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Update: Queenstown Dirt Jumps Saved from Demolition

Update: Queenstown Dirt Jumps Saved from Demolition

The Gorge Road Jump Park has been a battle site since 2018, but it seems the fight is finally over, and the mountain bikers have won this round with some help from New Zealand entrepreneur and billionaire Rod Drury and support from pro mountain bikers around the...

Smith & Koroyd Sue Burton For Use of WaveCel in Helmets

Smith & Koroyd Sue Burton For Use of WaveCel in Helmets

Smith and Koroyd have jointly filed an intellectual property lawsuit against Burton for the use of Wavecel in its products.Wavecel is a rotational and impact protection insert developed by Bontrager and was first released in March 2019. Burton, a company that...

Canada to Reopen Borders for Nonessential Travel

Canada to Reopen Borders for Nonessential Travel

In a news release today, the Canadian government announced that Canada will reopen its borders to fully vaccinated US residents August 9 and to all other fully vaccinated travelers September 7, provided that visitors can prove they are vaccinated and have tested...

Video: Troy Brosnan Tackles Steep Loam Tracks in Morzine

Video: Troy Brosnan Tackles Steep Loam Tracks in Morzine

 It’s really a masssage to the ego watching the best in the world struggle that hard with that track in the wet. I mean, I’ll be honest, I struggled even more every single time I rode it, but still, watching them not making it look easy makes me feel...

Practice Photo Epic: British National DH Championships 2021

Practice Photo Epic: British National DH Championships 2021

The 2021 UK National Championships 2021 were hosted this year at Rhyd Y Felin, Wales. After missing the National Champs last year, the riders were all keen to be on it and a stacked field of the UK’s best DH riders took full advantage of the stunning weather to...

Results: Myriam Nicole & Benoit Coulanges Win the 2021 French National DH Championships

Results: Myriam Nicole & Benoit Coulanges Win the 2021 French National DH Championships

The results are in from the French DH National Championships, with Myriam Nicole and Benoit Coulanges taking the 2021 titles.Myriam Nicole secured the Women’s Elite national title with a win of over 17 seconds on second-placed Mathilde Bernard. Benoit Coulanges...

Video: Saturday Sends #24

Video: Saturday Sends #24

 Outside of Friday fails I’ just haven’t gotten into Saturday sends… too many are just folks doing the jumps at bike parks…is it really a send when the jump was purpose built to do the exact thing and you land it on the purpose built...

Hunt’s Prototype Carbon XC Wheels Have Bladed Carbon Spokes

Hunt’s Prototype Carbon XC Wheels Have Bladed Carbon Spokes

The World Cup pits are rife with new and unreleased tech, so it’s no surprise that a pair of prototype Hunt wheels have been spotted on Isla Short’s bike. Hunt is keeping its cards close to its chest when it comes to this new wheelset, but we do know that...

Slack Randoms: Riding Val di Sole on a Unicycle, A Hubless Fatbike & More

Slack Randoms: Riding Val di Sole on a Unicycle, A Hubless Fatbike & More

We use Slack as our workplace communication tool at Pinkbike and we have a #randoms channel which we use to share an assortment of videos and stories from all corners of the cycling world and beyond… We thought a couple of the moments from the past week were too...