We are accustomed to asking who is winning but perhaps not at looking at why someone is not. Danny Hart gives an intriguing look at what is going on inside his head and what he has to do to win. With a standout result at the 2011 World Champs he is still in the hunt [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Downhill'
September 15th, 2014 · No Comments
September 12th, 2014 · No Comments
The Specialized boys take on the World Championship course in Hafjell in Norway with mixed results.
September 8th, 2014 · No Comments
Spoiler alert – If you haven’t watched the Red Bull footage yet from the World Champs, well you’ve probably read the headline but don’t watch this yet. Bryceland’s run was looking epic – clean, fast and smooth. The track doesn’t look gnarly at all yet was a rock fest of massive proportions. How fast he [...]
September 5th, 2014 · No Comments
The UCI Mountain bike World Champs take place this weekend in Hafjell, Norway. Former World Champ Steve Peat and 2014 World Cup Champion Josh Bryceland take us on a run down the Downhill track. Looks like a cracker of a course, should provide exciting racing!
September 3rd, 2014 · No Comments
Just ahead of World Champs this weekend, Steve Peat returns with updates from the North American leg of the World Cup including some rather good results for teammate Josh Bryceland…
September 2nd, 2014 · No Comments
Intense cycles have released a teaser video featuring an old name in mountain biking – Shaun Palmer. With a very successful background in snow boarding Palmer turned to mountain biking around 1995 and we are long enough in the tooth to remember his break through silver medal at the 1996 World Championships against his old [...]
August 27th, 2014 · No Comments
Another good weekend for the team in Meribel on a good ol’ proper track.
August 19th, 2014 · No Comments
Here is Giant Factory Racing’s Marcelo Gutierrez’s winning run from the Garbanzo DH in Crankworx. 13 minutes of scary speed and it all looks effortless!
August 8th, 2014 · No Comments
The Specialized Downhill team check in from last weekends Mont St Anne on the eve of the Windham World Cup.
August 5th, 2014 · No Comments
Team CRC/Nukeproof’s Sam Hill took the win in Mont St Anne this past weekend in what was his first win in some time. Hill is a bit of a favorite in Spoke towers. We were track side when he delivered a masterclass in wet weather riding in Champery and witnessed his World Champs win in [...]
July 31st, 2014 · No Comments
He’s back! This is Peaty Episode 4 for your viewing pleasure…take it away Steve
June 30th, 2014 · No Comments
After the success of Troy Brosnan in Fort William, Team Specialized headed to Leogang looking to see could Troy repeat or would World Cup leader Aaron Gwin be able to turn on the speed.
June 20th, 2014 · No Comments
A mixed day for the team in Leogang. Watch out for Blenkinsop pedaling in the air as he comes into the finish. Bruni’s crash to deny him what was looking like a maiden World Cup victory was tough but that’s racing! Team Lapierre Gravity Republic : Leogang #WC4 from PureAgency on Vimeo.
June 14th, 2014 · No Comments
Specialized’s Troy Brosnan took a huge win in what was a thrilling race in Fort William last week. This video from the team gives a great behind the scenes view of race day.
June 10th, 2014 · No Comments
Sam Hill spearheads the Team CRC/Nukeproof assault on Fort William last weekend, claiming an excellent 2nd place along the way!
June 10th, 2014 · No Comments
Here is Josh Bryceland’s race run from atop his helmet. The British rider uploaded this to his channel on Youtube with a “comedy” tag… Nothing funny about the speeds he hits! Crazy stuff. Bryceland finished 13th overall.
June 6th, 2014 · No Comments
Ahead of this weekend’s World Cup in Fort William, This is Peaty 2014 is back for Episode 2 in Sheffield and Cairns. Enjoy!
May 7th, 2014 · No Comments
He’s back! This is Peaty is back on our screens for 2014. Put on the kettle (or grab a cappuccino like Steve) and hit play to be whisked to the land of 40 year old Downhill World Cup stars.
April 24th, 2014 · No Comments
Steve Peat walks us down the Cairns World Cup Downhill course ahead of this weekends action. Steve was then laid up with a bad back so Josh Bryceland takes us on board. It’s errr slightly wet which could have a big effect come race day as new roots and rocks are being uncovered already.
April 17th, 2014 · No Comments
Here are some more edits from the Downhill World Cup last weekend in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. First up Specialized followed by the Lapierre Gravity Republic team. Lapierre Gravity Republic – WC1 2014 South Africa a Mountain Biking video by Creative Concept
April 15th, 2014 · No Comments
The first edit to drop from last weekends South African World Cup DH opener – Team CRC/Nukeproof featuring Sam Hill.
April 13th, 2014 · No Comments
Let’s set the scene a little. Here is Steve Peat’s headcam from Pietermaritzburg, World Cup DH 1. Strap in and enjoy the ride!
April 13th, 2014 · No Comments
So how opportune is this? Without giving the game away completely (sod it, Gwin won and won well) here is a preview produced by the Specialized team. Racing season is back underway, expect some edits to drop in the next few days.
April 7th, 2014 · No Comments
Shimano are producing a video series of a day in the life of various cycling professionals. First up Mr Steve Peat! An interesting vignette into his daily life away from the buzz of the World Cups.
April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments
SRAM’s suspension arm RockShox have announced details on some new downhill oriented product including a brand new BoXXer fork, a revamped Domain fork, Charger damper upgrade and a new DebonAir air can option for Monarch and Monarch Plus. The BoXXer borrows tech from it’s younger brother the Pike and it’s Charge damper while also [...]
March 28th, 2014 · No Comments
It’s coming! The 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup kicks off in two weeks time in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. To wet your appetite here is a teaser. Date Venue Nation Type 10-13 April Pietermaritzburg RSA WC – XCO/XCE/DHI Round 1 24-27 April Cairns AUS WC – XCO/XCE/DHI Round 2 23-25 May Nove Mesto na Morave [...]
March 26th, 2014 · No Comments
Component manufacturer SRAM has just announced that they have subsummed AVID under the SRAM umbrella, releaseing a completly new brake design, dubbed GUIDE at the same time. The brake announces several new features and the reintroduction of a lever mounted fluid reservoir. The lever is designed with flip-flop functionality and is available in three models [...]
March 25th, 2014 · No Comments
Not many component manufacturers can claim to be Irish but Dublin based Moove components is one! The company produces a range of bike components, here we take a look a their microdot grips. Grips are a fundamental that are often overlooked. You could spend thousands on a high end steed only to have a rubbish [...]
March 21st, 2014 · No Comments
Here is a really nice video showcasing the best of Northern Ireland trail centers. If you haven’t been yet you are missing out!
March 10th, 2014 · No Comments
Last week we brought you news of the new X01 Downhill drivetrain. Here is a great video from SRAM that details the developments and technologies that go into the new group such as explaining the use of an eleven speed chain with the 7 speed cassette.