“Can I ride my bike here?” It’s a thought that’s likely crossed every pre-teen’s brain while being dragged to the local mall. Well, rider Elias Schwärzler just fulfilled that childhood dream. Somehow he got the keys to the Leine Shopping Mall in Laatzen, Germany, and instead of pillaging the Godiva chocolate shop, he turns the shopping center into one huge mountain bike playground.
A few years ago, we were treated to the OG collab between Micayla Gatto and IFHT Films . Musical genius was one way to describe it. Mountain biking culture at its finest another. IFHT’s latest banger is the perfect follow-up to the original – with fat beats diving deep into the culture surrounding Whistler Bike Park’s opening day. RELATED: Micayla Gatto and IFHT Drop Ferda Girls Micayla Gatto returns to spit some bars over the IFHT beat, dissing some fellow shredders like Matt Hunter along
Paris isn’t necessarily known for its mountains, but Frenchman William Robert doesn’t seem to mind. Putting his creativity to use, the freerider manages to squeak every last drop of gnar out of the tiny hillsides of northern France. Turns out all you need is a shovel, a really poppy bike, and no fear of going fast, and you’ve got yourself a proper shredit. RELATED: IFHT's Whismas Is the Best Thing in Mountain Biking If you haven’t heard of William Robert, remember that
Just a short week after racing in a wet-and-wild Fort William, Scotland, the world’s fastest downhillers took the track again in Leogang, Austria. Things looked a little different this time around, with a fast and loose track famous for its high speeds and massive bike park features. RELATED: Nine Days of Wilderness MTBing in BC Looks Sick On the men’s side, Frenchman Loic Bruni topped the podium, followed by legend Greg Minnaar (when is he ever going to slow down?), Troy Brosnan, and Danny