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.
Entries Tagged as 'Downhill'
March 10th, 2014 · No Comments
March 7th, 2014 · No Comments
Here is another wild ride down the Valpariso Urban DH course with Giant Factory Off-Road Team rider Marcelo Gutierrez who rode a new prototype Glory DH to the podium. Strap in!
March 4th, 2014 · No Comments
Component manufacturer SRAM have just announced details of their new Downhill orientated X01 drivetrain featuring a 7 speed or 10 speed cassette option and utilising the companies X01 platform as a basis. The new drivetrain includes the narrow-wide chain rings of X01 and the new narrow block to produce the world’s lightest drivetrain. The 7 [...]
February 24th, 2014 · No Comments
Here is Mick Hannah’s run from Valpariso. Total commitment and no room for error! Mick Hannah Valpraiso 2014 Urban DH run from UR Team on Vimeo.
February 24th, 2014 · No Comments
Riding at the Valporiso Downhill Filip Polc missed his landing and this was the result. Nice camera rig! Here is footage from the track walk. Not a race for the faint hearted, we’ll follow up with the race footage when it becomes available. SPOILER alert
February 18th, 2014 · No Comments
Welsh trail center Cwmcarn has been feeling the love recently with a revamped Downhill trial and new XC trail. Manon Carpenter shows us how best to ride the downhill trail. Smooth comes to mind along with blindingly fast!
February 10th, 2014 · No Comments
Gravity Bike club are hosting a Downhill race on the 22nd and 23rd of February in Cloon, Co. Wicklow. Full details below, interesting to note that the course is suitable for Enduro riders and their bikes! Winter Downhill Race: Cloon, Co. Wicklow 22nd/23rd February
January 22nd, 2014 · No Comments
This is well worth 15 minutes of your time. A behind the scenes look at Rampage from a riders point of view. Strap in!
December 20th, 2013 · No Comments
Steve Peat and co check out in style for 2013. Enjoy! It’s been a jam packed year full of laughs and good times with Peaty and co, but unfortunately this season has come to an end. With the up-coming release of Steve Peat’s life story ‘Won’t Back Down’,
December 11th, 2013 · No Comments
Here is a nice riding video from Bluegrass featuring their World Cup Downhill riders in action. Bluegrass 2013 DH season video recap from Bluegrass on Vimeo.
December 6th, 2013 · No Comments
People often ask us what does it take to get sponsored. The answer is hard work and dedication and a great example of this is Micayla Gatto. Working four jobs int he off season to pay the bills come race time she is putting in the hours while many pros are still in the scratcher. [...]
November 29th, 2013 · No Comments
While it’s currently the off season for World Cup downhill racers, they are hard at it training for 2014. Here is a nice piece from a forthcoming film from Hutchinson on their riders showing what they get up to around about now…
November 28th, 2013 · No Comments
The final chapter from the Lapierre Gravity Republic team on the 2013 season. Que the madness.
November 25th, 2013 · No Comments
Today sees the release of the trailer for a new mountain bike movie staring Steve Peat. Titled Won’t Back Down it’s a look back at the career of one of the most charasmatic and consistent riders on the World Cup circuit. As Rob Warner says in the trailer he raced his first World Champs in 1993! [...]
November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments
Back on the World Cup road with Team Lapierre Gravity Republic.
November 14th, 2013 · No Comments
Out on the World Cup road with the Lapierre Gravity Republic boys and girl. Chapters 1 and 2 of their epic adventure starring Sam Blenkinspop, Loic Bruni, Emmeline Ragot and Loris Vergier.
November 8th, 2013 · No Comments
In the penultimate episode for 2013 Steve Peat and Co head to the final World Cups and then it’s off to Thailand where much hilarity ensues.
November 8th, 2013 · No Comments
Dirt Norco rider Casey Brown sees how fast she can go without brakes. The answer is – quite!
November 4th, 2013 · No Comments
Here is a great edit as part of the Dirt Run to the hills event featuring the Dirt Norco team (including Greg Callaghan) on a tour from Belfast to Dublin. Sit back and enjoy with a cuppa of Tetleys, apparently nothing else with do for Mr.Reid… Run to the hills – Team Dirt Norco Full [...]
October 30th, 2013 · No Comments
Fairymount Farm hosted the Irish National Downhill Champs this year, with Colin Ross walking away with the Green and white jersey. Here is the highlights video from Flexomedia. 2013 CRC Irish DH National Championships from FlexoMedia on Vimeo.
October 25th, 2013 · No Comments
Here is a nice edit from the Downhill Road Blitz last weekend in Wicklow.
October 24th, 2013 · No Comments
In what we think was possibly the best ride at Rampage Kelly McGarry backflipped the 72ft Canyon Gap. The helicopter view of the run is at the bottom of the page but check out the view from his helmet mounted GoPro. The lines look a lot narrower from his point of view!
October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments
Here is a nice edit from Bluegrass of their rider Hannah Barnes at the MegaAvalanche showing what mountain biking is all about. Makes a nice refreshing change from all the over the top stuff out there. Just ride your bike! Hannah goes Mega from Bluegrass Board on Vimeo. This is a good point to mention that [...]
October 16th, 2013 · No Comments
Check out these crazy runs from the Red Bull Rampage last weekend. First up eventual winner Kyle Strait’s run which has a few hair raising moments. Strait is the only person to have won the event twice. Next up is second place Kiwi Kelly McGarry who’s run we actually think is better! The backflip canyon [...]
October 14th, 2013 · No Comments
Check out the full video from the Red Bull Foxhunt in Rostrevor! Is this the future for mountain bike video in Ireland (and worldwide)? We think so! . Red Bull had a serious film crew on site on the day with a helicopter, camera placements at key points on the track and loads of helmet [...]
October 11th, 2013 · No Comments
This is Peaty are off to South Africa for the World Champs. Slightly different take on the Syndicate video…
October 10th, 2013 · No Comments
This weekend sees the annual Red Bull Rampage from Utah. You can watch it live on redbull.com/rampage. Meanwhile here is last years show to wet your appetite.
October 8th, 2013 · No Comments
Here is the first video from the Red Bull Foxhunt which took place last weekend in Rostrevor. A cracking course greeted the 400 riders with World Cup racer Gee Atherton facing his biggest challenge yet. Elbows out as we ride along with a variety of racers in this excellent Point Of View edit! Plenty of [...]
October 5th, 2013 · No Comments
The Syndicate check in from Leogang, the final round of the World Cup. Syndicate Leogang 2013 from santa cruz bikes on Vimeo.
September 27th, 2013 · No Comments
Pietermaritzburg in South Africa was the site of this years World Champs and also the home of one of the Syndicate members. Que a very interesting episode of This is Peaty. Enjoy!