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Author: Caleb Smith

Bobby Goldsbury eat your bloody heart out!!!

5 By on Tuesday September 23 2014

Damn and I thought Bobby Goldsbury was rad, but crazy Austrian Johannes Pistrol riding the Steinerne Rinne from Goinger Halt takes the cake, upping the game considerably. The only question I have is why even bother wear a helmet? It’s not gonna do much, right?… More ›


0 By on Tuesday September 23 2014 in Racing

PRADS → VILLARS-COLMARS – Distance: 38.49 km D+ : 1710m D- : 2026m Our illustrious Race Director Ash Smith has kept himself well out of the way for most of today until the final timing station of the day where he, as usual, welcomed in… More ›


0 By on Monday September 22 2014 in Racing

DAY 1 /// CLAMENSANE – DIGNE – Distance: 39.15km D+ : 1516m D- : 2107m Day One of this year’s Mavic Trans-provence: 39km on the map with a bit of up and down. It can’t be so tough, right? A few years ago this same… More ›


0 By on Sunday September 21 2014 in Racing

LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN. Day 0 In 2009 a group of 32 friends (and friends of friends) from across the planet rode the inaugural Trans-Provence. Ash Smith was a man with a plan, and it was plan he wanted to share. An addiction to maps… More ›

Jerome Clementz, taking it easy…

0 By on Saturday September 20 2014 in Racing

We’ve been keeping a close eye on Jerome’s return to all-duro racing since his big crash at a French race knocked him out for the most of the EWS calendar after winning the first round. He’s done three races leading up to the Trans Provence… More ›

Rake and Ride with the Coastal Crew

2 By on Friday September 19 2014

The Coastal Crew have been searching for that ideal zone with endless natural lines for years, that one magic zone they could walk into with hand tools, rake, ride and repeat. The goal was to embrace natural terrain, find the limits of traction and most… More ›

Beyond the Bike with Danny Hart

0 By on Monday September 15 2014

Danny Hart set the world of downhill alight on the 4th of September 2011. In rain-soaked Champery, Danny beat the best by 11.699s in a run that has gone more than viral ever since. That run projected the ‘Redcar Rocket’ to superstardom but it also… More ›

The Ghost Road Enduro is coming!

1 By on Friday September 5 2014

Just when you thought there wasn’t room on your calendar for another enduro event, the good folk at the Buller MTB Club have gone and announced this bad boy to fill up the 31st of January. Yup, the Ghost Road Enduro is what it says,… More ›

NZ Enduro entries open 6am tomorrow morning

0 By on Sunday August 31 2014

That’s right, if you’ve been paying attention you’ll know that tomorrow morning is D Day for NZ Enduro entries, and you need to be following them on Facebook here to be in. Not on Facebook? Sign up tonight! We’ve posted a bit about this event here… More ›