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Max “Windshield Wiper“ Mey

O’Neal and Azonic team rider Max Mey is famous for his powerful style mixed with fresh trick combos. The German is the first rider that landed a Windshield Wiper (oppo whip to regular whip) in competition at the Colorado Freeride Festival back in 2016. Filmer Dennis Brücher joined Max to create a small edit at […]

ANDREEV 3rd IN BEST TRICK at WHITE STYLE

O’Neal team rider Petr Andreev got an invitation to ride the White Style in Leogang last weekend and was able to show a solid performance. Petr: „It was my first “White Style” and it was really fun! Of course, I watched the highlights of the past events and expected how hard and fast the course […]

New video of Petr Andreev

O’Neal proudly presents the video “amBADASSador” produced by Petr Andreev, Vincent Allard and Pavel Vabishchevich. Petr Andreev: “It’s always fun to travel the world and ride bikes. Ride perfect dirt lines, dry jumps, and beautiful trails, to have the possibility to train in the foam pit every day. This is what everyone’s dreaming of during the winter – escaping the […]

JAMES DOERFLING AT RAMPAGE

Rampage is over for another year, another one bites the dust…quite literally in many cases. Yet again this year there was a lot of discussion around the safety of the event. With our own James Doerfling back from a summer of being side-lined by injury, just being selected to ride in this prestigious event was […]

TAKING IT TO THE MAX – THE NEXT CHAPTER

Shout-out to our German MTB Hero Max Hartenstern. Four years ago Max started his very successful DH career with O’Neal. 2016 was by far his most successful year. Max won the German and European Downhill Cups AND the German and the European Champs in the U19 category. Those in the know predict an awesome future […]

Jakub Vencl 2nd at Crankworx

O’Neal’s Jakub Vencl had an awesome start at Crankworx in Whistler. He placed 2nd in his first ever Dual Speed and Style event. From Jakub: “First day of Crankworx and first discipline – Dual Speed and Style. It was also my first time trying Speed and Style. I didn’t feel very fast in practise, but […]

Flor and Hartenstern German DH Champions

Jan Flor and Max Hartenstern are the 2016 German MTB Downhill Champions in the U17 and U19 category. From Max: “Tabarz was a stop of the German Downhill Cup and the German DH Championship. The track was the same like last year with a few small changes in the top and middle sections. After the […]

Quentin Derbier placed 2nd at JBC 4X Revelations

From Quentin: Just back from the craziness in Czech Republic – 4X Pro Tour #4! Great satisfaction with another 2nd place (3rd podium in a row). I still don’t desperate to have a big win before the end of the season! This track is the one from multi time 4X champion and local hero Tomas […]

Greg Minnaar makes history again!

At Fort William this year we had a feeling of déjà vu. Greg Minnaar won again. For the 6th time on this track. More than any other male rider at Fort William. With this victory, he added yet another World Cup gold medal to his collection. His 19th win. More than any other male rider […]

Hartenstern and Flor victorious at European DH Cup

Max Hartenstern (U19) and Jan Flor (U17) dominated the European Downhill Cup Series in Schladming. Both O’Neal team riders were victorious in their age categories. From Max: “The 3rd round of the European DH Cup in Schladming was really successful for me. The track this year was the same as last year but it was […]