This (somewhat graphic) video is the second of a three-part series by Smith Optics that brings you through the last few days of the Andes Pacifico Enduro stage race with an unexpected hospital visit to keep things exciting. A blind course makes it an even playing field, but also a game of question on how hard racers should and can push themselves around every turn. Viewer discretion is advised…if you go lightheaded at the sight of blood you SHOULD NOT WATCH the video. If not, take a look for a raw and real view into the highs and lows of enduro racing…
Noah Sears and Nick Simcik put the new White Brothers "Brototype" enduro fork to the test on a seldom used, dusty backcountry descent.
Rocky Mountain-area riders will soon have another place to ride this season as Jackson Hole Bike Park reopens for daily riding on June 15th. This video shows off what's in store.
Words and photos by Vic Armijo June 11, 2013. Oceanside, California — The Race Across America begins today at noon, boasting the most competitive field of solo riders in its 32-year history. On the start line will be 2012 winner Reto Schoch (Switzerland), 2011 winner Christoph Strasser (Austria), and 2009 and 2006 winner Daniel Wyss […]
It's been around for about 100 years, and many believe there to be a better solution but the humble derailleur is still going strong. We get the lowdown on the why and the how courtesy of SRAM's race coordinator Todd Anderson and the Santa Cruz Syndicate team.
Kyle Strait, International Model and all-around glamour doll has perfected a look that has netted him countless covers--including the cover of Bike Magazine. The "Sassy Kat", the "Prancing Pony", "Blue Steel", "Magnum" and, of course, his patented "I Just Drank a 40 and I'm Gonna F#@! some S#@% Up!"... Kyle Strait can ignite any of his trademark looks at a moment's notice. Don't believe us? Check out the video.
Dave Towle hosts the first RAAM Report of the 2013 Race Across America as this year’s solo riders prepare to embark on their three-thousand-mile journey across the continental United States—an outing normally given a month and a station wagon by most who attempt it rather than Just over 8 days and their own leg power. […]
Rapha & Raeburn City Wind Jacket $450 / rapha.cc Fortuitously preempting my move to the City by the Bay, a sweet little number made its way to the Paved offices. The fruits of an interesting collaboration between fashion designer Christopher Raeburn and brother, Graeme—Rapha’s lead product designer—the Rapha & Raeburn Wind Jacket is a strictly […]
Today Ibis publicly unveiled the Mojo HDR—an updated version of their Mojo HD model. We've been riding the HDR, shod with 650b wheels, these past few weeks. Here are our thoughts on the new bike as well as the inside story from Ibis founder, Scot Nicol.
Let Steve Peat, along with Josh Bryceland and Greg Minnaar show you the 2013 Fort William Downhill' course... Fast, dry and loose....
While Kali may be a young company, compared to the more established names, it is certainly not lacking in experience. It comes as no surprise then that the company is stirring things up on the technological side of things. Consider the Amara helmet....
Here’s a quick, drone’s-eye view of the mass start for the 2013 Inca Avalanche. Racers were challenged by bog, steeps, rocky and exposed terrain all along the 5000-foot descent. There was again spitting rain for run one and slight hail greeted the riders for the final run. Yannic Wende (Gravity Global -Tigo), the 2012 champion […]