My gasoline orgy reminded me of why I love bikes so much. In a way, bikes are everything cars are not. Sure, both are modes of transportation, but bikes are simple and just how wonderful that fact is cannot be overstated. With bikes, there are no puking carburetors, no slipping clutches, no faulty oxygen sensors, no ominous grinding noises in your differential… Simple is beautiful.
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 Action Cam by Sony, and posting their adventures and the faces they […]
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.
PeopleForBikes, the movement to make bicycling better for everyone, reaffirmed its commitment to the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) with an agreement to support IMBA’s work developing mountain biking nationwide. Under the agreement, PeopleForBikes (PFB) has signed on as a top-level sponsor of the IMBA World Summit, August 20-24 in Steamboat Springs, CO.
What is it, exactly, about yellow shoes? I don’t know how it happened, but they have become the de facto thrown gauntlet, a proclamation that their owner is not here for a friendly little group ride…he’s here to demoralize, destroy and bury everyone on the trail today.
The 2014 Enduro World Series round 5 has wrapped up at Winterpark, Colorado. With spectacular riding, unbelievable scenery and elevations to make even the fittest man winded, this stop was as good as it gets. Below are videos from each day of the event, from practice to day 3.
The Enduro World Series round 5 in Winter Park featured Trestle Bike Park’s “Trestle Downhill,” and stage 6 looked more like an cross-country course than anything out of the EWS playbook.