Weekend Watch: Beautiful Idiot

"Trying is our hobby, our sport, and our obsession."
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This month, Bike Magazine released a 12-minute film about pro freeride mountain bike rider Brett Rheeder. It's more than just sick footie of the talented biker—the narration provides a thought-provoking story about the mindset and motivations of those who feel driven to pursue greatness. What's your obsession?

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