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If ever there was a riding perfectionist, it's Nathan Williams. If it doesn't meet Nathan's sky high expectations of himself then it doesn't get used, end of. Watching the extra clips from his NORA Cup winning Still United section is not your usual "leftovers video"... one of our favourite bike riders on the planet. What a beast.
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As mountain bikers it is our nature to explore and get lost in the woods in search of the next prime stretch of singletrack. Riding in Whitefish and the surrounding Flathead Forrest of Montana, there are opportunities abound for us to fulfill this inner desire. Whitefish Mountain is the hub of riding activity with purpose built park jumps and rugged natural, mountain lines linking together a lift-serve experience that rivals any park in the country. We spent many an afternoon testing the limits of our trail bikes there. Venturing outside of town limits and into the fringes of this sparsely populated state, miles of trails were revealed. The high ridge-lines of the Alpine Trail network provide distant views of glaciers and what felt like endless turns. Further west, strewn between the lakes region, we found untracked dirt veiled by seasons of pine needle decay. After a week exploring the region, we began to question ourselves and ponder relocation to this alcove of like-minded riders, world-class trails, and the plethora of local breweries was an additional draw.
Filmed by: Joey Schusler & Craig Grant
Edited by: Craig Grant
Cable Cam Tech: John Reynolds
Sound Design: Keith White
Music Composition: Ajay Bhattacharyya
Riders: Shawn Neer & Jubal Davis
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Meet Harry Denton, a normal 16-year-old from new Zealand with one insane skill: Bike manuals. Think you have it takes to hang with Harry? Just check out this footage of him setting the Guinness Book of World Records mark with a manual of over 1,111 feet and think again.
No doubt you watched the debut installment of Nigel Sylvester's POV BMX series, Go!, in which he conquered the streets of NYC by bike. I mean, the thing has almost 2 million views on YouTube. If you missed it, you were living under a rock. Today, however, Nigel is back for the sequel, which finds Nike-backed pro cruising the star-studded streets of LA by helicopter, BMX, and even Ferrari. Needless to say, this dude is living the dream.
I don't know about you, but when we think of carving lines in the Alaskan backcountry, with think of helis, summit-to-ocean steeps, and plenty of pristine powder. Freeride Vincent Tupin and Martin Söderström had a different idea, however, taking to America's final frontier in the middle of summer for one of the raddest mountain bike edits we've seen in awhile. If you're ready to trade the groomers for some fresh loam, then this one is for you.
I'll freely admit, one of the most terrifying moments of my life was getting caught in a Mt. Washington thunderstorm in the dead of July. The wind was whipping over 40 miles per hour, the temperature dropped 30 degrees in five minutes, and increasingly large chunks of hail began falling out what had been, the last time I checked, a bluebird sky. I've told this story a number of times over the years—reinforcing Mt. Washington's claim to the "world's worst weather"—but today is the last time, because today is the day I watched Tim Johnson climb the damn thing on a bike...in January. Kudos my friend, you are a f'ing beast.
Remember that video of trials riding on a road bike that went viral a few months back? Well Yoan Birelli just took that concept to the next level, putting his Cyclocross bike through the paces on a jump filled mountain bike course. Needless to say, this one will rattle all your fillings out.
Tim Knoll has one of the most unique perspectives in today's BMX industry, and his latest part—which finds the flatland wizard hitting the streets of Berlin for some mind-boggling hi-jinx—is proof of that and more. Check it out. Go pop some Excedrin. Check it out again.
What more can be said about Danny MacAskill that hasn't already been gushed about at length? The Scottish wizard is unquestionably the most talented trials rider on earth and his concepts almost always live up to his skill level. In case you need a reminder, however, check out his latest masterclass, Cascadia, which follows Danny on an insane journey across the rooftops of Gran Canaria. Oh, and make sure to stay tuned for the ender, which is bound to catch you completely off guard.
Been yearning and burning for a new full-length Alex Kennedy part since his 2011 Dig Debut? Well apparently good things come to those who wait, with AK dropping a brand new BMX banger just in time for awards season. If this isn't one of the best bike parts you've seen all year, then please, tell us what you're watching.