Downhill Archive

Wow Look At Troy Brosnan’s Canyon Factory Sender Downhill Bike!

It only took Canyon Factory rider Troy Brosnan a few hours to show off the all new Factory Sender Downhill bike and it looks stunning! Canyon revealed the Canyon Factory Downhill team yesterday, but at that time no images of the bike were available so this really is a first look. Oh baby! 😍 #sendercf […]

It’s Official Josh Bryceland Won’t Race WC Downhill In 2017

Ratboy, aka Josh Bryceland, aka the most chilled dowhnhill rider you are every likely to meet has officially announced that he will not be racing in the Downhill World Cup for 2017! The rumours started a few months ago when Claudio mentioned that Josh Bryceland had spoken to him prior a World Cup run that […]

Did Remy Metailler Just Say He Will Ride For Rocky Mountain?

Remy Metailler, the ex-Commencal rider and local Whistler rider, may have just leaked that he will be riding for Rocky Mountain for 2017! Remy Metailler has a very busy life! When he’s not whipping everything in sight on his downhill bike, recovering from a broken back, you can probably find him at Core Whistler, training […]

Loris Vergier Joins Santa Cruz Syndicate For 2017

Ex-Specialized Gravity rider, Loris Vergier, is headed for the Santa Cruz Syndicate for 2017! Loris Vergier announced in 2016 that he would leave Specialized, the news came as a shock to the mountain biking and downhill world as the young rider had only been signed for the Specialized Gravity team for one season. Since the […]

Canyon Bikes Teases 2017 WC Team

It has been the subject of much discussion, but it finally looks like Canyon’s entry in to the DH WC for 2017 is official. For months now we’ve heard from people in the know who have been quietly confident that Canyon Bikes, the buy direct specialists from Germany, would be one of the new kids […]

Swiss Downhill Syndicate Turns To NS Bikes Factory Racing

More big news today for the 2017 Downhill World Cup, as the SDS announces it is no more! The Swiss Downhill Syndicate will not be taking part in the 2017 WC DH, well not under the old SDS name anyway! SDS have teamed up with Polish bike brand NS Bikes to become NS Bikes Factory […]

Manon Carpenter Signs For Radon In 2017

UK downhill rider, Manon Carpenter has been confirmed to be riding for Radon in 2017. Manon Carpenter announced late last year that she would be leaving Madison Saracen and since then there has been speculation on where the young rider would find a new home. Well it has been officially revealed that she will be […]

Check out this Mad Max modded Kona Stinky!

We all love upgrading our bikes, but some bike owners like to go to extra special lengths when upgrading with some interesting results and engineering ideas. Just check out this Mad Max Kona Stinky for an example. No matter what bike you buy or build, there will more than likely be a component that you […]

2016 Commencal kids downhill bikes released

Commencal have proven to be committed to bringing hard-hitting kids bikes to our sprigs, and the latest for 2016 see new colour options, updated frame designs and new suspension set up. Commencal are on of the few larger manufacturers who offer a range of full suspension bikes for 20-inch up. For 2016 we see the […]

Canyon DHX Whipzone 2015: unboxing impressions

I’ve always prefered to build a bike from scratch, choosing which parts I want and the colour scheme to go for, but the allure and price of direct sales bikes got the better of me this year and I pulled the trigger on a 2015 Canyon DHX Whipzone. Here are my unboxing impressions. When you […]