The Wind Hammer

A losing battle with a sworn enemy

Brandon Semenuk is the FMB World Tour Champion

Lacondeguy wins Red Bull Rampage

Video: “This is Peaty,” Ep. 7

Ratboy goes all out 'til the end

Enduro World Series prepares for final round

After six stops in six countries, the seventh and final stop will be in Finale Ligure, Italy

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The Wind Hammer

10.01.2014

I am bent over the handlebars, slowly churning the pedals along on pan-flat gravel. Just over a mile away, dancing in the haze, shimmering like a mirage on the horizon, is my home. The tingling begins in my fingers, a sure sign that I am about to physically implode.

Brandon Semenuk is the FMB World Tour Champion

10.01.2014

The Spaniard Andreu Lacondeguy can call himself the new Red Bull Rampage champion. but it's Brandon Semenuk that was crowned king of the FMB World Tour.

Video: “This is Peaty,” Ep. 7

10.01.2014

The last three stops of the World Cup circuit were a roller coaster of a ride for the Syndicate Team with Josh ‘Ratboy’ Bryceland going for the overall title and Steve Peat vying for the top-ten. And then to top it off, the season ended with a Championships that surprised the world. Sit back and […]

Enduro World Series prepares for final round

10.01.2014

The Enduro World Series will crown its new world champions this weekend – and all that stands between the riders and glory is the incredible trails of Finale Ligure, Italy.

Video: POV of Andreu Lacondeguy’s winning run

09.30.2014

He wanted the title like no other competitor of Red Bull Rampage 2014. Three times in a row he missed the podium despite good performances and finished fourth. Now the time was right to break the Rampage curse. Watch his run through his eyes!

Video: “Call of the Mountain”

09.30.2014

The two-man team of Francesco D'Alessio and Giorgio Frattale embarked on a multi-day trip in Gran Sasso d'Italia, Abruzzo, Italy, that will for sure make all adventurists a little jealous.

Gallery: Red Bull Rampage 2014 Finals highlights

09.30.2014

The Red Bull Rampage 2014 took freeride fans on its usual roller coaster of exhilarating highs and dramatic lows, as the world’s most capable big-mountain riders duked it out on fresh lines at a brand-new venue.

Review: Diamondback Mission Pro 27.5

09.30.2014

This bike loves rough trail and only gets more comfortable with speed. A mid-height, 13.5-inch bottom bracket provides pedal clearance without much sacrifice to the handling, while long 17.7-inch chainstays and a 66.5-degree head angle give the bike excellent stability in the chunky bits.

Videos: Highlights from Red Bull Rampage 2014 finals

09.29.2014

As the action still reverberates in our minds, here are some of the highlights from the rowdy Red Bull Rampage 2014 finals.

News: Andreu Lacondeguy wins Red Bull Rampage 2014

09.29.2014

The brand-new course in Virgin, Utah, proved favorable for Spain's Andreu Lacondeguy as he came away with his first Red Bull Rampage win with a 95.25 on his first run.

Video: Beyond the Bike, Ep. 6 – Kelly McGarry

09.29.2014

Last year he backflipped his way to the podium at Rampage. But besides all his successes, Kelly McGarry is very approachable, humble and friendly.

Videos: Rampage qualifier highlights

09.29.2014

A collection of videos from the Red Bull Rampage qualifier rounds.

The Web Monkey Speaks: Unwarranted trail maintenance

09.29.2014

When some wannabe Boy Scout decides to help the rest of us by making every trail mundane, he robs us of choice and degrades the mountain biking experience for everyone. Don't dumb down our trails.

Gallery: Red Bull Rampage qualifiers storm ahead

09.28.2014

The dozen or so riders who had yet to attempt a second run in the Red Bull Rampage qualifiers got their fair shot at getting into the finals Sunday.

Kamikaze Bike Games Enduro

09.28.2014

The Kamikaze Bike Games Enduro was held on Sunday—it was a sold out crowd of 300 riders for the fourth stop of the California Enduro Series.

The gathering at Pemberton Bike Co.

09.27.2014

In springtime, the snow-choked chutes of Mount Currie’s north face look like three overflowing martini glasses of ice-cold smoke. This is the view you get from the back door of Bike Co.

Review: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert Carbon Evo 650b

09.27.2014

While I cannot say that I like the 650b Stumpy more than the 26- or 29-inch versions, I can say that it is extremely capable.

Gallery: Red Bull Rampage qualifiers almost in the books

09.26.2014

Clear blue skies and rising winds heralded the beginning of today’s Red Bull Rampage qualifiers, but despite a few brief windows of hospitable weather, the wind, rain and lightning ultimately brought about an untimely end to the second qualifying runs. Ten riders are still hopeful that they will get a chance to join the 10 pre-qualified riders for a shot at big-mountain glory.

Agassiz and Lacondeguy Launch 76-Foot Cliff Drop

09.26.2014

When Graham Agassiz and Andreu Lacondeguy began building a lip-heavy line at Red Bull Rampage with heavy drops on each end, the rest of the field wondered how they would pull it off.

Red Bull Joyride to air on NBC

09.26.2014

The many worlds of mountain biking collide in one of the largest and most anticipated freeride competitions of the year when Red Bull Joyride airs on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC.

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