Commencal Reviews and News


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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Commencal and The Athertons dominate World Cup #2 DH and 4X in Andorra

If you haven’t already heard a historical event of massive proportions took place this weekend. The Atherton Family of Gee, Dan and Rachel climbed aboard their Commencal steeds and went straight for the top of the podium. Saturday saw Dan Atherton take down Flyin Brian Lopes in the 4X final by making a huge 35ft […]

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Cycle Solutions O-Cup DH#1 Race Report Presented by Commencal bikes

Cycle Solutions O-Cup DH#1 Race Report Presented by Commencal bikes     It was a wild start to the first race of the season, rain hammered the Niagara Escarpment for 3 consecutive days, culminating in a 7hr drenching on Saturdays practice day. However it could not dampen the spirits of the riders, if anything it […]

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Commencal Dominates Maxxis cup #1

The Atherton (Animal Comencal) brother and sister team were the winners of the first race of the Maxxis Cup International 2008, which took place in Gouveia (Portugal). Gee Atherton won by 4 seconds and Rachel by over 8 seconds!!!. Dan took a solid 2nd place behind his brother. Cedric “the entertainer” Gracia has fought back […]

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Team Commencal Canada 2008

    Commencal Canada are extremely proud to announce their factory race team for 2008. Commencal is dedicated to giving athletes all the tools they need to make it to the top level of mountain bike racing across Canada. “Our season couldn’t have been better, we had Matt Zdriluk secure the Junior Expert podium at […]

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