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SARROU, BEERS ROMP TO ABSA CAPE EPIC STAGE 2 WIN

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 Tulbagh’s most famed trails, including the notorious Bone Trail. 

SARROU AND BEERS TAKE MEN’S PROLOGUE AT ABSA CAPE EPIC

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 marathon mountain biking. The Mother City didn’t quite get the memo that the show was back […]

2021 SEA OTTER CLASSIC RESULTS & PHOTO GALLERIES

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 results for the Sea Otter races that haven’t been held yet, such as Pro Cross-Country as of Saturday night , the menu will bring up  the results from 2019. […]

All systems go for the 2021 Absa Cape Epic, October 17-24

Most notably, the event will not have spectators, and access to race villages, water points, and other official areas will be strictly controlled. All participants and event staff must present a negative Covid-19 test before the start of the race and submit to a further antigen test during the event as an added screening measure. Whilst not a prerequisite to participate in the Absa Cape Epic, we do encourage all participants to be vaccinated. Further Covid-19 mitigation plans are in place and will be enforced.

The Epic Series® brings MTB stage racing to the United Kingdom, June 17-19, 2022.

“While mountain biking has been hugely popular across the UK for years, and particularly in Wales, riders have never had the chance to take on the challenges and enjoyments that an Epic Series event presents: a fully-timed, multi-day stage race in a two-person team format on home soil.” Explained Dean Smith, Cymru MTB Classic Race Director. “We have some of the best MTB trails in the world, so the next logical step is to bring the most prestigious international mountain biking series to Snowdonia, in Wales, to showcase them.”

New Bike Day for Nino Schurter

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 wanted to make this platform faster than ever before both up and down the […]

Throwback Thursday: 30 Years Ago in MBA

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 CEO of DVO Suspension now. Susan DeMattei (left) took the women’s XC national title for […]