DULUTH, MN – Spirit Mountain continues to pioneer the possibilities for lift served fat biking, and the Frosted Fatty clebration last week continued the tradition with downill fat bike racing, dual slalom and even a cross-country race for the snow-loving massochists in the crowd. Scroll down to check out the highlights in video below.
ROTORUA, NZ – It's still ski season in North America, but here's a "little" southern hemisphere stoke from New Zealand's Skyline Rotorua bike park. All too often we get caught up on having the latest bikes and gear, but in this video, 10-year-old Erice proves all you need to shred the gnar is a rigid kids bike with a coaster brake and reflectors.
WHISTLER, BC – In a short video from from TELUS Optik Local, Logan Peat shares his story of living and training with legendary slopestyle athlete Brandon Semenuk and what it takes to get on the podium at the legendary Red Bull Joyride held every year during Crankworx at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
MARS HILL, NC – Bailey Mountain Bike Park has done incredible things with the North Carolina soil since its inception just over a year ago. Watch below as World Cup racer "Sick Mick" Hannah descends what seems like forever—which at his speed is really saying something.
VIRGIN, UT – Red Bull Rampage, arguably the biggest event in freeride mountain biking, has returned to the red desert of Virgin, UT, once again. With an entirely new format in an entirely new zone, it's hard to know what to expect, but chances are, it won't dissapoint. Watch below as Claudio Caluori takes "the French line" and does his best to give us a course preview on the vertical walls and vertigo inducing spines.
CRESTED BUTTE, CO –Western Spirit Cycling, organizer of the Outerbike consumer demo events, announced a new parternship with Crested Butte Mountain Resort for 2017. Next year's Outerbike dates will feature the traditional spring and fall Moab events as well as a Crested Butte stop in August 18 through 20, 2017.
KILLINGTON, VT – After nearly five months of racing across six states and eight venues, the Eastern States Cup enduro series came down to one final weekend at Killington Bike Park in Vermont with ro racers competing for $6,600 and amateur racers vying for more than $10,000 in prizes. Check out the highlights from enduroing at the "Beast of the East" below.
MAMMOTH LAKES, CA – The Mammoth Mountain Bike Park recently dropped the ropes on its newest trail, Smooth Operator, and freeride legend Cam Zink just happened to be in town. The resort says the signature jump trail picks up where Pipeline left off, with a series of step-ups, step-downs and some flowy features that make it a fitting sequel to Pipeline, and allows riders to link the two for all new line down the mountain. Scroll down to watch the video.