For the first time in three years, Crankworx welcomed back fans in full capacity at the Innsbruck stop of the 2022 Crankworx World Tour with Sweden’s Emil Johansson and home favourite Vali Höll wrapping up wins to fuel the loud crowds. Here’s the details and the videos.
The Singapore Cycling Federation (SCF) organised the OCBC Cycle National Championship, Mountain Bike Downhill at Kent Ridge Bike Park on 19 June 2022. This was the third mountain bike national championship event following the cross- country short track (XCC) and cross-country Olympics (XCO) held on 4 and 5 June respectively.
The Singapore Cycling Federation (SCF) organised the OCBC Cycle National Championship, Mountain Bike Cross-Country – Cross-country Short Track (XCC) and Cross-country Olympics (XCO) at the Centaur Sports Park trail on the weekend of 4-5 June 2022. This was the first time the national mountain bike events took place at outdoor trails since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Riders new to its hallowed ground, keen to test their mettle. Repeat racers, hungry for more. Redemption-seekers, looking to take back what Mt7 took from them. And local shredders, stoked to get amongst the action and share their epic backyard with the best in the world. They all stood shoulder-to-shoulder at the top of the Mt7 in Golden, B.C., peering down the steep chute that would be the beginning of their 1200 vertical meter, 7.3 kilometer, 11 and a half minute+ race run. And then one by one, they dropped in.
While street riders are perfectly adept at living off street features, there would always be this longing for a “true home base”. A place for events, gatherings and regular practice sessions. Not all BMX riders are park riders, but it is always good practice to spend some time at the BMX park. Added that there are rails and boxes that allows for more dedicated training as compared to random street features, a BMX Park would greatly help to get new riders up to speed and experienced riders rise to their next levels. Sadly, this “home base” event ground was not in its best condition. “Let’s rebuild this BMX Park.”