Project AM/Enduro: cSixx Doubler Chain Guide – FIRST LOOK

Tweet As we gear up to complete Project AM/Enduro, a few goodies arrived from South Africa’s cSixx.  Since we will be running a 2×10 drivetrain from Shimano and FSA, this will be a welcome addition in not only chain management but also bash protection.  We have been running cSixx’s 175g guide on our Project DH […]

Round 3 of the Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Super D – Fontana, CA

Tweet Round 3 of the Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Super D – Fontana, CA   2 run format, more hero dirt and lots of smiles!   IRVINE, Calif. (February 9, 2013) – Hero dirt and super fun courses are once again the name of the game at round 3 of the 2013 Southridge USA […]

Shimano Southridge Super D #2 – HERO DIRT

Tweet HERO DIRT ero |ˈhi(ə)rō| dirt |dərt| Official MBS Definition – Dirt, amply moist to provide ultimate tackiness cohesive to bicycle tires.  High grip, low mud equals ultimate traction. Eddie Mcdonald racing for Felt Bikes and Marketing Manager for Felt showing who is boss on the long course. Round #2 of the Shimano Winter series held at Fontana […]

Southridge Super D Racing is Back

Tweet Thats right its racing season again in Southern California.  Home of the Shimano Winter Series located at the famous Fontana venue, the race series kicked off another year in the sunny state.  Once again Shimano’s Joe Lawwill spearheaded the Super D course design and flow.  Buzz around the camp was that Joe’s Super D […]

Project AM/Enduro: SHIMANO SLX GROUPPO

Tweet Our Project AM/Enduro bike has finally received its drivetrain from Shimano.  We will be running Shimano’s SLX grouppo on this bike.   We chose the SLX kit for this project as it keeps cost low while still providing many of the features we wanted on the XT and XTR lines.  Like the new Shadow […]

Racer Spotlight: Chappy Fiene

Tweet Southern California has produced some stellar racers over the years.  It also seems to be the center of the universe as far as cycling companies in USA go.  More companies make California their head quarters than anywhere else in the USA.  Heeding from the recent Cali transplant of One Ghost Industries, pro racer Chappy […]

Shimano Grows and Expands

Tweet With an already large share of the market in the cycling segment, Shimano is about to step up their game.   With the goal to expand the current capacity and provide better service to its customers, Shimano recenlty unveiled its plans and broke out the shovels on a huge new addition.   A cool […]

Racer Spotlight: Tyler Krenek

Tweet Todays young guns are progressing at levels way beyond what they were 10 years ago.  This Racer Spotlight is to show you who is gonna be charging for the top spot of every podium he visits.  Tyler Krenek has a pretty solid roots in BMX, but that was not enough.  He has stepped up […]

Shimano Presents: Stop Number 1 of the Oregon Enduro – Video

Tweet Along with releasing a slew of updated products this year, Shimano is also hitting a lot of key events and venues.  Enduro and Super D races have been on the top of the lists when it comes to setting up camp.  Mostly thanks to Joe Lawwill, who has been a big advocate for the […]

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: […]

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 […]

Video: Shimano’s New D.R.D. Optional Standard Explained

Tweet At Sea Otter this year, as usual, companies break out some new goods.  And Shimano has been on a roll the last 2 years bringing lots to the table.  This year is no different as they showed us the new Saint and Zee gravity lines, each getting cooler brakes and 10 speeds among other […]

New “Rider Tuned” Shimano SLX Group for Trail Riders

Tweet New “Rider Tuned” SLX Group for Trail Riders *Available July 2012 SLX receives more updates for 2013, creating possibly the best all-around value/performance group available. Built to perform like XT and XTR, SLX now includes many of the same Trail options including award-winning Shadow Plus RD technology, and three new Rider Tuned 2×10 crank […]

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 […]

Racer Spotlight: Dylan Unger

Tweet This months Racer Spotlight belongs to Dylan Unger.  While we would like to give a big introduction, he provided some awesome pics and a sick video that pretty much sums it up…. Enjoy! Video By Kyle Cox MBS – Dylan how old are you? Dylan – I am 16. MBS – What class are […]

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 […]

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: Bike Protection – Crankskins

Tweet You have a LOT of money wrapped up into that new full on DH rig you just put together.  Although we know its gonna go through hell on full DH runs, we still want to keep it as nice as we can.  Aside from proper daily and ride maintenance, we also want  to try […]

SInz Elite Introduces New XXX Bottom Brackets

Tweet Sinz Elite is now offering two new external-bearing bottom brackets under the XXX brand name-the same name used for the hot, new, hollow-forged crankset. Both bottom brackets feature forged and CNC-machined external aluminum cups and are compatible with Sinz Elite XXX, Shimano and other 19-millimeter spindle cranksets and fit standard English thread (1.37″ x 24T) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Interbike 2010

Tweet A look of goodies from InterBike……….and more to come later…… Tweet

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