2010 Pro XCT will no longer be directed by the US Cup Mountain Bike Management company


2010 Pro XCT will no longer be directed by the US Cup Mountain Bike Management company Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 9, 2009) – USA Cycling was surprised to learn earlier in the week that despite a signed letter of agreement, the US Cup Mountain Bike Management company will not direct the Pro XCT for 2010. Despite […]

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Northwave 2010 The Razer


Northwave, the Italian-based cycling company, is proud to introduce its newest mountain bike shoe, The Razer. Northwave has been at the forefront of performance-driven design footwear and has not disappointed with the 2010 top gun model mtb shoe. Using the experience of the highly successful Aerlite MTB series, Northwave has gone to the next level […]

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Freedom Riders DVDs, Sublimation Experiment DVDs, I love Dirt hoodies, etc, on heavy discounted sale now!


www.freedomridersthemovie.com Skip the sweater this year and get them something that they will actually enjoy. Freedom Riders DVDs, Sublimation Experiment DVDs, I love Dirt hoodies, Freedom Riders pint glasses, etc, on heavy discounted sale now! Santa does not have this stuff! Freedom Riders DVD makes a great stocking stuffer for any bike enthusiast. Check out […]

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Sea Otter – Follow Us! Sea Otter Classic Social Media


Follow Sea Otter Classic on Twitter and Facebook.  Sign up between Dec15-18 and you could win a short sleeve jersey, shots, socks and a hat. http://www.seaotterclassic.com/index.cfm/twitter.htm http://www.facebook.com/TheSeaOtterClassic source: Sea Otter Classic

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Go big with the new CamelBak® All-Mountain Freeride hydration packs in 2010


December 15th, 2009 – It doesn’t matter if you are having a session with your buddies at your local dirt jump spot, taking downhill runs back to back in the bike park or heading out for a freeride tour: you don’t want to get dehydrated. CamelBak’s All-Mountain Freeride hydration backpacks for 2010 ensure a good […]

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Sea Otter Dec 09 Newsletter


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Want to get the most out of your riding next summer? uk mtb skills coaching


Well now is the best time to boost your skill set, and build a solid riding foundation for next year. You need to talk to UK Bike Skills… Tony’s unique approach to teaching is designed to get riders’ skill levels rising as quickly as possible without taking them out of their comfort zones: “The whole […]

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Break the Cycle DVD released


Tipped to be one of the major biking films to be released this winter, Break the Cycle film, produced by Irish downhiller Andy Yoong is now available on DVD. The Premier Over 300 riders from around all over Ireland turned up at the Movie House cinema in Belfast in anticipation for the World Premier of […]

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Advanced Sports, Inc. Purchases Oval Concepts


PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 10, 2009) – Advanced Sports, Inc. announced today that it has purchased the Oval Concepts brand, trademarks and tooling and has entered into a license agreement for its patented JetStream and SCCS technology. The purchase of the Oval Concepts brand adds high-quality components, parts and accessories to ASI’s current offerings, as well as […]

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XXC Magazine #5 is now available.


XXC #5 features race coverage and photos from The 24 Hours of Moab, The Crocodile Trophy Stage Race, The Scott 24 and Iron Cross VII. We also talk with Women’s 24 Hour Solo National Champion- Eszter Horanyi and to Monavie/Cannondale’s Jeremiah Bishop. Gravel grinder junkie Corey Godfrey takes a look at the right gear for […]

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Andreu and Lluis Lacondeguy have brand new signature gloves – win one of ten pairs!


Barcelona, Spain, December 10th – Andreu and Lluis, the Spanish brothers renowned for pushing the boundaries of the sport, present their new signature gloves for 2010. O’Neal are giving you the chance to win one out of ten pairs in an official Lacondeguy Christmas raffle. With their unique riding style, Andreu and Lluis represent very […]

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e*thirteen Colorways Chainrings Press Release


e*thirteen Comes Through With New Colorways Chainrings e*thirteen wants to help make your bike look awesome. How can we do this you might ask? With Colorways Guiderings of course! e*thirteen has a history of making sweet chainrings. In 2004 e*thirteen designed and released its first Guidering as a supplement to its already popular Single Ring […]

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PRIMAL WEAR WINS CONTRACT FOR HIGH SCHOOL CYCLING APPAREL


BERKELEY, Calif.–The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) and Primal Wear, a Denver, CO based cycling apparel company established in 1992, have formed a partnership to equip high school mountain bikers with a range of cycling apparel. The contract includes NICA’s current League’s in NorCal, SoCal and Colorado. Matt Fritzinger, head of NICA and founder of […]

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A New Twist on an Old Cliché: "A Picture is Worth $1,000"


A single image that spurs you to drop everything, pull on your cycling clothes with one hand and fasten your shoes with the other, throw your leg over your bike, and go charging off shouting, “Tawonda!” is a powerful image indeed. If that image is yours, it may be worth more than just 1,000 words, […]

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Newsletter N° 1 Team Lapierre International


Lapierre has been an active member of the international race circuit for many years now. For 2010 the French company has decided to take their sponsoring activities to the next level in order to reflect their export ambitions by creating a new “Team Lapierre International”, composed of the world’s best DH, Enduro and XC riders.

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Light & Motion Receives 2009 WRAP Award


December 9, 2009 – Monterey, CA – Light & Motion, industry leader in LED dive lights and LED bike lights, is pleased to announce that the company received the 2009 Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) for the fifth consecutive year by the State of California. “We are thrilled to be recognized for our work to […]

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Intermontane Challenge Mountain Bike Race, July 26-31, 2010


Kamloops, BC – The Intermontane Challenge Mountain Bike Race, is to be held in Kamloops July 26-31, 2010. This five-day race will attract single-track riders and spectators from all over the world, while showcasing the areas elaborate new trail system. Mayor Peter Milobar gave strong support, noting that the race further diversifies Kamloops as a […]

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Azonic Fury Helmet


Main Page – Helmet List – Photos Azonic Fury Weight: 1160 grams size L Materials: Polycarbonate Shell with EPS Liner and Dupont Coolmax® liner Safety Ratings: CPSC, CE 1078 standards Vents: Yes – 12 vents in EPS shell – Liner and foam covering vents – On the warm side Goggle Yes – handles large goggles […]

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Cane Creek: Double Barrel – The Experience Says it All


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New Belgium’s Tour de Fat Raised More than a Quarter-Million for Non-Profit Friends in 2009


New Belgium’s Tour de Fat Raised More than a Quarter-Million for Non-Profit Friends in 2009 More than 55,000 People Attended Tour de Fat to Help Celebrate the Bike Ft. Collins, CO, December 3, 2009 – Tour de Fat, New Belgium Brewing’s traveling celebration of all things bicycle, raised more than $276,000 for bike advocacy groups […]

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2010 Factory Team Roster & Schedule


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Graham Agassiz Returns To The Clump For 2010


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The Ultimate Mountain Biker's Christmas Gift! The gift that lasts a lifetime.


Give the the live long gift of mountain bike skills to the mountain biker in your family. Pro racers like Mitch Ropelato and passionate riders of all levels are raving about how a 3 days skills camp with BetterRide gave them the skills and confidence to reach or exceed their riding goals. The mountain biker […]

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Timbuk2 Announces (PRODUCT)RED™ Special Edition Bag


SAN FRANCISCO, December 1, 2009 – Timbuk2, the San Francisco-based retailer and pioneer of the messenger bag, unveiled a new (PRODUCT)RED™ Special Edition classic messenger bag available on December 1, World AIDS Day, for the holiday season. (RED)™ gives shoppers a way to give stylish holiday gifts that give back at the same time. As […]

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Introducing Mission Workshop and their first expandable cargo backpack “The Vandal”


San Francisco, CA, – Mission Workshop is a San Francisco based company located in the heart of the Mission District.  The company was born from over 15 years experience designing and manufacturing messenger bags and clothing. The founders of the bag company Chrome opened Mission Workshop in October of 2009 and just released their first […]

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BIGFOOT PRODUCTION RELEASES 2010 MOUNTAIN STATES CUP SCHEDULE


Golden, Colo.- Bigfoot Productions unveiled the 2010 Mountain States Cup Schedule today, with three new venue additions including Keystone, Telluride and Winter Park, CO. The season will consist of nine weekends and 35 events across all disciplines including cross country, downhill, four cross, dual slalom, super d, short track, hill climbs and time trials. “We […]

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Racing Weight Is the First Weight-Loss Book for Endurance Athletes


Boulder, CO, USA – December 2, 2009 – VeloPress has published the first weight-loss book for endurance athletes. Racing Weight: How to Get Lean for Peak Performance by certified sports nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald offers the first comprehensive and science-based approach to weight management for runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, rowers, and cross-country skiers. A 2009 study […]

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Kona Chevron Glove Review


COLOR: Americano Brown Concrete Grey Raven Black FABRIC CONTENT: NYLON-68%, POLY URETHANE-24%, POLYESTER-4%, LEATHER-2%, SPANDEX-1% AND COTTON-1% SPECS: CHAMUDE PALM W/CHAMUDE OVERLAYS FOR INCREASED DURABILITY, CORDED NYLON BODY FOR DURABILITY, SILICONE GRIP FINGER TIPS FOR BETTER BRAKE LEVER CONTROL, LYCRA GUSSETED INDEX AND MIDDLE FINGER AND TERRY SNOT WIPE THUMB. PRICE: $25.00 but on sale […]

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Mace Task Short and Foundation Jersey


Vintage style was never this technical, or durable. Features * Cargo pockets have loads of storage room * Front thigh vents keep you cool * Stretch rear gusset for supreme comfort * Low profile waist tabs for easy fit adjustment Fabric * 78% nylon, 22% polyester blended fabric combines function with durability * DWR (Durable […]

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High School Cycling Gives Thanks


BERKELEY, Calif. The NorCal and SoCal High School Cycling Leagues combined raised over $100,000 at their annual CycleFest fundraisers. The SoCal League almost doubled its attendance over 2008. Matt Fritzinger, founder of the NorCal League, said “We are very thankful for having had two highly successful CycleFest events this year. The funds raised will help […]

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REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR EASTERN NORTH AMERICA’S FAVOURITE MOUNTAIN BIKE STAGE RACE


Chico Racing is very excited to announce the return of Crank the Shield – for its illustrious 3rd year. After two incredible years, this event is gaining in popularity around North America – with many of last years’ participants from all over the continent. This 3-day stage event begins September 17th, and concludes September 19th, […]

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Make 2010 Your Best Season Yet!


Invest in your skills and mental game with a 3 day coaching session from Gene Hamilton of BetterRide. BetterRide 3 coaching session alumni* had an amazing season in 2009 and won’t be slowing down in 2010. *(Mitch Ropelato 2009 Pro 4x and Jr. Cat 1 Downhill National Champ, Chris Van Dine (Cannondale), Naish Ulmer (Go-Ride, […]

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Ellsworth Instant Center Tracking Suspension


By now you probably know about Instant Center Tracking Suspension (ICT), the bread and butter of a full suspension Ellsworth-but do you really know how it works and why it makes Ellsworth the most efficient full suspension bike in the world? Ellsworth’s Instant Center Tracking suspension technology gives the rider key fundamental advantages that cannot […]

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Second annual NRC and Mountain Bike Promoters Summits conclude – RSS feeds


Second annual NRC and Mountain Bike Promoters Summits conclude Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 19, 2009) –The second annual USA Cycling National Racing Calendar (NRC) and Mountain Bike Promoters Summits were conducted last weekend, Nov. 13-15, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs where a total of 46 individuals gathered to exchange ideas and share […]

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Danny MacAskill supports “BBC Children in Need”


Edinburgh, Scotland, November 20th – Danny MacAskill – the Scottish street trial rider made famous through his YouTube video watched by over 12 million people – is auctioning the bike he rode in the clip on Ebay. Money raised will go to BBC Children in Need to help disadvantaged children and young people in the […]

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X-Fusion is proud to announce the signing of Tyler McCaul


X-Fusion is proud to announce the signing of Tyler McCaul to our 2010 roster. Tyler continues to build his name in mountain biking excelling in Slopestyle and DJ contests, but still has the ability to race gravity events at the elite level. We at X-Fusion feel that he is a great ambassador for our brand […]

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Scott USA Founding Member of WRBC


SCOTT USA ANNOUNCES FOUNDING MEMBERSHIP IN THE WOOD RIVER BICYCLE COALITION Sun Valley, ID, November 18th 2009. SCOTT Bicycles today announced its burgeoning commitment as a Founding Member of the Wood River Bicycle Coalition (WRBC). The WRBC advocates and promotes bicycle and pedestrian access, education, and safety while encouraging policy makers, developers, residents, and visitors […]

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Autograph Session for SF Bike Expo Jump Contest Friday Night at Marin SF Factory Store


Meet AT’s Showdown Riders and Help Raise Funds for the SF Bike Park This Friday, Nov 20, you have an opportunity to meet some of the finest Mountain Bike Slopestyle riders in the world and have a little pre Expo Party courtesy of Marin Bikes. The SF Urban Riders and SF Dirt Lab will also […]

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The Hive Monthly: Nov. '09


Interbike: Las Vegas, where nothing is as it seems (OK..the dust, heat, and bloodshot eyes are real) and your money magically vaporizes from your wallet only to end up in some guy named Vinnie’s Dubai bank account. Oh joy, Las Vegas, Interbike 2009. The Hive attended the 2009 edition of bike industry’s most important popularity […]

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Sam Dueck Joins The Norco Factory Team


November 18, 2009 (Port Coquitlam BC.) Norco Bikes is proud to announce the addition of Slopestyle rider Sam Dueck to the 2010 Norco Factory Team. Sam has come off a great season boasting fantastic results such as 5th at Crankworx Colorado and 2nd at Goat Style in Creston BC. For the 2010 competition season Sam […]

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BC BIKE RACE UNVEILS 2010 ROUTE


Vancouver B.C. – BC Bike Race – The Ultimate Singletrack Experience is ready to unveil its new 2010 route that takes riders on a seven day mountain bike adventure from Vancouver to Whistler. Though year 4 will not see a big change to the overall incredibly successful 2009 course, organizers have made some final ‘tweaks’ […]

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Meet AT’s Showdown Riders and Help Raise Funds for the SF Bike Park


This Friday, Nov 20, you have an opportunity to meet some of the finest Mountain Bike Slopestyle riders in the world and have a little pre Expo Party courtesy of Marin Bikes. The SF Urban Riders and SF Dirt Lab will also be in the house promoting the Bike Park. They will be gathering at […]

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Electra Apparel Now Available


‘Tis The Season for new Electra Apparel, perfect for the Holidays. Electra Wool Jerseys Electra’s new limited-edition Merino wool cycling jerseys hearken back to the classic apparel worn by riders during the Golden Era of cycling. Offered in both long and short-sleeve styles and adorned with chain-stitch embroidery, providing an authentic look and feel. Natural […]

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Final Atherton Project Episode


With the World Cup season all wrapped up, the Atherton clan head to Brazil where they hit up the Desafio no Morro downtown race in the slums of Rio. Returning home to hit up their local trails and tracks, the Athertons go out with a bang with an epic quarry session. Head to the official […]

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Cape to Cape – Introducing the ‘Johnny Waddell Beacon Award’


Introducing the ‘Johnny Waddell Beacon Award’ The Cape to Cape is a 4 day mountain bike (MTB) stage event, this year held from the 15-18th October starting at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and finishing at Cape Naturalist 222 kilometres away. The inaugural Cape to Cape event held in 2008 provided organizers with plenty of feedback from […]

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2009 X-Fusion Side Flight Championships – Venue Change


Due to the fact that the Side Flight Champs has had an explosion of hype and exposure we were forced to take it to the next level. We no longer will be holding it at the Pine Valley Jumps, but now we will have custom jumps built for us at San Diego Offroad Park. These […]

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NEW BOOK – HOT OFF THE PRESS Off Road Trails Knoxville, Chattanooga, Nashville and the Tri-Cities


Off Road Trails We’ve featured 31 mountain bike trail systems from around Knoxville, Chattanooga, Nashville and the Tri-Cities. Our full-colored, fold-out topographic maps make it easy to navigate any of the trail systems featured. The radius around each city is color-coded for easy reference. Each section offers driving directions to the trailheads, introductory summaries of […]

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Ellsworth Bicycles Gives Customers Discount for Donating Bikes to Trips for Kids


Ellsworth Bicycles Gives Customers Holiday Discount for Donating Bikes to Trips for Kids Through December, Ellsworth Bicycles customers are eligible for a $500 discount with the donation of a bike to Trips for Kids SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – Nov. 11, 2009 – For the second year, Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles Inc. of Ramona, Calif., is sponsoring […]

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EPIC ACTION VIDEO CAM GOES WIDE!


The Debut of the EPIC Action Video Cam Wide Angle to Provide Action/ Motor/ Adventure Enthusiasts with a Wider POV Perspective

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Kona Pro Bike Talks – The Twin Timbers Buck Up


KONA They’re beastly both in size and ability. And even though we pay them to race and ride the bejesus out of our XC mountain bikes, they still love them. US National XC Championships tell you that. In the first two installments of Kona’s new series of Pro Bike Talks, produced by Freeride Entertainment, we […]

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