After a shoulder dislocation put Andi out of commission for a few weeks, the Giant Bicycles’ pro trained hard to regain his top form. Once he was back on the bike, he teamed up with filmmaker Mario Feil to produce FRAMED II, a sequel to 2010′s popular film, FRAMED.
Earlier this Spring, with rain falling in France and mud season in full swing in Jackson Hole, Brian Lopes invited Anne Caroline Chausson and Andrew Whiteford to ride some tacky but not muddy Southern California trails. Don’t you wish you could ride like this?
By: Ryan LaBar Photos: Aaron Peterson Video: Trek Bicycles The quaint little tourist town of Copper Harbor, Michigan, recently became one of just seven IMBA Ride Centers in the world. To kick off the Ride Center’s opening, IMBA worked with Trek Bicycles to bring pro-rider Andrew Shandro in to experience the area’s riding and culture. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Source: Shimano Shimano introduces Zee, a new line of gravity components that are an ideal starting point for aggressive riders and racers. Zee is the gateway gravity component line that allows riders to get on board with Shimano’s gravity program and experience premium new component technologies at a price they can afford. Highlights in the [...]
Source: Red Bull Convoyed to Lillooet where Norb discovered an epic zone on Google Earth. Brandon Semenuk, his friend Graham Agassiz and the crew dig out some trails and let ‘er rip. Some of the raddest mountain biking ensues. Even The Intern gets amped as he hits a berm after a long night spent in [...]
Video: Norco Bicycles Norco got down and dirty at Fort William. Jill Kintner was able to pull off a 10th place finish in the women’s race despite a solid crash mid-run, while on the men’s side, Bryn Atkinson was able to fight his way through the rapidly changing course conditions to 20th.
Video: Chain Reaction Cycles Set to be the first of many long-format documentaries from Chain Reaction Cycles, ‘Geared Up’ follows the story of two of the largest online bike retailer’s very own employees. They may have day jobs, but downhill rider Michael Cowan and BMX flatland star Peter Hollinger still find plenty of time to [...]
By Brice Minnigh Photography by Haruki Noguchi Video by Justin Olsen A small group of mountain bikers set out on an exploratory mission down a stretch of Utah’s Green River last autumn in search of remote and untarnished riding territory. Floating on inflatable rafts retrofitted with bike racks, the team navigated 68 miles of water [...]
Heres a brief recap of the Santa Cruz Syndicate’s Val di Sole results. Mixed fortunes abounded here – Josh Bryceland qualified 7th but then slipped a pedal and did some dirt surfing in the final. Peaty got pinballed by the course (along with just about everyone else), finishing 14th when the dust settled. Greg Minnaar, [...]
Video: Trek World Racing Here’s a rad video Trek put out on the behind the scenes of the Trek World Racing team, of Aaron Gwin, Neko Mulally and Justin Leov, at Val di Sole, Italy. This video shows a bit of how Gwin managed to gap the entire field by 7 seconds.
Source: Scott Sports The Endless Gap is a freeride crew consisting of four riders, connected by their passion for mountain biking. Their new video is all about the trails that the crew grew up riding. The crew have been building these trails in the soft moss and rooty Swiss soil for the last few years [...]
Source: Red Bull In the third episode of “Life Behind Bars,” Brandon Semenuk and Logan Peat head down to Woodward West in Tehachapi, California, to get some solid riding in. While Peat is sidelined with a leg injury, they meet up with fellow rider Kyle Strait where they practice some cork 3s into the foam [...]
Source: Anthill Films The quaint beachside community of Aptos, California is located ten minutes south of Santa Cruz down highway CA 1. Across the road from the bustling Post Office sits a vacant lot. This is home to the aptly named and world-renowned Post Office Dirt Jumps. These jumps have given rise to a community [...]
Source: Spy This is a brief behind the scenes look into the now famous SPY Tour of California cycling commercial featuring Matthew Bushe and Mike Montgomery. Considered to be the most unique road bike action caught on film in recent memory, this short doco features unseen,crazy footage of Montgomery doing ridiculously sick stuff on a [...]
Source: Rasoulution The bike park in Leogang, Austria, played host to the 26TRIX fueled by Monster Energy event, as part of the Out of Bounds Festival for the 7th time on May 24-27, 2012. This dirt jump competition was won with a surprising run of the 18 year old Belgian Thomas Genon. With a technical [...]