Big in Bavaria, final rider list

The BIG IN BAVARIA Vol.II and GO BIG OR GO HOME dirt lines are shaped, the BIKE EXPO exhibitors are building their booths, so it’s time for a final update: around 100 registered BMX and mountain bike riders attempt the GO BIG OR GO HOME to show their skills on Thursday (MTB) and Friday (BMX). The 10 best in each category will make their way into the second edition of the BIG IN BAVARIA comp and compete with the invited pros.

The grand finals of the BIG IN BAVARIA Vol.II will be streamed live: Mountain bike on Saturday, July 24th, from 6:00 pm (CET) on , and BMX on Sunday, July 25th, from 2:30 pm (CET) on both presented by GoPro cameras.

You can also follow the live scoring of the finals on: or download an iPhone scoring app for free here:

But to experience the whole action live, you just have to visit the BIKE EXPO on the visitor days next weekend. Check out and use the code: 09A47 to save your ticket. You will not only see numerous booths from about 400 brands, but also pure dirt jump action of the best riders from the GO BIG OR GO HOME and the following invited BIG IN BAVARIA pros:

Mountain bike
Niki Leitner (AUT)
Jan Toth (CZE)
Bienvenido Alba (ESP)
Yannick Granieri (FRA)
Grant Fielder (GBR)
Sam Pilgrim (GBR)
Sam Reynolds (GBR)
Amir Kabbani (GER)
Andi Wittmann (GER)
Benny Korthaus (GER)
Szymon Godziek (POL)
John Alm Hogman (SWE)
Linus Sjoholm (SWE)
Martin Soderstrom (SWE)
Tyler McCaul (USA)

Dane Searls (AUS)
Alejandro Caro (COL)
Andreu Lacondeguy (ESP)
Bienvenido Alba (ESP)
Berenger Cordier (FRA)
Jean-Baptist Peytavit (FRA)
Patrick Guimez (FRA)
Ben Hennon (GBR)
Bob Manchester (GBR)
Matt Priest (GBR)
Markus Hampl (GER)
Simon Moratz (GER)
Dusan Antalik (SLO)
Ricardo Laguna (USA)

Overall 40,000 Euros prize purse are waiting for the winners!
The open qualifier competition GO BIG OR GO HOME is held on a smaller dirt line with max. 5-6 meter gaps. You can still register yourself on to take part. On this website, all fans will also find a location overview for the GO BIG OR GO HOME, which is not located within the BIKE EXPO fairground, but next to it (Thursday and Friday are “trade visitors only” days). The mountain bike riders have their GO BIG OR GO HOME runs on Thursday from 5:00 pm (CET) on, the BMX riders follow on Friday forenoon, from 11:00 am on.

Support the rookies and have a great time at the BIKE EXPO!