Video: 20 Questions with NICO VINK | Loose Riders TV

Rider interview with freeride superhero Nico Vink.  Thomas Sandell sat down with Vink during Darkfest 2019 and made him answer some questions. Find out how Nico got into mountain biking, how he deals with fear and what motivates him to keep pushing himself and the sport forward. Some other topics being discussed: Fest Series, healthy food, fear of heights and aliens… Sit down, grab a beer/snack and get to know the living legend himself.  Video by Thomas Sandell https://www.sandellfilms.com https://www.instagram.com/sandellfilms_   Follow em on social media for more daily…

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Video: Surfing the trails of Heida

Words/Video: Manuel Scheidegger Location: Around Gebidum, Valais, Switzerland Rider: Manu(a)l Scheidegger Music: Surfaris – Wipe out Camera: GoPro Hero 4 black Support: Qloom, Bigfriends After my wheelie world record a year ago, now I wanted to go trail-riding. But very soon I had an idea: is it possible to ride the whole trail on the rear wheel, meaning to “surf ” it? The singletracks in Valais ( Switzerland ) are perfectly suited for this , because often the trails leads along artificial water pipes, so-called “Bisse” or “Suone”. On these flow…

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How to: Essential bike handling

Essential bike handling – Basic drop and descending techniques By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #1 | Jan 2011 Basic Mountain Bike Handling is essential to learn in the first few times you start riding your bike. It is not learned overnight but riding and practicing on your Mountain Bike frequently would indeed help a lot. Knowing how to handle your bike will help prevent you from falling off your bike and will also give you confidence to try new things on your mountain bike. Now we will guide you how to distribute body weight while riding…

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