With only one more stop following this weekend’s competition, the UCI World Cup Méribel DH will be a proving ground for the season. Unlike the wide open, relatively single-lined Windham this is a true thinkers track and will reward those who can string it all together amidst the loam, mud and grass.
The Whistler Mountain Bike Park hosted its millionth unique rider on August 12, making it the first lift-accessed mountain Bike Park in the world to reach this number of riders. The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is in its twelfth season of operation and is considered by many the number one lift access mountain bike park […]
“We were just looking for a place to avoid doing homework,” jokes Cameron McCaul. He’s referring to Aptos, California’s, ‘Post Office Jumps’. Though McCaul is an extremely gifted all-around mountain biker with a quick wit to match, he is probably best known for his skills as a dirt jumper. And this is hardly surprising, considering he honed his craft in an “empty lot” across the street from the Northern California town’s post office.
By: Ryan LaBar GT’s top-end Zaskar 100 9r Pro retials for $5,500. The 100-millimeter bike isn’t adorned with the lightest parts, but still comes in at a reasonable 27 pounds with pedals (size large). GT’s Marketing Manager, Chris Hopwood runs through some of the Zaskar 100 9r Pro’s new features: To better accommodate the characteristics […]
Part 4 of the 5-part “Elements of Perfection” video series from Whistler Bike Park. “You are the veins of the forest. You grip the ground with gnarled fingers and lay wooden foundation for tall trees and the trails that snake between them. Within you, the lifeblood of the timber flows. Without you, the woods and […]
Photos: Connor Walberg After an exciting battle among top freeride pros (through some somewhat high winds), Cam McCaul found himself back on top of the podium at the Crankworx Colorado Slopestyle in Winterpark, Colorado. The highlight of his run was perhaps his huge no-handed front flip. Here is a POV video of McCaul’s winning run: […]
Watch the Crankworx Colorado Slopestyle finals live here at 12:00 PM on July 30. Here is the Slopestyle Finals start list: Josh Hult Reece Wallace Paul Genovese Conor McFarlane Jarret Moore Kurt Sorge Eric Lawrenuk Mitchell Chubey Andrew Taylor Brett Rheeder Anthony Messere Ben Glassen Cam McCaul Amir Kabbani Cam Zink Sam Pilgrim Fack Fogelquist […]
Watch the Crankworx Colorado Slopestyle qualifying live here at 2:00 PM on July 29.
Watch the Crankworx Colorado Dual Slalom live here at 10:30 AM on July 28.
Watch this video full screen. Danny Hart’s race run at the Kokanee Crankworx Air DH event. He hits some crazy-fast speeds–near 40 miles per hour. Looks like the elevation reader on his Contour GPS was broken, but the speeds still showed up (though the speeds get wonky after some of the corners).
The final event at Crankworx is perhaps the one that best displays the riding, and what it’s like to be mountain biker, around Whistler, British Columbia. This event is the five-stage Canadian Open Enduro, which showcase some of the best descents in the Whistler area. There are climbs in this event to get to the […]
Watch the Kokanee Crankworx Canadian Open Enduro live here at 2pm, July 24.
Watch the Kokanee Crankworx Red Bull Joyride Slopestyle live here at 5 pm July 23.
This year’s Deep Summer Photo Challenge at Crankworx saw a close battle for best slideshow. Participants in this event were: Margus Riga, Tim Zimmerman, Robin O’Neill, Dan Barham, Justin Olsen and John Wellburn. In the end and after a bit of deliberating between the judges, Barham (one of Bike magazine’s Senior Photographers) placed third, Margus […]
Watch the Kokanee Crankworx Giant Slalom live here at 4:15pm July 22.