Rider Slams Into Wall On Urban Downhill Course
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by Zander Lingelbach-Pierce
43m ago
As if Downhill was not a dangerous enough sport, people decided to create a version on pavement through tight alleyways called urban downhill. Sometimes, the results can be painful. Watch Cesar Provoste take a slam into the wall at the Red Bull Cerra Abejo below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Japo Silva (@japo_silva) In this video, Prevoste entered a compression pitched forward on a long set of stairs and got thrown sideways into the wall. Thankfully, his buddy following him was not too close to crash. Japo Silva caught the slam in slow motion perfectly! In a way, Silva was ..read more
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Replay Of Red Bull Valparaiso Cerro Abajo Available To Watch
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by Zander Lingelbach-Pierce
1h ago
Over the weekend, many pros traveled to Valparaiso, Chile to compete in Red Bull Cerro Abajo Urban Downhill. Thankfully, for those who missed it, the replay is available. Watch the full replay on YouTube below. Urban downhill is a popular genre of racing in many areas. It is very big in South America where there are large hilly cities. Riders fly down stairs and through tight alleyways.  The sport of urban downhill is not for the faint of heart! one wrong move means a crash on some ver not soft pavement and cement. The event got very creative making obstacles. They utilized buildings and ..read more
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Singletrack Snacks: The Easiest Homemade Electrolyte Mix
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by Lily Ritter
2h ago
BIKE Magazine aims to feature only the best products and services. If you buy something via one of our links, we may earn a commission. While I’ve been whipping up my own riding snacks for years now, I’ve found myself pretty reliant on drink mixes for long rides. Sometimes you just need a hard hit of sodium or extra carbs, and it can be hard to get that from solid food. That being said, too much science drink can feel a little icky after a while, so one day when my electrolyte cabinet had run dry, I figured I’d throw some pantry items in a water bottle and see how it went. Salt, sugar and a li ..read more
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Cyclists Battle Strong Wind In Hilarious Clip
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by Zander Lingelbach-Pierce
4h ago
Sometimes, Mother Nature does not cooperate with plans to ride. Even on a sunny day, she can have other plans. Watch a group of cyclists struggle on a windy day in spain below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Wojciech Szczepanik (@wojtekszczepanik) As it turns out, wind is not just a problem for riders on jumps. When it gets too blustery, riding is just about impossible as evidenced by this team walking their bikes. Polish rider Wojciech Szczepanik was on a training camp in Spain when he came across winds that were too heavy to even ride. The warm sunny hills of Spain are popu ..read more
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Hand Designed World Cup Frame Enters Exciting New Design Phase
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by Zander Lingelbach-Pierce
6h ago
Perhaps the coolest World Cup team out there is Frameworks Racing. Frameworks races on a frame designed by Neko Mulally and made in America. Excitingly, Mulally announced the next iteration of the frames: bonded aluminum. See the updated frame below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Neko Mulally (@nekomulally) On this iteration, Neko is ditching welded aluminum for Loctite and lugs. He says this will provide a better strength-to-weight ratio. From my perspective, it also looks cleaner and shinier. Plenty of bikes, especially prototypes getting tweaked, use lugs. The Pivot squad ..read more
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Enter The Flow State With One Of Mountain Biking's Most Stylish Riders
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by Alex Butler
21h ago
Effortless style is anything but effortless, it requires an immense amount of time and work on the bike to achieve. One of the masters of effortless style is the Sunshine Coast's own Brendan Howey.  He has transcended more into legend and lore these days and any time a clip emerges of him riding, it is easy to see why. Take a look at him rallying some rhythm section up on the coast below.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Reverse Components (@reversecomponents) Howey's style is its own breed. Though he may not get as much credit for it as he deserves, he inspired a ge ..read more
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YouTuber Helps Build First Adaptive Friendly Trail Network
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by Zander Lingelbach-Pierce
1d ago
As adaptive riding takes off in popularity, many trail systems are scrambling to make their trails accessible to adaptive riders. The Driving Range network in Vermont is making the groundbreaking move to build a ground-up adaptive-friendly network, the first of its kind in the US. YouTuber Phil Kmetz has been integral to the project. Learn about his trail, Skid Marks below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by NOBL Carbon Wheels (@noblwheels) On Skid Marks, Phil and his wife Hailey paid homage to the freeride Mecca of British Columbia with their trail designs. As you can see, they ..read more
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BMX Legend Brings His Otherworldly Skills To The Mountain Bike
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by Alex Butler
3d ago
We mountain bikers can try and ignore it all we want, but the fact remains that BMX riders are just plain better at bike handling than most of us could ever dream of. It becomes even more evident when BMX riders jump on a mountain bike.  Take a look at BMX legend Brad Simms proving that point below.  @bradsimmss Heaven drop off the container. Would you ride off this shipping container with your mtb? #mtb #freeride #canyonbike ♬ Kanye West - C10 Brad got swept up into the mountain bike world during Covid and the BMX icon hasn't looked back since.  He is not the only BMXer to make ..read more
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Jack Moir Seen Shredding On "Secret" Downhill Bike
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by Zander Lingelbach-Pierce
3d ago
When mountain bikers are developing new technology they get their pro athletes to ride it. However, they generally want to keep the new ride quiet until the official release. Often this means riders will be spotted on covered bikes. Watch Jack Moir get loose on a secret, covered downhill bike below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jack Moir ?? (@jackmoir_) This bike, which first came to the bike world’s attention when Vali Hoell posted it, appears to have an idler pulley, a change from YT’s non-high pivot Tues. Though it is not the highest definition, you can see a spy shot ta ..read more
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Enduro Race Announces Generous Women's Privateer Sponsorship Program That Includes Free Bike
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by Zander Lingelbach-Pierce
3d ago
Even as the sport of mountain biking sees increasing levels of female participation, racing remains male-dominated. One race series has set out to fix that disparity. The North American Enduro Cup in Kellogg, Idaho has announced a privateer program to help out eager women racers. NAEC Privateer Contest North American Enduro Cup The winner of the competition will receive over $15,000 (!) worth of bike gear and race entries. The first prize includes a bike, gear, and free race entries, while the runners-up will get a drivetrain and free race entries. See the full details of the prizes below. Win ..read more
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