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5 BIKE PARKS THAT ARE OPEN IN THE WINTER

You may find a few surprises in here. Most of them are in places that we thought would be too cold for mountain biking in the winter, including Wyoming, Canada, and Minnesota, but it looks like the riders in these locations think differently

(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…
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ABSA EXTENDS LONG-STANDING SPONSORSHIP OF CAPE EPIC

Absa has contracted to be the race's sponsor for three more years

In Absa's deep history of involvement with sports and sporting events in Africa, the 16-year-long sponsorship of the Absa Cape Epic has been one of the Absa Group's longest-standing relationships. It has been, without doubt, one of Absa's…
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COLORS OF MEXICO: VIDEO

Kilian Bron takes us on a spectacular mountain bike ride through the incredilbe landscapes and cityscapes of Mexico

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00PB3Ng5hhY
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CRANKWORX ROTORUA PHOTO GALLERY

A collection of our favorite photos from last week's event

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…
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DOUBLE-HEADER DAY SEES BROOK MACDONALD BACK ON TOP IN DUAL SLALOM, FIRSTS FOR KIALANI HINES AND BAS…

Second day of live broadcast Crankworx action from Rotorua combines sunny Pump Track over breakfast, followed by a wet and wild day of Dual Slalom for dinner

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…
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Scotty’s Scotland Showcase | All-New Series

Scotty Laughland launches an all-new sustainable mountain bike series aimed at showcasing exactly what makes Scotland a true mecca for both local and visiting riders. Episode 1 is out NOW!

Scotty's Scotland Showcase is a 6-part series that will focus on - you guessed it - 6 different regions throughout Scotland that boast some of the best mountain biking trails in the UK.
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PHOTOS & RIDER LISTS FOR CRANKWORX ROTORUA

World’s best all-round athletes on deck for five broadcast events live on Red Bull TV from New Zealand

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…
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SALSA CYCLES PRESENTS: BANANA BELT BIKE PEOPLE

Check out the Arkansas River Valley in Colorado

...the Arkansas River Valley blesses it with warmer, clearer weather than the surrounding area through the winter. It’s a phenomenon known as a banana belt, and the riders who live in the area know how to make the most of it. 
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BEERS AND SARROU MOVE INTO STRIKING DISTANCE IN CAPE EPIC

Absa Cape Epic, Saturday, October 23, 2021

For nearly half the day’s racing, the leading teams remained close together. The shake-up came, as it has on every stage this year when the climbing for the day started. Hans Becking and José Dias (Buff Scott MTB) made the early dash…
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BEST OF THE BEST SOON TO BE CROWNED AT FINAL STOP OF 2021 CRANKWORX WORLD TOUR

November 1-7, King and Queen of Crankworx, Slopestyle World Championship and Triple Crown of Slopestyle, all up for grabs in Rotorua

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…
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WORLD CHAMP SEEWALD IGNITES STAGE 3 OF CAPE EPIC

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, South Africa

Absa Cape Epic Press Release:   Seewald has been threatening to show his World Champion credentials all week, and today that finally proved the case as he and Stošek powered to an important stage win.…
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SARROU, BEERS ROMP TO ABSA CAPE EPIC STAGE 2 WIN

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The pair comfortably won the 98km stage that took riders from Ceres to Saronsberg, Tulbagh in a time of 3:56:02. The stage victory means they remain in the overall yellow leader jerseys going into tomorrow’s 91km stage that features many of…
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LAURA STIGGER AND SINA FREI WIN THE ABSA CAPE EPIC PROLOGUE

The epic event is underway again in South Africa

Mud-splattered by the finish, the pair were delighted with their efforts. “It was really tough out there today thanks to the weather, but we are used to those conditions from some of our recent XCO rides, so we handled it well,” said …
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