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Getting the shot: Danny MacAskill and the solar eclipse

You might have seen the incredible photo of Danny MacAskill and the solar eclipse, with Danny dropping off a ledge just as the moon crosses in front of the sun, forming a picturesque crescent in the sky. But the real story concerns what it took to capture that photo at the perfect moment of eclipse.

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Video: This is Backcountry

08.03.2013

It's an advertisement--but a pretty kick ass advertisement all the same. Okay, the shot of some dude's butt--that I could live without--but the line "Maybe you think it's all Red Bulls and high-fives, but it's not." got my attention. Nice writing. Good footage. If only more adverts were made like this, I might actually watch them. Nice work from the people at Backcountry.com

Video Review: Why ‘NotBad’ Is A Whole Lot Better Than Not Bad

08.02.2013

Here’s a review, a terribly subjective and opinionated judgement of Anthill’s "NotBad" movie.

Video: 12 Months, 12 Stories–Episode 7

07.31.2013

It's a big time of the year for Enduro racing: July is the month where you have to score the big results and do your best at the most important race of the season. Follow this incredible month's footage of Jerôme Clementz, riding, sharing, racing and winning EWS in Les 2 Alpes and Megavalanche in Alpes D'Huez.

Video: Racing Action from Vallnord

07.30.2013

What happened in Vallnord this past weekend? Check out the action from the Downhill finals.

Video: Not All Vacations Are Created Equal

07.30.2013

You remember the long, lame vacations you took with your family as a kid--the trip to see the world's biggest cow pie or the visit to the Ear Wax Hall of Fame? Well, this isn't one of those vacations. Apparently, it pays to have a dad who rips.

Video: Enduro Vs. Downhill

07.29.2013

Still trying to wrangle with this whole enduro thing--what it is, why it is, what kind of bike makes sense? Curtis Keene--the American Dream--gives his perspective on the burgeoning "downhill racing on trail bikes" scene.

Video: Colorado Freeride Festival Enduro–Day 2

07.28.2013

Here's the action from the second day of the Enduro competition at the Colorado Freeride Festival (CFF) at Trestle Bike Park in Winter Park, Colorado.

Video: Colorado Freeride Festival Enduro–Day 1

07.28.2013

Here's the action from Day One of the Enduro competition at the Colorado Freeride Festival (CFF) at Trestle Bike Park in Winter Park, Colorado. CFF is being billed as the largest freeride festival in the United States and features the best mountain bikers in the world battling it out for over $45,000 in prize money.

Video: A day in the life of Cedric Gracia

07.28.2013

Cedric Gracia is one of the most... well, he's Cedric Gracia! With his home round of the UCI World Cup just around the corner, Cedric was keen to take us under his wing for a day and show us round.

Exclusive: 2013 Bible Review–Trek Session 9.9

07.26.2013

The Session 9.9 is like some monstrous, all-mountain bike from the future that, once mastered, could dominate today’s race scene.

Video: Red Bull Course Preview–Vallnord

07.25.2013

Gstaadt Scott's Claudio Caluori talks us down one of the year's most brutal World Cup tracks

Video: #whyMTB Chapter 2–Brien Chartier

07.25.2013

What is the meaning of mountain biking? In this continuing Kitsbow video series, we explore what it means to ride from the motivations and perspectives of those whose tireless efforts have lent the sport meaning and inspiration to our own lives. In this second chapter, we head to the arid hills of Kern County to learn about what mountain biking means to Brien Chartier: the BLM Ranger tasked with policing the region's public wilderness lands.

Video: Take a Tour of Breckenridge’s B-Line Trail

07.25.2013

In this video, Breckenridge local and pro rider, Kevin Soller, takes you on a tour of B-Line, a trail that's part of the town’s trail network (the Breckenridge Freeride Park was one of the first municipally-funded parks in the country), which extends from downtown and is used to access spectacular high-mountain singletrack such as that along the Colorado Trail, Guyot loop, Wheeler Trail and many, many more.

Video: Cannondale OverMountain Mid-Season Wrap Up

07.24.2013

Jerome Clementz and Ben Cruz give us an update on the race season at the calendar's halfway point. Great cinematography, ripping music, beautiful locations and some incredible riding scenes make this a must see.

Video/Gallery: Searching for Singletrack in Afghanistan

07.22.2013

When I was invited by Anthill Films to join them and Matt Hunter on this pioneering journey for their upcoming short film, “Forgotten Dirt,” it was clearly a no-brainer. It was guaranteed to be the adventure of a lifetime. This video and photo gallery hint at what's coming on August 6th.

Exclusive: 2013 Bible Review–Rocky Mountain Element 970 RSL BC Edition

07.22.2013

Rocky Mountain's Element 970 RSL BC Edition is a cross-country racer, British Columbia style. Light, efficient and surprisingly capable in technical conditions—an excellent choice for grueling endurance races.

Video: The Tetons

07.22.2013

How good are the trails outside of Jackson Hole? The team from Yeti Cycles took a road trip to find out. This video tells the story. A lot of folks are going to suddenly be filled with a desire to relocate to Wyoming...

Video: This Is Peaty

07.21.2013

Steve Peat and Josh Bryceland take you down the 2013 National Champs track at Bala!

Video: North Shore Beer Run

07.21.2013

What do you do when you open your fridge and all you find is OJ, Cola, Purple Stuff and an empty craft beer growler? You pull out your 2014 Norco Bigfoot Fatbike, put the growler in your Growler Cage and go for a ride through Vancouver's iconic North Shore trails until you reach the Deep Cove Brewery and Distillery.

Video: Megavalanche–It’s French for “Holy Cr*p!”

07.20.2013

Here's a 15-minute documentary on the annual Megavalanche in Alpe d'Huez, France. A couple hundred racers bombing down a glacier and descending nearly 9,000 feet through handlebar-high ruts, rocks, slush, ice and general mayhem--the Megavalanche is always riveting to watch.

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