Curtis Robinson. Whistler, BC
Brett Tippie. Coast Mountains, BC
Red Bull’s Berg Line slopestyle event debuted last year in Winterberg, Germany and (as the video shows) proved a showcase for some amazing action. Berg Line returns as part of the FMB World Tour in 2013.
The bike industry is a fairly pleasant place to work in. Not a ton of vitriol. Not a lot of overtly, aggressive marketing. Not much in the way of water boarding. That’s why this video is interesting.
Katie Holden and Joanne Tuttle. Moab, UT
Reuben Krabbe. Calgary, Alberta
Friends, riders and countrymen, lend me your eyes. I come to praise the Ibis Hakkalügi Hand Job, not to bury it.
In Episode Three of Jerome Clementz’ “12 Months, 12 Stories” video series, Jerome and company head to South Africa where they sample the single track around Cape Town: Jonkershoek nature reserve, Tokai forest, Stellenbosch area and Grabouw.
The Ultimate Wade Simmons Experience Video Contest is ready to go to the polls. BC Bike Race has announced the finalists and it’s time to get all democratic. Your vote will help decide which rider races alongside Wade Simmons in the BC Bike Race.
How hard is it to convert a bike’s drivetrain from a conventional chain and cassette to Gates’ belt-driven system? Not hard at all. Check out the video.
Andrew Pohlmann. Kananaskis Country, Alberta
Race Face will soon offer a new chainring sporting narrow/wide tooth profiling that should mesh well with both SRAM’s 1×11 XX1 group and existing 9/10-speed 1x drivetrains.
Linus Sjöholm. Järvsö, Sweden.
Bell Helmets picked 12 groups of trail builders from across the country, who are now competing for a share of the $100,000 prize. Your vote will help determine the winner (plus, you can nab some schwag in the process).
John Gilchrist. Provo, Utah.
Like every other season, fall is pretty magical in the Colorado high country. It was in search of those conditions that we headed into the mountains with our SB66s and a checklist of our favorite trails.
Meet Katie Compton, known to her fans as KFC. Trust us, the “F” isn’t for Francis. Compton earned her middle initial the hard way, powering through nine grueling seasons of cold, muddy Cyclocross mayhem.