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.
Remember the cover for our 2013 Spring Issue? Meet Jeff Curtes, the man behind the lens. Source: F-stop
Words || Gary J Boulanger Laurent Patrick Fignon, born August 12, 1960, was a French thunderbolt in the 1980s, winning the Tour de France twice in a row as a young professional in 1983 and ’84. He closed out the decade winning Milan San-Remo back-to-back, in 1988 and ’89, the year he was more famous […]
Afghanistan isn't a place for the faint of heart. But that didn't stop Matt Hunter and the crew from Anthill Films from making the trip while creating their latest film "Forgotten Dirt". We've created our first-ever web magazine dedicated to a feature story. Click here and prepare to get the real story on this first ever riding expedition to one of the most unforgiving and spectacular corners of the world.
For the past month, we've been running a contest on Facebook, Twitter and within our weekly newsletter. The premise was simple: click a link, enter the contest and pray to the Gods of Shwag that you'd be picked as one of the 10 winners of some fine Jett kit. Well, the contest is over and it's time to announce the lucky ten.
The greatest show on earth about mountain bike racing? Yes. Or to put it more accurately, hell yes! Host Tristan Merrick and his motley crew of insiders and racers lay down the real story of what's happening right now in the world of mountain bike racing. No fluff. No lame excuses--just smart, insightful talk from the people in the know. Check it out.
weekend. Martin Soderstrom from Sweden took the event with a solid final run and went home with an extra $8,000 in his pocket. Another super fun event held by Winter Park! #CFFEST
After a stressfull week on the GXC circuit, the guys needed some down time out in St Tropez. Sun, sand and Bryceland's backside was the perfect cure, before heading home for National Champs... Which turned out to be a belter of a course, fast and dusty in the height of the British Summer... An epic race, but some bad luck for Peaty once again, check the full story inside...
It's an advertisement--but a pretty kick ass advertisement all the same. Okay, the shot of some dude's butt--that I could live without--but the line "Maybe you think it's all Red Bulls and high-fives, but it's not." got my attention. Nice writing. Good footage. If only more adverts were made like this, I might actually watch them. Nice work from the people at Backcountry.com
Sure, this isn’t a mountain-bike mag but rather a road-bike publication. But with cyclocross (and hunting) season coming up, the good folks at Giro have seen fit to offer a limited edition, camouflage Empire cycling shoe that’s been specially constructed with a lugged EC90 sole like the one found on the top-o’-the-line Giro Code mountain […]