The Saas Fee Glacier Bike Downhill Race, held annually in Saas Fee, Switzerland, is truly a unique competition as riders must brave glaciers overlaid by slick ice and snow; all while going at fast speeds of up to 144km/h.
Whether it's 26" vs. 29" wheels, Shimano vs. SRAM, or local bike shops vs. online stores, the mountain bike community is rife with discussion, choices and opinions. The reality is, our sport has grown exponentially over the past decade and every new development, technology, product, etc. presents us with more choices. We now have the luxury of making purchasing decisions to meet our very precise needs and we also have the choice about how we make our purchase.
The 2013 edition of Vienna Air King has been decided with an exciting win from Brett Rheeder! The winds were howling throughout the competition, making it hard for some of the riders to showcase their full potential.
The film, Shifted, created by Matt Butterworth and Eric Marciniak of VirtueMedia, is an exciting and promising new mountain bike film that premieres on April 25th, 2013, at the Kelowna Community Theatre in Kelowna, British Columbia.
TBS Bike Parts is committed to supporting the mountain bike community. As part of this initiative, TBS Bike Parts is extremely proud to announce the sponsorship of two talented young riders; Tom and Bas van Steenbergen. In addition, TBS is thrilled to be able to support Harrison Mendel, a very gifted and passionate mountain bike videographer/photographer. It is a tremendous honor to offer support to these talented individuals as they pursue their passion and improve their skills.
The Rock Shox Reverb Adjustable Seat post is at the top of its class. This high performance seat post allows the rider to adjust the height of the post, both up or down, with just the touch of a switch while on the move.
TBS Bike Parts downhill rider, Bas van Steenbergen from Kelowna, British Columbia, has spent the last few months recovering from a broken wrist. Through sheer will, heart and determination, Bas has made a full recovery and is now ready to compete on the 'world mountain bike stage' in 2013 World Cup mountain bike races.