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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 [...]

MBSOC Launches
MTB Impact Review

MBOSC Releases MTB Impact Review Comprehensive survey of research looks at the environmental and social impacts of trail building and mountain biking. In a comprehensive review of independent research, the Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC) Science Committee found that the social and environmental impact of mountain biking is far less [...]

Dakine Launches
Team Aggy Collection

Dakine Launches Team Aggy Collection Motivated by the descent, Dakine designs its MTB gear for those who appreciate the pull of gravity. Few personify this passion more than Graham “Aggy” Agassiz, who has built a solid reputation as one of the world’s premier mountain bikers, with his signature fast and loose style [...]

Smart and Focused with Martin Maes
EWS Tasmania

GT Bicycles Smart and Focused with Martin Maes - EWS Tasmania Martin Maes continues to ride the wave with another incredible win at the EWS in Tasmania. How does he do it? By riding smart, and staying focused.

First Ride:
Eminent ONSET

Eminent ONSET The New 29er From Eminent By: Chili Dog Just a few years ago, it seemed 29er popularity was fading in favor of 27.5 and 27.5+ bikes, but 2019 seems to be the rising of the second tide. Riding the big-wheeled wave is Eminent Cyles new bike, the ONSET. [...]

VeloToze Socks

VeloToze Socks Words/ Photos by Chili Dog When people think of mountain bike products that are critical to enjoying your ride, most picture things like suspension, tires, wheels or jerseys. One area that’s all too often overlooked however is socks. There’s nothing glamorous about socks, and quite honestly they win [...]