What separates guys who compete in Red Bull Rampage from the rest of us? Besides that obvious, yawning gulf in skills? It’s a mental thing–as this episode of “Road to Rampage” clearly illustrates.
By Vernon Felton It’s been said before, but one of the best ways to upgrade any bike is to add a new wheelset to the mix. Unfortunately, wheelsets (particularly those of the light, strong and stiff variety) don’t come cheap. Not by a long shot. Wheelsets, in fact, have become outrageously (dare I say “stupidly”) […]
Source: Antoine Hoffmann-Massé This video features Anne-Caroline Chausson, Antoni Villoni (FMB World Tour rider) and Yannick Pontal (Enduro racer). The videographer, Antoine Hoffmann-Massé, tried to show how these riders all live our their dreams and adventures on the bike. For them, there’s no conformity, each one leaves his own mark.
There is a right way and a wrong way to smash a pint glass on your head. At least that's what I learned from this clip: yet another great edition of Pitchfork's "Frames" series.
Source: The Coastal Crew This is an ongoing, unscheduled series by the Coastal Crew showing the unfortunate side of building in BC’s forests—Logging. Logging and forestry can be a love/hate relationship in this region. On one hand it’s unfortunate to see massive forests be mowed down, but on the other hand the hundreds of years […]
After Dan Atherton broke his neck in a riding accident in 2010, an injury that nearly took his life, he found himself facing a difficult decision. The man himself declares that he was ‘done’ with racing bikes. However, as time passed, Atherton’s hunger to ride and compete grew stronger and his discovery of enduro racing […]
Source: Red Bull After Crankworx, Brandon Semenuk and Logan Peat head down south to Oregon to meet up with Ryan ‘R-Dog’ Howard and Jacob ‘Cob’ Hyde for some downhill riding. After Peat is sidelined with food poisoning, he manages to pull himself together for a fun BMX session at a skatepark in Keizer, Oregon. Lastly, […]
Source: Red Bull This film takes a revealing look at the intense pressure that comes with riding in front of a home crowd made up of avid fans and family members at the UK round of the World Cup and also the effect that the unpredictable British weather can have. On the matter of Fort […]
Source: Northstar California Join Northstar California for the 6th Annual Tara Llanes Classic taking place September 28 – 30, 2012. We will have an XC Race on Saturday and a Super D Race on Sunday. Proceeds of the Tara Llanes Classic mountain bike race will go towards the Tara Llanes Road to Recovery Fund and […]
By Vernon Felton Video by Dustin Vance CTD–that’s Foxese for “Climb, Trail and Descend”. It’s also a marked departure in the way that Fox creates forks and shocks that suck up bumps, but don’t bob and wallow annoyingly when you’re pedaling. On it’s face it’s a simpler, perhaps less tuneable, approach to tackling suspension. It […]
Source: Teva: For freeride mountain biking professional Sam Pilgrim, a year on tour comes with podiums, crashes, injuries, missed flights, made tricks, parties, hangovers and moments of both frustration and glory. In this video, Teva shares an introspective look into the mind of mountain-bike athlete Sam Pilgrim, as he shares, first hand, the emotions that […]
Perhaps you know Tom Ritchey as the world's most steadfast devotee of the Tom Selleck/Porn Star mustache, or the Marin County icon of the past, or simply the guy whose name is plastered on a crapload of components. Ritchey, however, is much more than any of those things.