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Tags: DH Bikes
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 17, 2022
Video: A Day With Hannah Bergemann - Pro Bike Check & Interview Video: A Day With Hannah Bergemann - Pro Bike Check & Interview
Christina Chappetta headed down to Bellingham to catch up with Hannah and get the low down on her Transition TR11.
Alicia Leggett    Feb 2, 2022
Video: Neko Mulally on Back-to-Back Testing in Frameworks Ep. 2 Video: Neko Mulally on Back-to-Back Testing in Frameworks Ep. 2
Neko Mulally sets about answering some of the questions we've all been asking ourselves about a high vs. low pivot downhill bike. This one's a fun watch.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 24, 2022
10 More Bikes from Freeride Fiesta 10 More Bikes from Freeride Fiesta
Another set of free-slope-DH bikes.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 21, 2022
10 Bikes of Freeride Fiesta 10 Bikes of Freeride Fiesta
Some traditional downhill and freeride bikes, plus some singlespeeds and single crowns.
Matt Beer    Jan 18, 2022
Iron Horse Sunday Reborn - A Classic Downhill Bike Modified with Modern Geometry & Mullet Wheels Iron Horse Sunday Reborn - A Classic Downhill Bike Modified with Modern Geometry & Mullet Wheels
A fifteen year-old Iron Horse Sunday frame goes under the knife to bring its geometry back up today's speeds.
Matt Beer    Dec 20, 2021
Staff Rides: Matt Beer's Commencal Supreme 29/27 Staff Rides: Matt Beer's Commencal Supreme 29/27
Dive into the details of Matt Beer's DH speed machine.
Alicia Leggett    Dec 8, 2021
Starling Cycles Releases the Sturn V2, a Steel, High-Pivot Singlespeed DH Bike Starling Cycles Releases the Sturn V2, a Steel, High-Pivot Singlespeed DH Bike
The Starling Sturn returns with a new swingarm, more wheel size options, and a refined Jack Drive system.
Canfield Bikes    Dec 8, 2021
Canfield Unveils Jedi 29 High Pivot DH Bike Canfield Unveils Jedi 29 High Pivot DH Bike
Canfield’s flagship high pivot DH bike receives a complete redesign and 29-inch wheels
Nick Bentley    Oct 24, 2021
Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Roger Vieira's Specialized Demo Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Roger Vieira's Specialized Demo
We sat down with Roger Vieira, World cup privateer and now reigning UK National Downhill Series Champion.
Nick Bentley    Oct 23, 2021
Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Stacey Fisher & her Transition TR11 Bike Check & Interview: UK National DH Series Winner Stacey Fisher & her Transition TR11
Once the champagne had been sprayed and the trophies had been handed out we managed to catch up with the UK National Downhill Series champion for 2021 Stacey Fisher.
Ed Spratt    Oct 14, 2021
Kyle Strait's Custom-Painted Commencal FRS - Red Bull Rampage 2021 Kyle Strait's Custom-Painted Commencal FRS - Red Bull Rampage 2021
Kyle Strait's custom Rampage bike takes inspiration from his two vintage pick-up trucks.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 8, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Nell's Custom Rampage 27.5"/26" YT Tues Bike Check: Ethan Nell's Custom Rampage 27.5"/26" YT Tues
YT has made Ethan Nell a truly custom bike to ride at Rampage and celebrate ten years of the Tues DH bike.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 7, 2021
Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Custom Red Bull Rampage NS Fuzz Bike Check: Szymon Godziek's Custom Red Bull Rampage NS Fuzz
Godziek is hoping for a top five finish in his third Rampage appearance.
Henry Quinney    Sep 14, 2021
Gamux Reveal Updated Prototype Machined Gearbox DH Bike Gamux Reveal Updated Prototype Machined Gearbox DH Bike
This shiny new downhill sled is nearing production.
Matt Beer    Sep 14, 2021
Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Trek Session - Snowshoe World Cup DH 2021 Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Trek Session - Snowshoe World Cup DH 2021
Fresh off of a World Cup win in Switzerland, Loris Vergier let us get close to his Trek Session for a better look.
Trevor Lyden    Sep 11, 2021
17 Freeride Bikes from Proving Grounds 2021 17 Freeride Bikes from Proving Grounds 2021
A closer look at some of the bikes hitting the drops and jumps at Proving Grounds.
Ed Spratt    Sep 11, 2021
Bike Check: Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark's YT Tues Freeride Bikes - Proving Grounds 2021 Bike Check: Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark's YT Tues Freeride Bikes - Proving Grounds 2021
Ethan Nell & Dylan Stark have their YT Tues bikes set up for the big hits of this year's Proving Grounds.
Ed Spratt    Aug 26, 2021
Mondraker's Custom Painted 3D Anaglyphic World Champs Summums Mondraker's Custom Painted 3D Anaglyphic World Champs Summums
Laurie Greenland, Eleonora Farina and Brook MacDonald will be hitting the steep and technical course using bikes that will display altered designs when viewed through 3D glasses.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 26, 2021
The YT Mob's 4 Custom World Champs Tues Frames The YT Mob's 4 Custom World Champs Tues Frames
From Rampage to racing and even for UFC fighters, you can always rely on YT Industries for a sweet custom paint job
James Smurthwaite    Aug 23, 2021
Spotted: Prototype Antidote Darkmatter 29er Downhill Bike Spotted: Prototype Antidote Darkmatter 29er Downhill Bike
One of the best looking downhill bikes gets a 29er update.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 17, 2021
Rossignol Recalls All Track DH Bike Due to Possible Headtube Failures Rossignol Recalls All Track DH Bike Due to Possible Headtube Failures
The welding fault, "could lead to the frame's head tube and fork unexpectedly separating from the rest of the bicycle."
Henry Quinney    Aug 6, 2021
Poll: Once and For All, How Much Should a Mountain Bike Weigh? Poll: Once and For All, How Much Should a Mountain Bike Weigh?
Should DH bikes weigh less than enduro bikes? Cast your vote to decide what actually constitutes a 'light' bike.
Alicia Leggett    Aug 2, 2021
Bike Check: Charlie Hatton's Atherton DH 29er from Hardline Bike Check: Charlie Hatton's Atherton DH 29er from Hardline
With 200mm of travel and 29" wheels front and rear, Charlie's bike is built for speed. And sending.
Ed Spratt    Jul 25, 2021
Bike Check: Kaos Seagrave's Canyon Sender - Red Bull Hardline 2021 Bike Check: Kaos Seagrave's Canyon Sender - Red Bull Hardline 2021
We caught up with Kaos to get the details on his bright pink Canyon Sender.
Seb Stott    Jul 15, 2021
First Look: 2022 Propain Rage CF Downhill Bike First Look: 2022 Propain Rage CF Downhill Bike
Now in its sixth generation, the new Rage has more travel, greater adjustability, and a lighter weight.
Seb Stott    Jul 5, 2021
First Look & Interview: Gamux CNC Gearbox Bike At Les Gets First Look & Interview: Gamux CNC Gearbox Bike At Les Gets
This thing ticks all the boxes: aluminum frame, gearbox, mixed wheels, an idler, and 197mm of travel.
Alicia Leggett    Jun 30, 2021
Bike Check: Noga Korem's GT Fury - Les Gets DH World Cup 2021 Bike Check: Noga Korem's GT Fury - Les Gets DH World Cup 2021
Noga Korem is primarily an EWS racer, but she can sneak in a round of World Cup DH from time to time.
Sarah Moore    Jun 30, 2021
Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Session Bike Check: Christina Chappetta's Trek Session
Pinkbike presenter Christina Chappetta has been riding the Whistler Mountain Bike Park for almost a decade now and this is the rig she'll be riding this year.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 19, 2021
Video: Ben Cathro Takes a Close Look at Ed Masters' Pivot Phoenix 29 Video: Ben Cathro Takes a Close Look at Ed Masters' Pivot Phoenix 29
Ben Cathro caught up with Ed Masters at Crankworx Innsbruck to get the lowdown on his Pivot Phoenix 29.
Matt Beer    Jun 10, 2021
Bike Check: Amaury Pierron's Prototype Commencal Supreme - Leogang World Cup DH 2021 Bike Check: Amaury Pierron's Prototype Commencal Supreme - Leogang World Cup DH 2021
Amaury is back in action, and he already put down the fastest time of the day during timed training.
Dan Roberts    Jun 9, 2021
What's Going On With Commencal's Prototype DH Race Bike? What's Going On With Commencal's Prototype DH Race Bike?
The laser cats are back to help explain what Commencal have cooked up.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 9, 2021
Bike Check: Chris Kovarik's Heavy Metal Intense M29 Bike Check: Chris Kovarik's Heavy Metal Intense M29
Fish and chips, Mike Levy and UFO podcasts, Chris Kovarik and Intense - some things are just meant to go together.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 7, 2021
Bike Check: Andreas Kolb's New Atherton Bikes Mullet - NotARace Test Session 2021 Bike Check: Andreas Kolb's New Atherton Bikes Mullet - NotARace Test Session 2021
A recent signing to the Continental Atherton team, Kolb is running an almost entirely new setup for 2021.
Ed Spratt    Jun 7, 2021
Bike Check: Danny Hart's Cube Two15 HPC Mullet Race Bike Bike Check: Danny Hart's Cube Two15 HPC Mullet Race Bike
Take a closer look at Danny Hart's Cube TWO15 HPC Mullet Race Bike from the iXS NotARace Test Cup Session.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 3, 2021
Spotted (Again): Mondraker's New Carbon Summum - NotARace IXS Test Cup Session Spotted (Again): Mondraker's New Carbon Summum - NotARace IXS Test Cup Session
Less than a year after the launch of the aluminum Summum, a carbon version appears to be on the way.
Matt Wragg    Jun 2, 2021
Bike Check: Loic Bruni's 'Not Quite Standard' Specialized Demo Bike Check: Loic Bruni's 'Not Quite Standard' Specialized Demo
Claimed to be one of the quietest bikes on the mountain, Bruni's Demo sports custom sizing and suspension.
Mike Kazimer    May 31, 2021
Trendspotting: 4 Predictions About the Near Future of Mountain Bike Tech Trendspotting: 4 Predictions About the Near Future of Mountain Bike Tech
What's coming up in the mountain bike world? Kazimer gazes into his crystal ball to try and figure it out.
James Smurthwaite    May 28, 2021
Loic Bruni Unlikely to Race With an Idler-Equipped Demo in Leogang Loic Bruni Unlikely to Race With an Idler-Equipped Demo in Leogang
Despite the forum hype, it sounds like Bruni won't be on a new suspension configuration... yet.
Nick Bentley    May 23, 2021
Bike Check: 10 Year Old Olivia Taylor's Mondraker Summum Bike Check: 10 Year Old Olivia Taylor's Mondraker Summum
10-year-old Olivia is a rider to watch for the future.
Alicia Leggett    May 21, 2021
Spotted (Again): Prototype High Pivot Cannondale at Darkfest Spotted (Again): Prototype High Pivot Cannondale at Darkfest
We can add this one to the list of versatile single- or dual-crown long travel bikes.
Nick Bentley    May 21, 2021
Bike Check: Jack Reading's Carbon-Free Commencal Supreme World Cup DH Bike Bike Check: Jack Reading's Carbon-Free Commencal Supreme World Cup DH Bike
The SR Suntour One Vision team are using all aluminium parts on their race bikes this year.
Henry Quinney    May 18, 2021
Bike Check: Mick Hannah's New NS Fuzz Downhill Bike Bike Check: Mick Hannah's New NS Fuzz Downhill Bike
Mick Hannah is running a mixed-wheel setup on his new NS Bikes Fuzz.
James Smurthwaite    May 12, 2021
Bike Check: Reece Wallace's Custom, 90s Themed Giant Glory Bike Check: Reece Wallace's Custom, 90s Themed Giant Glory
"It's fun having a bike that looks like a cyclone popsicle."
James Smurthwaite    Apr 26, 2021
Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Steve Peat: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Steve Peat: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head
With no racing scheduled for the near future, the Syndicate are launching their new colors and bikes virtually instead.
mack faint    Apr 25, 2021
Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Prototype Intense M279 Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Prototype Intense M279
A look at the prototype Neko's been racing on this season.
mack faint    Apr 16, 2021
Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Trek Session Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Trek Session
A closer look at Charlie Harrison's new Trek Session, which has a few interesting un-released parts on it.
Dan Roberts    Apr 8, 2021
First Ride: 2022 Trek Session - Nope, Not Going to Say It First Ride: 2022 Trek Session - Nope, Not Going to Say It
The Session returns with a high pivot layout and an aluminum frame.
Sarah Moore    Apr 8, 2021
Video: Looks Like A Session Video: Looks Like A Session
The IFHT crew hit this one out of the park.
Pinkbike Originals    Mar 28, 2021
Video: Intense M279 Prototype Bike Check With Seth Sherlock Video: Intense M279 Prototype Bike Check With Seth Sherlock
Christina Chappetta checks in with Seth Sherlock to find out more about the prototype Intense DH bike
Daniel Sapp    Mar 11, 2021
Spotted: A RockShox Blackbox Shock on Trek's High Pivot DH Bike Spotted: A RockShox Blackbox Shock on Trek's High Pivot DH Bike
A few more details have emerged about the new bike, including a shock we haven't seen before.
Daniel Sapp    Mar 10, 2021
Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade High Pivot DH Bike has 510mm Chainstays Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade High Pivot DH Bike has 510mm Chainstays
One-off hardware and long chainstays, the third iteration of Isak's DH bike really likes to go fast.
James Smurthwaite    Mar 8, 2021
Spotted: Trek High Pivot DH Prototype (Yes, It Still Looks Like a Session) Spotted: Trek High Pivot DH Prototype (Yes, It Still Looks Like a Session)
What appears to be a new Trek DH bike breaks cover at Windrock.
Ed Spratt    Feb 27, 2021
Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races Round Up: Custom Setup Tricks from World Cup & EWS Races
It's the little things that set one rider's bike apart from another.
Henry Quinney    Feb 25, 2021
Throwback Thursday: 10 of Sam Hill's Most Iconic Bikes as Chosen by His Mechanic Throwback Thursday: 10 of Sam Hill's Most Iconic Bikes as Chosen by His Mechanic
From Iron Horse to Specialized to Nukeproof, take a trip through the archives to revisit Sam Hill's classic race bikes.
Ed Spratt    Feb 22, 2021
Round Up: 10 Prototype DH Bikes That Never Made it to Production Round Up: 10 Prototype DH Bikes That Never Made it to Production
10 interesting downhill bikes that didn't quite make it to the mass market.
Dan Roberts    Feb 19, 2021
Review: 2021 Commencal Supreme DH 29/27 - DH Bike Week Review: 2021 Commencal Supreme DH 29/27 - DH Bike Week
Commencal have created a winning package that's ideal for privateers looking for a race bike that won't hold them back.
Dan Roberts    Feb 18, 2021
Review: 2021 Specialized Demo Race - DH Bike Week Review: 2021 Specialized Demo Race - DH Bike Week
Rainbow stripes aren't required to make the most of this DH machine.
Dan Roberts    Feb 17, 2021
Review: 2021 Canyon Sender CFR - DH Bike Week Review: 2021 Canyon Sender CFR - DH Bike Week
The Sender is a purebred race machine, with an impressive level of adjustability.
Dan Roberts    Feb 16, 2021
Review: 2021 Cube TWO15 HPC SLT - DH Bike Week Review: 2021 Cube TWO15 HPC SLT - DH Bike Week
There's no shortage of speed, but the TWO15 can be a demanding ride if you're not paying attention.
Ed Spratt    Feb 16, 2021
Nerding Out: The Most Successful Downhill Bikes from 2000 to 2020 - DH Bike Week Nerding Out: The Most Successful Downhill Bikes from 2000 to 2020 - DH Bike Week
We tally the World Cup and World Champs victories of downhill frames in the past two decades.
Henry Quinney    Feb 15, 2021
Now THAT Was a Bike: 2004 Lahar M8 - DH Bike Week Now THAT Was a Bike: 2004 Lahar M8 - DH Bike Week
The Lahar M8 still looks like it's from the future more than fifteen years after its debut.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 10, 2021
Spotted: Danny Hart is Testing a Mullet Set Up on his Cube Downhill Bike Spotted: Danny Hart is Testing a Mullet Set Up on his Cube Downhill Bike
Off-season testing is in full swing, and it looks like Danny Hart is back on a mullet setup.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 8, 2021
A Closer Look at the Production Privee CNC'd Downhill Bike A Closer Look at the Production Privee CNC'd Downhill Bike
Dig a little deeper into the details of Production Privee's latest endeavor.
Pinkbike Originals    Feb 5, 2021
Video: 8 Freeride Bike Checks from Freeride Fiesta Video: 8 Freeride Bike Checks from Freeride Fiesta
Take a look at some of the freeride rigs from the Freeride Fiesta.
Alicia Leggett    Jan 27, 2021
Bike Check: Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta Transition TR11 Bike Check: Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta Transition TR11
Johny Salido's Freeride Fiesta bike is a colorful celebration of bikes and Mexico.
Yegor    Jan 7, 2021
Home of the Monster T - Inside the Eastern European Vintage Freeride Scene Home of the Monster T - Inside the Eastern European Vintage Freeride Scene
An amazing, bewildering, look into the Streetetz Clan's old-school freeride culture.
Daniel Sapp    Dec 23, 2020
A Closer Look at Devinci's Experimental High Pivot Wilson A Closer Look at Devinci's Experimental High Pivot Wilson
Digging in a little further into the backstory of the Wilson HP.
Ed Spratt    Dec 19, 2020
Round Up: 30 DH World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present Round Up: 30 DH World Cup Cockpit Setups Past & Present
Ready for some armchair judging? Here are 30 chances to disagree with what the pros run.
YT Industries    Dec 18, 2020
Video: YT Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Tues Video: YT Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Tues
YT look back at the creation and development of their Tues downhill bike.
   Dec 15, 2020
Propain Unveils 2 Unused Custom World Cup Bikes for George Brannigan Propain Unveils 2 Unused Custom World Cup Bikes for George Brannigan
The two custom bikes for Branngian that never got to put rubber to dirt at a World Cup.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 30, 2020
Dangerholm vs. Kapfinger: The World's Finest DH Bike Challenge - Pinkbike Poll Dangerholm vs. Kapfinger: The World's Finest DH Bike Challenge - Pinkbike Poll
It's Dangerholm vs. Kapfinger in the quest to create the world's finest downhill bike - vote now to decide who wins a one-of-a-kind prize.
Propain Factory Racing    Oct 27, 2020
Propain is Testing a Prototype DH Bike Propain is Testing a Prototype DH Bike
Propain have given a sneak peek at what could be their new DH bike.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 21, 2020
9 Bikes That Have Won Red Bull Rampage 9 Bikes That Have Won Red Bull Rampage
A look back on Rampage bikes from 2008 to the present day.
James Smurthwaite    Oct 16, 2020
Bike Check: Loic Bruni's Specialized Demo Bike Check: Loic Bruni's Specialized Demo
The Specialized Gravity team keep their set up details pretty close to their chest, but here's what we were able to get them to reveal about Bruni's bike.
Ross Bell    Oct 7, 2020
11 Bikes From Leogang DH World Champs 2020 11 Bikes From Leogang DH World Champs 2020
A fresh batch of downhill machines to drool over.
Daniel Sapp    Oct 7, 2020
Canyon Release 2021 Torque and Sender AL Bikes Canyon Release 2021 Torque and Sender AL Bikes
Canyon's updated Torque and Sender AL get new components and colors.
Nathan Hughes    Oct 5, 2020
Bike Checks: Vali Höll's YT Fleet Bike Checks: Vali Höll's YT Fleet
A bunch of carbon and not a lot of cables among Höll's quiver of SRAM-equipped YT bikes.
   Oct 5, 2020
Cube Announces Two15 Series Cube Announces Two15 Series
Cube presents two fully redesigned Two15 series for the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill Worlds.
Dan Roberts    Oct 5, 2020
First Look: Cube's New TWO15 DH Bikes First Look: Cube's New TWO15 DH Bikes
There are now two versions of the TWO15 - one aimed at racers, and the other at park riders.
Matthew DeLorme    Oct 5, 2020
7 Downhill Bikes From Crankworx Innsbruck 2020 7 Downhill Bikes From Crankworx Innsbruck 2020
Ok, there's one enduro bike in the mix, but all the rest are purebred DH machines.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 29, 2020
Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's New Mondraker Summum Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's New Mondraker Summum
Brook will be returning to downhill racing at Crankworx Innsbruck.
Mike Levy    Sep 24, 2020
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 24 - Why Even Buy a DH Bike? The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 24 - Why Even Buy a DH Bike?
If any downhill bike on the market can make you feel like a World Cup pro, how come we're wondering why you'd buy one?
John O'Brien    Sep 22, 2020
11 Retro Downhill Bikes From the South Australian State Downhill Championships 11 Retro Downhill Bikes From the South Australian State Downhill Championships
GT Dhi, Orange 222, Santa Cruz Bullit, remember any of these retro bikes?
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Sep 17, 2020
Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Custom F**k Corona Scott Gambler Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Custom F**k Corona Scott Gambler
"One careful owner, only used once". This bike could be yours as Brendog will be raffling it for charity.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 11, 2020
Bike vs Bike: Connor Fearon's 2007 Kona Stab Deluxe vs 2020 Operator Bike vs Bike: Connor Fearon's 2007 Kona Stab Deluxe vs 2020 Operator
Connor Fearon's quarantine project was bringing an old DH bike back to life and then racing it.
James Smurthwaite    Sep 11, 2020
The Best Tech From Val di Sole Downhill World Cups The Best Tech From Val di Sole Downhill World Cups
Hop in the time machine for a trip down bike tech way.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Sep 10, 2020
Bike Check: Ike Klaassen's Santa Cruz V10 CC - Audi Nines 2020 Bike Check: Ike Klaassen's Santa Cruz V10 CC - Audi Nines 2020
Hailing from Stellenbosch, South Africa, the home of Darkfest and the renowned Hellsend compound, Ike was destined to be stylish on two wheels.
Ed Spratt    Aug 25, 2020
Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Santa Cruz V10 MX Bike Check: Loris Vergier's Santa Cruz V10 MX
Loris Vergier hopped aboard the mixed-wheel size train for the French National Championships.
Ed Spratt    Aug 24, 2020
Bike Check: Myriam Nicole's Commencal Supreme Mullet Bike Check: Myriam Nicole's Commencal Supreme Mullet
Myriam's decision to go the mixed-wheel route paid off at French National Championships.
Ed Spratt    Aug 24, 2020
Bike Check: Benoit Coulanges' Commencal Supreme Bike Check: Benoit Coulanges' Commencal Supreme
Benoit is on a tear this year, coming out on top against a stacked field of fast French riders.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 21, 2020
The Best Tech from Mont Sainte Anne DH World Cups The Best Tech from Mont Sainte Anne DH World Cups
Over a decade's worth of tech highlights from the MSA pits.
Pivot Cycles    Aug 18, 2020
Pivot Introduces the Bernard Kerr Collector's Edition Phoenix 29 Pivot Introduces the Bernard Kerr Collector's Edition Phoenix 29
Pivot celebrates a decade long partnership with the British racer.
James Smurthwaite    Aug 13, 2020
The Best Tech From Lenzerheide DH World Cups The Best Tech From Lenzerheide DH World Cups
A look back at the tech highlights from previous Lenzerheide DH World Cups.
Dan Roberts    Aug 11, 2020
First Ride: 2021 Canyon Sender CFR First Ride: 2021 Canyon Sender CFR
The new Sender has arrived, with an updated frame and more wheel size options.
Matt Wragg    Aug 8, 2020
Bike Check: JP Bruni's Specialized Demo - DH Masters World Champion Bike Check: JP Bruni's Specialized Demo - DH Masters World Champion
JP Bruni holds more DH titles than his son with 9 Masters Worlds titles and 12 national masters titles.
Gustav Gullholm    Aug 3, 2020
Building The World's Lightest 29er DH Bike With Dangerholm Building The World's Lightest 29er DH Bike With Dangerholm
Dangerholm went wild with the dremel again, and this is the result.
Pinkbike Originals    Jul 28, 2020
Video: What Bikes Do DH Racers Ride For An Enduro Race? - Crankworx Summer Series Video: What Bikes Do DH Racers Ride For An Enduro Race? - Crankworx Summer Series
Christina asked some of B.C.'s best downhill riders how they are setting their bikes up to race enduro in the first event of the Clif Crankworx Summer Series.
Ed Spratt    Jul 20, 2020
Two Pro Bikes from Downhill Southeast - Windrock II 2020 Two Pro Bikes from Downhill Southeast - Windrock II 2020
A closer look at Chris Grice's Specialized Demo and Frida Rønning's Commencal Supreme
Sarah Moore    Jul 9, 2020
Santa Cruz Bicycles Releases Mixed Wheel V10 Santa Cruz Bicycles Releases Mixed Wheel V10
Santa Cruz now offers medium and large riders a mixed wheel version of the V10.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 7, 2020
Bike Check: Nina Hoffmann's Santa Cruz V10 - iXS Cup Test Session Bike Check: Nina Hoffmann's Santa Cruz V10 - iXS Cup Test Session
Nina returns from injury as the owner and rider of her own team. Here's what she will be running in 2020.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 6, 2020
Bike Check: David Trummer's YT Tues - iXS Cup Test Session Bike Check: David Trummer's YT Tues - iXS Cup Test Session
A look round David Trummer's aluminium-as-possible YT Tues including some prototype wheels as he makes his debut for the Mob.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 6, 2020
Bike Check: Wyn Masters' GT Fury Team - iXS Cup Test Session Bike Check: Wyn Masters' GT Fury Team - iXS Cup Test Session
Spending most of his riding time on his enduro race bike, a big objective of Wyn Masters' setup choices was to create a similar feeling between his different bikes.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 3, 2020
Bike Check: Andi Kolb's Gamux DH Prototype Bike Check: Andi Kolb's Gamux DH Prototype
Gamux are finalizing the details of their made-in-Europe DH bike.
Ralf Hauser    Jul 3, 2020
19 Downhill Bikes From NotARace - iXS Cup Test Session 19 Downhill Bikes From NotARace - iXS Cup Test Session
It's not a race, but it sure is good to see downhill bikes out in the wild again.
Matt Wragg    Jun 30, 2020
Now THAT Was A Bike: Nico Vouilloz's Sunn Radical+ Now THAT Was A Bike: Nico Vouilloz's Sunn Radical+
Nico Vouilloz's Sunn Radical was ahead of its time in the late '90s.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 26, 2020
The Evolution of the Commencal Supreme The Evolution of the Commencal Supreme
Trace the history of the Commencal Supreme from past to present.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 18, 2020
The Best Tech From Vallnord DH World Cups The Best Tech From Vallnord DH World Cups
All the best tech from Vallnord dating back to 2013.
Pinkbike Originals    Jun 10, 2020
Video: Bike Check - Christina Chappetta's Trek Session Video: Bike Check - Christina Chappetta's Trek Session
We took a look at Pinkbike presenter Christina Chappetta's Trek Slash earlier this spring, and now we're taking a look at her downhill rig.
Dan Roberts    Jun 9, 2020
Specialized Launches Mixed Wheel Size Demo Specialized Launches Mixed Wheel Size Demo
Mullet as standard and loads of adjustability on the latest Demo.
Daniel Sapp    Jun 7, 2020
Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Intense M29: Downhill Southeast - Windrock 2020 Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Intense M29: Downhill Southeast - Windrock 2020
Neko's M29 is kitted out with fresh Fox suspension, TRP's new brakes, and drivetrain silencers.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 4, 2020
Throwback: The Best Tech From the Fort William DH World Cups Throwback: The Best Tech From the Fort William DH World Cups
Here's a look back on some of the best tech we've seen during our visits to Fort William.
James Smurthwaite    May 8, 2020
The Best Tech From the Losinj DH World Cup The Best Tech From the Losinj DH World Cup
Travel back to 2018, the one and only time the DH World Cup circus arrived in Losinj.
James Smurthwaite    May 2, 2020
Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade Steel Downhill Bike Bike Check: Isak Leivsson's Homemade Steel Downhill Bike
The Norwegian rider returns with a hand-built bike with geometry numbers based on Sam Hill's golden era.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 28, 2020
Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Loris Vergier: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head Greg Minnaar vs Luca Shaw vs Loris Vergier: 3 Santa Cruz V10s Head to Head
Three different riders, three different setups and the V10 MX, get stuck into the nerdy details here.
Ross Bell    Mar 31, 2020
Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Commencal Supreme Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Commencal Supreme
A new Commencal frame with some shiny, prototype Fox bits for Greg Williamson.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 9, 2020
Spotted: Canyon's New Sender Breaks Cover in Rotorua Spotted: Canyon's New Sender Breaks Cover in Rotorua
Our first look at the new Canyon downhill bike between the tapes in Rotorua
Aidan Oliver    Mar 7, 2020
Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29" - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29" - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Check out Sam Blenkinsop's new and very sparkly Norco Aurum HSP 29 before the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill.
Aidan Oliver    Mar 4, 2020
Jackson Goldstone's Custom Painted Lunar Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Jackson Goldstone's Custom Painted Lunar Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
Jackson is hoping to shoot the moon on this ride now that he's old enough for Crankworx Rotorua events.
Canfield Bikes    Mar 3, 2020
Canfield Bikes Rolls Out ONE.2 29er Downhill Bike Canfield Bikes Rolls Out ONE.2 29er Downhill Bike
Canfield's ONE.2 boasts eight inches of travel front and rear and is designed to accept both 29 and 27.5-inch wheels.
   Feb 20, 2020
Format Bikes Announce Redesigned 'Format 4112' Downhill Bike Format Bikes Announce Redesigned 'Format 4112' Downhill Bike
Format bikes reveal details for their completely redesigned 'Format 4112' downhill bike.
James Smurthwaite    Feb 10, 2020
4 Bike Checks from DarkFest 2020 4 Bike Checks from DarkFest 2020
It takes some pretty special riders to hit the huge jumps at Darkfest, but it takes some pretty special bikes too. Here are four of our favourites from some Fest first timers to one of the founders of the whole series
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Feb 6, 2020
Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Scott Gambler - Darkfest 2020 Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Scott Gambler - Darkfest 2020
Here's how Fairclough changes his bike between racing World Cup DH and a weekend of massive jumps.
Mike Levy    Feb 2, 2020
Video: Here's How to Make Your Own Carbon DH Bike Video: Here's How to Make Your Own Carbon DH Bike
A step-by-step guide for the DIY'er who loves carbon fiber.
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Halo Wheels    Dec 13, 2019
Now Closed: Halo Wheels & YT Industries Announce Custom Jordie Lunn Bike Raffle in His Memory Now Closed: Halo Wheels & YT Industries Announce Custom Jordie Lunn Bike Raffle in His Memory
All proceeds of this raffle will go towards charitable causes that Jordie Lunn believed in so that his memory will live on.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 23, 2020
[Updated] Video: Aaron Gwin Teases New Downhill Bike [Updated] Video: Aaron Gwin Teases New Downhill Bike
Race season is on the way, and it looks like Gwin is testing a new frame.
James Smurthwaite    Jan 23, 2020
Prime Bicycles Launches with 29" Downhill Bike Tease Prime Bicycles Launches with 29" Downhill Bike Tease
It's not often a brand comes along and their first bike is a carbon downhill bike but it's certainly a way to grab our attention.
Mike Kazimer    Dec 11, 2019
Review: Scott Gambler 900 Tuned - A Sub-35 Pound Downhill Bike Review: Scott Gambler 900 Tuned - A Sub-35 Pound Downhill Bike
The new Gambler is a whole different beast than its predecessor. We put it to the test.
James Smurthwaite    Nov 25, 2019
Quiver: The Many Bikes of Bernard Kerr Quiver: The Many Bikes of Bernard Kerr
Take a look at the fleet of training tools that Bernard Kerr uses to get ready for the World Cup DH season and Hardline.
Sarah Moore    Oct 24, 2019
21 Downhill Bikes of Red Bull Rampage 2019 - Vote For Your Favourite 21 Downhill Bikes of Red Bull Rampage 2019 - Vote For Your Favourite
Take a run through the custom goodness from the 21 competitors and then vote for your favorite.
Ed Spratt    Oct 18, 2019
Insync Racing to Develop Prototype DH  Race Bike for 2020 Insync Racing to Develop Prototype DH Race Bike for 2020
Veronika Widmann and the Insync Team to swap their YT Tues bikes for a totally new frame in 2020.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 17, 2019
First Look: The 2020 Commencal Furious is Bike Park & Freeride Friendly First Look: The 2020 Commencal Furious is Bike Park & Freeride Friendly
The Furious has been updated with a longer reach, shorter chainstays, and a stiffer frame.
Mike Kazimer    Oct 14, 2019
Review: Santa Cruz V10 29 - A Highly Refined & Rapid DH Race Bike Review: Santa Cruz V10 29 - A Highly Refined & Rapid DH Race Bike
We put the latest version of Santa Cruz's DH race machine to the test.
Samantha Saskia Dugon    Sep 14, 2019
Bike Check: Jackson Goldstone's Trek Session 9.9 - Nines 2019 Bike Check: Jackson Goldstone's Trek Session 9.9 - Nines 2019
With a new frame just in time for the Audi Nines event, Jackson talks us through his dream bike.
Andy Vathis    Sep 14, 2019
27 Downhill Bikes From US Open 2019 27 Downhill Bikes From US Open 2019
With some of the world's best in attendance, there are plenty of interesting bikes rolling around the pits.
Tristan Tinn    Sep 13, 2019
12 Downhill Bikes From Hardline 2019 12 Downhill Bikes From Hardline 2019
It's on. Hardline is kicking off with a bang in the sun soaked Welsh Valleys. Here are twelve of the bikes taking a beating.
Pivot Cycles    Sep 4, 2019
Video: Pivot Cycles Announces New Phoenix 29, then Bernard Kerr, Matt Walker, & Eddie Masters Send It Video: Pivot Cycles Announces New Phoenix 29, then Bernard Kerr, Matt Walker, & Eddie Masters Send It
Pivot says that the lower, more compact 190mm travel design of the dw-link on the new Pivot 29 increases overall stiffness and lowers the center of gravity.
Daniel Sapp    Sep 1, 2019
Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Intense M29 - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Champs 2019 Bike Check: Neko Mulally's Intense M29 - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Champs 2019
Neko Mulally's lumberjack themed Intense M29 is one of a kind and he's raffling it off to get more kids on bikes after this weekend's race.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 31, 2019
Pinkbike Poll: Vote For Your Favorite Custom World Champs Downhill Bike Pinkbike Poll: Vote For Your Favorite Custom World Champs Downhill Bike
Do your prefer sparkles over stripes? Wild over mild? Choose you favorite DH rig out of this mega batch of custom World Champs bikes.
Daniel Sapp    Aug 30, 2019
Bike Check: Marine Cabirou's Game of Thrones Scott Gambler - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Champs 2019 Bike Check: Marine Cabirou's Game of Thrones Scott Gambler - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Champs 2019
Marine Cabirou seems to have adjusted well to a new bike and a new team this season. Going into World Champs after winning the last two World Cups, her Scott Gambler is dialed and poised for a podium finish.
Ross Bell    Aug 28, 2019
29 Custom Painted DH Bikes from the Mont-Sainte-Anne World Champs 2019 29 Custom Painted DH Bikes from the Mont-Sainte-Anne World Champs 2019
Feast your eyes on the first batch of blinged-out beauties from DH World Champs.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 11, 2019
Spotted: New Mondraker DH Bike Spotted: New Mondraker DH Bike
Seen at Lenzerheide, this one has 29-inch wheels, an aluminum chassis and dual-link rear suspension - but no chain idler...
Richard Cunningham    Aug 8, 2019
2 Affordable Alloy Versions of Scott's New Gambler DH Bike Coming This Fall 2 Affordable Alloy Versions of Scott's New Gambler DH Bike Coming This Fall
Get the speed, adjustability and dual-wheel-size capability of its new race proven Gambler Tuned in a full aluminum or a carbon front triangle option
Rick Schubert Schubert    Aug 4, 2019
29 Bikes for Future World Cup Shredders - Rookies Championships 2019 29 Bikes for Future World Cup Shredders - Rookies Championships 2019
We caught up with some of the quickest youngsters from the iXS Rookies World Champs.
Mike Levy    Aug 1, 2019
Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Session 29er - Val di Sole World Cup DH 2019 Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Session 29er - Val di Sole World Cup DH 2019
Big wheels, stiff suspension, and a whole lotta green and sparkles for the American racer.
Ross Bell    Jul 31, 2019
Tech Randoms: Val di Sole World Cup DH 2019 Tech Randoms: Val di Sole World Cup DH 2019
Teams were busy getting bikes ready for the steep and potentially wet track that awaits racers in Val di Sole.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 31, 2019
Review: 2019 Kona Operator CR - An Adaptable & Sturdy DH Machine Review: 2019 Kona Operator CR - An Adaptable & Sturdy DH Machine
We put the big-wheeled version of Kona's latest Operator DH bike to the test.
Transition Bikes    Jul 30, 2019
Video: Transition Announces All New TR11 Downhill Bike Video: Transition Announces All New TR11 Downhill Bike
The new Transition TR11 is longer, uses a different shock length, has a straight 56mm headtube, and more.
Eric Palmer    Jul 20, 2019
18 DH Bikes from Loosefest XL 18 DH Bikes from Loosefest XL
Big bikes with small wheels, semi-slick tires, and single-speed drivetrains for the biggest jumps in the world.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 12, 2019
DH Bike Tech: Super-Sized Brake Rotors DH Bike Tech: Super-Sized Brake Rotors
200, 220, 246mm... Just how big can brake rotors get?
Richard Cunningham    Jul 12, 2019
Bike Check: Nina Hoffmann's Juliana She-10 - Les Gets World Cup DH 2019 Bike Check: Nina Hoffmann's Juliana She-10 - Les Gets World Cup DH 2019
The German privateer who has reshuffled the order of women's World Cup DH talks about bike setup and making the show.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 11, 2019
First Ride: The 2020 Scott Gambler DH Bike is Light & Ultra-Adjustable First Ride: The 2020 Scott Gambler DH Bike is Light & Ultra-Adjustable
Scott didn't hold back in their quest to create one of the lightest DH race bikes on the market.
Sarah Moore    Jul 10, 2019
Tech Briefing: Purple Components, Youth Apparel, 2020 Bikes & More - July 2019 Tech Briefing: Purple Components, Youth Apparel, 2020 Bikes & More - July 2019
A monthly round-up of the latest tech, this time including gear from Commencal, Nukeproof, ENVE, Giro, and more.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 9, 2019
First Ride: The 2020 Demo 29 - Specialized's New Aluminum DH Race Machine First Ride: The 2020 Demo 29 - Specialized's New Aluminum DH Race Machine
You've seen the prototypes, now it's time to check out the production version of the new Demo.
Mike Levy    Jul 4, 2019
Giant's Prototype 29er Downhill Bike - Vallnord World Cup DH 2019 Giant's Prototype 29er Downhill Bike - Vallnord World Cup DH 2019
It had to happen sooner or later. Giant's prototype 29" wheeled Glory makes an appearance at this weekend's World Cup.
James Smurthwaite    Jun 16, 2019
Brook Macdonald vs Laurie Greenland: 2 Mondraker Summums Head to Head Brook Macdonald vs Laurie Greenland: 2 Mondraker Summums Head to Head
We compare cockpits, suspension tunes and frame choices between two athletes who's riding styles are as different as their physical proportions
Vitus Bikes    Jun 8, 2019
Vitus Announces 2019 Dominer DH Bike Vitus Announces 2019 Dominer DH Bike
The Vitus Dominer adds more travel and a downhill specific tubeset to their Sommet platform.
Ross Bell    May 20, 2019
8 World Cup DH Racers' Cockpit Setups - British National Series Round 2 8 World Cup DH Racers' Cockpit Setups - British National Series Round 2
Armed with the most accurate tape measure in the Scottish Highlands we went and scoured the Fort William pits to check out 8 racers' cockpit setups.
   Apr 29, 2019
Bike Check: Tahnée Seagrave's Transition TR11 Bike Check: Tahnée Seagrave's Transition TR11
Tahnée turned it up to 11 in Maribor aboard this speedy machine.
   Apr 29, 2019
Video: Building and Painting a Custom, Full Metal Jacket Themed V10 Video: Building and Painting a Custom, Full Metal Jacket Themed V10
Chris of Fiasko Racing gets the bike of his dreams from Rie:sel Design.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 27, 2019
Bike Check: Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 - Maribor DH World Cup 2019 Bike Check: Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 - Maribor DH World Cup 2019
New year, new team. Aaron Gwin is back and hungry for the top step on Sunday. We get the low down from his mechanic, John Hall.
Mike Levy    Apr 25, 2019
Joe Smith's Propain Rage CF - Maribor World Cup DH 2019 Joe Smith's Propain Rage CF - Maribor World Cup DH 2019
Big wheels and exotic Italian suspension.
Mike Levy    Apr 25, 2019
A Closer Look at Cannondale's Wild 2-Shock DH Bike - Maribor World Cup DH 2019 A Closer Look at Cannondale's Wild 2-Shock DH Bike - Maribor World Cup DH 2019
Attention armchair engineers: Cannondale's return to top-flight DH racing includes two rear shocks, an idler pulley, and a lot of carbon fiber.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 25, 2019
Bike Check: Danny Hart's 29/27.5" Saracen Myst - Maribor World Cup DH 2019 Bike Check: Danny Hart's 29/27.5" Saracen Myst - Maribor World Cup DH 2019
Take a look at Danny Hart's race rig for the first World Cup of the season.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 22, 2019
Bike Check: Magnus Manson's 29er Chrome Canyon Sender Bike Check: Magnus Manson's 29er Chrome Canyon Sender
Canadian champion Magnus Manson finally bagged himself a factory ride this year and will be riding a 29" Canyon Sender.
James Smurthwaite    Apr 21, 2019
Bike Check: Phil Atwill’s Cube Two15 HPA 29 - European Cup: Round 1 Maribor Bike Check: Phil Atwill’s Cube Two15 HPA 29 - European Cup: Round 1 Maribor
2019 sees Phil Atwill riding the 29" Cube Two15 HPA in a custom XXL sizing.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 10, 2019
Bike Check: Mick Hannah's Mixed Wheel Size Polygon XquarOne DH Bike Check: Mick Hannah's Mixed Wheel Size Polygon XquarOne DH
Add Mick to the list of riders experimenting with two different wheel diameters.
Aidan Oliver    Apr 4, 2019
Bike Check: Angel Suarez's YT Tues Bike Check: Angel Suarez's YT Tues
We caught up with Angel Suarez and his mechanic in Rotorua to check out his 2019 ride.
Paul Aston    Mar 18, 2019
Ridden & Rated: 29" DH Bikes From Intense, Saracen, GT & Devinci Ridden & Rated: 29" DH Bikes From Intense, Saracen, GT & Devinci
4 more World Cup proven downhill machines with big wheels. Can they top the Commencal?
Paul Aston    Mar 14, 2019
Review: The 2019 Saracen Myst 29" is Forgiving & Agile Review: The 2019 Saracen Myst 29" is Forgiving & Agile
Can a relatively simple single pivot design still hold its own against modern multi-pivot players?
Daniel Sapp    Mar 12, 2019
Bike Check: Christopher Grice's Specialized Demo - 2019 Windrock Pro GRT Bike Check: Christopher Grice's Specialized Demo - 2019 Windrock Pro GRT
This weekend Chris won the Junior Expert 15-16 category at Windrock by nearly 20 seconds in absolutely treacherous conditions.
Paul Aston    Mar 11, 2019
Review: The 2019 Devinci Wilson 29" is a Big Bike for Big Speed Review: The 2019 Devinci Wilson 29" is a Big Bike for Big Speed
The newest Devinci Wilson is a big mountain brawler that's not afraid to go fast.
Paul Aston    Feb 18, 2019
Review: GT's 2019 Fury 29" Combines 4-Bar & High Pivot Suspension Designs Review: GT's 2019 Fury 29" Combines 4-Bar & High Pivot Suspension Designs
Does the new Fury strike the perfect balance between a classic four-bar and a high-pivot bike with an idler wheel?
Richard Cunningham    Jan 23, 2019
Bike Check: Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 FRO Bike Check: Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 FRO
Now that it's official, here's a look at the 29-inch wheel DH bike he'll be racing this season
Paul Aston    Jan 14, 2019
Review: Intense's 2019 M29 is a DH Racing Thoroughbred Review: Intense's 2019 M29 is a DH Racing Thoroughbred
The Legend of M continues, but can it compete with the best DH bikes of 2019?
Paul Aston    Jan 10, 2019
Review: The 2019 Banshee Legend 29" Rewards Aggressive Riders Review: The 2019 Banshee Legend 29" Rewards Aggressive Riders
The 29" Legend was designed to be a high-speed race machine for taller, aggressive riders.
Paul Aston    Nov 7, 2018
Review: Cube's 29" Downhill Bike - the Two15 SL Review: Cube's 29" Downhill Bike - the Two15 SL
After making its debut on the World Cup DH circuit, Cube's 29" Two15 is now available to the general public.
Tristan Tinn    Sep 16, 2018
Bike Check: Gee Atherton's Trek Session 9.9 29 Bike Check: Gee Atherton's Trek Session 9.9 29
This bike was built for sending - take a closer look at Gee's ride for Red Bull Hardline.
Red Bull Bike    Sep 15, 2018
29 Bikes From Red Bull Hardline 2018 29 Bikes From Red Bull Hardline 2018
The world's best freeracers have assembled to take on one wild track.
YT Industries    Sep 5, 2018
The YT Mob's World Champs Bikes are Looking Gorgeous The YT Mob's World Champs Bikes are Looking Gorgeous
Aaron Gwin, Neko Mulally and Angel Suarez's custom YT Tues World Champs bikes have been lovingly painted for the one-off event.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 24, 2018
Bike Check: Tracey Hannah's Polygon XquareOne DH Bike Check: Tracey Hannah's Polygon XquareOne DH
The XquareOne DH doesn't look like anything else on the World Cup circuit.
Mike Kazimer    Aug 24, 2018
Bike Check: Jack Reading's Prototype Nicolai DH 29er Bike Check: Jack Reading's Prototype Nicolai DH 29er
There's another new 29er DH bike on the loose on the World Cup circuit - this one's an aluminum Nicolai.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 14, 2018
Bike Check: R-Dog's Hawaiian Theme Trek Session - Crankworx Whistler 2018 Bike Check: R-Dog's Hawaiian Theme Trek Session - Crankworx Whistler 2018
Ryan Howard named his custom painted freeride machine "Permanent Vacation."
Paul Aston    Aug 13, 2018
Review: Norco Aurum HSP1 29" Review: Norco Aurum HSP1 29"
The Aurum HSP is a incredible, high-performance machine that's built for speed.
Paul Aston    Jul 30, 2018
Review: Commencal's Supreme DH 29 is an Unflinching Race Weapon Review: Commencal's Supreme DH 29 is an Unflinching Race Weapon
Has Commencal created the ideal privateer downhill bike?
Rick Schubert Schubert    Jul 24, 2018
Bike Check: Joshua Barth's Solid Strike - European DH Cup 2018 Bike Check: Joshua Barth's Solid Strike - European DH Cup 2018
Joshua Barth's Solid Strike is an unofficial XXL size that he has taken back to back podiums with at the iXS European DH Cup.
Paul Aston    Jul 13, 2018
Bike Check: Adam Brayton's Scott Gambler - Andorra World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Adam Brayton's Scott Gambler - Andorra World Cup 2018
Brayton's Gambler is now running full Öhlins suspension, a custom painted frame, and of course a full complement of Hope's best components.
Mike Kazimer    Jul 6, 2018
Bike Check: Bernard Kerr's Pivot Phoenix DH - Val di Sole World Cup DH 2018 Bike Check: Bernard Kerr's Pivot Phoenix DH - Val di Sole World Cup DH 2018
Bernard Kerr is back aboard his 27.5" Pivot Phoenix in Val di Sole. We check out the finer details of his bike with his mechanic Bo MacArthur.
Rick Schubert Schubert    Jul 1, 2018
Bike Check: Kellys Bike Noid 90 29er - European DH Cup 2018 Bike Check: Kellys Bike Noid 90 29er - European DH Cup 2018
Rastislav Baranek's Kellys Bike Noid 90 29er has very adjustable geometry.
Paul Aston    Jun 23, 2018
Winning Downhill Bike Check - Crankworx Les Gets 2018 Winning Downhill Bike Check - Crankworx Les Gets 2018
This bike took the win today by 0.97s on the fast and loose Les Gets Downhill.
Rick Schubert Schubert    Jun 18, 2018
Bike Check: Max Hartenstern's Cube Two15 29er Prototype Bike Check: Max Hartenstern's Cube Two15 29er Prototype
It's the German shredder's first season in the World Cup Elite ranks and he's already posting top times. PB photographer Rick Schubert takes a look at his big-wheel DH racer.
Daniel Sapp    Jun 17, 2018
Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Intense M29 FRO - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018 Bike Check: Charlie Harrison's Intense M29 FRO - Crankworx Innsbruck 2018
Charlie Harrison just placed third in DH at Crankworx Innsbruck. Check out his Intense M29 FRO.
Mike Kazimer    Jun 1, 2018
The World's Longest DH Bike: Isak Leivsson's Pole Machine 200 - Fort William World Cup 2018 The World's Longest DH Bike: Isak Leivsson's Pole Machine 200 - Fort William World Cup 2018
With big wheels, long chainstays, and a massive reach, Pole's prototype Machine 200 is one wild-looking ride.
Paul Aston    May 31, 2018
Ultimate Bike Check: Phil Atwill's Propain Rage Carbon 29" Ultimate Bike Check: Phil Atwill's Propain Rage Carbon 29"
Jump in and geek out on every single measurement, number, and pressure of Phil Atwill's race bike.
Trevor Lyden    May 10, 2018
Bike Check: Jordie Lunn's YT Tues - Black Sage FEST 2018 Bike Check: Jordie Lunn's YT Tues - Black Sage FEST 2018
How does a downhill pro turned freerider set up his bike? Rough AF.
Trevor Lyden    May 8, 2018
Bike Check: Graham Agassiz's Kona Operator - Black Sage FEST 2018 Bike Check: Graham Agassiz's Kona Operator - Black Sage FEST 2018
Aggy is a firm believer that 26" ain't dead and we recently caught up with him at Black Sage to check out his custom Kona Operator.
Trevor Lyden    May 7, 2018
Bike Check: DJ Brandt's Mongoose Boot'r - Black Sage FEST 2018 Bike Check: DJ Brandt's Mongoose Boot'r - Black Sage FEST 2018
DJ Brandt is an up-and-coming freerider, but from his recent performances, it's safe to say he's officially arrived.
Daniel Sapp    Apr 21, 2018
Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's Mondraker Summum - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Brook Macdonald's Mondraker Summum - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
Brook placed first in time training and in qualifying - can he keep the train rolling onto the podium tomorrow?
Daniel Sapp    Apr 19, 2018
Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29er - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Sam Blenkinsop's Norco Aurum HSP 29er - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
Sam Blenkinsop is starting the 2018 World Cup DH season aboard Norco's new Aurum HSP, running 29" wheels. We checked in with him to see how he has it set up to handle the rocks in Croatia.
Alex Evans    Apr 19, 2018
Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Full Carbon Unno Ever - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018 Bike Check: Greg Williamson's Full Carbon Unno Ever - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
The one-size-fits-all Carbon UNNO Ever is arguably one of the best-looking bikes out there, but how does Greg Williamson have his set up? We find out.
Pinkbike Staff    Apr 19, 2018
Saracen's New 29er DH Monster Isn't Available To Buy (Just Yet...) Saracen's New 29er DH Monster Isn't Available To Buy (Just Yet...)
Madison Saracen reveals a brand new 27.5 and 29 Myst bike only available for team riders Danny Hart, Matt Walker and Alex Marin. Saracen have promised the bike will be ready for public release at a later date.
Rick Schubert Schubert    Apr 15, 2018
Bike Check: Laurie Greenland's Mondraker Summum at the iXS European DH Cup Bike Check: Laurie Greenland's Mondraker Summum at the iXS European DH Cup
Laurie Greenland is off to a strong start aboard his Mondraker Summum, taking the win at the iXS European DH Cup.
Paul Aston    Mar 23, 2018
Bike Check: Casey Brown's Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2018 Bike Check: Casey Brown's Trek Session - Crankworx Rotorua 2018
Dean the Sardine is keeping Casey company on her customized frame, fresh out of Trek's Project One paint shop.
Paul Aston    Mar 23, 2018
Bike Check: Eliot Jackson's DVO Sprung Giant Glory - Crankworx Rotorua 2018 Bike Check: Eliot Jackson's DVO Sprung Giant Glory - Crankworx Rotorua 2018
Eliot gives us a rundown of his new race bike for 2018, including prototype internals for the DVO dampers.
Brian Park    Mar 9, 2018
Jackson Goldstone's Pint-Sized Custom Trek Session - Bike Check & Interview Jackson Goldstone's Pint-Sized Custom Trek Session - Bike Check & Interview
Jackson is now being supported by Trek, and we caught up with him at Pinkbike's Squamish HQ to check out his new extra-small Trek Session.
Ross Bell    Feb 22, 2018
Bike Check: Danny Hart's Saracen Myst Bike Check: Danny Hart's Saracen Myst
Danny Hart's change from Mondraker to Madison Saracen has been plain sailing so far, and he shares some details about how he's got his 2018 race bike set up.
Cameron Mackenzie    Jan 15, 2018
Bike Check: Cole Lucas and Sam Robbie's Intense M16 Bikes - New Zealand National DH Series Bike Check: Cole Lucas and Sam Robbie's Intense M16 Bikes - New Zealand National DH Series
We check out two Intense M16 bikes ridden by two of the fastest New Zealand junior downhill racers.
Cameron Mackenzie    Jan 7, 2018
Bike Check: Keegan Wright's Devinci Wilson - New Zealand National DH Series Bike Check: Keegan Wright's Devinci Wilson - New Zealand National DH Series
Keegan's 2018 season is shaping up to be another gangbusters trip around the world, racing select downhill World Cups in addition to his full EWS schedule. We took the opportunity to take a look at his new downhill rig.
Vernon Felton    Aug 24, 2017
Tahnée Seagrave's New Transition TR11 - Val di Sole World Cup 2017 Tahnée Seagrave's New Transition TR11 - Val di Sole World Cup 2017
Ross Bell gets the inside line on Transition's new carbon downhill machine.
Transition Bikes    Aug 2, 2017
Transition's New TR Eleven Carbon DH Bike Transition's New TR Eleven Carbon DH Bike
Transition have added a new downhill bike to their lineup, and this one goes to 11.
Mike Kazimer    Jun 29, 2017
Pivot Phoenix DH Carbon - Review Pivot Phoenix DH Carbon - Review
The Phoenix DH is one of the lightest downhill bikes in existence, but how does it ride?
Mike Kazimer    May 25, 2017
Trek Session 27.5 - First Look Trek Session 27.5 - First Look
The new Session 27.5 gets the longer, lower, and slacker treatment along with an updated frame design.
Richard Cunningham    May 13, 2017
Spy Shots of Tahnée Seagrave's New Transition T11 - Fort William BDS Spy Shots of Tahnée Seagrave's New Transition T11 - Fort William BDS
The DH racer that Transition fans have been waiting for: carbon chassis, new suspension and a stunning profile
Paul Aston    Mar 13, 2017
Canyon Sender - Review Canyon Sender - Review
We spent a solid six months thrashing Canyon's new Sender. How did it hold up? *updated

 
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