Behind the scenes with Chris Akrigg on his latest ‘As it Lies’

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It’s been a few weeks since we last saw Chris Akrigg heading into the woods to ride a bunch of really technical trails in his latest video riding for Mongoose. This time he really focused on seeking out natural features and those surprisingly technical sections to ride, without having to resort to building stunts. It was more about filming what he normally gets out and rides.

But with that comes some complications. Akrigg narrates a behind-the-scenes look at As it Lies wearing his arm in a sling recovering from shoulder surgery to repair some damage he earned out on the trails. He says that most of the shots were really a first look at riding features, but there were a few bits that just didn’t work out. “There’s always one that gets away.” And here it was a big rock outcrop that teased him with rideability until it started to get the better of him…

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It’s been a few weeks since we last saw Chris Akrigg heading into the woods to ride a bunch of really technical trails in his latest video riding for Mongoose. This time he really focused on seeking out natural features and those surprisingly technical sections to ride, without having to resort to building stunts. It was […]

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Video: Chris Akrigg rides it As It Lies

Typically, ‘as it lies’ is a phrase that I would associate with golf, or Happy Gilmore. Though in this case, the title certainly fits the riding in the latest clip from Chris Akrigg. He states in the description that he isn’t one for overbuilt lines and purpose built trails, but when you have the skills of Akrigg – anything is rideable…

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Typically, ‘as it lies’ is a phrase that I would associate with golf, or Happy Gilmore. Though in this case, the title certainly fits the riding in the latest clip from Chris Akrigg. He states in the description that he isn’t one for overbuilt lines and purpose built trails, but when you have the skills […]

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Must Watch: Chris Akrigg – A Winters (Plus Size) Hard Tail

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What’s Mongoose to do when they have a new 27.5+ bike to sell? Get it into the hands of the expert Chris Akrigg, of course. Known for riding any bike they can throw at him better than most mortals, at this point Akrigg is pretty adept at capturing the essence of the bikes he’s pedaling. In the midst of a cold and very wet winter in Yorkshire, England, Akrigg is making the most of it by bouncing around on a Mongoose Ruddy 27.5+ hardtail…

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What’s Mongoose to do when they have a new 27.5+ bike to sell? Get it into the hands of the expert Chris Akrigg, of course. Known for riding any bike they can throw at him better than most mortals, at this point Akrigg is pretty adept at capturing the essence of the bikes he’s pedaling. […]

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Must Watch: Chris Akrigg and The Water Cycle

Chris akrigg the water cycle

When it comes to versatility, few riders can match the abilities of Chris Akrigg. Known for his skills on any type of bike, Chris makes the impossible seem real again and again. His latest video, The Water Cycle, blends his incredibly entertaining riding style with fresh music, wild lines, and breathtaking scenery. As usual this is one video you don’t want to miss…

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When it comes to versatility, few riders can match the abilities of Chris Akrigg. Known for his skills on any type of bike, Chris makes the impossible seem real again and again. His latest video, The Water Cycle, blends his incredibly entertaining riding style with fresh music, wild lines, and breathtaking scenery. As usual this is […]

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Must Watch: Chris Akrigg in Chriscross 2 (Revenge of the Curly Wurly Bars)

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It is always so much fun to watch this guy ride. Yet again, Chris Akrigg proves that no bike can keep him from having a good time. The current cyclocross season convinced Chris to get back out on the skinny tires and produces a follow up to Chriscross. As always, Chris manages to make the incredibly difficult look easy, even on a cyclocross bike!

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It is always so much fun to watch this guy ride. Yet again, Chris Akrigg proves that no bike can keep him from having a good time. The current cyclocross season convinced Chris to get back out on the skinny tires and produces a follow up to Chriscross. As always, Chris manages to make the […]

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Chris Akrigg On a Fat Bike – The Shore Line

What do you get when you hand Chris Akrigg a fat bike? Another awesome edit, that’s what. Chris takes the Mongoose Argus down to a very interesting sea side to give this fat biking thing a try.



What do you get when you hand Chris Akrigg a fat bike? Another awesome edit, that’s what. Chris takes the Mongoose Argus down to a very interesting sea side to give this fat biking thing a try.

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Video: A shopping trip with Chris Akrigg and friends

The world needs more commercials like this.

Like that one? Check out another one of Akrigg’s commercial cameos after the break. It involves beer.

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The world needs more commercials like this. Like that one? Check out another one of Akrigg’s commercial cameos after the break. It involves beer.

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Chris Akrigg Does Cross, Plus More Video fun for your Friday

Definitely not your typical cross race, as Chris Akrigg takes to the skinny tires on his Mongoose Selous. Of course he shreds it to death using his trials skills and incredible bike handling, but even Chris has problems with the toughest mud at the end. We’re pretty sure there isn’t a bike Chris can’t just hop on and kill it with, but it sure is fun to watch.

If you’re still wondering about Enduro check out the How To video after the break. It’s mostly serious.

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Definitely not your typical cross race, as Chris Akrigg takes to the skinny tires on his Mongoose Selous. Of course he shreds it to death using his trials skills and incredible bike handling, but even Chris has problems with the toughest mud at the end. We’re pretty sure there isn’t a bike Chris can’t just […]

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Friday Shredits: Chris Akrigg, Citi Bike BMX, and more

Never one to disappoint, Chris Akrigg has a new video of himself jumping over fences and generally tearing it up. After taking so long to recover from injury, and the recent news of Martyn Ashton injuring himself, it’s just good to see him healthy and riding the wheels off.

Ever thought about rallying a Citi Bike in a skate park? See Tyrone Williams rock the blue bike next.

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Never one to disappoint, Chris Akrigg has a new video of himself jumping over fences and generally tearing it up. After taking so long to recover from injury, and the recent news of Martyn Ashton injuring himself, it’s just good to see him healthy and riding the wheels off. Ever thought about rallying a Citi […]

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