History made at Red Bull Rampage 2017

The 12th edition of Red Bull Rampage ended with Kurt Sorge landing the most coveted mountain bike event in the world for a record third time. Kurt Sorge at Rampage 2017 Cam Zink rolling one of the steepest sections of Rampage 2017 Having already conquered the daring terrain at Zion National Park in Virgin, Utah, in 2012 and 2015 the Canadian sent down arguably his best ever ride at Red Bull Rampage to overcome Cameron Zink and rookie Ethan Nell. Ethan Nell “I am speechless. I can’t believe it. It was a lot of work…

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4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2017

India witnessed the fourth edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival in Manali, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and race together for 1 week in the holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’, aka “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network hosted a BMX Jam session, flagging off the week’s two wheeled festivities. The weekend included, India’s roughest Downhill Mountain Bike Race and a challenging 2-day Cross Country MTB stage race. The concept behind…

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Atherton and Fayolle take glory

Reigning champion and Frenchman open UCI MTB World Cup season with wins. The opening round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Lourdes was won in dramatic circumstances by home downhill hero Alexandre Fayolle as the defending women’s champion Rachel Atherton coasted to victory. Despite a dusting of snow at the start hut earlier in the week, things in France had stayed sunny and pleasant. The track, which had seen some minor changes from last year was running extremely fast and dusty, but Briton Atherton still had it all to…

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