Gravel is booming, and another gravel race is on the books. Mammoth Tuff has been launched for September 19 in Mammoth Lakes, California. It is being put on by David Sheek and his partner Amanda Nauman. Tuff (tŭf) is a general term for all consolidated pyroclastic, volcanic rocks. The name, Mammoth TUFF, is a nod to the Long... Continue Reading →
Zwift has partnered with Haute Route for a virtual three-day event, Haute Route Watopia, which will pit riders against the toughest virtual routes on offer. Just like a real-world Haute Route, participants will receive a rider’s handbook and complete training program and, for this event, an exclusive Le Col-designed Haute Route virtual kit. The event... Continue Reading →
PAUL just released another run of very limited edition Boxcar Stems (5 of each stem length). The stems are an homage to Eddie Van Halen’s iconic “79′ Bumblebee” guitar. Perfect for shredding dirt and gravel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M4_Ommfvv0
Hey kids, we can ride 26" mountain bikes together! Taking inspiration from Nukeproof’s Scout hardtail model, the brand announced its Cub Scout range today, with bikes designed for kids who shred with three wheel sizes (20", 24" & 26"). Read on for the details below: In-line with most new products to come from Nukeproof; the... Continue Reading →
We've had WorldTour road riding in the Middle East, but no XC racing. That changed on February 7, 2020, with the first edition of the HERO Dubai marathon XC race took place in Hatta-Dubai, the first stage of the HERO World Series.
The Tron bike ("Zwift Concept Z1" in the game) is definitely the most unique ride in Zwift, it's also one of the fastest. How to Get the Zwift Tron Bike From the in-game menu, select the “Climb Mt. Everest” challenge in Zwift Climb to the top of Mt Everest (8,850m) by accumulating elevation in game... Continue Reading →
What kind of interval leads to the greatest improvements in cycling performance? Researchers in Norway asked themselves exactly this question and set out to study it. Starting with 18 elite male national-level athletes from a mixture of road and mountain biking backgrounds, researchers had participants complete 30-second or five-minute intervals and then measured their performance improvements... Continue Reading →
When Alexi Grewal won gold in the 1984 Olympics, it wasn't because he was wearing spandex. Just get out there and ride your bike!
Gravel bikes can be art too! To prove it, Artist Dustin Klein teamed up with Wilier Triestina to design a one-off JENA frame as part of the Wilier UNICO artist series. American artist Dustin Klein matured artistically in San Francisco, Seattle and Portland. Dustin is a multi-faceted artist who blends a strong passion for cycling with a... Continue Reading →
“We Are Mountain Bikers” is a short film by Robin Munshaw, shot on location in the amazing communities and on the hand built trails the 2019 racers experienced. BC Bike Race saw 600 participants from 38 countries attend the 13th running of the event and the latest incarnation of the ‘Ultimate Singletrack Experience’. This film... Continue Reading →
The weather was not a fan of cycling this over the weekend. Here in Colorado, Old Man Winter was snowed out. In Australia, winds and rain canceled most of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup. In Belgium, Storm Ciara canceled the Superprestige Merksplas. The Netherlands, however, embraced the chaos. The Dutch “Headwind Cycling Championships” or... Continue Reading →