Chris Akrigg – Freetrial

Mongoose have released Chris Akrigg’s latest offering aboard his Teocali. The video shows Chris at his unique best, freeriding his way through mountain terrain in Barcelona. The video and camera angles offer loads of opportunities to study Chris’ technique. A good one for your mirror neurone library! If you’re going to take the time to…

Rainraw & 3 Iconic Rain Soaked Race Runs

A few weeks ago Bluegrass Eagle released an interesting little video called Rainraw which features Sam Blenkinsop talking about why he likes and dislikes riding in the rain. Many riders hate wet and muddy conditions but some riders thrive in them. The level of technique and bike control needed to compete in these conditions is high….

EWS France

Pinkbike’s excellent coverage of the EWS continued last weekend on the trails of Montagnes du Caroux in France. While the women’s race continued in the same vein as the previous two, with Cecile Ravanel taking the win, Richie Rude took the win in the mens race. Sam Hill finished 6th but stayed at the top overall…

Danny v Claudio – Super Elite v Elite

Home of Trails has just been released featuring Danny MacAskill and Claudio Caluori. The film provides opportunities to study things like Danny’s bunny hop technique and drop off technique as well as marvelling at his bike control but it also offers the chance to see something else. The main thing that stuck out for me is the difference between…

Horizon – Vaea Verbeeck Killing it

Tip of the hat to Deity Components and Parallax Media because this video of Vaea Verbeeck is awesome. The thing I love about this isn’t the glossy presentation or the New Zealand backdrop or the swirling sound track………it’s the way they’ve captured the elegant simplicity of Vaea’s riding. No whips, flicks or fancy tricks, no…

EWS Colombia Highlights

Pinkbike have released the official highlights of EWS Round 2 from Manizales in Colombia on their YouTube channel with the event being memorable for several reasons. The round saw the first EWS urban street stage, through downtown Manizales, before the riders got to experience rain Colombian style, with the torrential downpours leaving the tracks virtually unrideable…

Old Man Winter

Hope Technology have just released a new video on their Hopetech YouTube Channel and it’s a banger. The video shows Nico Vink, Makken and Vinny T oozing class as they ride some frozen and pretty intense looking trails. It’s a masterclass in bike control with one of the most striking things being the level of…

50 to 01 Study Session

The 50 to 01 crew have released footage on their 50 to 01 TV Channel of recent filming time for a Royal Racing promo. The footage gives loads of opportunities to study berm shredding and jumping technique Enjoy! If you’re going to take the time to practice, practice like the elite. Adi

EWS Chile Highlights

The highlights of the Enduro World Series Round 1 from Lo Barnechea, Chile have been released on the Pinkbike YouTube Channel. The season started with last years overall winners making their intentions for this year clear as the mens race was taken by Sam Hill and Cecile Ravanel came in first of the women. The…

If at first you don’t succeed…….

It’s been a while since I last saw this vlog by Chris Akrigg (7 years since it was posted) but it’s simplicity is it’s genius. What it demonstrates is the level of determination and purposeful practice it takes to ride like someone of the calibre of Chris…….it basically shows him spend two hours repeatedly but…

How does Sam compare to Claudio Caluori? Losinj World Cup DH track

Pro freerider Sam Pilgrim has released a video on his YouTube channel of him previewing this years Losinj UCI World Cup Downhill track in Croatia. Bearing in mind Sam’s ridden in the likes of Crankworx and his fitness levels aren’t shabby, the fact he’s getting arm pump just a minute and a half into this…