Eric Barone broke his own World Speed Mountain Bike Record at an unbelievable speed of 138.75 mph, which is way faster than the top speed on my Prius. The Frenchmen completed the feat using a custom carbon fiber bike and suit on the steepest snow mountain bike track in Var, France. Barone proved that speed is not only found in the youth, as he completed the record at the age of 54. Congratulations Eric!
IFHT Films knows a thing or two about mountain bike humor, and their latest short tells exactly what it’s like to get into the world of mountain biking. It goes something like this: see someone else having fun on a bike, buy sh***y bike, hate it. Buy better bike, break it. Buy nice bike, love it. Get hooked on the sport and empty your wallet on it. We can all relate, can’t we? RELATED: Micayla Gatto + IFHT Films = Kendrick Lamar and Bikes
There’s a new player in the bike industry, and it’s a rather familiar but unexpected name: Walmart. Technically, their new hardtail is being sold online through the brand known as Viathon, but it's still owned by Walmart. The retailer's move into the high-end bike market shouldn't come as a huge surprise considering last year's expansion into selling outdoor goods. RELATED: Nico Vink on the Evolution of Freeride Walmart's heirs, the Walton brothers, are also huge cycling fanatics. Just
Sam Pilgrim is known for getting rad on two wheels, and has even gotten pretty rowdy on a tricycle. Now, he's upping the ante with a quad. Pilgrim explores the bike's capabilities in a variety of disciplines, including urban downhilling, wheelie-ing, skatepark, and drifting. Despite its somewhat-unwieldy appearance, the quad performs surprisingly well. Related: Ripping Around on an Electric Ski-Fatbike It's hard to imagine how Pilgrim can increase the degree of wheelage from here, but