Heading into the 2014 event, the rider who has really made the event his own, Brandon Semenuk, was staring down the barrel of perhaps the biggest ever threat to his monopoly of the spoils.
Source: Bell Sports Combining a series of hair-raising, timed, technical descents with un-timed, but challenging climbing segments, the 2012 Bell Super Enduro was a first-of-its-kind mountain bike race in the United States. Borrowing on the European phenomenon of multi-stage enduro events, the race was part of the third annual Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival in […]
Source: One Industries Introducing First Session. This is the first in a series of videos dedicated to capturing behind the scenes footage of athletes off the competition stage and doing what they love the most – sessioning perfectly carved trails and hits they built or found with friends for the first time. We all love […]
Video from Giant Bicycles: What does it take to be a World Cup downhill racer? And what’s it like to come home and race on your home soil, in front of your home crowd? We follow South African National Champion Andrew Neethling and the rest of the Giant Factory Off-Road Team as they prepare for […]
From The Coastal Crew: We are very excited and proud to announce that The Coastal Crew have partnered up with Specialized. For all three of us, this is a dream come true. To have Specialized believe in our efforts has huge meaning to us, and we feel very fortunate to be able to work with […]
This journey looks incredible. Source: Solidream We are cycling around the world. This video sums up the first half of our 3 years adventure cycling around the globe, in 2010 and 2011. We covered extreme climates of the world, thanks to the power of a bike and also to all the people that helped us […]
This video is a little longer than 5 minutes, but if you appreciate photography, it’s a must-watch. From the photographer: This project was created with the same spirit that america was founded on. Our intentions are to connect everyone in america through the lens of this camera and social networking sites. We can’t do this […]
The folks at Surfing magazine work in the same office building as us and have been putting out some great content–the Swimsuit Issue is sure to be part of that. The video is only 48 seconds, so, if you want the full 5 Minute Break, watch it 6 times. The Swimsuit Issue will go on […]
Here’s a rad video of Martin Söderström escaping Sweden’s cold weather and preparing for the 2012 season by spending 11 days riding in Barcelona.
Source: Santa Cruz Greg Minnaar wins the UCI World Cup Downhill season opener aboard his Fox/Shimano equipped carbon V-10 at his hometown of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Steve Peat came in 15th and Josh Bryceland 21st on this improved, pedaling course.
Trek World Racing riders, Aaron Gwin, Neko Mulally and Justin Leov getting ready for, and racing the first stop of the World Cup in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Source: Five Ten No two words better describe Danny Hart’s dedication and passion to his sport. In this final installment of “Hart and soul,” we follow Danny’s professional career from his Junior season, culminating in his awe-inspiring championship run at Champery.
Source: Specialized Specialized Racing is back from the off-season. Burry Stander took a solid 2nd place with returning champ Yaroslav Kulhavy rounding out the podium in 5th. There’s a new member on the team–Kohei Yamamoto, and long-time Specialized rider Lea Davison is making the move to the World Cup stage.