Aug 23 '16.
The Crankworx World Tour, born out of Whistler’s 10-day celebration of gravity-mountain biking, will grow to add another international location for summer 2017: Innsbruck, Austria.
Aug 22 '16.
Gloves are like socks. You should have lots of pairs of them and change them often.
Aug 21 '16.
Troy Brosnan might be in the only athlete in Whistler this week who can claim his win is from a double hometown advantage—Adelaide Australia and Whistler, B.C.
Aug 19 '16.
Day seven of Crankworx Whistler action saw the local hero whip his way to the top and a former pump track dominator regain his mojo.
American Mitch Ropelato, who won the Ultimate Pump Track Challenge presented by RockShox in 2011, 2012 and 2013, stole victory from the now two-time Pump Track Challenge World Champion, Adrien Loron, with a finish so tight the pair crashed over one another in the finish coral.
Aug 18 '16.
Bas Van Steenbergen redefined the meaning of the word in the “hot seat” on Wednesday at Crankworx, sweating out 30 full runs in first spot, from the top downhill racers in the world, to win the Fox Air DH.
Aug 18 '16.
IRONMAN announced today it has reached an agreement to acquire the highly regarded Cape Epic® mountain bike race in South Africa. In addition to operating The Motatapu and The Pioneer multiple stage mountain bike races in New Zealand, the purchase of Cape Epic marks IRONMAN’s biggest step into the mountain biking market, as they aim to grow this race format substantially across the globe.
Aug 18 '16.
The melting pot of Whistler was once again turned up to 11. There is one thing this venue never fails to provide and that is intensity. With a 70km loop packed into one boiling hot day over five stages, it was always going to serve up some surprises and challenges, the riders probably didn’t think there would be quite as many as there were.
Aug 17 '16.
There is no question Marcelo Guitiérrez is the man of the moment at Crankworx Whistler where he pulled in a record fourth win in the Garbanzo DH Tuesday, even after snapping his chain.
The epic downhill course, in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, boasts 1026 metres of vertical drop, or three times the 359 metres of descent of the other two downhill races for the 10-day, multi-disciplinary gravity fest—the Fox Air DH and Canadian Open DH presented by iXS.
Aug 15 '16.
American Richie Rude has won the SRAM Canaidan Open Enduro presented by Specialized for a second time in a row at Crankworx Whistler, besting hometown hero Jesse Malemed on the last stage of the day at Crankworx Whistler.
Aug 14 '16.
Style, speed and a double “first ever” marked the opening competition of Crankworx Whistler, as the final stop of the 2016 Crankworx World Tour got underway on Saturday.
Slopestyle rider Tomas GENON (BEL) pulled out a win in the CLIF Bar Dual Speed & Style, proving tricks could dominate on the short, fast courses, despite athletes’ concerns the track itself would force speed to dominate.
Aug 12 '16.
We tend to associate Rémy Metailler with Whistler Bike Park too often. When Remy suggested we go to Hafjell in Norway to discover the famous park, we jumped at the chance.
Aug 10 '16.
The Enduro World Series is heading to the iconic resort of Whistler and the Crankworx festival for round six, the SRAM Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized.
Aug 8 '16.
Here is the last round of a season that seemed to have started as a bet, but that since the beginning was capable to offer to all fans and participants incredible emotions and adrenaline.
Aug 4 '16.
Yoann Barelli and Peter Matthews put on a full-throttle clinic in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
Aug 3 '16.
David Cachon show us what was once the most dangerous path in the world is now just amazing.
Aug 1 '16.
Jared Graves (Specialized) and Cecile Ravanel (Commencal Vallnord Enduro Racing Team) won the fifth round of the Enduro World Series the Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Shimano in convincing style.
Jul 30 '16.
Jared Graves (Specialized) and Cecile Ravanel (Commencal Vallnord Enduro) each made it a hat trick as they won all three of the stages on the opening day of the Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Shimano in Aspen Snowmass.
Jul 29 '16.
The penultimate round of the 2016 7idp Enduro Series took place in the majestic Les Orres resort at the heart of the French Alps.
Jul 29 '16.
The Enduro World Series crosses the Atlantic this week to Aspen-Snowmass for the Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Shimano.
The first North American race of the year will take place amongst some of the USA’s highest mountains in the iconic Aspen-Snowmass resort in Colorado.
Jul 27 '16.
Leatt isn't a company that buys open molds and slaps their name on it. They take pride in designing products that carry a name associated with quality and technology. For the last several months we have been testing the Leatt DBX 6.0 Carbon helmet, and it just might be my favourite helmet to date.
Jul 25 '16.
For the last round of the season, the Superenduro Series lands in Alta Valtellina, in the heart of the Stelvio National Park, where high elevation and natural trails will be the perfect settings of the final battle for the titles in the Men's and Women's categories.
Jul 22 '16.
At the age of 26, Georgia Simmerling had already competed in two different sports in two Winter Olympic Games. After a season ending injury in 2015, Georgia traded her skis for a bike and dedicated herself to competing in Track Cycling at the highest international level. Georgia is a two time Olympian, five time Ski Cross World Cup medalist, two time Endurance Track Cycling World Cup medalist. This is her story of grit, determination and a goal to make history on the world's largest stage.
Jul 20 '16.
It was round four last year that Richie Rude took his first win and he hasn’t stopped since. Cecile Ravanel has also been charging of late. This year the Enduro World Series has taken in South America, the emerald Isle and now it moves into the Alps.
Jul 18 '16.
The North Shore is an ideal off-season training ground for Enduro World Series racing, and Remi Gauvin took full advantage this year. Remi is a new addition to the Rocky Mountain Urge bp Rally Team for 2016. Originally from Vancouver Island, Remi has a DH racing background and gets loose-as on trail bikes.
Jul 18 '16.
After seven days of rain, rocks, roots, tears, and cheers all fueled by coastal singletrack, racers have finished the final stage of the BC Bike Race at Rainbow Park in Whistler.
Jul 15 '16.
After a few weeks off, it's back to the Alps for round 5 in Lenzerheide. In the time since Leogang, Peaty had a cow, Greg became a Spartan, and Josh dialed in his luge grinds. Watch this week's episode to see how everyone fared on the loose, dusty, and rocky track at Lenzerheide.
Jul 14 '16.
The Enduro World Series (EWS) heads to the Italian Alps this weekend for the fourth round of the season, the La Thuile Enduro World Series Powered by SRAM.