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PIDCOCK & MCCONNELL WIN THE WORLD CUP XCO RACES AT NOVE MESTO

Nino flats in lap 5, fights back to take third place and hold onto points lead

Olympic XCO champion Tom Pidcock secured his second consecutive XCO World Cup victory this year, while Australian Rebecca McConnell continued her perfect start to the women’s 2022 season with a third successive XCO win.
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WORLD CUP SHORT TRACK CROSS-COUNTRY RANKINGS

Look who's leading the points in the XCC category

This year, the UCI will be issuing World Cup titles to the Elite Women's and Elite Men's top racers in the Cross-Country Short Track competitions. Below you can see the current rankings for this new points category following this past…
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WORLD CUP XCO RESULTS FROM PETROPOLIS, BRAZIL

There was spectacular racing in the Elite Men's and Women's XC races in Brazil on Sunday

Nino Schurter scored his 33rd Elite Men's XCO World Cup win, tying Julian Absalon's record for the most Men's World Cup XCO wins in the history of the sport.
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MORE SURPRISES ON FRIDAY IN CAPE EPIC

South Africans storm Stage 5; Americans continue to battle for overall titles

Stage 5 of the Absa Cape Epic took the teams from the race village in Elandskloof to the new race village in Stellenbosch. The route took in three major climbs and it was Imbuko {Type} DEV who seized the opportunity and raced away to from…
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AMERICA SCORES TWO MORE PODIUM FINISHES IN THURSDAY’S CAPE EPIC

South Africa's Matt Beers and America's Christopher Blevins (Toyota-NinetyOne-Specialized) win Stage 4 with an unintentionally brilliant finish in the 82-kilometer stage. America's Haley Batten and Sofia Gomez Villafane may have come another day closer to winning the women's title this weekend

Robyn de Groot and Pauline Ferrand-Prévot (BMC MTB Racing) rode a blemish-free ride on Stage 4 in the Women's category at the Absa Cape Epic to score their third stage win of the event.
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CAN HE DO IT? AARON GWIN GOING FOR SIX WORLD CUP TITLES

Watch as Aaron Gwin prepares to battle for his sixth World Cup downhill title

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADXu2hPmRbE 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…
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VIDEO: Danny MacAskill in “Danny Daycare”

Danny MacAskill takes a little girl in a bike trailer along with him on one of his craziest mountain bike rides

In this classic video, Danny MacAskill takes on child care the only way he knows how— by taking the kid for a wee bike ride around Scotland! Sit back and enjoy the ride
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FLORIAN NICOLAÏ WILL BE RIDING DVO SUSPENSION IN 2022

The French enduro star is already reporting that he's 15 seconds faster than he was before he got his new suspension system

"Florian Nicolaï will be riding DVO Suspension as the newest rider on the BH Enduro Racing Team. Under the guidance of 2021 Masters Champion Karim Amour and alongside the 2021 Women's Champion Mélanie Pugin, Flo aims to pick up where he…
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IS CYCLOCROSS IN THE WINTER OLYMPICS?

And could Olympic mountain bike champion Tom Pidcock win another Olympic gold medal this month?

Sports have to be held on ice or snow to be in the Winter Olympics. Since cyclocross does not have to be held on ice or snow, it has never been included in the Winter Olympics.
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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: WHEEL-WAR SHOOTOUT— 29″ vs. 27.5″ vs. 26″

This story first appeared in our March 2012 issue, when only a few companies were offering bikes with 27.5-inch (650b) wheels. At that time, the dilemma for most riders was to choose between bikes with 26 and 29-inch wheels. Take a look back at what we said about the three wheel-size choices, back in the day when the 26-inchers still ruled the market

What's The Right Size For You?
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VIDEO: DOWNHILL RACING AT BOOTLEG CANYON, JANUARY 2022

Check out this video of the KHS downhill team at the Nevada State Championships in Boulder City, Nevada, last weekend.

Bootleg Canyon has rocks as sharp as cheese-graters all the way down the racecourse. This is one place where you definitely don't want to fall. Make sure to wear your safety gear if you decide to race there.…
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REED BOGGS JOINS ENDURA FOR 2022

American freerider joins Scottish apparel and protection brand

With a background in BMX and motocross, Reed made the full-time switch to MTBs after graduating from High School in his native Cleveland and shortly after threw himself into the heart of the Rampage scene, digging for Nicholi Rogatkin at…
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THE INTENSE FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2022

Aaron Gwin, Dakotah Norton, Joe Breeden and Seth Shirlock will head up the Intense racing team this year

The team will continue to develop and race the prototype alloy INTENSE M279 DH bike. They’ll be working closely together on some new changes and special tweaks for 2022. Further, Seth and Joe will race the new INTENSE Tracer enduro bike at…
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