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The Crankworx World Tour Heads North To Whistler, B.C.

Saturday, August 01, 2015


Photo via Tourism Whistler (image cropped)

Crankworx will be returning to Whistler, B.C. for a 10-day celebration that embraces mountain biking. 

Organizers of this tour recently announced the Triple Crown of Slopestyle title. This is the ultimate feat that will challenge athletes to win three events throughout the course of the tour. Canada’s Brett Rheeder is expected to take home the Triple Crown of Slopestyle. Crankworx Whistler will also be crowning the first King and Queen of the Crankworx World Tour.

Spectators can also gather together to watch the Red Bull Joy Ride (August 15) and other events with some of the best mountain bikers going up against Whistler’s monster course. 

Other events like The Dirt Diaries (August 11), Deep Summer Photo Challenge (August 12) and The Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival (August 15) will pay tribute to the culture of mountain biking.

This year the New Zealand and French festivals will be joining the Cranxwork World Tour.

The Crankworx World Tour is happening August 7-16.


Related Slideshow: 17 Ways to Experience Portland on Bike

Check out these 17 businesses for bike rentals and tours, that allow you to enjoy the Portland bike scene without owning a bike:  

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Pedal Bike Tours

Bike rentals and guided tours, including a pub and Columbia River Gorge ride

Bike Rentals: $35-$60 a day

Tours: $89-$109

133 SW 2nd Ave 

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Peer-to-peer bike sharing 

Search online or with an app for avaiable bikes of all sizes and prices to loan from local bike owners 

Bike owners list their own rental prices, anything above $1

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Go By Bike Shop

Bike rentals  and valet partner with OHSU at the Portland Aerial Tram

$40 a day, $20 a day for OSHU employees

SW Moody and Gibbs  

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Waterfront Bikes  

A wide range of city, cruiser, road, mountain, tandem, child, and hybrid bike rentals

10 SW Ash Street #100 

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Clever Cycles

Brompton folding bike rentals, with optional child seats and mandatory bells

$30-$45 a day

900 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
(503) 334-1560

Photo credit: Number 10 on Flickr

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Portland State University Bike Hub

Bike rental for PSU students and visitors, and a bike sharing program

$35 a day

1818 SW 6th Ave
(503) 725-9006

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Splendid Cycles

Bullitt cargo bike rentals

$24 a day

407 SE Ivon St  

Photo credit: wittco.gmbh on Flickr

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Wheel Fun Rentals

Specialty bike rentals, including tandems, quad sports, choppers, slingshots, and surreys. 

$20-$45 a day

1020 SW Naito Parkway  

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Mountain Shop

Off-road bike rentals

$60-$75 a day

1510 NE 37th Avenue

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Bike Commuter

8-speed, 1-speed, and racing bike rentals.

$35-$50 a day

8524 SE 17th Ave

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The Bike Gallery

Bike rentals with locations in Downtown, Hollywood, Woodstock, Lack Oswego, Beaverton, and Clackamas

$75-$85 a day

Downtown Location:
1001 SW Salmon 

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Everybody’s Bike Rentals

Vintage, road commuter and touring bike rentals

$25-$30 a day

305 NE Wygant 


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Fat Tire Farm

Road and mountain bike rentals

2714 NW Thurman 

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Sellwood Cycle Repair

Road and cruiser bike rentals

$40-$50 a day

7639 SE Milwaukie 


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Cycle Portland Bicycle Tours

Single speed, road, and electric bike rentals, was well as number of city tours

Bike Rentals: $30-$70 a day

Tours: Start at $40

117 NW 2nd Ave


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Athletes Lounge

Road bike rentals

$60 a day

2671 NW Vaughn


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Veloce Bicycles

High-end road bike rentals

$40-$60 a day

3202 SE Hawthorne  


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