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  1. Yeti Beti Bike Bash: Mountain Bike Racing for Women

    Yeti Beti Bike Bash: Mountain Bike Racing for Women

    The Yeti Beti Bike Bash p/b Stan’s NoTubes will be back for its ninth running in Lakewood, Colorado, on Sunday, June 3, 2018. The popular regional event has been showcasing women’s cross country mountain bike racing since its inception. We caught up with Race Director Amy Thomas to learn more. Thomas co-owns the Yeti Beti Bike Bash along with Sarah...
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  2. Meet Geoff Kabush

    Meet Geoff Kabush

    If you’ve been following mountain bike racing during the past two decades, you’ve probably heard of Geoff Kabush. After a long and successful international cross country racing career, the 41-year-old Canadian Olympian recently switched his cycling focus to other types of events across North America. He now splits his time between Squamish, British Columbia, and East Bay and Truckee, California...
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  3. 2018 Stan's Athlete Round Up

    2018 Stan's Athlete Round Up

    An outstanding group of international athletes are riding Stan’s NoTubes wheels and trusting the world’s best tubeless sealant in 2018.  The XC contingent of the Stan’s family will remain much the same. Returning Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team riders Chloe Woodruff and Rose Grant will be joined by new riders Keegan Swenson and Sofia Gomez-Villafañe. The team of four will tag-team...
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  4. Meet The Meteor // Intelligentsia Team

    Meet The Meteor // Intelligentsia Team

    The Meteor // Intelligentsia Team has assembled a talented roster for its new-for-2018 elite women’s U.S. domestic road team. Based in New York City yet representing four countries, its riders will be competing in a variety of races across the U.S. We chatted with Team Manager and Racer BrittLee Bowman just as the season was about to get under way...
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  5. CB7 RiACT

    CB7 RiACT

    Why carbon? Lately, there’s been a lot of discussion about the pros and cons of carbon fiber versus aluminum when it comes to rims. Here’s what we think. Plenty of carbon rims on the market are mostly fashion accessories, and that’s cool, if you’re into that sort of thing. But we’re not. In fact, we make some...
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  6. #SavedByStans - Nailed it!

    #SavedByStans - Nailed it!

    Our mission is to make every ride even better. That means further, faster, and flat free, and nothing makes us happier than hearing from a customer whose ride was saved by Stan's. Got a great story? Tag it #savedbystans and let us know about it! John V. from California recently took the time to send us these photos and tell us...
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  7. Meet the Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team

    Meet the Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team

    Building on its success, the Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team p/b Maxxis has doubled in size for 2018. Elite mountain bike pros Keegan Swenson and Sofia Gomez-Villafañe, both 24 years old, have joined returning team members Chloe Woodruff, 31, and Rose Grant, 36. Read on for our in-depth interview with Woodruff, who heads the team. Stan’s NoTubes: How and why did...
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  8. Shop Profile: Arizona Cyclist

    Shop Profile: Arizona Cyclist

    At Stan’s NoTubes, we appreciate the importance of great bike shops to our cycling community. One of our favorite local shops is Arizona Cyclist in Tucson. We chatted with General Manager Ryan Tiffin to learn more about the shop, which opened in 2005. Stan’s No Tubes: What makes your shop stand out? Arizona Cyclist: We focus on...
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  9. Wrench Report: Going to Europe

    Wrench Report: Going to Europe

    You'll typically find Drew Esherick somewhere on the East Coast providing event support for Stan’s NoTubes. But as the 2017-2018 domestic cyclocross season wound down, Esherick found himself on not just one but two trips to Europe. Here we share his account of recent travels to cyclocross races across the pond. I think I'm lucky, and I can’t express...
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  10. Meet 3D Racing’s Chris Herting

    Meet 3D Racing’s Chris Herting

    Custom bike builder Chris Herting has always been a tinkerer; he’s the perfect guy to know if you need something unique designed and built. As the owner of 3D Racing in Durango, Colorado, Herting is the man behind the Stan’s NoTubes custom tricycle which you may have seen at Sea Otter and other events last year. More recently, he has...
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  11. Road Tubeless Myths Debunked

    Road Tubeless Myths Debunked

    Much the way it took over mountain bikes, road tubeless is becoming the choice for an increasing number of riders logging big miles on the road. From gravel riders to the pro peloton, the word is out that tubeless has some major advantages. But most riders still have a lot of concerns and questions. We asked the Vegan Cyclist, also...
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  12. Red Bull Rampage: Behind the Scenes with Cam Zink and Kyle Strait

    Red Bull Rampage: Behind the Scenes with Cam Zink and Kyle Strait

    Every fall, some of the most skilled free riders in the world challenge themselves and each other to conquer incredible lines at the Red Bull Rampage in Utah. We chatted with Cameron Zink and Kyle Strait, two former winners who finished second and eighth respectively this year, for a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to compete in the Rampage. ...
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  13. Tire Pressure: How to Find the Perfect Tire Pressure

    Tire Pressure: How to Find the Perfect Tire Pressure

    In 2006, Krista Rust left her job as an Electrical Engineer for Motorola to race her bike, and she's been traveling, riding, and helping people keep their bikes rolling ever since. Krista is an ambassador for the benefits of tubeless and has spent years helping riders make the switch from inner tubes. Originally an XC racer and now on the...
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  14. Meet Rebecca Fahringer

    Meet Rebecca Fahringer

    After several years of racing for the Amy D. Foundation, Rebecca Fahringer joined the Stan’s NoTubes pb Maxxis Team for the 2017-2018 cyclocross season as both a rider and team manager. The 28-year-old pro lives in Concord, New Hampshire and races among the elites in both the U.S. and Europe. Stan’s NoTubes: What’s it been like to switch...
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  15. Meet Cam Zink

    Meet Cam Zink

    Professional freeride mountain biker Cam Zink, 31, has long been a favorite at events like the Red Bull Rampage, which he won in 2010, and Crankworx Whistler, where he won the slopestyle competition in 2006 and 2010. He is famous for pulling off amazing feats, like 360s and up to 100-foot backflips. Now in the later years of his career...
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  16. Meet Crankworx Whistler Winner Jesse Melamed

    Meet Crankworx Whistler Winner Jesse Melamed

    Jesse Melamed took a big step up in the elite enduro ranks this summer by winning his first career Enduro World Series (EWS) round at Crankworx in Whistler, British Columbia. The 25-year-old is in his first season racing full-time as a pro for the Rocky Mountain Urge BP Rally Team. He lives in Whistler.   [caption id="attachment_524" align="aligncenter...
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  17. Tire Pressure: Material and Shape Matter

    Tire Pressure: Material and Shape Matter

    In 2006, Krista Rust left her job as an Electrical Engineer for Motorola to race her bike, and she's been traveling, riding, and helping people keep their bikes rolling ever since. Krista is an ambassador for the benefits of tubeless and has spent years helping riders make the switch from inner tubes. Originally an XC racer and now on the...
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  18. Stan’s NoTubes Introduces Podium SRD,  Sentry MK3, Baron MK3 and Major MK3 Wheelsets

    Stan’s NoTubes Introduces Podium SRD, Sentry MK3, Baron MK3 and Major MK3 Wheelsets

    New racing specific carbon wheelset and premium alloy wheels and rims BIG FLATS, NY (August 30, 2017) - Stan’s NoTubes is proud to introduce their lightest and most advanced carbon racing wheelset, the Podium SRD. As the first wheelset to be released as part of the Stan’s Racing Development line of products, the Podium SRD builds on the legendary...
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  19. Meet Martha Gill

    Meet Martha Gill

    Martha celebrating a 2nd place finish at a British Enduro Series round. In her first full year of racing the Enduro World Series (EWS), Martha Gill (Marin/Stan’s) is making an impression as a promising up and coming young racer. With one round remaining, the 19-year-old British rider leads the Under 21 women’s standings. Stan’s NoTubes: Tell us about...
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  20. Meet Kyle Strait

    Meet Kyle Strait

    Not only has Kyle Strait won the Redbull Rampage twice (2004 and 2013), but he’s also the only rider to have contested it every year since its inception in 2001. The 30-year-old pro from Alpine, California competes in speed and style, slopestyle, dual slalom, dirt jumping and downhill events, and he’s also raced BMX. Just last month, Strait made the...
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