New Cranks and 35mm DH Bars from Truvativ

Truvativ, one of the brands under the SRAM umbrella, recently launched a few new cranksets as well as a pair of DH-ready handlebars. Stylo The Stylo name has been in Truvativ’s line for years as their no-nonsense, workhorse XC/trail crankset. Truvativ is offering two versions of the refreshed Stylo: one in aluminum and one in carbon. …

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Watch: Inside Aaron Gwin’s 3rd Straight Leogang Win

After qualifying fastest yesterday on the super quick Leogang track, Aaron Gwin laid down a brilliant final run here today to take his first World Cup win of the season, and his 3rd for The YT Mob. Scoring the maximum 250 points from this weekend sees Aaron move all the way up to 2nd place …

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Trek Announces New 29er Session 9.9 DH Bike

Trek has just announced their new Session 9.9 DH bike, and while the new frame will be available with 27.5″ wheels as well, they are also releasing a 29er model. Following quickly on the heels of Santa Cruz and Intense who’ve both just released 29er DH bikes, we’re seeing the big wheels make a rapid …

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Top 5 Tips for Your First Downhill Race

Every mountain biker remembers their first race vividly. For myself, it was in May of 2013 on a cold, Canadian, snowy weekend. As it was my first downhill event, I had little experience and was a loner on the hill who wound up dead last. It was a good reminder at the time, being a cocky …

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Follow the Unbeatable Rachel Atherton via GoPro

Rachel Atherton is the undisputed queen of DH racing and had what she acknowledges herself as the year of her life in 2016 when she swept the UCI World Cup series – winning every single race. She promptly backed all that up by winning the UCI World Championships to boot. Unlike the rain-affected men’s race, …

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