For many riders, the process of building and shaping features is just as enjoyable as actually riding them. So it’s no surprise that a place like freeride paradise Virgin, Utah attracts those who are willing to put in the work to create the playgrounds of their dreams. Having competed in numerous Red Bull Rampages, Bas Van Steenbergen is no stranger to the special dirt of southern Utah, and teaming up with filmers Calvin Huth and Peter Jamison gave him all the tools he needed to create Canvas. Sometimes it’s not only about finding the biggest drops and gnarliest jumps - seeing a rider like Bas find flow and rhythm on the bike, dancing down endless desert ridges, is just as fun to watch.
Great news! Remember that youtube channel Miranda Miller, Remi Gauvin, and Jesse Melamed launched on April Fools day? Turns out it’s a legit channel, not a joke and their first real video is pretty relatable content. When it comes to progressing on a mountain bike, your comfort zone and perception of fear can often be the hardest obstacles to overcome. Even though most shredits show professional athletes sending huge features without a hitch, behind the scenes they’re still battling with
I’m pretty sure gravity works a little differently for Bas Van Steenbergen. When he rides Utah spines he just seems to float from feature to feature, unlike us mere mortals. If you're wondering what that's like, check out his latest POV edit from Canvaswhich lets you follow along as he dances down the desert landscape. Sit back and enjoy.
In case you missed the news, Accomplice athlete, Kamloops local, and all-around freeride legend Graham Agassiz picked up a new sponsor last year. Well, that sounds like great news for Aggy, but all we really care about is watching him shred trails to pieces – and his new ride is more than capable of that. What’s interesting to note is that he’s actually riding the aluminum version of the YT Capra – which seems like a bike built expressly with his type of riding in mind. From YT: In ‘Full