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Results: New Zealand XC National Championships 2021

Results: New Zealand XC National Championships 2021

The results are in from the New Zealand XC National Championships, with Anton Cooper and Sammie Maxwell taking the titles for 2021. Anton Cooper defended his title in the Elite/U23 Men’s category with a win of over two minutes on second-placed Ben Oliver. Sam...

Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races

Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races

Every rider has their setup quirks, whether it is a certain width of handlebar or a specific tire choice. We decided to look through the Pinkbike bike check archives for the more unique setups that we have spotted at World Cup and EWS races over the years. John Hall...

Video: Sam Hill Rides the New Nukeproof Giga on his Home Trails

Video: Sam Hill Rides the New Nukeproof Giga on his Home Trails

Feb 26, 2021 by James Smurthwaite   FollowFollowing When some relax after an achievement, result or title, the greatest athletes strive forwards, enjoying the taste of victory as motivation to strive for higher heights. Sam Hill is an embodiment of this...

Video: Friday Fails #159

Video: Friday Fails #159

 on a serious note.. what is the reason for this ‘landing on the front wheel’? I don’t know what you call it, but this seems to happen in most cases of Friday Fails.. Is the reason, that they don’t pump enough from the take-off, or how...

The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 50 – Are Bikes Actually Getting Less Expensive? (Value Bike Field Test Preview)

The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 50 – Are Bikes Actually Getting Less Expensive? (Value Bike Field Test Preview)

There are many sports that don’t require much in the way of expensive gear, but mountain biking ain’t one of them. If you’ve spent more than a few minutes on the Pinkbike homepage, you might assume that we only review $7,000 bikes with all the carbon...

First Look: 2021 Trek E-Caliber – A Motorized XC Machine

First Look: 2021 Trek E-Caliber – A Motorized XC Machine

The eMTB has come a long way in the last few years. Many of the models we’ve seen are geared to the bike park or more aggressive trail riding, but Trek’s new eCaliber is a bit of a different take than. Aimed more at the distance chasing, marathon...

Deviate Release Highlander 150

Deviate Release Highlander 150

PRESS RELEASE: DeviateDeviate Cycles today reveal a new addition to their Highlander range of bikes – the Highlander 150.Continuing to leverage the suspension action, sleek design, and sweet spot geometry of the Highlander 140, the 150 slackens it and switches...

Video: Remy Metailler’s Propain Tyee is Purpose-built for Hucking – Pro Bike Check

Video: Remy Metailler’s Propain Tyee is Purpose-built for Hucking – Pro Bike Check

 @rarrity: Of course it’s not complicated, but it’s extra work, potentially involving more different people. I think it’s funny the entitled attitude people have just demanding more content from this website, for free and playing the victim when...

Video: What Bikes Are The North Shore Locals Riding? – Daily Driver Bike Checks

Video: What Bikes Are The North Shore Locals Riding? – Daily Driver Bike Checks

 What!? You can really ride the shore on a 26er bike with an aluminum frame, without a water bottle holder, with a steep head angle and a slack seat tube? They probably weren’t really having fun. [Reply]...