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Giant updates carbon & Maestro suspension for 2017! Better women Liv line MTBs!


Giant’s 2017 lineup is trickling out, first with the new gravel-ready TCX Advanced SX Disc. Next comes the completely revamped Liv women’s lineup that not only shows off Advanced level carbon frames across the entire range, but also new carbon manufacturing tech and suspension designs that carry over to the …

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Haibike Xduro Dwnhll Pro – Electric abomination or the future?

Haibike Xduro Dwnhll Pro – Electric abomination or the future?

Haibike presented their new electric downhill bike Xduro Dwnhll Pro. We are still on the fence about Electric bikes. The popular opinion about them in the bike world has been rather negative. We stand behind the idea that you have to earn your rides down. Though it’s not an enduro bike so you …

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Gold Diggers: Specialized Demo 8 Build

Specialized Demo 8

You’ve never seen a Specialized Demo 8 like this before, we guarantee it. We caught up with builder Dominik Suchowski, founder of HIFIVEGFX and overall bike junkie to talk about this very sick build (components list at the bottom of the page). Who better than the very person who came …

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New Kid on the Block: Trek Factory Racing

New Kid on the Block

There’s a new kid on the block at the UCI World Cup this year, Trek Factory Racing Downhill.  I hear you thinking…”Trek, what have they ever done” (the haters) or “Oh man, their gear is awesome” (the lovers). That being said (having personally grown up riding a Trek bike), they …

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Draw The Line – Canyon launches the Sender CF

Canyon Sender CF in the woods

The Canyon Sender CF is about to be unleashed on the world. The German bike manufacturer is looking to change the world of downhill riding. “To be the fastest, you have to get creative.” With this idea in mind, the Canyon Development Team went to work on a highly specialized …

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2016 Kellys Noid 90 Review


Kellys Noid Review   NOID 90 DETAILS Intended use: downhill, freeride Head angle: 64° Wheel size: 27.5″ Sizing: M, L Claimed weight: 17.05 kg RRP: €3599 kellysbike.com   Kellys bicycles is a Slovakian company most known for their inexpensive mountain bikes. Even though the company produced some full suspensioned bikes …

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North Bucks Machining create full CNC’d downhill bike!


Although it isn’t the method of choice for any large bicycle manufacturers, it would be cool to see more effort go into creating CNC machined frames, if only because they tend to look pretty awesome! This eye catching downhill bike was built by Stewart Palmer, a fifth generation engineer with …

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Gwin new bike vs old! – YT Tues vs. Specialized Demo linkage analysis!

Demo vs YT

Hi! At You know Gwin’s move from Specialized to YT. Thats good moment to check two frames DEMO S-works and TUES. They have a completely different suspension kinematics! Does it translate into Gwin’s results? Or Pro is Pro, and suspension doesn’t matter ? What You think? Simulation software used: http://www.bikechecker.com/ …

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11 DH Bikes of the ANS


  Photo credit: Jaime Black via: Pinkbike.com1     Michelle Crisp with her YT Tues.   Andrew Crimmins and his Kona.   Danielle Beecroft and her Pivot Phoenix.   Brent Smith poses with his Devinci Wilson.   Another Wilson, this one being Victoria Armstrong’s.   Tegan Molloy and the Kona she raced to first place.   Ben Cory’s …

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