Follow This | The Mountain Biking Legends of Instagram

This time we’re taking a glimpse at some of the legends and visionaries of mountain biking. You can find the other articles in this Instagram series here. Whether as racers, organizers, or advocates, these men shaped our sport into what it is now and represent it positively. Take a look into the the lifestyle of these awesome dudes!

Steve Peat – 54.8k followers

Peaty is perhaps the most well-known guy in the mtb scene. The man has been racing world cups for nearly 20 years! His Instagram has a variety of shots you expect from someone so involved in the industry, a good insight into the life of a legend!


Brett Tippie – 10.8k followers

“The director of good times” among many other things, Tippie can be found at many mountain biking events ensuring everyone is having a good time. His instagram is as entertaining and fun as the man himself, cool riding shots, goofy antics and even snowboarding(he was a world cup snowboarder)!


Richie Schley – 4.3k followers

A true freeride pioneer, Richie has a profile loaded with rad action shots, some throwbacks and some funny memes too


Chris Ball – 2.4k followers

Chris Ball is the director of the Enduro World Series and of course, a rider! His tagline simply says: escape artist. We’re assuming that refers to his awesome travels depicted in his photos!


Cedric Gracia – 35.2k followers

Yes, we’ve already featured Cedric, but there’s no way we could leave him out of the legends category! He has been been updating his feed with lots of new adventures lately, check it out!

So much fun this morning with "Tonton " @cyrildespres #drift

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Words: Tyler Malcomson