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USA CYCLING NAMES 2022 NATIONAL TEAM

Check out the list of mountain bikers who made the team this year

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…
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CARBON OR ALUMINUM—WHICH IS BETTER?

Bike parts are lighter and offer better performance than ever. The gains are largely due to improvements in material technology, such as switching from metal to carbon fiber parts. These lighter and “better” parts come with a…
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DOWNIEVILLE CLASSIC POSTPONED

Event returns in 2023

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship has announced that the 2022 Downieville Classic, scheduled to run from August 4-7, 2022, has been postponed until 2023. When the race returns in 2023 it will be the 25th Anniversary of its…
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TOM RITCHEY AND THE EARLY YEARS OF MOUNTAIN BIKING

The early history of the sport, as recalled by one of the founding fathers of our sport

Four years ago, we talked to pioneer mountain bike builder Tom Ritchey, who told us how he came to build his first mountain bikes in 1977, two years before he began making the first"MountainBikes" sold by Charlie Kelly and…
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SARROU, BEERS ROMP TO ABSA CAPE EPIC STAGE 2 WIN

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The pair comfortably won the 98km stage that took riders from Ceres to Saronsberg, Tulbagh in a time of 3:56:02. The stage victory means they remain in the overall yellow leader jerseys going into tomorrow’s 91km stage that features many of…
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SARROU AND BEERS TAKE MEN’S PROLOGUE AT ABSA CAPE EPIC

The epic 8-day African stage race is underway

Press Release After a pandemic-enforced hiatus, the Absa Cape Epic, widely regarded as the world’s premier mountain bike stage race, returned to action in fine style in Cape Town today with the 20km Prologue ahead of seven days of…
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2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC RESULTS & PHOTO GALLERIES

Check out who's won the events that have been held so far

Here's the link to the Sea Otter results, including the Pro Dual Slalom finals from Saturday afternoon: https://results.raceroster.com/en-US/results/unstructured/3pykwe6tn5c4p99x?id=unstructured_3669 Note: if you try to check out the…
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New Bike Day for Nino Schurter

The 8x world champ is excited for even more efficiency

Here's the word from SCOTT on Nino's latest bike: Bike - SCOTT Spark RC The ALL-NEW Spark RC is the perfect blend of top-notch carbon engineering, never before seen levels of integration and just the right amount of secret sauce. We…
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Throwback Thursday: 30 Years Ago in MBA

Ned Overend, Susan DeMattei, Dave Wiens and more

Our December 1990 issue featured coverage of the NORBA National Championships final race, at Mammoth Mountain, California. That's Bryson Martin on the cover of the issue. He was one of our test riders in those days. He's the founder and…
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