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UTAH DEBUTS NEW MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK THIS SUMMER

Press Release Photos courtesy of Powder Mountain EDEN, UTAH (June 20, 2022) 一 On Thursday, July 14, Powder Mountain, located in the Wasatch Mountains of Eden, Utah, will unveil its new lift-served bike park, coined “Dirt Mountain,” part of a five-year expansion project that enhances on-mountain offerings year round. Utah’s beloved “uncrowded, unspoiled” ski resort […]

THE ESCAPE: BACK TO THE ROOTS WITH FRISCHI

Press Release Mountain biking’s 1996 Olympic silver medalist, Thomas Frischknecht. Photo courtesy of SCOTT  From road, to cyclocross to mountain biking, Thomas “Frischi” Frischkneckt has done it all. But it’s gravel that remains his favorite way to travel, especially along the beautiful Rhine River that lines the Switzerland-Germany border. In this episode of ‘The Escape’ […]

ALPINESTARS’ NEW ATHLETES AND GEAR MAKE THEIR DEBUT IN “DESERT BLOSSOMS” FREERIDE VIDEO

  Torrance, Calif. – Alpinestars today announced its latest short video, “Desert Blossoms,” https://www.youtube.com/user/AlpinestarsVideos a shoot filmed in the Utah desert with three new team athletes and a look at some of the latest mountain bike clothing, gear, and protection from the Spring 2022 line. The Team expands for 2022, introducing Freeride riders Ryan McNulty, […]

CRANKWORX ANNOUNCES ITS 2022 WORLD TOUR

Crankworx has announced its 2022 World Tour, and it’s back with a vengeance and breaking new ground. On the calendar, a four-stop schedule including the return of the iconic Whistler festival after a two-year hiatus, and the addition of a new World Tour stop.

5 BIKE PARKS THAT ARE OPEN IN THE WINTER

(This list came to us in a press release from Rokform. We haven’t been to some of these locations ourselves, and we can’t vouch for all the information, but they sound good, so we thought we’d share them with you. We included Rokform’s info about their products, too, along with MBA Senior Editor John Ker’s […]

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.  

THE TDS ENDURO EXPERIENCE

Written and Photographed by Traece Craig Tucked away in my small hometown of Grass Valley, California, there is a unique event that is more of an experience than it is a race. To some, TDS Enduro is an invite-only event where top pros gather to compete on the Sanchez family’s private land (known as “The […]

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 […]

DOUBLE-HEADER DAY SEES BROOK MACDONALD BACK ON TOP IN DUAL SLALOM, FIRSTS FOR KIALANI HINES AND BAS VAN STEENBERGEN, AND 6TH PUMP TRACK WIN FOR CAROLINE BUCHANAN

Press Release    ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND November 6, 2021 — It started with Pump Track in the sun and ended with Dual Slalom in the sludge and athletes grinning ear to ear. The second day of live action from Crankworx Rotorua saw a mix of DH specialists, freeriders, multi-disciplinarians, BMX Olympians, and enduro specialists stake their […]

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY’S UNDERGROUND BIKE PARK, PART 2

Check out MBA’s “Photo of the Day” from 2015 to learn more about Louisville, Kentucky’s remarkable underground bike park, built inside an old limestone mine. The air inside the park reportedly stayed just below 60 degrees Fahrenheit all year round, because of the natural temperature of the cavern, situated 100 feet below the earth’s surface. […]

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 […]

BEERS AND SARROU WIN 2021 CAPE EPIC

Sarrou was at a loss for words after his eight days of mountain biking. “This is just incredible,” he said. “I have no words. It’s been such an amazing week riding with Matt. We had the yellow jersey right from the start and we never let it go. It feels amazing to win the Absa Cape Epic. Thank you to the entire team – the staff, the mechanics, everyone involved has made this possible.”