This week’s video roundup begins off with a pre-ride espresso with Nino Schurter and Holger Meyer… adopted by the journey! For episode two of Trail E-xplorer, Schurter takes Meyer on an eMTB loop showcasing Chur, Switzerland’s scenic trails.
Next up Pearl iZUMi dives deep into the guts and soul of gravel racing with a half-hour documentary on what gravel driving means to the core driving group, and the way it could evolve because it explodes in recognition. Finally, take pleasure in a literal ‘triumphant return’ as Dean Lucas scores a DH win on his outdated hometown coaching monitor, and say hey to the brand new Mountain Bike Team from Transition Bikes.
Nino Schurter’s Home Trails – Trail Explorer Episode 2
From SCOTT Sports:
“For the second episode of Trail E-xplorer, Holger meets Nino Schurter in his home region of Chur, Switzerland, to look for the most fun trails ridable in winter. Chur has one thing that makes it very special: an incredible array of mountains with an endless amount of world-class trails to explore. That’s why 9-times Mountain Bike World Champion Nino Schurter feels so comfortable here. In this episode, Holger discovers how and why Nino rides E-MTB so frequently.”
Gravel – A Love Letter
From Pearl iZUMi:
“‘Gravel – A Love Letter’ is a documentary film that captures the essence of gravel cycling by sharing what it means to riders, including three PEARL iZUMi athletes, Hannah Shell, Marley Blonsky and Angela Naeth. The film explores the origins of gravel racing and the impact it has on the communities and people’s lives it touches.”
The Starting Gate with Dean Lucas
From SCOTT Sports:
“SCOTT DH Factory rider, Dean Lucas is back on home turf for the World Cup off-season, and there is no better way to train for flat out racing than, well…flat out racing. Mt. Beauty is a small town nestled in the mountainous High Country of Victoria, Australia. The racetrack here is infamous amongst Aussie downhillers, and also happens to be the very track that launched Dean into his career in mountain biking. Jump on board with Dean Lucas as he returns to the fabled DH track at Mt. Beauty for round 2 of the 2022 Victorian DH Series.”
*Video by Riley Matthews Photo and Film
Introducing The Mountain Bike Team
From Transition Bikes:
“As the mountain bike industry grows, it’s easy to get caught up in the “sport” attempting to be the subsequent F1 racing. But we are able to’t overlook that at its roots, mountain biking was simply a method to get out and discover the panorama round us in a enjoyable and thrilling method. Our new Mountain Bike Team can be doing simply that; by touring to races and occasions whereas specializing in the liberty that comes with driving bicycles.”