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…
Video: Norco Bicycles Norco got down and dirty at Fort William. Jill Kintner was able to pull off a 10th place finish in the women’s race despite a solid crash mid-run, while on the men’s side, Bryn Atkinson was able to fight his way through the rapidly changing course conditions to 20th.
Video: Chain Reaction Cycles Set to be the first of many long-format documentaries from Chain Reaction Cycles, ‘Geared Up’ follows the story of two of the largest online bike retailer’s very own employees. They may have day jobs, but downhill rider Michael Cowan and BMX flatland star Peter Hollinger still find plenty of time to […]
By Brice Minnigh Photography by Haruki Noguchi Video by Justin Olsen A small group of mountain bikers set out on an exploratory mission down a stretch of Utah’s Green River last autumn in search of remote and untarnished riding territory. Floating on inflatable rafts retrofitted with bike racks, the team navigated 68 miles of water […]
Heres a brief recap of the Santa Cruz Syndicate’s Val di Sole results. Mixed fortunes abounded here – Josh Bryceland qualified 7th but then slipped a pedal and did some dirt surfing in the final. Peaty got pinballed by the course (along with just about everyone else), finishing 14th when the dust settled. Greg Minnaar, […]
Video: Trek World Racing Here’s a rad video Trek put out on the behind the scenes of the Trek World Racing team, of Aaron Gwin, Neko Mulally and Justin Leov, at Val di Sole, Italy. This video shows a bit of how Gwin managed to gap the entire field by 7 seconds.
Source: Scott Sports The Endless Gap is a freeride crew consisting of four riders, connected by their passion for mountain biking. Their new video is all about the trails that the crew grew up riding. The crew have been building these trails in the soft moss and rooty Swiss soil for the last few years […]
Source: Red Bull In the third episode of “Life Behind Bars,” Brandon Semenuk and Logan Peat head down to Woodward West in Tehachapi, California, to get some solid riding in. While Peat is sidelined with a leg injury, they meet up with fellow rider Kyle Strait where they practice some cork 3s into the foam […]
Source: Anthill Films The quaint beachside community of Aptos, California is located ten minutes south of Santa Cruz down highway CA 1. Across the road from the bustling Post Office sits a vacant lot. This is home to the aptly named and world-renowned Post Office Dirt Jumps. These jumps have given rise to a community […]
Source: Spy This is a brief behind the scenes look into the now famous SPY Tour of California cycling commercial featuring Matthew Bushe and Mike Montgomery. Considered to be the most unique road bike action caught on film in recent memory, this short doco features unseen,crazy footage of Montgomery doing ridiculously sick stuff on a […]
Source: Rasoulution The bike park in Leogang, Austria, played host to the 26TRIX fueled by Monster Energy event, as part of the Out of Bounds Festival for the 7th time on May 24-27, 2012. This dirt jump competition was won with a surprising run of the 18 year old Belgian Thomas Genon. With a technical […]
Source: Red Bull Brandon Semenuk and Logan Peat hop in the famous Mustang Mach 1 and head all the way south from British Columbia down to Santa Cruz, California for some great mountain biking. This episode contains cops, greasy hash browns, epic trails, and a ninja security guard.
James Doerfling riding everything from green, mossy valleys to dusty, loose big-mountain lines.
Source: Easton Cycling Graham Agassiz was joined by a crew of characters, including 10-time DH world champion, Frenchman Nicolas Vouilloz and world cup downhill stars Sam Blenkinsop and Cameron Cole. The riders hit some of the South Island’s best destinations including Nelson and Christchurch. Filmed and edited by the Coastal Crew.
In these two videos pro mountain biker Fabien Barel will run through certain aspects of bike setup and how to approach corners for all-mountain riding: Bike setup: Line choice: Picking your lines is probably the hardest technique in all-mountain riding compared to downhill. As most of the time you don’t know the track, anticipation will […]
From Chris Akrigg: “One year ago I shattered my leg. The last twelve months have been hard work, but I feel like it’s finally starting to pay off. I’m back on my bike, having fun and I’m loving it.” Flim by Victor Lucas Music by James Welsh Edit of Chris Akrigg
Dan Barham Fascinated by the emotions that someone would experience having their main focus for the summer suddenly ripped away from them, Dan Barham will spend the next five months following various riders, who for one reason or another, have had the rug pulled out from under them. The mini-film will follow several riders who […]
Source: Visit Sun Valley Do you, or someone you know, suffer from Singletrack Deficit Disorder (STDD)? If left untreated STDD can become very serious. Which is why you may need The Sun Valley Singletrack Remedy. Go to VisitSunValley.com/Remedy to enter to win a one-week all-expenses-paid trip to Sun Valley to rip the epic single track […]
Source: Shimano Shimano visits with Santa Cruz Syndicate, Trek World Racing and Team Yeti to capture first impression of the new Saint group at the Sea Otter Classic.
A behind-the-scenes look at one aspect of Yeti’s manufacturing process, prototype fabrication. Source: Yeti Cycles Filmed By: John Reynolds & Craig Grant Direction By: Craig Grant