Like pretty much everything in the mountain bike industry, video content just keeps improving, and 2014 was no exception. Here they are: 20 of our favorite videos from this year, starting with the oldest:
I’d Rather Be Klunking
Vintage ’70s video by Evening Magazine covers early Repack race & oozes mountain bike nostalgia.
Bas van Steenbergen Slays Wet, Greasy B.C. Trails
The Kelowna, B.C.-based ripper, better known for his DH-racing prowess, displays spotless execution.
“Winter Break,” featuring Chromag Bikes’ Jarrett Moore
Slashing loam, hucking rocks and steezin’ tables in Victoria, British Columbia.
“Enduro Is Going Downhill” featuring Bas van Steenbergen
A DH racer’s version of Enduro riding.
Russell Finsterwald and Chris Dewar meet in the San Jacinto mountains to ride the new RockShox RS-1 XC fork.
Do Matt Hunter and Kyle Norbraten Care About Wheel Size?
Watch how the boys spend their time at the Specialized Stumpjumper 650b launch.
The Sun Sets on the Post Office Jumps
A gathering in the golden light for the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival.
Huayhuash Film, A Bike Journey into Peru’s Andes
Three Colorado-based riders find adventure in some of South America’s biggest mountains. After you watch the film, be sure to experience our interactive multimedia feature.
Danny MacAskill in Epecuén
MacAskill brings a forgotten city back to life with his latest street trials film.
Tom van Steenbergen rides the Whistler Bike Park
Tom van Steenbergen lays down fresh lines on the newly opened Whistler Mountain Bike Park trails, and throws the first-ever frontflip on the Crabapple hits.
The Deer Camp | Backyard Session in Aptos
Just another afternoon with local riders in Aptos, California. Tacos, beer and a bonfire round out the sick backyard action from riders Gregg Watts, Ray George, R-Dog (Ryan Howard), Paul Basagoitia, Tyler McCaul, Jackson Goldstone, Christian Wright and Alex Reveles.
Carson Storch – On a Rampage
Carson Storch rips his Rampage-inspired lines.
“Dirt Playground” with Anthony Messere
Nothing like riding at home.
Remy Metailler burns the Whistler Bike Park
Remy Metailler takes riding the Whistler Bike Park to a new level, tripling up jumps, scrubbing big lips and pre-jumping drops.
Improving women’s rights in Afghanistan with bikes
The first woman to mountain bike in Afghanistan, Shannon Galpin, empowers women with bikes.
Jared Graves in the Kootenays
From Yeti Cycles’ “Proven Here” series, comes a dramatic cinematic romp through British Columbia’s Kootenay mountains with 2014 Enduro World Series champion Jared Graves.
Rising Above with Casey Brown
Casey Brown is a pro downhill mountain bike racer. She grew up in one of the most remote places in New Zealand with her father who was hiding out from the DEA. Her life eventually brought her to Revelstoke, B.C. where she chased her father and brother around on bikes until eventually they chased her.
“Fall Lines” featuring Tom van Steenbergen
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.
Fall in the Elk Mountains with Yeti
Yeti ambassadors Michael Larsen, Shawn Neer, and Rudy Unrau hit the trails with peak foliage in swing.
Frozen Ground | Britney White
26 degrees, hoar frost, and frozen ferns – Britney White is pinned anyways.