Race Coverage

2012 Cape Epic Race – Daily videos from Team Stander and Sauser

Remember that video last year where an antelope took out a rider in Africa? Well that happened at an event in the Albert Falls reserve area in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa race in 2011. The 2012 Cape Epic Race is here and although we can’t guarantee that something this spectacular will happen again, I think it’s

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San Francisco Spring Classic Series Opens with Epic Conditions

One of the new events in the SF Bay area is called Spring Classics. This is a point to point adventure ride that features pavement and trail with big mileage and elevation

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NorCal League Race #2 – Central Coast Classic Race Report

2012 NorCal High School Mountain Bike Racing Series Race Number Two – Race Report Central Coast Classic, Monterey, CA “Five, four, three, two, one and GO!” yelled NorCal Director Vanessa Hauswald as she started the Central Coast Classic Varsity Girls race at exactly 10:00 AM. The girls raced up the fire road and hit the

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Juarez and Mata Take Early Pro UET Leads

The USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Ultra Endurance Tour (Pro UET) kicked off last weekend with the Spa City 6-Hour Mountain Bike Race in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Veteran ultra-endurance specialist David “Tinker” Juarez (Whittier, Calif./Cannondale Factory) cruised to the victory and the Pro UET lead on Saturday as did 2011 Pro UET champ Monique Pua Mata (Anaheim, Calif./Sho-air-Specialized) on

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Kaboom! SCOTT-3Rox Explode onto Scene

The SCOTT-3Rox Racing crew got off to a great start for 2012, grabbing two podium spots at the Mellow Johnny’s Classic race season opener. Geoff Kabush led the way for the team by racing to a strong second place showing on the day. Kabush reportedly felt good and decided to test both himself and the

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Evans Burns Competition with Spark 29 RC

Evans Burns Competition with Spark 29 RC Photo Credit: Zoon Cronje Four-time South African marathon champion, Kevin Evans (Nedbank Team 360Life), left nothing to chance when he raced his SCOTT Spark 29 RC to a dominant victory over a strong international field at Round 3 of the South African National Marathon Series in Sabie in

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Norcal NICA High School Series Opens in Granite Bay

Photo by Vince Tarry Mtbr showed up and was shocked to see about 1500 people in the series opener. Coaches, parents, siblings, pets were there in force to cheer on about 500+ racers. Some were the best in the country and many were first time racers who have not been mountain biking for very long.

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Bike Vault – Southridge Winter Series #4 Report

The Bike Vault professional mountain bike team got together this past weekend at the fourth round of the Southridge Winter Series in Fontana, California. Although Brad King has been holding things down for the team, teammate David KlaassenVanoorschot has had to sit out the first 3 rounds with a broken hand. Typical southern California weather

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BC Bike Race 2012 Route and Gravity Enduro Stages

Vancouver, Canada – The BC Bike Race (BCBR) – The Ultimate Singletrack Experience is proud to celebrate its sixth year and announce the 2012 route with the exciting addition of twelve individually chip-timed sections. The 2012 route offers the same smorgasbord of great venues as last year, but will see an all new Day 7

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Mountain Biking Legend Tinker Juarez Winter Training – Stationary Bike Time Trial

Promotes 2012 World 24 Hour Solo Championships in Canmore, AB (words and photos by John Gibson) Tinker Juarez flew north this past weekend to Canmore, Alberta, Canada, site of the 2012 World 24 Hour Solo Championships happening this September 14 at the Canmore Nordic Center. Earlier this winter, organizers of the Solo 24 Hour Worlds

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Syndicate Test Session Welcoming Fox and Shimano – Video Added!

February 1, 2012 – San Romolo, Italy- Early season testing started for the Santa Cruz Syndicate with mechanics, engineers and riders arriving in the town of Imperia, Italy, for three days of extensive testing aboard the latest Santa Cruz full carbon V-10’s. The bikes were decked out with the Syndicate’s newest sponsor products from Fox

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Park City Point-to-Point Race

The 2011 Park City Point-To-Point mountain bike race took place in Park City, Utah over Labor Day Weekend. The PCP2P is a 78-mile endurance race almost all of which takes place on the endless and glorious Park City singletrack. The race starts at about 7000 feet of altitude in Park City’s Round Valley trail network.

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Red Bull Rampage 2011 to be on 3D Television

3new and Red Bull Media House Bring the Red Bull Rampage to 3D TV for the first time ever – Partnership Kicks-Off With World 3D Premiere August 21 (9p ET/PT) — (August 17, 2011 – Culver City, Calif .) 3net, the joint venture 24/7 3D network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX, and content producer Red

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2011 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country Nationals: Gould and Wells successfully defend cross-country national titles

Ketchum, Idaho (July 16, 2011) – Georgia Gould (Fort Collins, Colo./Luna Pro Team) successfully defended her pro women’s cross country national title in front of her hometown crowd on day three of the 2011 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships on Saturday. Todd Wells (Durango, Colo./Specialized) also maintained his Stars-and-Stripes jersey after an impressive

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Out of Bounds Festival 2011: Saalfelden Leogang looks back at 10 days packed with bike action

Saalfelden Leogang in the SalzburgerLand, (AUT), June 22nd, 2011 – The Erste Bank Sparkasse – Out of Bounds Festival 2011 proved to be one of the world’s biggest mountain bike highlights once again. Despite the unpredictable weather, the organizers can look back at a complete success. Over the two festival weekends, it was especially the

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AM Arizona Interview with Bobby McMullen

Watch the interview with Bobby McMullen on an AM show in Arizona.

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Team CRC/ Nukeproof at Round 2 of Halo BDS

The second round of the Halo British Downhill Series took place at Moelfre, North Wales, over the weekend where TeamChainReactionCycles.com/Nukeproof riders Matti Lehikoinen and Joe Smith finished in fourth and fifth, respectively. Here’s team Manager Nigel Page with a report from the weekend’s sun-drenched race:

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April 10th: Rerun of Live Stream presented by Contour from Vienna Air King 2011

Vienna, April 7th, 2011 – The Vienna Air King is over and the asphalt on the Vienna city square is still glowing from all the hot biking action. The contest took place at such a high trick level this year that even established pros had some difficulties dominating the up-and-coming young talents. If you didn’t

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FMB World Tour Off to a Perfect Start

Munich, April 7th, 2011 – With the Vienna Air King last weekend, the Freeride Mountain Bike (FMB) World Tour started its 2011 season with a bang – and with the new season also come several changes and improvements. Not to forget, Vienna was the FMB World Tour’s golden Better Bottle’s first stop, a trophy that

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Sam Pilgrim Did It Again

Vienna, April 4th, 2011 – Around 70 riders from 15 nations gathered on the city square in Vienna this past weekend to try and take the throne at the 6th edition of the Vienna Air King. This year, the contest in Vienna was once again the kick-off event for the Freeride Mountain Bike (FMB) World

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Adam Craig News: Cali Spring Racing 2011

Thursday March 31, 2011 Man, we’re already solidly into bike season. I guess last year I kind of forgot how busy springtime could be while I was sitting on the couch (between rehab sessions of course). Regardless of my skewed perception, this year started off busier that most. With the Rabobank Camp in Cyprus and associated travel, it’s a good thing I

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‘DRD X-Fusion Intense’ Kicks Off Season Early On Top!

(Escondido, California) March 29, 2011 – The ‘DRD X-Fusion Intense’ factory mountain bike team kicked off their season with tremendous success a little early this year at the 2011 Fontana City National!  With plans of taking the season by storm in just a few short weeks at the Port Angeles Pro GRT, several of our

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USA Cycling MTB Standings

Jeremiah Bishop tied with Plaxton atop men’s standings while Georgia Gould remains the women’s Pro XCT leader March 28, 2011 After two races, there is a deadlock atop the USA Cycling’s Professional Mountain Bike Cross Country Tour Men’s (Pro XCT) standings as Jeremiah Bishop (Harrisonburg, Va./Cannondale) and Max Plaxton (Specialized) each have 380 points. Todd

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Team Chain Reaction Cycles/Nukeproof Irish NPS Race Report

The ChainReactionCycles.com/Nukeproof downhill team raced at the first round of the Irish National Points Series at Rostrevor, Northern Ireland, last weekend with mixed results. As well as all the high-octane race action in which Matt Lehikoinen took the win, the hardcore track punished many riders, as Team Manager Nigel Page explains: Well the Irish NPS

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Downhill Mountain Bike Community Supports Local Hero's Quest for World Title

March 19, 2011 – Phoenix, AZ – Pro-Downhill Racer Jackie Harmony held a fundraiser at South Mountain Park in Phoenix to raise the money for her World Cup Downhill Campaign in 2011.  Riders and fans alike came out to South Mountain Park to enjoy shuttles to the top of the trails, delicious food cooked by

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