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The Whole Shebang

Whole Shebang With Braydon Bringhurst Read our interview with Braydon here! What is mountain biking? What defines the sport? Is it speedy downhill runs? Power climbs? Technical handling artistry? Big jumps? Style moves? What if it was… all of those things? Braydon Bringhurst takes all the elements of mountain [...]


Woolsey Words & Photos by Chili Dog On November 8, 2018 at 2:24pm, a fire broke out near Simi Valley, California that would become one of the largest fires in Los Angles county history. At 5:15am, the fire crossed the 101 freeway and burned towards Malibu, California waking up residents with [...]

Jordie Lunn X YT Decoy

Jordie Lunn X YT Decoy Last month we launched our first e-enduro the DECOY. With our heritage and stacked roster of freeride athletes it was our mission to push the boundaries of what e-MTB’s can do. We recently watched Adolf Silva double backflip his DECOY in Barcelona, now it's time [...]

EVOC Hip Pack Pro 3L

EVOC Hip Pack Pro Words/Photos by Chili Dog While the jury is still out on whether or not fanny packs are socially acceptable, we can say with confidence that they’re absolutely more comfortable to wear than a backpack on a hot day! They’ve only gotten to be more comfortable too [...]

SDG Radar MTN Saddle

SDG RADAR MTN Saddle Meet the SDG RADAR MTN Saddle. SDG has taken everything they've learned about saddles over the last 25 years and culminated it into a fresh design platform called the RADAR. At only 230 grams and $99 for a ti railed saddle, it's reasonably priced performance available [...]

Sensus Bachelor Pad

Sensus Bachelor Pad Words & Photos by Chili Dog If you’ve been following the Sensus crew the past few years, you may have noticed that they’ve all been running a mysterious black tailgate pad. If you asked though, they weren’t shy to say they've been testing and working [...]

MTB vs Parkour

MTB vs Parkour A big thanks to Visit London, Paris Je T’Aime and Eurostar for showing us an amazing time… and a special shout out to Taj 51 and Moxy Paris Bastille for giving us somewhere to catch some Z’s after shooting! Athletes: Mountain Biker: Fabio Wibmer @Wibmerfabio Parkour [...]

Leatt AirFlex Pro Knee Guards

Leatt AirFlex Pro Knee Guard Words/Photos by Chili Dog Pads are a lot like life, you just can’t have it all. Anybody can make a safe pad that absorbs energy, but the challenge is to design a pad that does so while being comfortable for the pickiest of riders. Riding [...]

Eliot Jackson

Eliot Jackson Interview We sat down with Eliot Jackson to catch up on his plans for 2019, and hear more about his project, World Cup Stats. After years of racing Eliot saw there was a need for more detailed race statistics, not just for hard core fans, but for racers. His [...]

Florideah Swampfest 2019

Florideah Swampfest 2019 - In The Cut - DIG BMX The third year of the best jam/shitshow in BMX that is Swampfest returned to Astatula, Florida, and it was 48 hours of nonstop riding and raging. No words can do Swampfest justice; you have to live it to truly [...]