We have been on a photoshoot roadtrip for ION Bike and Canyon in Switzerland and France. On our first stop in St. Moritz we found this new track which was not even finished yet. But we took the chance to rock it and take some of the first shots on it. Unfortunately I forgot to change my bike set up from superlight XC rims and tires to my Enduro set up. I had also way too low tire pressure when i hit this berm at full speed. So my tire slipped of the rim and i crashed. Luckily the rim did not get demaged so I changed the tube, puped it up properly and at last for the rest of the week without any problems. 
Here a slideshow with all other pics Markus Greber took on this Trip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE_8FuKkvOM&list=PLVtfi70OYuQT4KnCfV3dYaHPJddayclP0&index=14&feature=plcp
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We have been on a photoshoot roadtrip for ION Bike and Canyon in Switzerland and France. On our first stop in St. Moritz we found this new track which was not even finished yet. But we took the chance to rock it and take some of the first shots on it. Unfortunately I forgot to change my bike set up from superlight XC rims and tires to my Enduro set up. I had also way too low tire pressure when i hit this berm at full speed. So my tire slipped of the rim and i crashed. Luckily the rim did not get demaged so I changed the tube, puped it up properly and at last for the rest of the week without any problems. Here a slideshow with all other pics Markus Greber took on this Trip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE_8FuKkvOM&list=PLVtfi70OYuQT4KnCfV3dYaHPJddayclP0&index=14&feature=plcp

98 Comments

  • 218 8
 Well there's your problem!
  • 37 16
 Well, F*ck.
  • 221 1
 mmmmmmm... sausages!
  • 3 2
 booooom!
  • 18 4
 that is when I would like a fullface.
  • 76 2
 but he's wearing goggles... goggles for his goggles?
  • 25 0
 the new external tube design
  • 15 3
 That's what you get for wearing pisspot & goggles

Sick shot though, hope he was alright too!
  • 15 1
 Dunford... Dunford... Dunford... It is obvious that this so called incident is the work of Swiss secret agents sent by the government to punish those who ride their bicycles on mountain paths meant for nordic walkers. Haven't you read that article?
  • 40 0
 First thing he says when he takes his bike into his local bike shop, "I was just riding along..."
  • 6 0
 going so fast he burnt the sausage?
  • 1 0
 and boom goes the dynamite
  • 3 0
 @dirtworks911 Best commentary I've seen in a while!
  • 4 0
 "well son that there is how sausage is made"
  • 2 4
 Exploding berm + exploding tire = Loosey goosey gnar... Also, why do people wear goggles with half lids?! Whhhyyyyy?!?!
  • 4 0
 Black sausages
  • 2 0
 Captainnn hindsight! well what you should have done is not use xc rims. my work here is done!
  • 1 0
 my hat is a boot ! your argument is invalid..
  • 68 3
 Bikes these days... built-in airbags?
  • 31 1
 what a strange time for them to deploy....
  • 20 0
 Notice they're for the bike and not the rider lol
  • 26 5
 I think he needs to go tubeless
  • 179 2
 That's exactly what's happening! Wink
  • 14 5
 couldnt of put it better^^ haha
  • 11 48
flag marshen (Sep 18, 2012 at 1:10) (Below Threshold)
 @ PoMiT Tubeless is easier to peel off than tubed, its just the presure that you run Smile
  • 43 1
 someone didn't get the joke... :p
  • 13 6
 I never ever say this but, POD! That is the best picture I have seen in ages! Well done!
  • 7 0
 You're doing it wrong.
  • 10 5
 Nothin' a little duct tape cant fix!
  • 7 3
 Seems as if your fate is tied.
  • 5 1
 He is in berm building mode not berm destroying
  • 3 0
 I was like ROOST!! Then I was like ohh.. shit
  • 3 0
 the camera man just captured the right moment.. this is a very cool pic
  • 1 0
 nothing wrong with googles and half lids. That's just your opinion Man! Poor guy that sucks. He was probably running to low tire pressure for the grip, but it didn't pay off.
  • 4 2
 the new s#1t, tireless instead of tubeless.
  • 2 0
 Nice Photo, i remember another POD of you in Cusco, PERU!!! Good Job!
  • 1 0
 thanks!!
  • 2 0
 Well I got some bad news...
  • 2 1
 wrap er up. Helmet thats never fun when your deep in the mtns without a spare.
  • 2 0
 I love how this POD captures all those OH SH*T moments!
  • 1 0
 bahaha so pinned bro! think he rolled the damn tire clean off the soneofabitch.
  • 1 0
 I knew I shouldn't have trusted that clown to make me new back wheel out of ballons.
  • 4 2
 This must be POD
  • 4 2
 Desktop
  • 2 1
 Great pic - greater RIDER - Go ROB Go!
  • 2 1
 thats a fantastic shot..... Action All The Way!!
  • 4 2
 Braaaaappp!
  • 12 10
 FUCK YOU.
  • 13 0
 wut^
  • 1 0
 Need audio for the imminent BANG!!!!!
  • 2 0
 Give-ERRRRR!
  • 1 0
 Ho merde, lui il est en galère !!!
  • 1 0
 ya i ril burms so hard i blow out my tires
  • 1 0
 HOLY!!!! HE RIPPED THAT BERM A NEW ASSHOLE!!
  • 2 0
 Killer !!!
  • 1 0
 trying too hard at its finest
  • 1 0
 WTF????? El momento preciso impresionante
  • 2 1
 sausages jajajjaja awsome capture. Congrats to your photographer
  • 1 0
 favorite photo on pinkbike Smile
  • 1 0
 I'm no mechanic, but that ain't right.
  • 1 0
 this is the AH SHIIT moment.
  • 3 2
 what a shot
  • 3 2
 pod for sure!!
  • 2 1
 Yeah boss, off the bead!
  • 3 2
 sh*t happens..POD !
  • 3 2
 Hot damn..insane.
  • 6 5
 Looks like sausages..
  • 3 2
 gettin zesty!
  • 3 2
 KILL THAT SNAKE!!!
  • 3 2
 spectacular capture!
  • 3 2
 Yep that's gonna cost ya
  • 1 0
 YOOO
  • 2 1
 Cracking action shot
  • 1 0
 yeah buddy
  • 1 0
 still shreding
  • 1 0
 Bail!!!
  • 1 0
 Such a sick shot!!!
  • 1 0
 holly fock!
  • 1 0
 thats a o shit moment:P
  • 1 0
 This is awesome!
  • 1 0
 Great location.
  • 1 0
 and time
  • 1 0
 oooooooouu sausages
  • 3 4
 This is a single frame taken from a moving shot right?
  • 1 0
 It is a single shot of a sequence - the full seq. can be watched in the photo trip related slideshow: www.pinkbike.com/video/277346
  • 1 2
 Huston, we have a problem...
  • 1 1
 The black mamba !
  • 1 4
 is it just me, or are defocused foregrounds distracting? Not a fan of that part, but the rest of the pic is amazing
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