As the shortest track so far on the World Cup DH circuit, Switzerland’s Lenzerheide provided some of the tightest and most exciting racing of the year. Just because it’s short doesn’t mean its not steep and gnarly AF, and the racers were forced to put it all on the line. When the dust settled, Amaury Pierron and Marine Cabirou stood atop the men’s and women’s podiums, continuing the French dominance of the sport.
With Crankworx Whistler off to a great start this week, it’s almost time for our favorite slopestyle comp of the year: Redbull Joyride. The massive course got a few tweaks this year, with the addition of some new features for riders to trick. Carson Storch gives us the full preview on the course, even floating a few tricks along the way. Take a look at what riders are up against this week, and learn about how the course has changed over the years. Also, can we talk about how MASSIVE that
A few weeks ago, we were lucky enough to go check out the digs at Utah’s Whisper Ridge and their brand-new heli-bike operation. It’s the first of its kind in the lower 48, and offers access to a 70,000-acre private backcountry playground. Pro riders and Utah locals Eric Porter and Cody Kelley joined the fun, and spent the day shredding the trail to pieces. Check out Porter’s POV from the day. RELATED: Step Aboard the First Heli-Bike Experience in Utah
When it comes to mountain bikes, much like classic cars or trucks, there are a few bikes that have held special lore over the years. Bikes like Rocky Mountain’s Slayer, for example. Well for any of the hardcore shredders that have followed this unstoppable bike over the years, you might be stoked to hear that Rocky Mountain has been quietly working on the latest iteration. No details have emerged yet, but they did share this spooky trailer. Stay tuned for more details. RELATED: Brandon