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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 11,420 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 26,856 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 46,697 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 6,640 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 5,167 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 19,104 Categories: Press Launch

Kranked-REVOLVE Trailer Now Available

Kranked films are always worth a looksee…

April 16th, 09 3,609 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 3,015 Categories: News

Intense 951 FRO

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

April 16th, 09 18,820 Categories: Kit

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Cross Lobster and Santa What?

We’re off to the Sea Otter tomorrow, where all the fun starts, but in the meantime, here’s a smart – if niche – singlespeed ‘cross bike from Rock Lobster Cycles, plus a ‘What on earth?’ from Santa Cruz…

April 16th, 09 8,224 Categories: Press Launch

New Blur LT Carbon!

It’s another new Santa Cruz! Only this time it’s a 5in+ bike made from carbon fibre that’ll handle anything you throw at it and still come in under 28lbs…

{Apologies for the cut ‘n’ past nature of the press release, but Chipps is still up after 24 hours travelling to the States, so he’s a bit rubbish right now. He promises to work harder tomorrow…}

April 14th, 09 16,753 Categories: Kit

UCI World Cup #1 News

Minnaar wins, Peaty third, Gee fifth. And TRACY MOSELEY wins for the UK on her birthday and on her new bike. Yay! Fionn is fourth too!

April 12th, 09 4,817 Categories: News

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