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Interbike 2014: HT Components X1 Pedals Review

HT Components has come onto the scene in a big way this year, sponsoring all world downhill rider Aaron Gwin. They’ve been around for about 60 years, started by the current owner’s grandfather in Taiwan. In 2005, they created the “HT” group of high-end pedals within their brand to meet increasing market demands. They’ve also Read more…

Race Report: Superenduro Experience in Palazzuolo sul Senio

The Superenduro Experience from the 14th of September 2014 has been a great race. Located in Palazzuolo sul Senio (FI), a total of 30km of track had to be mastered in three special stages. The first downhill was stretched over 9.35km, while the second route was 5.9km long. Finally, 7.10 km had to be completed Read more…

Race Report: Superenduro PRO4 series in Sauze d’Oulx

A supremacy which built up during the whole season and which culminated in the victory of the final round. Superenduro Powered By SRAM 2014 has just closed in the same way it opened, with Marco Milivinti and Louise Paulin on the podium. The rider of team Torpado Factory Racing has been the absolute star of Read more…

News: Wolf Tooth extends their range for 2015, keeping it cool!

Minnesota based Wolf Tooth Components have been manufacturing high quality chain rings for some time now, all 100% designed and built in the USA. The popular narrow wide 1x whatever movement has left an empty spot on many bikes where the front derailleur use to mount. Wolftooth felt bad about this, so produced a new Read more…

First Look: Norco Range A7.1 delivers bang for your buck.

As bike prices push happily into five figures, it is cool to see some brands keeping it real and trying to deliver top end performance at a reasonable price. Norco have managed to get their Range A7.1 down to just a few dollars over $3000, and have managed to include a Pike fork and dropper. Read more…

First Look: 2015 Intense Carbine 29 Factory Issue

Intense have made some small changes to their bikes for 2015, one highlight was their new more affordable Tracer for under $3000, but before we get to that, lets have a quick look at their super sexy, no expense spared Carbine 29 Factory Issue. This bike looked simply incredible in the flesh, if you cannot Read more…

First Look: The new Transition Patrol with new GiddyUp Link

Transition are well known for their hardcore, rider developed bikes, with the emphasis always firmly on fun, shredding and performance. For 2015 they have revised their entire lineup, the popular Covert is gone and has been replaced with the Scout, Patrol, and Smuggler. We took the big hitting Patrol out for a quick tear around Read more…

Interbike: Shred’s new Short Stack Helmet with NOSHOCK

If there was an award for the most simple, but also effective demonstration of a new technology, then the winner would surely be Shred, with their NOSHOCK foam. Shred had a range of impact absorbing materials from rival manufacturers arranged on their booth, and encouraged visitors to drop a ball-bearing onto the foams from different Read more…

First Look: Jamis 150mm Dakar AMT Pro

Jamis has been making bikes since 1979, but is perhaps not a brand that synonymous with all-mountain bikes, especially over in Europe. However, Jamis is keen to change that and have revised their 2014 Dakar range, with a revised specification the new 2015 Dakar AMT is a hard hitting 150mm, 27.5 inch bike that looks Read more…

Interbike: Sombrio Is Back In Business for 2015

Sombrio is back on the market after being away. Bought in the past year by Sugoi, who started as a mountain bike clothing company, they have new excitement in the office and are ready to get some great looking gear out to their loyal fans. With a look that’s been slightly toned down from their Read more…