Chris Akrigg gets rad and retro

Hilarious throwback ‘all-terrain’ biking video

Just in time for Throwback Thursday, trials rider Chris Akrigg has a new video sure to fuel the stoke of the retro crowd — and sure to make the rest of us glad mountain bikes have progressed as far as they have!

Rigid bikes and bad brakes can't stop Akrigg from having a good time
Rigid bikes and bad brakes can't stop Akrigg from having a good time

This video has it all: nose-wheelies, skids, bull-moose handlebars and cantilever brakes! Akrigg takes the method acting to the next level with a sweet pair of Oakley Blades and a bitchin’ hot pink hip pack!

Let's go back to the 90s
Josh has been riding and racing mountain bikes since 1998. Being stubborn, endurance racing was a natural fit. Josh bankrolled his two-wheeled addiction by wrenching at various bike shops across the US for 10 years and even tried his hand at frame building. These days Josh spends most of his time riding the trails around his home in Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Discipline: Mountain, cyclocross, road
  • Preferred Terrain: Anywhere with rock- and root-infested technical singletrack. He also enjoys unnecessarily long gravel races.
  • Current Bikes: Trek Remedy 29 9.9, Yeti ASRc, Specialized CruX, Spot singlespeed, Trek District 9
  • Dream Bike: Evil The Following, a custom Moots 27.5+ for bikepacking adventures
  • Beer of Choice: PBR
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO, USA

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