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Tyler Maine    Sep 30, 2010
Paul Basagoitia - Red Bull Rampage from the Side Lines Paul Basagoitia - Red Bull Rampage from the Side Lines
Kokanee Crankworx took its toll on some of the world's best riders this year and Paul Basagoitia was no exception. Paul got hurt right before the finals and has been off the bike since early August. Unfortunately he will not be able to compete at the Red Bull Rampage in a few days time. We were about to catch up with him at his home in Minden, Nevada for some recovery talk.

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Tyler Maine    Sep 29, 2010
Casey Groves - Red Bull Rampage Virgin Casey Groves - Red Bull Rampage Virgin
Pinkbike.com rider Casey Groves is set to make his first Red Bull Rampage appearance in just under 2 weeks. Casey is best known for his slopestyle skills, but we're confident that he'll hold his own in the desert.

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Tyler Maine    Sep 29, 2010
Darren Berrecloth recovery to Rampage Darren Berrecloth recovery to Rampage
Back in early August at Kokanee Crankworx in Whistler, BC, Darren Berrecloth took a digger on the last step down jump. The result was two broken bones in his hand and the possibility that he may have to sit out this year’s Red Bull Rampage if his hand did not heal. Being the Claw, he’s healed up faster than doctors anticipated and is 100% ready to do battle in the desert in under a week’s time.

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Tyler Maine    Sep 28, 2010
Brandon Semenuk - Rampage from the side lines Brandon Semenuk - Rampage from the side lines
In 2008 he convinced any doubters about his ability to compete outside of a slopestyle course by taking the win at the Red Bull Rampage - Evolution. This year he'll be watching from the side lines due to a broken collar bone suffered at Crankworx in Whistler.

Read on to learn more about his injury and his road to recovery,


Tyler Maine    Sep 27, 2010
Red Bull Rampage 2010 - Mike Kinrade Gets Ready Red Bull Rampage 2010 - Mike Kinrade Gets Ready
Mike Kinrade epitomizes big mountain riding in my mind. He is part of an elite level of riders that have competed at all the Red Bull Rampage events to date. His results over the years are as follows: 2001-5th, 2002-Crashed, 2003-8th, 2004-9th and in 2008-4th. This is one of the only comps that Mike ever attends and he loves it. We were able to catch up with him at his home in Nelson to talk about this year’s Rampage as he prepped his bikes for the event.

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Tyler Maine    Sep 22, 2010
Darcy Turenne - 2010 Update Darcy Turenne - 2010 Update
Darcy Turenne (Norco Factory Rider) is one of the hardest working professional mountain bikers around and yet she was able to take some time to talk to us at Pinkbike about her recent season, higher education, traveling, time at home and the See Jane Jump Jam.

Check out Darcy's interview and pics by reading on,

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Tyler Maine    Sep 13, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Team Bryll Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Team Bryll Interview
Katie Holden interviews Transition Racing team mates Bryn Atkinson and Jill Kintner at Mont St. Anne World Championships.

Interview inside,
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Tyler Maine    Sep 12, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Interviews can't be stopped! UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Interviews can't be stopped!
Myles Rockwell (2000 World Champion), Miranda Miller (2009 US Open Winner), Ross Milan (2010 USA 4X National Champ), Marc Beaumont (5th overall on the WC DH series) and Lauren Rosser (2010 Junior Expert World Champion) all stopped by to chat with Katie and Brett.

Interviews inside,
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Tyler Maine    Sep 10, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Holden it Down Part 5 UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Holden it Down Part 5
Katie takes co-host Brett and filmer Vincent up to the DH course at MSA for some talk with the 2010 Downhill World Champions - Sam Hill, Troy Brosnan, Tracy Moseley, and other racers that battled it out last Sunday.

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Karl Burkat    Sep 10, 2010
Tracy Moseley Q&A - Also Get a Free Poster! Tracy Moseley Q&A - Also Get a Free Poster!
This past weekend Tracy took home the World Championships by an astonishing 7 seconds! We caught up with Tracy to get a few insights into her race. Also Trek is celebrating this win by offering a free commemorative poster to the first 2500 people to sign up shipped anywhere in the world. Sign up here!

Tyler Maine    Sep 10, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Tippie In The Hotseat UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Tippie In The Hotseat
Josh Bryceland (Santa Cruz) and Sam Dale (Mondraker) pull a roll reversal on Brett Tippie (MTB Hall of Fame inductee) and get an interview out of him at the World Championships at Mont St. Anne, Quebec.

Interview inside,
Aaron LaRocque    Sep 5, 2010
Justin Leov Course Video and Interview Justin Leov Course Video and Interview
Justin Leov was kind enough to shoot the course on our GoPro and give us a description of his run down the course.

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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 5, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Leov and Neethling Interviews UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Leov and Neethling Interviews
Bonus double interview as Tippie catches up with Trek World Racing's Justin Leov and Andrew Neethling at the World Champs.

Two video interviews inside!
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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 5, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Ben Reid Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Ben Reid Interview
The World Champs are a chance for riders to represent their countries, so it makes sense that 9 time Irish Champ Ben Reid is one of the chosen few. Tippie and Katie Holden pin down Ben to ask him about his bone stimulator, who he thinks is "shit hot", and how he is going to translate his quick qualifying times into podium placings.

Video interview inside...
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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 5, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Sam Hill Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Sam Hill Interview
Sam Hill has been out of action for most of this season, but is back just in time to have a go at Worlds. Brett Tippie caught up with him to ask about that crash, pressure, and what he's thinking about before falling asleep!

Interview inside...
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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 4, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Micayla Gatto Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Micayla Gatto Interview
Brett sits down with the current Canadian National DH Champion to catch up on the season and this weekend's prep. Micayla placed 7th last year in Australia at the 2009 World Championships and is looking to improve upon that here at Mont Saint Anne.

Interview inside,
Aaron LaRocque    Sep 4, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Steve Peat Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Steve Peat Interview
Steve Peat needs no introduction as he has won more World Cup DH races than any other racer and is the current World Champion. He has won at Mont Saint Anne FOUR times (1999, 2002, 2003 & 2004) and is looking to add to that again this year.

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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 4, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Duncan Riffle Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Duncan Riffle Interview
Giant rider Duncan Riffle is here for his 7th World Championship appearance (twice as a junior and five times as a Pro). Duncan is a 2 time US National Champion and this is also his 7th time at Mont. Saint Anne and he loves this track and how burly it is. Tippie and he talk about line choice and getting here to the World Champs.

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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 3, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Jared Graves Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Jared Graves Interview
2009 World Champion and 2010 Overall World Cup Series 4X Champion Jared Graves came by to see Tippie and talk about the season and this year's World Championship 4X course here at Mont Saint Anne, Quebec.

Men's 2010 4X World Championship results: 1- Tomas Slavik, 2- Jared Graves, 3- Michal Prokop, 4- Roger Rinderknecht.

Interview videos inside,
Aaron LaRocque    Sep 3, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Caroline Buchanan Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Caroline Buchanan Interview
Caroline Buchanan is the current 4X World Champion and tonight is her chance to defend her rainbow stripes against the best in the world for the 2010 World Championships Title. She is currently training and focused on BMX and the 2012 Olympics in London, but has been given the go ahead to show the rest of the world just how fast she is.

Interview inside,
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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 3, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Brook McDonald Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Brook McDonald Interview
In his first year as a senior, Brook finished the season in 18th overall after winning the World Championships last season as a Junior Expert. Last weekend he finished 8th in Windham, NY, what will this big track at Mont Saint Anne bring his way on Sunday?

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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 3, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Emily Batty Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Emily Batty Interview
Canada's U23 beauty, Emily Batty stopped by to talk to Tippie after her race yesterday. Emily has had a great season, with a 5th here at Mont Saint Anne this week.

Check out the interview inside as her and Brett talk about her season, racing family and life as a racer.

Interview inside,
Tyler Maine    Sep 3, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Holden it Down Part 2 UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Holden it Down Part 2
Vince follows Katie around chit chatting about the pits on what riders think of timed practice and the weather change that hurricane Earl might bring.

Catch up with Gee, Wyn, Brendan, Beaumont, Atkinson, Sharples, Reid, Bennedict and Lopes inside,
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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 3, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Nigel Page Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Nigel Page Interview
Brett and Nigel catch up, talk history and go over how things are doing on the world cup series this season.

Here are some of Nigel's accomplishments on his mountain bike: 1998 NPS DH 2nd Elite overall, 1999 Duel National Champ, 2000 Winter X-Games Biker X Bronze, Leysin World Cup 11th DH, 2001 DH National Champs 4th, 14th Vars World Cup DH, 2002 Fort William World Cup 10th DH, 2003 3rd 4X National Champs and the 2007 World DH Masters Champion. He is now the team manager for the Chain Reaction Cycles / Intense Factory team.

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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 2, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Rob Warner Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Rob Warner Interview
Brett Tippie and Rob Warner catch up for some colorful commentary at the UCI World Championships here at Mont Saint Anne, Quebec.

In 1996 Rob Warner became the first ever British rider to win a round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup taking a historic win at Kaprun in Austria. He also became the UK National Champion in 1997, 1998 and finally in 2001. Nowadays we find him online doing commentary for all the World Cup Downhill events.

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Aaron LaRocque    Sep 2, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Greg Herbold Interview UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Greg Herbold Interview
Brett Tippie and Greg Herbold sit down for some catch up and a little history lesson. Greg "H-Ball" Herbold was inducted into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in 1996.

Herbold, or HB, won the first UCI World Downhill Championship in Durango, Colorado in 1990. He won the NORBA National Downhill Championship in 1988, 1989, and 1993, and the North American Downhill Championship in 1991. He won the first dual slalom race at Mammoth Mountain in 1987.

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Tyler Maine    Sep 2, 2010
UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Holden it Down Part 1 UCI World Championships Mont Saint Anne - Holden it Down Part 1
Katie and Vince got a chance to talk to Filip Polc, Duncan Riffle, Aaron Gwin, Tyler Ilmer and Danny Hart about mental prep and practice here at the World Champs at Mont St. Anne, Quebec.

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