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 shredding, hotboxing vans, and laying down the snark.
Riding 20 miles in one hour on your bike is already quite impressive, so now try doing it only on your back wheel. That’s exactly what Swiss ride Manuel Scheidegger did, wheeling 31 kilometers in under an hour, setting a new world record along the way. Scheidegger also held the record previously. Scheidegger completed the record on a 400-meter running track, riding 77 laps on his rear wheel. In order for the record to count, he would have to start over if his front wheel touched the ground.
Fact: Rock rolls are gnarly. They’re even gnarlier when you’re talking about the ones hidden away in the woods of coastal British Columbia, where Remy Metailler’s is one a god-given quest to find the craziest possible thing to ride. We love watching the wild Frenchie tackle insanely steep and consequential lines on his mountain bike, but his latest video truly pushed the limit of his riding. Metailler is a very calculated rider, making crazy sh** look easy because he truly knows what he’s
4k? Red Bull? Emil Johansson? Sounds like a match made in heaven. And that’s exactly what you get here. I know there’s a lot of content floating around out there that checks similar boxes, but this is one of those where looking closely will reward you. Emil Johansson truly is a master of combining flowy style with some of the most technical tricks in the book – it’s no wonder he’s won Joyride and competed in Rampage, and is only on the way up. RELATED: Fabio Wibmer Shows Off the True Side of