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Angel Fire – Fire 5 Downhill Race Series – $10,000 Pro Purse – Events May 29 | July 16 | August 13 | September 4 | October 8

Angel Fire is kicking off a Downhill race series, called the Fire 5 starting on May 29th offering a $10,000 Purse Pro Prize.  Details inside from Angelfire.

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Video: Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom and Downhill With UR Team

The UR Team has beamed over their latest team video edit. Check it out as Fabien Cousinie and Andrew Neethling race the downhill and dual slalom at the Sea Otter Classic on their Polygon bikes.

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2016 Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom Pictures and Full Race Results

The 2016 Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom is often referred to as the un-official World Championship of Dual Slalom as the talent that shows up to race the iconic hillside is the who’s who of World Cup caliber talent

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Polar V800 GPS and GoPro Connect to Embed Heart Rate, Speed, Time, and more

Polar sent over some news that their Polar V800 GPS multisport watch will be able to connect to the GoPro cameras later this year. See some of the functionality inside such as controlling your GoPro, inserting heart rate and speed into the GoPro video. Learn more about integration with the V800 and GoPro inside.

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Schwalbe EVO Tubes, Tire Cutter, Foes Hydro, Mixer, Race Face NEXT SL G4, Composite Spider Chainring

Inside we take a look at some new products from Schwalbe, FOES, and Race Face from the 2016 Sea Otter Classic.  We take a look at Schwalbe’s bike specific tire siping tool, lightweight tubes, updated Race Face Next SL cranks, USA made frames from FOES, and more.

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Motor Monday: Husqvarna and Mike Brown at the 2016 Sea Otter Classic – TC125, FE250, 701 Supermoto, and 701 Enduro

It’s always great to see good companies like Husqvarna interested in cycling. If you happened to be at Sea Otter this year and were wondering what they were doing there you may probably weren’t alone. Inside, we asked them about their interests in the cycling community and chatted with Mike Brown, who is a decorated […]

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2016 Sea Otter Dual Slalom – Jill Kintner and Martin Maes Win

The 2016 Sea Otter Dual Slalom is a race that many racers look forward to each year. Last year Jill Kintner and Martin Maes won the race and they were fortunate enough to repeat their performance this year in a stacked pro field.

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Video: Downhill Course Preview | 2016 Sea Otter Downhil with Andrew Neethling

The 2016 Sea Otter Downhill course has received a few tweaks this year. Follow along with Andrew Neethling to see what’s in store for the riders.

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2016 Norco Optic Carbon 7, Carbon 9, Alloy 7, Alloy 9 – 650b and 29er Options

We stopped by the Norco booth to check out their new Optic bike. Learn more about it inside from Sarah and stay tuned for some more detailed pictures of it. If you’re at Sea Otter, be sure to check out this new bike.

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2016 Sea Otter Classic – Deity, FOX Shox Repair, Santa Cruz V10c, FOX Head Limited Edition Handlebar

Our Sea Otter coverage continues with some content from Deity, a tidy looking Santa Cruz V10c from Santa Cruz Bicycles, some limited edition Fox Head handlebars, and cheap suspension service from FOX if you bring your FOX suspension to them at Sea Otter!

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Shimano XT M8050 Di2 Launch

Shimano chose a formidable location at the Tech Museum of Innovation to showcase their latest electronic mountain bike gruppo, XT M8050 Di2, to the mountain bike media. Learn more about it inside and see some detailed pictures of the new XT components.

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Devinci Launches New Troy XT Carbon All Mountain Bike

Devinci beamed over some details on their latest bike, the 650b wheel’d Troy XT. It has all the update you’re probably expecting and perhaps a few new ones in this 140mm Devinci CARBON package.

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FOX 2017 Updates

For 2017, FOX has a number of updates to their forks, shocks, and accessories lineup. The FOX Float and X2 rear shocks get an optional 2-position X2 lever and more. Check out the details inside.

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Video: UCI World Cup #1 in Lourdes, France Course Preivew with Claudio

The 2016 World Cup downhill season is upon us! Watch inside as Claudio does a course preview of the Lourdes track.

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Video: UCI World Cup – Lourdes – France Kicks Off This Weekend!

Former downhill racers Rob Warner and Caludio Caluori commentate the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup on Red Bull TV. To get them in shape for the upcoming season, we needed to make sure they were fit for the task… Time for an MTB Bootcamp! Be sure to tune in on April 10th for the World […]

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VIdeo: A Day Out – Gothenburg

Jon Bokrantz beamed over his latest video edit from a town called Gothenburg. Check out some of their terrain, city, and more inside.

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Omata Analog GPS Speedometer

If you’ve ever wanted an analog GPS Speedometer, now is your chance with Omoata. Check it out inside.

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e*thirteen & The Hive Announce TRS Race & TRS Plus Tires 650b / 29″

e*thirteen sent over some news that they’ve now offeirng tires. Designed for Enduro riders, the TRS Race and TRS Plus will be available in 27.5″ and 29″ with a 2.35″ width. Details inside from e.thirteen.

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Video: Devinci Global Racing Training in British Columbia

Devinci Global Racing (DGR) sent over a new team video they filmed in British Columbia along with some photos from Sterling Lorence. Watch inside as Steve Smith, Damien Oton, Mark Wallace, and the DGR shred in their new team edit.

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FOX Announces $99 Plus Shipping 2012-2015 34 Float and Talas Fork Upgrade Program

If you’ve got a 2012-2015 FOX 34 FLOAT and TALAS fork, FOX is offering a $99 upgradge for a limited time for those in the USA. Details inside.

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Cane Creek, DVO, RockShox, Manitou, XFusion, and SR Suntour Announce Metric Shock Sizing

SRAM sent over some news of an agreement among six suspension companies (Cane Creek, DVO, RockShox, Manitou, XFusion, and SR Suntour.) on metric shock sizing. Hopefully we hear more good things about this agreement in the future so that shock compatibility and frame issues quickly become an issue of the past.

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Intense Cycles Launches The Spider 275C – Carbon Review Part 2 of 2

Be sure to read part 2 of our Intense Spider 275C review.

[Review: 2016 Intense Spider 275C]

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Intense Cycles Launches The Spider 275C – Carbon Review Part 1 of 2

Earlier this year Intense invited us to their Spider 275C launch where we got a chance to experience the latest and greatest Intense bike. The new Spider is available in various build specifications (Factory, Pro, Expert, and Foundation) and inside we’ve captured a lot of detail shots for you in the first part of the […]

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Blackburn GRID 13 Multitool

Blackburn has a new multitool available that features 13 tools in a compact layout. It contains most of the common tools to interface with modern bicycle components, and oriented in the best way for their intended use. Details inside.

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Specialized Bicycles Fight to Eliminate Counterfeit Products

Specialized sent over some details about their efforts in reducing counterfeit parts that have popped up online. They’ve identified some road handlebars inside you can take a look at but hopefully this gets nipped in the bud quickly and doesn’t extend to additional products as that isn’t a good thing for consumers. Details inside from […]

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Specialized – Turbo Levo FSR vs Finale Ligure

Specialized created a new video of their their Tubo Levo FSR 6fattie taking on a famous area for mountain biking, Finale, Ligure with Sam Benedict. Is this the future of mountain biking? How will this affect trail access? Will it bring more people into cycling? Allow all riders to ride longer and further? The future […]

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2017 Devinci Wilson Carbon 27.5 SL, XP, SL, and Carbon Frameset Options

The 2017 Devinci Wilson Carbon is here. Learn more about it inside and see what they’re offering with their latest update to the Wilson family.

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SRAM XX1 and X01 EAGLE DRIVETRAINS 1×12, 10-50t cassette

Today SRAM has announed XX1 and X01 EAGLE™ DRIVETRAINS. 1×12, all new components, revised chainring profile, flow link (chain link), a 500% range, a new 10-50t cassette, and much more. Details inside from SRAM.

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2017 Truvativ Components: Carbon Cranks, Truvativ DH Aluminum Crankset, Carbon Handlebars, Alloy, and more

TRUVATIV beamed over some new details on their 2017 DESCENDANT components. Learn more about them inside.

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Deity – Spencer Graf in the Coast Gravity Park

Deity has a new video of Spencer Graf in the Coast Gravity Park. Check it out inside for some motivation to get on your bike today!

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