Articles by: gravitydownunder

Bikes of Cannonball : Part 2

Following on from Part 1, we check out a few bikes we couldn’t quite fit in. There was just too many Enduro and Downhill weapons to fit in one article! Brook Macdonald NZ’s “Bulldog” Brook is on a Mondraker Summum fresh from world cup duties. Rae Morrison Joining the Cannonball festival […]

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Cannonball MTB Festival : Part 4

Our final article from the 2018 Cannonball Festival covers Sunday and the Australian Open Downhill! Heavy Rain, Haste and Haircuts Photos: Matt Rousu // Words: Gravity Down Under Sunday and the final event on the Cannonball MTB Festival calendar: The Commencal Australian Open Downhill. Far from ideal conditions rolled in, […]

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Cannonball MTB Festival : Part 3

Part 3 of our coverage of the 2018 Cannonball MTB Festival focuses on Saturday, with Group-A Flow Motion Cup and Whip Wars! Saturday at Thredbo and the dust is really starting now, after so many competitor’s race runs many sections of the track will keep the trail crews busy post-event. […]

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Bikes of Cannonball 2018 : Part 1

With a huge turnout of big names this year at Cannonball it hasn’t been hard finding some top-notch rigs, from hard-hitting and efficient Enduro bikes to all-out speed demon Downhill bikes. We wandered around the pits and grabbed a few snaps of some of the fastest racer’s bikes or anything […]

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Cannonball MTB Festival: Part 2

In this edition of our coverage from the Cannonball Festival we focus on Friday’s events… Friday at Thredbo was all about the Flow racing for Group B competitors, Downhill Qualification for the Pro & U19 categories, and the spectacle of the Pump Track race in the evening. The pump track […]

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Cannonball MTB Festival: Part 1

In this edition of coverage from the Cannonball MTB Festival at Thredbo MTB Park, we look at the action from Wednesday and Thursday… The Cannonball MTB Festival kicked off here in Thredbo on Wednesday. Sunny skies, great weather and a huge number of competitors hitting the hill for practice on Wednesday […]

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Racing: Shimano Enduro Tour Round 3, Mount Buller

Mt Buller, Victoria, set the scene for the next race on the Asia-Pacific Continental Enduro Series circuit and hosted world’s best athletes, biking fanatics and newcomers to the sport of enduro riding. The elite men’s field was stacked with prestige and world class experience. 2018 Enduro World Series Champion Sam Hill, in a class […]

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Review: Kellys Noid 70 Downhill

Kellys are a home grown bike brand from Slovakia and are now reaching Australian shores courtesy of new Aussie distributor, Ride Sports. They’re a brand who have been around for a long time, but haven’t been something that we’ve seen on our shores. The team at Ride Sports was super keen for […]

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