Video: Nico Vink Breaks in His New Rampage Bike

Niko Vink breaks in his new slayer-inspired Rampage bike on some of the world’s biggest jumps.

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Video: Learning from the Master


Aaron Gwin, he of world championship fame and ridiculous downhill speed, joined the rest of Mammoth's ODI development Team for a skills camp at Mammoth Mountain last weekend. Aaron and the crew threw down all weekend. Gwin, for his part, imparting his Yoda-like wisdom of the Way of the Roost upon the lucky grooms. Here's some footage of the resulting radness.

Video: Bruno Long’s Deep Summer Slideshow


Wanting to do something different (and pay respects to Crankworx's 10th Anniversary) at this year's Deep Summer Photography Competition, Bruno Long decided to go back in time with a retro theme that poked a bit of fun at out Instagram-fueled world. Here's his slideshow, "Instant Radification".

Video: In the Woods Part Two


Following on from his acclaimed first installment, Peoplegrapher's Lukas Tielke is back again to produce one of the best short films of the year so far. Amir Kabbani's skills on a bike are pushed to the next level aboard his all mountain machine and Belgian wonder kid, Thomas Genon, also makes an appearance to stamp some new school slopestyle riding on the proceedings.

Video: Who Can Pull Off the Trickiest Line?


The second installment of the RockShox game of Bike with Aaron Chase. This weeks competitor was Brett Rheeder. Check out the video of the boys having a little friendly competition of who can pull off the trickiest line.

Video: Smith Optics at Crankworx 2013


The Smith Bike Team came together in Whistler, BC for the annual Crankworx event. From Graham Agassiz, Matt Hunter, and Mike Hopkins doing laps in the park, to the crew sending it at the Whip off World Championships, and the Grand Finale where Brandon Semenuk took home the win, the Smith Bike Team was on the scene.

VIdeo: Mavic Trans-Provence Teaser


next month, 72 riders from all over the World including 20 of the planet's top Enduro athletes will line up close to Sisteron for a 5th edition of wild, gravity-fuelled racing and adventure. Here's a taste of what's to come.

Video: Duncan Philpott’s Deep Summer Slideshow


Every contest has a dark horse--a rookie that could shake things up, but, frankly, did pretty well just to be included in the big show. Duncan Philpott was that guy in this year's Deep Summer Challenge photo competition. Well, he was supposed to be that guy...right up until the time he kicked off the show and impressed everyone in sight.

Video: Enduro Racing with the Giant Factory Off-Road Team


Giant Bicycle racers, Josh Carlson, Adam Craig and Kelli Emmett, talk about enduro racing and how it's shaping both next year's bikes and their own experiences as riders this season.

Exclusive: “What is a ‘Crank Works’?”


When it comes to the spectacle of mountain biking, we are the die-hard, the devoted. We show up to places like Whistler with bikes on our brains... But what about all the other people--the citizens, who arrived at Whistler with nothing more in mind than a cold beer, a foot massage or a Sunday stroll? What do "ordinary" people think of all this? We spent an afternoon finding out. Check out the slideshow.

Video: Brandon Semenuk’s Winning Slopestyle Run at Crankworx


Video by Rupert Walker Brandon Semenuk awed the massive crowd at the Crankworx Joyride slopestyle competition on Saturday evening with his variety of high-amplitude, technical switch tricks and tailwhips. Semenuk nabbed his second Joyride victory since first landing on the podium’s top spot in 2011, taking home the $25,000 first place prize. Here’s Semenuk’s winning

Exclusive: Haruki Noguchi’s Deep Summer Slideshow


Simply being selected to compete in Crankworx's annual Deep Summer Challenge is a sign that you've officially arrived as a professional photographer. Making it onto the podium at the end of the night? That takes skill, vision and a lot of hard work. Here's a great example--this time, from Harookz Noguchi.

Exclusive: Garrett Grove’s Deep Summer Slideshow


Here's the second-place slideshow from Deep Summer 2013. We sat down with its creator, Garrett Grove, and got his take on the competition itself, his competitors and what it takes to put together some of the best mountain bike images of the year.

Video: Teva Best Trick Showdown


Here are the highlights for the Teva Best Trick Showdown that took place today. No one was prepared when California’s Mike Montgomery threw down the first backflip bar-hop to tailwhip ever landed on a bike; a trick that netted Montgomery the win and a $4,000 paycheck.

Exclusive Video: 90 Seconds with Dylan Sherrard


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.

Exclusive: Our Playground


There are countless cool places to cut loose, ride and escape it all. This is one of our favorites.

Video: 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.

Video: Mont-Sainte Anne DH Finals


What went down at Mont-Sainte Anne World Cup? Catch the complete rundown here.

Video: Dissent Family Vacation


Just like your family vacations...wait, no, probably not like your family vacations at all, unless your family had a habit of packing James McSkimming, Mark Matthews, Bas van Steenbergen, Dustin Gilding, Harrison Mendel, Spencer Graf, Kirk McDowall and Anthony Evans into a car and roosting around the country. Check it out.

Video: Cedric Gracia Through My Eyes 6 – Whistler Part.1


Would it be a Cedric Gracia video without the guy putting a cucumber in his pants? Probably not. The cucumber is in here, as well as a ton of good riding sequences. Enjoy.

Video: Crankworx Whistler 2013 – Dual Speed & Style


The Dual Speed & Style saw Sweden’s Martin Soderstrom take his momentum from a win at the GT Dual Speed & Style at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes last month and put it to good use today to take gold in Whistler as well.

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