Few people know better than Transition bikes designer just how complex modern full suspension bikes can be, especially compared to the hardtails we used to ride. He also knows that getting out on a simple mountain bike is good for the soul, like hitting the reset button with a shot of espresso.
A burly concoction from GT, praised for its pedaling efficiency, praised for its descending ability, and targeted for, or better yet, tailor-made for shredders.
Sandwiched in between two layers of clouds, riders find ridiculously steep lines in the Swiss Alps, and catch some eye-popping views along the way.
Downtime with Josh Bryceland might be an oxymoron, seeing as Ratboy somehow always manages to be going full throttle, even when he's got a destroyed ankle. Those days are past, though, and Josh is back to getting sideways with his friends.
Jake Kinney and Cody Gessel met up with Alex Reveles in Santa Cruz, where they rode the Post Office and Freedom 40 jumps while filming "Black Winter."
Is Kyle Strait the most 'merican professional mountain biker?
The new Mojo HD is more capable and even quicker on the gas than its predecessor. Ibis has crafted one of the best-balanced all-mountain bikes on the market.
Between its three EWS Urge teams–Commencal/Vallnord, Canyon and Rocky Mountain, the helmet manufacturer Urge has some seriously fast riders to protect.
The Australian Downhill National Championships went off over the weekend in Bright, Victora. Troy Brosnan took the win with Connor Fearon and Dean Lucas trailing behind on the extremely dry and dusty course. Tracey Hannah, Claire Buchar and Tegan Molloy went one, two and three in the Elite Women class.
An extensive Andes Pacifico 2015 video, with coverage from all four days.
The Commencal Vallnord Enduo team has been hard at work training in Var, France.
Versatility is the Genius’ strong suit. It’s a bike that changes personality from a cross-country racer to a trail bike with the flip of a switch.
You don't know who they are, but at every UCI race during the summer you can pick out a handful of racers who aren't on the podium–or even in the top ten–but are truly riding as fast and loose as they possibly can, teetering on the brink of destruction for their shot at glory.
Steep, loose and super-technical alpine riding.
Short and sweet with no slo-mo whatsoever.
Check out this video to see the super-lightweight Lauf Trail Racer fork in action.
Stacy Kohut destroys Whistler on four wheels, railing berms and whipping jumps.
The Andes Pacifico Enduro went off a few weeks back in Chile. It was a challenging race, with competitors racing blind on technical and loose tracks in often extreme heat.
Paul Bassagoitia throws down on iconic Utah terrain.
Big-mountain line shredder James Doerfling sends some loose and fast chutes in this late winter/pre-spring edit from Solos Productions.