Sam Hill’s 2017 World Champs custom Nukeproof Mega

The world is stoked ever since custom Nukeproof Mega was spotted on Sam Hill’s Instagram feed couple of days ago. This is the custom Nukeproof Mega that Team CRC Mavic rider Sam Hill will race on at this weekend’s Downhill World Champs in Cairns, Australia Sam’s World Champs bike appears to be a very similar setup to the bike that currently leads the EWS series. The prototype Mega 275C has a carbon front triangle and uses an aluminum rear, one-of-a-kind custom painted in glittered green and gold. The Australian outlaw will…

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Is Sony RX0 the new GoPro killer?

Action cameras; those cute little gadgets which takes beating at unimaginable locations to give us different images which are not possible by big cameras. So far GoPro has been leading the market but the new release by Sony could be the next best thing to have in your riding kit. The new RX0 packs high-end photo and video capabilities into a pint-sized action camera body. The camera itself measures 2.38×1.63×1.19″ (61×40.6×30.5mm) and weighs just 110.6 g. It’s has a durable build that’s waterproof (down to 33ft/10m), shockproof (from drops of…

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Top 5 Freeride Bikes from early 2000

Downhill and Freeride Mountain bikes have come a long way with space age technology and whacky designs that will make you go big and faster than ever. The early 2000 saw major progression in the freeride scene with riders like Robbie Bourdon, Steve Romaniuk and more who stoked the globe with their Go Big or Go Home attitude. The bikes used by these icons may not be as fancy as what you get today, but they were something we all wanted. Here are our top picks for the best FR…

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Sigma BC 12.12 STS wireless computer

Fancy phone applications like Strava and more are being used extensively to measure rides these days. We rarely get to see bicycle computers installed on mountain bikes these days. But we love to have one on the bike as they are somehow more reliable in measuring good ol’ distance and basic data like Avg Speed, Max speed etc for your satisfaction. We decided to check out the Sigma BC 12.12 STS computer a while ago and are still using it happily. As you all are aware, Sigma is a well-known…

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Santa Cruz V10 29er revealed

It’s true. There’s a 29er V10, and the Syndicate will be racing it this weekend at Lourdes. Although the move to 29-inch wheels has been riling comments sections and forums for months (#26isdefinitelydeadnow), the writing’s on the wall. Tracks are faster, times are tighter, and eking another second out of a 4-minute track can be the difference between a World Cup win and missing the podium entirely. Keeping the Syndicate in the hunt every season takes a ton of time and energy, but downhill racing is not only the most…

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Scurra: 2 – Unique Enduro Bike

Introducing the all new, improved SCURRA :2 Enduro MTB 2016 with the revolutionary TRELEVER® front wheel suspension system. The SCURRA HARD ENDURO. Crowdfunding campaign with all new, improved SCURRA 2 hard enduro bike has started. It is possible that you have already noticed first SCURRA mountain bike because of it’s premiere in Las Vegas 2013. The team worked hard for three years to improve this “unique” invention and the time to reveal it’s final version has come. What makes this bike so special? TRELEVER! TRELEVER stands for the revolutionary front wheel suspension for single…

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Solid Strike EVO 2017

Metal is Back: Solid Strike EVO 2017 The Solid Strike has already proven itself as a true racing machine in the past two years with several podiums at National and International level. Now arrives the new incarnation for 2017, the Strike EVO which takes the bike up a level; making it lighter, faster and even more of a blast to ride. The new Strike EVO is an all aluminum build, using no carbon parts and weighs in at an incredible 15.3kgs/33.7lbs! For Solid Bikes owner, Peter Schmid, the project was initially…

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Camelbak Podium Big Chill

Summers are going on and hydration is super mandatory. On long riding days you often have to drink warm water from your water bottles. But it’s always nice to have a sip of chilled water and hydrate with style. This is where insulated water bottles come in. But could “Camelbak’s Podium Big Chill” be the best answer to this problem? We decided to check it out and see if this is the one for you. The 25 fl. oz. CamelBak Podium Big Chill Insulated Water Bottle uses double-walled construction to…

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Rocky Mountain Element

In Your Element This is the result of over two decades at the front of the pack. The new Element features more efficient suspension performance, refined marathon geometry, Ride-9™ adjustability, and room for two bottles inside the front triangle. The smallest details were examined in search of point-n-shoot rigidity and unrivalled speed. “This new Element is a full-on XC marathon weapon, but with the confidence of a trail bike” said product director Alex Cogger. “People used to show up to BC Bike Race expecting to grind fire roads all day, only to walk the descents and snap their…

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Lowe Alpine Strike 24 – Review

Lowe Alpine; an outdoor equipment company from Colorado manufactures high quality outdoor equipment including packs and apparel for a wide range of outdoor activities. Lowe Alpine released their product line in India recently and introduced the Strike 24 day pack which is the best in its class that our outdoor expert Naveen has ever tested. As the name suggest, the Strike 24 can carry 24 liters of cargo and is a heavyweight champ when it comes to carrying all the gear you need for day-long riding adventure. Although Strike 24…

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