Franks ended up with the short straw in his opening 1/8 final pitted against eventual winner Czech Tomas Slavik. Brit Scott Beaumont ruined Daniel's chance of a 1/4 final and left him as the highest placed rider not to advance to the 1/4 final. Not bad for his first World Champs. You can download a PDF of results and full draw here and see how the whole thing unfolded.
Photo Gallery and Race results
Image Gallery and Results Sheets
Small Gallery and Results from Day 1
Press Release: Crankworx prepares to enter the realm of the extraordinary in 2018
2017 Singlespeed World Championships - Rotorua, NZL
DHSS 17 - Remarkables - Photo gallery and results