The all new Santa Cruz V10 for 2019

A project two years in the making, the newest Santa Cruz V10 has arrived—but wait, there are two! As Santa Cruz developed the 29er race bike for the Syndicate, it became apparent that not all riders would fit on or prefer the 29-inch bike, so they made a 27.5 bike, too. To be clear, it’s two completely different frames—the production versions of both bikes were developed in parallel, and they’re both the recipients of two seasons of high-level suspension testing and tuning under the Syndicate. In addition to the two…

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Andrew Taylors adventure in Alaska

Alaska, one of the most sparsely populated areas in the world with sheer endless mountainous terrain, has always been a dream-riding destination for 28-year-old mountain biker Andrew Taylor. But being over 3,000 miles away from his hometown Santa Cruz, it seemed a bit too far to just jump in the truck and go. However, one day “AT” stumbles across an old school bus for sale – the missing link to make his ultimate road trip come to life. He buys it and turns it over several months into a tailor-made…

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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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Freeride Ladakh

Freeride Ladakh By: Piotr “zdan” Zdanecki / http://borntoroam.pl Location: Stok Kangri, Ladakh – INDIA Also featured in Issue#19 | Jan 2014 It has been one of those rainy evenings in autumn, that the best thing you can do is browsing the internet. I have been looking for a place on our planet where mountains are very high and till that moment no one dared to shred paths lying there on a mountain bike. Once I have seen Ladakh on photos, it was love at first sight. Finally, after few months…

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