Video: DEATHGRIP – Best Track Ever – Schladming, Austria

*Language Warning: This DEATHGRIP Movie segment contains considerable overexcited swearing, both in audio and subtitled

DEATHGRIP is a Metis Creative  film in association with GoPro

Supported by Scott SportsLifeProof and Monster Energy

Further support provided by YakimaAdidas, DMR BikesTroy Lee DesignsDeity ComponentsFreeride Madeira and PinkBike

Produced in partnership with Raised By Wolves

Starring: Brendan FAIRCLOUGH and featuring: Brandon SEMENUK, Josh BRYCELAND,

Sam REYNOLDS, Ryan HOWARD, Nico VINK, Andrew NEETHLING, Kyle JAMESON and Olly WILKINS

 Download the complete DEATHGRIP movie now http://geni.us/DEATHGRIP

Fox MTB: RIDE YOUR F#%KING BIKE TRAILER

The film will feature Josh “Ratboy” Bryceland, Josh “Loosedog” Lewis, Kirt Voreis, Chris Kovarik, Claire Buchar, Connor Fearon, the McCaul’s, to name a few.

It was shot over three weeks on the road with a wild crew up that was up for anything.

Cam McCaul is excited about the new film.
Cam McCaul is excited about the new film.

Filming kicked off at Fox Headquarters in Irvine, California and continued north through Oregon and Washington before crossing the Canadian border and reaching Vancouver Island. As the name suggests, the movie is all about good times on your bike with friends.

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“Filming the movie was a great experience intended to strip back the sport and get down to the core of riding bikes. It’s all in the title, ‘Ride Your F#%king Bike’ and the hope is that this will inspire people to just have a good time riding.” – Mike Redding, MTB Sports Marketing

The movie is dedicated to Stevie Smith, A.K.A. Chainsaw, a World Cup champion gravity athlete who unexpectedly passed away in May 2016.

Rocking and Rolling With Ratboy

Undoubtedly one of the most naturally gifted riders on the downhill circuit, 2014 was the year where Ratboy finally delivered on his talent to produce a consistent set of results.

A rich vein of form saw him record his first ever World Cup win at Leogang, quickly followed by another victory at Windham, while he also became the British National Champion for the first time.

With the 2015 World Cup on the horizon, we met up with fun-loving Josh on his narrow boat home in Manchester, England, to reflect on his incredible season last year and to see how he’s recovered from the busted foot he sustained at the World Championships in Norway.

Video: The Choicest Action From the 2014 World Cup Downhill Season

The UCI Downhill World Cup treated us to one of its classic seasons this year and following it every step along the way for us, bringing you all the best action from trackside were the Parkin Brothers of Orpheus Productions.

They were baked, drowned, scorched and soaked intermittently all year hauling cameras all over the world’s fastest DH tracks. When it came to an end of season package then we decided to ask for the ultimate; no filler, all thriller!

We decided to ask for the ultimate; no filler, all thriller!

There are always one or two shots that come out of a race weekend that get everyone excited to go out and ride. Shots that demonstrate the kind of sublime skill needed to make a big bike dance on the very edge of adhesion. Whips, scrubs, gaps… It had to be the very best.

The above video clip doesn’t tell the story of a timed session or feature blow-by-blow tracking of one of 2014’s epic battles, it’s simply about all those best shots being tied together in just one place. The best of the best, the best of the Wildmen. Enjoy!

This Is Peaty – Season 3, Episode 6

After a long season for Steve Peat and co, It all came down to the final round out in Meribel.

Could Rat take the overall or would nerves get the better? Could Peaty regain some end of season form and hit the podium?

After all was said and done out in France, there was no rest for the wicked as it was time to head to Hafjell once again for World Champs.

Ratboy was fully peaking, on the form of his life, whilst Peaty was quietly confident on a track he’s done well on in the past…

Find out how the story unfolded and more in Episode 6 of This Is Peaty!

Produced by Steel City Media

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Video: The Best World Champs Downhill Ever

In what has been an incredible year for downhill racing there’s no doubt we witnessed one of the best ever World Championships  in Hafjell.

A chainless run from Neko Mulally astounded everyone by topping the men’s standings for a short time while Josh Bryceland seemingly snatched defeat from the jaws of the victory by overcooking the last bridge jump as he threatened to beat the leading time of Gee Atherton. In the end, Gee Atherton and Manon Carpenter took the World titles with the British team enjoying a 1-2 in elite men and a 1-2-3 in the elite women.

The boys from Orpheus Productions bring you the best of the action from an exciting finale to the 2014 season.

Claudio Caluori’s Meribel World Cup Finals Course Preview

Wow, what a track for the final round of the UCI World Cup Downhill series!

From the looks of Claudio’s preview, it’s a very natural track, with plenty of un-ridden surfaces and it looks to be widely taped off. This all translates to exciting racing, with the riders able to make line choices and crafty decisions to get the most out of each run. 

Tune in to RedBull.com for the finals, 1.50am, Saturday night Sydney time. Woo!

http://www.redbull.com/en/bike/events/1331614184359/uci-mtb-world-cup-2014-round-9-meribel-france

Santa Cruz Syndicate Reveal New 650B V10

Now the Rat’s really out of the bag!

The Santa Cruz Syndicate are constantly testing new products as they maraude around the globe on their UCI World Cup campaign.  Sometimes these products have subtle adapations that demand a trained eye to pick up on.  Other times it’s a little more obvious.

The rat was out of the bag when Josh Bryceland won the UK National Championships on an unmarked vehicle in Innerleithen on July 20th.

So, while we’re unable to confirm ANY details about the bikes the guys are racing on in Mont Sainte Anne, we’re not going to deny that what you see here isn’t happening…

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This Is Peaty – Episode 2, in Cairns.

“It’s been a busy few weeks since South Africa!”

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Peaty wasn’t lying when he said it’d been a hectic couple of weeks since the first UCI World Cup round.

Starting with the annual pilgrimage to the Scottish Six Day Trial with James Dabill, then onto the Swiss Alps with Claudio Calouri to scout a new World Cup track for 2015…

All of this was perfect training for Peaty’s home race, ‘Steel CIty Downhill’, the world biggest/smallest downhill race.
An amazing weekend, with a huge turnout… did Steve take his 4th win in a row?

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When you think Australia, you think dry, barren and dusty. Cairns was certainly the opposite, which made for a memorable week of both racing and off the bike adventures.

Catch up with Steve and co for the fully story and more in Episode 2!

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