You know it’s finally mountain bike season when the snow melts enough in the mountains to start celebrating the myriad of bike festivals each year brings us. As the first stop of the Crankworx party train, the bike park at Les Gets, France is currently going off. With the usual lineup of races, freestyle contests, and parties taking up everyone’s schedule, Canadian legend Brett Tippie squeezed in some time to meet some of his riding buddies and take some party laps down one of the many jump trails the area has to offer.
This beautiful little edit by Jimmy Svensson captures that indescribable feeling of riding bikes. Sit back and relax as Jon Bokrantz flows through forested singletrack to a nice peaceful soundtrack. "Bikes allow you to push aside your concerns and enjoy the present," Svensson says on his Vimeo page. "By capturing these moments in time, we simply portray what all fellow mountain bikers are most passionate about: riding bikes."
Travis Pastrana is the fearless leader of the show , which features him and his friends traveling around the world riding dirtbikes, base jumping, and generally just doing crazy shit. Pastrana is also a motorsports legend. He has won tons of championships and X Games gold medals, and in 2006 he was the first person to land a double backflip on a motorcycle. In this interview, Pastrana talks about how his life as an action sports athlete may be related to the frequent night terrors he
After battling injuries for the past year, Canadian slopestyle mountain biker Brett Rheeder is back in top form, winning the slopestyle contest at the Crankworx Les Gets. Slopestyle mountain biking has come a long way in the last few years, evident in Rheeder’s run, littered with two huge 720s, a frontflip, and technical barspin combinations. Les Gets marked the beginning of the competition season for many riders, so with the bar set so high right out of the gate, let’s see what happens in