Axell Hodges, Tyler Bereman, Twitch and More on the History of Freeriding

Film/Text: Red Bull Motorsports

One of the most common questions regarding freeride motocross is, “What is the difference between freeride and freestyle motocross?” While freestyle and freeride motocross have both been in the public eye since the mid-90’s, freeriding has been around since the invention of the first motorcycle. Simply put, the act of freeriding is just riding your motorcycle freely in the open wild — similar to a skateboarder venturing into the city streets. However, once freestyle hit the scene fans were so enthralled with the level of tricks that the simplicity of freeriding was quickly forgotten.

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