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Kenny Smith Hunts Big Mountain Lines in the Chilean Andes // The Good, The Bad & The Foolhardy


Three veteran mountain-bike adventurers—freerider Kenny Smith, photographer Margus Riga and journalist Brice Minnigh—head deep into the Chilean Andes in a multi-day search for singletrack, scree chutes and some elusive, black-powder bowls. Seasoned in the self-styled art of unsupported wilderness bikepacking, the longtime friends adopt a loose expedition plan that leaves plenty of room for spontaneity and shenanigans in a laughter-filled mission that is equal parts Spaghetti Western, The Three Amigos and a twisted Stephen King novel.

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Five Ten Announces New Sustainable Mountain Bike Collection
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Five Ten Announces New Sustainable Mountain Bike Collection

Five Ten Announces New Sustainable Mountain Bike Collection

A long time leader in mountain biking shoes and apparel, Five Ten shared some exciting news about their 2021 shoes. The brand has partnered with the ocean plastic recycling company Parley to bring the more sustainable material as well as recycled polyester and sustainably sourced cotton to their shoes. Two of Five Ten's most popular bike shoes, the Freerider and Freerider Pro flat-pedal bike shoes have been redesigned to incorporate these new materials. Five Ten's parent company Adidas has

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VIDEO: Cam McCaul Rocks Out On The Drums
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VIDEO: Cam McCaul Rocks Out On The Drums

VIDEO: Cam McCaul Rocks Out On The Drums

For anyone who’s been following Cam McCaul, you’ll know that there’s a whole lot more to the guy than riding bikes. He’s a dad, he loves music, and his favorite beer comes in a green can. We’re used to seeing all kinds of wild antics on the bike, so it’s pretty cool to take a peek behind the scenes, where personal time is all about cracking open a can of Sierra Nevada and letting loose on his drumset.  

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Red Bull Formation Is Back, Dropping this May
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Red Bull Formation Is Back, Dropping this May

Red Bull Formation Is Back, Dropping this May

Red Bull Formation is back and it's going to be bigger and better. Katie Lozancich photo. The most highly anticipated women’s freeride mountain bike event is returning to the Utah desert on May 24th-31st. Following in the same format as the first Formation back in 2019, the event will be a big-mountain progression session, bringing together the industry’s most promising talent to push women’s freeride onwards. The event’s goal is to further develop the women’s freeride scene, and