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Former American DH racer turned SRAM PR Coordinator, Duncan Riffle shares his story and passion for all things mountain biking.
Welcome mountain bikers to Vital MTB's The Inside Line Podcast Back in early December of 2016, I met with Duncan Riffle. I've known Duncan for years and had shot photos with him when he was a pro downhill racer, competing on the World Cup circuit in the early and mid 2000's. Since then he's become a staple of SRAM's marketing department. What's funny is that I think of him as Duncan Riffle the American downhiller...the guy who won a Mt. Snow Vermont NORBA National in the rain. But he explained to me that most of his interaction today is with people who only know him as a SRAM guy.
We go into his storied downhill career and how he successfully transitioned into an industry position - a transition that most ex-racers don't seem to make very well. if you've seen his Instagram posts, you know he has a TON of ink and he posts some heavy pieces of writing. We get into that a bit too.
Duncan is a focused, driven personality of our sport and I hope you enjoy learning about his dedication to racing and riding bikes as much as I did.
Below are some photos I shot of Duncan over the years as they pertain to the interview.
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