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Welcome to ATBrider.com
ATBrider.com is currently looking for dedicated ATB riders in the U.S, U.K and N.Z to become news reporters for ATBrider.com. Do you have the skills to report on the news in your local area? And make this site more relivant to ATBers in your neck of the woods? Send us and email to admin@ATBrider.com
You dont have to be an english professor, as long as you can use a full stop. And you know whats what about ATB in your part of the world.

Keep on riding.
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New Movies
I've just uploaded some new movies from the last few months riding in Australia. I've got a movie from a sesh last october at JM's farm. And two vids of the Damage Board Riders.

The first damage vid is footage from one of their practice sessions, and footage from the Springfest Demo in Ballarat. The second vid is just a quick edit of footage from the latest damage demo, held last weekend, at the Big Boys Toys expo again in Ballarat. I have done basicly no editing of this vid, just stuck all of the good bits together. It still tells a bit of a story though,

Lochtober @ JM's Farm, 1m 41s, 11mb

Damage Demo @ Springfest, 4m25s, 31mb

Damage Demo @ Big Boys Toys, 3m24s, 24mb
Posted by admin on 29 March 2007 at 11:25 AM
Mt.BawBaw FreeRide March 3rd+4th
BawBaw is on again. The febuary session was fantastic. With the lift running for 12 hours in total over the two days. And the temperature was a comfortable 20-25 degrees C.

Get yourself to Mt.BawBaw Alpine Resort on the 3rd and 4th of March, and soak in the atmosphere and excitment of Mountain Boarding in Australia's high country.

The terrain suits beginners to experts alike, with a number of kickers and rails to hit for the freestylers. Its an event not to be missed. Lifts open 10am-4pm daily. With equipment, board hire and beginner lessons all available on the mountain.

So call BawBaw and book now, PH: 1300 651 136 and secure your place.

For more info goto. munroboards.com

Posted by admin on 18 February 2007 at 02:10 PM
Mt. BawBaw FreeRide Feb 3rd+4th
The lifts will be running so this is set to be an awsome event. If you've never tried the sport of mountain boarding, or just a seasoned campaigner. Get yourself and your friends to Mt. BawBaw Alpine Resort on the 3rd and 4th of Febuary.
Lift tickets, lessons, board and equipment hire will be available on the weekend. So it's the perfect opportunity to sample this exciting sport while taking in the atmosphere of summer in victorias high country.

For more information click here and check out the details on munroboards.com.

Posted by admin on 18 January 2007 at 08:28 PM
Damage Boardriders Demo @ Ballarat Springfest
Posted by admin on 9 November 2006 at 01:21 AM
freeRIDER DVD now available!
After months of filming, the first ATBrider.com DVD is complete. freeRIDER is a short film which has been put together as a demonstration of the sport. Something you can show your friends who have never heard of or seen mountain boarding before. It contains various styles of ATB including; freestyle, freeride, street and bigair. And features some of the best riders in Australia in these diciplines.

freeRIDER is filmed in 16:9 widescreen and features the music of Melbourne-based metal band Rising Dissent. The DVD contains a 10 minute feature, and extras including 8 of the ATBrider.com web movies.

The DVD is presented in a full sized DVD case with full-colour front and back covers. If you want to get a copy email me at admin@ATBrider.com it's $6 per copy and $3 for postage anywhere in Australia. For delivery outside Australia postage costs vary, contact me via email and I will work out the postage costs individually. I have also setup a PayPal account, so I will setup an online order page very soon.

I would like to thank all involved with the freeRIDER DVD, without your co-operation i wouldn't have got this off the ground. A big thank you too; the riders, Rising Dissent, everyone who helped with filming, and Narelle. Happy

Click Here to Order Online

Posted by admin on 13 September 2006 at 02:36 PM
NEW! Dirt Theory Blackhawk "S"
Dirt Theory have released a new incarnation of their popular Blackhawk mountain board. Priced at $460 on the Dirt Theory website, the Blackhawk "S" enters the market as a challenger to the MBS Core8.
The Blackhawk "S" features S2-B Ratchet bindings, DT skate style trucks and and 115cm board length. Whcih should please taller riders trying to get into the sport on a budget.
With a reduced spin weight compared to the channel truck version, the Blackhawk "S" should please freestylers looking to get that extra advantage when spining the board.

So check out Mountainboards.com.au. The Blackhawk "S" may be just what you're looking for.
Posted by admin on 5 August 2006 at 05:00 PM
Ausatb.org File Hosting Online
Some of you may be wondering why the lack of updates on ATBrider.com. Well for those of you who have looked hard enough there has been some new photos in the last few months but little else.

But i have been busy lately, having taken over admin responsibilities over at ausatb.org. And i've had my hands full with a number of tasks on that site.

This coupled with the fact that its currently winter in australia, makes atb riding and atb news a bit slow.

But on the subject of Ausatb.org. I am pleased to announce a new hosted site. The ausatb.org file shack. This site is for ausatb.org members to upload their pics and movies, using a web based file uploader. The system is simple to use and each member(on request) will get their own directory on www.ausatb.atbrider.com, to store their pics and movies for viewing online.

This is a free service provied by ATBrider.com for all members of the Ausatb.org message board.
Posted by admin on 22 July 2006 at 06:21 PM
Ground Industries Website UPDATE!
GI have updated their web site to show-off their 2006 range. The main improvement to their range this year is an upgraded Bionic Truck, with a number of changes from the previous Bionic. The design still utilises the T3 torsion cube's, but the look of the truck is vastly improved.

Check it out and other new developments at groundindustries.com.
Posted by admin on 17 May 2006 at 11:07 PM
Whats a Howla?
And no it's not your little brother after he's crashed into a tree.

Howla is a new ATB design under development in the UK. Utilising a carbon fibre deck and a unique truck design. The howla could be just what you're looking for...

Check it out at www.howla.com

Their website isn't very discriptive, but you can also have a look at some pics at http://www.boarderz.ru/index.php?aid=905, but the text is in russian.
Posted by admin on 13 May 2006 at 04:59 PM
International Mountainboard Riders Association.
The IMRA has opened it's doors, or should I say website. Continuing in the tradition of ATBmag, the IMBA has been formed to promote the World Series and other international events.

Their website houses information on upcoming international events, the first version of their common rule book, and a forum for discussion on anything applicable to the IMRA. The idea being to create a centralised point for assisting in development of the sport internationally.

So go check out the website at www.mountainboarding.org and help make ATB as big as it should be.
Posted by admin on 13 May 2006 at 04:48 PM
More hosted sites.
In the last couple of weeks ATBrider.com has gained some new hosted sites. I would like to welcome the Fakie Krew and Nick Milordis onto ATBrider and hope they enjoy their stay. The Fakie Krew is a newly formed group of young riders based in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. And Nick is a rider from s/w Western Australia looking to promote ATB on the west coast.

I will update the side bar soon with links to their respective sites. Enjoy.
Posted by admin on 22 April 2006 at 04:02 PM
Scuz Issue #10
The UK based Mountain Boarding 'zine has just completed their 10th issue, and is now in circulation. This is the first issue of Scuz to be printed in colour.

The 'zine is available throughout the UK. But since ATBMag has stopped printing a hard version there has been talk of getting Scuz distributed into other countries, either posted over or printed locally. So with a bit of luck we might see a few copies of Scuz Issue #10 in Australia sometime in the near future.

For more information on Scuz issue #10 go to www.scuz.info.
Posted by admin on 5 April 2006 at 03:00 PM
More Media!
After a strange but exciting weekends riding at Mt. Bawbaw Alpine Resort. With a cold snap bringing snow to the australian alps two months before the start of winter. There is now more new movies and photos in the archive.

The two new movies feature the music of Rising Dissent, a Melboune based metal band. I would like to thank Rising Dissent for allowing me to use their music in the ATBrider.com movies.
Posted by admin on 4 April 2006 at 02:16 AM
Photos and Videos
I have updated the Photos and Movies sections. There is some photos from the '06 Mt. Buller road trip and from todays freeride in Bacchus Marsh.

Also, there is a short movie of Jarrad Cronins brutal crash at Parkfest '06. The angle isn't the best, kicker side of the downramp, and i know that others on the day got better shots of the crash. But its the best i've got.

Posted by admin on 25 March 2006 at 10:24 PM
Huge response from U.S and U.K
Since announcing ATBrider.com on the U.S and U.K ATB fourms the response has been massive. So much so that the server nearly maxed out its bandwidth. So for the last 12 hours or so, the HI quality movies have been removed.

I have since upgraded ATBrider.com's bandwidth to double it's previous allocation. This should insure there will be no downtime during peak load periods.

The high quality movies are now again available to download. Including the full two and a half minute Parkfest 06 movie.

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank www.incompetech.com and www.dilvie.com. Without these free-to-use musical resources, the completion of the ATBrider.com movies would not have been possible.
Posted by admin on 23 March 2006 at 02:12 PM
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