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CRANKWORX ROTORUA IS HAPPENING NOW

New Zealand takes center stage in the mountain bike world for nine days

Preliminary athlete lists released for pro events taking place in Rotorua November 5-13 as battles for King and Queen wrap up, as well as the overall Slopestyle World Championship title. Photo by Clint Trahan. It’s come to be known…
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FOX US OPEN OF MOUNTAIN BIKING STARTS THIS THURSDAY IN NEW ENGLAND

Free to attend and watch epic pro MTB competition in Killington, Vermont

September 13, 2022 (KILLINGTON, VT) – The Fox US Open of Mountain Biking has released its event schedule for racing this weekend at Killington Resort, September 15-18.  Athletes will kick off the epic competition on Thursday, September 15,…
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WORLD CUP DOWNHILL REPORT AND PHOTOS FROM VAL DI SOLE, ITALY

The Men's, Women's, and Juniors' titles have been decided

The final World Cup downhill of the year is over at Val di Sole. The event determined the overall World Cup titles for most of the classes (the Junior Men's title had been determined in the previous World Cup race at Mont-Sainte-Anne in…
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JUNIOR RACER BEATS TOP PROS IN DOWNHILL QUALIFIERS AT WORLD CUP FINALS

Jordan Williams is fastest rider of the day; Dakotah Norton and Aaron Gwin make the top five in the Elite Men's Qualifiers at Val di Sole

British Junior racer Jordan Williams set the fastest time of the day in the timed qualifiers at Val di Sole on Friday, going faster than all the pros in the Elite Men's class. Archrival Jackson Goldstone was only a little bit slower, going…
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VIDEO: JACKSON GOLDSTONE’S VAL DI SOLE WORLD CUP COURSE PREVIEW

Take a ride down the course with this year's Jr. Men's World Cup Downhill Champ

Watch and listen to  Jackson Goldstone as he talks us through one of his downhill practice runs on this coming weekend's World Cup course at Val di Sole. Be sure to check out the section where he says he "almost died." Click this link to…
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DOWNHILL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

French and Austrian riders take home the elite gold medals from Les Gets

Loic Bruni and Vali Höll took the big wins in the Elte Men's and Elite Women's classes. It was Bruni's fifth elite downhill world championship victory and Höll's first. The French riders took the top three places in the Elite Men's…
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UCI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: DOWNHILL QUALIFIERS

French riders dominate the men's and women's downhill qualifiers at Les Gets, France, on Thursday

Three of the five fastest times in the Elite Men's ranks were recorded by French riders, and Loic Bruni and Loris Vergier weren't among them.
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FINN ILES: HOW HE BECAME A STAR WHEN HE WAS 14

We interviewed Finn and checked out the bike he was riding when he won his second Whip-Off World Championship in Whistler in 2016.

Finn won his first Whip-Off World Championship in 2014, the day before his 15th birthday. We interviewed him for this feature in late 2016, after he won his second Whip-Off World Championship. Today, Finn is one of the top downhill racers…
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MONT-SAINTE-ANNE DOWNHILL RESULTS—ELITES AND JUNIORS

Great conditions and wild racing at the next-to-last downhill World Cup 2022

The downhill event at Mont-Sainte Anne proved to be one of the most exciting races of the year. One of the most notable things that happened was that Finn Iles had his chain come off his bike halfway down the mountain, and he still won. It…
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HOW MUCH MONEY DO THE TOP MOUNTAIN BIKERS MAKE?

Watch the video and read on to learn more about this topic and see what mountain bike world champions Greg Minnaar, Thomas Frischknecht, and Ned Overend have to say about the subject

Watch Aaron Gwin talk about how much money he was earning when this video was made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67csiwy53ZY&t=873s This past weekend marked the completion of the 2022 Tour de France. The…
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WORLD CUP RACING IS COMING TO AMERICA THIS WEEK

Riders will compete in both cross-country and downhill in West Virginia this weekend

Snowshoe is once again the only venue in the United States on the World Cup circuit this year, putting West Virginia’s fast-growing mountain biking scene in the international spotlight.
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AMERICA’S NEW NATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPS

Dakotah Norton, Kailey Skelton, Christopher Blevins and Kate Courtney win Sunday's big titles

The USA Cycling National Mountain Bike Championships ended on Sunday with titles being awarded in the Downhill and Short Track XC categories. Below are the major results for the elite-level racers. Kailey Skelton has won the Pro Women's…
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BLUNK AND SWENSON CROWNED XC NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Morrison and Rude claim gold in professional enduro events

News release from USA Cycling Savilia Blunk. Photo by John Vargus COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Day six of the 2022 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships saw enduro, short-track, and cross-country national champions crowned.…
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