The NEW Canfield Brothers Nimble 9

Tweet The Canfield Brothers 29er revolution continues with the ALL NEW Nimble 9. From the start of the redesign of the current Nimble 9, we wanted to give the bike a distinctive look different from what is currently available in chromo hardtails. We wanted to incorporate a hydro formed toptube and a 44mm head tube. […]

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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: Transition Bikes 2013 KLUNKER

Tweet It’s no coincidence that Transition Bikes has deep roots in mountain biking.  In fact their roots are so deep they have decided to take a huge step in the evolution of mountain biking with their latest creation – the TRANSITION 2013 KLUNKER.  The new Kunker makes leaps and bounds with absolutely no technology and […]

Racer Spotlight: Timmy Mangini

Tweet Racer Spotlight visits Pro racer Timmy Mangini out of Benicia, CA.  While still attending school, this pro racer knows how to lay it down on a bike. Name: Timmy Mangini Age: 22 Years old Hometown: Benicia, CA Class: Pro Men 2012 Sponsors: One Ghost Industries, Fox Racing Shox, Shimano, Azonic, Oneal, Super Sketch Apparel, […]

One Ghost Industries 2013 Musashi DH1: Official Press Release

Tweet 9/12/2012   Hafjell, Norway (and Southern California) It is no secret that One Ghost Industries has been working on the next level of DH race bikes all season under the likes of pro racers like Arthur Babcock and Nikolas Dudukovich, but the time has come to unveil the fruits of their collective labors: We […]

Product Review: 80HD Flat Crown for Marzocchi 888 and Direct Mount stem

Tweet 80HD, a new company owned and founded by DH Pro Aaron Hodgkin, is making some pretty awesome aftermarket crowns for the Marzocchi 888 and Fox 40’s.  Along with their new flat crowns they also have a 3pc DM stem to go along with them. I picked one up for our Marzocchi Evo 888ti to […]

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 […]

Prototype BMX stem

Tweet We love underground bike products and look to see some big things coming in the future from companies big and small.  A good friend by the name of John Stancliff sent over a new stem he has been working on and although the final product may look quite different than what you see here, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Press Release: Transition Bandit Two9 Trail Bike

Tweet PRESS RELEASE: Bandit Two9 130mm Trail Bike 8/8/2011 The Bandit Two9 is Transition Bikes first jump into the 29 inch market. With the success of their 26 inch Bandit platform, Transition Bikes saw a great opportunity in the long travel 29 inch trail bike market. “We know that 29 inch wheels are a big […]

One Ghost Industries Musashi Prototype – first look

Tweet The bicycle industry is flooded with tons of suspension designs.  Some are gimmicks and some work.  Enter One Ghost Industries into the mix!  We headed out to Bootleg Canyon with One Ghost resident Pro Art Babcock and his Prototype Musashi to take a deeper look onto the bike and take it for a few […]

Press Release: Morewood Izimu

Tweet Morewood Izimu Tapered 1 1/8″ to 1 1/2″ (120mm long) head tube Custom drawn Al 6082 T6 tubeset Hydroformed top tube 73mm ISCG 05 bottom bracket 30.9mm seatpost size 34.9mm seat clamp XPI geometry adjust 203mm [8″] rear wheel travel 9.5″ x 3″ rear shock length Shock: FOX VAN RC 25.4mm x 8mm front […]

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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