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Aaron Gwin’s DH Brake – TRP Quadiem SL G-Spec


Aaron Gwin’s DH Brake It’s probably fair to say that some people were surprised when Aaron Gwin, the most dominant male downhiller over the last few years, signed on the line to use TRP brakes. There was plenty of ”it’s for the paycheck,” type of comments, but word is that …

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Hardtail for downhill? Why not! – NS Bike by Marcin Matuszny


Bike owner Marcin ‘Banan’ Matuszny from High Five Racing Team [fanpage] Frame: NS Bikes Surge Evo, M Fork: BOS Deville, 170 mm Bar: NS Bikes Evidence, 768 mm Steam: NS Bikes Quantum Grips: ODI Rogue Barend: ODI Headset: Dartmoor Blink + customowy top cap HCC Components Saddles: Selle Italia SLR …

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Mammoth GRT #7 Finals


Rowdy day on the hill, you winners: Austin Warren, Samantha Kingshill, & Steve Walton! That wraps up the GRT Series for 2016, Shane Leslie, Samantha Kingshill, & Josh Rogers are your overall champions! #downhill#progrt

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Blake Motley’s Custom M16c by Chainline Bikes


So here’s the bike that I built up for the 2016 race season, which I took to 4 American national races and 2 world cups. It actually came together kind of last minute, and wasn’t totally done until right before my first big race of the year, but I had …

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New MTB Apparel From 100% – Interbike 2016


100% is expanding their reach into the mountain bike world for 2017 with the launch of their new line of apparel that was developed with input from the Giant Factory Off-Road team. There are three different collections, the R-Core, which is the downhill line, along with the trail / all-mountain …

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Interbike 2016: Alchemy Announces Budget(ish) Arktos


Interbike 2016: Alchemy Announces Budget(ish) Arktos All Asian, all good. Announced at Interbike last year, the Alchemy Arktos was a 155mm carbon trail bike conceived by the Colorado craft carboneers and Yeti Switch originator Steve Earl.  With a front triangle made in the USA and painted to order, the $3,750 (£2,300) frame was extremely desirable- …

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