PROJEKT ROAM: Day of the Dog

Tweet PROJEKT ROAM: Day of the Dog How do you put into words something that is indescribable? I’m sure that many of those that are blessed with the companionship of a dog understand what I am speaking of. The richness dogs bring to our lives; simply put, our dogs are an integral part of the […]

First Look: GoPro WiFi BacPac

Tweet GoPro released their long anticipated WiFi BacPac back in June of this year.  Well we got our hands on one and have been putting it to the test.  While we are still waiting for the phone and tablet apps to come live, we have been utilizing all the present capabilities to their full extent. […]

Gnarlube – The Best Smelling Lube Review

Tweet Unicorns may drag ass and leave rainbow streaks …. OK now I got our attention.  Not long ago we had tires that had the smell of pine, or at least supposed to.  Now we have lube that smells like pina coladas, green apples and vanilla!  But that is not really what this review is […]

Wicked Audio Helix Earbuds- Gear Review

Tweet One thing that always seems to be synominous with cycling is music.  When cruising the pits at local races your sure to catch several racers and mechanics tuned into their favorite jams getting ready to focus on the event at hand.  Riding solo, music brings a new depth to riding.  Lets face it sometimes […]

Wi-Fi BacPac and Remote: Available Now!

Tweet The Wi-Fi Combo Kit enables remote control, live preview and playback on smartphones and tablets*, live streaming* to the web, and more. The WiFi Combo Kit is compatible with HD HERO2 and Original HD HERO cameras. Wi-Fi Remote Control up to 50 cameras at a time, 600′ / 180m range Full camera control: On/Off, […]

New Shimano video – SAINT 820 First Impressions

Tweet   A few short weeks ago Shimano released their new Saint line of components.  Well they chose to video some surprised first reactions and impressions, all candid and true to form.  Filmed during the Sea Otter Classic a few weeks back. Because this was the event Shimano choose to launch the new Saint M820 […]

Video: Shimano’s New D.R.D. Optional Standard Explained

Tweet At Sea Otter this year, as usual, companies break out some new goods.  And Shimano has been on a roll the last 2 years bringing lots to the table.  This year is no different as they showed us the new Saint and Zee gravity lines, each getting cooler brakes and 10 speeds among other […]

James Wilsons No Gym No Problem Workout Program

Tweet As always we are always looking for that edge to excel our performance.  Sometimes with either work, family or travel it can be difficult to hit the gym.  Time can be very limited.  During travel it can also be difficult to carry additional equipment.   Sometimes a simple jog from your hotel room is […]

Saint Prototype Testing with Aaron Gwin: Video

Tweet There is a large buzz going around the Shimano camp.  They have been busy bees in the heat of making things happen in their entire line of components groups.  Having the best racers providing feedback, racers like Aaron Gwin for example pushing the envelope of possibilities. Seeing the breaking point, finding that threshold.  Putting […]

Press Release: X-Fusion 2013 Product Line

Tweet Xfusion is coming out in full force for 2013.  New models of both front and rear suspension products as well as seat posts.  Plus they all get new coatings and technology.  Get ready to ride fast….Xfusion is here! New technology: Mid Valve: The Mid-Valve provides extra mid-stroke damper support to ensure you use your […]

Shimano Continues Legacy, Leadership in Gravity Components with Two New Groups for 2013

Tweet IRVINE, Calif. (April 19, 2012) – Shimano, the gravity component pioneer, reinforces its leadership in the segment with the introduction of two new gravity component groups for 2013: Saint and Zee. Sharing a similar commitment to speed, these component groups serve aggressive riders and DH racers a full dose of Shimano’s latest mountain bike […]

Brian Lopes signs with Novatec Wheels

Tweet Novatec Wheels is pleased to announce the signing of Mountain Biking World Champion Brian Lopes. Brian has had an unprecedented 20 year career as a professional cyclist and has earned 19 championship titles including 4 (four) USA Cycling MNTB World Championships, 6 (six) UCI World Cup Championships and 9 U.S. National Championships. Brian began […]

New “Rider Tuned” Shimano SLX Group for Trail Riders

Tweet New “Rider Tuned” SLX Group for Trail Riders *Available July 2012 SLX receives more updates for 2013, creating possibly the best all-around value/performance group available. Built to perform like XT and XTR, SLX now includes many of the same Trail options including award-winning Shadow Plus RD technology, and three new Rider Tuned 2×10 crank […]

HT Components Welcomes Aaron Gwin

Tweet HT Components Welcomes Aaron Gwin Aaron Gwin, the 2011 UCI World Cup Downhill Champion, has signed with HT Components for the 2012 season. Aaron will run HT EVO series flat pedals at select World Cups when conditions get nasty. He will still use clipless pedals for the majority of his race runs, and will […]

Project DH: 2012 Marzocchi 888ti EVO RC3 V2 Forks

Tweet The world of front suspension has been dominated by three major players of the the last decade – RockShox, Fox Racing and Marzocchi.  Sure there are several other brands abound, however we would say these are the top 3 manufactures.  It would be no secret that in previous years Marzocchi has struggled in the […]

Project DH: Drive Train – Shimano Saint

Tweet When we set out to make Project DH, we wanted to build an epic racer.  At the top of most podiums and under some of the top riders you will usually find Shimano’s premier gravity line of components – SAINT!  We spoke with Joe Lawwill over at Shimano on putting the drivetrain together for […]

Project DH: Bike Protection – Crankskins

Tweet You have a LOT of money wrapped up into that new full on DH rig you just put together.  Although we know its gonna go through hell on full DH runs, we still want to keep it as nice as we can.  Aside from proper daily and ride maintenance, we also want  to try […]

Division26 Clothing – 5 days of BLACK FRIDAY!

Tweet Thats right Divsion26 Clothing is in the holiday mood and breaking all the rules!  Black Friday is now 5 DAYS LONG!!!!!  Killer deals on Beanies for $7 or $10 for Tees.  Hoodies at only $20 to keep you warm and your wallet FAT!  Division26 has been a huge supporter of action sports from MTB […]

Recon Instruments Goggles featuring Heads Up Display

Tweet RECON INSTRUMENTS . Recon Instruments’ Next Generation Technology Available This Fall Recon Instruments launching two products, MOD and MOD Live for 2011-12 ski season Recon Instruments, the multiple award-winning technology company behind the world’s first GPS enabled head mounted displays for alpine goggles, is set to release their next generation innovations – MOD and […]

First Look: RockDemon Shield

Tweet Now I have always taken care of my bikes to an almost OCD level.  But have never used any kind of Shield.  Well before I tear too much into my new Supercross Shine I decided to try out the Rock Demon Downtube Shield. After all look at that amazing paint job.  Can you blame […]

RockGardn 2011/2012 Gear

Tweet RockGardn was at the latest Southridge Golden State DH race this weekend showing their newest gear.  Recently released at the Sea Otter Classic, we got another peak at what is gonna be in their line up for the new season. They have made some drastic changes to their Flak Jacket and turned it into […]

GoPro HD Cameras go 3D!!!! Official Press Release

Tweet GoPro has been coming out…….in a BIG way.  This is the 4th major release from the camera company in the last 9 months.  First was the HD 960 helmet camera that lets more people jump into making their own videos with its lower price point but full of all the basic features.  Then came […]

Introducing the GoPro Battery BacPac

Tweet GoPro is finally releasing all the goodies to work with that expansion port on the back of your 1080 HD camera….recently we let loose the info on the LCD BacPac.  Today we get you news of the new Battery BacPac significantly extending your recording time for those all day adventures or long runs at […]

Company Profile: Division 26 clothing

Tweet Division 26 is a progressive garment company that has shirts, hats, jerseys and accessories aimed at action sports athletes.  They have a huge following in the MTN scene and with riders like Visser and Fogelquist  shredding for them its easy to see why.  I sat down and talked to Dale at Division 26 last […]

GoPro LCD BacPac – Available Now

Tweet Here is the latest gadget I cant wait to try!  This would bring a whole new experience to using my GoPro! The LCD BacPac is a detachable LCD screen for your 1080p HD HERO camera. As a removable accessory, the LCD BacPac keeps your camera as small and light as possible, yet provides the […]

Nevada State Championships

Tweet Online registration open on Monday February 14, 2011: Online registration closes Thursday February 17, 2011: Tech/Expo area set up will be allowed Friday February 18, 2011: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Registration open on site for both downhill and super d 9:00 am – 4:30 pm: Open practice on both courses (shuttle service […]

Lars N Bars Episode 1

Tweet Transition Bikes is proud to release their new video series Lars N Bars,  a laid back how-to video series featuring pro downhill rider Lars Sternberg. The series will focus on all types of riding from XC to DH and show you tips and skills that will help make you become a more well rounded […]

Tweet Something that can make a great bike ride bad or an average bike ride better is your wheels.  But it doesn’t stop there.  You can use the best parts, but if you do a poor job at building all this high dollar equipment, they simply can ride horrible or not last period.  A quality build […]

Fluid recovery drink

Tweet The Beginning …. Over the last few months I have been riding more than usual as well as a great deal amount of time spent  cross training.  You see next year I plan on really stepping up my game and competing and riding at a higher level.  Not being a spring chicken anymore I […]

THE T2 Helmets are now shipping…

Tweet The highly anticipated THE T2 full-face helmets are now in shipping, just in time for Christmas. A completely redesigned helmet, the super-stylish T2 has a reduced silhouette, semi-integrated visor, 17 external cooling vents and four internal channels and comes with an extra color-matched visor and durable Cordura nylon helmet bag. The new top-of-the-line THE helmets […]

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