While many of us in BC and the PNW might still be clinging on to whatever is left of winter, it sure seems to be a prime time to be riding bikes. Of course, Rémy Métailler never really stopped, and this time he’s back exploring a little-known riding area on an island in the middle of Howe Sound. Turns out Bowen Island has some seriously techy old-school freeride trails that are being kept up by some hard-charging locals like Jay Boysen. And by gnarly, we mean Rémy saying “oh wow” kind of gnarly. Give it a watch.
We’re just a few short weeks away from the second-ever Red Bull Formation taking place outside Virgin, Utah. Are the riders ready? Yes, but there’s always room for more. In the case of Samantha Soriano, she’s still pushing her progression with a little help from her best friend/worst enemy, her own brother Ross. Learn more about her process getting ready for the biggest event in women’s freeride mountain biking in Episode 1 of her new web series
Mountain biking doesn’t always have to take place in actual mountains, and DJ Brandt of all people knows that. It was edits like this one that put him on the map in the first place. Sure, we’re used to watching him throw down on his big bike in places like Virgin, but if his X Games Real MTB video proves anything, he’s still an absolute weapon when it comes to street riding. For his latest edit with Commencal, he put on some Mos Def, hopped aboard his dirt jumper and took it back to his roots
Even though Brandon Semenuk constantly puts out one mind-bending bike edit after another, he hardly ever talks in any of them. He's a man of few words, which is fair considering he’d rather channel all his energy into landing bike tricks that are hard to comprehend. But when he does open up about his career, it’s worth listening to. Recently he sat down with pro BMX rider Dennis Enarson for an episode of the Unclicked podcast. Semenuk chatted for a whopping two hours about his passion for