Gravity Pirates: BootBash 2013

Tweet Who are Gravity Pirates you ask?  Starting in Southern California, the Gravity Pirates became a group of mostly DH and Freeride riders and racers.  Focused on uniting to show the need for more venues, trails and events.  Being a Pirate means putting in work from time to time.  The strongly promoted and encouraged involvement […]

Reward for Stolen DVO bike at Interbike!

Tweet So as many have already heard DVO Suspension had a fast one pulled on them and a bike was stolen.  Not any bike, but one of their new test mules that had not really been ridden yet.  A Trek 9.9 decked out with a prototype Emerald fork and Jade rear shock.  DVO has decided […]

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, […]

Interview: Endless Thoughts Media and Gravity Pirate Racer Dave Seaquist

Tweet My backyard is the notorious Bootleg Canyon.  Some of my friends are putting together a short film highlighting the treacherous trails made of rock, rock and more rock.  Bootleg Canyon is one of those places you really do not want to fall.  There is no forgiveness should you and your bike separate and rag […]

KHS’s New DH Bike – DH650B …. can the mid size wheel be the ticket?

Tweet Twenty Six inch wheels have been the ideal size for many years in the world of DH racing.  While some have played with the idea of 29er DH bikes, it seams they just never really took hold to most gravity riders.  Well KHS looks to have a solution with their new prototype 650b DH […]

Video: Vanderham Takes Flight

Tweet There are partnerships of mutual compasions and common goals.  One such partnership has been that of Shimano and Thomas Vanderham, spanning 10 years.  Thomas’s input into the Saint line has been instrumental into making it the product it is today.  Saint has been the staple of gravity components every since their beginning. Thomas Vanderham: […]

DRD Intense’s Lauren Daney WINS Plattekill Gravity Open

Tweet Roxbury, New York (May 29, 2012) – DRD Intense’s Lauren Daney captured her second consecutive pro victory by winning the Plattekill Gravity Open in Roxbury, New York.  Plattekill mountain is a legendary east coast mountain bike destination as it offers multitude of steep rocky chutes, high seed sections, berms, jumps and roots though out. Although Friday’s […]

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 […]

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: FSA Orbit Option Adjustable Headset

Tweet   Bike manufactures have their bikes geometry pretty dialed these days.  But that wasn’t enough, as there are just as many riding styles as there are suspension designs.  So companies started making bikes with “Cams” and “Flip Chips” for the drop outs and linkages that adjusted not only  the bikes head angle, but its […]

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 […]

First Look: Gravity Components AT Series Bars, Stem and Post – and a way you can win your own set!

Tweet The guys over at Gravity Components sent us over their new AT Series bars, stem and seat post.  When Andrew Taylor was asked what color he wanted his signature gear to be, BRIGHT NEON YELLOW was the answer.  Well as we bolt ours up to our DJ project bike, we are going to share […]

Racer Spotlight: Grayson Sanchez

Tweet A california native who frequents the Fontana Southridge series, we introduce Grayson Sanchez.  Got a few questions from him as to who he is and where he wants to be.  This little Ripper caught my eye at one of the latest SRC races…check him out. 1 – Age      16 2 – Class […]

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