Graham Agassiz invited some of the best MTB freeriders in the world up to his hometown of Kamloops, B.C. for “Aggy’s Reunion,” a huge freeride event and the first stop on the infamous Fest Series. The idea was basically for MTB riders from all over the globe to fly in, have a good time, party hard, and hit some of the biggest jumps ever built for mountain bikes.
Specialized’s Butcher Control tires started life as downhill-only models and you can still pick up either the downhill or freeride versions. Here, however, is how the much lighter, all-mountain flavored Butcher Control fared during a season of riding.
Finishing fourth last year at the Whip-Off Worlds, Bas van Steenbergen is back again as a serious contender for the "Official" Whip-Off Worlds title.
The Specialized Demo 8 has been an eye-turner since the original with its distinctive twin seat stays and spider web shock enclosure. The bike has gone through several redesigns since then, but none as transformative as what you see here.
"What I do in Whistler," directed by Matt Dennison and featuring Ross Measures, won the annual GoPro Dirt Diaries at Crankworx.
Blake and Ray Samson travel to Barcelona to hit up La Poma dirt jumps in Barcelona, before the opening weekend at La Molina Bike Park.
Last Fall, Mark Matthews took a season ending fall at Red Bull Rampage that left him with a shattered femur. Taking it as an opportunity to rebuild himself, Mark set out to prove his doctors wrong and get back on the bike before their projected timelines.
If ever there was a day when enduro racing legitimized itself through raw, gritty, bare-bones mountain biking, today was it. The Crankworx Whistler Enduro race—the toughest competition of the Enduro World Series—delivered racers and fans everything we've come to expect from the sport itself.
Enduro racing is overhyped, overplayed and over exploited. Kittens and angels die every time a marketing hack whispers the words, “enduro-specific.” It's gotten that bad. And yet, enduro might just be the best thing to happen to mountain biking in years and years.
The World Cup Windham downhill track is typically very close, but this year Josh Bryceland stepped it up and put 1.58 seconds between second place finisher Aaron Gwin.
Vittorio Brumotti is a world champion trials rider and holds numerous Guinness World Records. In this video, Brumotti takes his road bike out for an unusual ride.
Stan’s has been slow to release a carbon rim and jump on the bandwagon with all of the other companies offering carbon. I would venture to guess the company hasn’t felt pressure to do so because its aluminum rims are selling so well. This has put them in a unique situation to take time developing the ZTR Valor carbon rim that utilizes the NoTube’s Bead Socket Technology that has set its wheels apart.
CamelBak has been reinventing hydration since its very beginning 25 years ago. It all started when paramedic Michael Edison saw the need for hands-free water before he embarked on the Hotter N’ Hell 100-mile bike race in Texas. Making use of an IV bag and tube sock, Edison created the first-ever hydration pack that eventually turned CamelBak into the leading brand in personal hydration products.
Where do we start? How about this: the Edge 1000 promises to be the most fully-functioned cyclocomputer on the market. That's a bold claim, but consider this: the Edge 1000 does all the typical high-end GPS and performance tricks–plus it communicates with your smart phone, lets you compete (during the ride) with other riders' performances on specific segments and that's just for starters...