What could be better than watching the world’s most epic freeride mountain bike event, Red Bull Rampage, live and in person? Perhaps watching it with two certified legends of the sport? Still not enough? How about an epic day’s riding with Danny MacAskill and Matt Jones? Maybe throw in some ATV jumping in the Utah desert and a helicopter ride over the Red Bull Rampage site to put the breathtaking location into perspective?
Alan Liang is no stranger to cyclists in Singapore. From his bike trials days to him helping us with our bikes’ mechanical needs to seeing him whizz pass us at the local mountain biking trails … and he is always ready to smile and chat. We catch up with him on this long overdue interview to find out what he has been busy with.
Riders new to its hallowed ground, keen to test their mettle. Repeat racers, hungry for more. Redemption-seekers, looking to take back what Mt7 took from them. And local shredders, stoked to get amongst the action and share their epic backyard with the best in the world. They all stood shoulder-to-shoulder at the top of the Mt7 in Golden, B.C., peering down the steep chute that would be the beginning of their 1200 vertical meter, 7.3 kilometer, 11 and a half minute+ race run. And then one by one, they dropped in.
She taught herself how to ride a bicycle. Doesn’t own a bicycle and practiced with club bikes. Never left her home country by plane until her first competition. Khothalang Leuta is now faster than the boys in her Lesotho. Against the odds, she is ready to take on the world at the 2021 Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championships in Portugal this October. This is inspiration.
On 15 September 2021, an electric bicycle tax credit and a bike commuter benefit might get into full swing in Washington, D.C. This action would further empower governing leaders to prioritize bikes as part of the solution for the climate crisis, mobility equity, public health and economic growth. The benefits of such legislations are obvious. To apply them locally, we would need to make some adaptations. And the questions, at the moment, to answer would be …