For its holiday party this Monday, Bell rang in the holidays with shovels, rakes, gloves and plenty of mushy dirt along with reps rom the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC), helping improve a steep section of the Emma McCrary mountain bike trail in the Santa Cruz mountains.
Garett Buehler. Kamloops, BC.
With a former World Champion, a U.S. Olympian and multiple national champions in ever y off-road discipline—from World Cup downhill to enduro and XC events—the Giant Factory Off-Road Team is looking toward one of its most exciting seasons yet in 2013.
Julien Markewitz. Fruita, CO.
Ten bucks for a calendar overflowing with the absolute best mountain bike photography of the year? Yeah, it’s a bargain. Buy it here.
Andrew Shandro. Moab, UT.
In this special edition of Mountainbike Chronicles, Red Bull is in Austria for the Suzuki Nine Knights event. Still early in his career, Martin Soderstrom has already turned the mountain bike world upside down. We also take a look at how this amazing event was captured on film.
Kurt DeFreitas, Axel Spilthooren and Nicolas Costeux. Whistler, BC.
Kenny Smith may not be a huge name throughout mountain biking–not yet at least–but any connoisseur of chaos or carnage will know who Kenny is. In Whistler he is a living legend among the fraternity of bikers. Check out this video to see why.
Evan Schwartz. Nelson, BC.
Bottom line, some non-certified helmets look cool and feel great on your head, but if you wreck with one on, you might as well be wearing a diaper on your head for all the good it’s going to do you.
Martin Söderström and Trond G Hansen. Åre, Sweden.
The AM41 has both its strengths and weaknesses. They are, on the whole, a truly unique set of kicks.
2010 Red Bull Rampage. Virgin, UT.
A little strange. A bit funny. A whole lot of content that you shouldn’t look at on your work computer…the latest “sex tape” from Cedric Gracia charts his approach to recovering from a broken hip.
The Kona crew head into the mountains to sample Revelstoke’s amazing singletrack aboard their 2013 all-mountain models. Check out this video and some amazing photos by John Gibson.
GT announced today that they’d signed two of the fastest, young gravity riders in Europe, Taylor Vernon and Martin Maes.
Ludovic Duran. Southern Chilcotins, BC.
Every day of the year, someone, somewhere, is getting after it on a Giant bike. Here’s a look back at the highpoints of 2012.