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Litespeed Release Pinhoti III Titanium Trail Bike – Pond Beaver 2021

Litespeed Release Pinhoti III Titanium Trail Bike – Pond Beaver 2021

Litespeed have released their updated titanium hardtail, the Pinhoti III. The new version has more of an emphasis on general trail riding, with contemporary geometry and a tubeset that delivers a plush and functional ride, according to design engineer Brad DeVaney. Of...

Pinkbike Podcast Episode 57: What Were the Best (and Worst) Trends in Mountain Biking?

Pinkbike Podcast Episode 57: What Were the Best (and Worst) Trends in Mountain Biking?

 I have to say, all of my fears about eBikers have proven themselves unfounded. I have also noticed that they are getting more people into mountain biking. Those people are mostly boomers and dads with beer guts, but hey, they’re getting healthy and getting...

Pets of Pinkbike – Pond Beaver 2021

Pets of Pinkbike – Pond Beaver 2021

We don’t get to see the animals we usually see at trade shows this year — like Hank — so here are the Pets of Pond Beaver.Name: MayaType: Australian Shepherd x Border CollieAge: 1.5 yearsHuman: Jason Lucas, Video Production Manager We picked up Maya...

Video: Yoann Barelli & Remy Metailler Return for Another Attempt at a Huge Send

Video: Yoann Barelli & Remy Metailler Return for Another Attempt at a Huge Send

Yoann Barelli and I are back to tackle that rock to rock drop. It looks small in videos and photos but it is quite intimidating! Yoann is obviously a master for that kind of riding and has seen the feature many times, but did not feel like he had it.For episode 3, he...

Boone’s Aluminum Cranks Look Like They’re From a 1950’s Sci-Fi Film – Pond Beaver 2021

Boone’s Aluminum Cranks Look Like They’re From a 1950’s Sci-Fi Film – Pond Beaver 2021

In the 1990s there were multiple small American manufacturers producing gorgeous aluminum cranks. Boone Technologies was one of those companies, but they stopped producing their signature Twist! cranks 25 years ago to concentrate on making titanium wedding rings...

5 New MTB Gloves from Specialized, TLD & Leatt – Pond Beaver 2021

5 New MTB Gloves from Specialized, TLD & Leatt – Pond Beaver 2021

Leatt MTB 1.0 GloveLeatt’s new women’s gloves have a pre-curved seamless palm and the upper hand uses a vented four-way stretch ultra-light construction. There’s a suede-like ‘MicronGrip’ fabric on the palm for a close handlebar feel with...

3D Printed Randoms – Pond Beaver 2021

3D Printed Randoms – Pond Beaver 2021

Ever since I started messing around with 3D printing, I see it everywhere. It’s either Baader-Meinhof, or the algorithm just knows me really well at this point.An industry friend of mine has been giving me a hard time with all the weird 3D printed stuff...

New Helmets and Clothing From IXS – Pond Beaver 2021

New Helmets and Clothing From IXS – Pond Beaver 2021

IXS Trigger FF MIPS HelmetThe IXS Trigger FF is now available with MIPS. The full-face helmet is aimed at enduro riders who want something that breathes well and is low weight. And, speaking of weight, the helmet is sub 600g. To initially pick it up is to be surprised...

First Look: PNW Components’ Suspension Dropper Post and Gravel Line – Pond Beaver 2021

First Look: PNW Components’ Suspension Dropper Post and Gravel Line – Pond Beaver 2021

PNW Components have solidified themselves as a popular brand in the mountain bike scene, and now they’re branching out a bit, offering components for our drop-bar compadres. While Pinkbike is a mountain bike site, we do share the sentiment that PNW did in their...