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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Interview with top athletes

INTERVIEW with top athletes regarding the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Championships 2020 in Saalfelden Leogang The bike region Saalfelden Leogang had reason to celebrate, when the announcement was made that the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Championships 2020 will be held at Austria’s MTB mekka. The downhill World Champions will be crowned in Saalfelden Leogang for the first time since hosting the World Championships successfully in 2012. As 2020 is also the year of the Olympic Games, the discipline Cross Country will take place in Albstadt, Germany. Saalfelden Leogang is…

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This Is Peaty – LastOrders – Ep 1

What can you say about Steve Peat that hasn’t already been said? World Champion, the peoples champion, steel city icon, mountain bike legend? As one of the most winning athletes of all time, with over 2 decades of competitive racing under his belt, turning 40 would for many, have been the perfect excuse to retire, but not for Peaty. His love for the sport, his commitment to racing and his desire to push his own limits kept him coming back for more. #LastOrders documents the final chapter in Steve’s WC…

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Andorra Helmet Cam – #LastOrders with Peaty

Steve Peat takes you on his final helmet cam run at a World Cup, following Ratboy down the insanely dusty/dry radness out here at Andorra.

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The Syndicate Project – Episode 3 Fort William

Peaty raced his last Fort William World Cup and also got a “Royal” treatment at the venue. It didn’t rain in Ft. William, so Peaty went gravel grinding, Ratboy took up watersports, and Greg hung around to kickstart his season in the latest episode of THE SYNDICATE. Steve Peat is one the most iconic mountain biker who has completed a long journey with style and an impression that will last forever in this sport. His professional cycling career started back in 1995 and has a big success list following him ever since.…

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Syndicate Project – Cairns

After a week under misty skies and threatening clouds, the weather held and the World Cup in Cairns, Australia went off without turning into 2014’s mudfest. The long, varied track tested all the riders, and deep local knowledge definitely lent an edge to the strong Aussie contingent, intent on good results in front of their hometown crowd. After both crashed in qualifying, Josh and Greg kept it upright throughout their race runs, but a little too much on the brakes cost them valuable time on the pedal-heavy track, with Greg…

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Syndicate Project – Ep1 Lourdes

The first World Cup of 2016 is in the books, and it was a wonderfully muddy, messy way to kick off the season! Peaty got some World Cup points, Minnar finished 14th, and Ratboy pulled off a top-10 finish, with a 6th place result. Lourdes is quickly establishing itself as a first class venue with a rough, challenging track. Conditions all week were wet, but the sun was shining for the finals.  With legions of spectators streaming the hill was alive with the sounds of chain saws, bells and horns…

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BREAKING NEWS: Legend Steve Peat announces his retirement in 2016

Steve Peat aka Peaty; the living legend on two wheels who has raced and won many world cup downhill mountain bike races has announced his retirement in the coming the season. Though there are no indications of him getting out the scene and he will continue inspiring people and his fans around the world. Steve Peat began his career with little success riding for the Saracen team alongside Rob Warner, before moving in the mid 90s to Team MBUK. He rode for GT Bicycles in the late 90s and for the…

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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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Steve Peat | Exclusive interview

Steve Peat | Exclusive interview By: Vineet Sharma | Photos: Duncan Philpott Also featured in Issue #8 | March 2012 Full Name: Steve Peat Nickname: Peaty Hometown: Sheffield, England Favorite Drinks: Stella FR MTB MAG: We have seen you shredding and winning – What’s the secret behind it? PEATY: I have been racing for many years now and have had lots of wins and also loses, dealing with the loses is a big part of coming back the week after and winning!!!   FR MTB MAG: What are your favorite…

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