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…
By Vernon Felton Listening to covers of great songs is usually the auditory equivalent of taking a bath in razor blades and rubbing alcohol. Nevertheless, I have to admit that Rhett Miller’s take on Johnny Cash’s classic Old `97 proves the exception to the rule.
Here's another animated clip from Pitchfork’s website, in which Wu Tang's GZA reminisces on the first time he took RZA up to the Bronx to see a block party.
Video Source: DirtTV DirtTV’s highlights of the Unofficial Whip Off World Championships. Text Source: Crankworx The event took place on the Whistler Mountain Bike Park’s gigantic Crabapple Hits. There are no rules in this event; the biggest, most stylish whip takes home the $1,000 cash prize. This year, American Tyler McCaul was the man to […]
In 2013, Scott Sports will prove one of the most avid proponents of 27.5 (650B) wheels. Scott Sports’ marketing director, Adrian Montgomery, gives us the low-down on both next year’s 27.5 (650B) and 29er Genius models.
Dakine went back to the drawing board and came up with some simple, yet clever, tweaks that make their venerable tailgate pad even better.
Video Courtesy of Cycles Devinci With Crankworx gearing up, you might be wondering why Whistler gets so much press. Ian Morrison and Steve Smith do a fine job of providing proof that Whistler lives up to its hype. Crankworx 2012: A Local’s Guide from Cycles Devinci on Vimeo.
Here's the skinny on what sets Trek's new Stache hardtail apart from the company's long line of 29ers.
Source: Northstar Mountain Bike Park In its fourth year, the 2012 USA Cycling Professional Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT) has expanded to six races and continues to raise the level of competitive gravity racing across the United States. As the country’s premier gravity calendar, the Pro GRT aims to provide a consistent stage of […]
Source: Santa Cruz Bikes Chris Johnston & Dylan Wolsky of the The Nomads ride Mills Peak, Sardine Lakes and Tamarack on the 2013 Blur XC and TallboyC near Downieville, California.
By Vernon Felton Photos by David Reddick Once a year all of us at Bike head for the hills to sample the latest bikes and products on location, somewhere, far, far away from I-5, cubicles and smog. The annual event is called Bike Week and this time around, we and some of our friends descended […]
Source: Rasolution Some behind the scenes at Llinars del Valles, Barcelona, with Andreu Lacondeguy. FMX rider Edgar Torronteras came to ride with Lacondeguy at his compound, and legendary BMX rider Cory Nastazio joined in for a session at Andreus’ trails. These two have been the biggest inspiration for Lacondeguy’s riding, so here is some quality […]
Source: The Coastal Crew “These are the days, the ones that really matter. Memorable laps with friends, summer time vibes and golden sunsets. Nothing beats time at home, it is paradise to say the least. From dusk to dawn this is how we choose to spend our days.”