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Videos

Life Behind Bars: Searching for Rad Company Zones.

Brandon and Cam hit the highway in search of new terrain to build lines for the upcoming film Rad Company. Nothing in Arizona seems to line up so they hi-tail it to Utah and find the dirt they are looking for. Along the way they find some cool roadside features and fix up an abandoned mega ramp built out of soiled mattresses. They finish off the trip by shredding some fast ridgelines at the Rampage site.  

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May 6, 2014

Videos

Hugo Frixtalon x Gaëtan 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.

Competitions

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

 

Reviews

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.


Northwave enjoyed absolute domination at XC Ötztaler Forest Cross, International cross country race held in Haiming (Austria), on Sunday, May 4th, where Ralph Naef (BMC) and eternal Gunn-Rita Dahle brought their Extreme Tech Plus all the way to the top of the podium in their categories.
 
All of the trails in Lost Lake are now clear.  Most of the winter deadfall has been removed with one or two pieces still out in the way, but sure to be gone soon.  The trails are in great shape, flowing very well with a couple small puddles in the usual spots.  Traffic was heavy...
 
From SRAM X1 comes the integrated drivetrain engineered in Germany for every rider and every trail. The simple, smart and synchronized design delivers confidence in the face of any terrain—from cross-country racing to all-mountain adventure. With our super-wide 10-42 gear range and multiple chain...
 
Josh Bryceland tamed the wet and wild downhill track through the rainforest jungle to take second place at the second stop on the UCI World Cup Downhill circuit in Cairns, Australia. Steve overcame back pain that he was dealing with after the long plane ride to Australia and had a solid 7th place...
 
BIKE Festival Riva will be packed with eager bike fans from May 1st-4th. For Livigno – Feel the Alps, this is the perfect occasion to spread the word and get visitors amped about the action packed summer ahead. Two exceptional events are confirmed in the Italian 'Little Tibet': the renowned Suzuki...
 
Round 2 of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup took place today in Cairns, in very difficult conditions that saw the venue pounded by torrential rains during the week, with very muggy and steamy conditions today. The track was extremely slippery in places and brought many an experienced rider undone....
 
X-Fusion is pleased to announce the signing of slopestyle champ Paul "Bass" Basagoitia. Since bursting onto the scene with his back-to-back 2004 and 2005 victories of the Whistler Crankworks slopestyle competition, Bass continues to compete at the top levels of freeride mountain biking. In 2012...
 
Riders from 21 nations gathered at the ends of the earth, the Chilean Andes, this weekend, for the stage-setting opening event of the 2014 Enduro World Series. The Santa Cruz Montenbaik Enduro by MTBLab 2014, in Nevados de Chillan, tested the world's best mountain bikers on 6 stages over 2 days,...
 
Brandon Semenuk's Rad Company pushes the limits of freeride mountain biking and showcases the skills and passion that make him one of the most versatile and explosive riders on the planet. Brandon handpicked the crew of riders for this film who drive and inspire him in each discipline, ultimately...
 
The UCI World Cup Downhill Series kicked off in the southern hemisphere in Greg Minnaar's backyard inPietermaritzburg. Minnaar had only been on a downhill bike for five weeks since recovering from ACL reconstruction and meniscus surgery last October. He didn't have any idea where his fitness would...
 
As mountain bike season kicks off, the enduro mountain bike racing community is headed south, massing in Chile for the first round of the 2014 Enduro World Series this weekend, April 19-20.   Against the backdrop and thin air of the Nevados de Chillan volcano, the Santa Cruz Montenbaik...
 
As spring approaches, preparations for the Red Bull Wide Open are heating up. This summer, the search for the ultimate mountain bike athlete will take place at Bike Park Mottolino in Livigno (ITA). On July 13th downhill, 4X and freeride icons will go head-to-head down a huge supercross inspired...
 
Saalfelden Leogang in Salzburger Land, Austria, April 14th 2014 – With the mountain bike season upon us, the biggest players on the downhill scene are gearing up for the UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup at the Out of Bounds Festival in the idyllic village of Leogang in Austria's Salzburger...
 
The first and only online guide to North American bike parks—releases its MTBparks Pass today, giving riders access to an unprecedented collection of North America’s Best Bike Parks for the summer 2014 riding season.  
 
Cannondale Factory’s bikers keep on dominating at Internazionali d’Italia MTB, as Manuel Fumic led a strong 1-2 finish in Nalles ahead of Marco Aurelio Fontana. The two riders, both equipped with Northwave Extreme Tech MTB shoes, dominated the race from the early going, with the Italian holding...
 
You’ve probably observed more and more riders are on bikes that look “different” on your trails. Bikes that have wheels and tires of gigantic proportion – and we’re not talking about 29ers here.