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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.”

BACK-TO-BACK STAGE WINS FOR BECKING AND DIAS

“That was rough,” said Becking. “The pace was really fast from the start. We just wanted to stay in the lead group at that stage, which we managed to do. We both felt good all day, so on the final climb, we said ‘let’s go’ and we went. It’s a great feeling when your legs do what you want them to. I’m also so proud of José, he is riding so well this week.”

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.

VIDEO: 2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC PRO DUAL SLALOM HIGHLIGHTS

Dual Slalom at the 2021 Sea Otter Classic was packed full of action! Many will agree that this is the number one must-see for this event and as always, it is never a disappointment. From new up-and-coming athletes to experienced veterans, the field of riders is diverse. This year we witnessed some first-timers take the podium along with a retired pro racer take the crown.

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: LAST DAY HIGHLIGHTS

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: LAST DAY HIGHLIGHTS Take a lap around the 2021 Sea Otter Classic with mountain bike action to check out some of the latest and greatest 2021 new gear and bikes landing in North America. Kicking off the 3rd and 4th day of the 2021 Sea Otter Classic, our wrecking crew stopped for […]

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS

SEA OTTER CLASSIC: DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS Day two of the Sea Otter Classic Sea Otter kicked off with awesome weather and fellow riders full of stoke. Just like the first day, there was plenty to see! We saw a major boost in spectator attendance today but this also meant our wrecking crew was able to […]

Welcome to Bentonville

By: Traece Craig The bulk of my weekend in Bentonville, Arkansas, would be spent at an ideal hub for an event where like-minded people could witness all the mountain bike action unfold. Before arriving, I pondered a few questions: How good could it really be in northwest Arkansas? How does the average rider get to […]

KHS Video of Snowshoe World Cup Week

Video Snowshoe World Cup Week Every now and then two World Cup races just happen to take place in the same week, at the same place, totally normal, right? Well, that is what happened in Snowshoe, WV and the KHS pro MTB team was there to race. #khsbicycles #khspromtb SUBSCRIBE & RENEW HERE FOLLOW US […]

All systems go for the 2021 Absa Cape Epic, October 17-24

Most notably, the event will not have spectators, and access to race villages, water points, and other official areas will be strictly controlled. All participants and event staff must present a negative Covid-19 test before the start of the race and submit to a further antigen test during the event as an added screening measure. Whilst not a prerequisite to participate in the Absa Cape Epic, we do encourage all participants to be vaccinated. Further Covid-19 mitigation plans are in place and will be enforced.

Ride Day at SkyPark at Santa’s Village

Welcome to the first annual Mountain BIke Action Ride Day held in SkyPark at Santa’s Village. We had a fun-filled day seeing our current supporters and new brands for some trial time. Follow along with the wrecking crew as they burn through a party lap full of good laughs and good times. About SkyPark Whether […]

Destination: The Oaxaca Experience

What comes to mind when you think of Mexico? Is it a luxurious, mountainous adventure with loamy dirt, world-class food, beautiful views, historical architecture, and an inviting cultural experience? We will be honest and say that is not at all what first comes to mind.

10 REASONS WE LOVE TO RIDE

If you have yet to give this amazing sport a try, or you’ve been looking for a reason to get back out and ride, we hope this provides you with all the inspiration you need