• 2x Rampage Champ Kyle Strait: Among the Best All-Around Mountain Bikers in the World?

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    Posted 7 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    Up until this past October, the supposed “Rampage curse” was alive and well. No winner had ever repeated as champion of the illustrious freeride mountain bike contest. Injuries, bad luck, new talents and a range of variables had always come into play. Kyle Strait ended that conversation. With a combination of bold lines, fluid riding and aggressive maneuvers (to say the least), the curse was broken.

  • Kyle Strait Becomes First Repeat Winner of Red Bull Rampage; Zink Lands Backflip Off Icon Sender

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    Posted 9 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    You can only be so ready. It doesn’t matter how many hours are spent fine-tuning lines, assessing angles, dialing-in bikes – the host mountain for Red Bull Rampage almost always wins. The best riders in the world have slip-ups. Rocks give way, winds kick up, the light plays tricks on the eyes. It’s just the nature of the most challenging and exhilarating steep mountain freeride mountain bike event of the year. And 2013 was no different.

  • Unveiling the Final Sketch of the Oakley Icon Sender for Red Bull Rampage 2013

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    Posted 10 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    The Icon Sender braintrust is at peace. After six rounds of sketches, with elements added and subtracted, taking into account safety and performance , the concerns of the athletes and builders and designers, a final sketch has been decided upon. And it’s ridiculous. Five launch points. Three landings. A hip. The “Big Girl.” 360s. Backflips. Crash potential. It’s all there. The standards have been raised. Cam Zink wanted height and a kicker. Red Bull wanted something the audience had never seen. The result: heart-pounding excitement flying down each approach into each line. It’s what’s to be expected for Rampage.

Kyle Strait

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"Loose is fast, and when you're on the edge you are out of control" - Days of Thunder

Date of Birth:
April 4, 1987
Hometown:
Huntington Beach, CA – "The inland by the sea."
Sponsors:
Pivot Cycles, SDG, RockShox, Sram, Avid, Truvative, TLD, Mavic, ODI, Sensus, Vans, E13
Hobbies:
Moto, Driving my 69 Lincoln

Career Highlights

    • 2013: 1st, Red Bull Rampage
    • 2004: 1st, Red Bull Rampage
    • 2004: 3rd, Junior World Championships
    • 2004: 1st, Ride To The Lake in Germany
    • 2004: 1st, Red Bull Taxco Downtown Street Race
    • 2001: 1st, Sea Otter Big Air