Bike Setup

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

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

Review: Canfield Brothers One

29
Apr

  2008 Products, Bike Setup, Products, Prototype, Review

Canfield Brothers have got a lot of new bikes this year and we’ve had some time on their prototype bike called the One. Inside you’ll find our review of it and a small bike build segment showcasing some of the … Continue reading

What the Pro’s Ride: Drew Mitchell

17
Apr

  Bike Setup, Video Footage

Check out the little video inside of Drew Mitchell’s 08 Team Cove Shocker he’ll be running this year.

Bike Build: Intense Socom FRO (part 2)

4
Apr

  2008 Products, Bike Setup, Guide, Products

Bike Build: 2008 Intense Socom The last 4 pages of the build article are published now. We hope you enjoy the article and hopefully was worth the wait. Let us know what you think. The full Socom review will be … Continue reading

Bike Build: 2008 Intense Socom

3
Apr

  2008 Products, Bike Setup, Guide, Products

Bike Build: 2008 Intense Socom In 2007 Intense shook the downhill industry up a bit with their Socom. The Socom was the love child of a 6.6 and the Uzzi. A lightweight downhill frame by a manufacturer known for creating … Continue reading

Chris Kovarik’s BlkMrkt Mob 4X Spotted at Fontana

11
Mar

  Bike Setup, Products

Carter Holland caught up with Chris Kovarik at Fontana and had his new 4Cross machine all built up… minus an e13 chain guide for now. Here’s a sneak peak at Chris’ new 22.25″ Mob4X with race inspired geometry, 83mm bb … Continue reading

Bike Build: Project 37.5lb Blindside (part 2)

29
Jan

  2008 Products, Bike Setup, Products

The last 4 pages are now added so you can see the rest of the build writeup. A full review of the Blindside will be in around April. Check it out and let us know what you think about it.

Bike Build: Project 37.5lb Blindside

28
Jan

  2008 Products, Bike Setup, Products

So the first three build pages of our little project Blindside are now up. The last four pages will be available tomorrow. Enjoy and let us know what you think about it.

Santa Cruz Tech Info Documents

23
Jan

  Bike Setup, How-to

If you haven’t checked lately, Santa Cruz has updated their Tech Info section for most of their bikes. They’ve included overhaul and seasonal maintenance documents with lots of detail. They include step by step instructions with great pictures and a … Continue reading

Tech: Shock Details

8
Jan

  Bike Setup, Guide

If you’ve ever looked at shock numbers, they can be somewhat confusing. Inside is a run down of some basics behind the measurements in rear shocks and springs to bring you up to speed a bit. [more]

Avid Code + Straitline Replacement Levers

29
Jun

  2008 Products, Bike Setup, Products

How can the Avid Code gets any better? Add some aftermarket Straitline brake levers. These levers really are unlike any other lever i’ve ever tried. Truly an awesome product. So when will these be available? Not very soon… but we’ve … Continue reading

Scott Nitrous Slopestyle

12
Jun

  2008 Products, Bike Setup

Frontlinemag has got the scoop on the new Nitrous Slopestyle bike. Expect Lance McDermott and other Scott riders like Pritzel to be on them soon. Check it out Scott Nitrous Slopestyle (frontlinemag.net) [more]

GT Bicycles 2008 DHi

11
Jun

  2008 Products, Bike Setup, Products

Thomas over at bike-community sent over some info on the new 2008 GT DHi and a few other models. Colorways might be different depending on location, but you get the idea. The DH-i it looks like will receive some refinements … Continue reading

What the Pro’s Ride: Nicolas Vouilloz

8
Jun

  Bike Setup

Vorb has got the scoop on Nicolas Vouilloz’s Lapierre he’s riding at Champrey World Cup. He’s got a lot of custom bits that would make any racer jealous (83mm XTR crankset, 163mm crankarms, prototype formua brakes, etc). [more] Previous Coverage … Continue reading

What the Pro’s Ride: Filip Polc

5
Jun

  Bike Setup, Video Footage

Filip Polc just recently won the last Wheels of Speed race in Willingen, Germany. Carsten sent us these pictures. Check it out! Filip Polc’s 2007 Turner DHR

Monster Energy/Iron Horse U.S. Open Pit Pictures

5
Jun

  Bike Setup, Events

While we were at the U.S. Open we shot some pictures the Monster Energy / Iron Horse pits. Sam Hill, Sabrina Jonnier, Duncan Riffle, and many other riders chilled out here during the event. Click the link below for pictures … Continue reading

A New 4X World Champion This Year? – Anneke Beerten

23
May

  Bike Setup, Events

Check out the interview on Anneke Beerten over at pinkbike that Maarten Wilbrink sent in. To tell you how fast Anneke is, she beat Jill Kitner at this year’s first WC 4x in Vigo, Spain which is no easy feat. … Continue reading

What the Pro’s Ride: Paul Basagoitia

23
May

  Bike Setup

Decline has a post up on Paul Basagoitia’s Kona bike he’s riding at the Qashqai Madrid event. He has some trick parts and a very unique setup.  You can see Paul’s winning run here [more] Previous Coverage What the Pro’s … Continue reading

What the Pro’s Ride: Dylan Korba

18
May

  Bike Setup

Decline has a post up on Dylan Korba’s bike he’ll be riding for the Qashqai Madrid event. He has some trick parts and a very unique setup. [more] Previous Coverage What the Pro’s Ride Coverage

What the Pro’s Ride: Trond Hansen

14
May

  Bike Setup

Decline magazine got the scoop on Trond Hansen’s P.3. he’s using for the Qashqai Urban Challenge. He’s got some nice mods on his bike, check it out. [more] Previous Coverage More Pro Bikes

What the Pro’s Ride: Thomas Vanderham

8
May

  Bike Setup

Decline magazine got the scoop on Thomas Vanderham’s Rocky Mountain Slayer he’s using for the Qashqai Urban Challenge. He’s got some pretty custom modifications done, check it out. [more] Previous Coverage Rocky Mountain Interbike 2006 More Pro Bikes

Proof of Concept: “Do-It-All” Bike – Conclusion

4
May

  Bike Setup, Guide

Today concludes our coverage on our proof of concept “Do-It-All” bike. I have published the last pages of the article which include part weights, full bike photos, build issues and conclusion. The gallery has been fully updated with all of … Continue reading

What the Pro’s Ride: Ben Boyko’s Norco

4
May

  Bike Setup

Decline Magazine got the scoop on Ben Boyko’s new bike for the Quashqai Urban Challenge. Check it out! [more]

Proof of Concept: “Do-It-All” Bike – Brakes and Cockpit

3
May

  Bike Setup, Guide

We are continuing our coverage on our proof of concept “Do-It-All” bike. Today the brake and cockpit choices are made available by clicking the link below. [more] [discuss] Previous Coverage “Do-It-All” Bike Build Guide

Proof of Concept: “Do-It-All” Bike – Drivetrain

2
May

  Bike Setup, Guide

We are continuing our coverage on our proof of concept “Do-It-All” bike. Today the drivetrain choices are made available by clicking the link below. [more] [discuss] Previous Coverage “Do-It-All” Bike Build Guide

Proof of Concept: “Do-It-All” Bike – Wheels and Tires

1
May

  Bike Setup, Guide

We are continuing our coverage on our proof of concept “Do-It-All” bike. Today the wheel and tire choices are made available by clicking the link below. [more] [discuss] Previous Coverage “Do-It-All” Bike Build Guide

Guide: “Do-It-All” Bike Build Guide

27
Apr

  Bike Setup, Guide

We’ve written up a guide for all those riders striving to create a “do-it-all” bike. The guide should help those who are researching this type of build or are looking for all around solid parts for their bike. We hope … Continue reading

What the Pro’s Ride: Lars Sternberg

3
Apr

  Bike Setup

Everyone loves to see what the pro’s are riding so here’s another one for you to take a look at. Lars Sternberg’s Iron Horse. Iron Horse SDG I Fly Seat SDG I beam seat post Sram X.9 rear derailleur Rhynolight … Continue reading

What the Pro’s Ride: Cody Warren

29
Mar

  Bike Setup

Everyone loves to see what the Pro’s are riding. Inside you’ll find more pictures of Cody Warren’s Foes Predator. Look inside for bigger pictures!