Dakine recently assembled an all-star cast of riders including Graham Agassiz, Casey Brown, Carson Storch, and Thomas Vanderham to escape the rigors of professional mountain biking and join the masses for a vacation to the desert.
Tommy Wilkinson spends some time with Mike Hopkins and Casey Brown and discovers just why they return to Queenstown year on year to train, but it's more than just training - they've both become part of what makes the community what it is today.
We are stoked to show off this photo epic from our time in Fort William with Casey Brown and Team Bergamont. We're sure you'll get a good feeling for what a rider and team goes through during a World Cup weekend.
For mountain bikers, going fast is just a part of what we do, but we do it knowing we have a safety net: brakes. But imagine if you didn’t have brakes to stop you? Imagine voluntarily riding brakeless?