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USA CYCLING NAMES 2022 NATIONAL TEAM

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 across several cycling disciplines: BMX Freestyle, BMX Racing, Cyclocross, Mountain Bike Cross-Country, Mountain Bike Downhill, Road, Track Endurance, and Track Sprint.

JACOB JEWETT AT LEOGANG

Maxxis didn’t identify the rider or the photographer, so we went online to comb through the results to see what rider had the number 150 on his plate.

FINN ILES: HOW HE BECAME A STAR WHEN HE WAS 14

Finn won his first Whip-Off World Championship in 2014, the day before his 15th birthday. We interviewed him for this feature on him in late 2016, after he won his second Whip-Off World Championship. Today, Finn is one of the top downhill racers on the 2022 World Cup circuit.

WOMEN’S QUALIFYING RESULTS AT FORT WILLIAM

The Elite Women battled for the top qualifying spots at Fort William on Saturday. Unlike the Elite Men’s qualifiers, the British riders all finished outside the top five. Multi-time UCI World Champion, World Cup champion and young mother Rachel Atherton was on the list of racers who had signed up for the race, but she […]

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 bit of uncertainty, though. It has long been rumored that carbon parts can suddenly and unexpectedly fail if […]

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.

CRANKWORX ANNOUNCES ITS 2022 WORLD TOUR

Crankworx has announced its 2022 World Tour, and it’s back with a vengeance and breaking new ground. On the calendar, a four-stop schedule including the return of the iconic Whistler festival after a two-year hiatus, and the addition of a new World Tour stop.