Tags: Bike Checks
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 30, 2021
Bike Check: EWS Racer Gilles Franck's GT Force is Painted to Replicate a 1997 GT LTS Bike Check: EWS Racer Gilles Franck's GT Force is Painted to Replicate a 1997 GT LTS
The carbon Force is set up as a mullet and is a throwback to an iconic late-90s race bike.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 26, 2021
Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Steve Peat: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Steve Peat: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head
With no racing scheduled for the near future, the Syndicate are launching their new colors and bikes virtually instead.
Nick Bentley    Apr 26, 2021
15 Junior Bikes from Round 2 of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series 15 Junior Bikes from Round 2 of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series
A closer look at 15 Junior rider's setups ready to take on the second round of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series in the UK.
mack faint    Apr 25, 2021
Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Prototype Intense M279 Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Prototype Intense M279
A look at the prototype Neko's been racing on this season.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 21, 2021
Bike Check: Specialized Enduro Racer Cecce Camoin's Enduro Bike Check: Specialized Enduro Racer Cecce Camoin's Enduro
Cecce Camoin is a rider to watch over the next few years. In anticipation of the season, check out the bike he'll race at EWS rounds with the revamped Specialized Enduro Team.
mack faint    Apr 16, 2021
Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Trek Session Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Trek Session
A closer look at Charlie Harrison's new Trek Session, which has a few interesting un-released parts on it.
Nick Bentley    Apr 12, 2021
15 eMTBs from the Southern Enduro Round 1 15 eMTBs from the Southern Enduro Round 1
A closer look at 15 eMTB setups ready to take on the first round of the Southern Enduro series in the UK.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 10, 2021
17 Wild Paintjobs From Sea Otters Past - Pond Beaver 2021 17 Wild Paintjobs From Sea Otters Past - Pond Beaver 2021
Sea Otter has given us some memorable bike designs, including an '80s Miami theme and lots of glitter.
Nick Bentley    Apr 6, 2021
15 Kids' Bikes & Their Riders from the Southern XC Round 1 15 Kids' Bikes & Their Riders from the Southern XC Round 1
Enjoy some amazing kids' bikes and some super excited riders too.
Nick Bentley    Apr 5, 2021
15 Women's Enduro Bikes from Round 1 of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series 15 Women's Enduro Bikes from Round 1 of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series
A big batch of bikes from the Women's field of racers at one of the first UK races to get underway in 2021.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 31, 2021
Bike Check: Kirt Voreis' Custom Painted Niner Rip 9 RDO Bike Check: Kirt Voreis' Custom Painted Niner Rip 9 RDO
Kirt Voreis' Niner combines purple camo, black and white checkerboard, and orange accents into a wild throwback to his skater days.
Pinkbike Originals    Mar 28, 2021
Video: Intense M279 Prototype Bike Check With Seth Sherlock Video: Intense M279 Prototype Bike Check With Seth Sherlock
Christina Chappetta checks in with Seth Sherlock to find out more about the prototype Intense DH bike
Ed Spratt    Mar 27, 2021
Round Up: 22 DH World Cup Racers' Suspension Setups Round Up: 22 DH World Cup Racers' Suspension Setups
Unfortunately there's no guarantee that copying your favorite racer's settings will make you any faster...
Brian Park    Mar 18, 2021
Staff Ride: Brian's '10 Year' RAAW Madonna V2 Project Bike Staff Ride: Brian's '10 Year' RAAW Madonna V2 Project Bike
Brian Park decided to build up a bike that could survive a decade of hard riding.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 10, 2021
Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade High Pivot DH Bike has 510mm Chainstays Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade High Pivot DH Bike has 510mm Chainstays
One-off hardware and long chainstays, the third iteration of Isak's DH bike really likes to go fast.
Giant Bicycles    Mar 9, 2021
Reece Wallace's Custom Search & Rescue Inspired Giant Reign 29 Reece Wallace's Custom Search & Rescue Inspired Giant Reign 29
Reece modelled the bike after the de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo airplane
Alicia Leggett    Mar 5, 2021
Staff Rides: The N+1 Bikes of Pinkbike Editors Staff Rides: The N+1 Bikes of Pinkbike Editors
A dadmobile, some townies, lots of curly bars, and an artistic rendition of a bike I know nothing about.
Geoff Kabush    Mar 2, 2021
Video Bike Check: Geoff Kabush's 3 Olympic Bikes from 2000, 2008, & 2012 Video Bike Check: Geoff Kabush's 3 Olympic Bikes from 2000, 2008, & 2012
The evolution of these Olympics XC race bikes is a fascinating reminder of how young our sport is and how quickly the technology has changed.
Ed Spratt    Feb 27, 2021
Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races
It's the little things that set one rider's bike apart from another.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 24, 2021
Bike Check: The BREWser, a 184mm Travel, Crazy-Slack Experimental Gearbox Bike Bike Check: The BREWser, a 184mm Travel, Crazy-Slack Experimental Gearbox Bike
The BREWser is what happens when someone isn't afraid to put their wildest ideas into action.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 24, 2021
Video: Remy Metailler's Propain Tyee is Purpose-built for Hucking - Pro Bike Check Video: Remy Metailler's Propain Tyee is Purpose-built for Hucking - Pro Bike Check
In between hucks, Christina Chappetta managed to track Remy down and get the scoop on his all-new Tyee.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 23, 2021
Video: What Bikes Are The North Shore Locals Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks Video: What Bikes Are The North Shore Locals Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks
Tom Bradshaw checks out what bikes are being ridden on Vancouver's famous North Shore trails.
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Ed Spratt    Feb 22, 2021
Round Up: 10 Prototype DH Bikes That Never Made it to Production Round Up: 10 Prototype DH Bikes That Never Made it to Production
10 interesting downhill bikes that didn't quite make it to the mass market.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 19, 2021
Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Custom European Champion Scott Spark Race Bike Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Custom European Champion Scott Spark Race Bike
Take a look at Nino Schurter's latest custom bike inspired by his win at the European Championships that features one-piece carbon Syncros wheels.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Bike Check: The Monotrace, a Handmade, Carbon, Full Suspension Concept Bike Brought to Life in France Bike Check: The Monotrace, a Handmade, Carbon, Full Suspension Concept Bike Brought to Life in France
Anthony Poillot designed his unique single-pivot carbon frame in CAD, then he learned how to make carbon bikes and turned the concept into his daily driver.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 15, 2021
Bike Check: Pyga's Custom 1993 Iron Horse FS Works Inspired Hyrax Bike Check: Pyga's Custom 1993 Iron Horse FS Works Inspired Hyrax
A custom build inspired by Dave Cullinan's World Cup winning frame.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 11, 2021
Bike Check: Nathan Riddle's Son Is One Lucky Kid Bike Check: Nathan Riddle's Son Is One Lucky Kid
The bike we all wished we had when we were little.
Gustav Gullholm    Feb 9, 2021
Dangerholm's Back With Another Wild Build - The Hyper Spark Project Dangerholm's Back With Another Wild Build - The Hyper Spark Project
Bikes don't get much cleaner looking than Dangerholm's latest creation.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 5, 2021
Video: 8 Freeride Bike Checks from Freeride Fiesta Video: 8 Freeride Bike Checks from Freeride Fiesta
Take a look at some of the freeride rigs from the Freeride Fiesta.
Henry Quinney    Feb 3, 2021
Bike Check: Ben Hildred's Santa Cruz Tallboy Bike Check: Ben Hildred's Santa Cruz Tallboy
A closer look at the bike Ben Hildred used to climb 21,635 meters of vertical in three days.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 27, 2021
Bike Check: Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta Transition TR11 Bike Check: Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta Transition TR11
Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta bike is a colorful celebration of bikes and Mexico.
Ed Spratt    Jan 23, 2021
Round Up: 26 EWS Cockpit Setups Past & Present Round Up: 26 EWS Cockpit Setups Past & Present
We dug through our collection of bike checks to assemble this compilation of cockpit setups.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 21, 2021
Bike Check: Lewis Buchanan's New Norco Optic Bike Check: Lewis Buchanan's New Norco Optic
Lewis Buchanan has a new sponsor for 2021, so we decided to dig into the details of one of his new rides.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 19, 2021
Bike Check: Max Chapuis' Specialized Levo SL Bike Check: Max Chapuis' Specialized Levo SL
Max Chapuis has been spending winter riding and filming in the mountains near his home on a souped up Levo SL.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 8, 2021
Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champion Custom Specialized Epic Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champion Custom Specialized Epic
Sarrou will be on Specialized for 2021, and they welcomed him to the team with a custom painted Epic.
Yegor    Jan 7, 2021
Home of the Monster T - Inside the Eastern European Vintage Freeride Scene Home of the Monster T - Inside the Eastern European Vintage Freeride Scene
An amazing, bewildering, look into the Streetetz Clan's old-school freeride culture.
Pinkbike Originals    Jan 7, 2021
Video: What Bikes Are Everyday Riders Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks Video: What Bikes Are Everyday Riders Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks
It's easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest bike tech but we wanted to catch up with a few local riders to see what bikes they were riding.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 29, 2020
Bike Check: Dawid Godziek's NS Decade Dirt Jump Bike Bike Check: Dawid Godziek's NS Decade Dirt Jump Bike
We were so impressed with Dawid's latest edit that we decided to have a look around the bike he was using to pull it off.
Ed Spratt    Dec 27, 2020
Round Up: 25 Different XC World Cup Tire Combinations Round Up: 25 Different XC World Cup Tire Combinations
From the more conventional lightweight setups to some wild handmade custom options there are plenty of variation among the top XC riders.
Ed Spratt    Dec 20, 2020
Quiz: Can You Match the Rider to These 25 XC World Cup Bikes? Quiz: Can You Match the Rider to These 25 XC World Cup Bikes?
How deep is your well of cross-country racing knowledge?
Ed Spratt    Dec 19, 2020
Round Up: 30 DH World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present Round Up: 30 DH World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present
Ready for some armchair judging? Here are 30 chances to disagree with what the pros run.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 16, 2020
Bike Check: The Final European Bike Challenge Build is a Carbon & Metal Beauty Bike Check: The Final European Bike Challenge Build is a Carbon & Metal Beauty
Gian Humpert build up his showstopping Antidote Carbonjack 29 with as many European parts as possible.
   Dec 15, 2020
Propain Unveils 2 Unused Custom World Cup Bikes for George Brannigan Propain Unveils 2 Unused Custom World Cup Bikes for George Brannigan
The two custom bikes for Branngian that never got to put rubber to dirt at a World Cup.
Sarah Moore    Dec 11, 2020
Bike Check: Cole Bernier's Bowhead Reach 3-Wheeled Adaptive eMTB Bike Check: Cole Bernier's Bowhead Reach 3-Wheeled Adaptive eMTB
Take a closer look at Cole Bernier's bike park shredding machine.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 4, 2020
Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Santa Cruz Blur Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Santa Cruz Blur
The machine that Rab Wardell used to snag the FKT of the The West Highland Way.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 19, 2020
Bike Check: Rob Warner's Quotable, Repsol Honda Inspired E-Sommet Bike Check: Rob Warner's Quotable, Repsol Honda Inspired E-Sommet
Rob Warner's 50th birthday present was a Vitus E-Sommet with a special custom paint job.
Matt Wragg    Nov 15, 2020
A Mountain Biker's Guide to Making Road Riding More Fun A Mountain Biker's Guide to Making Road Riding More Fun
Matt Wragg talks about how he grudgingly learned to love road riding and how he sets up his bike for maximum fun.
Ed Spratt    Nov 14, 2020
Round Up: 20 Different EWS Tire Combinations Round Up: 20 Different EWS Tire Combinations
A look back through the archives at the tire choices of the world's top riders.
Gustav Gullholm    Nov 11, 2020
Bike Check: Dangerholm's Insanely Light Scott Spark Bike Check: Dangerholm's Insanely Light Scott Spark
Dangerholm's at it again, this time with a 29" full-suspension XC bike that weighs less than 18 pounds. With pedals.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 3, 2020
What Was Loic Bruni Adjusting on His Fork in Lousa? What Was Loic Bruni Adjusting on His Fork in Lousa?
We don't know for sure, but that doesn't mean we can't speculate...
Nick Bentley    Nov 2, 2020
Bike Check: Matt Lakin's Fully Rigid Stooge Cycles MK4 Enduro Race Bike Bike Check: Matt Lakin's Fully Rigid Stooge Cycles MK4 Enduro Race Bike
How could we not do a bike check on this fully rigid beast of a hardtail?
James Smurthwaite    Oct 28, 2020
This Aluminum Gearbox Hardtail Has No Seat Stays This Aluminum Gearbox Hardtail Has No Seat Stays
Another bike to add to the list of wild lockdown projects coming out of Europe this year.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 27, 2020
Video: Jesse Melamed's EWS-Winning Rocky Mountain Altitude - Bike Check Video: Jesse Melamed's EWS-Winning Rocky Mountain Altitude - Bike Check
Christina Chappetta catches up with Jesse Melamed at his home in Squamish, BC.
Nick Bentley    Oct 27, 2020
Bike Check: Dan Clark's Privateer 141 Bike Check: Dan Clark's Privateer 141
Simplicity is key in this trail bike from Privateer.
Nick Bentley    Oct 26, 2020
18 Hardtails From Round 3 of the Southern Enduro Series 18 Hardtails From Round 3 of the Southern Enduro Series
A big batch of muddy hardtails from a race held in classic UK conditions.
Matt Wragg    Oct 24, 2020
Bike Check: Cecile Ravanel's Commencal Meta AM Bike Check: Cecile Ravanel's Commencal Meta AM
A closer look at Cecile's bike of choice.
Nick Bentley    Oct 23, 2020
Bike Check Tom Isted's GT La Bomba Bike Check Tom Isted's GT La Bomba
Tom Isted's GT La Bomba features a clean build with an emphasis on being quiet.
Nick Bentley    Oct 22, 2020
Bike Check: Sam Hodgson's DMR Rhythm 2021 Bike Check: Sam Hodgson's DMR Rhythm 2021
A right hand lever on the left hand side along with gobs of electrical tape make for a unique set up on Sam Hodgson's bike.
Nick Bentley    Oct 21, 2020
Bike Check: Tom Reynolds' Specialized P-3 Bike Check: Tom Reynolds' Specialized P-3
Far from "off the shelf", Tom Reynolds' P.3 is molded to his taste.
Daniel Sapp    Oct 19, 2020
Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champs Winning BMC Fourstroke Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champs Winning BMC Fourstroke
It wasn't only the DH racers that had to deal with mud at World Champs.
Nick Bentley    Oct 19, 2020
15 Dirt Jump and Slopestyle Bikes From DirtWars Redhill 2020 15 Dirt Jump and Slopestyle Bikes From DirtWars Redhill 2020
A collection of 26" full suss and hardtail slope bikes.
Sarah Moore    Oct 5, 2020
Bike Check: Orbea Rallons from Pinkbike Academy Bike Check: Orbea Rallons from Pinkbike Academy
Pinkbike Academy was like a grown up summer camp, but with a whole lot more suffering. At least the bikes and kit were dialled.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 16, 2020
Bike Check: Loic Bruni's Specialized Demo Bike Check: Loic Bruni's Specialized Demo
The Specialized Gravity team keep their set up details pretty close to their chest, but here's what we were able to get them to reveal about Bruni's bike.
Jukka Mäennenä    Oct 14, 2020
Reader Story: The RIG v2 - From Handbuilt Frame to a Limited Batch Production Run Reader Story: The RIG v2 - From Handbuilt Frame to a Limited Batch Production Run
An in-depth look at the process of producing a run of hardtail frames.
Ross Bell    Oct 7, 2020
11 Bikes From Leogang DH World Champs 2020 11 Bikes From Leogang DH World Champs 2020
A fresh batch of downhill machines to drool over.
Nathan Hughes    Oct 5, 2020
Bike Checks: Vali Höll's YT Fleet Bike Checks: Vali Höll's YT Fleet
A bunch of carbon and not a lot of cables among Höll's quiver of SRAM-equipped YT bikes.
Matthew DeLorme    Oct 5, 2020
7 Downhill Bikes From Crankworx Innsbruck 2020 7 Downhill Bikes From Crankworx Innsbruck 2020
Ok, there's one enduro bike in the mix, but all the rest are purebred DH machines.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 4, 2020
Video: 10 Slalom Bike Checks from Strait Acres 2020 Video: 10 Slalom Bike Checks from Strait Acres 2020
We stopped a few riders to get the lowdown on their slalom setups.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 3, 2020
Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand Prevot's Custom Rainbow Stripes Canyon Lux Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand Prevot's Custom Rainbow Stripes Canyon Lux
A rainbow striped bike for the current XCO and mountain bike marathon world champion.
Daniel Sapp    Oct 1, 2020
Triple Bike Check: Comparing the Scalpels of Cannondale Factory Racing Triple Bike Check: Comparing the Scalpels of Cannondale Factory Racing
Three bikes with medium frames but different settings. Check out what Cannondale's World Cup team is bringing to the first race of the season.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 1, 2020
Video: 6 Slopestyle Bike Checks from Crankworx Innsbruck 2020 Video: 6 Slopestyle Bike Checks from Crankworx Innsbruck 2020
A walk through, talk through of six 26" wheeled bikes
Ross Bell    Sep 30, 2020
8 XC Bikes From The Nove Mesto World Cup Pits 8 XC Bikes From The Nove Mesto World Cup Pits
The Pinkbike photographers have been snooping around the pits (socially distant of course) and managed to grab a selection of bikes that were lurking in the team tents.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 29, 2020
Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's New Mondraker Summum Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's New Mondraker Summum
Brook will be returning to downhill racing at Crankworx Innsbruck.
Ed Spratt    Sep 24, 2020
Throwback Thursday: 12 Enduro Bikes That Have Won In Finale Throwback Thursday: 12 Enduro Bikes That Have Won In Finale
Take a look back at the bikes that have been ridden to victories over the last seven years.
John O'Brien    Sep 22, 2020
11 Retro Downhill Bikes From the South Australian State Downhill Championships 11 Retro Downhill Bikes From the South Australian State Downhill Championships
GT Dhi, Orange 222, Santa Cruz Bullit, remember any of these retro bikes?
Matt Wragg    Sep 22, 2020
Bike Check: Mary Moncorge's Trans Vesubienne BMC Agonist Bike Check: Mary Moncorge's Trans Vesubienne BMC Agonist
The teacher and former enduro and e-MTB racer shows off her Downcountry set up.
Matt Wragg    Sep 22, 2020
Bike Check: Alexis Cheneviers Trans-Vesubienne Yeti SB100 Bike Check: Alexis Cheneviers Trans-Vesubienne Yeti SB100
The most impressive all-round mountain biker you have never heard of.
Ed Spratt    Sep 19, 2020
Bike Check: Jack Moir's Canyon Strive - EWS Pietra Ligure 2020 Bike Check: Jack Moir's Canyon Strive - EWS Pietra Ligure 2020
Jack's a relative newcomer on the EWS scene, but he already made his mark this season with a 4th place finish at Zermatt.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 18, 2020
MTB Tech We've Spotted at the 2020 Tour de France MTB Tech We've Spotted at the 2020 Tour de France
Did you know XTR brake rotors are lighter than their Dura-Ace equivalent?
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Sep 17, 2020
Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Custom F**k Corona Scott Gambler Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Custom F**k Corona Scott Gambler
"One careful owner, only used once". This bike could be yours as Brendog will be raffling it for charity.
Ed Spratt    Sep 13, 2020
The Best Tech From Val di Sole XC World Cups The Best Tech From Val di Sole XC World Cups
All the best lightweight racing tech from Val di Sole.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 11, 2020
Bike vs Bike: Connor Fearon's 2007 Kona Stab Deluxe vs 2020 Operator Bike vs Bike: Connor Fearon's 2007 Kona Stab Deluxe vs 2020 Operator
Connor Fearon's quarantine project was bringing an old DH bike back to life and then racing it.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 11, 2020
The Best Tech From Val di Sole Downhill World Cups The Best Tech From Val di Sole Downhill World Cups
Hop in the time machine for a trip down bike tech way.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Sep 10, 2020
Bike Check: Ike Klaassen's Santa Cruz V10 CC - Audi Nines 2020 Bike Check: Ike Klaassen's Santa Cruz V10 CC - Audi Nines 2020
Hailing from Stellenbosch, South Africa, the home of Darkfest and the renowned Hellsend compound, Ike was destined to be stylish on two wheels.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 8, 2020
Bike Check: Billy Hoyes' Single Speed Banshee Rune Jib Machine Bike Check: Billy Hoyes' Single Speed Banshee Rune Jib Machine
160mm of travel, one gear, and one brake make this enduro bike quite a unique ride.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 7, 2020
Bike Check: Chris Mandell's SID Man Edition Specialized Epic EVO Bike Check: Chris Mandell's SID Man Edition Specialized Epic EVO
An Epic EVO with a build that's a little different than your typical weight-weenie XC setup.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 28, 2020
Bike Check: Kevin Miquel's Sunn Kern LT - EWS Zermatt 2020 Bike Check: Kevin Miquel's Sunn Kern LT - EWS Zermatt 2020
After finishing 3rd overall last year, Kevin Miquel is ready to get back between the tape.
Ed Spratt    Aug 25, 2020
Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Santa Cruz V10 MX Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Santa Cruz V10 MX
Loris Vergier hopped aboard the mixed-wheel size train for the French National Championships.
Ed Spratt    Aug 24, 2020
Bike Check: Myriam Nicole's Commencal Supreme Mullet Bike Check: Myriam Nicole's Commencal Supreme Mullet
Myriam's decision to go the mixed-wheel route paid off at French National Championships.
Ed Spratt    Aug 24, 2020
Bike Check: Benoit Coulanges' Commencal Supreme Bike Check: Benoit Coulanges' Commencal Supreme
Benoit is on a tear this year, coming out on top against a stacked field of fast French riders.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 21, 2020
The Best Tech from Mont Sainte Anne DH World Cups The Best Tech from Mont Sainte Anne DH World Cups
Over a decade's worth of tech highlights from the MSA pits.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 14, 2020
The Best Tech From Lenzerheide XC World Cups The Best Tech From Lenzerheide XC World Cups
A look back at the fast and light machines that were lining up at previous Lenzerheide XC World Cups
James Smurthwaite    Aug 13, 2020
The Best Tech From Lenzerheide DH World Cups The Best Tech From Lenzerheide DH World Cups
A look back at the tech highlights from previous Lenzerheide DH World Cups.
Pinkbike Originals    Aug 13, 2020
Video: 7 Quickfire DH Bike Checks from Sun Peaks - Crankworx Summer Series Video: 7 Quickfire DH Bike Checks from Sun Peaks - Crankworx Summer Series
In between downhill practice runs, we flagged down some of the athletes to get a quick overview of their downhill rigs.
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Matt Wragg    Aug 8, 2020
Bike Check: JP Bruni's Specialized Demo - DH Masters World Champion Bike Check: JP Bruni's Specialized Demo - DH Masters World Champion
JP Bruni holds more DH titles than his son with 9 Masters Worlds titles and 12 national masters titles.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 8, 2020
The Best Tech from Whistler EWS Rounds The Best Tech from Whistler EWS Rounds
To remind us of the past 7 years of intense action from Whistler, here's a look back at some of the best tech we've spotted from the Top of the World all the way down to the event village.
Aidan Oliver    Aug 7, 2020
Bike Check: Andréane Lanthier Nadeau's Rocky Mountain Slayer Mullet DH Bike Bike Check: Andréane Lanthier Nadeau's Rocky Mountain Slayer Mullet DH Bike
Opting for a Rocky Mountain Slayer with a Fox 40 up front over the Maiden DH bike, we took a closer look at ALN's race bike.
Gustav Gullholm    Aug 3, 2020
Building The World's Lightest 29er DH Bike With Dangerholm Building The World's Lightest 29er DH Bike With Dangerholm
Dangerholm went wild with the dremel again, and this is the result.
Ed Spratt    Aug 1, 2020
The Best Tech from American EWS Rounds The Best Tech from American EWS Rounds
All the best tech we have spotted at past American EWS rounds.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 1, 2020
Switchcraft's Brit Inspired Trail Bike From the Czech Republic Switchcraft's Brit Inspired Trail Bike From the Czech Republic
Jakub Junek's 130mm travel, chromoly steel trail bike is his first attempt at a full suss frame.
Aidan Oliver    Jul 31, 2020
Bike Check: Kasper Woolley's Yeti SB150 - Crankworx Summer Series 2020 Bike Check: Kasper Woolley's Yeti SB150 - Crankworx Summer Series 2020
Safe to say this 20-year-old is one to watch. We take a look at the SB150 he used for the DH, complete with spare tube and water bottle.
Aidan Oliver    Jul 30, 2020
12 Short Travel Dual Slalom Bikes from Silver Star - Crankworx Summer Series 12 Short Travel Dual Slalom Bikes from Silver Star - Crankworx Summer Series
From modded enduro bikes to short travel trail bikes we saw a bit of everything.
Aidan Oliver    Jul 29, 2020
Bike Check: Comparing Norco Factory Racing's Sight Enduro Setups Bike Check: Comparing Norco Factory Racing's Sight Enduro Setups
We take a look at Norco Factory Racing's Sight 29 Enduro bikes from the Crankworx Summer Series
Ross Bell    Jul 29, 2020
Bike Check: 6 Bikes From Kade Edwards' Quiver Bike Check: 6 Bikes From Kade Edwards' Quiver
6 unique bikes and a lesson on 30/30 set ups.
Pinkbike Originals    Jul 28, 2020
Video: What Bikes Do DH Racers Ride For An Enduro Race? - Crankworx Summer Series Video: What Bikes Do DH Racers Ride For An Enduro Race? - Crankworx Summer Series
Christina asked some of B.C.'s best downhill riders how they are setting their bikes up to race enduro in the first event of the Clif Crankworx Summer Series.
chris pilling    Jul 28, 2020
10 Enduro Bikes - Crankworx Summer Series 10 Enduro Bikes - Crankworx Summer Series
Here are some of the bikes you can expect to see in action over the next few weeks at the Clif Crankworx Summer Series.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 24, 2020
Super Lightweight Components From XC Race Bikes Super Lightweight Components From XC Race Bikes
Take a look back at some of the lightest components we've seen at XC races over the years.
Ed Spratt    Jul 20, 2020
Two Pro Bikes from Downhill Southeast - Windrock II 2020 Two Pro Bikes from Downhill Southeast - Windrock II 2020
A closer look at Chris Grice's Specialized Demo and Frida Rønning's Commencal Supreme
James Smurthwaite    Jul 15, 2020
Bike Check: Ralf Holleis' Euro-Tastic Moorhuhn 129 Bike Check: Ralf Holleis' Euro-Tastic Moorhuhn 129
This polished beauty is comfortably in the running for sexiest bike of the year.
Ed Spratt    Jul 12, 2020
Round Up: 20 Custom EWS Bikes Round Up: 20 Custom EWS Bikes
Looking back at some of the past custom race machines to have been used in the EWS.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 10, 2020
The Best Tech From EWS Races on the British Isles The Best Tech From EWS Races on the British Isles
All the best tech we have spotted at past British EWS rounds.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 7, 2020
The Frace F160 is Milled From a 70kg Slab of Aluminum The Frace F160 is Milled From a 70kg Slab of Aluminum
The stunning Frace F160 is comprised of 8 individual segments that are connected using titanium screws.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 7, 2020
Bike Check: Nina Hoffmann's Santa Cruz V10 - iXS Cup Test Session Bike Check: Nina Hoffmann's Santa Cruz V10 - iXS Cup Test Session
Nina returns from injury as the owner and rider of her own team. Here's what she will be running in 2020.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 6, 2020
Bike Check: David Trummer's YT Tues - iXS Cup Test Session Bike Check: David Trummer's YT Tues - iXS Cup Test Session
A look round David Trummer's aluminium-as-possible YT Tues including some prototype wheels as he makes his debut for the Mob.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 6, 2020
Bike Check: Wyn Masters' GT Fury Team - iXS Cup Test Session Bike Check: Wyn Masters' GT Fury Team - iXS Cup Test Session
Spending most of his riding time on his enduro race bike, a big objective of Wyn Masters' setup choices was to create a similar feeling between his different bikes.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 5, 2020
Tech Randoms: NotARace - iXS Cup Test Session Tech Randoms: NotARace - iXS Cup Test Session
A look at some of the fresh tech from the iXS Cup Test Session.
Ed Spratt    Jul 4, 2020
The Best Tech From Italian EWS Rounds The Best Tech From Italian EWS Rounds
All the best tech we have spotted at past Italian EWS rounds since the series began in 2013.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 3, 2020
Bike Check: Andi Kolb's Gamux DH Prototype Bike Check: Andi Kolb's Gamux DH Prototype
Gamux are finalizing the details of their made-in-Europe DH bike.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 3, 2020
19 Downhill Bikes From NotARace - iXS Cup Test Session 19 Downhill Bikes From NotARace - iXS Cup Test Session
It's not a race, but it sure is good to see downhill bikes out in the wild again.
Pinkbike Originals    Jul 1, 2020
Video: 11 Bike Checks From Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2020 Video: 11 Bike Checks From Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2020
There was no shortage of unique and awesome bikes in the line up on opening day at the Whistler Bike Park.
Ed Spratt    Jun 30, 2020
Bike Check: Leigh Johnson's Pole Taival Steel Hardtail Bike Check: Leigh Johnson's Pole Taival Steel Hardtail
Leigh Johnson built up a Pole Taival to help pass the time until racing resumes.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 29, 2020
Bike vs Bike - Nino Schurter and Kate Courtney's Scott Sparks Bike vs Bike - Nino Schurter and Kate Courtney's Scott Sparks
There are the bikes that Kate and Nino would have been riding at XC World Champs in Albstadt.
Ed Spratt    Jun 28, 2020
Round Up: 23 XC World Champs Bikes Round Up: 23 XC World Champs Bikes
Looking back at five years of custom World Championship race machines.
Ed Spratt    Jun 27, 2020
Bike Check: Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Slayer Bike Check: Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Slayer
Jesse's hoping to slay it on this bike once racing begins again.
Trevor Lyden    Jun 26, 2020
Ultimate Bike Check: Cam McCaul's Trek Remedy Ultimate Bike Check: Cam McCaul's Trek Remedy
Time to geek out on all the nitty-gritty details of Cam McCaul's do-it-all Trek Remedy.
Ed Spratt    Jun 26, 2020
The Best Tech From Albstadt XC World Cups The Best Tech From Albstadt XC World Cups
Revisit the tech highlights from the last five years of XC racing in Albstadt.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 26, 2020
The Evolution of the Commencal Supreme The Evolution of the Commencal Supreme
Trace the history of the Commencal Supreme from past to present.
Dan Roberts    Jun 23, 2020
Bike Check & Interview: Evan Turpen's High Pivot Steel Beauty Bike Check & Interview: Evan Turpen's High Pivot Steel Beauty
"The design of this bike wasn't limited. It was a clean slate aimed at getting the most performance possible out of a bike with absolutely no obligations to anyone but myself."
James Smurthwaite    Jun 23, 2020
Bike Check: Matt Simmonds' Privateer 161 Bike Check: Matt Simmonds' Privateer 161
Matt Simmonds' new bike is designed to handle the toughest British enduro conditions.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 18, 2020
The Best Tech From Vallnord DH World Cups The Best Tech From Vallnord DH World Cups
All the best tech from Vallnord dating back to 2013.
Dan Roberts    Jun 15, 2020
Bike Check: Kurtis Downs' Fezzari Signal Peak Slopestyle Bike Check: Kurtis Downs' Fezzari Signal Peak Slopestyle
Moto, BMX, slopestyle; if it has two wheels, Nitro Circus regular Kurtis Downs can get wild with it.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 10, 2020
Video: Bike Check - Christina Chappetta's Trek Session Video: Bike Check - Christina Chappetta's Trek Session
We took a look at Pinkbike presenter Christina Chappetta's Trek Slash earlier this spring, and now we're taking a look at her downhill rig.
Dan Roberts    Jun 8, 2020
Bike Check: Taj Mihelich's Chromag Stylus Bike Check: Taj Mihelich's Chromag Stylus
A legendary BMXer's version of their ideal hardtail, complete with cartoons.
Daniel Sapp    Jun 7, 2020
Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Intense M29: Downhill Southeast - Windrock 2020 Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Intense M29: Downhill Southeast - Windrock 2020
Neko's M29 is kitted out with fresh Fox suspension, TRP's new brakes, and drivetrain silencers.
James Smurthwaite    May 24, 2020
The Best Tech From French EWS Rounds The Best Tech From French EWS Rounds
All the best tech we have spotted at past French EWS rounds since the series began in 2013.
James Smurthwaite    May 22, 2020
The Best Tech From Nove Mesto XC World Cups The Best Tech From Nove Mesto XC World Cups
6 years of XC bike evolution in the Czech Republic.
James Smurthwaite    May 18, 2020
The FCKW Frameworks Reclaimer Was Designed and Built Completely by Hand The FCKW Frameworks Reclaimer Was Designed and Built Completely by Hand
"I acquired all my knowledge by watching YouTube videos for hours and the rest was instinct and luck." - Benni Amend
Ed Spratt    May 15, 2020
Bike Check: Flowrider Racing's Unique Revel Rascal LT Loaded with Prototype Parts Bike Check: Flowrider Racing's Unique Revel Rascal LT Loaded with Prototype Parts
An incredible paint job and build featuring the cream of the crop of boutique European component manufacturers.
James Smurthwaite    May 8, 2020
The Best Tech From the Losinj DH World Cup The Best Tech From the Losinj DH World Cup
Travel back to 2018, the one and only time the DH World Cup circus arrived in Losinj.
James Smurthwaite    May 3, 2020
12 Raw Aluminum & Carbon Pro Rides From the Pinkbike Archive 12 Raw Aluminum & Carbon Pro Rides From the Pinkbike Archive
There's minimal paint to be seen in this round-up of a dozen bikes that grabbed our attention over the years.
James Smurthwaite    May 2, 2020
Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade Steel Downhill Bike Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade Steel Downhill Bike
The Norwegian rider returns with a hand-built bike with geometry numbers based on Sam Hill's golden era.
George Milner    May 1, 2020
Video & Photo Story: A Custom Painted Santa Cruz Bronson Dream Build Video & Photo Story: A Custom Painted Santa Cruz Bronson Dream Build
This one takes Gee Milner's Dream Build series to the next level, going behind the scenes of stripping and painting up a Bronson.
James Smurthwaite    May 1, 2020
The Best Tech from Maribor Downhill World Cups The Best Tech from Maribor Downhill World Cups
Take a look back at some of the tech highlights from previous World Cup DH races.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 28, 2020
Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Loris Vergier: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Loris Vergier: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head
Three different riders, three different setups and the V10 MX, get stuck into the nerdy details here.
Mike Levy    Apr 23, 2020
The Four-Year Story of Fin Woods' DIY Carbon Enduro Gearbox Bike The Four-Year Story of Fin Woods' DIY Carbon Enduro Gearbox Bike
One broken derailleur too many sent Fin Woods down a path to his DIY gearbox bike and, eventually, to the realization that "a new bike isn’t going to make anyone a better rider."
James Smurthwaite    Apr 16, 2020
Bike Check: Gusti Wildhaber's Cube Stereo 170 Bike Check: Gusti Wildhaber's Cube Stereo 170
Gusti finished off last season with three top tens and some of his best-ever EWS finishes.
Ross Bell    Apr 10, 2020
Bike Check: Greg Callaghan's Devinci Spartan Bike Check: Greg Callaghan's Devinci Spartan
We check out the new ride for Ireland's fastest racer.
Aidan Oliver    Apr 1, 2020
Bike Check: Matt Walker's Pivot Switchblade 29 Bike Check: Matt Walker's Pivot Switchblade 29
We discovered some more interesting quirks about Matt's bike set up as well as some new Fox parts
Ross Bell    Mar 31, 2020
Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Commencal Supreme Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Commencal Supreme
A new Commencal frame with some shiny, prototype Fox bits for Greg Williamson.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 27, 2020
Bike Check: Maxime Chapuis' Specialized S-Works Enduro Bike Check: Maxime Chapuis' Specialized S-Works Enduro
Max is coming into 2020 hungry for some top-ten finishes when racing finally gets underway.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 27, 2020
Bike Check: 9 of the Pinkbike Office Staff's Personal Rides Bike Check: 9 of the Pinkbike Office Staff's Personal Rides
What does the bike of Andy from Sales or Brie from Marketing look like?
Sarah Moore    Mar 25, 2020
Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Slash Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Slash
Check out presenter and race correspondent Christina Chappetta's Trek Slash.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 8, 2020
8 Bikes of Crankworx Rotorua Downhill 8 Bikes of Crankworx Rotorua Downhill
A quick look at some of the bikes that were raced at the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill presented by Gull.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 7, 2020
Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29" - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29" - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Check out Sam Blenkinsop's new and very sparkly Norco Aurum HSP 29 before the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 6, 2020
Bike Check: Emil Johansson's Trek Ticket S - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Bike Check: Emil Johansson's Trek Ticket S - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Emil is starting off the season with a fresh custom painted Trek Ticket S.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 5, 2020
17 Bikes of Crankworx Rotorua Speed and Style 17 Bikes of Crankworx Rotorua Speed and Style
From DH rigs to hardtails, there's a bit of everything in this mix and match event.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 4, 2020
Jackson Goldstone's Custom Painted Lunar Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Jackson Goldstone's Custom Painted Lunar Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Jackson is hoping to shoot the moon on this ride now that he's old enough for Crankworx Rotorua events.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 2, 2020
8 Bikes of the Giant Toa Enduro - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 8 Bikes of the Giant Toa Enduro - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
A quick look at some of the bikes that were raced at the Giant Toa Enduro.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 10, 2020
4 Bike Checks from DarkFest 2020 4 Bike Checks from DarkFest 2020
It takes some pretty special riders to hit the huge jumps at Darkfest, but it takes some pretty special bikes too. Here are four of our favourites from some Fest first timers to one of the founders of the whole series
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Feb 6, 2020
Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Scott Gambler - Darkfest 2020 Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Scott Gambler - Darkfest 2020
Here's how Fairclough changes his bike between racing World Cup DH and a weekend of massive jumps.
Sarah Moore    Feb 6, 2020
12 Bikes from Farm Jam 2020 12 Bikes from Farm Jam 2020
The bikes (and a few motos) at New Zealand's Farm Jam.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 29, 2020
Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Orange Alpine 6 Has a New Coil Shock From Formula Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Orange Alpine 6 Has a New Coil Shock From Formula
Orange has released a limited edition Hazzard Racing version of the Alpine 6 and the Switch 6.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 23, 2020
[Updated] Video: Aaron Gwin Teases New Downhill Bike [Updated] Video: Aaron Gwin Teases New Downhill Bike
Race season is on the way, and it looks like Gwin is testing a new frame.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 15, 2020
Bike Check: Reed Boggs' Yeti SB165 Freeride Build Bike Check: Reed Boggs' Yeti SB165 Freeride Build
Take a closer look at Reed Boggs' new turquoise ride.
Jukka Mäennenä    Nov 30, 2019
Reader Story: The Rig v1 – A Custom Hardtail Frame with a Pinion Gearbox Reader Story: The Rig v1 – A Custom Hardtail Frame with a Pinion Gearbox
An in-depth look at the process of designing and building a custom hardtail frame.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 25, 2019
Quiver: The Many Bikes of Bernard Kerr Quiver: The Many Bikes of Bernard Kerr
Take a look at the fleet of training tools that Bernard Kerr uses to get ready for the World Cup DH season and Hardline.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 25, 2019
Tool Box Check: Grant Sides - Trek Factory Racing Tool Box Check: Grant Sides - Trek Factory Racing
Take a look at the impressive assortment of tools that Grant Sides brings along with him during the World Cup DH racing season.
Sarah Moore    Oct 25, 2019
Bike Check: Aggy's Evil Wreckoning LB 'The Only Trail Bike at Rampage 2019' Bike Check: Aggy's Evil Wreckoning LB 'The Only Trail Bike at Rampage 2019'
The 29er Wreckoning LB frame with 161mm of rear travel that Graham Agassiz is riding today is fitted with 27.5" wheels, a 200mm fork and a 1.5 degree angleset to give it a 63° head tube angle.
Sarah Moore    Oct 24, 2019
21 Downhill Bikes of Red Bull Rampage 2019 - Vote For Your Favourite 21 Downhill Bikes of Red Bull Rampage 2019 - Vote For Your Favourite
Take a run through the custom goodness from the 21 competitors and then vote for your favorite.
Matt Wragg    Oct 12, 2019
6 eMTBs from the Roc - Roc D'Azur 2019 6 eMTBs from the Roc - Roc D'Azur 2019
A bike show in mainland Europe means one thing these days: eMTBs. Lots of them.
Richard Cunningham    Sep 27, 2019
More Custom Race Machines From Trophy of Nations Finale Ligure 2019 More Custom Race Machines From Trophy of Nations Finale Ligure 2019
It's the "World Champs" of Enduro, and teams are marching out secret weapons and one-off paint schemes to the final conflict.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Sep 14, 2019
Bike Check: Jackson Goldstone's Trek Session 9.9 - Nines 2019 Bike Check: Jackson Goldstone's Trek Session 9.9 - Nines 2019
With a new frame just in time for the Audi Nines event, Jackson talks us through his dream bike.
Andy Vathis    Sep 14, 2019
27 Downhill Bikes From US Open 2019 27 Downhill Bikes From US Open 2019
With some of the world's best in attendance, there are plenty of interesting bikes rolling around the pits.
Tristan Tinn    Sep 13, 2019
12 Downhill Bikes From Hardline 2019 12 Downhill Bikes From Hardline 2019
It's on. Hardline is kicking off with a bang in the sun soaked Welsh Valleys. Here are twelve of the bikes taking a beating.
Richard Cunningham    Sep 6, 2019
Bike Check: Jolanda Neff's Trek Supercaliber - Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019 Bike Check: Jolanda Neff's Trek Supercaliber - Snowshoe XC World Cup 2019
Jolanda has been racing it "in secret" for most of the season. Check out the details of her new machine and learn how she sets it up for different tracks
Daniel Sapp    Sep 1, 2019
Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Intense M29 - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Champs 2019 Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Intense M29 - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Champs 2019
Neko Mulally's lumberjack themed Intense M29 is one of a kind and he's raffling it off to get more kids on bikes after this weekend's race.
Daniel Sapp    Aug 30, 2019
Bike Check: Catharine Pendrel's Orbea Oiz - Mont-Sainte-Anne XC World Champs 2019 Bike Check: Catharine Pendrel's Orbea Oiz - Mont-Sainte-Anne XC World Champs 2019
Canadian Catharine Pendrel is no stranger to the World Cup podium. Check out the Orbea Oiz she's racing this weekend.
Daniel Sapp    Aug 30, 2019
Bike Check: Marine Cabirou's Game of Thrones Scott Gambler - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Champs 2019 Bike Check: Marine Cabirou's Game of Thrones Scott Gambler - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Champs 2019
Marine Cabirou seems to have adjusted well to a new bike and a new team this season. Going into World Champs after winning the last two World Cups, her Scott Gambler is dialed and poised for a podium finish.
Ross Bell    Aug 28, 2019
29 Custom Painted DH Bikes from the Mont-Sainte-Anne World Champs 2019 29 Custom Painted DH Bikes from the Mont-Sainte-Anne World Champs 2019
Feast your eyes on the first batch of blinged-out beauties from DH World Champs.
Daniel Sapp    Aug 19, 2019
Bike Check: Jill Kintner's Queen of Hearts Norco Rampage HT - Crankworx Whistler 2019 Bike Check: Jill Kintner's Queen of Hearts Norco Rampage HT - Crankworx Whistler 2019
Jill Kintner's Queen of Hearts themed Norco Rampage is the latest out of paint wizard Tony Baumann's studio.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 17, 2019
10 26" Bikes That Still Shred the Whistler Bike Park 10 26" Bikes That Still Shred the Whistler Bike Park
We find the riders who are keeping it real on smaller wheels.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 17, 2019
Bike Check: Brett Rheeder's Glitter Bomb Trek Ticket - Crankworx Whistler 2019 Bike Check: Brett Rheeder's Glitter Bomb Trek Ticket - Crankworx Whistler 2019
Rheeder will be on the hunt for the slopestyle Triple Crown aboard a custom Ticket frame, complete with his own line of components on it.
chris pilling    Aug 16, 2019
10 Speed and Style Bikes - Crankworx Whistler 2019 10 Speed and Style Bikes - Crankworx Whistler 2019
We caught up with a few of the Crankworx competitors in practice to see what kind of bikes they were running and what they have done to them to help give them an advantage.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 15, 2019
Bike Check: Wade Simmons' Rocky Mountain Pipedream - Crankworx Whistler 2019 Bike Check: Wade Simmons' Rocky Mountain Pipedream - Crankworx Whistler 2019
Wade Simmons' Rocky Mountain Pipedream is a throwback to the old days but played a large part in the creation of Rocky's new Slayer.
Ben Winder    Aug 5, 2019
Bike Check: Laura Rossin's 29/27.5 Nukeproof Mega - Superenduro 2019 Bike Check: Laura Rossin's 29/27.5 Nukeproof Mega - Superenduro 2019
Laura Rossin won the Italian Superenduro series overall title aboard a customized Nukeproof Mega.
Rick Schubert Schubert    Aug 4, 2019
29 Bikes for Future World Cup Shredders - Rookies Championships 2019 29 Bikes for Future World Cup Shredders - Rookies Championships 2019
We caught up with some of the quickest youngsters from the iXS Rookies World Champs.
Mike Levy    Aug 1, 2019
Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Session 29er - Val di Sole World Cup DH 2019 Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Session 29er - Val di Sole World Cup DH 2019
Big wheels, stiff suspension, and a whole lotta green and sparkles for the American racer.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 30, 2019
Bike Check: Vero Sandler's Marin Mount Vision Bike Check: Vero Sandler's Marin Mount Vision
Vero Sandler's custom Marin Mount Vision has a smorgasbord of unique accents and is dialed in for logging skymiles.
Kike Abelleira    Jul 26, 2019
Bike Check: Caminade’s Titanium ‘Chill Easy’ Trail/Enduro Bike Bike Check: Caminade’s Titanium ‘Chill Easy’ Trail/Enduro Bike
We teased you a with just one shot at the Mega Alpe d'Huez a couple of weeks ago. Here's the main course.
Eric Palmer    Jul 20, 2019
18 DH Bikes from Loosefest XL 18 DH Bikes from Loosefest XL
Big bikes with small wheels, semi-slick tires, and single-speed drivetrains for the biggest jumps in the world.
Eddie Clark    Jul 15, 2019
7 Bikes of the Tour Divide 7 Bikes of the Tour Divide
What would you pick to ride from Canada to Mexico? Here are the rides equipped for one of mountain biking's most grueling races.
Mike Levy    Jul 13, 2019
Bike Check: Felix Burke's BCBR-Winning Rocky Mountain Element Bike Check: Felix Burke's BCBR-Winning Rocky Mountain Element
The fastest bike (and racer) used tire inserts to win one of the most technically challenging cross-country stage races in the world.
Mike Levy    Jul 13, 2019
Bike Check: Katerina Nash's BCBR-Winning Orbea Oiz Bike Check: Katerina Nash's BCBR-Winning Orbea Oiz
While others chose more forgiving machines, Katerina Nash rode her purebred cross-country race bike to victory at the BCBR.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 12, 2019
Bike Check: Nina Hoffmann's Juliana She-10 - Les Gets World Cup DH 2019 Bike Check: Nina Hoffmann's Juliana She-10 - Les Gets World Cup DH 2019
The German privateer who has reshuffled the order of women's World Cup DH talks about bike setup and making the show.
Kike Abelleira    Jul 12, 2019
11 Bike Checks From the 2019 Megavalanche 11 Bike Checks From the 2019 Megavalanche
Take a look at the bikes that will be taking part in this weekend's mass-start madness.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 9, 2019
6 Months In: The Best of 2019... So Far 6 Months In: The Best of 2019... So Far
We're careering through 2019 at a breakneck pace and the first six months are already in the rearview mirror.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 8, 2019
Bike Check: Sam Gaze's S-Works Specialized Epic - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Bike Check: Sam Gaze's S-Works Specialized Epic - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Kiwi Sam Gaze's S-Works Specialized Epic has a mix of lightweight parts, RockShox suspension, and a stem slammed to the max.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 6, 2019
Bike Check: Kate Courtney's Scott Contessa Spark RC - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019 Bike Check: Kate Courtney's Scott Contessa Spark RC - Vallnord World Cup XC 2019
Limited edition bikes are all the rage. Check out Kate Courtney's unique Scott Contessa Spark RC from Vallnord.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 19, 2019
Video: Brett Rheeder's Trek Ticket S & Session from Return to Earth Video: Brett Rheeder's Trek Ticket S & Session from Return to Earth
In between spinning and flipping off cliffs for Anthill's latest film, Return to Earth, Brett Rheeder sat down and gave us the details on his Trek Ticket S & Trek Session.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 16, 2019
Bike Check: Brett Rheeder's Prototype Trek Ticket S Bike Check: Brett Rheeder's Prototype Trek Ticket S
Rheeder talks about the changes he and Trek made to the new Ticket S and why he believes it gives him an advantage
James Smurthwaite    Jun 16, 2019
Brook Macdonald vs Laurie Greenland: 2 Mondraker Summums Head to Head Brook Macdonald vs Laurie Greenland: 2 Mondraker Summums Head to Head
We compare cockpits, suspension tunes and frame choices between two athletes who's riding styles are as different as their physical proportions
James Smurthwaite    Jun 13, 2019
15 Short Travel Slalom & Slopestyle Bikes - Crankworx Innsbruck 2019 15 Short Travel Slalom & Slopestyle Bikes - Crankworx Innsbruck 2019
With practice for dual slalom, dual speed and style and slopestyle all going off in Innsbruck yesterday, there were plenty of short travel, big fun bikes rolling around the pits.
Richard Cunningham    May 26, 2019
5 XC Race Weapons from the 2019 Nove Mesto World Cup 5 XC Race Weapons from the 2019 Nove Mesto World Cup
The battle for cross-country supremacy was fought with lungs, legs, and... some new technology.
Ross Bell    May 22, 2019
Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Unique Orange Alpine 6 Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Unique Orange Alpine 6
We went to visit Joe in Fort William to get a closer look at his new Orange Alpine 6 and discover how he's set it up after a winter of trying various prototypes.
Pinkbike Originals    May 21, 2019
Video: 16 Bike Checks from Whistler Bike Park Opening Weekend Video: 16 Bike Checks from Whistler Bike Park Opening Weekend
Downhill bikes, enduro bikes, hardtails, and more...
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Ben Winder    May 20, 2019
Bike Check: Sophie Riva's Ancillotti Scarab 29 - Superenduro Punta Ala 2019 Bike Check: Sophie Riva's Ancillotti Scarab 29 - Superenduro Punta Ala 2019
Ancillotti's rising star is only 15 years old and already making a name for herself on the Superenduro circuit

 
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