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The 2017 #mountainbike season is fast approaching, don't miss the key dates.

The 2017 #mountainbike season is almost upon us with everything from the eye-catching Crankworx to the spills and thrills of the downhill and cross-country disciplines in the UCI World Cup.

Then there is the Red Bull Trans-Siberian #extreme and, to cap another year on two wheels, Red Bull Rampage once more to bring the #mountainbike calendar to a climax.

Here’s an extensive calendar of all you need to know for the season ahead…

25 March-2 April - Crankworx, Rotorua, New Zealand

Billed as ‘Gravity Down Under’, it is the first of four Crankworx events scheduled on the 2017 calendar.

More info HERE 

29-30 April - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Lourdes, France (downhill)

The World Cup downhill season begins in Lourdes with the clock already ticking to the #event.

More info HERE 

20-21 May - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Nove Mesto Na Morave, Czech Republic (cross-country)

It was on this course last year that Annika Langvad was crowned world champion winning by over a minute while Nino Schurter edged out his chasers by just 17 seconds after nearly 90 minutes of racing.

More info HERE 

27-28 May - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Albstadt, Germany (cross-country)

Olympic champion Schurter was victorious here a year ago during the best season of his career, in which he also won a fifth world title.

More info HERE

3-4 June - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Fort William, Scotland (downhill)

Both Rachel Atherton and Greg Minnaar will be looking for a hat-trick of victories on the Scottish course 13 years on from Minnaar’s first win at the venue.

More info HERE

10-11 June - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Leogang, Austria (downhill)

Unsurprisingly, it was another win for Atherton here, the Briton clinching all seven World Cup races during the course of a dominant season.

More info HERE

14-18 June - Crankworx, Les Gets, France

This will be Crankworx’s sixth year in the Alps and the five-day festival will see everything from jaw-dropping rides to parties.

More info HERE

21-25 June - Crankworx, Innsbruck, Austria

The Crankworx riders this time get airborne in Austria with the penultimate round from some of the #mountainbike elite.

More info HERE

1-2 July - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Vallnord, Andorra (cross-country/downhill)

The Andorran ski resort brought the curtain down on the 2016 World Cup but has been brought forward by two months from its previous September date.

More info HERE

8-9 July - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Lenzerheide, Switzerland (cross-country/downhill)

Schurter overcame coming unclipped from his pedals at the start to edge out rival Julien Absalon the year before.

More info HERE

18 July-10 August - Red Bull Trans-Siberian #extreme, Russia

An ultra-stage bicycle race, it sets off from Moscow and involves 14 stages in 24 days before reaching the finale in Vladivostok.

More info HERE

5-6 August - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada (cross-country/downhill)

Briton’s Danny Hart, known as the Redcar Rocket, won the men’s downhill while Absalon clinched the cross-country with Schurter absent as part of his Olympic preparations.

More info HERE

11-20 August - Crankworx/Red Bull Joyride, Whistler, Canada

Downhill, slopestyle and endure legends converge on the Canadian ski resort with a 10 day celebration of mountain biking

More info HERE

26-27 August - #ucimountainbikeworldcup, Val di Sole, Italy (cross-country/downhill)

Both disciplines’ fields converge on Val di Sole for the World Cup Finals at the end of this summer.

More info HERE

5-10 September - UCI #mountainbike World Championships, Cairns, Australia (cross-country/downhill)

The four major defending champions in north Australia will be Schurter and Langvad in the cross-country, with British duo Hart and Atherton in the downhill.

More info HERE

24 September - Red Bull Hardline, Wales, UK

The world's toughest timed downhill MTB course returns for its 4th year.

More info HERE

27 October - Red Bull Rampage, Utah, United States

The red rocks of Utah offer riders their stiffest test as freestylers, freeriders and downhillers purvey their best tricks.

More info HERE