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Check Out This Intimate Look At The Mental Struggle of MTB Competition

Amir Kabbani might not be a name many Americans recognize in mountain biking, but the German rider is a bit of a legend across the pond. After starting his career as a young gun chasing older friends around the woods, he managed to turn his hometown of Boppard (a tiny village in a stunningly beautiful river valley dotted with medieval castles) into a riding destination of its own right, complete with a bike park and rowdy freeride trails. Since then, Kabbani’s career has included its fair share of highs and lows, including winning numerous big-name freestyle comps and hitting rock bottom dealing with injuries and big crashes.

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Kabbani has appeared in numerous film projects throughout his career, but this latest one dives deep into how his career has progressed and the importance of embracing change with honesty and an open mind.

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Throwback: Evil Riders Agassiz, Norbraten, and Giese Shred Virgin, UT
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Throwback: Evil Riders Agassiz, Norbraten, and Giese Shred Virgin, UT

Throwback: Evil Riders Agassiz, Norbraten, and Giese Shred Virgin, UT

Virgin, Utah is renowned as the home of some of North America's gnarliest mountain biking, surrounded by loose and steep lines down the countless nearby mesas. A bike that can hold together even in the face of Rampage-caliber abuse is good to go just about anywhere, which likely explains why athlete Graham Agassiz, joined by Kyle Norbraten and Mike Giese, headed down to Virgin to put their Evil Bike Co. steeds to the test. RELATED: Graham Agassiz- A Life Forged in MTB The region's loose red

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VIDEO: Cam Zink Builds His Dream YT Tues DH Race Bike
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VIDEO: Cam Zink Builds His Dream YT Tues DH Race Bike

VIDEO: Cam Zink Builds His Dream YT Tues DH Race Bike

Professional athletes are some of the most particular when it comes to choosing and using gear, and that’s no surprise given that their life often depends on it. Cam Zink certainly falls into the particularly picky category when it comes to choosing what goes into building his bikes, and he outlines exactly right here. While Zink might be best known for hucking huge airs aboard his YT Tues freeride bike, he’s also no stranger to putting down blistering times on race courses aboard a similar,

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Brendog’s Lockdown Rampage Part V: Danny MacAskill Redux
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Brendog’s Lockdown Rampage Part V: Danny MacAskill Redux

Brendog’s Lockdown Rampage Part V: Danny MacAskill Redux

After a fairly unsuccessful attempt at imitating Danny McAskill's trials biking antics a few weeks ago, Brendan Fairclough is back for more. This time he's added a second vehicle to ride over, and is fully committed to riding over his chimney. RELATED: Check out the TGR Journal Vol. 1 After a month of biking on his roof, Brendog is clearly getting more comfortable up there, and his questionable carpentry skills seem to be improving as well. However, pride comes before the fall, which in this