slopestyle

SF Bike Expo: AT’s Showdown

The big event of the San Francisco Bike Expo is Andrew Taylor’s freestyle MTB comp, known as AT’s Showdown. This year, the emphasis on slopestyle was taken down a notch and in it’s place, the focus was on a head-to-head dirt jump format. Or, as I was calling it, “watchin’ dudes on bikes hitting big-ass […]

11.15.2011 Features Read the full story →
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First look at the Black Market Roam

Fans of Black Market bikes were undoubtably stoked when Carter Holland of Black Market showed up at Interbike recently with a new prototype all mountain frame. Taking a few design cues from their first full suspension release, the Killswitch, with a decidedly DH/FR take on the all mountain concept, the new 5.7″ frame will feature a 66º […]

10.12.2010 bikes-gear Read the full story →

Grassroots Cycles and the Ranchstyle Slopestyle

Originally published on MBAction.com 5/21/10 Matt and the Grassroots Cycles crew have been building trails and jumps on a piece of property they own for about 7 years. They’ve done what many riders only dream up, and created their own private riding spot. These days the private bike park is known as the Ranch, and […]

06.02.2010 Colorado Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Grassroots Ranchstyle Step-up Jam

The first day at the Ranchstyle in Grand Junction was pretty chill. There was a ton of riding and some clinics- after wards, some beer was drank, and there were bikes, ridden with a bunch of bros. When I was riding,  I spent most of my time at this sweet ravine where some of the […]

05.10.2010 Colorado Bike Parks Read the full story →
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Is the 2010 Black Market Killswitch a game changer?

It’s one of the most anticipated dirt jump bikes to be released in some time, and one of the most frequent topics of discussion between fellow freeride bike geeks. What is it, and why is it so many freeriders are anticipating it while drooling on their keyboards? It is a bike that has the potiential […]

05.05.2010 bikes-gear Read the full story →

2010 Grassroots Ranchstyle teaser

I’m still going through stacks of memory cards filled with awesomeness from this weekend’s trek to Grand Junction, Colorado, where fellow Portland photographer Tim Zimmerman and I enjoyed a “man-cation” filled with epic riding, good times with fellow riders, and of course a ton of picture taking. There were clinics, a pumptrack, dual slalom racing, […]

04.29.2010 Colorado Bike Parks Read the full story →