Bikeskills instructor and former World Champion, Joe Lawwill is working hard to shape and expand one of the most exciting forms of mountain biking events… maybe ever: Super D. Stay tuned for more on what Joe is up to. In the mean time, watch this video and pass it on!
There are literally millions of Bike videos out there: Hundreds of thousands on YouTube alone. Starting with Danny MacAskill’s amazing “Street Trials” video, here are seven of Bikeskill’s favorites ranging from funny to helpful to inspiring.
It’s not just wet in the Western US, it’s wet and raining. In this video, Bikeskills’ Jiro Nakamura demonstrates some basic wet conditions riding skills. Read on to learn more about having more fun, staying save, and maintaining your gear in and during wet spells.
Yeah, this is the last week of Day Light Savings Time. But, this week you can still get out there after work (or before that matter) and in much of the nothern hemisphere, there’s some good weather on tap. Read on about what to do about next week and beyond! [Read more…]
Keep your eyes on the Yellow Jacket! We weren’t sure if people would take our Santa Cruz “testimonial” video the right way. Sure, we know it’s all in good fun – even “The MB” himself thinks it’s funny and all in good fun but… In any event, it looks like people from the US, Canada, Russia, Denmark, Malaysia and more all agree: The MB rules.
Point of View, or POV, video cameras have gone from “what’s that thing on that guy’s helmet” a few years ago, to an every day, every rider accessory. We sit down with GoPro’s Travis Pynn, to learn a bit more about the phenomena and what we can expect to see in the future out of GoPro.
Fall is an amazing time of year for action sports. Here in NorCal the wind sports season ends- often with the best conditions of the year, mountain biking is at its best, Fleet Week brings the Blue Angels, and the surfing season gets under way as north swells march down from Alaska, and those same northern storms signal soon the snow will fall in the Sierras, and it will be time to get out the skis and boards.
What an amazing event! It was really something to have so many of mountain biking’s all-time all-stars in one place, at one time, for one purpose: to help the average rider become better, to be safer, and to simply have more fun! Check out some of the weekend’s images and stayed tuned for event video. Photos by Walt Denson and Jason Van Horn and Jeff Engerbretsen. [Read more…]
Join the world’s best cyclists, including world champions Steve Peat, Greg Minnaar, Leigh Donovan and Joe Lawwill along with Cedric Gracia, Crankworx winners Cameron Zink and Jamie Goldman. We’ll be offering an array of clinics ranging from Slopestyle, Downhill, Women’s Only, as well as our basic Trail Riding clinics this coming 24-26 September at Northstar at Lake Tahoe. Truly, World Class. Read on for more details and sign-up information.
Bob Loeffler, the creator of Bikeskills’ New Rider Day program, works a McLeod Fire Tool and World Champion mountain biker Joe Lawwill has a set of hedge shears under control. Read more about how Joe and Bob braved the heat to help SoCal riders gain access to some new single track in SoCal.