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Raaw Jibb Review

24
Sep

  2021 Products, All Mountain, Review, SickLines Content

Words: Toni Walbridge Photos: Misti Walbridge By now, Raaw is a brand well known by the core mountain bike crew. Their no-frills heavy hitting Madonna has been making waves among niche brand aficionados for some time now. For those of … Continue reading

UCI World Cup Downhill #5 At Snowshoe – Race Day

16
Sep

  Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

Snowshoe World Cup Downhill #5 is in the books. Check out the action from finals inside. Continue reading

Snowshoe World Cup #5 Qualifying Action

15
Sep

  Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

Finn Iles took the top spot in Elite men qualifying at Snowshoe for the Mercedez-Benz UCI World Cup DHI #5. Check out the action from qualifying inside. Continue reading

Snowshoe World Cup Downhill Practice – Day 1

14
Sep

  Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

Check inside for some photos and videos from day 1 at Snowshoe! Continue reading

Loic Bruni’s Custom Specialized Demo + Snowshoe World Cup – Pit Bits

13
Sep

  Gravity, SickLines Content

Inside we take you for a look around some of the bikes in the pits including some custom frames and tricky bits. Snowshoe World Cup is starting off well for many riders. Continue reading

Snowshoe 2021 – Mercedez-Benz UCI World Cup Downhill Track Walk

12
Sep

  Gravity, SickLines Content

Welcome to Snowshoe, WV. Home to the final two races in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz UCI World Cup downhill season. Check out the downhill track inside. Continue reading

The Big Gear Show – Yakima, adidas Five Ten, Helinox

23
Aug

  2022 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content

Inside we take a look at some products from adidas Five Ten, Yakima, and Helonix. Continue reading

The Big Gear Show – Diamondback & Polar Bottle

18
Aug

  2022 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content

Check out the products Diamondback and Polar Bottle had on display at the Big Gear Show. Continue reading

The Big Gear Show – Stans No Tubes, SOG, IGNIK, Hydrapak

11
Aug

  All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content

Our Big Gear Show content continues below with some product spotlights from Stans No Tubes, SOG, Ignik, and Hydrapak. Continue reading

The Big Gear Show – Giro, Troy Lee Designs, Camp Chef, HitchFire

11
Aug

  All Mountain, Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

We’ve got some more coverage from The Big Gear show inside for you all. Continue reading

The Big Gear Show – Day 1

4
Aug

  All Mountain, Gravity, SickLines Content

Welcome to our day 1 coverage of the Big Gear Show. The exhibitors set up a great space for retail attendees to view, test, and interact with top industry brands. Continue reading

Nicolai G1-29 Review

26
Apr

  2019 Products, 2020 Products, Review, SickLines Content

It’s not that often that a bike review spans two full years. I suppose it’s not that often that any new product is reviewed over such a long time. Maybe that’s because there are few bikes that are still news … Continue reading

John Hall – Intense Factory Racing 2021 Toolbox Tour

19
Mar

  Gravity, SickLines Content

Intense Factory Racing Toolbox Tour Who doesn’t love a good toolbox tour? Intense Factory Racing’s riders Aaron Gwin and Neko Mulally attended the first U.S. National at the Tennessee National and we took the chance to take a peek at … Continue reading

U.S. National Downhill #1 Tennessee National Race Recap From Windrock

15
Mar

  Gravity, SickLines Content, Video Footage

Windrock Bike Park held the first stop of the 2021 U.S. National Downhill Series from March 10-14th and we have a quick recap for you all inside. Continue reading

Day 1 – U.S. National DH Windrock – Tennessee National

11
Mar

  Events, SickLines Content

There’s nothing like a good turnout at a National race and Windrock is going to deliver this year. The pro class is littered with world cup talent including Aaron Gwin, Luca Shaw, Dakotah Norton, Charlie Harrison, and Neko Mulally to name a few. Continue reading

Throwback Tuesday – 2020 U.S. National DH @ Windrock Bike Park

9
Mar

  Events, SickLines Content

Today we take a quick look back at the 2020 U.S. National DH series stop at Windrock Bike Park during the Tennessee National. Continue reading

PNW Components Rainer Gen3 dropper post review

3
Nov

  2020 Products, SickLines Content

Dropper posts come in a broad range of price points and features. From sub $200 budget models to SRAM’s $800 wireless model, there’s a post for every budget – and for those who have no budget. PNW Components, a relative … Continue reading

Orbea Rise eMTB – First Impressions

22
Oct

  2021 Products, eMTB, SickLines Content

Orbea recently invited a few brave souls out for a socially distanced preview of their new Rise eMTB in the hills outside of Boise, ID. The mix of long climbs, and motorized trail access made Boise a great spot to … Continue reading

Pivot Phoenix 29 – Carbon Downhill Bike Review Build | Part 2

21
Oct

  Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

Part 2 of our custom Pivot Cycles Phoenix 29 carbon downhill bike build continues today as we walk you through the custom build. Continue reading

Pivot Phoenix 29 – Carbon Downhill Bike Build | Part 1

7
Oct

  2020 Products, Review, SickLines Content

Pivot Cycles has been refining their bikes for years and they’ve had a lot of success with their dw-link equipped bikes, including the Phoenix downhill bike. Inside we kick-off a new carbon fiber dh build and review with a 2020 Pivot Cycles Phoenix 29. Continue reading

Swiftwick Pursuit Ultralight Socks – Natural Merino Wool

3
Aug

  All Mountain, Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

Swiftwick is willing to guarantee their socks as the “Best Sock You Will Ever Wear. Guaranteed.” We had to check out their latest sock, the Swiftwick Pursuit Ultralight. Continue reading

Long Term Review – BMC Trailfox AMP SX

27
Jun

  2019 Products, eMTB, Review, SickLines Content

The Trailfox AMP SX is BMC’s take on an all-mountain capable e-bike.   The  AMP SX features a carbon front triangle with a neatly integrated 500wh  battery and internal cable routing achieving a clean and refined look. With 150 mm … Continue reading

Review: Feedback Sports Pro Truing Stand 2.0

9
Jun

  2020 Products, 2021 Products, accessories, All Mountain, Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

Feedback Sports has developed some very useful tools for bike mechanics. They take into consideration many things like functionality, price, and performance. Inside we take a look at their Pro Truing Stand that has received a few updates recently.

2020 Orbea Wild FS First Impressions

21
May

  2020 Products, eMTB, Review, SickLines Content

Shortly before COVID-19 descended upon us, I was was lucky enough to spend a day in Moab aboard Orbea’s new Wild FS. While I didn’t log nearly enough miles for a comprehensive review, I did gather some solid first impressions … Continue reading

Kenda Pinner Pro Tire Released in 29×2.4, 27.5×2.4 In ATC & AGC

11
May

  2020 Products, 2021 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, Products, Review, SickLines Content, Video Footage

Kenda has been hard at work developing a new dry mountain bike tire called the Pinner. The Pinner is available in a variety of sizes today and inside we take a deeper look at it as we’ve spent some time … Continue reading

Review: Deity Speedway bars – Copper Head stem – Knuckleduster grips

3
Apr

  2019 Products, All Mountain, Gravity, Review, SickLines Content

Deity’s line of bar and stems have been popular upgrade items for high-end builds for years. Despite their popularity, Deity didn’t have a 35 mm diameter bar/stem combo until last year. Deity took their time moving to 35 mm and … Continue reading

Review: One year on Enve’s M730 wheelset

12
Mar

  2018 Products, Review, SickLines Content

We just spent a full year on Enve’s high end carbon wheelset aimed at aggressive descending and enduro racing. From the slippery rainforests of the PNW, dusty August laps in the Whistler bike park, and wheel eating rocky descents high … Continue reading

Windrock Tennessee National – National Downhill Series Results – Elite Men, Elite Women, Semi Pro, JrX

7
Mar

  Pro GRT, SickLines Content, Video Footage

Full results inside from Windrock.

Seeding Results – Tennessee National – 2020 USA National Downhill Series #1 (Formerly Pro GRT)

6
Mar

  Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

Seeding is done at Windrock. Dakotah Norton is in the top spot for the pro men. Full results inside.

Throwback Thursday – Tennessee National Windrock Pro GRT 2019 – National Downhill Series

27
Feb

  Events, Gravity, SickLines Content

In just under a week, March 4-8th, Windrock Bike Park (Olvier Springs, TN) will host the first race of the 2020 National Downhill Series as part of their Tennessee National. We thought today it would be fitting to revisit the … Continue reading