Videos

Video: The Silver Lining

This is Gerry Creighton’s story of losing his wife Susan after a 19-year battle with late-stage breast cancer and how mountain bike friends stepped up to support him in his time of need. Gerry says, “In the weeks and months after Susan passed, I learned how special the mountain biking community really is. It’s the silver […]

Video: Not Far From Home – Destination North

There’s a common saying that life is like a wave and our existence is essentially surfing whatever kind of water comes our way. Metaphorically, there may not be a better way to justify the ebbs and flows of good and bad that everyone undoubtedly experiences. What sets certain people apart though, is their ability to […]

Video: While You Were Sleeping

Remember that feeling of freedom when you were a kid on your bike? Your little world expanded from your driveway to your street to your entire neighborhood. If you were curious enough to explore off-road you probably had adventures skidding through the fallen leaves, smashing through puddles, and jumping whatever was in your path. Follow […]

Video: Processing the French Alps

France isn’t just home to good cheese and great wine. It’s got its share of amazing riding too. Follow Kona riders Jordan Regnier and Alexander Kangas on a journey to the Tignes and Val D’ Isere bike parks in the French Alps this past September.

Video: Day Trip with the Pivot Reynolds Enduro Team

  Traveling around the world is one of the greatest pursuits mountain biking can afford. Many riders often crunch numbers in order to make the most of their limited free time, utilizing the precious vacation days for a trip in some far off land, where the loam can smack you in the back of the […]

Video: ‘North of Nightfall’ film preview

North of Nightfall follows freeride mountain bikers Darren Berrecloth and Cam Zink as they ride alongside up-and-comers Carson Storch and Tom van Steenbergen on an expedition to the top of the world. The full film is presented by Red Bull Media House and will be released in Spring 2018. From Red Bull Media House: Tucked within […]

Video: Trail Boss – Bennett Gap Trail, North Carolina

Trail Boss is a video series produced by Jeff Lenosky and documents his attempts to ride some of the most technical trails he can find. A veteran rider with a 20-year professional career and three Observed Trials U.S. National Championships to his name, Lenosky uses his skills to ride the unrideable. Check out all the […]

Video: Danny MacAskill x Santa Cruz Reserve Carbon Wheels

Santa Cruz launched its Reserve Carbon Wheels as an upgrade on the brand’s CC-level bikes back in June. As of this week, they are available for aftermarket purchase in 29 and 27.5 sizes. Danny MacAskill put the Reserve wheels to the test on the streets of Glasgow in this video: See more about the Santa […]

Video: “Monkey Business” featuring Lorin Whitaker

Follow high school senior and Canfield Brothers rider Lorin Whitaker on his final cross-country race of his high school mountain bike racing career and for a run down the infamous King Kong freeride line in the Utah desert.

Video: Finding Remote

Kona Gravity team rider Graham Agassiz and Kona Canada’s resident fishing enthusiast Matt Stevens head out to do some fly fishing in British Columbia on the new Kona Remote. What are your thoughts on e-bikes for applications like bikepacking? Let us know in the comments!

Trail Boss: Schooners Trace, Brown County, Indiana

Trail Boss is a video series produced by Jeff Lenosky and documents his attempts to ride some of the most technical trails he can find. A veteran rider with a 20-year professional career and three Observed Trials U.S. National Championships to his name, Lenosky uses his skills to ride the unrideable. Check out all the […]

Video: Salsa Cycles presents ‘Instruments of Adventure’

In summer 2016, five friends traverse a large swath of southern Alaska by sea kayak, fat-bike, and packraft. Through interviews and footage, shot underway, the adventurers share their experiences and reflections about their journey. Traversing wild landscapes by human-power isn’t a quest to achieve enlightenment. You might, but that’s not the point. Counteracting a cresting […]

Video: Trail Boss – La Milagrosa, Arizona

Trail Boss is a video series produced by Jeff Lenosky and documents his attempts to ride some of the most technical trails he can find. A veteran rider with a 20-year professional career and three Observed Trials U.S. National Championships to his name, Lenosky uses his skills to ride the unrideable. This latest Trail Boss […]

Video: Escape to Hurricane

Ride along with professional mountain biker Jeff Kendall-Weed as he jumps and wheelies across the desert of Hurricane, Utah.

Video: Tutti Frutti Epic Tour with Hans Rey and Brian Lopes

The “Tutti Frutti Epic” MTB Tour is a one-day bucket list ride that includes most of the new and existing trails at the Carosello 3000 Mountain Park in the resort town of Livigno in the Italian Alps. The 45km tour feels like an endless rollercoaster. It includes only a few hundred meters of uphill pedaling, since […]

Video: Trail Boss—Ridgeline, Balm Boyette, FL

Trail Boss is a video series produced by Jeff Lenosky and documents his attempts to ride some of the most technical trails he can find. A veteran rider with a 20-year professional career and three Observed Trials U.S. National Championships to his name, Lenosky uses his skills to ride the unrideable. In Jeff’s latest episode […]

Watch: No Room for Error

Eric Porter has spent 15 years traveling the world in search of beautiful trails. But his favorite spot is Alaska, and he’s returned to ride a ridgeline that has been on his mind since his last visit. After waiting for storms to pass for days, a break in the weather finally allowed Porter to hike-a-bike […]

Video: Eric Barone Sets New Mountain Bike Speed Record at 141 mph

The 56-year-old Frenchman reached 141.498 mph on a speed snow track in Vars, France, smashing his own previous record of 138.75 mph.

Video: Trail Boss—Bitterbrush, Lyons, CO

Trail Boss is a video series produced by Jeff Lenosky and documents his attempts to ride some of the most technical trails he can find. A veteran rider with a 20-year professional career and three Observed Trials U.S. National Championships to his name, Lenosky uses his skills to ride the unrideable. In his latest episode, […]

Video: More Than A Sport

As stated in the Trek blog, “There’s something undeniably cool about a high school mountain bike team, something that separates it from more traditional sports teams like football, wrestling, and soccer. The great distinguisher, perhaps, is that mountain biking doesn’t end with graduation. It knows no age limit. At Corner Canyon, the team has more […]

How To: MTB Brake Setup

Harlan Price has been contributing to DirtRag for over a decade through articles and has coordinated the skills area and MTB clinics at Dirt Fest for the past five. A former professional photographer turned professional racer, Harlan owns and runs TakeAim Cycling, a MTB skills company putting on camps and clinics throughout the east coast. […]

Video Preview: Danny MacAskill vs. Kilimanjaro

Check out this preview of Danny MacAskill‘s summit attempt of 19,000’ Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Stay tuned for the conclusion and the full video this May! Find more from Danny MacAskill here.

Kona Wozo in Ireland: A Microadventure

Words by William O’Connor, photos by Michal Dzikowski This story begins at my house, in a small village in the west of Ireland where bank holiday weekend biking plans are being made. My usual plan involves packing a van, a motorway dash, service station food and a late night drive home. Our rule of thumb […]

Video: Gullyver’s Travels

“I’ve crisscrossed the globe as a competitor for many years, but I rarely ventured beyond the mountain resorts that the contests were held in,” says Geoff. He decided to make it a point to escape the industry bubble and get out in the world more, and he wanted to motivate others to step out of their […]

Video: Old Skool x New Skool with Tom Ritchey

The Bicycle Academy is a frame-building school in Somerset, England. Recently, they have started a series of events called Old Skool x New Skool, a collaboration between frame-building veterans and a new wave of builders shaping the future of bicycle making. This video documents Tom Ritchey’s visit to the Academy in September 2016 to spend […]

Video: My Kona — Angi Weston

“The world needs more people, especially women and girls, who have more faith in their abilities, on a bike and in life,” says Angi. In this inspiring video, Angi shares her passion as a coach and shows off her skills as a rider.

Video: Chris Akrigg — As It Lies + Behind the Scenes

Chris Akrigg’s latest video, As It Lies, is just what the name implies. He doesn’t build features to ride; rather, he uses what is in the natural environment to show off his trials skills. As he says, this is a “super raw winter thrash, keeping it real up on the moors.” Also, check out his […]

The story behind Shimano’s XT Di2 Coming Out Party

The BC Bike Race is the ultimate proving ground for riders, bikes and gear. Charging through seven days of stages across British Columbia, racers push themselves and their equipment through tough times and tough terrain. Over the years, we’ve seen many broken bodies, bikes and spirits. As an exciting stage to test its recently-released electronic […]

Kona: Not Far From Home

Courtesy of Kona. Words by Erkki Punttila. Photos by Teemu Lautamies. The calling I really love exploring new places with my bike, but I also constantly hear the call of the sea – why not combine the best of both worlds? First enjoy a nice evening cruise and then hit the trails with your lights […]

Video: Mountain Biking—The Untold British Story

California and Colorado take all the credit for being the tried and true pioneers of mountain biking, but the culture was also flourishing in the United Kingdom during those early years. Check out two trailers of “Mountain Biking—The Untold British Story,” a new documentary. It chronicles the under-appreciated contributions made to mountain bike history by our brethren […]