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Nicholi Rogatkin Just Made MTB History At RedBull Joyride

Crankworx Whistler’s ultimate event, RedBull Joyride is always worth a watch, but this year’s event was one for the ages. With Whistler covered a thick haze of forest-fire induced smoke, the best mountain bike slopestyle riders in the world faced off on the biggest and baddest course ever made. After winning two out of the last three Crankworx World Tour stops, Nicholi Rogatkin was faced with the opportunity of being the first rider ever to win the elusive Triple Crown of Slopestyle. Canada’s Brett Rheeder was the only one who stood between him and the prize.

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After crashing hard on his first run, Rheeder threw down a flawless second run, but Rogatkin edged him out by a narrow margin on run 2 to take the win and the Triple Crown Title. Rogatkin is now the winningest FMB World Tour athlete with 25 total wins.

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​VIDEO: WTF? The New Specialized Video Has Talking Shovels
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​VIDEO: WTF? The New Specialized Video Has Talking Shovels

​VIDEO: WTF? The New Specialized Video Has Talking Shovels

Well, this one’s a video from Specialized, so unsurprisingly it’s pretty frickin’ weird. We all love some good riding, a good storyline, and even some camera wizardry in our mountain bike flicks, but the crew at Specialized really pulled out all the stops on this one. Are we supposed to interpret this as “trailbuilding through the eyes of the tools themselves,” or what kind of art-house cinema experiment is this? I mean 2:08 is Oscar-worthy. In all honesty though, trailbuilding is vital to

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​Danny Macaskill and Kriss Kyle Join Forces To Defy Physics
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​Danny Macaskill and Kriss Kyle Join Forces To Defy Physics

​Danny Macaskill and Kriss Kyle Join Forces To Defy Physics

Welp. They’ve done it again. Physics and gravity decided to take the day off when Danny MacAskill and Kriss Kyle came by. We’re not sure what they do in their spare time, but we sure know what Danny and Kriss got up to, and it blew our minds. Take arguably the best trials rider to ever live and pair him with one the best BMXers in the game, set them loose on some of the UK’s best riding spots, and point cameras at them and this is what you get.

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This New “Bike Cab” Gondola is Genius
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This New “Bike Cab” Gondola is Genius

This New “Bike Cab” Gondola is Genius

Anyone who's been crammed into a gondola with a mountain bike will appreciate Doppelmayr's new Bike Cab design. Let's be frank, loading up your bike at a bike park can be an absolute pain. Every resort is approaching the problem differently, with some ideas better than others. The worst we’ve heard of yet is a bike park replacing one of the gondola windows with a tailgate pad. Sounds sketchy. However, ski lift aficionado Doppelmayr just debuted what could become the standard for bike parks.