Tags: Bike Checks
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 17, 2019
Bike Check: Antoine Bizet's Rainbow Rose The Bruce  - Crankworx Innsbruck 2019 Bike Check: Antoine Bizet's Rainbow Rose The Bruce - Crankworx Innsbruck 2019
Antoine's bike has a one-of-a kind paintjob that pays tribute to his favorite singers.
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
Mike Kazimer    May 11, 2019
3 Pro Enduro Bike Checks - EWS Madeira 2019 3 Pro Enduro Bike Checks - EWS Madeira 2019
Check out the rides of Martin Maes, Dan Wolfe, and Maxime Chapuis.
   Apr 29, 2019
Bike Check: Tahnée Seagrave's Transition TR11 Bike Check: Tahnée Seagrave's Transition TR11
Tahnée turned it up to 11 in Maribor aboard this speedy machine.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 27, 2019
Bike Check: Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 - Maribor DH World Cup 2019 Bike Check: Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 - Maribor DH World Cup 2019
New year, new team. Aaron Gwin is back and hungry for the top step on Sunday. We get the low down from his mechanic, John Hall.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 26, 2019
Bike Check: Dakotah Norton's Devinci Wilson 29 - Maribor DH World Cup 2019 Bike Check: Dakotah Norton's Devinci Wilson 29 - Maribor DH World Cup 2019
Dakotah's raring to go aboard his fresh Devinci Wilson 29.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 25, 2019
Bike Check: Danny Hart's 29/27.5" Saracen Myst - Maribor World Cup DH 2019 Bike Check: Danny Hart's 29/27.5" Saracen Myst - Maribor World Cup DH 2019
Take a look at Danny Hart's race rig for the first World Cup of the season.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 22, 2019
Bike Check: Magnus Manson's 29er Chrome Canyon Sender Bike Check: Magnus Manson's 29er Chrome Canyon Sender
Canadian champion Magnus Manson finally bagged himself a factory ride this year and will be riding a 29" Canyon Sender.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 21, 2019
Bike Check: Phil Atwill’s Cube Two15 HPA 29 - European Cup: Round 1 Maribor Bike Check: Phil Atwill’s Cube Two15 HPA 29 - European Cup: Round 1 Maribor
2019 sees Phil Atwill riding the 29" Cube Two15 HPA in a custom XXL sizing.
Richard Cunningham    Apr 14, 2019
Bike Check: The First Pole Stamina 140 Bike Check: The First Pole Stamina 140
Leo Kokkonen walks us through his latest design and talks about what he's learned since Pole launched the Machine only a year ago.
Richard Cunningham    Apr 13, 2019
Bike Check: Dustin Malley's Aggressive-Geometry Suspension Bikes for Kids - Sea Otter 2019 Bike Check: Dustin Malley's Aggressive-Geometry Suspension Bikes for Kids - Sea Otter 2019
Salt Lake City builder makes pint-sized chromoly dual-suspension bikes for the area's talented local shredders.
Richard Cunningham    Apr 12, 2019
Bike Check: Kate Courtney's Scott Scale - Sea Otter 2019 Bike Check: Kate Courtney's Scott Scale - Sea Otter 2019
The XC World Champion is racing her hardtail here in California.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 10, 2019
Bike Check: Mick Hannah's Mixed Wheel Size Polygon XquarOne DH Bike Check: Mick Hannah's Mixed Wheel Size Polygon XquarOne DH
Add Mick to the list of riders experimenting with two different wheel diameters.
Ben Winder    Apr 9, 2019
Bike Check: An Italian Privateer's Nukeproof Mega - Superenduro 2019 Pietra Ligure Bike Check: An Italian Privateer's Nukeproof Mega - Superenduro 2019 Pietra Ligure
Igor Palomba is a super fast top rider with no brand affiliations. Here's what he rides.
Aidan Oliver    Apr 4, 2019
Bike Check: Angel Suarez's YT Tues Bike Check: Angel Suarez's YT Tues
We caught up with Angel Suarez and his mechanic in Rotorua to check out his 2019 ride.
Enduro World Series    Mar 29, 2019
Video: Pro Bike Checks from EWS Tasmania Video: Pro Bike Checks from EWS Tasmania
Prototypes, shapeshifters and that Martin Maes wheel set up - it's all in here!
Richard Cunningham    Mar 29, 2019
Bike Check: Keegan Wright's Devinci Troy - Short Travel Thunder Bike Check: Keegan Wright's Devinci Troy - Short Travel Thunder
Devinci's Spartan is usually the weapon of choice, but Wright wagered that the shorter-travel and more nimble Troy would prevail Down Under.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 25, 2019
Bike Check: Peter Kaiser's Trek Ticket S - Crankworx Rotorua 2019 Bike Check: Peter Kaiser's Trek Ticket S - Crankworx Rotorua 2019
The Whip-Off king's custom painted slopestyle machine.
Matthew DeLorme    Mar 23, 2019
3 Pro Bikes from EWS Rotorua 2019 3 Pro Bikes from EWS Rotorua 2019
A look over the bikes of Anita Gehrig, Isabeau Courdurier and Pedro Burns.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 22, 2019
Bike Check: Bernard Kerr's Pivot Phoenix 29 Carbon - Crankworx Rotorua 2019 Bike Check: Bernard Kerr's Pivot Phoenix 29 Carbon - Crankworx Rotorua 2019
A closer look at Pivot's soon to be released big-wheel DH bike.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 20, 2019
Bike Check: Greg Watts' Mongoose Fireball - Crankworx Rotorua 2019 Bike Check: Greg Watts' Mongoose Fireball - Crankworx Rotorua 2019
An in-depth look at Greg Watts' Mongoose Fireball that will be taking on Dual Slalom and Dual Speed and Style in Rotorua.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 12, 2019
Bike Check: Christopher Grice's Specialized Demo - 2019 Windrock Pro GRT Bike Check: Christopher Grice's Specialized Demo - 2019 Windrock Pro GRT
This weekend Chris won the Junior Expert 15-16 category at Windrock by nearly 20 seconds in absolutely treacherous conditions.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 8, 2019
Bike Check: Kate Courtney's Scott Contessa Spark RC Bike Check: Kate Courtney's Scott Contessa Spark RC
The World Champ has a new ride for 2019.
Matt Wragg    Mar 6, 2019
Bike Check: Adrien Dailly's Lapierre Spicy Bike Check: Adrien Dailly's Lapierre Spicy
Adrien Dailly gets an all-new version of his Lapierre Spicy race bike to welcome him back after eight tough months and many surgeries.
Richard Cunningham    Jan 23, 2019
Bike Check: Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 FRO Bike Check: Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 FRO
Now that it's official, here's a look at the 29-inch wheel DH bike he'll be racing this season
Daniel Sapp    Dec 28, 2018
Neko Mulally Has Been Testing a 27.5 / 29 Wheeled Frankenbike Neko Mulally Has Been Testing a 27.5 / 29 Wheeled Frankenbike
Which wheel size is actually faster? With recent updates to UCI rules, Neko Mulally has been swapping between two different wheel sizes and timing laps to see which wheel size is fastest.
Daniel Sapp    Oct 26, 2018
Bike Check: Brandon Semenuk's Trek Session - Red Bull Rampage 2018 Bike Check: Brandon Semenuk's Trek Session - Red Bull Rampage 2018
Semenuk's Session is prepped and ready for sending it at Red Bull Rampage.
Lars Evers    Oct 5, 2018
4Cross Bike Checks: MTB Festival – Leibstadt, Switzerland 4Cross Bike Checks: MTB Festival – Leibstadt, Switzerland
Take a look at the details of these ten different 4Cross bikes.
Richard Cunningham    Oct 1, 2018
Bike Check: Zakarias Johansen's vs Greg Callaghan's Cube Stereo Bike Check: Zakarias Johansen's vs Greg Callaghan's Cube Stereo
Two riders with very different riding styles on the same bike. You may be more surprised by the similarities...
Richard Cunningham    Sep 30, 2018
Bike Check: Katy Winton's Trek Slash - Finale Ligure EWS 2018 Bike Check: Katy Winton's Trek Slash - Finale Ligure EWS 2018
Winton talks about being small on a big-wheel bike and her setups for the last EWS race of 2018
Mike Kazimer    Sep 29, 2018
Bike Check: Isabeau Courdurier's Intense Tracer - EWS Finale Ligure 2018 Bike Check: Isabeau Courdurier's Intense Tracer - EWS Finale Ligure 2018
The bright pink graphics of Isabeau Courdurier's Intense Tracer are hard to miss. Take a closer look at how she's set her bike up for the final EWS race of the season.
Mike Levy    Sep 28, 2018
Bike Check: Brodie's 2002 8-Ball & the Case for Incremental Improvements Bike Check: Brodie's 2002 8-Ball & the Case for Incremental Improvements
The 8-Ball is a hefty reminder that slow changes are better than no changes.
Brian Park    Sep 25, 2018
Bike Check: The Privateer is Going to Finale on a New Bike Bike Check: The Privateer is Going to Finale on a New Bike
We're filming one last bonus episode from the EWS in Finale, Italy this weekend, and Adam has a brand new whip!
Daniel Sapp    Sep 23, 2018
Gallery: Richie Rude's Yeti SB150 - EWS Ainsa 2018 Gallery: Richie Rude's Yeti SB150 - EWS Ainsa 2018
New bike, new result? Contains spoilers, obviously.
Tristan Tinn    Sep 16, 2018
Bike Check: Gee Atherton's Trek Session 9.9 29 Bike Check: Gee Atherton's Trek Session 9.9 29
This bike was built for sending - take a closer look at Gee's ride for Red Bull Hardline.
Mike Levy    Sep 9, 2018
Bike Check: Geoff Kabush's Enduro-fied Yeti SB130 Bike Check: Geoff Kabush's Enduro-fied Yeti SB130
Kabush's beefed-up trail bike is ready for some enduro racing, but can the Canadian defend his back-to-back Trans-Cascadia wins?
Rick Schubert Schubert    Sep 7, 2018
Bike Check: Bryn Dickerson's YT Tues - iXS European DH Cup 2018 Bike Check: Bryn Dickerson's YT Tues - iXS European DH Cup 2018
Take a closer look at Bryn Dickerson's YT Tues race machine.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Sep 5, 2018
Bike Check: Andrea Garella's Custom-Made Ancillotti Scarab 29er - Superenduro 2018 Bike Check: Andrea Garella's Custom-Made Ancillotti Scarab 29er - Superenduro 2018
Italian custom made specialist brand Ancillotti dominate the Superenduro Series and Andrea Garella currently sits in first place onboard the gorgeous silver machine.
YT Industries    Sep 5, 2018
The YT Mob's World Champs Bikes are Looking Gorgeous The YT Mob's World Champs Bikes are Looking Gorgeous
Aaron Gwin, Neko Mulally and Angel Suarez's custom YT Tues World Champs bikes have been lovingly painted for the one-off event.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 26, 2018
XC Bike Checks from the La Bresse World Cup 2018 XC Bike Checks from the La Bresse World Cup 2018
PB photographers Irmo Keizer and Dave Trumpore return from the XC World Cup pits with more crazy tech.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 23, 2018
Bike Check: GT Fury - Wyn Masters & Martin Maes - La Bresse DH World Cup 2018 Bike Check: GT Fury - Wyn Masters & Martin Maes - La Bresse DH World Cup 2018
Wyn and Martin are both on the new GT Fury, but their setups are quite different.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 24, 2018
Bike Check: Tracey Hannah's Polygon XquareOne DH Bike Check: Tracey Hannah's Polygon XquareOne DH
The XquareOne DH doesn't look like anything else on the World Cup circuit.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 24, 2018
Bike Check: Jack Reading's Prototype Nicolai DH 29er Bike Check: Jack Reading's Prototype Nicolai DH 29er
There's another new 29er DH bike on the loose on the World Cup circuit - this one's an aluminum Nicolai.
Richard Bord    Aug 17, 2018
2 Bike Checks from the French Enduro Cup - Val d'Isere 2 Bike Checks from the French Enduro Cup - Val d'Isere
We take a look at a handmade Italian Ancillotti bike and a Juliana Roubion that will be competing this weekend at the French Enduro Cup in Val d'Isere.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 14, 2018
Bike Check: R-Dog's Hawaiian Theme Trek Session - Crankworx Whistler 2018 Bike Check: R-Dog's Hawaiian Theme Trek Session - Crankworx Whistler 2018
Ryan Howard named his custom painted freeride machine "Permanent Vacation."
Mike Kazimer    Aug 10, 2018
Bike Check: Keegan Wright's Not-So-Secret Devinci Spartan 29 - EWS Whistler 2018 Bike Check: Keegan Wright's Not-So-Secret Devinci Spartan 29 - EWS Whistler 2018
DH tires, coil shocks, and plenty of travel is the trend for this weekend's big race.
Tristan Tinn    Aug 3, 2018
Bike Check: Danny Hart's Saracen Ariel LTX Carbon - Ard Rock Festival 2018 Bike Check: Danny Hart's Saracen Ariel LTX Carbon - Ard Rock Festival 2018
Danny Hart will be switching from his Saracen Myst to an Ariel this weekend to try his hand at enduro in the Ard Rock Festival.
Richard Bord    Jul 28, 2018
3 Bike Checks from the European Continental Enduro Series - Les Orres 2018 3 Bike Checks from the European Continental Enduro Series - Les Orres 2018
We take a look at a Cube, a Marin and a Bold that racers will competing on at this weekend's European Continental Enduro Series race in Les Orres, France.
Rick Schubert Schubert    Jul 24, 2018
Bike Check: Joshua Barth's Solid Strike - European DH Cup 2018 Bike Check: Joshua Barth's Solid Strike - European DH Cup 2018
Joshua Barth's Solid Strike is an unofficial XXL size that he has taken back to back podiums with at the iXS European DH Cup.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 22, 2018
Bike Checks & Tech From the Pits - EWS La Thuile 2018 Bike Checks & Tech From the Pits - EWS La Thuile 2018
Sam Hill's prototype stem and Michelin tires, Clementz's prototype Zipp enduro wheels along with more bikes and tech from Italy's wildest enduro yet.
Paul Aston    Jul 13, 2018
Bike Check: Adam Brayton's Scott Gambler - Andorra World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Adam Brayton's Scott Gambler - Andorra World Cup 2018
Brayton's Gambler is now running full Öhlins suspension, a custom painted frame, and of course a full complement of Hope's best components.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 7, 2018
Bike Check: Nino Schurter's 60th Anniversary Edition Scott Spark - Val di Sole World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Nino Schurter's 60th Anniversary Edition Scott Spark - Val di Sole World Cup 2018
Nino Schurter's 60th anniversary edition Scott Spark has a throwback theme for the 2018 Val di Sole World Cup.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 6, 2018
Bike Check: Bernard Kerr's Pivot Phoenix DH - Val di Sole World Cup DH 2018 Bike Check: Bernard Kerr's Pivot Phoenix DH - Val di Sole World Cup DH 2018
Bernard Kerr is back aboard his 27.5" Pivot Phoenix in Val di Sole. We check out the finer details of his bike with his mechanic Bo MacArthur.
Rick Schubert Schubert    Jul 1, 2018
Bike Check: Kellys Bike Noid 90 29er - European DH Cup 2018 Bike Check: Kellys Bike Noid 90 29er - European DH Cup 2018
Rastislav Baranek's Kellys Bike Noid 90 29er has very adjustable geometry.
Mike Levy    Jun 28, 2018
Bike Check: Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Instinct - EWS Petzen-Jamnica 2018 Bike Check: Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Instinct - EWS Petzen-Jamnica 2018
The Canadian's bike is set up to help ease his recovery from injury and return to race speed.
Yaroslav Alpizar    Jun 28, 2018
10 Bikes From The French Enduro National Championships 10 Bikes From The French Enduro National Championships
What were the top French enduro riders on at the Val d'Allos French Enduro Series and National Championships?
Pinkbike Staff    Jun 26, 2018
Video: 30 Second Bike Checks With Tippie - Crankworx Les Gets 2018 Video: 30 Second Bike Checks With Tippie - Crankworx Les Gets 2018
Tippie is back for another round of bike checks at Crankworx Les Gets!
Paul Aston    Jun 24, 2018
Bernard Kerr's Winning DS Bike Check - Crankworx Les Gets 2018 Bernard Kerr's Winning DS Bike Check - Crankworx Les Gets 2018
Kerr took the Dual Slalom win on a 140mm travel, 27.5" wheeled Pivot Mach 5.5.
Paul Aston    Jun 23, 2018
Winning Downhill Bike Check - Crankworx Les Gets 2018 Winning Downhill Bike Check - Crankworx Les Gets 2018
This bike took the win today by 0.97s on the fast and loose Les Gets Downhill.
Richard Cunningham    Jun 22, 2018
Bike Check: Kirt Voreis' Niner Prototype - Crankworx Les Gets 2018 Bike Check: Kirt Voreis' Niner Prototype - Crankworx Les Gets 2018
The man who can do everything on a trail bike shows off his 27.5-inch-wheel Niner. More irony than a mid-90s Alanis Morissette concert.
Richard Cunningham    Jun 22, 2018
Bike Check: Mitch Chubey's Morpheus VSlope - Crankworx Les Gets 2018 Bike Check: Mitch Chubey's Morpheus VSlope - Crankworx Les Gets 2018
Canadian freestyler returns to competition with a vengeance. PB's Andreas Dobslaff checks out his Speed & Style machine.
Mike Kazimer    Jun 21, 2018
Whip-Off Winning Bike Checks - Crankworx Les Gets 2018 Whip-Off Winning Bike Checks - Crankworx Les Gets 2018
A UPS brown Trek Session and a Scott Gambler were the winning bikes at the Official European Whip-Off Championships presented by Spank.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 19, 2018
Video: 10 Pro DH Bike Checks From Crankworx Innsbruck Video: 10 Pro DH Bike Checks From Crankworx Innsbruck
Brett Tippie hits the pits to find out what Danny Hart, Fabio Wibmer, Sam Blenkinsop, and other pros are riding, and how they set their bikes up.
Rick Schubert Schubert    Jun 18, 2018
Bike Check: Max Hartenstern's Cube Two15 29er Prototype Bike Check: Max Hartenstern's Cube Two15 29er Prototype
It's the German shredder's first season in the World Cup Elite ranks and he's already posting top times. PB photographer Rick Schubert takes a look at his big-wheel DH racer.
Ralf Hauser    Jun 18, 2018
Bike Check: Fabio Wibmer's Specialized S-Works Demo 8 - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018 Bike Check: Fabio Wibmer's Specialized S-Works Demo 8 - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
The breakout YouTube star has a bike that’s as eye catching as his riding.
Daniel Sapp    Jun 17, 2018
Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Intense M29 FRO - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018 Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Intense M29 FRO - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
Charlie Harrison just placed third in DH at Crankworx Innsbruck. Check out his Intense M29 FRO.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 16, 2018
Video: 30 Second Slopestyle Bike Checks at Crankworx Innsbruck 2018 Video: 30 Second Slopestyle Bike Checks at Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
Brett Tippie takes us on a tour of the top Slopestylers' machines.
Ralf Hauser    Jun 16, 2018
Bike Check: Adrien Loron's Norco Rampage - Crankworx Innsbruck Bike Check: Adrien Loron's Norco Rampage - Crankworx Innsbruck
Check out reigning King of Crankworx, Adrian Loron's Norco Rampage
Paul Aston    Jun 14, 2018
Bike Checks: 3 Slopestyle Bikes From Crankworx Innsbruck 2018 Bike Checks: 3 Slopestyle Bikes From Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
Check out slopestyle bikes from Jakub Vencl, Lukas Knopf and Peter Kaiser. Oh, and a Pike DJ painted in the classic Judy SL colorway.
Daniel Sapp    Jun 14, 2018
Bike Check: Reed Boggs' Trek Ticket S - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018 Bike Check: Reed Boggs' Trek Ticket S - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
Reed Boggs has his Ticket all dialed in and ready for a busy week of Crankworx competition.
Simon Nieborak    Jun 14, 2018
Bike Check: Yoann Barelli's Commencal Meta 29 Bike Check: Yoann Barelli's Commencal Meta 29
Commencal still haven't officially launched the Meta 29, but we were able to take a closer look at Yoann Barelli's race bike.
Richard Cunningham    Jun 14, 2018
Bike Check: Brett Tippie's Glow-in-the Dark YT Capra 27 - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018 Bike Check: Brett Tippie's Glow-in-the Dark YT Capra 27 - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
There is nothing subtle about Tippie and now he has a bike to match...
Film This Tyler    Jun 14, 2018
Video: Tom Wheeler's Ingenuity Lets Him Ride One Handed Video: Tom Wheeler's Ingenuity Lets Him Ride One Handed
A custom, one-off, one-hand-specific Mondraker Foxy designed for brachial plexus injury sufferer, We Won't Be Broken's Tom Wheeler.
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Paul Aston    May 31, 2018
Ultimate Bike Check: Phil Atwill's Propain Rage Carbon 29" Ultimate Bike Check: Phil Atwill's Propain Rage Carbon 29"
Jump in and geek out on every single measurement, number, and pressure of Phil Atwill's race bike.
Owain Lund    May 26, 2018
Bike Check: Rae Morrison's Liv Hail - Calestano Superenduro Bike Check: Rae Morrison's Liv Hail - Calestano Superenduro
Take a look at Rae Morrison's enduro race bike for 2018.
Mike Kazimer    May 25, 2018
Bike Check: Vlad Dascalu's Protek 29FS - Nove Mesto World Cup XC Bike Check: Vlad Dascalu's Protek 29FS - Nove Mesto World Cup XC
Take a closer look at this made-in-Italy carbon fiber speed machine.
Pinkbike Staff    May 22, 2018
Video: 25 Bike Checks from Whistler Opening Day 2018 Video: 25 Bike Checks from Whistler Opening Day 2018
Whistler Opening Weekend was a banger - but what bikes did people bring? Were they new? Were they old? Were they borrowed? From pro setups to Craiglist specials, we saw it all and now you can too.
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Tristan Tinn    May 18, 2018
Ratboy's and Loosedog's Santa Cruz Hightower LTs Ratboy's and Loosedog's Santa Cruz Hightower LTs
The dynamic duo of Josh Bryceland and Josh Lewis are aboard some colourful bikes this season. Brown is a colour.
Mike Kazimer    May 13, 2018
Winning Bike Check: Richie Rude's Yeti SB5.5 - EWS Olargues, France 2018 Winning Bike Check: Richie Rude's Yeti SB5.5 - EWS Olargues, France 2018
Take a closer look at the bike that Richie Rude rode to his first EWS win since 2016.
Simon Nieborak    May 11, 2018
Bike Check: Tom Van Steenbergen's Trek Ticket - FISE Montpellier 2018 Bike Check: Tom Van Steenbergen's Trek Ticket - FISE Montpellier 2018
This weekend, at the Festival International des Sports Extrêmes in Montpellier, Tom Van Steenbergen will be competing on a Trek Ticket hardtail.
Trevor Lyden    May 10, 2018
Bike Check: Jordie Lunn's YT Tues - Black Sage FEST 2018 Bike Check: Jordie Lunn's YT Tues - Black Sage FEST 2018
How does a downhill pro turned freerider set up his bike? Rough AF.
Trevor Lyden    May 8, 2018
Bike Check: Graham Agassiz's Kona Operator - Black Sage FEST 2018 Bike Check: Graham Agassiz's Kona Operator - Black Sage FEST 2018
Aggy is a firm believer that 26" ain't dead and we recently caught up with him at Black Sage to check out his custom Kona Operator.
Trevor Lyden    May 7, 2018
Bike Check: DJ Brandt's Mongoose Boot'r - Black Sage FEST 2018 Bike Check: DJ Brandt's Mongoose Boot'r - Black Sage FEST 2018
DJ Brandt is an up-and-coming freerider, but from his recent performances, it's safe to say he's officially arrived.
Tristan Tinn    May 6, 2018
Bike Check: Dan Hole's Factory Tuned Hope HB160 - Steel City DH 2018 Bike Check: Dan Hole's Factory Tuned Hope HB160 - Steel City DH 2018
A closer look at Dan Hole's factory tuned ride.
Simon Nieborak    Apr 28, 2018
Bike Check: Dawid Godziek's Dartmoor 26Player - Rocket Air 2018 Bike Check: Dawid Godziek's Dartmoor 26Player - Rocket Air 2018
Dawid Godziek is returning to the mountain bike scene after a stint in the 20" world. Take a look at his ride for the Swatch Rocket Air.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 27, 2018
Neko Mulally's YT Tues - Bike Check Neko Mulally's YT Tues - Bike Check
Ceramic bearings, lowered spoke tension, and a reach extending headset -- check out Neko Mulally's new downhill race machine.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Apr 23, 2018
Bike Check: The Lupato Brothers' Trek Slash & Remedy - Finale Ligure Superenduro 2018 Bike Check: The Lupato Brothers' Trek Slash & Remedy - Finale Ligure Superenduro 2018
Identical beards, the same family name and a similar setup – the only difference between the Lupato brothers' rides are their frames and wheel sizes.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 21, 2018
Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's Mondraker Summum - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's Mondraker Summum - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
Brook placed first in time training and in qualifying - can he keep the train rolling onto the podium tomorrow?
Paul Aston    Apr 21, 2018
Bike Check: Ed Masters Pivot 29er - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Ed Masters Pivot 29er - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
Masters is racing on an aluminum prototype in Croatia that could be the predecessor for a new Phoenix platform.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 19, 2018
Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29er - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29er - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
Sam Blenkinsop is starting the 2018 World Cup DH season aboard Norco's new Aurum HSP, running 29" wheels. We checked in with him to see how he has it set up to handle the rocks in Croatia.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 19, 2018
Cody Kelley's Patriotic Alchemy Arktos 29 Bike Check - Sea Otter 2018 Cody Kelley's Patriotic Alchemy Arktos 29 Bike Check - Sea Otter 2018
Cody Kelley's Alchemy Arktos 29 is dialed and ready for slalom at the Sea Otter Classic with a custom set up and patriotic paint.
Alex Evans    Apr 19, 2018
Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Full Carbon Unno Ever - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Full Carbon Unno Ever - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
The one-size-fits-all Carbon UNNO Ever is arguably one of the best-looking bikes out there, but how does Greg Williamson have his set up? We find out.
Rick Schubert Schubert    Apr 15, 2018
Bike Check: Laurie Greenland's Mondraker Summum at the iXS European DH Cup Bike Check: Laurie Greenland's Mondraker Summum at the iXS European DH Cup
Laurie Greenland is off to a strong start aboard his Mondraker Summum, taking the win at the iXS European DH Cup.
Paul Aston    Mar 23, 2018
Bike Check: Anthony Messere's Rose Bruce - Crankworx Rotorua 2018 Bike Check: Anthony Messere's Rose Bruce - Crankworx Rotorua 2018
Messere is riding The Bruce hardtail for Saturday's Slopestyle, with his own take on a dual cable operated gyro and disc brake.
Paul Aston    Mar 23, 2018
Bike Check: Jordie Lunn's Titanium Cachet Henry III - Crankworx Roturua 2018 Bike Check: Jordie Lunn's Titanium Cachet Henry III - Crankworx Roturua 2018
Probably the only rider on a titanium bike at CWX Rotorua, check out Lunn's Henry III from Canadian brand, Cachet Bikes.
Paul Aston    Mar 23, 2018
Bike Check: Casey Brown's Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2018 Bike Check: Casey Brown's Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2018
Dean the Sardine is keeping Casey company on her customized frame, fresh out of Trek's Project One paint shop.
Paul Aston    Mar 23, 2018
Bike Check: Eliot Jackson's DVO Sprung Giant Glory - Crankworx Rotorua 2018 Bike Check: Eliot Jackson's DVO Sprung Giant Glory - Crankworx Rotorua 2018
Eliot gives us a rundown of his new race bike for 2018, including prototype internals for the DVO dampers.
Pinkbike Staff    Mar 20, 2018
15 Dual Slalom Bike Checks - Crankworx Rotorua 2018 15 Dual Slalom Bike Checks - Crankworx Rotorua 2018
Bike checks, bike checks, bike checks... We checked out 15 unique bikes from the 100% Dual Slalom.
Cameron Mackenzie    Mar 17, 2018
Toa Enduro Bike Checks - Crankworx Rotorua 2018 Toa Enduro Bike Checks - Crankworx Rotorua 2018
Check out a proto 29er Devinci, a proto Cube, box-fresh Santa Cruz bling and loads more from the 2018 Crankworx Rotorua Giant Toa Enduro presented by CamelBak.
Richard Cunningham    Mar 9, 2018
Anton Cooper's Trek Procaliber Hardtail at Stellenbosch World Cup XCO - Bike Check Anton Cooper's Trek Procaliber Hardtail at Stellenbosch World Cup XCO - Bike Check
New Zealand's youth phenom will be bucking the short-travel dual-suspension trend.
Richard Cunningham    Mar 9, 2018
Thömus Lightrider Dual-Suspension 29er at Stellenbosch World Cup XCO - Bike Check Thömus Lightrider Dual-Suspension 29er at Stellenbosch World Cup XCO - Bike Check
Thömus brings a new dual-suspension 29er machine to the World Cup in South Africa for the Flückiger brothers, Alessandra Keller and Kathrin Stirnemann.
Brian Park    Mar 9, 2018
Jackson Goldstone's Pint-Sized Custom Trek Session - Bike Check & Interview Jackson Goldstone's Pint-Sized Custom Trek Session - Bike Check & Interview
Jackson is now being supported by Trek, and we caught up with him at Pinkbike's Squamish HQ to check out his new extra-small Trek Session.
Ross Bell    Feb 22, 2018
Bike Check: Danny Hart's Saracen Myst Bike Check: Danny Hart's Saracen Myst
Danny Hart's change from Mondraker to Madison Saracen has been plain sailing so far, and he shares some details about how he's got his 2018 race bike set up.
Jay French    Feb 5, 2018
Bike Check - Carson Storch's Prototype Rocky Mountain Bike Check - Carson Storch's Prototype Rocky Mountain
Carson's prototype is the third version of this slope machine.
Jay French    Feb 5, 2018
Bike Check - Conor Macfarlane's Secret Weapon Bike Check - Conor Macfarlane's Secret Weapon
Take a look at Conor Macfarlane's dirt jumper.
Jay French    Feb 4, 2018
Bike Check - Matt Jones' Marin Alcatraz Bike Check - Matt Jones' Marin Alcatraz
Take a closer look at Matt Jones' Marin Alcatraz dirt jumper.
Sarah Moore    Feb 1, 2018
Brandon Semenuk's 2018 Trek Ticket S - Bike Check Brandon Semenuk's 2018 Trek Ticket S - Bike Check
We take a look at the bike that the Don will be riding in 2018.
Cameron Mackenzie    Jan 15, 2018
Bike Check: Cole Lucas and Sam Robbie's Intense M16 Bikes - New Zealand National DH Series Bike Check: Cole Lucas and Sam Robbie's Intense M16 Bikes - New Zealand National DH Series
We check out two Intense M16 bikes ridden by two of the fastest New Zealand junior downhill racers.
Cameron Mackenzie    Jan 7, 2018
Bike Check: Keegan Wright's Devinci Wilson - New Zealand National DH Series Bike Check: Keegan Wright's Devinci Wilson - New Zealand National DH Series
Keegan's 2018 season is shaping up to be another gangbusters trip around the world, racing select downhill World Cups in addition to his full EWS schedule. We took the opportunity to take a look at his new downhill rig.
Brian Park    Oct 1, 2017
The Bike That Won the Championship - Finale Ligure EWS 2017 The Bike That Won the Championship - Finale Ligure EWS 2017
This isn't the first time we've seen this bike from the men's overall winner, but some things deserve a second look.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 28, 2017
Damien Oton's Devinci Spartan - Finale Ligure EWS 2017 Damien Oton's Devinci Spartan - Finale Ligure EWS 2017
Take a closer look at Damien Oton's purple and green race machine.
Tristan Tinn    Sep 23, 2017
10 Bikes of Red Bull Hardline 10 Bikes of Red Bull Hardline
Take a look at what some of the riders' weapons of choice are for the intense Hardline track.
Matt Wragg    Sep 19, 2017
Bike Check: Fabien Barel's One-Year-Old Son Gets a Factory Ride Bike Check: Fabien Barel's One-Year-Old Son Gets a Factory Ride
Fabien Barel's son is set for preschool podiums with his custom push-bike.
Richard Cunningham    Sep 8, 2017
David Valero Serano's MMR Kenta 29 - Cairns XC World Champs 2017 David Valero Serano's MMR Kenta 29 - Cairns XC World Champs 2017
Spain's National Champion is riding MMR's latest dual-suspension 29er chassis at Cairns.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 26, 2017
Jordan Sarrou's BH Lynx Race: Bike Check - Val di Sole XC World Cup 2017 Jordan Sarrou's BH Lynx Race: Bike Check - Val di Sole XC World Cup 2017
Sarrou shuns the hardtail for a shot at the podium on at an XC course that some are saying is too mild for the likes of Val di Sole
Richard Cunningham    Aug 26, 2017
Eva Lechner's Orbea Alma: Bike Check - Val di Sole XC World Cup 2017 Eva Lechner's Orbea Alma: Bike Check - Val di Sole XC World Cup 2017
Italy's multi-discipline champion is not afraid to ride a rigid-frame off road. We take a look at her hardtail race bike
Mike Kazimer    Aug 23, 2017
Matt Walker's Prototype Saracen Myst 29er - Bike Check Matt Walker's Prototype Saracen Myst 29er - Bike Check
Matt Walker will be battling it out in the junior division this weekend aboard a prototype 29er from Saracen.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 19, 2017
Troy Brosnan's Crankworx Crushing Canyon Sender - Bike Check Troy Brosnan's Crankworx Crushing Canyon Sender - Bike Check
The weapon Brosnan used to nail down the Crankworx Downhill series and destroy a stacked field at the Canadian Open DH
FMB World Tour    Aug 17, 2017
20 Bike Checks from Red Bull Joyride 20 Bike Checks from Red Bull Joyride
Get a glimpse of some of the bikes that will be hurtling through the air during Red Bull Joyride this week.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 16, 2017
Garbanzo DH Winners: Bike Checks - Crankworx Whistler 2017 Garbanzo DH Winners: Bike Checks - Crankworx Whistler 2017
Remote droppers, shock lockouts, prototype suspension, 29-inch wheels, and trail bikes all made their way to the podium.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 10, 2017
Mckay Vezina's Giant Reign: EWS Bike Check - Crankworx Whistler 2017 Mckay Vezina's Giant Reign: EWS Bike Check - Crankworx Whistler 2017
Mckay's Giant Reign is being transformed into a mini-DH sled for this weekend's Whistler wildness.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 10, 2017
Mark Scott's Santa Cruz Hightower LT: EWS Bike Check - Crankworx Whistler 2017 Mark Scott's Santa Cruz Hightower LT: EWS Bike Check - Crankworx Whistler 2017
An in-depth look at Mark's trusty 29er and a conversation about the setup he'll be using to tame the beast this weekend.
Vernon Felton    Aug 3, 2017
Erin Huck's Cannondale Scalpel Si - Mont-Sainte-Anne XC World Cup 2017 Erin Huck's Cannondale Scalpel Si - Mont-Sainte-Anne XC World Cup 2017
What is the 2017 Pan American Continental Mountain Bike Champ racing this weekend? Here's a look at Erin Huck's Cannondale Scalpel Si.
Vernon Felton    Aug 3, 2017
Emily Batty's Procaliber SL vs Top Fuel - Mont-Sainte-Anne XC World Cup 2017 Emily Batty's Procaliber SL vs Top Fuel - Mont-Sainte-Anne XC World Cup 2017
Hardtail or full-suspension? Which bike should Emily Batty race this weekend at Mont Sainte Anne? Matthew Delorme tackles the question with the Trek Factory racer.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 28, 2017
Bike Check: Thomas Lapeyrie's Sunn Kern LT - EWS Aspen 2017 Bike Check: Thomas Lapeyrie's Sunn Kern LT - EWS Aspen 2017
French rider on a French bike, with a busload of French components—the perfect recipe for enduro.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 28, 2017
Bike Check: Richie Rude's Yeti SB5.5 - EWS Aspen 2017 Bike Check: Richie Rude's Yeti SB5.5 - EWS Aspen 2017
Richie's always done well in Colorado. Here's the weapon he's bringing to the fight.
Ben Winder    Jul 14, 2017
Ancillotti Scarab - Bike Check Ancillotti Scarab - Bike Check
Conversation with founder Tomaso Ancillotti about the Italian bike brand's design philosophy and a look at enduro racer Andrea Gamenara's Scarab.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 9, 2017
Bike Check: Vaea Verbeeck's Rocky Mountain Maiden Bike Check: Vaea Verbeeck's Rocky Mountain Maiden
Bike setup and tech talk from a promising Canadian DH racer who is on a roll this year.
Vernon Felton    Jul 6, 2017
Connor Fearon's Kona Operator - Bike Check Connor Fearon's Kona Operator - Bike Check
Connor Fearon has been having a very solid 2017 season. Photographer Ross Bell caught up with the rider and got the low-down on how Fearon sets up his Kona Operator for the World Cup battle.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 5, 2017
Tracey Hannah's Polygon Collosus DH9 - Bike Check Tracey Hannah's Polygon Collosus DH9 - Bike Check
Take a look at the bike of the current women's World Cup DH overall points leader.
Mike Kazimer    Jun 28, 2017
Rachel Atherton's Trek Session 9.9 - Bike Check Rachel Atherton's Trek Session 9.9 - Bike Check
Rachel Atherton returns to racing this weekend aboard a 27.5" Trek Session.
Mike Kazimer    Jun 23, 2017
Emil Johansson's Trek Ticket S - Bike Check Emil Johansson's Trek Ticket S - Bike Check
Emil may only be 18 years old, but he's a serious contender to take the slopestyle win at Crankworx Innsbruck. Take a look at the bike he'll be riding when the competition begins.
Pinkbike Staff    Jun 23, 2017
4 Bike Checks: Söderström, Reynolds and Others 4 Bike Checks: Söderström, Reynolds and Others
Tippie harrases Söderström, Reynolds, and winner of the Dual Speed and Style, Tomas Lemoine, to name a few and gets the lowdown on what they were riding on this sick new course.
Pinkbike Staff    Jun 18, 2017
30 Second-ish DH Bike Checks with Tippie - Crankworx Les Gets 2017 30 Second-ish DH Bike Checks with Tippie - Crankworx Les Gets 2017
Tippie chats to Greg Minnaar, Charlie Harrison, Mick Hannah, Marcelo Gutierrez, Myriam Nicole and Troy Brosnan about their downhill bikes in 30 ish seconds.
Richard Cunningham    Jun 8, 2017
Phil Atwill's Propain Rage Carbon - Bike Check Phil Atwill's Propain Rage Carbon - Bike Check
Atwill prepares his new DH bike for a cross-country assault on Leogang's downhill course.
Mike Kazimer    Jun 8, 2017
Marcelo Gutierrez's Giant Glory Advanced - Bike Check Marcelo Gutierrez's Giant Glory Advanced - Bike Check
Will Marcelo be able to keep his string of podium appearances going this weekend? We'll soon find out, but in the meantime take a closer look at his race rig.
Vernon Felton    Jun 1, 2017
Alex Fayolle's Polygon DH9 – Bike Check Alex Fayolle's Polygon DH9 – Bike Check
Alexandre Fayolle comes into Fort William in the leader's position. Here's a quick rundown on what he's racing this weekend.
Richard Cunningham    May 27, 2017
More Bike Checks From the Albstadt XC World Cup More Bike Checks From the Albstadt XC World Cup
Alien technology from a planet that revolves around the ratio of power to weight.
Richard Cunningham    May 26, 2017
7 XC Bike Checks from Albstadt World Cup 7 XC Bike Checks from Albstadt World Cup
To drop or not to drop? Half smooth and half technical, this historic German venue has competitors in a quandary.
Pinkbike Staff    May 23, 2017
Spartan vs Spartan: Devinci Enduro Team Bike Checks Spartan vs Spartan: Devinci Enduro Team Bike Checks
We catch up with Devinci riders Damien Oton and Theo Galy about their bike setup for the Madeira Enduro World Series recently.
Florian Gärtner    May 19, 2017
Bike Checks: European Four Cross Series 2017 – Reutlingen, Germany Bike Checks: European Four Cross Series 2017 – Reutlingen, Germany
Have a look on what some top riders in the European Four Cross Series ride. Did we find some prototypes?
Paul Aston    May 18, 2017
Catharine Pendrel's Orbea Oiz Bike Check - XC World Cup Round 1, Nove Mesto Catharine Pendrel's Orbea Oiz Bike Check - XC World Cup Round 1, Nove Mesto
Are XC bikes starting to change? Pendrel's 100mm-travel racer sports a dropper, wide/short cockpit, and not the lightest parts available.
Mike Levy    May 9, 2017
Dean Lucas' Intense M16C is Pure Carbon Fiber Excess – Bike Check Dean Lucas' Intense M16C is Pure Carbon Fiber Excess – Bike Check
Is this the flashiest bike on the World Cup race circuit?
Mike Kazimer    Apr 27, 2017
Greg Minnaar's Santa Cruz V10 29er - Bike Check Greg Minnaar's Santa Cruz V10 29er - Bike Check
Is Greg Minnaar's big-wheeled Santa Cruz V10 a sign of things to come, or will 27.5" remain the wheelsize of choice for downhill racing's elite riders?
Vernon Felton    Apr 27, 2017
Myriam Nicole's Commencal Supreme DH V4.2 – Bike Check Myriam Nicole's Commencal Supreme DH V4.2 – Bike Check
Pom-Pon takes us through her updated Commencal Supreme DH V4.2 bike setup for Lourdes.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 26, 2017
Bike Check: Neko Mulally's YT Tues Bike Check: Neko Mulally's YT Tues
With a new team and a new bike for 2017, we take a closer look at Neko Mulally's YT Tues.
Pinkbike Staff    Apr 23, 2017
30 Second-ish Bike Checks with Tippie - Sea Otter 2017 30 Second-ish Bike Checks with Tippie - Sea Otter 2017
Brett Tippie checks in with Steve Peat, Jackson Goldstone, Austin Warren, Jill Kintner and Mitch Ropelato.
AJ Barlas    Apr 7, 2017
Louis Hamilton's Commencal Furious Bike Check Louis Hamilton's Commencal Furious Bike Check
Louis Hamilton shows off his new Commencal Furious down in New Zealand, and we get some of the details around how he has it setup currently.
AJ Barlas    Apr 2, 2017
Canyon Factory Downhill Team Bike Checks Canyon Factory Downhill Team Bike Checks
How do Troy Brosnan and Mark Wallace set their bikes up and what are the differences between their new DH sleds? We also get the details from Fabien on changes to the Sender's suspension.
Pinkbike Staff    Apr 2, 2017
30 Second-ish Bike Checks 4 with Tippie - Downhill Bikes 30 Second-ish Bike Checks 4 with Tippie - Downhill Bikes
Brett Tippie catches up with Troy Brosnan, Eliot Jackson, Mick Hannah and Jack Moir to check out the setup on their Downhill Bikes at Crankworx Rotorua.
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AJ Barlas    Apr 1, 2017
Winning Bike from Rotorua: Intense Factory Racing M16c Bike Checks Winning Bike from Rotorua: Intense Factory Racing M16c Bike Checks
We catch up with Intense Factory Racing's Jack Moir and Dean Lucas to go over their bike settings for the iXS Downhill here in Rotorua.
AJ Barlas    Mar 31, 2017
Brandon Semenuk's Trek Ticket S Bike Check Brandon Semenuk's Trek Ticket S Bike Check
We check in with Brandon to learn a little about his current Trek Ticket S bike that he will be riding here in Rotorua, later today.
AJ Barlas    Mar 31, 2017
Specialized Gravity Team Bike Checks Specialized Gravity Team Bike Checks
Loic Bruni, Finn Iles, and Miranda Miller tell us about their bike setup quirks in our comparative bike check of the Specialized Gravity Team's bikes here in Rotorua.
Pinkbike Staff    Mar 30, 2017
30 Second-ish Bike Checks 3 with Tippie - Slopestyle Bikes 30 Second-ish Bike Checks 3 with Tippie - Slopestyle Bikes
Tippie catches up with Anthony Messere, Cam Zink, Brandon Semenuk, Tomas Lemoine and Mitch Chubey to talk about their slope bikes before the big event on Sunday.
Pinkbike Staff    Mar 29, 2017
30 Second-ish Bike Checks 2 - Crankworx Rotorua 2017 - Video 30 Second-ish Bike Checks 2 - Crankworx Rotorua 2017 - Video
Tippie gets down to business and talks bikes and setup with Josh Lewis, Louis Hamilton, Cody Kelley, Reed Boggs and Finn Iles out in Rotorua.
AJ Barlas    Mar 28, 2017
Yeti and Norco Factory Racing EWS Rotorua Team Bike Checks Yeti and Norco Factory Racing EWS Rotorua Team Bike Checks
We take a look at the difference between teammates, Richie Rude and Cody Kelly's Yeti SB5c's, and Sam Blenkinsop and Joe Smith's Norco Ranges.
Pinkbike Staff    Mar 26, 2017
30 Second-ish Bike Checks - EWS Rotorua 2017 - Video 30 Second-ish Bike Checks - EWS Rotorua 2017 - Video
Five bikes from the 2017 Rotorua EWS as Brett Tippie chats with Keegan Wright, Brian Regnier, Lauren Gregg, Rae Morrison, and Cedric Gracia.
Ben Stevens    Feb 19, 2017
26 Bikes of the Australian National Downhill Series 26 Bikes of the Australian National Downhill Series
Bikes of the privateers and professionals at this weekend's Australian national DH race.
Jay French    Feb 15, 2017
Rupert Chapman - Pivot Phoenix Bike Check Rupert Chapman - Pivot Phoenix Bike Check
Pivot Factory Racing's latest member shows us his bike at the Christchurch round of the New Zealand National Series.
Brice Shirbach    Oct 26, 2016
Aaron Chase Bike Check: Pivot Point Aaron Chase Bike Check: Pivot Point
Sometimes you just have to grab the simplest bike in the quiver.
Pinkbike Staff    Oct 17, 2016
30 Secondish Bike Checks: Red Bull Rampage 2016 - Video 30 Secondish Bike Checks: Red Bull Rampage 2016 - Video
Zink, Lacondeguy, Bizet, Semenuk and more show off their war horses to Tippie out in the desert.
The Audi Nines    Sep 11, 2016
Reilly's Focus Sam C SL - Suzuki Nine Knights - Press Release Reilly's Focus Sam C SL - Suzuki Nine Knights - Press Release
Reilly Horan wins the 'Focus Become A Knight' video contest and takes home a Sam C SL Team bike and a wildcard spot for the Suzuki Nine Knights MTB 2016 Supersession.
Vernon Felton    Sep 3, 2016
Nino Schurter's Scott Spark 900 Bike Check - Vallnord XC World Cup 2016 Nino Schurter's Scott Spark 900 Bike Check - Vallnord XC World Cup 2016
2016 hasn't been a bad year for Nino Schurter. At all. There was the whole gold medal in Rio, the World Champion's jersey before that and a string of podium visits. Here's the bike Nino has been crushing it on.
Vernon Felton    Sep 2, 2016
Harry Heath's Norco Aurum Bike Check - Vallnord DH World Cup 2016 Harry Heath's Norco Aurum Bike Check - Vallnord DH World Cup 2016
As Harry Heath nears the end of his 2016 season (and possibly his World Cup career), we give the once over to the Norco Aurum that's taking him to the finish.
Vernon Felton    Aug 31, 2016
Emily Batty's Trek Top Fuel Bike Check - Vallnord XC World Cup 2016 Emily Batty's Trek Top Fuel Bike Check - Vallnord XC World Cup 2016
Emily Batty has had a good year and is looking to cap it off at this last round of XC racing in Andorra. This is what she'll be riding on Sunday.
Trans - Rezia    Aug 28, 2016
Tracy Moseley's Trek Slash Bike Check - Trans-Rezia 2016 Tracy Moseley's Trek Slash Bike Check - Trans-Rezia 2016
Tracy Moseley gives the low-down on her Trek Slash after six days and around 14000 meters of up and down abuse.
Trey Wilson    Aug 29, 2016
Chuckanut Bike Checks Chuckanut Bike Checks
Welcome to a quick bike check from the fourth round of the Cascadia Dirt Cup as well as the sixth stop on the North American Enduro Tour.
Pinkbike Staff    Aug 20, 2016
Bike Checks With Vernon Felton: The Grom Edition - Kidsworx 2016 Bike Checks With Vernon Felton: The Grom Edition - Kidsworx 2016
We're used to seeing the latest and greatest on the pro's bikes but what about the everyday rider? Vernon Felton felt it was time to give the limelight to someone else for a change - the kids.
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Pinkbike Staff    Aug 19, 2016
30 Secondish Bike Checks Round Three: Crankworx Whistler 2016 - Video 30 Secondish Bike Checks Round Three: Crankworx Whistler 2016 - Video
Tippie stops to chat to Vaea Verbeck, Mick Hannah, Connor Fearon, René Wildhaber and Rachel Throop about their bikes at Crankworx.
Pinkbike Staff    Aug 18, 2016
30 Secondish Bike Checks Round Two: Crankworx Whistler 2016 - Video 30 Secondish Bike Checks Round Two: Crankworx Whistler 2016 - Video
We stop and chat to Jack Moir, Gavin Godfrey, Mark Wallace and Remy Morton.
Pinkbike Staff    Aug 16, 2016
Just the Tip 30 Secondish EWS Bike Checks - Crankworx Whislter 2016 Just the Tip 30 Secondish EWS Bike Checks - Crankworx Whislter 2016
Take a closer look at the EWS bikes that were out on the hill at the weekend.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 2, 2016
Anneke Beerten's GT Sanction - Bike Check Anneke Beerten's GT Sanction - Bike Check
We take a closer look at Anneke Beerten's enduro race machine.
Paul Aston    Jul 28, 2016
Richie Rude's Yeti SB6 Bike Check - EWS Round 5, Aspen-Snowmass Richie Rude's Yeti SB6 Bike Check - EWS Round 5, Aspen-Snowmass
We give the current EWS leader, Richie Rude's Yeti SB6 a going over in Colorado.
Paul Aston    Jul 28, 2016
Robin Wallner's Ibis Mojo HD3 Bike Check - EWS Round 5, Aspen-Snowmass Robin Wallner's Ibis Mojo HD3 Bike Check - EWS Round 5, Aspen-Snowmass
We give the Swedish Sender's Ibis race machine the once over.
Pinkbike Staff    Jun 20, 2016
30 Secondish Bike Checks Part 3 - Crankworx Les Gets 2016 30 Secondish Bike Checks Part 3 - Crankworx Les Gets 2016
On the spot today are Miranda Miller, Fabien Barel, Jack Moir, Loris Vergier, Remi Thirion and Morganne Charre in what might be the muddiest bike checks ever.
Pinkbike Staff    Jun 18, 2016
30 Secondish Bike Checks, Part 2 - Crankworx Les Gets 2016 30 Secondish Bike Checks, Part 2 - Crankworx Les Gets 2016
On the spot today are Strait, van Steenbergen, Atwil, Lemoine, Slavik and Goldstone.
Pinkbike Staff    Jun 16, 2016
30 Secondish Bike Checks - Crankworx Les Gets 2016 30 Secondish Bike Checks - Crankworx Les Gets 2016
Muddy bikes, pretty bikes, slopestyle bikes, Schley's, Ropelato's and Lacondeguy's bike and more.
Richard Cunningham    May 27, 2016
Andrea Tiberi's FRM Anakin - XCO World Cup Round 3, La Bresse Andrea Tiberi's FRM Anakin - XCO World Cup Round 3, La Bresse
The Italian national champ's race bike is made almost entirely in his own country.
Richard Cunningham    May 27, 2016
Maxime Marotte's BH Ultimate 29 - XCO World Cup Round 3, La Bresse Maxime Marotte's BH Ultimate 29 - XCO World Cup Round 3, La Bresse
Team BH Suntour KMC rides the Spanish interpretation of the ultimate XC weapon.
Pinkbike Staff    Apr 19, 2016
30 Second-ish Bike Checks with Tippie - Part Two: Sea Otter 2016 - Video 30 Second-ish Bike Checks with Tippie - Part Two: Sea Otter 2016 - Video
Brett Tippie has been set loose once again, this time hunting down Hans Rey, Martin Maes, Matti Lehikoinen, Ronnie Renner and Aaron Colton!
Pinkbike Staff    Apr 15, 2016
30 Second-ish Bike Checks with Tippie: Sea Otter 2016 - Video 30 Second-ish Bike Checks with Tippie: Sea Otter 2016 - Video
Brett Tippie takes a closer look at some sweet bikes with Cam Zink, Martin Soderstrom, Teal Stetson-Lee, Anneke Beerten, Micayla Gatto and the one and only Mike Metzger.
Paul Aston    Apr 8, 2016
Fabien Cousinié's Polygon Collosus DH9 - Ultimate Bike Check Fabien Cousinié's Polygon Collosus DH9 - Ultimate Bike Check
Is this the lightest DH bike out there? We took a closer look at Fabien Cousinié's one-of-a-kind Polygon Collosus to find out more...
Richard Cunningham    Apr 3, 2016
EWS Bike Check: Cecile Ravanel's Commencal Meta AM V4 EWS Bike Check: Cecile Ravanel's Commencal Meta AM V4
A conservative approach to hardware belies this woman's potential for raw speed.
Paul Aston    Apr 1, 2016
EWS Bike Check: Justin Leov's Canyon Strive EWS Bike Check: Justin Leov's Canyon Strive
New team, new bike, new everything. We take a close look at Justin's new ride.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 25, 2016
EWS Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Range EWS Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Range
Take a closer look a Blinky's race rig.
Pinkbike Staff    Mar 16, 2016
Just the Tip: 30 Second(ish) Bike Check Two, Crankworx Rotorua 2016 - Video Just the Tip: 30 Second(ish) Bike Check Two, Crankworx Rotorua 2016 - Video
Tippie is back, and this time, Nicholai Rogatkin, Joel Tunbridge, Tracey Hannah and Sam Pilgrim sum their ride up in 30(ish) seconds.
Pinkbike Staff    Mar 15, 2016
Just the Tip: 30 Second(ish) Bike Checks, Crankworx Rotorua 2016 - Video Just the Tip: 30 Second(ish) Bike Checks, Crankworx Rotorua 2016 - Video
Blenky, Brendog, Raewyn Morrison and Lewis Hamilton explain their bikes in 30 seconds(ish).
flag    Mar 14, 2016
Kellys Factory Team, Noid Bike Check - Video Kellys Factory Team, Noid Bike Check - Video
Kellys Factory Team racer, Rasto Baranek talks us through his new Noid bike and the changes he's made before the season begins.
Paul Aston    Mar 14, 2016
Bike Check: Matt Walker's Cube Two15 - Crankworx Rotorua 2016 Bike Check: Matt Walker's Cube Two15 - Crankworx Rotorua 2016
New year, new team, and a new bike – we check out Matt Walker's latest DH racer.
Richard Cunningham    Mar 13, 2016
Bike Check: Loic Bruni's Specialized Carbon Demo - Crankworx Rotorua 2016 Bike Check: Loic Bruni's Specialized Carbon Demo - Crankworx Rotorua 2016
One race into 2016 and Golden Boy is throwing down weird science. Close-up look at Bruni's Crankworx DH winner.
Fraser Britton    Mar 9, 2016
Sam Blenkinsop's Enduro Bike Check - Crankworx Rotorua 2016 Sam Blenkinsop's Enduro Bike Check - Crankworx Rotorua 2016
Close up and personal with Blenky's Norco Range
Jay French    Mar 9, 2016
17 Bikes From the Giant Toa Enduro - Crankworx Rotorua 2016 17 Bikes From the Giant Toa Enduro - Crankworx Rotorua 2016
We take a closer look at how the pros spec'ed their bikes for the Crankworx Giant Toa Enduro.
flag Finn Morcombe    Feb 19, 2016
The 2016 Santa Cruz Enduro Challenge - Pro Bike Check The 2016 Santa Cruz Enduro Challenge - Pro Bike Check
We scanned the pits to check out who was riding what at the first big enduro event of the year.
Mike Levy    Feb 7, 2016
Jared Graves' Specialized Enduro Jared Graves' Specialized Enduro
We examine the bike that Graves is hoping to race to the 2016 Enduro World Series overall championship.
Pinkbike Originals    Aug 13, 2015
Video: 30 Second Bike Checks With Tippie Part Two Video: 30 Second Bike Checks With Tippie Part Two
Brett Tippie catches up with Wyn Masters, Eddie Masters, Ruaridh Cunningham, Mark Wallace, Bernard Kerr, Loris Vergier and Sam Blenkinsop here at Crankworx.
Pinkbike Staff    Aug 12, 2015
Bike Check: Palmer Limited Edition Intense M16 Bike Check: Palmer Limited Edition Intense M16
Made in the US of A and flyin' the flag. Would you expect anything else?
Pinkbike Originals    Aug 12, 2015
Video: 30 Second Bike Checks With Tippie Part One Video: 30 Second Bike Checks With Tippie Part One
Brett Tippie catches up with Justin Leov, Josh Carlson, Fabien Barel, Remi Absalon and Nico Lau here at Crankworx.
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Paul Aston    Jul 7, 2015
Bike Check: Wyn Masters' Bulls - World Cup DH, Lenzerheide Bike Check: Wyn Masters' Bulls - World Cup DH, Lenzerheide
A quick look at Wyn's Bull's Wild Core prototype.
Paul Aston    Jul 3, 2015
Remi Thirion's Commencal Bike Check - World Cup DH, Lenzerheide Remi Thirion's Commencal Bike Check - World Cup DH, Lenzerheide
Take a look at Remi's Commencal Supreme V4, including a prototype BOS fork.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 2, 2015
XC Bike Check: Dan McConnell's Trek Top Fuel XC Bike Check: Dan McConnell's Trek Top Fuel
Up close and personal with Dan McConnell's XC race machine.
Paul Aston    Jul 2, 2015
Blenki's Norco Bike Check - World Cup DH, Lenzerheide Blenki's Norco Bike Check - World Cup DH, Lenzerheide
Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum Carbon Killer B is ready to lay waste to Lenzerheide.
Irmo Keizer    Jun 22, 2015
10 Bikes From the 2015 Trans-Provence 10 Bikes From the 2015 Trans-Provence
Take a look at the rigs being used for this multi-day enduro race.
Danielle Baker    Jun 8, 2015
Jeff Lenosky - Year 20 Bike Check Jeff Lenosky - Year 20 Bike Check
It's awesome to see riders that have truly made a career out of cycling like Jeff has, nice work man!
Richard Cunningham    May 30, 2015
Albstadt XC Pit Walk: Bike Checks and Crazy Tech Albstadt XC Pit Walk: Bike Checks and Crazy Tech
New Ghost Lector and Merida Ninety-Six 9, Manuel Fumic's Cannondale F-Si, and another chapter of wild bike tech from the skinny-tire side of World Cup mountain bike racing.
Mike Kazimer    May 28, 2015
EWS Bike Check: Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Altitude EWS Bike Check: Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Altitude
Up close and personal with Jesse Melamed's Enduro World Series race rig.
Mike Kazimer    May 22, 2015
EWS Bike Check: Greg Callaghan's Cube Stereo EWS Bike Check: Greg Callaghan's Cube Stereo
Dive into the details of Greg Callaghan's winning bike.
Mike Kazimer    May 23, 2015
Bike Check: Tanja Žakelj's Trek Superfly SL - Nove Mesto World Cup XC Bike Check: Tanja Žakelj's Trek Superfly SL - Nove Mesto World Cup XC
Will this be the fastest bike on course tomorrow? Slovenian racer Tanja Žakelj certainly hopes so.
Richard Cunningham    May 22, 2015
Bike Check: Julien Absalon's BMC Double Threat - Nove Mesto World Cup XC Bike Check: Julien Absalon's BMC Double Threat - Nove Mesto World Cup XC
Five-time champion has the BMC's new Team Elite 01 Softtail and Fourstroke dual-suspension bikes at his disposal.
Richard Cunningham    May 22, 2015
Bike Check: Catharine Pendrel's Orbea Oiz - Nove Mesto World Cup XC Bike Check: Catharine Pendrel's Orbea Oiz - Nove Mesto World Cup XC
The two-time World Champ from Luna Chix shows off her electronically controlled carbon superbike.
Richard Cunningham    May 22, 2015
Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Scott Spark - Nove Mesto World Cup XC Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Scott Spark - Nove Mesto World Cup XC
Swiss Champion chooses dual-suspension and 27.5-inch wheels.
Mike Kazimer    May 21, 2015
EWS Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Canyon Spectral EWS Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Canyon Spectral
Take a closer look at Joe Barnes' race bike for round two of the Enduro World Series in County Wicklow, Ireland.
Fest Series    Apr 24, 2015
CruzFest Bike Checks CruzFest Bike Checks
Toby Cowley is in the trenches at CruzFest shooting the bikes and the beasts.
flag Ian Chu    Apr 12, 2015
丹單車 - 阿丹戰駒檢視 丹單車 - 阿丹戰駒檢視
阿丹在世界盃法國站的比賽設定。
Giant Bicycles    Apr 2, 2015
Bike Check: Marcelo Gutierrez’s Glory Advanced 27.5 Bike Check: Marcelo Gutierrez’s Glory Advanced 27.5
Giant talk us through the new Glory Advanced 27.5 being ridden by Giant Factory rider, Marcelo Gutierrez for the 2015 season.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 27, 2015
7 Downhill Bike Checks - Crankworx Rotorua 7 Downhill Bike Checks - Crankworx Rotorua
Race bikes from the Athertons, Eliot Jackson, Bernard Kerr, and more.
The Perfect Line    Mar 26, 2015
Bike Check: Sam Pilgrim Bike Check: Sam Pilgrim
Sam Pilgrim gives us a run down on his new NS Bikes ride for 2015.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 25, 2015
Fabien Barel's Canyon Strive CF - Crankworx Rotorua Fabien Barel's Canyon Strive CF - Crankworx Rotorua
We dive into the details of Fabien Barel's enduro race machine.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 25, 2015
4 Downhill Bike Checks - Crankworx Rotorua 4 Downhill Bike Checks - Crankworx Rotorua
We take a quick look at the bikes of Brook Macdonald, Connor Fearon, Loris Vergier, and Wyn Masters.
Mike Kazimer    Mar 3, 2015
6 Urban DH Bike Checks - Valparaiso Cerro Abajo 6 Urban DH Bike Checks - Valparaiso Cerro Abajo
Take a look at the race rigs from this year's wild event, including Mick Hannah's prototype Polygon.
Mike Levy    Mar 3, 2015
Australian National Series - 8 Bike Checks Australian National Series - 8 Bike Checks
A look at some of the top bikes from last weekend's Australian National Series event, including Jared Graves' Yeti SB6C race winner.
Mike Levy    Feb 14, 2015
White Style 2015 - 15 Bike Checks White Style 2015 - 15 Bike Checks
A look at 15 dirt jump bikes on snow from White Style.
Cameron Mackenzie    Feb 14, 2015
21 DH Race Bike Checks - NZ National Champs 2015 21 DH Race Bike Checks - NZ National Champs 2015
There's everything from prototypes to cut down mud spikes in this detailed look at what riders are running at the New Zealand DH Champs.
Paul Aston    Feb 7, 2015
14 Bike Checks - Australian DH National Round 2, Thredbo 14 Bike Checks - Australian DH National Round 2, Thredbo
Round 2 of the Australian DH series lands in Thredbo, we check out the rides.
Blake Samson    Jan 26, 2015
Video: Saracen ALX Zimbo - Bike Check Video: Saracen ALX Zimbo - Bike Check
Blake Samson gives us a look at his custom Saracen ALX and insight into what the paint job means to him.
Paul Aston    Dec 13, 2014
Australian DH Nationals Round One - Pro Bike Check Australian DH Nationals Round One - Pro Bike Check
Aussie racing action kicks off in You Yangs this weekend. Pinkbike takes a closer look at the bikes vying for the podium.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 15, 2014
33 Enduro World Series Bike Checks 33 Enduro World Series Bike Checks
A look at the race bikes from the toughest enduro in the brief history of the EWS.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 8, 2014
Bike Check: Aggy's 2015 Kona Process 167 Bike Check: Aggy's 2015 Kona Process 167
We caught up with Graham Agassiz to check out his new Process 167.
Mike Kazimer    Jun 14, 2014
World Cup DH Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Scott Gambler World Cup DH Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Scott Gambler
Take a closer look at Brendan Fairclough's race whip.
Irmo Keizer    May 30, 2014
5 XC Bike Checks: Albstadt World Cup 5 XC Bike Checks: Albstadt World Cup
Carbon fiber and ultra-light bits are everywhere as riders get ready for race day in Germany.
Danielle Baker    May 22, 2014
Machetes, Chickens, and Bike Checks Machetes, Chickens, and Bike Checks
For many of us bikes are a means of playful delight, but for many more folks around the world their bike represents their sole method of transportation and a means to get a job done.
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Mike Kazimer    Apr 13, 2014
Bike Check: Brian Lopes' Intense Tracer 275 - Sea Otter 2014 Bike Check: Brian Lopes' Intense Tracer 275 - Sea Otter 2014
Lopes does his new sponsor proud with a win aboard the Intense Tracer 275.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 13, 2014
Bike Check: Cody Kelley's Specialized Enduro SX - Sea Otter 2014 Bike Check: Cody Kelley's Specialized Enduro SX - Sea Otter 2014
Take a look at the bike that won this year's Sea Otter dual slalom.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 11, 2014
Bike Check: Mick Hannah's Prototype Polygon Bike Check: Mick Hannah's Prototype Polygon
Take a closer look at Sick Mik's prototype DH race rig.
Mike Kazimer    Apr 2, 2014
Bike Check: Jerome Clementz's 2015 Cannondale Jekyll Bike Check: Jerome Clementz's 2015 Cannondale Jekyll
We take a closer look at what the Enduro World Champion will be riding this season.
Fabio Schäfer    Feb 24, 2014
Video: Sam Pilgrim's Gold Bike Check Video: Sam Pilgrim's Gold Bike Check
Check out Sam Pilgrim's sick looking Gold NS Bike that he'll be on this season.
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John Colthorpe    Feb 14, 2014
Cam Cole Bike Check - NZ Nationals Cam Cole Bike Check - NZ Nationals
Take a look at the Commencal Supreme that Cam Cole will be racing at this weekend's New Zealand Nationals.
Mike Kazimer    Jan 20, 2014
Video: Matt Hunter's Afghanistan Bike Check Video: Matt Hunter's Afghanistan Bike Check
Take a look at the bike setup Matt Hunter used for his twelve day expedition in Afghanistan.
Mike Levy    Nov 27, 2013
Adam Billinghurst's One Million Foot Trek Session 9.9 - Bike Check Adam Billinghurst's One Million Foot Trek Session 9.9 - Bike Check
What exactly happens to a bike that is put through one million feet of descending in just fifty seven days? We inspect Adam Billinghurst's Trek Session 9.9, complete with prototype BoXXer fork internals, to find out.
Aspect Media    May 18, 2013
Video: Martin Maes Bike Check - EWS Round 1 Punta Ala Video: Martin Maes Bike Check - EWS Round 1 Punta Ala
Martin's bike with his mechnic here at EWS 1.
Aspect Media    May 17, 2013
Video: Remi Absalon Bike Check - EWS Round 1 Punta Ala Video: Remi Absalon Bike Check - EWS Round 1 Punta Ala
A look at the Commencal Remi Absalon will be racing at the first stop of the Enduro World Series.
Mike Kazimer    May 13, 2013
Bike Check: FISE Slopestyle Bike Check: FISE Slopestyle
See what the pros were riding at this year's FISE Slopestyle event.
MacDuff Matt    May 12, 2013
Video: Matt Macduff - Off The Hook 4 - Bike Check Video: Matt Macduff - Off The Hook 4 - Bike Check
In this episode you can check out Matt's new ride!
Tyler Maine    Apr 26, 2013
Video: Chris Akrigg - Mongoose Teocali Comp Bike Check Video: Chris Akrigg - Mongoose Teocali Comp Bike Check
Chris Akrigg takes us through his go to bike, the Mongoose Teocali Comp in this bike check.
Szczeki Jaws    Sep 27, 2012
Video:Jaws - Hardtail Bike Check Video:Jaws - Hardtail Bike Check
Our good buddy Jaws hasn't forgotten about his hardtail roots as he gets zesty on his new bike in this video straight from the woods in Poland.
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Cut Media    Sep 1, 2012
Video: CRC Leogang World Champs - Pits Bike Check Video: CRC Leogang World Champs - Pits Bike Check
Nigel Page took a quick wander round the pits today to check out a few of the one off colour schemes and trick parts specifically for this race.
Steel City Media    Aug 30, 2012
Steve Peat - World's Bike Check Steve Peat - World's Bike Check
Jacob Gibbons and Steel City Media bring us Steve Peat's bad ass Custom V10 Carbon from Worlds, check it out inside.
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Matt Wragg    Jul 17, 2012
Sabrina Jonnier Bike Check - Labyrinth Minotaur Sabrina Jonnier Bike Check - Labyrinth Minotaur
An air-sprung bike on the toughest World Cup track of the year? We took a close look at Sabrina Jonnier's bike at Val di Sole.
Colin Meagher    Jul 5, 2012
Myles Rockwell Bike Check - Yeti ARC DH bike Myles Rockwell Bike Check - Yeti ARC DH bike
We all love this stuff and seeing an old race bike of Myles' at one of the earlier WC DH rounds got us all sentimental for the old DH rigs.
Szczeki Jaws    Jun 25, 2012
Bartek "Jaws" Krzyszton - Bike Check Bartek "Jaws" Krzyszton - Bike Check
It's good to see our good buddy Jaws get a factory ride this season as he's worked really hard to get here and will keep working hard moving forward. This is his bike check.
Brian Park    Jun 18, 2012
Niner WFO9 Bike Check Video Niner WFO9 Bike Check Video
Andrew Sherry and Geoff Pendrel took out a Niner WF09 for a few rides. Video inside...
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Colin Meagher    Jun 13, 2012
Emmeline Ragot Bike Check - Mondraker Summum Emmeline Ragot Bike Check - Mondraker Summum
Emmeline Ragot is the current women's World Champion and she just won the Fort William World Cup. Colin Meagher takes a closer look at her Mondraker Summum.
Ian Hylands    Jun 8, 2012
Tracey Hannah Bike Check - Val di Sole 2012 Tracey Hannah Bike Check - Val di Sole 2012
Pinkbike photographer Colin Meagher took a closer look at Tracey Hannah's custom Morewood Makalu DH race bike last weekend in Val di Sole.
Matt Wragg    May 6, 2012
Bike Check: Mark Weir's Carbon Jekyll Bike Check: Mark Weir's Carbon Jekyll
Mark Weir takes us for a walk through his Cannondale Enduro race bike.
Matt Wragg    May 1, 2012
UK Enduro Bike Checks UK Enduro Bike Checks
We grabbed five riders on a wet, muddy day at Eastridge near Shrewsbury in the UK to find out what they were riding.
Nic Genovese    Apr 21, 2012
Stevie Smith Bike Check - Sea Otter 2012 Stevie Smith Bike Check - Sea Otter 2012
Stevie talks about his Devinci Dixon and explains why he is using it for the 2012 Sea Otter DH race on Sunday. Enjoy!
Colin Meagher    Apr 18, 2012
Luke Strobel Bike Check - Pivot Phoenix DH Luke Strobel Bike Check - Pivot Phoenix DH
Luke Strobel is on board Team Kenda-Pivot this season and his new ride is looking pretty fast, check it out inside.
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Nic Genovese    Apr 13, 2012
Bike Check: Paul Genovese Bike Check: Paul Genovese
Paul Genovese runs us through his 2012 DJ rig as well as give us his plans for the season. Check out the video.
Matt Wragg    Mar 24, 2012
Bike Check: Sam Reynolds Bike Check: Sam Reynolds
Sam Reynolds talks us through his 2012 competition bike from Polygon, the COZMIC DX4.0.
Matt Wragg    Mar 21, 2012
Bike Check: Andreu Lacondeguy Bike Check: Andreu Lacondeguy
Andreu Lacondeguy shows us round his YT Industries competition bike, sort of...
Mike Levy    Mar 17, 2012
Jared Graves' Yeti 303 WC Carbon - Bike Check Jared Graves' Yeti 303 WC Carbon - Bike Check
We first showed you Yeti's prototype 303 WC Carbon four days ago from the South African World Cup, but Pinkbike Photographer Colin Meager has caught up with Jared for a closer look this time around.
Cut Media    Mar 17, 2012
Nukeproof Bike Check and Qualifying Images from Pietermaritzburg Nukeproof Bike Check and Qualifying Images from Pietermaritzburg
Team Chain Reaction Nukeproof Mechanic, Carl Lottering Geeson, takes you through the team edition of the Nukeproof Scalp that the team are running during the 1st World Cup of 2012.
Matt Wragg    Nov 18, 2011
Bike check: Karim Amour's prototype Kona Abra Cadabra Bike check: Karim Amour's prototype Kona Abra Cadabra
We caught up with French gravity legend Karim Amour to get the low down on his prototype 2011 Kona Abra Cadabra enduro race bike.
Jarrett Moore    Aug 14, 2011
Jarrett Moore's Rocky Mountain Slayer Slopestyle Bike Check Video Jarrett Moore's Rocky Mountain Slayer Slopestyle Bike Check Video
Jarrett Moore and Geoff Gulevich are the only two riders aboard the Rocky Mountain slope bike and here is Jarrett to tell us all about his set up.
Mike Levy    Jul 26, 2011
Mike Montgomery Bike Check - Video Mike Montgomery Bike Check - Video
Pinkbike catches up with Banshee rider Mike Montgomery to get a closer look at his Rampant slope bike, as well as hear about life at the Camp of Champions and his 120ft backflip attempt!
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Mike Levy    Jul 26, 2011
Mitch Delfs Bike Check - Kokanee Crankworx 2011 Mitch Delfs Bike Check - Kokanee Crankworx 2011
Kona rider Mitch Delfs gives us the tour of his 2012 Kona Supreme Operator race bike, as well as explaining the large opening on his hand...
Tyler Maine    Jul 25, 2011
Andrew Neethling Bike Check - Kokanee Crankworx 2011 Andrew Neethling Bike Check - Kokanee Crankworx 2011
Mike Goldstein talks to Andrew Neethling about his current prototype Giant Glory DH bike at the 2011 Kokanee Crankworx.
Tyler Maine    Jun 9, 2011
Aaron Gwin Bike Check - Fort William World Cup Aaron Gwin Bike Check - Fort William World Cup
Pinkbike takes a closer look at Aaron Gwin's Trek Session 88 at the Fort William World Cup. Inside you can check out how he sets his bike up for this rough World Cup track.
Colin Meagher    Jun 1, 2011
Steve Smith's Devinci Wilson - Bike Check Steve Smith's Devinci Wilson - Bike Check
Pinkbike takes a closer look at Steve Smith's new World Cup Weapon, the Devinci Wilson. Check out all the photos and info inside!

 
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