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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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THE ENDURO WORLD SERIES CALENDAR FOR 2022

The 11 stops include the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania

Check the calendar to see the dates and locations of the events. Watch the video if you want to see a great little video that shows us where on the globe the race sites are located. The 11 stops include the USA, Canada, Great Britain,…
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UCI WORLD CUP AND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE SCHEDULES FOR 2022

Here are the current plans for the UCI World Cups and the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships for 2022

Here is the schedule for the UCI World Cup races and the Mountain Bike World Championships for 2022 March 26-27 MERCEDES-BENZ UCI MTB WORLD CUP - DHI Lourdes, FRA 26 Mar - 27 Mar 2022 April 8-10 MERCEDES-BENZ UCI MTB…
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BOOTLEG CANYON GETS READY FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF RACING

TThe 2022 race season will be starting soon

  Bootleg Canyon, Nevada, has announced its schedule for 2022. Be sure to go to the Bootleg Canyon website (https://www.bootlegcanyonracing.com/) to register for the events and to check for any changes to the race schedule before…
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ABSA EXTENDS LONG-STANDING SPONSORSHIP OF CAPE EPIC

Absa has contracted to be the race's sponsor for three more years

In Absa's deep history of involvement with sports and sporting events in Africa, the 16-year-long sponsorship of the Absa Cape Epic has been one of the Absa Group's longest-standing relationships. It has been, without doubt, one of Absa's…
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SUPER D KICKS OFF CRANKWORX SUMMER SERIES IN NEW ZEALAND

Bradley Harris and Louise Ferguson take their first Crankworx wins, besting field of international elite

The Alexandra Super D served up three rocky tracks, a tasty sampler of the area’s distinctively technical and gnarly terrain, linked together for an 11+ minute race run.  
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CRANKWORX ROTORUA PHOTO GALLERY

A collection of our favorite photos from last week's event

The official photographers at Rotorua captured some great photos of last week's action. MBA's John Ker went through hundreds of shots and picked out some of his favorites to create this selection. Dan Booker (left) and Brook MacDonald…
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DOUBLE-HEADER DAY SEES BROOK MACDONALD BACK ON TOP IN DUAL SLALOM, FIRSTS FOR KIALANI HINES AND BAS…

Second day of live broadcast Crankworx action from Rotorua combines sunny Pump Track over breakfast, followed by a wet and wild day of Dual Slalom for dinner

Press Release  ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND November 6, 2021 — It started with Pump Track in the sun and ended with Dual Slalom in the sludge and athletes grinning ear to ear. The second day of live action from Crankworx Rotorua saw a mix…
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THE POINTS BATTLES FOR THE KING AND QUEEN OF CRANKWORX

Crankworx Rotorua started on Monday, November 1st and runs through Sunday, November 7th. The competition starts Wednesday, November 3rd, which happens to be today in New Zealand, thanks to the International Date Line.

Below are the points leaders for the King and Queen of Crankworx titles for 2021. Even though the competitions in Rotorua don't start until Wednesday, November 3rd, you have to remember that they're on the other…
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PHOTOS & RIDER LISTS FOR CRANKWORX ROTORUA

World’s best all-round athletes on deck for five broadcast events live on Red Bull TV from New Zealand

Press Release  ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND October 29, 2021 — Style, progression, speed, and good times with the Crankworx Family - it’s all set to go down as the final stop of the Crankworx World Tour takes shape. November 1-7, the eyes…
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BEERS AND SARROU WIN 2021 CAPE EPIC

Absa Cape Epic wraps up in style in South Africa

Sarrou was at a loss for words after his eight days of mountain biking. “This is just incredible,” he said. “I have no words. It’s been such an amazing week riding with Matt. We had the yellow jersey right from the start and we never let it…
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BEERS AND SARROU MOVE INTO STRIKING DISTANCE IN CAPE EPIC

Absa Cape Epic, Saturday, October 23, 2021

For nearly half the day’s racing, the leading teams remained close together. The shake-up came, as it has on every stage this year when the climbing for the day started. Hans Becking and José Dias (Buff Scott MTB) made the early dash…
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FREI AND STIGGER MARCH ON TO TAKE STAGE 4 OF CAPE EPIC

The two have won all five races held so far: The Prologue and Stages 1 through 4

Early on the stage, it looked like their 2021 Cape Epic domination might be broken. The Computer Mania MTB duo of Cherie Redecker and Adelheid Morath burst into life right from the start. Seemingly startled by the early pace-setters,…
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HANS BECKING AND JOSE DIAS WIN STAGE 4 OF ABSA CAPE EPIC

South Africa, Thursday, October 21, 2021

Overall leaders Matt Beers and Jordan Sarrou (NinetyOne-songo-Specialized) claimed second on the day, extending their overall lead through skill and circumstance - their nearest rivals, Canyon Northwave MTB, abandoned the stage before the…
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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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LAURA STIGGER AND SINA FREI WIN THE ABSA CAPE EPIC PROLOGUE

The epic event is underway again in South Africa

Mud-splattered by the finish, the pair were delighted with their efforts. “It was really tough out there today thanks to the weather, but we are used to those conditions from some of our recent XCO rides, so we handled it well,” said …
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