Mountain biking on a SLACKLINE

Check out this epic video of Kenny Belaey riding his trials bike along an 18m-long slackline, 112m above a gorge at an altitude of 2,700m. 0

No chain? No problem! Downhill biker wins MTB World cup with no chain!

Check out this nail-biting video of American downhill superstar Aaron Gwin racing to victory in Leogang, Austria .. without a chain on his bike. Despite snapping the chain upon his first pedal stroke, Gwin still managed to expertly weave his way around the course and win the race. Now that’s some serious skill! 0

Impossible? World’s first triple backflip on a mountain bike

Following on from last week, the battle of the best biking videos continues at SportPursuit HQ.  This week’s mind-blowing mountain biking video comes courtesy of our resident graphic design guru, Gareth.  If you think landing a single backflip is hard, wait till you see a triple backflip executed (on a mountain bike nonetheless) flawlessly. This…

Starting Out Or Sizing Up – Mountain Biking Kit Lists

Unless you have a habit of living with your head under a rock, you will have likely noticed that bicycles are a bit of a thing in the UK at present. Whether you’re someone new to riding, or perhaps looking for a new challenge; getting those two-wheels off-road is one of the best things you…

The UK’s Best Mountain Bike Trails (As Chosen By You)

image credit: Natash Ramasay Like all cycling, mountain biking is on the up in the UK; a recent estimate put the worth of the UK bike industry at over £900m. Whether you’re a hardened downhiller replete with full-face helmet and neck-brace, or a lycra-clad cross-country climber, as a pastime riding off-road is hugely varied; and…

Aspect Media tease us with their latest preview of Antidote

UK action sport film-makers Aspect Media have been beavering away the past couple of months on their latest mountain bike offering, Antidote. Today they’ve just released a teaser segment from the film, featuring British pros Danny Hart, Sam Pilgrim and Sam Reynolds – We’re particularly big fans of the Sam P’s caravan jump!   Doug…

The Best Mountain Bike Blogs No Rider Should Miss

We love all sports here in the SP office; between the 40 of us we’ve got triathletes, runners, climbers, slackliners, skiers, snowboarders, swimmers, golfers, hikers, footballers, rugby players and even skydivers. However, above all else there’s one sport that just about everyone in the office enjoys, and that’s cycling. Five times as many of us…

Five Action Sport Athletes Who Make Your Monday Average

With the cold weather sweeping back into the UK over the weekend; we’ve been sat dreaming about the outdoors again…and tied in with the release of another teaser for upcoming tribute documentary ‘McConkey’; here’s a few videos showing men and women who make the most of it. Here’s to Spring. 1.) Shane McConkey Shane’s death…

Staying Healthy in Winter

If your sport of choice is mountain biking – or even cycling – you can be forgiven for being put off getting in the saddle during the winter. The cold itself is definitely an issue, but more of a problem are the icy roads (which are potentially lethal), the freezing headwinds and the lack of…