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ZOIC Launches $5,000 Pick Your MTB Adventure Giveaway 1

​Win an epic trip for two and choose from over 50 riding destinations served by Western Spirit! Includes $2,000 of gear from ZOIC, Osprey, Kali, Spy and Skratch Labs.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/3/2015 3:32 PM

Ripping Through the Woods: Simon Silver | TRP Slate

TRP just dropped this edit featuring their new Slate 4-piston Trail Brakes and some sweet shreddage from Simon Silver.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/3/2015 2:51 PM

On the Hunt with Hill and Co.

If there is one story line we're following intently it's the return of Sam Hill to full fitness. His MSA cruiser run landed him in 20th spot, which leaves him right on track for mounting a real challenge at Worlds in Andorra. Bring it on!

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/3/2015 2:04 PM

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A Tribute to Will Olson - Memorial Ride, Enduro World Series, Crested Butte 5

Lee Trumpore and Eddie Clark help us share in the experiences and grief of the weekend, but also the camaraderie and persevering spirit of the mountain bike family. Rest in peace, Will. You will be missed.​

Posted by sspomer on 8/3/2015 11:24 AM

Bug's Eye View - Daily Shot 1

It's a jungle down there!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/3/2015 2:21 PM

Rat-Attack! | THE SYNDICATE - Episode 5 - Mont-Sainte-Anne 2

Yew! Race recap of one of the most brutal and action-packed rounds this year, brought to you by the Santa Cruz Syndicate. Adverse conditions further complicated an already challenging and continually changing four and a half minute long track, making for some exciting and tight racing.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/3/2015 12:03 PM

Hay Bale'n and Jump Slayin': Blake Samson - The Farm Project

One of the biggest obstacles we face in this sport is our very own mind, especially after a big injury. Blake Samson has clearly jumped that hurdle and continues to shred hard and get creative in this sweet edit from Animal.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/3/2015 10:32 AM

Bike Park Blasting in Laax, Switzerland - The Never End

Few things are better than shredding a freshly groomed, buffed-out trail. 20-year old Antonio Leon gets after it on the completely redone track, The Never End, in Laax, Switzerland.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/3/2015 9:27 AM

Tested: 2015 Troy Lee Designs Ace Short & Jersey

Troy Lee Designs’ Ace kit caters to riders looking for a high performing, lightweight, and more pedal-friendly option to get rowdy in. Recognizing ourselves in that description, we wasted little time putting it to the test. Our findings inside!

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/3/2015 12:13 PM

Bike of the Day: Trek Session 88 1 1

One fine looking bicycle from Indonesia.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/3/2015 8:46 AM

Watch Robbie Maddison Ride His MX ON THE WAVES OF TAHITI 11

We've been wondering what Robbie Maddison might get up to next...but nothing could have prepared us for this.

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/2/2015 12:41 PM

Return of the Rat: Mont-Sainte-Anne Race Highlights 1

Mont-Sainte-Anne was as brutal as ever, and it seems almost impossible that the top 3 would fit into just 0.2 seconds - yet that's exactly what happened. Relive the action thanks to the Parkins's Red Bull highlight reel and get stoked all over again!

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/2/2015 9:37 AM

Gap to Chain - Daily Shot 1

Danny MacAskill's teammate Ali C goes hunting for fun in Cardiff and finds it!

Got bangers? Share!

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/2/2015 10:04 AM

Super Sick Slomo Slopestyle Sending

Point the super slomo cameras on the world's best slopestyle riders, and you get some pretty rad footage. Demonstration from L2A Crankworx!

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/2/2015 3:13 AM

Bike of the Day: Giant ATX 1 2 4

Classics never get old, they just age gracefully.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/2/2015 12:53 AM

Racer Fatality at Enduro World Series Crested Butte, Event Canceled 3

Extremely sad news from Crested Butte today. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of the rider. RIP.

Posted by sspomer on 8/1/2015 8:42 PM

RESULTS: Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup DH Race 1

Mont-Sainte-Anne is a beast of a track, and it would take a beast to tame it. See who got the better of the course, the elements, and all the other racers inside.

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/1/2015 1:28 PM

Mont-Sainte-Anne Qualifying Highlights

The live race broadcast starts in less than 1 hour - it's the perfect time to catch up on yesterday's qualifying action courtesy of Red Bull and the Parkins. Yeow!

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/1/2015 10:39 AM

2-Minutes and 46-Seconds of Connor Fearon Crushing! SRAM In the Know

Tune out everything in your life except the sound of Connor Fearon folding knobs.

Posted by sspomer on 8/1/2015 6:56 AM

PIT BITS - Enduro World Series, Crested Butte 5

New prototype tires, shocks, electronic bits, fancy machined parts, custom jerseys and more await you in the latest edition of Pit Bits. The radness never stops!

Posted by bturman on 8/1/2015 6:49 PM

Mont Sainte Anne World Cup Downhill Race Day Slideshow 1

Our quick approximation is that Ratty won by about 6 feet while Loic and Troy were separated by less than a foot. What a race. MSA DH Slideshow goods.

Posted by sspomer on 8/2/2015 12:08 AM

Tuck 'n Turn - Daily Shot 1

You can tuck but you can't hide.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/1/2015 2:09 PM

WynTV: Mont-Sainte-Anne Qualies Chit Chat 2

Wyn Masters cruises the pits to find out how qualies went for everybody racing MSA. As always on WynTV you'll get more than you bargained for.

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/1/2015 1:25 AM

Bike of the Day: Lapierre DH 3 4

2015 Team frame - will one just like it prevail at MSA today?

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/1/2015 1:07 AM

RESULTS - Enduro World Series, Crested Butte, Day 1 3

Close racing at high altitude. Graves and Beerten lead after Day 1.

Posted by sspomer on 7/31/2015 6:59 PM

Rachel Atherton Jumps ANOTHER Human at a World Cup 1

"Someone's out to get me." - Rachel Atherton

Posted by sspomer on 7/31/2015 1:11 PM

Enduro World Series, Crested Butte, CO Day 1 - Rocky Mountain High 1

Altitude, singletrack, pain and beauty and it's only the first day.

Posted by sspomer on 8/1/2015 12:49 AM

Spank Shut-Up and Whip Photo Contest Finale #spankwhipoff

Win big with the final #spankwhipoff contest celebrating Whip Off World Champs at Crankworx Whistler!

Posted by sspomer on 7/30/2015 10:10 AM

Mont-Sainte-Anne Qualifying Slideshow 5

Junior Men had it primo, Elite Women had it primo and then the rains came and soaked the mountain for Elite Men's qualifying at the 2015 World Cup Downhill in Mont Sainte Anne.

Posted by sspomer on 7/31/2015 11:30 PM

A Glimpse of the Insanity to Come - LooseFEST Course Preview 2

FEST Series continues to blow us away... again, and again and again. Who will send that MASSIVE 90-foot step down first?

Posted by dhgnar on 7/31/2015 5:33 PM

RESULTS: Qualifying from Mont_Sainte_Anne 1

Troy, Rachel and Dickson fastest in MSA today.

Posted by sspomer on 7/31/2015 12:38 PM

Brosnan and Gwin's Insight Regarding MSA - Inside Specialized Racing: Episode 8 1

Number 1 qualifier Troy Brosnan and teammate Aaron Gwin share their thoughts going into Round 5 of the UCI World Cup, in Mont-Sainte Anne.

Posted by dhgnar on 7/31/2015 3:16 PM

Ali C Tearing Up the Streets of Cardiff 1

Insane precision, bike handling and cojones in this edit from Trials rider Ali C.

Posted by dhgnar on 7/31/2015 1:55 PM

Day of the Dog: Mont-Sainte-Anne Practice 1

MSA unveiled a course that had the riders sit up and take note, but it was soon business as usual. Brendog won practice...can he make it count come race day?

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/31/2015 12:34 PM

Vital RAW - Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup High-Speed DH 6

Never forget, speed is your friend.

Posted by sspomer on 7/31/2015 6:47 PM

Bounding Big Boulders at the Beach with Mike Steidley

Not your typical seaside ride.

Posted by dhgnar on 7/31/2015 11:49 AM