Event Alert: The Impossible Race 2018 | Gujarat, India

The Impossible Race, MTB Polo is a three day stage race covering 151kms of unchartered trails and forests. Each day will be a 50 kilometers of grinding and shredding. From 23rd to 25th February 2018. Riders will be shuttled with their bikes from Ahmedabad to Polo and back. The race will take you through dense forests, fields, narrow ridges, rocky descents, tarmac and hike sections. The terrain is mostly dry, scattered with rocks, roots and boulders. The riverbed sections will have loose gravel and sand in some areas. The trails…

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Video: Best of 2017 | Evgeny Kurnikov

For me 2017 season began with the exciting “сalifornian freestyle” and an unexpected meeting with the idol of childhood Ryan Nyquist in the best training park in California “Woodward West”. Back in Russia I plunged into a busy schedule of traveling around for competitions and show which helped me keep myself in shape and decide on something new and sometimes even crazy. For example: the fall from a huge Frontflip on a jump of 21 meters almost prevented me for participation in the biggest extreme show of Russia “Proryv” but…

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Gitesh Gupta | Photographer interview

Himalayan state Himachal Pradesh has introduced some of the most talented and hardcore mountain bikers in India. You may have seen a lot of  mountain biking action beautifully documented  from the recent Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival and many other events and wondered, who is the man behind the lens? Meet Gitesh Gupta, well known as Luke CG whose skills are not limited to action sports photography. Get to know more about him in this exclusive interview. FR MTB MAG: A little introduction about yourself. Luke: Hello I am Gitesh Gupta (also…

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Video: Deakinator’s “Best of 2017”

Here’s my 2017 End of year edit from mass start races in the Megavalanche to podiums at the National champs to shredding with the worlds best across the Globe. Obviously serious banter and messing around. Riders including Loic Bruni, Brendan Fairclough, Sam Pilgrim, Sam Reynolds, Olly Wilkins, Bernard Kerr, Andrew Neethling, Jones Brothers, etc. So grab a cuppa and have a gander #OiOi    – Ben Deakin  Follow Ben:  Instagram \\   Facebook

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Resolutions: Partners in Grime – Quinn Moberg

Quinn Moberg Interview by Mike Berard MB: Do you remember the first time you met Felix? QM: It was around 2012 and we were at a Cycling BC team camp together. It was right before he moved to Quebec and he actually stayed at my house. And we weren’t friends, I had never met him. MB: And so you were both at a high level at that time? QM: For our age, yeah. We weren’t phenomes by any means. MB: You’re grinders? QM: Yeah, closer to that end of the…

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Resolutions: Partners in Grime – Felix Burke

For many, completing post-secondary schooling is a difficult task. For others, training and racing for Canada’s grueling weather is overwhelming. But what about doing both? Victoria, B.C. racers and roommates Felix Burke and Quinn Moberg manage to tackle an ambitious lifestyle consisting of equal parts education and maintenance of a competitive national ranking on Canada’s XC racing circuit. So, what does it take to race hard plus earn an Economics or Kinesiology degree in the off season? Teamwork and resilience. The Rocky Mountain/7Mesh riders know that success means more than…

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Video: YT Industries | Live Uncaged

Following a series of films telling the stories of four incredible Young Talents – the 87-year-old IronNun, downhill skateboarder Ryan Farmer, Mixed Martial Arts fighter Polly Beauchamp, and reformed mob enforcer, James Giuliani – we revealed our role as teller of these empowering stories the weekend just gone. The four non-mountain-bike related talents were joined by YT riders Aaron Gwin, Andreu Lacondeguy and Vali Höll. The campaign has served as a prelude to the unveiling of an evolved logo, strapline, and the release of an autobiographical YT documentary – chronicling…

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Video: Loose Riders NZ 2017 Extravaganza

2017 was a rad year with plenty of riding and roadtrips going down. Check out our 2017 highlights extravaganza! Thanks to Hutt Shuttles MTB for all the sweet shuttles and Marleen Wholesalers Ltd/ Maxxis Tires for keeping us rolling throughout the year. Make sure you crack a beer, click HD and sit back and enjoy! – Loose Riders New Zealand  Photos/Video: Sam Minnell   x  Loose Riders New Zealand

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Product Feature: Loose Riders Global Alliance – C/S Pants and Second Skin Gloves

We got our hands on… and legs in some new Loose Riders gear. Our team bomber, Vinay Menon put the new LRGA C/S Pants and the Second Skin Gloves through some dirty times. May it be hauling your bike up the hill or pedaling around on trails, the LRGA C/S Pants keep the pistons cool. With sufficient vents and comfortable stretchable layers, the C/S Pants work well in Indian temperatures. The durable fabric and stitches on the pants are strong enough for those rough spills and slams.  Sure the designers behind the…

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Video: Dusty Days On The Shore

 Canadian videographer Tristan and DegganCaleb Harapnuik, local British Columbian downhill racer shot a rowdy video late summer to celebrate just having fun, even while filming a sponsored video.  

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