Race Coverage


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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Winter Mountain Games to Host Winter Mountain Bike National Championships

The second annual Winter Mountain Games is taking place during Feb 8-11 in Vail Colorado. They have a slew of outdoor events going on, including biking, and this is the inaugural year for the X-Country mountain bike race (a.k.a. Fat Bikes), so you can be the first crowned Winter Mountain Bike National Champion. Anyone want […]

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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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