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Foggy Forest Mountain Bike POV

Foggy Forest Mountain Bike POV

Mountain bike rider Mark Matthews takes us on a wild first-person ride through a foggy stretch of forest on Vancouver Island. As the greenery and trees whip by, we couldn’t help but think of the speeder bike chase on Endor, only with smaller trees.

“Beyond Expert” Bike Trail

“Beyond Expert” Bike Trail

If we’re mountain biking and see a trailhead sign that says “Beyond Expert,” we’re turning back. But if your name is Ddangerous Ddave, you’re required to pedal on. Here’s POV footage of Ddave’s first ride down a treacherous trail at Iron Mountain, which offers “an infinite number of mosquitoes” as one of its challenges.

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Blueprint

Blueprint

Bicycle component maker Shimano takes us to the woods of Cumberland, BC for a look at how a new mountain biking trail comes together. Chris Snodgrass of the Ridgeline Crew explains the art of building a trail by hand, their efforts captured brilliantly by directors Scott Bell and Mark Matthews.

2021 Mountain of Hell Winning Run

2021 Mountain of Hell Winning Run

In 2019, mountain bike rider Kilian Bron won the Mountain of Hell run, and shared POV footage of the insane enduro race. Bron took home the title yet again in 2021, and posted a fresh video of this year’s run. On his way down the grueling 15.5 mile downhill course, he achieved speeds as high as 62 mph.

Descending the Dolomites

Descending the Dolomites

Austrian Red Bull athlete and trial biker Tom Öhler takes a wild ride down the Piz Boé, a mountain in Italy that peaks at more than 10,000 feet. As he descends down the narrow and rocky trails, just inches stand between his custom mountain bike and the deadly drop-offs. Go behind the scenes of the shoot at 3:00.

4-Wheel Mountain Biking

4-Wheel Mountain Biking

Athlete Stacy Kohut broke his back in an accident in 1992. That hasn’t stopped him from continuing his pursuit of outdoor thrills. With the help of a custom 4-wheel bike, he rips through downhill courses like a boss. Enjoy an exciting ride through Whistler Bike Park in this film by Chris Ricci, then learn more about Stacy’s story.

The Longest Indoor MTB Trail

The Longest Indoor MTB Trail

A big part of mountain biking is getting out and enjoying nature. But when the weather turns inclement, an indoor trail doesn’t seem like such a bad idea. Especially if it’s as awesome as Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park in Cleveland, Ohio, which is home to a 1.6km (~1 mile) long trail, loaded with a variety of tricky terrain to test your skills.

Audi Nines Drone Footage

Audi Nines Drone Footage

Back in 2018, the talented drone pilots of Team BlackSheep headed to Germany’s Bikepark Idarkopf for the Audi Nines mountain bike competition. While there, they followed along with riders and captured some truly outstanding footage of their spins and flips. Their ski and snowboard footage is equally amazing.

This Is Home: Jackson Goldstone

This Is Home: Jackson Goldstone

After riding into stardom as a little kid back in 2010, Jackson Goldstone has become a force to be reckoned with on his mountain bike. Ride Shimano and Anthill Films take us inside of Jackson’s world, set against the beautiful mountainous backdrop of Squamish, B.C., which has certainly played a part in him honing his craft.

From the Ash

From the Ash

Back in 2018, director Ryan Gibb and MTB rider Nico Vink traveled to New Mexico’s Philmont Scout Ranch, where they captured this amazingly fiery footage. The film was created entirely in a controlled setting on private property on an already burnt piece of land. Learn more about the project from Teton Gravity Research.

Riding The Best Line

Riding The Best Line

Take a ride along the skinniest line possible with mountain biker “Dangerous Dave” Herr. Watch as he negotiates wooden paths, some of which are roughly the width of his forks in this award-winning clip in the Pinkbike and “GoPro of the World” best line contest. Watch from a different perspective here.

Chase Her

Chase Her

After a beautiful woman drops her handkerchief, mountain bike trials rider Tomomi Nishikubo heads off on a rather circuitous route to find her in this amusing freestyle action video shot around Tokyo. We loved the bits of humor scattered throughout, especially the pit stop scene.

First Tracks in Japan

First Tracks in Japan

MTB master Brandon Semenuk takes us on a thrilling ride through the woods of Hakuba Valley, Japan in this clip from Red Bull and Revel Co.’s Light Speed. Watch in awe as Semenuk pulls some epic powerslides, flips, and tricks, as the beautiful and exotic scenery rushes by.

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Incredible Mountain Bike Trails

Incredible Mountain Bike Trails

If you’re looking for some of the world’s most extraordinary and extreme mountain bike trails, look no further than this video from Red Bull. Along the way, MTB riders Rob Warner, Matt Jones, Ollie Wilkins, and Finn Lies will take you on a trip through six spectacular locations, from Africa to New Zealand to Colombia.

Bike Ski Jump Crash

Bike Ski Jump Crash

Rider Johannes Fischbach hopes to someday break the record for the world’s longest mountain bike jump. He recently made an attempt off of a 140-meter (459 ft) ski jump, but unfortunately couldn’t stick the landing. Amazingly, he got up and walked away from this terrifying stunt.

Parallel

Parallel

In filmmaker Brandon Semenuk and Rupert Walker’s short action film, mountain bike riders Semenuk and Ryan “R-Dog” Howard pair up in close proximity to show off their skills and daring, while being pursued by an expertly-flown drone. Enjoy another 100 seconds of Semenuk goodness here.

Matt Jones: Frames of Mind

Matt Jones: Frames of Mind

Freestyle MTB rider Matt Jones shows off some epic tricks out in the forest in Red Bull’s beautifully shot short film which uses rotoscoped multiple exposures to peer into Matt’s mind as he works out and improves each maneuver. That loop de loop was totally sick.

Diamondback: Mission Control

Diamondback: Mission Control

Diamondback Bicycles worked with Juicy Studios director Mike Hopkins and cinematographer Scott Secco to create this awesome ad spot to promote its new Mission Carbon bike. The clip takes us on a wild ride down the side of a mountain as the director himself, Micayla Gatto, and Reilly Horan put the badass bike to the test.

Mountain of Hell Winning Run

Mountain of Hell Winning Run

Check out this incredible point of view video captured by rider Kilian Bron, who managed to beat out more than 700 other bike riders on an unmarked 15.5 mile, 7800+ vertical foot downhill run in the 2019 Mountain of Hell competition in the French Alps. There was also quite the crash at the start of the race. (Thanks Matl!)

Ride of the Dead

Ride of the Dead

Mexico’s Oaxacan highlands play host to the Trans Sierra Norte, a grueling mountain bike race, which ends in Oaxaca City just in time for the Day of the Dead celebration. Red Bull’s exceptional short film invites us to experience both with a rider touched by death.

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Riding a Tiny BMX Bike

Riding a Tiny BMX Bike

We’ve seen lots of epic downhill mountain bike footage over the years, but never one like this. Rider OlaBMX got his hands on a ridiculously small Rocker BMX Mini Rig bike, then took it for a spin to see what it could do. It looks like a blast, though certainly not the safest ride.

Fabiolous Escape 2

Fabiolous Escape 2

Austrian trial and mountain bike athlete Fabio Wibmer’s latest clip features a variety of thrilling stunts as he jumps from a helicopter, zooms down a snowy mountainside, jumps over rooftops, and gives the ski police the chase of their lifetimes.

Red Bull Rampage POV

Red Bull Rampage POV

Downhill mountain biker Antoine Bizet shared this first-person footage of his first run at the 2017 Red Bull Rampage. This viewpoint of the death-defying course really gives you a good idea just how big a pair of balls you need to compete in this event.

Red Bull Rampage 2017

Red Bull Rampage 2017

Tune in on Friday, 10/27/2017 starting at 11am CDT for Red Bull’s epic annual mountain bike ride. Riders with balls of steel will return to the rugged and rocky cliffs of Virgin, Utah, tearing down 1000 vertical feet of treacherous terrain for supremacy. Watch the Trailer here.

Skidsville

Skidsville

It’s the perfect time of year to take a roll down memory lane and remember why you love shredding so much with this cinematic video from Diamondback Bicycles. It absolutely reminds us why bikes are awesome. (Thanks Scotty!)

Red Bull District Ride 360

Red Bull District Ride 360

Drop right in the middle of the Red Bull District Ride urban MTB freeride through Nuremberg, courtesy of a 360º camera mounted atop one of its rider’s helmets. We suggest watching it a few times from different angles, like backwards, or looking down on the guy’s helmet.

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