Fabien Barel won the first round of the Enduro World Series in Punta Ala. Clementz came in 2nd place. Jared Graves took third.
By Sal Ruibal The older folks out there may remember a 1985 movie, Teen Wolf, starring Michael J. Fox as a dorky high school misfit and failed athlete who is transformed by an ancient family curse and becomes a rad werewolf super-basketball player who takes his team to the championship game and bla-bla-bla, you know [...]
The premise is dead simple. Find a line, film yourself going big and submit it on our Facebook page to enter for a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Whistler for you and a friend. You’ll kick back at the Bear Back Lodge and ride the bike park, with plenty of time in-between [...]
The Bicycle Film Festival started 11 years ago in New York City, and has come a long way since then, growing to encompass events in 25 cities in the United States and across the globe from Helsinki to Tokyo. An all-inclusive celebration of all things cycling, the festival seeks to highlight cycling in all its [...]
Photos courtesy of Mammoth Mountain With several more trails opening this weekend, June 22—Brake Through, Bullet, Follow Me, Flow, 7 Bridges, Ricochet and Uphill Beach Cruiser—all 80 miles of Mammoth Mountain’s trails will be ready to shred soon. Current trail information is available here. “The early season riding has been stellar,” says bike-park supervisor Mark [...]
Tom Ritchey is well-known as one of the founding fathers of mountain biking. Along with Gary Fisher, Ritchey was responsible for many of the first commercially-produced mountain bikes to ever see trail time. Since then he founded Ritchey Bicycle Components, a brand long known for its race-oriented offerings. Tom Ritchey and Gary Fisher catch up [...]
Source: Stevens Pass The opening date for Stevens Pass Bike Park in Skykomish, Washington, is set for Friday, July 6, 2012. The park’s plan is to start the season with two trails open: the intermediate “Rock Crusher” and the advanced “Slingshot Wookie” trails.
Source: Steel City Media Fuelled by Monster Energy, Episode 2 takes you from the first SPS training day down at UK Bike Park, preparing the team for the first British National round at Comb Sydenham. After a long haul up the M6, straight through the night on Sunday, Steve met up with the guys from [...]
‘Ron’s House o’ Big Air.’ That is what is written on the front of that shanty-town plywood kicker covered in old carpet that spits riders high over the north fork of the Yuba. Ron Williams was the father of Greg Williams, who is the guy who came up with the Downieville Classic, and is the wily pied piper of most anything to do with mountain biking in the area.
Niner Bikes S.I.R 9 $999 (frame-only) / ninerbikes.com By Kevin Rouse Niner Bikes is looking to prove that steel has a solid spot on the list of modern mountain-bike building materials. Their argument for ferrous fabrication? Look no further than the completely redesigned Niner Bikes S.I.R 9. Centered around a proprietary steel tubeset that includes [...]
“I have always taken inspiration for my riding not only from my peers and my sport, but from other sports as well. Starting from a young age, I was always a fan of the high-flyers. From Terje Haakonsen to Michael Jordan to Bubba Stewart—I can’t get enough of watching these guys seemingly defy gravity. The [...]
Enjoy Trek World Racing’s weekend at the UCI Downhill World Cup in Fort William, one of the fastest and most challenging courses on the World Cup calendar. Despite some traction issues in qualifying, Aaron Gwin snatched the top spot on the podium for the second time in as many races. Team mechanic Monkey Vasquez talks [...]
Teva Links Mid $120 teva.com When it comes time to bolt flat pedals to my bike I more often than not end up reaching for my Teva Links shoes for their solid pedal feel and Goldilocks’ Baby Bear grip. A few weeks ago Teva sent us its beefed up version of the Links, the Links [...]
Twitter allows us to shout out to the world (the world being your number of followers) without actually having to raise your voice. You can even act as the voice of your whole nation. @Sweden is the official twitter account of Sweden and each week a different citizen is chosen at random and gets handed [...]
If you’d like to know what Aaron Gwin sees, check out this helmet-helmet cam video from Fort William.
Source: Yeti Cycles Follow team Yeti Cycles / Fox Racing as they race the second and third stops of the World Cup Downhill in Val Di Sole, Italy, and Fort William, Scotland. The 2012 season truly begins with two of the toughest tracks on the circuit. Presented By: Yeti Cycles and Fox Racing Riders: Jared [...]
By Vernon Felton First, a disclaimer: the rack you see here has “Sportworks” stickers plastered all over it—this is because that particular company created the T2 rack shortly before selling their consumer rack division to Thule. The T2, however, remained relatively unchanged for years, which is testimony to just how good the original recipe was. [...]
We’ve already keyed folks in on the Grade A singletrack Sun Valley has to offer, and we’ve also enlisted your help to assist Chopper with choosing the winners of Visit Sun Valley’s Singletrack Deficit Disorder Remedy Contest. And now, drumroll please, the winners: Here’s Zac and Dicky’s winning entry: When consulted about the selection process [...]
By Sal Ruibal Aimless rants and crazed ravings on a filthy, stinky day: Rant #1: These are the dog days of summer and summer isn’t even here yet. The East Coast isn’t the best coast even on its best days. That’s because the humidity is greater than the humanity. Oh, the humanity! The best reason [...]