Red Bull - Mountain Bike Chronicles Season 1
01. Looking back - Riding forward
The Freeride mountain bike world tour goes into it's second round as we meet up with world champion, Cameron Zink. He gives us an overview of his life as a professional mountain biker and his success from last season. We also follow him to the first tour stop of 2011, the Vienna Air King in Austria.
02. Getting back in the dirt
For this episode of Mountain Bike Chronicles, we head over to South Africa where we follow Gee Atherton as he goes at it once again defending his world championship title. We also hook up with the well-rounded Rocky Mountain Freeride team in Kamloops, Canada for some great fun at this mountain bike playground.
03. Alex Prochazka meets ranchstyle FMB
Whistler, BC is an action sport mecca and home to mountain bike rider Alex Prochazka. Alex Prochazka is the second rider to land a double backflip in a competition and one of the best freeriders out there and that not just on his bike but also with a pair of skies. We also take a look at the famed Ranch style contest, the third stop of the freeride mountain bike tour, which boasts some spectacular man-made hits.
04. S?derstr?m goes all in at Dirt Masters
Hop on as we follow Sweden's Martin S?derstr?m at the freestyle mountain bike tour stop in Winterberg at the SKS Dirt Masters, where he tries to compete in the downhill, 4cross, and slopestyle events. Three competitions whew!
05. Stakes Rise in Scotland
We're in Scotland for the Fort William UCI event as we catch up with the first family of mountain biking: the Athertons. We also look at all the best action from the men's and women's events and check out the technical specs of the Athertons' bikes.
06. Hunting for Big Terrain
On this episode of Mountainbike Chronicles we are in Leogang, Austria for another UCI event on the tour. We catch up with Steve Pete and Greg Minaar who fill us in on the event itself as well getting to grips with carbon fiber tech in the bikes themselves. Also we follow the routes of freeride mountain biking in Canada.
07. 26 Trix Competition and Robby Bourden in BC
On this episode of Mountainbike Chronicles we are in Leogang, Austria for the annual 26 Trix event. We also catch up with FMB rider Robbie Bourden as well as Andreu Lacondeguy in one of the best mountain biking regions - Nelson, Canada.
08. The Claymore Challenge
On this episode we catch up with Darren Berrecloth as he makes his return after a brutal back injury into the competitive season. We then check out the Claymore Challenge at Highland Mountain Bike Park in Northfield, NH for some serious style.
09. Who Has the Mountain Style?
In this high flying, action packed episode of Mountain Bike Chronicles we head to Colchester with Sam Pilgrim as he gears up for the 1st big mountain event of the year.
10. Anne UP
We are in Mount Sainte Anne, Quebec for the Mountain bike World Cup Festival as the world's best hurl themselves down this tricky downhill track.
We have all the best action from the event plus we catch up with the Athertons as they try and relax between events.
You even get a peek at the build up for the Red Bull Joy Ride course at Whistle with course designer and builder Paddy Kayne. So sit back and enjoy.
11. On a Roll in New York
Another stop of the gnarly UCI Downhill World Cup in New York, where the best downhill racers fight for the win.
We follow Troy Brosnan at the race and get to last year's junior's world cup champion aswell as Kurt Sorge and his innovative filmer Ralphie.
12. Joy Riding
Crankworx is one of the largest gravity-fueled mountain bike festivals in the United States. FMB Riders compete to climb up on the world ranking list and get ready for the final stops. Tom Prochazka will introduce us to the art of building and designing state of the art mountain bike parks.
13. Island Life at the Bearclaw Invitational
On this episode of Mountain Bike Chronicles we go to Vancouver Island in Canada to check out the only rider built competition of the tour - the Bearclaw Invitational.
Darren Berrecloth gives us a behind the scenes look before giving the riders the full west coast islander experience.
14. Final MTB World Cup Race of the Season - Val Di Sole
For the last episode of the season, we are on site in Val Di Sole where the UCI tour winner is announced. We then take a glimpse at how the pros get ready for the big day.