Richie was just back in Whistler for a week after a huge tour in Europe.
The trip started four days at Euro bike trade show where the beer was flowing and people were checking out all of the new products. Richie’s highlight was the new ROWILD R.E.D. bikes that he helped design. Next were the World Championships in Fort William Scotland, followed by a week in Maribor, Slovenia for the World Cup finals. Originally there was another trip planned for Cypress, but unfortunately the event was cancelled. The good news was that it meant Richie was able to come home and rip it up on some of the Whistler trails.
The other day, Richie was on a photo shoot with all time action sports photographer, Paul Morrison. The location will remain secret, but it is a newly built, totally wicked trail. The riding in Whistler, Pemby and Squamish really is all time!
Now Richie is off at Interbike in Las Vegas for the North American bike trade show. This will be followed up by another week of riding in Whistler with his friends. Then on Oct 11 he will fly down to Moab, Utah to ride and shoot with old friends Scott Markewitz and Brian Lopes. They will also be joined by Chris Vandine for the first time.
The Final stop of the season will be another incredible journey with freeride legend Wade Simmons and the Ride Guide TV show. The event to mark the end of another amazing season!
Richie’s year with new sponsors Rotwild and Continental, has been awesome. All the bikes are riding well and he is looking forward to developing the new products for next season.
Check out the new photos we’ve upload from the last few weeks.
Take it easy and keep on riding!