Video: Matt Simmonds & Joe Smith of ChainReactionCycles / Nukeproof

Behind-the-scenes look at the life of a pro downhill racer

ChainReactionCycles / Nukeproof's Matt Simmonds and Joe Smith are hoping to make a big impact on the downhill race scene this year

Team ChainReactionCycles/ Nukeproof riders Matt Simmonds and Joe Smith are tipped for big things on the UCI World Cup downhill circuit this year.


Stu Thomson from MTBcut has just sent us this edit of the pair doing what they do best – ragging their local trails on their new Nukeproof Scalp bikes.


The video, shot in high definition, also follows them as they pass on coaching tips to the next generation of riders, build fitness in the gym and on cross-country and road rides, and talk about their hopes for the coming season. You can watch it below:

CRC/Nukeproof young guns