Backcountry Stitch Works – Custom Frame Pack

Our Fatbassador to Alaska, Travis, told me about a new Anchorage bag-maker early this spring called Backcountry Stitch Works. We worked together through the regular custom bag protocols, with a nice short-cut, due to BSW being located very near to Speedway Cycles, home of Fatback…

Crankworx Innsbruck Is Go!

If you think it’s too hot to ride a bike, why not settle down and watch others ride theirs? Crankworx Innsbruck got underway yesterday with the Innsbruck Whipoff, which was won by Louis Reboul and Casey Brown. Innsbruck Whipoff: Reboul takes the win. Credit: Crankworx…

Mavic Trans-Provence Day 4

If you were sweating in a Central London office yesterday, you may have little sympathy for the riders at the Mavic Trans-Provence as they attempted to ride and race in the heat. Here’s the Day 4 report and images. Chill time. Credit: Sam Needham Rocky…

Women In Enduro MTB Survey

Tracy Moseley has shared a survey on her Facebook page. She says: “There has been quite a lot of chat on the UK Enduro organisers group recently about how to increase female race entries and how best to grow the field and interest in racing….

PressCamp 2017: New Mach 4 & LES From Pivot Cycles

Pivot Cycles first launched way back in 2007 with the original Mach 4 and Mach 5. Built with a beautiful welded and anodised alloy frame, the now ubiquitous dw-link suspension design and a distinct focus on pedal efficiency and frame stiffness, that original Mach 4…

Foto Gordo – 1st Day of Summer! (in the northern hemisphere)

On the first official day of Summer, Eric Prinster sent us this perfect example of how to beat the summer heat. Here’s the story behind those handlebars. While everyone was sweating in the mid 90′s temps and wind in Grand Junction, I choose to escape…

First Look: Whyte S150 Long Travel 29er

Fans of Whyte bikes who wanted a full suspension 29er in the past had only the T-129 to choose from, but with the introduction of the S-150 which we spotted at Sea Otter, the Whyte 29er fleet gets a revised frame, more travel and a…

Mavic Trans-Provence Day 3

Another day of riding, another day of awesome photos. Here’s the news from Day 3 of the Mavic Trans-Provence. Overall classification results are here. Day 3 results are here. #Today’sOffice Credit: Sam Needham Blowing away the morning cobwebs. Credit: Sam Needham Col des Champs was…