Race Coverage


Photo Gallery: 2015 Trans-Sylvania Epic Stage Race

Justin Lindine and Vicki Barclay took overall victories in the elite men’s and women’s general classification at the 2015 NoTubes Trans-Sylvania Epic Mountain Bike Stage Race near State College, Pennsylvania. Here’s a look back at a race affectionately known as “Singletrack Summer Camp.”

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Pro Bike: Aaron Albright’s BMC Fourstroke FS02 29er

Here’s a tip to tail look at the bike of this up-and-coming Trans-Sylvania Epic stage race contender.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Who’s racing what

From bikes, to tires, to gearing, find out what the top 10 overall men and women were riding during the course of this week long stage race.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Letter from singletrack summer camp

Check out the latest installment of Mtbr.com’s inside-the-race series, where we examine unique facets of the ongoing Trans-Sylvania Epic mountain bike stage race.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Day in the Life of Cody Phillips

Get an inside look at how this enduro specialist approaches race day in the rugged backwoods of Pennsylvania.

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Pro Bike: Crystal Anthony’s Cannondale Scalpel 29

Trans-Sylvania Epic contender runs Shimano XTR 2×11 drivetrain and Stan’s NoTubes wheels on her 2015 model year full suspension race rig.

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Trans-Sylvania Epic: Pro Pre-Race Rituals

Find out what the pros do to get mind, body and bike ready to contest a multi-day stage race in the rough Pennsylvania woods.

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Rider Diary: Sonya Looney’s Alpac Attack adventure part 2

Part two – Long distance race specialist Sonya Looney takes off to Argentina in search of adventure. She found flat roads, stiff headwinds and road racing tactics.

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Rider Diary: Sonya Looney’s Alpac Attack adventure

Long distance race specialist Sonya Looney takes off to Argentina in search of adventure. She found flat roads, stiff headwinds and road racing tactics.

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Scott Enduro Cup kicks off with tight competition

Macky Franklin and Katie Compton win Round No. 1 at Moab’s Klondike Bluffs.

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Feature: 2015 DTS Enduro Race

Though invite only, the 2015 Dirty Sanchez Enduro Race is outgrowing its home-grown, family-oriented roots. The presence of Jerome Clementz and some of the best racers in the world is sure to put this event on the map.

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Interview: XC racer (and trail bike rider) Geoff Kabush

Most people are familiar with Geoff Kabush. He’s won a World Cup, stood on nine World Cup podiums, been to three Olympics, and won 13 Canadian national championships. But what you don’t know is that the quiet and reserved Canadian is a trail rider at heart.

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Rider Diary: Sonya Looney races the True Grit 100

Singletrack and suffering on Southern Utah’s high desert trails.

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Interview: XC racing legend Tinker Juarez

At 54, Tinker Juarez has been racing bikes longer than many of his competitors have been alive. But that hasn’t dimmed the flame that is his insatiable competitive drive.

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Fat Bike national championships photo gallery

Proving that age is just a number, Specialized’s ageless wonder Ned Overend took the inaugural fat bike national championship title on Saturday at Powder Mountain Resort in Eden, Utah. The women’s title went to Amanda Miller.

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Sonya Looney: Brasil Ride heats up

The grueling race takes hold as these next stages deliver massive climbs, high mileage, high heat and humidity.

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Sonya Looney: More than a race, Brasil Ride adds color to life

Our globe-trotting contributor grabs a teammate and takes on the grueling and epic seven day Brasil Race.

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Race: 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill Finals

Race Video: Check out the hair-raising GoPro footage from Team Incycle’s Jon Buckell’s Taxco Urban Downhill Finals Run.

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Race: 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill bike check

Race Coverage: On the eve of the Taxco Urban Downhill Race, Jon Buckell shows us his specially-prepped Santa Cruz V10 and the bikes of some of his competitors.

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Race: 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill Preview

Race: Team Incycle’s Jon Buckell gives us an insider’s view of Day 1 of the Taxco Urban Downhill from Guererro, Mexico.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Legendary Kamikaze returns as awesome, inclusive festival

The legendary Kamikaze makes it’s triumphant return with something for everyone.

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Video: Kelly McGarry detonates bike in Red Bull Rampage practice crash

Video: Kelly McGarry OK after huge get-off during Red Bull Rampage practice on Thursday.

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Photo Gallery: Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 5

In a preview of the what will be the 2015 U.S. stop of the Enduro World Series, Crested Butte, Colorado, served up five challenging days of racing that wrapped up Sunday.

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Photo Gallery: Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Days 3 and 4

Two more days of superb scenery and sublime Colorado singletrack as seen through the lens of photographer Eddie Clark.

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Photo Gallery: Crested Butte Ultra Enduro Day 2

Another big day of ripping downhill on sweet singletrack in this Colorado mountain biking Mecca.

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