Removable Chin Bar Fullface Helmets

1/2 Off Helmets at Interbike 2016

Our audience wanted to know more about this re-emerging helmet category – so we mixed up some helmets in the manner of a small child…

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The Lacondeguy Brothers Tear Up Andorra

Roosting Race Tracks

Andrew and Lluis show racers everywhere that you can go fast and look stylish while doing it…

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R Dog and Brendog POV

Swindon Baby

Brendan Fairclough follows Ryan R-Dog Howard down his favourite trail – and you’ll probably think it’s sped up…

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Aaron Gwin’s Hunt For Gold

That ONE Race

Aaron Gwin’s winning resume is impressive, but there’s still one win that he has yet to capture…

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Eliot Jackson – Whistler Gaps

How Does That Work?

Riders with superior boost keep finding lines in the Whistler Bike Park that nobody thought of – Eliot Jackson exploits a few and hunts down some new ones…

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3 Alternative Drivetrains

No SRAM or Shimano

The big two have a stranglehold on mountain bike drivetrains, but there are few brands clawing for market share and credibility…

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EWS Finale 2016 – Full Highlights!

Champions Crowned

The trails of Finale Ligure or a fitting place to end a long season of Enduro – with technical gnar and a spectacular backgrop…

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Father Son Ripping w/Matt Hunter

Little Trailhunter

Matt Hunter packs up a BOB trailer and he and his young son go on an awesome slack country mountain bike camping trip…

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RST Dropper Post & Inverted Fork

A Dropper For the Ages

RST moves to create interesting, high value, easy to service products, performance products – built with the rider in mind…

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Makken Norway Great (again)

Fjording Ahead

Makken takes on an iconic line normally travelled by hikers – because it’s too steep for most mortals to ride…

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Lines of Succession

Loamy Evolution

The more things change, the more they stay the same in the Pacific North West…

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Fest Series Highlights – Hoff Fest 2016


Bonkers-sized jumps sent with incredible confidence and style with a spectacular backdrop – sign us up (to watch)…

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Paul Basagoitia’s recovery continues

Ryders keeps #irideforpaul in focus

RYDERS wants to continue to bring attention and support for Paul, his rehabilitation, and his objective to raise spinal cord injury awareness.

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I’m a Grassroots Racer – Do I Deserve a Deal?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Is anybody, at all, swayed into a purchasing decision based on the gear choice of a mid-pack Cat 1 DH racer?”

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EWS Finale 2016 in 60 Seconds

Big Lines on Small Bikes

A quick and furious look at the final EWS round of the year from Finale Ligure Italy – with some rowdy lines…

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What’s to Hate about the MTB Biz?

Part III

“So maybe it’s time to slow down a bit, work more together, and try to get more dollars in our pockets and not the trash can…”

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EWS #8 Finale Ligure – Final Resuls

Maes and Ravanel FTW

Cecile Ravanel’s win is as surprising as a sunrise, but Martin Maes put together his very first win in Italy…

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Living in a van to support the EWS life

Ryan Gardner: semi-privateer

Ryan Gardner spent 6 months living in a van to save money in order to race overseas on the EWS circuit. While holding down a full-time job.

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The Return of Red Bull Foxhunt

Can Anyone Beat Rachel Atherton?

“I feel like Claudio Caluori!”

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7 Reasons Not To Hate Super Boost Plus

How I wish it was with Chris Cocalis @ Interbike 2016

According to Chris Cocalis, the Pivot Switchblade couldn’t exist in its current form without a 157mm rear axle – but it actually isn’t new at all…

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60 Seconds of Jeans and Shred

All Metal All the Time

Andres Biersteker has his hesh game on point…

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Anthony Messere Gets Raw in the Back Yard

World's Shortest Commute

Nothing like big jumps and a world-class training facility just steps from the house…

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Kovarik Slices up B.C.

King of Drift

Is there a mountain biker whose style is more aggressively moto-inspired than Chris Kovarik’s? Not judging by this…

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Park Tool For 2017

Get Torqued

Park makes tool for both the home mechanic and the shop wrench – but Andrew Major prefers to use shop-quality tools at home…

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Rémy Rips Whistler (again)

The Best Lines

The way Rémy Metailler finds lines in the Whistler Bike Park you’d think he was born on top of a Dirt Merchant berm…

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Reynolds Wheels : Q&A at Interbike 2016

Three Dreaded Questions

Reynolds wheels designs rims, manufacturers molds, makes prototypes, and builds early production runs in the U.S.A…”

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Ludo May is Smoking in Verbier

Rainbow Roost

Nothing like a little splash of smoke grenade colour to brighten up the ride…

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PUSH Industries: Interbike 2016

Metric, Updates and Tools

Backwards compatible shock updates and fresh tools are two of the tricks Darren from PUSH Industries is up to for 2017…

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Can I run 20mm More Travel Up Front?

Ask Uncle Dave

“A great fork can cover up a lot of mistakes and a bit of extra fork travel will usually add some capability to your bike…”

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What Development Has Benefitted Riders Most?

The Industry Squeaks (2)

Industry insiders answer this question: What MTB development over the past five years has provided the most benefit to riders?

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