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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: The Funny Truth About Buying A Mountain Bike
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Video: The Funny Truth About Buying A Mountain Bike

Video: The Funny Truth About Buying A Mountain Bike

IFHT Films knows a thing or two about mountain bike humor, and their latest short tells exactly what it’s like to get into the world of mountain biking. It goes something like this: see someone else having fun on a bike, buy sh***y bike, hate it. Buy better bike, break it. Buy nice bike, love it. Get hooked on the sport and empty your wallet on it. We can all relate, can’t we? RELATED: Micayla Gatto + IFHT Films = Kendrick Lamar and Bikes

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Walmart Just Launched A Proper Mountain Bike
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Walmart Just Launched A Proper Mountain Bike

Walmart Just Launched A Proper Mountain Bike

There’s a new player in the bike industry, and it’s a rather familiar but unexpected name: Walmart. Technically, their new hardtail is being sold online through the brand known as Viathon, but it's still owned by Walmart. The retailer's move into the high-end bike market shouldn't come as a huge surprise considering last year's expansion into selling outdoor goods.  RELATED: Nico Vink on the Evolution of Freeride Walmart's heirs, the Walton brothers, are also huge cycling fanatics. Just

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This Father-Daughter Bike Session will Brighten Your Day
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This Father-Daughter Bike Session will Brighten Your Day

This Father-Daughter Bike Session will Brighten Your Day

Timo Pritzel has been professionally riding mountain bikes for 35 years now. He's now embarking into a new chapter of his fruitful career as a parent to an energetic four-year-old. RELATED: Mother Hucker — Kaylee Gibb is a Backflipping Mom of Three He might not be backflipping his bike, but riding through the forests of Germany with his little one on his handlebars gives him the same joy. His edit reminds us that the fun doesn’t have to stop when you have kids, instead, just bring them along