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Point1 Athletic Exercise Arsenal #2 – The Farmers Walk.

Point1 Athletic Exercise Arsenal #2 – The Farmers Walk.

What is it? So a farmer heads down to the local pub, there he asks the waiter how he’s able to carry 18 pints of beer and a keg of Guinness around the bar like that, not even spilling a drop!? “Well” the waiter replied, “I’ve got buns o’ steel and a rock solid core […]

SDA DH series. 5 reasons you need to race this series.

SDA DH series. 5 reasons you need to race this series.

David Munro from the SDA series is a top bloke, and along with entire committee they work tirelessly year after year to provide one of the best DH races series in the UK. So far they have 60 odd entries for the first round at AE Forest . The SDA should be full at 300 […]

Life as a photo rookie: Zach’s first year on WC duty.

Life as a photo rookie: Zach’s first year on WC duty.

Vansanity Fort William, Scotland, and Leogang, Austria are about as far from each other as possible when it comes to European travel. This is compounded when the time between the events is just three days. Flying by the seat of my pants, as one does as a rookie world cup photographer, I was told to […]

Wiggle to buy CRC?

Wiggle to buy CRC?

BikeBiz, a fairly well regarded news source in the UK, believe that mail order giant Wiggle is about to stake a bid for its main rival, Chain Reaction Cycles. It’s said to be highly likely that the sale will go through next week, according to multiple sources. Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles “Founded in 2009 […]

First Impressions: One Up Components

First Impressions: One Up Components

Three former Race-face engineers, living in Squamish , British Colombia are the brains behind the innovations , or the “drivetrain mods” that One up Components are famous for.  They have sent us some of their latest crop of simple products that look to fix the flaws / add that extra bit of performance to rider’s current setups at […]

Lewis Buchanan joins the BMC Factory Trailcrew

Lewis Buchanan joins the BMC Factory Trailcrew

A well-known name in downhill mountain biking, the Scottish mountain biker Lewis Buchanan will make the switch to Enduro mountain biking in 2016 as the new member of the BMC Factory Trailcrew alongside Frenchman François Bailly-Maître, the Swiss rider Lorraine Truong, and German Kerstin Kögler. Lewis Buchanan started his professional mountain biking career in 2010, […]

Humble, Tough and unforgettable : RIP Kelly Mcgarry

Humble, Tough and unforgettable : RIP Kelly Mcgarry

I type this with a choked throat and puffy eyes. For that I make no apologies as if ever there was a time it’s okay to cry in life, it’s when friends depart from our world. Kelly Mcgarry was a behemoth of the mountain bike world. A humble man with huge stature, both physically and […]

Orange Bikes Four Life….

Orange Bikes Four Life….

Choose good friends, go places, ride your bike and have fun. Life can pass you by. Sure, earning a living is important but so is living itself. Me ma’ always used to say you don’t need good reason. Eat when you’re hungry. Sleep when you’re tired. Cry when you’re sad and smile when you’re happy. […]

First Impressions: Origin pedals.

First Impressions: Origin pedals.

Lukan from Origin first got in touch thanks to UK downhiller and my one time race rival Rob Smith. ( Though I spent most of my time on the wrong end against Rob! ) As polite as they come, Lukan outlined his background in Engineering and how he had started Origin from a small set […]

Vertigo Bikes Summer Series Round 2

Vertigo Bikes Summer Series Round 2

Words: ” Goose ” Images : Callum Wood. Just like that the insanity that is Queenstown over the Christmas and New Year period has passed by once again like the proverbial ship in the night, albeit a ship that is covered in vomit and is vastly overcrowded to the point of sinking. Locals can take […]

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