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Photo Epic: A Tale of Two Seasons – Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2019

Photo Epic: A Tale of Two Seasons – Whistler Bike Park Opening Day 2019

Rain or shine, there is no bad day on a bike. I think we can agree on this.Whistmas 2019 covered the changing of seasons in a 24 hour period. What didn’t change was the stoke level. With support from SRAM, GT, Starbucks, the Whistler Bike Park build crew (the...

Review: Fezzari’s 2019 La Sal Peak is a Fun & Modern All-Rounder

Review: Fezzari’s 2019 La Sal Peak is a Fun & Modern All-Rounder

DescendingThe La Sal Peak has numbers that put it right into that oh-so-trendy enduro category, but I’d call it more of an all-mountain bike. I know, that’s splitting hairs, but hear me out. My best rides on the grey machine were ones that had a good...

First Look: Mondraker’s F-Podium Brings Forward Geometry to XC Racing

First Look: Mondraker’s F-Podium Brings Forward Geometry to XC Racing

Mondraker tells us that the F-Podium project began back in 2015 with a design goal to make the world’s best XC race bike – end of story. That animal, however, turned out to be a moving target.During the F-Podium’s three-year gestation period, World...

5 Bikes and a Few Tech Randoms: Albstadt World Cup XC 2019

5 Bikes and a Few Tech Randoms: Albstadt World Cup XC 2019

Kate Courtney’s dancing shoes drying in the sun. With the race this weekend Albstadt being the first stop on the XC World Cup calendar for 2019, there are a number of fresh bikes on course. Here are several that caught our photographers’ eyes along with a...

Final Results: Albstadt World Cup XC 2019

Final Results: Albstadt World Cup XC 2019

The first round of the 2019 XC World Cup is over and the controversial track in Albstadt provided some great racing no matter the weather. In the Elite Women’s race current World Champion Kate Courtney would take the lead in the first lap and continue to build a...

Video: Yoann Barelli Guides You Down Whistler’s Green Monster Trail

Video: Yoann Barelli Guides You Down Whistler’s Green Monster Trail

In the second episode of Yoann Barelli’s trail guide series, he takes a run down the double black diamond trail Green Monster on Whistler’s west side. With plenty of line choice and some tricky rock sections, Yoann uses his experiences as an EWS racer to...

XCC Photo Epic: Off to a Roaring Start – Albstadt World Cup XC 2019

XCC Photo Epic: Off to a Roaring Start – Albstadt World Cup XC 2019

XC World Cup racing got underway with the Short Track this evening here in Albstadt. The twenty minute races were fast paced and offered a glimpse into what we may see come Sunday. Mathieu van der Poel and Kate Courtney made late race moves to take the wins. Kate...

XCO Start List – Albstadt World Cup XC 2019

XCO Start List – Albstadt World Cup XC 2019

Check out who’s taking to the start line in Albstadt this weekend and get your Fantasy team ready to bring home the glory. Don’t forget to complete your EWS Fantasy team before the race starts on Sunday. If you don’t know who to pick, check out our...

Pinkbike Poll: What Would You Upgrade On Your Current Mountain Bike?

Pinkbike Poll: What Would You Upgrade On Your Current Mountain Bike?

It’s easy start daydreaming about getting a shiny new mountain bike, even when there’s a perfectly rideable one already sitting in the garage. All it takes is a clever promo video, a gallery of alluring studio shots, or a geometry chart with all the right...

MUST WATCH: Return to Earth – The Spectacular Official Trailer from Anthill Films

MUST WATCH: Return to Earth – The Spectacular Official Trailer from Anthill Films

RETURN TO EARTH – A CINEMATIC JOURNEY THAT PROVES WHEN WE LOSE TRACK OF TIME, WE MAKE THE MOST OF IT.When you read this, stop. Don’t let another moment slip into the infinite sea of “up-nexts”, “likes” and “suggestions for you”. Don’t be fooled. This isn’t...