Paul Basagoitia. Livigno, Italy.
Antoine Bizet had a rough season. Injuries, infection and just plain old crap luck kept him out of contention for much of the year….right up until the very end. This video from Kona recaps the rider’s travails and triumphs.
Brian Earle and Dave Smith. Winthrop, WA. Photo by Dan Barham.
By Vernon Felton It’s been said before, but one of the best ways to upgrade any bike is to add a new wheelset to the mix. Unfortunately, wheelsets (particularly those of the light, strong and stiff variety) don’t come cheap. Not by a long shot. Wheelsets, in fact, have become outrageously (dare I say “stupidly”) [...]
Eric Porter and Parker Williams. St. George, Utah.
Sal ponders the, er, mountain biker-ness of the oval office candidates
This video (the first in a series) highlights the initial foray of a group of international riders (including Mark Weir and Fabien Barel) as they explore the trails of Morocco.
David Bishop. Southern Chilcotins, BC.
etnies asked users to upload photos of their favorite destination(s) and tell us why the location is an ideal ‘Playground’ for a chance to win an all expense-paid trip for two to Hawaii. Here’s the winning submission.
In this Teva storytelling video, Sam Pilgrim rides with the locals, experiences cultural rituals, demonstrates and discusses endless potential for the growth of the freeride MTB movement in Japan.
Brendan Howey and Curtis Robinson. Sunshine Coast, BC
Anthony Messere. Crankworx 2011.
Timbuk2′s latest messenger bag is loaded with innovative features
You didn’t pick up after your dog and now I’m covered in his recycled Alpo. Trust me on this one: there will be blood.
Andrew Shandro. Whistler, BC.
Chromag Jump Jam. Whistler, BC.
Ian Killick. Kamloops, BC
Hans Rey. Livigno, Italy.
Fruita, Colorado, is home to crazy (good) mix of trails. The Book Cliff (18 Road) trail system is a great place to start sampling the goods.