VERNON, NJ – This Saturday, October 24, marks the final chance for ladies to take advantage of Mountain Creek Bike Park's Women's Ride Day. Join 3X World Master's Downhill Champion and IMBA Certified Instructor Kathi Krause and her Dirt, Rock N Root team to meet likeminded female riders and take your downhill riding to the next level. Mountain Creek Bike Park offers participants discounts on lift tickets and rentals for the event.
Sweetgrass Productions returns to the screen with Darklight, a film that pushes the creative boundaries of action sports cinema while delivering viewers into a world of impressive light and color. Supported by innovative television manufacturer Philips TV, this is the third collaboration between the soulful filmmakers at Sweetgrass Productions and Swedish creative house Ahlstrand and Wållgren.
The East is on fire with the color of the changing leaves and snow is starting to make its mark on ski hills everywhere. With the not so subtle hint of winter in the air, you may be tempted to hang up the bikes and tune the skis—but there's still plenty of opportunities left to shred! Take a minute to check out our handy guide for to planning out the rest of bike park season, and beyond, with our final look at where you can still get a gravity fix in the East.
VIRGIN, UT — As if his line choice at Rampage wasn't enough to make him nervous, Kyle Norbraten had an even bigger finish planned with an unprecedented wedding proposal at the end of his run. Norbs, well known for his time with the Coastal Crew and saving Whistler Mountain Bike Park from rollerbladers, took the plunge and proposed to his girlfriend after crossing the finish line on his final run. She said yes, by the way.
VIRGIN, UT – Without a practice day in between thanks to an advanced inclement weater schedule, the 2015 Red Bull Rampage carried Thursday's qualifier momentum into Friday's finals. This year's runs were a mix of high-caliber big, steep and technical lines down the vertical faces of Virgin's red-walled canyons and larger than life moves over the massively sculpted hits. When the red dust settled, Lacondeguy and Agassiz finished in second and third respectively despite bowing out of second runs due to high winds, and Sorge's 96.5 was the highest score in Rampage history, giving him the top spot on the Rampage podium.
MOAB, UT – The 10th Annual Moab Ho-Down Mountain Bike and Film Festival is set to kick off October 22 through 25, and the official course maps and stage info for the enduro has just been revealed. The enduro enduro Enduro Race will be held entirely on the Amasa Back trail system! Yeow! Race stages will include Lower Ahab, and Old School Amasa Back.
VIRGIN, UT — Graham Agassiz stands on the top box at the end of qualifiers for the third year in a row at Red Bull Rampage. Aggy took the top spot with a highly technical run, the culmination of six days of digging, scoping and planning. Antoine Bizet and Tyler McCaul were hot on his heels taking second and third qualifying spots respectively, T-Mac making his return after missing last year's competition due to injury. This year's line choices seem to favor steep and technical, and Friday's finals should certainly deliver on all fronts. Will this finally be Aggy's year to carry the momentum to the podium?
VIRGIN, UT — Due to heavy rains and thunderstorms forecasted for Saturday and Sunday, the Red Bull Rampage finals have officially been rescheduled from Saturday to Friday. Red Bull says the change was necessary "to ensure the best and safest possible conditions for both competitors and spectators." Full schedule below.
VIRGIN, UT — What does it take to nail a 72-foot backflip over a gaping chasm that threatens to swallow you? Other than testicular fortitude, it takes precision, experience and an innate understanding of physics. Kiwi freerider Kelly McGarry showed up to Red Bull Rampage in 2013 with all these tools in spades.
VIRGIN, UT — With only two days left before Red Bull Rampage qualifiers, riders have begun swapping their tools for bikes. Of course, after four days of scoping and digging lines on the steep and gnarly terrain, they're still easing their way into it like the pros they are. 2008 Rampage champion Brandon Semenuk shook off his nerves on the Polaris RZR Moto Booter during the evening session.