Video: Riding Iceland with Jeff Kendall-Weed

Exploring the rocky, mossy landscape


Jeff rides the spine of this ridge that paints a dramatic line on the landscape

Born and raised in California, Jeff now travels the world and rails every corner and boost every jump. His range is indeed wide as he can climb for days and descend with style and confidence. And he does it all with an infectious smile that reveals his appreciation for riding and exploring.

Intro by Jeff

Seven years ago, Jeff fielded a phone call while working at Ibis Cycles, in sunny Santa Cruz, CA, USA. It was a fellow named Runar, from Iceland, who wanted to sell Ibis in the small country. Sure enough, after a couple years, the two met at Eurobike, then again randomly crossed paths while riding in the nearby alps a few days later. That inspired Jeff to travel to Iceland, and check out the rugged riding firsthand. Now, Jeff wants to inspire you to explore some of the most unique and exciting landscapes the world has to offer!


Jeff will either manual through the trail jump every booter or gap.

Produced by Jeff Kendall-Weed
Cinematography by Niklas Wallner
Original Music by Katie Weed
Music Production by Joe Weed/Highland Studios
Photography by Petur Thor
Icelandic Support: Rúnar Theodórsson
Guiding/Key Grip: Davíð Þór Sigurðsson

About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.

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