The Rat cruises through the muck on this weekend’s steep and sloppy World Championships course in Vallnord, Andorra.
When Kona announced its redesigned Process bikes in 2013, we knew it would signal a turning point in mountain bike design. The new bikes featured longer top tubes paired with shorter stems. They also had uber-short rear ends, and were purpose-built for dropper posts. The Process 111 is the big-wheeled bike in the lineup, and it's a much more capable rig than its 111-milimeters of rear-wheel travel suggests.
As much a story about human determination as it is about an adventure race, ‘The Push’ tells the story of one racer’s massive effort to complete the Arrowhead 135, an ultra-marathon bike, ski, or run race that takes participants from International Falls to Tower, Minnesota through the frozen wilderness of one of America’s coldest regions.
After a huge crash at Crankworx left him with a potentially career-ending injury, Martin Soderstrom was faced with a long recovery before he could get back on his bike. In part two of this series documenting his recovery, Martin competes for the first time since his injury.
Kali has released their new Maya all-mountain helmet. It's a deep-coverage lid with both camera and light mounts, as well as a moto-inspired adjustable visor. It'll retail for $99 and come in white, black, and enduro blue. As a bonus they also put together an edit with Jeff Kendall-Weed.
Marcelo Gutierrez took the win in his home town of Manizales on a course that started with a fast descent and ended with a brutal pedaling section.
The Aptos Post Office jumps have given countless riders a spot to progress, but they are set to be plowed soon. This edit features R-dog, Brandon Semenuk, Alex Reveles, Connor Gallart, Kyle Jameson, Logan Peat, Jeff Herbertson, Greg Watts, Jackson Goldstone and Ryan Nyquist getting in a session at the legendary trails.
There's only so much he can cram into a 5 minute episode, so here in all its glory is the best of trail ninja – the fails, falls, out-takes and nonsense that was just too close to the edge of sanity to include in the series.