25 years of international racing at Mont Sainte Anne (MSA). It's funny to think that the sport has been going that long now, but 2015 marks the quarter century for Gestev's (the organiser) annual gathering of the mountain bike community, and also the landmark 150th UCI Downhill World Cup.

Photo credit: Andre Lyra

The event opened today with speeches from Gestev's team, plus special speakers and past MSA winners Sam Hill, Stevie Smith and Rachel Atherton.

But hang on a second, what the hell is that bike in the workstand behind them?! Prepare to go back to the future:

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