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…
Source: Whistler Mountain Bike Park It’s official, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park opens in less than 24 hours, and, as you can see, Mother Nature cooperated this year by melting a large amount of snow left over from the winter season. Trail crews helped out by shoveling, packing, shaping, and digging and conditions are looking […]
Source: Anthill Films On Thursday, May 24th at 12:00pm PST Anthill Films will broadcast the online premiere of Strength in Numbers live on RedBull.com/bike. This is going to be a unique global event in the world of mountain biking: Watch the film simultaneously with tens of thousands of people from every corner of the mountain […]
Source: Devinci Cycles Photos: Mikey Goldstein (unless otherwise noted) World Cup racing takes Devinci Global Racing rider Steve Smith far afield. He has been to Chile, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and has crisscrossed Europe from boot to mullet. While abroad, Smith constantly hears about, and misses, all the amazing riding at home, in British […]
Source: Whistler Mountain Bike Park http://www.bikemag.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=39371&action=edit Opening day at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park is just days away and the anticipation to ride is at an all time high. After a long and very snowy winter in Whistler, the first tastes of summer are finally hitting the tongue as warm weather moves in and the […]
Source: Dan Barham The first of a series of short films exploring the one word that seems to be missing from much of the bike industry – “why?” Dan Gronross has lived in British Columbia for eight years, and for the longest time rode mountain bikes exclusively, much of it in Whistler’s Bike Park, until […]
We caught up with the brains and brawn behind Dark Timbers earlier this year and were pretty impressed. Their new Artist [LTD] Collection is definitely one of the reasons why. Featuring seasonal, limited edition offerings, the designs are all the result of collaboration projects with some pretty intriguing artists. Kicking off the lineup is the […]
We get tons of press releases. A lot of times they are fantastically humorous and/or outrageous. We’ve decided to share some of our favorites with you, unedited, in our new section called: “…and in Other News.” …and in Other News: HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. –Book That Event, owners and organizers of the Surf City Surf Dog […]
Source: Red Bull Continental Athletes Danny MacAskill, Martin Söderström, Dan and Rachel Atherton, Richie Schley, Kenny Belaey, Marc Beaumont and Thomas Litscher were invited by Joerg Malcherek from Continental for a Security Driving Training at the Contidrom test driving ground in Germany. Watch as these pro mountain bikers drive powerful cars on different courses and […]
Source: Mavic Fabien Barel and Mavic have embarked on a unique journey: Fab is traveling the world to experience the all-mountain life with his friends, some of the best riders on the planet. Here’s a preview of what the upcoming season (5 videos, 1 per month) will bring.
Source: Mavic Mavic engineers found some singletrack to test the latest Crossmax 29er wheels with Marco Aurélio Fontana and Manuel Fumic of the Cannondale Factory racing team. By taking feedback early in the season from these elite riders, Mavic can optimize products for the upcoming model year. And, this testing also allows investigation of special […]
Source: Himalayan Rides The Mustang region in the Himalayas of Nepal is a land so beautiful, it has long been the ultimate dream for adventurers all over the world. Here, the sacred peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri – shining with snow all year round, tower over the Kali Gandaki River, forming the deepest valley on […]
Source: Steel City Media This Is Peaty Episode One takes you on an international whirlwind adventure. Starting at the legendary Ingle Gym, Sheffield, along with close friend and Heavyweight boxer David Howe, Steve hasn’t been slacking in the off-season, that’s for sure. Getting in quality Downhill runs in the UK is tough for someone like […]
This video helps to explain Shimano’s new D.R.D. optional standard. According to Shimano, this new standard helps provide crisper shifts, greater durability and easier wheel removal and installation. One of the main points that Shimano wants to get across with the D.R.D., is that they are not forcing this standard on the industry, and will […]
This video is a deodorant commercial, and it is awesome. Darren Berrecloth in Cameron, Arizona, doing what he does best–riding gnarly big-mountain lines.
Source: Teva Taking place just outside Page, Arizona, Paul Basagoitia is the first mountain biker to land a natural terrain double backflip. Basagoitia’s accomplishment is one he’s been working on for years. “It felt great when my wheels touch the ground because I don’t think my body could have handled another hit,” says Basagoitia. “It […]
Source: Rocky Mountain Bikes Most mountain bikers aren’t lucky enough to have a quiver of bikes to choose from on any given day, nor are they blessed with places to shuttle a freeride or downhill bike. As professional freeriders and North Vancouver residents, Wade Simmons and Thomas Vanderham are lucky enough to have a range […]
Source: Shimano Shimano worked with Anthill Films to produce this video for the new Saint group with Shimano-sponsored rider, Aaron Gwin. In typical Anthill style, the boys captured a personal side of Gwin talking about the prototype Saint M820 prototype components, then ripping on them at his own trails in Temecula, California. Click here for […]
“Here, look at the camera, hold the microphone and tell us about what you’re doing here at the Sea Otter Classic. This is for Bike magazine’s video series :30 Second Warning. You’ve got 30 seconds. Ready. Set. Go.” In the fourth installment of :30 Second Warning, we caught up with Seb Kemp of News of […]
A video recap of the first race in the 2012 PRO Superenduro series held at Golfo Dianese (IM), in the Italian Riviera.