What do these riders do when snow blocks their trail? They ride the scariest trail ever seen, instead.
In “Trail Ninja,” Ep. 17, Dan Milner and the crew head to Italy to ride one of the most rewarding trails on the planet: a 50-kilometer mountain bike ride from the mountains to the Mediterranean coast. Starting high in the Ligurian Alps, the Trail Ninja finds that danger is around every turn when snow forces him to take a deviation from the trail in wolf country.
Kona rider Dylan Sherrard is known as not only an incredibly poised rider, but also a genuinely nice guy and, keeping with our anti-bro-brah mission here at Crankworx, we thought we'd profile the rider who is poised to enter tomorrow's Whip Off Worlds competition and raise some eyebrows.
What makes the Crankworx Air DH race one of the Whistler mountain bike festival's most exciting and popular events? For starters, it's a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world's fastest and most stylish downhillers ripping (and whipping) down one of the world's most legendary trails.
Smith borrows technology from its snow helmets to offer the radically different Forefront all-mountain bike helmet.
Nicolas Teichrob produces the winning slideshow in the annual photography smackdown--we have his entry and his feedback on victory night--as well as candid thoughts from the judges as to what they were looking for from Deep Summer 2013 contestants.
Crankworx is indeed an exhilarating festival. But it is also an exhausting one, especially for the haggard members of the Mountain Bike Press Corps. With so many contests and product launches to cover, we can scarcely find time to actually ride bikes. It was time to rise up and revolt, to liberate ourselves from the fetters of global taurine domination. It was time to leave the Red Bollocks and the Big Green Monster behind. It was time to head to Squamish for a ride with some of our buddies.
By: Kevin Rouse To anyone who’s owned, or even aspired to own a custom-tailored road bike, the experience is definitely special. The Custom Road Bike by Guy Andrews does a noble job of embodying this feeling, and serves as a great resource for anyone interested in curating their custom dream bike. Andrews serves as the […]
Can one trail possibly be "the best"? It seems a ludicrous idea...unless, of course, you've happened to ride Squamish's Half Nelson trail. Half Nelson has a way of convincing non-believers, thrilling the jaded and making you wish you lived within riding distance of Ted Tempany's masterpiece.
The Garbanzo DH has been described as a "vertical marathon"--an absolute suffer fest of a downhill course that requires not only tremendous skill, but nearly super-human levels of endurance . Covering some of the best terrain in the Whistler Bike Park, the Garbanzo DH is, as Reuben Krabbe's gallery above shows, always ground zero for some riveting action.
It's on like Donkey Kong--Bike Magazine's Heavy Pedal Tour is in motion and Natty and Trey are back in the van (or camper, to be exact) traveling the West in search of the best bike parks in existence.
Words || Gary J Boulanger American cyclocross racer Katie Compton has repeatedly defied the odds of European tradition by winning ginormous UCI Elite World Cup races on European soil. In fact, she’s the only American to win the cyclocross World Cup series, a feat accomplished for the second time earlier this year prior to the […]
An adventure wrapped up as a race but smells like thunder. Seb Kemp brings you an insight into the hearts, minds and motivations of the top twenty racers at the Crankworx Canadian Open Enduro.
Round 5 of the Enduro World Series went off in Whistler and the Whistler Mountain Bike Park as the ultimate test of bike handlnig skils, fitness and mental toughness. Australia's Jared Graves won his first round of the EWS while French legend Anne Caroline Chausson had her own maiden victory of the series.
Downieville is a great place to ride, but it didn't get that way by accident. It took work to make this place stellar--and it still does. The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship is working daily to add and improve trails to the area and they deserve your help. Donate five bucks (until August 21st) to the cause and you'll earn a shot at winning any Ibis bike of your choice. Do the math--it's a hell of a deal. And if you don't win the bike? Well, the trails around Downieville will be better because of your charity. It's a win-win all the away around.