Coming from a cycling-crazy country like France, it’s easy to imagine Oton as a little kid racing a tiny road bike around his local église, or perhaps sending a small-wheeled mountain bike down the trails just outside of town. But this wasn’t the case. Instead, Oton, whose father raced motorcycles, gravitated toward throttle twisting, and raced “enduro moto,” until picking up mountain biking seriously just five years ago.
Current UCI World Cup leader Troy Brosnan has spent the last month having nothing but fun on his bike. Exploring new terrain, challenging himself to new environments and conditions, pushing harder than ever, all in the sprit of fun.
Anthony Messere and Paul Genovese showcase their flow in "Dirt Playground with Anthony Messere." The cinematography is top-notch, as well as the editing, which combined with superb riding, creates euphoric-esque video.
Troy Lee Designs partners with Arron Gwin to create their lightest weight, most athletic fit, limited edition TLD Sprint race kit. The all new Sprint race wear for 2014 has been completely redesigned from the ground up and is our lightest, most athletic race fit kit we have ever designed.
Despite crashing on this very track last year, Claudio Caluori is back on the bike for our preview of a slightly reformatted 2014 Mont-Sainte-Anne course.
It doesn’t look comfortable. Not by a long shot. The new Tioga Spyder Stratum saddle looks more like a sexy cheese grater than a comfortable saddle and most of us are loathe to rub our tender bits on cheese graters. Looks, however, are deceiving--Tioga's innovative saddle is plenty comfortable.
Whether or not you are familiar with JoyTech, chances are you've spent some time on their hubs. With a production capacity counted in multi-millions of units per year, this is a company with a serious amount of experience churning out (often rebranded) hubs and wheels. Novatec is a division of JoyTech designed to market and further develop a high performance line of wheels for road and mountain bikes.
From tribulations to triumph, from downhill to slopestyle, Garrett Robertson takes us on his home trails, where he rips through loam and sends manicured jump lines. His style and flow will make you want to push your limits, simply for the love and thrill of the ride.
What does your dream trail look like? Does it include loam-filled forests, steep terrain, huge rock slabs and mountains, all set against a beautiful ocean backdrop? "In the Dirt, Ep. 3" follows Pat Foster as he navigates one of the world’s most inspiring trails, hidden in the Howe Sound of British Columbia. The filmmakers are calling it the "Natural Line" and it's a dream-come-true.
All three event wildcard athletes for Red Bull District Ride are now set. After Szymon Godziek (POL) and Garrett Robertson (CAN) it was Louis Reboul (FRA) who won the last event wildcard.
Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of an eight-part series, documenting the travels of Galen O’Moore and Hurl Everstone, as they travel from Colorado to Montana to North Dakota to Utah and back to Colorado. They will be filming their adventure with Sony Action Cameras, and posting their adventures and the faces they meet […]
In late June, a group of five riders set out on a multi-day exploration of the French Maritime Alps near the Italian border aided by note cards from locals, maps and a compass. The following are excerpts from rider Ross Measures’ journal and directions from the cards that guided the group on multiple rides each day.
In "Tales From The Soil, Ep. 6," Nico Vink goes on a journey through the infamous Portes Du Soleil. He and his crew stop off at the new Airline in Les Gets and then head over the border to Switzerland for a session in Morgins. From fast downhill tracks, to smooth bike park lines and big drops, this video showcases Nico Vink's ripping style.