Responsibility of Recording – A Point of View on Point of View Cameras

Tweet BikeCo MediaWorks is supported by GoPro Cameras.  We take great pride in our positive partnerships throughout the MTB industry.  One responsibility of a quality partnership is being aware of community concerns.  It has been brought to my attention a growing negative public view regarding the behavior of Point of View camera operators.  I will […]

Featured Interview: Jay Fraga About Helmet Safety

Tweet A few weeks ago while racing downhill in Fontana I had a pretty gnarly crash.  I was in a high speed section and fully committed to this section of the course.  While jumping into a blind section I high sided a deep rut, washing out both tires instantly upon landing.  Everything happened so fast, […]

Brian Lopes PumpTrack Yard!

Tweet  Landscaping at its finest!   Really who would not want to be able to leave their back, front or side door and have a small playground like this.  Face it we can not all have acreage to have huge jump lines and race courses built to train on.  Sometimes we can not always get […]

Headfirst into the deep end of bike spec.

Tweet On trail performance of mountain bikes is advertised as a sum of the total components.  That is to say if we assigned a max value of 10 to each component in your cockpit the equation would be: Handlebar 10 + Stem 10 + Headset spacing 10 + Grips 10 = 40 Total A handlebar […]

Fox DOSS Seatpost Extended Test Ride

Tweet I enjoy riding mountain bikes to clear my head and enjoy the ever varying features of the trail.   The less I am focused on my bike’s performance the more pleasurable my ride experience is.  I have a component featured on my build which I never think about.  That is to say it doesn’t slip, […]

Beat the Creak

Tweet   Whether you’re rocking a brand new rig or something with a few years on the trail very few things are more annoying than mystery creaks. Isolating your creak is the first step.  This is often difficult while riding as your pedals, saddle and handlebars are your input sources while your creak may be […]

Round 5 and Final round of the Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Super D

Tweet Overnight rain treated riders to epic conditions Berm ROOST by Andrew Kempe  IRVINE, Calif. (March 9, 2013) – The final round of the Shimano Winter Series Super D delivered a great course and incredible conditions. Thanks to rain leading up to the event many of the new sections the trail crew put together got […]

XFusion Testing a New Dual Crown – WHAT?!

Tweet So xFusion recently announced a team of racers that focus on Downhill.  We said “wait you don’t have a DH fork!”.  Well looks like the market is gonna change with another new player in the BIG fork category!  Look close, we bet there are some things you can see.  Let the speculation begin!  Keep […]

Cedric Gracia Joins DVO Suspension – Pride in Black and Green

Tweet DVO is proud to welcome CEDRIC GRACIA Aboard the team From the DVO World Headquarters, Valencia Ca USA DVO Suspension is proud to announce Cedric “CG” Gracia and DVO Suspension have teamed up for a mult-year/long term partnership! CG will be riding the new Emerald Inverted and Jade rear shock this year at all the World Cup DH events. […]

Project Am/Enduro: Complete Bike Build

Tweet We finally finished Project AM/Enduro.  We wasted no time racing it either.  As soon as the last wrench was turned we promptly put it to use in the Bootleg Banzai Enduro.  Our focus was to build a light, fast trail bike that would be at home in any Enduro event.  We are pretty sure […]

Round 4 of the Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Downhill – Fontana, CA

Tweet Team KHS DH riders dominate dry and windy conditions!   IRVINE, Calif. (February 23, 2013) – Regardless of the conditions it’s Team KHS/Shimano riders Kevin Aiello and Logan Binggeli who continue to dominate the top two spots in the hotly contested Pro Men’s Downhill. The hero dirt of the last two events is a […]

Round 4 of the Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Super D – Fontana, CA

Tweet Dry conditions challenge riders! Art Babcock of One Ghost Industries making good use of air time during his race run. IRVINE, Calif. (February 9, 2013) – Dry conditions challenge Super D competitors with unpredictable loose and slippery conditions. The last two events hit the jackpot with rain leading up to the event and with […]

X-Fusion Sponsors Pivot Factory DH Team

Tweet X-Fusion Sponsors Pivot Factory DH Team Two years way from the World Cup DH scene, X-Fusion is proud to be back as the official suspension sponsor of the Pivot Cycles Factory DH Team. The team will primarily focus on the UCI World Cup downhill series, along with other high profile events such as Sea […]

Project AM/Enduro: cSixx Doubler Chain Guide – FIRST LOOK

Tweet As we gear up to complete Project AM/Enduro, a few goodies arrived from South Africa’s cSixx.  Since we will be running a 2×10 drivetrain from Shimano and FSA, this will be a welcome addition in not only chain management but also bash protection.  We have been running cSixx’s 175g guide on our Project DH […]

Review: FiveTen Maltese Falcon Clipless Shoes

Tweet There are two different types of shoes for you to ride, flats or clips.  Shoe selection can be paramount with either interface you choose to ride.  FiveTen has been supporting riders with some of the best MTB shoes for the last several years now.  Their Impact, Sam Hill, Karvers and new Freerider Danny Macaskill […]

Round 3 of the Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Super D – Fontana, CA

Tweet Round 3 of the Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Super D – Fontana, CA   2 run format, more hero dirt and lots of smiles!   IRVINE, Calif. (February 9, 2013) – Hero dirt and super fun courses are once again the name of the game at round 3 of the 2013 Southridge USA […]

The NEW Canfield Brothers Nimble 9

Tweet The Canfield Brothers 29er revolution continues with the ALL NEW Nimble 9. From the start of the redesign of the current Nimble 9, we wanted to give the bike a distinctive look different from what is currently available in chromo hardtails. We wanted to incorporate a hydro formed toptube and a 44mm head tube. […]

One Ghost Industries announces World Cup Trade Team

Tweet Dateline: 02/07/20132 Portland, Oregon (and Southern California) One Ghost Industries announces World Cup Trade Team One Ghost Industries, LLC is proud to announce our officially sanctioned UCI World Cup Trade Team for the 2013 season! That’s right, One Ghost Industries/LBR Racing is poised to race select UCI World Cup events this season aboard our […]

X-Fusion Picks Up MTB Legend Jeff Lenosky

Tweet X-Fusion is pleased to announce the addition of world record holder and mountain bike legend Jeff Lenosky to their growing team of athletes and brand ambassadors. In 2013, Lenosky plans to continue highlighting his head turning trials skills at multiple demonstrations across the country. On top of his national tour and dealer visits for […]

Shimano Southridge Super D #2 – HERO DIRT

Tweet HERO DIRT ero |ˈhi(ə)rō| dirt |dərt| Official MBS Definition – Dirt, amply moist to provide ultimate tackiness cohesive to bicycle tires.  High grip, low mud equals ultimate traction. Eddie Mcdonald racing for Felt Bikes and Marketing Manager for Felt showing who is boss on the long course. Round #2 of the Shimano Winter series held at Fontana […]

2013 Nevada State DH and Super D Race

Tweet Bootleg Canyon, home of the trails built and established by the late Brent Thompson, has been a venue of many of the South West’s toughest races.  Sitting deep in the desert just west of the famous Hoover Dam, Bootleg Canyon’s trails are comprised of rock, rock and more rock… with the occasional patch of […]

X-Fusion Title Sponsor of Ashland Mountain Challenge Enduro Race

Tweet X-Fusion proudly announces today its title sponsorship of the Ashland Mountain Challenge Mountain Bike Enduro for 2013. The Ashland Mountain Challenge (AMC) is in its 4th year, with prior history as the 12 Mile Super D. This year, the AMC will be organized as a true Enduro style event, and racers will be competing […]

Kevin Aiello Bootleg Race Review

Tweet BikeCo.com Pro Racer Kevin Aiello gave us a quick wrap up on his latest podium at last weekend’s Bootleg Nevada State DH Championships.  Kevin and his team work with BikeCo.com and his other sponsors to help find every bit of performance that products can have squeezed out of them.  Keep an eye on the […]

Southridge Super D Racing is Back

Tweet Thats right its racing season again in Southern California.  Home of the Shimano Winter Series located at the famous Fontana venue, the race series kicked off another year in the sunny state.  Once again Shimano’s Joe Lawwill spearheaded the Super D course design and flow.  Buzz around the camp was that Joe’s Super D […]

Project AM/Enduro: Gravity Carbon Gradient and FSA Components

Tweet     Our goal with Project AM/Enduro is to build a bike that is not only a stellar shredder on the trails, but also a ripper on the growing Enduro and Super D race scenes.  Gravity and Full Speed Ahead have stepped to the plate to help us with this project.  At Interbike we […]

Featured Short Film – TIME IS THE ENEMY

Tweet Bootleg Canyon is our back yard, home to testing in the most demanding ways.  Endless Thoughts Media unleashes this short film featuring Gravity Pirate Dave Seaquist as he rides some of the most demanding locations at Bootleg.  Places like Poop Chute and Ginger, SnakeBack and Armageddon.  The trails established by the late Brent Thompson, […]

Santa Cruz Tallboy LT C Extended Test Ride

Tweet Santa Cruz Tallboy LT (Long Travel) Carbon Santa Cruz Tallboy LT Carbon Extended Test Ride When Santa Cruz announced they had a Long Travel Tallboy in the works I was immediately intrigued.  I had put miles on our race Tallboy’s and I while I enjoyed them.  I have followed (and been dropped) by our […]

Project AM/Enduro: SHIMANO SLX GROUPPO

Tweet Our Project AM/Enduro bike has finally received its drivetrain from Shimano.  We will be running Shimano’s SLX grouppo on this bike.   We chose the SLX kit for this project as it keeps cost low while still providing many of the features we wanted on the XT and XTR lines.  Like the new Shadow […]

Pivot Carbon 5.7 650b

Tweet   Pivot Carbon 5.7 650b Convert Let’s start with what leads you to shop 650b converts – performance and availability. What about 650b production bikes?  Yes there are 650b production rigs.  Most of the early release chassis were banking on sales from simply existing.  There is a staggering amount of research, design, development, and […]

Video: PROJEKT ROAM: Chasing Gravity-Episode 5

Tweet Bike parks…feet dangling, the gentle swaying of the lift as it carries you upward. There is just something about being sky high, surveying the runs below from a bird’s eye view that gives my heart a little extra flutter. It’s almost as if my senses are heightened with anticipation, just knowing the moment I […]

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