Whyte Bikes coming stateside.

For the riders on the western side of the Atlantic you might not have heard of Whyte Bikes before, although the brand was started almost 15 years ago.  The name sake of the brand Jon Whyte, whom was previously an engineer for the Benetton F1 team started off designing bikes for Marin in the 90's, but decided to branch off and build his own brand.

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Oct 6, 2015



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Interbike, inside, day 1.

If I had to sum up interbike day one, it would be the birth of the fat ride.  High volume tires have hit the mainstream and seem to be on offer from almost everyone.  From kids fat 20" bikes to 27.5"+ bikes, wheels & tires, the large volume segment has hit the ground and is steam...

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Interbike warm up.

Interbike is underway.  If you aren't up to speed on what Interbike is, it is the North American tradeshow for all things bikes.  From Asian manufacturers, to European Chamois manufacturers and everything inbetween.  And there are some doozy things in between. 

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Fabio Wibmer opens trials park in Austria.

Known for his street trials riding and recreationally competing in the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup – nineteen year old Fabio Wibmer has successfully finished a major project in his home region East Tyrol, Austria. As part of the existing Adventurepark Osttirol, the special bike trials...

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Anneke Beerten is better than you.

Competition began on March 25, traveled to three continents, and required no small amount of dedication — and on Sunday, August 16, 2015, Anneke Beerten was crowned Queen of Crankworx. To win the title, and the $25,000 check that came with it, the 33-year-old enduro specialist from the Netherlands...

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Interview with two of Canada's fastest women.

The final showdown: Red Bull TV wraps up the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season in Val di Sole16 races across eight countries are now behind us. Red Bull TV has trotted the globe capturing the sweat and tears (of joy), thrilling action and dramatic moments. Now the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup...

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Whistler Bike Park opens new lift. Riders rejoicing.

What is “History”? How far back do you have to go for something to be considered historic? How do you “Make History”? Have you ever looked back on a piece of Mountain Bike film from the early 1990’s and chuckled at the lack of suspension, inadequate helmets or skinny bars? You don’t have to look...

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Crankworx world tour comes home. Don't count Semenuk out.

With the dust settling on the second stop of the Crankworx World Tour, Whistler is ready for the big show. Home at last and ready to break new ground in the sport, Crankworx Whistler will see the crowning of the first King and Queen of the Crankworx World Tour, and one athlete will attempt the...

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So a German & a Scott went bike riding in Italy.

Livigno is expanding: as of last week the Italian bike resort has three new trails on its extensive bike map. On Thursday, a new route was opened in Val Minor, an important link between Livigno and Switzerland. On Saturday, Livigno's longterm testimonial Hans Rey and friend, Danny MacAskill took...

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Ryan Nyquist: 26" Challenge accepted.

What can visitors expect from this year's edition of 26TRIX? Well, if history is anything to go by, then off-the-chart rotations and aerial maneuvers. Celebrating the tenth edition of this contest, former champions will return to Bikepark Leogang. Mixing up the pack is BMX legend Ryan Nyquist. The...

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Dirt Diaries are back at Crankworx Whistler.

Crankworx and Whistler Blackcomb will celebrate the creative spirit and storytelling culture of mountain biking for the fourth year with Dirt Diaries. Six mountain bike athletes have been invited to assemble a team of riders and videographers to produce a video showcasing their passion for their...

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If you build it, they will come.

2015 addition of Bell Built campaign is nearing vote time.  There are three different regions, West, Central & East with three finalists in each region.  Voting opens on April 13th, with one grand prize per region to be won.