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Mountain Bike Racing

VIDEO PREVIEW OF THE PAN AMERICAN GAMES XCO COURSE

With Kate Courtney and Anneke Beerten

Join Anneke Beerten and Kate Courtney as they take a preview ride on the course that will be used to find out who the top XC riders in North and South America are. The race is part of the Pan American Games mountain bike competition, which…
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USA TAKES A DOMINANT ROLE IN THE WORLD CUP POINTS BATTLES FOR 2024

America looks like it will have the maximum number of riders in the Olympics this year

Christopher Blevins won the first round of the 2024 World Cup series, which took place in Mairiporā, Brazil. (Photo courtesy of WHOOP UCI Mountain Bike World Series) NEWS RELEASE When you think of cross-country mountain biking…
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11 AMATEURS BEAT MOST OF THE PROS AT BOOTLEG CANYON

The Mob N Mojave gives us a look at our downhill stars of the future

Jacob Taylor, the winner of the Category 1 Men's 17-18 Downhill class, set the fastest time of the entire downhill event. Jacob beat all the Pro Men and everyone else as well. We'll be interested to see how he does in the months ahead. We…
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THE NEW US XC OPEN SERIES HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED FOR 2024

America's cross-country racers have a new four-round, cross-country race series this year

The US XC Open series is looking to be a platform for today's cross-country stars chasing Olympic glory and World Cup grid positions and sharpening and building up-and-coming talent for the future in American mountain biking.
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COULD THIS BE OUR NEXT OLYMPIC MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPION?

Another impressive post from one of the world's top racers' Instagram pages

While checking out Mathieu van der Poel's Instagram page, we found a number of posts that caught our eye. Van der Poel has some of the best mountain bike posts we've ever seen. Here's one of his Instagram posts from the site of the UCI…
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DURANGO WILL HOLD PARADE FOR FORMER HIGH SCHOOL MOUNTAIN BIKER

Sepp Kuss will be honored in his hometown following his most recent success in road bike racing

The Vuelta a España is one of the three Grand Tour events in cycling. The other two are the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France. Previous winners of the Vuelta include Eddy Merckx, Jacques Hinault, Raymond Poulidor (Mathieu van der…
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AMERICAN WINS MARATHON XC RACE AT SNOWSHOE WORLD CUP

Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia

America's Hannah Otto (riding for Pivot Cycles and DT Swiss) took the win in the Women's Marathon event at Snowshoe, West Virginia. After several days of drizzle and fog, the ground was muddy, slippery, and technical. The course was…
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CHECK OUT THE CRANKWORX CAIRNS DOWNHILL FINALS

Watch the top riders battle for the gold in Australia

The race is happening live, right now, as we write this. You can either watch it from the beginning or you can choose to jump to the live broadcast if it hasn't finished yet. The top qualifiers are getting ready to do their final runs as we…
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USA WINS BRONZE MEDAL IN TEAM RELAY AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Blevins, Parker, Munro, Cioppa, Batten, and Amos land back on the podium after finishing second in 2021.

Press Release from USA Cycling: Les Gets, France, August 24, 2022 Short Track World Champion Christopher Blevins (Durango, Colo.; Specialized Factory Racing) started out for Team USA holding the lead for the first half…
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KEEGAN SWENSON AND HANNAH OTTO WIN THE LEADVILLE 100

Leadville, Colorado

News release from Life Time / Photos courtesy of Life Time Leadville, Colo., (August 13, 2022) – The 2022 Stages Cycling Leadville Trail 100 MTB race, owned and produced by Life Time, welcomed a field of more than 1,500 riders to…
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AMERICA’S NEW NATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE CHAMPS

Dakotah Norton, Kailey Skelton, Christopher Blevins and Kate Courtney win Sunday's big titles

The USA Cycling National Mountain Bike Championships ended on Sunday with titles being awarded in the Downhill and Short Track XC categories. Below are the major results for the elite-level racers. Kailey Skelton has won the Pro Women's…
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LENZERHEIDE’S WORLD CUP SHORT TRACK RESULTS

With the updated World Cup XCC and XCO standings

This weekend's World Cup cross-country racing got started late Friday afternoon in Lenzeheide, Switzerland. For those watching in the U.S., the action started a little after 8:30 in the morning, Pacific Time, and a little after 11:30…
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