Race Coverage


Crested Butte Chronicles: Best time of year to be here

if you’ve been waiting for the perfect time to come ride in Crested Butte, this week is about as good as it gets. The trails are primo, Evolution Bike Park is open, and it’s Bike Week!

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Bend’s Blitz combines bike racing, beer chugging

At this pro invitational race in Oregon, you are not finished until your cup is empty — no exceptions.

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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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SCOTT Enduro Cup season kicks off in Moab

The SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria launched its first race of the season at the Klondike Bluffs Trail System in Moab, Utah, last weekend. The sold-out event drew 250 athletes to the desert for a day of enduro mountain bike racing, a tailgate barbecue, awards and raffle.

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Juliana SRAM Pro Team Pre-Season Update video

Check out this highlight reel of Juliana SRAM Pro Team riders Sarah Leishman, Anka Martin and Kelli Emmett as they prepare for this coming weekend’s opening round of the Enduro World Series.

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Downieville Classic nearly doubles in size

All-Mountain category expanding from 200 to 350 entries. There’s also a new three race series, the Lost Sierra Triple Crown.

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Barn Burner 104 Endurance Race in Flagstaff, AZ

A Leadville Qualifier, this 100 mile race in Flagstaff Arizona has something for everyone. The endurance mountain bike event offers 26-mile, 52-mile and 104-mile race options.

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Bikepacker and ultra long distance racer Lael Wilcox takes on the Arizona Trail Race 750

Tour Divide record holder challenges herself to new limits, will she make it? Follow her adventure in this well crafted video journal.

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Fat Bike Worlds: Bonding, branding, and chairlift riding

First annual Colorado event paves path for big wheeled bikes, showcasing the wealth of possibilities fat biking can bring to the sport.

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Mega Gallery: Fat Bike World Champs Day 1

Day 1 of the first annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championship went off in spectacular fashion on Thursday at the North Village venue in the Town of Mount Crested Butte.

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Fat Bike World Championships: What you need to know

First annual big wheeled winter event set for late January in and and around the legendary mountain bike town of Crested Butte, Colorado.

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Leadville 100 adding on-course Mavic neutral support

Motos, cars, and trailside tents will be on course to aid riders at the famed high altitude cross-country race held annually in the Colorado Rockies.

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2015 Taxco Urban Downhill Preview and Bike Check

Taxco is an old silver mining town that spills up and over a very steep mountainside. And they’ve decided to hold a bike race in town. Following the tight and twisty alleyways and down countless sets of stairs, there is a downhill track.

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Video: Grinduro stage racing on mixed terrain

With technological advances such as hydraulic disc brakes and tubeless tires, the limits of what drop bar bikes can do is ever expanding. Meet Grinduro!

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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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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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TransRockies Moab Rocks race highlights area’s best trails

Relaxed atmosphere, epic rides, great after party make for fun filled stage racing weekend in the Utah desert.

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Photo Gallery: 2015 Leadville Trail 100

The goal for the Topeak Ergon team at the 2015 Leadville Trail 100 MTB was clear from the start: Cover the 100-mile course in a record breaking time of less than 6 hours.

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Breck Epic Stage 6: The final photo gallery

The 2015 Breck Epic is in the books, following the stage 6 Gold Dust ride, which covered roughly 28 miles with 4800 feet of climbing. Big winners include Frans Claes (Loving Hut MTB Team) and Evelyn Dong (Sho-Air/Cannondale), who put in strong showings all week to run away with respective 6-day open category titles.

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Breck Epic Stage 5: The challenge of Wheeler Pass

It’s not the longest — or even hardest — stage of the Breck Epic. But few days in cross-country bike racing strike more fear in the hearts of competitors than the truly epic grind up and over Wheeler Pass — summit elevation well above 12,000 feet.

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Breck Epic Stage 4: Another epic photo gallery

You know you’re in trouble when the day’s prominent feature is called Vomit Hill. But that was just a fraction of the pain doled out Wednesday at stage 4 of the Breck Epic cross-country stage race. Have a look.

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Breck Epic Stage 3: The massive ride around Mount Guyot

The Breck Epic cross-country stage race marched on Tuesday, with the 46-mile trek around Mount Guyot deep in the Breckenridge backcountry. Climbing, as usual, was dished out by the boatload — about 8100 feet when all was said and done.

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