Race Coverage


Breck Epic Stage 6 Gallery: One last singletrack session

The 2014 Breck Epic wrapped up with stage 6’s 28-mile Gold Dust ride — total climbing 4800 feet. Once again ace photographers Liam Doran and Eddie Clark were course side to capture all the action. Check out the photo gallery.

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Breck Epic Stage 5 Gallery: Infamous Wheeler Pass

From the base of Breckenridge, over the Ten Mile Range, then down to Copper Mountain and back — it was one heck of a day in the high country.

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Breck Epic Stage 4 Gallery: High times in the high country

Stage 4 of the 2014 Breck Epic was a testing 44-mile affair with 6,300 feet of climbing and a whole lot of sweet singletrack.

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Breck Epic Stage 3 Gallery: Up and over the Continental Divide (twice)

The 2014 Breck Epic cross country stage race rolled on Tuesday in Breckenridge, Colorado, with the uber challenging 46-mile Mount Guyot stage — total climbing around 8,100 feet, plus two trips up and over the Continental Divide above 12,000 feet.

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Breck Epic Stage 2 Gallery: Climbing the Colorado Trail

Day 2 of the Breck Epic cross-country stage race saw the field tackling the precipitous steeps of the Colorado Trail.

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Crankworx Whistler offers the most epic Enduro World Series race to date

This one-day EWS race proved to be one of the most exhausting and exciting battles to date as fortunes were won and lost throughout the day.

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Breck Epic Stage 1 Photo Gallery: Singletrack and suffering

Colorado’s premier cross-country stage race kicked off in Summit County on Sunday.

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Photo Gallery: Downieville Classic 2014

The Downieville Classic was held this past weekend and we have a few photos of the racing action. Check out this photo gallery of the pain and glory and preliminary results.

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Video: MTB mayhem at France’s Megavalanche

Images from France’s amazing Megavalanche never fail to impress and 2014 is no exception. Unclip a foot, get your power slide going and join in the ride!

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The Angry Singlespeeder: The Trans-Sylvania Epic – Death by rock

The Angry SInglespeeder takes on rocks, ruts and raucousness of Pennsylvania’s Trans-Sylvania Epic.

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Video: Kelly McGarry’s POV footage from the Taxco Urban Downhill

Kelly McGarry fearlessly shreds the concrete and asphalt of the unique Taxco Urbano Downhill race in Mexico, proving he’s not only stylish, but fast to boot.

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Pro Interview: Marco Fontana – Cannondale Factory Racing Team

Check out our interview with friendly and flamboyant World Cup racer Marco Fontana of the Cannondale Factory Racing team – proving that XC racing isn’t just high posts and lycra.

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Photo Gallery: UCI Mountain Bike World Cup XCO race in Albstadt, Germany

Highlights from the Elite Men and Elite Women’s World Cup XC race from Albstadt, Germany. The Women’s race was almost a run away, but the Men’s race featured a pretty good duel between Julien Absalon and Nino Schurter.

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Ride Report: Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race Part 3

Pro endurance racer Sonya Looney gives us an inside view of Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race.

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Mtbr Cribs: At home with Trek enduro star Ross Schnell

Mtbr gets an inside look at the home base of former Downieville Classic and singlespeed world champion Ross Schnell.

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Race Report: Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race Part 2

Pro endurance racer Sonya Looney gives us an inside view of Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Singletrack Summer Camp

Gearing up for the Trans-Sylvania Epic, a seven-day mountain bike stage race in Pennsylvania that’s becoming known as the ultimate “singletrack summer camp”.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Whiskey on Ice

The Whiskey Off-Road is a race designed to lure riders from colder climates for a little spring thaw in the perpetually 70-degree town of Prescott, Ariz. As our Angry Singlespeeder can attest, someone spiked this year’s Whiskey with a little dash of polar vortex.

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Race Report: Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race

Pro endurance racer Sonya Looney gives us an inside view of Morocco’s Titan Desert Stage Race.

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Race Report: Cape Epic stage 1 and Medicenter photo gallery

‏Team Kappius/Sir Richard’s Thomas Dooley gives us a look at the impressive Cape Epic Medicenter as things heat up on the multi-day stage race on the Cape of South Africa.

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Race Report: Cape Epic Prologue

Mtbr follows the trials and tribulations of the Team Kappius/Sir Richard’s Condom duo of Thomas Dooley and Mike Hogan as they do battle in the grand masters division of the Absa Cape Epic.

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Race Report: True Grit 100

Sonya Looney’s full report on the 100-mile, True Grit 100 bike race in St. George, Utah. See how Sonya fared on the rough, rowdy, and technical course.

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Legendary North Shore to Host Stage 1 of BC Bike Race

Stage 1 of the BC Bike Race cross country stage race will take place in North Vancouver, home of the infamous North Shore trails, race organizers announced this week.

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Sonya Looney Rides the Mongolia Bike Challenge: Part 4 – Bonfire and Shaman Dancer

It’s always nice to line up for the last day of a stage race. The efforts you’ve put out all week have solidly taken its toll on your body. You are fatigued yet satisfied.

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Sonya Looney Rides the Mongolia Bike Challenge: Part 3 – The Fetal Position

I crossed the line and was so mentally and physically exhausted that I lay down in the fetal position. It felt amazing to be resting on the ground in the sunshine.

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