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Open Bike Fest reshuffles its roadmap

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • May 3, 2021
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The major event dedicated to the bike World in Treviso moves its sights forward to leave the pandemic behind and welcome cycling lovers. A preview in October 2021 and the 5 Directions’ journey will anticipate the fixture of June 2022.

Roval releases 2021 Control Carbon Wheelset.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Apr 26, 2021
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From weekend hot laps to world cup XC qualifiers, the Control Carbon combines the low weight and strength found in our class-leading Control SL rim with the new DT Swiss 350 hubs.

Bontrager releases Line Comp 30 TLR Wheel set.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Apr 20, 2021
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Bontrager introduced all-new Line Comp 30 TLR wheels today, bolstering its popular family of Line mountain bike wheels with an upgraded option that sets a new standard for strength, value, and durability in alloy trail wheels.

 

XC ready with SCOTT-SRAM

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Apr 9, 2021
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Get the inside track from the World's No.1 MTB racing team. From bike setup to race nutrition to tactics Andri Frischknecht will have you ready for the starters gun.

Avancini takes on Capoliveri for seasonal debut in Europe

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Apr 7, 2021
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Henrique Avancini in Capoliveri (Credits: Michele Mondini)

The Team Cannondale Factory Racing ace chose Internazionali d'Italia Series to get the Olympic season started in Europe on Monday, April 5th. "Travelling out of Brazil seemed impossible, but now I want to defend the UCI #1.

MET Helmets welcomes Maxime Marotte.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Mar 19, 2021
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As XC season has begun, you might have spotted some MET Helmets in the field! It’s been a while and we are pleased to be back into one of the most challenging disciplines by teaming up with the Santa Cruz FSA Team.

 

Red Bull continues streak of signing trials riders.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Mar 3, 2021
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Credit: Jason Halayko
Japanese trials and mountain bike star Tomomi Nishikubo had a very special parcel delivered recently. Sharpening his trials skills at a local skate hall, the 28-year-old YouTuber received an urgent message to come home right away. Quickly navigating his bike through the crowded city, Tomomi arrived at home just in time to meet Japanese BMX wizard Rim Nakamura to be handed his welcome present to the circle of the chosen ones: Tomomi’s very own, brand-new Red Bull helmet!

The Japanese bike ninja, who is often compared to trials bike geniuses Danny MacAskill and Fabio Wibmer, rose to international fame with his YouTube videos Ninja Rider 1 + Ninja Rider 2 and especially Chase Her, which expertly showcases Tomomi’s insane skill set, his creativity and his humor. With his latest work Ride to Survive, the rider from Yokohama demonstrates once again why he deserves the honor of a Red Bull helmet.

“I am super happy and excited. Joining the Red Bull family is like a dream come true. It shows that our hard work paid off. I can’t wait to realize future projects with them. I especially want to thank my team for their dedication and the way they surprised me with the helmet.” – Tomomi Nishikubo

As “just” a formal announcement seemed a bit boring, Tomomi’s team decided to surprise him in the best possible way – faking an entire video shoot for Tomomi’s helmet partner POC, who was more than happy to play along. By including Tomomi’s trials idols Danny and Fabio, the surprise is taken to new heights. Completely unaware of the real reason behind his latest shoot, Tomomi had no idea why Rim was at his door. That is, until he unpacks his new Red Bull helmet with his iconic bike ninja logo for the first time and is welcomed to the family. Mission accomplished.

2021 EWS Calendar goes full Euro.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Feb 11, 2021
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The Enduro World Series (EWS) today launches a revised 2021 event calendar that will see racing consolidated into two distinct blocks based in Europe. 

Fastest Women in Whistler & her team pick up Leatt as sponsor.

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  • Feb 4, 2021
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Devinci Global Racing launches into 2021 with three riders and a schedule centered around the EWS and Crankworx series. Riders Greg Callahan, Keegan Wright and Georgia Astle return to the team, ready for whatever this season can throw their way. Hailing from Ireland, New Zealand and Canada, respectively, the trio do a good job of living up to the Global name.

 

RockShox / Trek Race Team is seriously fast.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Feb 1, 2021
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Throwing their weight behind some of the youngest racers on the mountain, RockShox and Trek are proud to announce the RockShox Trek Race Team, showcasing a roster of gravity-focused racers all under the age of 21.

 

Gabriel Wibmer signs with Canyon

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Jan 19, 2021
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Credit: ©Stephan Wibmer

The new year marks the start of a new journey for Gabriel Wibmer who has made the switch to Canyon bikes.

Lewis Buchanan on Norco.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Jan 16, 2021
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Norco Bikes is excited to announce our partnership with Scottish rider Lewis Buchanan.

Dakotah Norton signs with the YT Mob for 2021.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Jan 7, 2021
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The YT Mob is excited to announce that 28 year old Dakotah Norton of Tennessee has signed with the team and will race alongside David Trummer (AUT), Oisin O’Callaghan (IRL) and Guy Johnston (NZL) for the 2021 season.

Enduro World Series doubles down for 2021.

  • Chris Armstrong
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  • Dec 17, 2020
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The Alps, the Dolomites, the Pyrenees, the Pacific Coast Range, the Italian Riviera and the forests of Scotland; the Enduro World Series is back and the 2021 calendar is like nothing that has gone before.