"The slickrock of Bartlett Wash is nowhere near as well known as nearby Slickrock Trail, but it's actually much better riding than that trail because it isn't crowded and doesn't have a scene.
"The nature of slickrock is that you can go wherever you want. Essentially, it's a big playground. There was no one out there that morning, just us."
Photographer Steve Casimiro
Film: Kodak Portra 160 NC
Camera: Canon EOS-3
Lens: 20-35mm, shot at 22mm
Shutter speed: 1/500
Time of day: Sunrise
"It can be very difficult to show true steepness in mountain biking. This particular drop isn't really that gnarlyit looks burly, but it's not that big a deal. From this angle, it looks like you are risking life and limb.
"A lot of the things that are wild about mountain biking don't actually look that wild. It's nice to have a perspective and a framing like this that says to the viewer, This is like no other place, and this is what it feels like to be there."