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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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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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DANNY MACASKILL’S NEW “DROP AND ROLL” VIDEO

Back to Scotland

(Danny MacAskill has his trials skills mastered.) Back in the Summer of 2021, with news of their first Drop and Roll shows in two years on the horizon, Danny MacAskill and Duncan Shaw decided to dust off the tour bus, load up the trials…
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Nicolas Vouilloz Wins EWS E-Bike Enduro Race

Ten-Time Downhill World Champion Dominates E-Bike Enduro Race

The opening round of the 2021 EWS-E season saw a diverse mix of racers take to a huge course that encompassed three loops, nine stages, and 60km of racing in a single day. On the start line were bonafide legends of the sport alongside a…
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MESSING ABOUT IN MORZINE

The Atherton race team goes to France to ride Europe's largest mountain bike park

Morzine offers Europe's largest MTB Park with over 600km of trails and a huge variety of terrain.
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Check Out the New Intense Tracer 279

It's a new enduro bike with a 29"/27.5" wheel setup

Tracer recently announced the release of their new Tracer 279 enduro bike. Be sure to keep an eye out for the test in an upcoming issue. In the meantime, here's what Intense says about the bike: "The Tracer 279 has been in…
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Les Gets World Cup Downhill Report

Tahnee Seagrave returns to form, and rising star Thibault Daprela secures his first Elite win to move into the lead in the men's point standings

The rain kept coming and the elite men had to deal with a track that was unrelenting in its unpredictability.
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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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