Insane Urban Downhilling

Over the past few months we've shared a few urban downhill races. We think this is the winner. On the plus side it looks like they have some barriers to stop the dogs and the man on the street from walking in front of them. On the downside it scared the bejabus out of us.... ...

We all love cycling

But this guys sums it up the best with this great video about cycling and what he gets out of it.

Cyclist left paraplegic in Spain due to rock placed intentionally on trail

El Pais have reported that a growing number of mountain bikers in Spain have fallen victim to booby traps being left on mountain bike trails. Amongst the victims have been 57 year old Manuel Fernandez who was leading a group of friends downhill in Asturias when he smashed against a length of barbed wire strung between two trees. He has...

Great GoPro footage from Rémy Métailler in the Taxco Downhill

Check out this incredible footage of Rémy Métailler taking home the third winning slot of the GoPro of the World PinkBike Challenge earning himself $1,000. The race took place through the streets of Taxco in Mexico. Bernardo Cruz took the win, with Filip Poolc taking second.

From zero to hero in one day …

So it's winter and there is a lot of snow around. What do you do? Build a snowman? Go skiing? Nope you build yourself a ramp and use the snow to cushion your fall as you teach yourself how to do a back flip on your mountain bike. This nice little video shows...

Why we love Downhill, The pinkbike edition

YouTube user shr3d has taken his favorite downhill & freeride clips from pinkbike and compiled this awesome video. There is an incredible amount of talent out there both on the bike and behind the camera.

Don’t try this at home

Short clip of a nice gap jump but didn't nail the landing. Still some balls of steal to try this one.

(THE CONCLUSION) 26in/27.5in/29in – What’s The Fastest MTB Wheel Size?

It's hard to argue with maths so the guys over at BikeRadar got Dr. Howard Hurst to test all three wheel sizes with multiple riders over the same course and record every little bit of data to see which wheel size is actually the fastest. The winner may not be a real surprise but the 2nd place wheel...

Do you have a 3D printer in the garage?

If you do then why not build your own bike with it. That is exactly what Adrian Smith did. He uses 3D Printing technology to manufacture the moulds for his CAD-based designs, and then uses carbon fibre fabric to lay over the moulds and produce the final parts.

Danny Macaskill’s The Ridge to feature at Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Video)

Danny Macaskill's 'The Ridge' will be amongst the films to feature at Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. In the film, Macaskill climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline. Now in its sixth edition, the 2015 UK and...

Chain Reaction Cycles Emerald Enduro sells out in less than a minute

The 2nd Round of the 2015 Enduro World Series will take place in Ireland from the 22nd to the 24th of May this year. The event will involve several timed technical downhill stages, in a rally style format called 'Enduro'. The rider with the fastest combined stage times on day shall be crowned the winner. Entries went on sale yesterday,...

New indoor mountain bike simulator

A Norwegian tech start-up company Activetainment recently showcased its ebove B/01 bike, which is essentially an indoor mountain bike simulator, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, It utilises features such as movable handlebars and a gyro wheel that effects bike balance, helping this indoor trainer to replicate a real MTB experience. According to the Activetainment website, the...

First Ever Mountain Bike Tsunami Flip

Watch Szymon Godziek make mountain bike history at Red Bull District Ride 2014 by performing the first ever mountain bike tsunami flip. It won him the Best Trick competition at the event in Nuremberg, Germany. Special handlebar attachments were installed on Symon’s bike to stop the bike from hitting him on the back and to signal him to do his...

Snow Epic – Fatbike Winterfestival

The Snow Epic in Engelberg in the Swiss Alps is Europe's first winter festival for fatbikes. The race comprises of five stages, and competitors from more than 20 countries have entered the inaugural race. Amongst the big names taking part are top mountain bikers Rune Høydahl and Bart Brentjens. Fatbikes are essentially bicycles with over-sized tyres and are designed for riding...

This ride to recovery

Martin Söderström crashed hard on on the last run of the day while in second place and gunning for first on the biggest stage of them all, Crankworx' Red Bull Joyride. On the last jump however he landed hard he suffered a brutal leg break that would see him staring retirement and a life away from riding right...

Amazing downhill footage from the Red Bull Rampage

This is not for the faint hearted. This is amazing helmet cam footage from Kelly McGarry's 2nd place run at Red Bull Rampage back in 2013. The event took place on near-vertical sandstone ridges near Virgin, Utah.