Project AM/Enduro: First Look at White Brothers Loop 150mm

Tweet Project AM/Enduro we set out to create a bike that would be great as a daily trail bike, yet also be super competitive on the race circuit.  We looked at several fork options before settling on the White Brothers Loop.  This fork gives you the choice of running wither 26” or 27.5” wheels.  A […]

MEET THE NEW BOSS – Pivot Cycles Introduces Firebird 27.5

Tweet     MEET THE NEW BOSS – Pivot Cycles Introduces Firebird 27.5 Redesigned model debuts at Sea Otter Classic  Whether you’re sending it in Whistler, gunning for the overall in Downieville or pinning 30-minute descents on a 6-hour epic through the Rockies, the Firebird 27.5 has your back. By many accounts, the 26-inch version […]

Project Am/Enduro: Complete Bike Build

Tweet We finally finished Project AM/Enduro.  We wasted no time racing it either.  As soon as the last wrench was turned we promptly put it to use in the Bootleg Banzai Enduro.  Our focus was to build a light, fast trail bike that would be at home in any Enduro event.  We are pretty sure […]

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 […]

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, […]

Gear Review: G-Form Knee and Elbow pads

Tweet Having recently had knee surgery, I started looking around for some knee protection, something I could wear all the time.  Whether it was just casual riding or hitting it hard at the DJ and pumptracks.  Or riding the trail bike, BMX bike or even road bike.  Prerequisite was it had to be slim to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2010 Marzocchi 44 Micro Ti Q15…..Lowered

Tweet Racing 4x this season left me with a strong desire to upgrade my fork.  So I got ahold of the guys at Marzocchi to see what they could do for me.  I wanted a light weight fork with either a 20mm or 15mm front wheel interface.  The key was LIGHT WEIGHT.  I also wanted […]

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