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Go Home with Casey Brown – It’s almost the weekend. It’s almost the holidays. Kick back with pro mountain biker Casey Brown and her “This is Home” video riding big on her home trails in Revelstoke, BC. The change of seasons is pretty dramatic in British Columbia, so she gets in everything from gnarly, dusty trail downhills to proper winter powder. Oh, and check out the full photo feature over at Shimano’s site detailing her radness. Bike.Shimano.com
Where to Ride
Grinduro 2018 dates announce, Register Jan 2 for Scotland – For the 4th year riders will pilgrimage to the messy gravel & trail event that the Grinduro has become. The popular ride/race/hangout returns to Arran, Scotland first on July 14, then to it birthplace in Quincy, California on Spet 29. Live music, a hand-made bicycle & art show, plus the demanding course mixing pavement, fire roads & singletrack. The Grinduro promises a good time, and spaces can sell out fast. Set your calendars for Jan 2 at 5pm GMT to register for Scotland, and a good bit later for Apr 22 at 8pm PST. Grinduro.com
Watch RedBull Rampage on NBC on Christmas Eve – Add some action to your holiday season as the Rampage returns to NBC. Tune in on Sunday at 4:30pm ET for a 90-minute highlight show of the 12th year of the impressive freeride competition as part of the Red Bull Signature Series. RedBull.tv
The indoor Tour of Sufferlandria is coming Feb 3-11 – The greatest fake Grand Tour of a virtual nation in coming back soon for 9 days & 1 good cause. Join thousands of riders from all over the world in the first week of February to tackle the 6th annual virtual event. Showcasing the harsh beauty of Sufferlandria over the course of nine days, and raising money for the Davis Phinney Foundation, this is a challenge you’ll not want to miss. TheSufferfest.com
Contests & Gear
Win a Fi’zi:k Antares saddle & more in Muc-Off’s 12 Days – Fizik teamed up with Muc-Off to give you the chance to win an Antares R1 Regular saddle, plus a years supply of Muc-Off cleaning supplies. Enter now at the Muc-Off 12 Days of Giveaways site to win. Muc-Off.com