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Tommy Wilkinson wins Crankworx Deep Summer photo challenge

Tommy Wilkinson wins Crankworx Deep Summer photo challenge

Our very own Editor and Creative Director Tommy Wilkinson has won the Crankworx Deep Summer competition. Held over the course over 72 hours during Whistler’s Crankworx festival, Wilkinson and the team he assembled travelled from “Boundary to Boundary” of the competitions pre defined shooting area and grabbed a total of 6 hours sleep during those […]

NDH TT – Eastgate

NDH TT – Eastgate

Eastgate is a small village in Weardale, which also has parts that fall within the North Pennines, one of the largest areas of natural beauty in England. The upper valley is surrounded by high fells and heather grouse moors. It’s an area steeped in lead mining history and quarries, beautiful rolling hills and heather as […]

Cognitive Absorption “Time flies when you’re having fun”

Cognitive Absorption “Time flies when you’re having fun”

Words: Chris Kilmurray | Photos: Zach Faulkner Introduction to Mushin Mushin = A Japanese expression that translates to “no mind” in English. Simply a state of being where the mind is not preoccupied by any thought or emotion. It’s only recently I’ve realised that I’ve always wondered why riding your bike is so damn enjoyable. […]

First Impressions: WTB Tires

First Impressions: WTB Tires

There are a few things we didn’t know know about WTB. The first is that WTB stands for “Wilderness Trail Bikes” and the second is that they have been around from more or less the dawn of Mountain biking in Marin County, California in 1982. So moving on from their early innovations (the toe flips […]

Dunkeld SDA Rd4 | Report, Images, Helmet Cam and Race Video

Dunkeld SDA Rd4 | Report, Images, Helmet Cam and Race Video

Words – Ben Cathro | Photos – Keith Bremner It’s impossible to talk about Dunkeld without mentioning the legend that is Peter Pollock. He originally scouted the location, instigated the track build all those years ago. Testament to his vision the top section remains largely unchanged other than 15 years of skidding rubber erosion and […]

EWS Whistler Stage Previews Stage 5 is huge!!

EWS Whistler Stage Previews Stage 5 is huge!!

This weekend the Enduro World Series has landed in Whistler for the SRAM Canadian Open Enduro – Checkout the stages below – pure gold… “Crazy Train” was the second stage in the legendary 2014 edition of the SRAM Canadian Open Enduro. That year, Whistler local Jesse Melamed smoked the international field by nearly 5 seconds. […]

British Cycling Announces Team for 2016 World Championships

British Cycling Announces Team for 2016 World Championships

British Cycling have announced the team of riders that will be heading to the UCI MTB World Championships in Val di Sole later this year in Italy on 6-11 September. With 6 former World Champions in the squad, the GB team certainly looks capable of bringing home medals. Danny Hart and Rachael Atherton are in […]

Tested: One up Components Bash Guide and 44T Ring

Tested: One up Components Bash Guide and 44T Ring

One Up 44T Ring 1 by 11 gearing has simplified our drivetrains and made them tighter, quieter and on a whole, a good bit smoother than the old double or triple ring setup. What we might have lost however, is some of the gear ratio that was offered by the old school setups. SRAM has […]

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