Claim to Fame: Red Bull Rookie of the Year Expands for 2019

This year, the FMBA and Red Bull are once again looking for the best Mountain Bike Slopestyle talent out there! For 2019, Rookie of the Year proceedings will be expanded with a video contest. Riders will have to compete throughout the season at FMBA events to be considered for the Red Bull Rookie of the Year Award on the FMB World Tour and in addition will be able to submit a video to the Red Bull Rookie Award Best Line contest, which will count as an extra result. The rider…

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Video: Meditate

The greatest value of our bikes is that they lead us to deeper enquiry. They carry us to new places within ourselves…. Bicycles motivate us through the realms of science, sociology and spirituality whether carrying us to the corner or around the world. Join Tangi Rebours as he rides some of the best single track in all the world, in the Solukhumbu (Everest) region on Nepal. To ride these trails with him in Nepal check out enduromtbnepal.com

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Video: Canadian Sky Pilot

“After moving to back Vancouver Island, I had the pleasure of discovering the mecca of downhill trails on Mt Prevost. Being the only trails you can shuttle top to bottom, it harbours most of the downhillers on the island. The trails here are steep and fast, unlike anything I was used to on the north shore of Vancouver. The local riding community is amazing. I have met so many great people here”.  On any given Sunday you may bump into some of Canada’s top downhillers including Mark Wallace, Finn…

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BOAR LINES ep.2 ‘Sky Fall’

Roaming between french E-bike Enduro Series ( n°1 after the first round ) and the Enduro World Series ( 15th in Madeira ),Camille Servant is not loosing his time at all.  He’s now up to look for the most incredible lines that french ground has to offer. Freeriding some steep alpine slopes and reaching a great flow on bike park lines, it’s in ‘Montclar les 2 vallées’ that our wild boar wants to lead you this time, and as usual, with his Rocky Mountain Powerplay.  

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Quick Look: UCI MTB World Cup XCO standings

Explore the current Men and Women UCI MTB World Cup XCO standings. Here is all you need to know: Women’s XCO Nové Mesto selected results: 1. Kate Courtney USA 1hr 27m 31s 2. Rebecca Ellen McConnell AUS +0.36 3. Haley Smith CAN +0.42 4. Sina Frei SUI +0.45 5. Malene Degn DEN +1.33 10. Anne Tauber NED +2.38 30. Jenny Rissveds SWE +1 lap Sina Frei, Rebecca McConnell, Kate Courtney, Haley Smith, Malene Degn stand on the podium at UCI XCO World Cup in Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic…

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Apu Wamani – Mountain Gods of the Andes

The Inca worshipped the mountains as protective deities. These “Guardians of the Valley” were called „Apu Wamani“ in Quechua, the language of the Inca. An ambitious bike project in Chile wanted to try and bike five of these mountains to raise awareness of the history of these people that are no longer. I followed an invitation to the last big mountain of this multi-year expedition. Words: Gerhard Czerner | Photography: Martin Bissig The Llullaillaco is the third highest volcano on Earth with its 6739m. It’s also the highest mountain with no glacial…

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Video: Bike Storm in Italy

Italy is known for amazing trails apart from world class Pizza’s.  All trails in Sestri Levante are characterized by rock and breath-taking panoramas on the sea. The trail of the video, called U-Turiun, begins in Colle del Lago and finishes in Trigoso. The first part is a latch, than you can ride downhill first on a steep rocky section and the last part is a curvy flow line in the Mediterranean scrub. More mountain biking trails in Italy can be ridden with Italy Bike Adventures. Visit: www.italybikeadventures.com Riders: Stefano “Rusitck” Poletti & Luca…

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E-Series Video featuring Markus Pekoll

Rider Markus Pekoll has produced this video for you and shows his driving skills on the E-bike as well as details on the products of Reverse Components E-series!  Click here to know more.  

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Fully specced: Erik Fedko’s “The Bruce Check”

Looking back on a very successful 2018 season, Erik Fedko seeks for more progression in 2019. Thanks to his super smooth riding style and deep bag of banger tricks, the young German Slopestyle star has skyrocketed over the past 18 months. After reaching his first ever podium at Crankworx Les Gets and repeating at Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx Whistler last year, which secured him a Top 3 finish in the Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship, he finds himself amongst the Slopestyle elite and in contention for the big prize:…

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Nino Schurter Set on Absa Cape Epic Revenge

The 2017 Absa Cape Epic champion, plus reigning World and Olympic XCO Champion, Nino Schurter will return to the race in 2019 – with one aim. To regain the title he was forced to concede in 2018. Aiding him in this quest is his new partner Andri Frischknecht, and the supporting team, DSV / SCOTT-SRAM, of European Champion Lars Forster and Gert Heyns. Schurter’s title defence was over before it really began in 2018. Matthias Stirnemann, with whom Schurter won the 2017 Absa Cape Epic, started the race with an…

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