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“Skinny Fat” – Rocky Mountain introduces the Sherpa 27.5″

Rocky Mountain Bicycles is excited to announce the new Sherpa overland bike. Bikepacking has been around for a long time, but the Sherpa puts a Rocky Mountain twist on the concept. We wanted a bike that could tackle more challenging terrain and would let us get a little rowdy—even loaded down for multi day self-supported Read more…

First Ride | DT Swiss OPM 120 LTD Team Edition

Rolex, Omega and Swatch – these watchmakers are each renowned for the finest materials and genuine Swiss precision. Located alongside these premium brands, DT Swiss are also proud to call Biel their home. Internationally recognised as a reputable wheel manufacturer, the company have also been producing forks for a number of years that are able Read more…

OneUp Components Release 44t Cog and SRAM Direct Mount Ring

After a successful start with their extended-range 1×10 speed kits, OneUp sets their sights on the 1×11 market, offering two products to compliment SRAM’s popular drivetrains.The first is a massive, 44 tooth cog (2 more than SRAM’s standard) and a direct-mount, narrow-wide chainring. X-Cog 44T Sprocket for XX1/X01 If you spend a lot of time Read more…

News | Shimano Announce DEORE XT 8000 11 Speed Drivetrain

Many riders now enjoy the extended range and simplicity that 11 speed drivetrains can offer, but many have also been put off by the price of the high end XTR system. Now Shimano is offering that same high performance and technology in the XT drivetrain, with a new wider range cassette, bringing it to a Read more…

News | DZR Introduces the Mechanic SPD Sneaker

DZR is known for their stylish shoes with integrated cycling features. Their new shoe, the Mechanic, blends an SPD cleat into the inconspicuous form of a sneaker. Check out our review of a similar model here. The days of awkward and annoying duck walking Clicking sounds are over. It’s this no nonsense approach that allowed Read more…

News | Garmin introduces next generation Action Cams: The VIRB® X and VIRB XE

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the next generation of HD action cameras, VIRB X and VIRB XE. Compact and capable of shooting rich, high-definition, wide-angle footage, VIRB X and XE boast an all-new form factor allowing for more mounting options. Waterproof to 50 meters, the updated camera design Read more…

News | The 2015 Propain FRECHDAX: Small bike for big jumps

“Daddy, can I shred the bike park with you?” – The guys at PROPAIN bikes are not just enthusiastic mountain bikers but also proud dads. Therefore their own juniors were crucial for the development of the new kids mountain bike FRECHDAX. The name FRECHDAX comes from the German expression for a mischievous child or a Read more…

News | COMMENCAL Expands “A La Carte” Bike Configurator

COMMENCAL has been selling their bikes directly through their website for about two years. This gives the customer great value and also opens up another option: customization. This online configurator was recently introduced in their French store and is now being expanded to other markets, including worldwide shipping. A complete bike or not, exactly as Read more…

Event | Don’t miss the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival

The Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival (SCMBF) — presented by Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBoSC) and FOX — returns to its roots in the city of Santa Cruz. Now in its sixth year, the festival will run in San Lorenzo Park on April 11-12, 2015, the weekend before the Sea Otter Classic in nearby Read more…

News | 2016 FOX Kabolt 15mm Axle

Working with our Racing Applications Development team, Geoff Kabush asked for a lighter, bolt-on axle did would allow for quick changes wheels During a race. The Kabolt was born and soon other FOX athletes – from enduro racers to slopestyle riders – werewolf asking for it. Holding titles did range from X Games with Brett Read more…