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Bc Bike Race Day 2: Cumberland

Day two of the BC Bike Race sponsored by Rocky Mountain Bicycles returned to it's annual stop in the village of Cumberland for a new 48km course never used in the BCBR. Taking up most of the small main street, 600 racers launched out of town going the opposite direction from the town's traditional mining economy. The BCBR's support of the communities that host stages allows them to build more trail and grow their appeal as a cycling destination. That symbiotic relationship is positively...

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Jul 1, 2014

Videos

Hugo Frixtalon x Gaƫtan Clary - Back to Basics

Hip-Hop culture has always influenced our projects, rap music in particular. This video is a return to the basics of what we love; a moody, dusky atmosphere where inspiration is often most present, rap and piano pieces that inspire us in the search for emotions.

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Queen Vaea and King Bas, sharing the top step in the fourth race of the Crankworx Summer Series NZ

Vaea Verbeeck and Bas van Steenbergen clock fastest times in Cardrona Air DH, with van Steenbergen claiming new track record

 

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Orange Seal Tubeless kit.

It wasn't going particularly well for me that morning. It had started with a flat, which I replaced, then I promptly pinched the tube with the tire iron putting it back together.


BC Bike Race has returned to the fabled North Shore of Vancouver for stage one presented by BC Ferries with the most attended edition of the ultimate singletrack experience. Without the North Shore the BCBR was missing the one obvious stage that represented a huge part of the history of mountain...
 
You know how it is, no sooner is your new indoor skatepark finished than your friends go ahead and open a bike park... Yes, life for Brandon Semenuk continues to be one awesome ride. In the latest episode of Life Behind Bars, Whistler's favourite son attends the opening of the new Coast Gravity...
 
Riders are getting ready to pump it up in Les 2 Alpes on July 4. In anticipation, the sifting, shaping and testing has begun, as course designers gear up for the second year of the Les 2 Alpes Pump Track Challenge presented by RockShox. Competitors can expect big changes and growth - the dirt...
 
For the very first time, the FISE World Series turns up in the city of Andorra la Vieille and the Vallnord resort in Andorra, on home soil! Every year, this event is getting bigger and bigger and we like it. Check out this footage from the FISE Montpellier one month ago; this is awesome! For the...
 
In this, the 2nd episode of his 2014 film series, we see Fabien Barel reflecting on a new course, one focused on recovery rather than riding the trail ahead. Fab's riding season was cut short when a crash in Chile during the first Enduro World Series event left him with a badly fractured vertabra....
 
The list of riders for Red Bull District Ride on September 6th just got a little longer. Garrett Robertson will join the line up for this FMB World Tour Diamond event. The Canadian secured himself a wildcard last weekend at the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado (USA). Now, Swatch Prime Line...
 
Banger tricks filled Leogang's 26TRIX contest at Out of Bounds Festival in 2014. Riders showed combos, which are hard to describe, close to impossible to ride but simply amazing to watch. Two of the tricks were never even seen before! Young guns Nicholi Rogatkin (1st) and Matt Jones (3rd) made it...
 
Its been coming for some time now and Josh "Ratboy" Bryceland hit his stride today in Leogang, Austria to take his first ever world cup downhill win! He put his stamp on the time of second place teammate Greg Minnaar with a 1.27 margin on this blazing fast course. Steve Peat placed 31st which...
 
After the incredible welcome Chile and Scotland gave to the enduro mountain bike racing community in the first two rounds of the Enduro World Series, it's hard to say that enduro has any particular physical headquarters. But if there's a spiritual home to the sport, it would be France, and if...
 
The final runs of the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup stop topped off a legendary Out of Bounds festival in Bikepark Leogang. Bright sunshine accompanied the victories of Manon Carpenter and her fellow countryman from England Josh Bryceland, who celebrated his first world cup win ever. French...
 
Banger tricks filled Leogang's evening air on Saturday. Riders showed combos, which are hard to describe, close to impossible to ride but simply amazing to watch. Two of the tricks were never even seen before! Young guns Nicholi Rogatkin (1st) and Matt Jones (3rd) made it clear at 26TRIX that they...
 
The Deep Summer Photographer Challenge will return to Crankworx Whistler on August 13, 2014 and has invited five pro photographers from around the world, each of whom brings a unique and impressive mountain biking portfolio to the slideshow contest. This year's lineup of photographers showcases...
 
Italian mountain biker Riccardo Chiarini, who finished fourth overall in the 2014 Absa Cape Epic with partner Roel Paulissen of Belgium (Team Torpado Factory), has tested positive for unusually high levels of EPO. The former road professional was tested out-of-competition on May 7 this year by...
 
Fort William, the classic stop on the international downhill calendar, once again delivered quality racing in front of a huge and passionate crowd of spectators yesterday in mixed weather conditions that had riders dealing with strong gusty headwinds and frequent outbreaks of light showers.
 
Last weekend the Drop and Roll Team celebrated their first event in Baden, Switzerland. Behind the wheel of their brand new Drop and Roll Tour truck, the riders left their Glasgow based HQ and ventured across Europe for the debut show. Over 2000 spectators showed up to watch them perform their...
 
Years ago I got my first floor pump. I hadn't gone into the store looking for one. But it was one of those things that I had been thinking about, but hadn't pulled the trigger on yet. It sat in my garage, squirrelled away in the corner cabinet, used occasionally, but more forgotten than used. In...
 
The Crew heads back to Utah to shoot for Brandon Semenuks "Rad Company". Doerfling, McCaul, and Zink join Semenuk building and filming lines in the desert. R-dog and Logan join up to do some Freeride Horseback riding at Jacobs Ranch and Brandon's "Ferrari" horse gives him a run for his money.