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Richard Bos

Richard is crazy about bikes and has been riding bikes his entire life (although only started riding downhill in 2015). From bike maintenance to custom work, if it looks sick, Richard will probably write about it. One of our resident photographers, you might also have seen him out at UCI events, national championships and other bike events.

Antoine Bizet’s Rose Soul Fire “Rampage”

Antoine Bizet

Antoine “Double Backflip” Bizet recently hit us up on our Instagram with some photos of his custom Rose Soul Fire “Rampage” edition for a Bikecheck. We’ve gotta say we’re normally not fans of those bright colorways, but knowing Bizet’s personality, the bike matches the man! Antoine switched from Kona to …

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Nicholi Rogatkin Strikes Again!

Rogatkin Strikes Again

Nine Knights is always a place for world’s firsts and true to form Nicholi Rogatkin Strikes Again! (Just wait till you see the action from the contest day…) But first, there was Nicholi Rogatkin (or Rogatking, we won’t judge if you call him that) who threw down another World’s First …

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[VIDEO] Nine Knights Dailies

Nine Knights Dailies

Nine Knights is a MTB event unlike any other. With a course designed by Balzamico Trail Design and built by Sam Reynolds and Clemens Kaudela, it’s a week filled with world’s firsts (which we can’t show you just yet), bangers and good times! We’re onsite to provide you with Nine …

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Suzuki Nine Knights MTB 2017 GoPro Course Preview

Course Preview

For it’s 6th edition, the Suzuki Nine Knights MTB once more invited the world’s best freeride mountain bikers to Reschenpass, South Tyrol, Italy to get creative on one of the most innovative courses in the sport. In this GoPro Course Preview, course designer Sam Reynolds is joined by Bienvenido Aguado …

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The Riders List for Suzuki Nine Knights is FIRE!!!

© Distillery

The 5th edition of Suzuki Nine Knights MTB will see the world’s best freeride mountain bikers take on one of the most innovative and creative courses from the 4th to the 9th of September, 2017 at Reschenpass in South Tyrol, Italy. Following a heated debate between the judges, both Bienvenido …

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Lessons Learned in Mont-Sainte-Anne

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Since 1991, the inaugural season of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, the best riders in the world have made the pilgrimage to the magnificent Eastern-Canadian mecca of mountain biking on the banks of the St. Lawrence River to battle each other and the mountain’s long, fast, hard, and tricky …

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72 Hours in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis

72 Hours in Serfaus

We can’t think of a better way to spend 72 hours than in a bikepark, surrounded by some of the world’s best junior riders (from U13 to U19), so when we were asked to spend 72 Hours in Serfaus to take in all of the epic riding, chilled pumptrack sessions …

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iXS Specialized Rookies Cup & World Champs

iXS Specialized Rookies Cup

From sunshine to pouring rain, hard dirt to deep mud and dust to slippery roots, 72 hours at the iXS Specialized Rookies Cup & the unofficial World Champs for riders under 19 years of age at Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis had it all… Juniors don’t have it easy when it comes to …

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Warm up for MSA with the Specialized Rookies Cup

Specialized Rookies Cup

While the pros are ripping it up in Canada, there’s action in Europe as well – in Austrias Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, to be precise. The next batch of would be pros, both women and men, will be tearing it up in Austria, duking it out for those valuable race points in the …

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Time for the iXS Rookies To Shine

© Richard Bos / Dope Hammer

It’s not all about Mont-Sainte-Anne this week. While Greg Minnaar and Myriam Nicole are in race mode at the World Cup in Canada, the prodigies of the sport are heading to Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis in Austria. Over 180 young shredders are expected to be dropping into the downhill course during the …

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