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Gravity Clothing Co. Photo Shoot: Behind The Scenes

In the UK, we're pretty lucky. As riders we've got a whole load of trail centres scattered up and down our little island. I've heard it said that, as a country, we're leading the way when it comes to trail centres. And of course, that's without including the abundant natural trails that we've got too! In the east of Yorkshire though, gravity orientated trails are hard to come by. Sure, we've got the Yorkshire Wolds but they're rolling hills. Perfect for the lycra clad riders amongst us, but they're not steep enough for any real challenge. It's not until you venture north, to the North York Moors, that you find some steeper riding. There's plenty of opportunity in that part of...

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Top 10 Nutritious Foods for Mountain Bike Racing

Winning a grueling race and beating out tough competition is not just a matter of being in shape, having a good bike, or having technical skill. What you eat before, during, and after you race is vital. Here are 10 foods that will help you prepare, win, and recover in mountain bike racing.   PREPARE In the few days before the race, you need load up on fuel and nutrition and avoid undermining your performance with excess sugar.   Pasta Doesn’t sound like a race food, does it? Foods high in carbohydrates allow your body to build glycogen stores in its muscles. Glycogen is a fuel used to sustain difficult exercise over a long period of time. If you eat...

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New Gravity Hats Released for the Summer

There is one item that signifies your passion for downhill more than anything else: a Gravity mountain biking hat. These hats are designed for those of us who can’t get through the day without feeling the grit of the trails and smelling mountain air as we hurtle through it. Gravity hats are not just hats. They are the result of an authentic passion for downhill riding and a relentless desire to create high quality, lasting products. In short, they are made for downhillers by downhillers. The Original Gravity High Profile Hat has an aggressive, yet simple design. It is colored in either deep maroon or night blue, with the recognizable Gravity downhill logo marking the front. The hat is made...

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Two New Riders Join the Gravity Downhill Team

The team at Gravity is very excited to welcome 2 new riders to the family in 2016. Irishman Kristof Rael and Frenchman Hugo Marin are proud to have joined Gravity for their respective upcoming seasons. Both young men are looking forward to an exciting year of competition and enjoying the force of the mountain while riding downhill, enduro, freeride and slopestyle. These young bucks are taking on 2016 with a vengeance and now they’ve got the Gravity team behind them. What is most exciting about these two new Gravity riders is that they’re still having fun on the mountain. Keep an eye on Hugo Marin and Kristof Rael because they’re going to be doing big things in the world of...

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Fashion Meets Function with the New Gravity Hoodie

Every serious downhill rider should wear appropriate riding gear and protection while riding on the mountain. These help to keep the rider safe since a ride can get dangerous and one fall could damage your bike, body or both. In the same way that this gear is intended to keep a rider safe, the right apparel is designed with the same mission. Once all of the essentials are packed up it’s time to get dressed, and that’s where Gravity Downhill comes in. What Is Gravity Downhill? Gravity is comprised of some of the best counter culture designers who have worked together to create comfortable, functional and just plain sick hats, t-shirts and hoodies that are ideal for downhill mountain bikers....

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