Preliminary start lists have been released for Crankworx Innsbruck, June 16-20. On deck: a deep field of international riders across the board. It’s a very good vibe after a long period of uncertainty in the worlds of racing and events.
Shred without overthinking it. The brand-new, Tubeless-ready Traverse Alloy brings mountain-taming performance slightly closer to earth with a carefully selected build designed to let riders take full advantage of the low rim and spoke mass.
The major event dedicated to the bike World in Treviso moves its sights forward to leave the pandemic behind and welcome cycling lovers. A preview in October 2021 and the 5 Directions’ journey will anticipate the fixture of June 2022.
From weekend hot laps to world cup XC qualifiers, the Control Carbon combines the low weight and strength found in our class-leading Control SL rim with the new DT Swiss 350 hubs.
Bontrager introduced all-new Line Comp 30 TLR wheels today, bolstering its popular family of Line mountain bike wheels with an upgraded option that sets a new standard for strength, value, and durability in alloy trail wheels.
Riders, ready? Registration for Crankworx Innsbruck is now open. Pro riders, amateurs and CWNEXT competitors can now claim their spot at the start gate, as the action gets set to go down in the Austrian Alps, June 16-20, 2021.
Get the inside track from the World's No.1 MTB racing team. From bike setup to race nutrition to tactics Andri Frischknecht will have you ready for the starters gun.
The Team Cannondale Factory Racing ace chose Internazionali d'Italia Series to get the Olympic season started in Europe on Monday, April 5th. "Travelling out of Brazil seemed impossible, but now I want to defend the UCI #1.
As XC season has begun, you might have spotted some MET Helmets in the field! It’s been a while and we are pleased to be back into one of the most challenging disciplines by teaming up with the Santa Cruz FSA Team.
The Japanese bike ninja, who is often compared to trials bike geniuses Danny MacAskill and Fabio Wibmer, rose to international fame with his YouTube videos Ninja Rider 1 + Ninja Rider 2 and especially Chase Her, which expertly showcases Tomomi’s insane skill set, his creativity and his humor. With his latest work Ride to Survive, the rider from Yokohama demonstrates once again why he deserves the honor of a Red Bull helmet.
“I am super happy and excited. Joining the Red Bull family is like a dream come true. It shows that our hard work paid off. I can’t wait to realize future projects with them. I especially want to thank my team for their dedication and the way they surprised me with the helmet.” – Tomomi Nishikubo
As “just” a formal announcement seemed a bit boring, Tomomi’s team decided to surprise him in the best possible way – faking an entire video shoot for Tomomi’s helmet partner POC, who was more than happy to play along. By including Tomomi’s trials idols Danny and Fabio, the surprise is taken to new heights. Completely unaware of the real reason behind his latest shoot, Tomomi had no idea why Rim was at his door. That is, until he unpacks his new Red Bull helmet with his iconic bike ninja logo for the first time and is welcomed to the family. Mission accomplished.
We’re proud to continue racing in the Enduro World Series with our partner, Race Face Performance Products, and our three dedicated athletes, Jesse Melamed, Rémi Gauvin, and Andréane Lanthier Nadeau.
Known for its supreme range of protective products, Leatt is thrilled to welcome Canadian freeride Icon, Brett Tippie to the #LeattFamily.
The Enduro World Series (EWS) today launches a revised 2021 event calendar that will see racing consolidated into two distinct blocks based in Europe.
Devinci Global Racing launches into 2021 with three riders and a schedule centered around the EWS and Crankworx series. Riders Greg Callahan, Keegan Wright and Georgia Astle return to the team, ready for whatever this season can throw their way. Hailing from Ireland, New Zealand and Canada, respectively, the trio do a good job of living up to the Global name.
Throwing their weight behind some of the youngest racers on the mountain, RockShox and Trek are proud to announce the RockShox Trek Race Team, showcasing a roster of gravity-focused racers all under the age of 21.
The new year marks the start of a new journey for Gabriel Wibmer who has made the switch to Canyon bikes.
Norco Bikes is excited to announce our partnership with Scottish rider Lewis Buchanan.
We’re very happy to announce the signing of Angel Suarez to the COMMENCAL family for the next two years!
The YT Mob is excited to announce that 28 year old Dakotah Norton of Tennessee has signed with the team and will race alongside David Trummer (AUT), Oisin O’Callaghan (IRL) and Guy Johnston (NZL) for the 2021 season.
The Alps, the Dolomites, the Pyrenees, the Pacific Coast Range, the Italian Riviera and the forests of Scotland; the Enduro World Series is back and the 2021 calendar is like nothing that has gone before.
Who would not want to have their own product, designed exactly according to their own wishes and requirements?
Despite everything that’s happened, this year has seen a boom for the mountain bike industry. It’s been a year where immense numbers of people discovered their passion for gravity-oriented cycling and riding outdoors.
The 2020 FMB World Tour season is in the books and despite only seeing a handful of events, there is good news to be shared: a new Red Bull Rookie of the Year has been crowned.
Angel Suarez returned to full fitness and top level racing in a season that saw him take some great results in French Cups and the Spanish National Champs before the World Cup season started.
Fox Racing, the global leader in mountain bike and motocross apparel and protective gear, is proud to announce a limited edition kit designed by Tahnée Seagrave to celebrate our partnership.
I know it will sound strange to you but my relationship with Kross has been broken. I wanted to explain it this way because I think it is always better to face things head on and tell everything as it happens.
The partnership between mountain bike phenomenon, Fabio Wibmer, and the protection leaders, POC, goes way back.
Whether the name of the game is World Cup XC racing, racking up personal KOMs, or bagging peaks and backcountry exploration, it’s fair to say that the game is being played differently these days.
The brainchild of Eliot Jackson and Katie Holden, Grow Cycling Foundation serves to promote education, access and opportunities that advance diversity and inclusion in cycling.
Imagine Finn Iles lining up at the start gate of a Dual Slalom race against Bas van Steenbergen at SilverStar. ALN charging for the win against Vaea Verbeeck in DH racing at Kicking Horse. Mark Wallace challenging Jesse Melamed for Enduro supremacy at Sun Peaks.
Girls and women often have a big respect for riding bike parks, single trails and its possible dangers. But if you end up too tense and stressed on your bike, you will not be able to enjoy the trails or the landscape to the fullest – not to mention the risks that arise exactly through such behavior.
The next evolution of single crown awesome is here. We created a whole new breed of fork, designed to challenge the limits and take on the world’s toughest Enduro tracks.
The Spur provides a sense of connection to the bike as if it were an extension to your body. Fast and efficient with an anti-gravity feel and laser-pointer precision that begs you to climb more, go farther, and descend anything you may encounter along the way.
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Lenzerheide, which has already been postponed from August to September due to the COVID 19 pandemic, cannot take place despite the intensive efforts of the organizing committee.
When it comes to the agency’s newest athlete, Tarek Rasouli immediately raves: “I've been following him for some time on Instagram and immediately liked him.
“A Bike! My Kingdom for a Bike!” This might very well have been an impassioned speech by King Richard III in a Shakespeare play, if he lived in Switzerland in 2020. He would, of course, be referring to Bike Kingdom Lenzerheide, which will open its gates on 6 June for the first time ever.
Kate's special edition SCOTT Spark RC is the perfect tool heading into preparations for an updated UCI MTB racing calendar and to get some climbing in the books supporting her #climbforcovidrelief fundraiser.
Following the provisions by the Province of Trento suspending mass events in Trentino until October 15th, 2020, the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup and UCI Trials World Cup stages and the Four-Cross World Championships in Val di Sole (Trentino, Northern Italy) are canceled for the 2020 season.
The last of the snow has melted, the trails are freshly shaped, summer is just around the corner and the anticipation is rising.
Crankworx mountain bike festival, the annual celebration of gravity-mountain biking held in Whistler Village and the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, will not be held this August.
Since inception, the Absa Cape Epic has been oversubscribed with riders eager to test their mettle against The Race That Measures All. Entries to the race have, traditionally, sold out in seconds.
The Red Bull District Ride, with its up to 40.000 expected visitors per day, which was planned for September 4th and 5th has been cancelled.
We are proud to announce our newest partnership with no other than, Aaron Chase!
With a few months to go until the next scheduled Crankworx World Tour stop, we have been hoping for the best while monitoring the situation and making sure an alternate line choice was mapped out.
The Enduro World Series (EWS) has announced that round three has been added to the list of races postponed in an effort to help contain the global spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus).
The world’s most winningest XC fork is charging back to the podium with new capabilities and two superfast new siblings.
This has no doubt been an incredibly challenging time. With 37 resorts spread across 15 states and three countries, we – like the rest of the world – have been closely tracking every new development related to coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been in constant contact with local health officials for guidance.
Out of concern for the health and safety of our riders and other stakeholders, following recent advice received from the Western Cape Government, we have no choice but to cancel the 2020 Absa Cape Epic due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic .
We’re excited to return to the Enduro World Series this year with our existing Canadian partner, Race Face Performance Products.
The long wait has come to an end – after a three-year hiatus, Red Bull District Ride will return to Nuremberg!
Three weeks from now on Saturday, March 7, all the action, excitement, inspiration and drama of the highest level of Slopestyle mountain biking will take flight for another season.
A good video needs good music. It is exactly because of this that you connect a particular song with your favorite athlete.
The 2019 FMB World Tour season is officially in the books and with that, a new Red Bull Rookie of the Year has been crowned.
The Enduro World Series (EWS) is excited to announce its full 2020 calendar featuring more races than ever before.
The Crankworx World Tour has confirmed its calendar for the season ahead.
The Enduro World Series (EWS) is excited to announce it is extending its partnership with the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to include the management and development of e-bike enduro racing from 2020 onwards.
Land Rover Present a Rugged and Untamed Absa Cape Epic Route.
The third UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne surely made history.
The bike season in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is in full swing! Following a packed and successful Opening Weekend, the next scheduled highlight is already around the corner and it’s one especially for the Ladies: from 16-18 August, female shredders can look forward to hitting the trails with pro rider Angie Hohenwarter during a three-day Trail Session.
A good few years ago I discovered this fantastic valley, it was thanks to my friend and great photographer Mikel Helsing.
What a blast! The 13th iXS Dirt Masters Festival has raised the bar once again thanks to the high variety of contests with stacked line-ups and a stoked crowd on the first two days.
The event: where heroes are made and legends begin. A celebration of what and who mountain biking is today, where it’s come from and where it’s going. An opportunity to bear witness to the living history and progression of the sport. A chance to experience mountain bike culture’s many layers.
Finally, the time has come: The skiers and snowboarders have left the pistes and starting on May 10, Bikepark Leogang is back in the hands of mountain bikers.
Trek and Bontrager announced a re-release of its longest-standing unchanged product today. Bat Cage, the injection-molded water bottle cage first introduced in 1997, is now made from discarded and end-of-life fishing nets that could otherwise pollute our oceans.
Progression is a goal that unites us all. Riders dedicate much of their time to getting better, both physically and technically, in order to get the most out of their ride, whether this is about reaching a next summit, getting a faster split time or simply to see more of the world out there.
2019 marks a new beginning for SCOTT Sports. With the SCOTT DH Factory, SCOTT looks to bring fresh talent and ideas to the Downhill World Cup Circuit. With riders from all over the world, the team looks to hunt for podiums week in, week out across both the men’s and women’s fields.
he Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Red Bull Media House today announced an extension of their exclusive media production and rights partnership. The long-term partnership secures coverage for the 2019 through the 2021 racing seasons.
There is one name within the German Slopestyle scene that you simply cannot ignore: Erik Fedko. Over the last three years, the 20-year-old has rapidly improved in his riding and has now made the decision to sign with Munich-based sports marketing agency rasoulution GmbH, run by former mountain bike pro-rider Tarek Rasouli.
The 2018 Enduro World Series (EWS) finished much as it started, with Cecile Ravanel and Sam Hill as its World Champions.
The 2018 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes Benz got off to a great start for the host nation as Switzerland took gold in the Cross-Country Team Relay, followed by Germany in second and Denmark in third place. The Parade of Flags featuring the 57 participating nations officially kicked off the biggest mountain bike event of the year.
At just 18 years old, Swiss rider Lucas Huppert's slopestyle star is quickly rising and if his 2018 season is anything to go by, he's going to be knocking on the doors of the Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship sooner rather than later.
Exactly 7 days after finishing second at the Big White Invitational Slopestyle and winning an FMB Wildcard to Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx Whistler, ROSE Rad Squad rider Torquato Testa climbed the top step on the podium of GlemmRide Slopestyle, held in Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria, beating defending champion Thomas Genon.
The Enduro World Series (EWS) announces the next step in its short - but action packed - history as it today reaches a historic agreement with the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
I invite you to a new adventure that will take place in the province of Cáceres, specifically in the Monfragüe National Park and El Valle del Jerte. Maybe for many it is still an unknown area as far as cycling is concerned. Its potential is very high and if you accompany me I will show you places, trails and environments that you will find it hard to forget.
In just over two weeks, the biggest stars of Downhill will once again head to Bikepark Leogang in search of those precious seconds.
Four time UCI World Champion, and winner of almost every kind of bike race you can think of , Brian Lopes has partnered with Ibis Cycles to launch a US domestic enduro racing team, along with support from DVO Suspension, G-Form Protection, WTB Tires and Saddles, ODI Grips, Wolf Tooth Components, Fox Racing, and Dynaplug.
The Trek Factory Racing Enduro team is proud to announce its roster for 2018. Coming back to race a full program is Katy Winton, with Casey Brown also racing a number of events. New to the team for 2018 are former Junior DH World Champion Ruaridh Cunningham of Scotland and developing talent Pedro Burns of Chile.
The 2018 Enduro World Series (EWS) season may not have started yet, but organisers are already announcing the details of next year's calendar.
The IRONMAN Foundation® today announced that the 2018 IMF Mountain Bike Team at the 2018 Absa Cape Epic® will be led by 2014 IRONMAN® World Champion and two-time IRONMAN 70.3® World Champion triathlete, Sebastian Kienle, and Ben Hoffman, six-time IRONMAN Champion and two-time IRONMAN World Championship Top Five finisher.
Norco Bicycles is thrilled to announce that Caro and Anita Gehrig are joining the Norco family as part of the newly formed Norco Twins Racing.
The COMMENCAL VALLNORD Enduro Team is happy to welcome Theotim Trabac as their new rider! The young French rider showed his potential by winning in U21 category the Enduro World Series in Millau last year. This season, he will race in the same category and we're happy to support him in his chase for more podiums!
The Enduro World Series (EWS) is coming to a race near you as the list of official Qualifier events grows to 50 races spread across 25 countries and four continents.
Many sporting professions boast having certain talents that reach the pinnacle of their game at an early age, winning titles and progressing the sport they have so much passion for. Even though many Slopestyle athletes are pretty young in most cases, this year’s World Champion raised the bar even higher, or should we say lowered it age wise.
Before October, there is Biketember. The Bike Region Saalfelden Leogang once again showed its mountain bike racing expertise this weekend by hosting the Biketember Festival.
Emil Johansson has quickly turned out to be a true MTB prodigy. He started his international competition career last year with 26TRIX in Leogang, only a year later he was crowned FMB World Champion.
Winner of the Cape Epic, winner of 6 out of 6 World Cup races, winner of the World Championships- Whoever thought it'd be impossible to top last year's season with an Olympic- and World Champion title, has to think again after this weekend's MTB World Championships.
On Thursday September 7th, French Loana Lecomte, 18-year-old biker equipped by Northwave with Extreme XC shoes, took a wonderful silver after a head-to-head with the new World Champion, Austrian Laura Strigger. Swiss Nadia Grod completed the day’s podium.
This course is a beast! The legendary event Red Bull District Ride will see 20 world-class slopestyle athletes battle it out in the old town of Nuremberg on September 1-2.
he weather had something against the re-activation of racing at Schöckl mountain last year. The premiere of Enduro Gradec was greeted with apocalyptical rainfall and lightning. Still 116 riders stuck to it and raced the extremely slippery stages in pouring rain.
Street trials, downhill or enduro bike – give the Austrian a set of handlebars, and he's got it. With his viral videos, crazy stunts and success in the competitions, Fabio has become a household-name in the bike scene. Now he's stepped up his game even more, riding with a Red Bull helmet and recently partnering up with Saalbach Hinterglemm.
Nino Schurter stormed to victory again at Nové Město to open the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup cross-country season.
The long awaited countdown to the first chair of the 2017 season will come to an end on May 19, when the Whistler Mountain Bike Park officially opens.
Leatt is proud to announce that three North American bicycle athletes have joined the #LeattFamily! Aaron Chase, Lauren Gregg, and Teal Stetson-Lee will be kitted in Leatt’s high-performance DBX bicycle line for the 2017 season.
2017 mountain bike season is about to hit it off with a new strong unified force by ROSE Bikes. Six top riders have teamed up under the German bike brand, to showcase their skillset, push the sport and drop some jaws, while hitting the slopes and sending it at the competitions. We had a chat with all the team riders about their new bikes and their thoughts of being part of the ROSE Rad Squad.
Star-studded field includes Olympic gold medallists and Tour de France winner
Both the men’s reigning Olympic champions, a Tour de France winner, a host of world champions and several previous Absa Cape Epic winners will be in the South African stage race’s strongest field yet when it kicks off on Sunday.
During the 2016 race season, we had the top man and woman leading the DH World Cup Series and our top 5 Rampage athletes on orange 40s, along with the man leading the EWS on an orange 36 - now these forks are up for grabs.
The Enduro World Series (EWS) is delighted to announce it’s coming to a TV screen near you thanks to a new partnership with IMG for mainstream television distribution of its race highlight shows.
German Manuel Fumic and Brazilian Henrique Avancini lit up the 2016 Absa Cape Epic with a thrilling win on the Grand Finale – the prestigious final stage.
BC Bike Race has released the finalists for the Kazlaw Community Foundation Award, and it includes five great people from our province that contribute to local cycling.