Video: Royal Fest 2018 – Highlights

Another fest series banger – a compilation of insanity from the Royal Hills. Master shaper Nico Vink spent 3 weeks digging up the hills for the guys. A week of shredding and dialed weather with a packed squad resulted in some crazy footage!  Filmed by Thomas Dunzendorfer, Thomas Sandell, Bart Cautaerts, Richard Van Der Vieren, Jelle Harnisfeger. Photography by Eric Palmer

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Video: Vincent Pernin by Pierre Henni | Commencal Bicycles

If you’re skiing in Les Arcs or one of the many stunning spots in the surrounding valleys at the moment, one thing’s for sure, these summer playgrounds are unrecognizably covered in snow just now. So what better time to think back to a beautiful Autumn and riding bikes in vague warmth…  

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Saalfelden Leogang’s ‘Speedster’ to host UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup

The Austrian bike-mecca of Saalfelden Leogang will host a stop of the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup for the 7th time. On June 10 and 11, Bikepark Leogang will see downhill greats like Rachel Atherton and Aaron Gwin going all-out on the ‘Speedster’ trail to chase those vital seconds. As part of the Out of Bounds Festival (June 8-11), the world’s best downhill athletes will fight for the fastest time during the third stop of the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup 2017, whilst the elite amongst the slopestyle…

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3rd Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2016

The biggest and baddest mountain bikers party is back again in Manali “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. This concept is first of its kind mountain biking festival in India which started in 2014, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and party together for 1 week in the summer holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’. The festival consists of various mountain biking events and activities assisted with mountain bike races, demos and workshops. This year Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival has expanded to 3 exciting cycling…

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Race Report: iXS European Downhill Cup #1 2016

Fischbach and Widmann win in Kranjska Gora Johannes Fischbach and Veronika Widmann won the first round of the iXS European Cup 2016. 400 riders from 32 different nations made their way to Kranjska Gora this weekend, to celebrate the opening of the season and to collect some first important points for the rankings. This past weekend the iXS European Downhill Cup hosted its first race of the season in Kranjska Gora – the race for the European title has officially begun! This year’s cup consists of 6 different – but…

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Loïc Bruni x ilabb

ilabb are stoked to announce our collaboration with World Champion downhill mountain biker Loïc Bruni of France. At just 21 years old, Loïc is already a big name in the mountain biking scene and has just come off an incredible back-to-back win at the Rotorua installation of Crankworx. Loïc was born with mountain biking in his blood. With his father being one of the European pioneer’s of the sport, it is easy to see he was destined for greatness. Naturally, he started young and picked up experience in the junior series on the…

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Speed and Style @ Crankworx 2015

The Speed and Style at Crankworx wasn’t without it’s drama. With the best course of the 3 Crankworx events the only that could go wrong was the weather.   Tyler McCaul and Kyle Strait who finished 1st and 2nd in the final The rain turned up for the Speed and Style event on queue and made the ramps slippery but added water to the berms. As the riders competed the course changed and the results were shuffled. When the round of 16 was done it would be Tyler McCaul on…

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The Syndicate Project – Episode 1

In the premiere episode of THE SYNDICATE, watch as Ratboy, Greg, and Peaty prepare for the 2015 season, and race the first World Cup at Lourdes, France. The Syndicate train starts rolling with a 7th by Ratboy and 22nd for Minnaar with torn ligament! Ratboy putting that V10 to work Ratboy on his sprint to the finish line. Photos: Sven Martin  

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Cycle, Fitness & Outdoor Sports Expo 2015

The 3rd   version of India International Cycle, Fitness & Outdoor Sports Expo started on 3rd March in Ludhiana which is arguably the largest hub for bicycles in Asia.  The bicycle industries of Ludhiana feed to more than 50% of India’s bicycle consumption which is over 10 million, each year. The quality of this bike show is nowhere close to other bike expos that take place in China or other countries but it has definitely improved compared to its previous events. More exhibitors were present this time including China and France…

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