Mount Bachelor Village Resort in Bend, OR is a great place for Mountain Bikers


Bend, Oregon is a great little town that is quickly becoming a hub of outdoor activities. Whether it is skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing in the winter or mountain biking, hiking, and kayaking during the summer, Bend is a great place to be anytime of the year. If you are seeking a destination that can fulfill […]

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Inside Out – First Shoot with Stevie Smith


videos and pics inside Filming for our first film ‘Inside Out’ is underway. Earlier this spring, we were stoked to have Stevie Smith clear his schedule to work with us before he headed back to the races. Curt, Dyl, Norbz and photographer Nic Teichrob packed up the gear and hit the ferries to Vancouver Island […]

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Out of Bounds Festival 2011: Saalfelden Leogang looks back at 10 days packed with bike action


Saalfelden Leogang in the SalzburgerLand, (AUT), June 22nd, 2011 – The Erste Bank Sparkasse – Out of Bounds Festival 2011 proved to be one of the world’s biggest mountain bike highlights once again. Despite the unpredictable weather, the organizers can look back at a complete success. Over the two festival weekends, it was especially the […]

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Lars Tribus Masters Challenge to Benefit Arthritis Foundation at Windham Mountain Bike World Cup Festival


For immediate release: June 24, 2011 Windham, N.Y. – In support of the Arthritis Foundation, the Gravity East Series is proud to announce the Lars Tribus Masters Challenge to be held during downhill race on Saturday, July 9 at the Windham Mountain Bike World Cup Festival in Windham, N.Y. This is a special Masters Category […]

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Foundry Cycles Delivers Fresh Take on Carbon Bikes


Foundry Cycles, a new brand offering durable, high-performance bicycles, will begin previewing its line of carbon frames to bike dealers at industry events throughout the summer. The lineup will include the Ratchet, a road bike; the Auger, a cyclocross model; and the Router, a Mountain 29er. Beginning in December, framesets will be available through bike […]

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Boardman Bikes – UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Bike Sponsor – now available in the States Exclusively through Wiggle


May 19, 2011 – Wiggle, the UK’s No. 1 online cycle and tri-sports retailer, is excited to announce today a new long term partnership with United Healthcare ProCycling Team bike supplier: Boardman Bikes. Named after Chris Boardman MBE, arguably the UK’s greatest ever cyclist, who is both the inspiration for the brand and R&D Director, […]

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Trek Dirt Series: May Camps, Trek Offer, and Sponsor News


Hello The start of the season has been amazing. We just finished two incredible camps in Santa Cruz and Los Gatos, and are headed into another in San Rafael this weekend. Huge thanks to everyone who has participated, hosted, coached, volunteered and supported our program so far. We couldn’t feel luckier. If you’re not already […]

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Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival Launched Featuring the 2011/2012 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships


SUN VALLEY, ID –The Sun Valley Chamber and Visitors Bureau today announced the Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival presented by Scott Sports, featuring the 2011 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships. The weeklong event featuring numerous mountain bike activities will include the three race disciplines of Olympic Cross-Country, Short Track Cross Country and Super […]

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Trestle Bike Park at Winter Park Resort Announces Expansion for 2011 Summer Season


Winter Park Resort’s Trestle Bike Park announces expansion and new developments for the upcoming 2011 summer season.

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SPBP Drop In Alliance


Lead the Way – Support the future of the Bike Park! After 6 years, construction and ultimately operation will begin this summer. Help usher in this new future at Stevens Pass by becoming a member of the SPBP Drop In Alliance. You’ve waited, offered support, and believed in the project, now after 6 years of […]

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Team CRC/ Nukeproof at Round 2 of Halo BDS


The second round of the Halo British Downhill Series took place at Moelfre, North Wales, over the weekend where TeamChainReactionCycles.com/Nukeproof riders Matti Lehikoinen and Joe Smith finished in fourth and fifth, respectively. Here’s team Manager Nigel Page with a report from the weekend’s sun-drenched race:

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Momsen Supports Extreme Enduro Racer – New Zealand's Chris Birch


8 April, 2011 – MOMSEN BIKES is pleased to announce its sponsorship and support of New Zealand’s Chris Birch. Birch is no stranger to Africa, having won 3 consecutive ROOF OF AFRICA Enduros ( 1 of only 3 people to ever achieve the result ) and recently relocated to South Africa for the 2011 racing […]

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Rage in the Sage Weekend Taps Incredible Terrain & Athletic Spirit in Gunnison, Colorado


Four races & rides kick off the summer over Memorial Day weekend – May 28 – 29 GUNNISON-CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (April 8, 2011) — Located at 7,700 feet and home to a large number of adventure athletes and Olympians that compete across the globe, Gunnison, Colo. offers legendary trails and climbing routes. To kick off […]

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Airborne Bicycles Sponsors MtnBikeRiders.com Race Team for 2011 Season


MtnBikeRiders.com (MTNB) is proud to announce that Airborne Bicycles has sponsored the MTNB Race Team for the remaining 2011 race season. MTNB, based out of Southern California, has hand-selected members from its current roster to represent the Airborne brand by creating a special ops unit called the “Airborne Rangers.” Rangers: Joe Solancho, Corey Pond, Moe […]

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Pro GRT Starts This Weekend With NW Cup


Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 7, 2011) — USA Cycling’s 2011 Professional Gravity Mountain Bike Tour (Pro GRT) starts this weekend with the NW Cup in Port Angeles, Wash., on April 9-10. The two-day event opens a five-event Pro GRTProPcalendar culminating with the Wildflower Rush in Crested Butte, Colo., on June 25-26. Among the many riders […]

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April 10th: Rerun of Live Stream presented by Contour from Vienna Air King 2011


Vienna, April 7th, 2011 – The Vienna Air King is over and the asphalt on the Vienna city square is still glowing from all the hot biking action. The contest took place at such a high trick level this year that even established pros had some difficulties dominating the up-and-coming young talents. If you didn’t […]

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Lighter is Faster – Faster is better! RockShox BoXXer Keronite


The passion for racing has always been the inspiration for RockShox engineers to develop new exciting products. Since its introduction in 1996 the BoXXer has won over 10 elite downhill World Championships and more than 66 World Cup races. Fueling this passion while exploring the limits, the world’s best riders like Sam Hill, Myles Rockwell, […]

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Brian Lopes to Attend BC Bike Race 2011


Vancouver, Canada – The BC Bike Race (BCBR) – The Ultimate Singletrack Experience would like to welcome to this year’s event, Brian Lopes, 4 x World Champion, 6 x World Cup Champion and 9 x National Champion, an international cycling icon. This will be the fifth running of BC Bike Race, July 2-9, 2011. Brian […]

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FMB World Tour Off to a Perfect Start


Munich, April 7th, 2011 – With the Vienna Air King last weekend, the Freeride Mountain Bike (FMB) World Tour started its 2011 season with a bang – and with the new season also come several changes and improvements. Not to forget, Vienna was the FMB World Tour’s golden Better Bottle’s first stop, a trophy that […]

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PROJEKT ROAM: Gravity Ride Guide


Is it luck? Well one could definitely state that we’re lucky. Picture this: you wake up one day and you say to each other “I’m tired of door number one, I don’t want to live this lifestyle anymore, let’s see the offer that lies behind door number two”. So you both dive straight into that […]

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First Video of Forces and Motion Assembly


The Specialized AllRide Tour, in conjunction with Cog Wild Mountain Bike Tours… presented the first ever Forces and Motion assembly for Obsidian Middle school 7th and 8th Grade science classes in Redmond, OR. We have some work to do to refine the presentation, but we’re on our way to getting more bikes into schools using […]

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Distributors Announcing the Distribution Launch of IXS Sports Division Products in Canada


Press Release T2R-Distributors are please to announce that it is now distributes IXS – Sports Division’s mountain biking safety wear and clothing within Canada. IXS produces a comprehensive range of protective wear and clothing designed specifically for mountain bikes. “IXS is a well established European brand with a great deal of experience in producing fashionable […]

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BC Bike Race Newsletter – April 2011


Vote on the Winners of the Kazlaw Community Mountain Biking Award Last month, we announced the Kazlaw Community Mountain Biking Award – providing two spots at BC Bike Race 2011 for people who make mountain biking happen in their communities. We’ve had a number of inspiring riders nominated for this award and there’re still three days […]

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Sam Pilgrim Did It Again


Vienna, April 4th, 2011 – Around 70 riders from 15 nations gathered on the city square in Vienna this past weekend to try and take the throne at the 6th edition of the Vienna Air King. This year, the contest in Vienna was once again the kick-off event for the Freeride Mountain Bike (FMB) World […]

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World Tour Course Walk Presented by Contour


The first day of the Vienna Air King 2011 saw tricks at an incredibly high level – a kick-off event truly worthy of the FMB World Tour 2011. The finals tomorrow will show who is off to the best start into the World Tour season but first, you can get to know the course in […]

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Whiteface Mountain Bike Park April Sason Pass Sale


Whiteface Mountain Bike Park Season Passes are only $199.00 in April. Open 7 days a week! Home of the 5 K DH Site of the 1980 Winter Olympics Only 50 passes will be sold at this discounted price.

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Hayes Bicycle Group Launches New Website


Hayes Bicycle group have just launched a brand new website with Answer, Hayes, Manitou and Sun Ringle all under one roof. This marks an important point in the evolution of the company with new product due to be launched at the Sea Otter Classic. Follow the link to explore the new site: http://www.hayescomponents.com SOURCE: Martin […]

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X-Games and World Champion Marla Streb Un-Retires


April 1, 2011 After careful consideration, Dirt Legend and all-around MTB Goddess is returning to top level racing. Marla will announce her 2011 Race and Event schedule after coaching a BetterRide skills Camp in Baltimore May 20-22nd and is open exclusively to all male and female riders who want to get better. Students can sign […]

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Adam Craig News: Cali Spring Racing 2011


Thursday March 31, 2011 Man, we’re already solidly into bike season. I guess last year I kind of forgot how busy springtime could be while I was sitting on the couch (between rehab sessions of course). Regardless of my skewed perception, this year started off busier that most. With the Rabobank Camp in Cyprus and associated travel, it’s a good thing I […]

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Singletrack Safari Sponsors Offer Great Free Extras for Guests


BRAND NEW ROUTE BOOKS AND HD MOVIES OFFERED TO ALL MOUNTAIN BIKE HOLIDAY GUESTS Guests booking mountain biking holidays to The Alps, Spain and Andorra this year with the unique roadtrip company Singletrack Safari will get some great added bonuses, totally free of charge. Action Cameras UK and the publishers of “The Good Mountain Biking […]

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The FMB World Tour Unveils its Golden Trophy


Munich, March 30th, 2011 – This season, the freeride world is going for gold and the best mountain bike athletes in the world will battle to take home a truly exceptional trophy. From CamelBak comes a golden Better Bottle – yes, actual gold. A true Champion cannot be crowned with any paltry thing; the World […]

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Key Brands Committing to Interbike 2011


Excitement builds as brands prepare for the industry’s annual gathering SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. – March 31, 2011 – Interbike, the cycling industry’s annual flagship trade event for the last 30 years, is quickly selling out as exhibitors large and small lock up their space for the September 14-16 show at the Sands Expo and […]

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Yeti Cycles Hires John Pentecost as International Sales Manager


GOLDEN, CO – March 30, 2011 Yeti Cycles, a global leader in high-end mountain bikes, has built on a strong 2010 season by hiring John Pentecost for the role of International Sales Manager. Pentecost, who most recently worked as Product and Marketing Manager for Race Face, got his start in the bike industry as a […]

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‘DRD X-Fusion Intense’ Kicks Off Season Early On Top!


(Escondido, California) March 29, 2011 – The ‘DRD X-Fusion Intense’ factory mountain bike team kicked off their season with tremendous success a little early this year at the 2011 Fontana City National!  With plans of taking the season by storm in just a few short weeks at the Port Angeles Pro GRT, several of our […]

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Life Time Fitness, AEG Announce Leadville Qualifying Series Details and Venues


Qualifying Events to Go On Sale Thursday, March 31 Last Chance Entry Opportunity into the Legendary Race to be held on August 13, 2011 LEADVILLE, Colo. (March 29, 2011) – Life Time Fitness, Inc, (NYSE:LTM) The Healthy Way of Life Company, and AEG today announced the Leadville Qualifying Series (LQS) for the 2011 Leadville Trail […]

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USA Cycling MTB Standings


Jeremiah Bishop tied with Plaxton atop men’s standings while Georgia Gould remains the women’s Pro XCT leader March 28, 2011 After two races, there is a deadlock atop the USA Cycling’s Professional Mountain Bike Cross Country Tour Men’s (Pro XCT) standings as Jeremiah Bishop (Harrisonburg, Va./Cannondale) and Max Plaxton (Specialized) each have 380 points. Todd […]

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Five Wild Cards for Red Bull District Ride 2011


Munich, March 29, 2011 – The secret is out: today, the organizing committee made the final decision which riders will be allowed on course at the legendary Red Bull District Ride. The very elite of the freeride scene is expected in Nuremberg; apart from the 20 currently best riders in the world, athletes who did […]

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Santa Cruz Blur TR Carbon


The Blur TRc fits between the Blur XC and the Blur LT models. With 5″ of rear travel, the TRc strikes a solid balance between both. An entirely new addition to the Santa Cruz family, the Blur TRc defines what Santa Cruz Bicycles think a trail bike should be. Crafted from carbon fiber, featuring our […]

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Introducing the Santa Cruz Highball Carbon 29er hardtail


It’s hard to believe, but the new Highball is the first true cross country/trail hardtail bike to come from Santa Cruz Bicycles. Sure they’ve had the Chameleon for years, but it’s not the bike you’d choose for an XC race or a long day of climbing. The fact that their first XC hardtail is a […]

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Santa Cruz Tallboy Aluminum


The Tallboy Al is the new aluminum version of the highly rated original Tallboy which is made out of carbon fiber. Producing an aluminum version not only brings the price down, but also provides more options when adding to your stable of bikes. Tallboys have become mighty popular bikes in the relatively short time since […]

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Team Chain Reaction Cycles/Nukeproof Irish NPS Race Report


The ChainReactionCycles.com/Nukeproof downhill team raced at the first round of the Irish National Points Series at Rostrevor, Northern Ireland, last weekend with mixed results. As well as all the high-octane race action in which Matt Lehikoinen took the win, the hardcore track punished many riders, as Team Manager Nigel Page explains: Well the Irish NPS […]

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Upgrade lands X-Fusion suspension for the UK


X-Fusion was established in 1999, rear shocks were chosen as the first product area to develop, a sector that X-Fusion knew they could make great improvements to with benefits for the heart of any full suspension bike. With a proven track record of performance and reliability the product line moved into a range of suspension […]

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RaysMTB Odd Couple Contest Results – FRESH Video Content Inside!


Rays MTB Milwaukee wrapped up our Odd Couple video contest last night. HUGE thanks to all the teams that came our and made it another stellar event! For those not familiar with the Odd Couple contest, teams are comprised of two riders and a videographer. They roll into the park midweek, and they shoot and […]

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Paul Components Tall and Handsome


The “Tall and Handsome” is definitely not the lightest seat post ever made, but it could be the sexiest, most secure, and easiest to adjust post you’ve ever used. I (Paul) use Brooks saddles exclusively and for me they can never get back enough on the other American made post so I made my own. […]

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Brand New Video: Andreu in Australia


Barcelona, Spain, March 25th, 2011 – Spanish freeride MTB wild-man Andreu Lacondeguy has returned to his homeland after successfully becoming the first mountain bike rider to dominate Cam White’s huge dirt-jump line in Canberra, Australia. Andreu, 22, and his brother Lluis, swapped the cold European winter for the balmy Australian summer during a four-week holiday […]

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Tifosi Optics Announces New Expansions to Manage Growth


WATKINSVILLE, GA – Tifosi Optics is pleased to announce that golf industry veteran Bob Bartlett has been hired to the newly created Operations Manager position.  Bartlett brings a wealth of executive sales and operations experience within the industry. Prior to joining Tifosi, he provided senior level leadership at Dunlop Maxfli, Srixon Sports USA, US Kids […]

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Downhill Mountain Bike Community Supports Local Hero's Quest for World Title


March 19, 2011 – Phoenix, AZ – Pro-Downhill Racer Jackie Harmony held a fundraiser at South Mountain Park in Phoenix to raise the money for her World Cup Downhill Campaign in 2011.  Riders and fans alike came out to South Mountain Park to enjoy shuttles to the top of the trails, delicious food cooked by […]

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Truvativ Launches New Look, New Products


Wider Handlebars and Exciting Graphics TRUVATIV has stepped up its commitment to off-road riders with an updated line of handlebars, stems and seatposts. With new technologies and designs—including wider bars, updated graphics, new model names and a redesigned logo that represents the evolution of the brand—this is TRUVATIV’s most complete offering ever.

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Keyesville Classic 2011 – Fresh Singletrack, Legends, Airborn EZ-ups & Teletubbies


The 23rd Annual Keyesville Classic was a Huge Success: More Racers, Great New Staging Area, New Single Track and a Shuttled DH Course Keyesville, California – March 20, 2011 – Despite surly weather forecasts and conditions, this year’s Keyesville Classic was an astounding success. Top pro’s, a beautiful new staging area, over 2 miles of […]

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IMBA March Pacific Region eNews


Support the Trail Access Fund Give now and we’ll send you a Protect and Ride T-shirt FREE with your gift of $35 or more. New IMBA Blogs Feature Insights From Staff Visit IMBA’s newly revised blogs for an up-close-and-personal look at our key projects and policies. You’ll find lots of photos and frequent updates on […]

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