Transition Double gets an overhaul with new Triple DJ/Park/SS Bike

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Photo c. Chris Bailey/Transition Bikes

Over the years, Transition has had a few popular slopestyle models with names like the BottleRocket and most recently the Double. But with the lack of any full suspension short travel DJ bikes in their line up recently, you could probably guess Transition was up to something. Now that void is being filled with their newest creation – the Triple. Picking up where the Double left off, the Triple will launch you over that next set with the confidence of the new “26” Regular Wheelsize…”

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Over the years, Transition has had a few popular slopestyle models with names like the BottleRocket and most recently the Double. But with the lack of any full suspension short travel DJ bikes in their line up recently, you could probably guess Transition was up to something. Now that void is being filled with their newest […]

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Road to NAHBS 2016: Brad Hodges with W. H. Bradford Custom Bikes

Photo by Brad Hodges
Photo by Brad Hodges
Photo by Brad Hodges

Brad Hodges grew up steeped in early mountain biking culture in the hills around Cupertino, California. After committing himself to a life of building bicycles for a living at an early age, Brad began his career heavily influenced by BMX bikes and still finds himself coming back to trick bikes.

These days, Brad has been flexing a broader repertoire. We can expect to see a full range of road, mountain, cyclocross, and touring machines at this year’s show. While he builds mostly in steel, rumor has it that a certain ‘Tytanium’ bike will ‘steel’ the show in the WH Bradford booth this year at NAHBS…

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Brad Hodges grew up steeped in early mountain biking culture in the hills around Cupertino, California. After committing himself to a life of building bicycles for a living at an early age, Brad began his career heavily influenced by BMX bikes and still finds himself coming back to trick bikes. These days, Brad has been flexing […]

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AMS adds new stiffer, lightweight Om Stem 45 for 35mm diameter bars

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All Mountain Style claimed that their pared-down, low-stack 31.8 mountain stem set a benchmark for all-mountain and enduro riding. And now they have taken that same technology and expanded it for a new, even stiffer Om stem to match the latest move to even larger 35mm diameter handlebars. The new machined stem is still just 45mm long and will pair well with the newest crop of ultra wide bars for better control on the new long toptube, slack headtube angle bikes the industry has moved towards. Take a closer look after the break…

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All Mountain Style claimed that their pared-down, low-stack 31.8 mountain stem set a benchmark for all-mountain and enduro riding. And now they have taken that same technology and expanded it for a new, even stiffer Om stem to match the latest move to even larger 35mm diameter handlebars. The new machined stem is still just 45mm […]

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BMX Legend Ryan Nyquist doubles it by making the jump to mountain bike for 2016

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A jump is a jump is a jump….. is probably what goes through Ryan’s head when he’s on two wheels and heading towards a sloped dirt… or cement wall. Having won several medals in both BMX dirt & park competitions, Nyquist has never been considered a one-trick pony, and has decided to show the world he has one more trick up his sleeve.

Check out what Ryan had to say plus a couple of videos of him showing us why MTB is a great next step….

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A jump is a jump is a jump….. is probably what goes through Ryan’s head when he’s on two wheels and heading towards a sloped dirt… or cement wall. Having won several medals in both BMX dirt & park competitions, Nyquist has never been considered a one-trick pony, and has decided to show the world he […]

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MET’s Bluegrass Eagle gravity brand gives their Explicit full-face a new look for 2016

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For a helmet that hasn’t really changed much in the last couple of years, the Bluegrass Explicit still manages to tick most of the boxes for a full-face lid capable of making the transition from Downhill to Enduro to BMX. We had a look at some of the Bluegrass at a Eurobike past, but they keep churning out solid Euro protection gear.

The Explicit uses a well thought-out lightweight composite shell with an EPS foam impact absorption layer and breathable mesh fabric liner, and comes in just over 1kg for all sizes. The newest iteration of the helmet adds in Bluegrass’ large Airflow_2_Chin intake vents, making for one of the most ventilated full-face chin guard on the market. Drop in past the fold for a closer look, details, and availability…

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For a helmet that hasn’t really changed much in the last couple of years, the Bluegrass Explicit still manages to tick most of the boxes for a full-face lid capable of making the transition from Downhill to Enduro to BMX. We had a look at some of the Bluegrass at a Eurobike past, but they […]

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Best videos of the week: Another perspective of BC, one-wheel mayhem, and BMX like you’ve never seen it

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This week we have an awesome edit from OneUp taking an adventure that will only have you wanting to go back to Sol Mountain in BC over and over, to raging on the street’s of Sol Cal DBlocks style, (if you don’t know, you will) and some old school BMX….. UCI BMX downhill as a matter of fact.

Journey on through to see our best video finds of the week…. the go out and practice those wheelies!!!

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This week we have an awesome edit from OneUp taking an adventure that will only have you wanting to go back to Sol Mountain in BC over and over, to raging on the street’s of Sol Cal DBlocks style, (if you don’t know, you will) and some old school BMX….. UCI BMX downhill as a matter of […]

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Paul Comp adapts your discs, cantis, and thumbies

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Sometimes it really is the little things that are really appreciated. Paul Comp has been dedicated to developing simple, functional, american-made components from their Chico, CA home for several decades. And as the new year gets under way they’ve add a few small bits of machined goodness to solve some more common (and less so) setup problems. What that amounts to are new solutions to matching whatever size disc brake rotors you choose for any frame, a now complete front and rear set of canti brake stops, and a new pair of thumbshift mounts for use with Shimano bar-end shifters for more gearing options. Check it all out after the break…

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Sometimes it really is the little things that are really appreciated. Paul Comp has been dedicated to developing simple, functional, american-made components from their Chico, CA home for several decades. And as the new year gets under way they’ve add a few small bits of machined goodness to solve some more common (and less so) […]

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Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

  • Hit the berms with the Pros at Ray’s with Redline Flight School – Learn from Redline BMX pros tomorrow at Ray’s in Cleveland. Get tips from Olympians Sam & Alise on how they’ve gotten so fast, then gain knowledge from Jason Carnes who’s mastered 30 years racing in the Pro circuit. Check out the details at: RaysMTB.com/RedlineAtRays

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Hit the berms with the Pros at Ray’s with Redline Flight School – Learn from Redline BMX pros tomorrow at Ray’s in Cleveland. Get tips from Olympians Sam & Alise on how they’ve gotten so fast, then gain knowledge from Jason Carnes who’s mastered 30 years racing in the Pro circuit. Check out the details at: RaysMTB.com/RedlineAtRays

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Share the stoke on your car with Cycling Stick Family stickers

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We can’t always be out riding our bikes, so why not spread the gospel of cycling while we are sharing the road in our cars? You’ve surely seen the stick figure lady on the back window of a station wagon with all of her stick figure cats. Don’t be her. Get some stick figure cyclists and let others know what kind of riding you and your family do.

That’s my family. We don’t have a minivan to slap these on the back of, but it would be a lot cooler if we did. Cycling Stick Family has a wide range of figures of men, women, teenagers, and kids. Have a look at more details after the jump. What does your cycling family look like?

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We can’t always be out riding our bikes, so why not spread the gospel of cycling while we are sharing the road in our cars? You’ve surely seen the stick figure lady on the back window of a station wagon with all of her stick figure cats. Don’t be her. Get some stick figure cyclists and […]

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