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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, […]

WINTER TRAINING – Time To Step Up Your Game

Tweet   Fall and winter for many turns into time off the bike for many.  Which in turn translates to a long rough training regimen come spring time when the weather thaws.  Now this may not be fair since I live in the SouthWest and can, for the most part, ride year round.  But it does […]

Project AM/Enduro – Morewood Sukuma Frame Arrives

Tweet It’s official, Project AM/Enduro has begun.  Our foundation has landed in the form of a Morewood Sukuma.  A 150mm Travel, aluminum frame with carbon fiber seatstays, tapered head tube, 142mm x12 rear axle and a DW Split Pivot rear suspension.  Our goal with this project is to build a racer on the weekend and […]

First Look: Marrow Components Direct Mount Stem Spacers

Tweet Todays bicycles have more adjustment than ever before.  Downhill bikes particularly, have lots of options to custom fit the bike to the rider.  Marrow Components new Direct Mount Stem Spacers add to this mix.  Made from 6061 aluminium.  Varied sizes for adjustments to set up you bars right where you want them.  We have […]

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: KHS Factory Racing Sea Otter Classic Update

Tweet Thanks to our 2012 SPONSORS! Words: Quinton Spaulding Photos: Monique Spaulding & Six3Events KHS Bicycles was setup early for the Sea Otter Classic. Sydne Spaulding,… the “OFFICIAL” Assistant Team manager! Early morning ESPRESSO is a must at the Sea Otter Classic. Good Times!! Our affiliate “Italo Vaccari” from KHS Peru. The “CREW”!! Race Day conditions! This years sea otter was Fantastic and […]

Video PROJEKT ROAM: Silver Star Resort

Tweet PROJEKT ROAM: Silver Star Resort The winter months are slowly beginning to fade into a distant memory as fresh new growth emblazons the surrounding landscapes. The signs of spring help to revitalize our senses. The daylight hours seem to stretch moments longer with each passing day. The warmth of the sun’s beams are now […]

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 […]

JD Travels to Ecuador! Part 2 of his South American Adventure

Tweet Article by JD Swanguen After my urban DH race in Colombia, I packed up and headed to Quito, Ecuador for my next DH event. Upon arrival I was greeted by Jose “Cuervo”, in the early evening, he picked me up in his flat bed and we headed into town for some dinner. There was […]

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 […]

A Day In Laguna with Brian Lopes

Tweet Part 2 of the X-Fusion Brian Lopes video series checks in with Brian at his home in Laguna Beach, CA. Brian welcomed us into his home for a quick breakfast then we set out to catch him shredding some of his favorite local trails. Check out the video below to see Brian in action on […]

Tracey Hannah Brings Home Australian National Title!

Tweet Congrats to Tracey Hannah who took the Australian National Championships! She won by more than 8 sec in front of the best Australian riders aboard her Morewood Izimu.  Seriously…can you name another handmade adjustable geo DH bike with a Cane Creek Double Barrel for around $2,100?  That’s right…on usa.morewoodbikes.com we spec this bad boy with a Cane […]

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 […]

Company Spotlight: One Ghost Industries

Tweet This month we are holding our Company Spotlight on the people responsible for our frame on Project DH.  One Ghost Industries.  David Meredith, the main man behind OGI along with his business partner and close friend Rory Farrar have been feverishly ramping up the market with some incredible new bikes.  Including their Musashi DH […]

World Cup DH Champion Aaron Gwin Takes Double Victory in Super D and DH at Shimano Winter Series Round 3

Tweet World Cup DH Champ Aaron Gwin Takes Double Victory in Super D and DH at Shimano Winter Series Round 3 IRVINE, Calif. (February 7, 2012) – World Cup Champion and Trek World Racing team rider Aaron Gwin dominated both Super D and DH at last weekend’s Third round of the Shimano Winter Series at […]

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 […]

Shimano Super D Draws 30% Increase in Competitors

Tweet Shimano Super D Draws 30% Increase in Competitors Shimano’s Joe Lawill Race report from Southridge #2 Overnight Rains Created Race Day Hero Dirt IRVINE, Calif. (January 23, 2012) – Despite heavy overnight and morning rains, competitors amassed for round two of the Shimano Winter Series at Fontana, creating a 30% increase in sign-ups and […]

Shimano Athletes On Top At Southridge USA Winter Series Opener

Tweet Shimano’s Joe Lawill Race report from Southridge Summer-Like Conditions Greet Huge Turnout of Racers IRVINE, Calif. (January 11, 2012) – Shimano continues its commitment to grassroots mountain bike racing through its third consecutive year as the presenting sponsor for the 2012 Southridge USA Winter Series in Fontana, CA. Highlighting this year’s event is the […]

Press Release: GT Bicycles and Atherton Racing Join Forces

Tweet Source: GT Bicycles GT Bicycles has announced its partnership with Atherton Racing. Beginning in 2012, the mountain bike race team of Dan, Gee, and Rachel Atherton, will join Marc Beaumont to form the new GT Factory Racing team. “Atherton Racing is one of the most progressive teams in the history of mountain biking, and […]

X-Fusion Signs Multi-Time World Champ Brian Lopes

Tweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 6th, 2012 X-Fusion Signs Multi-Time World Champ Brian Lopes X-Fusion is pleased to announce the signing of 4-time World Champion Brian Lopes. A Mountain Bike and BMX Hall of Fame member, Lopes professional cycling career has spanned over 20 years. During that time, he has won over 19 titles and […]

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: 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 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 […]

Beginners Guide to 4X and Bonus Interview with Pro Blake Carney

Tweet I have had a long span of racing different types of racing over my life time.  I had spent many years racing BMX from the mid 80’s to the mid 90’s, plus on and off over the last 6 years.  I raced a few bi/tri-athalons and road races in the early 90’s.  I also […]

Bootleg Canyon DH Returns: Reaper Madness DH/SD Race

Tweet Thats right, you heard it here.  Downhill and Super D racing returns to Bootleg Canyon. Online registration should open by Nov 1st on www.downhillmike.com.  No official trails named but our bet is possibly Armageddon to Reaper, but its anyones guess right now.  Be sure to check here or on www.downhillmike.com for more details as […]

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 […]

Racer Spotlight: Jon Hinkle

Tweet So what say you?  You ride to ride and love every minute of it.   Its a freedom of self expression and no matter how you do it, its your own style and nobody criticizes you for it. Racing is no different and comes in all shapes and sizes.  Now as we enter into […]

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