There’s a thing amongst middle-aged Germans. They love going south when the weather back home turns cold, and the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, best known simply as Malle, has been atop their list for generations now. For most, the club scene and the wild beach parties are the main attraction, but for German pro rider Amir Kabbani (who’s the one behind this badass bike park) the main draw is the epic network of singletrack on the island.
Fatbiking has been on the rise of late, and riders are getting creative. As a prime example, check out this video of Pat Smage ripping up the terrain park at Alpine Valley Resort in Elkhorn, WI. It's pretty impressive to see what a biker can do on terrain features intended for skiers and snowboarders. Related: Dark Fest is the Bad Kid in Mountain Biking It's hard to say if there's a trend being born here or if this is just a one-off, but we certainly hope that it's the former. There's a lot
I mean Red Bull Rampage is cool, but what about sessioning the biggest jumps in the world with a dozen of your best friends? That’s what the FEST series is all about, and the latest event – Darkfest 2019 – pushed mountain biking progression even further into the stratosphere. This event isn’t about racing the clock or who can spin the most times, it’s simply about gathering a community of like-minded riders and giving them the playground of their dreams. RELATED: Video - Complete Carnage at
For a few years now, we’ve slowly seen drones take hold of all sorts of action sports filmmaking. With technology exponentially improving with every new drone model released, cinematographers can get creative with dramatic new moving angles to showcase what athletes are doing in the mountains. Take, for example, Greg Callaghan’s latest Sound of Speed edit, where he gets chased by an FPV racing drone down his favorite enduro trails at home in Ireland. RELATED: Sam Blenkinsop Showcases NZ in