Last Friday, history was made yet again in the desert around Virgin, Utah. 18 of the world’s best freeriders faced off and pointed their bikes down some of the rowdiest terrain on the planet at Red Bull Rampage 2017. Cam McCaul, recently retired from Rampage competition, announced the event, and hailed it as the best Rampage he has ever seen. Clean runs, no career-ending crashes, and just an absolute good time for all; here are the top three runs:
Canadian Kurt Sorge went on an absolute bender of a first run, tricking the biggest features he could find and making it look like a casual trip down A-Line:
Cam Zink, a true family man, flipped and spun his way into the finish corral, where he found his wife and kids waiting:
Rookie Ethan Nell showed up wearing his big boy suit, sending a flatspin far too deep on the final jump, but held on to score third place:
Fact: The Front Range is getting crowded and something needs to be done to accommodate the rapid influx of hikers, mountain bikers, and runners sharing the existing trail network. In response to a bit of a growing crisis, Jefferson County, Colorado is trying something new: designating two popular mountain bike trails as bike-only for a one-year pilot program. Just outside Denver, Jefferson County manages nearly 50,000 acres of open space, hosting 7 million annual recreational visitors.
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When Tim Koerber first went to Oman, he had never even heard of the place, let alone traveled outside the United States. The trip transformed him into an absolute weapon of a photographer, helping him refine not just his riding and technical photography skills, but building his confidence to deal with the unexpected. Because, let’s be real here, the unexpected is something that shows up pretty often in the world of professional mountain bike photography. Since then, his career has