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From Alison Sydor to the original Froriders, we have a long history of supporting some of the world's best mountain bikers.

Today is no different — we are proud to work with true legends of the sport.

On top of showing our bikes off all over the world, many of our athletes are heavily involved in our R&D process, pushing their bikes far past normal uses and providing feedback to our engineers and product development team.

Wade Simmons

Wade is the undisputed Godfather of Freeride. Hands down. You’d be hard-pressed to find a mountain bike publication that doesn’t feature or mention the man who essentially defined freeride and embodies the soul of the sport...

Thomas Vanderham

Thomas forged his fundamental bike skills and love for mountain biking riding the infamous North Shore of Vancouver, and by the age of 15, “The Kid” was making his first film appearances. Thomas soon developed a following for his unmistakable style...

Vaea Verbeeck

Before getting into bikes, Vaea was pretty much as athletic as it gets—skiing, snowboarding, gymnastics. When she got introduced to downhill mountain bikes at the age of 17...

Alex Volokhov

Raised in the mountain bike haven of Nelson BC, to put simply Alex is a product of his environment. Bikes truly took over after being inspired at a young age by the prolific NWD series ...

Lucy Van Eesteren

Hailing from the mountain bike mecca of Squamish, BC, Lucy has quickly become a force to be reckoned with in the world of freeride...

Hayden Zablotny

Vernon, BC has a reputation for producing some of the best action sport athletes in the world, and freerider Hayden Zablotny is no exception...

Rémi Gauvin

Before he had even knew what the word enduro meant, Remi was mastering his craft on some of Canada’s fastest Downhill tracks...

Emmett Hancock

Originally from Kelowna, BC,Emmett began his career as a downhill racer until he discovered enduro best suited his riding style...

Lily Boucher

Lily may be newer to the Enduro world, but no stranger to racing —she’s competed and placed well in both Downhill and Freeride...

Andreas Hestler

Andreas "Dre" Hestler found his passion for mountain biking in 1986. After moving to Vancouver and embracing the life of a courier, he was introduced to racing and a new love was born...

Sam Schultz

Sam grew up in the mountains of Montana, where he cut his teeth on the trails after his Uncle introduced him to the sport of mountain biking at the age of 11. At 13, he completed his first race...

Felix Burke

Before he started racing, Felix was simply addicted to seeing how far he could ride his bike. That led to him riding XCO as a junior, and after after a successful first season he joined the Canadian National Team...

Peter Ostroski

Peter’s New England roots, and rocks for that matter, have helped him along in the Enduro World Series, and North American Enduro races since 2013. Finding enjoyment in the adventure side of enduro events...

Ryan Anderson

His decorated past as one of Canada’s few top-tier professionals includes riding for teams like Direct-Energie, Rally Procycling and Team SpiderTech.

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Introducing the Rocky Mountain Gravity Racing team

Introducing the Rocky Mountain Gravity Racing team

Rocky Mountain Race Face and Tribe Pyrenees Gravity are joining forces to create a fast new UCI Elite team of eight riders, ready to take on the 2024 UCI MTB World Series (EDR, EDR-E, and DHI).

Rocky Mountain partners with Maxxis Factory Racing

Rocky Mountain partners with Maxxis Factory Racing

We’re excited to share that the Rocky Mountain Element will be the official cross-country race bike for the MAXXIS Factory Racing Team, this season.

Women’s ride camps in New Zealand

Women’s ride camps in New Zealand

The Rocky Mountain Ride Camp is an initiative aimed at providing a dedicated space for women to spend a weekend improving their riding skills, building confidence, fostering new friendships, connec...