1. Behind the Scenes with Adam Price AKA Pinkbike's Privateer

    Behind the Scenes with Adam Price AKA Pinkbike's Privateer

    After getting a firsthand taste last year of just how tough it is for the average joe to make it in the pro ranks, Adam Price, aka The Privateer, is at it again, this time with more experience, fitness and skills. 2019 is the make-or-break season for the 28-year-old enduro racer from southwest England who now calls Canada home. Stan’s...
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  2. Bike Check: Jill Kintner's “Queen of Hearts” Pumptrack Build

    Bike Check: Jill Kintner's “Queen of Hearts” Pumptrack Build

    Jill Kintner is no stranger to custom builds. Her latest project named the “Queen of Hearts" could go down as one the best looking bikes ever assembled. For Crankworx Whistler's Pumptrack Challenge, the 2018 Queen of Crankworx worked with Made Rad by Tony on this one of a kind build. We'll let the bike speak for itself, but it should be noted...
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  3. Meet Louis Hamilton

    Meet Louis Hamilton

    For Louis, it all started with building sketchy jumps from bricks and planks in the backyard and breaking department store bikes. It has since taken him to compete at an international level, travel the world, meet many great people and also start his own mountain bike coaching business - Tuned Rotorua. This year at the New Zealand Downhill National Championships...
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  4. Bike Check: Taylor Lideen's 24hr World Championship Ride

    Bike Check: Taylor Lideen's 24hr World Championship Ride

    Taylor Lideen, an Arizona native, broke onto the US racing circuit in 2015 after standing on the podium of many major enduro events. Surprising many, when 2016 rolled around he decided to shift his focus to endurance racing. It's now obvious that he made the right call. After quickly working his way to the top of the endurance racing scene...
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  5. Behind the Scenes with Rose Grant: Riding Among the Bears and Mountain Lions

    Behind the Scenes with Rose Grant: Riding Among the Bears and Mountain Lions

    Training as a pro mountain biker in Montana is a little different than in other places. After all, in most other places you don’t have to worry about possible encounters with grizzly bears and mountain lions. We caught up with reigning, five-time U.S. Marathon Mountain Bike National Champion Rose Grant, 36, of the Stan’s-Pivot Team to talk more about how...
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  6. Eight Pro Tips For Your Next Gravel Grinder

    Eight Pro Tips For Your Next Gravel Grinder

    Epic routes. Challenge. Adventure. Gravel grinders have it all. No wonder they draw participants from all different cycling backgrounds. We talked with gravel racing pros Geoff Kabush (Yeti Cycles-Maxxis), BrittLee Bowman (The Meteor // Intelligentsia) and Jake Wells (Form p/b IRC Tires) for some expert advice on how to go faster and have more fun at your next gravel event...
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  7. Dan Atherton on Launching Atherton Bikes

    Dan Atherton on Launching Atherton Bikes

    After years of racing for major brands like Commencal, GT and Trek, gravity racing superstars and siblings Dan, Gee and Rachel Atherton announced earlier this year that they'd be riding and racing for their very own  bike brand, Atherton Bikes, in 2019. Fast forward a few months, and we caught up with Dan Atherton while at the Sea Otter Classic to find...
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  8. Jill Kinter on Racing Her First EWS

    Jill Kinter on Racing Her First EWS

    Arguably one of the most versatile bike racers in the world, Jill Kintner proved yet again that she has the necessary skills to succeed on any type of bike with a second place in her first Enduro World Series race in Tasmania. Jill's won an Olympic bronze medal in BMX, is a three-time 4-Cross World Champion and has 20 National Championship titles...
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  9. Reed Boggs and Adolf Silva Take on Barcelona

    Reed Boggs and Adolf Silva Take on Barcelona

     Reed Boggs and Adolf Silva headed to Barcelona for some early season training. Both riders pride themselves on their ability to ride it all, from dirt jumpers to skatboards, DH bikes to motos. Reed and Adolf run the Flow MK3 wheels on every bicycle. When it comes to all-around use, it's tough to beat the versatility of the Flow...
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  10. Meet Cooper Ott

    Meet Cooper Ott

    Enduro mountain bike pro Cooper Ott of the Pivot Factory Racing Team just recently joined our crew of Stan’s sponsored athletes. The 27-year-old headed into 2019 as the defending Big Mountain Enduro (BME) series champion after winning in 2018 - her second time. Her first BME series title came in 2016 shortly after she made the switch from cross country...
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  11. Behind the Scenes at the Red Bull Rampage: An Adventure in Custom Wheel Painting

    Behind the Scenes at the Red Bull Rampage: An Adventure in Custom Wheel Painting

    The Red Bull Rampage is more than just the best riders creating amazing performances in the Utah desert every fall. It’s also an opportunity for riders’ sponsors to do something special to showcase the equipment being ridden. But getting those customized bikes, wheels and accessories ready for the big day isn’t easy. We chatted with Stan’s NoTubes Creative Director Chris...
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  12. CX and Gravel Racer Jake Wells on Racing and Coaching

    CX and Gravel Racer Jake Wells on Racing and Coaching

      Long-time Stan’s NoTubes rider Jake Wells of Avon, Colorado, is no longer racing among the pros every weekend, but that doesn’t mean he’s slowed down. Fresh off defending his U.S. cyclocross national championship titles in both the Masters 40-45 and Singlespeed amateur categories earlier this month, Wells now spends a majority of his time focused on his business and...
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  13. Stan's Athletes Bring the Heat to the Iceman Cometh Challenge

    Stan's Athletes Bring the Heat to the Iceman Cometh Challenge

    Traverse City, Michigan is home to the Iceman Cometh Challenge, which for many athletes is the final event of their busy schedules. Racing from March until November can be demanding on both the riders and their equipment, but thankfully our Stan's athletes were ready for the challenge. Both Chloe Woodruff and Geoff Kabush took the top step and claimed the...
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  14. Behind the Scenes - The Unsung Heros of Red Bull Rampage

    Behind the Scenes - The Unsung Heros of Red Bull Rampage

    The sweat, hard work and blisters that go into building your favorite rider's line at Red Bull Rampage are too often overlooked. It's hard to imagine how 21 athletes and their dig crews can transform a raw hillside into the meticulously sculpted and manicured lines you watch on TV in just four days. The riders, with input from their crew...
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  15. Meet Sofia Gomez Villafañe

    Meet Sofia Gomez Villafañe

    Not only is Argentinian Cross Country Mountain Bike National Champion Sofia Gomez Villafañe, 24, fast on a mountain bike, but she’s also a talented elite cyclocross racer. As a dual citizen of Argentina and the U.S., Gomez Villafañe resides in Heber City, Utah and races primarily in North America for the Stan's-Pivot Pro Team p/b Maxxis team. We caught up...
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  16. Countdown To Mountain Bike Worlds: Behind The Scenes In Lenzerheide

    Countdown To Mountain Bike Worlds: Behind The Scenes In Lenzerheide

    We went behind the scenes ahead of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Lenzerheide, Switzerland to get a sense of what life is like in the lead-up to the biggest, most important race of the year. Our very own Kenny Wehn has been in Europe the past few weeks supporting Stan’s NoTubes riders selected by their countries to compete...
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  17. Getting Ready: Behind the Scenes at the Leadville 100

    Getting Ready: Behind the Scenes at the Leadville 100

    Ever wonder what it’s like to be a pro mountain biker prepping for and doing a big race like the Leadville 100? A half dozen lucky amateur racers are getting to experience exactly that at the first-ever Todd Wells Pro Experience Camp put on by three-time Leadville 100 winner Todd Wells. Our very own Kenny Wehn has spent the week...
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  18. Strait Talk: Professional Life with Mountain Bike Power Couple Kyle and Rachel

    Strait Talk: Professional Life with Mountain Bike Power Couple Kyle and Rachel

    Kyle and Rachel Strait grew up racing mountain bikes at many of the same venues. They knew each other for years, but not well. He was more of a downhiller, and she raced cross country - each doing their own thing. But that all changed when they reconnected in their 20s and started riding together and dating. We chatted with...
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  19. Behind the Scenes with Team Clif Bar MTB

    Behind the Scenes with Team Clif Bar MTB

    Not all racing teams are created equal. To a squad like Team Clif Bar MTB, having fun at great events is just as important as winning races. We spoke with Team Manager and Director Dylan Seguin about the team, his riders and their unique take on elite racing. SNT: What’s the Team Clif Bar MTB’s approach? DS: When you see...
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  20. North of Nightfall: Cam Zink takes on Axel Heiberg Island

    North of Nightfall: Cam Zink takes on Axel Heiberg Island

    Hidden among the glaciers high in the Arctic Circle are mountain bike lines too incredible to ignore. Harsh temperatures, volatile weather and nine-month-long winters mean that the area is normally devoid of human life. But each summer, this frozen landscape flourishes under endless daylight, revealing a spectacular ecosystem. Join Darren Berrecloth, Carson Storch, Cam Zink and Tom Van Steenbergen as...
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