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World Championships Finals chat

We chatted to some of your favorite #weridecb riders after their race run at the 2022 UCI Downhill World Championship race in Les Gets.

Q & A - Crankbrothers Shoes
Learn about what makes our shoes the perfect MATCH for your riding.
Q & A - Synthesis Wheels
Let's talk wheels! What is Synthesis? What does "Tuned" mean? And most importantly, how will they improve your riding experience?
2021 #weridecb Top 10 Moments
Before 2021 becomes a distant memory, we wanted to take a look back at some of the wild and wonderful moments.
Better Friday
This Thanksgiving weekend, we will donate 20% of all website proceeds to Wheels4Life.
Dust Bowl Derby: The Maribor World Cup
A short story about a bike race to remember.
Fabio Wibmer's New Shoe Day
Everyone loves New Shoe Day, even Fabio Wibmer!
CHAMP10NS: A Decade of Dominance
As Camille Balanche and Reece Wilson clinched their first UCI Mountain Bike DH Elite World Championship titles last Sunday in one one of the wildest World Championships in recent history, they helped us cement an accolade of which we could not be more proud; having 10 consecutive years of Elite World Championship winners onboard our Mallet DH pedal. 
Fabio Wibmer - Home Office

From necessity comes creativity, this couldn't be more true with Fabio Wibmer's new video "Home Office". By using his own home as the location of his video, Fabio delivers the same quality and awe he is known for. From back flips to jumping off the roof, no space is wasted in this restricted set. Watch the full video now!

Friday Fifteen #1 - Martin Maes
Welcome to Friday Fifteen, where every week we ask your questions to one of the world's best riders! Keep an eye out on our Instagram profile for your chance to submit questions to your favorite riders. First up, EWS machine...
A Flurry Of Gold: World Champs Photo Epic
A one day race to hand out cycling’s most elusive prize - a coveted rainbow jersey. A challenging track, ever changing weather conditions, and a roaring crowd - the stage was set for an epic 2019 Mountain Bike World Championships. 
Photo Epic: UCI DH World Cup #6 - Val Di Sole
Val Di Sole always seems to be the catalyst for drama and this year was no different. After a mostly dry practice, the heavens opened for qualifying providing the world’s best riders a genuine challenge on just getting the down the hill in one piece. The sun would come out for finals, setting the backdrop for another nail biting World Cup race! 
Photo Epic: UCI DH World Cup #5 - Les Gets
After over a decade long hiatus, the popular French mountain bike town of Les Gets returned to the World Cup circuit. With wide open corners and big jumps, the course kept much of its old school feel and provided another great race.
Photo Epic: UCI DH World Cup #4 - Vallnord, Andorra
After a few weeks of down time, the UCI DH series returned to action in Vallnord, Andorra. With tight championship battles in both the men’s and women’s categories, and a steep and dusty track that challenged the world’s best, the race was set to be an epic battle! 
Photo Epic: UCI DH MTB World Cup #3 - Leogang, Austria
One week on from the wet and wild battle of the Scottish Highlands, the World Cup circuit landed in Leogang, Austria for World Cup #3. Riders were met with a bike park style track that posed an entirely different set of challenges from the week prior. The sun was out and the race was on!
Photo Epic: UCI DH MTB World Cup #2 - Fort William
Torrential rain throughout the weekend brought challenge after challenge to the riders and teams. The World Cup circuit is defined by its extreme highs and lows, and this weekend was to be no different.
KEEP ON WINNING: EWS #3, MADEIRA
After a quick break, the EWS returned to action upon the small island of Madeira. Round #3 would provide two epic days of racing on trails deep in dust, with an astounding ocean backdrop. 
Photo Epic: UCI Downhill World Cup #1 - Maribor, Slovenia
After a 9 year hiatus the UCI Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup returned to Maribor, Slovenia, to kick off another year of racing. Back in 2010 Greg Minnaar came out victorious on a rain soaked course, becoming the first rider to win a World Cup on a complete carbon DH bike. 9 years later and the revolutions continue, this time, with mismatched wheel sizes. Let the racing begin!
Choose Your Discipline: Greg Williamson Chooses Synthesis DH 11
Check out Greg Williamson shredding on our Synthesis Carbon DH 11 Wheels at our favorite California trail!
BACK TO BACK: EWS #2, Tasmania
Martin Maes showed no signs of slowing down in Tasmania, capturing a second victory in as many weeks and extending his points lead in the World Enduro championship battle.
First Day Back At School: EWS #1, Rotorua
After a long off season away from the races, athletes lined up this weekend in Rotorua for EWS#1 to see if all their hard work would pay off! 
Trek Factory Racing Rides Crankbrothers!
For 2019 and beyond, Crankbrothers is excited to be partnering with the multi-talented Trek Factory Racing team! Crankbrothers will be the official pedal supplier of the Downhill, Enduro, and XC squads as they each take on the premium championships of their respective disciplines.