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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.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 28, 2019
Video: Marcelo Gutierrez to Take a Year off Racing Video: Marcelo Gutierrez to Take a Year off Racing
Burn out and illness contributed to Marcelo's decision.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 26, 2019
Andreu Lacondeguy Bids Farewell to YT Industries Andreu Lacondeguy Bids Farewell to YT Industries
The Spanish Rampage winner will be on a new bike after 8 years with YT.
Trailforks    Dec 23, 2019
2019 Trailforks Awards: Advocate of the Year Winners 2019 Trailforks Awards: Advocate of the Year Winners
These five groups are going above and beyond when it comes to protecting, investing and advocating for public spaces and trails we choose to recreate on.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 23, 2019
Camille Balanche Signs With Dorval AM Camille Balanche Signs With Dorval AM
A third Elite woman with podium potential for Dorval AM.
Sarah Moore    Dec 20, 2019
Tenet Components Comments on Their Logo's Similarity to Christopher Nolan's Upcoming Film Tenet Components Comments on Their Logo's Similarity to Christopher Nolan's Upcoming Film
The new movie's logo isn't quite identical, but Tenet Components is worried people will think their logo is unoriginal.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 20, 2019
Devinci Says Farewell to Damien Oton Devinci Says Farewell to Damien Oton
Enduro's Mr Consistent is off to a new team in 2020.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 20, 2019
FMD Racing Part Ways With Transition Bikes FMD Racing Part Ways With Transition Bikes
A successful, four-year partnership comes to an end.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 20, 2019
Jack Moir Confirms Departure from Intense Factory Racing Jack Moir Confirms Departure from Intense Factory Racing
Jack Moir parts ways with Intense after five years.
SCOTT Sports    Dec 20, 2019
Video: Scott Bids Farewell to Nico Vink Video: Scott Bids Farewell to Nico Vink
Scott release a highlights edit to celebrate Nico's time with the brand.
Richard Cunningham    Dec 19, 2019
2019 Pinkbike Awards: Value Mountain Bike of the Year Winner 2019 Pinkbike Awards: Value Mountain Bike of the Year Winner
This customizable carbon trail bike comes with a surprisingly attainable sticker price.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 19, 2019
Bruce Klein Announces Departure From Commencal 100% Bruce Klein Announces Departure From Commencal 100%
Where to next for the young American talent?
rasoulution    Dec 18, 2019
Bad Kleinkirchheim & Bikepark Pohorje to be Added to Gravity Card for 2020 Season Bad Kleinkirchheim & Bikepark Pohorje to be Added to Gravity Card for 2020 Season
21 bike parks make up the Gravity Card offering in 2020.
Mike Levy    Dec 16, 2019
2019 Pinkbike Awards: Component of the Year Nominees 2019 Pinkbike Awards: Component of the Year Nominees
Two drivetrains, a dropper post, and a set of extra-powerful brakes made this year's list.
   Dec 13, 2019
Rebecca Rusch Parts Ways With Niner Bicycles Rebecca Rusch Parts Ways With Niner Bicycles
Rebecca Rusch has been on Niner for 2015, but departs for greener pastures in 2020. We look forward to seeing where she lands.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 13, 2019
Thieves Steal Ben Deakin's Custom Downhill Bike Thieves Steal Ben Deakin's Custom Downhill Bike
Thieves take Ben's Miami Vice themed Pivot Phoenix and his old race bike.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 13, 2019
Alex Rafferty Promoted to SRAM European MTB Communications Manager Alex Rafferty Promoted to SRAM European MTB Communications Manager
The former racer enjoys a promotion after four years as European MTB Public Relations Coordinator
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Sea Otter Europe    Dec 12, 2019
Continental Returns as Title Partner for Sea Otter Europe 2020 Continental Returns as Title Partner for Sea Otter Europe 2020
Continental returns as the official title partner for Sea Otter Europe in 2020.
James Smurthwaite    Dec 11, 2019
Sam Gaze Parts Ways With Specialized Sam Gaze Parts Ways With Specialized
The Kiwi World Cup winner is rumoured to be joining Van Der Poel at Corendon Circus.
James McKnight    Dec 10, 2019
The 2019 Enduro World Series Yearbook is Now Available The 2019 Enduro World Series Yearbook is Now Available
Relive the EWS season with 228 pages of digested reporting on the season.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 9, 2019
Russia Receives 4 Year Ban, Excluded from 2020 Olympics Amid Doping Scandal Russia Receives 4 Year Ban, Excluded from 2020 Olympics Amid Doping Scandal
The decision comes after Russia's anti-doping agency was declared non-compliant over manipulating lab test results in January 2019.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 6, 2019
Zwift Adds MTB/CX Specific Training Plans and a Range of Off Road Bikes Zwift Adds MTB/CX Specific Training Plans and a Range of Off Road Bikes
MTB specific training plans and virtual mountain bikes are now available in Zwift.
   Dec 5, 2019
Yakima Announces Acquisition of Road Shower Yakima Announces Acquisition of Road Shower
The vehicle rack maker has acquired all intellectual property and existing inventory from Road Shower.
flag James Smurthwaite    Nov 28, 2019
Bike Park Wales Begins Development On First Uplifted Green Trail and New Visitor Centre Bike Park Wales Begins Development On First Uplifted Green Trail and New Visitor Centre
New beginner trails plus a bigger visitor centre for BPW.
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Daniel Sapp    Nov 26, 2019
U.S. Forest Service Sued Over Decision to Allow eMTBs in Tahoe National Forest U.S. Forest Service Sued Over Decision to Allow eMTBs in Tahoe National Forest
The decision to allow e-bikes on trails that were formerly for non-motorized use has led to a lawsuit.
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James Smurthwaite    Nov 21, 2019
Study Suggests eMTBs Provide a Similar Workout to Regular Mountain Bikes Even Though They Feel Easier Study Suggests eMTBs Provide a Similar Workout to Regular Mountain Bikes Even Though They Feel Easier
A limited BYU study suggests that eMTBs still provide an intense workout even if it doesn't feel like it.
Sarah Moore    Nov 21, 2019
Rupert Walker Wins Red Bull Illume Moving Image Category, Plus Stunning Category Winning Photographs Rupert Walker Wins Red Bull Illume Moving Image Category, Plus Stunning Category Winning Photographs
Rupert Walker's precise shot featuring Brandon Semenuk and Ryan Howard in 'Parallel' and the 10 category-winning images.
Sarah Moore    Nov 19, 2019
Santa Cruz Bicycles Pledges to Give $1 Million to the Trails Over the Next 3 Years Santa Cruz Bicycles Pledges to Give $1 Million to the Trails Over the Next 3 Years
Starting today, organizations and individuals will be able to apply for a grant through the new PayDirt fund.
flag    Nov 15, 2019
Bid on a Custom Niner Bike & Benefit IMBA Trail Projects Bid on a Custom Niner Bike & Benefit IMBA Trail Projects
Three custom bikes are up for auction with 100% of the proceeds going to IMBA projects.
flag Chad Melis    Nov 15, 2019
Warren Miller Entertainment Announces National Mountain Bike Film Tour in Spring 2020 Warren Miller Entertainment Announces National Mountain Bike Film Tour in Spring 2020
Warren Miller Entertainment has created an industry based on building the excitement of the coming ski season and they want to bring that experience to mountain biking.
Ed Spratt    Nov 14, 2019
Continental Announces its Departure from the E-MTB Motor Market Continental Announces its Departure from the E-MTB Motor Market
Continental will discontinue its e-bike operations and instead focus on 'growth fields'.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 13, 2019
Hopeful Signs for Dorel Sports but Challenges for GoPro as Third Quarter Revenues Released Hopeful Signs for Dorel Sports but Challenges for GoPro as Third Quarter Revenues Released
Dorel's cycling wing posts strong figures despite turbulent times for parent company.
Sarah Moore    Nov 12, 2019
Video: Trek President John Burke Accepts Champion for Equality Award from Women's Sports Foundation Video: Trek President John Burke Accepts Champion for Equality Award from Women's Sports Foundation
Trek President John Burke and Trek were recognized for their dedication to gender equity through the advancement of female participation and equality in cycling.
Sarah Lukas    Nov 13, 2019
Join Pinkbike & Trailforks for Our Annual Christmas Party and SORCA Fundraiser Join Pinkbike & Trailforks for Our Annual Christmas Party and SORCA Fundraiser
We look forward to our Christmas party every year, and this year is no exception.
Sarah Moore    Nov 12, 2019
Backcountry.com Suspends All Legal Actions & Publishes Apology Letter From CEO Backcountry.com Suspends All Legal Actions & Publishes Apology Letter From CEO
They're also partnering with the Marquette Backcountry Ski brand and hiring owner David Ollila as a consultant.
Sarah Moore    Nov 5, 2019
Update: Industry Veteran Michael Bonney Passes Away After Announcing Decision to End His Life Update: Industry Veteran Michael Bonney Passes Away After Announcing Decision to End His Life
The former Managing Director of Orange Bikes explained his decision in a Facebook post.
Richard Cunningham    Nov 8, 2019
Shimano Gearbox in the Works - Patents Filed on Hybrid Chain-driven Sequential-Shift Transmission Shimano Gearbox in the Works - Patents Filed on Hybrid Chain-driven Sequential-Shift Transmission
BikeRadar reveals a patent that actually could doom the derailleur, along with the gearbox as we know it.
UR Team    Nov 8, 2019
Polygon UR Team Aims to Reduce Their CO2 Output for the 2020 Season Polygon UR Team Aims to Reduce Their CO2 Output for the 2020 Season
The Polygon UR Team are changing up their plans for the 2020 season in order to lower CO2 emissions and their effect on the environment.
Sarah Moore    Nov 6, 2019
UCI to Consider Lowering Female Transgender Athletes’ Maximum Testosterone Threshold UCI to Consider Lowering Female Transgender Athletes’ Maximum Testosterone Threshold
If approved, the limit would be lowered from below 10nmol/L to below 5nmol/L for competing in the female category.
Sarah Moore    Nov 6, 2019
Consumers Threaten to Boycott Backcountry.com as Retailer Sues Businesses for Using the Term ‘Backcountry’ Consumers Threaten to Boycott Backcountry.com as Retailer Sues Businesses for Using the Term ‘Backcountry’
Some are expressing frustration on social media with #boycottbackcountry.
Daniel Sapp    Nov 5, 2019
Four Bikes Stolen From Danny Hart and Matt Walker at Hotel in Sheffield Four Bikes Stolen From Danny Hart and Matt Walker at Hotel in Sheffield
Thieves cut and peeled open a van to steal four bikes, including Hart's 2019 World Champs Saracen Myst, in an early-morning theft.
   Nov 5, 2019
The Epic Bikepark Leogang Announces Expansion & New Development Details The Epic Bikepark Leogang Announces Expansion & New Development Details
The world's best downhill mountain bikers will compete at the World Championships in Leogang in September.
Sarah Moore    Nov 1, 2019
Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Instinct & 2 Transitions Stolen in Mexico Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Instinct & 2 Transitions Stolen in Mexico
Jesse Melamed, Evan Powell, and Aaron Dobie were the victims of bike theft ahead of the Trans Sierra Norte four-day enduro race.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 31, 2019
Tariffs Lifted on Carbon Frames Under $600 Entering USA Tariffs Lifted on Carbon Frames Under $600 Entering USA
The bike industry gets a reprieve thanks to Parlee Cycles. Frames up to a landed, wholesale value of $600 imported from China are now back to a 3.9% tariff.
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James Smurthwaite    Oct 30, 2019
Why We Think Amaury Pierron Riding An Intense is Just Trolling Why We Think Amaury Pierron Riding An Intense is Just Trolling
Has Amaury just blown the lid on the biggest team move of the offseason? We don't think so.
flag    Oct 30, 2019
'Ard Rock 2020 tickets go live on Friday at 07:00 GMT 'Ard Rock 2020 tickets go live on Friday at 07:00 GMT
Get the date in your diary, these tickets will go fast.
flag Richard Burgoin    Oct 30, 2019
Peaty's Bike Bonanza Returns for 2019 Peaty's Bike Bonanza Returns for 2019
Peaty's 3-hour bargain hunt returns to Sheffield in November.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 30, 2019
Torq Unveils Brexit Bar That Might Never Be Delivered Torq Unveils Brexit Bar That Might Never Be Delivered
When all you can do is laugh...
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Sea Otter Europe    Oct 29, 2019
First Wave of Brands Announced for Sea Otter Europe First Wave of Brands Announced for Sea Otter Europe
Just a month after the commercial opening, the first wave of brands in the cycling industry have confirmed their presence at the fourth edition of the Sea Otter Europe festival.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 29, 2019
Colorado Man Passes Away While Riding Whistler's Comfortably Numb Trail Colorado Man Passes Away While Riding Whistler's Comfortably Numb Trail
A third rider has died in a tragic month for mountain bikers in the Sea to Sky corridor.
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James Smurthwaite    Oct 24, 2019
2020 Racing Rumours: Moir Off Intense, Dailly to Specialized, & More 2020 Racing Rumours: Moir Off Intense, Dailly to Specialized, & More
It's time to start up the rumour mill. Here's all the gossip and guesses we have so far this offseason.
flag Angel Fire Bike Park    Oct 23, 2019
Angel Fire Bike Park Offering Half Price Tickets for Final 2 Riding Weekends Angel Fire Bike Park Offering Half Price Tickets for Final 2 Riding Weekends
Round out the riding season with some half-price thrills.
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James Smurthwaite    Oct 22, 2019
Hope and Lotus Partner to 'Push the Boundaries of Bicycle Design and Technology' Hope and Lotus Partner to 'Push the Boundaries of Bicycle Design and Technology'
Lotus has stepped back into the cycling industry after 25 years.
Ed Spratt    Oct 22, 2019
Study Finds Potatoes as Effective as Energy Gels Study Finds Potatoes as Effective as Energy Gels
...but they make you fart.
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Ed Spratt    Oct 18, 2019
Insync Racing to Develop Prototype DH  Race Bike for 2020 Insync Racing to Develop Prototype DH Race Bike for 2020
Veronika Widmann and the Insync Team to swap their YT Tues bikes for a totally new frame in 2020.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 17, 2019
POC and MIPS Announce New Partnership (Again) POC and MIPS Announce New Partnership (Again)
The on-again, off-again Swedish companies are back together and have announced they'll be working together to develop new helmet safety technology.
Brian Park    Oct 17, 2019
Fundraiser Set Up in Memory of Jordie Lunn Fundraiser Set Up in Memory of Jordie Lunn
The goal is to help cover medical costs and benefit causes that Jordie was passionate about, including kids coaching opportunities and brain injury research.
Rémy Métailler    Oct 16, 2019
Fundraiser Launched for 15x Colombian Trials Champ After Crash Fundraiser Launched for 15x Colombian Trials Champ After Crash
Patricio Escobar needs surgery to fuse his C3, C4 and C5 vertebrae.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 16, 2019
Mountain Biker Dies Following A-Line Crash Mountain Biker Dies Following A-Line Crash
Our thoughts go out to the rider and his family and friends in this difficult time.
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Sarah Lukas    Oct 14, 2019
Where Have All the Women's Bikes Gone? A Look Inside an Ever-Changing Market Where Have All the Women's Bikes Gone? A Look Inside an Ever-Changing Market
As we approach 2020, the industry is saturated with options, but companies still teeter on the fence, deciding how to market to women.
Brian Park    Oct 11, 2019
Jordie Lunn Passes Away After Crash in Mexico Jordie Lunn Passes Away After Crash in Mexico
We count ourselves lucky to have known Jordie, and we'll remember him as a relentlessly positive presence in mountain biking.
flag Atherton Racing    Oct 11, 2019
Athertons Launch Kids' Coaching Camps at DyFi Bike Park Athertons Launch Kids' Coaching Camps at DyFi Bike Park
Expert advice from Dan and Rachel on offer this half term.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 9, 2019
Britain to Remove Tariffs on Non-EU Bicycles in Event of No-Deal Brexit Britain to Remove Tariffs on Non-EU Bicycles in Event of No-Deal Brexit
Bicycles included in list of goods that will be tariff-free following a No Deal Brexit.
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James Smurthwaite    Oct 8, 2019
The EWS Announces an eMTB Race Series for 2020 The EWS Announces an eMTB Race Series for 2020
Vallberg, Zermatt and Finale Ligure will host the 3-round EWS-E series in 2020.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 8, 2019
5 Bikes Stolen From Adam Brayton in Overnight Break In 5 Bikes Stolen From Adam Brayton in Overnight Break In
2 Hope HB 160s, a custom painted Scott Gambler, a Vitus Sommet ebike and a Specialized Stumpjumper stolen from the Keswick Kestrel.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 2, 2019
UPDATE: Fundraiser Set Up for Windhill Bike Park After Suspected Arson Attack UPDATE: Fundraiser Set Up for Windhill Bike Park After Suspected Arson Attack
Devastating news from Longleat as Windhill's start ramp and cabin have been burned down.
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James Smurthwaite    Oct 3, 2019
Women's DH Points Revised, Enduro Shock Swaps and XC Fields Shrunk in 2020 UCI Regulations Women's DH Points Revised, Enduro Shock Swaps and XC Fields Shrunk in 2020 UCI Regulations
The new 2020 UCI regulations will mostly stay the same for next year with just a few tweaks made to the existing rules.
Sarah Moore    Oct 2, 2019
Ski-cross Racer Mikayla Martin Dies in Squamish Mountain Biking Accident Ski-cross Racer Mikayla Martin Dies in Squamish Mountain Biking Accident
Mikayla Martin passed away on the evening of October 1 following a mountain bike accident in her hometown.
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Daniel Sapp    Oct 2, 2019
Dorel Industries Suspends Dividend, Stock Value Plummets to Record Low, Tariffs Blamed Dorel Industries Suspends Dividend, Stock Value Plummets to Record Low, Tariffs Blamed
Cannondale, GT, Mongoose, and Schwinn's parent company had its stock plummet 32% yesterday to its lowest value ever.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 2, 2019
SRAM AXS and Eagle Boss Joins YT as Head of Development SRAM AXS and Eagle Boss Joins YT as Head of Development
Chris Hilton oversaw XX1, Eagle and AXS at SRAM and is now moving on to YT.
flag Graeme Simpson    Oct 2, 2019
Video: October is Women's MTB Month in Rotorua, NZ Video: October is Women's MTB Month in Rotorua, NZ
Ladies' Shuttle Nights make a return to Rotorua
James Smurthwaite    Oct 1, 2019
Court Awards $150,000 to Mountain Biker Who Fell From Chairlift Court Awards $150,000 to Mountain Biker Who Fell From Chairlift
Bromont forced to pay after operator error.
Brian Park    Sep 30, 2019
Former Specialized Director of Graphics Joins Kali Protectives Former Specialized Director of Graphics Joins Kali Protectives
Alain Lanusse spent 17 years at Specialized, and will now turn his attention to Kali helmets' aesthetics.
Sarah Lukas    Sep 30, 2019
Top Stories from CyclingTips: Outdated Bikes, PFP, Worn Chains, & Muscle Cramps Top Stories from CyclingTips: Outdated Bikes, PFP, Worn Chains, & Muscle Cramps
Breaking news: Embarrassingly outdated bike ‘works just fine’, ‘still shreds’.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 30, 2019
Bottle Company in Hot Water With Facebook Due to Parody Product Bottle Company in Hot Water With Facebook Due to Parody Product
A bottle company has had to jump through a series of regulatory hoops after Facebook was worried its product could be a foreign influence in the US elections.
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James Smurthwaite    Sep 30, 2019
Video: Jeff Lenosky Launches Fundraiser for  Can’d Aid After Bike Thefts Video: Jeff Lenosky Launches Fundraiser for Can’d Aid After Bike Thefts
Jeff is hoping crime pays forwards as he fundraises for Can' Aid
Ed Spratt    Sep 30, 2019
Afan Valley Riders Voice Concerns Over Latest Round of Tree Felling Afan Valley Riders Voice Concerns Over Latest Round of Tree Felling
Another round of tree felling will begin in the Afan Valley later this year.
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James Smurthwaite    Sep 28, 2019
The Pump Track World Champs Can Now Hand Out Rainbow Jerseys The Pump Track World Champs Can Now Hand Out Rainbow Jerseys
The Red Bull Pump Track World Championship will now be able to hand out rainbow jerseys.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 26, 2019
UCI Working With Zwift to Launch Cycling E-Sports World Championships in 2020 UCI Working With Zwift to Launch Cycling E-Sports World Championships in 2020
Want to be a world champion at exercising without ever going outside? Wait no longer.
Joshua Fulmer    Sep 20, 2019
'Send It Society' Non Profit Aims for Mental Health Awareness in the Pacific Northwest 'Send It Society' Non Profit Aims for Mental Health Awareness in the Pacific Northwest
The society was founded in honour of Matthew Arnold, who took his life earlier this year.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 19, 2019
Paul Basagoitia's 'Any One of Us' Documentary to Premiere on HBO Paul Basagoitia's 'Any One of Us' Documentary to Premiere on HBO
Paul Basagoitia's road to recovery will get a prime time billing on HBO.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 19, 2019
Bollé Brands Acquires Spy Optic Bollé Brands Acquires Spy Optic
They've purchased the Californian eyewear company for an undisclosed fee.
Daniel Sapp    Sep 18, 2019
Specialized to Close its Website this Friday in Support of Global Climate Strike Specialized to Close its Website this Friday in Support of Global Climate Strike
Sinyard encourages staff to join the strike and calls bikes "a huge part of the solution".
Mike Kazimer    Sep 13, 2019
Shimano Loosens Micro Spline Hub Licensing Restrictions Shimano Loosens Micro Spline Hub Licensing Restrictions
Shimano has made it much easier for hub manufacturers to obtain the license necessary to produce Micro Spline compatible hubs.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 13, 2019
Lenzerheide World Championships Contributed €11.5 Million to Local Economy Lenzerheide World Championships Contributed €11.5 Million to Local Economy
The event attracted 34,000 visitors to the region, with an average daily spend for international visitors coming in at €106.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 13, 2019
Rockwell, Rusch, Westerlund & Neenan to be Inducted into Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Rockwell, Rusch, Westerlund & Neenan to be Inducted into Mountain Bike Hall of Fame
The inductees will be officially awarded their place in the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame at a ceremony on September 14.
flag Sarah Moore    Sep 12, 2019
Silent Auction at Evo Seattle: Help Pay for Colin Meagher's ALS Medical Bills Silent Auction at Evo Seattle: Help Pay for Colin Meagher's ALS Medical Bills
EVO Seattle is hosting a silent auction next Friday, September 20th to help pay for Colin Meagher's expenses.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 11, 2019
The UCI Responds to Questions Over Brook Macdonald Evacuation Delays The UCI Responds to Questions Over Brook Macdonald Evacuation Delays
The UCI and the race organizers in Mont-Sainte-Anne explain their part in Brook’s hillside evacuation.
Mike Levy    Sep 10, 2019
The Eurobike Rumors: AXS Suspension, 1.8'' Steerer Tubes, a SRAM Motor, Fox's 38mm Fork - Eurobike 2019 The Eurobike Rumors: AXS Suspension, 1.8'' Steerer Tubes, a SRAM Motor, Fox's 38mm Fork - Eurobike 2019
Is there really a new steerer tube standard on the way? We look at that, as well rumors of fresh suspension from RockShox and Fox, and the possibility of SRAM making their own e-bike motor.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 3, 2019
Intense Mourns Loss of COO Chad Peterson Following Bike Accident Intense Mourns Loss of COO Chad Peterson Following Bike Accident
Chad Peterson was an industry veteran and a well-loved member of the cycling community.
   Sep 3, 2019
Sector Wheels Announce Lightweight 9i Carbon Wheelset with a Suit of Armour Sector Wheels Announce Lightweight 9i Carbon Wheelset with a Suit of Armour
This new carbon rim design uses impact resistant Innegra fibers to achieve survivability that is reportedly best in class
Daniel Sapp    Aug 30, 2019
US Secretary of the Interior Opens National Park Trails to eMTBs US Secretary of the Interior Opens National Park Trails to eMTBs
As part of a Department of the Interior order, eMTBs in America will now have the same rights as motorless bikes on BLM and many other federally managed lands.
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Sarah Lukas    Aug 28, 2019
Top Stories from CyclingTips: Lightweight XC Bikes, MVDP's Race Schedule, Kate Courtney's Year in the Rainbow Jersey & More Top Stories from CyclingTips: Lightweight XC Bikes, MVDP's Race Schedule, Kate Courtney's Year in the Rainbow Jersey & More
Endurance coverage from our sister site CyclingTips, power-to-weight ratios, gravel bike tech and, of course, lycra.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 26, 2019
New Research Claims 2 Million Bikes Are Stolen in North America Every Year New Research Claims 2 Million Bikes Are Stolen in North America Every Year
New statistics from a bike registration company claim that more than 2 million bikes are stolen in North America each year.
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flag YT Industries    Aug 20, 2019
YT Industries Partners with a Leading UK Cycle to Work Scheme YT Industries Partners with a Leading UK Cycle to Work Scheme
You can now get one of the latest bikes from YT Industries through one of the UK's leading cycle to work scheme.
flag Simon Paton    Aug 15, 2019
Greg Minnaar Set to Tour the UK for Size Matters Stage Talk. Greg Minnaar Set to Tour the UK for Size Matters Stage Talk.
Greg Minnaar is set to tour the UK this October in a series of talks about his racing career.
ENVE Composites    Aug 12, 2019
ENVE Demo and Service at Crankworx Whistler ENVE Demo and Service at Crankworx Whistler
ENVE is at Crankwork Whistler with a full range of events throughout the week.
Industry Nine    Aug 8, 2019
Industry Nine Announces New A318 Stem Industry Nine Announces New A318 Stem
Industry Nine has a new stem for 31.8mm handlebars and it comes in all the colors.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 7, 2019
Norco Factory Team Mechanic Lewis Kirkwood Thinks Mountain Biking Could be Giving us Bad Vibrations Norco Factory Team Mechanic Lewis Kirkwood Thinks Mountain Biking Could be Giving us Bad Vibrations
He put accelerometers on two top-10 EWS racers' bars as part of his Ph.D studies.
flag Susie Murphy    Aug 7, 2019
SDMBA Asks Trail Users to Take Action After Forest Service Backs Out on Partnership Trail Project SDMBA Asks Trail Users to Take Action After Forest Service Backs Out on Partnership Trail Project
The San Diego Mountain Biking Association (SDMBA) is asking all concerned trail users to fill out the legislative contact template regarding the cancellation of the Orosco Ridge Mountain Bike System Project by the Cleveland National Forest.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 4, 2019
Good Month / Bad Month: French Racers, Female Freeriders, Injuries & Floods  - July 2019 Good Month / Bad Month: French Racers, Female Freeriders, Injuries & Floods - July 2019
July was a dream for the French, but nightmares were lurking in the shadows
   Aug 1, 2019
Ard Rock Organizers Provide Update, Launch Community Fundraiser in Aftermath of Flooding Ard Rock Organizers Provide Update, Launch Community Fundraiser in Aftermath of Flooding
They're refunding everyone, as well as launching a bike giveaway to benefit the local area that's been devastated by flooding.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 25, 2019
Industry Veteran Andrew Bernstein Critically Injured in Boulder Hit and Run - Updated 7/31 Industry Veteran Andrew Bernstein Critically Injured in Boulder Hit and Run - Updated 7/31
There's a search underway for the vehicle that hit him and authorities now have photos of the van they believe was involved.
flag Rutland Cycling    Jul 30, 2019
Rutland Cycling Announces Leicester Grand Opening Rutland Cycling Announces Leicester Grand Opening
Rutland Cycling's new 10,000sq ft superstore is now open at Everards Meadows on Soar Valley Way, Leicester.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 30, 2019
Paraplegic's Adaptive Bike Stolen in Calgary Paraplegic's Adaptive Bike Stolen in Calgary
Ryan St. Lawrence was on a trip across Canada this week when his custom Santa Cruz V10, with special adaptations to help him ride, was stolen.
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James Smurthwaite    Jul 29, 2019
73-Year-Old Man Rescued by Mountain Biker After 4 Days in Desert 73-Year-Old Man Rescued by Mountain Biker After 4 Days in Desert
A 73-year-old man was rescued after four days in the high deserts of Oregon after a mountain biker came across him by chance.
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James Smurthwaite    Jul 26, 2019
The Whyte Bikes vs Rich Energy Trademark Dispute - What Happened Next? The Whyte Bikes vs Rich Energy Trademark Dispute - What Happened Next?
Here's everything you need to know about one of the most bizarre mountain biking stories of the decade.
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Sarah Lukas    Jul 25, 2019
Top Stories from CyclingTips: Electric Pumps, Strava, Le Tour & Silly Products Top Stories from CyclingTips: Electric Pumps, Strava, Le Tour & Silly Products
What's going on in the curly bar world? Well, a lot of Tour de France, lately.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 24, 2019
Layoffs at Bell, Giro, Blackburn While Vista Announces It Will Hold Onto the Brands Layoffs at Bell, Giro, Blackburn While Vista Announces It Will Hold Onto the Brands
14 people were laid off across departments at Bell, Giro, and Blackburn.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 23, 2019
Vail Resorts to Acquire 17 Mountains in North America Vail Resorts to Acquire 17 Mountains in North America
Vail Resorts will deepen its portfolio with the purchase of 17 Eastern North American mountains including Attitash, NH and Mount Snow, VT.
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Ride Concepts    Jul 23, 2019
Ride Concepts Enters Germany, Austria, Benelux, Partners with Sports Nut Ride Concepts Enters Germany, Austria, Benelux, Partners with Sports Nut
You will be able to purchase Ride Concepts shoes in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg starting next month.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 22, 2019
Enduro World Series Announces 2020 Calendar Enduro World Series Announces 2020 Calendar
8 returning favourites make up the 2020 Enduro World Series calendar as we head around the world once again.
flag Brian Park    Jul 22, 2019
Job Posting: Pinkbike is Hiring a Videographer Job Posting: Pinkbike is Hiring a Videographer
Our video channels continue to grow, and we're adding another videographer to the team to help us build on that growth.
Ed Spratt    Jul 18, 2019
Adolf Silva Breaks Femur in Three Places In Crash at Loosefest XL Adolf Silva Breaks Femur in Three Places In Crash at Loosefest XL
A gnarly slam in Loosefest lands Adolf Silva in Belgian hopsital.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 17, 2019
Delta Airlines Eliminates Fee for Sporting Equipment Including Bikes Delta Airlines Eliminates Fee for Sporting Equipment Including Bikes
Flying with a bike just got a lot less expensive for Delta Airlines customers.
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Highland Mountain Bike Park    Jul 17, 2019
Highland and Clif Bring Gold Level Slopestyle Back to the USA Highland and Clif Bring Gold Level Slopestyle Back to the USA
The Clif Slopestyle presented by Fox US Open takes place this weekend at Highland Bike Park, former home to the Claymore Challenge.
   Jul 16, 2019
HUNT Announces 3 New Wheelsets with the Carbon All-Mountain, DH Privateer & Race XC HUNT Announces 3 New Wheelsets with the Carbon All-Mountain, DH Privateer & Race XC
Hunt Mountain release three new wheelsets. An XC, DH, and unique carbon all-mountain option with a lifetime warranty, provide options for a variety of riders.
flag Mammoth Mountain    Jul 15, 2019
Mammoth Bike Park Now Open to the Summit Mammoth Bike Park Now Open to the Summit
Following record snowfall, the Mammoth summit is now open.
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James Smurthwaite    Jul 12, 2019
Video: 50 Hits at the Athertons’ DyFi Bike Park Video: 50 Hits at the Athertons’ DyFi Bike Park
Dan Atherton's creation is finally open for business.
flag James Smurthwaite    Jul 10, 2019
£45,000 Worth of Bikes Stolen From Afan Trail Centre Hire Shop £45,000 Worth of Bikes Stolen From Afan Trail Centre Hire Shop
Among the losses were seven Orange hire bikes, a custom-built Transition Smuggler, a Cannondale Jekyll and a Santa Cruz Chameleon
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Daniel Sapp    Jul 9, 2019
Vista Outdoor Sells Off Firearms Brands for $170 Million Vista Outdoor Sells Off Firearms Brands for $170 Million
Following the sale of Savage Arms and Stevens by Vista Outdoor, REI to resume business with Bell, Giro, CamelBak, Blackburn, and other Vista Outdoor brands.
Daniel Sapp    Jul 9, 2019
Trailforks Aids in Another Rescue of Injured Mountain Biker in Penticton, BC Trailforks Aids in Another Rescue of Injured Mountain Biker in Penticton, BC
Search and rescue crews used Trailforks to locate an injured rider in Pentiction, BC.
Dirt School    Jul 9, 2019
Dirt School Launches New Guiding Service in the Tweed Valley Dirt School Launches New Guiding Service in the Tweed Valley
Dirt School has announced a new guide service to take riders around some of the world famous trails in the Tweed Valley.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 3, 2019
RockShox Recalls 29-Inch Lyrik and Yari Forks RockShox Recalls 29-Inch Lyrik and Yari Forks
The possibility that the lowers could fail on certain 29er forks prompted RockShox to do a voluntary recall. Don't ride yours until you've checked the serial numbers listed here.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 3, 2019
Iconic North Shore Teeter Totters Saved After Ontario Liability Ruling Iconic North Shore Teeter Totters Saved After Ontario Liability Ruling
Five teeter totters on Mount Fromme that were set to be dismantled following a liability case in Ontario have been saved following the advocacy work of the NSMBA.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 2, 2019
World Cup XC Riders Warned for Using 'Team' Plates to Gain Extra Training Time World Cup XC Riders Warned for Using 'Team' Plates to Gain Extra Training Time
The UCI is cracking down on riders pretending to be coaches to gain extra track time.
Polygon Bikes    Jul 2, 2019
Polygon Bikes Partners With BikesOnline For North American Distribution Polygon Bikes Partners With BikesOnline For North American Distribution
Australia’s largest consumer-direct bicycle retailer has launched into the North American market.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 26, 2019
Interview: Martin Maes - "I'm Not Guilty... I Just Made a Stupid Mistake" Interview: Martin Maes - "I'm Not Guilty... I Just Made a Stupid Mistake"
After his positive drug test, the (former) EWS series leader tells his side of the story.
Ed Spratt    Jun 24, 2019
Peaty's Introduces 2 New Products to Its Maintenance Range Peaty's Introduces 2 New Products to Its Maintenance Range
The two new products are said to be specially formulated in-house specifically to be used on bikes and have been made using environmentally safe materials.
Ed Spratt    Jun 22, 2019
Richie Rude Announces Return to the EWS Richie Rude Announces Return to the EWS
After being served an eight-month suspension by the French Anti-Doping Agency Richie Rude will return for the fourth round of the EWS next weekend.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 20, 2019
Giant Declares 'Made in China' Era Over Citing Trump Tariffs Giant Declares 'Made in China' Era Over Citing Trump Tariffs
The statement came after it moved US bound production back to Taiwan as a response to Trump's tariffs.
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Mike Levy    Jun 20, 2019
ENVE Will Replace Your Rim, No Questions Asked ENVE Will Replace Your Rim, No Questions Asked
You don't even need to make up a story if something stupid happens.

 
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