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Team News | Inner Soul Racing

Team News | Inner Soul Racing

Promoting team news is not something Descent-World is well known for but this team is a bit special. Everybody knows the Tweed Valley is a great place to come and ride bikes with some of the best trails in the country. It’s also known for the biking community and the way everybody comes together to help out running the many kids clubs in the area. The growing number of kids that are getting involved and starting to ride in the […]

Kenta Gallagher signs for Polygon UR

Kenta Gallagher signs for Polygon UR

Well what can we say but you heard it here first in our “Team Rumours” article that Kenta Gallagher was signing for Polygon. Big congrats from all here at DW to Kenta and wish you all the best for 2017. Kenta Gallagher ” I’m so happy to have an opportunity on a team like this so early into my downhill career. I had planned 3 years maximum to get on a team so for it to come after the second […]

Bike Check: Vertigo Custom Kid’s Build

Bike Check: Vertigo Custom Kid’s Build

Following up the piece on Ted and his hard earnt shred-skills, I popped down to Vertigo for a closer inspection of the creation and some info on the bits and bobs. The custom kids bike in all it’s neon glory! There are only 8 parts in the build that came stock out of the box, the majority is a hodgepodge mix of custom bits and size-appropriate aftermarket add-ons. Tim reveled in the process of chopping, grinding, and tapping the cranks […]

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, at the tender age of 16. He arrived on the scene with a bang winning three World Cups in the Junior category between 2010 and […]

The Beast

The Beast

On 9th May 2015 a roar could be heard around Hamsterley Forest in County Durham, England. The birth of “The Beast”, a mountain bike challenge ride around the Hamsterley Foresty Commision territory, it’s sole purpose to raise money for the Great North Air Ambulance (GNAA). The event was created by a small group of mountain bikers, who felt it was important to “give something back” to the very helicopter crews who come to the aid of injured mountain bikers all […]

Hope Pro 4: Behind the Hub

Hope Pro 4: Behind the Hub

From the very first Ti-glide hubs launched back in 1993 Hope have had a reputation for producing some of the most durable and high quality hubs on the market. This attention to detail has been carried into the new Pro 4 hub range as they are a direct development of the successful Pro 2 EVO. Meet the people behind the Hope hubs in this edit – and see the extent of designing, testing and manufacturing which goes into each hub […]

The Final Moves.

The Final Moves.

[sam_ad id=”4″ codes=”true”]   Words: Max Neely + ( Secret informant ” Deepthroat” ) + Countless Forums. This year the game of World Cup team musical chairs has been more eventful than it has been for a few years. The 2016 season looks like it’s going to be a hell of a ride. Early on the big move was the Atherton’s displacing the entire Trek World Racing outfit, including the big cheese Martin Whiteley. I guess when you’ve won as […]

Bike Centre companies move up a gear

Bike Centre companies move up a gear

THE Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland (MTBCOS) is supporting a multi-million pound economic boom as businesses create new and innovative products for the soaring number of cyclists taking to the great outdoors, business leaders will hear today.  Fergus Ewing MSP, Scotland’s Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism, will learn how the Borders-based centre has created money-spinning opportunities across a range of sectors.  The centre, at Glentress Forest near Peebles, opened in the summer of 2014 and is the UK’s largest […]

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