The 5 Best (and 5 Worst) Things About Being a World Cup Mechanic

The 5 Best (and 5 Worst) Things About Being a World Cup Mechanic

People sometimes ask me about the how, what and whys of World Cup wrenching. While not being a veteran of the circuit – there are some mechanics who’ve literally spent decades in the pits – I’ve had a taste of it over the last couple of years, and I would say I’ve established some of … Read more

Spotted: Another Full-Suspension Prototype From Chromag

Spotted: Another Full-Suspension Prototype From Chromag

It’s no secret that the hardtail diehards, Chromag Bikes, have been working on full-suspension bikes for some time now. This past summer over Crankworx, they were proudly displaying a sharp looking bike with a titanium front triangle dubbed, the Darco Ti. That version looked ready for production and judging by the build kit, would fit … Read more

Enter To Win a Sram GX Eagle AXS Upgrade Kit – Pinkbike’s Advent Calendar Giveaway

Enter To Win a Sram GX Eagle AXS Upgrade Kit – Pinkbike’s Advent Calendar Giveaway

Prize Details: GX EAGLE AXS UPGRADE KIT The day in, day out Eagle ecosystem hero is now available with AXS. The GX Eagle AXS upgrade kit is your entry point into wireless drivetrain simplicity. Compatible with any of our Eagle ecosystem cassettes and crank arms, the upgrade kit allows you to experience AXS without needing … Read more

Charlie Harrison Announces Retirement from Professional Racing

Charlie Harrison Announces Retirement from Professional Racing

Charlie Harrison has announced on social media that he will be stepping away from professional racing. After six years racing World Cups and a tough couple of seasons Charlie Harrison has made the decision to step back from professional racing. Charlie says his priorities were moving away from World Cup racing to focusing on family … Read more

Win It Wednesday: Enter to Win a Custom SDG Branded Complete Bike

Win It Wednesday: Enter to Win a Custom SDG Branded Complete Bike

PRIZE: Custom SDG Branded We Are One Arrival Complete Bike (MSRP $7,399.00 – $7,699.00 USD) DETAILS: SDG is going big and giving one lucky winner a complete We Are One Arrival SP2 with custom SDG decals. The Arrival SP2 comes spec’d with the comfort proven Bel-Air V3 saddle, the durable Tellis dropper and complete control … Read more

Video: Miranda Miller Explores the MTB Culture in Japan

Video: Miranda Miller Explores the MTB Culture in Japan

Why Japan? Well, just because. And, of course, the food. The reality is, that the seeds were planted in my youth and were watered by chance meetings, events and life experiences. It seems vacant to say this, but, if you grew up on the west coast of Canada, you know that sushi is a recognized … Read more

Review: O-Chain’s Active Spider Adds Suppleness & Silence

Review: O-Chain’s Active Spider Adds Suppleness & Silence

Mountain bike drivetrains have evolved from sounding like a bucket of bolts rattling down the trail to something much less distracting thanks to the introduction of the clutch derailleur. In combination with narrow-wide chainrings, it’s rare to drop a chain these days. In some cases, that silence and security may come at the cost of … Read more

Jakob Jewett Parts Ways with the Canyon CLLCTV

Jakob Jewett Parts Ways with the Canyon CLLCTV

After joining the Canyon CLLCTV in 2020 Jakob Jewett has announced he will be leaving the team ahead of the 2023 season. The young Canadian rider joined the main Canyon team in 2020 as a Junior and secured multiple top-ten finishes before shifting up to Elite this year. Jakob’s 2022 season saw some top-ten finished … Read more

Video: Follow the Canyon CLLCTV FMD Team Through 2022 in ‘How We Roll’ – Episode 1

Video: Follow the Canyon CLLCTV FMD Team Through 2022 in ‘How We Roll’ – Episode 1

Words: Canyon Say hello to the next biggest mountain bike video series; How We Roll. Bringing a new perspective to the world of the FMD race team for all the behind-the-scenes and drama. The series has been created to be enjoyed by those both in and outside of the sport, so take a seat and … Read more

Slack Randoms: Nut Bikes, Canyon’s Trampoline Bike, Rocket Powered Sleighs & More

Slack Randoms: Nut Bikes, Canyon’s Trampoline Bike, Rocket Powered Sleighs & More

We use Slack as our workplace communication tool at Pinkbike and we have a #randoms channel that we use to share an assortment of videos and stories from all corners of the cycling world and beyond… We thought a couple of the moments from the past week were too good not to share with a … Read more