Before dirt jumps, trails or bike parks come along, our first few years of bike riding is all about finding fun between point A and point B. SCOTT’s Vinny T captures that feeling, but shows us what can be done with an adult level of skill and a child-like view of the neighbourhood.
From there we have a team edit from OneUp Components, a full-length DH documentary, 24-hour suffering and gravel grinding. Enjoy this week’s video roundup!
Side Hits with Vinny T
From SCOTT Sports:
“No trail, road, field, or traffic management feature is safe from the tires of Vinny T. The trail may end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to. With the right perspective, the entire world can be your playground. Vinny T shows us exactly how creative you can get between trails as you cruise towards your next drop-in spot.”
Video by Maxime Rambaud/Cell Co.
From OneUp Components:
“We wanted to make a bike movie like the ones that got us into riding. The ones we’d watch over and over again, every segment and song committed to memory. And they somehow got us stoked every time. We wanted something that felt like that. So we got our team together, got the keys to a bike park that was closed for winter and let loose. The result is Team Trip: nine minutes of sessioning, rock smashing, banter and urban assault from Richie Rude, Thomas Vanderham, Miranda Miller, Kasper Woolley and Braedyn Kozman.”
Video by Peter Wojnar and Aedan Skinner
The Capital Trail
From Tweed Valley Bikes:
“Back in January, Janey and Fi set out on an attempt to ride the Capital Trail in one push – a 240km bike packing route around Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders, normally tackled over three steady days. With 5200m of climbing and 17 hours of darkness coupled with winter conditions under tyre, they certainly had their work cut out. Give the video a watch to find out how they got on…”
This Is Us – A MTB Documentary
From Commencal Bikes:
“As far as we’re aware, this is one of the first times that a documentary has been made on an entire downhill season! And it’s far from just a season summary. It’s a total immersion and a somewhat intimate insight into the life of riders who are very dear to us! It’s touching to see the involvement of people behind the scenes. Touching to also see that success is not systematic, even with a lot of work, and to see the sacrifices made by these young riders. All this to succeed, to dream and above all, to make other people dream.”
Video by Gaetan Clary
Daytona Peach featuring Vaea Verbeeck
From Deity Components:
“Hit some stellar dirt with DEITY’s Vaea Verbeeck as she puts in the maiden laps on board her custom Daytona Peach kit! Like the kit she is running? DEITY made a couple of extra kits that will be given away exclusively on the DEITY YouTube page next week, so stay tuned! Enjoy the action!”
Video by Brody Jones Cinema
Gravel Grinding in the Blue Ridge Mountains
From Chumba Bikes:
“Welcome to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, home to an abundance of beauty, in addition to stellar cycling. This area has it all, from gravel roads to jeep trails and even the finest stretch of asphalt in the region – the Blue Ridge Parkway. Needless to say, the variety of terrain here lends itself to endless routes that incorporate all types of road surfaces. Best explored by bike, the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia are full of adventure around every turn.”