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 […]

DUDES OF HAZZARD…the series!

Tweet These crazy nutty guys riding Orange Bikes and iXS Slope EVO Guard, what more to say …..well just watch! PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 Orange bikes will also be coming to the USA!  In fact I have inside word some Fives with Maxle reareands are on their way state side as you watch these […]

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 […]

Podiums, Loss of Shorts…iXS Morewood Factory Report

Tweet Podiums, Loss of Shorts…iXS Morewood Factory Report The iXS Morewood Factory Team attacked two races in two countries over the weekend.  Mikey Haderer hopped onto a Morewood Izimu and headed South for the Valpariso Cerro Abajo Urban DH race in Chile while the Harmonys headed to Boulder City, Nevada to compete in the Reaper […]

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 […]

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 […]

Press Release: X-Fusion Announces 2012 Slopestyle Athletes

Tweet X-Fusion Announces 2012 Slopestyle Athletes Andrew Taylor, Jack Fogelquist and Tyler McCaul will continue through 2012 riding X-Fusion suspension. This trio of slopestyle personalities offers more than just fresh web edits and big time local contests. All three riders live within pedaling distance of the X-Fusion US headquarters in Santa Cruz, CA.  The unique […]

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 […]

King Of Vegas 4X Series

Tweet So it is official, we are bringing 4X to Las Vegas.  In a colaboration with the “King of Vegas” BMX series operator Chris Franke, we have feverishly worked to get 4X started here in southern Nevada.  For this first series we will hold the races at local EFP Raceway BMX track.  In this effort […]

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 […]

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 […]

KHS Factory Racing travels to the East Coast Video Series

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Southridge Racing Predator Night Series

Tweet Starting in just a few short weeks will begin Southridge Racings Predator Night 3 race series.  After having a successful inaugural race last year Donny Jackson and the rest of the Southridge crew have once again teamed up with Marzocchi Suspension to race under the lights!  This time adding 4X and XC to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

KHS, stepping up to the plate….new video!

Tweet Check out the latest video from KHS.  I am just waiting till they invite me on one of these rides… The bikes are sick, the riders are fast and you can usually find them on a podium near you!   Welcome to the KHS Factory Team for 2011. Check out some of the new […]

Pro for a day! Factory GT

Tweet Some of us long to be a Factory racer. Some of us dream of being part of a Factory Team. I was recenty given just that opportunity. To take advantage of a treatment usually only reserved for the elite. GT Bicycles Steve Spencer invited me to be a member of the team for a […]

Sea Otter tid bits….

Tweet I unfortunately had to miss  Sea Otter.  But I do have some of my friends  keeping me up to date on some Sea Otter goods….Here is a little peak. Some racers need somebody else to push the pedals while they steer.  Imagine ripping down the DH on a Tandem fully! Now this is a […]

GunslingerBMX Bikes the Official Review

Tweet Gunslinger BMX Small companies can sometimes make the biggest impact in progression of our sport.  Such as the case with Gunslinger BMX, a relatively small company that has a rather simple innovative way to make your bike be a custom fit for your riding style yet change it for different tracks. Lets go back […]

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