Crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle Finals – Dirt

Crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle Finals – Dirt Photos Getting upside down down under Credit: Laurence Crossman-Emms THE FINALS THAT ALMOST NEVER WERE After a tumultuous few days spent battling the worst that the New Zealand climate has to offer conditions looked bleak. Mercifully, on the morning of finals the rain relented, the sun reared its head and practice could begin. Anthony […]

Pole “Machine” – First Ride

Shape and fit The prototype Machine that was ridden out in Spain had a great feel to the size, with a size M having a 480mm reach and an exceptionally long 1305mm wheelbase. Matching up the long reach with a 63.9° head angle gives room and stability. This really gives most brands something to look at […]

Porous Winter Mix – Dirt

Porous Winter Mix – Dirt Videos Winter jibs from Scotland Credit: Johny Cook the porous crew unleash the dad cam in north eastern scotland Following on from last year’s winter mix the Porous crew are back at it, this time with Ronan Taylor and Joe Connell delivering lo-fi vibes from local trails. Joe Connell ripping turns in deep, […]

Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt BC Edition

Photos: Andy Vathis born out of bc, Rocky mountain have revealed a revised, Gravity friendly version of the thunderbolt for 2018. The Thunderbolt has been a mainstay in the Rocky Mountain stable since its inception in 2014. Initially bred as a 120mm, 27.5inch trail centre slayer, the latest iteration is an altogether different beast. While the 27.5inch wheels remain, […]

Trackside carnage from Rotorua – Dirt

Trackside carnage from Rotorua – Dirt Downhill Getting loose at the Larches What do you do when you see the world’s best riders struggling with the gnarliest section of a washed out track? Heckle the hell out of them of course. We’ve already reported on the carnage that unfolded during the Downhill at Crankworx Rotorua. […]

Komoot – the new route planning app

One of Germany’s biggest apps with 4 million users and yet pretty much unheard of here, Komoot is a one-stop shop for route planning and trail discovery. Going down to your local trails or on an uplift day, this app probably won’t reveal too much; Firstly Komoot is geared more towards helping you when you’re […]

Malverns Classic returns for 2018

This is what it’s all about! Prepare for the biggest party in British mountain biking to return thanks to Si Paton. Lake jumps, flat out racing, big parties this is exactly what mountain biking’s been missing recently. We’re absolutely frothing for this, mad keen. Here’s the full details: Photos: Geoff Waugh The GT Bicycles Malverns […]