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Forbidden Dreadnought

I feel I should start this review with a couple of small confessions. Firstly, until I sat down to write this, I didn’t know any of the Forbidden Dreadnought’s measurements or geometry numbers. Secondly, I’ve never pedaled the Dreadnought up a hill. Never. Zero climbs to date.

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Crankworx Summer Series Dual Slalom Podium

Crankworx Summer Series 2021 Comes to an End

The Crankworx Summer Series was an incredible event, and we’re sad it’s over already!

Grass roots vibes and top tier racing blended together perfectly to create an extremely fun yet competitive environment for riders and spectators, with stellar crowds amping the athletes up at all events.

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2022 CANYON LUX TRAIL CF

LIGHT. FAST. CAPABLE.
Those three words say it all. The new Lux Trail takes everything that is great about the Lux the lightweight chassis, the unreal speed and unrivalled pedalling efficiency and adds a serious dose of capability courtesy of its downhill-friendly geometry, longer travel (120 mm) fork, drop-per post, wider bars, and meatier tires.

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20,845M SINGLE TRACK WORLD RECORD DESCENT

The rules: No trail can be ridden twice, and no e-bikes. This is what the two amateur mountain bikers Silvan Marfurt (1988) and Ralph Van Den Berg (1985) stuck to yesterday when they set a new world record. In 16 hours, the two conquered a descent of 20,845 vertical meters in Davos Klosters. Hardly surprising! The Swiss biking destination is known for its almost infinite number of single track trails and its Bahnentour, or “cable car tour,” which is what inspired this world record. “The Bahnentour, with its descent of about 10,000 vertical meters, is my favorite Davos Klosters tour. I rode it several times to prepare,” stated Ralph Van Den Berg.

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ELIAS RUSA FRONTFLIP HEEL-CLICKER AT AUDI NINES 2021

Elias Ruso landed a world’s-first frontflip heel-clicker during a heated session on the Big Air jump situated in the Birkenfeld Quarry in Germany’s Hunsrück-Nahe bike region. This complex aerial trick involves the rider and bike doing a forward flip in the air, while simultaneously lifting his feet over his arms and bringing them close enough to click his heels together in front of him.The Zenga Bros mission is the eccentrification of the world: To create everywhere, redeem everything and be a fool. Welcome to the modern tall bike movement.

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Audi Nines Recap

RECAP | INSANE FOOTAGE FROM AUDI NINES

The amount that can happen in a short space of time is simply astounding. In only a mere matter of days, the Birkenfeld Quarry in Germany’s Hunsrück-Nahe bike region has seen everything from riders pushing through personal limits, lay down multiple world-first and huge trains featuring 36 crack men and women from around the globe. These are the defining moments that make-up the somewhat rowdy Audi Nines family.
The Zenga Bros mission is the eccentrification of the world: To create everywhere, redeem everything and be a fool. Welcome to the modern tall bike movement.

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TALL BIKES WILL SAVE THE WORLD

Riding any bicycle is a positive step toward a healthy lifestyle and personal enjoyment, but it’s the tall bike that has the power to change the world. The tall bike remains on the fringes — only embraced by the daring, the creative and the foolish. Join the Zenga Bros for as they explore how to build, ride and coexist on a tall bike.

The Zenga Bros mission is the eccentrification of the world: To create everywhere, redeem everything and be a fool. Welcome to the modern tall bike movement.

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CRANKWORX SUMMER SERIES SOUTH ISLAND

Crankworx Summer Series 2021: Crankworx has today announced the addition of a summer series festival in New Zealand. The multi-stop mountain biking festival will see international and local riders explore the varied terrain of Central Otago, Queenstown and Wānaka, known for epic vistas and world-class mountain biking tracks. The Crankworx Summer Series will see Crankworx-calibre racing come to local destinations outside the usual World Tour, giving up-and-coming riders and locals the chance to mix, mingle and drop in with some of the world’s best mountain bikers.

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QUEENS OF GNAR

They came, they saw, they slayed. Audi Nines 2021 was proud to welcome a new group of riders into the family and to witness these women pushing mountain biking to new heights. From teenagers to veterans, the moment they rolled into the course, it was clear that Audi Nines is exactly where they belong.

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COOPER, 6TH IN UCI WORLD CUP ALBSTADT

New Zealand cross-country mountain bike champion Anton Cooper made a superb return to UCI World Cup racing with sixth place in the opening round in Germany.

The 26-year-old was pipped for the last place on the podium in a sprint finish with rising British star Tom Pidcock who climbed through the 155-strong field.

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Whaka 100 2018

WHAKA 100 POSTPONED TO 29-30 JANUARY 2022

Developed using exotic materials mainly used in motorsport applications, that features a very high tensile strength and modulus coupled with a very dedicate design and specific production process. Ext Superlight V2 Springs are set to define a new standard in very low weight high performances springs.

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NEW EXT SUPERLIGHT V2 SPRINGS

Developed using exotic materials mainly used in motorsport applications, that features a very high tensile strength and modulus coupled with a very dedicate design and specific production process. Ext Superlight V2 Springs are set to define a new standard in very low weight high performances springs.

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Craigiburn porters

Rewind | Club Life

Throwback read from 2018, focused around the amazing trails located on the southern divide, right next to some of Canterbury’s iconic clubies.

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Sram HS2 Rotor

The all new HS2 Rotor is a mountain bike specific rotor designed to improve brake performance while reducing noise and increasing heat dissipation.

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New Kids Ride Shotgun Pro Model

With zero frame contact, and lightning fast fitting and removal, the shotgun pro is the ultimate child seat for MTB families. And because it doesn’t touch the frame, it’s also suitable for e-mtbs with bigger downtubes, something the original shotgun seat couldn’t accommodate.

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