Here’s Garett Buehler’s segment from Barred For Life 2, brought to you by Joystick and SR Suntour.
Today, Trek announced that they will soon also offer 650b versions of the Remedy and the Slash. In total there will be six 650b Remedy models and three 650b Slash models. Here’s the story.
Another great video–this one the work of talented videographer, Callum Jelley–from the Scandinavian Video Challenge. Enjoy.
Ian Morrison. Whistler, BC
Shimano is launching a photo caption contest to give one lucky winner a coveted race entry to experience the Downieville Classic’s All-Mountain Challenge, as well as choice Shimano mountain bike components, fishing products and swag.
Riley McIntosh. Slocan, BC
Chay and Josh show us their kit.
Darcy Turenne’s new video, The Moments Between, won Best Cinematography and was runner-up for Best Film at the candinavian Video Challenge. Check out the video to see why.
Mike Hopkins, Kyle Norbraten and Curtis Robinson. Sunshine Coast, BC
Today, Rocky Mountain announced the debut of their new, enduro-oriented Altitude Rally Edition model. There are, in fact, two Rally Edition 650b bikes, both of which sport “race-tuned” suspension, 1×10 drivetrains, DH-width bars and burlier wheels.
Steve Smith’s signature bar is high and out in front, giving him ultimate control. His signature 780-millimeter downhill bar features a 30-millimeter rise, which keeps his hands forward, his head up and his eyes focused.
On a break between Enduro World Series races, California-based Curtis Keene took a trip up to western Canada with his Specialized Enduro 29 for a sampling of the area’s well-known trails. While all the hype these days is focused on 650b, this is the bike that still suggests that there’s still plenty of potential to design long-travel 29ers that defy conventional thinking.
Vin Quenneville. Moab, Utah.
The dirty little secret may be that our society has forgotten how to ride a bike. Fear and loathing of the bike may have its roots in the childhood trauma of learning how to ride a bike.
Working with Teton Gravity Research, Fox brought Tyler McCaul and Kirt Voreis to Northern California for some filming.
Nick Quinn, Revelstoke, BC
Off Track host, Tristan Merrick, is joined this week by Giant Factory Racing’s Josh Carlson, who gives us the inside story on what really happened at Val d’Allos with his mega crash. Sven “The Silverback” Martin also makes an appearance to talk about Les 2 Alpes and what he is seeing at each round of the Enduro World Series.
NotBad is the new short film from Anthill Films, the crew who brought you “The Collective,” “Roam,” “Seasons,” “Follow Me,” and “Strength in Numbers.” Starring Brandon Semenuk, Brook MacDonald, Brett Rheeder, Cam McCaul, Andrew Shandro, René Wildhaber and Ryan Howard.
Kyle Norbraten, Fernie, BC