I didn’t know who Ben Weaver was before this video, but I’m glad I watched it! Check out his music at his web shop.
With the Tour underway (which has been a crazy year!), Morvelo continues their Doorstep Epic video series with George’s 284km and 4,000m ride. Which unlike the Tour was all happenstance.
Interviews like this are always so good to gain insight into an artist. Geoff McFetridge is a favorite over here…
Are you getting psyched on all of the Trans-Provence footage but think that traveling to France c’est trop? Don’t fret, announcing Trans-Cascadia.
A multi-day enduro/camping/feasting event on the world renowned trails of Oakridge, Oregon this September 24-27th. With food provided by Chris King’s Gourmet Century Chef Chris DiMinno, trials provided by a perfect combination of geology, topography, and a sweat equity, an equal cash payout to men and women, the same timing system used in the Trans-Provence, and all the proceeds going to further developing the Oakridge trail system this race is the perfect way to cap your summer. Head to Trans Cascadia for more information.
Hopefully by now you’ve heard of Grinduro, Giro’s two-day event in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Part gravel grinder, part enduro and all fun. Co-sponsored by SRAM, all proceeds from the event will benefit the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship. Thanks to Ray Barbee and Mike Watt, the October 10th event just got a lot more rockin’…
In addition to the music and the racing, Grinduro will feature displays of art and hand-built bicycles, and excellent food from former Clyde Common chef Chris DiMinno of Gourmet Century fame. Featured builders include Black Cat, Blue Collar Bikes, Caletti, Falconer, Retrotec, Steve Rex, Soulcraft and others. There will also be displays of handmade creations from Paul Component Engineering, White Industries, Strawfoot and Traugott Guitars alongside art from Geoff McFetridge and others.
Registration is open now and is $200 for the weekend including race entry, camping, music and breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday. The concerts and bike/art expo will be available to general admission on Saturday evening for $5/person.
Head over to Giro for more information. Yes, spots are still available!
How does a bicycle stay upright? Here’s a scientific look at the physics behind what we all pedal.
We’ve all been there before. A wreck keeps us from riding our bikes, yet few of us have sustained injuries like professional mountain biker Martyn Ashton. Back in 2013 Martyn took a spill while shooting video for Road Bike Party, damaging his spine and has finally gotten back to riding shape. Here’s his triumphant return…
For this episode of Bespoked’ Meet the Maker, we get a look inside Shand Cycles‘ shop in Scotland.
“In this episode – Stuart O’Grady speaks with Andy White about this and that. This episode brought to you by Brut 33. Stinks as bad now as it always has.”
Nice one, FYXO!
SRAM ups the flow ante with Troy Brosnan as he blasts through some wicked steep trails with ease and style.