Dan Milner, aka Trail Doctor, believes that because we ride in wild places, we owe the environment some respect. In this EpicTV video, he offers eight tips for “greening” your ride. Some of them are rather simple while others are potentially controversial. What do you think?Tweet Print
A downhill romp from the top of the Brecon Beacons through South Wales all the way to the coast through streams, rivers, waterfalls, reservoirs and across beaches.
Filmed and Edited by Will Evans, Music by James Welsh – [email protected]Tweet Print
Yes, you read that right—the trail system in Anniston, Alabama, is quickly becoming a must-ride destination. Eric Porter and Cody Kelley recently travelled to ride the IMBA Bronze level ride center at Coldwater Mountain. Just down the road from the famous Talladega Nascar race track, these trails absolutely rip. There is a surprising amount of vertical as well, just shy of 1,000 feet from top to bottom. Keep your eyes out for a full article in Dirt Rag this fall, and in the meantime enjoy the video!Tweet Print
The Howru Klunk Crew gets after it at opening day of Snow Summit Bike Park. A freak May snowstorm made for all time conditions when the sun started shining on Saturday. The trails were dialed and the park was wide open, a perfect scenario for an all out klunkfest.
Riders: Carl Hulick, Tucker Hopkins, and Paul Jackson
Filmed: Kevin Haynes and Doug Druz
Edited : Kevin HaynesTweet Print
Bike companies are getting hip to the next generation of mountain bike talent. Commencal is starting them young on the 12-inch Ramones push bike. No toy, the $199 Ramones 12 is built with some quality parts, like an actual threadless stem and handlebar that can be swapped out as your child grows and pneumatic Kenda K-Rad tires. The rear hub is disc ready too if you want to add a brake.
When you’re grom grows up there’s a whole lineup of kids bikes from Commencal including some full suspension bikes that would make grownups envious.Tweet Print
Having just won the first World Cup XC race of 2015 in the U23 category, Jenny is cementing herself as a mountain bike racer with some serious talent. Head out for a ride with Jenny on her Genius at home in Sweden during the offseason.Tweet Print
Let’s face it, not every ride is a Sunday stroll along a smooth path. If it was it wouldn’t be mountain biking, now would it? Sometimes hike-a-bike is an unavoidable nuisance to get to better trail ahead. In this short video photographer and adventure expert Dan Milner shows us three of his favorite techniques for carrying your bike—hint: don’t just grab the top tube.Tweet Print
Being on a professional MTB team, there is a lot of traveling involved, before and during race time. Nino Schurter and SCOTT-Odlo MTB Racing spent a decent amount of time in South Africa and California preparing for the upcoming World Cup season, which starts this coming weekend in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic..
South Africa is where the team heads every year to start their season. Unlike recent years, Nino Schurter kicked-off the pre-olympic race season at the Bonelli US CUP and the Sea Otter Classic in California. “At Sea Otter, my team mate Jenny Rissveds and I competed in four races, and it resulted in 4 podiums. It was a very cool experience to race in California and definitely felt good to bike where MTB was born,” Nino says.
Chapter 2 gives an inside view into the team`s life and all the preparation professional racing requires. “Everything we do in 2015 has just one goal: to be the most fit possible for the Olympic Race in Rio in 2016.”
If you missed Episode 1 of The Hunt for Glory you can see it here.Tweet Print
Summer is coming to an end in New Zealand, but that means Pivot Cycles’ Eliot Jackson is in great shape for Crankworx Rotura this week and the World Cup downhill circuit beyond. Get your Monday morning moving with this video of him tearing up the Queenstown trails aboard his Pivot Phoenix Carbon DH.Tweet Print
Specialized’s enduro racer Mitch Ropelato is the latest to show the world what he can do with a fat bike, in this case Specialized’s Fatboy. Looks like it’s right at home just about anywhere.Tweet Print
Aaron Chase has been filming his riding for more than 15 years, but it wasn’t until the GoPro cameras came on the market that creativity of athlete-mounted photography could really be explored.
The New Yorker recently posted this video of Chase discussing his setup and how he and a partner will construct a shot as an online extra to its recent piece on the rise of the GoPro brand.Tweet Print
The latest episode of the Trail Ninja series is one of the best yet, with some jaw-dropping exposure in the Italian Alps.Tweet Print
By Anthill Films
The feeling of traveling through space at vision-blurring speeds is exhilarating, albeit terrifying, but that’s why we crave it. For mountain bikers, going fast is just a part of what we do, but we do it knowing we have a safety net: brakes. But imagine if you didn’t have brakes to stop you? Imagine voluntarily riding brakeless? Meet Casey Brown.
Rocky Mountain Bikes sent along this sweet video of Wade Simmons and Kevin Calhoun as they take the Instinct 29er into some early season snowfall. Read the full storyTweet Print
Want to know what it takes to get the amazing shots that you see on the covers of your favorite cycling magazines? This video from F-Stop Gear follows one of the preeminent photographers in the industry, Sven Martin, and the pinnacle event of the season, Crankworx Whistler.