Whyte Bikes T-130C: First Impressions

Words - Jon Harris

Aggressive geometry and pricing along with distinctive frame details help the Whyte T130c gap the competition…

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12 Year Old Rides Gravitron

Mini Shredder

The name may be an exaggeration considering this is Florida – but this kid makes the most of the gaps and step downs…

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2017 Juliana Joplin

The Joplin comes in two wheel sizes but only one colour – and it’s new from the knobs up…

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X-Fusion Trace HLR – Teardown

Words - Andrew Major

“Many consider X-Fusion the leader when it comes to features and ride quality per dollar…”

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Mick Hannah Pinned at Cairns

A Bronze Medal Blast

Send it with Sick Mick down the DH track at Cairns, and see what it takes to land on the podium.

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Must Ride in Scotland

Bikes or Beat It

“No matter how many times I come here it’s like the first time – it really is an awe-inspiring environment…”

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Greg Minnaar’s Detour

Missing the Cape Epic

Greg Minnaar wakes up a little late for the start of the ABSA Cape Epic – so he takes the scenic singletrack route instead…

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2017 Santa Cruz Tallboy 29 and 27.5 Plus

The Tallboy is Back!

The much-loved Tallboy is back with updated geo and your choice of big wheels or plus wheels…

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The Syndicate Does Cairns

Shenanigans Down Under

Ratboy and Minnaar do a spot of suspension testing, get their nutrition dialled in, and get their colouring on. Oh, and something about a bike race too.

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Should I Bribe My Wife With Cake?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Since then, I’ve been bribing her with cake on increasingly difficult climbing tasks, cleaning them every time…”

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Thinking Out Loud

Dig into Max Horner's Frontal Lobe

“What’s going through your head while you ride? Line choice, a healthy bit of fear, the first sip of that beer…”

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Rémy Métailler Rails Squamish

Incredible Riding

Rémy Métailler is in the process of earning his locals badge – but he rides trails in the Sea To Sky like he was born in Squamish dirt…

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Cairns DH World Cup – Finals Highlights

Thunder From Down Under

Red Bull Bike brings us the highlights video from an intense and emotional weekend of racing in Cairns…

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A-Line to Crabapple with Iago

Ready for May?

Join Nate Hills following Iago Garay as they ride A-Line to Crabapple to Lower A-Line – and count how many times they are in the air…

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Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt: First Impressions

Words - Pete Roggeman

Our Shimano XTR Di2 equipped Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt is an electronic shifting-equipped boogie machine. We’ve dubbed it ‘Thundervolt’.

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Trail Blazing in South Africa

Big Hits on Small Bikes

“A bunch of lunatics, riding the right stuff on the wrong bikes is the best time you could have…”

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Full Throttle with Brendog and Nino


Brendan Fairclough joins forces with XC champ Nino Schurter for some training and shenanigans…

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Chris Akrigg – Duallie Bashing

Style and Speed

Chris Akrigg has made a career about doing ridiculous things on any kind of bike – and moves like this on a duallie don’t seem possible…

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2016 Cairns DH World Cup Final Results


Find out who had the lungs and the legs to take the gold at the rumble in the jungle…

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Cairns 2016 Qualifying Results

Troy and Rachel

Troy Brosnan and Rachel Atherton walk away with fifty points and the last start for Saturday’s race (Could be Friday where you are)…

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Wolftooth Drop-Stop Elliptical Chainring Review

Words - Perry Schebel

“Occasionally, on lung barfing tech climbs, when the pedal stroke sometimes gets a bit ragged, there are moments when you anticipate a spin…”

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Cairns Rock Garden Crash Thumb

Rock Garden Chaos at Cairns

Bonks, Bails and All-Out Crashes

The make-or-break section for this round of the World Cup

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RAW from Cairns

Vital Raw

Lots of speed and air but not much mud for now as things heat up for the race to be broadcast Friday evening in North America…

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One Wheeling The North Shore

Fast and Smooth?

There is no coasting but Ryan Kremsater makes riding a unicycle on the North Shore look pretty smooth and fun…

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Ratboy Cairns Helmet Cam

Lights Out For Ratboy

Ratboy parties down the trail in practice – having more fun than anyone on the hill – and being a squid as well…

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Mavic Crossmax XL – Long Term Review

The Good, The Better, and The Fugly

The ride quality and rim durability are highlights of Andrew observations but the rear hub’s response to North Shore weather was less than peachy…

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Claudio in Cairns


Claudio has to be happy about the conditions in Cairns – and he’s got a new microphone in his helmet so you won’t miss any yelps or squeals…

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Lichen Bikes Matchstick: Ridden

Words - Jon Harris

What does a custom steel duallie feel like when you’ve come off a carbon wheeled, carbon framed super bike…

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The Hack Bike Derby

Hand Built Bikes for £300

The most beautifully crude bikes you’ll ever see raced…

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Ratboy Helmet Cam: Lourdes 2016

Ratty gives it a good go

“Coming into the trees with that much speed does not seem like a longevity-optimization technique, but these guys do it weekly…”

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