When you need a rope to inspect the lip of a drop, you know it’s going to be a gnarly one. Rémy Métailler’s latest creation is not for the faint of heart, and the height alone isn’t even the most technical part of this feature. Once you clear the massive cliff, you’ve got to dump your speed otherwise you might hit a tree. Sounds fun, right? Métailler walks us through the process of approaching a massive new feature for the first time. Will he clean it on his first try? You’ll just have to watch to find out.
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
Road cycling is rarely ever considered “gnarly,” but holy sh*t did a finish sprint at the Tour of Poland turn that way earlier this week. It’s what folks in the cycling world are calling one of the worst crashes ever, with a whole pack of riders going down after a line miscalculation, pushing Fabio Jakobsen into a barrier 10 feet from the finish. Even Lance Armstrong tweeted about, saying: “Been around this game a long time and not sure I’ve seen a crash that horrific.” Jakobsen was