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Up Close – Nino Schurter’s Nove Mesto Race Bike

Nino Schurter will ride the new Fraser iC SL Special Edition bar for the first time in competition at the Nove Mesto World Cup this weekend in the short track and main cross country race on the highly technical Nove Mesto course. The current World Cup leader rides with a minus 25 degree stem, 90mm […]

Women’s Highlights from Nove Mesto

In the Women’s race Jolanda Neff had her usual fast start to open a 15 second lead by the end of the first loop. Leading the chase was legendary Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa (Multivan Merida), who took her first World Cup victory 19 years ago. With Dahle Flesjaa were defending Nove Mesto winner Pauline Ferrand Prevot […]

Jaroslav Kulhavy KO’s Round 1 of the UCI World Cup

In the past four years of UCI World Cup racing in Nove Mesto there have been only two winners of the men’s race – Jaroslav Kulhavy took the first edition, and Nino Schurter (Scott-Odlo) the last three. Once again, it came down to these two riders today in Nove Mesto. Schurter attacked on the start […]

Get Ready for Nove Mesto

Specialized heads to the Czech Republic for the first round of the XC World Cup circuit. The Nove Mesto track is rather technical, with plenty of roots and rock gardens. But being in Jaroslav Kulhavý’s backyard, this won’t dissuade him from fixing his eyes on victory. They check in with Jaro to get his outlook […]