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VIDEO: PAT SMAGE’S LE TOUR DE FARM

LE TOUR DE FARM Pat Smage grew up riding on his grandparent’s farm. In between tractors and corn rows, he built the berms and trails that would help him become a 12x US National Trials Champion. In this video, he pays homage to his roots by highlighting the family farm on his Hakka MX. “Growing […]

VIDEO: KONA AND MONTANUS PRESENT VIVID

Vivid Vivid, a short film by Montanus, explores the memories created by the most meaningful experiences found on two wheels. For Montanus the most vivid memory was their first bikepacking trip together back in 2013. Riding bikes with 26” wheels and carrying big, heavy backpacks, Francesco D’Alessio and Giorgio Frattale set out to bikepack before […]

VIDEO: KEEP RIDING – ISAAC WALLEN

Full time videographer and shredder Isaac Wallen puts himself in front of the camera in this Rapha film. (press release) So often in sport success requires an unstinting focus from athletes whose merit is measured in milliseconds saved and medals won. The joy of just being a part of it all seems to have been […]

VIDEO: KONA’S 2022 UNIT X IN “MOVING MOUNTAINS”

No spoken words, just the awesome sights and sounds of bikepacking in New Zealand. (Press Release) The 56.2km (32.5 mile) Paparoa Track is New Zealand’s latest mixed-use backcountry ride. It joins the already extremely popular Heaphy Track and Old Ghost Road as prime bikepacking trip destinations. Its point-to-point route is what bikepacking dreams are made […]

NEW TUBELESS TIRE BIKE VALVES: RESERVE FILLMORE

NEW TUBELESS TIRE BIKE VALVES THE RESERVE WHEELS FILLMORE VALVE New rubber on your rig may elicit fantastic dreams of drifting corners, cutting berms, and hooking up at crucial moments, but the sheer thought of getting those new tubeless tires mounted, inflated, and seated can cloud those dreams with dread. The reality is that as […]

HOW TO PACK A BIKE FOR SHIPPING

We were watching this video on how to pack a bike and thought it might be helpful for many of our readers who need to pack a bike in a box for shipping. The video was produced by Bikeflights.com, and some of the tips apply specifically to putting bikes in the company’s specially made BikeFlights […]

VIDEO: WONDER FEATURING BRAYDON BRINGHURST

. Every so often you come across a rider whose style and fluidity on a bike leaves you wondering how they do it. How can someone defy gravity, manifest a physics equation into real life, and navigate the most technical descent – uphill – effortlessly and with the utmost humility? Braydon’s latest edit WONDER is […]

SALSA CYCLES PRESENTS: BANANA BELT BIKE PEOPLE

…the Arkansas River Valley blesses it with warmer, clearer weather than the surrounding area through the winter. It’s a phenomenon known as a banana belt, and the riders who live in the area know how to make the most of it. 

LEATT’S 2022 MTB LAUNCH

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, 28th October 2021 – Leatt announced the launch of an all-new Leatt Natural range of apparel and replacement of all plastic packaging with biodegradable, plastic-free packaging on its entire range of Moto and MTB products. After over 16 years since the creation of the Leatt neck brace, the South African brand […]

VIDEO: DANNY MACASKILL’S TAKING TO THE SKIES FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

. If you’re like us you can’t get enough of Danny MacAskill’s riding. In his latest edit, Danny takes his skill and imagination to a renewable energy factory and blows minds with his insane riding. Watch it here.  Want to see how he pulled all this crazy stuff off? Check out the behind the scenes […]

NEW BIKE HELMET: SCOTT ARGO PLUS

Argo Plus is designed to be a lightweight trail helmet that has modern features that help a rider climb and descend with confidence. This latest update in a mountain bike helmet from Scott has extended coverage and an integrated MIPS® Brain Protection System for rotational impacts. Its newly optimized ventilation is also said to keep you cool even especially on those steep climbs! Notably, there is also a “sunglasses garage” at the back of the helmet that will store your sunglasses securely and comfortably. We will also note that this lightweight, feature-packed helmet has some style!

VIDEO: VANZACS AND THE ZOOBOYS

(press release) The Vanzacs is a small group of mates from Australia and New Zealand that wanted to take on the world and get away with it by the skin of their teeth. The Vanzacs and The Zoo Boys take an inside look at one of the most notorious crews in mountain biking and how […]

VIDEO TWEED VALLEY – ENDURO WORLD SERIES

VIDEO TWEED VALLEY – ENDURO WORLD SERIES For the first & last time this season, all 3 Cannondale enduro riders (Mitch Ropelato, Kera Linn, and Ella Conolly) came together to brave the slippery roots of Scotland in the final round of the 2021 EWS. This was a particularly special race for Ella as she placed […]

DANNY MACASKILL’S NEW “DROP AND ROLL” VIDEO

(Danny MacAskill has his trials skills mastered.) Back in the Summer of 2021, with news of their first Drop and Roll shows in two years on the horizon, Danny MacAskill and Duncan Shaw decided to dust off the tour bus, load up the trials bikes and head out for a couple of days. The two […]

VIDEO: 2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC PRO DUAL SLALOM HIGHLIGHTS

Dual Slalom at the 2021 Sea Otter Classic was packed full of action! Many will agree that this is the number one must-see for this event and as always, it is never a disappointment. From new up-and-coming athletes to experienced veterans, the field of riders is diverse. This year we witnessed some first-timers take the podium along with a retired pro racer take the crown.

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: LAST DAY HIGHLIGHTS

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: LAST DAY HIGHLIGHTS Take a lap around the 2021 Sea Otter Classic with mountain bike action to check out some of the latest and greatest 2021 new gear and bikes landing in North America. Kicking off the 3rd and 4th day of the 2021 Sea Otter Classic, our wrecking crew stopped for […]

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS Day two of the Sea Otter Classic Sea Otter kicked off with awesome weather and fellow riders full of stoke. Just like the first day, there was plenty to see! We saw a major boost in spectator attendance today but this also meant our wrecking crew was able to […]

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS Day One of the 2021 Sea Otter Classic was slightly smaller than originally anticipated, but there was still plenty to see and explore! Spectator attendance was casual today, making it simple for our wrecking crew, with no need to push through others on the way to meetings. It’s been […]

VIDEO: WHILE THE SUN IS STILL HERE – CALEB HOLONKO RIDES THE SHONKY

Kona Gravity Rider Caleb Holonko shows what the Shonky dirt jumper is all about (Press Release) Kona Gravity Rider Caleb Holonko has spent his entire life growing up shredding on Vancouver’s North Shore. While the mountain bike mecca is known for its ladder bridges, roots, massive drops, and steep granite rock faces, it’s also home […]