What Friends Give You

How often do you stop and think about what your friends bring you? I don't mean for your birthday or Christmas, or whatever. What do your friends bring to your life? Great things, no doubt. We shred with our friends, we chill with our friends, we vent and we party with our friends. Friends bring... Continue Reading →

Urban Downhill: Manizales 2019

Quite an awe to spectate, and quite the rush to ride, urban downhill is becoming increasingly popular in mountain biking. Going on its 11th year, a special race of the kind kicks off the season in Columbia. That race is Downhill Urbano Manizales. The track is sweet, the people are passionate, and the vibes are... Continue Reading →

Word of the Week # 6

Pump (verb) Pumping is a strategy used to gain speed without pedaling. To pump, you do your best to unweight yourself while manuevering over a hill, and when on the downhill slope, become as heavy as possible. What I mean by this, is you push down when going downhill and lift up over a hill... Continue Reading →

Saturday Sayings # 6

β€œHere's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't... Continue Reading →

Downed Riders

In an emergency situation, it's easy to act fast without thinking.DO NOT LET YOURSELF DO IT. Calmly executed training saves  more lives than panic stricken actions. Prepare yourself for the worst, and hope for the best. In the event of a serious injury, there are some things you need to do. STAY CALM - Panicking... Continue Reading →

Team Changes 2019

Several team changes are being announced with the new year. We'll keep this post updated with any changes we hear about! Photo by James Wheeler The Atherton's - OFFICIAL It has been announced that the athertons will be splitting from Trek moving forward. The athertons have been with Trek for 3 years. It has not yet... Continue Reading →

Word of the Week # 5

Booter (noun) A booter is a jump designed to provide you with as much air time as possible given the landscape. A booter can be any style of jump, though they are most commonly built as step-ups, for added safety.

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