A few weeks ago, we were lucky enough to go check out the digs at Utah’s Whisper Ridge and their brand-new heli-bike operation. It’s the first of its kind in the lower 48, and offers access to a 70,000-acre private backcountry playground. Pro riders and Utah locals Eric Porter and Cody Kelley joined the fun, and spent the day shredding the trail to pieces. Check out Porter’s POV from the day.
A decade ago, Ryan Gibb released , a masterpiece of a mountain biking film. A sequel never materialized, and he spent the next few years working on commercial projects. Then, in late 2018 Gibb made a return to the MTB world, traveling to New Mexico's Philmont Scout Ranch for an ambitious shoot featuring Nico Vink. The final film was directed by Gibb and produced by Teton Gravity Research. The shoot was almost ruined by an unseasonable snowstorm, but Gibb and the team persevered,
Time and again, the bike industry proves that it has one of the greatest senses of humor. Whether it's Specialized with their bike release videos, or now Smith releasing their brand-new Mainline full-face helmet, they certainly get our attention. The helmet looks promising, with ultra-light construction and all the DH-level protection for rowdy riding you could ever need, but it’s Smith’s athlete roster that steals the show, featuring everyone from Jesse Melamed to Remi Gauvin to ALN
Every bike park has that one trail – the one everyone talks about, whether out of excitement or straight up fear. At Whistler, it’s the trails like Dirt Merchant. At Mt. Bachelor, it’s the Rattlesnake trail, a rooty, rocky, and super techy downhill. For local (and international) legend Cam McCaul, it counts as one of his favorite tracks to test his skills. RELATED: Catch More Cam McCaul in TGR's Accomplice In all honesty, the trail looks sick, but we have to give Cam some serious props for