Ergon Reviews and News

After Otter: Final round of Sea Otter gems

Here we bring you a few more gems from the great consumer tradeshow of the US known as Sea Otter. The pro racing events have dwindled but the cool products being introduced and displayed make the event so worthwhile.

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Four cool, new school mountain bike saddles for enduro, 29er and 27.5 bikes

With the rise of bigger wheels, new geometries and longer travel, saddle manufacturers are responding with models aimed specifically at 29er, 27.5 and enduro targets. Click through to find out what makes these seats different from the ones you’ve been riding for years.

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Just In: Ergon GE1 Grips

The new GE1 grip follows along the design’s concepts of their existing GA1 series of grips. The grip was developed for gravity specific mountain biking, and it utilizes two rubber compounds for damping purposes and a textured section which works opposite the direction of hand rotation to help for a more secure hold.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Stocking Stuffers for Mountain Bikers

A real list of items that you can buy for that special mountain biker in your life. These gifts won’t break the bank, since most of them are under $30. But just because they aren’t expensive doesn’t mean they won’t make an impression (favorable, of course)!

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Interbike 2013: Ergon Saddles, Grips and More

For 2014, Ergon has the new SME3 Enduro saddle, SRX3 Cyclocross saddle, GE1 Enduro grips, BP100 back protector, and the revamped BA3 pack.

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Just in: 2013 Ergon HE2, HA2 and HX2 Gloves

Lightweight gloves that protect you while maximizing feel and control are highlighted here.

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Ergon BX2 Review

European pack companies have always made their products comfortable and conformable, with excellent weight carrying attributes and incredible amount of fit adjustment, and Ergon has been at the forefront of this type of technology. The BX2 is the epitome of this ergonomic thinking, and it’s exceptionally comfortable, ventilates well, carries its load balanced and close […]

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Ergon GA1 Review

These ergonomically shaped All Mountain grips are pretty darn sweet and near perfect. They are durable, comfortable, and their natural anatomic shape means decreased hand and upper body fatigue, and better athletic performance. At first glance they really don’t seem any different than other lock-on grips, but looks are deceiving, as their ergonomic design has […]

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Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic Stage Race

May 29 – June 4, 2011 State College, PA This was the 2nd year for the Transylvania Stage Race – a 7 day, 235 mile stage race in the technical woods of Pennsylvania. In addition to very challenging singletrack, the women’s pro field was the most competitive and stacked of any stage race so far […]

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Niner News June

You asked, we listened. Now available – a sleek, stealthy version of the Air 9 Carbon – for those of you that like to fly under the radar. Carbon texture meets our classic black licorice paint in a bike that would make Darth Vader jealous. See your Niner Dealer to order. Niner is stoked to […]

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Julian Death March

April 10, 2011 Julian, California, USA The Julian Death March lived up to its name this year. This year, Sonya Looney and Jeff Kerkove toed the start line of this 86-mile (138k) mountain bike course, which throws 13,000 ft (4000m) of climbing at the rides while covering a variety of mountain and desert terrain. Consisting […]

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RELEASE: VeloBowl 2011 – Seattle

RELEASE: VeloBowl 2011 – Seattle

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Topeak-Ergon Team News

The machines in 2011 The final curtain falls. The team bikes for 2011 are stripped. The design of the new team bike is final. The sponsors get the riders exclusive material. The team of world champion Alban Lakata, two-times world champion Irina Kalentieva and the triple german champion Wolfram Kurschat, is well prepared for next […]

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2011 Brings The Same Dream Team Roster and New Partners

2011 Brings The Same Dream Team Roster and New Partners The team is preparing to launch into the sixth season with three new partners. The Topeak-Ergon Racing Team goes with an unchanged rider lineup in the 2011 season and starts on Canyon bikes. The team can look back on three world championship titles, three silver […]

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Topeak-Ergon Racer Irina Kalentieva – Authentic, Intimate and behind the scenes

Race Day. This short film gives a unique behind the scenes peek at a professional mountain bikers routine as the race approaches. Not just any professional mountain biker, but the two times World Champion Irina Kalentieva, it is an emotionally charged documentary which catalogues the hours, minutes and seconds in the lead up to the […]

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Topeak-Ergon USA Report: Mellow Johnny's 6 Hour

Mellow Johnny’s 6 Hour Austin, Texas, USA Held on Lance Armstrong’s Juan Pelota Ranch outside of Dripping Springs, Texas, the event was the largest 6-hour turnout in Texas history. Cool morning temperatures greeted riders, but gave way to nearly perfect riding conditions under clear skies. Utilizing a LeMans style start (on foot) the men got […]

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Team Topeak-Ergon USA report: Claro Brasil Ride

Claro Brasil Ride November 14-19, 2010 Bahia, Brasil USA team riders, Sonya Looney and Jeff Kerkove, finalized their 2010 racing season by taking on the new 6-day mountain bike stage race known as the Claro Brasil Ride.  Held in the Bahia region of Brazil, the course offered the riders a mix of technical singletrack, jungle […]

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Ergon BC2 Pack Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin http://www.gramslightbikes.com/ The Ergon BC2 is one of the most interesting packs, that I have ever used, and it’s got some highly innovative and functional features. The foremost is their unique frame system. It uses their flexible Profax PP frame, which transfers 80% of the pack’s load onto the hips, and is […]

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eTopeak-Ergon to attend Claro Brasil Ride Stage Race

eTopeak-Ergon to attend Claro Brasil Ride Stage Race Fort Collins, CO – November traditionally is the kick-off to the off-season for the members of Topeak-Ergon USA.  But, up until November 19th, it will still be race season for Sonya Looney and Jeff Kerkove.  Both riders were recently chosen compete in the 6 day mountain bike […]

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Team Topeak-Ergon USA report: Trans North Georgia (TNGA)

Trans North Georgia Northern Georgia, USA – Saturday, Sept 4th at 8:00 AM 2010 marked the beginning of the inaugural Trans North Georgia, a 350 mile point to point race through the rugged Southern Appellation Mountains. Limited support, navigation and 56,000 feet of elevation gain all add to the challenge of this event. 17 riders […]

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Topeak-Ergon USA report: Bailey HUNDO

Bailey, Colorado, USA The Bailey HUNDO is quickly becoming the premier 100-mile mountain bike race of Colorado. As a new event in 2010, the Bailey HUNDO helps promote mountain biking by supporting Trips For and the newly founded Colorado High School Cycling League. At 6 AM on June 19th, 200 racers toed the line for […]

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Race Report: 6 Hours of Warrior Creek – Team Topeak Ergon USA

April 3, 2010 North Carolina Topeak-Ergon USA members Eddie and Namrita O’Dea joined forces again to compete in the Warrior Creek 6 hour race in North Carolina. The duo was very happy with the quality of the trail and the race organization. Just under 400 racers participated in just the 2nd year of this event […]

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Snake Creek Gap Time Trial #3 Race Report from Team Topeak Ergon-USA

March 6, 2010 Georgia, USA The Snake Creek Gap Time Trial series in Dalton, GA is quickly turning into a Southern favorite for winter racing. The race attracts people from all over the east coast and mid-west US. March 6 was the third and final of the monthly time trails on the rugged 34 mile […]

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24 Hours in the Old Pueblo Race Report from Team Topeak-Ergon USA

February 13-14, 2010 Tucson, Arizona, USA Select members of Team Topeak-Ergon USA have begun their 2010 racing campaigns. Kicking off the season under the warm winter sun of Tucson, AZ, Dave Wiens, Jeff Kerkove, Yuki Saito, Sonya Looney, and guest rider Rebecca Tomaszewski of Team Niner-Ergon tested their early season fitness and equipment in the […]

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ERGON SPONSORED 'KLINIKS' COME TO COLORADO AND GEORGIA

ERGON SPONSORED ‘KLINIKS’ COME TO COLORADO AND GEORGIA Join Topeak-Ergon team riders for free ride and race clinics (that’s Klinik in German!). Now that the riding season is upon us, join Team Topeak-Ergon riders Eddie and Namrita O’Dea in GA and Jeff Kerkove and Sonya Looney in CO as they share their valuable tips, insights, […]

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