Himalayan Mountain Bike Photo Contest 2017

October 12th,  the 4th edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival returned to Manali, Himachal Pradesh – The Mountain Biking Capital of India. The festival includes BMX street and flatland sessions, roughest Downhill mountain bike race of India and the gnarliest cross country race in the country. Newest addition this year to the Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival was the “Himalayan Mountain Bike Photo Contest” in association with F-Stop Gear. Here, invited photographers competed to put together the best action and lifestyle slideshow from 4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival. This contest…

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5 Things Learned at Red Bull Joyride

For the 14th time the biggest stars in slopestyle mountain biking returned to where it all began: Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx Whistler. Thousands of fans lined the course with its massive jumps and features and cheered on the riders. With the American Nicholi Rogatkin aiming at the never before achieved Triple Crown of Slopestyle title and Canadian Brett Rheeder hell-bent on beating him after a narrow defeat defeat at Crankworx Innsbruck, the story line was set. In the end it all played out different and the victory was taken…

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Video: Paul Genovese – 2nd Home

In 2014 I moved to the Sunshine Coast of BC to migrate to a place that allowed me to ride all year. After a season of non-stop riding I broke my femur. 2-1/2 months into rehab I received a call from Mongoose, which I appreciated considering I could barely walk! I worked hard to make a full recovery. With a new sponsor and some titanium leg hardware this is my first video back. -Paul Genovese A big thanks to Mongoose, SRAM/Rockshox, Fox head, Chromag and Fernie Physio for the support!…

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Video: Sombrio for life with the CLAW

We know you want to pin it with confidence. That’s why we build durable gear to last, now guaranteed for life! Our Lifetime Guarantee covers all Sombrio apparel products against manufactures defects for the expected life of the product. If something should happen to your Sombrio gear, just return your gear to the original place of purchase for a replacement of equal value.

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BC Bike Ride – The Ultimate Road Trip

Mountain bikers now have an even greater choice of how they want to experience British Columbia – RACE or RIDE! The globally recognized logo of the BC Bike Race is affectionately named B.O.B., which stands for ‘Bear On Bike.’ B.O.B. has been the proud symbol for BC Bike Race for 10 years and after many years of celebrating a SOLD OUT status BOB is on the move and starting to roam north – introducing BC Bike Ride North, coming August 5-13, 2017. Registration opens on February 7 at 9am. The…

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Tenerife: The shadow of the volcano

This adventure begins in the Teide, the highest peak in Spain and the third largest volcano on earth from its base on the ocean floor. When you are looking for new biking adventures sometimes all you want is that the sun caresses your leathery face. This time the fervent pursuit of hot sun took us to the Canary Island of Tenerife. A truly earthly paradise where winter and summer almost shake hands. When the sun was already reflected in our faces and everything seemed to flow with an island tranquility, suddenly, a…

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Video: REGENERATION | Paul Stevens

Approximately 8,000 wildfires occur each year in Canada, burning an average of 2.5 million hectares. Along with the rest of the forest, mountain bike trails are also destroyed and thriving networks can disintegrate in a matter of hours. Eventually, the forest begins to regenerate itself and signs of life become apparent again. With the hard work of local builders, the trail networks are also revived. Rider: Paul Stevens Producer: Influx Productions / @influxproductions Locations: Pemberton, BC Kelowna, BC Music Composition: Oliver Michael Sound Design: Jonathan Osbourne Produced with the support…

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Elements of Victory

Of all the events we attend every year, nothing makes us quite as proud as BC Bike Race. A seven-day international stage race, it’s amazing to see so many people from all over the world enjoying our backyard’s choicest trails. It’s a tour of British Columbia’s rugged coast, and some of the world’s most challenging cross country singletrack—all explored while camping between the Pacific Ocean and the coastal mountain ranges. This year’s 10th annual BC Bike Race was the perfect occasion to give our updated Element platform some real-world marathon…

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