Chris Akrigg on the art of trials, lost videos, ebikes and more...

Olly and Davi are joined by the legendary Chris Akrigg!

From his humble motorcycle trials beginnings to becoming a household name in mountain biking, during this episode Chris shares his journey of self-filming, honing his skills, and turning his passion into a profession.

Chris also opens up about why he stepped away from competitive riding, the Danny MacAskill effect on trials, riding brakeless, what happened to the watercycles video and reflects on the evolution of his career and content motivations, including his embrace of ebikes and much more…

Watch on YouTube


Listen on Apple Podcasts


Listen on Spotify


BIG LOVE to this episode's sponsors, please support them if you can!

Feel optimised, cover your nutritional bases and probably ride better with AG1. Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs at

Companionship, please don't be a victim of hindsight. LAKA has flipped insurance on its head for bike insurance and now, your health insurance needs too! Head to to find out more and get a free quote. Enter the code RIDECOMPANION30 for 30days free insurance too!

Recover like a PRO with COMPEX. We're constantly using the FIXX 2.0 for pre ride warm ups and post ride recovery. Check the full range out at and get 20% off the entire site with code THERIDECOMPANION at checkout!

Support our partners

Athletic Greens Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs at
Get 20% off with code ‘THERIDECOMPANION’ at
Peak Supps Get 10% off the TRC bundle and everything on site with code ‘theridecompanion’ at
Caldera Lab: Get 20% off with code ‘THERIDECOMPANION’ at
Worx: Get 15% off with code ‘THERIDECOMPANION’ at 
DU/ER: Visit to learn more
LAKA: Get 30 days of free insurance with code ‘RIDECOMPANION30’ at
HKT Products: Use code ‘PODCAST’ for 10% off the entire site.

Other ways to support The Ride Companion

Grab merch from here on this website!
Subscribe to the clips channel
Subscribe to Olly's channel

Most importantly don't forget to hit SUBSCRIBE wherever you choose to listen and SHARE with your mates!

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published