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Entries Tagged as 'Downhill'

DirtTV Beyond the Bike EP5 | Danny Hart

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments

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 [...]

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Tags: Downhill · General commentary · Mountain biking

Inside Specialized Racing: EP 10 – 2014 World Championships

September 12th, 2014 · No Comments

The Specialized boys take on the World Championship course in Hafjell in Norway with mixed results.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

Josh Bryceland’s second place Worlds run

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 [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

This is Peaty – Hafjell World Champs 2014 course preview

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!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

This Is Peaty – Season 3, Episode 5

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…

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Shaun Palmer – The road home

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 [...]

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Tags: Downhill · General commentary · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Champs

#On the hunt – Meribel DH World Cup

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Another good weekend for the team in Meribel on a good ol’ proper track.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Marcelo Gutierrez’s winning run from the Garbanzo DH

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!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing

Inside Specialized Racing: EP 7 Mont-Sainte-Anne

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

#OnTheHunt – Team CRC/Nukeproof – Mont Sainte Anne

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 [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

This is Peaty – S03.Ep04

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments

He’s back!  This is Peaty Episode 4 for your viewing pleasure…take it away Steve

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video

Inside Specialized Racing: Ep. 6 – Leogang

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Team Lapierre Gravity Republic – Leogang

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Racing · Uncategorized · World Cup

Inside Specialized Racing: Ep. 5 – Fort William

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

#OnTheHunt – Team CRC/Nukeproof Fort William

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!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Fort William race run on board with Josh Bryceland

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.  

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video · World Cup

This is Peaty S03, Ep 02

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!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

This is Peaty Season 3 Episode 1

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Track Walk and ride – This is Peaty

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

Specialized and Lapierre at DH World Cup Rd.1

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

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video · World Cup

#OnTheHunt 2014 CRC/Nukeproof in Pietermaritzburg

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

This Is Peaty – Pietermaritzburg 2014 World Cup Helmet Cam

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!

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Inside Specialized Racing: Preview – Pietermartizburg

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

A day with Steve Peat

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Video

RockShox announce new BoXXer fork and DebonAir shock upgrade

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 [...]

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Tech

2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup trailer

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 [...]

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Tags: Cross country · Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

SRAM introduce Guide brakes

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 [...]

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Tags: Cross country · Downhill · enduro · Mountain biking · Tech

Review – Moove Lock-on Microdot grips

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 [...]

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Tags: Cross country · Downhill · enduro · Mountain biking · Reviews

Video – MTB Trails Northern Ireland

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!

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Tags: Cross country · Downhill · enduro · Mountain biking · Video

Video – SRAM X01 DH Technology

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.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Tech · Video