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Video: Craig Evans Rides His Bike

Bike Mag - Thu, 14/05/2020 - 07:28
Craig Evans X Burgtec “Some visual heat dropping from Burgtec and our nan sevens, stacked up before times had changed. Kick back, feast your eyes on this and enjoy!!” – 50to01 Video: Burgtec

Video: My Kona – Nicole Hsu

Bike Mag - Thu, 14/05/2020 - 06:20
“Nicole Hsu is Kona’s production coordinator. Based out of Taiwan, Nicole is our go-to person to ensure our bikes are being manufactured, assembled, and painted to our satisfaction. Outside of work, Nicole loves to ride her Process on her local trails, and the trails of Vancouver’s North Shore. She represents a crucial step in the Read More

Soil Searching: For the Love of Flow

Bike Mag - Thu, 14/05/2020 - 05:25
What if you dream of riding renowned trails, but you aren’t lucky enough to live in a mountain biking mecca? Caio Suzarte and Eduardo Arruda know — you build your own. Passion. Caio Suzarte and Eduardo Arruda are absolutely drenched in it. The two trail builders from Brazil are passionate in their conviction that bikes Read More

We Are Running Out Of Bikes

Bike Mag - Thu, 14/05/2020 - 04:54
Two months ago, bike shops were facing the same challenge as every other business: Stay above water when it seems the whole world is drowning. Many were preparing for a sort of hibernation, including putting a halt to the often huge speculative restocking orders that happen that time of year. For most shops, that hibernation Read More

Whistler Bike Park’s Friday Opening Delayed

Bike Mag - Thu, 14/05/2020 - 03:17
Whistler Bike Park announced on Wednesday that it would push its scheduled Friday opening indefinitely, although it does plan to open at some point this season. The park traditionally opens the Friday of Canada’s long May weekend, which this year, was May 15, but due the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, that won’t be happening. The park’s Read More

Tested: POC Transcend Jacket

Bike Mag - Wed, 13/05/2020 - 17:46
It’s mid-May and so far this spring I’ve only seen the mercury push past 60 degrees three times, with an average in the upper 40s. Jacket weather everyday, basically. The first thing I noticed about the POC Transcend is just how little I actually noticed it. I wasn’t desperately reaching for zippers and flaps to Read More

True Story: Ben Hildred

Bike Mag - Wed, 13/05/2020 - 07:12
Ben Hildred has spent years in search of the eternal summer. A native of Lincoln, England, he milks the Northern Hemisphere’s warm months in places like Whistler, British Columbia, before absconding to Queenstown, New Zealand, to make the most of the Southern Hemisphere summer. Ben’s quest for the endless summer has allowed him to explore Read More

The Legend of Tommy G

Bike Mag - Wed, 13/05/2020 - 02:47
Every kingdom needs his legends and who better to answer this call for the Bike Kingdom Lenzerheide than Belgian ripper Thomas Genon. He welcomed this role with open arms, building upon his own legend with the support of no one less than @Anthill Films. To see how Thomas rules his new kingdom, check out “The Read More

Deity Introduces the Deftrap Pedal

Bike Mag - Wed, 13/05/2020 - 01:00
Inspired by Deity's TMAC pedal, the new Deftrap composite stomper goes above and beyond what we normally see in a plastic pedal.

Trails—The Perfect Salve to an Aching Soul

Bike Mag - Tue, 12/05/2020 - 17:01
It was only a 30-yard-long, 90-minute trail build, but judging by the glowing look of satisfaction on my daughter Sabine’s 7-year-old face, you’d think we had just completed the Alaska Highway. I ride a lot, guilty as charged. But never has the bike felt more like a ticket to freedom and salvation as it does Read More

Fresh Produce: Rapidpure Scout Inline Purifier

Bike Mag - Tue, 12/05/2020 - 17:01
There are long rides, and then there are long rides. On one you might need a 3-liter bladder, on the other you might need the Rapidpure Scout Inline Purifier.

First Impressions: Kenda Pinner Pro ATC

Bike Mag - Tue, 12/05/2020 - 02:00
Don't let their light construction fool you. So far, the new Kenda Pinner Pro ATC has held up to Tahoe's dry, sharp earth better than some of our favorite tires, but is somehow also more supple and comfortable.

PNW Introduces Cycled, Refurbished Dropper Program

Bike Mag - Tue, 12/05/2020 - 02:00
If you’ve been riding long enough to remember when dropper posts entered our lives, you remember the hesitation we all felt. A component that used to last a lifetime suddenly just might give up mid-season. And many did. Of course, we all dove in ass-first anyway, but it was a gamble back then. Droppers still Read More

Victory Lap – Conquering the Leadville 100

Bike Mag - Sat, 09/05/2020 - 06:35

A short film about commitment, perseverance and the grit needed to get to the finish line of the most challenging mountain bike race in America. Starting at 10,000 feet and taking riders over 100 epic miles and 12,000 feet of elevation change, the Leadville 100 MTB is seen as the most challenging and prestigious mountain Read More

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Downieville Classic Cancelled

Bike Mag - Sat, 09/05/2020 - 02:26

The latest event to fall victim to COVID-19 is one of the best on the calendar: The Downieville Classic. This year was to be the race’s 25th anniversary, but organizers, the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship, announced on Thursday that the potential risk of bringing in thousands of out-of-towners to the small community that hosts the Read More

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Mullet Mods: The Forbidden Bikes Ziggy Link

Bike Mag - Sat, 09/05/2020 - 01:53

Mixed wheel sizes is serious business. You can't just go clamping hoops in dropouts and expect things to work right. So, Forbidden came up with a link for their Druid trail bike to make its ride ... a little less serious.

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She’s Out There – From Stockholm to Sweet Singletrack

Bike Mag - Sat, 09/05/2020 - 01:19

“Sporty chic style, Fika and vikings may come to mind when you think of the Stockholm, but mountain biking likely isn’t high on that list. Think again. The trails resting on the doorstep of the city weaving through the woods to lakes and wetlands leave little to be desired. Even so, many city dwellers find Read More

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First Ride: Yeti SB130 Lunch Ride

Bike Mag - Sat, 09/05/2020 - 00:37

Some bikes are all about getting down to business. Covering ground, doing it quickly, but having as much fun as possible in the process. The Yeti SB130 is one of those bikes. That makes it the perfect go-to if all you need is a quickie. If you can duck behind the cubicles, commando-crawl through the Read More

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Full Travel: GT’s Suspension Development Story Ep. 2

Bike Mag - Fri, 08/05/2020 - 09:42

“Travel back to the beginning of full-suspension mountain bikes with some legendary personalities! ‘Full Travel’ is a documentary by Pipeline Digital Media which takes a look back at GT’s history of pushing the progression of the sport. After the huge success of the RTS, the rest of the bike industry was left frantically trying to Read More

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Fresh Produce: Tasco Scout MTB short

Bike Mag - Fri, 08/05/2020 - 01:55

Tasco's Scout short started and ended with the necessities of a riding short—everything you need, and nothing more.

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