Race Report: iXS European Downhill Cup #1 2016

Fischbach and Widmann win in Kranjska Gora Johannes Fischbach and Veronika Widmann won the first round of the iXS European Cup 2016. 400 riders from 32 different nations made their way to Kranjska Gora this weekend, to celebrate the opening of the season and to collect some first important points for the rankings. This past weekend the iXS European Downhill Cup hosted its first race of the season in Kranjska Gora – the race for the European title has officially begun! This year’s cup consists of 6 different – but…

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Polygon Collosus DHX

We wouldn’t be surprised if you are not aware of Polygon bikes. Polygon is an Indonesian bike company that has been building good looking bikes for a while which have raced on world cup tracks and has support of well-known riders like Kurt Sorge. These are some of the finest bikes in the world! A while ago, FR MTB MAG boss Vinay Menon sourced the DHX which is Polygons flagship DH bike loaded with top notch component. He recently thrashed the bike around all the bike parks in B.C Canada and was…

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Whip Off @ Crankworx 2015

Since Sven Martin dreamed up the idea of a underground unofficial world whipoffs on the infamous Crabapple hits at the Whistler Bike Park years ago things have changed and evolved. Nothing remains the same and this off the chart contest has now become part of  Crankworx and is now Official World Whipoffs sponsored by Spank. They have it on 3 continents around the world but Whistler is still the best. It is fenced and controlled but the whips by world class riders is staggering and scary. The free riders and…

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