Tags: Bike Checks
Jessie-May Morgan    Apr 3, 2024
Bike Check: Craig Evans' Airdrop Edit V5 Bike Check: Craig Evans' Airdrop Edit V5
Craig Evans walks us around his Edit V5, and shows us how to ride our local tracks in "Golfin isnae Pish".
Outside Online    Mar 21, 2024
10 Must See Road & Gravel Builds from the Philly Bike Expo Beta MTB logo 10 Must See Road & Gravel Builds from the Philly Bike Expo
The Philly Bike Expo has surprises around every corner, with an abundance of small frame builders and brands showing off fully custom or limited-run frames.
Ed Spratt    Mar 18, 2024
Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Custom Cape Epic Race Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Custom Cape Epic Race Bike
Nino and his custom-painted Scott Spark have already picked up one stage win at the 2024 Cape Epic.
Matt Beer    Mar 11, 2024
Bike Check: Matt Fairbrother's Deviate Highlander Bike Check: Matt Fairbrother's Deviate Highlander II & Kayak System - NZ MTB Rally 2024
Fairbrother is skipping the shuttles, and will be traveling by pedal and paddle power between race days.
Yeti TransNZ Enduro    Mar 4, 2024
10 Bikes From The 2024 Trans New Zealand 10 Bikes From The 2024 Trans New Zealand
A few of the bikes that took on the 5-day enduro stage race in New Zealand last week.
Matt Beer    Feb 27, 2024
Bike Check: Thomas Genon's GT Fury - Red Bull Hard Bike Check: Thomas Genon's GT Fury - Red Bull Hardline Tasmania
Thomas Genon built up a fresh Fury to take on the high speed Hardline course.
Ed Spratt    Jan 26, 2024
Bike Check: Vali Höll's YT Tues Race Bike Bike Check: Vali Höll's YT Tues Race Bike
Now that the rumors have been confirmed, it's time to take a closer look at Vali Holl's new race bike
Eric Olsen    Oct 30, 2023
15 Bikes From TranSierra Norte 2023 15 Bikes From TranSierra Norte 2023
Take a look at fifteen crazy and custom bikes that survived 22 timed enduro stages.
Outside Online    Oct 26, 2023
Dangerholm’s Super Gravel Concept: A Scott Scale Hardtail Made for Gravel Beta MTB logo Dangerholm’s Super Gravel Concept: A Scott Scale Hardtail Made for Gravel
Modern gravel bikes are becoming so capable that they’re starting to resemble 90’s mountain bikes. But would it really be such a bad thing?
Alexa Christensen    Oct 11, 2023
16 Bikes of Red Bull Rampage 2023 - Vote For Your 16 Bikes of Red Bull Rampage 2023 - Vote For Your Favorite
There are some works of art in the desert this year, as well as a few more polarizing builds.
Izzy Lidsky    Oct 10, 2023
Bike Check: Rampage Rookie Talus Turk's Custom TR1 Bike Check: Rampage Rookie Talus Turk's Custom TR11
A simple, robust build kit and some beautiful custom paint make for quite the rig.
Nick Bentley    Sep 21, 2023
Retro Bike Check: Andrew Griffiths' 1994 Giant ATX Retro Bike Check: Andrew Griffiths' 1994 Giant ATX John Tomac
This retro classic has brought back to like using Andrew's as a bike builder and a collection of late 90s Giant ATX frames.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 16, 2023
Bike Check: Gee Atherton's AM.170 Bike Check: Gee Atherton's AM.170
Gee's bike of choice for tackling exposed rock slabs in the Dolomites.
Matt Beer    Sep 13, 2023
Bike Check: Taylor Vernon's Custom Painted Prime R Bike Check: Taylor Vernon's Custom Painted Prime Rocket
Taylor Vernon's Rocket has a new link that allows it to accommodate a 27.5" rear wheel.
Matt Beer    Sep 12, 2023
Bike Check: Ryan Pinkerton's GT Fury Bike Check: Ryan Pinkerton's GT Fury
We take in-depth look at the GT Fury that has nabbed first place at the last three UCI DH Junior Men's World Cups.
Dario DiGiulio    Aug 30, 2023
Bike Check: Acoustic's V2 Steel High Pivot Bike Check: Acoustic's V2 Steel High Pivot
Version two may be faster and lighter, but it's just as colorful as before.
Nick Bentley    Aug 29, 2023
Vintage MTB Gold from the Malverns Classic Retro S Vintage MTB Gold from the Malverns Classic Retro Show & Shine
A trip down memory lane for some, a history lesson for others.
Nick Bentley    Aug 7, 2023
Bike Check: Mike Huter's Gamux Prototype Downhill Bike Check: Mike Huter's Gamux Prototype Downhill Bike
A limited number of these frames will be available for purchase by the end of the year.
Nick Bentley    Jul 28, 2023
Bike Check: Katy Curd's Prototype Privateer 141 Bike Check: Katy Curd's Prototype Privateer 141
There's a prototype 161 out in the wild, so it makes sense that a new 141 is on the way too.
Tristan Tinn    Jul 23, 2023
Bike Check: Jono Jones' Propain Tyee - Ard Rock 20 Bike Check: Jono Jones' Propain Tyee - Ard Rock 2023
All the details on Jono Jones' Propain Tyee CF 6 after a muddy day sliding around the North Yorkshire hillsides.
Nick Bentley    Jul 17, 2023
18 Race Bikes from Red Bull Hardline 2023 18 Race Bikes from Red Bull Hardline 2023
We have rounded up some of the bikes that were tackling the tricky conditions at Hardline.
Alvin Holbrook    Jul 13, 2023
2 Unique Mountain Bikes from the Enve Builder Roun 2 Unique Mountain Bikes from the Enve Builder Roundup
The Viral Bikes Optimist 160 has 3D-printed titanium lugs and an electronic gearbox.
BC Bike Race    Jul 13, 2023
10 Bike Checks from the 2023 BC Bike Race 10 Bike Checks from the 2023 BC Bike Race
See what Remi Gauvin, Katerina Nash, Geoff Kabush, and others were riding at this year's race.
Matt Beer    Jul 10, 2023
Bike Check: Maxime Marotte's Rockrider 940S Bike Check: Maxime Marotte's Rockrider 940S
Maxime Marotte turned a few heads with a sixth place finish at the Val Di Sole XC World Cup recently.
Deviate Cycles    Jul 3, 2023
Deviate Cycles Shows Off Incredible Dougie Roulsto Deviate Cycles Shows Off Incredible Dougie Roulston 'Artist Edition' Claymore
Featuring areas of the Cairngorms like the green loch of Aviemore, the stream that runs down Ben Macdui, the Cairngorms Caledonian forests, and Scotland's famous heather—all meticulously hand-painted.
Henry Quinney    Jun 27, 2023
Video: 5 High-Performance DH Bikes - 3 Prototypes Video: 5 High-Performance DH Bikes - 3 Prototypes and 2 Custom Frames
We see the latest bikes of the fastest downhill riders in the world... plus several inventive ways to hide suspension linkages.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 23, 2023
Video: 6 Slopestyle Bikes from Crankworx Innsbruck Video: 6 Slopestyle Bikes from Crankworx Innsbruck 2023
A half dozen slopestyle bikes ready to get upside down and sideways in Innsbruck.
Matt Beer    Jun 16, 2023
Bike Check: Angel Suarez's Prototype CNC'd Unno Ev Bike Check: Angel Suarez's Prototype CNC'd Unno Ever DH Bike
The prototype Ever is constructed from machined aluminum that's glued and bolted together.
Nick Bentley    Jun 16, 2023
Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand-Prevot's Pinarello Dog Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand-Prevot's Pinarello Dogma XC
Pauline's running SR Suntour's unreleased electronic suspension on the new Dogma.
Dario DiGiulio    Jun 15, 2023
Bike Check: Henrique Avancini's Caloi Elite FS Bike Check: Henrique Avancini's Caloi Elite FS
As one of the largest bike producers in Latin America, Caloi has the resources and catalog to allow Henrique to build the program of his dreams.
Nick Bentley    Jun 12, 2023
Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Crestline RS 205 VHP Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Crestline RS 205 VHP
Another yellow bike check, except this one's designed for going downhill, fast.
Nick Bentley    Jun 12, 2023
Bike Check: Milan Vader's Cervelo ZFS-5 Short Trac Bike Check: Milan Vader's Cervelo ZFS-5 Short Track Bike
Vader's Cervelo is set up with a rigid aluminum link for short track racing.
Matt Beer    Jun 9, 2023
Chris Cocalis Chats About Pivot's Prototype DH Bik Chris Cocalis Chats About Pivot's Prototype DH Bike
The production version will be full carbon, but how good do those lugs look?
Ed Spratt    May 11, 2023
Video: Bike Checks from the 2023 Nove Mesto XC Wor Video: Bike Checks from the 2023 Nove Mesto XC World Cup
The UCI Mountain Bike World Series team check out some of the new World Cup race bikes on show ahead of round one this weekend.
Nick Bentley    May 8, 2023
14 DH Bikes from National Downhill Round 2, Fort W 14 DH Bikes from National Downhill Round 2, Fort William
An early look at some World Cup racers' bikes, with some sneaky stuff for eagle eyed observers in there.
Matt Beer    Apr 12, 2023
Bike Check: Josh Lewis' SCOR 4060ST With 27.5" Whe Bike Check: Josh Lewis' SCOR 4060ST With 27.5" Wheels
Recently, Josh joined the Swiss brand, SCOR, and built up their highly versatile 4060ST.
Eric Olsen    Apr 5, 2023
Bike Check: Comparing Matthew Fairbrother & Er Bike Check: Comparing Matthew Fairbrother & Eric Olsen's 'Enduro-Packing' Setups
Eric and Matt are back for another season of bikepacking from one Enduro World Cup round to another.
Jessie-May Morgan    Dec 5, 2023
Suba Cycles' Flow is a High-Pivot Steel Creation f Suba Cycles' Flow is a High-Pivot Steel Creation from Spain
Riders can choose from a gearbox, traditional derailleur, or singlespeed setup.
Christie Fitzpatrick    Mar 23, 2023
Video: Bike Checks - UCI Mountain Bike Enduro Worl Video: Bike Checks - UCI Mountain Bike Enduro World Cup
Before racing gets underway on Sunday, here's a peek into the pits.
Matt Beer    Mar 22, 2023
Bike Check: Florencia Espineira's Orbea Rallon Bike Check: Florencia Espineira's Orbea Rallon
It's almost time for the start of the enduro race season in Tasmania.
Matt Beer    Mar 9, 2023
Bike Check: Rae Morrison's Unreleased Liv Intrigue Bike Check: Rae Morrison's Unreleased Liv Intrigue LT
The bike that Rae Morrison recently rode to a New Zealand Enduro National Championship.
Henry Quinney    Feb 24, 2023
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Real Bike Wei The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Real Bike Weights from PB Editors
According to Henry, all the best things to come into mountain biking have made our bikes heavier, not lighter.
Danger Holm    Dec 29, 2022
Dangerholm's Scott Ransom Enduro Project Dangerholm's Scott Ransom Enduro Project
This one's a little different - there hasn't been any excessive gram shaving, or any headset cable routing either.
Dario DiGiulio    Nov 17, 2022
Bike Check: Acoustic Cycles' Steel High Pivot is a Bike Check: Acoustic Cycles' Steel High Pivot is a Thing of Beauty
At his workshop in the small town of Pine, Colorado, Zach Geller cooked up this 160mm 29er to be his personal trail bike.
Sarah Moore    Oct 20, 2022
Throwback Thursday: 36 Bikes of Red Bull Rampage 2 Throwback Thursday: 36 Bikes of Red Bull Rampage 2013
Sterling Lorence was in Virgin, Utah in 2013 and captured the latest and greatest freeride bikes of the day.
Nick Bentley    Oct 9, 2022
Bike Check: Hans Rey's Custom 35th Anniversary GT Bike Check: Hans Rey's Custom 35th Anniversary GT eForce AMP+
To celebrate 35 years with the team GT decided to surprise Hans with a fully custom version of their eForce AMP+
Matt Beer    Sep 30, 2022
Bike Check: Caleb Holonko's 27.5" Kona Process X Bike Check: Caleb Holonko's 27.5" Kona Process X
The Process X normally rolls on 29" wheels, but Caleb had a different idea.
Pinkbike Originals    Sep 25, 2022
Video: 6 Freeride Bike Checks from Dark Horse 2022 Video: 6 Freeride Bike Checks from Dark Horse 2022
Christina Chappetta interviews 6 riders about their bikes that will be getting sent down the course.
Sarah Moore    Sep 21, 2022
Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Fuel EXe Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Fuel EXe
We take look at how Christina has set up her small Trek Fuel EXe.
Nick Bentley    Sep 10, 2022
22 Race Bikes from Red Bull Hardline 2022 22 Race Bikes from Red Bull Hardline 2022
We have rounded up some of the bikes taking the heavy hits at Hardline this weekend.
Nick Bentley    Sep 8, 2022
Bike Check:  AirDrop's Prototype Filter 4X Bike Bike Check: AirDrop's Prototype Filter 4X Bike
UK 4X racer Dan Wagstaff has been riding a unique bike for the 2022 season.
Nick Bentley    Aug 29, 2022
Photo Epic: Iconic Retro Bikes at The Malverns Cla Photo Epic: Iconic Retro Bikes at The Malverns Classic Retro Show & Shine
The Muc-Off Show and Shine returned once again to scratch your yearly itch of retro mountain bike goodness.
Sarah Moore    Aug 25, 2022
15 More Custom Bikes from Les Gets DH World Champi 15 More Custom Bikes from Les Gets DH World Championships 2022
Ross Bell, Nathan Hughes, and Andy Vathis have been circling the pits of Les Gets looking for custom bikes and they've found some beauties.
Yoki    Aug 22, 2022
The Paralititan: A 300mm Huck Bike Concept The Paralititan: A 300mm Huck Bike Concept
A rendering of a modern freeride machine that Josh Bender would love.
James Stokoe    Aug 20, 2022
13 Dual Slalom Bikes from Strait Acres Slalom Invi 13 Dual Slalom Bikes from Strait Acres Slalom Invitational
13 bikes ready to hit the turns at the 2022 Strait Acres Slalom Invitational.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 15, 2022
5 Race Bikes from the 2022 Leadville 100 5 Race Bikes from the 2022 Leadville 100
Five of the speedy machines that took on the 100 mile course with 13,000 vert of climbing. [Updated with Keegan Swanson's Santa Cruz.]
Nick Bentley    Aug 13, 2022
Bike Check: Josh Bryceland's Cannondale Jekyll Bike Check: Josh Bryceland's Cannondale Jekyll
Josh Bryceland was back between the tape at ArdRock with his Cannondale Jekyll.
Mike Levy    Aug 12, 2022
Video: Forking Rear-Suspension, Value Performance, Video: Forking Rear-Suspension, Value Performance, & A Bike From 2023 - Crankworx Whistler 2022
One old bike, one new bike, one unreleased bike, and one e-bike. Choose wisely.
Danger Holm    Aug 11, 2022
Dangerholm's Scott Spark RC Hypersonic Project Dangerholm's Scott Spark RC Hypersonic Project
Gustav's back with a new XC / trail machine that weighs less than 21 pounds.
Nick Bentley    Aug 4, 2022
Bike Check: Joe Breeden's Intense M279 HP1 Prototy Bike Check: Joe Breeden's Intense M279 HP1 Prototype DH bike
Joe Breeden is back on track after breaking his elbow at Fort William.
Nick Bentley    Jul 31, 2022
8 Handbuilt Bikes from the UK at Ard Rock 2022 8 Handbuilt Bikes from the UK at Ard Rock 2022
Bespoked was showing off some unique hand-built bikes from the UK at Ard Rock.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 18, 2022
Bike Check: Brage Vestavik's GT Force 'Jib' Bike Bike Check: Brage Vestavik's GT Force 'Jib' Bike
Brage's transformed his Force into something a little out of the ordinary.
Danger Holm    Jul 7, 2022
Dangerholm's 'Lemmy Forever' Hardtail - A Tribute Dangerholm's 'Lemmy Forever' Hardtail - A Tribute to Motörhead's Singer & Bassist
"Even before his death, I wanted to build a Motörhead-themed bike since it would allow for such a cool style language and for the personal meaning to myself."
Nick Bentley    Jul 6, 2022
Bike Check: Isla Short's Race-Ready Juliana Wilder Bike Check: Isla Short's Race-Ready Juliana Wilder
Isla Short's size small Juliana Wilder uses Hunt Wheels, XTR everything, and a Fox 32 SC fork.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 29, 2022
Bike Check: Auckland Cycle Works' "Kind of Like a Bike Check: Auckland Cycle Works' "Kind of Like a Rearward Pivot URT" Experimental Prototypes
"The discredited URT design looked like an unfixably bad idea, but I wondered: if combined with other things that also appear to be bad ideas, what's the worst that could happen?"
Seb Stott    Jun 14, 2022
Bike Check: Innes Graham's Nukeproof Giga Bike Check: Innes Graham's Nukeproof Giga
Innes Graham piloted his Giga to a third place finish at the Tweed Valley EWS.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 3, 2022
Video: Pro Rider VS Pro Mechanic - Eddie Masters' Video: Pro Rider VS Pro Mechanic - Eddie Masters' Pivot Firebird Bike Check
Who knows more about a race bike, the pro rider who races it all weekend or the pro mechanic who keep its running?
Seb Stott    May 31, 2022
Bike Check: Nico Vouilloz's Lapierre GLP 2 EWS-E R Bike Check: Nico Vouilloz's Lapierre GLP 2 EWS-E Race Bike
Old Code calipers with Guide RSC levers, a modified cassette - Nico's setups are always worth a closer look.
Seb Stott    May 25, 2022
Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Wild-Looking Hope HB916 Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Wild-Looking Hope HB916
Joe Barnes' new long-travel machine from Hope is one eye-catching ride.
chris pilling    May 19, 2022
33 Bikes of Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2022 33 Bikes of Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2022
Opening day of the Whistler Bike Park was a muddy, sunny, and sometimes snowy affair.
Matt Wragg    May 18, 2022
Bike Check: Hugo Marini's Commencal Supreme DH v5 Bike Check: Hugo Marini's Commencal Supreme DH v5
Take a closer look at Hugo Marini's Commencal Supreme DH v5.
Matt Beer    May 18, 2022
Bike Check: Liam Stanley's 24" Titanium Darwin Des Bike Check: Liam Stanley's 24" Titanium Darwin Designs Dirt Jumper
'I’d also love to justify an in-house EOS Ti printer… I just need to figure out how to print bikes from the trailhead."
Nick Bentley    May 16, 2022
19 Race Bikes from Peaty's Steel City Downhill 202 19 Race Bikes from Peaty's Steel City Downhill 2022
Take a run through some of the bikes racing at the tenth Peaty's Steel City Downhill.
Nick Bentley    May 14, 2022
Bike Check: KJ Sharp's RAAW DH Bike Check: KJ Sharp's RAAW DH
The new RAAW DH bike is getting dialed in in preparation for Fort William's unforgiving track.
Nick Bentley    May 12, 2022
Bike Check: Danny Hart's High Pivot Cube Two15 Pro Bike Check: Danny Hart's High Pivot Cube Two15 Prototype
Take a closer look at Danny's winning bike from the second round of the British national series.
Pinkbike Originals    May 11, 2022
Video: 6 Freeride Bike Checks from Red Bull Format Video: 6 Freeride Bike Checks from Red Bull Formation
Christina Chappetta checks out 6 freeride bikes that will be getting sent down the Red Bull Formation course.
Nick Bentley    May 9, 2022
21 World Cup Riders' Race Bikes from the British N 21 World Cup Riders' Race Bikes from the British National DH at Fort William
With a large number of World Cup riders at Fort William, we captured some of the fastest bikes of the weekend.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Apr 18, 2022
Bike Check: Sam Hodgson's Darkfest Dual Crown Pivo Bike Check: Sam Hodgson's Darkfest Dual Crown Pivot Firebird
For his second visit to Darkfest Sam Hodgson was riding a Pivot Firebird Enduro bike with a dual crown fork.
Pinkbike Originals    Apr 17, 2022
Video: 5 More Custom Freeride Bikes From Darkfest Video: 5 More Custom Freeride Bikes From Darkfest - Darkfest 2022
We dive into the specifics on five more freeride bikes that are tuned specifically for hitting massive jumps.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Apr 14, 2022
Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Singlespeed NS Fuzz - Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Singlespeed NS Fuzz - Darkfest 2022
As a seasoned Darkfest rider, Godziek is not shy when it comes to racking up big air miles.
Pinkbike Originals    Apr 13, 2022
Video: 5 Custom Freeride Bikes From Darkfest - Dar Video: 5 Custom Freeride Bikes From Darkfest - Darkfest 2022
Kicking things off at this year's Darkfest we dive into the specifics on 5 freeride bikes that are tuned specifically for hitting massive jumps.
Ed Spratt    Apr 9, 2022
4 Race Bikes From the Petrópolis XC World Cup 202 4 Race Bikes From the Petrópolis XC World Cup 2022
Check out four of the bikes ready to take on the opening round of the 2022 XC World Cup.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 9, 2022
9 Custom Bikes from Sea Otter 2022 9 Custom Bikes from Sea Otter 2022
Take a look at some of the nicest custom builds we spotted at Sea Otter.
Matt Wragg    Apr 6, 2022
Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand-Prevot's Winter Traini Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand-Prevot's Winter Training BMC Four Stroke
Matt Wragg caught up with PFP in Southern France as Cecile Ravanel put her through the paces on stepdowns and road gaps.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Apr 16, 2022
Bike Check: Kaos Seagrave's Custom Darkfest Canyon Bike Check: Kaos Seagrave's Custom Darkfest Canyon Torque
Kaos Seagrave is no stranger to Darkfest, and this year he brought a bright pink Canyon Torque. It's a singlespeed... kind of.
Nick Bentley    Jul 31, 2022
25 Hardtails from Ard Rock 2022 25 Hardtails from Ard Rock 2022
We grabbed 25 ardtails taking on the epic Ard Rock Enduro.
Ed Spratt    Mar 27, 2022
5 Race Bikes from the Lourdes DH World Cup 2022 5 Race Bikes from the Lourdes DH World Cup 2022
Race ready bikes from Frameworks, Raaw, Commencal, Canyon and NS
Pinkbike Originals    Mar 24, 2022
Video: Jackson Goldstone's Santa Cruz V10 - What M Video: Jackson Goldstone's Santa Cruz V10 - What Makes a Syndicate Bike
Jackson Goldstone talks about his all-new Santa Cruz V10 and what it's like being on the Santa Cruz Syndicate team.
Canyon    Mar 24, 2022
Video: Luca Cometti Builds A Custom-Painted Canyon Video: Luca Cometti Builds A Custom-Painted Canyon Spectral 29
A passing pickup truck provided the inspiration for Luca Cometti's dream build.
Matt Wragg    Mar 11, 2022
Bike Check: Antoine Vidal's Commencal Supreme Bike Check: Antoine Vidal's Commencal Supreme
Antoine Vidal has put together an impressive race resume, and he's just getting started.
Alicia Leggett    Mar 10, 2022
Bike Check: Madnes Bicycles' Made-in-France 'Stell Bike Check: Madnes Bicycles' Made-in-France 'Stellar 27.5' Enduro Bike
The Stellar has up to 170mm of rear travel and a dual-short link suspension layout.
Matt Beer    Feb 18, 2022
Bike Check: Remy Morton's Chainless 26"/24" Mini-M Bike Check: Remy Morton's Chainless 26"/24" Mini-Mullet Park Bike
Remy's Commencal Furious is one of a kind, complete with 135mm cranks and a 24" rear wheel.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 17, 2022
Video: A Day With Hannah Bergemann - Pro Bike Chec Video: A Day With Hannah Bergemann - Pro Bike Check & Interview
Christina Chappetta headed down to Bellingham to catch up with Hannah and get the low down on her Transition TR11.
Ed Spratt    Feb 12, 2022
Bike Check: Lars Forster's European Champion Inspi Bike Check: Lars Forster's European Champion Inspired Scott Spark RC
To mark his second European Championships victory in 2021 Lars Forster has a custom painted Scott Spark RC for 2022
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 9, 2022
Video: What Bikes Are The Bellingham Locals Riding Video: What Bikes Are The Bellingham Locals Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks
Tom and Christina head a couple of hours south of the border to see what bikes the locals are riding in Bellingham, Washington.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 4, 2022
Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Handmade 130mm Jib Bik Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Handmade 130mm Jib Bike
Complete with handbuilt high-rise bars that were "somewhat made by eye."
Pinkbike Originals    Jan 26, 2022
Video: Daily Drivers - What Bikes are Every Day Ri Video: Daily Drivers - What Bikes are Every Day Riders Riding in Rotorua
In this episode, Tom spends an afternoon at the local trailhead in Rotorua, New Zealand, to chat with some local riders about their everyday weapons of choice.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 26, 2022
Bike Check: Antoine Bizet's Free-Slope-Mashup Rose Bike Check: Antoine Bizet's Free-Slope-Mashup Rose Soul Fire - Freeride Fiesta 2022
Antoine's Freeride Fiesta bike is a singlespeed with just one brake, a single crown fork, and 26" wheels.
TEBP    Jan 24, 2022
Bike Check: Intend BC Founder Cornelius Kapfinger' Bike Check: Intend BC Founder Cornelius Kapfinger's Euro-Tastic Last Tarvo
"I picked parts which are not made in huge factories, but by people who I know by name"
Alicia Leggett    Jan 21, 2022
10 Bikes of Freeride Fiesta 10 Bikes of Freeride Fiesta
Some traditional downhill and freeride bikes, plus some singlespeeds and single crowns.
Matt Beer    Jan 18, 2022
Iron Horse Sunday Reborn - A Classic Downhill Bike Iron Horse Sunday Reborn - A Classic Downhill Bike Modified with Modern Geometry & Mullet Wheels
A fifteen year-old Iron Horse Sunday frame goes under the knife to bring its geometry back up today's speeds.
Ed Spratt    Jan 10, 2022
Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Marathon World Champions Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Marathon World Championships Santa Cruz Blur
The bike Rab used to return to Elite level competition since retiring from World Cup racing in 2014.
Henry Quinney    Nov 26, 2021
Bike Check: Tommy Wilkinson's Ultimate Setup For O Bike Check: Tommy Wilkinson's Ultimate Setup For One-Armed Riding
In 2013, Tommy sustained a life-changing injury that pulled all the peripheral nerves out of his spinal cord. This custom build accommodates his unique demands.
Alicia Leggett    Nov 19, 2021
Bike Check: Loris Fibre's 'Project Klin' Bikepacki Bike Check: Loris Fibre's 'Project Klin' Bikepacking Concept Bike
A wild one-piece fork-stem-handlebar? Rigid bags made of flax fiber? Integrated everything? Check, check, check.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 2, 2021
Video: What Bikes Are North Shore Groms Riding? - Video: What Bikes Are North Shore Groms Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks
Groms. They are the future of our sport and already shred harder than most of us, but what bikes do they ride?
Ed Spratt    Oct 25, 2021
Bike Check: Peter Jamison's YT Capra Bike Check: Peter Jamison's YT Capra
Take a closer look at Peter Jamison fresh brightly colored YT Capra for his 'Carpe Diem' edit.
Nick Bentley    Oct 23, 2021
Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Stacey Fisher & her Transition TR11
Once the champagne had been sprayed and the trophies had been handed out we managed to catch up with the UK National Downhill Series champion for 2021 Stacey Fisher.
Sarah Moore    Oct 14, 2021
15 Bikes of Red Bull Rampage - Vote For Your Favou 15 Bikes of Red Bull Rampage - Vote For Your Favourite
Take a run through the custom goodness from the 15 competitors and then vote for your favourite.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 14, 2021
Video: 5 More Custom Freeride Bikes from Red Bull Video: 5 More Custom Freeride Bikes from Red Bull Rampage 2021
We take a look at the Rampage rides of Brage Vestavik, Szymon Godziek, Carson Storch, Brandon Semenuk, and Vinny T.
Trevor Lyden    Oct 11, 2021
Bike Check: Vali Höll's Trek Fuel EX - Sea Otter Bike Check: Vali Höll's Trek Fuel EX - Sea Otter 2021
Take a closer look at the bike Vali Höll used for the dual slalom and downhill at Sea Otter.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 8, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Nell's Custom Rampage 27.5"/26" Bike Check: Ethan Nell's Custom Rampage 27.5"/26" YT Tues
YT has made Ethan Nell a truly custom bike to ride at Rampage and celebrate ten years of the Tues DH bike.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 7, 2021
Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Custom Red Bull Rampa Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Custom Red Bull Rampage NS Fuzz
Godziek is hoping for a top five finish in his third Rampage appearance.
Clint Trahan    Sep 30, 2021
9 DH Bikes from Crankworx BC 2021 9 DH Bikes from Crankworx BC 2021
A closer look at some of the bikes hitting the slopes for Crankworx BC.
Alicia Leggett    Sep 22, 2021
Bike Check: Isabeau Courdurier's Leopard Print Lap Bike Check: Isabeau Courdurier's Leopard Print Lapierre Spicy
To celebrate Isabeau, her tough season, and her recent wins, the Lapierre Zipp Collective surprised her with a new custom bike.
Matt Beer    Sep 14, 2021
Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Trek Session - Snowsho Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Trek Session - Snowshoe World Cup DH 2021
Fresh off of a World Cup win in Switzerland, Loris Vergier let us get close to his Trek Session for a better look.
Trevor Lyden    Sep 11, 2021
17 Freeride Bikes from Proving Grounds 2021 17 Freeride Bikes from Proving Grounds 2021
A closer look at some of the bikes hitting the drops and jumps at Proving Grounds.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 9, 2021
Throwback Thursday: More Vintage MTB Gold From the Throwback Thursday: More Vintage MTB Gold From the Malverns Classic
Another round of classic mountain bikes for your viewing pleasure.
Sarah Moore    Sep 8, 2021
Bike Check: Jason Lucas' Norco Rampage Team Bike Check: Jason Lucas' Norco Rampage Team
When he's not hucking to flat, Jason Lucas has been working on reliving his glory days as a dirt jumper.
Ralf Hauser    Sep 7, 2021
Bike Check: Insanityofgravity's Titanium, Ultra Hi Bike Check: Insanityofgravity's Titanium, Ultra High Pivot Freeride Bike
One of the most interesting people and bikes at Eurobike this year.
Nick Bentley    Aug 28, 2021
17 Bikes from the Malverns Classic Whip Off 17 Bikes from the Malverns Classic Whip Off
There were all sorts of bikes hitting the jumps for the Mr Whippy Whip Off competition at the Malverns Classic.
Alicia Leggett    Aug 27, 2021
Bike Check: Jolanda Neff's Olympics-Winning Trek S Bike Check: Jolanda Neff's Olympics-Winning Trek Supercaliber
'What was that tape doing on her downtube?' and other questions answered about the bike that carried Jolanda Neff to Olympic victory.
Ed Spratt    Aug 26, 2021
Mondraker's Custom Painted 3D Anaglyphic World Cha Mondraker's Custom Painted 3D Anaglyphic World Champs Summums
Laurie Greenland, Eleonora Farina and Brook MacDonald will be hitting the steep and technical course using bikes that will display altered designs when viewed through 3D glasses.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 26, 2021
The YT Mob's 4 Custom World Champs Tues Frames The YT Mob's 4 Custom World Champs Tues Frames
From Rampage to racing and even for UFC fighters, you can always rely on YT Industries for a sweet custom paint job
Sarah Moore    Aug 23, 2021
Bike Check: Tom Bradshaw's Commencal Meta AM 29 Bike Check: Tom Bradshaw's Commencal Meta AM 29
Pinkbike presenter Tom Bradshaw finally got his hands on a bike with front and rear suspension.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 20, 2021
Bike Check: The 95% Made in Europe Kavenz VHP16 Bike Check: The 95% Made in Europe Kavenz VHP16
Another impressive build featuring mainly high-end European components.
Pinkbike Originals    Aug 19, 2021
Video: 6 Pro Freeride Bike Checks from the Dark Ho Video: 6 Pro Freeride Bike Checks from the Dark Horse Invitational
Dark Horse is on and the freeride rigs are out to play. Check out how the athletes are setting up their bikes for the massive jumps and drops on course.
Tristan Tinn    Aug 8, 2021
7 Hardtails from Ard Rock 2021 7 Hardtails from Ard Rock 2021
You can't have a British race without some riders turning up on a hardtail.
Nick Bentley    Aug 4, 2021
8 Short Travel Rippers of British National 4X Cham 8 Short Travel Rippers of British National 4X Champions
The winners' bikes from the 4X National Championships.
Pinkbike Originals    Aug 3, 2021
Video: The Everyday Bikes From The Whistler Bike P Video: The Everyday Bikes From The Whistler Bike Park
There's no shortage of unique bikes in the Whistler Bike Park and Christina Chappetta was out and about hunting them down.
Alicia Leggett    Aug 2, 2021
Bike Check: Charlie Hatton's Atherton DH 29er from Bike Check: Charlie Hatton's Atherton DH 29er from Hardline
With 200mm of travel and 29" wheels front and rear, Charlie's bike is built for speed. And sending.
Sarah Moore    Jul 22, 2021
Round Up: 15 Olympic Edition Bikes Round Up: 15 Olympic Edition Bikes
Bikes from Trek, Scott, Thömus, Mondraker, and more that will be aiming for the podium in Tokyo.
Sarah Moore    Jul 22, 2021
Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand-Prévot, Filippo Colom Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand-Prévot, Filippo Colombo & Elisabeth Brandau's Olympic Edition BMC Fourstrokes
BMC has created three special Olympic edition bikes for Pauline Ferrand-Prévot, Filippo Colombo, and Elisabeth Brandau to ride in Tokyo.
Nick Bentley    Jul 21, 2021
8 Winning Bikes From the 2021 UK National Downhill 8 Winning Bikes From the 2021 UK National Downhill Championships
A gallery of some fast bikes from last weekend's Champs.
Alicia Leggett    Jul 20, 2021
Bike Check: Daniel Manfredsson's Neo-Retro Cannond Bike Check: Daniel Manfredsson's Neo-Retro Cannondale Creations
Manfredsson says he's a "Swedish bike nerd with a very understanding family… and the world's best job."
James Smurthwaite    Jul 19, 2021
Bike Check: The Atelier Suji Wooden Hardtail is Ha Bike Check: The Atelier Suji Wooden Hardtail is Handmade from Ash
The Trails 27.5 is made from locally sourced wood by hand in France.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 16, 2021
Bike Check: The Full Suspension Bike Made From Ply Bike Check: The Full Suspension Bike Made From Plywood
"Ensuring the headtube didn't snap was one of the biggest challenges of the project for Bene."
Nick Bentley    Jul 13, 2021
10 Mullet DH Bikes from Round 1 British National D 10 Mullet DH Bikes from Round 1 British National Downhill Series
We grabbed 10 mullet bikes from the British National Downhill Series at Danny Hart's Descend Bike Park
James Smurthwaite    Jul 7, 2021
Bike Check: Nadir Colledani's Custom Olympic MMR K Bike Check: Nadir Colledani's Custom Olympic MMR Kenta
Take a closer look at the bike Nadir Colledani will be piloting in Tokyo.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 7, 2021
The Mountain Bike Tech Infiltrating the Tour de Fr The Mountain Bike Tech Infiltrating the Tour de France
Disc brakes, tubeless tires, and wider bars have all made their way into the peloton.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 30, 2021
Bike Check: Noga Korem's GT Fury - Les Gets DH Wor Bike Check: Noga Korem's GT Fury - Les Gets DH World Cup 2021
Noga Korem is primarily an EWS racer, but she can sneak in a round of World Cup DH from time to time.
Sarah Moore    Jun 30, 2021
Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Session Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Session
Pinkbike presenter Christina Chappetta has been riding the Whistler Mountain Bike Park for almost a decade now and this is the rig she'll be riding this year.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 25, 2021
5 Handmade Hardtails From the ENVE Builder Round-U 5 Handmade Hardtails From the ENVE Builder Round-Up
The Builder Round-Up is a handmade bike show at ENVE's Utah headquarters, featuring work from more than 30 custom bike builders.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 18, 2021
5 Bikes from the North American Enduro Cup 5 Bikes from the North American Enduro Cup
See what the current pro women's national champ and four other riders rode last weekend.







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