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Sea Otter Report Six – Team Bikes and Precious Things

Chipps delves deep into the pits, peeks behind some curtains and finds out some of the hot-tuning mods that the pros are running. A time trial shifter on a dirt jump bike, the Atherton’s prototype Saint wheels and a Mini Specialized… Oh, and are those SRAM XX brakes?

April 21st, 09 18,387 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Five – DT Swiss, Ritchey, Syncros

Carbon mountain bike rims were everywhere at this year’s Sea Otter. Here are the latest offerings from DT Swiss, Ritchey and Syncros.

April 20th, 09 11,511 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Four – Race Face

Even lighter carbon cranks, 785mm Atlas bars, superduper chainrings, body armour – and the return of colours – including purple!

April 20th, 09 9,923 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Three

Another random look round the pits of the Sea Otter with Chipps. Chub hubs, cranks from the Hive, the Santa Cruz freakbike, Rocky Mountain 29ers, the Ibis Tranny and more…

April 20th, 09 11,353 Categories: Press Launch

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Sea Otter Report Two – SRAM 2010

It’s 2010 time at SRAM – and they have a brand new Revelation for you, with a huge amount of options and new chassis, there’s coloured XO, Centrelock Avid discs, a new, lighter Elixir lever and much, much more. Oh and Greg Herbold.

April 18th, 09 26,774 Categories: Press Launch

Fox 2010

We’ve still got Christmas cake leftover here and already Fox Racing Shox are showing off their 2010 forks at a press camp in California. Fortunately the future is closer than you think and you can expect to see 2010 Fox forks and shocks to start appearing on bikes as soon as May.

April 18th, 09 46,543 Categories: Press Launch

Specialized Unveils Carbon Race 29ers

Just a quick one for you. Specialized pro riders have been spotted riding brand new carbon 29ers – in both hardtail AND full suspension Epic flavours.   Todd Wells and Conrad Stoltz like the 29ers’ increased rollover and greater ground contact, which they claimed gives better traction during both climbing and riding over loose stuff. […]

April 17th, 09 6,603 Categories: Kit

New In from MRP

In the quest for lighter, stronger components, MRP will show a carbon fibre version of their successful G2 chainguide. The new guide weighs in at only 197 grams for the 36-40T size thanks to the carbon boomerang and weight-optimized skid. It also features increased compatibility and adjustability with a new upper arm design. The 32-36T […]

April 17th, 09 5,142 Categories: News

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Sea Otter 2009 report one.

First day of the first big race… Lots of new stuff on display. The usual ‘sunburn and freezing wind weather too. All is well. Tomorrow sees the big SRAM launch and new team bikes.

April 17th, 09 19,001 Categories: Press Launch

Kranked-REVOLVE Trailer Now Available

Kranked films are always worth a looksee…

April 16th, 09 3,584 Categories: Video

Brownbacks Hope Race Series Starts This Weekend

The 2009 race season is underway and the first round of the Hope Race Series at Lee Quarry Rossendale is getting nearer. Here’s an update of what’s happening as the 19th April fast approaches.

April 16th, 09 3,005 Categories: News

Intense 951 FRO

Straight outta Temecula, Intense’s new DH bike the 951.

April 16th, 09 18,687 Categories: Kit

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