Moab's White Rim Trail is a pretty formidable piece of trail and holding the fastest known time (FKT) on it is no small feat. For cross country champion Keegan Swenson, continuing to hold this time, and beat it, is a priority. He claimed it first in 2019 before losing it. Now, he's beat it once more by only six seconds. That's 100 miles and 6631 feet of elevation in five hours, 28 minutes, and 17 seconds on a full suspension bike. We don't really know if it's all that spandex or Keegan's massive quads that make him go that fast but we're darn impressed.
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