Ed Haythornthwaite

Ed Haythornthwaite

I prefer going downhill to uphill, but if it involves two wheels I'll probably love it. And yeah, I'm one of those weirdos who likes tinkering with bikes too.

Recent Articles By Ed

Racing

Full Results - 2014 UK DH National Champs - Innerleithen

Your 2014 National Champs have just been crowned after a great weekend of racing at Innerleithen, and here are the full results...

Full Results - 2014 UK DH National Champs - Innerleithen
Hardware

New Renthal Fatbar Carbon in a 780mm width

Ever since Renthal released their first carbon bars we've been waiting for some wider ones, but now they are here in the shape of these...

New Renthal Fatbar Carbon in a 780mm width
Videos

One riders tale - 2014 Megavalanche

Aidan Bishop gives us his account of the brutal 2014 Megavalanche, complete with videos and photos...

One riders tale - 2014 Megavalanche
Suspension

Exclusive - The New BOS Idylle FCV 37 Unveiled

Our favourite downhill fork has just received a major update in the shape of this new BOS Idylle FCV 37, and Remi Thirion puts it...

Exclusive - The New BOS Idylle FCV 37 Unveiled
Videos

Massive take off ramp + no landing = nothing but pain

I thought that simple equation was in every riders head, but it seems this guy probably hasn't got much going on in his head at...

Massive take off ramp + no landing = nothing but pain
Videos

Jacob Dickson ripping up Rostrevor on his Orange 322

At just 16 years old Jacob Dickson might be the youngest rider on the Dirt Orange World Team, but as this video proves he's still...

Jacob Dickson ripping up Rostrevor on his Orange 322
Videos

Hope Factory Tour - It's Pretty Mind Blowing!

If you've ever wondered what the Hope factory looks like then wonder no more, and prepare to be amazed!

Hope Factory Tour - It's Pretty Mind Blowing!
Videos

Whistler Blackcomb - In The Zone - Garbo

If you're not already wanting to go and ride in Whistler, you definitely will be after watching this video...

Whistler Blackcomb - In The Zone - Garbo
Racing

The Pinnacle Bike Championship - Could this be the most exciting race format we've ever seen?

With 10 riders racing head to head down a crazy 3 minute long DH track the Pinnacle Bike Championship has the potential to be a...

The Pinnacle Bike Championship - Could this be the most exciting race format we've ever seen?
Racing

Geek Stats - Enduro World Series #4 - La Thuile

Mark Shilton digests the results from what was an incredibly close round of the Enduro World Series in La Thuile.

Geek Stats - Enduro World Series #4 - La Thuile
Videos

Megavalanche 2014 - Descending into the abyss - GoPro Full Run

If you've ever wondered what it looks like to be leading the Megavalanche race down the glacier in perhaps the most atrocious conditions ever, then...

Megavalanche 2014 - Descending into the abyss - GoPro Full Run
News

Pedalabikeaway @ the Forest of Dean launches a new Kids Club

Got to look after the kids but fancy a ride at the Forest of Dean? This new Kids Club might be the answer to your...

Pedalabikeaway @ the Forest of Dean launches a new Kids Club
Racing

Pro Rider Diary | Justin Leov La Thuile EWS

Justin Leov fills us in on how the fourth round of the EWS went for him, and how he's just become a dad!

Pro Rider Diary | Justin Leov La Thuile EWS
Videos

Video - Bike Park Wales - Up & Running

You have to watch this Bike Park Wales video, even if it's just to watch Billy and the rest of his bonkers/surreal trail crew. Genius....

Video - Bike Park Wales - Up & Running
Racing

The greatest Megavalanche story ever written

The 2014 Megavalanche has just been and gone, and it reminded us of this incredible account of the race from issue 79. It's quite possibly...

The greatest Megavalanche story ever written
Videos

New contender for the best trail in the Alps

Tristan Monnier reckons he's managed to go one better than our top alpine trail, and we've got to admit it does look pretty damn amazing...

New contender for the best trail in the Alps
Wheels and Tyres

First Ride - Schwalbe Procore - Possibly the biggest game changer in years

Paul Aston got to ride the new Schwalbe Procore dual chamber tyre system last week, and this is why he thinks we will all be...

First Ride - Schwalbe Procore - Possibly the biggest game changer in years
Videos

Nightmare scenario becomes reality - Mid-air self-ejecting fork lowers

I would say this guy was unlucky to have his fork lowers and front wheel float past him mid-air, but I think he was lucky...

Nightmare scenario becomes reality - Mid-air self-ejecting fork lowers
Dirt 100

Dirt 100 2014 - Five Ten Freerider VXi Elements Shoes

Unbeatable levels of grip, great styling, and an upper designed to cope with mud. That's why we love these Five Ten Freerider VXi Elements shoes....

Dirt 100 2014 - Five Ten Freerider VXi Elements Shoes
Trail and Enduro Bikes

Saracen 2015 - New Myst, Ariel & Kili Flyer

We just got an early peak at the Saracen 2015 range of bikes, and here we show you the highlights from the lineup...

Saracen 2015 - New Myst, Ariel & Kili Flyer
Dirt 100

Dirt 100 2014 - Five Ten Impact VXi Clipless Shoes

Skate shoe styling with disco slipper weight, and a massive range of cleat adjustment. It's no wonder we love these Five Ten Impact VXi Clipless...

Dirt 100 2014 - Five Ten Impact VXi Clipless Shoes
Enduro

Two Races, One Weekend - Dakine Trailfox & European Enduro Series

Paul Aston made the somewhat questionable decision to enter two races in one weekend, but it made for a great story...

Two Races, One Weekend - Dakine Trailfox & European Enduro Series
Dirt 100

Dirt 100 2014 - Scott Recruit Pro Compression Gear Body Armour

In the past the words body armour and comfortable couldn't be used in the same sentence, but this Scott Recruit Pro Compression Gear is both...

Dirt 100 2014 - Scott Recruit Pro Compression Gear Body Armour
Videos

Video - The Gstaad-Scott Team's Rad Road Trip Through Europe

Going by this video life on the Gstaad-Scott team isn't exactly tough. Good times for sure, and equally good riders.

Video - The Gstaad-Scott Team's Rad Road Trip Through Europe