Project 4X: SupercrossBMX Propel – Full Review

Tweet Along side out Project Dh, we have also been testing our the bigger brother to the SuperCrossBMX Shine we reviewed earlier.  Its been a fun ride so far and a very capable bike.  They don’t come as completes so we set out to transfer alot of the parts that have been solid and kept […]

Project DH: One Ghost Industries Musashi – Part 1: Complete Build

Tweet Here it is with much anticipation – Project DH.  Complete in finished race ready form.  Actually it has been done for a while now, but we have been having too much fun riding it to sit down and do this article. So to start here is the build list – Frame – 2012 OGI […]

Project 4X: Handle Bars – Joystick Analog Carbon

Tweet Ok, last piece to our 4X puzzle and thats our new Joystick Analog Carbon handlebars.  We were looking to keep weight at a minimum and still keep this bike race ready.  Joystick Bicycle Components is a new company residing out of North Vancouver, BC.  In their line up they have the new Analog Carbon […]

Prototype BMX stem

Tweet We love underground bike products and look to see some big things coming in the future from companies big and small.  A good friend by the name of John Stancliff sent over a new stem he has been working on and although the final product may look quite different than what you see here, […]

Project DH: Wheels – Novatec Demons

Tweet For Project Dh we wanted to go with something solid and fast. We have hooked up with Novatec wheels to do a few wheel reviews.  This one is set for the Demon DH wheelset.  So far the Demons have seen a good handful of podiums in the hands of riders like Logan Bingelli in […]

Project DH: Marrow Drop DM stem

Tweet For project DH I spent a great deal of time looking at several options for the bikes set up and feel.  After doing all my research I felt I wanted a stem to lower my bars just a bit.  I opted for a bar with little rise without being flat, so I needed to […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: One Ghost Industries, LLC secures international distribution

Tweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: One Ghost Industries, LLC secures international distribution Portland, Oregon – December 05, 2011 “I am stoked to finally be able to fulfill orders in Canada and the United Kingdom as requests have been increasing exponentially!” said David Meredith, VP and owner of One Ghost Industries. One Ghost Industries has been selling […]

Project DH: FSA Orbit Option Adjustable Headset

Tweet   Bike manufactures have their bikes geometry pretty dialed these days.  But that wasn’t enough, as there are just as many riding styles as there are suspension designs.  So companies started making bikes with “Cams” and “Flip Chips” for the drop outs and linkages that adjusted not only  the bikes head angle, but its […]

Component review: Candy Bars….

Tweet So you have a bit of a sweet tooth?  You keep reaching for the syrup to lube you chain.  You sprinkle sugar on your grips.  You painted your bike chocolate brown.  Maybe you just need a Candy Bar from Candy Components!  We aquired a few of these for ourselves just to satisfy our own […]

Project 4X: Frame – Supercross Propel

Tweet We recently have been ripping on the Supercross Shine 4X race bike for a good portion of the year.  When Bill informed us the new Propels were ready, we traded in our hard tail for something a little softer…so to speak.  This is a project I have watched with great interest for a good […]

Press Release: Blake Carney to ride for Supercross!!!

Tweet Hot off the presses!  Blake Carney, Pro 4X racer is now riding for SupercrossBMX. Thats right SUPERCROSSBMX has once again stepped to the plate to prove they are serious in the MTN bike game!!  They have signed Blake Carney to the team.  Blake has a long history of racing BMX and for the last […]

First Look: Profile Cranks / BB / Spline Drive Spider

Tweet In an effort to complete our 4X project we were on a mission for some white cranks.  There were a few good ones to choose from however decided to go with something that stuck to our BMX roots and still was suited for MTB.  We figured since our Supercross Propel (our frame for the […]

First Look: Gravity Components AT Series Bars, Stem and Post – and a way you can win your own set!

Tweet The guys over at Gravity Components sent us over their new AT Series bars, stem and seat post.  When Andrew Taylor was asked what color he wanted his signature gear to be, BRIGHT NEON YELLOW was the answer.  Well as we bolt ours up to our DJ project bike, we are going to share […]

PROJECT DH: Frame – One Ghost Industries Musashi

Tweet Not long ago we did a  First Look into the One Ghost Industries Musashi DH Prototype race bike.  We have a soft spot in our heart for ground breaking new companies and the under dogs.  We received a few opportunities from a few companies to build up a DH bike for the site, however […]

First Look: ESP 13r BMX stem

Tweet Some of you know and now the rest, our back ground and where our roots began were in BMX, and I have a soft spot in my heart for old school stuff.  Todays First Look is the new ESP 13r BMX stem.  Now although this is not an official old school stem, it is […]

Taste Test: Pure Fit bars

Tweet While riding trails its important to be nourished.  Ever head out and bonk mid-ride?  Sometimes eating before your ride just doesn’t cut it.  If you ride more that 2 hours chances are your going to need something with you to keep going, or just to make it back to the trial head.  But what […]

First Look: One Ghost Industries Wakazashi Prototype

Tweet Our good friend and resident Pro racer for ONE GHOST INDUSTRIES/Novatec stopped by to show us one of the latest prototypes coming out of the OG Shop!  You have seen the Musashi DH Proto we did a few months back.  This time its their Wakazashi bike suited for 4X/DS/DJ riding.  At first look this […]

Press Release: Transition Bandit Two9 Trail Bike

Tweet PRESS RELEASE: Bandit Two9 130mm Trail Bike 8/8/2011 The Bandit Two9 is Transition Bikes first jump into the 29 inch market. With the success of their 26 inch Bandit platform, Transition Bikes saw a great opportunity in the long travel 29 inch trail bike market. “We know that 29 inch wheels are a big […]

First Look: Novatec MTN wheels

Tweet Todays First Look is on some new wheels from Novatec.  We focused on the new light weight Flow Trails, strong and versatile Diablo AM and the burly Demon DH wheelsets.  These 3 sets of wheels are fitting for 90% of our MTN readers, although Novatec does make a broad range of wheels from road […]

Sneak Peek: Supercross 2012 Propel 4X frame

Tweet SupercrossBMX has officially jumped into the relm of the big wheels this year with its Shine 4X that we reviewed recently and if you have kept a sharp eye out you may have noticed the Thumper Prototypes rolling around. We tested and still ride the Supercross Shine 4X, and have been abusing it the […]

Sinz Elite 20-Mil Forks and iHub Front Wheels

Tweet I have always found it so compelling that BMX almost always follows in the footsteps of MTN bikes in product development.  When the technology trickles down it is usually so refined and proven in the MTN scene that by the time it hits BMX, it becomes a drastic breakthrough.  Frame materials and construction, headsets, […]

Review: HT Flat Pedals AE-01

Tweet Full Review: HT EVO AE-01 Flat Pedals We have been running some new pedals from HT for the last 3 months and hitting the BMX track and Bootleg Canyon.  The New EVO AE-01 from HT Components are ridiculously thin at 11mm in the center of the pedal. Whats the deal with all the super […]

Review: RockGardn Neo Guards

Tweet We posted not too long ago all the new stuff coming out of the RockGardn camp, including all new body armor and clothing lines.  Well the first goods to receive the full review are the new Neo Knee guards.  I sat down with Mark from RockGardn for an extended conversation that revolved from racing, […]

Review: Marrow Stem

Tweet INTRODUCING MARROW COMPONENTS! So if you follow us on Facebook you have noticed we have been running a new stem from Marrow Components on a few of our bikes.  Based out of Boise Idaho, Marrow Components is a small company making stems, bar end caps and branching out to more products here in the […]

First Look: TufRack

Tweet Your in need of a rack to carry you bikes in the most inhospitable locations.  Here is the first look at a new rack from a new company from up north of the US border called TufRack.  TufRack is based out of Ontario Canada and a big part of recent northshore riding and sponsor […]

Bike Review: Supercrossbmx Shine 4X

Tweet So your a leading BMX company and your looking to grow.  Your current products are geared at elite athletes and wanted by many in the ever growing BMX scene.  But that is not enough and you decide its time to step up your game.  Where do you go from here?  Well for Bill Ryan […]

Hippies Corner-Manitou Dorado

Tweet The Man, Myth, Legend himself….Jerry “Hippie” Vanderpool Here is the deal.I have this space to spout what is happening and I hope that my knowledge can be helpful or entertaining to you in someway!! You just never know what might happen here in the Hippies Corner as it is kind of my version of […]

First Look: HT Pedals…review soon

Tweet   Here is a sneak peak at some new pedals soon to be available at BikeFettish.com from HT.  We got our hands on a pair of flat pedals and a set of clips as well to give a thorough beating too….um testing to.  Right now we can tell you the flats are very thin […]

Bike REVIEW: GT Ruckus 7 1.0

Tweet Stirrin’ a RUCKUS . ruck·us   (rks) noun A disturbance; a commotion INTRO…. GT’s baby brother to the World Cup Fury Dh bike is sure to cause a Ruckus…..a major Ruckus!  Mybikestand was given the opportunity to sample the GT Ruckus 7 1.0 for a few weeks and even given some pro treatment to […]

First Look: Marrow Stems

Tweet Here we have the first look at a new company by the name of Marrow Components.  We received their new 50mm stems for review.  We will put them to test on our 4X racer and DJ rigs.  Look for the review soon! Tweet

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