Pinkbike Poll: Do You Care If Your Frame Comes From a Catalogue?

Pinkbike Poll: Do You Care If Your Frame Comes From a Catalogue?

Open model catalog frames are no secret. While most bikes from major manufacturers aren’t made in house, a catalog frame is different from other bikes in that the manufacturer isn’t supplying a frame exclusively to a brand. It’s “open” and anyone is free to buy them, brand them, and sell them (sometimes even with a … Read more

The European Bike Project: More Exciting Products from Small European Manufacturers – June 2022

The European Bike Project: More Exciting Products from Small European Manufacturers – June 2022

The European Bike Project is one of our favorite Instagram accounts and his feed is constantly updated with everything from interesting curios from tiny manufacturers to inside looks at European manufacturing to analyzes of the environmental impact of our sport. He now has a regular column for us here at Pinkbike that will be mainly … Read more

Ella Conolly Breaks Elbow in Practice Crash at EWS Val Di Fassa 2022

Ella Conolly Breaks Elbow in Practice Crash at EWS Val Di Fassa 2022

Ella Conolly has announced on social media that she will be out of racing this weekend after a crash in practice ended with a broken elbow. Following the crash yesterday Ella was left with a break to the radial head of her elbow, fortunately, it hasn’t required any surgery. After such an amazing start to … Read more

Practice Photo Epic: EWS Val Di Fassa 2022

Practice Photo Epic: EWS Val Di Fassa 2022

The 3rd round of the 2022 Enduro World Series finds itself back in the familiar, and very popular venue of Canazei, Italy. Nestled in Val Di Fassa with the regions iconic Dolomites hanging overhead everywhere you look, it is perhaps one of the most scenic venues the series visits. First used in 2019 and again … Read more

Slack Randoms: Tour de France Knives, Omni-Wheels, 272km/h on a Bike & More

Slack Randoms: Tour de France Knives, Omni-Wheels, 272km/h on a Bike & More

We use Slack as our workplace communication tool at Pinkbike and we have a #randoms channel which 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

Bike Check: Seth Sherlock’s Intense Tracer 279

Bike Check: Seth Sherlock’s Intense Tracer 279

In case you missed it nearly ten years ago, Seth Sherlock’s breakout video turned a few heads, featuring freeride riding lines around Squamish that would still make the cut for today’s slab masters. To call him a grom would be unfair – he is a seasoned professional racer, even though he is still in the … Read more

The Freedom Machine’s Homer: A Steel, Single-Pivot Gearbox Driven Enduro Bike with 27.5″ Wheels

The Freedom Machine’s Homer: A Steel, Single-Pivot Gearbox Driven Enduro Bike with 27.5″ Wheels

A special Irish boke named Rory Beirne designed the contraption you see before you – a steel, single-pivot enduro bike with 180mm of travel that’s propelled by a belt-driven gearbox. There’s also an inverted dual crown fork, and 27.5” wheels at either end because it’s exactly what he wants. It’s not just leftover parts that … Read more

The Homer: A Steel, Single-Pivot Gearbox Driven Enduro Bike with 27.5″ Wheels

The Freedom Machine’s Homer: A Steel, Single-Pivot Gearbox Driven Enduro Bike with 27.5″ Wheels

A special Irish boke named Rory Beirne designed the contraption you see before you – a steel, single-pivot enduro bike with 180mm of travel that’s propelled by a belt-driven gearbox. There’s also an inverted dual crown fork, and 27.5” wheels at either end because it’s exactly what he wants. It’s not just leftover parts that … Read more

Race Day Photo Epic: EWS Petzen-Jamnica 2022

Race Day Photo Epic: EWS Petzen-Jamnica 2022

It may only have been the second Enduro World Series of the year, but Petzen-Jamnica may well be in the running for one of the toughest of the season. The five stage, 40km course was bookended by the aptly named Thriller, a savage test of body and bike that encompassed over 1000m of descent. Proceedings … Read more

Final Results from the Downhill at Crankworx Innsbruck 2022

Final Results from the Downhill at Crankworx Innsbruck 2022

Crankworx Innsbruck concludes with the deuter Downhill Innsbruck presented by Raiffeisen Club. Check out the results below. You can watch the replay here. Results: Pro Men 1st. Charlie Hatton: 2:39.5982nd. Finn Islands: +2.3833rd. Mick Hannah: +3.145 Pro Women 1st. Vali Holl: 3:02.3612nd. Tracey Hannah: +1.4603rd. Anna Newkirk: +8.600 U19 Men 1st. Jackson Goldstone: 2:43.9162nd. Remy … Read more