Category Archives: Videos
PAUL Component Engineering Talks Klamper Disc Brakes

Here is the man who designed and fabricated the Klamper disc brake calipers. Paul Price has been making rad shit in Chico California since 1989. He’s seen trends come and go, yet when a piece of technology makes a leap industry-wide, he knows when it’s time to design a product to keep on top of the demand. Discs are here to stay and now, there’s a USA-made option. Good on ya, Paul. I can’t wait to give a set a run!

Jul 7, 2015 2 comments
Morvelo’s Doorstep Epic – Tour de France

With the Tour underway (which has been a crazy year!), Morvelo continues their Doorstep Epic video series with George’s 284km and 4,000m ride. Which unlike the Tour was all happenstance.

Jul 7, 2015 Comments are OFF
The Trans-Cascadia MTB Race in Oakridge

Are you getting psyched on all of the Trans-Provence footage but think that traveling to France c’est trop? Don’t fret, announcing Trans-Cascadia.

A multi-day enduro/camping/feasting event on the world renowned trails of Oakridge, Oregon this September 24-27th. With food provided by Chris King’s Gourmet Century Chef Chris DiMinno, trials provided by a perfect combination of geology, topography, and a sweat equity, an equal cash payout to men and women, the same timing system used in the Trans-Provence, and all the proceeds going to further developing the Oakridge trail system this race is the perfect way to cap your summer. Head to Trans Cascadia for more information.

Jul 6, 2015 Comments are OFF
Grinduro Confirms Ray Barbee and Mike Watt For Music

Hopefully by now you’ve heard of Grinduro, Giro’s two-day event in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Part gravel grinder, part enduro and all fun. Co-sponsored by SRAM, all proceeds from the event will benefit the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship. Thanks to Ray Barbee and Mike Watt, the October 10th event just got a lot more rockin’…

In addition to the music and the racing, Grinduro will feature displays of art and hand-built bicycles, and excellent food from former Clyde Common chef Chris DiMinno of Gourmet Century fame. Featured builders include Black Cat, Blue Collar Bikes, Caletti, Falconer, Retrotec, Steve Rex, Soulcraft and others. There will also be displays of handmade creations from Paul Component Engineering, White Industries, Strawfoot and Traugott Guitars alongside art from Geoff McFetridge and others.

Registration is open now and is $200 for the weekend including race entry, camping, music and breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday. The concerts and bike/art expo will be available to general admission on Saturday evening for $5/person.

Head over to Giro for more information. Yes, spots are still available!

Jul 6, 2015 2 comments
Martyn Ashton is Back On Track

We’ve all been there before. A wreck keeps us from riding our bikes, yet few of us have sustained injuries like professional mountain biker Martyn Ashton. Back in 2013 Martyn took a spill while shooting video for Road Bike Party, damaging his spine and has finally gotten back to riding shape. Here’s his triumphant return…

Jul 2, 2015 5 comments