Highly-produced bike edits are always a pleasure to watch – but there’s no better way to capture the stoke of mountain biking with your friends than in a web series like Casey Brown’s new one. Red Bull Formation is going down right now in the Utah Desert, and the first episode of Casey’s series shows off what some of the ladies in the event were up to beforehand, prepping their bikes, bodies, and minds to send it. And by that, we mean ripping pristine Canadian loamers, riding big chutes at Farwell, and learning new tricks on the sickest backyard setup we’ve seen in a while.
They say 10,000 hours brings you mastery of a subject. In other words, greatness takes time. When it comes to riding a bike, Warren Kniss, the time he puts into his riding is driven by a simple love for two wheels. “It’s near impossible to pull my mind from racing and riding my bike, so how can I call it work when I do it because I love it. The feeling of being fully in the zone, and just going as hard as I can is impossible to recreate through any other modality. In everything I do, the idea
Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em, right? That’s what Joey Gough and crew thought about the new 50:01 jump line at the Revolution Bike Park. With the UK’s biggest public jump line in perfect shape, Gough joined Vero Sandler and a whole crew of ladies to session the jumps. While these jumps look scary big, Sandler gave Gough and the crew some pointers on how to conquer them before they hit the jumps together.
To kick off our Esperanto Athlete Edits, why not start with one of the most recognized names in mountain biking? Kyle Strait is known for many things – the Ride Concepts athlete is an accomplished multi-disciplinary racer, a legend of the freeride world (who competed in the first-ever Rampage as a 14-year-old grom before competing in every edition of the event since, with two wins), a trailbuilder with an eye for perfection, the co-host of the Strait Acres Invitational, and a father. This