Have you ever thought about packing up your bike and heading deep into the alps on a mountain bike adventure of your life? Well, these two guys, Rui Sousa and Paulo Batista, did just that. And along the way they produced a beautiful video of the experience.
By Vernon Felton What level of eye protection is necessary for mountain biking? Chances are you probably never gave the question much thought. The average cyclist is content with the thought that his sunglasses keep glare at bay, fend off the random, errant bumble-bee and, may or may not make them look more like a […]
By Vernon Felton Back in April, Mavic announced that they were greatly expanding their 29er line–a good thing since they had just one wagon wheel in the line up for 2012 (the 1,755 gram C29ssmaxx). For 2013, Mavic will have three new 29er models that span the cost-performance spectrum from chi-chi racer fare (that’d be […]
Many people view Maxxis as that company that rolls out tenacious downhill tires. While there’s no denying the appeal of the company’s well known gravity-oriented meats like the Minion and High Roller, Maxxis has always had an expansive line of cross-country treads. Here’s a quick rundown on the design and philosophy behind Maxxis’ Aspen tire, […]
This third installment of Fabien Barel’s globetrotting adventure features some jaw-dropping clips with Andreu Lacondeguy–flowy all-mountain stuff, dirt jumps, a giant pit full of foam that you’ll wish was located in your own backyard and more. It’ll probably also remind you of how feeble your own riding skills are… At least it did that for […]
Source: Tourism Whistler In this day and age the idea of “local” means more than ever. Why buy/ride/support/eat/use products that come from the other side of the world when you can find better stuff right here at home? Chromag bikes opened in 2003, first making bike frames but quickly moving onto other compents like stems, […]
Source: Steel City Media It’s been a tough few weeks for Steve Peat. Injuries, crashes and punctures have wreaked havoc on a top 10 ranking, during the last 3 World Cup Rounds. Watch Episode 3 this Friday, July 20th to find out the full story….
Source: Dirt TV Highlights from the Speed & Style: Zink and Vink pull out the style at speed for the race at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes. It seems a racing background and a solid bag of tricks were a winning combo for the boys out in France. A quick catch up with Danny Hart tells […]
Source: Fox Racing When Josh Bryceland was over here from across the pond after Sea Otter, we shot two edits and the catalog. Here is one of the edits that was shot on a sunny Southern California day near Arrowhead Lake .
In case you hadn't heard, the 2012 edition of Bike's Photo Annual is in bike shops, on newsstands and available for download. We caught up with Margus Riga, Dan Barham and Sterling Lorence to find out what they think when one of their photos is printed in Bike
Source: Red Bull Travelling with your bike is an amazing way to create connections between different riding communities all over the world. To capture this, the Anthill crew followed freeride legend Wade Simmons on his annual summer trip to the Swiss Alps along with fellow freerider and friend Matt Hunter. The Switzerland session presents three […]
Trek World Racing DH || Mont Sainte Anne 2012 from Trek World Racing on Vimeo. Source: Trek World Racing For the second year in a row, Aaron Gwin has won the World Cup at Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada, the track where he made his dramatic debut in 2008. Team mate Justin Leov scored his first top 10 […]
Source: Red Bull A new era of action sports films in the 21st century will spin further into the future with the release of Where The Trail Ends this fall. Produced by Red Bull Media House, in association with Freeride Entertainment, the movie is set to be a global cycling spectacle unlike anything ever captured […]
After undergoing shoulder surgery this past winter, Cam McCaul is determined to put in every effort necessary to make it back to the top of his game. Check him out as he hones his skills at some of his favorite local spots. When was the last time you saw a guy riding a mountain bike […]
Earlier this Spring, with rain falling in France and mud season in full swing in Jackson Hole, Brian Lopes invited Anne Caroline Chausson and Andrew Whiteford to ride some tacky but not muddy Southern California trails. Don’t you wish you could ride like this?