Video: Meet the Women Pushing Freeride MTB Boundaries | Originate With Michelle Parker

Michelle Parker is no stranger to going all in with new sports, and mountain biking is no exception. When the opportunity presents itself to connect with the sport’s top female riders in Virgin, Utah—the birthplace of Red Bull Rampage, the biggest show in free ride mountain biking—she packs her bags. Throughout her time in Utah, Michelle’s curiosity and inspiration guide her through a moment in mountain biking history, as an unparalleled group of riders test the waters of riding a Rampage-style line. Join Tahnée Seagrave, Vaea Verbeeck, Hannah Bergemann, Veronique…

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Video: Cam McCaul and crew ripping the Goblin Zone: Part 1 — Perfect Chutes & Huge Crashes

A good desert zone… is there anything better? Maybe.. but I doubt it. Henry Lanman ( @hendotb14 ) pioneered this zone called “The Goblin.” He built a line top to bottom and was rad enough to have a group of us out to ride it together. Sometimes that perfect pedological anomaly we affectionately refer to as “popcorn dirt” can inspire a case of SOD (symptomatic overzealous disorder.) Soo… in this video, look out for two things: Euphoric enjoyment of the popcorn dirt that lines these perfect chutes, but also prepare…

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Indian National XC/DH team selections for 13th South Asian Games 2019

The 13th South Asian Games 2019 is scheduled to take place from December 1st to 10th in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal. Seven nations will be participating in the 13th SAG. Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh and India will fight it out for the top spots. For 2019, Indian Cross Country and Downhill MTB team will be entering the competition. This would be a first for the DH contingent from India. Selections for the same were conducted in Gahunje, Maharashtra. Near Pune, the XC and DH courses for this…

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Event Alert: 6th MTB Kerala 2019 – Wayanad, India

. Famous for the adrenaline rush it offers and the thrilling experiences, MTB Kerala returns with another edition to captivate all the cycling lovers. MTB Kerala, an International mountain cycling challenge over the years has become a prominent initiative by Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala.  The event brings together an exhilarating experience for the participants and viewers both alike with its challenging track and power packed performances. The 6th Edition of MTB Kerala 2019 is scheduled to be held at Priyadarshini Tea Environs, Manathavady , Wayanad from 20th till 22nd December 2019. The event…

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Video: BMX Dirt – FISE China 2019 – Highlights

Not the most stacked event at FISE this year. With the park event happening at the same time and the Worlds happening next week, a lot of the riders opted to skip the dirt event. Three runs, best run counts. Here are the full highlights from Dirt Finals at FISE Chengdu 2019.  Results: 1. Jacob Leiva 2. Jaden Chipman 3. Ryan Nyquist 4. Alec Danelutti 5. Kaden Stone 6. Jose Cedano 7. Victor Ariel Muñoz 8. Sergio Layos 9. Rhys Kember . Checkout the #Qualifiers here:  .

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Shirui Lily MTB Downhill 2019 – Manipur, India

Photos: Kahorpam Horam / Chiko Adventures Ukhrul, Manipur in India was the action ground for the 3rd SHIRUI LILY MTB DOWNHILL race earlier this October. Part of the SHIRUI LILY FESTIVAL 2019, the race was organised by Chiko Adventures and Manipur Extreme Sports (MXS). A 1.3km course with features like wooden berms, jumps with an extended steep loose descent was on offer for the racers. The track was one of the tougher ones in the country, requiring expert skills to tackle the high speed and tech descent. Organised in the SHIRUI LILY…

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Assam Downhill Championship 2019 – Assam, India

Guwahati’s Spokehub cycling organized the second ASSAM DOWNHILL CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 in the heart of Guwahati city in north-east India earlier this October. The “Monkey Temple Trail” saw over fifty five competitors lining up on the start arc for the Assam Downhill Championshoip 2.0. A 1km long course included wooden sections, berms, a few kickers and a big drop named ‘the nut cracker‘. ADC 2019 saw one of the highest numbers of participants compared to any other DH race in India.  Winners – Full suspension category: 1st- Ismamul Howk (Assam) 2nd…

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Video: Brand of the Brave – DJ Brandt

This installment of “Brand the the Brave” features American Slopestyle and big mountain rider DJ Brandt.   Originating from the skateparks of Colorado, DJ is a unique athlete who has found his own path through the mountain bike industry. Now commonly known for his downhill bike skills in the hills of Utah, DJ has a special eye for the desert terrain.   Able to combine his technical skatepark ability and big mountain vision, the 25-year-old is able to put together lines that few others would consider.   Brand of the…

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Video: The 2020 Norco Sight feat. Sam Blenkinsop and Henry Fitzgerald

Trails are getting tougher. Expectations of All-Mountain are rising. To create the new Sight, we drew on the inspiration we find in the mountains around us, and let it drive innovation that can only come from re-thinking the science behind the design. For more: https://www.norco.com/2020sight  Riders: Sam Blenkinsop and Henry Fitzgerald Directed by: Harrison Mendel Cinematography: Nic Genovese and Harrison Mendel Edited by: Aaron Larock and Harrison Mendel Written by: Anders J Svensson Color: Sam GIlling Sound Design: Racketsound VFX: Studio Dialog Music: Thinnen – Blood

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