Category: "Gravity"

Eastern States Cup #2 – Plattekill Race Results & Pictures

Stop #2 in the Eastern States Cup was held this past weekend at Plattekill Mountain in New York. Check inside for a race report from the event.

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Video: Worlds Fastest DH Dog?

Nicolas “Tetard” Ortiz is still a fast french DH racer. After a long career as a racer (2002 French Cup overall winner, several World Cup top 30), he won’t stop riding.Everyday, he trains his DH, enduro and MX skills with his dog “Heaven” who goes as fast as him. The collusion of theses two massive [...]

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iXS Xult – Cross Over Full Face Helmet

iXS sent over some details on their new Xult helmet that aims to be the solution for Enduro and DH racers alike.  Details inside.

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Video: Remy Metailler in Whistler

Whistler is a magical place that makes grown men act like children. Watch as RemY Metailler is followed by an ecstatic Yoann Barelli.

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OneUp/Knolly Bikes Video Edit with James Doerfling

OneUp Components is proud to be sponsoring the Knolly Bikes Team for 2015. Knolly Bikes and OneUp Components are both based in the Sea to Sky corridor in British Columbia, Canada. Watch their rider, James Doerfling, who is featured in their video edit inside.

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Chain Reaction Cycles PayPal Fort William BDS 2015 report

With the second stop of the 2015 UCI World Cup Downhill stopping at Ft William, many teams attended the BDS round this past weekend to see what would be in store. Team Chain Reaction Cycles PayPal Fort William BDS 2015 report can be seen inside.

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Kurt Sorge’s 2015 Polygon / SR Suntour Rux

Kurt Sorge is riding for Polygon this year and inside we snapped a few detailed shots of his bike. See the shots on his bike inside along with some details about the SR Suntour RUX fork he’s running.

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Video: COMMENCAL / VALLNORD DH RACING TEAM presents ALL IN – TEASER !

COMMENCAL / VALLNORD Downhill Racing Team is proud to present the first teaser of his new project: ALL IN. The full movie will be released next October, featuring and following Myriam Nicole, Rémi Thirion, Thibaut and Gaëtan Ruffin, and Gaëtan Vigé as well as the team crew throughout the 2015 race season.

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Video: May 2nd Opening Day and new changes at Whistler

If you haven’t been to Whistler yet this season check out the opening teaser they created to see what you can expect from Brian Finestone.

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Aaron Chase – Rides Through Abandoned Mine

Watch Aaron take on some Mexican cave drops. See through the goggles of freeride MTB master, Aaron Chase, as he heads to an abandoned New Jersey mine for some deep-cave downhilling.

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Eric Carter – Teams up with Gravity Cartel (iXS, Spank) for 2015

Eric Carter is going to be working with the Gravity Cartel and their brands to be an ambassador and more for 2015.

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Video: Sam Reynolds – Masters of Dirt Vienna

Sam Reynolds took part in the biggest show in Europe last February: Masters of Dirt Vienna. United Ride beamed over this video on that special event recapping Sam’s day.

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Polygon United Ride – The Neethlings: A Brothers’ Story

Andrew Neethling and Jonty Neethling started MTB DH at their young age and after racing WC together for several years they found their own path at Polygon UR team. Discover the story behind the two brothers.

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Pivot Cycles Team at Sea Otter | Emilie Siegenthaler, Bernard Kerr, Eliot Jackson

Pivot Cycles had their World Cup gravity team, Emilie Siegenthaler, Bernard Kerr, and Eliot Jackson, at Sea Otter this year. We swung by the Pivot booth, got a chance to chat with them, and snapped a few pictures from the event.

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OneUp X-Cog 44T for XX1/X01 and Sram Direct Mount Narrow Wide rings

OneUp sent over some details on two new prodcuts they’ve developed. The first item is desigend to extend the life of your 10-42t cassette by replacing your worn aluminum 42t with an X-Cog 44T sprocket. The second item is the Direct Mount chain rings that bolt up to SRAM’s cranksets. Details inside.

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2016 Renthal Integra 2 Stem, Marzocchi EPD Dropper Seatpost, 350 Plus NCR, Deity TMAC Signature Pedals, Micro Stem, BladeRunner, and more

Check inside for some updates from Marzocchi and their new EPD dropper seat post, a 350 Plus fork, Renthal Integra 2 stems, and new products from Deity.

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Custom Shaun Palmer 2016 Intense M16 and Palmer JrX Team Announcement

This week at Sea Otter Intense Cycles has a variety of things they’re announcing. Today they revealed their JrX team that Palmer will be leading. In addition to that, Palmer also showed off a limited edition Palmer M16 downhill bike that features an awesome paintjob.

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2015 Enve HDH Handlebars Sea Otter Classic

Sea Otter Classic has begun! Inside we take a look at some new 46mm rise handlebars from Enve along with some updates to their handlebars across the range.

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Voting for Bell Bike Trail Grant Opens for West Coast

The power is now in your hands to vote in the Bell Built trail grant for 2015.  Pick your favorite west coast trail initiative and share with your friends!

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Kurt Sorge Joins Polygon Bikes 2015

Freeride specialist Kurt Sorge joins the Polygon team for the 2015 season. Details inside.

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2016 Intense Cycles M16 Downhill Bike Unveiled

Intense Cycles sent over some details on their new 27.5″ downhill bike, the M16. Made in the USA, adjustable travel, integrated fork bumpers, and more.

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Video: The Syndicate Project – Episode One : Lourdes World Cup

For 2015 This Is Peaty is taking a break and The Syndicate Project is stepping in. Follow along with the team as they compete in the first DH World Cup of 2015 in Lourdes, France.

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Kids Fork: 2015 / 2016 SR Suntour Axon Werx 20″

SR SUNTOUR (www.srsunotur-cycling.com) AXON WERX 20” Kids bikes have come a long way since many of our childhoods, In turn kids are pushing harder and progressing faster than ever requiring performance suspension to follow and meet their small stature. SR SUNTOUR’s passion for riding bikes and ability to do what many cannot have produced a [...]

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2015 UCI WC DH #1 Team Reports and Aaron Gwin’s Winning Race Run

Many of the top athletes from 2014 were injured including Greg Minnaar(thumb), Steve Peat (ACL), Sam Hill(shoulder) , Gee Atherton (wrist), Steve Smith (foot), and others. The show must go on however and you can read more from the Lourdes race reports as well viewing Gwin’s winning run the Red Bull finals video inside.

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2015 UCI World Cup Downhill #1 Qualifying and Finals Results Aaron Gwin Emmeline Ragot

The first stop of the 2015 UCI World DH Cup is in the books.  The qualifying results had some new faces rise to the occasion and the finals race would prove to be quite exciting. Aaron Gwin took the win for the pro men and Emmeline Ragot for the women.  Watch the Red Bull qualifying [...]

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Helmet Camera #1 Lourdes, France 2015 Helmet Cam Josh Bryceland

It’s hard to believe it but World Cup #1 kicks off this weekend! Check out the Ratboy (Josh Bryceland) helmet camera inside and be sure to tune in live for the race this weekend.

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2016 New Commencal Supreme DH V4

Commencal has launched a new Commencal Supreme DH V4 bike. Read all about it their new downhill bike inside from Commencal.

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2015 Deity Bladerunner : Deity Launches the First in a Series of New Pedals

Deity is launching a bevy of new components in 2015 and inside the first is a new pedal called the Bladerunner. Read more about it inside, and be sure to enter to win a pair of these pedals.

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2015 Trek Session 9.9 DH 27.5 Frame Details Reviewed, Weights, Detailed Frame Photos, and more

Trek has been refining the Session for a few years now and for 2015 they’re offering it with 27.5 / 650b wheels. Piloted and refined by the Trek World Racing team, this new big wheel’d Session has evolved. Inside we review some of the details on the carbon 2015 Trek Session 9.9 DH 27.5.

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Review: 2015 Renthal Introduces a New Wide/Narrow 1x Chainring : 1XR Chainring

Renthal makes some quality products and the inclusion of a new 1XR chainring is now available. The 1XR chainring comes as a natural progression to Renthal’s offerings and inside we take a deeper dive on its features and functionality. While many offerings exist in this space, Renthal’s offering is definitely worth considering given our experience [...]

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