Ok, so last week, we told you about how Dark Fest 2021 was happening, and that the builds are getting started. Just a few short days later though, we’re already watching the crew sending it to the moon on the newly refreshed jump lines. In a few days, 15 of the world’s best will kick off the 2021 Fest Series in Stellenbosch, South Africa for Dark Fest. Check out Sam Reynolds as he shows off the new course and his newest bike. Crazy thing to note is when Sam says nonchalantly, “you cant see the landings on any of them from the take off, which kind of makes it cool.” Insert mind-blown emoji here.
There are some things I like to do by vicariously living through others, and mountain biking naked is definitely one of them. Call me closed-minded, but my guess is that going mach burrito into a patch of gravel doesn’t feel all that pleasant when you’re in nothing but your birthday suit and a pair of knee pads. Still, there are purists among us that love the liberation of going kit-less, which is why the World Naked Bike Ride exists. No joke, it's an annual event that's been hosted in 120
There are a lot of perks to mountain biking in Italy. The terrain varies from fast flow trails to steep tech, the views are breathtaking all around, and of course, there’s Italy’s greatest gift to the world, gelato. Well, there’s also pizza, pasta, and you can’t forget about the cheese. Lucky for the EWS racers, five of the nine EWS race stops are in Italy this season, meaning that a fresh gelateria will always be nearby. EWS racing twins Anita and Caro Gehrig take us on a tour of their
Ripping around on downhill bikes doesn’t always need to happen between the race tape while the clock is running – in fact, it’s usually way more fun when you’re just out there tearing up loamy singletrack in the woods. Vancouver Island’s Kendall McLean knows that feeling all too well – turns out he’s a bit of a loam connoisseur himself. Basically, all we’re trying to say is that his riding makes us want to fire up the shuttle rig and get a few laps in