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…

It’s Crankworx!

Crankworx 2018 starts this weekend in Rotorua, New Zealand with the top names battling it out in slopestyle, downhill, enduro and dual slalom categories. The reigning King and Queen are Adrien Loron (FRA) and Jill Kintner (USA) and it’s gonna be interesting to see who comes out on top in this first event of the…

Remy Metailler’s Technique Showcase

Cube rider Remy Metailler has released a slow motion video of him riding in Chile on his YouTube channel. While most video releases are all about just watching riders ride, I’m liking this video a lot because it gives you something more – the chance to study the timing and technique of Remy’s riding. Hip…

DarkFEST

The official DarkFEST highlights are out and they showcase some phenomenal riding from the Freeride event in February 2018. In addition to the awe inspiring steez show, part way through we’re provided with an edit of the fails which reminds us they’re all still human. As I posted yesterday, elite level behaviour is about challenging…

EWS 2018

We’re in to March and that means the start of The Enduro World Series!   We’ve got to wait until the end of the month for it all to begin but, once it does, we’ve got 8 races in 7 months to look forward to. The events calendar for the competition is: 24 – 25…