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Ride Fit | Rebuild, Restore: Shoulder complex

You need optimal shoulder function to perform your best. If you’ve experienced any kind of shoulder injury, you know how it can “take you off your game” and make for more pain and less efficiency on your rides. On video number four I teach you how to work on the posture of your thorax, a.k.a., Read more…

Sea Otter 2015| 30 years of Marin Bikes

Marin is celebrating their 30 year milestone with the release of the Marin Pine Mountain 1. A plus­size tubeless ready hardtail, the Pine Mountain features 27.5+ x 2.9” tires, and a 4130 butted chromoly steel frame and suspension fork. Featuring fender and rack eyelets as well as three bottle mounts, the frame is adventure ready: Read more…

First Look | 5 Amazing Tools To Get More Out Of Strava!

Strava has long since embedded itself as the go-to tracking app for riders of all types. In fact, many of us even regard it as a serious training tool, relying on the maps that show where you’ve ridden as proof of your exertion and the urge to climb higher on the countless segment ranking lists Read more…

News | Pacenti PDent Makes Shorter Stems Possible

Kirk Pacenti presented his new, patented design that makes super short stems possible. A dimple in the centre of the bar creates enough room to accommodate the steerer tube, allowing the bar to be located closer to it. “Riders have been using shorter and shorter stems for years to improve handling in increasingly technical terrain”, Read more…

Sea Otter 2015 | Mavic’s New Crossmax Pro Helmet

At this year’s Sea Otter Mavic have presented their new enduro-specific open-face helmet that comes complete with a host of clever features. Designed with enduro racing in mind, the Mavic Crossmax Pro is Mavic’s latest open-face helmet, which offers more than just average protection. The form and ventilation are ideally suited for use with goggles Read more…

ENDURO Long-term Test | First Look: Radon Slide Carbon 27,5 9.0

Radon have had a facelift! Just two years ago, these West German bikes were primarily known for their reliable performance and value for money. No bad thing, you might say, but the bikes lacked a certain charm, and their image never quite caught on. But this has all changed recently – and while the prices Read more…

Ride Fit | 5 Reasons why you should train with a plan

As we come into a new season here in the northern hemisphere, spring is springing, flowers and trees are budding, snow is melting and trails have started to reveal their former glory before old man winter set in. This is one of my favorite times of year because I know I get to ride more Read more…

On Location | Belfast Urban Trails and City Life

On the sixth day of our Irish MTB tour we headed out of the sparsely inhabited Northern Irish countryside into the busy heart of the Belfast City outskirts, to check out Barnett Demesne urban trails and pump track, plus a bit of riverside tarmac trail leading all the way into the city centre. It was Read more…

Race Report | Cannondale Enduro Tour #2 – BELFORT

Like a French “Enduro World Series” – The 2nd round of the Cannondale Enduro Tour was a must do: 330 pilots ready to shred the trails with the best french enduro racers who came to the event: Damien OTON, Rémy ABSALON, Rémi THIRION, François BAILLY MAITRE, Nicolas LAU, Pierre-Chales GEORGES, Thomas LAPEYRIE, Jérémie ARNOULD, Florian Read more…

Event Report | 2015 Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival

Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBoSC) is happy to announce yet another successful Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival (SCMBF) presented by MBoSC and FOX. Running at an all-new venue — San Lorenzo Park in downtown Santa Cruz — on April 11-12, 2015, the popular community-minded festival drew an estimated 6,000 attendees. The Santa Cruz Mountain Read more…