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Throwback Thursday: Matt Hunter’s ‘Impossible’ Corner

Throwback Thursday: Matt Hunter’s ‘Impossible’ Corner

When Sterling Lorence posted this incredible photo on April 28 2014, it’s safe to say it turned a lot of heads. Not only was Matt Hunter cornering almost completely horizontally, but he was doing so on 29″ wheels, something that the detractors at that time...

Chromag Teases New Full Suspension Bike

Chromag Teases New Full Suspension Bike

It looks like Chromag, the Canadian company renowned for their steel hardtails, has a full suspension bike on the way, at least based on their most recent Instagram post. There have been rumors about a Chromag that wasn’t a hardtail making the rounds for years,...

Tested: 9 of the Best Tire Inserts vs an Impact Rig

Tested: 9 of the Best Tire Inserts vs an Impact Rig

Welcome to the two-part insert test. This is the second part, where we put the inserts through their paces in a controlled test. If you want to read about how the inserts felt on the trail then please see part one.IntroductionEvery insert is accompanied by bold claims...

Letter from the Editor: Pinkbike’s Next Chapter with Outside

Letter from the Editor: Pinkbike’s Next Chapter with Outside

This is the first photo ever uploaded to Pinkbike. The image of Rob Stevens dropping off a bank in Calgary, Alberta is the perfect representation of what this site has always stood for: riding bikes with your friends and sharing that with the community.Pinkbike...

Review: 2022 Fox 34 Fork – A Short Travel Standout

Review: 2022 Fox 34 Fork – A Short Travel Standout

There’s been a lot of focus on bigger, burlier forks for enduro and e-bikes over the past two years, and it seems like every couple of months another option emerges that’s supposed to be even stiffer and stronger than anything else. Given all the hubbub...

Interview: Andréane Lanthier Nadeau on the Massive Crash That Took Her Out of Contention for the Win – EWS La Thuile 2021

Interview: Andréane Lanthier Nadeau on the Massive Crash That Took Her Out of Contention for the Win – EWS La Thuile 2021

In the final rock garden before the finish on Saturday’s Pro Stage, Andréane Lanthier Nadeau dislocated her ankle. She held on to win the stage by 7 seconds, but it was anyone’s guess as to whether she would be able to race a full day on Sunday. I caught...

Video: POV on Jesse Melamed’s Favorite Race Stage – EWS La Thuile 2021 Race 2

Video: POV on Jesse Melamed’s Favorite Race Stage – EWS La Thuile 2021 Race 2

Stage 4 of this weekend’s EWS race was Jesse’s favorite, and he put down a clean, very fast run for fifth place on the stage. By the end of the day, he settled into fourth place, just one spot off the podium — not quite where he wanted to be, he...

Council Weighs Decision to Destroy Iconic Queenstown Dirt Jumps

Council Weighs Decision to Destroy Iconic Queenstown Dirt Jumps

You may remember the Gorge Road dirt jumps in Queenstown, New Zealand, from video parts like the NotBad segment with Brandon Semenuk, Cam McCaul, and Brett Rheeder, or from the time R-Dog gave us the full rundown.The Gorge Road jumps have faced a turbulent few years...

Final Results from EWS La Thuile 2021 Race 2

Final Results from EWS La Thuile 2021 Race 2

The EWS is back for the second race of the week, riders will take on another four stages after they racing the Pro Stage. In the U21 racing, there were two clear winners today, Simonka Kuchynkova secured a lead of over 40 seconds on Sophie Riva and Luke Meier-Smith...