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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

#HuntForGlory

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

WARNING - SPOILERS

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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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

"SLOW DOWN TROY!"

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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Find Me a Job to Pay for Sweet Bikes

Ask Uncle Dave

“Not child labour bad – more like privileged child with a distorted worldview having his dreams crushed kind of bad…”

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Sea Otter “DH” Course Preview with Needles

Sea Otter/Sea Donkey/Pedal Fest

Andrew Neethling tackles the Sea Otter downhill track while spewing out a few comments of his own…

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Trek Farley EX

Farley-vous fat bike?

This thing might actually be a lot of fun to ride, even though it will instantly turn you into a jerk.

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Raceface Next SL G4 Cranks

Words - Cam McRae

Along with a sleeker and slightly more angular profile, 1-by fans get a new chainring with a carbon spider.

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Yeti SB 5.5C – 29er

Another Worthy 29er?

“Last year at Sea Otter you could have come to the conclusion that the 29er was an endangered species…”

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WTF is Jeffsy?

YT's Burly Big Wheeler

This isn’t you Uncle’s 29er. YT claims it’s the most aggressive big wheeler on the market – and they tell us Cam Zink and Aaron Gwin agree…

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Hope HB.211 – Carbon bike Project

“We never considered if it would be profitable to make our own bike in the UK. But maybe it will be…”

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How to Win Lourdes with Rachel Atherton

The View from On Top

See what it took to conquer the track at Lourdes while standing head and shoulders above the competition…

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2017 Norco Optic – 29 and 27.5

Words - Perry Schebel

Norco has launched two new bikes as an evolution of the Sight – the Optic in 29 (110mm travel) and 27.5 (120mm travel) and Perry Schebel rode both…

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