A smattering of sights from the 2019 Whip-Off World Championships at Crankworx Whistler, where some of the most talented riders from across a wide range of disciplines coverage for an epic celebration of style. For the men, Freeracer Kade Edwards took home the big check with some outrageous new-school and nearly-upside-down antics, Billy Meaclem boosted Read More The post Gallery: Whip-Off World Championships appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
We cruise the booths of Crankworx in search of the latest and greatest—or just what happens to catch our eye. Here's Crankworx Roundup: Vol. 2 The post Crankworx Roundup Vol. 2 appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
There’s a bit of an arms race going on to win the light-weight full-face helmet market. For a time, it was being driven by removable chinbar options that have a fit and styling somewhere between trail and DH. Most are low profile and fit close to the face. Less obstruction, less jiggle, less weight. But Read More The post iXS releases Trigger Lightweight Full-Face Helmet appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
This is not what it looks like. Even though this new Fuel EX has a Fox 36, it doesn’t mean it has shed its trail-bike past for an enduro-bike future. Even though the for-racing-only Top Fuel just got a combined sum of 35 millimeters extra front and rear travel, that bike is not taking the Read More The post First Ride: 2020 Trek Fuel EX 9.9 X01 appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
These are the first hard-charging finds at Cranksworx 2019, from push-bikes with disc brakes to sock with integrated shin guards. The post Village Vittles: Crankworx Product Roundup Vol. 01 appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
Beneath the new Enduro's surprisingly radical redesign are some surprisingly simple benefits. Among which, more support, better small-bump sensitivity, and 29-inch only are just the beginning. The post Specialized Introduces the 2020 Enduro appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
The new Rocky Mountain Slayer is not fucking around. It makes the previous Slayer—which is no slouch on the descents—seem like an XC bike in comparison. First off, Rocky now makes the Slayer with 29-inch hoops (but don’t worry small wheel lovers, there’s a 27.5er Slayer too). Secondly, it’s got a ton of travel. 170-millimeters Read More The post First Impressions: 2020 Rocky Mountain Slayer 29 appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
Trans-Provence was the original alpine mountain bike enduro-style event, and quickly built a reputation for being an incredible adventure that was grueling on both body and bike. Simply finishing each of the six days was no easy feat, and required a combination of fitness (physical and mental) and high-performing, dependable equipment. You may have noticed Read More The post Though the Wringer: Editor’s Gear Picks From a Massive Week in the Mountains appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
Some of the most interesting bikes you'll see at Whistler aren't on the mountain. They're locked to the bike racks below. Here are a handful of influential components we found on the relics in the village. The post Commuters of Crankworx appeared first on BIKE Magazine.
The Tectal Race SPIN NFC helmet may not technically qualify as a “smart device.” It can’t read your email or remotely turn on your toaster oven. What it can do is convey detailed medical information to first-responders. NFC, or near-field communication is a technology that uses magnetic field induction to send data from a non-powered Read More The post POC Introduces Tectal Race SPIN NFC Smart Helmet appeared first on BIKE Magazine.