Stan's roster of athletes cover the globe and compete in nearly every discipline of competitive cycling. In Italy, Alex and Denny Lupato (aka The Lupato Brothers) have made it their mission to dabble in a wide variety of top-flight level bike racing events including gravel, cyclocross, cross country, and enduro.
Figuring out how to stay warm, dry, and happy on a bike can be a challenge when the temperature drops and the snow starts to fall, but with the right gear and cold weather riding strategy, winter doesn’t have to mean the end of your riding season. We asked two gravel and mountain bike racing pros, Haley Smith and Andrew L'Esperance of the Maxxis Factory Team, for their winter riding advice.
I love the self-filming process. There’s something very meditative in there for me, and recently I decided to go the solo route for a concept I’ve been chewing on for a couple of years. I filmed “sticks & stones” on some local mid-Atlantic trails with a goal to create a stylized, dark, gritty, and chilly homage to the nuanced yet brilliant riding opportunities afforded to east coasters during “stick season”.