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    March 29, 2015

    Crankworx Rotorua – Red Bull Slope...

    After a week of rain dodging, the storm finally hit and it looked like for the first time ever that a Crankworx Slopestyle event would be either delayed or cancelled. Fortunately around midday the ski...

  • FEATURE3
    March 29, 2015

    Crankworx Rotorua – EWS Round 1Gia...

    The rain never came but overcast skies remained making the Giant Toa Enduro one of the darkest, slickest and most dangerous Enduro World Series openers ever. Over seven stages, amateurs and pros teste...

  • FEATURE2
    March 28, 2015

    Crankworx Rotorua – Rockshox Pumpt...

    Rained out on thursday evening, the Rockshox Pumptrack Challenge got it’s time in the spotlight on friday under lights and in a packed in crowd. The handlebar and wheel noise makers were out, th...

  • FEATURE1
    March 27, 2015

    Crankworx Rotorua – iXS Downhill

    What was essentially a rebirthed 2006 Rotorua World Championships track put the pressure on those who had raced it before and those that never had. Experience was worth nothing with the slick course c...

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    March 26, 2015

    Crankworx Rotorua – Mon Royale Spe...

    Speed and Style. The mutated child of freeride and dual slalom. The basis, two riders line up in the start gate to race the other to the bottom of the course, over jumps, berms and other features, how...

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Crankworx Rotorua – Red Bull Slopestyle

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After a week of rain dodging, the storm finally hit and it looked like for the first time ever that a Crankworx Slopestyle event would be either delayed or cancelled. Fortunately around midday the skies opened blue and grey and the sun dried out the course enough for the Crankworx…

Crankworx Rotorua – EWS Round 1Giant Toa Enduro

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The rain never came but overcast skies remained making the Giant Toa Enduro one of the darkest, slickest and most dangerous Enduro World Series openers ever. Over seven stages, amateurs and pros tested their mettle in the dense Whakarewarewa forest and over the steep steps of the Skyline Gondola terrain….

Crankworx Rotorua – Rockshox Pumptrack Challenge

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Rained out on thursday evening, the Rockshox Pumptrack Challenge got it’s time in the spotlight on friday under lights and in a packed in crowd. The handlebar and wheel noise makers were out, there was even the first mexican wave in Crankworx history worldwide but at the heart of it…

FIRST LOOK: Giro Terraduro and Terradura

Terraduro

Giro have a strong helmet game, and match it with their shoes and other accessories. Best of all, their popular Terraduro trail shoe is matched with the ladies Terradura.

Crankworx Rotorua – iXS Downhill

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What was essentially a rebirthed 2006 Rotorua World Championships track put the pressure on those who had raced it before and those that never had. Experience was worth nothing with the slick course constantly changing and ever expanding ruts and holes, putting more than a few people not only into…

Ride Buller with Chuck

Buller Stonefly

Ibis founder Scot Nicol is visiting Australia, and heading to Mt Buller to ride the Stonefly trail on 31st March – can you make it?

FIRST LOOK: Bell Super 2R helmet

Bell

The Bell Super 2R has been designed to bring the benefits of an XC and a DH helmet together into one versatile lid. We’ve just got one to play with, so let’s find out.

Crankworx Rotorua – Mon Royale Speed and Style

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Speed and Style. The mutated child of freeride and dual slalom. The basis, two riders line up in the start gate to race the other to the bottom of the course, over jumps, berms and other features, however there is a catch. Riders can lose time for style, a second…

REVIEWED: Mudbuster Bike Cleaner

Mudbuster

Dirt, mud and grime. An inevitable part of mountain biking. Thankfully there are some products out there that do help make the clean up a bit easier.

Crankworx Rotorua – The Spank Whip offs

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It was all systems go as Crankworx Rotorua kicked off today with almost all individual events practice scheduled at some time within the day. The Enduro World Series racers flocked to the Skyline Gondola in the morning before the course was converted once more back to the downhill. The two…