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JACOB JEWETT AT LEOGANG

Maxxis didn’t identify the rider or the photographer, so we went online to comb through the results to see what rider had the number 150 on his plate.

AARON GWIN: GOING FOR SIX

“I was very motivated going into that first race… and I feel the same way after. I just want to keep improving every weekend” – Aaron Gwin Going for Six, Episode 2:  LINK HERE: When we think about our favorite DH racers we typically don’t get to see the real heart and courage that goes on, […]

RIDING WITH MOUNTAIN BIKE PRO ATHLETES

MOUNTAIN BIKING WITH PRO ATHLETES IN WINDROCK TENNESSEE Join Nik Nestoroff, Dakotah Norton, and Christopher Grice for an onboard lap as they ride a 7-minute long break Downhill run in Windrock, Tennessee. This trail drops over 500 feet per minute! The KHS Pro Team has just wrapped up the Fontana Race series with two overall […]

USA ANNOUNCES NATIONAL DOWNHILL CALENDAR FOR 2022

USA Cycling announced on Thursday the dates and locations for the 2022 National Downhill Series. The NDHS, formally known as the Pro Gravity Tour (Pro GRT), saw great success in 2021, despite several races canceling due to outside factors, including COVID.

VIDEO: YOUTH AND GLORY, FEATURING TEGAN CRUZ,

Born and raised in Pemberton, B.C. Tegan is a byproduct of both nature and nurture influences that have led him to jump straight into World Cup racing, barely at race age. With an older brother who has been racing on a factory team since he was junior, clearly, there are shared genetics playing a role. […]

NEVADA STATE GRAVITY CHAMPIONSHIPS AT BOOTLEG CANYON

  Pro Men’s winner Nikolas Nestoroff. (Photo by Jerry Walton/SoStokedAerial) Steven Walton, a.k.a. “The Swaltonator,”  was suffering from the flu at the race, but he competed anyway. His performance was probably not as good as it would have been if he’d been feeling better, but he still took fourth among the Pro Men. As long […]

THE INTENSE FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2022

The team will continue to develop and race the prototype alloy INTENSE M279 DH bike. They’ll be working closely together on some new changes and special tweaks for 2022. Further, Seth and Joe will race the new INTENSE Tracer enduro bike at select Enduro World Series (EWS) races this year.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: THE GREATEST DOWNHILL RACE RUN EVER

Back in 2015, Aaron Gwin made history when he broke his chain at the start of his final run in the World Cup downhill at Leogang, Austria. To the shock of everyone there, including the race commentators, Gwin went all out and rode the whole course without a chain. When he crossed the finish line […]

BOOTLEG CANYON GETS READY FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF RACING

  Bootleg Canyon, Nevada, has announced its schedule for 2022. Be sure to go to the Bootleg Canyon website (https://www.bootlegcanyonracing.com/) to register for the events and to check for any changes to the race schedule before making your final travel plans for the races. Notice that they will have both enduro and enduro e-bike races […]

PRIME NEW PUMP TRACK, ROWDY DH MUD BATH, AND SCORES OF HYPED FANS GIVE BEST IN THE WORLD A TASTE OF QUEENSTOWN RACING FOR SECOND STOP OF CRANKWORX SUMMER SERIES NZ

Blenki, charging into the gnar and through the wall of sound. Photo: Clint Trahan PRESS RELEASE Sam Blenkinsop and Louise Ferguson go all-out for the crowds and dominate in wet and wild DH Queenstown, New Zealand, December 6, 2021 – Along with great battles, standout performances, new tracks, and good times, racing at the second […]

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 […]

2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC RESULTS & PHOTO GALLERIES

Here’s the link to the Sea Otter results, including the Pro Dual Slalom finals from Saturday afternoon: https://results.raceroster.com/en-US/results/unstructured/3pykwe6tn5c4p99x?id=unstructured_3669 Note: if you try to check out the results for the Sea Otter races that haven’t been held yet, such as Pro Cross-Country as of Saturday night , the menu will bring up  the results from 2019. […]