Crankworx enters its sixth year bringing the stoke to the France with the launch of Crankworx Les Gets. This five-day epic celebration of jaw-dropping riding sees the gravity mountain bike scene descend on a key European riding hub, bringing its competitions, new product, demo bikes, music, photography and parties along for the ride.
Crankworx Les Gets opens with one raucous showdown of dirt-churning, whip-off action. Forget the rodeo’s bucking broncos and the high-flying acrobatics of the circus. When a great rider hits a long, clean whip, it is a smooth horizontal 45-degree salute to our world of endless sun, big air and dust-spitting attitude. Get ready to revel in some tire-swinging steeze as Crankworx Les Gets revives the Official European Whip-Off Championships presented by Spank.
Dual Speed & Style is a mix of Dual Slalom and Slopestyle, and offers the perfect blend of racing and freestyle. Some riders will attempt to finish the course in the fastest time possible, while others will try for the most stylish run in the hopes of gaining a few bonus seconds.
Aimed at racers and freestylers, Dual Speed & Style brings the whole MTB family together.
Join us for some of this year’s best tricks and trials on film.
Light on MTB brings some of the best sequences of the year together under one roof for a showcase of the art-meets-sport culture for which shredders swoon. Leave mediocrity behind and come worship at the alter of big air and endless style.
Come and take part in a girls-only night out.
In the company of downhill mountain bike champion Tahnée SEAGRAVE, enjoy drinks & nibbles followed by a night time descent equipped with headlamps on the tracks at Les Gets’ bike park.
An exclusive opportunity to get to chat with a top rider.
A fun competition open to all riders with a mountain bike that is no bigger than 20 inches! Bikes can be borrowed on-site.
Les Gets Pump Track Challenge presented by RockShox
Using just one pedal stroke, competitors battle it out on a berm-encrusted jungle of dirt rollers. This two-man tango is a true test of mettle. The rider with the strongest pump and best ability to muscle it out brings wins the day.
Try racing without the encumbrance of having to keep pace. This fun competition give riders that little boost of electricity to make it up the hill and then it’s all smooth sailing??
Hang on tight and you could win a Crankworx Les Gets Slopestyle VIP pass.
The Les Gets downhill event in the heart of Europe’s biggest bike park promises to be spectacular.
On the Mont-Chéry side of the resort, with a start position facing the Mont-Blanc, riders will cover part of the track from the memorable Mountain Bike World Championships 2004.
A number of free evening concerts will be scheduled in the resort from Wednesday to Saturday, either on the main “Carry” stage or the stage in the town centre.
Raw rivalry is the name of the game in Dual Slalom. This crowd-pleasing format pits two competitors against one another in a side-by-side battle against one another and the clock’s cruel hand as racers battle to avoid elimination. Some of the best female riders in the world will take one run down each side of the course, with the fastest combined time taking the win. Each lap through the track raises the stakes and works up everyone’s appetite to compete.
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