SpokedMountain Biking & Cycling News

The North Face Video Contest: Win a Trip to Whistler’s Bear Back Lodge

All expenses paid trips to the mecca for mountain biking don't come around everyday. But Bike Magazine and The North Face are collaborating on a custom video submission contest with the winner receiving an all expenses paid trip to Bear Back Lodge in Whistler. In addition, the winner receives a $500 North Face gift card and will be featured in Bike Magazine's September issue.The prize is ridiculous and the submission process is simple. Submit a video clip of yourself or your..

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Lotek’s Craig Passero

I suppose you could say Lotek has been off the radar lately, and even that might be an understatement. However, Lotek isn't just a company. It's a circle of people and in the middle of it is Rich Hirsch, a person I shouldn't have to describe if you're a rider. Lotek thrives because people in that circle, such as Craig Passero, value that relationship more than anything, such as financial gain. Passero has always ridden for himself, even though he could probably ride his ass off and grab..

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Empire’s Tony Cardona

I wasn't sure what Cardona was doing since leaving S&M. And I'm not sure if he's on CULT or just repping a brand he likes. I hope he's doing what all BMX riders need to remind themselves what to do, enjoy riding and ignore sponsors if you're not satisfied with them. From the looks of this video, he's at least got the enjoyment part right.

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Florent Soulas on Fit

Florent went from Kink, correct me if I'm wrong, to Fit but he is still putting out extremely entertaining and creative videos. Hopefully Fit will put some extra support his way so he can make some more videos, travel, etc. Out of all the repetitive and drab videos on the internet, it's nice to see one that actually sparks my interest.

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Volume’s Matt Cordova

Looks like I'm going to have to bug Castillo about riding the new warehouse ramps, but then again I'd rather watch somebody like Matt Cordova actually put them to good use. Suppose I'll just bring the camera then, eh?

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