Tom Hendron

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Öhlins DH Race Fork drops, plus World Champ winning dampers for Fox & RS forks

Back in Jan 2017 Specialized Gravity racing moved to Öhlins suspension, with the obvious subtext of a new World Cup level DH fork being raced. A year …

Cycling

First Ride: Porcupine Rim on the new Pivot Firebird 29

This year, Pivot’s Moab launch had a special surprise. When we were first headed to the famed red rock playground, Chris Cocalis seemingly let the …

Porcupine

A-list actor gives impassioned award acceptance speech about God’s love and prayer

Actor Chris Pratt delivered a powerful testimony of faith while accepting an award at Monday night’s MTV Movie Awards.<p>What did he say?<p>During his acceptance speech for the coveted Generation Award, the “Guardians of the Galaxy” star told those in attendance — and those tuned in via the live …

Award Shows

WI-Sen: Here’s why a candidate’s ad shows her sitting with a gun nearby

GOP U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir (Wis.) has released a new ad that is grabbing attention not because of what she says in it — but because she’s shown sitting in a dimly lit room with a holstered firearm in front of her on the table.<p>What’s the ad about?<p>Entitled “Threatened,” the ad begins with …

Republicans

Sea Otter EU tech: Panzer & Peaty’s anti-flat, Outbraker, White Crow updates & more!

Yesterday we looked at some unique bikes that we debuted over the weekend at Sea Otter Girona, and today we have a number of more tech focused items …

Mountain Biking

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Susten Pass, Switzerland

Photo submitted by David Lee, “Here’s my bike and the last bit of snow near the top of the Susten Pass in Switzerland. Still a couple weeks till it’s …

Photos

Will Revolutionary British Engine Technology Tempt Japan's Carmakers?

Over the last decade, we’ve seen many car companies downsizing their engines, while adding hybrid units and turbochargers to make powerplants cleaner and more efficient as they grapple with more stringent fuel-economy and emissions regulations.<p>In an age of diesel emissions scandals, revolutionary …

Roger Stone

Yes, This Is A Ramjet Powered Artillery Shell And It Could Be A Game Changer

The new round could dramatically extend the range of existing guns and significantly expand the flexibility of even small artillery …

7 Core Moves for Killer Climbing

<b>The following is excerpted from Climb! by Selene Yeager—your guide to train for, conquer, and ultimately fall in love with hills. You can purchase a copy here, then go crush some elevation.</b><p>You can have legs as strong as redwoods, but if your core is wobbly as a willow in the wind, you’re going to …

Workouts

Israel Turns Artillery Rocket Into Supersonic 'Rampage' Air-Launched Stand-Off Weapon

The manufacturer says it's a cheaper alternative to other longer-range aerial weapons that will work with almost any jet combat aircraft.<p>IMI …

Military

Laird Hamilton found fame and fortune surfing the world’s biggest breakers. But, as he tells Tim Lewis, his daredevil streak could easily have led him down more dangerous paths as a young man. Plus, he reveals his life secrets for staying ahead of the curve<p>Laird Hamilton has ridden many of the …

Standup Paddleboarding

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficiency of lithium batteries

Nawa Technologies' core product is a new type of carbon ultra-capacitor with a set of remarkable advantages over typical lithium-ion battery …

Clean Energy

Review: 'Won't You Be My Neighbor' Is The Cinematic Golden Rule To Follow

With a trailer that debuted on what would have been Fred Rogers’ 90th birthday, and release timing that suggests an attempt to get some of those sweet $8 million strong box office dollars that <i>RBG</i> scored–liberal feminist supreme court justices and PBS shows being well within the same Venn diagram, …

Box Office

YouTube Won't Host Our Homemade Gun Video. So We Posted It on PornHub Instead.

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

New Immunotherapy Treatment Removes All Tumors In Woman With Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer

Research published today in <i>Nature Medicine</i> by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has described a new immunotherapy approach, which led to a complete disappearance of tumors in a woman with advanced metastatic breast cancer who only had months to live.<p>The findings show how …

Cancer

How Intermittent Fasting Affects Your Metabolism

Can intermittent fasting really boost your metabolism to help you lose weight? Our nutritionist has the facts about this recent diet trend.<p>“Don’t eat …

Holistic Medicine

Tested: Prestacycle TorqueRatchet | $60

Stop using the force and start measuring it<p>There's some Jedi in every mountain biker. We love using the force. You know, that thing that surrounds us …

Portable

This Fund Pays 11.2% And Crushes The Market

Today I’m going to take you inside the most disrespected, criticized, lambasted and just plain ignored investments on the market today.<p>Why would I do that?<p>Simple. Because if you’re not as rich as you’d like to be, these unloved income plays are the <i>perfect</i> way to get you there.<p>I’m talking about …

Investing

MotoGP news, analysis and stats - Autosport

Pos<p>Constructor<p>Points<p>1<p>Honda<p>150<p>2<p>Ducati<p>132<p>3<p>Yamaha<p>124<p>4<p>Suzuki<p>80<p>5<p>KTM<p>29<p>6<p>Aprilia<p>22<p>Pos<p>Team<p>Points<p>1<p>Movistar Yamaha MotoGP<p>165<p>2<p>Repsol Honda Team<p>155<p>3<p>Ducati Team<p>132<p>4<p>…

Motorsport

The Bikerumor Friday Yard Sale #023 – Shimano talks about the new XTR!

In this episode, Tyler sits down with Shimano North America’s MTB Product Manager Nick Murdick to talk about the all-new XTR M9100 mountain bike …

Mountain Biking

Shimano patent shows silent ring drive hub internals that could be the next Dura-Ace

Thanks to rumor and hearsay from a Bikerumor fan and our own digging, we hear Shimano’s working on all-new hub designs. one that could offer quick …

Print your own BaNannaBotCage to cradle your bananas and a bottle

The next time you go for a ride, don’t feel like you need to leave your banana(s) at home. After hearing of a friend’s difficulties in transporting …

3D Printing

How Neutral Race Support Keeps Cyclists Going During a Bike Race

For many riders, a flat tire or mechanical can mean the end of an event. For SRAM Neutral Race Support (NRS), it’s when the work begins.<p>Neutral race support provides assistance to racers unable to get help from their own team vehicles. This might take the form of a water bottle, a new wheel, or …

LA County To Pay Out $11.75M In Sheriff's Texting Lawsuit

A sheriff's deputy, who was typing a message while driving, hit and killed a bicyclist in Calabasas in 2013.<p>CALABASAS, CA – The Los Angeles County …

Bike Lanes

Shimano Factory Tour – This is why they’re masters of the metal

Shimano’s factory is a closely guarded fortress of modernity and manufacturing. Walk inside and you’re greeted with an amazingly spacious, clean …

Japan

Old-school tricks and hi-tech tips: how to keep your home safe from burglars

It’s not every day you willingly invite a burglar to poke about your house. But after someone managed to break into my car which was on my drive and had a rummage around, I felt vulnerable.<p>Data from the Office for National Statistics show this is part of a growing trend: there was a nine per cent …

Home Security

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

Israel vs. Iran: Who holds the advantage in an increasingly looming war?

As two of the Middle East’s military heavyweights edge closer to a shooting war, Israel boasts one of the world’s most effective militaries backed by …

An Early Hacker Used a Cereal Box Whistle to Take Over Phone Lines

The cereal box toy whistle inspired the development of a device that would seriously inspire Apple founders.<p>Starting in the 1960s, Cap’n Crunch started packing colorful whistle toys inside its cereal boxes. The Cap’n Crunch Bo’sun whistles were designed to mimic boatswain whistles used by sailing …