    May 14, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 62 - Editor Preferences and Why They Matter The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 62 - Editor Preferences and Why They Matter
Being transparent about our preferences in product reviews, be it a fondness for a certain suspension trait, an unexplainable love for headache-inducing internally routed cables, or maybe only liking blue bikes.
Sarah Moore    May 14, 2021
Review: The New Reserve 28 XC Wheels Don't Mess Around Review: The New Reserve 28 XC Wheels Don't Mess Around
Sensibly light, relatively robust, and very comfortable.
Pinkbike Originals    May 14, 2021
Video: Friday Fails #170 Video: Friday Fails #170
It's Friday and that can only mean one thing.
Sarah Moore    May 14, 2021
Rapha Teases MTB Line, Coming June 2021 Rapha Teases MTB Line, Coming June 2021
Rapha announced plans to launch a mountain bike apparel line back in January of 2020.
WeAreOne Composites    May 14, 2021
Video: A Taste of Humble Pie in Farwell Canyon, Followed By Redemption in 'Children Of The Dust' Video: A Taste of Humble Pie in Farwell Canyon, Followed By Redemption in 'Children Of The Dust'
Lane Bodor and Kyleigh Steward step outside of the comfort zone that is the Bike Ranch and head to Williams Lake.
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Valcariz    May 14, 2021
Valcariz Reveals its 2021 Summer Collection Valcariz Reveals its 2021 Summer Collection
Valcariz launches its new summer apparel collection for Women, Men, and Groms.
Ed Spratt    May 14, 2021
Start List: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Start List: XCC Short Track - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Check out who's taking the start line in the short track XCC race today.
James Smurthwaite    May 14, 2021
Red Panda Release the Lobster Upgrade Kit That's Claimed to Improve the Reliability of Shimano Brakes Red Panda Release the Lobster Upgrade Kit That's Claimed to Improve the Reliability of Shimano Brakes
The Russian component brand's new kit is designed to protect the master cylinder.
Claudio    May 14, 2021
Video & Photo Story: Freeriding in the Andes Mountain, Chile Video & Photo Story: Freeriding in the Andes Mountain, Chile
Cruising along deserted ridgelines.
Alicia Leggett    May 13, 2021
Throwback Thursday: 5 Riders Who Have Crossed Between Road & Mountain Bike Racing Throwback Thursday: 5 Riders Who Have Crossed Between Road & Mountain Bike Racing
Tom Pidcock is definitely not the first, though his entrance into Elite World Cup XC racing may be one of the most impressive.
Trans Savoie    May 14, 2021
Details Announced for the 2021 Trans-Savoie 50/50 Details Announced for the 2021 Trans-Savoie 50/50
The Trans-Savoie 50/50 blends normal bikes and eMTBs with off-the-clock adventures and timed stage racing.
Mike Kazimer    May 13, 2021
First Ride: 2022 Specialized Kenevo SL - The Electric Enduro First Ride: 2022 Specialized Kenevo SL - The Electric Enduro
The new Kenevo SL takes the popular Enduro chassis and adds on a motor and a 320 Wh battery.
Pinkbike Originals    May 13, 2021
Video: Lessons Learned From 30 Days On A Hardtail With Tom Bradshaw Video: Lessons Learned From 30 Days On A Hardtail With Tom Bradshaw
Tom Bradshaw wanted to see what lessons he could learn and if he could get faster on his hardtail after riding it for 30 days straight.
Rémy Métailler    May 13, 2021
Video: Remy Metailler & Claire Buchar Ride Whistler Jank Video: Remy Metailler & Claire Buchar Ride Whistler Jank
Remy Metailler and Claire Buchar take on some tricky uphill and downhill rocky trails.
I Am Specialized    May 13, 2021
Specialized Kenevo SL Launch Video - Monsters vs Bikes Specialized Kenevo SL Launch Video - Monsters vs Bikes
Specialized continues their run of over-the-top launch videos.
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flag ZEP MTB Camps    May 13, 2021
ZEP Celebrates 15 Years & Announces Details for 2021 Mountain Bike Camps ZEP Celebrates 15 Years & Announces Details for 2021 Mountain Bike Camps
ZEP programs will now take place in the Okanagan as well as Whistler.
UR Team    May 13, 2021
Video: Mick Hannah Searches For The Fastest Rampage Line Video: Mick Hannah Searches For The Fastest Rampage Line
9 years after Mick Hannah was last in Utah for Rampage he is back to set a rapid run down the 2015 site.
Pinkbike Staff    May 11, 2021
Fantasy XC League: LAST CHANCE to Edit Your Team Ahead of Round 2 - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Fantasy XC League: LAST CHANCE to Edit Your Team Ahead of Round 2 - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Pick your dream XC World Cup team for the second round of the 2021 Fantasy XC League.
James Smurthwaite    May 13, 2021
Pirelli's New $37 SmarTubes Are Claimed to be 70% Lighter Than Butyl Inner Tubes Pirelli's New $37 SmarTubes Are Claimed to be 70% Lighter Than Butyl Inner Tubes
Pirelli has launched its own lightweight tube with a claimed weight of just 75 grams for the lightest option.
James Smurthwaite    May 13, 2021
Mathieu Van der Poel Says He May Leave the Tour de France Early to Focus on the Olympics Mathieu Van der Poel Says He May Leave the Tour de France Early to Focus on the Olympics
The Dutch rider could improve his Olympic chances with more time to recover after the Tour.
Rocky Mountain    May 13, 2021
Video: Rocky Mountain Race Face Enduro Team Suspension Testing With Fox Video: Rocky Mountain Race Face Enduro Team Suspension Testing With Fox
Jesse Melamed, Rémi Gauvin, and Andréane Lanthier Nadeau dial in their suspension before the first few rounds in Italy.
Ed Spratt    May 13, 2021
Entry List: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Entry List: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
Check out who will be racing in Nove Mesto this weekend.
COMMENCAL bicycles    May 13, 2021
Commencal Launches 2021 Soft Goods Collection Commencal Launches 2021 Soft Goods Collection
Commencal's new lifestyle range of clothing is made using organic materials and a manufacturing process respectful of people and the environment.
flag    May 13, 2021
Bike Park Val di Sole Sets Opening Date of June 5 Bike Park Val di Sole Sets Opening Date of June 5
Bike Park Val di Sole in Commezzadura will welcome riders from June 5th until September 26th, with the renewed White Wolf track
rasoulution    May 13, 2021
Video: Emil Johansson Sends Big Tricks as he Announces Partnership with G-Form Video: Emil Johansson Sends Big Tricks as he Announces Partnership with G-Form
After riding G-Form's products for years Emil Johansson has now joined their line-up of riders.
Ross Bell    May 12, 2021
Tech Randoms: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Tech Randoms: Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
The World Cup XC pits are home to some of the finer things in life.
flag Robert Herber    May 13, 2021
Race Report: Youth Enduro Series 2021 Round 2 Race Report: Youth Enduro Series 2021 Round 2
Utah youngsters get the chance to show off their skills at the second round of the 2021 Youth Enduro Series.
Sarah Moore    May 12, 2021
Field Trip: Ripley vs Trance X vs Siskiu vs Marshall vs Rift Zone - Value Full-Suspension Roundtable Field Trip: Ripley vs Trance X vs Siskiu vs Marshall vs Rift Zone - Value Full-Suspension Roundtable
The five bikes that ended up in full-suspension category of our latest Value Bikes Field Trip had between 120 and 135mm of rear travel and cost between $2,300 and $3,000 USD, but were very different bikes out on the trail.
James Smurthwaite    May 12, 2021
Video: Kaos Seagrave's Steeze-Packed Power Hour at Revolution Bike Park Video: Kaos Seagrave's Steeze-Packed Power Hour at Revolution Bike Park
Kaos Seagrave only needs an hour to stack an edit full of banger clips.
Canyon    May 12, 2021
Video: Samantha Soriano's Road to Formation Video: Samantha Soriano's Road to Formation
Join the 2018 U.S. Downhill National Champ as she travels to Southern Utah in preparation for the women's freeride mountain bike event.
James Smurthwaite    May 12, 2021
Bike Check: Reece Wallace's Custom, 90s Themed Giant Glory Bike Check: Reece Wallace's Custom, 90s Themed Giant Glory
"It's fun having a bike that looks like a cyclone popsicle."
Martin Faubert-Smith    May 12, 2021
Video: A Short Film About Discovering One's Own Backyard with Casey Brown, Georgia Astle & Micayla Gatto in 'The Back Forty' Video: A Short Film About Discovering One's Own Backyard with Casey Brown, Georgia Astle & Micayla Gatto in 'The Back Forty'
Casey Brown, Micayla Gatto, and Georgia Astle head out on a road trip to explore British Columbia and the Yukon’s beautiful mountain bike communities.
James Smurthwaite    May 12, 2021
Video: Official Highlights from the 2021 Albstadt XC World Cup Video: Official Highlights from the 2021 Albstadt XC World Cup
From familiar faces to new names at the top of the podium, Albstadt 2021 had it all.
Joonas Vinnari    May 12, 2021
Video: Vihti BC - A Self Shot MTB Short Film Video: Vihti BC - A Self Shot MTB Short Film
Joonas builds and rides a trail that follows that a path first carved out by Russian soldiers.
Monserat Fairwear    May 12, 2021
Monserat Announces New Summer Jerseys Monserat Announces New Summer Jerseys
The jerseys are made of recycled fabrics from Italy.
   May 11, 2021
Video: Rae Morrison Ripping Private Trails in Nelson, New Zealand Video: Rae Morrison Ripping Private Trails in Nelson, New Zealand
Rae's friends built these trails during lockdown and they look incredible.
   May 11, 2021
Race Preview: PMBA Enduro 'The Epic' - Graythwaite Race Preview: PMBA Enduro 'The Epic' - Graythwaite
May bank holiday 2021 will mark the 6th year that the PMBA Enduro Series returns to Graythwaite. I
James Smurthwaite    May 11, 2021
Pinkbike's State of the Sport Full Release Pinkbike's State of the Sport Full Release
Here are all the stats from the State of the Sport survey.
James Smurthwaite    May 11, 2021
4 Pieces of Good News From the State of the Sport Survey 4 Pieces of Good News From the State of the Sport Survey
It's not all doom and gloom in the State of the Sport Survey.
Sarah Moore    May 11, 2021
Field Trip: Ibis's $2,999 Ripley AF is a Precision Weapon Field Trip: Ibis's $2,999 Ripley AF is a Precision Weapon
The Ripley AF will make a great partner for a rider who wants to cover a lot of ground, possibly while pedaling hard, and have a hoot on the way back down.
Josh Blum    May 11, 2021
Podcast: Trail EAffect Episode 26 Kristina Wayte Sketchy Trails Podcast: Trail EAffect Episode 26 Kristina Wayte Sketchy Trails
Kristina has created the fun and educational trail tips comics for the organization formerly known as Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz.
Mike Levy    May 11, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 61 - Athlete Pay, Lycra, Equality and More from the State of the Sport Survey The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 61 - Athlete Pay, Lycra, Equality and More from the State of the Sport Survey
Nearly 50% of EWS racers believe that doping could be an issue, just 8% of World Cup downhillers want to wear Lycra, and cross-country racing seems to be where the money is.
   May 11, 2021
Cotic's Updated 125mm FlareMAX Gen4 is for 'Up, Down, Roundabout Country' Cotic's Updated 125mm FlareMAX Gen4 is for 'Up, Down, Roundabout Country'
Cy has given their little bike a few geometry tweaks, updated details, and lighter builds.
Mary Wragg-Moncorge    May 11, 2021
Photo Epic: Riding 137km of Trails in a 10km Radius on New Bike Day Photo Epic: Riding 137km of Trails in a 10km Radius on New Bike Day
Mary Moncorge christens her new bike with a seriously impressive ride.
COMMENCAL bicycles    May 11, 2021
Video: DJ Brandt Slays Creative Skatepark Lines in 'Mos Definitely' Video: DJ Brandt Slays Creative Skatepark Lines in 'Mos Definitely'
DJ Brandt sends some huge tricks in the skatepark.
James Smurthwaite    May 11, 2021
Driven Reaches $1 Million USD Crowd Funding Goal in Just 2 Days & Says it is "Used to the Haters" Driven Reaches $1 Million USD Crowd Funding Goal in Just 2 Days & Says it is "Used to the Haters"
Another incredibly rapid crowd funding in the midst of the bike boom.
James Smurthwaite    May 11, 2021
Speculation Arises Around Wiggle Buyout By German Retail Giant Signa Sports Speculation Arises Around Wiggle Buyout By German Retail Giant Signa Sports
If true, the information, which came from unnamed sources, would take Signa Sports public and create a combined entity with Yucaipa Acquisition Corp worth $4 billion.
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Mammoth Mountain    May 11, 2021
Mammoth Bike Park Re-Opens Chair 16, New Rider Room & Pass Option Mammoth Bike Park Re-Opens Chair 16, New Rider Room & Pass Option
Opening Day in the Mammoth Bike Park is fast approaching.
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Miranda Miller    May 11, 2021
Video: Remi Gauvin Tests Medium & Large Size Frames Back to Back Video: Remi Gauvin Tests Medium & Large Size Frames Back to Back
What does the stopwatch say about bigger is better?
ENVE Composites    May 11, 2021
Video: Thibaut Daprela Answers Questions About His ‘Sound of Speed’ Edit Video: Thibaut Daprela Answers Questions About His ‘Sound of Speed’ Edit
Thibaut talks about tire pressure, inserts, and the weird noises coming from his bike.
   May 11, 2021
Kellys Announces New Dice and Respect Sunglasses Kellys Announces New Dice and Respect Sunglasses
A lifestyle and performance option from Kellys.
Alicia Leggett    May 10, 2021
Stevie Smith: 1989-2016 Stevie Smith: 1989-2016
Here are some of our favorite photos of the Canadian legend.
Alicia Leggett    May 10, 2021
6 Key Findings from Female Pro Riders - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey 6 Key Findings from Female Pro Riders - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey
Key findings from the 77 pro women who gave us their thoughts on the state of the sport.
Sarah Moore    May 10, 2021
Field Trip: Devinci's $2,299 Marshall is a Capable All-Rounder Field Trip: Devinci's $2,299 Marshall is a Capable All-Rounder
The Marshall is the least expensive full suspension bike we had on test despite the fact that the frame is made in Canada.
James Smurthwaite    May 10, 2021
Tom Pidcock May Miss Out on the Olympics & 4 Other Things We Learned From the Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Tom Pidcock May Miss Out on the Olympics & 4 Other Things We Learned From the Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
Albstadt's brutal climbs and soaring temperatures proved to be a rude awakening for riders at the opening round of the 2021 XC World Cup series.
Pinkbike Originals    Apr 27, 2021
Now Closed: Pinkbike Academy Season 2 - Launch Your Riding Career Now Closed: Pinkbike Academy Season 2 - Launch Your Riding Career
The winner of Season 2 of Pinkbike Academy presented by Monster Hydro will launch their riding career with a pro contract with Orbea Bikes and a $25,000 prize purse.
Alicia Leggett    May 10, 2021
We Are One Composites Drops Teaser Info About Made-in-Canada Carbon Frame We Are One Composites Drops Teaser Info About Made-in-Canada Carbon Frame
We Are One probably won't be known primarily as a rim manufacturer for much longer.
Alicia Leggett    May 10, 2021
Podcast: Brandon Semenuk Discusses His Progression on Unclicked Podcast: Brandon Semenuk Discusses His Progression on Unclicked
Two hours of learning how Brandon Semenuk became the Brandon Semenuk we know today.
James Smurthwaite    May 10, 2021
Starling Introduces Limited Edition Stainless Steel Version of the Murmur Starling Introduces Limited Edition Stainless Steel Version of the Murmur
After a "never-ending demand" to produce a raw version of the Murmur, Starling has launched a limited run of 15 stainless steel frames.
Alicia Leggett    May 10, 2021
Israel Hosts First EWS Qualifier Event Israel Hosts First EWS Qualifier Event
Noga Korem is working to grow Israel's enduro scene.
Ed Spratt    May 10, 2021
Overall Standings After the 2021 Albstadt XC World Cup Overall Standings After the 2021 Albstadt XC World Cup
After an incredible weekend of racing in Albstadt, let's see how the results stack up in the overall standings.
COMMENCAL bicycles    May 10, 2021
Commencal Launches 3 Photo Books Based on Kilian Bron's Incredible Adventures Commencal Launches 3 Photo Books Based on Kilian Bron's Incredible Adventures
Commencal has put together three photo books documenting some of the amazing adventures of Kilian Bron.
   May 10, 2021
Registration Opens for the 2021 Transierra Norte - Day of the Dead Enduro Registration Opens for the 2021 Transierra Norte - Day of the Dead Enduro
Registration is now open for Transierra Norte, the Day of the Dead enduro.
Pure Darkness    May 10, 2021
Video: The 2021 Darkfest Build Continues & First Hits on the Huge Course Video: The 2021 Darkfest Build Continues & First Hits on the Huge Course
In less than a week 15 of the best freeriders will be taking on the massive Darkfest course.
Nick Bentley    May 10, 2021
Race Report: Southern Enduro Mashup 2021 Round 1 - Queen Elizabeth Country Park Race Report: Southern Enduro Mashup 2021 Round 1 - Queen Elizabeth Country Park
The 2021 Southern Enduro Mash up series kicks off at Queen Elizabeth Country Park.
Scott Secco    May 10, 2021
Movies For Your Monday Movies For Your Monday
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Andy Vathis    May 9, 2021
Photo Epic: Hardpack Soundtrack - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Photo Epic: Hardpack Soundtrack - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
We saw some impressive riding today from the up-and-coming World Cup winners that dominated the elite men's and women's fields.
100 Percent    May 10, 2021
100% Announces Spring 2021 Protection Collection 100% Announces Spring 2021 Protection Collection
100% launches its new spring protection range featuring the new Tarka body armor.
Pinkbike Originals    May 9, 2021
Video: How Many Skinnies Can Tom Bradshaw & Jason Lucas Ride In One North Shore Lap? Video: How Many Skinnies Can Tom Bradshaw & Jason Lucas Ride In One North Shore Lap?
Tom Bradshaw and Jason Lucas thought it would be fun to see how many skinnies they could ride in one lap on Mount Fromme.
Ed Spratt    May 9, 2021
Final Results: Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Final Results: Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the first 2021 XC World Cup race in Albstadt.
Pinkbike Staff    May 9, 2021
Fantasy XC League Results: Albstadt - Round 1 Fantasy XC League Results: Albstadt - Round 1
The results are in for the first round of the XC Fantasy League.
Stefan Garlicki    May 9, 2021
Video: World Cup Racer Stefan Garlicki is Back After Breaking Both Hips Video: World Cup Racer Stefan Garlicki is Back After Breaking Both Hips
World Cup privateer broke both hips in separate accidents within a year. This is the story of his recovery.
Taylor Smith    May 9, 2021
Video: Nigel Page's BMX Collection Video: Nigel Page's BMX Collection
Chain Reaction Cycles ringleader Nigel Page has an impressive BMX bike collection.
Jacob Johnson    May 9, 2021
Photo Story: Going Full Nomad - Winter on an Island in the Pacific Photo Story: Going Full Nomad - Winter on an Island in the Pacific
Goregous photos from a winter spent on Vancouver Island.
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William Klock    May 9, 2021
Video: Casual Double Backflips in 'South Express' Video: Casual Double Backflips in 'South Express'
Franck Paulin is more motivated than ever for this summer, hoping for a season of contests.
Ben Cathro    May 8, 2021
Video: How To Not Build Illegal Trails with Ben Cathro Video: How To Not Build Illegal Trails with Ben Cathro
It's always good to learn from your mistakes.
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Ed Spratt    May 8, 2021
Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Video: XCC Short Track Highlights - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
Check out the highlights from the exhilarating XCC Short Track race.
Pinkbike Originals    May 8, 2021
Video: Saturday Sends #14 Video: Saturday Sends #14
Sit back and enjoy some sends!
Ed Spratt    May 8, 2021
Video: Mathieu van der Poel Returns to World Cup Racing After Nearly Two Years Away Video: Mathieu van der Poel Returns to World Cup Racing After Nearly Two Years Away
Mathieu van der Poel shares some quick thoughts on what it is like to be back racing at XC World Cups and his prep for the Olympics.
Norco Bicycles    May 8, 2021
Photo Story: Freeride Lives in Central Washington Photo Story: Freeride Lives in Central Washington
Creative shots from a unique location.
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Ed Spratt    May 8, 2021
Start List: Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Start List: Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
After the lung-busting Short Track race, the start order has been decided for the first World Cup XC race of 2021.
Ed Spratt    May 8, 2021
Video: Highlights from Downhill Southeast 2021 Round 1 - Massanutten Video: Highlights from Downhill Southeast 2021 Round 1 - Massanutten
Top world riders and local racers take on the first round of the 2021 Downhill Southeast series.
Andy Vathis    May 7, 2021
Short Track Photo Epic: Here Comes The Sun - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Short Track Photo Epic: Here Comes The Sun - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
And we're off... The World Cup XC race season begins with an action-packed short track showdown.
Alicia Leggett    May 7, 2021
10 Pro Mechanics' Favorite Tools at the Albstadt XC World Cup Season Opener 10 Pro Mechanics' Favorite Tools at the Albstadt XC World Cup Season Opener
Some of these are probably tools you've seen before. Some of them are probably not.
Petr Basel    May 8, 2021
Video: Kiki Havlická Keeps Sending on Her Hardtail Video: Kiki Havlická Keeps Sending on Her Hardtail
Kristýna Havlická is Czech enduro racer with a fantastic style of riding.
Ed Spratt    May 8, 2021
Video: Behind the Scenes of Danny MacAskill & Kriss Kyle's 'This & That' Edit Video: Behind the Scenes of Danny MacAskill & Kriss Kyle's 'This & That' Edit
A look into the filming process behind Danny MacAskill & Kriss Kyle's latest edit.
Tomas Slavik    May 8, 2021
Video: Tomas Slavik Races Muddy Streets in Poland Video: Tomas Slavik Races Muddy Streets in Poland
Rain for race day always makes it more interesting.
Henry Quinney    May 7, 2021
5 Key Stats from Enduro Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey 5 Key Stats from Enduro Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey
As we roll into a decade of the EWS, it’s still evolving and growing.
Mike Kazimer    May 7, 2021
Ask Pinkbike: Tire Width, Cleaning Tips, Shock Setup, & Buying a Bike Without Trying It First Ask Pinkbike: Tire Width, Cleaning Tips, Shock Setup, & Buying a Bike Without Trying It First
Pinkbike's tech editors answer the questions that have been keeping you up at night.
Alicia Leggett    May 7, 2021
Kitsbow Expands Sizing Range, Offering Sizes XXS to XXXXL Kitsbow Expands Sizing Range, Offering Sizes XXS to XXXXL
The California company makes its clothing to order in North Carolina and now offers inclusive sizing.
James Smurthwaite    May 7, 2021
5 Key Stats from World Cup XC Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey 5 Key Stats from World Cup XC Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey
With all of its history and prestige, cross-country is perceived as the most professional and formalized discipline, but this doesn't mean it isn't without its issues.
Ed Spratt    May 7, 2021
Results: XCC Short Track - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Results: XCC Short Track - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
The results are in from the first XCC Short Track race of 2021.
Dave Rome    May 7, 2021
Trinity MTB Debuts With a Steel, High Pivot, Gearbox Compatible Freeride Bike Trinity MTB Debuts With a Steel, High Pivot, Gearbox Compatible Freeride Bike
Trinity is two Aussies and a Californian with a wild vision.
James Smurthwaite    May 7, 2021
Video: X Games Real MTB - the Crash Reel Video: X Games Real MTB - the Crash Reel
In between the makes, things didn't always go as planned while filming for Real MTB 2021.
Pinkbike Originals    May 7, 2021
Video: Friday Fails #169 Video: Friday Fails #169
It's Friday and that can only mean one thing.
Ed Spratt    May 7, 2021
Vittoria Announces Five-Year Sponsorship of UCI MTB World Cups and World Champs Vittoria Announces Five-Year Sponsorship of UCI MTB World Cups and World Champs
Vittoria will also be supporting the work of the UCI World Cycling Centre and Solidarity program until 2025.
Ed Spratt    May 7, 2021
X Games Real MTB Attracted More Viewers Than Any Other Real Series Contest X Games Real MTB Attracted More Viewers Than Any Other Real Series Contest
The first X Games Real MTB contest reached nearly 25 million views.
   May 7, 2021
TSG Launches 2021 Gloves Range TSG Launches 2021 Gloves Range
TSG reveals its wide range of gloves for 2021.
Nick Bentley    May 7, 2021
15 Downhill Bikes of Gravity Events UK Round 1 Hamsterley 15 Downhill Bikes of Gravity Events UK Round 1 Hamsterley
If you don't know what to do with your Friday, you could look at some downhill bikes.
Ed Spratt    May 7, 2021
Start List: XCC Short Track - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021 Start List: XCC Short Track - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
Check out who's taking the start line in the short track XCC race today.
Rémy Métailler    May 7, 2021
Video: Remy Metailler & Brett Tippie Ride Steep & Sketchy Lines Video: Remy Metailler & Brett Tippie Ride Steep & Sketchy Lines
Brett Tippie joins Remy Metailler to hunt for some tricky trails.
Pinkbike Staff    May 7, 2021
Online Deals - May 2021 Online Deals - May 2021
Great deals on wheels, tires, bike racks, and more.
iago Garay    May 7, 2021
Video & Photo Story: Riding in Tenerife with Iago Garay in Episode 4 of 'Not Far From Home' Video & Photo Story: Riding in Tenerife with Iago Garay in Episode 4 of 'Not Far From Home'
There is every type of riding you could ask for all packed in the largest and most populous island of the Canary Islands.
James Smurthwaite    May 6, 2021
9 Bikes That Have Won the Albstadt XC World Cup 9 Bikes That Have Won the Albstadt XC World Cup
Take a look at this selection of past winners, dating all the way back to 2014.
Alicia Leggett    May 6, 2021
4 Key Stats on Social Media & Content Creation - Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey 4 Key Stats on Social Media & Content Creation - Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey
Social media and content creation are increasingly important for sponsored riders. What do they think of that?
James Smurthwaite    May 6, 2021
Throwback Thursday: Russ Morrell - The Rampage Hardtail Rider Throwback Thursday: Russ Morrell - The Rampage Hardtail Rider
Morrell remains the only rider to take on Rampage without a rear shock.
Alicia Leggett    May 6, 2021
Doppelmayr Introduces 'Bike Cab' Gondola Design That Can Fit 8 Bikes Doppelmayr Introduces 'Bike Cab' Gondola Design That Can Fit 8 Bikes
The design might be the most efficient we've seen yet.
James Smurthwaite    May 6, 2021
Only 8% of Downhill World Cup Riders Want Skinsuits to Return - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey Only 8% of Downhill World Cup Riders Want Skinsuits to Return - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey
The Pinkbike survey has revealed that only 8.2% of World Cup downhill riders want skinsuits to return to the circuit.
Sarah Moore    May 6, 2021
Field Trip: Marin's $2,849 Rift Zone Is An XC Bike at Heart Field Trip: Marin's $2,849 Rift Zone Is An XC Bike at Heart
The Rift Zone is more aggressive than an XC bike, but its roots are cross-country.
Mike Levy    May 6, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 60 - What Kind of Mountain Biker Do You Want to Be? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 60 - What Kind of Mountain Biker Do You Want to Be?
Whether it's the result of conscious decisions or adapting to new circumstances, the majority of us will cycle through different versions of our riding selves.
MTB BEDS    May 6, 2021
Video: Raw & Rooty with Jimmy Smith Video: Raw & Rooty with Jimmy Smith
Jimmy Smith takes on dusty, rowdy trails in Morzine.
Ed Spratt    May 6, 2021
The XC Form Guide: Who's Going Fast Coming into the 2021 World Cup Season The XC Form Guide: Who's Going Fast Coming into the 2021 World Cup Season
Let's take a look at who has shown some good early form at the biggest races of the winter.
flag Alicia Leggett    May 6, 2021
East Vancouver Kids Rebel By Building Jumps East Vancouver Kids Rebel By Building Jumps
The kids build jumps. The city destroyed them. The jumps keep coming back.
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Sarah Moore    May 6, 2021
Video: Kicking Off the XC Season with the Specialized Factory Racing XCO Team in Finale Ligure Video: Kicking Off the XC Season with the Specialized Factory Racing XCO Team in Finale Ligure
Kick off the season with the Specialized Factory Racing XCO team in Finale Ligure, Italy.
Si Paton    May 6, 2021
Details Announced for the Pinkbike Balance Bike World Championships Details Announced for the Pinkbike Balance Bike World Championships
Three days of balance bike racing for children at the GT Bicycles Malverns Classic.
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UR Team    May 6, 2021
Video: Joe Breeden Goes Freeride Training with Sam Reynolds Video: Joe Breeden Goes Freeride Training with Sam Reynolds
After Sam Reynolds suffered while trying to train like a pro-DH racer, it was time for Joe Breeden to work on his freeride skills.
Outride    May 5, 2021
Outride & Jenny Rissved's Team 31 Partner to Encourage Youth Access to Sport & Community Outride & Jenny Rissved's Team 31 Partner to Encourage Youth Access to Sport & Community
Team31:Outride has also added Kelsey Urban, current US U23 National Champion and current PanAmerican Short Track National Champion to the team roster.
Henry Quinney    May 5, 2021
5 Key Stats from Downhill Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey 5 Key Stats from Downhill Racers in the Pinkbike State of the Sport Survey
The worlds' best DH racers share their honest feelings on field sizes, national series, the protected rider system, and more.
Bike Morzine    May 5, 2021
Video: Luca Shaw & Steve Peat Preview the 2021 Les Gets World Cup Track Video: Luca Shaw & Steve Peat Preview the 2021 Les Gets World Cup Track
Les Gets World Cup is currently scheduled for the beginning of July.
Alicia Leggett    May 5, 2021
Thought Experiment: What's the Heaviest Trail Bike We Could Build for $10k? Thought Experiment: What's the Heaviest Trail Bike We Could Build for $10k?
This one's for the 'weight doesn't matter' crowd.
Mariano Najles    May 5, 2021
Podcast: Bernat Guardia & Jere Maio Interviewed in Spanish Podcast: Bernat Guardia & Jere Maio Interviewed in Spanish
Spanish and Latin American bikers now have a place to listen their national riders' interviews, The Chicken Line Podcast.
Sarah Moore    May 5, 2021
Field Trip: Giant's $2,500 Trance X Loves Slow Speed Technical Trails Field Trip: Giant's $2,500 Trance X Loves Slow Speed Technical Trails
We tested the top of the line Fox Live Valve equipped version at the last Field Test, and were curious about how the value version stacked up.
Beyond The Tape    May 5, 2021
Podcast: Renee Jungas on Her Life-Altering incident. Podcast: Renee Jungas on Her Life-Altering incident.
Renee Jungas' first World Cup level race saw her sustain an injury that would change her life forever.
Beyond The Tape    May 5, 2021
Podcast: Chatting with Chris Hall from the Downtime Podcast Podcast: Chatting with Chris Hall from the Downtime Podcast
This episode features one of the first podcasters to appear in the MTB scene, Chris Hall.
Josh Blum    May 5, 2021
Podcast: Trail EAffect Episode 25 Angela Brooks How to Get More Women on Mountain Bikes Podcast: Trail EAffect Episode 25 Angela Brooks How to Get More Women on Mountain Bikes
Angela goes deep into coaching women, how to get more women into mountain biking, and how mountain biking instills confidence in kids and women through the NICA Program.
Alex Johnson    May 5, 2021
Solo Developer Brings Mountain Biking Game Shred! 2 Featuring Sam Pilgrim to Playstation 4 & 5 Solo Developer Brings Mountain Biking Game Shred! 2 Featuring Sam Pilgrim to Playstation 4 & 5
Oh, and you can virtually ride the Grim Donut, along with Sam’s Signature Haibike DRT.
Sarah Moore    May 5, 2021
Video: Kate Courtney's High-Performance Home Gym in Episode 2 of 'Rising' Video: Kate Courtney's High-Performance Home Gym in Episode 2 of 'Rising'
Learn how Kate Courtney turned her backyard and garage into a high-performance gym, building a strong foundation for the 2021 season.
Scott Bell    May 5, 2021
Video: Nothing Like Riding The Local's Classic Video: Nothing Like Riding The Local's Classic
Gavin Mclean rides his favourite trail in the Comox Valley, BC.
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James Smurthwaite    May 5, 2021
Entry List: Albstadt World Cup XC 2021 Entry List: Albstadt World Cup XC 2021
World Cup racing is back this weekend from Albstadt.
Ben Gerrish    May 5, 2021
Video: Former World Cup Racer Helen Gaskell on Her Return to Riding in 'Back On The Gas' Video: Former World Cup Racer Helen Gaskell on Her Return to Riding in 'Back On The Gas'
Injuries put a stop to her World Cup career, but after spending anything more than 30 seconds with her you’ll realise the buzz for bikes has not gone anywhere.
Nick Bentley    May 5, 2021
24 Kids' Bikes from the Descend Youth Mini Downhill 24 Kids' Bikes from the Descend Youth Mini Downhill
Here's what the kids aged 13 and under are racing in 2021.
flag Chris Lanaway    May 5, 2021
Race Report: Jenny Rissveds & Emil Lindgren Win 2021 Swe-Cup XCO - Huskvarna, Sweden Race Report: Jenny Rissveds & Emil Lindgren Win 2021 Swe-Cup XCO - Huskvarna, Sweden
Swedish riders took the opportunity to gain some points prior to the Albstadt World Cup.
Nick Bentley    May 5, 2021
Race Report: Youth Mini Downhill at Hamsterley Forest Race Report: Youth Mini Downhill at Hamsterley Forest
The Descend Youth MiniDownhill at Hamsterley followed the adults race on Sunday.
Jerry Tatton    May 5, 2021
Race Report: Gravity Mini Downhill at Hamsterley Forest Race Report: Gravity Mini Downhill at Hamsterley Forest
The Mini Race includes children from 7-16 years of age.
rasoulution    May 5, 2021
Video: Emil Johansson is Stylish As Ever in Announcement of Partnership with Suunto Video: Emil Johansson is Stylish As Ever in Announcement of Partnership with Suunto
Emil Johansson's partnership announcement video is a glimpse into the work it takes to rise to the top.
James Smurthwaite    May 4, 2021
We Surveyed 200 of the World's Best Pro Mountain Bikers - Welcome to Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey We Surveyed 200 of the World's Best Pro Mountain Bikers - Welcome to Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey
Do pro riders feel safe? Are they paid fairly for what they do? And are there any issues that are being overlooked? This is the largest public snapshot ever taken of professional mountain biking in the history of the sport.
James Smurthwaite    May 4, 2021
How Much Do Professional Mountain Bikers Get Paid? - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey How Much Do Professional Mountain Bikers Get Paid? - Pinkbike's State of the Sport Survey
Rider salaries are a closely guarded secret, but our anonymous survey sheds some light on what the pros are making.
Pinkbike Staff    May 4, 2021
Fantasy XC League Contest: How-To Fantasy XC League Contest: How-To
How to play the Fantasy XC presented by Rockshox and SRAM.
Tech Fovno    May 4, 2021
Press Release: Fovno-Tech's New Bike Rack Uses Electric Suction Cups Press Release: Fovno-Tech's New Bike Rack Uses Electric Suction Cups
The rack includes a safety alarm that sounds if any suction cup loses pressure.
flag Eastern States Cup    May 4, 2021
Video and Race Report: The Maxxis Eastern States Cup is Back Video and Race Report: The Maxxis Eastern States Cup is Back
We are relatively back on schedule for racing, with regional enduros kicking off all over this spring.
Allied Cycle Works    May 4, 2021
Allied Cycle Works Introduces GRAX Chain Lubricant Allied Cycle Works Introduces GRAX Chain Lubricant
GRAX is formulated to shed moisture, mud, slop, and goo in extreme conditions and do it for a ridiculously long time.
Giant Bicycles    May 4, 2021
Video: Reece Wallace Rides His Search & Rescue Inspired Reign Video: Reece Wallace Rides His Search & Rescue Inspired Reign
After a winter of hand building this trail, it was only suiting for Reece Wallace to ride it.
GHOST Bikes    May 4, 2021
Video & Photo Story: At Home With XC Pro Nadine Rieder Video & Photo Story: At Home With XC Pro Nadine Rieder
Nadine Reider reflects on her scoliosis, her racing career, and the early races that started it all.
James Smurthwaite    May 4, 2021
Video: Danny MacAskill & Kriss Kyle's 'This & That' Crash Reel Video: Danny MacAskill & Kriss Kyle's 'This & That' Crash Reel
The blood, sweat and bails from behind the scenes of This and That.
flag Bike Spanner    May 4, 2021
Bike And Spanner To Distribute Dartmoor Bikes In UK Bike And Spanner To Distribute Dartmoor Bikes In UK
A full collection of Dartmoor Bikes coming to the U.K.
Henry Quinney    May 3, 2021
5 Interesting Bikes For Sale on the Pinkbike Buy&Sell - What Do You Think? 5 Interesting Bikes For Sale on the Pinkbike Buy&Sell - What Do You Think?
Would any of these steeds make you break open the piggy bank?
flag BigMtn Enduro    May 3, 2021
Richie Rude and Kate Lawrence Clinch Victories at BME Series Opener in Ironton, MO Richie Rude and Kate Lawrence Clinch Victories at BME Series Opener in Ironton, MO
The Big Mountain Enduro season kicked off this week at a new venue in Ironton, Missouri.
Mons Royale    May 3, 2021
Mons Royale Confirms Future Ground Europe Women's Progression Camp Mons Royale Confirms Future Ground Europe Women's Progression Camp
A new European event will follow the recent Future Ground women's progression camp in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Ed Spratt    May 3, 2021
Video: Brook Macdonald's Incredible Recovery from a Spinal Injury in 'The Road Back' Video: Brook Macdonald's Incredible Recovery from a Spinal Injury in 'The Road Back'
Brook Macdonald shares the journey from suffering a career-changing back injury to returning to the start gate in less than 12 months.
Nick Bentley    May 3, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Craik's GT Force Bike Check: Ethan Craik's GT Force
A closer look at the Junior DH World Cup overall champion's enduro bike.
FOX Factory    May 3, 2021
Fox Factory Expands Soft Good Offerings for 2021 Fox Factory Expands Soft Good Offerings for 2021
Fox has expanded its line of clothing and accessories with flannels, sweaters and tees
Ed Spratt    May 3, 2021
Video & Results: Downhill Southeast 2021 Round 1 - Massanutten Video & Results: Downhill Southeast 2021 Round 1 - Massanutten
Watch the top 3 Pro Women and top 10 Pro Men compete in the 2021 Massanutten Downhill Southeast.
Ed Spratt    May 3, 2021
Video: The Build Begins for Darkfest 2021 Video: The Build Begins for Darkfest 2021
Sam Reynolds arrives in South Africa to kick start the build for this year's Darkfest.
Scott Secco    May 3, 2021
Movies For Your Monday Movies For Your Monday
20 edits to start your week off right.
Ed Spratt    May 3, 2021
Video: Big Sends at the First Strait Acres Jam Video: Big Sends at the First Strait Acres Jam
Chilled riding and wild sends at the first annual Strait Acres Jam.
Tomas Slavik    May 3, 2021
Photo Story: Tomas Slavik Shares the Difficulties of Pre-Season Training in Lockdown & 2021 Plans Photo Story: Tomas Slavik Shares the Difficulties of Pre-Season Training in Lockdown & 2021 Plans
Tomas Slavik offers a look into how he has been spending his time over the winter and some of the difficulties he has faced over the last year.
Pinkbike Originals    May 2, 2021
Video: 7 Skills You Can Practice In A Parking Lot Video: 7 Skills You Can Practice In A Parking Lot
Christina Chappetta and Tom Bradshaw are here to show you seven basic skills to work on while you wait in a parking lot.
Ed Spratt    May 2, 2021
Results: Tom Pidcock & Mona Mitterwallner Take Huge Wins at the First 2021 Swiss Bike Cup Results: Tom Pidcock & Mona Mitterwallner Take Huge Wins at the First 2021 Swiss Bike Cup
A stacked field of the fastest riders take on the Swiss Bike Cup, just one week before the first World Cup in Albstadt.
Nick Bentley    May 2, 2021
Bike Check: Matt Lakin's Fully Rigid Stooge Cycles Dirtbomb Enduro Race Bike Bike Check: Matt Lakin's Fully Rigid Stooge Cycles Dirtbomb Enduro Race Bike
Matt Lakin shows off his fully rigid bike that he also uses to ride to the races.
The HKT Podcast    May 2, 2021
Podcast: Brage Vestavik Talks X Games Real MTB With Olly Wilkins & Clay Harper Podcast: Brage Vestavik Talks X Games Real MTB With Olly Wilkins & Clay Harper
The people's champion discusses some behind the scenes information about his edit.
James Smurthwaite    May 2, 2021
Video: Jack Moir Training for DH World Cups on Rocky Local Tracks Video: Jack Moir Training for DH World Cups on Rocky Local Tracks
Jack Moir begins his preparation for the Leogang World Cup.
Ed Spratt    May 2, 2021
Results: Dakotah Norton & Frida Ronning Dominate Downhill Southeast Qualifying Results: Dakotah Norton & Frida Ronning Dominate Downhill Southeast Qualifying
Check out who is looking fast ahead of the first round of the 2021 DHSE series.
Ed Spratt    May 2, 2021
Video: Carson Storch & Jaxson Riddle Race Snowboarders in 'Last Chair, First Run' Video: Carson Storch & Jaxson Riddle Race Snowboarders in 'Last Chair, First Run'
Carson Storch and Jaxson Riddle go head to head against Sean Fitzsimons and Luke Winkelman on the slopes of Snowshoe.
levy Batista    May 2, 2021
Video: Levy Batista Rips Jumps & Berms on his Enduro Bike Video: Levy Batista Rips Jumps & Berms on his Enduro Bike
Levy Batista gets flat out on his Rocky Mountain Altitude in Les Vosges.
Pinkbike Staff    May 1, 2021
Enter the Pinkbike Reader Rides Contest to Win Swag From Sweet Protection Enter the Pinkbike Reader Rides Contest to Win Swag From Sweet Protection
The good people at Sweet Protections have sponsored Reader Rides this month and are giving away a prize pack of riding gear.
Pinkbike Originals    May 1, 2021
Video: Christina Chapetta, Andreane Lanthier Nadeau & Georgia Astle Take On One Of The North Shore's Jankiest Laps Video: Christina Chapetta, Andreane Lanthier Nadeau & Georgia Astle Take On One Of The North Shore's Jankiest Laps
Christina Chappetta, Andreane Lanthier Nadeau, and Georgia Astle are no strangers to riding fast and rowdy tracks but Ladies Only on the North Shore is an entirely different beast.
SHIMANO    May 1, 2021
Video: Kialani Hines, Catharine Pendrel & Lucy Van Eesteren Celebrate International Women's MTB Day Video: Kialani Hines, Catharine Pendrel & Lucy Van Eesteren Celebrate International Women's MTB Day
Join Shimano, Kialani Hines, Lucy Van Eesteren, and Catherine Pendrel in honoring the community of women who share the stoke of mountain biking!
Pinkbike Originals    May 1, 2021
Video: Saturday Sends #13 Video: Saturday Sends #13
Sit back and enjoy some sends!
 
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