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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. […]

Nicolas Vouilloz Wins EWS E-Bike Enduro Race

The opening round of the 2021 EWS-E season saw a diverse mix of racers take to a huge course that encompassed three loops, nine stages, and 60km of racing in a single day. On the start line were bonafide legends of the sport alongside a smattering of Enduro World Series regulars and the new breed of e-bike specialists.

First Look: Fox Racing Rampage Pro Carbon Helmet

  The latest full face helmet from Fox Racing was designed with direct input from it’s sponsored downhill and freeride athletes to offer the highest level of protection, performance and style. The Rampage Pro Carbon (RPC)  features Dual-density, in-mold varizorb EPS foam combined with a MIPS liner is designed to redirect rotational impact forces and […]

The Mammoth Kamikaze: Mountain Bikers vs. The Volcano

UNPAVED – an adventure travel show through the lens of extreme sports! Follow host Kevin Alves while he explores the path less traveled. This episode, Kevin takes us to the edge with his first love, mountain biking. Join Kevin as he explores the iconic and infamous ‘Kamikaze’ downhill mountain bike race on the slopes of […]

Tennessee Opens 2021 National Downhill Series with a Bang

By: Angelina Palermo  March 16, 2021 The Tennessee National was a huge success this weekend at Windrock Bike Park with 740 registrants across the Downhill and Enduro races. The mountain bike crowd was eager to get back to racing with all the heavy hitters making their way to the world-class bike park in Oak Ridge, Tenn.   […]