Tags: Women's MTB
flag Norco Bicycles    Aug 22, 2019
NSMBA Hosts First Ever Womxn's Fiver Enduro Race NSMBA Hosts First Ever Womxn's Fiver Enduro Race
The women’s turnout for the Fivers is usually somewhere between 5-20% and this event is trying to shift that.
Sarah Moore    Aug 20, 2019
First Ride: 2020 Liv Pique 29 - A World Cup Ready XC Bike First Ride: 2020 Liv Pique 29 - A World Cup Ready XC Bike
The Liv Pique has morphed from a small-wheeled trail bike into a big-wheeled cross-country race machine.
Sarah Moore    Aug 20, 2019
First Ride: Juliana's Short Travel Brawler - The 2020 Joplin First Ride: Juliana's Short Travel Brawler - The 2020 Joplin
The new Joplin now has 120mm of travel, and geometry that makes it more capable than ever.
flag Transition Bikes    Aug 8, 2019
Details Announced for Transition Women's Weekend September 14-15th in East Burke, VT Details Announced for Transition Women's Weekend September 14-15th in East Burke, VT
The event will use the Kingdom Trails network as well as lift-served Burke Mountain Bike Park to help participants progress their skills.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 1, 2019
Getting to Know: EWS Les Orres Silver Medallist Raphaela Richter Getting to Know: EWS Les Orres Silver Medallist Raphaela Richter
Raphaela took 6th at the Leogang DH World Cup and then finished second to Isabeau Courdurier at the Les Orres EWS.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 30, 2019
Bike Check: Vero Sandler's Marin Mount Vision Bike Check: Vero Sandler's Marin Mount Vision
Vero Sandler's custom Marin Mount Vision has a smorgasbord of unique accents and is dialed in for logging skymiles.
James Smurthwaite    Jul 30, 2019
Interview: Vero Sandler - "The Way Forward is to Prove We Can Ride With the Guys" Interview: Vero Sandler - "The Way Forward is to Prove We Can Ride With the Guys"
We caught up with Vero to find out how she went from World Cup hopeful to Instagram star to landing a leading role in her own film.
Five Ten    Jul 30, 2019
Video: Riding the Vision Film Line with Veronique Sandler Video: Riding the Vision Film Line with Veronique Sandler
A helmet cam from the Vision line at the Revolution Bike Park and some photos that tell the story of the film.
Downtime Podcast    Jul 28, 2019
Podcast: Vali Höll on Racing with her Heroes, Sponsorship, Injury & More Podcast: Vali Höll on Racing with her Heroes, Sponsorship, Injury & More
How Vali Holl got into riding, beating boys at her first races, getting sponsored, racing with her heroes, injury and much more.
   Jul 26, 2019
Details Announced for Whistler Sessions Women's Dirt Jump Competition August 3-4 Details Announced for Whistler Sessions Women's Dirt Jump Competition August 3-4
Veronique Sandler, Noga Korem and more will be battling it out for the $2500 prize pack, but there are also amateur and semi-pro categories.
Five Ten    Jul 15, 2019
Official Trailer for Freeride Film 'Vision' with Veronique Sandler, Tahnee Seagrave, Casey Brown & More Official Trailer for Freeride Film 'Vision' with Veronique Sandler, Tahnee Seagrave, Casey Brown & More
The new female-led freeride mountain bike film will be available worldwide on July 30, 2019.
HKT Products Ltd    Jul 31, 2019
Podcast: Vero Sandler, From World Cup Racing To Following Her Own Vision Podcast: Vero Sandler, From World Cup Racing To Following Her Own Vision
Veronique Sandler's local riding scene, her influencers inside and outside mountain biking, what the future holds, and much more!
Sarah Moore    Jul 2, 2019
First Ride: Juliana's New 29er - the 2020 Maverick First Ride: Juliana's New 29er - the 2020 Maverick
The Maverick is the first longer-travel 29er in Juliana's lineup, with 140mm of rear travel and a 150mm fork.
Sarah Moore    Jun 24, 2019
Getting to Know Olympic Ski Cross Silver Medallist & EWS Racer Brittany Phelan Getting to Know Olympic Ski Cross Silver Medallist & EWS Racer Brittany Phelan
Find out how Brittany Phelan got into racing bikes, how she balances competing in two sports at the highest level, and how she copes with spending nine months on the road every year.
Downtime Podcast    Jun 19, 2019
Podcast: Bex Baraona & Martha Gill on Coaching, Learning EWS Tracks & More Podcast: Bex Baraona & Martha Gill on Coaching, Learning EWS Tracks & More
How Bex Baraona and Martha Gill work with professional coaches both on the fitness and the mental side of things, how they learn EWS tracks, Bex’s move from privateer to professional, and plenty more.
Nikki Rohan    Jun 6, 2019
9 Women's Kits Tested - 2019 Summer Gear Guide 9 Women's Kits Tested - 2019 Summer Gear Guide
Take a look at nine spring/summer women's kits from Race Face, Dakine, 100%, POC, Club Ride Apparel, Zoic, Yeti Cycles, O'Neal racing and Scott Sports.
Sarah Moore    May 30, 2019
Interview: Lael Wilcox on Ultra-Endurance Racing & Having the Courage to Take on the Men's Field Interview: Lael Wilcox on Ultra-Endurance Racing & Having the Courage to Take on the Men's Field
There's no doubt that Lael Wilcox is up for the challenge of winning the 2,750 mile Tour Divide.
Sarah Moore    May 29, 2019
Staff Rides: Sarah Moore's Juliana Roubion Mullet Bike Staff Rides: Sarah Moore's Juliana Roubion Mullet Bike
Pinkbike's Sarah Moore is the latest victim of the franken-wheeler trend. Check out her thoughts on the dual wheel size and what makes her Juliana Roubion one of a kind.
Official Crankworx    May 14, 2019
Crankworx Announces Women's Speed & Style to Debut at Whistler Crankworx Announces Women's Speed & Style to Debut at Whistler
The Best Trick contest on Friday night will feature both men’s and women’s categories for the first time.
Pinkbike Originals    Apr 24, 2019
Video: The Liv Women’s Trail Session Hits Skyline Rotorua Video: The Liv Women’s Trail Session Hits Skyline Rotorua
During the week of Crankworx Rotorua, Liv hosted a morning of riding for a group of over 80 women with exclusive access to half of Skyline Rotorua.
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Downtime Podcast    Apr 23, 2019
Podcast: Rachel Atherton - What It Takes to Win Podcast: Rachel Atherton - What It Takes to Win
What it takes to push yourself to the edge to be one of the most successful athletes the sport has ever seen.
Steph Nychka    Apr 23, 2019
Women's Slopestyle Tour Partners with 2019 FMBA Series Women's Slopestyle Tour Partners with 2019 FMBA Series
The Women’s Slopestyle Tour will be partnering with the Freeride Mountain Bike Association to bring the addition of women’s Dirt Jump, Freeride and Slopestyle events to multiple locations across North America.
Downtime Podcast    Apr 20, 2019
Podcast: Claire Buchar - Driven to Succeed Podcast: Claire Buchar - Driven to Succeed
Find out more about Claire Buchar’s story, what drives her, and some of the huge challenges that she has had to overcome in order to achieve everything that she has.
Sarah Moore    Apr 15, 2019
Women's Roundup - Sea Otter 2019 Women's Roundup - Sea Otter 2019
The top women's product that I spotted roaming the dusty walkways of Sea Otter.
Sarah Moore    Apr 14, 2019
Liv's Prototype XC Bike - Sea Otter 2019 Liv's Prototype XC Bike - Sea Otter 2019
American long-distance mountain bike racer Kaysee Armstrong was spotted on this Liv prototype during the XC race at Sea Otter.
Chromag Bikes    Apr 5, 2019
Chromag Announces New Techline Women's Apparel Chromag Announces New Techline Women's Apparel
The Whistler brand's first collection of women's apparel is comprised of three jerseys and a pair of shorts.
Sarah Moore    Mar 30, 2019
Video: Jolanda Neff Talks Rainbow Stripes, the Olympics & Happiness in 'Coffee Break' Video: Jolanda Neff Talks Rainbow Stripes, the Olympics & Happiness in 'Coffee Break'
Jolanda Neff talks about wearing the rainbow stripes, the Olympics, and her multi-discipline approach.
Sarah Moore    Mar 20, 2019
Interview: Jill Kintner on Not Competing at Crankworx Rotorua, Tackling New Challenges & Finding Motivation Interview: Jill Kintner on Not Competing at Crankworx Rotorua, Tackling New Challenges & Finding Motivation
We learn more about why the five-time Queen of Crankworx winner isn't contending the crown this year.
Five Ten    Mar 18, 2019
Teaser: 'Vision' - Veronique Sandler's Freeride Documentary Teaser: 'Vision' - Veronique Sandler's Freeride Documentary
Vision is the first female led freeride movie starring Veronique Sandler and featuring Joey Gough, Brendan Fairclough, Tahnee Seagrave and a host of other riders from around the world.
Sarah Moore    Mar 8, 2019
Snapshot: A View of Women's Mountain Biking From Female Racers & the Industry Snapshot: A View of Women's Mountain Biking From Female Racers & the Industry
We reached out to a wide variety of female racers and women who work in the mountain bike industry to see what their thoughts are on the state of women's mountain biking.
Sarah Moore    Mar 8, 2019
Pinkbike Celebrates International Women's Day Pinkbike Celebrates International Women's Day
From racing, to freeride, to adventure—the women's MTB scene is more vibrant and badass than ever. Looking back at the past year, here are some of the notable moments.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 8, 2019
Burning Question: Why Don't More World Cup Downhill Teams Sponsor a Woman? Burning Question: Why Don't More World Cup Downhill Teams Sponsor a Woman?
There's a big gender divide between who's getting sponsored and who isn't.
Sarah Moore    Feb 28, 2019
Rebecca Rusch Finishes the Brutal 350 Mile Iditarod Trail Invitational in Alaska Rebecca Rusch Finishes the Brutal 350 Mile Iditarod Trail Invitational in Alaska
At 50, the Queen of Pain forced herself to take a big athletic risk.
Sarah Moore    Feb 22, 2019
Interview: Anneke Beerten on Changing Focus, Training & Vlogs Interview: Anneke Beerten on Changing Focus, Training & Vlogs
We asked the Dutch rider about her new program, how she feels to be moving on from doing the full Enduro World Series circuit, and what she's most excited about this coming year.
Sarah Pineo    Feb 20, 2019
Shining the Spotlight on 3 Female Mountain Bikers in 'Unconventional' Shining the Spotlight on 3 Female Mountain Bikers in 'Unconventional'
Ground-breaking research, global humanitarian pursuits, backflips... These are three women will make you want to strive to do more with your day.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 13, 2019
Getting to Know: Monika Hrastnik Getting to Know: Monika Hrastnik
Asking one of last year's breakout downhill stars the questions that matter.
Official Crankworx    Feb 12, 2019
Video: 'Shifting Perceptions' - Episode 3 of Crankworx's Web Series about Women in MTB Video: 'Shifting Perceptions' - Episode 3 of Crankworx's Web Series about Women in MTB
Riders at all stages of their careers, including Micayla Gatto, Jill Kintner and Valentina Höll, talk about how the game’s been changed, and their hopes for the future
Official Crankworx    Jan 29, 2019
Video: 'Shifting Perceptions' - Crankworx's Web Series about Women in MTB Video: 'Shifting Perceptions' - Crankworx's Web Series about Women in MTB
Claire Buchar, Anneke Beerten and Jill Kintner talk about where they’ve come from.
Sarah Moore    Jan 26, 2019
Interview: Juliana Bicycles' New General Manager Elayna Caldwell Interview: Juliana Bicycles' New General Manager Elayna Caldwell
Elayna Caldwell has been working in the bike industry for over two decades, from Bell Sports, to Fox Racing, to Interbike, SRAM, and now Juliana.
Sarah Moore    Dec 30, 2018
Video: A Portrait of German DH Racer Sandra Rübesam Video: A Portrait of German DH Racer Sandra Rübesam
Get to know German downhill rider Sandra Rübesam and her passion for riding bikes in the woods.
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Daniel Sapp    Dec 18, 2018
Interview: Pro XC & Cyclocross Racer Ellen Noble Interview: Pro XC & Cyclocross Racer Ellen Noble
23-year-old Ellen Noble has won or podiumed at some of the biggest races in the world but she hasn't forgotten her roots. When it comes down to it, she simply loves riding bikes.
Harrison Fetter    Dec 17, 2018
Getting to Know: XC Turned DH Racer Rachel Pageau Getting to Know: XC Turned DH Racer Rachel Pageau
The French Canadian rider has gone from racing XC World Cup to DH World Cup in a short period of time.
Gabriel Gakwaya    Dec 6, 2018
Video: Andréane Lanthier Nadeau Rips Icy Trails in Quebec Video: Andréane Lanthier Nadeau Rips Icy Trails in Quebec
With sizeable drops, creative woodwork and intimidating rock faces, the trails at Sentiers du Moulin are something special, even when the weather doesn't cooperate!
James Smurthwaite    Dec 5, 2018
Interview: Rachel Atherton - The Records Don't Matter Interview: Rachel Atherton - The Records Don't Matter
Week in, week out, each race means as much to Rachel Atherton as her first.
Sarah Moore    Nov 28, 2018
Getting to Know: World Cup XC Racer Lea Davison on Resilience, Happiness & the Olympics Getting to Know: World Cup XC Racer Lea Davison on Resilience, Happiness & the Olympics
Vermont-based Lea Davison talks happiness, crashes, women's cycling, and going for her third Olympics in Tokyo.
Sarah Moore    Nov 20, 2018
Video: Missy Giove - The Champion Mountain Biker Turned Drug Smuggler Video: Missy Giove - The Champion Mountain Biker Turned Drug Smuggler
Learn how a downhill champ ended up hunted by the DEA for her role in a multimillion-dollar drug smuggling operation.
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Sarah Moore    Nov 19, 2018
Review: Canyon Spectral WMN CF 9.0 Review: Canyon Spectral WMN CF 9.0
Canyon's Spectral WMN has 140mm of travel, 27.5" wheels, and uses an entirely different frame than the men's version.
Sarah Moore    Nov 6, 2018
First Look: Specialized Women's Power Saddle with Mimic Technology First Look: Specialized Women's Power Saddle with Mimic Technology
Specialized designed this new saddle with a multi-layer cushioning system that conforms to female soft tissue and helps relieve pressure.
Sarah Moore    Oct 10, 2018
Interview: Rebecca Rusch Takes Home Emmy Award for 'Blood Road' Interview: Rebecca Rusch Takes Home Emmy Award for 'Blood Road'
We ask Rebecca Rusch what it means for her to win an Emmy Award for Blood Road, how it compares to her World Championship and other athletic wins, and what she's got planned next.
Harrison Fetter    Sep 28, 2018
Getting to Know: World Cup Racer & Registered Nurse Veronika Widmann Getting to Know: World Cup Racer & Registered Nurse Veronika Widmann
She took her first World Cup podium at Val di Sole this year.
Downtime Podcast    Sep 25, 2018
Katy Winton on the Downtime Podcast Katy Winton on the Downtime Podcast
Katy Winton gives an open and honest view of what it’s like to be pushing hard at the top of one of the most challenging disciplines that mountain biking.
Sarah Moore    Sep 11, 2018
Video: XC's Fastest Female Riders Tell You Why They Love MTB Video: XC's Fastest Female Riders Tell You Why They Love MTB
The best XC MTB female athletes in the world including Jolanda Neff, Maja Włoszczowska, Emily Batty, Annika Langvad, and more, tell you why they love what they do!
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Sarah Moore    Sep 2, 2018
Interview: Rae Morrison on Social Media, Injuries & Being a Pro EWS Racer Interview: Rae Morrison on Social Media, Injuries & Being a Pro EWS Racer
We chatted social media, injuries, and what it's really like being a professional athlete with Rae Morrison when she was in Squamish at Liv's launch event for the Intrigue.
Sarah Moore    Aug 22, 2018
Getting to Know: EWS Whistler's 6th Place Finisher Christina Chappetta Getting to Know: EWS Whistler's 6th Place Finisher Christina Chappetta
Coming off a career-best finish at the Enduro World Series in Whistler, we caught up with Whistler local Christina Chappetta to find out what it's like living in the bike capital of the world, how she got into riding, and how she supports her racing habit.
Sarah Moore    Aug 19, 2018
Video: Riverside Women's Only Jump Jam - Crankworx Whistler 2018 Video: Riverside Women's Only Jump Jam - Crankworx Whistler 2018
A rad group of women showed off their style and skills in a Crankworx first, a women’s only dirt jump contest.
Sarah Moore    Aug 8, 2018
First Look: 2019 Liv Intrigue Advanced First Look: 2019 Liv Intrigue Advanced
We take a look at Liv's new carbon 27.5" women's specific trail bike.
Sarah Moore    Jul 18, 2018
Video: Exploring Coffee Trails in Colombia with Anita & Caro Gehrig Video: Exploring Coffee Trails in Colombia with Anita & Caro Gehrig
Former baristas and professional racers Anita and Caro Gehrig take us through the process of making coffee, from tree to espresso, before shredding the coffee trails ahead of the Enduro World Series.
Sarah Moore    May 23, 2018
Ergon's Saddle Designer: "My Female Colleagues & I Couldn't Find a Saddle We Were Happy With" - Interview Ergon's Saddle Designer: "My Female Colleagues & I Couldn't Find a Saddle We Were Happy With" - Interview
Ergon saddle designer Janina Haas was at the Sea Otter Classic this April to launch their new line of women's saddles and answer all of our questions about the development process.
Sarah Moore    May 14, 2018
An Update From Katy Winton After Her Brutal Crash At EWS Olargues, France An Update From Katy Winton After Her Brutal Crash At EWS Olargues, France
With a mega crash, a flat tire, and various other hurdles throughout the weekend, Round 3 of the Enduro World Series was a difficult one for Katy Winton. We caught up with her to see how she's doing after digging deep to stay in the race.
Sarah Moore    May 13, 2018
Getting to Know: Kaylee Gibb, Backflipping Mother Of 3 Getting to Know: Kaylee Gibb, Backflipping Mother Of 3
She has three kids, but that didn't stop Kaylee Gibb from attempting, and successfully landing, her first mountain bike backflip earlier this year. Happy Mother's Day!
Sarah Moore    May 3, 2018
Getting to Know: Kialani Hines Getting to Know: Kialani Hines
After a decade racing BMX, Kialani Hines switched to mountain biking, and at 20 years old, she's already nipping at the likes of Jill Kintner's heels. We caught up with her at Sea Otter to see what the transition to bigger wheels has been like.
Sarah Moore    Apr 24, 2018
Women's Round Up - Sea Otter 2018 Women's Round Up - Sea Otter 2018
A round up of the newest women's apparel and product and the fastest female racers at Sea Otter.
Sarah Moore    Mar 8, 2018
How the World's Best Female Riders are Celebrating International Women’s Day - Video How the World's Best Female Riders are Celebrating International Women’s Day - Video
Today is International Women’s Day, so we asked some of mountain biking’s top female riders including Miranda Miller, Rebecca Rusch, and Catharine Pendrel to weigh in.
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Sarah Moore    Mar 8, 2018
Women's MTB Highlights from the Past Year Women's MTB Highlights from the Past Year
From racing, to freeride, to adventure—the women's MTB scene is more vibrant and badass than ever. Looking back at the past year, here are some of our favourite moments.
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Sarah Moore    Jan 27, 2018
7 Women's Skills Clinics & Camps Happening in 2018 7 Women's Skills Clinics & Camps Happening in 2018
With women's specific clinics and camps popping up all over the place, there are now tons of options for women to enhance their skills. We've rounded up a few that are on our radar for 2018.

 
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