Crankworx Whistler: Around the Village

Aug 18, 2012
by Tyler Maine  

SRAM - Racer / Rider Support and Free Ladies' Clinics with Rebecca Rush.

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is giving out free samples - get there while it's cold! - Win a Ziptrek Tour

Bike Parks B.C. - Showing you where all the best riding in the province is.

Whistler Community Services Society - Helping throughout the local Community.

EVOC is here with all their bags and luggage to check out.

Haywire Bike Products - Canadian Distribution for Morpheus Cycles

Pro / Shimano - New ZEE and SAINT components on display.

Norco Bikes - Check out the 2013 Aurums, Ranges and Sights - lots of 650B bikes to ask about.

Sea Sucker Bike Racks - If you make it up here this weekend, go ask them how it all works.

Jeep - Win a gas card! Everyone wants to win this, so expect a line up.

Leatt Brace - Free Demos, so come on by and learn more about this important piece of safety.

Hydrapak - It's been over 30 degrees pretty much each day this week, so you've got to stay hydrated.

SR Suntour - Shocks and forks on display and the crew is on hand to answer your questions about them.

RockShox Money Shot Contest

Specialized Bikes - 2013 StumpJumpers, Enduros, Carbon Demos and more to drool over.

Alpine Stars - 2012 and 2013 riding kits to check out, along with some nice armor.

Giant Bikes - Almost the whole 2013 bike line up is on display, so come learn more from them about it all. Then head to the rental center and hit the hill on one.

Play Station - lots of games to keep you entertained and out of the sun.

5.10 Shoes - Luke and the crew have all the biking goods on display, including some new colorways and if you look really close you may see some new models.

Ellsworth Bikes - Good to see the California crew up in Whistler for this event with some of their gravity offerings on hand.

Ryders Eyewear - The sun is out, so protect your eyes. Have a look at all the models that Ryders has on hand and maybe you'll find the next pair for your needs.

Scott Bikes - 2013 models including the all new Gambler.

Goal Zero - Solar Power anywhere, ideal for the back country enthusiast.

POC - It's like the smarties' colours all under one tent.

Cheese Rolling - Stop by Blackcomb base from 12-4 PM on Saturday to check out all the action as the Cheese Rolling contest goes down.

Gravity Components - Casting Couch contest to win components and a shoot with Justin Olsen.

Trek - Stop by for signed posters of Trek Athletes.

Red Bull Booth

Red Bull Get the App.

Royal - The 2013 Royal line up is looking really good with some amazing price points, be sure to stop by to see what you'll be wanting to wear next season.

Race Face - They have a promotion going on with Summit Sports for the duration of Crankworx. Buy select RaceFace handlebars and get a free jersey, or select grips / chainrings and get a free Pint Glass.

Otter Box - Ever smash your phone while riding? Get one of these to save your phone's life.

GoPro - Win a camera each day.

Devinci - Check out the Carbon Dixon.

Maxxis - Check out their newest tires, the High Roller II and the Minion DHR II

Teva - They have their newest biking and casual shoes to check out.

ClifBar - Free Samples!

iXS / Spank - Helmets, armour and components, what more could you want?

Sombrio - Things are looking really good from the North Vancouver clothing company, stop by and try on some new rider gear.

Yakima - What's securing your bike to your vehicle?

Formula Brakes - Offering tech support on their brakes and have the newest models on display.

Fox Racing Shox - Tech support to racers and showing off their new forks and shocks.

Hive - e13 Components on hand to.

Commencal - They have some late 2012.5 models that were just released - the Meta SL and the Supreme FR.

Marin - Have a look at the wide range of trail bikes from the California company.

Rocky Mountain Bikes - The recently released Slayer SS is turning a lot of heads and the 2013 Flatline colours are looking good too.

Pinkbike - We are here covering all the action.



  • 36 2
 man elsworth needs to catch up with modern frame designs, even kona has changed to a nice looking one.
  • 5 0
 I got to ride an Elsworth slopestlye bike. It was so smooth. One of the best I've been on for sure
  • 2 3
 well.... nicer designs still dont want to make me splash 3000 quid on one!!!!
  • 2 0
 new enduro look so sick at the specialized tent
  • 3 0
 last time i seen a linkage like that... i was in a school uniform bay!!
  • 2 1
 IMO they look cool, they ride awesome too Smile
  • 1 1
 If it works good keep the design , they won't keep a crappy designed bike
  • 13 1
 Disappointed in shimano for having no technical support! After wrecking my sram x7 rear derailleur in a crash at the cff I brought it to the sram tent and they put on a brand new x9 free of charge! Its customer service like that makes loyal customers. Props to sram for their tech support
  • 6 0
 That is awesome man, i can't believe that they did that - that's one cool company!
  • 5 0
 Fox did me a solid and replaced my 2009 40 RC2 lowers that i sheared the brake mount off of, as well as givig me a full service, new seals, and an axleFor 60$. Oh, and they had it done within an hour. Hats off to all the race/general public support at crankworx, you guys all do great jobs and we are all thankful for it!
  • 6 6
 So you destroyed your bike part and expect that a company will just replace it? Ask the local retailers who work hard for such a small window through the summer to have the manufacture take away all their business how they feel about that. Sounds like Sram knows its parts are disposable. Did you also go to the Jeep booth and ask for a free oil change and tire rotation, because of course you bought a jeep? The entitlement of some of the people is unbelievable.
There is a ton of knowledgable and awesome service available for shimano, raceface, and sram at any of the local bike shops. Yes you have to pay them for their time, and wait in the cue if you are unable to fix it yourself or were not smart enough to bring spare parts to your race weekend.
  • 5 1
 he is saying how cool it is that they replaced it. seriously, don't bitch because some people get lucky. sram can easily afford to give away a few derailleurs, and i'm sure they did it knowing how he would spread the word of great customer service.
  • 3 0
 You nailed it downhillbmxican, its all about giving back to your customers. It pays off.
  • 11 0
 If anyone can film the cheese rolling event and post it up here that would be great !
Will be nice to see how tame the slope is compared to the UK one Smile
  • 6 0
 I am going to pin it to win I love cheese
  • 1 0
 haha , you chase that cheese !
  • 2 0
 Got a bunch of free shiz... Yakima teeshirt a water bottle a guitar pic a cd a pencil a flat top hat, 15% off coupon from helly Hansen, free music downloads, beach balls and ice cream from Ben and Jerry's and some candy. Almost won a norco frame.
  • 1 0
 Este lugar é o paraíso vindo de um lugar que é raro ver estas marcas expostas. Quando conseguimos algo do tipo é sempre através de um amigo ou algum importador. Quando sera que chega no Brasil.

This place is paradise come from a place that is rare to see these marks exposed. When we get something like this is always through a friend or some importer. When will it arrive in Brazil.
  • 4 0
 Sick !
  • 2 0
 lols.. at the Specialized stand...Santa Cruz bike right at the front..thought at first new Specialized frame.
  • 1 0
 I cannot imagine all of the free goodies that you'd get there. Oh, look how nice and golden Fox looks! I'd go broke if I was there.
  • 1 1
 I am here, and I am broke… not so much freebies really
  • 1 0
 i have an otter box and its shit if you want a good phone case get a lifeproof case its thinner and pretty much indatructable and water proof up to six feet
  • 1 0
 im there for the last day of crankworx,cant wait to be back out there again
  • 3 1
 Looks like you can spend alot of money there Big Grin
  • 1 0
 when are the new specialized bikes gonna be released for sale?
  • 1 0
 Expect early to late fall on select models.
  • 1 0
  • 1 0
 Bummed I couldn't make it up there!
  • 1 0
 On devinci. I think it's a carbon Dixon
  • 1 2
 Anybody know if monster is Gunna be there handing out free monsters this year?
  • 4 1
 maybe if it wasn't a red bull endorsed event haha
  • 1 0
 Monster was handing out free monsters last year... And it was still a redbull endorsed event...
  • 1 0
 i want a flatline
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