“Last winter I put a lot of time into this trail and have been wanting to film on it for a while. Due to a busy race schedule and traveling around the Northwest all summer, it was tough to find a time to film. We didn’t get a chance until this fall which turned out to be great because the conditions were the best.” – Kasper Dean
Back in July, the Freehub crew joined up with Mike Hopkins to ride a 26-mile section of Montana’s Continental Divide Trail. As fate would have it, this five-man, bike-powered expedition passed Montana’s Lewis and Clark Pass on July 7, 2015, 209 years, to the day, after Meriwether Lewis passed it on his journey back east. The trail winds through Helena National Forest, and passes over nearly every kind of Read more
Kelly is shredding the trails here in his home country of New Zealand. He is riding our Gravity Grid product line for trail riding.
These shots are from Kelly during his time at Redbull Rampage 2015. He is riding our Gravity DH line of product for these runs.
FSA and Gravity Components have partnered with Ray’s Indoor Bike Parks for the 2016 season. Ray’s is one of the world’s most recognized indoor bike parks. Gravity brand manager, Joel Richardson described the partnership as a way for Gravity to work beyond their Pacific Northwest roots: “Gravity has always been a Pacific Northwest brand. Partnering with Ray’s gives us the opportunity to not only become stronger in the Midwest, but globally.” Ray’s will feature Gravity branding on obstacles in the parks and will also display Gravity components and provide the opportunity for an exclusive dealer riding and appreciation event.
“Sometimes you just gotta go. Ride, hike, day, night, trail or not, sometimes it’s just about that pursuit of ‘different.’ A chance to explore the alien. Walk into the unknown, apply a handful of physical and/or emotional investment and make yourself a memory. For some, the unknown of hitting the beach for a week of mojito’s is worth its weight in gold. But for others, it’s about the beat of a different drum. A drum that grows louder in unforgiving environments, one where the experience balances on exhausted excitement. As someone once said ”Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” Weave the foundation with natural beauty, fresh social situations, and have yourself the backbone of a trip worth traveling. After all, the joy is in the journey.”
You can view the full article on Pinkbike HERE
In our first month as a Ray’s Bike Park Sponsor, our riders Andrew Taylor and Jeremy Ball took 1st place for Gravity and FSA in the 2015 Ray’s “Odd Couple” video contest. Their video “Stepbrothers” will drop this Friday and we are super excited to see the final cut! Here is the teaser.
Mike Hopkins is a Professional Mountain Bike Athlete bred from Canada’s B.C. Interior. He grew up amidst the outdoor driven community of Rossland,
Andrew Taylor grew up in Santa Rosa, but moved to Santa Cruz for the riding scene.
Skye Schillhammer is from Western Washing and currently residing on the East Side in Spokane where he is attending college.