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Video Flashback: 1992 downhill racing

With the Kamikaze Bike Games currently in full swing at Mammoth Mountain, this video pretty much sums up how far we’ve come since the first Kamikaze race in the mid-80s.

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Video: Brandon Semenuk’s Life

01.24.2013

Here's what I take away from this video: it doesn't suck to be Brandon Semenuk. A house in B.C. with five acres of jumps in the backyard, infinite miles of singletrack out the back door, a Subaru WRX to rally on the logging roads of Squamish... This is the video your high-school guidance counselor didn't want you to see when he was selling you on a degree in Business Administration.

Video: Lars `n Bars–The Winter Epic Edit

01.24.2013

In this episode of Lars n Bars, Lars and Darrin head out to the Chuckanuts (the less hyped riding spot in Bellingham) for some introspective moments and a good dose of Metallica and shred. Proof positive that's it's never too cold to go out and ride.

Exclusive: 2013 Bible Review – Devinci Wilson Carbon SL

01.23.2013

The Wilson has an interesting mix of soft, ground-hugging suspenstion that tracks well in turns and shrugs off square-edged hits, and a stiff, lightweight frame. What did our testers think of it? Check out the video.

Video: The Colors of Kathmandu

01.23.2013

Kathmandu is a ceaseless frenzy of chattering vendors, garish signs, pagoda like temples, and the overpowering smell of incense. The surrounding hills, however, tell a different story.

Video: Petr Kraus in Greenland

01.22.2013

During Petr Kraus' recent trip to Greenland he visited the town of Sisimiut for some urban trial riding and to get to know the young local riders. Hands down, one of the most beautiful videos we've seen this year.

News: Santa Cruz Unveils New (aluminum) Blur Trail Model

01.21.2013

Santa Cruz just unveiled the aluminum Blur Trail--the more affordable version of the short-travel, slack geometry trail shredder that pushes the boundaries of what's possible on a bike with just five inches of rear suspension.

Video: Highlights From Part 2 of the Lance Confession

01.19.2013

If you missed the second-night's Lance Armstrong interview, here are the highlights (so to speak) from Oprah's second bout with Armstrong on her couch of shame.

Video: Highlights From Part 1 of the Lance Confession

01.18.2013

If you missed Armstrong's televised confession last night, here are the some of the bigger moments from the show.

Video: Steve and Ian 3–The Saga Continues

01.14.2013

No matter how awesome the riding in Whistler and Pemberton is, it's gone once the snow hits. Steve and I head to Vancouver Island to keep the season rolling.

Video: Projekt Roam Hits the Southwest

01.11.2013

Projekt Roam's mission is to travel North America in search of places that celebrate the unparalleled beauty and freedom of not only the bike, but the terrain we ride as well. In this clip our hosts travel to the mountains of New Mexico and Arizona.

Exclusive: Here Comes the Bible of Bike Tests

01.08.2013

Most Buyer's Guides suck--they're little more than catalog copy rolled into a "special issue". That blows. Which is why we do it very differently at Bike Magazine. For our Bible of Bike Tests, we take some of the most promising bikes and gear, and we actually flog the hell out of it on some of the best trails in the world. Here's a peek at the groundbreaking issue that will soon be hitting newsstands.

Video: Trials Riding in Three Styles

01.08.2013

Three types of riders united by a common love for trials riding.

Video: Preparing for Supercross on a Mountain Bike

01.04.2013

Specialized has been documenting Cole Seely during the off-season while he puts in work on the bike, at the test track and in the gym to prepare for the West Coast Lites season.

Video: Wink Grant on his Chromag

01.04.2013

Wink Grant makes killing it on a hardtail look ridiculously easy and smooth. The eight-year old commentators are an added bonus.

Video: Sam Hill Farewell

12.31.2012

With Sam Hill moving on to CRC Nukeproof for the coming season, the folks at Specialized felt it was a good time to say their farewells. Check out some of Sam's highlights on Specialized inside.

News: 2012, We Hardly Knew You

12.30.2012

Tired of a biased media’s representation of the world around you? Fear not, The Onion gives you the score on what actually happened these past 12 months. Here’s to enlightenment.

Video: A Good Year in the Mountains

12.26.2012

This is a look back at some of the amazing places, people, and riding that we encountered this year. Here’s to 2012, and all the best in the new year!

Video: Life Behind Bars–FINALE w/ Unseen Footage

12.25.2012

It's a wrap! Life Behind Bars season 1 has officially come to a close. We check in with Brandon and the Coastal Crew to get an inside look at unseen footage, the most unforgettable moments, and the biggest regrets from the incredible year that was.

Video: Brett Rheeder Dials in His New Session 9.9

12.23.2012

The week before the 2012 Red Bull Rampage, Brett Rheeder took a trip to Kelowna, BC to get his new Session 9.9 dialed in. Check out the video to see the results.

News: Bell Rings in the Holiday with Shovels and Dirt

12.22.2012

For its holiday party this Monday, Bell rang in the holidays with shovels, rakes, gloves and plenty of mushy dirt along with reps rom the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC), helping improve a steep section of the Emma McCrary mountain bike trail in the Santa Cruz mountains.

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