Fun fact: only Syndicate riders and Aaron Gwin won World Cup races this year.
In the first episode of Fishing with Joe at Crankworx, Chris Ball, the director of the Enduro World Series, spears sashimi, slams a few beers and talks to Joe about the latest EWS round in Whistler, British Columbia.
Finishing fourth last year at the Whip-Off Worlds, Bas van Steenbergen is back again as a serious contender for the "Official" Whip-Off Worlds title.
"What I do in Whistler," directed by Matt Dennison and featuring Ross Measures, won the annual GoPro Dirt Diaries at Crankworx.
Blake and Ray Samson travel to Barcelona to hit up La Poma dirt jumps in Barcelona, before the opening weekend at La Molina Bike Park.
Last Fall, Mark Matthews took a season ending fall at Red Bull Rampage that left him with a shattered femur. Taking it as an opportunity to rebuild himself, Mark set out to prove his doctors wrong and get back on the bike before their projected timelines.
The World Cup Windham downhill track is typically very close, but this year Josh Bryceland stepped it up and put 1.58 seconds between second place finisher Aaron Gwin.
Vittorio Brumotti is a world champion trials rider and holds numerous Guinness World Records. In this video, Brumotti takes his road bike out for an unusual ride.
Stan’s has been slow to release a carbon rim and jump on the bandwagon with all of the other companies offering carbon. I would venture to guess the company hasn’t felt pressure to do so because its aluminum rims are selling so well. This has put them in a unique situation to take time developing the ZTR Valor carbon rim that utilizes the NoTube’s Bead Socket Technology that has set its wheels apart.
The documentary, "Trail Stewards of the Lost Sierra," spotlights California's Northern Sierra model trailbuilding group. Through interviews with Greg Williams, Tara Stone and various other staff members, the film details the makings of the Stewardship and all they do for the Sierra and Plumas counties. The group organizes the widely popular Downieville Classic, Lost and Found gravel grinder and a 50-kilometer endurance run. It's full-time crew maintains 150 miles of multi-use trails, while building 50 miles of new trails and running a nationally known student trailbuilding program.
A new Giant DH bike isn’t ready until the Giant Factory Off-Road Team says it’s ready. Now, after two years of engineering, development and race testing, the all-new Glory 27.5 is being let loose.
The fourth episode of Dirt's series, "Beyond the Dirt," takes a look into the life of Tyler McCaul as he comes out of the shadow of his big brother. He started his career racing downhill and after some success has moved on to slopestyle and freeride competitions.
The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup has been coming to Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada for 24 years and in that time little has changed about the classic course. It starts out pretty mellow then heads into some blind jumps. After a speedy runout, it slingshots riders into one of the flowy technical sections that the course shapers of Mont-St-Anne do so well.
With the riding season now in full swing and Crankworx Whistler upon us, RockShox wanted to do something to celebrate those who progress the sport forward. Every year, we see things people once thought, “Can’t be done,” get done. This short film called, “Prove [Can’t] Wrong,” is a salute all those who push boundaries to prove that 'can’t' is a matter of opinion. Let's see what 'can’t' get proven wrong this year.
After a season opener in Chile and several races in Europe, the Enduro World Series traveled to the North American continent. At over 10,000 feet of elevation in Winter Park, Colorado, this race promised to be one of the most physically challenging races of the season.