At first glance, we wouldn't blame you if you thought that making a film was easy. Watching a polished film that has athletes cruising around lush, green hillsides in cloud forests doesn't really look like "work." However, when we say it takes an army to make one of our films, we really mean it. Operating cameras, navigating travel, understanding different languages, building features and directing a film segment is no small feat. Without our small production team, the athletes and help of the local community in Ecuador, we simply would not have one of our favorite segments in Esperanto. Check out all the work that was put in to make the trip what it was in Episode 1 of the Esperanto Behind the Scenes: Ecuador.
“I have a crazy idea” – those are usually the words that lead to the kinds of things worth talking about. Mountain biker Braydon Bringhurst has probably said those things a few times, but his latest mission is something truly remarkable. You know that really fun downhill trail in Moab, the Whole Enchilada? He wants to climb it. All of it. Especially the really technical parts. In the trailer for his upcoming feature film with Canyon Bikes, he explains his motivation to challenging himself to
Caleb Holonko might not be as well-known as other riders out of BC, but his riding is some of the most metal sh*t we’ve ever seen. Freeride is alive and well in this man’s world, and we’re all about it. You might recognize a few of the features in his latest video , but we bet that you’ve never seen them ridden the way Holonko does. It’s 90 seconds of gnar, and you should watch it.
Hannah Bergemann and Transition Bikes just announced the return of Hangtime – a women’s freeride mountain bike event on the legendary Blue Steel jump line in Bellingham, Washington. This year, the event will run the weekend of September 30, and feature two days of the ladies sending it on Bellingham’s biggest public jump line. Last year, Esperanto athletes Sam Soriano, Brooke Anderson, Blake Hansen, and Hannah Bergemann pushed the limits of their riding, and we’re excited to see who will be