Crankworx and FMBA Launch Slopestyle World Championship

The sport of Slopestyle mountain biking is entering a new era. The Crankworx World Tour and the Freeride Mountain Bike Association (FMBA) are excited to be launching into the 2018 season in unison. Starting this year there will now be one elite-level series of Slopestyle mountain biking events. The Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship (SWC) will replace the FMB Diamond Series and the Crankworx Slopestyle World Tour. SWC events on the Crankworx World Tour will represent the pinnacle of the sport. “We were running two separate elite series’, and eventually had…

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Event Alert: Red Bull Pump Track World Championship 2018

A unique new global race series is set to excite the cycling community in 2018 with the first ever Red Bull Pump Track World Championship. The series will take pump track racing to a new level and bring a fresh face to bike racing all around the world from New Zealand to the USA, Chile to India and France to Japan. Velosolutions, globally recognized for their leading pump track and bike park construction, have teamed up with Red Bull to launch the exciting series. Qualifier events will take place around…

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Video: DH on the steepest World Cup Ski Course | Max Stöckl

Max Stöckl is used to breaking speed records on a mountain bike, however the daredevil from Oberndorf had not encountered anything like the legendary Hahnenkamm downhill course before.  The 43-year-old rode down the 3312 metre piste with a spine-chilling 27% average gradient on a regular mountain bike that you could buy from the shops and put together, incorporating 15 millimetre (0.6 inch) metal spikes on the tyres for added grip. After hitting a top speed of 167.6km/h in Chile’s Atacama desert to break the speed record for a standard mountain bike in…

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Event Alert: The Impossible Race 2018 | Gujarat, India

The Impossible Race, MTB Polo is a three day stage race covering 151kms of unchartered trails and forests. Each day will be a 50 kilometers of grinding and shredding. From 23rd to 25th February 2018. Riders will be shuttled with their bikes from Ahmedabad to Polo and back. The race will take you through dense forests, fields, narrow ridges, rocky descents, tarmac and hike sections. The terrain is mostly dry, scattered with rocks, roots and boulders. The riverbed sections will have loose gravel and sand in some areas. The trails…

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Video: DJ Brandt | Airfields

DJ Brandt’s latest video, Airfields, delivers in a big way. This is for sure the hardest I’ve ever worked for a video. I feel like all of my riding in the past years has come together for this one. Thanks to Tory and Mongoose for helping me achieve my goal on this one! – DJ Brandt  Filmed in Virgin, Utah, DJ definitely created something progressive that also shows his unique style.

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Video: Best of 2017 | Evgeny Kurnikov

For me 2017 season began with the exciting “сalifornian freestyle” and an unexpected meeting with the idol of childhood Ryan Nyquist in the best training park in California “Woodward West”. Back in Russia I plunged into a busy schedule of traveling around for competitions and show which helped me keep myself in shape and decide on something new and sometimes even crazy. For example: the fall from a huge Frontflip on a jump of 21 meters almost prevented me for participation in the biggest extreme show of Russia “Proryv” but…

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Event Highlights: 1st Ra.Khe.Pa XC Championship 2018 | Nepal

Photos: Santosh Rai, Nepal Cycling Association \\ Video: Nishant Shah The first Ra.Khe.Pa XCO MTB Championship in Nepal flagged off on 13th January on the Hattiban Hills in Pharping Kathmandu. Checkout all the action from the forest. Video: Nishant Shah Elite Men The Elite men had to pull up 9 Laps of the 3.85 Kms power churner of a course. The dry track saw a few riders fighting for traction in some bits.           Elite Women The Elite Women racers had to pedal out 6 laps of…

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Video: Deakinator’s “Best of 2017”

Here’s my 2017 End of year edit from mass start races in the Megavalanche to podiums at the National champs to shredding with the worlds best across the Globe. Obviously serious banter and messing around. Riders including Loic Bruni, Brendan Fairclough, Sam Pilgrim, Sam Reynolds, Olly Wilkins, Bernard Kerr, Andrew Neethling, Jones Brothers, etc. So grab a cuppa and have a gander #OiOi    – Ben Deakin  Follow Ben:  Instagram \\   Facebook

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Video: YT Industries | Live Uncaged

Following a series of films telling the stories of four incredible Young Talents – the 87-year-old IronNun, downhill skateboarder Ryan Farmer, Mixed Martial Arts fighter Polly Beauchamp, and reformed mob enforcer, James Giuliani – we revealed our role as teller of these empowering stories the weekend just gone. The four non-mountain-bike related talents were joined by YT riders Aaron Gwin, Andreu Lacondeguy and Vali Höll. The campaign has served as a prelude to the unveiling of an evolved logo, strapline, and the release of an autobiographical YT documentary – chronicling…

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