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UTAH DEBUTS NEW MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK THIS SUMMER

Press Release Photos courtesy of Powder Mountain EDEN, UTAH (June 20, 2022) 一 On Thursday, July 14, Powder Mountain, located in the Wasatch Mountains of Eden, Utah, will unveil its new lift-served bike park, coined “Dirt Mountain,” part of a five-year expansion project that enhances on-mountain offerings year round. Utah’s beloved “uncrowded, unspoiled” ski resort […]

USA CYCLING NAMES 2022 NATIONAL TEAM

The USA Cycling National Team exists to recognize and support cyclists who represent the United States of America at the highest level of the sport. It is a group of top Junior, U23, and Elite athletes who strive for international results across several cycling disciplines: BMX Freestyle, BMX Racing, Cyclocross, Mountain Bike Cross-Country, Mountain Bike Downhill, Road, Track Endurance, and Track Sprint.

HOFFMAN AND KOLB WIN IT FOR THE LOCALS IN INNSBRUCK DUAL SLALOM

The morning had kicked off with sun, but the light swiftly disappeared behind the clouds as riders got on track. Eventually, a rumble of thunder grumbled in the distance and the heavens slowly opened. . . . Riders slipped. Gates were ridden over. Chains were snapped. In the end, the riders who managed to ride the fastest and most consistent, while staying upright, claimed the wins.

JACOB JEWETT AT LEOGANG

Maxxis didn’t identify the rider or the photographer, so we went online to comb through the results to see what rider had the number 150 on his plate.

FINN ILES: HOW HE BECAME A STAR WHEN HE WAS 14

Finn won his first Whip-Off World Championship in 2014, the day before his 15th birthday. We interviewed him for this feature on him in late 2016, after he won his second Whip-Off World Championship. Today, Finn is one of the top downhill racers on the 2022 World Cup circuit.

LEOGANG’S WORLD CUP CROSS-COUNTRY RACES

Race report courtesy of Red Bull: Mathias Flückiger doubled at Leogang again, repeating his performance of 2021. Photo: Bartek Wolinski/Red Bull Content Pool Mathias Flückiger and Loana Lecomte doubled up in Leogang for the second straight year after they added a Sunday XCO victory to their Friday XCC wins to complete a perfect UCI Mountain […]

HELP KEEP SUN VALLEY’S TRAILS GREAT AND WIN A TREK TOP FUEL 9.7

The Wood River Trails Coalition (WRTC), in collaboration with The Trailhead Bicycles and Trek, is raffling off a Trek Top Fuel 9.7 in support of the WRTC’s mission: to create, maintain and sustain trails for all users. The WRTC is a trail stewardship organization based in the Sun Valley, Idaho, area, a community that boasts […]

TWEED VALLEY EWS RACE REPORT

The extended off-season finally came to an end, when riders descended on the area’s famous hills to add to the valley’s already rich racing history. The Scottish fans turned out in force under blue skies, and their efforts were rewarded when two homegrown heroes made it onto the podium.

SCOTLAND’S EWS-E RACE STARS MICK HANNAH AND NICO VOUILLOZ

Three of the top downhill racers in history were among the top riders at the first EWS-E race of the season. Australia’s Mick Hannah may have announced his retirement from pro mountain biking last fall, but he’s racing e-bikes this year. Nicolas Vouilloz could be the most successful men’s downhill racer of all time (no […]

LEARN FROM ONE OF THE MASTERS: SCOTT MARKEWITZ PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Participants will learn through hands-on experience by photographing professional mountain bikers and having one-on-one interaction with Scott how to set up and create great outdoor action and lifestyle images, while experiencing the world-class trails and beautiful scenery that Salt Lake City and the surrounding area have to offer. 

ORBEA ENDURO TEAM—NEW ERA

As the Enduro World Series starts up this week, a new film follows Martin Maes, Vid Persak, Flo Espiñeira and Edgar Carballo as they train for the season ahead and go All-In! A new era begins. The Orbea Enduro Team is excited to start the 2022 Enduro World Series by taking a step forward. With […]