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Mavic Introduces Lifetime Warranty for 2021 Carbon Wheels Mavic Introduces Lifetime Warranty for 2021 Carbon Wheels
Mavic's new lifetime warranty on carbon wheels may help broaden their appeal to customers who have previously been wary of carbon.
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Alicia Leggett    Feb 22, 2021
Vittoria Plans to Build Bike Park & Expand Headquarters in Italy Vittoria Plans to Build Bike Park & Expand Headquarters in Italy
The bike park is intended for both work and play, as the real-world testing ground will be open to the public.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 22, 2021
Trickstuff Reopens With Increased Production Capacity & Some Small Product Updates Trickstuff Reopens With Increased Production Capacity & Some Small Product Updates
Trickstuff has resumed operations after pausing day-to-day business for three months to restructure.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 22, 2021
NF Branches into Protective Gear With Made-in-Canada Kneepads NF Branches into Protective Gear With Made-in-Canada Kneepads
The pedal-friendly pads will feature D3O harden-on-impact technology.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 22, 2021
Continental and Nukeproof Join Forces to Introduce New UCI Team Continental and Nukeproof Join Forces to Introduce New UCI Team
Continental Nukeproof Racing will support Irish youngsters Chris Cumming and Ronan Dunne on their first Elite campaign.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 19, 2021
Kali Protectives Releases Updated Maya 3.0 Helmet Kali Protectives Releases Updated Maya 3.0 Helmet
Kali's new Maya 3.0 provides rotational impact protection and plenty of vents for $120.
Christopher San Agustin    Feb 17, 2021
Broken & Coastal Announces Launch of 6th Print Issue, New Format, & Contributor Grants Broken & Coastal Announces Launch of 6th Print Issue, New Format, & Contributor Grants
The independent print magazine covers everything from BMX to professional road cycling.
Pace Cycles    Feb 17, 2021
Pace Cycles Pledges to Plant 1 Tree for Every Online Order Pace Cycles Pledges to Plant 1 Tree for Every Online Order
For every order placed online, Pace will plant 1 tree.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Adolf Silva Without a Frame Sponsor in 2021 Adolf Silva Without a Frame Sponsor in 2021
After six successful years with YT, Adolf Silva has bought himself a bike instead of partnering with a new frame sponsor.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 17, 2021
Video: Orange Bikes Returns to Racing with an EWS Team Video: Orange Bikes Returns to Racing with an EWS Team
Following in the footsteps of Steve Peat, Greg Minnaar, Missy Giove, and the Hannah siblings, Orange's long lineage in racing continues in 2021.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 16, 2021
UR Team and Polygon Part Ways After 8 Years UR Team and Polygon Part Ways After 8 Years
The former Polygon UR Team will become simply UR Team.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 16, 2021
POC Releases Solar-Powered Omne Eternal Helmet POC Releases Solar-Powered Omne Eternal Helmet
POC hopes to expand what a helmet can do with this self-contained, self-charging helmet.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 16, 2021
Dorel Cancels Going Private Following Shareholder Votes Dorel Cancels Going Private Following Shareholder Votes
Dorel, the parent company of GT, Cannondale, Mongoose and more will remain on the stock exchange following the termination.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 15, 2021
Data Indicates that Bike Theft is on the Rise During the COVID 19 Pandemic Data Indicates that Bike Theft is on the Rise During the COVID 19 Pandemic
Figures indicate bike theft could be up by around 25%.
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Ed Spratt    Feb 12, 2021
Kate Courtney & NICA Launch the 'Sparkle On' Scholarship for Student Athletes Kate Courtney & NICA Launch the 'Sparkle On' Scholarship for Student Athletes
The 'Sparkle On' scholarship will offer student racers with $10,000 and mentorship from Kate Courtney.
Leatt .com    Feb 11, 2021
Brett Tippie Signs with Leatt Brett Tippie Signs with Leatt
Leatt welcomes Canadian freeride Icon, Brett Tippie to the Leatt Family.
SR Suntour    Feb 11, 2021
SR Suntour Welcomes Hans Rey to the Team SR Suntour Welcomes Hans Rey to the Team
Hans Rey will be joining SR Suntour's Werx Athlete Team.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 10, 2021
New U.S. Congress Bill Proposes a Tax Rebate for E-Bike Purchases New U.S. Congress Bill Proposes a Tax Rebate for E-Bike Purchases
The proposed bill would provide a 30% purchase rebate up to $1,500, and it does not distinguish between commuters and eMTBs.
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Alicia Leggett    Feb 10, 2021
Thomas Lapeyrie Introduces 404 Crew with Leo Jaegle, Lucas Bruder, & Camille Blanchard Thomas Lapeyrie Introduces 404 Crew with Leo Jaegle, Lucas Bruder, & Camille Blanchard
The 404 Crew is about sharing good times on bicycles rather than bring home race results, but these riders can hold their own between the tape, too.
Ed Spratt    Feb 9, 2021
Trek Partners with NICA to Create Scholarship to Increase Diversity in Mountain Biking Trek Partners with NICA to Create Scholarship to Increase Diversity in Mountain Biking
250 kids from underrepresented backgrounds will receive a bike, gear and entry fees for a season of racing.
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Alicia Leggett    Feb 8, 2021
Seattle Bookkeeper Indicted for Swindling More Than $200K From Bike Company Seattle Bookkeeper Indicted for Swindling More Than $200K From Bike Company
The bookkeeper allegedly forged checks to herself and made transfers to her fake accounting firm, costing the bike company between $200,000 and $300,000 from 2015 to 2018.
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Ed Spratt    Feb 8, 2021
Taipei Cycle Show Postponed with Online Event Still Set for March Taipei Cycle Show Postponed with Online Event Still Set for March
Covid regulations mean that the Taipei show will be online only for now.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 8, 2021
High Jump World Record Holder & Les Gets Speed & Style Winner Daryl Brown Signs With Whyte Bikes High Jump World Record Holder & Les Gets Speed & Style Winner Daryl Brown Signs With Whyte Bikes
The UK slopestyle rider will represent a brand based just 15 minutes from his home.
Ed Spratt    Feb 7, 2021
Specialized UK Headquarters Gutted by Fire Specialized UK Headquarters Gutted by Fire
It took four hours, twelve fire engines and around eighty firefighters to get the blaze under control.
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   Feb 4, 2021
Grow Cycling Foundation Launches Cycling Industry Jobs Board Grow Cycling Foundation Launches Cycling Industry Jobs Board
Grow Cycling Jobs hopes to democratize access to bike industry jobs by creating one centralized place for everyone to see them.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 4, 2021
Josh Bryceland Takes On Land Management Role, Asks Riders to Refrain From Reckless Building Josh Bryceland Takes On Land Management Role, Asks Riders to Refrain From Reckless Building
Josh Bryceland wants local trail users to respect the land and build better relationships with the community.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 3, 2021
Former Bike Mag Staff Launch New 'Beta' Title Former Bike Mag Staff Launch New 'Beta' Title
Nicole Formosa and her team unveil the new mtb publication
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James Smurthwaite    Jan 30, 2021
Slack Randoms: Record Drops, eBike Love & Another Kangaroo Collision Slack Randoms: Record Drops, eBike Love & Another Kangaroo Collision
Here are some of the highlights from the Pinkbike office chat this past week.
Outride    Jan 31, 2021
PeopleforBikes Partners with Outride to Build Stronger Bicycling Communities and Diversify Youth Bicycling Programs PeopleforBikes Partners with Outride to Build Stronger Bicycling Communities and Diversify Youth Bicycling Programs
The partnership aims to build stronger bicycling communities and diverse youth bicycling programs.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 29, 2021
Will Mountain Bikes Be Allowed in US Wilderness Areas Any Time Soon? Will Mountain Bikes Be Allowed in US Wilderness Areas Any Time Soon?
Spoiler alert: We don't know, but the debate about whether or not mountain bikes belong in US wilderness areas continues.
Ed Spratt    Jan 29, 2021
100% Wins Infringement Case Against H&H Sports Protection's 'Just 1' Brand 100% Wins Infringement Case Against H&H Sports Protection's 'Just 1' Brand
H&H to stop all sales of the infringing products and pay damages and fees to 100%
Ed Spratt    Jan 28, 2021
Accomplice is Now Available for Streaming on Netflix Accomplice is Now Available for Streaming on Netflix
Watch the mountain biking film with a star-studded line up on Netflix.
flag    Jan 28, 2021
Mondraker Bikes are Now Available in Canada Mondraker Bikes are Now Available in Canada
Mondraker has partnered with Stoked Canada to open up their range of bikes to Canadian customers.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 26, 2021
Ceetec Introduces 137-Gram Phenum XC Bar and Lightweight Alloy Thru-Axles Ceetec Introduces 137-Gram Phenum XC Bar and Lightweight Alloy Thru-Axles
The Swiss manufacturer of featherweight components in refocusing on the Elite XC market in time for the Olympics.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 22, 2021
Propain Acknowledges Long Lead Times and Price Increases Propain Acknowledges Long Lead Times and Price Increases
A sharp increase in demand for bikes due to COVID-19 has affected lead times and pricing for Propain's bikes.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 22, 2021
MRP Releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 38 and RockShox Zeb Forks MRP Releases Ramp Control Cartridges for Fox 38 and RockShox Zeb Forks
MRP Ramp Control cartridges allow riders to adjust their forks' progression on the fly without using volume spacers. Options for Fox 38 and RockShox ZEB forks have now been added to the lineup.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 22, 2021
Olympics Cancellation Looks Increasingly Likely, Tokyo Reportedly Targeting 2032 Games Olympics Cancellation Looks Increasingly Likely, Tokyo Reportedly Targeting 2032 Games
A report by the Times has cast serious doubt on the viability of the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Calibre Bikes    Jan 22, 2021
Calibre Bikes Bring Spare Parts Manufacturing to the UK Calibre Bikes Bring Spare Parts Manufacturing to the UK
Calibre has launched UK-made spare parts after facing supply issues and stock outages.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 20, 2021
Birzman Issues Safety Recall of Tubeless Inflators Sold Since 2017 Birzman Issues Safety Recall of Tubeless Inflators Sold Since 2017
Customers are strongly advised to stop using the products immediately.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 20, 2021
Pivot Launches New Youth Program With Squamish Rippers Dane Jewett and Ryan Griffith Pivot Launches New Youth Program With Squamish Rippers Dane Jewett and Ryan Griffith
Dane and Ryan will be the first riders in the new PFR Next Gen program, which will give promising young racers opportunities to race at the international level.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 15, 2021
The 20 Top Pinkbike Comments of 2020 The 20 Top Pinkbike Comments of 2020
The results are in from the keyboard warrior Olympics.
ECHOS Communications    Jan 14, 2021
Endura Planted Over 1.3 Million Trees in 2020, Aiming to Become Carbon Negative by 2024 Endura Planted Over 1.3 Million Trees in 2020, Aiming to Become Carbon Negative by 2024
At the start of 2020, Endura committed to planting one million trees annually for the next ten years and they've exceeded their goal in the first year.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 13, 2021
How Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Bike Parks in 2020? How Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Bike Parks in 2020?
Some bike parks thrived from the 2020 bike boom, while other suffered from the decline in travel.
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flag Outride    Jan 13, 2021
Outride Financial Support Now Available for Cycling Communities & Youth Riding Programs Outride Financial Support Now Available for Cycling Communities & Youth Riding Programs
The Outride Fund grant is a dollar-for-dollar matching program that supports projects related to youth cycling.
   Jan 12, 2021
World Ride Launches Global Ambassador Program World Ride Launches Global Ambassador Program
The aim of the ambassador program is to help grow the community of women mountain bikers around the world.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 12, 2021
The Stan's-Pivot Pro Team Has Disbanded The Stan's-Pivot Pro Team Has Disbanded
Chloe Woodruff, who started the team in 2015, announced that the time seemed right to move forward to new opportunities.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 11, 2021
Sea Otter Classic Postpones Spring Event to October 2021 Sea Otter Classic Postpones Spring Event to October 2021
The event has been rescheduled after not taking place in 2020.
Outride    Jan 9, 2021
Outride Welcomes 16 New Ambassadors For 2021 Including Lael Wilcox Outride Welcomes 16 New Ambassadors For 2021 Including Lael Wilcox
Outride, a nonprofit that partners with communities to provide access to bicycles, now has 42 ambassadors that will help mentor a new generation of riders.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 9, 2021
Trek is Being Sued for $5 Million Over Wavecel Safety Claims Trek is Being Sued for $5 Million Over Wavecel Safety Claims
The suit claims that Trek's marketing was "false, deceptive and misleading".
Alicia Leggett    Jan 9, 2021
Rapidé Introduces the Versatile Tigré Steel Hardtail Frame Rapidé Introduces the Versatile Tigré Steel Hardtail Frame
A budget-friendly hardtail designed with versatility in mind.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 8, 2021
YT Announces Tax Break Donation to Regional Nonprofits YT Announces Tax Break Donation to Regional Nonprofits
YT has selected 17 nonprofits to receive 3% of proceeds from the last 6 months.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 6, 2021
Steve Peat Signs Book Deal For Autobiography About His Legendary Career Steve Peat Signs Book Deal For Autobiography About His Legendary Career
Vertebrate Publishing plans to release his book in October.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 4, 2021
London Bike Show Is Another COVID-19 Casualty After Owner Closes Shop London Bike Show Is Another COVID-19 Casualty After Owner Closes Shop
The UK's largest bike exhibition couldn't outlast the pandemic.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 1, 2021
Pinkbike's Top 10 Stories of 2020 Pinkbike's Top 10 Stories of 2020
Based on page views, here are the ten top stories from the news feed this year:
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Brian Park    Dec 31, 2020
Letter From the Editor: One Hell of a Year Letter From the Editor: One Hell of a Year
A look at some of the things we did in 2020, and some of the things we're going to do in 2021.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 22, 2020
What Will a No Deal Brexit Mean for British Bike Customers? What Will a No Deal Brexit Mean for British Bike Customers?
Just 8 days remain for Johnson and von der Leyen to strike a deal.
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Sarah Moore    Dec 21, 2020
Rose Bikes Cancels All UK Orders, Citing Brexit Rose Bikes Cancels All UK Orders, Citing Brexit
Rose Bikes will be cancelling all UK order, citing Brexit, and will no longer ship any orders to the UK.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 17, 2020
$160,000 Worth of Unique, Historical Bikes Stolen in Specialized Break In $160,000 Worth of Unique, Historical Bikes Stolen in Specialized Break In
Winning bikes from Kulhavy and Overend among those stolen from the Specialized in-house museum.
flag Scott Nydam    Dec 16, 2020
Silver Stallion Bikes Repairs Bikes for Free on Navajo Nation Silver Stallion Bikes Repairs Bikes for Free on Navajo Nation
For Spring 2021, the Silver Stallion hopes to continue free bike repair, operating with the belief that cycling is one of the best ways for kids and communities to recreate and find joy during the pandemic.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 15, 2020
Groupe Bruxelles Lambert Takes Majority Stake In Canyon Bicycles Groupe Bruxelles Lambert Takes Majority Stake In Canyon Bicycles
Adidas' largest shareholder is the chosen investor for the German direct-sales brand
James Smurthwaite    Dec 15, 2020
Knolly Bikes Suing Intense for Alleged Patent Infringement Knolly Bikes Suing Intense for Alleged Patent Infringement
Knolly is asking for a jury trial and to be awarded damages and attorney fees.
Lewis Bradley    Dec 13, 2020
Video: Free Bikes for Kids Aims to Give Away Nearly 100 Bikes to Help Less Fortunate Kids this Christmas Video: Free Bikes for Kids Aims to Give Away Nearly 100 Bikes to Help Less Fortunate Kids this Christmas
Free Bikes for Kids has embarked on a project to take in old bikes and refurbish them for kids in RCT who may not be as fortunate as others over the Christmas period.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 9, 2020
NBA All Star Reggie Miller Voted on to USA Cycling Board NBA All Star Reggie Miller Voted on to USA Cycling Board
The Olympic gold medallist and 1994 FIBA champion is one of four new board members.
Sarah Moore    Dec 8, 2020
Gary Fisher Releases New Autobiography Gary Fisher Releases New Autobiography
The new book is part history, part origin story, and part photographic account of Gary Fisher's life and innovations.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 7, 2020
Interview: Trickstuff Announces 3 Month Sales Pause Following Huge Growth Interview: Trickstuff Announces 3 Month Sales Pause Following Huge Growth
The German boutique brake brand will be re-opening for orders in February.
Todd Neumarker    Dec 7, 2020
Trailforks Now on Garmin Wearables Trailforks Now on Garmin Wearables
Trailforks CIQ app now works on the Garmin wearables like the Forerunner and Fenix watches.
Check out the article about some of the useful features when following a route with a watch.
flag Ride Concepts    Dec 7, 2020
Ride Concepts Partners with High Fives Foundation to Raise Funds for Adaptive Bike Ride Concepts Partners with High Fives Foundation to Raise Funds for Adaptive Bike
$5 of every Ride Concepts shoe purchase throughout December will go towards buying an adaptive mountain bike for a disabled athlete.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 7, 2020
Eurobike Announces Return in September 2021 Eurobike Announces Return in September 2021
Europe's biggest trade show has announced it will return on 1-4 September in 2021.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 28, 2020
Legendary World Cup Mechanic Dave Garland Passes Away Legendary World Cup Mechanic Dave Garland Passes Away
He passed away after a suspected heart attack while out on the trails.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 27, 2020
Punishments for Cannabis, Cocaine & Other Recreational Drugs to be Reduced in 2021 WADA Code Punishments for Cannabis, Cocaine & Other Recreational Drugs to be Reduced in 2021 WADA Code
Cocaine, heroin, MDMA and cannabis could now carry a ban as short as 2 months.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 20, 2020
Study Shows $7.8 Million Economic Impact of Mountain Bike Trails Study Shows $7.8 Million Economic Impact of Mountain Bike Trails
A study conducted by the University of Wisconsin and CAMBA has shown that mountain bike trails brought $7.8 million a year to Northwest Wisconsin.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 18, 2020
Former Bike Mag Staff to Create New MTB Title at Pocket Outdoor Media Former Bike Mag Staff to Create New MTB Title at Pocket Outdoor Media
Nicole Formosa, Ryan Palmer, Anthony Smith, Travis Engel, and Satchel Cronk to form a new title.
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James Smurthwaite    Nov 17, 2020
Burning Question: What Next After the COVID Bike Boom? Burning Question: What Next After the COVID Bike Boom?
What does the COVID Bike Boom for the industry, when will stocks return to normal and how do we ensure this leads to a healthy future for cycling?
James Smurthwaite    Nov 16, 2020
Former Amazon Country Manager Sam Nicols Joins YT Industries as New CEO Former Amazon Country Manager Sam Nicols Joins YT Industries as New CEO
Nicols joins YT as CEO while founder Markus Flossmann becomes Chief Visionary Officer (CVO).
James Smurthwaite    Nov 13, 2020
Bike Boom Demand Continues Into Q3 - Revenue Round Up Bike Boom Demand Continues Into Q3 - Revenue Round Up
The bike boom shows no signs of slowing down.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 13, 2020
Move to Bentonville and Get $600 Towards a Mountain Bike Plus $10,000 Cash Move to Bentonville and Get $600 Towards a Mountain Bike Plus $10,000 Cash
Northwest Arkansas Council is offering some tempting perks for prospective new residents to the recently trademarked 'Mountain Bike Capital of the World'.
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flag Ed Spratt    Nov 13, 2020
Velorim Sets Up UK Tire Recycling Scheme Before Scrapping Becomes Illegal Velorim Sets Up UK Tire Recycling Scheme Before Scrapping Becomes Illegal
Now that legislation has passed in the UK making it illegal to scrap bike tires, Velorim has set out to help retailers and riders in disposing of their unwanted rubber.
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Ed Spratt    Nov 13, 2020
MIPS Announces Finite Element Analysis Tool for Improved Helmet Testing MIPS Announces Finite Element Analysis Tool for Improved Helmet Testing
MIPS claims its computer simulations will improve safety and reduce costs.
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Ed Spratt    Nov 9, 2020
Round Up: 4 New Green Initiatives from Alpkit, Clif, Thule and the UCI Round Up: 4 New Green Initiatives from Alpkit, Clif, Thule and the UCI
More green pledges from four mountain biking brands.
Matt Wragg    Nov 9, 2020
Charity Appeal: The Marathon des Alpes Maritimes Connecte Will Help French Mountain Biking Regions Charity Appeal: The Marathon des Alpes Maritimes Connecte Will Help French Mountain Biking Regions
Storm Alex caused catastrophic flooding in the Roya and Vesubie valleys - both play an important part in the mountain bike scene in the region.
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Sea Otter Europe    Nov 9, 2020
2021 Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava-Girona Bike Show Moves to September 2021 Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava-Girona Bike Show Moves to September
The 2021 edition of Sea Otter Europe will now take place in September after originally being scheduled for May.
Ed Spratt    Nov 5, 2020
Trek & Cannondale Introduce More Recyclable Bike Packaging on Some Models Trek & Cannondale Introduce More Recyclable Bike Packaging on Some Models
Both Cannondale and Trek are testing out new packaging on limited models in their range with the aim to expand further in the future.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 2, 2020
Update: Atherton Bikes Seeking Around £600,000 in Crowd Funding Investment Update: Atherton Bikes Seeking Around £600,000 in Crowd Funding Investment
Atherton Bikes have opened up investing to the general public with Interested Investors being able to join in the funding round from £11.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 2, 2020
Dorel Reaches 'Agreement in Principal' to Go Private Following Cerberus Transaction Dorel Reaches 'Agreement in Principal' to Go Private Following Cerberus Transaction
The parent company of GT, Cannondale, and Mongoose is poised to go private again, aiming to "pursue new opportunities faster, free from constant market scrutiny."
flag Gene Hamilton    Nov 1, 2020
Registration opens for 2021 BetterRide Skills Courses Registration opens for 2021 BetterRide Skills Courses
There are BetterRide skills camps across the US in 2021.
   Oct 30, 2020
Cotic Announces its Trail Fund 2021 Recipients Cotic Announces its Trail Fund 2021 Recipients
Cotic will be supporting Trash Free Trails and the Tweed Valley Trail Association in 2021.
   Oct 24, 2020
PYGA Bikes Now Available in 23 Countries Worldwide PYGA Bikes Now Available in 23 Countries Worldwide
PYGA will now be available to a wider range of markets including Europe, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Latin America.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 23, 2020
ROKiT Made to Open 'Largest e-Bike Manufacturing Facility' in the United States ROKiT Made to Open 'Largest e-Bike Manufacturing Facility' in the United States
The facility will apparently produce 300,000 units in its first year with plans to increase that to 900,000 in the future.
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   Oct 22, 2020
Details Announced for the WMBC's 2020 Shoot the Trails Virtual Edition Details Announced for the WMBC's 2020 Shoot the Trails Virtual Edition
Shoot the Trails celebrates all things mountain biking in Whatcom County
Mike Kazimer    Oct 21, 2020
Major Private Equity Firms Considering Buying Canyon Bicycles - Sale Could Bring in $592 Million Major Private Equity Firms Considering Buying Canyon Bicycles - Sale Could Bring in $592 Million
Canyon reported a 30% growth of global sales in 2020.
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rasoulution    Oct 19, 2020
Johny Salido Signs with Rasoulution Johny Salido Signs with Rasoulution
2019 Red Bull Rampage Wild Card rider Johny Salido joins the ranks of Rasoulution
Kat Sweet    Oct 16, 2020
Details Announced for MTB Equity Coach Coalition Webinar Details Announced for MTB Equity Coach Coalition Webinar
The coalition's goal is to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the mountain bike world.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 16, 2020
Eurobike 2020 Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Eurobike 2020 Cancelled Due to COVID-19
Rising case numbers, returning lockdowns and companies announcing stricter internal travel policies have forced the trade show to cancel for 2020.
flag    Sep 17, 2020
Winner Announced: Yeti & Fox Giving Away a Custom SB150 in Support of Grow Cycling Foundation Winner Announced: Yeti & Fox Giving Away a Custom SB150 in Support of Grow Cycling Foundation
Over $63K raised already! 100% of the funds raised with this giveaway help the Grow Cycling Foundation promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging in cycling.
Outride    Oct 13, 2020
Indigenous Youth Granted 5 New Cycling Programs Through Outride’s Riding For Focus Indigenous Youth Granted 5 New Cycling Programs Through Outride’s Riding For Focus
The Riding for Focus program will include a fleet of up to 30 Specialized mountain bikes for five schools.
Dirt School    Oct 9, 2020
Details Announced for the 2020 Derek Laughland Memorial Award Details Announced for the 2020 Derek Laughland Memorial Award
The Derek Laughland Memorial Award offers the chance for young riders to get professional level coaching.
PMBIA    Oct 7, 2020
PMBIA Expands with Adaptive Module, New US Ambassador and Executive Director PMBIA Expands with Adaptive Module, New US Ambassador and Executive Director
The Professional Mountain Bike Instructors Association announces their new adaptive training module and their new US Ambassador, Leigh Donovan.
Sarah Moore    Oct 6, 2020
Santa Cruz Bicycles Announces First Round of PayDirt Grant Recipients Santa Cruz Bicycles Announces First Round of PayDirt Grant Recipients
Santa Cruz Bicycles is making good on their pledge to give $1 million to the trails over the next three years.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 5, 2020
Bike, Surfer, Powder, & Snowboarder Magazines Shut Down Bike, Surfer, Powder, & Snowboarder Magazines Shut Down
Best of luck to all the employees who have been furloughed.
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James Smurthwaite    Oct 2, 2020
That 24k Gold Plated Fat Bike is Back on Sale for $1 Million USD for Charity That 24k Gold Plated Fat Bike is Back on Sale for $1 Million USD for Charity
Another chance to own the world's most expensive mountain bike.
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Chromag Bikes    Sep 25, 2020
Kurt Sorge Signs With Chromag Kurt Sorge Signs With Chromag
Kurt Sorge has joined Chromag for their technical components and apparel.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 23, 2020
Hyper to Begin Selling High End Mountain Bikes Through Walmart Hyper to Begin Selling High End Mountain Bikes Through Walmart
Hyper Bicycles' Eric Carter has confirmed the brand is gearing up to begin selling high-end mountain bikes through Walmart.com in the USA and Canada in the near future.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 18, 2020
Rose Bikes Stops Selling Bikes in the UK Due to Brake Lever Laws Rose Bikes Stops Selling Bikes in the UK Due to Brake Lever Laws
Which side does the front brake go on again?
James Smurthwaite    Sep 18, 2020
Slack Randoms: Spokeless e-Bikes, XC Carnage & Faked Bike Flips? Slack Randoms: Spokeless e-Bikes, XC Carnage & Faked Bike Flips?
An assortment of videos and stories from all corners of the cycling world.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 17, 2020
Canyon Founder & CEO Roman Arnold Steps Back After 35 Years Canyon Founder & CEO Roman Arnold Steps Back After 35 Years
Roman Arnold, one of Canyon's founders and its CEO for the past 35 years has stepped away from his role to join the newly formed Canyon Advisory Board.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 14, 2020
Disabled Rider Calls for Empathy and Kindness After Being Challenged on Trails Disabled Rider Calls for Empathy and Kindness After Being Challenged on Trails
Disgusting behaviour from two mountain bikers in Indiana.
Trailforks    Aug 31, 2020
Trailforks Introduces Paid Trailforks Pro Option Trailforks Introduces Paid Trailforks Pro Option
Trail mapping app Trailforks is introducing a paid option in order to continue improving its mapping and trail management capabilities.
Ed Spratt    Aug 30, 2020
1994 Downhill World Champion Jurgen Beneke Auctions his Manitou Downhill Frame for Charity 1994 Downhill World Champion Jurgen Beneke Auctions his Manitou Downhill Frame for Charity
Jurgen Beneke, 1994 Downhill World Champion is offering one rider the chance to own a piece of MTB history.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 28, 2020
Slack Randoms: Swinging Static Bikes, a Loop-de-Loop Slip N Slide & a Scrap Lumber Penny Farthing Slack Randoms: Swinging Static Bikes, a Loop-de-Loop Slip N Slide & a Scrap Lumber Penny Farthing
An assortment of videos and stories from all corners of the cycling world and beyond.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 26, 2020
5 Ways The UCI, EWS, & Other Race Organizers are Addressing COVID-19 5 Ways The UCI, EWS, & Other Race Organizers are Addressing COVID-19
The UCI and the organizers of EWS Zermatt have outlined new guidelines on how they intend to keep riders and fans safe in a COVID world.
   Aug 25, 2020
World Ride Announces Details for its Womens MTB Mountain Bike Movie Night World Ride Announces Details for its Womens MTB Mountain Bike Movie Night
Join World Ride for their next movie night on August 27 with proceeds going to help fund a mountain bike instructor training course for women in Nepal.
Sarah Moore    Aug 21, 2020
Slack Randoms: Human Flight, Mind-Blowing Wheel Swap, & Christchurch's Wizard Slack Randoms: Human Flight, Mind-Blowing Wheel Swap, & Christchurch's Wizard
An assortment of videos and stories from all corners of the cycling world and beyond.
Sarah Moore    Aug 20, 2020
Hannah Bergemann Picks Up Red Bull Sponsorship Hannah Bergemann Picks Up Red Bull Sponsorship
Hannah Bergemann's riding speaks for itself, but her humble attitude and stoked nature go far beyond her big sends on the bike.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 18, 2020
Sam Hill to Sit Out 2020 EWS Season Due to COVID Risk Sam Hill to Sit Out 2020 EWS Season Due to COVID Risk
COVID risks and travel restrictions mean Sam will be staying in Australia this year.
flag Joe Adsett    Aug 18, 2020
50to01 and Unieed Creative Hosting Bikes Beers and Bassline Night at Cafe Chaud, Morzine 50to01 and Unieed Creative Hosting Bikes Beers and Bassline Night at Cafe Chaud, Morzine
Video premieres and a night on the dancefloor tonight in Morzine
James Smurthwaite    Aug 16, 2020
Greg Minnaar and Jason Marsh End Successful Partnership After 8 Years and 28 World Cup Podiums Greg Minnaar and Jason Marsh End Successful Partnership After 8 Years and 28 World Cup Podiums
One of the most successful racer/mechanic partnerships has come to an end
James Smurthwaite    Aug 14, 2020
Slack Randoms: Hellish Hail, No Foot Take Offs & Simon Cowell's ‘Ebike’ Injury Slack Randoms: Hellish Hail, No Foot Take Offs & Simon Cowell's ‘Ebike’ Injury
An assortment of videos and stories from all corners of the cycling world.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 14, 2020
Sweet Recalls 3 Helmets That Do Not Comply With US Safety Standards Sweet Recalls 3 Helmets That Do Not Comply With US Safety Standards
Anyone who bought a Ripper Jr, Ripper MIPS Jr, or Ripper MIPS in the United States will be given a full refund.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 12, 2020
Red Bull Rampage & Paul Basagoitia Documentary Win Sports Emmys Red Bull Rampage & Paul Basagoitia Documentary Win Sports Emmys
Mountain bike films pick up innovation and editing awards.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 7, 2020
Revenue Round Up: COVID Effects Begin to Be Felt in Q2 Revenue Round Up: COVID Effects Begin to Be Felt in Q2
The bike boom begins to settle as brands submit their Q2 results.
flag    Jul 28, 2020
BikePark Val di Sole Begins Opening on Saturday August 1 BikePark Val di Sole Begins Opening on Saturday August 1
The first section of Daolasa's cable car opens this weekend.
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flag amie marsh    Jul 28, 2020
The Morzine Summer Film Festival Returns for 2020 The Morzine Summer Film Festival Returns for 2020
Teams will have have eight days to put together a five minute film from the 19th to the 26th August.
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Outride    Jul 24, 2020
Outride Announces July 31 Public Research Summit on How Cycling Impacts the Brain Outride Announces July 31 Public Research Summit on How Cycling Impacts the Brain
Dedicated to improving the lives of youth through cycling, their summit is (virtually) open to the public this year.
flag Daniel Sapp    Jul 23, 2020
Ride Kanuga Bike Park Opens this Weekend Ride Kanuga Bike Park Opens this Weekend
Built by locals and World Cup pros, North Carolina's Ride Kanuga offers a range of bike-specific trails.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 22, 2020
Mavic Saved by Bourellier Group, Focus to Return to Wheels Mavic Saved by Bourellier Group, Focus to Return to Wheels
The Bourellier Group will retain 105 jobs, which is just under half of the Mavic workforce
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Ed Spratt    Jul 17, 2020
Intersport Announce New Range of Rental Bikes for Riding in the Alps Intersport Announce New Range of Rental Bikes for Riding in the Alps
Intersport are offering rental of Scott's 2020 bikes for riders heading to the Alps this summer.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 14, 2020
Vittoria Sold to Italian Fund Wise Equity Vittoria Sold to Italian Fund Wise Equity
The 30-year-old tire company employs 1,300 people and produces 7 million tires a year.
Sarah Moore    Jul 14, 2020
Yeti Cycles Will No Longer Use the Term 'Tribe' in  Marketing Yeti Cycles Will No Longer Use the Term 'Tribe' in Marketing
Over 1,000 people signed a petition asking Yeti to end the use of the term 'Tribe' in their marketing.
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James Smurthwaite    Jul 13, 2020
Cannondale and GT to Reject Traditional Mid-Year Model Structure Cannondale and GT to Reject Traditional Mid-Year Model Structure
CSG's brands to align new model releases with the calendar year.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 9, 2020
Former Shimano President, Yoshizo Shimano, Passes Away Age 85 Former Shimano President, Yoshizo Shimano, Passes Away Age 85
Yoshizo Shimano is credited with leading the global expansion of Shimano as a company.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 8, 2020
Specialized Begins Selling Equipment Through Backcountry & CompetitiveCyclist.com Specialized Begins Selling Equipment Through Backcountry & CompetitiveCyclist.com
Specialized is expanding its e-commerce footprint with the addition of Backcountry.com and Competitive Cyclist as equipment dealers.
Ed Spratt    Jun 15, 2020
Updated: When Are Bike Parks Reopening? Updated: When Are Bike Parks Reopening?
Riders are returning to the bike parks, nature is healing.
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rasoulution    Jun 25, 2020
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis Sets its Sights on June 27 Opening with New and Reworked Trails Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis Sets its Sights on June 27 Opening with New and Reworked Trails
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis prepares for opening this weekend with plenty of new options for riders.
rasoulution    Jun 25, 2020
Bike Kingdom Lenzerheide Launches New Riding App Bike Kingdom Lenzerheide Launches New Riding App
The Bike Kingdom app features unique challenges for riders to complete and live updates for the lifts and trails.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 24, 2020
Update: JD Sports Buys Back Calibre Parent Company for £56.5 Million After Putting it in Administration Earlier This Week Update: JD Sports Buys Back Calibre Parent Company for £56.5 Million After Putting it in Administration Earlier This Week
JD Sports will now look to "fundamentally restructure" GoOutdoors to make it viable.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 22, 2020
Calibre Parent Company GoOutdoors on the Brink of Administration Calibre Parent Company GoOutdoors on the Brink of Administration
Turbulent times ahead for one of the go-to budget bike brands.
Daniel Sapp    Jun 18, 2020
Whistler Bike Park Set to Open on June 29 Whistler Bike Park Set to Open on June 29
Whistler Blackcomb to open for summer operations with enhanced safety protocols for employees and guests.
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James Smurthwaite    Jun 17, 2020
Revenue Round Up: Strong Signs for the Bike Industry Following a Surge in Cycling Sales Revenue Round Up: Strong Signs for the Bike Industry Following a Surge in Cycling Sales
More people are riding bike than ever, leading to increased sales for many brands over the last month.
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James Smurthwaite    Jun 16, 2020
Wiggle Confirms Some Customers' Accounts Have Been Fraudulently Accessed Wiggle Confirms Some Customers' Accounts Have Been Fraudulently Accessed
It is recommended that Wiggle customers change their password.
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James Smurthwaite    Jun 10, 2020
Independent Lab Test Finds Airbag Helmet is Safest Independent Lab Test Finds Airbag Helmet is Safest
The Hövding 3 performed at least three times better than all the other conventional helmets in the shock absorption test.
Joel Long    Jun 8, 2020
'Stop Trapping our Trails' Campaign Launched to Combat Trail Sabotage 'Stop Trapping our Trails' Campaign Launched to Combat Trail Sabotage
Joel Long has partnered up with Trailmaps to launch the new 'Stop Trapping our Trails' campaign.
rasoulution    Jun 4, 2020
Bike Kingdom Lenzerheide Prepares to Open with 900 Kilometers of Trails Bike Kingdom Lenzerheide Prepares to Open with 900 Kilometers of Trails
Bike Kingdom Lenzerheide combines six regions and 900km of trails in Switzerland’s new Mountain Bike Mecca.
Sarah Moore    May 28, 2020
'Tenet' The Film Updates Logo After Tenet Components' Voices Concerns 'Tenet' The Film Updates Logo After Tenet Components' Voices Concerns
Warner Brothers and Christopher Nolan reached out to Tenet Components' owner Tyler Deschaine directly after his social media post in December 2019.
Daniel Sapp    May 26, 2020
[Updated] Mountain Biker Attacked by Grizzly Bear Near Big Sky, Montana [Updated] Mountain Biker Attacked by Grizzly Bear Near Big Sky, Montana
The man in his 60s was critically injured but is in stable condition.
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rasoulution    May 27, 2020
Details Announced for GraVity Card - Access 21 Parks in 6 Countries With One Pass Details Announced for GraVity Card - Access 21 Parks in 6 Countries With One Pass
With the GraVity Card, you can ride in 21 parks in Germany, Austria, Italy, the Czech Republic, Slovenia and Switzerland.
Saalbach Hinterglemm    May 27, 2020
Saalbach Hinterglemm Starts Summer with 2 New Lifts Saalbach Hinterglemm Starts Summer with 2 New Lifts
Saalbach bike park is set to open on June 11
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Ride Concepts    May 21, 2020
Ride Concepts Adds Andreu Lacondeguy to Factory Athlete Team Ride Concepts Adds Andreu Lacondeguy to Factory Athlete Team
Lacondeguy joins a stacked roster at Ride Concepts
Ed Spratt    May 21, 2020
Keegan Swenson Sets New 'Everesting' Record Keegan Swenson Sets New 'Everesting' Record
The reigning US XC national champion climbed nearly 9,000 metres in 7 hours 40 minutes
Daniel Sapp    May 19, 2020
How has COVID-19 Impacted Bike Retail in North America and Beyond? - Part 2 How has COVID-19 Impacted Bike Retail in North America and Beyond? - Part 2
We checked in with several more shops to see how they're faring during these changing times.
flag Outride    May 17, 2020
Outride Pledges $1.4 Million to Youth Cycling Initiatives in 2020 Outride Pledges $1.4 Million to Youth Cycling Initiatives in 2020
Outride wants to help build the next generation of trails and riders.
James Smurthwaite    May 15, 2020
UCI Reveals Updated 2020 World Cup Calendar - Double Headers! UCI Reveals Updated 2020 World Cup Calendar - Double Headers!
Racing is scheduled to return from September to November with some double race weekends to make up for lost rounds.
Sarah Moore    May 14, 2020
Whistler Mountain Bike Park Opening Delayed Whistler Mountain Bike Park Opening Delayed
Whismas has been postponed.
Downhill Mike Scheur    May 11, 2020
Whiteface Mountain Bike Park Will Not Open for the 2020 Season Whiteface Mountain Bike Park Will Not Open for the 2020 Season
Following a decision by the Olympic Regional Development Authority the Whiteface Mountain Bike Park won't open this year.
James Smurthwaite    May 8, 2020
Revenue Round Up: Tumultuous Times in a Coronavirus-Affected First Quarter Revenue Round Up: Tumultuous Times in a Coronavirus-Affected First Quarter
The global pandemic is shifting timelines and expectations, as brands rush to fix disrupted supply chains and adjust their product offerings in response.
James Smurthwaite    May 8, 2020
Mavic Placed into Receivership in France Mavic Placed into Receivership in France
Courts place Mavic into receivership as they try to work out who actually owns the French wheel brand.
Daniel Sapp    May 6, 2020
How Has COVID-19 Impacted Bike Retail in North America & Beyond? How Has COVID-19 Impacted Bike Retail in North America & Beyond?
With the world in the throes of a global pandemic, bicycle retailers have come up with solutions to continue business and keep riders on their bikes as best they can.
Traction Coffee    May 4, 2020
Traction Coffee Roasters Collaborates with Yeti Cycles & Donates to Road2Recovery Traction Coffee Roasters Collaborates with Yeti Cycles & Donates to Road2Recovery
Traction Coffee Roasters is offering Yeti Cycles coffee until May 31st, with a percentage of the profits benefitting Road2Recovery.
Sarah Moore    May 4, 2020
Eurobike Postponed - Slimmed Down Event Planned for November Eurobike Postponed - Slimmed Down Event Planned for November
Eurobike will now take place from November 24-26, 2020 without the public day, parties or demos.
   Apr 30, 2020
Over Half a Million Impressions for Val di Sole’s 'Choose Your DH Personality' Instagram Filter Over Half a Million Impressions for Val di Sole’s 'Choose Your DH Personality' Instagram Filter
Val di Sole Bikeland found a way to entertain DH fans from all over the World, who are spending more time on social media while they can’t hit the trails.
Ed Spratt    Apr 30, 2020
Albstadt XC World Championships Cancelled Albstadt XC World Championships Cancelled
This year's XC World Championships is the latest event to be cancelled by the UCI.
Sarah Moore    Apr 28, 2020
EWS Whistler & 3 Other Events Cancelled as Enduro World Series Restructures 2020 Calendar EWS Whistler & 3 Other Events Cancelled as Enduro World Series Restructures 2020 Calendar
The world's best enduro racers will not be racing in Whistler this year for the first time since the series started.
Ed Spratt    Apr 27, 2020
Round Up: 4 Eco Initiatives from Chris King, Elite, Giro and the UCI Round Up: 4 Eco Initiatives from Chris King, Elite, Giro and the UCI
Although the climate crisis has dropped out of the news cycle during the current COVID-19 pandemic, it's great to see the cycling industry is still trying to reduce their impact on the planet.
flag Ed Spratt    Apr 23, 2020
Cyclist Injured After Wire Deliberately Laid Across Trail Cyclist Injured After Wire Deliberately Laid Across Trail
West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after a rider suffered a wrist injury.
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Brian Park    Apr 22, 2020
Pinkbike Hits 1 Million Followers On Instagram Pinkbike Hits 1 Million Followers On Instagram
We'll be spending most of our time with Kanye now, but we won't ever forget you.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 21, 2020
GoPro Pivots to Direct Sales, Lets 20% of Staff Go GoPro Pivots to Direct Sales, Lets 20% of Staff Go
More than 200 jobs lost as COVID-19 forces GoPro's hand.
Ed Spratt    Apr 20, 2020
'Goggles for Docs’ Program Launched to Donate Goggles to Health Care Workers 'Goggles for Docs’ Program Launched to Donate Goggles to Health Care Workers
Goggles for Docs is a newly formed organization that has the sole purpose of supplying medical staff goggles who currently are working without proper eye protection equipment
Ed Spratt    Apr 20, 2020
Sheffield's Steel City Downhill Track has Been Vandalised Sheffield's Steel City Downhill Track has Been Vandalised
Steve Peat has revealed on Instagram that the Steel City Downhill track has been partly destroyed by vandals over the past weekend.
Brian Park    Apr 16, 2020
The Ultimate Recap of Pond Beaver 2020 The Ultimate Recap of Pond Beaver 2020
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who's been checking out our coverage.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 14, 2020
Vallnord DH and XC World Cups Cancelled Vallnord DH and XC World Cups Cancelled
Vallnord is the latest World Cup to announce a cancellation due to the pandemic.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 9, 2020
UCI Furloughs Staff, Refunds Event Fees, & Senior Staff Take Pay Cuts UCI Furloughs Staff, Refunds Event Fees, & Senior Staff Take Pay Cuts
The UCI takes drastic steps to combat the financial fallout of the Coronavirus outbreak.
Sarah Moore    Apr 8, 2020
BC Parks Closes All Provincial Parks Due to Covid-19 BC Parks Closes All Provincial Parks Due to Covid-19
BC Parks has closed all provincial parks in response to the call for increased action to address COVID-19.
Brian Park    Apr 6, 2020
Introducing Pond Beaver 2020, Pinkbike's Virtual Trade Show Coverage Introducing Pond Beaver 2020, Pinkbike's Virtual Trade Show Coverage
Virtually all bike industry trade shows were cancelled or postponed, so we're putting on a virtual trade show through the magic of the internet and the postal service.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 3, 2020
New Zealand Health Minister Criticized for Mountain Biking During Lockdown New Zealand Health Minister Criticized for Mountain Biking During Lockdown
David Clark drove to Signal Hill trails despite public advice to exercise "locally and safely"
Sarah Moore    Apr 3, 2020
IMBA Announces New 'Dig In' Fundraising Platform, With Shimano Matching Dollars Raised IMBA Announces New 'Dig In' Fundraising Platform, With Shimano Matching Dollars Raised
IMBA is launching a new program called Dig In today to help raise money for trails across the United States via crowd-sourced fundraising online.
Sarah Moore    Apr 2, 2020
Fox's Dropframe Helmet Takes Top Spot in Latest Virginia Tech Rankings Fox's Dropframe Helmet Takes Top Spot in Latest Virginia Tech Rankings
In addition, 27 of the top 30 helmets had MIPs in the latest rankings.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 1, 2020
UCI Announces Downhill Domination Tournament to Decide Cancelled World Cup Rounds [April Fools] UCI Announces Downhill Domination Tournament to Decide Cancelled World Cup Rounds [April Fools]
To ensure that the series still gets enough exposure and overall points can still be handed out, an e-sports tournament using the classic PS2 game will now be held instead.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 31, 2020
Unreleased Slackline Hardtail Stolen From Stanton HQ Unreleased Slackline Hardtail Stolen From Stanton HQ
A yet-to-be-released 'Gen 3' hardtail from Stanton was taken on Friday night.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 30, 2020
Tokyo Olympics Confirms July 2021 Start Date Tokyo Olympics Confirms July 2021 Start Date
The Games will now run from 23 July to 8 August 2021 with the Paralympics coming shortly after.
Ed Spratt    Mar 28, 2020
Albstadt XC World Championships Postponed Albstadt XC World Championships Postponed
This year's XC World Championships is the latest event to be disrupted by the spread of Coronavirus.
flag    Mar 25, 2020
Propain Bicycles Are Now Available in the US Propain Bicycles Are Now Available in the US
The German brand is entering the US marked with a limited number of pre-configured bikes, with plans to expand as time goes on.
Brian Park    Mar 24, 2020
Letter from the Editor: All in this Together Letter from the Editor: All in this Together
We’re going to keep on keeping on, even while the mountain bike world pauses.
Sarah Moore    Mar 23, 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympics Postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics Postponed
In a phone interview with USA Today, the International Olympic Committee's Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are going to be postponed, likely to 2021.
   Mar 23, 2020
Cotic Bikes Announce New Love It Or Your Money Back Scheme Cotic Bikes Announce New Love It Or Your Money Back Scheme
Cotic now has a Love It Or Your Money Back guarantee on all their bikes and frames.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 23, 2020
Video: British Doctor Urges Mountain Bikers to "Make Good Decisions" Video: British Doctor Urges Mountain Bikers to "Make Good Decisions"
Euan Rossi, an orthopedic surgeon and medical consultant at events like Crankworx and Hardline, is urging mountain bikers to not put pressure on the emergency servives.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 23, 2020
Updated: Canada & Australia Withdraw From 2020 Olympics Updated: Canada & Australia Withdraw From 2020 Olympics
Canada pulls all its athletes from the games as Australia and New Zealand hint they could do the same.
Pinkbike Staff    Feb 11, 2020
Job Posting: Pinkbike is Hiring A Digital Advertising Coordinator Job Posting: Pinkbike is Hiring A Digital Advertising Coordinator
Pinkbike seeks an experienced full-time Digital Advertising Coordinator to join our sales team.
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James Smurthwaite    Mar 19, 2020
How the Coronavirus Lockdown is Affecting European MTB Brands How the Coronavirus Lockdown is Affecting European MTB Brands
Coronavirus is hitting western Europe hard. Here's how Met, Orbea, Formula, EXT and Commencal are coping with the upheaval.
riley gardner    Mar 17, 2020
Details Announced for New Travelling Mountain Biking High School Details Announced for New Travelling Mountain Biking High School
A school year that includes riding in British Columbia, Utah, Arizona,
Ed Spratt    Mar 15, 2020
The UCI Strengthens Measures Against COVID-19 The UCI Strengthens Measures Against COVID-19
The UCI has revealed its strengthened measures to combat the serious threat of COVID-19.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 12, 2020
Brandon Semenuk Signs With Subaru Motorsports USA To Race Rally Cars Alongside Travis Pastrana Brandon Semenuk Signs With Subaru Motorsports USA To Race Rally Cars Alongside Travis Pastrana
Semenuk will be racing his first full season of U.S. rally competition in 2020.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 12, 2020
French Government Introduces €30k Fine for eMTB Tuning French Government Introduces €30k Fine for eMTB Tuning
On top of the hefty fine, the perpetrator will recieve 3 points on their license, the vehicle will be confiscated until it has been returned to normal working order and they could even face a year in jail.
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Daniel Sapp    Mar 11, 2020
Giant's Parent Company Rebrands as Giant Group Giant's Parent Company Rebrands as Giant Group
A branding update two years in the works, the world's largest bicycle manufacturer, Giant Manufacturing now goes by Giant Group.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 10, 2020
Lousã Portugal World Cup Postponed Lousã Portugal World Cup Postponed
Updated: We have received confirmation from the UCI that the event will be postponed due to concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 10, 2020
Sea Otter Classic Rescheduled for October Sea Otter Classic Rescheduled for October
After being postponed due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus, the festival has been rescheduled for October 1-4.
Sarah Moore    Mar 6, 2020
Burning Question: How Do We Get More Women To Work in the Bike Industry? Burning Question: How Do We Get More Women To Work in the Bike Industry?
I reached out to influential women that currently work in the bike industry to get their thoughts on why there aren't more women in the bike industry and how we can change that.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 6, 2020
Torquato Testa to Miss Rotorua Slopestyle Due to Coronavirus Self Isolation Torquato Testa to Miss Rotorua Slopestyle Due to Coronavirus Self Isolation
Regulations introduced after Torquato Testa arrived in New Zealand will see him miss the slopestyle finals.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 6, 2020
Bespoked Becomes the Latest Show Postponed Due to COVID-19 Bespoked Becomes the Latest Show Postponed Due to COVID-19
The British handbuilt bike show moves to mid-October.
Sarah Moore    Mar 5, 2020
Sea Otter Classic Announces Cancellation of April Event with Plans to Reschedule Sea Otter Classic Announces Cancellation of April Event with Plans to Reschedule
We have received official word that the Sea Otter Classic won't be running as scheduled in Monterey April 16-19, 2020.
Sarah Moore    Mar 5, 2020
Clif Pro Team's Benjamin Sonntag Struck & Killed While Riding Clif Pro Team's Benjamin Sonntag Struck & Killed While Riding
It is with great sadness that we report on the death of Clif Pro Team's Benjamin Sonntag.
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Daniel Sapp    Mar 3, 2020
NAHBS Postponed Until August Due to Concerns About COVID-19 Virus NAHBS Postponed Until August Due to Concerns About COVID-19 Virus
The coronavirus outbreak is continuing to take its toll on the bike industry.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 27, 2020
Plans Announced for Jordie Lunn Memorial Bike Park Plans Announced for Jordie Lunn Memorial Bike Park
A Velosolutions pump track, a skills area and dirt jumps to be constructed in honour of Jordie Lunn.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 25, 2020
HSBC Pulls British Cycling Sponsorship 4 Years Early HSBC Pulls British Cycling Sponsorship 4 Years Early
British Cycling's turbulent period continues as its main sponsor withdraws support early.
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James Smurthwaite    Feb 24, 2020
Slickrock Trail Oil and Gas Parcels Removed From BLM Proposal Slickrock Trail Oil and Gas Parcels Removed From BLM Proposal
The iconic trail has been saved from oil and gas leasing thanks to the work of local mountain bikers and officials.
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James Smurthwaite    Feb 20, 2020
Revenue Round Up: GoPro Bounce Back, Shimano Grows & Dassi Liquidates Revenue Round Up: GoPro Bounce Back, Shimano Grows & Dassi Liquidates
Increased sales for GoPro, Shimano and MIPS this quarter.
Dan Roberts    Feb 12, 2020
Industry Insider: The Potential Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus on the Bike Industry Industry Insider: The Potential Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus on the Bike Industry
The effects of the coronavirus will likely be felt on the sales floor and financial forecasts for much longer than the virus is in the news.
Daniel Sapp    Feb 11, 2020
Richie Schley Joins Fezzari Factory Team Richie Schley Joins Fezzari Factory Team
Freeride legend and MTB Hall of Famer Richie Schley will be throwing schlebletops with Fezzaris in 2020.
Dan Roberts    Feb 11, 2020
Niner Announces New Lifetime Warranty Niner Announces New Lifetime Warranty
All bikes purchased after September, 2019 are covered by Niner's lifetime warranty.
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James Smurthwaite    Feb 11, 2020
Taipei Cycle Show Postponed Until May Due to Coronavirus Taipei Cycle Show Postponed Until May Due to Coronavirus
As travel and logistical restrictions mount, the show is pushed back until summer.
flag    Feb 10, 2020
Details Announced for Canyon Sessions 2020 Details Announced for Canyon Sessions 2020
Ride with pros and demo the latest bikes from Canyon at a range of different locations across the UK in 2020.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 7, 2020
Mike Sinyard Advocates for Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies Following Decriminalisation in Santa Cruz Mike Sinyard Advocates for Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies Following Decriminalisation in Santa Cruz
Sinyard's new nonprofit advocates for alternative mental health therapies in treatment of substance use disorders.
Brice Shirbach    Feb 6, 2020
Interview: Abby Long, Executive Director of the Kingdom Trail Association Interview: Abby Long, Executive Director of the Kingdom Trail Association
Abby addresses many of the concerns about the trail access at Kingdom Trails in Vermont.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 3, 2020
UCI Transfers Anti Doping Operation to International Testing Agency UCI Transfers Anti Doping Operation to International Testing Agency
UCI transfers its anti-doping operation to the independent ITA.
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Mark Pecotich    Feb 3, 2020
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Launches 'Connected Communities', Linking 15 Communities By Trail Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Launches 'Connected Communities', Linking 15 Communities By Trail
Connected Communities is the most significant project in Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship history, linking Loyalton, Sierraville, Sierra City, Downieville, Quincy, Graeagle, Portola, Taylorsville, Greenville, Chester, Westwood, Susanville, Jonesville, Truckee and Verdi, Nevada.
Sea Otter Europe    Feb 3, 2020
Sea Otter Europe Announces List of 230 Brands Confirmed for 2020 Festival Sea Otter Europe Announces List of 230 Brands Confirmed for 2020 Festival
230 brands have signed up so far for the fourth edition of Sea Otter Europe.
Sarah Moore    Feb 3, 2020
Taipei Cycle Show Announces It Will Run As Scheduled Despite Coronavirus Outbreak But Without Chinese Visitors and Exhibitors Taipei Cycle Show Announces It Will Run As Scheduled Despite Coronavirus Outbreak But Without Chinese Visitors and Exhibitors
The Asian show will go ahead but with certain provisions in place due to the Coronavirus.
GT Bicycles    Feb 3, 2020
Chris Akrigg Joins GT Bicycles Chris Akrigg Joins GT Bicycles
Mountain bike legend Chris Akrigg joins GT Bicycles.
Mike Kazimer    Feb 1, 2020
Good Month / Bad Month: Team Announcements, New Products, Sponsor Struggles, & Slickrock Drilling - January 2020 Good Month / Bad Month: Team Announcements, New Products, Sponsor Struggles, & Slickrock Drilling - January 2020
The new year kicked off with a round of team announcements, new products, must watch videos, and more.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 31, 2020
What Does Brexit Day Mean for the British Bike Industry? What Does Brexit Day Mean for the British Bike Industry?
The UK officially leaves the EU tonight, but so far the impact on the British bike industry appears relatively small.
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Mike Kazimer    Jan 31, 2020
Rumor Season is Almost Over - UCI Publishes 2020 MTB Team Rosters Rumor Season is Almost Over - UCI Publishes 2020 MTB Team Rosters
Find out where your favorite racers ended up for the 2020 season.
Sarah Moore    Jan 31, 2020
Industry Insider: Andy Pruitt Retires, Vernon Felton to Canyon, & More Industry Insider: Andy Pruitt Retires, Vernon Felton to Canyon, & More
It's not just racers making move this off season, here's a roundup of the most significant hires and retires from the past month.
Pinkbike Staff    Jan 30, 2020
Job Posting: Pinkbike is Hiring A Graphic Designer Job Posting: Pinkbike is Hiring A Graphic Designer
Pinkbike seeks an experienced full-time Graphic Designer for our office in Squamish, BC.
Sarah Moore    Jan 28, 2020
Rapha Announces Plans to Launch MTB Collection in 2021 Rapha Announces Plans to Launch MTB Collection in 2021
The renowned brand in road cycling will be entering the mountain bike apparel space.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 27, 2020
BLM Proposes Oil & Gas Drilling Under Moab's Slickrock BLM Proposes Oil & Gas Drilling Under Moab's Slickrock
The Bureau of Land Management has announced it has opened up two parcels of land underneath the Slickrock trail in Moab, Utah for leasing for oil and gas extraction.
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Ed Spratt    Jan 24, 2020
Round Up: 3 New Green Initiatives From Endura, Muc Off and Schwalbe Round Up: 3 New Green Initiatives From Endura, Muc Off and Schwalbe
Three more brands announce programs to offset their environmental impact.
Ed Spratt    Jan 19, 2020
Dylan Stark Signs With YT for 2020 Dylan Stark Signs With YT for 2020
Dylan Stark finds his first major mountain bike sponsorship deal with YT.
Sarah Moore    Jan 17, 2020
Jerome Clementz Takes New Role as MTB Coordinator Europe for Cannondale, GT & Fabric Jerome Clementz Takes New Role as MTB Coordinator Europe for Cannondale, GT & Fabric
Jerome Clementz has transitioned to a different type of career within the mountain bike industry
Ed Spratt    Jan 17, 2020
Direct Sale Brand Ribble Launches Live Video Shopping Service Direct Sale Brand Ribble Launches Live Video Shopping Service
Ribble claims that it will allow you to “enjoy the benefits of going in-store from the comfort of your own home”.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 16, 2020
Ghost Shifts Production of Carbon Fibre Hardtails From Asia to Belgium's Rein4ced Ghost Shifts Production of Carbon Fibre Hardtails From Asia to Belgium's Rein4ced
Thermoplastics and robots will be used to bring Ghost's carbon hardtail production to Europe.
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flag    Jan 15, 2020
Crankbrothers Launches USA Synthesis Carbon Wheel Demo Program Crankbrothers Launches USA Synthesis Carbon Wheel Demo Program
Crankbrothers now offer demo wheels shipped directly to your home, pre-installed with Continental Tires.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 14, 2020
Reed Boggs Joins Yeti Cycles Reed Boggs Joins Yeti Cycles
Reed Boggs signs with the Colorado brand and shows off a wild SB165 build.
Brian Park    Jan 13, 2020
Ben Cathro, Dan Roberts, Christina Chappetta, & Max Barron Join Pinkbike Ben Cathro, Dan Roberts, Christina Chappetta, & Max Barron Join Pinkbike
It's been a huge year for us at Pinkbike, and we're excited to add some talented folks to the team.
Vitus Bikes    Jan 13, 2020
Rob Warner Joins Vitus Bikes Rob Warner Joins Vitus Bikes
Rob Warner joins the Vitus party on the brand's 50th anniversary
James Smurthwaite    Jan 11, 2020
3 MTB Adjacent Tech Trends From the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show 3 MTB Adjacent Tech Trends From the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show
Here are three trends we spotted that may or may not become commonplace on the trails in future.
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Ed Spratt    Jan 10, 2020
Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Could Offer a Cheaper, Greener & More Efficient Alternative Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Could Offer a Cheaper, Greener & More Efficient Alternative
Scientists claim the Lithium-Sulfur cells offer five times the battery life that normal Lithum-Ion batteries do.
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James Smurthwaite    Jan 10, 2020
Evans Cycles Instagram Taken Over by Disgruntled Employees, Renamed 'Make Evans Great Again' Evans Cycles Instagram Taken Over by Disgruntled Employees, Renamed 'Make Evans Great Again'
It complains about the company's communication, structure, targets, spending and the upper management.
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Canfield Bikes    Jan 6, 2020
Canfield Bikes Moves To Colorado & Hires New Staff Canfield Bikes Moves To Colorado & Hires New Staff
Generous incentives were provided for the brand to relocate.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 6, 2020
Canyon Targeted by "Massive Cyber Attack" Over Christmas Period Canyon Targeted by "Massive Cyber Attack" Over Christmas Period
The attack has now been identified and stopped however orders will be delayed as Canyon returns to normal operation.
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James Smurthwaite    Dec 31, 2019
[Updated] Unno Withdraws From World Cup Downhill Racing [Updated] Unno Withdraws From World Cup Downhill Racing
Greg Williamson has a new ride lined up for 2020
flag Gene Hamilton    Jan 6, 2020
Registration Opens for BetterRide Skills Camps Registration Opens for BetterRide Skills Camps
There are BetterRide skills camps across the US in 2019.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 30, 2019
[Updated] Seagraves Post Videos on Canyon Bikes [Updated] Seagraves Post Videos on Canyon Bikes
Has Tahnee and Kaos' new frame sponsor been leaked early?
James Smurthwaite    Jan 3, 2020
Insync Bikes Pulls Out of Mountain Biking, DH Team to Continue with New Sponsors Insync Bikes Pulls Out of Mountain Biking, DH Team to Continue with New Sponsors
Widmann, Molloy and Cumming have been left without a sponsor as Insync pulls out of mountain biking.
flag Ed Spratt    Jan 2, 2020
Glencoe Mountain Resort Reopens Following Fire Glencoe Mountain Resort Reopens Following Fire
The British National DH Championship venue was hit by a fire on Christmas Day but it looks like the damage was contained to the restaurant area of the resort.
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James Smurthwaite    Dec 31, 2019
5 Takeaways From the Strava Year in Review 5 Takeaways From the Strava Year in Review
Strava release a treasure trove of data to show how our riding has changed in 2019.
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James Smurthwaite    Dec 30, 2019
Cube Bikes Announce Departure of Greg Callaghan Cube Bikes Announce Departure of Greg Callaghan
The Irish EWS racer is headed for a new team in 2020.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 28, 2019
Jared Graves & Specialized Part Ways Jared Graves & Specialized Part Ways
Graves thanks Specialized for their support through challenging times.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 28, 2019
Video: Darren Berrecloth Says Goodbye to Canyon Bikes Video: Darren Berrecloth Says Goodbye to Canyon Bikes
The 38-year-old Canadian freerider moves on after four years with the German brand.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 28, 2019
Reed Boggs Parts Ways with Trek Reed Boggs Parts Ways with Trek
Reed gives his thanks to the brand after 3 years of support.

 
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