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WHO’S BETTER? NINO SCHURTER OR MATHIEU VAN DER POEL

Checking out the MTB Data for two of the top racers of today

Every once in a while, we like to see how two racers compare to each other when we look at their past results. We did that the other day with Tom Pidcock and Nino Schurter, and we're doing it again today with Mathieu van der Poel and Nino,…
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TOM PIDCOCK VS. NINO SCHURTER: HOW THEY COMPARE

Check out who comes out on top when two of the world's best XC racers are compared, head-to-head

While Nino Schurter has been said to be the greatest cross-country mountain bike racer of all time, and maybe even "the greatest mountain biker of all time," Tom Pidcock has been working to undermine Nino's efforts. Two of those…
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VAL DI SOLE: DOWNHILL RESULTS AND STANDINGS

The Americans are moving up in the ranks

Here are the key results and standings from Val di Sole's downhill World Cup action on Saturday.The track was reportedly wet and slippery, with numerous crashes that affected the results of many of the top riders. ELITE MEN DOWNHILL…
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INNSBRUCK CRANKWORX KICKS OFF WITH HIGH-FLYING ACTION

The Thule Official European Whip Off Championships have been completed

CRANKWORX NEWS RELEASE Innsbruck, Austria, June 13, 2024 (Photos by Clint Trahan/Crankworx) The much-anticipated final edition of Crankworx Innsbruck has officially kicked off with the Thule Official European Whip-Off Championships…
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THE NEW SOUTHWEST DOWNHILL SERIES HAS BEGUN

Former U.S. downhill national champion Steven Walton has launched a new downhill series for the Southwestern United States

"My goal with this series is to create more opportunities for West Coast athletes to cut their teeth on racing and find their love for the sport!"—Steven Walton
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SCOTT ANNOUNCES ALL-NEW SPARK RC X FLIGHT ATTENDANT

The legendary XC race bike of Nino Schurter now features RockShox Flight Attendant suspension

The SCOTT Spark RC x Flight Attendant collection introduces two new models: the SCOTT Spark RC World Cup EVO and SCOTT Spark RC World Cup, that will be equipped with the all-new RockShox Flight Attendant suspension system, and available…
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USA ANNOUNCES 2024 OLYMPIC MOUNTAIN BIKE TEAM

Haley Batten, Savilia Blunk, Christopher Blevins, and Riley Amos will represent the United States in the Cross-Country Olympic Mountain Bike event in Paris

The 2024 U.S. Olympic Mountain Bike Team roster includes two Tokyo 2020 returning Olympians, and two first-timers. In the first three UCI Mountain Bike World Cups of the season, this group collectively rode to six Elite Cross-Country…
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ELITE DOWNHILL RESULTS AND STANDINGS FROM LEOGANG WORLD CUP

We included the downhill team results and team standings at the end, too

Loic Bruni of France and Vali Höll of Austria took the wins in the Elite Men's and Women's downhill races this past weekend in Leogang, Austria. Both Bruni and Höll look like they're on their way to being the World Cup series champions…
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KEY RESULTS FROM THE NOVE MESTO WORLD CUP

America's Haley Batten continues to lead the women's points series, while Savilia Blunk, Riley Amos, Madigan Munro, and Christopher Blevins all continue to do well in the World Cup XC series

Tom Pidcock and Pauline-Ferrand Prevot won the biggest events in the Nove Mesto Mesto World Cup event this past weekend, but America's Haley Batten, Savilia Blunk, Christopher Blevins and Riley Amos continued to keep the U.S. in the upper…
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THE REPORT FROM THE WORLD CUP DOWNHILL RACES IN POLAND

Marine Cabirou and Ronan Dunne take the wins

News release, May 20, 2024 2024 WHOOP UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD SERIES | BIELSKO-BIAŁA MARINE CABIROU AND RONAN DUNNE TAKE THE ELITE WINS IN POLAND, WHILE ASA VERMETTE AND HEATHER WILSON TAKE THE JUNIOR WINS Marine Cabirou.…
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WORLD CUP DOWNHILL RESULTS FROM POLAND

America's Dakotah Norton wins the semis, then messes up in the main event. America's Asa Vermette continues to dominate the Junior Men's class.

No other American is doing nearly as well as Asa Vermette, who won his second Junior Men's World Cup downhill final of the year in Poland, winning his class by almost 4 seconds.
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MATHIEU VAN DER POEL SAYS HE WON’T COMPETE IN OLYMPIC MTB RACE IN 2024

Van der Poel does think he might be able to compete in the Los Angeles Olympic mountain bike race in 2028, however

"With the Paris 2024 Olympics, organizing the summer calendar was a difficult puzzle for our world champion Mathieu van der Poel. After careful consideration, the decision has been made. There will be no mountain bike, but a full focus on…
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CRANKWORX INNSBRUCK COURSE DESIGNER TELLS ALL

This year, one of Austria's most famous riders helped design the courses

As the excitement builds for Crankworx Innsbruck 2024, less than four weeks away, Clemens Kaudela finds himself in a unique situation. Not only will he be a competitor at the festival, but also a shaper, tasked with crafting the very…
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USA WINS TEAM RELAY RACE AT THE PAN AMERICAN GAMES

Hooray for Team USA!

Team USA shared this image of their riders after they won the Team Relay mountain bike race at the Pan American Games last week. That's U23 star Riley Amos holding the flag. Haley Batten is in the middle of the group. Christopher…
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