Discover the true MTB paradise of Val di Sole

Val di Sole is a true paradise for mountain bikers. It may host the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, but it’s not just a playground for pros. Riders of all abilities flock to this MTB Mecca thanks to a huge variety of trails and bike parks. With its network of routes, amenities, lifts and cycle buses, it’s uniquely geared for riders. The 35km long Val di Sole cycle path is the ideal way to get to your starting point. It follows the Noce river through woodland and meadows along the valley…

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Malta in MTB

Imagine a place surrounded by turquoise waters, with an idyllic climate throughout the year and where you can still hear stories of Greek heroes.  Without a doubt an authentic earthly paradise where to go to rest … or maybe just the opposite, go to practice your favorite sport. Its climate is ideal throughout the year, maybe for our sport the summer months are a little hot, but the rest of the year its weather is great for practicing outdoor activities. Also, if you like to dress up your biker…

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Discovering Bormio on an E-Mountainbike

Bormio’s mountain biking trails have been around for decades. They have been ridden by thousands of bikers, old and new, beginners and elite riders alike. Discovering all of the different routes the stunning region has to offer has become as easy, practical and fast as never before: E-Mountainbikes have arrived in Bormio and they have come to stay. The extensive number of trails available in the region can vary greatly in terms of level of difficulty, suiting the taste and skills of a wide audience – from the most demanding…

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White Style – ‘Fight Style’ goes into its first round

White Style, the only mountain bike Slopestyle contest on snow, returns to the slopes of Leogang for the opening round of the FMB World Tour 2018 on January 26. This year, Saalfelden Leogang has a surprise in store for both riders and spectators: a new head-to-head format! For the first time ever, 20 of the best slopestyle heavy hitters will step into the ring and fight for the championship belt.  Judging White Style 2018 will be a new challenge as for the first time, the event will see an all new and thrilling…

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Mountain Bike in Soria, you can´t imagine it

Our trip to Soria has turned out to be one of the great surprises of this year. It is a region with wonderful qualities for the practice of mountain biking. An unparalleled beauty with great landscape contrasts that make it even more attractive if possible. Its historical legacy is present in all its corners: hermitages, churches and castles appear on all routes. The province has a very irregular geography that translates into a heterogeneous landscape that includes from the high mountain to the deepest valleys, passing through the characteristic summer…

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4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2017

India witnessed the fourth edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival in Manali, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and race together for 1 week in the holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’, aka “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network hosted a BMX Jam session, flagging off the week’s two wheeled festivities. The weekend included, India’s roughest Downhill Mountain Bike Race and a challenging 2-day Cross Country MTB stage race. The concept behind…

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BC Bike Ride: Smithers and Terrace

Leaving Burns Lake behind and heading further north to Smithers and Terrace, we were grateful to camp and ride on the unceded territory of the Wet’suwet’en and the Tsimshian Nations.   Our caravan arrived at the exhibition grounds along the Bulkley River in Smithers on Wednesday in time for a full day of exploring. The community of Smithers celebrated it’s centennial in 2013. Originally founded at the turn of the century as a divisional point on the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the town has become a thriving mecca for outdoor…

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Pyrenees Catalunya, Mountain biking height

“Without doubt the Pyrenees of Catalonia are a jewel we have in the national geography, if we had to qualify them in some serious way as the gem of incalculable value. Landscapes of film, water, vegetation, gastronomy, activities, good weather and of course: mountain bike of the highest quality ” David Cachón 8 are the BTT centers of which they have in the Catalan Pyrenees: Vall d’Aran – Betren, Solsonés – Vall de Lord, Salines – Bassegoda, Pallar Jussá, La Seu – Alt Urgell, Ripolles, Berguedá and Valls d’Aneu. We can…

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Video: Spiti Awakening

Tucked away from civilization, hidden from the bipeds, rests a surreal mountain scape in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh – Spiti. At an altitude of about 4500m, Spiti has many unexplored riding zones. The past couple of years I’ve been wandering in this region, looking for trails and cliffs to ride off of and have started to see more in each visit. Having dug out some trails with ace trail creator Steve Storey a few seasons ago, my visit this time was circled up. Joined by my team buddy…

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High in Nepal

Filmer Gary Thomas and Rider Tangi Rebours have made seven mountain bike films in Nepal now. They thought the time was right to put together a highlights edit – and there’s been a lot of them. It all started seven years ago with a broken wrist and a tiny cam-corder. You can’t ride, why don’t we make a little mountain film?! There’s been a few tears, a lot of laughs, high altitude sickness for some, and low altitude problems for others. They have explored many different areas of Nepal from high to…

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