Race Coverage


2013 Downieville Photos and XC and Downhill Results and Video

The Angry Singlespeeder grabbed his camera and snapped some pictures around Downieville the afternoon before the big race. Weather is great, trails are dialed and some very stiff competition is here.

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Clementz, Moseley Capture Winter Park Enduro World Series Race

Frenchman Jerome Clementz and Brit Tracy Moseley pulled off wire-to-wire overall wins at round No. 4 of the Enduro World Series at Colorado’s Winter Park Resort this past weekend.

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Chairlift Issues Truncate Day 2 Of Enduro World Series

The top of the leader board was unchanged following a shortened Day 2 of the Enduro World Series stop at Winter Park Resort in Colorado on Saturday. But it was the lack of a stage 4 that ended up being the big story of the day.

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Enduro World Series Day 1: Clementz, Moseley Lead

Frenchman Jerome Clementz and Brit Tracy Moseley jumped out to early leads on day one of the three-day Enduro World Series event being contested on the twisting steep trails of Winter Park Resort high in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

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Crazy Megavalanche POV Race Video

Ever wondered what it would be like to race the Megavalanche? Check out this crazy POV race video to find out!

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Video: BC Bike Race 2013 Day 7 Report

Check out the latest news from the exciting stage 7 of the BC Bike Race! Editor’s Note: Words by Harlan Price and Photos by Dave Silver, Margus Riga, Todd Weselake, and Erik Peterson. BC Bike Race 2013 Day 7: Whistler Bike Park The BC Bike Race caravan squeezed out of the Squamish bubble this morning […]

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Video: BC Bike Race 2013 Daily Reports

Daily race reports from the 2013 BC Bike Race, a 7 day mountain bike stage race from Victoria to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

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Video: BC Bike Race 2013 Day 1 Report

Mtbr was in Vancouver a few days before the BC Bike Race and we witnessed the build-up of energy and riders in North Vancouver. Folks from all over the world started arriving from Mexico, Germany, US and many other lands.

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Ride Report: Swallowing the Dirty Kanza Half Pint

Like every other bike journalist in the world, this was the year I tried gravel grinding and the Dirty Kanza was where I did it. I’m sure they all collectively outperformed me/kicked my ass, but I had an adventure I’ll remember for perpetuity and will be back for more.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage 7: That’s A Wrap

Justin Lindine overturns past year misfortunes to win the 2013 Trans-Sylvania Epic, while Amanda Carey takes her second overall win in the week-long stage race. After close racing all week, riders battled over an intense, 26-mile course in Stage 7 to confirm the final standings.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage 6: Traversing Tussey Ridge

Known as the “Queen Stage” of the race, Stage 6 took riders of the 2013 Trans-Sylvania Epic up and over some of the most known and loved trails in Rothrock State Forest, including the testing traverse of Tussey Ridge.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage 5: Mix-Up At The Front

Stage 5 of the Trans-Sylvania Epic featured a substantial amount of climbing condensed into 26 miles, and a little confusion at the front of the women’s field.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage 4: All Enduro All the Time

Rather than a typical cross-country format, stage 4 was a 22-mile course with five separate enduro segments that required riders to push their technical skills on some of the best descents in Rothrock State Forest.

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Freewheeling: Drinking In The Original Growler

Mountain bike races are kind of like good beer. Each has its own unique flavor, style, appearance, and of course alcohol content, which in fat-tire terms translates to difficulty. Gunnison, Colorado’s Original Growler is a stiffy.

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Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic Stage 3

Justine Lindine takes third win of the week, while Sue Haywood is on top in tight women’s race. And… it was muddy, very, very muddy. We have the photo evidence.

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Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic Stage 2

Stage 2 of the Trans-Sylvania Epic took what were formerly leg searing rocky climbs and transformed them into blazing fast, gnarly descents that offered an entirely different look to the stage.

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Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic Stage 1

The fourth edition of the Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic kicked off Sunday with picturesque weather, ideal trail conditions, and a testing 14-mile individual time trial.

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Gunnison’s Original Growler: What You Need To Know

For starters, be aware that the Original Growler is loaded with techy singletrack and almost never-ending pedaling. No wonder everyone who registers for the race must tick a checkbox affirming that they are “an experienced mountain biker.”

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2013 Sea Otter Classic Pro Downhill Photos and Results

Aaron Gwin and Jill Kintner win the 2013 Sea Otter Classic downhill and we’ve got tons of photos from the race!

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2013 Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom Photo Gallery

Check out photos of your favorite pro gravity racers in our 2013 Sea Otter Classic pro dual slalom photo gallery.

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Event Coverage: 25th Annual Keyesville Classic

Keyesville isn’t a town. Hell, Keyesville isn’t even a ville. But for the past 25 years, the Bureau of Land Management-owned property has hosted one of the longest running mountain bike races in our sport’s history.

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BC Bike Race Announces Video Contest – Ride with Wade

Want to race the BC Bike Race but can’t because it’s sold out? Enter the “Ultimate Wade Experience” Video Contest and you could win a $10,000 Prize Pack with a new Rocky Mtn Element 970 RSL bike and race entry.

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Photo Gallery: Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Super D – Fontana

We have a gang of photos and full results from the Shimano Southridge USA Winter Series Super D – Fontana Round 3. Mtbr also had the chance to talk to Shimano main man (and Pro Racer), Joe Lawwill about the series and Shimano’s involvement. Check out what Joe has to say and if you’re in […]

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Video: Cameron Zink’s Manizales Urban Downhill Run

This video is helmet cam footage of Cameron Zink’s run during the Urban Downhill Race in Manizales, Colombia. The crowds are massive and the speeds are incredible. Cam rips up the course with it’s very unique features including a hundred concrete stairs, a big wall ride, a double chicane (that barely slows him down) and […]

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California Enduro Series 2013 Schedule Announcement

Enduro racing is hot and the popularity is ever growing for 2013. The number of events is increasing by leaps and bounds this year as mountain bikers from many diverse backgrounds realize the appeal of a competitive race that is fun, social and doesn’t require hours and hours of base training and Strava KOM chasing. […]

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