It’s a simple thing really, a whip-off contest. All you gotta do is pin it into a massive lip and throw the fattest whip you have. There’s no clock, there’s no intricate scoring system – it’s all about stoking out your friends in front of a huge crowd. Every year, Crankworx Whistler hosts the mother of all whip-off contests on the infamous Crabapple Hits, and this year was no different. Check out the highlights of the best freeriders getting LOOSE – it will surely get you inspired to get a little sideways next time you’re in the air.
“I have a crazy idea” – those are usually the words that lead to the kinds of things worth talking about. Mountain biker Braydon Bringhurst has probably said those things a few times, but his latest mission is something truly remarkable. You know that really fun downhill trail in Moab, the Whole Enchilada? He wants to climb it. All of it. Especially the really technical parts. In the trailer for his upcoming feature film with Canyon Bikes, he explains his motivation to challenging himself to
Caleb Holonko might not be as well-known as other riders out of BC, but his riding is some of the most metal sh*t we’ve ever seen. Freeride is alive and well in this man’s world, and we’re all about it. You might recognize a few of the features in his latest video , but we bet that you’ve never seen them ridden the way Holonko does. It’s 90 seconds of gnar, and you should watch it.
Hannah Bergemann and Transition Bikes just announced the return of Hangtime – a women’s freeride mountain bike event on the legendary Blue Steel jump line in Bellingham, Washington. This year, the event will run the weekend of September 30, and feature two days of the ladies sending it on Bellingham’s biggest public jump line. Last year, Esperanto athletes Sam Soriano, Brooke Anderson, Blake Hansen, and Hannah Bergemann pushed the limits of their riding, and we’re excited to see who will be