[Gallery] Brendog and Company at CruzFEST

[Gallery] Brendog and Company at CruzFEST

27/10/2015
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27/10/2015

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After the insanity of Rampage slowly subsided most of the riders wanted nothing to do with their DH bikes. Some however just can’t put the big bikes down. Last week in Santa Cruz, Brendan Fairclough and his dig crew happened to be in town. We hit up the local boys Ryan Howard and Kyle Jameson to see if they would let us sneak out to the site of the CruzFEST jumps. They obliged and here is what we came back with.

Tools of the trade.

Tools of the trade.

No dig no ride.  Doesn't matter if you're a top 10 world cup rider.  Teamwork makes the dream work.

No dig no ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re a top 10 world cup rider. Teamwork makes the dream work.

R-Dog pencil guinnea pigs the big jump while Brendog stands there speechless.

R-Dog (pencil)guinnea pigs the big jump while Brendog stands there speechless.

Ankle braces are a bit of a must for this place.

Ankle braces are a bit of a must for this place.

Kyle Jameson looks through and pulls Brendog into the second hit, a big lefthand hip.

Kyle Jameson pulls Brendog into the second hit, a big lefthand hip.

Brendog already pulling shapes on his first go.

Brendog already throwing shapes on his first go.

Olly Wilkins came out to play.

Olly Wilkins came out to play.

R-Dog has the big hip mastered.  Flat as could be.

R-Dog has the big hip mastered. Flat as could be.

Signature Fairclough whips...

Signature Fairclough whips…

Kyle Jameson's SICK new custom painted Troy Lee Designs D3 lid.

Kyle Jameson’s SICK new custom painted Troy Lee Designs D3 lid.

Big dogs at the #SwanPound.

Big dogs at the #SwanPound.

Brendog steezin over the shitter car.

Brendog steezin over the shitter car.

...and again. Flatter this time.

…and again. Flatter this time.

Everybody is panning for gold over the shitter car.

Panning for gold over the shitter car.

Olly Wilkins is a freak.  125mm trail bike/Single crown fork/Half lid.  We can't handle it.

Olly Wilkins is a freak. 125mm trail bike/Single crown fork/Half lid on a 40 foot massive jump. We can’t handle it.

Brendog berm destruction take one.

Brendog berm destruction take one.

Brendog berm destruction take two.

Brendog berm destruction take two.

R Dog, Brendog, this dog, the other dog.  Thanks for having us #SwanPound.

R Dog, Brendog, this dog, the other dog. Thanks for having us #SwanPound.

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