Video: Mind the Gap – The Making of ‘unReal’ – Episode 2

On June 25th, 2014, while shooting with Anthill Films and Teton Gravity Research, Tom van Steenbergen landed the biggest front flip in mountain bike history… but it almost didn’t happen. unReal is co-produced by Teton Gravity Research and Anthill Films. Written, directed and edited by Anthill Films. Presented by Sony in association with Shimano and Trek. Additional support for the film is provided by the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, Evoc and PinkBike.com. Starring: Brandon Semenuk, Brett Rheeder, Cam McCaul, Tom van Steenbergen, Steve Smith, Graham Agassiz, Brook MacDonald, James Doerfling, Thomas Vanderham, and…

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Video: Manual Gruber – Skyline Annihilation

Trippin presents you with the Austrian pocket rocket, Manuel Gruber. This guy is loose, it wasn’t half an hour into filming before he tried rugby tackling his way through a tree trunk. Sam and Josh thought it was day over for the Gruber edit, luckily though Mani is made of the right stuff and brushed the bark off his kit and cracked on with what was certainly a mega days filming. Leaving no turn un-railed, his speed and wicked style made it a pleasure for us to film this edit…

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Photo Feature: 1st RSR MTB Championship 2015

Photos: Chemi Dorje, Santosh Rai, Rashik Mhrjn, Mingma Sherpa. The “1st RSR MTB Championship 2015” organized by the ‘Switchback‘ crew is a wrap. Riverside Spring Resort in Kurintaar, Nepal saw a packed house full of Nepal’s top XC racers fighting down the newly built course with technical descents and rocky patches. Heres a photo roll from the weekends race. Winners in the Elite Category: 1st – Ajay Pandit Chhetri, 2nd – Narayan Gopal Maharjan, 3rd – Aayman Tamang, 4th – Buddhi Bahadur Tamang, 5th – Himal Tamata | Photo: Chemi Dorje. Winners in the…

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Video: Riding the Olymp in Greece

25 years ago Greece’s highest mountain mass saw its first traverse. Back then the bikes still had racks and no suspension forks. Nevertheless, the ride across the God’s throne, Olympus, is still a mystical experience, even with modern technology.   Photo by Martin Bissig | Location: Olympic Mountain, Greece | Riders: Gerhard Czerner & Michael Baumgartner  

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Video: Duck’n’weave

Local Adelaide frothers Simon Buzacott and Brodie Hand tear lines down Duck and Weave, a local track in the Adelaide Hills that was lucky enough not to be affected by the recent bushfires. But the hot summer has taken it’s toll and left plenty of dust around for the lads, so chuckin’ pies is what it’s all about! This is the 2nd in a series of edits and both these lads are frothing for more filming so we should see lots more in the future! Video: Jordan Roberts

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Urban Trails of Manali

Manali (Himachal Pradesh) aka The Mountain Biking Capital of India offers all kind of natural trails that serves the needs of a DH rider who is looking for big mountain riding to XC enthusiast who craves for challenging climbs, singletracks and lot more. This town is also packed with some trails connected to the urban areas which are full of unexpected actions one can experience. Stairs, drops, epic singletracks blended with Cows, Dogs, kids running and a lot more. Naveen Barongpa; Our Himalayan Trail Correspondent who also manages local trails…

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