Behind the 9: A Glimpse into Niner’s Brian Mazanti

We sat down with Brian Mazanti, Niner’s International Sales Manager for Asia and Latin America to find out a little bit about his love for bikes, his worst ride ever and also to see if we could glean any wisdom from him. Niner: What’s your first memory of riding a …

Kissin’ Babies, Shakin’ Hands: Lessons Learned about Mountain Bike Advocacy

20 years ago, the IMBA World Summit was more about how to build a sustainable trail. Today, it’s all about kissin’ babies and shakin’ hands. Mountain biking has grown up since the boys in California raced the Repack. It’s now the college graduate who’s out there trying to make its …

A Little Afternoon Fun: Putting the New RIP 9 RDO Down Some Trail

Wondering how competent the new 150 mm RIP 9 RDO is? Nate and Alex hit the trails one sunny afternoon to show you. With Boost spacing, you also get the option of running 27.5+ or 29 tires. RIP 9 RDO with Nate Adams and Alex Petitdimange from Niner Bikes on …

What’s in a name? How’d the Catfish get Angry?

If you haven’t visited the Angry Catfish Bicycle and Coffee Shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you’re missing out. Whether you live in the area or are just passing through, make it a point to stop in. We recently had a moment to sit down with Parker, the store manager, to get …

Fully Loaded: The Blackburn Rangers Ride On

The Blackburn Rangers program began its fourth season last spring. With names like Christian and Ivan, Brian and Courtney and Katie and Laura, this season’s Blackburn Rangers headed out for some serious time away. Their adventures would take them across the country, over mountains, along oceans, through deserts and everywhere …