Jerome Clementz and Ben Cruz give us an update on the race season at the calendar’s halfway point. Great cinematography, ripping music, beautiful locations and some incredible riding scenes make this a must see.
We recently had a chance to get up close and personal with Mission Workshop’s upcoming Acre Series Trail Pack. Here’s a quick rundown on both the pack and Mission Workshop’s very cool testing protocol.
Kevin Brower. St. George, Utah.
Much ink has been spilled in praise of Jackson Hole, but if these photos are any indication, this place ain’t even close to being over-hyped. Photographer Craig Grant and the rest of the Yeti Cycles crew took a road trip to the Grand Tetons and came back with these outstanding images.
Nick Quinn. Crested Butte, CO
How good are the trails outside of Jackson Hole? The team from Yeti Cycles took a road trip to find out. This video tells the story. A lot of folks are going to suddenly be filled with a desire to relocate to Wyoming…
Steve Peat and Josh Bryceland take you down the 2013 National Champs track at Bala!
What do you do when you open your fridge and all you find is OJ, Cola, Purple Stuff and an empty craft beer growler? You pull out your 2014 Norco Bigfoot Fatbike, put the growler in your Growler Cage and go for a ride through Vancouver’s iconic North Shore trails until you reach the Deep Cove Brewery and Distillery.
Here’s a 15-minute documentary on the annual Megavalanche in Alpe d’Huez, France. A couple hundred racers bombing down a glacier and descending nearly 9,000 feet through handlebar-high ruts, rocks, slush, ice and general mayhem–the Megavalanche is always riveting to watch.
Brandon Semenuk. Monterey, CA
Mark Weir is an icon. He’s the tough man of modern mountain biking. The grimacing guy, charging down an ugly stretch of trail at ungodly speeds. The guy who kept pronouncing The Coming of Enduro long before anyone even took the notion seriously. Mark Weir, however, is a hell of a lot more complicated–and interesting–than any and all of that.
Eric Porter. Park City, UT
What was the BC Bike Race all about, really? This video tells the story and then some…
Matt Hunter and Tristan Merrick. Whistler, BC
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.