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O’Neal wins Gold at Gravity Readers’ Choice Awards

Top German MTB magazine Gravity Magazine has awarded O’Neal’s range of full face helmets 1st place overall in their 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. This has been voted for indepedently by riders and readers of the magazine, against all top helmet brands. From the entry-level Sonus up to the top-of-the-range Blade, all O’Neal helmets have the […]

O’Neal wins Gold at Gravity Readers’ Choice Awards

Top German MTB magazine Gravity Magazine has awarded O’Neal’s range of full face helmets 1st place overall in their 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. This has been voted for indepedently by riders and readers of the magazine, against all top helmet brands. From the entry-level Sonus up to the top-of-the-range Blade, all O’Neal helmets have the […]

Greg Minnaar Victory #21

We are beginning to sound like a broken record with weekly posts about Greg Minnaar winning races, extending his lead in the overall World Cup Series and adding to his statistics as the most decorated rider in the history of our sport. Photo: Phunkt.com Just take a moment to reflect on Greg’s career: Photo: Phunkt.com […]

Greg Minnaar riding day 2017

The day after winning his 20th World Cup DH race and 7th (3rd in a row) at Fort William, Greg Minnaar made the trip to Bike Park Albstadt in Germany for a ride day with O’Neal teams and riders based in Germany. Be sure to watch the special edit from the day: Almost all of […]

Greg Minnaar: UNSTOPPABLE! 

20 World Cup Wins. 7 Fort William Wins. 3 consecutive Fort William wins… We are beginning to sound like a broken record. Repeating the same thing year after year. But we are not afraid to say it once again: Greg Minnaar is a true LEGEND in our sport!! If he wasn’t already, Greg Minnaar is the […]

Greg Minnaar signs with O’Neal for 2 further seasons

Greg Minnaar originally signed with O’Neal in 2012, and has just signed for another 2 seasons minimum racing the World Cup circuit. Previously Greg was on jersey, shorts, gloves, protection and O’Neal have now included helmets into the deal. Minnaar is O’Neal’s top MTB athlete, and he will also be more and more active in […]

Quentin Derbier podiums at 2k17 season kick-off

Following a great 2016 season finishing 3rd overall in the 4X ProTour, O’Neal rider Quentin Derbier kicked off the 2017 season in style! Photo credit: Charles Robertson Back from injuries sustained at the end of last year Quentin was keen to get back on the podium in 2017 and start as he means to go […]

O’Neal partners up with Solid Reverse Factory Team

O’Neal are please to be supporting the Solid Reverse Factory (SRF) Racing DH team in 2017 as they embark on an exciting season of German Cup, European Cup and World Cup racing. Jan Flor and Julian Steiner were supported privately by O’Neal in 2015 and 2016 before joining SRF. Now, along with long-serving Solid rider […]

TAKING IT TO THE MAX – THE NEXT CHAPTER

Shout-out to our German MTB Hero Max Hartenstern. Four years ago Max started his very successful DH career with O’Neal. 2016 was by far his most successful year. Max won the German and European Downhill Cups AND the German and the European Champs in the U19 category. Those in the know predict an awesome future […]

O’Neal – award winning protection

Following a 2nd place for our full face helmets, German MTB magazine Gravity Magazine has also awarded O’Neal’s protection range 2nd place overall in their 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards. Again this was voted for independently by riders and readers of the magazine, against all top protection brands. The range uses O’Neal new IPX foam which not only […]

Flor and Hartenstern German DH Champions

Jan Flor and Max Hartenstern are the 2016 German MTB Downhill Champions in the U17 and U19 category. From Max: “Tabarz was a stop of the German Downhill Cup and the German DH Championship. The track was the same like last year with a few small changes in the top and middle sections. After the […]