19 months after it last wrapped, and six months after it was originally scheduled to run, the wait is almost over. Crankworx is set to make its triumphant return to its Southern Hemisphere home in Rotorua, November 1-7, 2021.

The opening stage of the 2021 Swiss Epic showcases the summer attractions of one of the world’s most celebrated winter sport destinations, St. Moritz.

The wait is now officially over: on Wednesday, August 25th, Val di Sole was back to breathing the air of great mountain bike events after two years, and the challenge offered by the riders in the opening Team Relay certainly did not disappoint the expectations, and bodes very well for what’s next to come in Daolasa di Commezzadura, Trentino.

Mountain biking’s Downhill elite wrapped five days of Crankworx competition today with the deuter Downhill presented by Raiffeisen Club. Charging their way to the top of the box, Loris Vergier (FRA) earns his first Crankworx win, while Vali Höll (AUT) pushes through the pain to repeat on the track she earned her first elite win on last year.

For the second year in a row, the French dominated the top step in the RockShox Pump Track Challenge Innsbruck. Mathilde Bernard (FRA) takes her third Crankworx Pump Track win, her second in as many years on this track. Chaney Guennet (FRA) makes it 3/5 in Innsbruck, having also won the event in 2017 and 2018. “It feels different each time,” said Guennet. “Last year I finished second, and this year first. It’s been a long time since I finished on the top step so, it’s perfect.” Guennet’s...