Race Face Reviews and News


Race Face Turbine R Wheelset and Vault Hub roll out

Tubrine R wheelset from Race Face feature new Vault hubs, which were designed with high engagement and long lasting bearings.

Read More »

Race Face Chester flat pedal review

Folks charge an arm and a leg for exotic pedals so it was refreshing for us to try a $55 nylon pedal and discover an absolute gem.

Read More »

New Race Face Next SL G4 Cranks get even lighter

Race Face just released the newest version of its Next SL cranks and you won’t believe how much lighter they are.

Read More »

Art’s Cyclery 2015 Mountain Bike Gear of the Year

Here’s a look at some of the mountain bike products that made riding more enjoyable these past 12 months.

Read More »

First Look: Easton Haven and Race Face Turbine dropper post

Easton and Race Face enter the dropper post market with a clean, well-conceived post with proven internals. But with a high price, is it enough to shake up the market?

Read More »

Round up: Best new flat pedals

Some of the best tech and innovation is actually going in to these new flat pedals. Low weight, low profile, platform size and grip are the key elements.

Read More »

Sea Otter: Technical, practical and fashionable apparel

Whether on the road or on the trail, the clothing you choose has got to do more than just look good. That’s why we’re always on the hunt for apparel that goes the extra mile. Here’s some great looking duds spotted at the Sea Otter Classic.

Read More »

Interbike 2014 Video: Day 2 roundup

Interbike Video: The Mtbr and RoadBikeReview crew recaps Day 2 at Interbike 2014 from the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Among the products discussed: Race Face’s new clothing, the Liv Lust women’s mountain bike, IceDot connected helmet impact detector, and the Schwalbe ProCore tire/tube system.

Read More »

Eurobike: 10 head-turning fatbikes (and one crank) from Eurobike

The results are in and fat is where it’s at—check out our fatbike roundup from the show.

Read More »

First Look: 2015 Race Face Turbine components – Part 2

Part 2 of our First Look at Race Face’s affordable 2015 Turbine parts group introduces a sweet new wheelset, stout 35mm bars and stem, and more. Check it all out here.

Read More »

First Look: 2015 Race Face Turbine components – Part 1

Race Face moves high-end features to their more affordable Turbine parts set. Check out their new drivetrain components in part 1 of our First Look at Turbine.

Read More »

Enter to Win: Art’s Cyclery Race Face Contest

Enter now for a chance to win some killer prizes from Race Face courtesy of Art’s Cyclery. Two lucky winners will receive a set of SixC 35 Carbon Riser Handlebars and Atlas 35 Stem or a set of Atlas Pedals.

Read More »

Industry News: Race Face owner Tutton buys Easton Cycling

In 2011, Chris Tutton led Race Face out of receivership and engineered a stunning turnaround. Now he’s bought Easton Cycling and sets his sights on improving both companies.

Read More »

Freeride’s Godfather Deepens Family Ties

Race Face expands contract with Mountain Bike Hall-of-Famer Wade Simmons Vancouver, BC – February 1, 2012 – Race Face Performance Products Inc., a global leader in premium mountain bike components, apparel, and protection, has signed North Shore legend Wade Simmons to a multi-year cockpit, apparel and protection contract. Widely hailed as one of the original […]

Read More »

Race Face Turbine Review

Race Face Turbine ready for assembly With the “Turbine” brand name, Race Face resurrected a line of beautifully color-anodized aluminium components. This line includes basically all the parts a skilled aluminium and carbon machine shop that just happens to be focused on bike components would be expected to manufacture and is described on the Race […]

Read More »

Race Face Welcomes Dave Murray as Operations Manager

Race Face Performance Products Appoints Operations Manager Vancouver, BC – July 26, 2011 – Just nine short weeks after resurrecting Race Face, Managing Director Chris Tutton is ‘manning up’ faster than anticipated. Effective immediately, Dave Murray joins the premium cycling brand as Operations Manager; tasked with streamlining both Canadian and off-shore manufacturing. His extensive manufacturing […]

Read More »

Brett Tippie Signs with Race Face

MTB Hall of Famer Back Behind Bars, Indefinitely Race Face Signs ‘Freeride Legend’ Brett Tippie Vancouver, BC – June 15, 2011 – Race Face Performance Products Inc., a global leader in premium mountain bike components, apparel and protection, has signed legendary freeride athlete Brett Tippie, indefinitely. In addition to rocking the brand’s latest components and […]

Read More »

Race Face Is Back – The Canadian Heritage Continues

Race Face Performance Products, one of North America’s leading producers of high performance mountain bike components, protection and apparel, is pleased to announce that it has re-opened its doors as of May 9th, 2011. After over 18 years of business, Race Face entered into receivership on March 12, 2011, leaving a massive gap in the […]

Read More »

2011 Turbine Stem

Turbine STEM Product Hi-Lights • Beautiful new CNC machined finish • Lighter than Thomson X4 and just as strong • Light enough for XC but strong enough for AM Product Overview New for 2011, our Turbine Stem was designed for riders with an eye for perfection. Born from aerospace-grade 7075 aluminum, we’ve set a new […]

Read More »

Race Face Re-Signs Free Ride Legend and MTB Hall of Famer Brett Tippie

VANCOUVER, BC – January 26, 2011 Race Face Performance Products, a global leader in technical mountain bike components, apparel, and protection, has re-signed mountain bike icon Brett Tippie to a two-year sponsorship contract. Tippie, the pioneer of freeride mountain biking who made his professional debut in 1995 and has appeared in countless movies, magazines, and […]

Read More »

Race Face SIXC Handlebar Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin http://www.gramslightbikes.com/ The Race Face SIXC 3/4 Riser handlebars are pretty sweet carbon bars, that are light, strong, and have an optimal width and decent rise. I tested the SIXC cranks recently, and these bars have the same toughness, subdued graphics and colors, and they certainly mean business. The All Mountain SIXC […]

Read More »

2011 Turbine Bars

Turbine BarS Product Hi-Lights • 7 color options for a customized ride • Light enough for XC but strong enough for AM Product Overview Race Face is proud to announce the newest additions to our handlebar line, the Turbine riser and flat bars. Available in more colors than a box of Crayolas (black, red, blue, […]

Read More »

Race Face Doubles Up On The Radness In Whistler

Race Face Doubles Up On The Radness In Whistler VANCOUVER, BC – Race Face Components Inc., renowned North American producers of high performance bicycle components, protection and apparel, today announced that it has signed on for three more years as the official components and protection sponsor for the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. In a second […]

Read More »

Race Face SIXC Crankset Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin http://www.gramslightbikes.com/ I have been testing a set of the Race Face SIXC (silent C) cranks for almost 2 months now, and they have proven to be stiff, durable, have been good shifting, and are made of uber bling carbon fiber. The SIXC cranks are made with their Optimized Carbon Technology program, […]

Read More »

RaceFace 2011 Ambush Jersey and Shorts, Womens Khyber Jersey and Shorts

Wendy from Race Face shows us some highlights of their 2011 collection including jerseys, shorts, gloves, armor and a super cool messenger bag made out of recycled car seat belts! Shown in the video are: -Men’s Ambush Kit (DH jersey and shorts) -Women’s Khyber Outfit (DH jersey and shorts) -Khyber Female Specific Knee armor -Ambush […]

Read More »