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Tearing up Whistler Bike Park

For the final installment of our Into the Dirt series, Team InFocus travels to Whistler Bike Park, one of the most famous mountain bike locations on earth, and somewhere the team has long called a second home. But what is Whistler? What does it mean to the riders who inhabit its ethereal berms and kickers? […]

No Big Deal: Brandon Semenuk Holds Third Red Bull Joyride Win!

Mountain biking superstar Brandon Semenuk (CAN) solidified his spot in the record books today – his first place finish in Red Bull Joyride marks his sixth podium finish in Crankworx slopestyle competition and his third first place finish in the event, a feat that has never before been accomplished. “I’m so pumped. It’s insane to […]

Wrapped Up: Crankworx EWS Round 6

From the folks up at Crankworx:   Crankworx Whistler is the biggest mountain biking festival in the world – so it was fitting that this weekend they threw the biggest enduro race of the season. The SRAM Canadian Open Enduro brought to you by Specialized may only have lasted a day – but it proved […]

Fresh News: Crankworx Releases Round 6 EWS Course

CRANKWORX RELEASES COURSE FOR ROUND SIX OF ENDURO WORLD SERIES Riders Will Face New and Reactivated Trails for SRAM Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized  WHISTLER, BC August 5, 2014 – Three days ahead of the start of Crankworx Whistler, one of the most closely guarded secrets of the mountain biking festival has been unveiled. […]

Video: SRAM’s Steve Smith: Wandering

Coming off of a perfect sweep of the Crankworx Whistler downhill events, you can’t have a discussion about 2012 World Champion hopefuls without mentioning Steve Smith. SRAM put together this piece on their Canadian golden boy to help everyone get a glimpse of what he is all about. From SRAM: It could have something to-do […]

From the Slopes of Whistler: Inside Shimano’s Saint M820 Group

Shimano introduced their new M820 Saint group earlier this year at Sea Otter, but it wasn’t until a few days ago that I got to see what the new group is really made of. Shimano brought myself and a handful of other journalists up to the world famous Whistler Bike Park in British Columbia for […]

Crankworx Crash: Part 3 of 4

In Photo 3 of our sequence, we can see that the lead guy, in the red shirt is looking like he’s got no chance of pulling off the jump. Photo by Ryan Cleek