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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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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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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BC Bike Ride Expands Tour Packages in British Columbia

 BC Bike Ride – powered by the world-renowned BC Bike Race – is expanding its operations and event style tours to include new adventures and new regions. The Ride will now include the Kootenays, the Coast, and – returning for year three – Northern British Columbia. “The wonderful things in life are the things you do, not the things you have.” ~ Reinhold Messner. Race and Ride both fall under the brand BCBR and with 12 years of experience executing a mobile stage race with 600 racers and over 200 staff, the BC…

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Gnarly Bikes DH Concept by Erik Habermann

2019 is here and we are getting closer back to the future… every year while riding our simple or “not so simple” mountain bikes. These bikes have evolved so much since their birth and the progression continues till date with more and more innovative standards and more. However there are not even handful of individuals who think way ahead and innovate radical concepts which you may ride in coming years. Meet Erik Habermann. A product designer and a mountain biker from Berlin. Erik studied product design in Potsdam and then…

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Meet the riders who spawned Nigeria’s BMX scene

It started with a chance encounter, stumbling across some second-hand BMX bikes from the United States in a Nigeria shop. And following a trawl of some internet videos, it has spawned into a burgeoning BMX scene in the city’s capital, Lagos, transcending socio-economic backgrounds. Here is all you need to know: – The BMX scene only really started six years ago as rider Star Boy, aka Matthew Temitope, a mechanic in Lagos, was among those to stumble across some vintage 1980s freestyle BMXs. After watching videos with friends on his…

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Registrations Open for the ROS MTB XC Race

Here is a great way to start 2019. Riders of the Storm, better known as ROS a mountain biking club based in Chandigarh. The team members of ROS are passionate riders who also organize mountain bike races regularly in the Shivalik Hills around Chandigarh. The club has announced the ROS season 2 with the much awaited mountain bike race that will be held on 13th January 2019. The race route is expected to be around Chandigarh and will consist a bit of everything. 35 Km of climbs and descent on…

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FR MAG Top 10 of 2018

2018 was a radical year that saw great progression in mountain biking culture of India. From Red Bull Pump Track World Championship qualifiers in Hyderabad to riders taking top spots in Asian Enduro circuit. Here are our top 10 stories and interviews that were featured in 2018. Don’t forget to bookmark them. 10: River riding in Meghalaya with Gregory Allya Warjri 9: 5 Fire-fuelling tips to get the most out of the MTB riding season 8: Rider Interview | Slade Gomes 7: Project Solo | GuiDe National Geopark – China…

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Snow Bike Festival 2019

The Snow Bike Festival is back! Recently reaccredited by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a “Stage Race Class 1” race, this renowned event is one of only 20 stage races worldwide to be classified as such a highly ranked event, as well as the only one that takes place on snow. There are various new innovations planned for the 2019 edition to elevate the rider experience and truly make it a once in a lifetime race. Some of the special planned highlights include: The location of the finish village moving into the centre…

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