BEHIND THE SCENES
After South Africa’s Greg Minnaar won the Elite Men’s
Downhill Mountain Bike World Championship, the real
work began. Just days after Greg’s win, he was in the photo
studio of Adam Campbell, who is one of the top photogra-
What Happens After You Win
A World Championship?
a pose with
to stand on a
to bring her
to that of the
stands 6 foot
3 inches tall.
A Trail-Blazing Bike
Old Man Mountain is best known
for their handmade-in-America moun-
tain bike racks for riders who measure
their adventure rides in days, not
hours. The company has a track record
of innovation and quality second to
none, so when a trail-care specialist
came to them with a special request, he
definitely picked the right company.
The trail-care specialist wanted to
be able to ride to remote locations
with the tools necessary to perform
trail maintenance. No problem for Old
Man Mountain who designed a rack
system to hold tools that could never
have been carried on a mountain bike
with conventional racks.
These racks open up new possibilities for trail crews and even the rider
trying to sneak out for a Saturday
morning ride. “Mountain bike ride?
No, honey. I’m leaving to do the yard
work you’ve been asking me to get
Prep session: Greg (far left) meets with Adam (far right) to plan
out the photo session and determine Greg’s “best side.” They
decided the “blue steel” pose was the only way to go. That’s
Greg’s girlfriend Lila (checking her phone) and Adam’s assistant in
phers in the L.A. area, as well as an avid mountain biker
and a former test rider for Mountain Bike Action. Greg was
there to model a line of clothing from his sponsor, O’Neal
Racing. This guy has a tough life, doesn’t he?