Friends Don’t Let Friends Nose Bonk Them

Watch The F*** Out!

Perhaps Leogang Bike Park should work on their trail routing…

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Industry 9 Matchsticks – Next Level Axles

Words - Cam McRae

Surprise your friend with cleverly hidden secret weapons – and some pretty anodized colours…

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650B Wheels Are Evil

2016 Evil Insurgent

The 27.5″ wheeled 2016 Evil Insurgent made it’s appearance at Interbike…

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The Evolution of Mountain Biking

A Brief History Lesson with the Claw

This might just explain how we got from boat anchors and rigid bikes to our modern-day wonder machines…

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Big Shreds on Little Bikes

Training the Next Generation

The young guns are looking fast and fearless already…

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2016 Commencal Supreme DH V4 – Ridden in Andorra

Words - Jon Harris

“One of my testes makes a run for my throat as it connects hard with the saddle…”

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Magura Vyron eLect Wireless Dropper Post

No Wires, All Bueno

The Magura Vyron leapfrogs the dropper post market with an innovative wireless system.

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MRP Stage Fork – Ramp On The Fly

Control Your Ramp

If the trail gets gnarlier than expected MRP’s Stage fork allows you to ramp up the end stroke on the fly…

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Brazed And Butted: Marin Pine Mountain 2

Exposing Brass And Dropping Jaws

A raw steel frame that exposes the brass-brazed details mated with 27.5 Plus wheels and spec aimed at performance make this a seductive package…

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Red Bull Hardline: Crushing Dreams & Bones

A taste of what to expect from the event

Only 8 of 16 Red Bull Hardline finalists made it to the start gate and the winner’s race run was the first time he’d linked the entire course together.

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Does Sponsoring Aaron Gwin Pay Off?

Ask Uncle Dave

“As far as I can tell, there is zero financial logic behind anything remotely related to bikes…”

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2016 Kona Process 134 Supreme – First Impressions

Words - Andrew Major

For 2016 the Kona Process 134 gets dressed up pretty with a sweet parts kit and noisy hubs…

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Kyle Strait’s History of Rampage

Ten Years of Rampage

Kyle Strait dons his tour guide uniform and walks through a brief history of Rampage, from 2001 to 2014.

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WTF is a Shredhard?

Dylan Sherrard Rules

Skills, style, personality, AND an enviable beard…Dylan ‘Shredhard’ Sherrard seems to have it all – but he’ll be the last one to pump his own tires. We’ll be glad to help.

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Ride into the Hollow of Hell

Deepest, Darkest France

Will the legends of this place turn out to be true?

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Hardline Casing and Crashing

The Learning Curve

We are so accustomed to seeing the best riders in the world make things look easy that it’s a bit of a shock to see them struggle…

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Big Action on Small Tracks

Condensed Crankworx Action

A compilation of some of the biggest riders at Crankworx going head to head on the pump track, speed and style and whip offs…

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“Ratboy Is Scared and Alone”

2016 Bronson Under Ratboy

The Rat gets his own theme song – and a trip to Medeira to film a wicked edit for the new Bronson…

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Who Got a Rampage Invite?

Going Off For the 10th Rampage

Hype for the tenth Rampage is building fast – especially for the 42 athletes from 13 nations who got a letter in the mail…

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Infestation of the Travel Bugs

Weekend Warmup

What happens when you get that itch to just up sticks and go?

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Hardline is Even Hard for Gee Atherton

Hardline POV

Gee takes us on a POV tour of Hardline but he wasn’t yet ready to guinea pig the huge new double on the track…

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The Syndicate Crushes Andorra

Railing ruts...

Ratboy is fast and loose, while Minnaar sweats the small details. Both of them ended up on the 3-man podium at Andorra.

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Dirty In Downieville: The new Santa Cruz Bronson and 5010

Words - Seb Kemp

“There’s always been the feeling that a few little changes could have elevated their bikes from market leaders to absolute dominators…”

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One Brilliant Day

Project Jura

Some rides transport you beyond the physical distance you’ve travelled – and Joonas Vinnari captures that magic…

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Best Berms in the World?

Bryn Atkinson at Silver Star

Silver Star has never looked as good as it does under the wheels of Bryn Atkinson – fully pinned…

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Red Bull Hardline

Conquering the Mountain

A monster emerges from the Welsh countryside…

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First Impressions: Norco Aurum Carbon 7.1

Words - Seb Kemp

“Crafting an opening line is vitally important because if I can’t enchant and lure you, the reader…”

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Kenny Smith Vs. Gravity

Angry, Angry Riding

Martial arts have Chuck Norris. We have Kenny Smith, who takes the laws of gravity and consistently smashes them…

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Greg’s World Champs – Mini Doc

Winning Silver (not Losing Gold)

Greg Minnaar talks about us pre-race prep and shows us some of his warm up routine before showing us his race run…

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Gaspi Attacks Abandoned Bobsled Run


Richard Gasperotti gets suited up appropriately to take on a forgotten relic in woods of the Czech Republic…

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