20 Jan 2012
advisory board meeting and judging clinicsAs the new season is about to begin, the Freeride Mountain Bike Association (FMBA) is in the middle of preparing the 2012 FMB World Tour competition circuit and all that goes with it.
10 Jan 2012
Interview with the Claw
Happy Birthday Darren Berrecloth!
Darren celebrated his 30thbirthday on October 31st; to honor the special occasion we turned this newsletter into a Bearclaw special edition.
With his 30 years Darren is now one of the veterans in the FMB World Tour and one of the trailblazers of Freeride Mountain Biking. Due to his experience as a rider as well as an event organizer, he is also a valued member of the FMBA advisory board.In the following interview he answered some questions about the development and future of the sport, we added some personal questions and prodded him about hitting the big 30. Stay tuned and read on for Darrens answers.
09 Dec 2011
Application process for new FMB World Tour events has startedThe Freeride Mountain Bike Association (FMBA) has just successfully finished its second season and is already in full preparation for 2012. For next year, the league will continue pursuing the goal of gathering the finest riders at the prime spots for the best events under the roof of the FMB World Tour.
24 Nov 2011
Red Bull Rampage – voices & opinions
2012 will see the Rampage return to the Utah desert. Riders are free to choose their own line, combining downhill and slopestyle skills to create epic runs. That's what makes this event so special; each run is different, creative, steep and full of insane hits and drops, earning it the often-cited unofficial title "mother of all freeride events".
21 Oct 2011
The 2012 FMB World Tour events – first dates are fixedMore than half of the 2012 FMB World Tour events are practically set, so take a look!
29 Sep 2011
The Red Bull District Ride from Birgitte’s point of view
Read what happend to our FMBA VIP package winner Birgitte when she went to the Red Bull District Ride
12 Sep 2011
Sam Pilgrim: First European ever on the FMB World Tour podiumThe second of two Diamond events of this year’s Freeride Mountain Bike World Tour season is over and gives the World Tour a perfect ending.
23 Aug 2011
Sign up with the FMBA for a chance to win a VIP package for the Red Bull District RideThe FMBA will be celebrating the end of the season by crowning the FMB World Tour Champion 2011 among 40,000 expected fans – and as a member of the FMBA, you will get the chance to enjoy an exclusive weekend behind the scenes of this mega event.
23 Aug 2011
The final riding field for the Red Bull District Ride is set!Finally it’s settled which 25 riders will have the honour to compete at the Red Bull District Ride. Next to Brandon Semenuk (CAN) – the Freeride Mountain Bike World Tour Champion of a few days standing – the riding field includes absolute freeride legends.
19 Aug 2011