Interbike 2013 Gallery

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Racer Spotlight: Jaime DelTiempo

Tweet Sometimes we take things for granted and we need to remember  the little things that matter.  I have had the pleasure to ride and race against many different people of many different capabilities.  But sometimes it takes someone that must face the trail and life a little differently to make you truly appreciate it. […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Fighting Back Pain and Becoming a Better Rider with Age

Tweet Its quite known that we abuse our bodies riding mountain bikes.  As we age it becomes harder to recover and increasingly more difficult to move the way we used to when we were younger.  Crashing seems to hurt more as the ground appears to come at you faster and harder.   I am constantly […]

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 […]

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 […]

MOUNTAIN CYCLE: the return…..

Tweet Some brands have come and gone over the years and some have even returned from the dead.  Some brands are fashion strongholds in any bike shop.  Some brands are legends, icons or cult brands.Call it what you will but one brand is back and it looks to be swinging a big bat!  Mountain Cycle […]

Review: Kuat NV 2 bike add on

Tweet Over the last year we have been happy owners of the Kuat NV bike rack. Furnished in a slick powdercoat and awesome orange anodized parts, built in lock, tightening hitch and a built in workstand. The only downside was we needed to resort to other measures to carry more than two bikes. Problem solved […]

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 […]

Prowheelbuilder.com

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 […]

Press Release…Transition Bikes Bandit

Tweet The Bandit is a true to form lightweight trail bike designed to rip up and down the mountain. We pushed the envelope of tube design and machining of frame parts to create a bike that absolutely floats through singletrack. Careful attention to pivot placement and leverage curves make the Bandit feel like a long travel […]

Interbike 2010

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Gunslinger Bikes….talkin’ ol’ west BMX!!!

Tweet So a few days ago we took a look at who Gunslinger is.  Now lets introduce the ………Gunslinger bikes!!!   Owner Lonny Lierley has been around BMX for nearly 30 years, so he knows a thing or two about what a bike needs.  These are race bred bikes and meant to raced hard.  I […]

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