Eight years ago, a serious crash left Thomas Bannister with a paralyzed right arm. With a lot of perseverance and a couple unique modifications to his bike, Tom now rides one-handed–and fast.
Source: Redbull Brandon Semenuk is in Virgin, Utah with the Coastal Crew scoping out possible runs for the ultimate downhill mountain biking competition, Red Bull Rampage. After Kenny Smith takes a brutal fall during qualifiers, Brandon heads back to the mountain with hopes that his newly crafted line will put him at the top of […]
Right outside of the town of Bariloche is some of the sweetest ribbons of singletrack any of us had ever experienced. Not only that, but directly in town is a top quality shuttle zone that had us saying “one more run” over and over.
The Rocky Mountain crew–Wade Simmons, Andreas Hestler, Geoff Gulevich and Thomas Vanderham–went looking for the ultimate all-mountain adventure and wound up in Argentina. Huge climbs, huge descents, beers, high fives, sunshine…. All the good stuff. Check out the three videos and photo gallery below, and stay tuned for more. EPISODE #1 When we travel together […]
By Vernon Felton It’s been said before, but one of the best ways to upgrade any bike is to add a new wheelset to the mix. Unfortunately, wheelsets (particularly those of the light, strong and stiff variety) don’t come cheap. Not by a long shot. Wheelsets, in fact, have become outrageously (dare I say “stupidly”) […]
Source: Antoine Hoffmann-Massé This video features Anne-Caroline Chausson, Antoni Villoni (FMB World Tour rider) and Yannick Pontal (Enduro racer). The videographer, Antoine Hoffmann-Massé, tried to show how these riders all live our their dreams and adventures on the bike. For them, there’s no conformity, each one leaves his own mark.
There is a right way and a wrong way to smash a pint glass on your head. At least that's what I learned from this clip: yet another great edition of Pitchfork's "Frames" series.
Source: The Coastal Crew This is an ongoing, unscheduled series by the Coastal Crew showing the unfortunate side of building in BC’s forests—Logging. Logging and forestry can be a love/hate relationship in this region. On one hand it’s unfortunate to see massive forests be mowed down, but on the other hand the hundreds of years […]
After Dan Atherton broke his neck in a riding accident in 2010, an injury that nearly took his life, he found himself facing a difficult decision. The man himself declares that he was ‘done’ with racing bikes. However, as time passed, Atherton’s hunger to ride and compete grew stronger and his discovery of enduro racing […]
Source: Red Bull After Crankworx, Brandon Semenuk and Logan Peat head down south to Oregon to meet up with Ryan ‘R-Dog’ Howard and Jacob ‘Cob’ Hyde for some downhill riding. After Peat is sidelined with food poisoning, he manages to pull himself together for a fun BMX session at a skatepark in Keizer, Oregon. Lastly, […]
Source: Red Bull This film takes a revealing look at the intense pressure that comes with riding in front of a home crowd made up of avid fans and family members at the UK round of the World Cup and also the effect that the unpredictable British weather can have. On the matter of Fort […]
Source: Northstar California Join Northstar California for the 6th Annual Tara Llanes Classic taking place September 28 – 30, 2012. We will have an XC Race on Saturday and a Super D Race on Sunday. Proceeds of the Tara Llanes Classic mountain bike race will go towards the Tara Llanes Road to Recovery Fund and […]
By Vernon Felton Video by Dustin Vance CTD–that’s Foxese for “Climb, Trail and Descend”. It’s also a marked departure in the way that Fox creates forks and shocks that suck up bumps, but don’t bob and wallow annoyingly when you’re pedaling. On it’s face it’s a simpler, perhaps less tuneable, approach to tackling suspension. It […]