Goldstones Talk Airbags, Schnitzel and Rookie Fun

Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Austria, June 26,2018 – In a few weeks time, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis will be taken over by mountain bike rookies, with a full week of shredding ahead of them. The MTB-Festival Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis will be welcoming hundreds of young rippers and their families to the three Tyrolean villages in Austria from July 30 to August 5. One of them will be 14-year-old mountain bike prodigy Jackson Goldstone, who will be returning with his dad Ron to improve his skills during the “Rookie Camp”, race during the “Kona Rookie Games” and have a boatload of fun.…

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Resolutions: Partners in Grime – Felix Burke

For many, completing post-secondary schooling is a difficult task. For others, training and racing for Canada’s grueling weather is overwhelming. But what about doing both? Victoria, B.C. racers and roommates Felix Burke and Quinn Moberg manage to tackle an ambitious lifestyle consisting of equal parts education and maintenance of a competitive national ranking on Canada’s XC racing circuit. So, what does it take to race hard plus earn an Economics or Kinesiology degree in the off season? Teamwork and resilience. The Rocky Mountain/7Mesh riders know that success means more than…

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Sam Hill’s 2017 World Champs custom Nukeproof Mega

The world is stoked ever since custom Nukeproof Mega was spotted on Sam Hill’s Instagram feed couple of days ago. This is the custom Nukeproof Mega that Team CRC Mavic rider Sam Hill will race on at this weekend’s Downhill World Champs in Cairns, Australia Sam’s World Champs bike appears to be a very similar setup to the bike that currently leads the EWS series. The prototype Mega 275C has a carbon front triangle and uses an aluminum rear, one-of-a-kind custom painted in glittered green and gold. The Australian outlaw will…

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In memory of Jason McRoy

Today we celebrate the rad life of mountain biking legend, British Cycling Hall of Fame inductee and UK National downhill champion Jason McRoy. Born on Nov 26, 1971; McRoy developed an early love of cycling which gave him a big success in BMX racing. After recovering from a knee injury Jason McRoy first tried downhill mountain bike racing at age 17 and surprised the mountain biking industry with his style and wins in various races. McRoy became a worldwide celebrity after taking second place in Mammoth Kamikaze race in 1993,…

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Suman Tamang | Rider Interview

Full Name:  Suman Tamang Nickname: Khatra Hometown: Lalitpur, Bhainsepa Favorite Drinks: Red Bull Music: Acoustic and any relaxing music. FR MTB MAG: When did you start racing? SUMAN: I have been racing since 3 years. My first race was 3rd National Downhill Championship of Nepal in 2013 in which I got 13th position. FR MTB MAG: Who inspired you to get in the world of mountain biking or who are your biggest influences in the sport? SUMAN: My brothers Shyam Limbu, Anuj Adhikary, Rajesh Lama, Sushovit Chaudhary, Suwas Maharjan, Bikash…

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The Learning Curve

“Uncontainable” BMX star Bezanson out to conquer mountain bikes Canadian Drew Bezanson believes he can make a successful switch to mountain bikes after breaking new ground in the BMX world with audacious projects such as “Uncontainable”. The 27-year-old is currently on a steep learning curve to master another discipline on two wheels. Ahead of the spectacular Red Bull Joyride mountain bike event on August 21, Bezanson took time out from training to reveal the lengths that he is putting his mind and body through to pull off this inspirational feat. Asked about the motive…

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BC Bike Race partners with Pearl Izumi

Pearl Izumi has been constructing some of the world’s best cycling clothing for over 60 years, right from the beginning with a small operation in 1950’s Japan. ‘The human machine is the most perfect machine ever created. Empowering that machine to go faster, farther, and longer than it has ever gone before is what Pearl Izumi strives for.’ It’s this powerful belief and their strong legacy that makes the two companies such a perfect and complementary fit. Marketing Manager, Pearl Izumi Canada, David Blondel sees the sponsorship as a natural fit. “Throughout the…

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The Syndicate Project – Episode 3 Fort William

Peaty raced his last Fort William World Cup and also got a “Royal” treatment at the venue. It didn’t rain in Ft. William, so Peaty went gravel grinding, Ratboy took up watersports, and Greg hung around to kickstart his season in the latest episode of THE SYNDICATE. Steve Peat is one the most iconic mountain biker who has completed a long journey with style and an impression that will last forever in this sport. His professional cycling career started back in 1995 and has a big success list following him ever since.…

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Ride with Nishant Shah

Full Name: Nitesh Shah Nick Name: Nishant Age: 19 Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal Years Riding: 6 Years Preferred riding style in mountain biking: I like downhill, freeride and enduro riding. Favorite drink: Nepal Ice Beer. FR MTB MAG: How did mountain biking come about for you? NISHANT: Ever since I started riding bikes I felt free and it gave me a confidence to other things too. It made me feel stronger. There was no looking back ever since. FR MTB MAG: Any riders that inspired you? NISHANT: I started riding on…

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Roku Utsugi – Exclusive interview

This 18 years old “Boy Wonder” from Kathmandu Nepal has caught attention of the entire town and plans to go big in coming years. Roku Utsugi lives for riding BMX and here’s what he has to say. FR MTB MAG: How did your inclination towards BMX come about? ROKU:  A friend of mine who used to ride BMX got me into it. It’s just about having fun, hanging out with friends, seeing new things and places. I was instantly hooked FR MTB MAG: Are your parents supportive of what you…

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