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Straight Outta Flims: The Gehrig Sisters Interview

If you follow the Enduro World Series (EWS) or have just tuned in for a race or two, there's a name that pops up in the Women's Top 10 results more than any other: Gehrig. There's an explanation for that; there's two of them. Swiss twins Anita and... Read More

Flats and Falls | Fast Life w/ Loïc Bruni S1 E7

Personality and spectacle may be the intention, but World Cup Downhill is an exercise in the art of speed. Love it or hate it, the unavoidable reality of crashing is what makes this sport so captivating. And so cruel.  Specialized Gravity Team and... Read More

7 #ridejoystick Instagram Photos of Places We'd Like to Ride

Let's face it. Travelling to exotic places with your bike is probably the coolest thing ever. New terrain. New trails. New dirt for your tires to bask in. Exploring on a bicycle is the the perfect marriage of humans and machines.  As much as we... Read More

Finding Form | Fast Life w/ Loïc Bruni S1 E6

From the juniors to the elites, winning is a matter of capturing an elusive blend of fitness and confidence. It’s easier said than done, especially come race day on World Cup track.The world of UCI downhill mountain bike racing is competitive,... Read More

The One Hit Wonder Curse | Fast Life w/ Loic Bruni S1 E5

The race in Vallnord, Andorra, is unique in that it has never seen the same rider win twice. As the tour moves to stop four, every racer in the UCI Downhill World Cup attempts to figure out the formula to not being a "one-hit-wonder."The world of... Read More


When it comes to racing downhill, perfection is a fallacy. Winning is simply a matter of devising a great plan. Episode 4 of Fast Life with Loïc Bruni explores a World Cup Downhill race as four separate acts:  1. A good track walk  2. Practice... Read More

6 Biking Videos You'll Want to Show Your Non-Biking Friends

There are millions of biking videos on the Internet. Cringe-worthy crash reels, sick action edits and hilarious parodies to name a few of the subsets. We at Joystick love a good procrastination session when sitting at our monitors and we'd be lying... Read More

Let's Go Over The Bars | Fast Life with Loïc Bruni S1E3

Everybody loves a winning streak. But the beauty of streaks is that they are binary, like 1's and 0's. They either continue...or they don't. Fort William was a streak tester for Rachel Atherton.Suspension is the bling of downhill racing. See where... Read More

Plot Twist | Fast Life with Loïc Bruni S1E2

With the 2017 season kicking off in Lourdes, France, expectations are running high. But in DH mountain biking, the only certainty is that anything can happen. For Loic Bruni and the rest of the sport's elite, this means taking nothing for granted.... Read More

Bike Parts History Lesson: The Christy Anatomical Saddle

The contemporary shape of the bicycle saddle might be something one takes for granted as a cyclist. This sleek, aerodynamic platform for your buttocks may resemble the beak of a bird of prey or a strange alien space vessel from the Sci-Fi Channel.... Read More