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2012

Bike Test: Specialized Camber Comp Carbon 29er

It’s no secret that here at MBA we have touted the 29er’s benefits in many cross-country and trail situations. But with the recent push for longer-travel options, we were curious about how much travel is necessary for the big-wheel platform. Specialized’s Epic and Stumpjumper big-wheel, full-suspension options have been big hits with us. Could the […]

American Cam Zink Wins Dual Speed and Style at Crankworx

We’re pretty sure Zink does these in his sleep. Photo: Stef Cand‚ | stefcande.blogspot.com   American Cameron Zink emerged victorious in the SRAM Dual Speed and Style event at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes after storming through a stacked field of both DH specialists and free riders alike. Zink relied on his slopestyle skills to pick […]

Atherton Domination at Day 3 of Crankworx Les 2 Alpes

Gee Atherton during his finals run. Photo: Stef Cand‚ | stefcande.blogspot.com   After qualifying first on Tuesday, Great Britain’s Gee Atherton came through in the finals to take the win in the inaugural Giant Air DH supported by Fox with a time of 4:26.87. New Zealand’s Sam Blenkinsop was through the gate second fastest and […]

Crankworx Les 2 Alpes Day 2 Race Report

Quentin Derbier used his four cross and DH skills to come out on top in the Dual Climb Event. Photo: Stef Cand‚ The Cannondale Dual Climb was the first event of the inaugural Crankworx Les 2 Alpes. First place and 1500? went to Frenchman and Grenoble local Quentin Derbier. “This was an original race format […]