That time of year again. The one time of year when people from all over the world converge in what’s seen as the mecca of mountain biking that is Whistler, all for the love of bikes. Crankworx. What’s different this time around is that after years of following it online, I was lucky enough to be there in person to experience it all first hand. Instead of looking on in awe at all the amazing photos from others, I had the chance to take my own. The following is a re-cap of most of my time and my exposure to what is in my opinion, one of the greatest events I’ve ever attended, with the help of those images.…View More
After receiving nothing less than glowing praise after last Sunday’s opening round of the SRAM Singletrack Mind series, the incredible flowing trails of Kiwarrak State Forest at Taree are likely to see mountain bikers descending en masse to experience them first hand. Race promoter Chocolate Foot has helped put Taree firmly on the MTB map making it part of the prestigious SRAM Singletrack Mind series.
Now in its fourth year the SRAM Singletrack Mind series is well established as the premier east coast endurance mountain bike series and attracts a host of highly-credentialed riders and teams such as OnTheGo and Target Trek. The star entrant for round one was none other than Port Macquarie’s 4-time World solo 24 hour and 2-time MTB Marathon National Champion, Jason English. Fresh off his second Marathon Championships win the previous weekend his main rival, Canberra’s Ed McDonald, would be hoping that the tough course at Atherton might have drained English’s legs.…View More