WORD: MID PIVOTS ARE THE LATEST DOWNHILL BIKES DESIGN TREND

IS THIS THE END TO THE HIGH PIVOT DESIGN TREND? A closer look at Mondraker's idler pully. More info on this as the season progresses. Ed: We got this circulated from Pinkbike. This article inched forward what Bikezilla has been telling everyone - High Pivot design could mean too much bike even when it comes to downhill bikes. In our opinion (Bikezilla's only), the cons of running high pivot outweighs its pros. Somewhere along the pivot height chart may lie a sweet spot where that extra idler should be. Enter the Mid Pivot design! Read on for Pinkbike's take on ...
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Many BMX riders picked up the sport during their schooling years. We would have thought it would be relatively easy to contact Ash for a simple interview. Welcome to the new world! Student and BMX prodigy Ash spends his time on 3 things: School, family and the rest of his waking hours on nothing else but riding! An interview? Nah, he would rather be riding. It's easier to film him doing his stuff at the park than get him to stay still long enough for 5 questions. We managed to pin him eventually. Here's Ash!

RIDER: ASH IN THE CITY

SINGAPOREAN BMX RIDER ASH SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ABOUT STREET, PARK AND MORE Many BMX riders picked up the sport during their schooling years. We would have thought it would be relatively easy to contact Ash for a simple interview. Welcome to the new world! Student and BMX prodigy Ash spends his time on 3 things: School, family and the rest of his waking hours on nothing else but riding! An interview? Nah, he would rather be riding. It's easier to film him doing his stuff at the park than get him to stay still long enough for 5 questions. We ...
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RIDER: KIERAN REILLY LANDS WORLD FIRST TRIPLE FLAIR TRICK

TWENTY YEAR OLD BRITISH STAR LANDS STUNNINGLY DIFFICULT TRICK IN ENGLAND Kieran Reilly has added his name to the likes of Mat Hoffman, Kevin Robinson and Dave Mirra after the young British BMX star landed a world first triple flair trick in mid-January at the Asylum Skatepark in Nottinghamshire, England.  WORLD FIRST TRIPLE FLAIR Hoffman's no-handed 900, Robinson's first-ever double flair and Mirra's triple X-Games gold haul will all live long in the memory of BMX fans and Reilly can now count himself amongst them after he made his first lasting imprint on the sport in his early twenties with a world-first ...
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VIDEO: THE ULTIMATE RED BULL EXPERIENCE

UK BIKE LEGENDS TAKE UTAH LOCALS ON ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME What could be better than watching the world’s most epic freeride mountain bike event, Red Bull Rampage, live and in person? Perhaps watching it with two certified legends of the sport? Still not enough? How about an epic day’s riding with Danny MacAskill and Matt Jones? Maybe throw in some ATV jumping in the Utah desert and a helicopter ride over the Red Bull Rampage site to put the breathtaking location into perspective? THE ULTIMATE RAMPAGE EXPERIENCE Follow along as Danny MacAskill and Matt Jones head to southern Utah ...
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RIDER: RICHARD GASPEROTTI

LEGAL DEEPER - THE COAL MINE DESCENT! Profesionální fotograf DESCENDING TO 250 METERS DEEP SURFACE COAL MINE WITH RICHARD GASPEROTTI Despite his Italian name and hot-blooded temperament, Richard Gasperotti is a biker born, raised and living in the Czech Republic. Even though he failed to conquer a surface coal mine Bílína by bike earlier this year, the biker did not give up. After a few months break, he returned to the spot with the entire “Kill Hill!“ filming crew to give it another try. Apart from challenging the 250 slopes of the mine, there was one more task Gaspi desired ...
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HEALTH: 5 REASONS WHY PHYSIOTHERAPY IS IMPORTANT AFTER SUFFERING AN INJURY

HOW YOU SHOULD MANAGE YOUR INJURY FOR A MORE COMPLETE RECOVERY Active young man holding by his hurt or broken leg while lying on forest path by his bicycle. (Photo used with permission by Physio and Sole Singapore) If you’re beginning to look into physiotherapy for yourself or a loved one and find yourself with similar questions, read on. This article will start you off with five basic reasons it’s a good idea to seek physiotherapy as part of your healing process. Recovering from an injury is an involved process that takes time, patience, and concentrated effort. Should you be ...
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EVENT: OCBC CYCLE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2021

URBAN MOUNTAIN BIKE CROSS-COUNTRY - INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIAL) - SATURDAY, 27 NOVEMBER 2021 The Singapore Cycling Federation (SCF) organised the OCBC Cycle National Championship, Urban Mountain Bike Cross-Country - Individual Time Trial (XCT) at Sports Hub, OCBC Square on 27 November 2021. Here's the race results and video summary. The race consisted of a 1km lap around the compound of Sports Hub and Kallang Wave Mall, with a series of urban obstacles such as staircase drops/climbs and man-made berms. There were a total of three waves of riders with 30 sec intervals between each wave for cleaning and sanitising - ...
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RIDER: HE HAS BIKE CONTROL

ALAN LIANG SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON BUILDING CYCLING FUNDAMENTALS AND HIS BIKE SCHOOL Alan Liang is no stranger to cyclists in Singapore. From his bike trials days to him helping us with our bikes' mechanical needs to seeing him whizz pass us at the local mountain biking trails ... and he is always ready to smile and chat. We catch up with him on this long overdue interview to find out what he has been busy with. QUICK INTRODUCTION Name: Alan LiangDaily grind: Bike coachAge: 38 years oldHobbies: riding mountain bike, watching Netflix, ShopeeYears riding bicycle: 20 years +Number of ...
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NEWS: JOHANSSON SOARS TO TRIPLE CROWN OF SLOPESTYLE IN CRANKWORX ROTORUA

SWEDE STARS AT 2021 CRANKWORX FINALE AS BURBIDGE-SMITH SHINES ACROSS EVENTS Emil Johansson continued his meteoric rise to the top of the mountain bike slopestyle world after he triumphed at Crankworx Rotorua to seal an historic Triple Crown of Slopestyle feat as Harriet Burbidge-Smith also won an event at the 2021 season finale. TRIPLE CROWNED! Swedish star Johansson came into the New Zealand week looking to extend his astonishing winning slopestyle streak to six and defend his 2020 Rotorua victory from the likes of main rival Nicholi Rogatkin. The 22-year-old delivered in a thrilling Maxxis Slopestyle in Memory of McGazza ...
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Red Bull Rampage 2021

NEWS: RED BULL RAMPAGE 2021

STYLISH SEMENUK BECOMES RED BULL RAMPAGE'S FIRST FOUR-TIME WINNER Brandon Semenuk Brandon Semenuk made Red Bull Rampage history on Friday when he edged out three-time champion Kurt Sorge to claim his fourth title and become the first to win back-to-back Rampages, as fans and riders alike celebrated 20 years of freeride history. Highlight by Pink Bike CANADIAN HOLDS OFF COMPATRIOT SORGE WITH BOGGS THIRD DOWN STEEP UTAH COURSE At each Rampage out in the wilds of Virgin, Utah, riders and fans are continually challenged to rethink what is possible on a mountain bike with the world's best freeriders pushing the ...
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Riders new to its hallowed ground, keen to test their mettle. Repeat racers, hungry for more. Redemption-seekers, looking to take back what Mt7 took from them. And local shredders, stoked to get amongst the action and share their epic backyard with the best in the world. They all stood shoulder-to-shoulder at the top of the Mt7 in Golden, B.C., peering down the steep chute that would be the beginning of their 1200 vertical meter, 7.3 kilometer, 11 and a half minute+ race run. And then one by one, they dropped in.

NEWS: CRANKWORX B.C. MT7 PSYCHOSIS DH RACE

CASEY BROWN AND JOE BREEDEN DOMINATE IN MT7 PSYCHOSIS DH RACE IN GOLDEN, B.C. Riders new to its hallowed ground, keen to test their mettle. Repeat racers, hungry for more. Redemption-seekers, looking to take back what Mt7 took from them. And local shredders, stoked to get amongst the action and share their epic backyard with the best in the world. They all stood shoulder-to-shoulder at the top of the Mt7 in Golden, B.C., peering down the steep chute that would be the beginning of their 1200 vertical meter, 7.3 kilometer, 11 and a half minute+ race run. And then one ...
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She taught herself how to ride a bicycle. Doesn't own a bicycle and practiced with club bikes. Never left her home country by plane until her first competition. Khothalang Leuta is now faster than the boys in her Lesotho. Against the odds, she is ready to take on the world at the 2021 Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championships in Portugal this October. This is inspiration.

RIDER: KHOTHALANG LEUTA AND THE UCI PUMPTRACK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

EXPLORE KHOTHALANG LEUTA'S INSPIRATIONAL JOURNEY FROM LESOTHO TO PORTUGAL Khothalang Leuta taught herself how to ride bikes to become faster than the boys in her Lesotho. Now, against the odds, she is ready to take on the world at the 2021 Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championships in Portugal this October. BEING DIFFERENT Growing up in Roma, Lesotho, a high-altitude kingdom encircled by South Africa, Leuta is breaking expectations and inspiring younger generations on a bike. It's not typical to see women riding bikes in Lesotho, but since a pump track was built in 2017 in her home town, ...
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On 15 September 2021, an electric bicycle tax credit and a bike commuter benefit might get into full swing in Washington, D.C. This action would further empower governing leaders to prioritize bikes as part of the solution for the climate crisis, mobility equity, public health and economic growth. The benefits of such legislations are obvious. To apply them locally, we would need to make some adaptations. And the questions, at the moment, to answer would be ...

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: WILL AN E-BIKE TAX AND A COMMUTER INCENTIVE WORK FOR US?

WOULD IMPLEMENTING SUCH LEGISLATIONS IMPROVE THE CURRENT SITUATION IN SINGAPORE'S COMMUTER TRAFFIC CONTROL AND GO-GREEN OBJECTIVES? Photo used with permission On 15 September 2021, an electric bicycle tax credit and a bike commuter benefit might get into full swing in Washington, D.C. This action would further empower governing leaders to prioritize bikes as part of the solution for the climate crisis, mobility equity, public health and economic growth. ROLE-MODELING The benefits of such legislations are obvious. While we are still a couple of big steps to reaching this stage, we could start off with identifying ways to further encourage the ...
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Myriam Nicole produced a perfect run to win the downhill title at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Val di Sole, while South Africa’s Greg Minnaar claimed the title for the fourth time.

NEWS: UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS VAL DI SOLE

NICOLE AND MINNAAR CONQUER TESTING TRACK TO WIN DOWNHILL TITLES Greg Minnaar performs at UCI DH World Championships in Val di Sole, Italy on August 29, 2021 // SI202108290580 // Usage for editorial use only // Myriam Nicole performs at UCI DH World Championships in Val di Sole, Italy on August 29, 2021 // SI202108290581 // Usage for editorial use only // Greg Minnaar seen at UCI DH World Championships in Val di Sole, Italy on August 29, 2021 // SI202108290582 // Usage for editorial use only // Myriam Nicole produced a perfect run to win the downhill title at ...
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