Tom van Steenbergen has quickly made a name for himself as one of the world’s most progressive riders, with a signature front flip that’s earned him the respect of the sport’s elite freeriders. Bike’s videographer Rupert Walker recently caught up with van Steenbergen to see how he’s recovering from a horrific crash sustained while attempting what would have been a record-setting 73-foot front flip over the Red Bull Rampage canyon gap.
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.
Source: Steel City Media Steve Peat follows team mate and race winner, Greg Minnaar, down Round 1 of the UCI World Cup in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Taken Friday morning before Qualifying, they definitely weren’t hanging about on this run.
By Vernon Felton Photos and Video by Dan Barham “The only Buyer’s Guide that matters.” How’s that for a ballsy statement? Yeah, it’s arrogant as hell, but bear with me for a second. Now in its third year, Bike’s Bible of Bike Tests is entirely different from every other cycling Buyer’s Guide and here’s why—we […]
Source: Specialized Round 1 of the the 2012 DH World Cup is over and Troy Brosnan continues to prove he’s ready to run with the top men in the world in his first Elite Men World Cup event, placing 8th in the final with team mate Sam Hill close behind in 11th.
This video, by Aaron Larocque, showcases some absolutely rad winter riding.
We caught up with Brendan Fairclough while he was training for the Downhill World Cup season in Southern California, and asked him about his new sponsors, season plans, whip contests, the Royal Wedding and what he likes on his pizza. Click here for our: Gallery and Video: Brendan Fairclough – Behind the Scenes and Outside […]
Source: Five Ten In the first installment of Hart and Soul, we go back to the beginning, to the little fishing village of Redcar, England and see how Danny’s style and dedication to his sport developed from an early age. Enter to win Danny Hart signed shwag and get decked out from head-to-toe in Five […]
Source: Specialized Team Monster Energy / Specialized is back for another World Cup season in 2012. Sam Hill and Troy Brosnan have already been busy tearing up the competition in the Australian National series. With an amazing Juniors season behind him, Brosnan is looking to come onto the elite level in a big way starting […]
This web series on Steve Peat is set to kick off in April 2012.
Source: Chromag This is a Chromag Bikes collaborative video introducing the Family of 2012. It was produced by Ross Measures and features footage that was provided by the riders themselves. They were each asked to provide their own introductions along with riding shots. As result you can put faces to names. Each rider plays a […]
Trailer for Danny Hart’s Hart and Soul video. Enter to win Danny Hart signed shwag and get decked out from head-to-toe in Five Ten gear! Click here to enter:
Steve Smith is set to keep racing under the Devinci Global Racing flag for another season. Check this link for more info and another video on the 2012 Devinci Global Racing team.
Anthill Films traveled to Nepal in the fall of 2011 to shoot a segment for Strength in Numbers, which premieres this April. In the May issue of Bike, photographer Sterling Lorence and writer Jonathan Schramm bring us their story of Nepal’s young and growing mountain bike culture: I had come to Nepal with some of […]