Commencal Reviews and News


Pro Bike Gallery: Cecile Ravanel’s Commencal Meta AM V4

Cecile Ravanel is the unquestioned queen of the Enduro World Series this year. Through five races, the Frenchwoman has four wins and one second place. Mtbr caught up with rider and bike after her win in Colorado.

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Video: Brendan Howey hears the call of Whistler

Brendan Howey has more style than your average New York City fashion show. Now he has a new bike to showcase those talents: the Commencal Supreme V4. And where do you go when you get a new bike? Whistler, baby!

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Commencal relaunches Meta SX at a price that can’t be beat

For model year 2017, Commencal has re-released revised versions of older frames with modern geometry and product spec at price points you won’t believe.

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Video: Local Flow with Lac Blanc/Commencal rider Thomas Estaque

Check out this latest shredit from young Lac Blanc/Commencal team rider Thomas Estaque during his time away from the WC circuit. Put riding in France on your bucket list.

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Video: Pint sized adventures with the Commencal Ramones

Remember how much fun riding bikes was as a kid? Commencal does. Their latest video follows two friends as they journey around the woods on push bikes.

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Round up: Best value mountain bikes under $1000

27 interesting options for the entry level rider on a tight budget from brands like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, GT, BMC, Scott, Rocky, KHS, Kona, Marin and more.

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Sea Otter: Manufacturers putting real resources into kids bikes

Sea Otter Classic reveals growth in pint-sized mountain bikes designed with geometry and components made just for junior.

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Video: Pierre-Edouard Ferry building a pump track in New Caledonia

Red Bull Rampage rider, Pierre-Edouard Ferry has fun on his Commencal bikes. Here he is in the off-season riding and building.

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News: Kyle Strait signs with Commencal and lays out 2015 season

Commencal continues their forward momentum by signing two-time Red Bull Rampage champion, Kyle Strait.

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After Otter: More Sea Otter finds

Don’t call ‘em leftovers, but we had so many things for our Otter Pops daily coverage from the Sea Otter Classic, we had to do a follow-up post. Check out the cool new stuff from Pivot, Felt, Commencal, Shimano and more.

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Bike Check #1: Nine cool bikes from pre-Sea Otter rides

Sea Otter starts today and we kick off our coverage with a bike check of bikes some of our industry friends are riding this weekend. Keep a sharp eye peeled and you may see some previously unreleased new product.

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Video: Commencal Ride – Music Video

When is a mountain biking video not a mountain biking video? When it’s a rockin’ music video! Still full of plenty of riding stoke, this video features Commencal riders and great scenic shots.

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Commencal Titanium

Riding a titanium frame is pretty exceptional, almost rare.  A noble material with an instantly recognizable colour, it has unique benefits when compared to aluminum, cromo or even carbon.  With its ability to better absorb vibrations, a titanium frame has a non negligible level of comfort. The durability of this element, unalterable, makes it almost […]

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Pro Interview: Bryson Martin Jr.

There’s always going to be opponents whether or not it’s another rider. I’d have to say my biggest opponent is the learning curve of being a professional athlete.

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COMMENCAL : introducing SUPREME 8

Supreme 8 Designed around the Supreme DH frame, it takes the essential elements but adds a bit of Freeride, with more manoeuvrability thanks to the addition of a single crown fork. Please welcome the fastest freeride bike in the world! More info: http://www.commencal.com/web_bicycles/highlights/supreme-8/commencal-supreme-8-en.htm

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E*thirteen team riders sweep the US Open

Gee Atherton (Commencal) takes win in front of huge home town crowd at Fort William World Cup Leominster, MA & Petaluma, CA The US Open took place May 29th and 30th under sunny skies and perfect track conditions in Vernon, NJ at the Diablo Freeride Park. In conjunction with the announcement of the Hive and […]

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Commencal and the Athertons Reinforce Their Partnership

Having already worked together for three years, Rachel, Gee and Dan ATHERTON’s confidence in COMMENCAL has been strongly reiterated with the announcement of another two years in partnership with the bike manufacturer. This relationship has steadily grown and is now set to be stronger than ever. The fresh team name and logo marks a new […]

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Yannick GRANIERI goes COMMENCAL!

COMMENCAL is proud to announce the arrival on the team of Yannick GRANIERI, one of the big names cruising the international Dirt and Slopestyle scene. Yannick has a reputation for his powerful style, committed videos, and regular presence in the media. His sporting career shows his desire to improve with every step: as a big […]

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The World Champion of 4X Caroline Buchanan signs with COMMENCAL!

COMMENCAL is pleased to announce that the Australian rider Caroline BUCHANAN, 2009 4X World Champion, joins the Team. Drawing her own lines between becoming one of biking’s elite, Caroline has an incredible talent and vibrant personality! She is a young and beautiful girl, with full of promises. Caroline will be looking to repeat hers successes […]

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Commencal Releases First Photos of 2010 Models

Brand to hold something in reserve for North American market (Santa Fe, NM) June 24, 2009 – COMMENCAL Europe made its 2010 range public last month with a kickoff event in Andorra. The company is now hosting links to ‘Spy Shots’ courtesy of their own website (link: http://www.commencal.com/news/spy_shots.htm). These offer fans a first look at models […]

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2009 Commencal Gee Atherton World Championship Replica Bike

For 2009 Commencal will be releasing a limited number of Atherton World Championship Replica Bikes.  These bikes will feature custom Fox DHX5 shocks with the same customs settings as Gee Athertons bike on the famed World Championship run.  A truly custom World Cup rainbow coloured paint job has been applied along with the amazing new […]

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Cycle Solutons DH#4 Race Report presented by Commencal

Well Folks, people were pretty nervous as they rolled into Camp Fortune, they Hills of Gatineau had been pounded by rain all week, what would the course look like!?? As friday night settled in a torrential downpour swept through, campers were treated with a waterpic massage right through their tents. However the amazing course work […]

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Commencal Meta 666 LTD – Review

www.commencal.com www.bti-usa.com   The Quick: The Good: Strong frame – little bb or rear flex Pretty smart build kit, maybe Good cock pit room Easy to get around switchback Great on non-tech single track 160mm travel means a plush ride The Bad: Unstable on gnarly trails, but has 160mm travel so you want to hit […]

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Commencal and the Atherton's Sweep DH World Championships

Gee Atherton and Rachel Atherton made cycling history when the brother sister team took both of the DH world championships crowns in Val di Sole, Italy. This was a true DH racing course, all the World’s best had nothing but accolades for the tracks technical sections, wide open speed and multiple lines. “It’s hard for […]

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Commencal 2009 Line Up SNEAK PEAK!

  What a huge week for Commencal. The Athertons killing it in Andorra and the release of their 2009 line up. Here are some sneak preview shots directly from the Andorra Release. (Click on Images to Enlarge) ABSOLUT MAXMAX & CRMO 24″ FURIOUS CG META 5.5.1 META 5.5.2 META 5.5.3 META 6.1 META 6.2 SKIN […]

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