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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Video: Fourtified

The four horsemen. 4x4s. Four leafed clovers. Four letter words. Fourtified. Wade Simmons, Rémi Gauvin, Vaea Verbeeck, and Carson Storch take their new Altitudes to the four corners of the earth to shoot a new film.

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Andrew Taylors adventure in Alaska

Alaska, one of the most sparsely populated areas in the world with sheer endless mountainous terrain, has always been a dream-riding destination for 28-year-old mountain biker Andrew Taylor. But being over 3,000 miles away from his hometown Santa Cruz, it seemed a bit too far to just jump in the truck and go. However, one day “AT” stumbles across an old school bus for sale – the missing link to make his ultimate road trip come to life. He buys it and turns it over several months into a tailor-made…

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Dirt Blizzard, an UnReal Biker’s Dream

With UnReal’s Dirt Blizzard segment being released in-full online today, partners Teton Gravity Research and Anthill Films reimagine the ultimate skier’s dream—a powder day—in mountain biking terms. Dirt falls from the sky like powder snow, while ecstatic riders play across a magical landscape. Behind the scenes however, production of this memorable dream was no small feat, as it required significant coordination from all involved.   The filming of Dirt Blizzard can be described as a true climax in the history of action-sports cinematography. In order to mimic the sensation of…

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Malcolm Mclaws | Photographer interview

Malcolm Mclaws By: Vinay Menon Also featured in Issue #13 | Jan 2013 | Special collectors edition You’ve probably seen his images in many mountain bike magazines ads or famous bike blogs etc around the world. Malcolm Mclaws is a super cool individual and one of the best bike photographers in the world whose skills are not limited to mountain biking photography. We interviewed Malcolm and got to know more about him and his photography.  FR MTB MAG: A little intro about yourself? Mclaws: Well I’m a 62 yr old…

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Bjorn Aunet | Filmmaker Interview

a mountain bike flick by Bjorn Aunet Also featured in Issue #19 | Jan 2014 – Special Collectors Edition #2. Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine: First up, a high five for the release of your much awaited sequel to Barred for Life! Lets start off with a little intro about yourself. Bjorn Aunet:  Right now I’m 29 years old and not looking forward to 30 lol. I’ve been filming for the last 11 years, since I first started back in high school. Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine: How did ‘Chainlink Productions’ come about?…

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