After the longest-ever off season for the world’s fastest downhillers, it’s finally game time for the first stop of the 2021 UCI DH World Cup. With over a year between races, riders are chomping at the bit to get after it in Leogang, Austria. Normally a track that most racers would consider “mellow” – due to its smooth sections, big berms, and high speeds – the track has been reduced to a muddy mess that’s challenging even the best with line choice and making it through the muck to clear some of the big gaps. As Brendan Fairclough puts it, “it’s a war out there.” If you’re wondering what it’s been like ripping this track, check out the course preview POV from Thibaut Daprela.
Parkin Costain might be best known for his skiing, but unsurprisingly, the young lad can throw down on two wheels with the best of them. In fact, he went down to the freeriding Mecca of southwest Utah to have some fun with his friends at Benshi Creative, and the result is nothing short of a high-energy hype reel for shredding on big bikes. is a bit of a different take on the usual shredit, and we’re all about it.
Brothers Cam and Tyler McCaul are pretty used to the whole big-budget film crew thing when they’re out riding bikes, but every now and then they like to turn it down a notch and keep things a little simpler, with no sponsors, no obligations, just plain old-fashioned fun. Cam explains his latest project
When the weather sucks at home, it’s time to head on a roadtrip! While it might be possible to ride bikes in Bellingham, Washington 12 months out of the year, there are times when it’s just a better idea to head elsewhere. Last winter, with much of Washington getting pounded by rain and snow, Bellingham local Hannah Bergemann took to the road with her friends from Transition Bikes in search of greener pastures down South. After packing up the vans, they ended up on the Oregon Coast, exploring