Trail Ninja Video: Trail Pirates Pillage Menorca’s Classic Cam

The Spanish island of Menorca’s highest point is only 358m above sea level. Its not high, but ride the Camí de Cavalls trail that circumnavigates this Mediterranean island and you’ll pack in a whopping 3700m of lung-punching climbs and brake-searing descents, all of it on an ancient footpath that used to connect watchtowers used to …

Video: Marcelo Gutierrez’s Winning Run From The Santisimo Downhill, Peru

It’s not every day you get to ride in the sacred land of the Incas just a few miles away from the ruins of Machu Pichu in Peru. Marcelo Gutierrez calls the Santisimo Downhill “one of the most epic races i’ve ever done”. It’s a fast track with very open curves, lots of different lines, …

Video: Elbow-Dragging in the Berms

Bryan Regnier is a super skilled enduro rider from the south of France. In this little welcome to the Sôk team video, Bryan shows you a bit of his skills, like how to get crazy low and fast through the berms. These angles are just nuts – the guy is scraping his forearms in the …

Video: How To Set Up Suspension Forks

Setting up your mountain bike’s suspension forks correctly for you is important. A good fork set up not only gives a a comfy ride and a get-out-of-trouble clause on technical descents, it also adds to the steering the control. But sag, air pressures and rebound damping can seem like confusing terms, so where to start? …

Video: Trail Doctor: How To Fix A Snapped Bike Chain

Everyone at some point in their riding experience will snap a chain, probably on a steep climb, and they’ll probably land square on their face in the dirt, much like mountain bike maniac Dan Milner here. But don’t worry. Just pick yourself up and get on with fixing it. Not sure how? Well you’re in …

Video: Trail Doctor: How To Set Up Your Rear Shock – Fundamentals

Today’s suspensions are the best we’ve ever had and they get you out of whole heaps of trouble on the trail. But despite the tech boffins’ best efforts this suspension only works as well as you set it up. Luckily, setting up your bike’s rear shock isn’t brain surgery. In under 2.5 minutes mountain bike …

Video: Find that Clunk – The Trail Doctor

When your bike doesn’t quite feel right there’s probably something wrong. A little play in any of its bearings can mean a bad-feeling ride and if you don’t sort it out, it can mean a big workshop bill. A quick check over your bike’s main bearing points is easy to do and lets you see …

Video: Jaws Freeriding The Remote Black Hills Of France

We followed Bartek “Jaws” Krzyszton to the Black Hills in France, one of the best freeride spots in Europe. Miles away from any form of civilization, the men spent days sleeping in tents so they could fully explore this mountain bike haven. Their days were spent filming and watching Jaws dig and ride his bike …

Video: Party Riding, Kamloops Style

Graham Agassiz invited some of the best MTB freeriders in the world up to his hometown of Kamloops, BC for “Aggy’s Reunion” – a huge freeride event and the first stop on the infamous Fest Series. The idea was basically for MTB riders from all over the globe to fly in, have a good time, …

Video: Trail Ninja: Riding England’s Finest Trails, Whatever The Weather

England is green for a reason: rain. But to prove once and for all that we are men and not mice, we hit one of England’s classic mountain bike rides -Cut Gate- on a wet October day. Riding in the wet tests your skill and gives you a damn good reason to hit the pub …

Video: MTB Puncture Repair Made Easy

The Trail Doctor is in and he’s scooping out knowledge for your trailside fixes. All the know-how you need to keep rolling on the trail, all served up in easy to follow, fast to learn lessons that are injected with pro-mechanic tips. From fixing a puncture to the essentials of surviving a bike adventure, the …

Video: How To Set Up Your Bike Cockpit

Control at your fingertips is key to keeping it smooth out on the trail. Simple adjustments to your MTB brake and gear shift lever positions, bar width and height can help maximise control when the trail gets tech or your speed reaches mach 1. In less than 2 minutes the Trail Doctor dips into his …

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