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The Epic Series® brings MTB stage racing to the United Kingdom, June 17-19, 2022.

“While mountain biking has been hugely popular across the UK for years, and particularly in Wales, riders have never had the chance to take on the challenges and enjoyments that an Epic Series event presents: a fully-timed, multi-day stage race in a two-person team format on home soil.” Explained Dean Smith, Cymru MTB Classic Race Director. “We have some of the best MTB trails in the world, so the next logical step is to bring the most prestigious international mountain biking series to Snowdonia, in Wales, to showcase them.”

Mountain Bike Racer Mathieu van der Poel Is Leading the Tour de France

Mathieu van der Poel  of the Netherlands is currently leading this year’s Tour de France . He’s pictured here in the 3rd stage of the race on Monday, June 28th, Photo: Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2021 Mathieu van der Poel was widely viewed as one of the favorites for a mountain bike gold medal in the Olympics next month, […]

ROBIN GOOMES CLAIMS SPOT IN “HERSTORY” BOOKS AS FIRST WOMAN TO LAND BACKLIP IN CRANKWORX COMPETITION

Robin Goomes pulled her backflip in the Speed and Style Competition. Photo: Clint Trahan. [Here’s the official news report from the staff at Crankworx:] INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, June 18, 2021 – Today’s CLIF Speed & Style Innsbruck competition can be summed up by the following: world-firsts, progression, winning streaks, and game-time double backflips.   See below […]

Crankworx Innsbruck Dual Slalom & Photos

As reported by Julia Montague of Crankworx:  INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA, June 17, 2021 – Precision and power were the names of the game in the Specialized Dual Slalom Innsbruck today, as live broadcast action kicked off from Crankworx Innsbruck 2021. With a start list that featured a who’s who from every corner of mountain bike racing, it was hard […]

Shimano Introduces New High-Durability LINKGLIDE Drivetrain Technology for Long-Lasting Performance

OSAKA, Japan (April 28, 2021) – Adding versatility to its drivetrain lineup, Shimano introduces its new LINKGLIDE technology, designed and engineered to increase drivetrain durability while further enhancing the seamless shifting that Shimano is renowned for. LINKGLIDE components offer a more robust drivetrain option for a wide variety of bikes and riding styles, providing better […]

Throwback Thursday: 30 Years Ago in MBA

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 CEO of DVO Suspension now. Susan DeMattei (left) took the women’s XC national title for […]