Sam Reynolds and friends are stoked to announce that the 2021 Fest Series is kicking off in Stellenbosch, South Africa with Dark Fest. With COVID-19 throwing a wrench into just about every mountain bike of the last 12 months, it’s pretty cool to see the build for Dark Fest 2021 underway. Check out what the riders have in store for this year on the world’s biggest mountain bike jumps!
Well, this one’s a video from Specialized, so unsurprisingly it’s pretty frickin’ weird. We all love some good riding, a good storyline, and even some camera wizardry in our mountain bike flicks, but the crew at Specialized really pulled out all the stops on this one. Are we supposed to interpret this as “trailbuilding through the eyes of the tools themselves,” or what kind of art-house cinema experiment is this? I mean 2:08 is Oscar-worthy. In all honesty though, trailbuilding is vital to
Living in a mountain town means the fun never really stops, especially during the overlap of seasons, when ripping on dirt and snow are possible on the same day (or even at the same time). For a few weeks in the spring, Snowshoe, West Virginia can be shared by riders looking for both dirt and snow. So of course, Carson Storch invited his buddy Jaxson Riddle, and snowboarders Sean Fitzsimons and Luke Winkelman to shred a custom-built snow and dirt track to celebrate the changing of the
Fact: it takes A LOT of work to become some of the fastest enduro racers in the world. Competing on the world stage requires not just insane fitness, but also dedicating lots of time to practicing very specific bike handling skills. For many of us, cornering at speed on a bike presents a challenge, and when it comes to racing Enduro World Series rounds, faster cornering means shaving precious seconds off your stage times. So, it’s no surprise that the power trio of Jesse Melamed, Remi Gauvin