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2021 PROVING GROUNDS

The 2021 Proving Grounds kicked off again this year at the Oregon Dirt Park just outside of Bend, Oregon. Flash back to 2019 when Proving Grounds was born. The concept was to blur the lines between big mountain and slopestyle, and in this year’s event, athletes were able to choose their own lines. The course […]

HOW TO RIDE A BIKE PARK

Jeff Lenosky shreds the trails in Bentonville, Arksansa, in this cool video. The town has come to be recognized as one of the top mountain bike destinations in America. It offers miles of fantastic trails, some of which you can access right from the downtown area.  

VIDEO: EXTREME SANTA

The world’s top mountain bike park during the summer turns into a snow-covered ski resort in the winter, so Santa stops by for a visit.

CRANKWORX ROTORUA PHOTO GALLERY

The official photographers at Rotorua captured some great photos of last week’s action. MBA’s John Ker went through hundreds of shots and picked out some of his favorites to create this selection. Dan Booker (left) and Brook MacDonald battle each other in the Dual Slalom event, where MacDonald took the win in the finals, his […]

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY’S UNDERGROUND BIKE PARK

The Louisville Mega Cavern is an underground tourist attraction that was built in a former limestone mine located about 100 feet below the city of Louisville, Kentucky. The mountain bike park that was housed in the cavernous interior is permanently closed now, but it was a fun place to visit while it lasted. MBA’s John […]

PHOTOS & RIDER LISTS FOR CRANKWORX ROTORUA

Press Release  ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND October 29, 2021 — Style, progression, speed, and good times with the Crankworx Family – it’s all set to go down as the final stop of the Crankworx World Tour takes shape.   November 1-7, the eyes of action sports fans around the world will be on Crankworx Rotorua as the best all-round […]

BEST OF THE BEST SOON TO BE CROWNED AT FINAL STOP OF 2021 CRANKWORX WORLD TOUR

November 1-7, Crankworx Rotorua 2021 will not only play host to some of the world’s best, bringing the Crankworx Family together one last time, but it will also celebrate the best of the best. As the last stop of the 2021 World Tour, it will see the King and Queen of Crankworx crowned, the Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship awarded, and, if the stars align, history’s second Triple Crown of Slopestyle trophy handed out.

Bentonville Bike Fest: Day 1 Recap

Some of you may be unaware of what Bentonville, Arkansas, has to offer for mountain biking. We will be honest in saying that we had no clue how awesome it really was until our visit to the Bentonville Bike Festival. The town is best known as the birthplace of the retailer Walmart. There is even […]

ROBIN GOOMES CLAIMS SPOT IN “HERSTORY” BOOKS AS FIRST WOMAN TO LAND BACKLIP IN CRANKWORX COMPETITION

Robin Goomes pulled her backflip in the Speed and Style Competition. Photo: Clint Trahan. [Here’s the official news report from the staff at Crankworx:] INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, June 18, 2021 – Today’s CLIF Speed & Style Innsbruck competition can be summed up by the following: world-firsts, progression, winning streaks, and game-time double backflips.   See below […]

Crankworx Innsbruck Dual Slalom & Photos

As reported by Julia Montague of Crankworx:  INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, June 17, 2021 – Precision and power were the names of the game in the Specialized Dual Slalom Innsbruck today, as live broadcast action kicked off from Crankworx Innsbruck 2021. With a start list that featured a who’s who from every corner of mountain bike racing, it was hard […]

The Mammoth Kamikaze: Mountain Bikers vs. The Volcano

UNPAVED – an adventure travel show through the lens of extreme sports! Follow host Kevin Alves while he explores the path less traveled. This episode, Kevin takes us to the edge with his first love, mountain biking. Join Kevin as he explores the iconic and infamous ‘Kamikaze’ downhill mountain bike race on the slopes of […]