Event Coverage


Video: Wounded Veterans Ride 100k on Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is considered by many as the opening day of summer and the start of many mountain bike trips and adventures. But let us not forget the true meaning of this weekend.

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Fastest bikes at Big Mountain Enduro No. 1

The first stop of the 2016 Big Mountain Enduro series returned to New Mexico, and Mtbr got an up close look at the fastest bikes to take on this menacing course.

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Generation Next: Folsom Races for Groms

Mountain bike events for middle schoolers in Folsom, California, deliver quality race experiences — and life lessons.

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Gunnison Growler: A true mountain biker’s race

Cross-country races run the gamut. Some are epic tests of aerobic challenge, but lack any real technical difficulty. Others trend the other direction, requiring its competitors to have both a big engine — and the ability to handle a bike.

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Outerbike returns to Whistler June 2-5

Outerbike set to return to mountain bike Mecca for four days of consumer demos on some of the world’s best trails.

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Ales and Trails in Marin

Ales and Trails in Marin is the largest gathering of Bay Area MTB advocacy organizations in one place, at one time, all year long! Local heroes will be honored and the list is so secret you might be one of them. And there’s good beer.

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NAHBS 2016: Matter Cycles – TwoStoke long travel Plus bike

Boulder, CO based Matter Cycles is a one man shop producing some true mountain bikes like the 150mm travel TwoStroke Plus bike and Benefat fat bike.

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NAHBS 2016: REEB Cycles new full suspension prototype – the SqWEEB

Owned by the same guy who runs Oskar Blues Brewery, REEB Cycles is based out of Longmont, CO and they are now producing a 27.5 Plus bike with 135mm of travel.

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Bell Joy Ride program kicks off with Ambassador meetup

The new Bell Joy Ride program seeks to help build and expand local riding communities by supporting the leaders of ride groups with the tools to be successful.

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NAHBS 2016: Soulcraft Option B+

An industry group effort combines to bring this rally Plus hardtail to life.

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North American Handmade Bicycle Show returns to Sacramento Feb. 26-28

12th year for popular show features bicycle craftsmen (and women) across all categories. Showcase provides access to the bicycle art and trend setters of the bicycle industry.

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8th Annual SF Bike Expo – November 21

Bay Area’s longest running expo coming soon – bike swap, manufacturer exhibit hall, bike builders and more.

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Pro Bikes of the 2015 Red Bull Rampage

It takes a special bike to deal with the punishment dolled out at Red Bull Rampage. Massive jumps (and the ensuing hard landings) are unlike anything else seen in the cycling world. Here’s a look at some of the pro’s bikes, including 2015’s top three: Kurt Sorge, Andreu Lacondeguy and Graham Aggasiz.

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Red Bull Rampage 2015: Epic Finals Photo Gallery

Bigger and badder than ever before, the Red Bull Rampage finals once again brought more progression to the freeriding landscape and to the one-of-a-kind terrain of southern Utah. After missing the last two Rampage events due to injury, Kurt Sorge returned to earn 2015′s top prize.

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Sonya Looney: Up all night at the WEMBO 24-hour world’s

Follow along as endurance racing savant Sonya Looney tries to bring home her first World Endurance Mountain Bike Organization 24 Hour Solo World Championship.

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Red Bull Rampage 2015: Qualifying Round Photo Epic

Nearly a week of anticipation (and loads of effort building and refining lines) paid off in a big way Thursday, as the competitors put raw skill and conviction on display in the 2015 Red Bull Rampage qualifier.

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Video: Rogatkin falls off cliff in the biggest crash in Red Bull history

The crash that everyone fears in Red Bull Rampage, falling off a cliff, happened yesterday to Nicholi Rogatkin. In a fall that could have easily killed or paralyzed someone, Rogatkin got up shaken but undeterred.

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Video: Top 10 moments in Red Bull Rampage history

Red Bull Rampage is turning 10. To celebrate, here are the top 10 moments in the event’s storied history.

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Video: Brendan Fairclough brings freeracing to Rampage

Fairclough, or “Brendog” as he’s known, competed in the last two Rampage events with lines that prove that not only can he hang with the best freeriders in the world, but that he may be one of them.

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Red Bull Rampage 2015: Day 1 Practice Photo Epic

With an accelerated schedule due to bad weather, competitors at the 2015 Red Bull Rampage were under the gun to get lines dialed in time for today’s qualifying round. Check out all in the action in this massive photo gallery from Eddie Clark Media.

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Video: Claudio’s Red Bull Rampage course preview

This is a glimpse into how a “regular” guy would ride the Red Bull Rampage course — if “regular” means a racing veteran who was a professional downhill racer between 1998 and 2012.

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Party in the desert: Moab’s Outerbike serves up bikes and beers

Industry types have Eurobike and Interbike. For everyone else there is Outerbike. The annual three-day consumer demo event in Moab, Utah, offers fat tire enthusiasts the chance to ride next year’s hottest bikes on some of the world’s most iconic trails. Here’s a photo recap of this year’s highlights.

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Gravel grinding meets enduro at California’s Grinduro

Event will feature four timed segments over a 60-mile loop with 7,500 feet of climbing and a Gran Fondo-style mass start from Quincy.

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5 Questions with VIDA MTB Series Co-founder Sarah Rawley

The secret to teaching women mountain biking skills is much different than for men. Find out how, why and more in our interview with the co-founder of the VIDA MTB Series.

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Riding Crested Butte’s famed Pearl Pass Tour

The 39th annual (yes, 39th) Pearl Pass Tour is set to roll out of Crested Butte, Colorado, on September 12th — or September 11th if you prefer to do it on a klunker. Read our author’s painful first-person account to find out what this historic event is really like.

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