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Final Results: Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019

Final Results: Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019

Nove Mesto provided some of the most exciting racing in a long time with both Elite races coming down to the last lap. In the Elite Women, it looked like Anne Tauber would take the win until a mechanical caused her to drop a number of places leaving the top spot open...

Video & Photo Story: Mark Matthews Finds MTB Paradise in Tasmania

Video & Photo Story: Mark Matthews Finds MTB Paradise in Tasmania

It’s 4pm on a Wednesday, I left home on a Monday afternoon and the 27-hour long journey from Vancouver Island to Tasmania is complete.As I was flying into the Hobart airport and looking out the plane’s window, the beautiful landscapes made me almost forget how tired I...

Who Has the Best Espresso in the Pits? – Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019

Who Has the Best Espresso in the Pits? – Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019

That’s right. We did it. We put our bodies on the line to answer the age-old question of who has the best espresso in the pits.If you’ve ever visited a World Cup, you’d notice an assortment of shiny boxes with all sorts of dials and gauges perched on...

Results: XCC Short Track – Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019

Results: XCC Short Track – Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019

Mathieu Van Der Poel takes his second Short Track win of the year after an impressive performance. Maxime Marotte would sprint to the finish all but closing the big gap to Van Der Poel. Henrique Avancini, Nino Schurter and Carlos Coloma Nicolas would all finish in the...

MIPS Acquires Fluid Inside Rotational Impact Company For $3.3 Million

MIPS Acquires Fluid Inside Rotational Impact Company For $3.3 Million

MIPS has acquired the Fluid Inside head protection company, whose system is currently used in the Fox Rampage Pro Carbon helmet, for USD $3.3 million.MIPS and Fluid Inside both provide technologies to helmet companies to protect against rotational impacts but they do...

First Ride: Pivot’s XC Race Ready Mach 4 SL

First Ride: Pivot’s XC Race Ready Mach 4 SL

Pivot Cycles has been on a bit of a roll lately, what with the Trail 429, Switchblade, Firebird 29, and Phoenix all receiving healthy doses of positive media and user reviews, plus healthy sales to match. But there’s been one category where the brand has been feeling...

First Ride: Trek’s 2020 Top Fuel Gets a Little More Travel & a Lot More Aggressive

First Ride: Trek’s 2020 Top Fuel Gets a Little More Travel & a Lot More Aggressive

For the year 2020 (sounds crazy saying that, right?) Trek have taken what was their 100mm full suspension XC race bike and given it a major overhaul in the name of fun and versatility. The Top Fuel has been competitive ever since it was introduced four years ago, so...

Video: Thomas Vanderham is a Trail Bike Boss

You might think we made this edit to showcase the new OneUp cockpit.The truth is, we just wanted to make a rad edit with Vanderham!We hope you enjoy it. Cheers—OneUp Thanks to Ron, Brad, KBRA & The Kamloops Ranch for all the sick trails & Thomas for being...

Video: Jesse Melamed, Rémi Gauvin & ALN Take on Madeira in Episode 2 of ‘The Jank Files’

Video: Jesse Melamed, Rémi Gauvin & ALN Take on Madeira in Episode 2 of ‘The Jank Files’

[embedded content] For the Rocky Mountain Race Face Enduro Team, the long trip and the short stay in Madeira made for a whirlwind trip. Coming from Vancouver, the 8-hour time difference and hot island temperatures had everyone in a daze – and that was before...

Video: Handbuilt – Tyler McCaul’s Secret Ride Location & The Hours of Work Behind It

Video: Handbuilt – Tyler McCaul’s Secret Ride Location & The Hours of Work Behind It

HANDBUILT is a new series I’ve started that will live on my YouTube channel, and it’s my first go at self-producing my own projects. The goal is to not only showcase riding in these videos and photos, but to also showcase the hours on hours of digging that goes into...