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CAN HE DO IT? AARON GWIN GOING FOR SIX WORLD CUP TITLES

  CAN HE DO IT? AARON GWIN GOING FOR SIX WORLD CUP TITLES Aaron Gwin has won five overall World Cup downhill titles He’s aiming to win his sixth this year. Will he make it? We’ll start finding out in the weeks ahead. Watch this video to see how he’s getting ready for the World […]

U.S. NATIONAL DOWNHILL SERIES WILL START IN TENNESSEE NEXT WEDNESDAY

World-renowned cyclists will gather for an intense start to the 2022 Downhill series with the Tennessee National on Wednesday, March 9th. The week’s festival will include the downhill, enduro, freestyle and kid’s competitions. Unlike the other events, Friday’s highly anticipated freestyle jam features maximum air tricks and competitions. Spectators are invited to join in on the action for free in the finish and expo area or can pay for mountain access passes starting at $10 per day during the week, $15 on Saturday or $30 for the full week.

VIDEO: AARON GWIN AND RICHIE RUDE—SHRED SESSION

Our March issue of MBA takes a look at Aaron Gwin and his amazing racing career along with his latest Intense downhill bike. It inspired us to go looking for some cool videos of Gwin, and this was one of the best. Here’s a video from a few years ago where Richie Rude, the Enduro […]

USA ANNOUNCES NATIONAL DOWNHILL CALENDAR FOR 2022

USA Cycling announced on Thursday the dates and locations for the 2022 National Downhill Series. The NDHS, formally known as the Pro Gravity Tour (Pro GRT), saw great success in 2021, despite several races canceling due to outside factors, including COVID.

PHILLIPE PERAKIS – CONFESSIONS OF EUROPE’S FIRST DOWNHILL KING

By Steve Thomas   With his bug-man-like body armor and futuristic bikes, it was hard to miss the Swiss racer Philippe Perakis during the early years of downhill mountain bike racing. Not only was Perakis one of the most innovative and flashy riders, he was also among the fastest. Long before Max Commencal and his […]

VIDEO: YOUTH AND GLORY, FEATURING TEGAN CRUZ,

Born and raised in Pemberton, B.C. Tegan is a byproduct of both nature and nurture influences that have led him to jump straight into World Cup racing, barely at race age. With an older brother who has been racing on a factory team since he was junior, clearly, there are shared genetics playing a role. […]