Tags: Bike Checks
Nick Bentley    Today
19 Race Bikes from Peaty's Steel City Downhill 2022 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 Prototype 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 Formation 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 National DH at Fort William 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.
Ed Spratt    May 8, 2022
9 Hardtails from the Albstadt XC World Cup 2022 9 Hardtails from the Albstadt XC World Cup 2022
Albstadt is one of the few tracks where racers still opt for hardtails.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Apr 18, 2022
Bike Check: Sam Hodgson's Darkfest Dual Crown Pivot Firebird 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 - Darkfest 2022 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 16, 2022
Bike Check: Kaos Seagrave's Custom Darkfest Canyon Torque 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.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Apr 14, 2022
Bike Check: Vero Sandler's Santa Cruz V10 - Darkfest 2022 Bike Check: Vero Sandler's Santa Cruz V10 - Darkfest 2022
Vero Sandler's bike is used to sending it big, but DarkFest takes things to a new level.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Apr 14, 2022
Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Singlespeed NS Fuzz - Darkfest 2022 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 - Darkfest 2022 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 2022 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 Training BMC Four Stroke 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.
Ed Spratt    Mar 28, 2022
Bike Check: Comparing Connor Fearon & Magnus Manson's Dual Crown Forbidden Dreadnoughts Bike Check: Comparing Connor Fearon & Magnus Manson's Dual Crown Forbidden Dreadnoughts
Forbidden doesn't have a dedicated DH bike yet, but the Dreadnought sure looks good with a dual crown fork.
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 Makes a Syndicate Bike 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 Spectral 29 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 'Stellar 27.5' Enduro Bike 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-Mullet Park Bike 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 Check & Interview 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 Inspired Scott Spark RC 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? - Daily Driver Bike Checks 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 Bike 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 Riders Riding in Rotorua 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 Soul Fire - Freeride Fiesta 2022 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.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 24, 2022
10 More Bikes from Freeride Fiesta 10 More Bikes from Freeride Fiesta
Another set of free-slope-DH bikes.
   Jan 24, 2022
Bike Check: Intend BC Founder Cornelius Kapfinger's Euro-Tastic Last Tarvo 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 Modified with Modern Geometry & Mullet Wheels 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 Championships Santa Cruz Blur 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 One-Armed Riding 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' Bikepacking Concept Bike 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.
Sarah Moore    Nov 4, 2021
Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Top Fuel Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Top Fuel
Take a closer look at Christina Chappetta's new downcountry machine.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 2, 2021
Video: What Bikes Are North Shore Groms Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks 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 24, 2021
Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Roger Vieira's Specialized Demo Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Roger Vieira's Specialized Demo
We sat down with Roger Vieira, World cup privateer and now reigning UK National Downhill Series Champion.
Nick Bentley    Oct 23, 2021
Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Stacey Fisher & her Transition TR11 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 Favourite 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 Rampage 2021 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.
Ed Spratt    Oct 14, 2021
Kyle Strait's Custom-Painted Commencal FRS - Red Bull Rampage 2021 Kyle Strait's Custom-Painted Commencal FRS - Red Bull Rampage 2021
Kyle Strait's custom Rampage bike takes inspiration from his two vintage pick-up trucks.
Trevor Lyden    Oct 11, 2021
Bike Check: Vali Höll's Trek Fuel EX - Sea Otter 2021 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.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 9, 2021
Bike Check: Revel's LoveYourBrain Fundraiser Ranger - Sea Otter 2021 Bike Check: Revel's LoveYourBrain Fundraiser Ranger - Sea Otter 2021
Entries to win the custom Revel Ranger cost $5 each and benefit those affected by traumatic brain injuries.
Ed Spratt    Oct 8, 2021
Bike Check: Comparing Claudio Caluori & Nino Schurter's 'Neverresting' eMTBs Bike Check: Comparing Claudio Caluori & Nino Schurter's 'Neverresting' eMTBs
These two bikes will be going head-to-head in an epic challenge this weekend.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 8, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Nell's Custom Rampage 27.5"/26" YT Tues 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 Rampage NS Fuzz Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Custom Red Bull Rampage NS Fuzz
Godziek is hoping for a top five finish in his third Rampage appearance.
Alicia Leggett    Oct 2, 2021
Bike Check: Jill Kintner's Winning Norco Sight at the Trans-Cascadia 2021 Bike Check: Jill Kintner's Winning Norco Sight at the Trans-Cascadia 2021
Jill Kintner opted for her 150 mm Sight for four days of backcountry racing.
Matt Beer    Oct 1, 2021
Video: 3 Unique Slopestyle Bikes From Crankworx BC 2021 Video: 3 Unique Slopestyle Bikes From Crankworx BC 2021
A trio of slopestyle machines built up for the final round of Crankworx BC.
Alicia Leggett    Sep 30, 2021
Bike Check: Vaea Verbeeck's Rocky Mountain Altitude at Crankworx BC 2021 Bike Check: Vaea Verbeeck's Rocky Mountain Altitude at Crankworx BC 2021
Let's take a look at the bike that won the Sun Peaks' dual slalom and Air DH races at Crankworx BC.
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 Lapierre Spicy 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.
Alicia Leggett    Sep 21, 2021
Bike Check: Brad Copeland's 'Mechanic's Superbike,' a Modified eCommuter Designed for Kate Courtney's Tech Support Bike Check: Brad Copeland's 'Mechanic's Superbike,' a Modified eCommuter Designed for Kate Courtney's Tech Support
With three wheelsets, lots of oil slick, and so, so much more, the Mechanic's Superbike defies categorization.
Matt Beer    Sep 14, 2021
Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Trek Session - Snowshoe World Cup DH 2021 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.
Ed Spratt    Sep 11, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark's YT Tues Freeride Bikes - Proving Grounds 2021 Bike Check: Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark's YT Tues Freeride Bikes - Proving Grounds 2021
Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark have their YT Tues bikes set up for the big hits of this year's Proving Grounds.
Mike Kazimer    Sep 9, 2021
Throwback Thursday: More Vintage MTB Gold From the Malverns Classic 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 High Pivot Freeride Bike Bike Check: Insanityofgravity's Titanium, Ultra High Pivot Freeride Bike
One of the most interesting people and bikes at Eurobike this year.
Matt Beer    Sep 1, 2021
Video: A Deep Dive on Martin Maes' GT Force Video: A Deep Dive on Martin Maes' GT Force
Dive into all the details of Martin's race bike setup.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Aug 28, 2021
Bike Check: Robin Goomes' Yeti SB165 - Audi Nines 2021 Bike Check: Robin Goomes' Yeti SB165 - Audi Nines 2021
Robin Goomes shares how she has her Yeti SB165 set up for the big hits of Audi Nines.
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 Supercaliber 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 Champs Summums 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 Horse Invitational 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.
Tristan Tinn    Aug 7, 2021
6 Women's Enduro Bikes from Ard Rock 2021 6 Women's Enduro Bikes from Ard Rock 2021
We rounded up six riders and their race bikes ready to take on the challenge of Ard Rock.
Tristan Tinn    Aug 7, 2021
Bike Check: Mark Scott's Santa Cruz Bronson from Ard Rock 2021 Bike Check: Mark Scott's Santa Cruz Bronson from Ard Rock 2021
Take a closer look at EWS racer Mark Scott's setup for a weekend of racing at Ard Rock.
Nick Bentley    Aug 4, 2021
8 Short Travel Rippers of British National 4X Champions 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 Park 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 Hardline 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.
Heather Young    Jul 31, 2021
8 Pro Bikes from the Strait Acres Slalom Invitational 2021 8 Pro Bikes from the Strait Acres Slalom Invitational 2021
A closer look at some of the bikes hitting the turns at the 2021 Strait Acres Slalom Invitational.
Ed Spratt    Jul 25, 2021
Bike Check: Kaos Seagrave's Canyon Sender - Red Bull Hardline 2021 Bike Check: Kaos Seagrave's Canyon Sender - Red Bull Hardline 2021
We caught up with Kaos to get the details on his bright pink Canyon Sender.
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 Colombo & Elisabeth Brandau's Olympic Edition BMC Fourstrokes 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.
Alicia Leggett    Jul 22, 2021
Bike Check: PMX Racing Team's Custom Olympic Mondraker Bikes Bike Check: PMX Racing Team's Custom Olympic Mondraker Bikes
A fleet of fresh bikes for Mondraker's Olympic athletes.
Nick Bentley    Jul 21, 2021
8 Winning Bikes From the 2021 UK National Downhill Championships 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 Cannondale Creations 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."
Pinkbike Originals    Jul 20, 2021
Video: A Closer Look at Jamie Edmondson's Trek Slash Race Bike Video: A Closer Look at Jamie Edmondson's Trek Slash Race Bike
We caught up with Jamie Edmondson to get the details on his new Trek Slash.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 19, 2021
Bike Check: The Atelier Suji Wooden Hardtail is Handmade from Ash 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 Plywood 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 Downhill Series 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
Nathan Hughes    Jul 12, 2021
Staff Rides: Photographer Nathan Hughes' Intense Primer S Staff Rides: Photographer Nathan Hughes' Intense Primer S
Nathan Hughes didn't hold back on the build for his mixed-wheel machine.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 7, 2021
Bike Check: Nadir Colledani's Custom Olympic MMR Kenta 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 France The Mountain Bike Tech Infiltrating the Tour de France
Disc brakes, tubeless tires, and wider bars have all made their way into the peloton.
Danger Holm    Jul 1, 2021
Dangerholm's Latest: A Mountain Biker's Gravel Bike Dangerholm's Latest: A Mountain Biker's Gravel Bike
Dangerholm's back with another over-the-top build.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 30, 2021
Bike Check: Noga Korem's GT Fury - Les Gets DH World Cup 2021 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
Bike Check: The Gehrig Twins' Norco Ranges Bike Check: The Gehrig Twins' Norco Ranges
The Gehrig sisters have been putting the new Norco Range through its paces.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 25, 2021
5 Handmade Hardtails From the ENVE Builder Round-Up 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.
Nick Bentley    Jun 23, 2021
13 Women's Bikes From the Cannondale Enduro, Llangollen 13 Women's Bikes From the Cannondale Enduro, Llangollen
13 set ups from a tough enduro race in Wales.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 19, 2021
Video: Ben Cathro Takes a Close Look at Ed Masters' Pivot Phoenix 29 Video: Ben Cathro Takes a Close Look at Ed Masters' Pivot Phoenix 29
Ben Cathro caught up with Ed Masters at Crankworx Innsbruck to get the lowdown on his Pivot Phoenix 29.
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.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 16, 2021
Bike Check: Loana Lecomte's Winning Massi Aire SL Bike Check: Loana Lecomte's Winning Massi Aire SL
Let's take a look at the bike that has carried Loana Lecomte to her commanding victories this season.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 14, 2021
Bike Check: Nino Schurter's New Scott Spark RC Bike Check: Nino Schurter's New Scott Spark RC
Here's a closer look at the redesigned, ultra-integrated Scott Spark that Nino raced in Leogang.
Ed Spratt    Jun 12, 2021
Round Up: 14 XC World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present Round Up: 14 XC World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present
A look at the bar and stem combos used by some of the world's top riders.
Matt Beer    Jun 10, 2021
Bike Check: Amaury Pierron's Prototype Commencal Supreme - Leogang World Cup DH 2021 Bike Check: Amaury Pierron's Prototype Commencal Supreme - Leogang World Cup DH 2021
Amaury is back in action, and he already put down the fastest time of the day during timed training.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 9, 2021
Bike Check: Chris Kovarik's Heavy Metal Intense M29 Bike Check: Chris Kovarik's Heavy Metal Intense M29
Fish and chips, Mike Levy and UFO podcasts, Chris Kovarik and Intense - some things are just meant to go together.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 7, 2021
Bike Check: Andreas Kolb's New Atherton Bikes Mullet - NotARace Test Session 2021 Bike Check: Andreas Kolb's New Atherton Bikes Mullet - NotARace Test Session 2021
A recent signing to the Continental Atherton team, Kolb is running an almost entirely new setup for 2021.
Ed Spratt    Jun 7, 2021
Bike Check: Danny Hart's Cube Two15 HPC Mullet Race Bike Bike Check: Danny Hart's Cube Two15 HPC Mullet Race Bike
Take a closer look at Danny Hart's Cube TWO15 HPC Mullet Race Bike from the iXS NotARace Test Cup Session.
Sarah Moore    Jun 4, 2021
Bike Check: 'Hometown Hero' Forbidden Druid is a Tribute to the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames Bike Check: 'Hometown Hero' Forbidden Druid is a Tribute to the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames
The design for Stephane Pelletier's Forbidden Druid is based on the NHL’s Calgary Flames “Blasty” Jerseys worn from 1998-2006.
Nick Bentley    Jun 4, 2021
Bike Check: Scott Beaumont's Specialized Enduro SX Bike Check: Scott Beaumont's Specialized Enduro SX
Scott believes this out of production frame is still the best tool for winning 4X races
Matt Wragg    Jun 2, 2021
Bike Check: Loic Bruni's 'Not Quite Standard' Specialized Demo Bike Check: Loic Bruni's 'Not Quite Standard' Specialized Demo
Claimed to be one of the quietest bikes on the mountain, Bruni's Demo sports custom sizing and suspension.
Clint Trahan    Jun 1, 2021
61 Bikes of Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2021 61 Bikes of Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2021
The most diverse set of Bike Check shots we've completed on an Opening Day at the Whistler Bike Park.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 1, 2021
Video: 11 Bike Checks From Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2021 Video: 11 Bike Checks From Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2021
Tom Bradshaw managed to snag some riders in between laps to get the low down on some of the bikes being ridden in the park.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 1, 2021
The 8 Bikes of Red Bull Formation 2021 The 8 Bikes of Red Bull Formation 2021
The riders went bigger than ever before and pushed each other to new heights in the Utah desert.
Nick Bentley    May 29, 2021
Bike Check: Adam Brayton's Nukeproof Giga 290 Carbon Bike Check: Adam Brayton's Nukeproof Giga 290 Carbon
Did Brayton bring a knife to a gun fight at the Gravity Events Downhill Series round 1?
Nick Bentley    May 27, 2021
15 Under 12 Rippers and Their Bikes From the Mini Downhill at Harthill 15 Under 12 Rippers and Their Bikes From the Mini Downhill at Harthill
A focus on the real young guns of the field.
   May 26, 2021
20 Freeride Bikes of Mexico's Fireride Festival 20 Freeride Bikes of Mexico's Fireride Festival
With a one bike rule and an array of events to compete in, each rider came prepared with their bike of choice for Fireride
Nick Bentley    May 23, 2021
Bike Check: 10 Year Old Olivia Taylor's Mondraker Summum Bike Check: 10 Year Old Olivia Taylor's Mondraker Summum
10-year-old Olivia is a rider to watch for the future.
Ed Spratt    May 22, 2021
Bike Check: Carter Woods' Race Winning Norco Revolver FS Bike Check: Carter Woods' Race Winning Norco Revolver FS
Carter Woods has started off the World Cup season with two wins in the U23 category.
Nick Bentley    May 21, 2021
Bike Check: Jack Reading's Carbon-Free Commencal Supreme World Cup DH Bike Bike Check: Jack Reading's Carbon-Free Commencal Supreme World Cup DH Bike
The SR Suntour One Vision team are using all aluminium parts on their race bikes this year.
Sarah Moore    May 18, 2021
Bike Check: Emily Batty's 22.5lb Race-Ready Canyon Lux CFR Bike Check: Emily Batty's 22.5lb Race-Ready Canyon Lux CFR
We take a look at the custom-painted Canyon Lux full-suspension bike that the 32-year-old Canadian raced in Albstadt, Germany and Nove Mesto, Czech Republic.
Henry Quinney    May 18, 2021
Bike Check: Mick Hannah's New NS Fuzz Downhill Bike Bike Check: Mick Hannah's New NS Fuzz Downhill Bike
Mick Hannah is running a mixed-wheel setup on his new NS Bikes Fuzz.
Ed Spratt    May 17, 2021
Bike Check: Victor Koretzky's Orbea Oiz - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Bike Check: Victor Koretzky's Orbea Oiz - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
take a look at how Victor Koretzky set up his race machine for the tricky Nove Mesto course.
Ed Spratt    May 16, 2021
Short Track Setup Tricks From Pro Racers - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021 Short Track Setup Tricks From Pro Racers - Nove Mesto XC World Cup 2021
We caught up with six of the top teams to go over their XCC bike setup tricks.
James Smurthwaite    May 12, 2021
Bike Check: Reece Wallace's Custom, 90s Themed Giant Glory Bike Check: Reece Wallace's Custom, 90s Themed Giant Glory
"It's fun having a bike that looks like a cyclone popsicle."
Taylor Smith    May 9, 2021
Video: Nigel Page's BMX Collection Video: Nigel Page's BMX Collection
Chain Reaction Cycles ringleader Nigel Page has an impressive BMX bike collection.
Nick Bentley    May 7, 2021
15 Downhill Bikes of Gravity Events UK Round 1 Hamsterley 15 Downhill Bikes of Gravity Events UK Round 1 Hamsterley
If you don't know what to do with your Friday, you could look at some downhill bikes.
James Smurthwaite    May 6, 2021
9 Bikes That Have Won the Albstadt XC World Cup 9 Bikes That Have Won the Albstadt XC World Cup
Take a look at this selection of past winners, dating all the way back to 2014.
Nick Bentley    May 5, 2021
24 Kids' Bikes from the Descend Youth Mini Downhill 24 Kids' Bikes from the Descend Youth Mini Downhill
Here's what the kids aged 13 and under are racing in 2021.
Nick Bentley    May 3, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Craik's GT Force Bike Check: Ethan Craik's GT Force
A closer look at the Junior DH World Cup overall champion's enduro bike.
Nick Bentley    May 2, 2021
Bike Check: Matt Lakin's Fully Rigid Stooge Cycles Dirtbomb Enduro Race Bike Bike Check: Matt Lakin's Fully Rigid Stooge Cycles Dirtbomb Enduro Race Bike
Matt Lakin shows off his fully rigid bike that he also uses to ride to the races.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 30, 2021
Bike Check: EWS Racer Gilles Franck's GT Force is Painted to Replicate a 1997 GT LTS Bike Check: EWS Racer Gilles Franck's GT Force is Painted to Replicate a 1997 GT LTS
The carbon Force is set up as a mullet and is a throwback to an iconic late-90s race bike.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 26, 2021
Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Steve Peat: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Steve Peat: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head
With no racing scheduled for the near future, the Syndicate are launching their new colors and bikes virtually instead.
Nick Bentley    Apr 26, 2021
15 Junior Bikes from Round 2 of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series 15 Junior Bikes from Round 2 of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series
A closer look at 15 Junior rider's setups ready to take on the second round of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series in the UK.
mack faint    Apr 25, 2021
Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Prototype Intense M279 Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Prototype Intense M279
A look at the prototype Neko's been racing on this season.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 21, 2021
Bike Check: Specialized Enduro Racer Cecce Camoin's Enduro Bike Check: Specialized Enduro Racer Cecce Camoin's Enduro
Cecce Camoin is a rider to watch over the next few years. In anticipation of the season, check out the bike he'll race at EWS rounds with the revamped Specialized Enduro Team.
mack faint    Apr 16, 2021
Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Trek Session Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Trek Session
A closer look at Charlie Harrison's new Trek Session, which has a few interesting un-released parts on it.
Nick Bentley    Apr 12, 2021
15 eMTBs from the Southern Enduro Round 1 15 eMTBs from the Southern Enduro Round 1
A closer look at 15 eMTB setups ready to take on the first round of the Southern Enduro series in the UK.
Alicia Leggett    Apr 10, 2021
17 Wild Paintjobs From Sea Otters Past - Pond Beaver 2021 17 Wild Paintjobs From Sea Otters Past - Pond Beaver 2021
Sea Otter has given us some memorable bike designs, including an '80s Miami theme and lots of glitter.
Nick Bentley    Apr 6, 2021
15 Kids' Bikes & Their Riders from the Southern XC Round 1 15 Kids' Bikes & Their Riders from the Southern XC Round 1
Enjoy some amazing kids' bikes and some super excited riders too.
Nick Bentley    Apr 5, 2021
15 Women's Enduro Bikes from Round 1 of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series 15 Women's Enduro Bikes from Round 1 of the Pedalhounds Enduro Series
A big batch of bikes from the Women's field of racers at one of the first UK races to get underway in 2021.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 31, 2021
Bike Check: Kirt Voreis' Custom Painted Niner Rip 9 RDO Bike Check: Kirt Voreis' Custom Painted Niner Rip 9 RDO
Kirt Voreis' Niner combines purple camo, black and white checkerboard, and orange accents into a wild throwback to his skater days.
Pinkbike Originals    Mar 28, 2021
Video: Intense M279 Prototype Bike Check With Seth Sherlock Video: Intense M279 Prototype Bike Check With Seth Sherlock
Christina Chappetta checks in with Seth Sherlock to find out more about the prototype Intense DH bike
Ed Spratt    Mar 27, 2021
Round Up: 22 DH World Cup Racers' Suspension Setups Round Up: 22 DH World Cup Racers' Suspension Setups
Unfortunately there's no guarantee that copying your favorite racer's settings will make you any faster...
Brian Park    Mar 18, 2021
Staff Ride: Brian's '10 Year' RAAW Madonna V2 Project Bike Staff Ride: Brian's '10 Year' RAAW Madonna V2 Project Bike
Brian Park decided to build up a bike that could survive a decade of hard riding.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 10, 2021
Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade High Pivot DH Bike has 510mm Chainstays Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade High Pivot DH Bike has 510mm Chainstays
One-off hardware and long chainstays, the third iteration of Isak's DH bike really likes to go fast.
Giant Bicycles    Mar 9, 2021
Reece Wallace's Custom Search & Rescue Inspired Giant Reign 29 Reece Wallace's Custom Search & Rescue Inspired Giant Reign 29
Reece modelled the bike after the de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo airplane
Alicia Leggett    Mar 5, 2021
Staff Rides: The N+1 Bikes of Pinkbike Editors Staff Rides: The N+1 Bikes of Pinkbike Editors
A dadmobile, some townies, lots of curly bars, and an artistic rendition of a bike I know nothing about.
Geoff Kabush    Mar 2, 2021
Video Bike Check: Geoff Kabush's 3 Olympic Bikes from 2000, 2008, & 2012 Video Bike Check: Geoff Kabush's 3 Olympic Bikes from 2000, 2008, & 2012
The evolution of these Olympics XC race bikes is a fascinating reminder of how young our sport is and how quickly the technology has changed.
Ed Spratt    Feb 27, 2021
Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races
It's the little things that set one rider's bike apart from another.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 24, 2021
Bike Check: The BREWser, a 184mm Travel, Crazy-Slack Experimental Gearbox Bike Bike Check: The BREWser, a 184mm Travel, Crazy-Slack Experimental Gearbox Bike
The BREWser is what happens when someone isn't afraid to put their wildest ideas into action.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 24, 2021
Video: Remy Metailler's Propain Tyee is Purpose-built for Hucking - Pro Bike Check Video: Remy Metailler's Propain Tyee is Purpose-built for Hucking - Pro Bike Check
In between hucks, Christina Chappetta managed to track Remy down and get the scoop on his all-new Tyee.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 23, 2021
Video: What Bikes Are The North Shore Locals Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks Video: What Bikes Are The North Shore Locals Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks
Tom Bradshaw checks out what bikes are being ridden on Vancouver's famous North Shore trails.
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Ed Spratt    Feb 22, 2021
Round Up: 10 Prototype DH Bikes That Never Made it to Production Round Up: 10 Prototype DH Bikes That Never Made it to Production
10 interesting downhill bikes that didn't quite make it to the mass market.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 19, 2021
Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Custom European Champion Scott Spark Race Bike Bike Check: Nino Schurter's Custom European Champion Scott Spark Race Bike
Take a look at Nino Schurter's latest custom bike inspired by his win at the European Championships that features one-piece carbon Syncros wheels.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Bike Check: The Monotrace, a Handmade, Carbon, Full Suspension Concept Bike Brought to Life in France Bike Check: The Monotrace, a Handmade, Carbon, Full Suspension Concept Bike Brought to Life in France
Anthony Poillot designed his unique single-pivot carbon frame in CAD, then he learned how to make carbon bikes and turned the concept into his daily driver.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 15, 2021
Bike Check: Pyga's Custom 1993 Iron Horse FS Works Inspired Hyrax Bike Check: Pyga's Custom 1993 Iron Horse FS Works Inspired Hyrax
A custom build inspired by Dave Cullinan's World Cup winning frame.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 11, 2021
Bike Check: Nathan Riddle's Son Is One Lucky Kid Bike Check: Nathan Riddle's Son Is One Lucky Kid
The bike we all wished we had when we were little.
Gustav Gullholm    Feb 9, 2021
Dangerholm's Back With Another Wild Build - The Hyper Spark Project Dangerholm's Back With Another Wild Build - The Hyper Spark Project
Bikes don't get much cleaner looking than Dangerholm's latest creation.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 5, 2021
Video: 8 Freeride Bike Checks from Freeride Fiesta Video: 8 Freeride Bike Checks from Freeride Fiesta
Take a look at some of the freeride rigs from the Freeride Fiesta.
Henry Quinney    Feb 3, 2021
Bike Check: Ben Hildred's Santa Cruz Tallboy Bike Check: Ben Hildred's Santa Cruz Tallboy
A closer look at the bike Ben Hildred used to climb 21,635 meters of vertical in three days.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 27, 2021
Bike Check: Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta Transition TR11 Bike Check: Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta Transition TR11
Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta bike is a colorful celebration of bikes and Mexico.
Ed Spratt    Jan 23, 2021
Round Up: 26 EWS Cockpit Setups Past & Present Round Up: 26 EWS Cockpit Setups Past & Present
We dug through our collection of bike checks to assemble this compilation of cockpit setups.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 21, 2021
Bike Check: Lewis Buchanan's New Norco Optic Bike Check: Lewis Buchanan's New Norco Optic
Lewis Buchanan has a new sponsor for 2021, so we decided to dig into the details of one of his new rides.
Daniel Sapp    Jan 19, 2021
Bike Check: Max Chapuis' Specialized Levo SL Bike Check: Max Chapuis' Specialized Levo SL
Max Chapuis has been spending winter riding and filming in the mountains near his home on a souped up Levo SL.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 8, 2021
Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champion Custom Specialized Epic Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champion Custom Specialized Epic
Sarrou will be on Specialized for 2021, and they welcomed him to the team with a custom painted Epic.
Yegor    Jan 7, 2021
Home of the Monster T - Inside the Eastern European Vintage Freeride Scene Home of the Monster T - Inside the Eastern European Vintage Freeride Scene
An amazing, bewildering, look into the Streetetz Clan's old-school freeride culture.
Pinkbike Originals    Jan 7, 2021
Video: What Bikes Are Everyday Riders Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks Video: What Bikes Are Everyday Riders Riding? - Daily Driver Bike Checks
It's easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest bike tech but we wanted to catch up with a few local riders to see what bikes they were riding.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 29, 2020
Bike Check: Dawid Godziek's NS Decade Dirt Jump Bike Bike Check: Dawid Godziek's NS Decade Dirt Jump Bike
We were so impressed with Dawid's latest edit that we decided to have a look around the bike he was using to pull it off.
Ed Spratt    Dec 27, 2020
Round Up: 25 Different XC World Cup Tire Combinations Round Up: 25 Different XC World Cup Tire Combinations
From the more conventional lightweight setups to some wild handmade custom options there are plenty of variation among the top XC riders.
Ed Spratt    Dec 20, 2020
Quiz: Can You Match the Rider to These 25 XC World Cup Bikes? Quiz: Can You Match the Rider to These 25 XC World Cup Bikes?
How deep is your well of cross-country racing knowledge?
Ed Spratt    Dec 19, 2020
Round Up: 30 DH World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present Round Up: 30 DH World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present
Ready for some armchair judging? Here are 30 chances to disagree with what the pros run.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 16, 2020
Bike Check: The Final European Bike Challenge Build is a Carbon & Metal Beauty Bike Check: The Final European Bike Challenge Build is a Carbon & Metal Beauty
Gian Humpert build up his showstopping Antidote Carbonjack 29 with as many European parts as possible.
   Dec 15, 2020
Propain Unveils 2 Unused Custom World Cup Bikes for George Brannigan Propain Unveils 2 Unused Custom World Cup Bikes for George Brannigan
The two custom bikes for Branngian that never got to put rubber to dirt at a World Cup.
Sarah Moore    Dec 11, 2020
Bike Check: Cole Bernier's Bowhead Reach 3-Wheeled Adaptive eMTB Bike Check: Cole Bernier's Bowhead Reach 3-Wheeled Adaptive eMTB
Take a closer look at Cole Bernier's bike park shredding machine.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 4, 2020
Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Santa Cruz Blur Bike Check: Rab Wardell's Santa Cruz Blur
The machine that Rab Wardell used to snag the FKT of the The West Highland Way.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 19, 2020
Bike Check: Rob Warner's Quotable, Repsol Honda Inspired E-Sommet Bike Check: Rob Warner's Quotable, Repsol Honda Inspired E-Sommet
Rob Warner's 50th birthday present was a Vitus E-Sommet with a special custom paint job.
Matt Wragg    Nov 15, 2020
A Mountain Biker's Guide to Making Road Riding More Fun A Mountain Biker's Guide to Making Road Riding More Fun
Matt Wragg talks about how he grudgingly learned to love road riding and how he sets up his bike for maximum fun.
Ed Spratt    Nov 14, 2020
Round Up: 20 Different EWS Tire Combinations Round Up: 20 Different EWS Tire Combinations
A look back through the archives at the tire choices of the world's top riders.
Gustav Gullholm    Nov 11, 2020
Bike Check: Dangerholm's Insanely Light Scott Spark Bike Check: Dangerholm's Insanely Light Scott Spark
Dangerholm's at it again, this time with a 29" full-suspension XC bike that weighs less than 18 pounds. With pedals.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 3, 2020
What Was Loic Bruni Adjusting on His Fork in Lousa? What Was Loic Bruni Adjusting on His Fork in Lousa?
We don't know for sure, but that doesn't mean we can't speculate...
Nick Bentley    Nov 2, 2020
Bike Check: Matt Lakin's Fully Rigid Stooge Cycles MK4 Enduro Race Bike Bike Check: Matt Lakin's Fully Rigid Stooge Cycles MK4 Enduro Race Bike
How could we not do a bike check on this fully rigid beast of a hardtail?
James Smurthwaite    Oct 28, 2020
This Aluminum Gearbox Hardtail Has No Seat Stays This Aluminum Gearbox Hardtail Has No Seat Stays
Another bike to add to the list of wild lockdown projects coming out of Europe this year.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 27, 2020
Video: Jesse Melamed's EWS-Winning Rocky Mountain Altitude - Bike Check Video: Jesse Melamed's EWS-Winning Rocky Mountain Altitude - Bike Check
Christina Chappetta catches up with Jesse Melamed at his home in Squamish, BC.
Nick Bentley    Oct 27, 2020
Bike Check: Dan Clark's Privateer 141 Bike Check: Dan Clark's Privateer 141
Simplicity is key in this trail bike from Privateer.
Nick Bentley    Oct 26, 2020
18 Hardtails From Round 3 of the Southern Enduro Series 18 Hardtails From Round 3 of the Southern Enduro Series
A big batch of muddy hardtails from a race held in classic UK conditions.
Matt Wragg    Oct 24, 2020
Bike Check: Cecile Ravanel's Commencal Meta AM Bike Check: Cecile Ravanel's Commencal Meta AM
A closer look at Cecile's bike of choice.
Nick Bentley    Oct 23, 2020
Bike Check Tom Isted's GT La Bomba Bike Check Tom Isted's GT La Bomba
Tom Isted's GT La Bomba features a clean build with an emphasis on being quiet.
Nick Bentley    Oct 22, 2020
Bike Check: Sam Hodgson's DMR Rhythm 2021 Bike Check: Sam Hodgson's DMR Rhythm 2021
A right hand lever on the left hand side along with gobs of electrical tape make for a unique set up on Sam Hodgson's bike.
Nick Bentley    Oct 21, 2020
Bike Check: Tom Reynolds' Specialized P-3 Bike Check: Tom Reynolds' Specialized P-3
Far from "off the shelf", Tom Reynolds' P.3 is molded to his taste.
Daniel Sapp    Oct 19, 2020
Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champs Winning BMC Fourstroke Bike Check: Jordan Sarrou's World Champs Winning BMC Fourstroke
It wasn't only the DH racers that had to deal with mud at World Champs.
Nick Bentley    Oct 19, 2020
15 Dirt Jump and Slopestyle Bikes From DirtWars Redhill 2020 15 Dirt Jump and Slopestyle Bikes From DirtWars Redhill 2020
A collection of 26" full suss and hardtail slope bikes.
Sarah Moore    Oct 5, 2020
Bike Check: Orbea Rallons from Pinkbike Academy Bike Check: Orbea Rallons from Pinkbike Academy
Pinkbike Academy was like a grown up summer camp, but with a whole lot more suffering. At least the bikes and kit were dialled.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 16, 2020
Bike Check: Loic Bruni's Specialized Demo Bike Check: Loic Bruni's Specialized Demo
The Specialized Gravity team keep their set up details pretty close to their chest, but here's what we were able to get them to reveal about Bruni's bike.
Jukka Mäennenä    Oct 14, 2020
Reader Story: The RIG v2 - From Handbuilt Frame to a Limited Batch Production Run Reader Story: The RIG v2 - From Handbuilt Frame to a Limited Batch Production Run
An in-depth look at the process of producing a run of hardtail frames.
Ross Bell    Oct 7, 2020
11 Bikes From Leogang DH World Champs 2020 11 Bikes From Leogang DH World Champs 2020
A fresh batch of downhill machines to drool over.
Nathan Hughes    Oct 5, 2020
Bike Checks: Vali Höll's YT Fleet Bike Checks: Vali Höll's YT Fleet
A bunch of carbon and not a lot of cables among Höll's quiver of SRAM-equipped YT bikes.
Matthew DeLorme    Oct 5, 2020
7 Downhill Bikes From Crankworx Innsbruck 2020 7 Downhill Bikes From Crankworx Innsbruck 2020
Ok, there's one enduro bike in the mix, but all the rest are purebred DH machines.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 4, 2020
Video: 10 Slalom Bike Checks from Strait Acres 2020 Video: 10 Slalom Bike Checks from Strait Acres 2020
We stopped a few riders to get the lowdown on their slalom setups.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 3, 2020
Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand Prevot's Custom Rainbow Stripes Canyon Lux Bike Check: Pauline Ferrand Prevot's Custom Rainbow Stripes Canyon Lux
A rainbow striped bike for the current XCO and mountain bike marathon world champion.
Daniel Sapp    Oct 1, 2020
Triple Bike Check: Comparing the Scalpels of Cannondale Factory Racing Triple Bike Check: Comparing the Scalpels of Cannondale Factory Racing
Three bikes with medium frames but different settings. Check out what Cannondale's World Cup team is bringing to the first race of the season.
Pinkbike Originals    Oct 1, 2020
Video: 6 Slopestyle Bike Checks from Crankworx Innsbruck 2020 Video: 6 Slopestyle Bike Checks from Crankworx Innsbruck 2020
A walk through, talk through of six 26" wheeled bikes
Ross Bell    Sep 30, 2020
8 XC Bikes From The Nove Mesto World Cup Pits 8 XC Bikes From The Nove Mesto World Cup Pits
The Pinkbike photographers have been snooping around the pits (socially distant of course) and managed to grab a selection of bikes that were lurking in the team tents.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 29, 2020
Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's New Mondraker Summum Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's New Mondraker Summum
Brook will be returning to downhill racing at Crankworx Innsbruck.
Ed Spratt    Sep 24, 2020
Throwback Thursday: 12 Enduro Bikes That Have Won In Finale Throwback Thursday: 12 Enduro Bikes That Have Won In Finale
Take a look back at the bikes that have been ridden to victories over the last seven years.
John O'Brien    Sep 22, 2020
11 Retro Downhill Bikes From the South Australian State Downhill Championships 11 Retro Downhill Bikes From the South Australian State Downhill Championships
GT Dhi, Orange 222, Santa Cruz Bullit, remember any of these retro bikes?
Matt Wragg    Sep 22, 2020
Bike Check: Mary Moncorge's Trans Vesubienne BMC Agonist Bike Check: Mary Moncorge's Trans Vesubienne BMC Agonist
The teacher and former enduro and e-MTB racer shows off her Downcountry set up.
Matt Wragg    Sep 22, 2020
Bike Check: Alexis Cheneviers Trans-Vesubienne Yeti SB100 Bike Check: Alexis Cheneviers Trans-Vesubienne Yeti SB100
The most impressive all-round mountain biker you have never heard of.
Ed Spratt    Sep 19, 2020
Bike Check: Jack Moir's Canyon Strive - EWS Pietra Ligure 2020 Bike Check: Jack Moir's Canyon Strive - EWS Pietra Ligure 2020
Jack's a relative newcomer on the EWS scene, but he already made his mark this season with a 4th place finish at Zermatt.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 18, 2020
MTB Tech We've Spotted at the 2020 Tour de France MTB Tech We've Spotted at the 2020 Tour de France
Did you know XTR brake rotors are lighter than their Dura-Ace equivalent?
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Sep 17, 2020
Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Custom F**k Corona Scott Gambler Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Custom F**k Corona Scott Gambler
"One careful owner, only used once". This bike could be yours as Brendog will be raffling it for charity.
Ed Spratt    Sep 13, 2020
The Best Tech From Val di Sole XC World Cups The Best Tech From Val di Sole XC World Cups
All the best lightweight racing tech from Val di Sole.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 11, 2020
Bike vs Bike: Connor Fearon's 2007 Kona Stab Deluxe vs 2020 Operator Bike vs Bike: Connor Fearon's 2007 Kona Stab Deluxe vs 2020 Operator
Connor Fearon's quarantine project was bringing an old DH bike back to life and then racing it.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 11, 2020
The Best Tech From Val di Sole Downhill World Cups The Best Tech From Val di Sole Downhill World Cups
Hop in the time machine for a trip down bike tech way.

 
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