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All systems go for the 2021 Absa Cape Epic, October 17-24

Most notably, the event will not have spectators, and access to race villages, water points, and other official areas will be strictly controlled. All participants and event staff must present a negative Covid-19 test before the start of the race and submit to a further antigen test during the event as an added screening measure. Whilst not a prerequisite to participate in the Absa Cape Epic, we do encourage all participants to be vaccinated. Further Covid-19 mitigation plans are in place and will be enforced.

Nicolas Vouilloz Wins EWS E-Bike Enduro Race

The opening round of the 2021 EWS-E season saw a diverse mix of racers take to a huge course that encompassed three loops, nine stages, and 60km of racing in a single day. On the start line were bonafide legends of the sport alongside a smattering of Enduro World Series regulars and the new breed of e-bike specialists.

Lenzerheide: Edge of your seat action with wins by Evie Richards (GBR) and Victor Koretzky (FRA)

(Victor Koretzky, Lenzerheide. Photo by Bartek Wolinski/Red Bull Content Pool) Lenzerheide delivered Cross-Country racing action of the highest caliber once again. With extremely tight racing in both the men’s and the women’s field, gathered spectators witnessed close battles, strategic riding and edge of your seat speed.  Couldn’t make it to the Bike Kingdom Games or […]


Rider: Eliott Lapotre Photographer: Paul Fisson So you’ve accepted that with Prime 9 you can get the range of a 12-speed in a 9-speed package. And with that you’ll enjoy a simpler and more trouble free experience. But, now you’re wondering about performance? Let’s dive into how Box can also deliver a high performing drivetrain, and […]

Blevins Rides to Third Medal in Three Days in E-MTB at the Mountain Bike World Championships

This marks three medals for Blevins in the first three days of Mountain Bike Worlds with still more events to come. Blevins said, “A couple weeks ago, I decided it would be fun to turn this into a five-day stage race. I haven’t spent much time on the e-bike but I definitely will now. That was so much fun. It was definitely motivating when I was battling for third and to try to get away with another medal. It’s just been an incredible week and a lot of fun, especially with how different each race has been.”

Team USA Rides to Silver at 2021 World Championship Team Relay

NEWS RELEASE FROM USA CYCLING:   VAL DI SOLE – TRENTINO, Italy – Today the Team Relay kicked off the 2021 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. Each country’s team consisted of a rider from each category, Men and Women Elite, Men and Women U23, and Men and Women Junior. The team of Christopher Blevins (Durango, Colo.; Trinity […]

Check Out the New Intense Tracer 279

Tracer recently announced the release of their new Tracer 279 enduro bike. Be sure to keep an eye out for the test in an upcoming issue. In the meantime, here’s what Intense says about the bike: “The Tracer 279 has been in development for well over three years, with an early alloy prototype Tracer 279 […]

Box Founder Toby Henderson Starts New Company

(Box founder Toby Henderson, racing the Mammoth Kamikaze downhill course. Photo: MBA) ABC is excited to announce the launch of President of Box Toby Henderson’s new venture, American BMX Company (ABC), co-founded with Canadian entrepreneur and ex-BMX Racer Marc Côté. Côté, who has an extensive background in robotic engineering as well as film and television […]