Video: Beyond the Bike | Steve Smith

In the world of downhill racing there are two kinds of racers: riders that were born into that world of speed and riders that weren’t. The differences dissolve as their experience grows, but the foundation on which they’re built never goes away. White collar vs. blue. Factory-made vs. self-made. Purebred vs. mudblood. Steve Smith (or Stevie – it doesn’t matter) fits the latter group. He was born into a world that had nothing to do with mountain biking, but everything to do with deep love, endless drive and a few…

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Canadian “Chainsaw Massacre” Stevie Smith Passes Away

Canadian Downhill Legend Steve Smith Dies at 26 Rider’s drive, determination, and love for living will be remembered by all those whose paths he crossed World Cup sensation Steve Smith passed away this afternoon after suffering a massive brain injury resulting from an enduro motorcycle accident in his hometown of Nanaimo, British Columbia. He was 26 years old. “Today we lost a great person, who taught me about myself and influenced many,” says Devinci Global Racing Team Manager, Gabe Fox. “Stevie was a fierce competitor, an honest friend and a…

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Video: Kelly vs The Volcano

Shot on White Island in January in association with Tourism New Zealand as a promotion for Crankworx Rotorua, an event that Kelly helped make a reality. Kelly was an inspiration to so many. He easily takes the prize for being the happiest, most stoked and genuine athlete in mountain biking! Kelly McGarry was a hugely influential and inspirational character on the bike and off his bike, touching the lives of bikers, trail builders and youth in New Zealand and around the world. The trust will advocate for and build mountain bike…

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R.I.P “Miracle Boy” – Dave Mirra

Dave Mirra’s suicide news took the world by storm. We weren’t ready to believe the posts all over the internet, until it was confirmed when nearly all of the pro riders who were close to him were sharing the news. It was tragic and it was true. February 4th 2016, The BMX world lost a golden soul, someone who took BMX to a global level and to every kid around the world. Every kid wants a BMX, but before getting their hands on one they play this very cool video…

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A tribute to Kelly McGarry

The biking community lost one of their own on Feb.1’st. Kelly McGarry passed away suddenly while riding in Queenstown, New Zealand. Kelly was riding the remote Fernhill Loop when he collapsed from a possible heart attack. The 33 year old was out on a photo shoot with two of his sponsors from YT bikes. The two called emergency services and applied medical but sadly Kelly succumbed to his injuries at the scene. We lost not only a great rider but an amazing human being, McGazza stood 6ft 6″ tall with…

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