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Long Live The Queen.

Fast trails and a good-time vibe left athletes smiling as they pulled in from a pedal-heavy GIANT Toa Enduro at Crankworx Rotorua, and the whip cranked the crowd into a frenzy to cap the night.

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Mar 10, 2016

Crankworx is taking its signature photography show, Deep Summer, on the road for the first time ever. Immediately following the Crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle, the Deep Summer Rotorua Photo Challenge debuts in New Zealand, for the climax of the five-day festival, running Wednesday, Mar. 9 to Sunday, Mar. 13.

Crossing the Alps – a fantasy, that drives thousands of ambitious cyclists onto the trails to cross Europe's highest mountains using nothing but their own strength. The BIKE Transalp leads bikers through the Alps from July 17th to 23rd; seven days, 520 kilometers (323 miles), 17,750 meters (58,200 feet) in altitude and 1,200 participants from 40 nations. One stop will be in Bormio – the perfect location for a fast regeneration and to enjoy the stunning alpine surroundings.  

With great pleasure and a bit of emotion Superenduro announces the 2016 racing calendar. The choice between the different candidates has not been easy and the staff had to take their time to personally visit the locations that stepped forward and to carefully select the four destinations where to take the riders for the approaching racing year!Four dates to write down on next season's agenda, in four different Italian regions: Tuscany, Liguria, Trentino Alto Adige and Lombardy.

Registration to shred the flowy forest trails at Crankworx Rotorua alongside the world's top gravity mountain bike athletes opens in January 2016. Both the Giant Toa Enduro and the Crankworx Rotorua Downhill presented by iXS, will offer amateur athletes a chance to race a top-tier course with the heroes of the sport with registration opening Friday, Jan. 15 (NZDT) at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 14 at 10 p.m.(PST), for both races.

Third round of Giro d'Italia Ciclocross, third joy for Northwave. In Asolo (Treviso, Northern Italy), the Italian brand celebrated the success of Selle Italia Guerciotti's youngster, Gioele Bertolini, on Sunday December 6th.

It was an exciting finish to Day 2 of the Urge 3 Peaks Enduro held on Signal Hill, Dunedin, New Zealand, as the Enduro World Series (EWS) riders made their intentions clear by extending their respective leads in both the men’s and women’s overall results today. Joseph Nation (26), of Christchurch, took out the overall with a final time of 44 minutes and 56 seconds, while Dunedin local, Leighton Kirk (23), took second place in a time of 46.06. Queenstown’s Jimmy Pollard bounced back from a...

The FMB AM Cup is designed to give the stars of tomorrow a platform to emerge onto the scene and give upcoming riders real competition experience. This year, two riders claimed the European Cup with Michael Riekeberg and Bernd Winkler tying first place. The US Cup was won by Brazilian rider Vinicius Gushiken and J.P Maffret came out on top in the Canadian Cup. Please visit www.fmbworldtour.com for the full rankings.  

This year was arguably the most competitive FMB World Tour season yet! After countless ground breaking runs have been thrown down, Thomas Genon has triumphed and is now the 2015 FMB World Champion. The Canadian athlete, Brett Rheeder dominated the first half of the season and showed incredible sportsmanship at every of the five Diamond Series stops. Making third place on the overall podium is shooting star Nicholi Rogatkin. Please follow this link to the full ranking.

The mountain is calling! Riders are in the desert, digging their ultimate line for the notorious Red Bull Rampage. Thomas Genon, Brett Rheeder and Nicholi Rogatkin are all neck and neck in the FMB Diamond Series standings. This gnarly mountain bike freeride event will crown one of them the 2015 FMB World Champion. Due to predicted thunderstorms at the weekend, the finals have been moved forward 24 hours. Tune in LIVE on Red Bull TV this Friday, October 16th from 6:30pm CEST to be first to find...

Since the start of the FMB Diamond Series at Crankworx Rotorua, three athletes have been pushing themselves and one another for the top spot on event podiums. Brett Rheeder has dominated the season but Thomas Genon and Nicholi Rogatkin have kept the pressure on throughout. Athletes can snatch up to 1000pts for a victory at a Diamond contest, so with just one event left on the calendar and less than 300pts between these three FMB heroes, the margin for error at Red Bull Rampage is wafer thin....

Behind every cloud is a silver lining, and despite a one day rain delay which forced the postponement of the most highly anticipated event of the week-long Crankworx Whistler festival, Red Bull Joyride hit the mountain on August 16th showcasing slopestyle mountain biking under near perfect weather conditions. The Red Bull Signature Series event featured 18 of the world's top athletes in a season-defining showdown that marked the final stop of the Crankworx World Tour and the last required win...

The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup’s finals are still ahead of us, but there is already an overall winner: Rachel Atherton is this year’s downhill champion. The Briton was more than nine seconds ahead and clinched her fifth consecutive World Cup victory at the next-to-last UCI race in Windham (USA). An historical day for Rachel – also because her childhood idol Missy Giove raced this weekend for the first time in years.  

Everyone knows that anything can happen at Crankworx - and the SRAM Canadian Open Enduro Presented by Specialized didn't disappoint. There was heartbreak and elation in equal measure at a dramatic round 6 of the Enduro World Series in Whistler. There were some new faces on the podium and some familiar grimaces as mechanicals once again changed the fate of a Whistler race.  

After years of battling for another Crankworx win, Tyler McCAUL walked away with a tidy first place finish in the CLIF Bar Dual Speed & Style over friend and rival Kyle Strait. While not enough to push him into contention for the first overall title of the Crankworx World Tour, consistent solid performance in a typically wet West Coast rain shower seemed proved the perfect strategy over his fellow American competitor, who slid out on the final run.  

Squamish rider Quinn Moberg and Fat Tire Crit super champ Jean Ann Berkenpas take wins July 7, 2015 Whistler, B.C. – A cross-country rider from Valemont, B.C. has proven hat-tricks will be the talk of the town even beyond the race for the Triple Crown of Slopestyle this year at Crankworx Whistler.