Crankworx Rotorua Downhill Highlights

Loic Bruni and Rachel Atherton take the top spots

May issue of Bike available today

Devoted to mountain biking's keepers of the flame

Video: Crankworx Rotorua Speed and Style

Soderstrom brings the heat

Preview: Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon

Does Santa Cruz's 29er golden child still hold its own?

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Crankworx Rotorua Pump Track Challenge Highlights

03.27.2015

The 2015 Crankworx Rotorua Pump Track Challenge proved to be the most well-attended pump track contest in Crankworx history, drawing hundreds of rowdy fans.

Crankworx Rotorua Downhill Highlights

03.27.2015

The Crankworx Rotorua Downhill race was filled with frenetic action yesterday, with Frenchman Loic Bruni taking the win with a gap of more than two seconds.

May issue of Bike available today

03.27.2015

Spring is here and the May issue of Bike is out just in time to fuel your fire for the riding season. Many of the pages of this issue are devoted to some of mountain biking's most-passionate souls, the riders who give their all to building trails in their small corner of the world, creating a community of riders in an unlikely place or pushing the design boundaries of the bikes we love to ride.

Steps to the Top | Loic Bruni

03.27.2015

Lapierre Gravity Republic rider Loic Bruni kicked off his 2015 season with a win in the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill.

Getting the shot: Danny MacAskill and the solar eclipse

03.26.2015

You might have seen the incredible photo of Danny MacAskill and the solar eclipse, with Danny dropping off a ledge just as the moon crosses in front of the sun, forming a picturesque crescent in the sky. But the real story concerns what it took to capture that photo at the perfect moment of eclipse.

Video: Crankworx Rotorua Speed and Style

03.26.2015

Racers were burning down the Speed and Style track, trying simultaneously to outdo each other in the air and cross the finish first.

Preview: Santa Cruz Tallboy Carbon

03.26.2015

The Santa Cruz Tallboy is, in many ways, the bike that proved the merit of full-suspension 29ers. But does it stack up to the new breed of big-wheeled bikes?

Crankworx Rotorua Speed and Style Highlights

03.25.2015

The Crankworx Rotorua Dual Speed and Style contest evoked some fierce competition today, with Swedish phenom Martin Soderstrom finally emerging victorious.

Crankworx Rotorua Whip-Off video

03.25.2015

Sideways madness from Crankworx Rotorua.

Crankworx Rotorua Whip-Off Highlights

03.25.2015

The latest addition to the Crankworx mountain-bike festival tour, Crankworx Rotorua, kicked off with the Whip-Off Champs, and things got rude.

On call with the BikePark Wales Trail Crew

03.25.2015

The BikePark Wales Trail Crew is tasked with keeping their trails clean, clear and rideable–and they take their job very seriously.

Riding Surrey with Brendan Fairclough | SCOTT

03.25.2015

Brendan Fairclough travels around the world riding his bike, but his home in Surrey is still his top choice when it comes to trails.

Dan Wolfe – Welcome to Vitus Bikes

03.25.2015

Irish National Enduro Champion Dan Wolfe will be competing in the first EWS round during Crankworx in Rotorua, and shredded some Queenstown trail beforehand for this fast-paced edit.

Crankworx World Tour set to kick off in Rotorua

03.24.2015

Crankworx Rotorua is set to begin in a matter of hours, with many of the world's best riders descending on the north island of New Zealand.

Gear: Taipei Cycle Show

03.24.2015

The Taipei Cycle show wrapped this past Saturday, with brands displaying a host of products that hint at trends to come, either at next month’s Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California, or later this year.

Eliot Jackson tears up Queenstown

03.24.2015

Eliot Jackson left the California winter for the picturesque landscape of New Zealand to rip it apart on his Pivot Cycles Phoenix Carbon DH.

POV: Rémy Absalon and Pierre-Charles Georges ride Rude Rock

03.24.2015

Rémy Absalon and Pierre-Charles Georges blast down the famous Rude Rock trail in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Henry Fitzgerald | Easy Rider

03.23.2015

Henry Fitzgerald puts his Kona Process 153 to the test on some loamy and technicals tracks.

Team InFocus – Shredding Saalbach

03.23.2015

Team InFocus samples the goods at the Saalbach bikepark in Austria, finding fun trails for downhill and trail bikes alike.

Devinci training day | Azores

03.23.2015

Devinci/Alltricks.com enduro racers Damien Oton and Theo Galy spent a bit of time getting fit on the ripping singletrack of Portugal's Azores islands.

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