Race Day Photo Epic: EWS Petzen-Jamnica 2022

Race Day Photo Epic: EWS Petzen-Jamnica 2022

It may only have been the second Enduro World Series of the year, but Petzen-Jamnica may well be in the running for one of the toughest of the season. The five stage, 40km course was bookended by the aptly named Thriller, a savage test of body and bike that encompassed over 1000m of descent. Proceedings … Read more

Final Results from the Downhill at Crankworx Innsbruck 2022

Final Results from the Downhill at Crankworx Innsbruck 2022

Crankworx Innsbruck concludes with the deuter Downhill Innsbruck presented by Raiffeisen Club. Check out the results below. You can watch the replay here. Results: Pro Men 1st. Charlie Hatton: 2:39.5982nd. Finn Islands: +2.3833rd. Mick Hannah: +3.145 Pro Women 1st. Vali Holl: 3:02.3612nd. Tracey Hannah: +1.4603rd. Anna Newkirk: +8.600 U19 Men 1st. Jackson Goldstone: 2:43.9162nd. Remy … Read more

Interview: 17 Year Old Bikepacks 250km a Day to Race the EWS

Interview: 17 Year Old Bikepacks 250km a Day to Race the EWS

Matthew Fairbrother is a beauty of a 17-year-old from Christchurch, New Zealand. This is his first time ever outside of New Zealand and he’s in Europe all by himself. Adaptable, practical, humble, and goddam stubborn, Matt is on a mission to complete all the European rounds of the 2022 Enduro World Series. To make the … Read more

Pinkbike Poll: How Do You Decide Which Bike To Buy?

Pinkbike Poll: How Do You Decide Which Bike To Buy?

For most of us, buying a mountain bike is one of the biggest purchases we’ll ever make after a house or a car. In fact, the bike could cost more than a car. Current supply chain issues notwithstanding, there are lots of options out there within each category, and I can tell you that no … Read more

First Look: Actofive’s CNC-Machined Signature Cranks Are A Work Of German Art

First Look: Actofive’s CNC-Machined Signature Cranks Are A Work Of German Art

Actofive, the German bike brand behind the P-Train, are launching a crankset. The crank arms are CNC machined, giving them that woodgrain-like machined aesthetic, and allowing them to be made in-house in Germany. Interestingly, to make the crank arms hollow (for the best strength-to-weight ratio) Actofive settled on a two-piece design for the crank arms … Read more

Final Results from the EWS-E Petzen-Jamnica 2022

Final Results from the EWS-E Petzen-Jamnica 2022

The EWS-E season continues with another round of flat out electrified racing. In the Men’s racing, Yannick Pontal took the lead with a gap of over two seconds to Tiago Ladeira and just under three to Edgar Carballo Gonzalez. For the Women, Alia Marcellini pulled ahead of Florencia Espineira Herreros by nine seconds. Sofia Wiedenroth … Read more

Fantasy Enduro: Get Your Team on the Line Ahead of Round 2 – EWS Petzen-Jamnica 2022

Fantasy Enduro: Get Your Team on the Line Ahead of Round 2 – EWS Petzen-Jamnica 2022

We’re heading into the second round of the Fantasy Enduro Presented by Maxxis. So far over 7,700 Pinkbike readers have picked their dream Enduro team to be in the running to walk home with 24 Maxxis tires, a whole bunch of Maxxis swag, and an Ibis Ripmo AF! Read on to see the prizes up … Read more

Pinkbike Primer: The EWS Returns to Petzen-Jamnica After 4 Years

Pinkbike Primer: The EWS Returns to Petzen-Jamnica After 4 Years

After a short break following the action-packed first round in Scotland, riders will now see the return of the EWS to Petzen and Jamnica after last visiting the area around the Austrian and Slovenian border in 2018. Before racing kicks off later this week, here is everything you need to know. The Venue The second … Read more

Final Results from the Leogang XC World Cup 2022

Final Results from the Leogang XC World Cup 2022

The fourth XC World Cup of the year provided some incredible racing in Leogang. Kicking off a packed day of racing was the U23s with Puck Pieterse just pulling ahead of Line Burquier by only two seconds. For the U23 Men, Martin Vidaurre Kossmann secured another win with a nearly twenty-second advantage over Simone Avondetto. … Read more

Photo Epic: Finals – Leogang World Cup DH 2022

Photo Epic: Finals – Leogang World Cup DH 2022

The clouds finally parted in Leogang, but that didn’t mean any reduction in drama once the racing action got underway. Juniors kicked off proceedings with Phoebe Gale and Jordan Williams taking home top honors in their respective categories. This track required a calm head, especially given the drying conditions… Step up Camille Balanche, the master … Read more