Author Archives: "Ryan "Squirrel" LaBar"

5 Minute Break: The Nomads – Santa Cruz Blur XC & TallboyC

08.01.2012 //

Source: Santa Cruz Bikes Chris Johnston & Dylan Wolsky of the The Nomads ride Mills Peak, Sardine Lakes and Tamarack on the 2013 Blur XC and TallboyC near Downieville, California.

Video: Andreu Lacondeguy – The Making of Lacon de Catalonya

07.31.2012 //

Source: Rasolution Some behind the scenes at Llinars del Valles, Barcelona, with Andreu Lacondeguy. FMX rider Edgar Torronteras came to ride with Lacondeguy at his compound, and legendary BMX rider Cory Nastazio joined in for a session at Andreus’ trails. These two have been the biggest inspiration for Lacondeguy’s riding, so here is some quality […]

5 Minute Break: These Are The Days – Kyle Norbraten

07.31.2012 //

Source: The Coastal Crew “These are the days, the ones that really matter. Memorable laps with friends, summer time vibes and golden sunsets. Nothing beats time at home, it is paradise to say the least. From dusk to dawn this is how we choose to spend our days.”

Teva ‘Proof of Life’ Photo Contest – Weekly Winner – 7-31-12

07.30.2012 //

This week’s winning submission: Mike English. Description: Ex 721 after about 9 feet to flat. Congratulations to Mike English on winning this week’s ‘Proof of Life’ Photo Submission from Teva! The photo of his mangled wheel just earned him a pair of Teva Links Mid Shoes. Make sure to submit your photos by midnight on […]

DirtTV: Val d’Isere World Cup Recap

07.30.2012 //

Source: DirtTV Pretty much everything happened that could have in the downhill-racing weekend at Val d’Isere, France. The track here was new, which threw up more than just dust and rocks for the riders, Tracey Hannah took the unfortunate title of worst crash breaking her femur and collarbone. Although fastest in qualification, Cam Cole couldn’t […]

Video: Where the Trail Ends – Official Teaser

07.30.2012 //

Source: Red Bull The much anticipated full length trailer for ‘Where The Trail Ends’ is here! One of the most progressive and ambitious mountain biking ever attempted caught on film in an adventure unlike anything experienced before in breath-taking locations all over the world. www.wherethetrailends.com

Dirty Words: Smokin’ Dopers and Dopey Smokers

07.27.2012 //

By Sal Ruibal I’ll bet you thought I’d be writing about the “Crybaby Mountain Biker” dude this week. We’ll get to him, but let’s deal with some other dopes, too. “Crybaby” is tangentially tied in to this because he’s Belgian and was trying to make the Belgian Olympic team. That makes him the second-biggest jerk […]

5 Minute Break: These are the Days – Curtis Robinson and Dylan Dunkerton

07.26.2012 //

Source: The Coastal Crew “These are the days, the ones that really matter. Memorable laps with friends, summer time vibes and golden sunsets. Nothing beats time at home, it is paradise to say the least. From dusk to dawn this is how we choose to spend our days.” Curtis Robinson: Dylan Dunkerton:

News Of The Tweet: Dem de Rulez

07.26.2012 //

By Seb Kemp This past weekend the Claymore Challenge was on. I couldn’t watch the live streaming of the events (seriously, how good is it that we have so much live streaming of events?) however, I was keen to find the results so I tuned into Twitter: the most reliable and rapid source of news […]

Life Behind Bars: King of the mountain – Episode 7

07.25.2012 //

Source: Red Bull Brandon Semenuk and the crew finally arrive in Europe to compete at the muddy Châtel Mountain Style event in France. Despite the plague of injuries, Semenuk comes out on top on the gnarly course. It’s then time to have some fun and ride the longest zip line in the world.

Contour ‘Where The Trail Ends’ – Cam Zink: Gobi Desert, China

07.24.2012 //

In this first episode of Along for the Ride, Cam Zink heads to China in search of unridden big mountain lines. Before dropping in, he shows a glimpse of his travels through China.

‘Proof of Life’ Photo Contest from Teva – Weekly Winner

07.23.2012 //

This week’s winning submission: Blood on the Trails by Steve Grua. Description: Here is my rig after an April 12th head injury. Congratulations to Steve Grua on winning last week’s ‘Proof of Life’ Photo Submission from Teva! The photo of his blood-stained bike just earned him a free pair of Teva Links Mid Shoes. Make […]

Dirty Words: In Sports or Play, Go for the Giggles

07.20.2012 //

By Sal Ruibal Watching the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday made me think about the difference between sport and play. To me, sport is about clearly defined results based on a set of rules with the “winner” being the person who most closely achieved the designated optimum result: higher, faster, stronger. […]

Video: Mountain of Hell Highlights

07.18.2012 //

DirtTV’s video coverage of the Mountain of Hell enduro in Les 2 Alps, France.

Video: Whistler Homegrown – Chromag Bikes

07.18.2012 //

Source: Tourism Whistler In this day and age the idea of “local” means more than ever. Why buy/ride/support/eat/use products that come from the other side of the world when you can find better stuff right here at home? Chromag bikes opened in 2003, first making bike frames but quickly moving onto other compents like stems, […]

5 Minute Break: This is Peaty – Episode 3 Teaser

07.18.2012 //

Source: Steel City Media It’s been a tough few weeks for Steve Peat. Injuries, crashes and punctures have wreaked havoc on a top 10 ranking, during the last 3 World Cup Rounds. Watch Episode 3 this Friday, July 20th to find out the full story….

Royal Racing Signs Youth Rider: Jackson Goldstone

07.17.2012 //

Source: Royal Racing Royal Racing would like to welcome Jackson Goldstone to the Royal Racing crew. Goldstone will be ‘the face’ of the company’s new youth range. Goldstone lives and breathes mountain biking and hails from Squamish, BC just down the road from Royal’s North American. Goldstone is already gaining great respect for his riding […]

‘Proof of Life’ Photo Contest from Teva – Weekly Winner

07.17.2012 //

This week’s winning submission: Chicks dig scars by Jason Boeckmann: Description: after 6 years of ridin’ it hard, my bike finally paid me back with 15 stitches and a manly scar. Congratulations to Jason Boeckmann on winning last week’s ‘Proof of Life’ Photo Submission from Teva! His manly scar and beat-up bike just earned him […]

News of the Tweet: The Everywhere Virus

07.17.2012 //

By Seb Kemp The internet is young but more powerful than 10,000 Jamaican sprinter thighs. It is omnipresent, all powerful, and awesome. And it is f-ing ridiculous, inane and moronic. This is the first photo that was ever posted to the internet, and guess what, it’s the worst! bit.ly/LMMFTo — VICE Canada (@vicecanada) July 10, […]

Video: Crankworx Europe – Air DH and Dual Speed & Style

07.16.2012 //

Source: Dirt TV Highlights from the Speed & Style: Zink and Vink pull out the style at speed for the race at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes. It seems a racing background and a solid bag of tricks were a winning combo for the boys out in France. A quick catch up with Danny Hart tells […]

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