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Fresh Vid: Brandon Semenuk’s road to the Joyride 3-peat

Brandon Semenuk first made the podium for Red Bull Joyride in 2007…at 16 years old. Since then, his passion for riding has turned into a career, and his dedication to progression has pushed the boundaries of what’s possible on a bike. Check out the profile of Red Bull Joyride’s 2014 champion, Brandon Semenuk, and how […]

No Big Deal: Brandon Semenuk Holds Third Red Bull Joyride Win!

Mountain biking superstar Brandon Semenuk (CAN) solidified his spot in the record books today – his first place finish in Red Bull Joyride marks his sixth podium finish in Crankworx slopestyle competition and his third first place finish in the event, a feat that has never before been accomplished. “I’m so pumped. It’s insane to […]

Wrapped Up: Crankworx EWS Round 6

From the folks up at Crankworx:   Crankworx Whistler is the biggest mountain biking festival in the world – so it was fitting that this weekend they threw the biggest enduro race of the season. The SRAM Canadian Open Enduro brought to you by Specialized may only have lasted a day – but it proved […]

Fresh News: Crankworx Releases Round 6 EWS Course

CRANKWORX RELEASES COURSE FOR ROUND SIX OF ENDURO WORLD SERIES Riders Will Face New and Reactivated Trails for SRAM Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized  WHISTLER, BC August 5, 2014 – Three days ahead of the start of Crankworx Whistler, one of the most closely guarded secrets of the mountain biking festival has been unveiled. […]

Crankworx Les 2 Alpes: Derbier Wins Back to Back Dual Climb Titles

The Hutchinson Dual Climb, described facetiously by the athletes as “a little grueling”, took place today at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes. Grenoble local Quentin Derbier’s stamina and technique was rewarded with first place and 800?. He keeps the Dual Climb title for the second year in a row after winning every single heat on the […]

Video: SRAM’s Steve Smith: Wandering

Coming off of a perfect sweep of the Crankworx Whistler downhill events, you can’t have a discussion about 2012 World Champion hopefuls without mentioning Steve Smith. SRAM put together this piece on their Canadian golden boy to help everyone get a glimpse of what he is all about. From SRAM: It could have something to-do […]

Cannondale’s Jerome Clementz Wins Final Event at Crankworx

Photo: Stef Cand‚ | stefcande.blogspot.com To end the week of Crankworx Les 2 Alpes’ mountain bike action, the infamous GT MOH, fueled by Kali, took place. The biggest names in enduro and downhill racing joined a field of 700 hardcore riders in a snowy mass start on the glacier at 11,154 feet. The entire course […]

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 […]

Photo of the Day: Classic Action at Whistler

“Here’s a sequence I shot of Martin Soderstrom pulling off a textbook-perfect tailwhip air at Crankworx in 2009. This shot ran in Mountain Bike Action a few months later. Check the November 2011 issue of Mountain Bike Action (on newsstands now) to see what kind of tricks the competitors were doing at the 2011 Crankworx competition. “For a little […]