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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Full Week highlights – Suzuki Nine Knights

A week of action and good vibes at Suzuki Nine Knights MTB 2015 Livigno (ITA), September 10th, 2015 –Though the contest part of Suzuki Nine Knights MTB often takes the limelight, in reality the whole week of freeriding in Livigno, Italy is equally important. The riders work closely with the media teams and photographers to capture some unforgettable moments in the picturesque setting of Mottolino Fun Mountain. It’s about perfecting the style and trick, catching it from a creative angle, often with an added twist of natural beauty like the…

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Avid Elixir 9

Nine Lives – Avid Elixir 9 review By: Vaibhav Nijhowne Also featured in Issue #8 | March 2012 I do not like free-fall activities like bungee jumping. The thought of sky diving gives me the creeps. But I love DH! I pondered upon this oddity in my preferances for a while until I came across the answer to my idiosyncrasy. Brakes! Yes! Bikes have brakes, using which you can stop whenever you want. IF your brakes are good enough, that is! I am also the proud new owner of a…

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