Rising Canadian downhill star Jackson Goldstone became the youngest-ever winner of Red Bull Hardline as the 18-year-old dominated the world’s toughest downhill course to win the race in Wales by more than six seconds over local riders Joe Smith and Taylor Vernon.
The Covid period changed the lifestyle of many people. There was a sudden surge of people calling themselves “cyclist”. A handful of them chose mountain biking. While Covid is not totally gone yet, things are gradually returning back to some semblance of pre-Covid days. Naturally, many “Covid Cyclists” went back to their old hobbies. Not all of them. Chong started his mountain biking life sometime during this period. He had since upgraded his mountain bike, got himself better equipped on his weekly endeavor at our local trails. This is how he got started.
The Singapore Cycling Federation (SCF) organised the OCBC Cycle National Championship, Mountain Bike Downhill at Kent Ridge Bike Park on 19 June 2022. This was the third mountain bike national championship event following the cross- country short track (XCC) and cross-country Olympics (XCO) held on 4 and 5 June respectively.
The Harvest Moon traditionally represents a time to see hard work from the spring and summer months payoff in the fall. For Hammond, Louisiana native and X Games Gold Medalist Terry Adams it’s a time do what he loves, while surrounded by the visually stunning landscape of the Arkansas Ozarks as the first full moon of the season rises behind him.
The Singapore Cycling Federation (SCF) organised the OCBC Cycle National Championship, Mountain Bike Cross-Country – Cross-country Short Track (XCC) and Cross-country Olympics (XCO) at the Centaur Sports Park trail on the weekend of 4-5 June 2022. This was the first time the national mountain bike events took place at outdoor trails since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ed: We got this circulated by Pinkbike. This article crystallized what Bikezilla has been telling everyone – High Pivot design is 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 this topic.