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GREETINGS FROM THE GREAT WHITE NORTH Here’s a photo from the beautiful Columbia Valley in southeast British Columbia, headwaters of the mighty Columbia River. Yes, there is more to British Columbia than the North Shore! It shows my wife…
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ELITE MEN’S DOWNHILL RESULTS FROM LENZERHEIDE WORLD CUP

Those French downhill racers are hard to beat

The Lenzerheide World Cup downhill race proved once again how tough the French men can be. Four-time world champion Loic Bruni has come back to racing again this year after injuries kept him out of the last two World Cup races, but Loic…
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DOWNHILL QUALIFIERS AT LENZERHEIDE

The Elite Men's, Elite Women's, Junior Men's and Junior Women's downhill qualfiers

American Dakotah Norton placed second in the Elite Men's qualifiers today, less than 0.3 seconds from the top spot, which was held by France's Amaury Pierron. America's Luca Shaw ranked fifth among the Elite Men today. Aaron Gwin was less…
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LENZERHEIDE’S WORLD CUP SHORT TRACK RESULTS

With the updated World Cup XCC and XCO standings

This weekend's World Cup cross-country racing got started late Friday afternoon in Lenzeheide, Switzerland. For those watching in the U.S., the action started a little after 8:30 in the morning, Pacific Time, and a little after 11:30…
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THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE JOHN TOMAC INTERVIEW

More than 30 years after his best year of racing, John Tomac is still widely considered the greatest all-around mountain biker in history. Tomac won the UCI XC World Championship and World Cup titles in 1991, plus the U.S. Downhill title…
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“YOUR CRANKS ARE TOO LONG”

Gene Hamilton of Better Ride says 155mm cranks work better than 175mm cranks, and he's 6'3"

Gene Hamilton is one of the top mountain bike skills trainers in the world, so he's worth listening too. He says he heard from Lance Canfield of Canfield Bikes that 155mm cranks work better than 175mm cranks for all kinds of riding.…
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THE MISSY GIOVE TV INTERVIEW

Missy Giove tells all in this video interview from 1994, the year she won the UCI Downhill World Championship

America's Missy Giove was one of the best and most popular downhill racers in the world in the 1990s and early 2000s. She won the UCI Downhill World Championship in Vail, Colorado, in 1994 and took third in 1993, 1996 and 2002. Missy won…
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