As a part of our annual mountain bike gear survey, we asked questions about several fringe but potentially up-and-coming mountain bike technologies to gauge current adoption rates. For example, we found 1.2% of our readers own at least one electric bike and 1.4% are running electronic shifting (like Di2). Yet despite grabbing all the headlines and stirring raucous debate among
More than 450 brands submitted products for this year’s Eurobike awards. For 2017, the Eurobike trade show received more than 400 applications for their coveted Eurobike Awards. From there a panel of six judges selected 43 winning products, including 11 gold award winners. Here’s a round-up of all the honorees with judges’ comments, starting with
On track follows Curtis Keene as he competes in the Enduro World Series. Trying to make it as a pro means building fitness becomes a full time job. If you don’t have a factory ride, you’ll have to schedule that training, meal prep, and more around a job that actually pays the bill. Come race
The drivetrain alternative for DH and trail / enduro applications is refined and made more affordable. more » http://feeds.vitalmtb.com/~r/VitalMtbSpotlights/~3/pXquLkl-GHU/BOX-7-Speed-DH-11-Speed-Trail-Drivetrains-at-Eurobike,1941 by rtadlock Interested in Mountain bike shoes, check it out here for more details.
What the Pivot Shuttle delivers over previous ebikes is riding experience. We’ve often wondered who would be the first among the boutique brands to offer an e-bike. Our questions have been answered as Chris Cocalis of Pivot designed a very intriguing machine. US buyers must wait though as the bike is only available in Europe
British Columbia is filthy-rich with mountain bike destinations. One day over lunch I asked our guides, Ryan and Johanna, to tell me what they thought the best under-the-radar mountain bike destinations in BC were. As they started naming off towns left and right, they quickly reached a list of about a dozen spots that were well-worth visiting…
Over the course of two months, over fifty cyclists crashed on this section. Most experienced cyclists know the best way to cross a railroad is at a 90 degree angle, but this advice doesn’t always work . //www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfeQvbIFBks Take this railroad crossing in Knoxville, Tennessee for instance. Located next to a heavily trafficked road, crossing
“If there’s a race with a start and a finish, I want to win it.” -Aaron Gwin. more » http://feeds.vitalmtb.com/~r/VitalMtbSpotlights/~3/1NMCRK4UT3s/Dylan,6086 by cyclotourist Interested in Mountain bikes for sale, continue reading here.
If handed lemons, you make lemonade. If Mother Nature hands you the driest, dustiest summer in a century, you put on an all-time smoke show. Though Brett Rheeder’s home in the Okanagan region in western British Columbia is experiencing one of its driest summers ever, the thin layer of dust kicked up by Brett’s charging
Racers gathered early at the finish area, excited for what was to come. Editor’s note: This post was written by Clint Classen. All photos are courtesy Mother Lode Epic/Scott Williams. You can see a huge gallery of images here. For complete race results head to timeyourrace.com. To learn more about the event, visit motherlodeepic.com. Two