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First Look: Bilt Eight Downhill Frame
Bilt Bikes Australia recently contacted us with photos of their new Bilt Eight DH frame. It's been in development and testing for two years, and they'll be putting it into production very soon.
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Paul Basagoitia Interview
It only took a few short years for Paul Basagoitia to become a freeride mountain bike icon. His entrance into the sport was explosive as he went from unheard of to household name in the time it took to tail whip the finish drop at Crankworx in 2004.
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Race Report: 2012 Shimano Winter Series at Fontana - January 7-8
Walter Malzahn This past weekend (January 7-8) saw the first race of the 2012 Shimano Winter Series presented by Southridge USA in Fontana, California.  This series is fast becoming the primer that most serious contenders for the World Cup series
Shane Murphy making moves during his race run.
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Contour Partners with Cerevo for Live Broadcasting, Adds Remote Control Capability to Bluetooth App
Lots of big news coming from the Contour camp today... First up, they have partnered with Cerevo to launch a relatively affordable live-broadcast POV solution. The Cerevo device that makes this possible is called the LiveShell. It
Cerevo Live Shell
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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
Update: ewaldsadie takes home the gold in the first Weekly Photo Comp. His shot captured the action and intensity of the rider very well, and it has some interesting lighting going on. Congrats! Upload your shots to be considered for next week's round. ... more »
Brendan Fairclough's SCOTT Voltage
Brendog recently posted his new SCOTT Voltage on twitter follow him here). He says he won't be racing on the Voltage, it's just "for some whips in the USA" while he trains in Southern California. "You just wait for the downhill bike, it's going
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Athlete Winter Catch Up - Sam Dale
In this Five Ten athlete Winter Catch Up, we check in with Sam Dale, a 21 year-old Pro Downhill racer from Macclesfield, UK.  Five Ten Athlete since: Forever Sam and his Dad have a healthy obsession for anything 2 wheels. ... more »
Shock Talk: RockShox and Fox Racing Shox Dual Interview
Justin Frey and Jon Cancellier are in the trenches for all things mountain bike suspension. Justin works for Fox Racing Shox, Jon works for RockShox. They're both on the World Cup circuit working with the World's best riders. They're both in the shops
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Blasting into the New Year
We'd like to extend a massive thanks to all of our visitors, loyal members, riders, racers, videographers,  photographers, contributors, and the companies that help make it possible.  You guys rock. 2011 was rad, and 2012 will be ... more »
World Record 1904 Upside Down Loop Jump
While combing through the Guinness record books yesterday we noticed the following entry: Trick cycling was introduced by Ancillotti (Italy) in 1868 and, in 1904, at the Barnum Bailey Circus, one of the Ancillotti Troupe did a world first, riding down
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