Yep, you’re right, we have made it difficult again.
Last week a lot of you knew who won the unofficial long jump in Les Gets, but not so many could recall Cécile’s overall average time from Olargues. OK, that was hard.
The MTB Geek Quiz #8 might be easier. We hope you enjoy it all the same.
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Okay, that was a tough first question. No Whistler this year, it is an invite only event and without spectators. It's underway as we speak and will continue for the next three weeks, keep up to date here.
Unfortunately we don’t get to see Brandon Semenuk in action at the Crankworx Summer Series, but we can assume he’ll be working on something mind-blowing like this classic video.
Dual Rules! If you want proof, watch this.
The Wildman Wyn Masters is no stranger to pedalling up big mountains, but on his GT Fury? Impressive.
Joel and Connor Macfarlane joined Olly Wilkins on the Goodyear Wingfoot Global Alliance, releasing this bonkers video with Joel and Connor.
29” wheels and 170mm of travel front and rear, this thing looks like it’s been built to go fast. You can find out more about it here.
It’s Kingdom, and they make beautiful Titanium bikes. We caught up with Chris a few years ago to talk about all things Kingdom. They are still eeb-less.
The Gravel was made for a few years, complete with a waffle sole. HB contributor Ric McLaughlin talks us through them a while back.
It was at Mont-Sainte-Anne at the World Championships, Brook has been making an incredible recovery so far. Follow his recovery on his Instagram, the Bulldog is one tough cookie.
Can you remember the days without dropper posts? Here’s an interesting video about making one at home.
Here’s world number four Tordo and his boss, Fabien Barel, giving it some.
Here’s that win as seen in Earthed 4, Death or Glory, by Alex Rankin.
Is Lenzerheide really the fastest track on the circuit? Well, riders told us they were recording around 80km/h on their own systems at Les Gets. But the speed trap is of course subject to where it is placed on-course and how accurate it is… Nonetheless, of course it was none other than Amaury Pierron who took the #1.
Barelli is one of the most entertaining pro riders of the moment and his ‘Into the Gnar’ masterclasses are sure to be worth signing up for (if you live in Canada). Check out Barelli’s website.
Bryceland raced several events in the 2018 EWS season and took some highly respectable stage finishes including a fourth and a second at the Manizales round where he placed 18th.
Aaron Gwin ‘needs a check-up from the neck up’.
The Dutchman seems able to win in pretty much any discipline. And, he’d like to race enduro if he could find the time…
Charre is on the team alongside Kerr, Masters, Siegenthaler and Walker. Keep your eyes on the Enduro World Series when it (hopefully) gets going at the end of August.
Greggers is everywhere at the moment. We have to say thanks to him for the top work. Hope you’ll enjoy a cuppa from this mug once you own one. Here’s a special discount code for £2 off retail price: ‘2offmonster’ Get yours here.
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