Race Coverage

MTB Ayiti: Adventure for Good – Race With Marla Streb in Haiti

Haiti Ascent Stage Race January 30 – February 2, 2013 Pro Mountain Bike Racer and Legend Marla Streb (Team Luna Chix) is inviting YOU to come and race with her in Haiti for an amazing stage race. The Haiti Ascent Stage Race combines a once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience like no other. At the same time, you

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Cam McCaul’s Crash Footage from AT Showdown

At the SF Bike Expo, we heard Cam McCaul had a bad crash on Saturday. “It was BAD but he is ok,” is all we heard. Seeing this footage gives a glimpse into what happened as he fell off a jump, off a container and in to asphalt.

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Bigfoot Productions Sells Big Mountain Enduro Series

Bigfoot Productions Sells Big Mountain Enduro Series Yeti Cycles To Continue As Title Sponsor (31 October 2012, Golden, CO) Bigfoot Productions, has announced that it will sell the Big Mountain Enduro Series to Brandon Ontiveros, one of the founders of the popular Oregon Enduro Series. Ontiveros’ new promotion company will be named, Big Mountain Enduro,

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2012 Red Bull Rampage Finals – Gallery and Results

Red Bull Rampage 2012 continued the unique tradition of the world’s premier big-mountain event, bringing progressive moves and creative line selection to a world-renowned venue in southwestern Utah

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Kurt Sorge Winning Run – Red Bull Rampage 2012 Results

Freeride mountain biking crowned a new king as Canadian Kurt Sorge took the top spot in Red Bull Rampage. France’s Antoine Bizet took second and Utah local Logan Binggeli came in third in a thrilling contest

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2012 Red Bull Rampage Qualifying Video and Photos

Yesterday was qualifying for the 2012 Red Bull Rampage freeride competition in Virgin, Utah, near Zion National Park. Some of the best freeriders in the world have gathered to show what they can do in Southern Utah’s unique terrain.

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Video interview with Rachel Atherton

Dan Milner, EpicTV’s mountain bike editor with a very British sense of humour talks to the world’s number 1 female downhill mountain biker, Rachel Atherton, and gives her

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2012 Park City Point To Point Race Report & Gallery

The Park City Point to Point (PCP2P) is one of the coolest mountain biker races in the US. The course is approximately 80 miles of mostly aspen-shaded singletrack at about 8000 feet of altitude in Utah’s glorious Wasatch Mountains. This isn’t just any singletrack, either. Park City was recently named a “Gold-Level Ride Center” by

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Downieville Classic Race Photo Gallery!

The Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Race and Festival (www.downievilleclassic.com) was held this past weekend and Mtbr’s very own Forrest Arakawa was on hand taking some killer photos! Downieville, CA has become a popular mountain biking destination due to the variety of trails and shuttle services that run to the top of the mountain. Other popular

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BC Bike Race Photos and Reports

Day 3 Campbell River: 48km Epic Course Cory Wallace solo for stage win: top three men within 2 seconds overall. Simms wins, but women’s overall is shuffled. Today’s sun finally treated racers to the beauty of the Sunshine Coast under clear skies. The entire BC Bike Race operation left Campbell River this morning to take

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BC Bike Race Day 2 – Campbell River – 50km Epic Course

A tie in the men’s field Simms continues dominance of women’s field. Campell River hosted day two of the BC Bike Race under the wettest conditions in race history. With a police escort, 525 spirited racers left from the Robert Ostler Park under a steady drizzle of rain. After a neutral start the police escort

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BC Bike Race Day 1 – Cumberland Comox Valley – 54km Epic Course

Surrounded by a country celebrating its birthday, the winners of the opening day at the BC Bike Race started their seven-day journey through epic BC singletrack. Barry Wicks, and Wendy Simms (Kona Bikes) won the opening stages of the 2012 BC Bike race in very different fashions. Simms came across the line without a close

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Video: Oregon Mountain Bike Enduro Series is Here!

The Oregon Mountain Bike Enduro Series is under way and we have some highlighted video from Round 1 taken at Wanoga Sno-Park in Bend. The 5 races series features world class trails, over 65 volunteers and cash prizes! The venues include: Bend, Ashland, Hood River, Sisters and Mt. Hood. Check out this video and get

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Eric Bostrom’s Big Bear 50 MTB Race Diary

Being the motorcycle fanatic that I am, I was super stoked to recently get a hook-up with Eric Bostrom and his brother Ben. If you aren’t a moto-head, Eric and Ben are brothers from California who are professional motorcycle racers and have both raced at the top level of Superbike racing both nationally and internationally.

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USA Cycling announces 2012 Olympic team

Colorado Springs, Colo. (June 15, 2012) — USA Cycling announced today 21 of its 24 nominees to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, including 10 male and 11 female athletes across the disciplines of road cycling, track cycling, mountain biking and bicycle motocross (BMX). Six of these were automatic nominees and 15 were nominated to the

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North Shore Ripper June 8-10

As related in this previous article, the North Shore Ripper presented by Obsession Bikes took place from Friday June 8th to June the 10th. Three events were held during the Ripper; the Adidas Eyewear Chainless DH; the Specialized Euro Enduro; and the Trek Slash Super D. Entrants in all three events could do the Trilogy by competing on one bike using

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Syndicate’s Greg Minnaar Takes Second in Val Di Sole, Tied for Overall Points – Tons of Photos!

June 3, 2012 – Commezzadura, Italy – Santa Cruz Syndicate riders joined forces with the Fox test crew in Leogang, Austria after Greg’s win at the IXS downhill for a successful test session. Greg, Steve and Josh were then eager to race the World Cup in Italy on the new product! Greg managed to qualify

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Tour of California – Specialized, Cannondale, Trek

The 2012 Tour of California is going on this week and I had the chance to watch the finish of Stage 2 (SF-to-Santa Cruz) in Aptos yesterday. Even if you aren’t into road bikes or racing, the event is a pretty spectacular cycling scene. There were even a few mountain bikes to be found in

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2012 Bell Super Enduro

Combining a series of hair-raising, timed, technical descents with untimed but challenging climbing segments, the 2012 Bell Super Enduro was a first-of-its-kind mountain bike race in the US.

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2012 Sea Otter Classic Speed & Flow Pumptrack Competition

It seems like Sea Otter gets better and better every year. This year I shot two new dirt jump events, the FMB dirt jump competition (Sea Otter FMB photo gallery) and the Speed & Style pump track competition. The Speed & Style event isn’t actually new to Sea Otter but it was the first time

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John Henry Jump Jam 2012 – Live Video Stream!

Watch the John Henry Jump Jam Live Video Stream right here on Mtbr! The event airs starting at noon this Saturday – May 12th! The competition is thick and will feature the likes of: Kurt Sorge, Geoff Gulevitch, Jordie Lunn, Ross Measures, the Meyer Brothers and Norco Team Riders Sam Dueck and Mike Hopkins! Watch

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2012 Sea Otter Pro Downhill Photos

Sunday, the last day of the Sea Otter Classic, dawned cool and foggy. The cool temps were a relief after an unseasonably hot Saturday and I’m sure the racers appreciated the cooler weather for the downhill finals. The fog made for interesting, atmospheric race photos, although it did hide the dramatic, green backdrop of the

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2012 Sea Otter Dual Slalom Photos

The weather was near perfect for the dual slalom competition at this year’s Sea Otter Classic – one of my favorite events to shoot. I’ve been shooting it for over ten years and I still look forward to it. It’s one of the most photogenic venues for a race and the dual slalom racing format

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2012 Sea Otter FMB Dirt Jump Competition Photos

A bronze-level FMB dirt jump was held at the 2012 Sea Otter Classic. Since it was at Sea Otter, the turnout and competition was excellent. Camera and Tyler McCaul, Paul Basagoitia, Mike Montgomery, Aaron Chase, Andrew Taylor, Kelly McGarry and a whole bunch of other top-level chuckers were there to show off their big air

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Sonya Looney Yak Attack Nepal Race Report and Interview

Sonya Looney is a podium girl. No, not the one that kisses the dudes in the Tour de France Podium. She’s the one that stands on top of the podium. Send her to a high mileage race with lots of climbing and she will kill it.

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