2008 Products

Transition Factory Racing: Bryn takes PRO GRT #1 win, and Jill 3rd in womens

28
Apr

  2008 Products, Events, Review, Video Footage

Source: Transition Bikes Following Jill’s huge win in the Dual Slalom at the Sea Otter Classic, the Transition Racing program followed up with two huge podium’s at the season openening round of the Pro GRT in Port Angeles, Wa. The … Continue reading

Spotlight: O’Neal Element and Thrasher Clothing

29
Jul

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Clothing, Products

O’Neal Element Jersey and Thrasher Shorts We’re always on the lookout for good riding apparel deals. O’Neal has a variety of racing and riding kit at relatively inexpensive prices. Check inside to find out about their Element jersey and Thrasher … Continue reading

Park Bike Comparison: Corsair König

14
May

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, 2010 Products, Bike Setup, Products

Short travel full suspension bikes are quite popular amongst park / lift assisted riders for a wide variety of reasons.  We’ve decided to build a few up with a static build kit to see how a select group of frames … Continue reading

Preview: e.thirteen LG1+ 2009 2010

30
Apr

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, 2010 Products, Products

The new LG1+ from e.thirteen components is available now and inside we give you the rundown of what you can expect out of their latest chain guide. We took a look at their other new guide, the SRS+ as well … Continue reading

Preview: Yeti 303R DH 2009

13
Apr

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Products

Yeti Cycles introduced the 303R DH this year to complement the current 303 DH. The 303R DH is designed to maintain a similar progressive rate as the 303 DH but in a lighter weight package (by ~2lbs) that is also … Continue reading

Review: Intense M6 2008

7
Apr

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Products

Intense Cycles released the M6 last year and we’ve had some time on ours.  Read the full review inside. [Intense M6 Review]

Review: MRP Mini-G and G2 Chain Guide

26
Mar

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Products, Review

Chain guides are an important part for many bikes (DH, 4x, freeride, slalom, and more).  Be sure to read our review of the MRP Mini-G and MRP G2 chain guide inside. [Review: MRP Mini-G and G2]

Project: Banshee Amp

26
Jan

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Products

We’ve updated our Banshee AMP project page to show some of the parts we’ll be using for the geared version. Additionally we wanted to make a decal for the downtube and Ryan ([email protected]) made two custom down tube decals for … Continue reading

Gee Atherton’s Commencal Supreme DH Comparison

22
Jan

  2008 Products, Bike Setup

Gee’s Commencal Supreme DH Dirt has a nice article they posted up written by Steve Jones about the comparison of Gee Atherton’s race bike to the production consumer version. It has some insightful information about the changes to geometry and … Continue reading

Review: Formula ONE Brakeset

6
Jan

  2008 Products, Products, Review, SickLines Content

Formula ONE Formula’s the ONE is a brake that rivals cross country brakes in weight and downhill brakes in power. Best of both worlds? See what we thought about the Formula ONE inside with our full review of it. [Formula … Continue reading

Start your own project!

25
Dec

  2008 Products, Products

For us to continue to develop content we often buy test/review products and sell them once we’re done with them. Looking to start a new project for yourself? We’ve got two frames inside available (large Morewood Izimu and a medium … Continue reading

Project: Banshee AMP

22
Dec

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Products

Banshee AMP We’ve decided to open up a new section (Projects) on our site that will give you a look at some of the custom things we’re working on. The goal of this is to get more information about the … Continue reading

Boxxer Direct Mount Stems

21
Dec

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Products, Review

With most every fork manufacturer making crowns that fit the Boxxer direct mount standard (Fox, Bos, Manitou, Rock Shox, etc)  we have created a quick list of all the one’s we’ve shown on SickLines inside.

Spotlight: Fox Racing Fluid Rain Jacket

17
Dec

  2008 Products, Clothing, Products

Fox Racing Fluid Rain Jacket Wet and muddy rides are a fun affair but it helps to have gear like this Fox jacket for when the weather turns dismal. Check inside for more details.

Spotlight: Six Six One d3o Evo Pads

15
Dec

  2008 Products, Products, Review

661 d3o Evo knee and elbow pads This year 661 came out with a few d3o infused Evo pads and we got a chance to check them out. See the details inside.

Spotlight: Chromag Fubar OSX 30″ Handlebars

13
Dec

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Products

Chromag Fubar OSX 30″ Handlebar Chromag came out with some Fubar OSX bars earlier this year and these are available in limited numbers. They’re 30″ wide with a 1″ rise and are available in some unique colors. Read more inside.

Spotlight: Frame Wrap

6
Dec

  2008 Products, Products

Frame Wrap Sometimes it’s the little things that count.  Frame Wrap wraps around frames / chainstays and adheres to itself so theres no need for zipties or slippery tubes.  See more about it inside.

Spotlight: Revised Gamut P30

5
Dec

  2008 Products, Products

Gamut P30 chainguide Back in April Gamut released their revised P30 chainguide.  It features a lighter weight bashring to bring its weight even lower than previous models.  Check inside to see how they got the weight so low as well … Continue reading

Review: Topeak TwoUp TuneUp

3
Dec

  2008 Products, Products, Review

Topeak TwoUp TuneUp stand Some times it’s nice to have your cake and eat it too. Topeak believes in this as well. They designed a stand that not only allows you to store up to 4 bikes but also allows … Continue reading

Review: 2008 Morewood Izimu

25
Nov

  2008 Products, Bike Setup, Products, Review

2008 Morewood Izimu As we found out in our poll a while back, many riders are predominantly looking for a bike that will be reliable and durable. An often found characteristic of reliable and durable products is the fact they … Continue reading

Review: Smith Spoiler Interlock

29
Oct

  2008 Products, Clothing, Review

Smith Spoiler Interlock Changing lenses in some interchangeable sunglasses can be quite a pain. Smith has sought to remedy this problem with a quick change system they developed called Interlock. The system works well and the sunglasses pack in a … Continue reading

Review: SDG I-Beam System

27
Oct

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Products, Review

SDG micro adjust seat post and Formula FX saddle SDG USA has developed a new I-Beam post. The I-Beam posts and seats are a unique system in which SDG has developed to implement simplicity, flexibility, and adjustability. We’ve used the … Continue reading

Interbike 2008 Day 7: More Miscellaneous Products

15
Oct

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Interbike 2008, Products

the new RockShox Boxxer Today we have our final wrap up of Interbike 2008 coverage. Inside you’ll find info on the new products from Cane Creek, DT Swiss, FOX Racing Shox, Hope, Mavic, and SRAM.

Preview: Straitline Components SSC Stem

18
Sep

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Interbike 2006, Products

Straitline has a few new products that are rolling out very soon. They’ve developed a new pinch stem (SSC – Split Steerer Clamp) that is a little bit cheaper than their wedge stem with a few different features. Read more … Continue reading

Review: Fly Racing Moto Vault & Ogio 9900

16
Sep

  2008 Products, Products, Review

If you find yourself doing some serious traveling, having a large bag really helps. Fly Racing and Ogio both offer large travel luggage bags that are designed for long trips. Both offer several compartments and can easily pack away all … Continue reading

Month In Review: July August

9
Sep

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Courses, Events, Products, Prototype, Review

Today we have for you a rundown of the important news, reviews, previews, events and much more that happened over the course of the last two months. We understand that our readers don’t always get to check Sick Lines as … Continue reading

Bike Build: 2008 Intense M6 FRO

2
Sep

  2008 Products, 2009 Products, Bike Setup, Guide, Products

2008 Intense M6 FRO Intense is long known for creating high performance downhill bikes. This year they introduced the M6 to replace the M3 as their flagship downhill machine. We built up one to test for ourselves and see how … Continue reading

Preview: Inertia Project FOX 40 Crown

25
Aug

  2008 Products, Products

Inertia Project FOX 40 Crown Up on the chopping block this week we’ve got some Inertia Project crowns by Function Bikes. Available in a few variations, the Inertia crowns offer some benefits over stock crowns. They make crowns that fit … Continue reading

Review: Po1nt One Racing Split Second Stem

23
Jul

  2008 Products, Products, Review

Point One Racing Split Second Stem In the highly competitive parts market innovation, precision, and performance are all key aspects needed for a successful product. Point One Racing embodies these core values and produces their products 100% in the USA. … Continue reading

Syncros Fixed Flat Top Handlebar

22
Jul

  2008 Products, Products

Many riders today prefer a very low cockpit height for their style of riding. Syncros as well as a few other companies offer some super low rise handlebars to allow for minimum cockpit elevation. Check inside to read about Syncros’ … Continue reading