• james-doefling
    January 8, 2015

    James Doerfling – Trail Assassin

    The man who made suns out guns out famous is back for a shred on some local trails on his gleaming metallic red Knolly.

  • (c) Tim Bardsley-Smith
    December 9, 2014

    ON TEST: Bikes we played with for #145

    In Issue 145 we had four great bikes on test, from the new SB5C super trail bike by Yeti, Trek’s Slash 8, through to a killer value carbon hardtail – the GT Zaskar. We also put the first kilometres on...

  • The story
    December 9, 2014

    VIDEO: Jerome Clementz – Escape Mo...

    What do you do with your spare time? Euro Enduro star Jerome Clementz rides down volcanos. Here's the second Escape instalment.

  • SN_Redbull_BTS08
    December 6, 2014

    VIDEO: Dan Atherton – Escape. Crea...

    Dan Atherton's ability to build trails on the family's properties has kept them ahead of their competitors, and is also helping to push the sport.

  • There are more than a few features to keep advanced riders entertained.
    December 5, 2014

    Bike Buller launches the Epic Trail

    In early 2013, news came out that an IMBA Epic trail was coming to Australia. Long, gravity assisted, remote… a pretty awesome proposition in any mountain biker’s eyes. And after months of...


Buller Blow Out – VDHS Series round 3


The weekend had mixed weather reports, some said rain, some said sun, some said both, but that wasn’t going to stop a strong field of 210 riders for the 3rd round of the VDHS at Mount Buller on the Australia Day weekend.  I don’t know what it is, but Buller always…

One Rocky Mountain Gravity Enduro & Downhill Teams Update


Downhill Team – Round 3 of the VDHS Series Mount Buller Being back at Buller for round 3 of the Victorian Downhill Series was exciting for most, but particularly our boy Ben “Beno” Hill who, although racing a different track, last year claimed the U19 National overall at this very…

Ryan De La Rue – Rolls through Falls Creek


Falls Creek was the recent host of the Victorian State All Mountain Championships hosted by Alpine Gravity. Ryan De La Rue headed down for the event and captured all the tracks through his helmet cam. If you haven’t been to Falls this is the perfect sample, get watching!

FEST series – Point of View only


The FEST series is one of the most progessive freeride event series in recent years. Here is a round up of the best helmet cam footage from each FEST event. Go big or go home.

Hi, Five – the all new Orange Five


The all new and redesigned Orange Five hits the trails in this entertaining edit from Sam Needham. Brightly coloured and matched Toby Pantling does the riding.

Gaze vs Cooper at NZ National Championships

Sam Gaze wins XCO © Leigh Bellerby

At the 2014 New Zealand National Mountain Bike cross-country championships, Te Awamutu’s Sam Gaze just edged 2012 Junior World Champion, Anton Cooper from Christchurch. It was an epic race as the two tracked each other on a challenging course in Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa Forest, on a very hot summer’s day.

Heat Wave – Fox Rollercoaster round 1


Head left under the highway, past the seasoned holes and 4wd traps until you hit an open space under the electrical lines, then you’ve found the trails of Killingworth. Mountain bike racing returned once more to the Killingsworth trails for the first time since 2004 for the inaugural round of…

Melbourne Metro Bike Track

There are a couple of areas only a few kilometres from the CBD where you can ride singletrack. The Yarra River winds its way out of Melbourne in a north-easterly direction. The Yarra Trail is a mixture of multi-use bikepath and twisty singletrack winding its way along the river. The…

No rest for the wicked – flat out at round 3 in Pemberton


Some of the nation’s best cross country racers returned to Pemberton MTB Park on Sunday 25th January for the 3rd round of the Subaru MTBA National MTB Series. The double-header was devised as an incentive to get more riders to fly to the world’s most isolated capital city, and then…

Breaking and defending – Pemberton turns it on for round 2 of the nationals


With two days of XCO racing on in Pemberton this Australia Day weekend, you could imagine that some racers might take a gentle start for the first race. But watching the elite women’s race suggested anything but! Olympian Bec Henderson set a high pace on lap one, and while Peta…