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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 […]

DOWNIEVILLE CLASSIC POSTPONED

  The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship has announced that the 2022 Downieville Classic, scheduled to run from August 4-7, 2022, has been postponed until 2023. When the race returns in 2023 it will be the 25th Anniversary of its running. The Downieville Classic comprises the Festival, Cross Country race, and legendary Mountain World Championships including […]

UCI WORLD CUP AND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE SCHEDULES FOR 2022

Here is the schedule for the UCI World Cup races and the Mountain Bike World Championships for 2022   March 26-27 MERCEDES-BENZ UCI MTB WORLD CUP – DHI Lourdes, FRA 26 Mar – 27 Mar 2022 April 8-10 MERCEDES-BENZ UCI MTB WORLD CUP – XCO/XCC Petropolis, BRA 08 Apr – 10 Apr 2022 May 6-8 […]

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 […]

“A DOG’S LIFE”— THE LATEST VIDEO FROM “BRENDOG” IS HERE

Labeled as a “Triple Black” by Dyfi trail building mastermind, Dan Atherton, this jump line is without a doubt one of the largest sets of jumps and drops on offer across Europe and the UK. Brendan is also joined by none other than newly inducted MTB Hall of Fame shredder, Rachel Atherton, alongside a long list of incredible local riders itching to go big for the latest installment of “A Dog’s Life.”

CANFIELD BIKES UNVEILS ALL-NEW 29ER JEDI

PRESS RELEASE FRUITA, CO (December 8, 2021) – Canfield Bikes, a high-end boutique mountain bike manufacturer, today unveils a completely redesigned version of its iconic high-pivot downhill bike, the Jedi 29. The much-anticipated update includes a new shock layout, revised suspension kinematics, 29-inch wheels and updated geo and sizing.     Going back to the […]

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 […]

BRANDON SEMENUK BECOMES RED BULL RAMPAGE’S FIRST 4-TIME WINNER

PRESS RELEASE FROM RED BULL (Brandon Semenuk performed this backflip-tailwhip in his winning run. Photo by Long Nguyen/Red Bull Content Pool)   Brandon Semenuk made Red Bull Rampage history on Friday when he edged out three-time champion Kurt Sorge to claim his fourth title and become the first to win back-to-back Rampages, as fans and […]

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. […]

Video: Luke Whitlock—Free Riding at Mt. Bachelor Bike Park

Luke’s words: Danny Manning and I spent a few days at Mt Bachelor hanging out, getting clips in between laps, and enjoying the unreal hero dirt and conditions we were given at the park. Being a free rider isn’t all about speed through the bike park, but more focused on riding the park in a […]

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 […]