Video: Nephi’s Twist with Lorin Whitaker

Hidden in the broken and tortured landscape of Southern Utah lies a broken and treacherous MTB trail. It’s namesake is the old Mormon pioneer trail that was carved into the escarpment by Nephi Johnson to facilitate travel between Toquerville and what was then known as Pocketville (Now called the Town of Virgin). This steep, craggy, winding wagon trail became known as Nephi’s Twist. Not to be outdone by Nephi Johnson, a few local modern day pioneers with pick axes and shovels scraped a new and even steeper route down the…

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Red Bull Rampage Returns to Utah October 27

The date is set for one of the biggest tests of skill and toughness in mountain biking. On October 27, Red Bull Rampage returns marking the 12th edition of the storied event. Set in one of the most demanding locations on the planet, the event has become the most coveted title in Freeride Mountain Biking. This fall, 21 of the world’s greatest riders will once again descend upon Virgin, Utah’s distinctive landscape as they fight to claim their place atop the Rampage podium. More information about exclusive spectator tickets and event…

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Video: Supermoon with the Claw

On November 14, 2016, the moon traveled closer to the Earth than it has since 1948 — and we’ll have to wait until 2034 until it gets this close again. With only a few days’ notice, Darren Berrecloth seized the opportunity for an epic attempt to ride one of Utah’s most technically demanding trails — located on the edge of all four Red Bull Rampage event sites — in the dark. “Such an unreal experience shredding [King Kong] in the full moon last night,” said Berrecloth on his Instagram. “[It]…

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James Doerfling at Rampage

* By O’Neal Racing \\ Rampage is over for another year, another one bites the dust…quite literally in many cases. Yet again this year there was a lot of discussion around the safety of the event. With our own James Doerfling back from a summer of being side-lined by injury, just being selected to ride in this prestigious event was a huge achievement in itself. At the beginning of the season I had a pretty bad crash which resulted in a broken arm. This was one of the worst injuries…

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Video: Red Bull Rampage 2016 | Winning Runs

The Results Brandon Semenuk (CAN) 84.33 Antoine Bizet (FRA) 81.00 Carson Storch (USA) 79.00 Kurt Sorge (CAN) 78.66 Kyle Strait (USA) 78.33 Thomas Genon (BEL) 77.66 Tyler McCaul (USA) 76.00 Andreu Lacondeguy (SPA) 75.33 Pierre Edouard Ferry (FRA) 74.33 Tom Van Steenbergen (CAN) 73.33 Darren Berrecloth (CAN) 70.66 Remy Metailler (FRA) 66.33 Kyle Norbraten (CAN) 62.66 James Doerfling (CAN) 60.33 Brett Rheeder (CAN) 54.00 Graham Agassiz (CAN) 50.66 Cameron Zink (USA) 47.33 Conor MacFarlane (NZL) 43.33 UK’s Sam Reynolds and Brendan Fairclough withdrew from the event while USA’s Logan Binggeli suffered a…

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Champions return for Rampage

It’s that time of year again when the earth’s best mountain bikers head out to the desert in Utah for Red Bull Rampage. The most-watched mountain bike event of the year will see riders tackle drops of over 25m in the remote town of Virgin nestled in the Zion National Park. The 2016 course has been modified, however the 11th edition still poses a difficult test for the MTB athletes competing across downhill, slopestyle and freeride. Rampagers must study the course carefully to ensure they enhance their chances of scoring…

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Video: Jeremy “Kickstand” Hottinger eyeing Rampage

Words: Jeremy Hottinger \\ Photo: Paris Gore, Margus Riga, Gunnar Lindstrom After years of riding the old Rampage sites around my hometown, it would be the events’ 10th anniversary that I would be given a number plate and the chance to ride a line. The week prior to the event spent building, riding practice and having good times was unbelievable! This year I’m riding as much as possible and doing the work necessary to be considered for the 2016 Red Bull Rampage. It would mean a lot to get invited…

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Red Bull Rampage – Whats going on

Due to heavy rains and thunderstorms expected in Utah, USA this weekend, the Red Bull Rampage schedule has changed to ensure the best and safest possible conditions for both competitors and spectators. Finals of the freeride mountain bike event are now taking place on Friday instead of Saturday. Check out the LIVE ACTION here! Meanwhile… check out what happened during the practice. Brendan Howey’s world turned upside down The legend – Darren Barrecloth Bad boy Graham Agassiz is usually seen this way. Robbie Bourdon sending it the old school way. Guess where Kurt…

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