Tag Archives: MTB

Pirelli, Fabien Barel develop new Scorpion MTB tyre line

Pirelli has announced a technical partnership with the three-time downhill world champion Fabien Barel for the development of a new line of Scorpion MTB tyres dedicated to the gravity racing world. The new Scorpion tyres are at prototype level and have already been tested by Barel. They can now be …

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Michelin launches Wild Enduro Racing Line mountain bike tyre range

Michelin has launched the new Wild Enduro Racing Line mountain bike tyre range. Available in front-and rear-specific versions, the Michelin Wild Enduro Racing Line tyres are available in 29×2.40 to suit the race bikes used today at the highest levels of the sport, and by riders who ride aggressively on …

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Limar launches new MTB Alben MIPS A helmet

Limar has launched the new MTB Alben MIPS A helmet. MIPS A is the new premium version of the MIPS Multi-Directional Impact Protection System. With the Alben, Limar said it wanted to offer premium features including MIPS A in an ‘affordable MTB helmet that offers outstanding value for money’. The …

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adidas Five Ten releases sustainable MTB shoes and apparel line

adidas Five Ten has released a sustainable MTB outfit. “Plastic waste and pollution are a big problem,” said a statement. “adidas has been working hard to develop and introduce innovations to help reduce the use of new plastic and virgin polyester. As a brand, adidas aims to completely phase out …

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2Pure, Lizard Skins supporting The Contour Collective for 2021

2Pure has announced a Lizard Skins partnership with The Contour Collective for 2021. As more and more people discover riding, Lizard Skins and 2Pure believe that promoting inclusivity and accessibility in mountain biking is one of the most important issues in cycling. The Contour Collective is a new project which …

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Michelin launches two new trail and all mountain tyres

Michelin has added the new Force AM 2 and Wild AM 2 to its range of MTB tyres. The tyres join the Competition Line and are designed to satisfy the needs of all mountain and trail riders looking for extra grip and performance. Taking their inspiration and borrowing technology directly …

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High-value MTBs reported stolen from Base Camp Bikes

Aviemore CID is appealing for information after a number of high-value mountain bikes were reported stolen in the Grantown-on-Spey area. Officers received a report of 12 mountain bikes and seven mountain bike frames of various brands including Banshee, Evil, Rocky Mountain and Yeti, estimated to be worth over £50,000, having …

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Leatt adds 4.0 MTB enduro helmet to range

Leatt is launching its new 4.0 MTB enduro helmet. DH certified with a lightweight polymer shell and advanced airflow system, the helmet has Leatt’s 360° Turbine technology, which helps to protect riders from sustaining serious head and brain injuries in the event of a crash. This technology can help to …

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MTBs worth over £50,000 stolen in Laggan theft

Officers in Aviemore are appealing for information after a number of high-value mountain bikes were reported stolen in the Laggan area. Police received a report of eight Polygon Siskiu T8 mountain bikes, estimated to be worth around £12,800, having been stolen from Laggan Wolftrax Visitor Centre between 11pm on Friday, …

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Danny Hart signs with new Cube Factory Racing Team

Cube has levelled up its mountain bike sponsorship with the signing of Danny Hart and a dedicated downhill Factory Racing team. Starting in 2021, Hart will ride for the Cube Factory Racing team under a long-term contract. “I’m stoked on the new team and the bike,” he said.  “The first …

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