Photo of the Day: Flying High at Crankworx
Getting wild at Crankworx in Whistler last month. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
Up Close – Pivot Mach 5.5
Fort his First Ride we take a look at the 2018 Pivot Mach 5.5 . Some of the features include.. 140mm dw-link™ rear suspension with Pivot’s mid-travel specific linkage design Designed for forks up to 160mm travel. All Pivot complete builds come with a 160mm travel fork 27.5” wheels with extra clearance for larger tire sizes Designed to fit 27.5 X 2.1” to 2.6” tires. Complete bikes spec’d with new Maxxis 2.6 Wide Trail Tires on 35mm wide rims Features Pivot’s new long and low geometry Short 430mm (16.9”) chainstays 12 x 148mm Boost rear spacing for maximum stiffness and […]
Registration is Open for the Baja Epic
Baja Epic is one of the most exciting international mountain bike stage races that will take place on October 11th to 14th, in one of the most beautiful surroundings of Mexico: Ensenada, Baja California. Baja Epic attracts riders from all over the world, expecting about 400 participants this year. This experience is open to professional and amateur riders aged 15 years and over, and offers an excellent organization on highest safety and quality level. Participants, solo or duo, will live their passion through a prologue, which consists of a short exhibition race in the spectacular downtown Ensenada, and 3 stages […]
Interbike 2017’s Final Day is Today
Friday is the third and final day of Interbike 2017. The show closes at 2 pm today. While many of the biggest bike companies in America skipped the show this year, their presence is often felt in other ways, as in this mural of Trek’s Rachel Atherton. While Specialized, Giant, Trek and a few other big bike companies do not have exhibits at the show, others, including Pivot and KHS are relishing the chance to display their bikes with less competition from other brands.
Photo of the Day: Friday Flashback
Olympic gold medalist Jenny Rissveds leads Erin Huck, Katerina Nash and the rest of the Pro Women’s XC class in 2017’s Sea Otter Classic. Photo: JK
Bluegrass Finalenduro Powered by SRAM 2017
It’s the last Enduro World Series race of the year and we can finally reveal the course for the 2017 Bluegrass Finalenduro presented by SRAM. Let Bluegrass take you on a preview of the stages that will see the best riders in the world race all the way from the mountains to the sea… Website – https://enduroworldseries.com Instagram – https://instagram.com/world_enduro Facebook – https://facebook.com/EnduroWorldSeries Twitter – https://twitter.com/World_Enduro
Introducing the Oz Trails Off-Road!
Epic Rides is excited to announce the Oz Trails Off-Road in Bentonville, AR! Located in Northwest Arkansas at the foot of the Ozark mountains and scheduled for October 5-7, 2018, the Oz Trails Off-Road is the next step in establishing a nationwide mountain bike series showcasing recreation-focused communities. For more than a decade, Northwest Arkansas has invested tens of millions of dollars into mountain bike-specific trails, and the Oz Trails Off-Road will offer three different length courses featuring these trails in the communities of Bentonville and Bella Vista. This new event will expand our tribal following to a whole new region boasting new singletrack, a new […]
Photo of the Day: Getting Air in Whistler
A high-flying rider is silhouetted against the clouds during the Joyride event last month at Whistler’s Crankworx festival. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
SPECIALIZED GRAVITY AND ÖHLINS MAKE HISTORY TOGETHER!
Öhlins and Specialized Gravity wrote mountain bike history together recently as the Swedish suspension company took its first ever Downhill World Championship victory. Team Specialized Gravity riders Miranda Miller from Canada and Loic Bruni from France took the coveted crowns in Downhill Mountain biking at the World Championships held in Cairns, Australia recently. Torkel Sintorn, Öhlins MTB Manager said, “Cooperation with the Specialized Gravity team started one year ago. Technicians and Engineers, on both sides, have worked very hard to reach the level of producing the World’s best Downhill products. This partnership with one of the best racing teams and their top athletes […]
ASB LATEX SEALANT?????
Proven in Europe Tech Info: ASB is a latex-based sealant that uses nano sealers to plug punctures up to 1/4 inch in diameter within two revolutions. ASB claims they use high-quality latex that keeps the sealant in a liquid state longer. This formula has anti-freeze particles, which allows riders to use it in temperatures below -30 degrees Fahrenheit. To keep the sealant earth-friendly, ASB uses biodegradable agents in its formula. ASB also offers its own tubeless valves that are 45 millimeters long and come in black or red. These valves have removable cores to allow for easier inflation. Bottles of […]