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  • Update March 2016

    19 March 2016 News 391
    Update March 2016 I did a good MTB training Session in Spain. On the 20th February I got a little out of control when I did a manual on my bike. Somehow I had trouble to get out of my pedal and was late to plant my foot.The force was quite high on my foot and…
  • Look back and forward 2016

    31 December 2015 News 501
    Look Back 2015 & forward 2016 First of all I wish you all a happy new year. The change of the year is a moment for me to look back and forward. To analyze and to make plans for the coming year.2015 was a tough year for me because I got a complicated broken…
  • Perspactives

    24 August 2014 News 927
    Perspactives - Die Samsung Plattform für junge Talente mit Visionen Auf der interaktiven Plattform perspactives.com dreht sich alles rund um einen aktiven Lifestyle auf Rädern und Brettern. Seit diesem Jahr bin ich Botschafter für Perspactives und gebe euch…
  • Wildi's News #2

    24 June 2014 News 1015
    Seasonstart 2014 After a couple of top 10 results in last Enduro World Series 2013 it was finally possible to get my first podium in this worldwide series. The third place lastweekend at the race in Valloire was a wonderful surprise, because my hand was…
  • Wildi's News

    10 February 2014 News 1236
    Season Preparation The poor snow conditions in January in Northern Switzerland allowed me to do already some training on the bike. Unfortunately I got a persistent cough, because of the cold air. At weekends I worked for the Swiss Ski- and Snowboardschule…
  • Buffalo Soldiers

    30 October 2013 Press Release 1398
    Following footprints of Buffalo Soldiers The Swiss mountain biker is exploring the roots of his sport in the United States. It is something that world class marathon downhill biker René Wildhaber has often wondered about: "Where are the roots of mountain…
  • Buffalo Soldiers

    30 October 2013 Press Release 2635
    Auf den Spuren der Buffalo Soldiers Der Schweizer Biker forscht in den USA nach den Ursprüngen seiner Sportart. Die eine Frage hatte sich René Wildhaber, der Weltklasse-Marathon-Downhiller, schon oft gestellt: "Wo hat der Mountainbikesport eigentlich seinen…
  • Enduro World Series 2013

    29 October 2013 News 1647
    Enduro World Series The World Enduro Series is running. It's crazy how much it changed the feeling of this type of racing. Before it was also a lot of fun, now it's very serious racing. For myself I try to still have fun on the bike. So far i'm happy with the…
  • Trans Savoie

    28 September 2013 News 1819
    8 Racedays in a row: Trans Savoie und EWS Val D'Isere My favorite race of the year 2013 is the Trans-Savoie in the French Alps. With 69 other riders we started in Val d'Isère for this epic adventure enduro race. Over six days of racing we climbed 5000 meters…
  • #notbad

    02 August 2013 News 1227
    30 days in New Zealand. . . #notbad The result of 30 days of bicycle tomfoolery in New Zealand with the Trek C3 team is the new Anthill film #notbad. On Monday, 29 July 2013 broadcasted Anthill Fims a free online-premiere. Now the film is available for…
  • Dakine Trailfox 2013

    09 June 2013 News 1260
    Wildi's Foxes Coming weekend it is time for the 11th Dakine Trailfox in Flims. This bike rally has an unique atmosphere with three races on three days with one bike. I won this race overall six times. This year I do not participate as a competitor – with my…
  • Buffalo Soldiers - Episode 4

    15 April 2013 Press Release 1236
    Buffalo Soldiers - Episode 4: The Evolution Towards the end of his Buffalo Soldiers adventure, René Wildhaber attends the Redbull Rampage. Here, the downhill biker who usually isn't phased that easily turns into an amazed spectator. The free ride pros try to…
  • Buffalo Soldiers - Episode 3

    02 April 2013 Press Release 1149
    Buffalo Soldiers - Episode 3: MTB Trailriding in the Wild West René Wildhaber makes his own dream come true by riding the 60 kilometer super trail "The Whole Enchilada" in one go. It's a tough test: On top of the trail, there is still snow on the ground, and…
  • Red Bull SKiLLS

    29 March 2013 News 1337
    Searching the Champ of the slopes At the Red Bull Skills event, a mix of Super G, Slalom, Downhill and Giant Slalom, I go the possibility to ski the first time in my life on a real Nordica race ski and in a race suite. It was great to get in touch with the…
  • Buffalo Soldiers - Episode 1

    04 March 2013 Press Release 1268
    Link to the first Buffalo Soldiers Episode René Wildhaber takes us to his home town Flums in the canton of St. Gallen where he finds inspiration for his Buffalo Soldiers trip in the old house of his uncle. Bike legend Hans Rey had once told Wildhaber about…
  • Greenhouse

    12 January 2013 News 1222
    Pumptrack Race The Greenhouse Pumptrack Race Event in Ostermundigen bei Bern was great. Compare to 2012 the track was three times longer but also in a good shape. At one spot of the track the organizer and builder dug such a big hole in the ground that it…
  • Update

    01 January 2013 News 1278
    Time for looking back and organise 2013 Hopefully you had a good start into 2013. Time for me to do a short personal look back into 2012 and outlook for 2013. Another year has gone by. When I look back on it, I see some important happenings. The premiere of…
  • Buffalo Soldiers - Making of

    31 December 2012 News 1228
    Making of Buffalo Soldiers In March 2013 I will present my four web episodes from the Buffalo Soldiers project. I will explain the story of those cycling soldiers and the state of the art of mountainbiking. Here you can see a summary of the making of photos…
  • Buffalo Soldiers

    01 October 2012 Press Release 1452
    René Wildhaber The Swiss mountain biker is exploring the roots of his sport in the United States. It is something that world class marathon downhill biker René Wildhaber has often wondered about: "Where are the roots of mountain biking?". He wasn't thinking…
  • Strength in Numbers

    20 August 2012 News 1460
    Nepal Segement The full Nepal segment with Andrew Shandro and me of the bike film "Strength in Numbers" of Anthill films is now available. Enjoy! Film 21,650,350 .
  • Race-News

    12 August 2012 News 1424
    Review: Trek Bike Attack, Mégavalanche and Crankworx Last weekend I did the long distance-downhill race Trek Bike Attack in Lenzerheide (Switzerland). I could celebrate a victory – my seventh at this race. I had a good qualification run at Saturday, but the…
  • Mégavalanche Alpe d'Huez

    24 July 2012 Press Release 1434
    A crashed favourite at the Mégavalanche Alpe d'Huez Amongst long-distance downhill races with a mass start, the Mégavalanche Alpe d'Huez is considered as the grand prize. And Onza Tires has one of the favourites in its team with six-time winner René…
  • Update

    25 June 2012 News 1667
    Season Review: From Sea Otter Classic to Dakine Trailfox The weather was as changing as the events I joined in the last few months. After a winter with heavy snowfalls in the Alps, I started the 2012 bike season in California. A perfect place to go riding…
  • Onza Tires

    01 May 2012 Press Release 2555
    Making the step across the pond This year, Onza Tires was at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California as an exhibitor for the first time: René Wildhaber was ripping the local trails, and the brand's new tires were on display at the booth and on a…
  • Teaser - Strength in Numbers

    26 March 2012 News 1627
    Filmpremiere In spring 2012 The teaser gives some impressions about our bike trip in Nepal. Local Bikers showing their trails and explaining the nepalese culture to us. Anthill Films presents: Strength in Numbers. An unforgetable adventure in my life! Andrew…
  • Greenhouse Urban MTB Race

    26 February 2012 Press Release 1994
    Onza Tires Team Riders get Their hands on the prizes In mid-January, Adrian Kiener invited to the «Bergamont Greenhouse Urban MTB Race» on the outskirts of Bern. In one of the greenhouses of the Kiener market garden, the invited pro riders competed on a pump…
  • Greenhouse - Urban Mountainbike Race

    18 January 2012 News 1810
    Indoor Pumptrack & Gold Sprint Race The urban mountainbike race in Bern was a nice possibility to switch from my skis to the bike. 32 riders from Switzerland and Germany were invited to this pumptrack race. We raced with full power on the little, but nice…
  • Mégavalanche La Réunion

    11 December 2011 Press Release 1678
    More than a touch of exotic at the end of the season At the end of the season Onza Tires team rider René Wildhaber treated himself to a whole load of exotic: After staying in the Himalaya to shoot for a movie, Wildhaber travelled to Réunion where he finished…
  • Mégavalanche La Réunion

    05 December 2011 News 2217
    Last race of the season 2011 At the Mégavlanache in Alpe d'Huez I reached the third place. For this reason I won a flight ticket to the Mégavalanche on Reunion Island. Therefore I traveled on 19 November to the French island east of Madagascar. First I rode…
  • Nepal

    05 December 2011 News 1667
    Anthill Film Project in Nepal I had a great time during my four-week stay in Nepal. With the Canadian Anthill Films crew. I traveled to different places in Nepal from lowland rice fields and jungle to the glaciers of the high mountains. Different native…
  • Chilcotins Adventure

    08 September 2011 News 1466
    With Ross Schnell and Marco Toniolo in the outback of British Columbia My first ride on the brand new Trek Slash! Ross Schnell and me had the possibility to do a trip in the on the Chilcotins. Together with the photographer Marco Toniolo, we rode in British…
  • Trek Bike Attack

    14 August 2011 Press Release 1651
    Wildhaber a class of his own The Bike Attack is one of Switzerland's traditional long-distance downhill races. And Onza Tires team rider René Wildhaber once again lived up to his status as the race favourite: He won the classic event for the sixth time. The…
  • Mégavalanche Alpe d'Huez

    18 July 2011 Press Release 2085
    Wildhaber on the Podium despite crashing René Wildhaber is further chasing his seventh win at the «Mégavalanche Alpe d'Huez»: After having crashed twice and catching up again, the Onza Tires team rider finished in third. Alpe d'Huez is a magical place not…
  • Dakine Trailfox

    09 July 2011 News 1543
    Freeride Rallye Flims Back in Switzerland I could win the Dakine Trailfox and there was also a report on Swiss television. It is very hard to get into this station! Here is the link to the report:…
  • Rock Shox Experience

    31 May 2011 News 1446
    Great trails in Bolivia End of May did we start the adventure „Rock Shox Experience" in Bolivia. The crew was the rider Jérôme Clementz (France), the filmer and photographer Marco Toniolo, organizer Alistair Matthews (http://www.gravitybolivia.com) and the…
  • Enduro Ride Riva del Garda

    05 May 2011 Press Release 3140
    Podium Finishes for onza tires Just one week after the Worldcup opener, Onza Tires' team riders René Wildhaber and David Graf both finished on the podium. And David Graf showed that he's as swift as an arrow even without a starting gate and competitors to…
  • Trek C3 Project - Hawaii

    30 April 2011 News 1626
    Shooting in Maui - Hawaii At the End of February I flew with my Trek C3 Projects teammates to Maui (Hawaii). The first ride on my new special painted Trek Remedy, in snow leopard design, was along the ocean. I saw whales jumping and also hearing them making…
  • Urge Cabo Verde

    14 April 2011 News 1771
    Invitational Race With humanitarian background My bike season 2011 has started with the adventure "Urge Cabo Verde". This invitational race by Fabien Barel has a humanitarian background. We were 15 riders and had to do four different race courses on two…
  • Urge Cabo Verde

    21 February 2011 Press Release 1366
    Onza tires' team riders go island hopping René Wildhaber's mountain biking season already started in February this year: From Paris, he flew to the Cape Verde Islands where Fabien Barel hosted 15 riders and photographer Sven Martin for the «Urge Cabo Verde».…